China parliament may delay key annual March session: Report
Monday, February 17, 2020, 9:15 PM
The Chinese parliament's top committee will meet on Feb. 24 to discuss whether to delay the annual March meeting of the full parliament, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday, amid the country's coronavirus outbreak. The standing committee of the National People's Congress will deliberate a proposal for the delay of the March session, Xinhua reported.
Massive fire breaks out at GST Bhavan in Mumbai's Byculla area
Monday, February 17, 2020, 9:14 PM
A massive level-4 fire broke out at GST Bhavan at Maharana Pratap Chowk in Mumbai's Byculla area on Monday afternoon. Several people are feared trapped inside the building. Fire tenders have been pushed into service to douse the fire. The fire broke out on the 8th floor of the GST Bhavan and gutted the 9th floor as well.
Indian man dies of burn injuries after saving wife from fire in UAE
Monday, February 17, 2020, 9:13 PM
A 32-year-old Indian man has died in the UAE after sustaining severe burn injuries in his bid to save his wife from a fire at their home in Abu Dhabi last week, according to a media report on Monday. Anil Ninan, who hails from Kerala, sustained 90 per cent burn injuries in the fire on Monday last week, reported the Khaleej Times.