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21-Jun-2017 Lucknow

Three killed by lightning in UP

A teenager and two children were killed on Wednesday after being struck by lightning in Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur district, while ten people sustained minor injuries in the incident, officials said.The deceased were identified as Harshita (6), Vishnu (4)...

17-Jun-2017 Umiam (Meghalaya)

Six killed in Meghalaya landslide

At least six people were killed, one was missing and nine others injured after incessant rains triggered landslides across Meghalaya on Saturday, an official said.Five people were killed were sleeping inside their home when the landslide occurred at the...

16-Jun-2017 Kolkata

Two killed as minibus overturns on Howrah Bridge

Two persons were killed and several others injured when a speeding bus overturned on Kolkata's iconic Howrah bridge on Friday, a city traffic police officer said."A speeding minibus went out of driver's control and flipped over after hitting the road divider...

15-Jun-2017 Kangra

10 pilgrims from Punjab killed in Himachal accident

Ten pilgrims from Punjab were killed when a private bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district on Thursday, police said.All of them were from Amritsar."Fifty five people, including 23 women...

15-Jun-2017 Kangra

10 pilgrims from Amritsar killed in Himachal

Shimla, June 15 (IANS) At least 10 pilgrims from Punjab's Amritsar city were killed when a private bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district on Thursday, police said.Superintendent of Police...

11-Jun-2017 Mathura

Car falls into canal, 10 dead

Ten people, including nine members of a family, were killed on Sunday when an Innova car in which they were travelling fell into the Fatehpur Sikri Canal here in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Villagers and police pulled out the bodies.Police said the family...

11-Jun-2017 Kochi

Cargo vessel hits fishing boat off Kerala, 2 killed

Two fishermen were killed and one went missing after a cargo ship bearing Panama flag hit a fishing boat here on the high seas. Eleven fishermen were rescued by another fishing boat.A fisherman of the ill-fated boat told the media that the accident occurred...

11-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Nine killed in Maharashtra road accident

At least nine passengers were killed and 20 others injured on Sunday when a bus coming from Mumbai lost control and plunged into a ditch, police said.According to the police, the driver of the bus en route to Beed city lost control and plunged over a 100...

11-Jun-2017 Mathura

10 killed in UP road accident

Ten people, including nine members of a family, were killed on Sunday when the car they were travelling in fell into a canal in Mathura, police said.The accident occurred at the Mathura-Jajampatti road. The victims hailed from Bareilly.The driver of the...

10-Jun-2017 Dehradun

One killed in chopper crash near Badrinath

One person was killed and seven others injured when an eight-seater chopper crashed near the Bardinath shrine in Uttarakhand on Saturday morning, police said.The Mumbai-based aviation company's chopper was carrying a pilgrim family back to Haridwar from...

10-Jun-2017 Panna (Madhya Pradesh)

7 returning from marriage party killed in MP road accident

At least seven persons were killed and eight others injured on Saturday after a mini truck loaded with people returning from a marriage party fell into a moat in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district.B.K. Chachoudiya, the officer in-charge of Raipura police station,...

10-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Overnight rain claims 12 lives in Maharashtra

Torrential rain lashed large parts of Maharashtra and Mumbai on Saturday claiming at least 12 lives, even as the monsoon progressed normally over the state and the weather department forecast heavy rain over the next 48 hours.Providing succour from the blistering...

10-Jun-2017 Bhubaneswar

8 killed in Odisha road accident

At least eight persons, including a minor, were killed and two others injured in a head-on collision between an auto-rickshaw and a truck in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district on Saturday.The collision took place on Jagatsinghpur-Machhagaon road near Chandol...

08-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Fire breaks out in north Delhi locality

A fire broke out in north Delhi's Kinari Bazaar on Thursday afternoon.Around 15 fire tenders were sent to the spot to douse the fire, which is of medium intensity, a fire services official told IANS.Officials received a telephone call at 1 p.m. that a...

07-Jun-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Lightning kills 6 in Bihar

At least six people, including children and women, were killed after being hit by lightning across Bihar as heavy rains lashed a large part of the state on Wednesday, the Bihar State Disaster Management Authority said.Four people, including two women and...

07-Jun-2017 Bhopal

18 dead, 10 injured in MP firecracker factory blast

At least 18 persons were killed and 10 others injured in an powerful explosion in a firecracker factory in Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, police said."An explosion in the firecracker factory in Katera village in Kotwali police station...

07-Jun-2017 Shimla

Eight killed as factory wall collapses in Himachal's Baddi

Eight persons, four of them children, were killed and over a dozen others were injured early on Wednesday when a 60-foot high boundary wall of a sick industrial unit collapsed on adjoining makeshift hutments in Himachal Pradesh's Baddi town, officials said.The...

07-Jun-2017 Raigad (Maharashtra)

Three children, two women drown in Maharashtra

Two women and three children drowned in Balganga river near Khalapur in this coastal Konkan district of Maharashtra on Wednesday, police said.According to Inspector E. Pawar, the two women along with their children had gone to the river. When the women were...

07-Jun-2017 Shimla

Eight killed in Himachal wall collapse

Eight people, including four children, were killed on Wednesday after a boundary wall of a factory collapsed amid a storm on their makeshift homes in Himachal Pradesh's Baddi town, officials said.The 12 others who were injured have been referred to the Postgraduate...

06-Jun-2017 Jaipur

5 killed as truck falls on car in Jaipur

Five persons, including three women, were killed when a speeding truck swerved and fell on their car along with its cargo of over 40 tonnes of salt early on Tuesday, police said."The incident occurred early in the morning on Chomu House circle here in Jaipur...

05-Jun-2017 Itanagar

Four people killed, six injured by lightning in Arunachal

Three children and a woman were killed and six others injured after being struck by lightning in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday, an official said.The tragedy occurred at Gandhigram village in Vijaynagar area under Changlang district.The deceased have been identified...

05-Jun-2017 Lucknow

Three drown in Ganga in UP

Three persons drowned in the Ganga in Chandauli on Monday morning while bathing in the river, police said.The deceased have been identified as Kundan Sharma, 20, Rajiv Singh, 38 and Rakesh Singh, 35.The incident took place at the Ganga Ghat in Budhepur village.The...

05-Jun-2017 Lucknow

22 charred in UP road accident, ex-gratia announced

At least 22 passengers were charred to death in Uttar Pradesh on Monday after their bus caught fire following a massive collision with a truck on the national highway in Bareilly, police said on Monday.Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced...

03-Jun-2017 Mangaluru (Karnataka)

4 rescued, 23 stuck on barge in Karnataka

Four workers were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard, while 23 workers were stranded on a flooded barge in the Arabian sea off Ullal in Karnataka's west coast, police said on Saturday."A Coast Guard ship rescued four of the 27 workers on Barge Ibis, while...

02-Jun-2017 Dindori (Madhya Pradesh)

Six die in MP accident

Five women and a young girl were killed and 30 other persons injured on Friday when the van they were travelling in went out of control and overturned in Madhya Pradesh's Dindori district, police said.They were returning to their native village Bhusada from...

02-Jun-2017 Chennai

Four killed by wild elephant in Tamil Nadu

A wild male elephant on Friday entered a residential colony near Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and trampled to death four persons, including a girl, officials said.According to reports reaching here, the animal has been tranquilized.Police said the elephant...

28-May-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Lightning kills 20 in Bihar

At least 20 people, including children and women, were killed in lightning strikes on Sunday in Bihar as violent storms and heavy rains lashed a large part of the state, officials of the Bihar State Disaster Management Authority here said.The lightning...

26-May-2017 Kolkata

Lightning strike kills six people in Bengal

Six people were killed in lightning in three West Bengal districts on Friday evening as a thunderstorm swept across the state's north-western part triggering rain, police said.While three people lost their lives in Purulia district, two others were killed...

25-May-2017 Latur (Maharashtra)

Devendra Fadnavis, 5 others survive chopper crash in Maharashtra

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and five others on Thursday had a providential escape when their chopper crash-landed after it got entangled in overhead electric cables in Latur district, officials said.The state government's Sikorsky helicopter VT-CMM...

25-May-2017 Bengaluru

Bride-to-be, 7 others killed in Karanataka van-bus smash-up

Eight persons, among them a bride-to-be, were killed and 22 injured in a ghastly head-on collision between a bus and a van in north Karnataka, the police said on Thursday.The accident occurred when a speeding private bus collided head-on with a van carrying...

24-May-2017 Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

Seven Pune pilgrims killed as jeep crashes into truck

Seven persons in a Bolero jeep were killed after the driver nodded off at the wheel, crashing the vehicle into a divider and then ramming into an oncoming truck near Dhangarwadi here early on Wednesday morning, the police said.Around 4 a.m., the vehicle, headed...

24-May-2017 Bhubaneswar

3 die, 40 injured as bus overturns in Odisha

At least three persons were killed and 40 injured when a bus they were in plunged into a canal in Odisha's Puri district on Wednesday.The incident took place near Jiunti Chhak in Astaranga area when the driver of the private bus, enroute to Paradip from...

24-May-2017 Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

Seven killed in Maharashtra as driver falls asleep

Seven persons were killed when a speeding Bolero crashed into a divider and rammed into an oncoming truck near Dhangarwadi here early on Wednesday morning, police said.Around 4 a.m., the vehicle, headed towards Aurangabad, lost control and hit the truck bound...

24-May-2017 Dehradun

24 dead as bus plunges into gorge in Uttarakhand

At least 24 persons were killed and eight others injured when the bus they were travelling in plunged into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand late on Tuesday, police said.The accident took place near Nalupani in Uttarkashi district when a bus full of pilgrims...

23-May-2017 New Delhi

80 shops gutted in Delhi fire

At least 80 shops were gutted after a major fire broke out in the city's Chandani Chowk area on Monday night, officials said on Tuesday."A fire call in a saree shop was received at 10 p.m., following which 25 fire tenders were rushed to the spot," a fire...

22-May-2017 Nainital

Boulder falls on bus in Uttarakhand, five killed

Five persons were killed and over 12 injured in Uttarakhand on Monday when a huge boulder rolled down a hill, fell on a bus and smashed its front completely, police said.The incident happened on the Almorah-Haldwani highway near Lohali.The dead were yet to...

21-May-2017 Kolkata

Three of a family among four killed as ambulance hit by dumper

Four people including three members of a family died in a road accident on Sunday, as the ambulance they were travelling in collided head-on with a dumper truck in West Bengal's Birbhum district, police said."Bappa Mondal (38), a resident of Burdwan's Manteswar...

21-May-2017 Beas

11 killed in two Punjab accidents

As many as 11 persons were killed and 15 others injured in two accidents in Punjab on Sunday, the police said.Seven people lost their lives when the driver of a speeding sport utlity vehicle lost control over it and it hit vehicles parked outside a roadside...

21-May-2017 Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh)

Six killed in MP road accident

At least six persons were killed and 29 others injured in Madhya Pradesh' Dindori early on Sunday morning as a bus carrying them fell in a gorge, police said.The incident occurred in Jogitikariya around 2.30 a.m. when the driver reportedly lost control...

21-May-2017 Rampura Phul

Four killed in Punjab road accident

Four persons were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a state roadways bus and a truck on the Rampura Phul-Barnala highway in Punjab on Sunday, police said.The collision was so severe that both vehicles were badly damaged.Three persons...

20-May-2017 Raichur (Karnataka)

10 killed in two road accidents in Karnataka

Ten persons, including three children, were killed in two separate road accidents in Karnataka's Raichur district during the last 24 hours, said police on Saturday."In the first incident, five died when the vehicle in which they were travelling to Arakare...

20-May-2017 Lucknow

Four killed in bizarre accident

Four persons were killed and over a dozen critically injured on Saturday when a 11,000 volt electrical wire fell on a passenger bus in Banda in Uttar Pradesh, police said.An Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corp (UPSRTC) bus was going to Banda when the...

19-May-2017 Panaji

Goa bridge collapse toll rises to two

Two persons drowned after a dilapidated foot-bridge collapsed into a river in south Goa late on Thursday, officials said on Friday.The Navy, whose divers are engaged in rescue operations, said the search was resumed on Friday even as crocodiles in the Sanvordem...

17-May-2017 Bhopal

3 killed in MP road accident

Three persons were burnt alive and three others badly injured when a fire broke out after two motocycles and a car collided in Madhya Pradesh's Shajapur district on Wednesday afternoon, police said.The accident occurred near Kisoni village in Shujalpur area...

16-May-2017 Rewari (Haryana)

Five killed in Haryana road accident

Five persons were killed and five others critically injured when a van collided with a tractor-trollery here in Haryana on Tuesday, the police said.The Cruiser Force van they were travelling in first collided with a tractor-trolley carrying fodder and then...

16-May-2017 Ranchi

Four killed in Jharkhand road accident

Four persons were killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between an auto-rickshaw and a pick-up van in Jharkhand's Giridih district on Tuesday, the state police said.The collision took place near Bengabad. The injured have been admitted to...

15-May-2017 Bengaluru

Six killed in lightning, rain in Karnataka

Six persons, including two women and two children, died in lightning strikes during thunderstorm and heavy rain at five places across Karnataka, said an official on Monday."Deaths due to lightning occurred at Bagalkot, Ballari, Bhatkal, Gadag and Vijayapura...

15-May-2017 Doda

Two died, one injured in Doda road accident

Two persons died while one person sustained severe injuries when an Alto car in which they were travelling met with a tragic road accident near Pul area of Doda District.As per reports, an Alto car bearing registration number JK06-4742, which was on its...

15-May-2017 New Delhi

2 dead, five injured in Delhi car accident

At least two persons died, including a woman, and five others were injured when a car jumped off from a flyover on Monday, the city police said.The accident took place in Punjabi Bagh area of west Delhi when a speeding car jumped off from the flyover around...

15-May-2017 Bhopal

3 killed in MP road accident

Three persons were killed and 46 others injured when a bus carrying people to Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh overturned in Dindori district early on Monday, the state police said.The accident occurred near Ramnagar village when the bus driver lost control over...

14-May-2017 Vijayawada

Five Andhra farmers killed by lightning

Five farmers were killed after being struck by lightning in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district on Sunday, officials said.Three others were also injured in the incident which occurred in Kalugudu village in Gummagattu 'mandal' (block).The farmers had taken...

13-May-2017 Kolkata

10 dead, seven inured in Bengal storm

A storm lashed through the city and south West Bengal districts on Saturday, claiming 10 lives and leaving seven others injured, besides affecting flight and train movement, police said."Ten persons have died after they were struck by lightning, or due...

13-May-2017 Rampura Phul (Bathinda)

3 burnt alive as private bus catches fire in Punjab

Three passengers were burnt alive and 20 others injured when a private bus caught fire near Rampura Phul town in south-west Punjab on Saturday evening, police said.The injured were rushed to hospitals in Rampura Phul and Bathinda, police said.The high casualties...

13-May-2017 Bidar (Karnataka)

Five killed in Karnataka car-truck collision

Five people, including two women and boy were killed and one seriously injured in a car-truck collision near Basavakalyana town here, said police on Saturday."The mishap occurred in the wee hours on NH 9 when the speeding car and truck collided head-on, resulting...

13-May-2017 Lucknow

Three die as balcony collapses in UP

Three persons were killed on Saturday evening when the balcony of a house collapsed amid preparations for a wedding at Patai Khaas village in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.A tent was being erected to accommodate the wedding guests when the...

12-May-2017 Hyderabad

3 killed in Hyderabad accident

Three persons were killed on Friday when their car hit a divider and then another vehicle on the outskirts of Hyderabad city, police said.The overspeeding car overturned and hit the divider before colliding with a DCM mobile van on the Outer Ring Road. The...

11-May-2017 Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh)

11 killed in MP road accident

At least 11 persons were killed and 15 injured in a road accident here in Madhya Pradesh, police said.According to official sources, workers from the Forest Department were being taken to collect Tendu leaves from Tilwara to Chargawan area around 1 a.m....

10-May-2017 Jaipur

22 dead, 30 hurt as marriage hall wall collapses in Rajasthan

At least 22 persons were killed and 30 others injured when a wall of a marriage hall collapsed in Bhartapur district late on Wednesday, police said."The incident occurred at around 10 p.m. in Sewar police station area when a wall of a wedding hall collapsed...

09-May-2017 Sheopur (Madhya Pradesh)

Six of marriage party dead, 20 injured as tractor-trolley overturns

At least six persons died and over 20 were injured when a tractor-trolley carrying a marriage party overturned on Tuesday in Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh, police said.The incident took place in Parol village under Karahal Police Station of the district,...

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