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Three dams filled, traffic suspended on highways as rains lash Kolhapur

Kolhapur, Jul 9 (UNI) Three irrigation dams were filled upto their brims while several arterial roads were submerged under water as rains continue to lash this district for past three days, stated Irrigation Dept Assistant Superintendent Engineer Shreedhar Ghatge on Thursday.
The continuous monsoon streak has inundated three state highways of Chandgad-Ibrahimpur, Koljapur-Parite-Gargoti and Kolhapur-Kalamba-Shingnapur and five roads.
The vehicular movement has been barred as the waters of Panchaganga, Bhogavati, Kumbhi, Kasari, Tulshi and Warna rivers have flooded these spots, he said.
He said that the dams of Ghatprabha, Jambhare and Kode have amassed waters equal to their total capacities while the monsoon has just started.
According to the latest update, the remaining eleven dams of Radhanagari, Tulshi, Warna, Dudhganga, Kasari, Kadvi, Kumbhi, Patgaon, Chikotra, Chitri and Jagamhatti have also collected waters in the range of 40-50 per cent of their capacities.
The traffic has been diverted at the places of Shignapur, Rajaram, Ichalkaranji, Rui, Shirol, Terwad and Bhogavati Rashivade as the weirs have started overflowing, he added.
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Aurangabad registers 263 new COVID patients

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Aurangabad, Aug 9 (UNI) This Maharashtra district clocked in 263 new cases of Novel Coronavirus and 14 fatalities on Sunday, taking the total number of COVID-19 patients to 16753 and death toll to 549, the district administration sources said here.

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Goa records highest single-day spike of 506 new cases

09 Aug 2020 | 9:11 PM

Panaji, Aug 9 (UNI) Goa recorded highest single-day spike of 506 new cases of COVID 19 on Sunday.

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New Covid hospital set up in Goa

09 Aug 2020 | 8:55 PM

Panaji, Aug 9 (UNI) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday said that the state
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Shiv Sena slams BJP for maligning Thackerays

Shiv Sena slams BJP for maligning Thackerays

09 Aug 2020 | 7:13 PM

Mumbai, Aug 9 (UNI) The Shiv Sena on Sunday alleged that the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is politicising the Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput suicide case by linking a state minister for political gains.

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Mortal remains of AI pilot Deepak Sathe brought to Mumbai

09 Aug 2020 | 6:24 PM

Mumbai, Aug 9 (UNI) The mortal remains of Captain Deepak Sathe, who died in the ill-fated Air India Express plane that crashed in Kozhikode, were brought here in a flight on Sunday afternoon.

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