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19-May-2018 Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

4 killed in UP hooch tragedy

 Four persons died and more than a dozen fell critically ill on Saturday after consuming illicit liquor here in Uttar Pradesh, police said. Doctors fear the toll may rise.The incident took place in Sichendi where a group of people consumed the adulterated...

19-May-2018 Lucknow

Eight dead in UP road accident

Eight persons were killed and six others injured when a tractor trolley turned turtle in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, police said.The mishap took place in the wee hours on Anoopshahr road when the passengers were on their way to Aligarh.Senior...

18-May-2018 Agartala

Four killed in house collapses in Tripura

At least four people, including a child and a woman, were killed early on Friday in mud house collapses in two incidents in West Tripura district of Tripura after a downpour, officials said.Parts of Agartala were waterlogged by the heavy rains due to lack...

18-May-2018 Lucknow

9 pilgrims killed in UP

Nine pilgrims headed to 'punyagiri or the mountain of good deeds, were mowed down by a speeding mini-truck in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district on Friday, police said.The deceased were part of a group of 250, who were walking bare foot towards the Maa Purnagiri...

15-May-2018 Varanasi

18 die as under-construction Varanasi flyover collapses

At least 18 persons were killed when a section of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an official said on Tuesday.Two dozen persons were injured in the tragedy near the Cantonment...

13-May-2018 Sirmaur

Seven killed as bus rolls down hill in Himachal

At least seven persons were killed and 12 injured when a bus skidded off the road and rolled down the hill in Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, an official said.The private bus was on its way from Manva to Solan town when the accident occurred...

12-May-2018 Nanded (Maharashtra)

10 killed in Maharashtra road accident

At least 10 revellers of a marriage party proceeding from Latur to Nanded were killed and 13 others injured when their tempo crashed into a truck here on Saturday, an official said.According to Nanded Police Control official Bhagwan Ade, the accident took...

08-May-2018 Rajouri

Multiple Cloudbursts kill over 110 domestic animals in Rajouri

At least 110 domestic animals including sheep and goats were killed and the power infrastructure also got damaged after multiple cloudbursts struck Thanamandi area of border Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evening.Reports reaching GNS said...

03-May-2018 Agra

23 die in Agra dust storm

At least 23 people have died -- some officials say the figure could be much more -- as a powerful 132 kmph dust storm ravaged the Taj city, leaving behind a trail of destruction, officials said on Thursday.Officials confirmed that 13 people died in Khairagarh,...

03-May-2018 Lucknow

Storm, lightning kill 45 in Uttar Pradesh

As many as 45 people have been killed in a dust storm that hit many parts of Uttar Pradesh overnight, a government spokesman said on Thursday. Of these, 36 died in Agra alone.More than three dozen persons have also been injured in the storm and the lightning...

03-May-2018 Jaipur

Storm kills 31 in Rajasthan

A powerful dust storm hit Rajasthan's Alwar, Dholpur and Bharatpur districts, killing 31 people and injuring another 100, officials said.The storm, which lashed at a speed of 100 km per hour on Wednesday night, uprooted trees, severed telephone, power...

29-Apr-2018 Jabalpur

Eight mowed down by truck in MP

At least eight persons were mowed down by a truck here on Sunday while three others were injured, two of them critically, police said.Superintendent of Police Kumar Saurabh said a group of persons was standing at a bus stop at Mankhedi village in Belkheda...

29-Apr-2018 Bhopal

7 killed in MP accident

At least seven people were killed and 26 others injured on Sunday when a bus overturned after the driver lost control of the vehicle in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district.According to the injured, the vehicle was carrying more people than it could accommodate...

28-Apr-2018 Lucknow

4 killed, two dozen injured as bus falls into ditch in UP

Four persons were killed and over two dozen injured on Saturday when a private bus fell into a roadside ditch in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, police said.The bus, carrying 60 passengers, was headed to Baberu from Banda when the accident took place on the...

28-Apr-2018 Lucknow

12 killed in UP accident

At least 12 people were killed when their vehicle travelling at high speed rammed into a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district, police said.Nine of the 17 people in the minivan were killed on the spot while three others succumbed at the Shajanpurwa...

28-Apr-2018 Lucknow

9 killed in UP road accident

Nine persons were killed on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh when their vehicle travelling at high speed rammed into a truck parked on the roadside in Lakhimpur Kheri, police said.Nine of the 17 people in the mini van were killed instantaneously. The injured were...

26-Apr-2018 Gorakhpur

Train rams into school van, kills 13 students

At least 13 students under 10 years were killed when a speeding train rammed into their school van at an unmanned rail crossing in Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh and halted only after dragging the mangled vehicle for some 100 metres.At least four students...

21-Apr-2018 Ghaziabad

Freak accident kills 7 in Ghaziabad

In a freak accident, a child apparently disengaged the hand-brake of a car leading it to roll down a roadside gorge killing seven persons, including four women and a child, police said.The incident occurred late on Friday when the wedding party of around...

17-Apr-2018 Kolkata

Ten killed in Bengal storm, rail, road, air traffic disrupted

Ten persons were killed and rail, road and air traffic was disrupted in West Bengal as twin storms accompanied by rains lashed through the city on Tuesday night felling trees, uprooting electric poles and triggering house collapse.Mobile and Internet services...

11-Apr-2018 Lucknow

Yoga guru among 3 killed in UP accident

Three persons, including a yoga guru and a Congress leader, were killed on Wednesday in a three-vehicle pile-up on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district, police said.The incident took place near Faguha Bhatia when a car was hit by...

10-Apr-2018 Ranchi

Nine killed in road accident in Jharkhand

At least nine people were killed and six others injured in a road accident in Jharkhand's Simdega district on Tuesday.According to police, 16 people were returning to their village Bangru Koliadamar from Kamdara after attending a marriage ceremony when...

10-Apr-2018 Lucknow

Nine killed in UP accident

Nine people were killed and four others injured on Tuesday when a vehicle rammed into a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, police said.The victims, including a child, were from the same family that hailed from Meerut. The family was returning from...

10-Apr-2018 Agra

12 killed in two separate accidents in UP

As many as 12 persons were killed in two separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh's Agra district, police said.Both the accidents took place on Monday evening, a police official said.In the first incident, three persons on a motorbike rammed into a stationary...

09-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Four workers killed in Delhi factory fire

Four persons, including two 17-year-olds, were killed when a fire engulfed a four-storey factory here early on Monday, police said.Mohammad Razi, 20, Mohammad Shamu, 17, Mehbooob Barish, 18, and Ayub, 17, all hailing from Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh, died of...

09-Apr-2018 Agra

Crocodile attacks villager, released in Ganges

An 11-foot-long crocodile which had caused panic in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district after attacking a villager has been caught and released into the Ganges, officials said on Monday.The crocodile was caught in Bichpuria village by a team of Uttar...

09-Apr-2018 Kangra

27 schoolkids among 30 killed in Himachal accident

Thirty people, including 27 students, were killed on Monday when a private school bus fell into a gorge in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, police said.Superintendent of Police Santosh Patyal said all the killed students were in the age of 10 to 12, while...

09-Apr-2018 New Delhi

4 die in Delhi fire

Four labourers were killed in a fire that broke out in a shoe factory here on Monday, said a fire officer.The blaze started at the Raja Park factory in Sultanpuri at around 6.35 a.m. There were around a dozen labourers inside the factory when the fire broke...

03-Apr-2018 Dehradun

IAF chopper crash-lands in Kedarnath

An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crash-landed in Kedarnath on Tuesday, police said.The accident took place when the MI-17 chopper was trying to land far from the Kedarnath shrine.There were eight people -- six passengers, pilot and co-pilot -- onboard...

01-Apr-2018 Indore

10 killed in Indore hotel building collapse

At least 10 people were killed and two others injured when a four-storeyed hotel building collapsed here, a police officer said on Sunday.Deputy Inspector General Hari Narayan Chari Mishra told IANS that the MS Hotel near the crowded Sarvate bus stand collapsed...

01-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Man’s body recovered two days after he drowned in Kishen Ganga Dam

Body of a man was fished out from the Kishen Ganga Hydroelectric Project Dam in Gurez area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district two days after he had drowned in the dam.The body of Mushtaq Ahmed of Wampora, Gurez was fished out from the Kishen Ganga Hydroelectric...

31-Mar-2018 Lucknow

Three killed in UP dust storm

Three people were killed after a dust storm hit Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday.One person was killed after a wooden shaft collapsed on him in Gonda while two labourers died in Azamgarh when the roof of an under-construction building fell on them.The...

30-Mar-2018 Kolkata

Six workers die after entering sewage-filled well in Bengal

Six labourers died after getting into a sewage-filled well inside a factory in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, police said on Friday.According to police, poisonous gas inside the well might have caused their death."Six labourers got inside a well...

30-Mar-2018 Lucknow

Three killed in UP accident

Three persons were killed and four injured when a car rammed into a stationary truck in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district on Friday, police said.The accident took place near Ram Sanehi Ghat on the Lucknow-Faizabad National Highway, the police said. All the...

23-Mar-2018 Lucknow

Ten killed in UP road accident

Ten people were killed and eight others injured when a speeding truck hit a vehicle in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district on Friday, police said.The vehicle, headed to Chauharjan Devi temple in Pratapgarh, was carrying 18 people from Jaunpur district. A...

18-Mar-2018 Mathura

Three AIIMS doctors killed on Yamuna Expressway

Three doctors of the AIIMS were killed and four seriously injured when their car rammed into a stationery vehicle near the Maant toll plaza in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district on Sunday, police said.The injured were immediately shifted to the Niyati Hospital...

12-Mar-2018 Chennai

Ten dead, 14 injured in TN forest fire

Ten trekkers have died and 14 seriously injured in a massive forest fire on the Kurangani Hills here in Tamil Nadu, an official said on Monday. Chief Minister K. Palaniswami ordered a probe into the incident.The hill is located in Theni district, around...

12-Mar-2018 Theni (Tamil Nadu)

Nine die in TN forest fire, probe ordered

Nine trekkers have died in a massive forest fire on the Kurangani Hills here in Tamil Nadu, an official said on Monday. Chief Minister K. Palaniswami ordered a probe into the incident.A total of 27 trekkers were rescued from the blaze in Theni, some 520 km...

11-Mar-2018 Kolkata

Fire in Kolkata plastic factory, none injured

A fire gutted a plastic factory in Kolkata's Dhapa area on Sunday afternoon, though no one was injured, a fire official said."The fire was reported around 2 p.m. in Eastern Metropolitan Bypass area. It spread quickly at the factory as a lot of inflammable...

10-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Indian Coast Guard chopper crashlands near Mumbai

A Chetak helicopter of the Indian Coast Guard crashlanded near Mumbai on Saturday, an official said adding that all the crew members were safe, though one pilot sustained minor injuries.The helicopter was on a routine patrol off the coast south of Mumbai...

09-Mar-2018 Palghar (Maharashtra)

Three killed in Maharashtra factory blast

Three persons have died and 15 others injured in a powerful blast that was followed by a blaze which ripped through a government industrial estate late last night, an official said here on Friday.The explosion reportedly took place in the Novaphene Specialities...

09-Mar-2018 Hyderabad

Five killed in Telangana road accident

Five people including a groom were killed and three others seriously injured on Friday when the vehicle they were travelling in hit a tree in Telangana's Khanam district, police said.The accident took place when the wedding party was en route to the groom's...

07-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Singapore cargo ship with 13 Indians catches fire, 4 missing

An explosion followed by a massive fire ripped through a Singapore-flagged container ship with 13 Indian crew including the captain off Agatti Islands, the Coast Guard said on Wednesday. Four crewmen, including an Indian, are reported missing.Casualties...

07-Mar-2018 Hyderabad

Six die of gastroenteritis in Andhra's Guntur

Six persons including three women have died of gastroenteritis in Guntur town of Andhra Pradesh over the last three days since Monday, officials said on Wednesday.About 50 persons from Anandapet and Sangadigunta colonies in the town are undergoing treatment...

07-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Container ship catches fire off Agatti Isle, 4 missing

An explosion followed by a massive fire ripped through a container ship with several Indian crew on board, off the Agatti Islands, an Indian Coast Guard official said here on Wednesday. Four crewmen are reported missing.Casualties are feared in the disaster...

06-Mar-2018 Lucknow

Two killed in wedding brawl

Two persons were killed and seven others injured in an ugly brawl during a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district -- over who would dance with women dancers, police said on Tuesday.The incident took place at Titaura village on Monday night when...

06-Mar-2018 Lucknow

Four killed in accident

Four persons, including a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader, were killed on Tuesday when a speeding car smashed into a tree in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district and was hit by another car, police said.The incident took place near Pipra Kachar in Deoria. Gas...

06-Mar-2018 Bhavnagar (Gujarat)

27 die as truck falls into water channel in Gujarat

At least 27 persons, mostly women and children, were killed on Tuesday when a truck fell into a water channel in Bhavnagar district in Gujarat.The accident occurred near Randhola village on the Bhavnagar-Rajkot highway, when the truck ferrying around 60...

04-Mar-2018 Mandla (Madhya Pradesh)

Three crushed to death in Madhya Pradesh

A speeding truck on Sunday crushed to death three persons returning from a local fair in Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh, police said.The three were returning from a cattle fair after buying animals, Bichhiya Police Station Incharge S.L. Marawi told...

02-Mar-2018 Manali

8 devotees killed in Himachal accident

Eight devotees from Punjab were killed when a private vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge on the Chandigarh-Manali national highway in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh on early Friday, police said.The devotees, belonging to Kale Ghanpur...

26-Feb-2018 Kolkata

3 die after falling into septic tank in Bengal

Three construction workers died on Monday after falling inside a septic tank in a village in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said.The police along with a disaster management team rushed to the spot and pulled out the bodies from the tank."Three...

26-Feb-2018 Lucknow

Six mowed down by train in UP

Six youth were run over by a train engine early on Monday in Hapur district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.The incident occurred in Pilakhua when seven of them were loitering around a railway track. They apparently had ear phones on and were listening to...

24-Feb-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Speeding vehicle kills 9 children in Bihar

Nine school children were killed and 20 injured when they were run over by a speeding vehicle in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Saturday afternoon, police said.According to district police officials, the incident took place near a school under Minapur block.Muzaffarpur...

21-Feb-2018 Hyderabad

8 killed in Telangana road accident

Eight persons, including two women, were killed and three others were injured in a collision between two cars in Telangana's Wanaparthy district on Wednesday, police said.The accident took place near Kannimeta in Kothakota block, about 150 km from here.According...

21-Feb-2018 Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh)

8 die in MP road accident

A speeding truck on Wednesday crushed eight persons to death at a roadside in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district, police said.As the driver tried to gain control of the vehicle, he crashed into a tea stall nearby before overturning.The police suspect that...

20-Feb-2018 Lucknow

Two killed in UP road accident

Two teenagers were killed and a dozen injured when their pickup van rammed into a tree and rolled into a ditch in Basti district in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, police said.The incident occurred in Kurthia when the driver apparently fell asleep and lost control...

19-Feb-2018 Patna

Four of marriage party killed in Patna road accident

At least four members of a marriage party were killed on Monday night near here as the bus carrying them overturned after driver lost control over the vehicle, police said.According to district police officials, more than two dozen members of the marriage...

19-Feb-2018 Kolhapur (Maharashtra)

Five students killed in Maharashtra road accident

At least five college students were crushed to death and another 26 injured when a truck they were travelling in turned turtle early on Monday, police said.The students were among a group of 40 others, who were travelling from Panhala Fort on the outskirts...

17-Feb-2018 Jaipur

9 killed in Rajasthan LPG cylinder blast

At least nine persons have been killed and 18 others injured after two LPG cylinders exploded at a wedding function in Beawar in Rajasthan's Ajmer district, police said.The incident took place on late Friday night. According to police, six persons were...

16-Feb-2018 Vijayawada

Seven workers die cleaning septic tank in Andhra

Seven workers died while cleaning an underground tank at a private hatchery in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district on Friday, police said.The incident occurred in Venkateshwara Hatcheries in Moram village of Palamaneru block in the district.The workers were...

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