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Top 5 Stories of the Hour: Traffic jams, Pune building collapse and more

Massive Traffic Jam In Gurgaon Caused By Rains And Water-logging Left Thousands Of Commuters Stranded For Hours. Traffic Jams Have Crippled Lives In Delhi, Mumbai And Bengaluru.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 29 Jul 2016, 02:51:25 PM

New Delhi:

Massive traffic jam in Gurgaon caused by rains and water-logging left thousands of commuters stranded for hours. Traffic jams have crippled lives in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Hillary Clinton launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump during her address at the Democratic National Convention. Here are the top 5 stories of the hour:

1. Traffic jams cripple lives in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru:

Massive traffic jams across major metro cities today brought lives to a standstill. Heavy rains have created havoc amongst travellers as miles long traffic snarls are being reported from Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Commuters were stuck on the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway for around 15 hours due to a massive traffic jam caused by heavy rains that left the Hero Honda Chowk inundated.

2. 9 killed as multi-storey building collapses in Pune:

9 people were killed and 10 others seriously injured after an under-construction building collapsed in Pune today. The victims were working on the 13th floor of the under-construction residential building when the cement slab caved-in, Deputy Commissioner of Police, (zone-III), B Teli said.

3. Indian national Gurdip Singh not executed in Indonesia, says Sushma Swaraj:

Indian national Gurdip Singh, who was to be executed last night on drug charges in Indonesia, has not been put to death, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today. However, it was not clear why the Indian was not executed while four other convicts were put to death by the firing squad

4. Donald Trump wants us to fear the future, says Hillary Clinton

Warning that the US is facing a “moment of reckoning”, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton today asked Americans to unite against the divisive policies of her Republican rival Donald Trump as she promised to build a country where everyone has a job and millions of undocumented workers get a path to citizenship.

5. Ussian Bolt ready to strike after fitness scare

By his own charismatic admission, Usain Bolt is a living legend. But if the Jamaican sprint king pulls off only part of his stated goals in Rio de Janeiro, a whole new vocabulary of superlatives will be required.

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First Published : 29 Jul 2016, 01:38:00 PM

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