A landslide between Dudhsagar and Sonaulim railway stations on South Western Railway (SWR) route caused derailment of 01134 Mangaluru Jn-CSMT Mumbai train on Friday morning.
The Union ministry for Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) is working on a pre-feasibility study for the proposed multi-modal logistics park, which is expected to come up around the state capital. The park will be developed by a private player and the model concession agreement and request for proposal is in the pipeline.
The United Kingdom’s carrier strike group (CSG) and the Indian Navy held maritime exercises in the Bay of Bengal, the two countries said in a statement. The maritime partnership exercise between the Indian Navy and the Royal Navy saw the two navies conducting a range of multi-ship, air, sea and sub-surface maritime evolutions, as well as, close quarter manoeuvring, said the British High Commission.
Five more Covid-19 fatalities were reported on Thursday pushing the toll to 3,124. As many as 97 people tested positive and 129 cured, bringing down the active caseload to 1,376.
With the state Congress unit divided over Girish Chodankar’s ability to helm the party and calls for an alliance with like-minded parties for the 2022 assembly elections, Rahul Gandhi met with state Congress functionaries in New Delhi, on Thursday, to discuss a way out of the imbroglio.
Close to 6,000 passengers travelling on long-distance trains were stranded at various stations on the Konkan Railway route on Thursday following Indian Railways’ suspension of train services in Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri district after the Vashisthi river overflowed due to incessant rain in the region since Wednesday.