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26-Apr-2017 Kolkata

3 dead, 13 missing in Hooghly river as jetty collapses

At least three persons died and 13 others were still missing after a temporary jetty on the Hooghly river collapsed in Hooghly district of west Bengal on Wednesday, the police said."Three people died by drowning after a temporary jetty at Telinipara Ghat...

26-Apr-2017 Gondia (Maharashtra)

Two killed as trainer aircraft crashes on Maharashtra-MP border

Two persons were killed when a trainer aircraft of a private aviation academy crashed into a river on Maharashtra's border with Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, police said.Pilot Ranjan Gunta and student pilot Himani died when the National Flying Training Institute...

23-Apr-2017 Ranchi

Eight die as bus skids off road in Jharkhand

Eight persons were killed and more than 40 others injured on Sunday when a bus carrying a wedding party met with an accident near state capital Ranchi, police said.The bus ferrying more than 80 persons was moving to Patratu from Nagari locality of Ranchi when...

22-Apr-2017 Kishtwar

Two killed in J&K landslide

Two persons were killed and two others were injured on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district when a landslide hit a vehicle they were travelling in, police said.The landslide hit the vehicle at Drabshalla village here."The injured have been shifted...

21-Apr-2017 Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh)

13 burnt alive in MP fire

Thirteen persons were burnt alive on Friday when a fire broke out in the premises of a cooperative society in Chhindwara district, a senior Madhya Pradesh official said."The fire broke out when people had queued up during the distribution of kerosene and food...

21-Apr-2017 Vijayawada

14 killed as truck ploughs into villagers in Andhra

At least 14 persons were killed and 24 injured when a truck rammed into a group of villagers standing outside some shops in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district on Friday, police said.The speeding truck hit an electric pole, before ramming into roadside shops...

21-Apr-2017 Vijayawada

10 killed as truck rams into shops in Andhra

At least 10 people were killed and more than 20 injured when a truck rammed into shops in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district on Friday, police said.The speeding truck hit an electric pole before ramming into roadside shops on Puthalapattu-Naidupeta Road...

19-Apr-2017 Noida

Six dead in Noida factory fire

At least six persons were killed and six others injured in a massive fire at an electronics factory here on Wednesday, police said adding that several persons were missing in the incident.Ten fire tenders and hydraulic cranes were pressed into service to...

19-Apr-2017 Shimla

44 killed in Himachal bus accident

At least 44 passengers were killed when a private bus fell into a river in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district on Wednesday, police said. Two people, including the bus conductor, managed to escape by jumping off the bus even as it skidded off the road.The...

19-Apr-2017 Indore

Seven die in firecracker blaze in MP

At least seven persons were killed in a blaze in a firecracker shop here in Madhya Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.A short circuit in the shop in Ranipur area on Tuesday afternoon sparked the fire that gutted six other shops too. It killed two persons...

18-Apr-2017 Hyderabad

Two workers killed in Telangana mine accident

Two workers were killed in an accident in an open cast mine of the state-owned Singareni Collieries Co Ltd in Telangana on Tuesday, police said.The accident occurred when a bunker collapsed in the mine in Manuguru area of Bhadradri Kothagudem district, about...

15-Apr-2017 Patna (Bihar)

7 policemen, Maoist killed in Bihar accident

Seven policemen and a Maoist prisoner were killed in a road accident in Bihar's Sitamarhi district on Saturday, police said.According to police officials, five policemen and one undertrial Maoist prisoner were also injured in the accident that occurred when...

15-Apr-2017 Rampur (Uttar Pradesh)

14 injured in train derailment - 6th train accident in four months

At least 14 passengers were injured when eight coaches of an express train derailed over a broken piece of the railway track, police said. A probe has been ordered into the incident - the sixth railway accident in the country so far this year.Railway and...

15-Apr-2017 Doda

40 structures gutted in devastated blaze in Doda

Over 30 shops, eight residential structures and several vending huts were gutted in main market Gandoh in district Doda in a devastating blaze in the wee hours of Saturday.Property worth millions of rupees was reduced to ashes, but there was no report of...

15-Apr-2017 Rampur (Uttar Pradesh)

Two injured as Rajya Rani Express derails in UP

At least two passengers were injured when eight coaches of the Rajya Rani Express derailed near Rampur in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday morning, officials said.According to a senior railway official, the train bound to Lucknow from Meerut derailed around 8.15...

12-Apr-2017 Jandiala Guru

Four children among six dead in Punjab accident

Four children were among the six people killed when a speeding jeep rammed into a house in a village near Punjab's Jandiala town on Wednesday, police said.Police officials, quoting eyewitnsses, said that the jeep driver lost control while moving at high speed.The...

09-Apr-2017 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

Over 200 vehicles gutted in Raipur station fire

A massive blaze in the parking lot of Raipur railway station on Sunday left over 200 two-wheelers burnt to cinder.The fire broke out in the parking lot at 11 a.m. on Sunday and swept through the area where the two-wheelers were parked.Railway SP Parul...

07-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Three soldiers killed in Batalik Sector

The heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir triggered multiple avalanches, in which an army picket in Batalik sector in Ladakh got buried yesterday afternoon. The Army has said that bodies of three soldiers hit by avalanche have been recovered. Two soldiers...

07-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Dozen houses damaged in Langate

Nearly a dozen residential houses have been damaged in Langate area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district due to the falling of huge trees after heavy snowfall.According to KNS correspondent, three houses were damaged in Yaroo two in Badrikhal, one each in Ganapora,...

07-Apr-2017 Hoshiarpur

Three school children killed in Punjab accident

Three school children and the driver of their school bus were killed on Friday morning when a speeding jeep collided head-on with their vehicle in Hoshiarpur district of Punjab, police said.The victims died on the spot as the...

07-Apr-2017 Jammu/Srinagar

Four killed due to incessant rain in J&K

Four persons were killed and five others went missing due to incessant rains in Jammu and Kashmir as authorities declared flood in the valley on Friday."In the Jhelum River, water was flowing at 21.50 feet at Sangam in Anantnag and at 20.20 feet at Ram Munshibagh...

06-Apr-2017 Shimla

It's April and snowing in Himachal, four dead

It's April and large parts of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday witnessed cold conditions, with the minimum temperature staying close to the freezing point owing to widespread snowfall and rainfall, weather officials said.Four persons have died due to weather-related...

06-Apr-2017 Vijayawada

Five students drowned at Kakinada beach

A picnic turned into a tragedy as five school students were drowned at a beach in Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada town on Thursday, police said.The incident occurred at Suryaraopet beach in the town in East Goadavari district when a group of nine students were...

06-Apr-2017 Jammu

Lightning kills woman in Jammu

A woman was killed when struck by lightning on Thursday in Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir while several people were trapped in flash floods in Poonch district, police said."A woman, identified as Khatun Begum, died in a lightning strike in Dandote...

06-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Two die, seven injured due to weather vagaries

A woman and a minor girl died in Rajouri and Kupwara respectively while scores of passengers are missing in Anantnag district, and the government has sounded flood alert due to incessant rainfall from the last two days.According to KNS correspondent, a...

05-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Fire damages 25 tin sheds, two houses in Khanyar

At least two houses and 25 temporary residential tin sheds gutted in an inferno on Thursday night in Gadhanjipora  Kohankahn area of Khanyar in Srinagar.The fire broke out from one of the shed at midnight and spread to other areas, police officials...

05-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Over 30 injured in Srinagar after slab collapsed in marriage ceremony

Over 30 people sustained injuries after a slab of a house collapsed during a marriage ceremony in Srinagar, officials said.The officials told KNS that over 30 people including men and women sustained injuries in the intervening night of Tuesday-Wednesday...

04-Apr-2017 Bhubaneswar

Five killed in Odisha road accident

At least five persons were killed and several injured on Tuesday when a bus collided with a tractor in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, police said.The accident took place at Rairangpur near Kherana forest in Mayurbhanj district, sub-divisional police officer...

04-Apr-2017 Kupwara

30 shops, 4 houses, JK Bank gutted in mysterious blaze in Kupwara

At least 30 shops, four residential houses and a Jammu and Kashmir bank were gutted in a mysterious blaze in Awooq area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district in the intervening night of Monday-Tuesday.Sources informed KNS that the fire which broke out around...

04-Apr-2017 Kupwara

50 structures destroyed in Kupwara blaze

In a devastating fire incident, more than fifty structures including shops and residential houses were damaged in Awoora hamlet of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday night. Eyewitnesses told news agency CNS that fire emerged from a residential house...

31-Mar-2017 Ranchi

Eight killed in Jharkhand road accidents

At least eight persons died in three separate road accidents in Jharkhand on Friday, police said.The first accident took place in Ramgarh district after a tractor driver lost control and hit an auto-rickshaw and two bikes. Three persons died on the spot...

31-Mar-2017 Imphal

2 killed in Manipur rains

Two people were killed due to torrential rains in Manipur, police said on Friday.Nilakanta Das, 45, was killed on Thursday in Jiribam by lightning. The second victim died when a truck skidded into a gorge alongside a slippery mountain road in Tamenglong...

30-Mar-2017 Vijayawada

Toxic gas kills five in Andhra

Five workers died due to suspected inhaling of toxic gas in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district on Thursday, police said.The incident occurred when they were cleaning a chemical tank at an aqua food processing plant at Mogalthur.The officials said investigations...

30-Mar-2017 Kolkata

Two killed in Kolkata hotel fire

A major fire broke out at a city hotel here early on Thursday killing two persons and injuring at least six others, a fire brigade official said.The fire broke out on the ground floor of Golden Park Hotel at around 2.55 a.m., the official said."We managed...

27-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Eight house gutted in fire in Srinagar

At least eight residential houses were damaged in a massive blaze that engulfed in Chinar Bagh locality of Srinagar on Monday morning, officials said.Officials said that six residential houses were fully damaged while two residential houses got damaged...

27-Mar-2017 Jaipur

12 killed in MP road accident

At least 12 persons were killed and 30 others injured when a truck veered off the road and fell into a gorge in Madhya Pradesh on Monday.Superintendent of Police Mahendra Singh Sikarwar said the accident occurred in Chargawan area when the truck packed...

26-Mar-2017 Kolkata

Seven killed in Bengal road accident

Seven persons were killed and two others seriously injured when their van collided head on with a truck in West Bengal's Burdwan district on Sunday, police said."Seven persons have been killed. Two others are battling for life at Durgapur sub-divisional hospital,"...

22-Mar-2017 Kolkata

Seven killed in Bengal road accident

Seven persons, including two kids and three women, died in a road accident on Wednesday when their car was crushed under a tanker in West Bengal's Burdwan district, police said."Seven persons travelling in a private sedan died when their car was crushed under...

18-Mar-2017 Chitradurga (Karnataka)

14 killed in truck-van collision in Karnataka

Fourteen persons, including seven women, were killed and nearly 20 injured on Saturday when a truck collided with a Tempo Traveller in Karnataka's Chitradurga district, police said."The mishap occurred around 11.30 a.m. at Rampura when the truck driver lost control...

14-Mar-2017 Shillong

3 killed in Meghalaya oil tanker blast

Three people were killed when an oil tanker exploded in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district on Tuesday, police said."The driver of the oil tanker, bound for Manipur from Guwahati, reportedly lost control resulting in the vehicle to overturn," a police official told...

13-Mar-2017 Kolkata

Two die in Ichhapur Metal and Steel Factory blast

Two persons, who were injured in a blast at the Metal and Steel Factory in Ichhapur of North 24 Parganas district, died at the Command Hospital here, a defence ministry spokesperson said on Monday.The deceased, identified as Phalguni Banerjee (37) and Bablu...

13-Mar-2017 Sehore (Madhya Pradesh)

Five dead as two motorcycles collide in MP

Five persons were killed on Monday in a head-on collision between two motorcycles in Sehore district of Madhya Pradesh, police said.According to the local police control room, the two motorcycles collided in Rehti area of the district in the afternoon. All...

12-Mar-2017 Hyderabad

10 drown during Holi celebrations in Telangana

Tragedy struck Holi celebrations in Telangana as at least 10 persons were killed and two went missing in various incidents of drowning across the state on Sunday, officials said.All the victims were youngsters who had gone to water bodies to take a bath after...

11-Mar-2017 Pune

11 killed in Pune accident

At least 11 persons, including four couples and a child, were killed on Saturday when the minibus they were in swerved and rammed into a truck after a wild boar suddenly appeared before the vehicle on the Pune-Solapur road.According to Pune Highway Control...

08-Mar-2017 Shillong

3 killed, 38 injured in Meghalaya accident

Three persons, including a minor were killed, and 38 were injured, when a pick up jeep overturned in a remote village in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, police said on Wednesday.The victims were proceeding from Mawknor village to Saipung village to...

07-Mar-2017 Bhopal

Eight injured in MP train explosion

At least eight persons were injured in an explosion in a passenger train in Shajapur district in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday, authorities said.According to police, a coach caught fire after the explosion near the Jabri railway station. The injured were taken...

06-Mar-2017 Bhopal

Five die in MP accident

Five persons were killed when a truck transporting bananas collided with a farm harvester vehicle in Madhya Pradesh, police said on Monday.Three others were injured in the accident on the Indore-Ichhwar road in Burharpur district on Sunday night, police official...

05-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Power employee electrocuted in Srinagar

A Jammu and Kashmir Power Development Department (PDD) employee was electrocuted and another critically injured while repairing electric lines here on Sunday, an official said.The employees were engaged in repair work atop an electric pole in Badshah Chowk...

05-Mar-2017 Dhar (Madhya Pradesh)

4 of family killed in Madhya Pradesh road accident

A couple and their two sons were killed in a road accident on Sunday when the motorbike they were riding was knocked down by some vehicle in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh.Shobharam, 40, of Ghatabillod in Dhar district, his wife Kala Bai, 35, and sons...

04-Mar-2017 Vijayawada

2 killed in Andhra road accident

Two persons were killed and five injured in a road accident near Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, police said.A group of devotees were returning to Tamil Nadu after 'darshan' at Tirupati temple when the driver lost control of the vehicle and it fell...

03-Mar-2017 Jaipur

17 killed in Rajasthan accident

At least 17 persons, among them three women, were killed and one was injured when a truck rammed into an overloaded jeep in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan on Friday.The accident occurred between 9.45 a.m. and 9.55 a.m. when the jeep loaded with people...

02-Mar-2017 Banihal

Truck owner and driver ‘crushed’ to death

In a late night accident on Srinagar-Jammu highway two persons according to police died when a truck and a trawler collided with each other. The accident was reported from Sherbibi Nachalana area of Banihal. A police official said that the collision took...

01-Mar-2017 Ambala

Seven die in Haryana accident

At least seven persons were killed and four injured in a collision between a multi-utility vehicle (MUV) and a truck in Ambala city of Haryana, police said on Wednesday.According to police, the Chevorlet Tavera MUV was completed damaged in the accident...

28-Feb-2017 Kolkata

3 firemen injured in fighting Burrabazar blaze

Three firefighters were injured while combating a blaze overnight that continued to rage in a building in the city's commercial hub Burrabazar area in central Kolkata, fire brigade sources said on Tuesday."Three of the firemen have suffered minor injuries....

28-Feb-2017 Vijayawada

11 killed as bus plunges into canal in Andhra

At least 11 persons were killed and 30 injured when a private bus fell off a bridge into a canal in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh early Tuesday, officials said.The bus heading to Hyderabad from Bhubaneswar hit a bridge divider and plunged through the...

28-Feb-2017 Guwahati

4 killed in Assam fire

At least four persons were killed and over 20 others injured when several houses in Assam's Golaghat district caught fire due to a gas tanker accident, a police official said on Tuesday.The tanker turned turtle on Monday night on the National Highway 37...

27-Feb-2017 Agra

Yamuna Expressway becomes death highway with 548 fatalties in 5 years

With an alarming rise in fatal accidents on the Rs 13,000 crore ($2 billion), 165-km long Yamuna Expressway -- 548 in 5 years -- questions are again being raised on its flawed design and the suitability of concrete roads to Indian environmental conditions."In...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Fire tenders battle blaze at newspaper office

Twenty-five fire tenders on Sunday battled a major fire at the Times of India building here, officials said.The fire reportedly broke out around 4.45 p.m. on the first floor, a Delhi Fire Service officer said. No casualty has been reported....

26-Feb-2017 Chennai

Nine killed in boat accident off TN's Tuticorin

Nine persons, including several children, were drowned and several others injured when a boat capsized in the sea off Manapadu in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin district on Sunday, said officials."Nine persons lost their lives and 19 were rescued when a boat capsized...

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