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16-Feb-2021 Sidhi (Madhya Pradesh)

30 dead as bus falls in canal in MP's Sidhi

At least 30 persons drowned when a bus loaded with passengers fell into a canal on Tuesday morning in Sidhi in Madhya Pradesh. At least seven persons had been rescued so far.The bus with over 50 passengers was on way from Siddhi to Satna when it went out...

16-Feb-2021 Dehradun

Uttarakhand flood: 2 more bodies found in tunnel, toll reaches 58

With the rescue operation expected to wind up in next few days, rescuers on Tuesday found two more bodies inside a tunnel of the disaster-hit Tapovan project in Chamoli district in Uttarakhand taking the total number of bodies recovered so far to 58.Uttarakhand...

15-Feb-2021 Doda

Six killed in road accident in J&K's Doda

Six people were killed in a road accident in J&K's Doda district on Monday, police said.A vehicle on way from Doda to Batote went out of the driver's control and dropped into a deep gorge at Rangi Nallah, they said."Relief and rescue teams were immediately...

14-Feb-2021 Hyderabad

14 killed in mini bus-truck collision in Andhra

At least 14 people, including five women and a child, were killed when a mini bus overturned and collided with a truck in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool early Sunday morning.The accident occurred around 4.30 a.m. on Hyderabad-Bengaluru national highway near Madapuram...

11-Feb-2021 Chamoli (Uttarakhand)

ITBP making 'Jhula Bridge' to link 13 villages cut off in U'khand

A 'Jhula Bridge' is in the making in Uttarakhand's recent flood ravaged zone that will soon connect hundreds of people residing in 13 villages.The villages lost their road connectivity from rest of the country after the February 7 flash flood that swept...

10-Feb-2021 Mumbai

4 injured in Mumbai cylinder godown blast

At least four people were injured when a major fire followed a blast in a gas cylinder godown of a major oil and gas company in the thickly populated Versova suburb of Andheri west, here on Wednesday, officials said.According to the BMC Disaster Control,...

07-Feb-2021 New Delhi

'Uttarakhand disaster may be due to water pocket burst'

A massive flood in Uttarakhand's Joshimath area on Sunday is a rare incident of a glacial burst, and may be "a climate change event", say leading climate scientists.Satellite and Google Earth images do not show a glacial lake near the region, but there...

07-Feb-2021 Chamoli (Uttarakhand)

Over 150 people killed, 150 missing in Uttarakhand deluge

Over 150 people have lost their lives and over 150 are missing following a massive flood near a power project at Reni village in Joshimath area of Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday, officials said.The incident occurred after the water level in Dhauliganga...

07-Feb-2021 Chamoli (Uttarakhand)

Massive flood as glacier breaks near Uttarakhand's Joshimath

There was a massive flood in Uttarakhand's Joshimath area due to the water level in Dhauliganga river suddenly crossing its regular flow on Sunday morning followed by an avalanche near a power project at the Reni village of Chamoli district.The incident took...

04-Feb-2021 uppam (Andhra Pradesh)

2 women, their 2 daughters drown in Andhra's Chittoor

Close on the heels of the shocking murder of two women by their parents in Madanapalle, another tragedy was recorded from Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district on Thursday in which four members of a family, two women and their two daughters, drowned to death...

30-Jan-2021 Moradabad

10 killed in truck-bus collision on Moradabad-Agra highway

Ten persons were killed and 13 grievously injured in a collision between a truck and a mini-bus on the Moradabad-Agra highway in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. The injured have been admitted to the government hospital and district hospital in Kundarki, the police...

29-Jan-2021 Hyderabad

6 killed in road accident in Telangana

Six persons were killed when their auto-rickshaw was hit by a speeding truck in Telangana's Mahabubabad district on Friday, the police said. The deceased include three women who were on their way to Warangal to shop for a marriage.The accident occurred near...

26-Jan-2021 Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh)

5 killed as ambulance rams into truck in UP

At least five persons were killed when an ambulance rammed into a stationary truck in the Gopiganj area in Bhadohi district on Tuesday morning.The ambulance was going from Asansol in West Bengal to Chittorgarh in Rajasthan, carrying a dead body.Sources...

24-Jan-2021 Santiago

Two earthquakes jolt Chile

Two earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted Chile's Magallanes and Antarctica region, with no reported casualties or damages, but authorities issued a tsunami warning after the first temblor.According to the National Seismological Centre...

22-Jan-2021 Shivamogga (Karnataka)

10 feared killed in Karnataka blast

A loud sound of explosion was heard in Shivamogga on late Thursday night, suspected to be caused by explosive materials kept on a stone crushing site, the police said, adding at least 10 people have been reportedly killed.This incident took place in Abbalagere...

21-Jan-2021 Pune

5 killed in Serum Institute plant fire, Covid vaccine safe

At least five persons suffocated to death as a major fire broke out in an under-construction building in a plant of global vaccine giant, the Serum Institute of India (SII), here on Thursday afternoon, shocking the country.Health Minister Rajesh Tope and...

17-Jan-2021 Jaipur

6 killed as bus comes in contact with live wire in Rajasthan

A total of six persons were killed and seven injured in Rajasthan's Jalore district when a bus caught fire after coming in contact with a high tension wire of 11,000 volts, police said on Sunday.The bus was on its way to Ajmer (and Beowar situated near...

15-Jan-2021 New Delhi

3 killed in Delhi scrap shop fire

Three people were killed in a fire that broke out at a scrap shop in Delhi's Kirti Nagar area, officials confirmed on Friday.The fire broke out at the shop at around 11 p.m. on Thursday night and soon it engulfed small shanties above it where a family of a...

13-Dec-2020 Hyderabad

5 youths killed in car-truck collision in Hyderabad

Five youngsters were killed when the car in which they were travelling collided with a truck in Hyderabad in the early hours of Sunday, police said.The accident occurred at Wipro Circle in Gachibowli when the car jumped a signal and was rammed by the truck.A...

09-Dec-2020 Chhatarpur (Madhya Pradesh)

6 killed as vehicle falls into well in MP's Chhatarpur

Six persons were killed when a multi-purpose vehicle they were travelling in fell into a well in Chattarpur district of Madhya Pradesh. Three others were evacuated by passersby.The victims were returning from a wedding when the accident took place, the police...

08-Dec-2020 Hardoi (UP)

3 killed, 5 injured in road accident in UP

Three persons were killed and five others sustained serious injuries when the car in which they were travelling, rammed into a stationary truck in Shahabad area in Hardoi district.The accident took place late on Monday night.All the passengers in the car were...

02-Dec-2020 Jaipur

2 killed as pipe pierces through bus window in Raj

Two persons lost their lives while travelling in a private bus in Pali in Rajasthan when a 100 feet long and two feet wide pipe pierced through one of the windowpanes of the bus, chopping the head of the woman sitting on the window side and injuring the...

02-Dec-2020 Hyderabad

6 of family killed in Hyderabad car accident

Six members of a family were killed and five injured when a car in which they were travelling collided head-on with a borewell lorry in Telangana's Rangareddy district on Wednesday, police said.The accident occurred near the Malkapur Gate in Chevella mandal...

02-Dec-2020 Kaushambhi (Uttar Pradesh)

8 killed as truck overturns on car in UP

Eight persons were killed in Kaushambhi district on Wednesday morning when a truck, laden with stones, overturned on a car that was parked near the road.All the eight passengers in the car were killed on the spot. At least two more are feared trapped.The police...

28-Nov-2020 Noida

4 killed in Yamuna E-way accident in Greater Noida

Four persons were killed and one injured in a road accident when a car rammed in to a state transport bus from behind along the Greater Noida Yamuna Expressway early Saturday, the police said.The collision of the car and truck at 6.45 a.m. was of such intensity...

24-Nov-2020 Bhubaneswar

Six killed in road mishap in Odisha

At least six persons, including two women and two minors, were killed after being run over by a speeding truck in Odisha's Nayagarh district on Tuesday.The incident occurred near the Sharankul area of the district, the police said. Five persons were killed...

21-Nov-2020 Gandhinagar

7 of family charred to death in Gujarat road accident

Seven members of a family were charred to death in a road accident near Surendranagar at around 3 a.m. on Saturday when a dumper truck hit their Echo vehicle. The accident caused a fire in the vehicle, in which all the seven persons trapped inside perished,...

20-Nov-2020 Lucknow

14 of a marriage party killed in UP road accident

Fourteen people, including six children, were killed when the SUV they were travelling in crashed into a stationary truck near Manikpur in Uttar Pradesh.All the deceased were members of a marriage party and there were no survivors, said police.The incident took...

18-Nov-2020 Gandhinagar

11 of family killed in road accident in Gujarat

Eleven members of an extended family, including six women and a child, were killed and over a dozen others injured in a road accident in the early hours of Wednesday at  Waghodia crossroads near Vadodara in Gujarat, police said.The accident occurred when...

15-Nov-2020 Chennai

Three die in gas cylinder blast in TN

Two women and an eight-year-old boy were killed and four others injured in a wall collapse after a cooking gas cylinder exploded in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvannamalai district on Sunday, police said.According to police, the cooking gas cylinder belonged to Mukhtabai...

15-Nov-2020 Bengaluru

Karnataka to seek more funds for flood relief, rehab

Karnataka would seek more funds from the Centre to speed up relief and rehabilitation works in dozen of districts across the state that were ravaged by heavy monsoon rains and flash floods due to release of excess water from dams on major rivers, an official said...

15-Nov-2020 New Delhi

1 killed in Delhi blaze; 205 fire calls made on Diwali

The Delhi Fire Service received as many as 205 fire calls as Diwali celebrations were going on, with one casualty reported in Outer Delhi in one such incident, a senior officer said on Sunday.During the peak hours from 6pm to 11.58 pm on Saturday, 129 fire...

09-Nov-2020 Satna (Madhya Pradesh)

7 dead, 4 injured in MP road mishap

Seven members of a family were killed on Monday morning and four others injured when an SUV they were travelling in collided with a truck in Satna district.The victims were returning after attending a condolence meeting in Panna district when their Balero...

04-Nov-2020 Ahmedabad

Major blast in Ahmedabad factory kills 9

Nine people were killed due to a huge blast and fire in an Ahmedabad cotton mill on Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters have rescued nine others from the site of the blast which razed an entire portion of the building.According to sources from LG Hospital,...

04-Nov-2020 Kushinagar

4 killed in firecracker godown blast in UP

Four persons were killed and seven injured on Wednesday morning following an explosion in an illegal firecracker godown at Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Additional Superintendent of Police Ayodhya Prasad Singh said, "A house situated in a ward...

02-Nov-2020 Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh)

4 Tamil Nadu red sanders' smugglers burnt to death in Andhra accident

Four Tamil Nadu residents alleged to be members of an interstate red sanders smugglers were burnt alive and two others critically injured after their vehicles rammed into a dumper truck in Kadapa district, police said."As of now four persons have died, while...

31-Oct-2020 Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh)

4 killed in UP as car falls into ditch

Four people were killed when the car they were travelling in fell into a ditch in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district, police said on Saturday.The accident happened on Friday night in Nehtaur area.Additional Superintendent of Police Sanjay Kumar said the car...

30-Oct-2020 Rajamundry (Andhra Pradesh)

Seven killed as vehicle rolls down hilltop in Andhra

Seven members of a marriage party died when a goods carrier auto- rickshaw carrying 16 passengers rolled down from a hilltop outside a temple at Thantikonda village of East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh, police officials said on Friday.Nearly 10 other...

30-Oct-2020 Meerut (Uttar Pradesh)

Cong leader among 2 killed in cylinder blast in UP

A local Congress leader Asim Khan and another person were killed and seven others injured in a fire triggered by an LPG cylinder blast at a firecracker-making unit in the Sardhana area of Meerut.The incident happened on Thursday.The impact of the blast...

23-Oct-2020 Kinnaur

Seven houses gutted in Himachal fire

Seven wooden houses were gutted in a fire in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district on Friday, police said. However, there were no casualties.The cause of the fire at Purbani village is yet to be ascertained.Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur expressed grief over...

17-Oct-2020 Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh)

7 killed, over 30 injured in road mishap in UP's Pilibhit

Seven persons were killed and more than 30 others injured when a bus collided with a van in Puranpur area of Pilibhit district in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday."The roadways bus was heading to Pilibhit from Lucknow while the van was proceeding from...

15-Oct-2020 Hyderabad

Heavy rains, flash floods claim 50 lives in Telangana

Heavy rains and flash floods in Telangana have claimed 50 lives, including 11 in Hyderabad, the government said on Thursday.Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao announced Rs 5 lakh compensation each to the families of the deceased.For those whose houses were...

14-Oct-2020 Hyderabad

13 killed as heavy rains batter Hyderabad, areas submerged

Several residential areas in Hyderabad and suburbs remained inundated on Wednesday as unprecedented rainfall has left at least 13 people dead.Hyderabad has been lashed by rains since Tuesday evening.The rains abated early Wednesday, but dozens of colonies both...

13-Oct-2020 Amaravati

Five die in rain related incidents in Andhra Pradesh

Five people died in Andhra Pradesh in rain related incidents, following heavy rainfall across the state due to a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal which crossed the Andhra coast near Kakinada on Tuesday morning.Two persons died in Munagada mandal's Ganapathi...

11-Oct-2020 Hyderabad

Two die in house collapse, heavy rains alert in Telangana

Two people were killed and five others were injured in a house collapse in the old city of Hyderabad on Sunday, police said.The incident occurred in Hussain Alam area. The dead, both women, and injured belonged to the same family.The house was said to be...

09-Oct-2020 New Delhi

2 die as truck rams into factory in Delhi

The driver and his helper were killed in Delhi early Friday in a fatal accident when their truck carrying iron rods rammed into a furniture factory."The driver Arif Ali and the helper  Mumtaz Ali succumbed to their injuries in the accident. Both were...

06-Oct-2020 Agartala

3 killed, 7 hurt in lightning strikes in Tripura

Three people were killed and seven others injured due to lightning strikes in Tripura, officials said on Tuesday.Officials of southern Tripura's Gomati district administration said that lightning struck the 10 persons while they are working at Hirapur village...

26-Sep-2020 Guwahati

Floods hit 1.79 lakh people in Assam, one dies

After over a month-and-a-half, fresh floods in five Assam districts have affected 1.79 lakh people besides killing one person, officials of Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said on Saturday.The ASDMA official said that in the third wave of...

24-Sep-2020 Dera Bassi/S.A.S. Nagar

Dera Bassi building collapse: 4 die, 4 survive

An under construction commercial building in ward number 14  Merra Malli Mohalla  near Ramlila Ground of Dera Bassi sub-division collapsed roof-on, around 09:30 am on Thursday morning during the construction of the first floor of the building...

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...

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