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16-Nov-2018 Chennai

Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in TN

A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead  and a trail of destruction in several districts.Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam...

07-Nov-2018 Lucknow

3 killed in UP accident

Three people were killed and one critically injured when a car they were travelling in rammed into a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district on Wednesday, police said.According to the police, the victims were coming from Delhi and were heading home for...

02-Nov-2018 Rajouri

Lightning kills over 100 sheep in Rajouri

Over 100 sheep were killed after lightning struck the upper reaches of Alal Mangota area of border district Rajouri in Jammu region on Thursday night.Reports reaching GNS said the lightning struck Alal Mangota killing at least 107 sheep of four families –...

01-Nov-2018 Thane (Maharashtra)

Trapped in well sludge, five drown in Maharashtra

Five persons including three cleaners and two firemen who went on a rescue mission drowned after they got stuck in accumulated sludge in a well in Kalyan town here on Thursday, police said.According to an official of the Kolshewadi Police Station, the incident...

31-Oct-2018 Raipur

3 killed in Chhattisgarh road accident

Three persons, including two school girls, were killed when a city bus and a school bus collided in Chhattisgarh's Atalnagar area on Wednesday, police said."The school bus was dropping off kids after the school got over when the accident happened. Two school...

31-Oct-2018 Lucknow

4 mowed down in UP home

Grandparents and two children were killed while the parents were critically injured when a dumper lost control and rammed into a roadside house in Kaushambi district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.At dawn a loud bang in the Sadikpur Semraha village awakened the neighbourhood....

29-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Train kills 3 in Delhi

At least three persons were run over by an express train while crossing the tracks here, an official said."The incident happened around 7.15 a.m., when they were trying to cross the railway track near Nangloi and were run over by the Bikaner-Delhi Express,"...

27-Oct-2018 Bhubaneswar

7 elephants electrocuted in Odisha

At least seven elephants died of electrocution after coming in contact with a live wire near Kamalanga village in Odisha's Dhenkanal district, a forest official said on Saturday.Non-rectification of sagging lines and non-cabling of transmission lines led...

27-Oct-2018 Lucknow

4 killed in UP accident

Four people were killed and 11 injured when a tourist bus was hit by a speeding truck in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district on Saturday, police said.The accident took place on the Yamuna Expressway at Tappal.The bus was headed to Agra from New Delhi.The victims...

26-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Blast in UP cracker unit kills 8

Eight persons were killed and six critically injured on Friday when a stockpile of crackers exploded at a firecracker factory in Budayun district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.The tragedy took place at Rasoolpur in a house where the firecrackers were being...

26-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Blast in firecracker unit kills seven in UP

Seven persons were killed and six critically injured when a stockpile of crackers exploded at a firecracker factory in Budayun district of Uttar Pradesh on Friday evening, police said.The tragedy took place at Rasoolpur in a house where the firecrackers were...

26-Oct-2018 Patna (Bihar)

4 killed, 24 injured in Bihar road accident

At least four people were killed and nearly 24 injured after a bus overturned near here on Friday, police said.A bus, travelling from Patna to Bihar's Samastipur district, overturned after the driver lost control of the vehicle, Patna Senior Superintendent...

23-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Two dead, 12 injured in stampede at Bengal railway foot-overbridge

Only four days after the Amritsar train tragedy, two people were killed and a dozen others, including two children, were injured in a stampede at a railway foot-overbridge at Santragachhi station in Howrah on Tuesday, police said.At least 59 people were killed...

23-Oct-2018 Dehradun

3 killed in Uttarakhand accident

Three persons were killed in Uttarakhand's Dehradun district when a vehicle fell into a deep gorge in Khadamba, police said on Tuesday.The loader vehicle belonging to the Uttarakhand Fort Department was transporting wood from Jaunsar-Baawar to Chakrata when...

22-Oct-2018 Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

8 killed in Maharashtra accident

At least eight passengers were killed when a private bus in which they were travelling rammed into a stationery truck on the Pune-Aurangabad highway, on Monday, an official said.According to Ahmednagar Police Control official Riyad Inamdar, the incident...

20-Oct-2018 Guwahati

Five killed, several injured in Assam road mishap

At least five people, including two women, died and several others were injured when their bus fell into a water body on Saturday.Police said the incident took place at a remote place called Mukalmua in Assam's Nalbari district."The bus was travelling from...

20-Oct-2018 Kolkata

5 killed in Bengal road accident

Five persons were killed when a car ploughed into a Durga Puja immersion procession in West Bengal's Hoogly district, police said on Saturday.Five persons were killed and a few others sustained minor injuries when the driver of the car lost control and it...

20-Oct-2018 Dehradun

2 dead as car falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

Two persons were killed and one critically injured when a car fell in a gorge in Tehri district of Uttarakhand in the wee hours of Saturday, police said.The accident happened at around 3 a.m. at the Nacholi road when the driver of a car (UK 07 AP 4001) apparently...

19-Oct-2018 Amritsar

58 dead as train runs over Dussehra revellers in Punjab

In a terrible disaster, 58 people watching the burning of a Ravan effigy from a railway track were crushed to death by a speeding train here in Punjab on Friday, triggering anger in the area and nationwide outrage. Nearly 72 others were injured, many of...

18-Oct-2018 Ratlam/New Delhi

Truck hits Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express, 2 coaches derail

Passengers of the Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express had a miraculous escape on Wednesday when two of its coaches derailed after being hit by a truck at a manned level crossing near Thandla in Madhya Pradesh, an official said.Even as no passenger was injured, the truck...

17-Oct-2018 Satna (Madhya Pradesh)

4 pilgrims crushed to death in MP

Four persons were killed and two seriously injured when a speeding truck crushed them in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district on Wednesday, police said.The incident happened when the six of a family from Kolgaon village were going to a temple at five in the morning....

17-Oct-2018 Bhubaneswar

Death toll in cyclone-hit Odisha 57, damage put at Rs 2,200 cr

The death toll due to cyclone Titli and subsequent floods in Odisha has increased to 57 and the damage is estimated at Rs 2,200 crore, said an official on Wednesday.Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said that as per preliminary estimates, overall damage,...

17-Oct-2018 New Delhi

DTC Bus overturns after collision with truck, 10 injured

Around 10 people were injured on Wednesday, after a Delhi Transport Corporation bus overturned following a collision with a truck.A fire service official said that the accident occurred on the Wazirabad flyover in north Delhi at 6 a.m."The bus overturned after...

17-Oct-2018 Vijayawada

Six of family die in Andhra accident

Six members of a family were killed and 15 others injured in a road accident in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district early on Wednesday, police said.The passengers travelling in an auto trolley which was hit by a truck from behind near Peddahutur village.The...

16-Oct-2018 Bhubaneswar

Cyclone Titli toll in Odisha increases to 26

The Odisha government on Tuesday confirmed that the death toll in the very severe cyclonic storm Titli and subsequent flooding in the state has increased to 26, while 57 lakh people have been affected."Eighteen victims were reported in Gajapati district...

13-Oct-2018 Bhubaneswar

12 feared dead in landslide in cyclone-hit Odisha

The Odisha government on Saturday rushed a team of rescuers after local media reported that 12 persons, including five children, lost their lives while four others were missing due to a landslide in Gajapati district.The incident occurred in Barghara village...

12-Oct-2018 Trichy/Mumbai

Air India plane survives disaster after hitting wall

Passengers and crew on board an Air India Express flight from Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu to Dubai escaped a disaster early on Friday when the aircraft's wheels hit the airport's outer wall while taking off.Although parts of the Boeing B737-800's undercarriage...

10-Oct-2018 Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh)

Train derails in UP, 6 dead

Six persons were killed on Wednesday when nine coaches and the engine of an Express train heading to Delhi from Malda in West Bengal derailed in Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.More than 60 people were also injured when the New Farakka Express...

09-Oct-2018 Bhilai (Chhattisgarh)

Nine killed in SAIL factory blast

At least nine people were killed and several others injured on Tuesday in a blast at a gas supply pipeline in Bhilai Steel Plant, the flagship unit of Indias largest steel maker in public sector."It was a major incident. Nine people have died so far," Vijay...

06-Oct-2018 Ramban

Deadly road accident claims 20 lives on Srinagar-Jammu highway

In a deadly road accident on Saturday morning, at least 20 people were killed and 12 injured when a minibus fell into a deep gorge on the Jammu-Srinagar highway near Banihal.A police official said the jam-packed minibus was going to Ramban from Banihal....

05-Oct-2018 Pune (Maharashtra)

4 killed as metal hoarding crashes on traffic in Pune

In a freak accident, at least four persons were killed and another 11 injured when a massive metal hoarding crashed on them at a busy five-road junction here on Friday afternoon, officials said.Several vehicles including private and public were crushed...

02-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Boy killed, nine injured in Bengal blast, TMC, BJP trade charges

An eight-year-old boy was killed and at least nine persons were injured when a crude bomb exploded in Dumdum in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday, police said.Deceased boy Bibhash Gosh's mother was among those injured who were admitted...

01-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Seven run over by vehicle in UP

Seven persons were killed after being run over by a tractor-trailer early on Monday in Basti district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.The incident happened near Bhadoi village when passengers were pushing a broken down state-owned Uttar Pradesh State Roadways...

01-Oct-2018 Akhnoor

Road accident leaves four dead in Akhnoor Jammu

At least four people died and one person was seriously injured when a vehicle in which they were traveling met with an accident near Bathera Akhnoor  in Jammu.Reports said that a Tata mobile and Swift desire rammed into each other at Bathera on Jammu...

26-Sep-2018 New Delhi

6 die in Delhi building collapse

Four children and two women were killed when a four-storey building collapsed here on Wednesday, police said, adding that six others were rescued from the rubble. Three of the injured were said to be critical.Police said the old building in a JJ Cluster in...

24-Sep-2018 Kupwara

Two revenue officials killed, another injured in Machil mishap

Two revenue officials were killed and another was injured after a maruti car overturned and rolled down into a deep gorge in Machil area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday late evening.Reports reaching GNS said that a maruti car (JK02AJ-2977)...

24-Sep-2018 Lucknow

2 killed, 15 injured in UP road accident

Two persons were killed and 15 injured when a state-owned bus rammed into a stationary truck on national highway 91 in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district, police said.The incident took place near Maman flyover when the UPSRTC bus was going to Delhi from...

22-Sep-2018 Shimla

13 killed as bus falls into Himachal gorge

Thirteen people were killed on Saturday when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and fell into a 100-metre deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh, police said.The vehicle was going to Tiuni in Uttarakhand from Hakoti in Shimla district when it fell into the gorge...

22-Sep-2018 Doda

4 killed in J&K road accident

Four persons were killed and seven injured in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district on Saturday, police said.A passenger vehicle went out of the driver's control and rolled down a deep gorge on Gangal-Bhalessa road in the hilly district.The...

22-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Two killed in Jharkhand

Two persons were killed in separate incidents in Bokaro and Chatra districts of Jharkhand, police said on Saturday.A resident of Pokaria village in Bokaro was hacked to death by four persons, including the mother and brother of the woman he loved.Santosh...

21-Sep-2018 Lucknow

5 killed in UP road accident

Five persons were killed and two dozen injured after a bus overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district on Friday, police said.The bus, which was going from Joya to Sambhal, overturned apparently due to bursting of its rear tyre. It then hit a mini-truck,...

21-Sep-2018 Lucknow

3 children drown in UP

Three children drowned in a river in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot town on Friday, police said.The victims were part of a Muharram procession who later went to bathe in the Baghe river.Two other children said to be in critical condition, have been rushed to a...

21-Sep-2018 Guwahati

6 electrocuted in Assam

Six people were electrocuted in Assam's Nagaon district on Friday, police said.The incident took place at a fishery in Khatowal area."The victims were killed immediately as a high voltage electric wire was in the fishery which might have fallen in it the...

20-Sep-2018 Lucknow

4 killed in UP accident

Four people were killed and seven others injured when a mini truck rammed into a jeep in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.The accident took place on the Paraspur-Karnailganj two-lane road.All the injured persons were said to be...

20-Sep-2018 Mumbai

30 air passengers suffer bleeding, Prabhu orders safety audit plan

At least 30 passengers of a Jet Airways suffered ear and nose bleeding due to low cabin pressure early on Thursday during the aircraft's ascent here, following which the government ordered a safety audit plan for airlines, officials said.Jet Airways later...

20-Sep-2018 Dharamshala

Death toll rose to three in yesterday’s bus accident

In the yesterday’s bus accident of  Luna, in Chamba district  the number of dead has gone up to three.  According to Police another person, who was seriously injured in this accident, died today in Tanda Medical college Hospital, during treatment?...

19-Sep-2018 Jammu

2 BSF troopers, civilian killed in Jammu-Srinagar highway accident

Two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers and a civilian driver were killed on Wednesday in a road accident on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, police said.The driver of a truck on its way from Jammu to Srinagar lost control of the vehicle which rolled...

17-Sep-2018 Rajouri

10 injured as bus hits Army camp's wall

Ten people were injured on Monday when a mini bus hit the boundary wall of an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.Police said the bus went out of the driver's control in Gurdan area, leading to the accident."Ten passengers were injured. All...

17-Sep-2018 Visakhapatnam

Fire destroys 2 cinema theatres in Vizag

Two cinema theatres were gutted in a huge fire here on Monday, police said. There were no casualties.A short circuit is suspected to have caused the fire in the Kanya and Sree Kanya theatres located in the same building at Gajuwaka area.According to the...

16-Sep-2018 Kathua

Three killed in Kathua accident

Three persons were killed on Sunday when a minibus hit a motorcycle they were riding in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.The accident occurred at Kattal Chowk in Hiranagar tehsil.The deceased -- a man driving the two-wheeler and a woman and...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Fire damages famous Pamposh hotel in Srinagar

At least four firefighters were injured while trying to douse off flames at a prominent hotel in this capital city on Saturday.Reports reaching news gathering agency Global News Service said that around 1:30 pm today, fire raged from the attic of the six-storey...

14-Sep-2018 Kishtwar

11 killed, 15 others injured as bus rolls down into gorge at Kishtwar

Eleven persons were killed and fifteen others injured after a passenger vehicle rolled down into a deep gorge at Thakrie area of Kishtwar in Jammu region on Friday morning.Giving details an official from the district administration Kishtwar told GNS that the...

13-Sep-2018 Vijayawada

Man, 2 children die of electrocution in Andhra

A house warming ceremony turned tragic for a family in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district on Thursday as a man and his two children died of electrocution.The incident occurred in Ganikapudi village in Prathipadu.Yesu (28) was holding a cable wire in his...

12-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

Toll in Telangana bus tragedy mounts to 61

The death toll in Tuesday's bus tragedy in Telangana rose to 61 with three passengers succumbing to their injuries on Wednesday.As many as 58 people were killed when an overcrowded bus of state-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) plunged...

12-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Six killed in explosion in UP chemical factory

Six persons were killed and several others were injured in a chemical tank blast in Bijnore district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, police said.The incident took place at the Mohit Chemical and Metro factory situated on the Dehat Marg in the morning.Senior...

11-Sep-2018 Kolkata

Lightning kills two in Bengal

Two persons were on Tuesday killed in a lightning strike in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said."Two persons were killed in lightning strike while working in an open field in West Midnapore district's Chandrakona on Tuesday afternoon. The...

11-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

57 killed as bus falls into gorge in Telangana

The death toll in Tuesday's ghastly bus accident in Telangana rose to 57 even as the state government suspended an official of the state road transport corporation and ordered an inquiry.As many as 43 people were also injured in the accident that occurred...

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