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Bihar boat capsize toll rises to 21


September 11th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) With 10 more bodies, mostly of children and women, recovered Tuesday, the toll in a boat capsize in Bihar's Bhojpur district has risen to 21, police ... Read more...

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Bus with over 30 people falls into Himachal gorge (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) A state roadways bus carrying more than 30 passengers skidded off the road and fell into a 500-foot-deep gorge Monday evening in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district, ... Read more...

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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Third Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 50 injured Wednesday when an explosion tore through a fireworks factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, triggering ... Read more...

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Mumbai Metro accident: One killed, seven injured


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) One person was killed and seven others were injured when a slab of a staircase of an under-construction Metro railway station collapsed here Tuesday, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Jharkhand mine floods, one killed (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 28 (IANS) At least two mine officials, including a manager, were trapped in a coal mine in Jharkhand's Bokaro district Tuesday after water from a nearby mine gushed ... Read more...

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Punjab orders discarded furniture’s removal from secretariat


August 24th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) The corridors of power in the Punjab civil secretariat would soon be decluttered.The Punjab government Friday issued orders to remove discarded furniture lying in the ... Read more...

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Prince William saves drowning girl


August 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Prince William led his helicopter crew on a rescue mission and saved a 16-year-old girl from drowning.The girl got into difficulties after going to help ... Read more...

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51 killed, 46 injured as bus falls into Himachal gorge (Fourth Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled into a 300-feet deep gorge in Chamba ... Read more...

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51 killed, 46 injured as bus falls into Himachal gorge (Third Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled into a gorge in Chamba in Himachal ... Read more...

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Five killed, 10 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 10 (IANS) At least five women drowned and 10 people, mostly women, were missing after a boat ferrying over 30 people capsized in Kosi river in Bihar's Madhubani ... Read more...

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Four killed, 10 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar


August 10th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 10 (IANS) At least four women drowned and 10 people were missing after a boat ferrying over 30 people capsized in Kosi river in Bihar's Madhubani district early Friday, ... Read more...

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Meghalaya bus crash kills 31 (Second Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 8 (IANS) Thirty-one people were killed and 27 injured when a bus proceeding from Assam to Tripura rolled down a hill in Meghalaya early Wednesday, police said.Two women ... Read more...

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18 killed in Shillong accident


August 8th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 8 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and 10 injured when the bus they were travelling in rolled into a deep gorge in east Jaintia Hills district ... Read more...

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Eight die in Kerala rains, landslides


August 7th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), Aug 7 (IANS) At least eight people, including five of a family, were killed in Kerala as heavy rains lashed Kannur and Kozhikode districts, triggering landslides, officials said ... Read more...

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Nine workers killed as stadium part collapses in Tamil Nadu


August 6th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and three injured when a portion of an indoor stadium under construction at a private educational institution collapsed Monday evening ... Read more...

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40 missing in Uttarakhand, rescue efforts on


August 5th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 5 (IANS) As many as 40 people, including 19 labourers at a project, are missing after flash floods and cloud bursts ravaged Uttarakhand. The government Sunday asked the ... Read more...

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Flash floods hit parts of Jammu region


August 4th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) Flash floods marooned dozens of people following incessant rain in the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir as the administration Saturday launched a massive rescue ... Read more...

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Human life is precious, explain miners’s death: Court to Meghalaya


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 2 (IANS) The Shillong bench of the Gauhati High Court has registered a public interest litigation on the recent deaths of 15 coal miners in Meghalaya's South Garo ... Read more...

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35 killed as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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One killed in Mumbai monorail project site accident


July 20th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS)At least one person was killed and five others were injured when a slab of the under-construction monorail crashed in a slum area late Thursday, officials said.The ... Read more...

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40,000 affected as north Bengal rivers in spate


July 17th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) As many as 40,000 people were affected as large parts of Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling districts of north Bengal remain submerged with all the rivers overflowing in ... Read more...

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36 Indian pilgrims die in Nepal bus crash (Second Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu/New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) At least 36 Indians were among 40 people killed Sunday when an overcrowded bus carrying Hindu pilgrims from India to a temple in Nepal veered ... Read more...

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Eight pilgrims killed in Himachal (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Eight pilgrims, mostly from Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh, were killed and 35 others injured when a bus in which they were travelling skidded off the ... Read more...

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Three drown, one missing off Mumbai coast


July 14th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Four people, including two students drowned in two separate incidents at two different places in Mumbai Friday. While a search is on for another student ... Read more...

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Goods train derailed in Bihar, disrupts traffic (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 13th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) A goods train was derailed in Bihar's Kaimur district early Friday, disrupting services in the busy Gaya-Mughalsarai section of the East Central Railway. Many trains ... Read more...

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Goods train derails in Bihar; no casualties


July 13th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 13 (IANS) Twenty-six wagons of a goods train derailed in Bihar's Kaimur district early Friday, damaging tracks and disrupting train services, officials said. No casualties were reported.The train ... Read more...

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Now child falls into borewell in Maharashtra


July 9th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), July 9 (IANS) In a tragic repeat of the Gurgaon incident where three-year-old Mahi lost her life, a four-year-old boy Monday fell into a borewell in a village ... Read more...

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Reward for information on abandoned borewells, pits in Gurgaon


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 2 (IANS) The here authorities Friday announced cash rewards and commendation certificates for people informing about any abandoned open borewell or pit in the district, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Kidnapped SBI cashier in Meghalaya still untraced


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 2 (IANS) The whereabouts of the State Bank of India (SBI) cashier kidnapped by Liberation Achik Elite Force (LAEF) rebels 10 days ago remain unknown, even as ... Read more...

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Other incidents of toddlers being rescued


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Even as four-year-old Mahi battles for life at the pit of a 70-foot deep borewell in Manesar town near Gurgaon, where she fell Wednesday night, ... Read more...

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Pawar lauds rescue operations during Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) NCP chief and union minister Sharad Pawar Friday praised the city disaster management, rescue teams and fire brigade for their efficient handling of Thursday's Mantralaya fire ... Read more...

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Rescue operations still on for baby in borewell


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 22 (IANS) Four-year-old Mahi, who fell into a 70-foot deep borewell in Manesar town here, couldn't get any relief even after many hours of marathon efforts by the ... Read more...

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Two dead in Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Two dead bodies were recovered from the sixth floor of the Mantralaya or the Maharashtra secretariat as the fire fighters were late Thursday still engaged in ... Read more...

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Dozens trapped in burning Mantralaya, navy called (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A major fire raged in the Maharashtra Mantrayala or secretariat here Thursday, with a man who escaped claiming that some 50 people were trapped in the ... Read more...

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Third coast guard station in Andhra Pradesh opened


June 18th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard Monday opened a new station in Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, the third in the state, to help boost the coastal security ... Read more...

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