Monthly Archives: June 2017

3 killed in wall collapse in Kanpur

Three laborers were killed after a 14-ft high wall at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT-K) collapsed trapping four laborers beneath it. The incident occurred when the laborers were sleeping under a tree close to the wall which collapsed. It was a temporary wall of an under-construction basement of Earth Science department at the ….

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8 killed in explosion at a company in Vadodara

On Saturday, a powerful explosion claimed eight lives and injured four at an industrial and medical gas manufacturing company near Gavasad village in Vadodara, Gujarat. The blast was caused due to leakage in Hydrogen gas cylinders in the vicinity. The incident occurred at 11 am in Aims Industries Limited. It is reported that around 24 ….

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8 coaches of Mumbai Bhubaneshwar exp derailed in Cuttack on Jan 16

On January 16 2020, eight coaches of Mumbai Bhubaneswar Lokmania Tilak terminus express had derailed after hitting a guard van of a goods train between Salagaon and Nergundiin Cuttack, Odisha. This incident happened due to dense fog in the region around 7 in the morning. As soon as the train coaches derailed railway authorities along ….

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Two people died while 20 others injured after a Volvo bus fell into a gorge on Agra-Lucknow Expressway on Jan 13

At least two people died while 20 others injured in a tragic bus accident due to dense fog on Agra-Lucknow Expressway on early morning of January 13. The Volvo bus of UPSRTC reportedly fell into a 20 feet deep gorge 3 km away from the toll plaza on expressway near Fatehabad. Police and UPEIDA employees ….

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8 died in a Palghar chemical factory blast

A horrifying blast took place in Palghar district on Sunday, January 11 in the evening. 8 people died and seven others were injured in an explosion. A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team, fire tenders, ambulance, and the police team reached the spot. Injured shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. Fire brought under control on ….

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Aam Aadmi Party workers staged protest outside CM’s residence in Chandigarh on Jan 10.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) held a massive protest on January 10 in the city of Chandigarh against the repeated hikes in power tariff in the state of Punjab and the failure of the Congress government to abrogate the purchase agreements signed with private power producers. The protest took place outside the residence of the ….

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20 died and several injured as bus caught fire after collision with truck in Kannauj

A horrifying incident took place in Uttar Pradesh on Jan 10 evening which cost several lives. The tragedy occurred after a bus caught fire just after colliding with a truck that was carrying some inflammable material. The incident took place on the GT Road stretch of the Delhi-Kanpur highway in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh. ….

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One person died in a fire at a printing press in Delhi on Jan 9

A massive fire was erupted at a three-storey paper printing press in New Delhi during the wee hours on January 9. As many as 30 fire tenders were deployed at the spot to contain the blaze. One person was died and two firemen received injuries in this mishap. It took around six hours for fire ….

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IOC truck carrying LPG cylinders caught fire and gripped a school bus, none hurt

A massive fire was erupted in a truck carrying 300 LPG cylinders and led to series of blasts in Surat on January 9 morning. A school bus which was passing from the same road at the time of incident also came in the grip of the fire. At least 25 students were present in the ….

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7 children tested positive for H1N1 in Kozhikode

Seven school children in Kerala’s Kozhikode have been tested positive for H1N1 or Influenza A virus. Manipal Institute of Virology confirmed the cases after examining the blood samples from the victims. The Health Department is conducting a medical camp to look out for more victims in the area. Earlier, 170 people including teachers and students ….

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