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Eight killed in stampede at Pakistan shrine


August 20th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Monday in a stampede at a dargah in Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said.The stampede at the Pir Jo ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) An massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for close to two hours for the second time in two days, impacting tens of ... Read more...

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One dead, two injured in Agra stampede


July 14th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 14 (IANS) One person died and two were injured during a stampede early Saturday morning at the Jeet Singh stadium here where an army recruitment rally was underway.Around ... Read more...

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Woman killed in Rajasthan stampede


June 30th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 30 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman was killed in a stampede while about a dozen others sustained bullet injuries in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Saturday after two groups of villagers ... Read more...

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Surjeet given rousing welcome in Punjab’s Phidde village


June 29th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Hundreds gathered in Phidde village of Punjab's Ferozepur district to give a rousing welcome to Surjeet Singh, who returned home after more than 30 years ... Read more...

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Families remember Uphaar fire victims


June 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) With tears in their eyes and fond memories of their loved ones, families of the 59 people who died in the Uphaar cinema fire here ... Read more...

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15 years after Uphaar fire: Victims’ kin await justice


June 12th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Even after 15 years of the Uphaar cinema fire, the families of the 59 people who died in the incident await justice.They say they ... Read more...

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One dead in stampede during ‘fish prasadam’ distribution (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) One person was killed and 30 others were injured in a stampede here Friday during the distribution of the famous 'fish prasadam' medicine that some believe ... Read more...

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Stampede during ‘fish prasadam’ distribution, 20 injured


June 8th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured in a stampede here Friday during the distribution of the famous 'fish prasadam' medicine that some believe provides miraculous relief ... Read more...

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Two pilgrims die, many missing as boat capsizes in Gujarat


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Valsad (Gujarat), June 2 (IANS) At least two pilgrims were drowned and many were missing after an overloaded boat capsized off a jetty in the Arabian Sea near here in ... Read more...

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Three killed in Maharashtra stampede


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur, May 23 (IANS) Three people were crushed to death and three others injured in a stampede Wednesday during a religious rath yatra (chariot procession) in Turkewadi village of Maharashtra's ... Read more...

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74 dead, 1,000 injured in Egypt football violence (Third Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 74 people were killed and up to 1,000 injured at a stadium in the Egyptian city of Port Said following clashes and a stampede ... Read more...

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Football violence: Egypt announces three-day mourning


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Egyptian authorities announced a national three-day mourning period following violence at a stadium in Port Said that saw at least 73 people killed and ... Read more...

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Lakhs witness ‘celestial light’ on Sabarimala horizon (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala (Kerala), Jan 15 (IANS) A year after over 100 people died in a stampede after witnessing the 'celestial light' on Makar Sankranti day, the ritual of 'Makarajyothi' passed off ... Read more...

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12 die in Madhya Pradesh stampede (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 14 (IANS) At least 12 people, including four women, were killed in a stampede during a religious gathering in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district early Saturday, an official said.Chehallum ... Read more...

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12 die in Madhya Pradesh stampede


January 14th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 14 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and four injured in a stampede during a religious gathering in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district in the early hours ... Read more...

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Johannesburg university stampede kills one


January 10th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One person has been confirmed dead with two others listed as critically injured following a stampede at the Johannesburg University. Prospective students queued outside the gate of ... Read more...

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Stampede at Atif Aslam concert, three girls killed


January 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Three girls were killed at a stampede during a concert of popular Pakistani singer Atif Aslam in Lahore Monday night.The concert, organised by a well-known private ... Read more...

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Anand Mahindra tweets ire at ‘dismal’ Auto Expo crowd control


January 6th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The thronging unruly crowds at the Auto Expo Friday had Mahindra Group vice chairman and managing director Anand Mahindra vent his ire at the "dismal" ... Read more...

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Thousands swamp Auto Expo, exhibitors fret at chaos (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Chaos seemed to reign at the Auto Expo Friday as thousands of visitors thronged auto exhibitors' stalls at the Pragati Maidan, completely overrunning the venue, ... Read more...

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Kerala gears up for Sabarimala ritual


January 5th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala (Kerala), Jan 5 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday said it was making elaborate arrangements for the 'Makar Jyothi' day of the Sabarimala temple pilgrimage, during which last year over ... Read more...

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Three injured as fire extinguisher explodes in eatery


December 31st, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 31 (IANS) Three people were injured, one of them critically, after a fire extinguisher exploded in a restaurant's kitchen in the bustling Park Street area of the city, ... Read more...

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When Mamata turned chief manager in face of tragedy


December 10th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) A chief minister sitting under a tree or on a cheap plastic chair outside a hospital morgue for hours helping grieving relatives cope with a ... Read more...

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Mamata takes charge


December 10th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) From supervising rescue work to consoling the grieving, from taking administrative action against the guilty to assisting the officials in completing procedural formalities, West Bengal ... Read more...

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Country’s major fire disasters


December 9th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of previous fire disasters in the last 15 years:Nov 20, 2011: At least 15 people were killed and over 34 injured in a fire at a congregation of eunuchs at ... Read more...

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Sabarimala earnings surge


December 4th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala, Dec 4 (IANS) Unfazed by last season's tragedy where 102 pilgrims died in a stampede, this year's Sabarimala season is heading for a record collection.According to the Travancore Devasom ... Read more...

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Two Indonesians die in stampede at SE Asian Games soccer


November 22nd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 22 (IANS) Two Indonesian fans died in a stampede at the Southeast Asian Games football final in Jakarta.The two men, wearing Indonesian red-and-white football team T-shirts were taken ... Read more...

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15 injured in Karachi cinema blast (Lead)


November 21st, 2011 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) At least 15 people were injured when a blast ripped through a cinema in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Sunday night, media reports said.The blast took ... Read more...

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Sabarimala: Pilgrims discover Q-coupon booking virtues


November 19th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala, Nov 19 (IANS) Every year, Krishna Kumar used to spend a minimum of five hours in the queue to enter the sanctum sanctorum of the Sabarimala temple here. But ... Read more...

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Crime victim’s kin sore over Manu Sharma’s parole


November 16th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The families of those killed in crimes and accidents were Wednesday left disappointed with the Delhi High Court granting five-day parole to Manu Sharma, who ... Read more...

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BJP team to visit Sabarimala to see facilities


November 13th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Saturday constituted a committee to visit Kerala's Sabarimala to look at the steps taken to improve ... Read more...

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Congress targets Uttarakhand over Haridwar stampede


November 9th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said the Haridwar stampede, in which at least 20 people were killed, occurred due to insufficient arrangements by the Uttarakhand administration. "The arrangements ... Read more...

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Travelator to make Shirdi Sai Baba temple visit hassle-free


November 9th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), Nov 9 (IANS) For the first time in India, the famous Sai Baba temple in Shirdi is planning to install travelators, or moving walkways like the ones at ... Read more...

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Stampede in Haridwar kills 20, injures 40


November 9th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Nov 8 (IANS) Scenes of piety and devotion quickly turned to devastation Tuesday as at least 20 people were killed in a stampede that occurred when massive ... Read more...

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Stampede kills 16 pilgrims, injures more than 50 in northern India


November 8th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by BNO News
HARIDWAR, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least sixteen Hindu pilgrims were killed on late Tuesday morning in a stampede during a religious ceremony in northern India, officials said. More than 50 others ... Read more...

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