Wednesday, February 28, 2024

“Trinamool Leader Arrested Amid Sandeshkhali Land Grab Scandal”

In a significant development amidst the ongoing unrest in Sandeshkhali, North 24 Parganas district, Trinamool Congress leader Ajit Maity has been arrested by the West Bengal Police on charges of land grabbing from local villagers. Maity, known to be closely associated with absconding TMC figure Shahjahan Sheikh, was apprehended on Sunday evening from the residence of a civic volunteer following a series of complaints.

“Bengaluru Faces Water Crisis: Long Queues and Rising Costs Amid 24-Hour Supply Cut”

As Bengaluru grapples with a severe water crisis exacerbated by dwindling reservoir levels and receding groundwater, residents face the prospect of a 24-hour water supply cut commencing Tuesday. With over 200 talukas in the state declared drought-hit, the city's water board finds itself compelled to divert resources from depleted sources towards meeting essential water needs.

“Navy Chief: BrahMos Now Main Weapon with ₹19,000 Crore Deal Approval”

In a significant move towards bolstering its defense capabilities and promoting indigenous manufacturing, the Indian Navy has announced that the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile will now serve as its primary weapon system. Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar made this declaration following the clearance of a ₹19,000 crore deal by the Cabinet Committee on Security, paving the way for the acquisition of over 200 BrahMos missiles.

“Fire Incident Strikes Four-Story Building near Girgaon Chowpatty, Mumbai”

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Tragic Fire Erupts Near Mumbai's Girgaon Chowpatty, Claiming Two Lives

In a devastating incident near Mumbai’s Girgaon Chowpatty, a fierce fire engulfed a three-storey building on Saturday, resulting in the tragic loss of two lives. The blaze, which originated around 10 pm, erupted on the second and third floors of the Gomati Bhavan Building situated on Ranganekar Road.

Regrettably, the fire claimed the lives of a male and a female, their bodies recovered from the charred remains on the third floor of the building. The intensity of the fire primarily affected the third floor of the Gomati Sadan building, spanning across the ground level, upper three floors, and the attic.

Upon receiving the distress call, a swift response ensued, deploying at least 16 fire-fighting vehicles to the site. Accompanying them were senior fire department officials and ambulances, promptly arriving to contain the calamity.

“Firefighting operations are actively underway utilizing a total of five lines, inclusive of two first-aid lines, two smaller lines, and one substantial line, all executed after the electricity supply was cut off. The immediate cause of the fire remains under investigation,” conveyed an official overseeing the operation.

The tragic incident has drawn significant attention, prompting an urgent response from emergency services in their efforts to combat the blaze and manage the aftermath. Authorities continue their investigation to ascertain the root cause of the fire that led to this distressing loss of life.

The incident serves as a somber reminder of the importance of stringent safety measures and vigilance to prevent such catastrophic events, as the community mourns the lives lost in this unfortunate fire at Girgaon Chowpatty.

Sources By Agencies

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