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17 injured in Kolkata amusement park accident


August 21st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) At least 17 people, mostly school children, were injured when the connecting rope of a "swirl ride" snapped in a amusement park at Salt Lake township ... Read more...

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8 killed as bus falls into gorge in Jammu


August 21st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 21 (IANS) At least eight persons were killed and 35 others injured in a bus crash in the mountainous Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday afternoon.Police sources ... Read more...

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Heavy rains cause traffic snarls, power breakdowns in Agra


July 10th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Agra July 9 (IANS) Three spells of heavy showers Monday inundated low-lying areas in the Taj city, leading to traffic snarls and power breakdowns.Residents welcomed the rains but lamented poor ... Read more...

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Urban sanitation hopelessly inadequate: Parliament panel


April 30th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has expressed "distress" over an overwhelming number of sanitation and drainage projects remaining incomplete, noting that 4,861 cities in the country do ... Read more...

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9 killed in two road accidents in Jammu region


March 24th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 24 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 29 injured in two separate accidents on mountainous roads in the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir Saturday.Police officials ... Read more...

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South Africa taxi accident kills 11


March 13th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
UMZIMKULU, South Africa (BNO NEWS) -- Eleven people were killed on Monday morning when an illegal taxi collided with a truck in the eastern region of South Africa, emergency officials said. Roads ... Read more...

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Indonesia: 14 dead, 40 injured in West Java bus accident


February 11th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 14 people were killed on early Friday evening when a bus lost control and crashed into several vehicles in the Indonesian province of West Java, ... Read more...

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Delhi zoo looks at better upkeep - with its own revenue


February 10th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) There is good news for the Delhi zoo that attracts nearly 8,000 visitors every weekend and houses over 1,000 varieties of animals and birds, but ... Read more...

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Mamata laments lack of fire fighting infrastructure


December 12th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) In the wake of the city's AMRI Hospital fire tragedy, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday lamented the lack of fire fighting infrastructure and ... Read more...

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30 people killed in head-on collision in South Africa


December 11th, 2011 - 2:50 am ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- Thirty people were killed on early Saturday morning when an overloaded minibus taxi collided head-on with a truck in the South African province of Free State, medics said. ... Read more...

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Thirteen die after bus overturns in eastern Zimbabwe


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by BNO News
HARARE (BNO NEWS) -- Thirteen people were killed on Tuesday morning when a commuter minibus overturned on a road in eastern Zimbabwe, local media reported on Wednesday.The accident happened on Tuesday morning ... Read more...

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Bharat Ratna demanded for Bahadur Shah Zafar


June 29th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 29 (IANS) Yakub Habeebuddin Tucy, who claims to be the last descendent of the Mughal family, has demanded the country's highest civilian award - the Bharat Ratna - ... Read more...

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Arunachal Pradesh CM on board Pawan Hans chopper goes missing


April 30th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 30 (ANI): A Pawan Hans Helicopter flying from Tawang to Itanagar with Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu has gone missing since 10 a.m. today.The helicopter left from Tawang in ... Read more...

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Arunachal MP welcomes setting up of committee to probe Tawang crash


April 24th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Member of Parliament from Arunachal Pradesh Takam Sanjoy on Sunday welcomed setting up of an inquiry committee to investigate the circumstances that led to ... Read more...

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Arunachal MP puts Pawan Hans in dock, blames poor upkeep for crash


April 21st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Member of Parliament Takam Sanjoy today raised a question mark over the credibility of Pawan Hans Helicopters after a 24-seater MI 172 chopper operated ... Read more...

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Kushinagar monks complain about poor maintenance of old Buddha statue


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kushinagar , Mar 3 (ANI): Buddhist monks and pilgrims in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, have complained about the poor maintenance of the famous Mahaparinirvana Buddha idol.Several parts of the statue have cracks, ... Read more...

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Desert Inn Daytona Beach Regarded As Third Dirtiest


January 31st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) TripAdvisor.com enlisted the ten dirtiest hotels in America for the year 2011, and Juju Chang of "Good Morning America" publicized the names of all these hotels ... Read more...

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Concorde Crash Verdict Heavy On Continental Airlines


December 7th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development Continental Airlines and one of its mechanic have been declared guilty of having part in involuntary manslaughter in a Concorde crash that ... Read more...

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Eleven women electrocuted in Haryana’s Mewat District


August 29th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Mewat (Haryana), Aug 29 (ANI): At least eleven women were killed when a high-tension wire fell on their vehicle in Kherla village of Haryana's Mewat District.The incident took place on Saturday, when ... Read more...

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11 killed as late monsoon wreaks havoc in Nepal


July 12th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 12 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed as a late monsoon brought misery in Nepal, triggering landslides and fears about a possible breach in the Kosi barrage ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy verdict slated for June 7


May 14th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 13 (IANS) The verdict in the Bhopal Gas tragedy will be pronounced June 7 - 26 years after the disaster. The date was announced by Chief Judicial Magistrate Mohan P. ... Read more...

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Earth Hours should become part of our daily lives (Comment)


May 2nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By N.P. Eshwar I am convinced that the Right to Energy should be declared a Fundamental Right. Or, at best, energy should be added to the list of Directive Principles of State Policy. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Vice president’s wife fumes over poor upkeep of Taj


March 31st, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 31 (IANS) Salma Ansari, Vice President Hamid Ansari's wife, chided caretakers of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Wednesday for poor maintenance of the Taj Mahal.According to Shabana Khandelwal, general ... Read more...

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Deaths in juvenile home natural: Delhi government


January 13th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The deaths of 12 inmates of a state-run juvenile home in one month were natural, the Delhi government said Wednesday in its reply to a National Human ... Read more...

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Critical appraisal: Gogoi focuses on midday meals, roads, water


October 15th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS) For the second straight day, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday made a critical appraisal of his government's performance, specifically targeting the midday meal scheme in schools, road ... Read more...

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Over 200 feared dead in Sierra Leone boat accident (Lead)


September 10th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Freetown, Sep 10 (DPA) More than 200 people were missing and feared dead after a boat sank off Sierra Leone's coast during a heavy storm, the government said Thursday. Some 37 survivors have ... Read more...

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AI pilots de-rostered by DGCA


September 5th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IBNS
Mumbai, Sept 5 (IBNS) Pilots of the Boeing 747 Air India (AI) flight, whose left engine caught fire Friday at the Mumbai airport, have been de-rostered by the Directorate General of Civil ... Read more...

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Fuel leakage caused the fire on AI flight


September 4th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IBNS
Mumbai, Sept 4 (IBNS) Initial reports have confirmed that a leak in the fuel tank of the Boeing 747 Air India flight triggered the fire in its left engine Friday.“Oil was ... Read more...

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Delhi-bound Jet flight skids at Dhaka runway


August 17th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A Delhi-bound Jet Airways flight skidded on the runway while taking off from Dhaka's Zia International Airport at about 11 a.m. Monday, a senior airport official here ... Read more...

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26 missing in Jammu and Kashmir bus accident (Lead)


June 7th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 7 (IANS) At least 26 people were missing after a mini bus with 30 people on board swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a swollen river in Jammu ... Read more...

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Bus mishap in Doda, many could be killed: police


June 7th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 7 (IANS) A mini-bus with more than 25 people swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a river in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district Sunday. Four passengers, including a ... Read more...

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MPs say Agra may miss Commonwealth Games ‘tourism boom’


February 9th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 9 (IANS) A two-member parliamentary delegation expressed dissatisfaction at the near chaotic traffic, bad drainage system and poor maintenance of monuments in this Uttar Pradesh city and said it may ... Read more...

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Six killed as bus rolls down 500 ft in Jammu


September 29th, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 29 (IANS) At least six people were killed and over 20 injured when the bus they were travelling in skidded off a mountain road in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district ... Read more...

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Three workers injured in Bokaro steel plant blast


June 27th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 27 (IANS) Three workers were injured in a factory blast in Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) in Jharkhand Friday morning, official sources said. According to officials, the blast took place in ... Read more...

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Bus falls off Nepal road third day in a row


May 21st, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) Another bus skidded off the road and fell into a river in Nepal Wednesday, the third such accident in as many days. While the toll in the accidents ... Read more...

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