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23-Jul-2021 Raigad (Maharashtra)

65 buried in Maha hillslides, landslides, many more trapped

In a series of massive disasters, at least 65 villagers are reported buried alive in hillslides and landslides that occurred in Raigad, Ratnagiri and Satara districts of the state following torrential rains, top officials said here on Friday.Chief Minister...

22-Jul-2021 Mumbai

4 killed as rains pound Maha, thousands marooned in coastal areas

At least four persons were reported killed as torrential rains pounded Maharashtra on Thursday for the second time in five days, hitting the coastal Konkan and western parts severely, officials said.Though Mumbai was largely spared, heavy rains lashed coastal...

19-Jul-2021 Mumbai

Five of family killed in Thane landslide, 3 others rescued

A five-member family was wiped out while three others rescued when a portion of a hillock caved and crushed several hutments in a suburb of Maharashtra's Thane on Monday, officials said.The incident in Kalwa suburb occurred this afternoon, as heavy rains...

18-Jul-2021 Mumbai

Rains wreak havoc in Mumbai, toll increases to 22

At least 22 persons were killed in 11 different incidents as rains wreaked havoc on Mumbai and Mumbai Metropolitan Region since midnight, the BMC Disaster Control said here on Sunday.As Mumbai slept the skies opened up with thunder, lightning and heavy...

16-Jul-2021 Lucknow

Five of a family killed in road accident

Five members of a family were killed when their van collided with a truck which then overturned and fell on the van, crushing the passengers.The incident took place on Friday in Itaunja in Lucknow on the Sitapur highway.A JCB machine was called for the rescue...

14-Jul-2021 Itanagar

Soldier killed, 7 injured in Army vehicle accident

One soldier was killed and seven suffered serious injuries after an Army heavy vehicle carrying these personnel met with an accident on Wednesday morning in upper Siang district in Arunachal Pradesh due to inclement weather conditions, Indo-Tibetan Border...

25-Jun-2021 Lucknow

6 die in UP as car falls into ditch

Six people, including two minors were killed after a car carrying them crashed in Balrampur district on Friday.The police said that the car, travelling at a high speed, turned turtle and fell into a ditch after colliding head on with a bike.The incident...

10-Jun-2021 Mumbai

First mega-monsoon tragedy as 11 killed in Mumbai house-crash

In the first major monsoon-related tragedy, at least 11 persons were killed and 7 more injured when a two-storied residential building collapsed and crashed on an adjoining tenement in Malad west late on Wednesday, officials said here on Thursday. The tragedy...

05-Jun-2021 Jammu

Jammu-Srinagar highway accident toll rises to 5

Five people were killed and one injured on Saturday in a road accident on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district.Police said a vehicle went out of the driver's control around 9.30 a.m. in Digdole area."The vehicle dropped into the Bisleri...

02-Jun-2021 Gonda (UP)

Eight killed in gas cylinder explosion in UP

As many as eight people were killed after a gas cylinder exploded in a house here, causing two other adjoining houses to collapse.The incident took place on Tuesday night in Wazirganj police circle.Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over...

30-May-2021 Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh)

29 missing in Uttarakhand tragedy declared dead

Nearly 29 labourers from Uttar Pradesh, who were working at Tapovan-Vishnugad hydropower project in Uttarakhand's Chamoli and went missing when a glacier burst triggered a massive flash flood on February 7, have finally been declared "dead".This will bring...

23-May-2021 Mumbai

Tauktae final toll in Maha 86, all bodies recovered from Arabian Sea

Exactly a week after the devastating Cyclone Tauktae struck Maharashtra, a total of 86 bodies have been recovered from the Arabian Sea, including 70 from the two vessels that sank near Bombay High Fields, an official said here on Sunday.Barge Papaa-305 and tugboat...

22-May-2021 Mumbai

Divers find sunken barge, Arabian Sea tragedy toll climbs to 66

The Indian Navy has recovered six more bodies from the Arabian Sea, while an expert diving team with specialised vessels located the sunken Barge Papaa-305 resting on the seabed, officials said here on Saturday.With this, the death toll in the Arabian Sea...

20-May-2021 Mumbai

Cyclone Tauktae: Arabian Sea barge tragedy toll rises to 37

The death toll in the barge tragedy near Bombay High Fields increased to 37 with 11 more bodies recovered and brought to shore, officials said here on Thursday.On Wednesday, at least 26 persons on board the drifting Barge Papaa-305 were found dead in the...

20-May-2021 Shamli (UP)

4 of a family killed in house collapse

Four members of a family were killed in a house collapse in Shamli, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.The roof of the house in Kalandar Shah locality collapsed following incessant rains in the past 36 hours.The victims comprised a woman, Afsana and her two daughters...

19-May-2021 Mumbai

22 die in Tauktae Cyclone fury in Arabian Sea

In a gruesome tragedy, at least 22 persons on board the drifting Barge Papaa-305 met a watery end in the stormy Arabian Sea in the aftermath of the Cyclone Tauktae, officials said here on Wednesday.Their bodies have been brought to Mumbai by Indian Navy...

16-May-2021 Panaji

Cyclone Tauktae: Two killed as ferocious winds, heavy rain hit Goa

Stormy winds and heavy rains caused by Cyclone Tauktae claimed two lives and uprooted more than 1,000 trees in Goa, disrupting normal life and road traffic and causing power outage in most parts of the coastal state on Sunday."Two people lost their lives because...

14-May-2021 Guwahati

Death of 18 elephants in Assam 'mysterious', say experts

Even as the authorities are saying that the 18 wild elephants were killed after being struck by a massive 'lightning' bolt in central Assam's Nagaon district, the wildlife experts are saying the tragic incident is very "mysterious" and demanded a thorough...

28-Apr-2021 Thane

4 killed in Thane hospital fire

At least four persons including a senior citizen, were killed when a massive fire engulfed the Prime Criticare Hospital at Kausa in Mumbra town, early on Wednesday morning, officials said.Another more than 20 patients in different wards were evacuated,...

24-Apr-2021 Chamoli (Uttarakhand)

Uttarakhand avalanche: 8 dead, 384 safely rescued

A total of eight people have died after an avalanche hit Uttarakhand's Chamoli Garhwal district near India-China border at 4 p.m. on Friday, the Indian Army said. The force said six people are critical and are undergoing medical treatment.The road access...

24-Apr-2021 Chamoli (Uttarakhand)

Uttarakhand avalanche: 2 dead, 291 labourers rescued

At least two people have died after an avalanche hit Uttarakhand's Chamoli Garhwal district near India-China border at around 4 p.m. on Friday, the Indian Army said.The road access is cut off at four to five locations due to multiple landslides and Border...

23-Apr-2021 Patna

9 killed, many missing as jeep falls in Ganga near Patna

Nine persons were killed after a jeep plunged into the Ganga river from the Pipa bridge in the Danapur police station area adjacent to state capital Patna on Friday.Many persons are reported to be missing. A police official said a group of people were returning...

22-Apr-2021 Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

Five of family killed, several hurt as train rams into truck

Five persons were killed and several injured when the Lucknow-Chandigarh express rammed into a truck, a DCM trailer and two motorbikes on the railway track on Thursday morning.The incident took place in Katra police circle early on Thursday morning and the...

21-Apr-2021 Nashik (Maharashtra)

Oxygen leak leaves 24 Covid patients dead in Maha's Nashik

In a horrific incident, at least 22 Covid-19 patients on ventilator support died at a Nashik public hospital after an abrupt drop in pressure due to leakage in oxygen supplies, and two others succumbed later, officials said.The tragedy occurred at the Dr...

17-Apr-2021 Raipur

4 killed in hospital fire in Chhattisgarh

Four patients were killed when a fire engulfed a private hospital in the Chhattisgarh capital Raipur on Saturday.While Ramesh Sahu succumbed to burn injuries, three others -- Ishwar Rao, Vandana Gajmala and Devika Sonkar -- died due to suffocation.The reason...

11-Apr-2021 Etawah(Uttar Pradesh)

12 killed as truck falls into gorge in UP

At least 12 people were killed and 43 others were injured after a DCM truck in which they were travelling fell into a 25-feet deep gorge at Chakkarnagar road near Udi crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district on Saturday.SSP Brijesh Kumar Singh said that...

05-Apr-2021 Ludhiana

Three killed, four still missing in Punjab's building collapse

Three labourers were killed and four were still trapped on Monday when an unauthorized under-construction portion of a two-storeyed auto manufacturing factory in Punjab's  Ludhiana town collapsed, police said.Thirty seven labourers were rescued in a joint...

23-Mar-2021 Nellore (Andhra Pradesh)

Milk van, mini truck collision kills 5 in Andhra Pradesh

A mini truck carrying labourers was hit by a speeding milk van in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district early Tuesday leading to the death of five people and injuring four others.One of the injured in the Duvvuru area accident is reported to be serious.The...

20-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Tent burnt in fire at farmers' protest site after gas cylinder leak

One of the tents installed at the farmers protest site at Singhu border on Delhi's outskirts caught fire around 10 a.m. on Saturday. It was doused quickly with the help of the fire brigade and no casualties were reported in the accident.Duggal Singh, a farmer...

11-Mar-2021 Agra

Agra road accident: Death toll reaches 9

Nine persons were killed and three seriously injured when a Scorpio vehicle rammed into a container on Thursday morning in the Etmadpur area here.Police said eight died on the spot, while the ninth succumbed to injuries in the S.N. Medical College emergency...

09-Mar-2021 Kolkata

7 killed in Kolkata multi-storeyed building fire

At least seven persons were killed in a major fire that broke out on the 13th floor of a multi-storeyed building in Kolkata's Strand Road area on Monday evening.Among the dead, four were fire brigade officials, an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Kolkata's...

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...

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