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15-Dec-2017 Kanchipuram

3 killed by pilot vehicle of TN Governor's entourage

Three persons, including an elderly woman and a boy, were killed on Friday when they were hit by an "advance pilot" vehicle of Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's entourage in New Kalpakkam in the district, police said.A Raj Bhavan release in Chennai...

14-Dec-2017 Kolkata

Five of a family dead in truck-van collision in Bengal

Five members of a family, including two women and two children, died in a road accident while four other passengers were injured as their vehicle collided head-on with a truck in West Bengal early on Thursday morning.Police said the accident took place near...

14-Dec-2017 Bhopal

Eight dead, 19 injured in two accidents in MP

Eight persons died and 19 were injured in two separate road accidents since Wednesday night in different parts of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Thursday.According to the police, the condition of three of the injured is critical.In the first incident in Baitul...

14-Dec-2017 Madrid

113 rescued in Mediterranean Sea

A group of 113 sub-Saharan migrants were rescued from three small boats adrift in the Alboran Sea at the western end of the Mediterranean on Thursday while one person died, a Spanish official said.The rescuers launched an operation at around 4 a.m. to...

11-Dec-2017 Shimla

12 killed in Himachal road accidents

Twelve people were killed in Himachal Pradesh in two major road accidents on Monday, police said.Six people were killed when their vehicle was caught in a landslide in Shimla district, while another six were killed when a private vehicle skidded off the road...

10-Dec-2017 Udhampur

6 killed in J&K road accident

Six persons have been killed and 12 injured in a road accident in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.The accident took place late on Sunday evening in Sarori village when the driver of the bus carrying a marriage party lost control over the vehicle and...

10-Dec-2017 Guwahati

Six elephants killed by speeding train in Assam

At least six elephants were killed after being hit by a speeding train in Assam's Sonitpur district early on Sunday, officials said.Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) officials said that the incident happened at 135 km marker between Balipara and Dhalaibeel...

08-Dec-2017 Kolkata

3 killed in Bengal after truck rams into ambulance

Three persons including two women died, while another woman was severely injured as a speeding truck rammed into an ambulance in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Friday, police said.The accident took place on National Highway 34 in Murshidabad district's...

07-Dec-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala cyclone toll 36, 96 missing

Three more bodies were recovered in Kerala on Thursday, taking the death toll in cyclone Ockhi to 36 while 96 fishermen are still missing, official figures said.Two bodies was recovered off Kozhikode by a joint search team and another one was found in the...

06-Dec-2017 Kupwara

Uncontrolled forest fire damages flora and fauna in Kupwara

The unabated forest fire in North Kashmir’s Kupwara range had caused massive damaged to flora and fauna.   The compartment number 8 and 9 at Kandi Khas Kegam in Kupwara are on fire from past two consecutive days while locals and forest department...

06-Dec-2017 Bandipora

Four residential houses gutted in fire incident at Sumbal

 Four residential houses were gutted completely in a devastating fire incident in Sumbal town of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district this morning.   Reports said that due to short circuit, flames appeared from the house of one Abdul Majid Hajan, at...

05-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Ochki-driven rains lash Mumbai, coastal Maharashtra

Rains driven by Cyclone Ochki lashed most parts of coastal Konkan in Maharashtra, including Mumbai, as the state remained wary of a potential fallout of the stormy weather here on Tuesday.The state government, as a precautionary measure, has declared a holiday...

05-Dec-2017 Thiruvananthapuram/Kochi

Cyclone Ockhi: 14 Kerala fishermen rescued

As rescue operations in the wake of Ockhi cyclone entered the sixth day on Tuesday, 14 more fishermen from Kerala were rescued, officials said.While search and rescue operations by the Indian Navy, Indian Air Force and others are based off the Kochi coast,...

05-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Cyclone Ockhi claims 39 lives, 167 still missing : MHA

A total of 39 people from Tamil Nadu and Kerala have been killed and 167 are still missing after Cyclone Ockhi hit both the states on December 30, a Home Ministry official said on Tuesday.Of the dead, 10 hailed from Tamil Nadu and 29 from Kerala where...

04-Dec-2017 Kanyakumari

2,604 fishermen rescued, search on for remaining : TN

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday said a total of 2,604 fishermen out of the 2,864 caught in the cyclone Ockhi have been rescued and search for the remaining 260 is on.In a statement issued here, the state government said 2,604 fishermen were rescued from...

01-Dec-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

Cyclone Ockhi: Two dead, 214 Kerala fishermen rescued

Two fishermen died while 214 others were safely evacuated in rescue operations jointly launched by the Indian Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard in the seas off here on Friday as heavy rains lashed the area under the influence of Cyclone Ockhi.State Fisheries...

29-Nov-2017 Agartala

Two die, four fall sick after eating fish in Tripura

A woman and her son died and four others of the same family fell ill after eating fish in Tripura, an official said here on Wednesday.Sobhona Biswas, 65, and her son Manik Biswas, 40, died at Mohanpur in western Tripura on Tuesday night, an official from...

29-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Three killed in Kashmir road accident

 Three persons were killed and one other injured in a road accident on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.The accident occurred in Gurez area after the driver lost control over the vehicle."Those killed in this accident have been...

29-Nov-2017 Lucknow

Three children killed in UP wall collapse

Three children were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district on Wednesday after a wall of their house collapsed during repair work, police said.The accident took place at Sarthauli village of Kaant area.The house of Ram Kumar was undergoing repairs...

28-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Five buses burnt in Delhi fire

Five buses, including three luxury buses, were burnt on Tuesday in a major fire in Delhi's Timarpur area, police said.No causality was reported in the incident which was reported around 8 a.m. at the Delhi Development Authority's cluster parking.Five fire...

28-Nov-2017 Latur (Maharashtra)

Seven killed as SUV collides with two vehicles in Maharashtra

Seven persons were killed and 13 others seriously injured early on Tuesday when a SUV Cruiser rammed into a stationary tempo on the Latur-Nanded Road and another oncoming SUV, an official said.The accident occurred at 5 a.m. near Kolpa village, around five...

25-Nov-2017 Imphal

Bridegroom, four others killed in Manipur road accident

Five persons, including a bridegroom, were killed and two others seriously injured when the car in which they were travelling after the wedding lunch collided with a mini truck in Manipur's Thoubal distict on Saturday, police said.Four of them died on the...

25-Nov-2017 Thane (Maharashtra)

Thane building collapse toll climbs to four

The overnight toll in a building collapse here on Friday shot upto four, with the body of a woman recovered from the debris on early Saturday, an official said.The official from the city police control said with the recovery of the woman's body, the toll...

24-Nov-2017 Thane (Maharashtra)

Three killed in Thane building crash, 10 injured

Three persons, including a teenaged girl, were killed and 10 others injured when a three-storied building collapsed in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi town on Friday morning, officials said.According to the Disaster Management Unit of Thane, the seven-year-old building...

24-Nov-2017 Hyderabad

IAF trainer aircraft crashes near Hyderabad, woman pilot safe

A woman trainee pilot of Indian Air Force (IAF) ejected safely as an aircraft on a routine training mission crashed near here on Friday, officials said.The crash occurred few minutes after the IAF Kiran aircraft took off from Air Force Station, Hakimpet...

24-Nov-2017 New Delhi

2 killed, one injured in Delhi building collapse

Two persons were killed and one injured when a multi-storey building collapsed here on Friday, police said.Three persons were extricated from under the debris and taken to hospital, where two of them, including the building's owner, were declared dead and...

24-Nov-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

Quarry accident kills two in Kerala

Two workers were killed and seven others injured, two of them seriously, on Friday when a rock fell on a heavy equipment machine at an unlicensed quarry near here, police said.The accident occurred near Neyyatinkara, about 25 km from the Kerala capital....

24-Nov-2017 Manikpur (Uttar Pradesh)

Three killed as Vasco Da Gama express derails in UP

 At least three passengers were killed and over seven others injured after 13 coaches of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derailed on Friday near Manikpur in Uttar Pradesh, railways officials said.The accident occurred at the Manikpur station in Chitrakoot...

22-Nov-2017 Ludhiana

Ludhiana factory collapse toll 13, owner arrested

 The owner of a plastic factory, which collapsed on Monday and leaving 13 people dead, was arrested by the Punjab Police on Wednesday.Inderjit Singh Gola, owner of the factory, who had gone underground since Monday, has been arrested, Ludhiana Police Commissioner...

21-Nov-2017 Jaipur

Seven killed in road accident in Rajasthan

At least seven persons were killed and at least 12 others were injured when a bus collided head on with a pickup van in Bikaner district on Tuesday, police said."The incident occurred near Nokha in Bikaner district in the evening. Six persons died on the...

21-Nov-2017 Ludhiana

Punjab factory collapse toll 11, CM orders probe

The death toll in the building collapse of a plastic factory in this Punjab city has risen to 11 and some people are still feared trapped under the debris, Punjab government officials said here.However, Ludhiana Fire Officer D.S. Sandhu told media that 15...

21-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Navy's remotely piloted aircraft crashes

A Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) of the Indian Navy crashed while taking off from the Kochi Naval Base, an officer said.The RPA was taking off from the north of the naval airfield at Willingdon island on a routine mission when it crashed. The incident...

21-Nov-2017 Ludhiana

Ludhiana factory collapse toll rises to 10

 The death toll in the building collapse of a plastic factory in Ludhiana, in Punjab, has risen to 10, an official said here on Tuesday.The five-storeyed building, located in a congested part of the Industrial area near Cheema Chowk, had collapsed on Monday...

20-Nov-2017 Pune

Nine workers killed as crane crashes on tunnel in Maharashtra

 At least nine workers were killed when a crane crashed on a tunnel on the Neera-Bhima rivers linking project here on Monday evening.According to Pune Rural Police Control, the tragedy occurred around 6 p.m. when the workers were emerging from the tunnel...

20-Nov-2017 Ludhiana

3 killed in factory building collapse after fire in Ludhiana

Three persons were killed and a several others were feared trapped when a plastic factory's building collapsed after a major fire on Monday, police said.Local authorities said up to 10 persons could be trapped under the debris of the four-storeyed building,...

20-Nov-2017 Patna

Four electrocuted in Bihar

Four persons were electrocuted and three others seriously injured in Bihar's Gopalganj district on Monday when a high voltage wire fell on a tractor they were riding, police said.The incident occurred near Kalyanpur in Bhore police station area. The four...

19-Nov-2017 Guwahati

Train kills two elephants in Assam

Two elephants were killed after being hit by a speeding train near here on Sunday, a railway official said.The incident took place near Thakurkuchi railway station in Chandrapur area when a herd of elephants were trying to cross the railway tracks in search...

18-Nov-2017 Latur (Maharashtra)

Six killed in Maharashtra bus-truck collision

At least six passengers were killed when a local state transport bus collided head-on with an oncoming truck on the Ausa-Nilanga state highway on Saturday, an official said.According to the Latur Police Control, the accident occurred at 3.00 p.m. near the...

18-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Three women mowed down by train in Mumbai

Three women labourers were mowed down by a long-distance train on Saturday while they were crossing the tracks on the Western Railway here, police said.According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (Railways) A.P. Karad, the accident occurred at around 12.30...

16-Nov-2017 Poonch

3 killed, 8 of a marriage party injured in Poonch accident

Three  persons were killed while eight others were injured in a road mishap in border district of Poonch in Jammu region on Thursday evening.A police officer told news agency GNS that a vehicle (Tata Sumo) bearing registration number JK12-1679 over turned and...

16-Nov-2017 Ranchi

Seven securitymen injured in landmine blast in Jharkhand

Seven securitymen were injured on Thursday in a landmine blast triggered by Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand's Latehar district, police said.The blast occurred when the securitymen were conducting an anti-Maoist operation in Budha Pahad area. The injured men...

16-Nov-2017 Lucknow

Five dead in UP road accident

Five persons were killed and another was critically injured on Thursday when a speeding car they were travelling in rammed into a stationary bus in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.Four of the dead were from one family while the fifth was...

13-Nov-2017 Vijayawada

Toll in Andhra boat tragedy rises to 19

The death toll in Sunday's boat capsize in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district rose to 19 as three more bodies were recovered from Krishna river on Monday, police said.The search was on for two missing persons.The overloaded boat of a private operator carrying...

12-Nov-2017 Vijayawada

14 killed, 9 missing in Andhra boat tragedy

At least fourteen tourists, including six women and two children, were killed and nine others missing as a boat capsized in Krishna river near this city in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district on Sunday, officials said.The incident occurred at Ibrahimpatnam...

11-Nov-2017 Sirhind

2 killed, 5 injured in Punjab furnace blast

At least two people were on Saturday killed and five others injured in a blast in an industrial furnace in Sirhind town, around 45 km from here, police said.The injured were rushed to nearby hospitals for treatment.Police officials reached the spot to carry...

08-Nov-2017 Greater Noida

Many injured in haze-caused vehicle pile up on Yamuna Expressway

Around two dozen cars crashed into each other in the season's first vehicle pile-up on the Yamuna Expressway on Wednesday morning, injuring at least eight Delhi residents as blinding haze enveloped Delhi and the National Capital Region.The pile-up at Dankaur...

08-Nov-2017 Bathinda

Dense fog claims nine young lives in Punjab

Dense fog claimed nine young lives in Punjab's Bathinda district on Wednesday morning when a cement-mixer truck ploughed through them in low visibility on a flyover on the Bathinda-Chandigarh highway, police said.Five others were injured in the horrific accident...

08-Nov-2017 Lucknow

UP smog causes accidents, 2 dead

Two persons were killed and a dozen injured in three separate road accidents in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, police said. A dense smog has covered most parts of the state over the past two days.The first accident took place at the Khaireshwar roundabout...

08-Nov-2017 Bathinda

9 students killed as truck crushes them

Dense fog claimed nine young lives in Punjab's Bathinda district on Wednesday morning when a cement-mixer truck ploughed through them in low visibility on a flyover on the Bathinda-Chandigarh highway, police said.Five others were injured in the horrific accident...

07-Nov-2017 Ferozepur

Accident due to fog kills 4 in Punjab

At least four persons were killed and nearly 10 others injured in an accident between a Punjab Roadways bus and a long-body truck due to dense fog in Punjab's Ferozepur district on Tuesday morning, police said.The incident took place near Kariya village...

07-Nov-2017 Fazilka

Accident due to fog kills 8 in Punjab

At least eight persons were killed and nearly 20 others injured in an accident between a bus and a long-body truck due to dense fog in Punjab on Tuesday morning, police said.The incident took place near Kariya village on the Ferozepur-Fazilka road.Poor...

06-Nov-2017 Haridwar

Many injured in Uttarakhand factory accident

Over a dozen labourers were injured in a factory here in Uttarakhand after part of a crane broke and molten iron ore fell on workers there, police said on Monday.Two of the injured in the late Sunday night incident at the Rana Bar factory in Landhaura area,...

04-Nov-2017 Yamunanagar

Four killed in Haryana road accident

Four persons were killed in an accident involving a private bus and a motorcycle in Haryana's Yamunanagar district on Saturday, police said.Three of the victims were riding the motorcycle while the fourth was a passenger on the bus, which overturned after...

03-Nov-2017 Patna

Two killed in Bihar stampede

Two pilgrims died and over a dozen others were injured on Saturday in a stampede on the banks of the Ganga river in Bihar's Begusarai district, an official said.The incident took place at a major bathing spot at Simaria ghat on the occasion of Kartik Purnima,...

03-Nov-2017 Lucknow

24 school students injured in UP road accident

Some two dozen school children were injured on Friday when their bus overturned and hit a divider on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh, police said. Four of the students were said to be in critical condition.The students belonged to Classes 6 to 8 of...

03-Nov-2017 Abohar

Four killed as car falls into Punjab canal

Morning fog and smog from stubble burning took its toll in Punjab on Friday when four people died after their car fell into a minor irrigation canal near Abohar town, around 310 km from here, police said.The victims included a middle-aged man and his two sons...

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