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'Avoid dancing atop these bridges!' Mumbai civic body identifies 20 unsafe rail overbridges as city gears up for Ganesh visarjan
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'Avoid dancing atop these bridges!' Mumbai civic body identifies 20 unsafe rail overbridges as city gears up for Ganesh visarjan

Adhering to safety of the people, Mumbai Police officials have said they have been asked to regulate the number of people atop the bridges at all times during Ganeshotsav.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Mumbai Police issues traffic advisory, deploys 50,000 cops across 129 immersion points
India

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Mumbai Police issues traffic advisory, deploys 50,000 cops across 129 immersion points

In order to maintain law and order in the city while also ensuring that there is not much inconvenience to people, Mumbai Police has issued traffic advisory for the same.

Death toll reaches 800 in Syria's Ghouta as air strikes, clashes continue; France, Britain call for emergency UNSC meeting
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Death toll reaches 800 in Syria's Ghouta as air strikes, clashes continue; France, Britain call for emergency UNSC meeting

Heavy air strikes and clashes shook the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta, as France and Britain called for an emergency UN Security Council meeting.

Over 13 Syrian refugees died of cold while fleeing to Lebanon, says United Nation
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Over 13 Syrian refugees died of cold while fleeing to Lebanon, says United Nation

The number of Syrians who have died trying to flee their war-torn country into neighbouring Lebanon during a snowstorm has risen to at least 13, the United Nations said on Sunday.

India's police force, civil defence mechanism ill-equipped to battle terror; in urgent need of overhaul
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India's police force, civil defence mechanism ill-equipped to battle terror; in urgent need of overhaul

Given the backdrop of growing Islamic terror in India, with incidents of radicalisation surfacing time and again, it would appear imperative to put a security system in place to deal with a piquant situation like this

7.1 magnitude earthquake in New Zealand generates tsunami, but no damage, say officials
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7.1 magnitude earthquake in New Zealand generates tsunami, but no damage, say officials

The east coast of New Zealand was hit by a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake, generating a small tsunami, but officials said there was no significant damage or injuries.