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21-Sep-2020 Thane (Maharashtra)

Thane building crash: 10 dead, 25 rescued

Ten people were killed, several injured and more than two dozen were feared trapped after a three-storey building crashed in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi, around 60 km north of Mumbai, early on Monday, officials said.Among the deceased are four minors....

18-Sep-2020 Itanagar/Guwahati

Floods, landslides disrupt life in Arunachal, Assam, two dead

At least two people have lost their lives due to landslides and floods in Arunachal Pradesh, while 33,200 people were affected in three Assam districts, officials said on Friday.According to the officials, thousands of people were affected due to the fresh...

15-Sep-2020 Patna

18 persons killed in lightning strikes in Bihar

At least 18 persons were killed in lightning strikes in 10 districts of Bihar on Tuesday, even as the Meteorological Department cautioned people not to move about in open places due to fear of lightning and heavy rain in the next 24 hours.Lightning detection...

31-Aug-2020 Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh)

5 migrants killed, 11 injured in UP accident

Five labourers were killed and 11 injured when a passenger vehicle in Uttar Pradesh rammed into a truck in Bahraich district on Monday.All the labourers had returned to their homes during the national lockdown and were going back to work, police said.They...

29-Aug-2020 Bhubaneswar

16 dead, over 8 lakh people affected in Odisha floods

As many as 16 persons have died due to flood-related incidents in Odisha while over eight lakh people have been affected, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Kumar Jena said on Saturday.He said that 16 persons have died due to wall collapse and drowning,...

25-Aug-2020 Raigad (Maharashtra)

Maharashtra building crash kills 13, 4-yr-old miraculous survivor

The death toll in the Tarique Garden building crash in Mahad town here rose to 13 with 8 more bodies recovered from the rubble while a 4-year-old boy was among the 83 survivors, police and NDRF said on Tuesday.The NDRF said that 9 more bodies have been retrieved...

21-Aug-2020 Hyderabad

All nine trapped in fire at Telangana power station killed

All nine persons trapped after a huge fire at an underground hydroelectric power station in Telangana were killed, officials said on Friday.All the efforts by rescue workers to save the trapped employees at Telangana State Generation Corporation (TS Genco)...

08-Aug-2020 Thiruvananthapuram

Idukki landslide: 18 dead, search resumes for 50 missing

A massive search operation using man and machine, is underway on Saturday to find 50 odd people reported missing after a landslide in Kerala's Idukki district.Since the Thursday midnight tragedy struck Rajamalai, 18 people have lost their lives while more...

07-Aug-2020 Kozhikode (Kerala)

14 killed as AI Express plane overshoots runway, plunges into valley

In one of the worst air disasters witnessed in Kerala, an Air India Express flight, returning from Dubai under the Vande Bharat mission, skidded off the runaway at the "table top" Kozhikode airport leaving at least 14, of the 190 people on board, dead including...

07-Aug-2020 Thiruvananthapuram

15 dead, over 60 missing in Kerala landslide

Heavy rain followed by a landslide at Rajamalai in Idukki district on Thursday night has left atleast 15 persons dead, including a child, and more than 60 others are reported missing, a police official said on Friday.The latest reports indicate that there...

02-Aug-2020 Visakhapatnam

3 killed on way to Vizag to attend funeral of crane crash victim

Tragedy struck a family for second time in 24 hours, as three persons were killed in an accident in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district on Sunday while they were on their way to Visakhapatnam to attend the last rites of a relative who was killed in crane crash...

01-Aug-2020 Nagpur

Boiler blast kills 5 in Nagpur sugar factory linked to Gadkari

At least five persons were killed in a massive explosion in a boiler that ripped through the Manas Agro Industries & Sugar Ltd. plant at Bela here on Saturday afternoon, the police said.According to an official of Nagpur Rural Police, at around 2.14...

01-Aug-2020 Visakhapatnam

10 killed as crane collapses at Hindustan Shipyard in Vizag

At least 10 persons were reported killed and several others injured when a jetty crane collapsed on Saturday at the Hindustan Shipyard Limited premises.According to eyewitness accounts, the mishap occurred between 11.30 am and 12 noon when officials were...

27-Jul-2020 Dhaka

Half of Bangladesh affected by devastating floods, 119 dead

Almost half of Bangladesh remained in the grip of floods on Monday, which have also claimed the lives of 119 people.According to the daily flood situation report of the country's disaster response coordination center, the victims were reported in 21 (out of...

23-Jul-2020 Guwahati

28 lakh hit, four more die as Assam flood situation worsens

The flood situation in Assam further deteriorated on Thursday with four more persons losing their lives, taking the toll to 93, even as the number of people affected rose to 28.32 lakh across 26 districts, officials said.Officials of the Forest Department...

20-Jul-2020 Guwahati

Assam flood situation little better, 85 deaths so far

The flood situation in Assam further improved on Monday, even though one more person's death was reported in Kamrup (Metro) district, taking the death toll due to the deluge in  the state to 85, while around 24.30 lakh people in 24 of the 33 districts...

19-Jul-2020 Agra

6 killed in Agra-Lucknow E-way accident

Six people died on the spot and another 20 were injured in an accident early on Sunday on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway in Kannauj district. Most of the passengers were migrant workers from Bihar returning to their work places in Delhi.Police said a passenger...

18-Jul-2020 Guwahati

Assam flood situation gets slightly better, 79 deaths so far

Even as over a month-long flood situation in Assam marginally improved on Saturday, three more persons were killed in two districts, taking the death toll due to the deluge in the state to 79, while around 28 lakh people in 26 of the 33 districts remaiend...

17-Jul-2020 Mumbai

Mumbai building crash toll climbs to 10, 12 injured

In Mumbai's worst building disaster this monsoon season, the death toll in the Thursday's collapse of a part of Bhanushali Building near the GPO shot up to 10 while 12 others were injured, the BMC Disaster Control said on Friday.Besides, two others were...

17-Jul-2020 Shahjahanpur

5 of family killed in wall collapse in UP's Shahjahanpur

Five persons of a family were killed and a child was injured when a wall collapsed in Wajid Khel locality of Chowk Kotwali area in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Friday.Shahjahanpur District Collector Indra Vikram Singh said the family of five...

17-Jul-2020 Ganderbal

House, 16 shops damaged in Kashmir landslide

A house and 16 shops were damaged on Friday in a landslide on Srinagar-Leh national highway in J&K's Ganderbal district.Police said a landslide hit the Srinagar-Leh highway at Bonbagh village 36 kilometres from Srinagar."One residential house and 16...

16-Jul-2020 Mumbai

2 killed, 15 rescued as 2 buildings collapse in Mumbai

Two persons were killed and 15 others rescued from debris of two buildings that crashed in the city and its suburbs on Thursday afternoon, the BMC Disaster Cell said. A few others could also be trapped, it added.In the first case, two persons were killed...

16-Jul-2020 Jakarta

21 dead, 31 missing in Indonesia flash floods

At least 21 people have been killed and 31 others reported missing due to the flash floods and landslides in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province, an official said.The search and rescue efforts were intensified in the flash flood-stricken district of Luwu...

16-Jul-2020 Chennai

6 die in Tamil Nadu car accident

Six persons including a three-year-old girl died when the car in which there were travelling veered off the road and fell into a ditch on Thursday morning in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu, police said.Two injured children have been admitted to hospital.The...

14-Jul-2020 Guwahati

Assam's Kaziranga park flooded, 51 animals killed, 102 rescued

Flood in different parts of Assam inundated large swathes of land in Kaziranga National Park, a World Heritage site, killing at least 51 wild animals though 102 animals have been rescued, officials said on Tuesday.They said many tigers and rhinos had strayed...

14-Jul-2020 Guwahati

Assam flood situation grim, 59 lives lost, 33 lakh affected

At least nine more people were killed in five districts of flood-ravaged Assam on Tuesday, increasing the state's death toll due to the deluge to 59 even as 28 of its 33 districts waged a grim battle amid sufferings of around 33 lakh people, officials said.Assam...

09-Jul-2020 Doda

Two minors among five killed in Doda mishap, bodies retrieved

At least five persons including two minors were killed in a road accident that took place in Raggi Nallah area of Doda district on Friday.Police officials told news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a vehicle bearing registration number (JK19-6674)...

26-Jun-2020 Doda

Two minors among five killed in Doda mishap

At least five persons including two minors were killed in a road accident that took place in Raggi Nallah area of Doda district on Friday.Police officials told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a vehicle bearing registration number (JK19-6674)...

18-May-2020 Ganderbal

Fire breaks out in Police Training Centre Quarters in Manigam

Fire broke out in a quarter at Police Training Centre Manigam here in Central Kashmir's Ganderbal district.Sources told KNT that smoke started coming out from a quarter and without no time flames engulfed the quarter. The fire which has not been controlled...

16-May-2020 Sopore

Residential house gutted in fire mishap in Sopore

A two-storey residential house was gutted in a fire mishap in north Kashmir’s Sopore this evening.Reports reaching Kashmir Despatch said a residential house of Ishtiyaq Ahmad  Nadroo was gutted in an accidental fire at Naseem Bagh B in Sopore town...

05-May-2020 Srinagar

Two persons slip from upper reaches of Khag forests, die

Two persons died on Tuesday after they slipped from a mountain in Nagbal Khag area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district.Station House Officer (SHO) Khag Gowhar Gul told GNS that the duo namely Mushtaq Ahmad Wani (45) son of Ghulam Hassan Wani and Abdul Rashid...

27-Apr-2020 Srinagar

4 children among 6 injured in blast near Lower Munda gunfight site

Four children were among six persons injured in a blast near encounter site at Lower Munda on Monday afternoon and one of them was referred to SMHS Srinagar hospital while three others require “surgical intervention.”Official sources told GNS that the blast...

20-Apr-2020 S.A.S.Nagar/Mullanpur

Fire incident at mullanpur panchayat : DC Girish Dayalan

"A fire incident at village mullanpur took place yesterday afternoon but the prompt and speedy action taken by the District Administration resulted in the fire being brought under control within a few hours."Disclosing this here today, the Deputy Commissioner...

08-Apr-2020 Srinagar

Youth dies, 3 of a family injured in solar battery blast in Khrew

A 25-year-old youth died and three others were injured seriously in a solar battery blast at Khrew area of Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday evening.Reports reaching GNS said that the blast took place inside a residential house of...

24-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Two CRPF Men Killed In Fratricidal Firing Incident in Srinagar

Two paramilitary CRPF men were killed in a fratricidal firing incident in Dalgate area of Srinagar City on Tuesday.The incident took place inside water wing of CRPF at Dalgate, a police officer told GNS.He said that the two paramilitary troopers of 144 battalion...

19-Mar-2020 Udhampur

Three dead, one injured in Udhampur road mishap

Three persons died and another was critically injured when a minibus they were travelling in met with an accident in Ramnagar area of Udhampur district on Thursday.Reports said that three passengers were killed and another was injured when a minibus bearing...

15-Mar-2020 Ramban

Two boys drown in Ramsu river

Two teenaged boys drowned in river Chenab in Ramsu area of Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.Station House Officer (SHO) Ramban Javid Iqbal told GNS over  phone that the boys namely Abid Ahmad Manhas (15) son of Mushtaq Ahmad Manhas and...

13-Mar-2020 Budgam

One dead, six injured in gas cylinder blast in Budgam

One person died while six others were injured after a gas cylinder exploded at a house in Wadwan village of Central Kashmir's Budgam district.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the sound of explosion was heard at a radius of one kilometre...

10-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Six shops gutted in Srinagar fire mishap

Six shops were gutted in a blaze that broke in Zadibal area in Srinagar city on Monday night.Reports reaching said at least six shops were gutted in an accidental fire at Alamgari Bazar in Zadibal area on Monday night.Fire tenders rushed to the spot and...

10-Mar-2020 Udhampur

Five of family killed as boulder falls on house in Udhampur

Five members of a family including three minor girls,a boy and a lady were killed after a residential house was hit by a boulder in Barmeen Khein Udhampur district during night, the police said.Official sources told wire service— Kashmir News Observer (KNO)...

07-Mar-2020 Srinagar

3 Persons died in Srinagar fire incident

A couple and their daughter were burnt alive after their  house was gutted in a fire incident in Khanyar area of old city in Srinagar district on Friday night.Station House Officer (SHO) Khanyar Parvaiz Ahmad told that the incident occurred at Sheeshgari...

22-Feb-2020 Kathua

9 dead, 5 injured in Kathua mishap

At least nine persons were killed while five others sustained injuries on Saturday evening after the passenger vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Kathua district of Jammu region.The accident took place in remote Mallar village in...

17-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Two houseboats, residential hut gutted in blaze at Dal Lake

At least two houseboats and a residential hutment were gutted in the world famous Dal Lake on Monday in a deadly blaze leaving more than three families homeless. The tentative loss figure figured out by the House Boat Owners Association (HBOA) is more than...

12-Feb-2020 Doda

Four family members among five killed in Kishtwar mishap

Five persons were killed on Wednesday when a vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge along the Jammu-Kishtwar highway on Wednesday, police said.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), police officials...

07-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Three injured, house damaged in gas cylinder blast at Safa Kadal

Three persons including husband-wife duo sustained injuries while a house got damaged in gas cylinder blast in Gassi Mohalla area of Safa Kadal in Srinagar on Friday  morning.According to wire service—Kashmir News Service (KNO), the gas cylinder exploded...

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