Nine workers killed as crane crashes on tunnel in Maharashtra

Pune (Maharashtra), Nov 20 : At least nine workers were killed when a crane crashed on a tunnel on the Neera-Bhima rivers linking project here on Monday evening. According to Pune Rural Police Control, the tragedy occurred around 6 p.m. when the workers were emerging from the tunnel at the end of the day’s shift. […]

US rescue team joins search for missing Argentine submarine

Buenos Aires, Nov 20 : A US Navy rescue crew has joined the international search effort for an Argentine submarine and its 44 crew members missing for several days beneath the stormy southern Atlantic Ocean. The submarine vanished last Wednesday 430 km off the Argentine coast. US Navy sailors with Undersea Rescue Command (URC) departed […]

3 killed in factory building collapse after fire in Ludhiana

Ludhiana, Nov 20 : Three persons were killed and a several others were feared trapped when a plastic factory’s building collapsed after a major fire on Monday, police said. Local authorities said up to 10 persons could be trapped under the debris of the four-storeyed building, but area people said the figure could be around […]

Major train accident averted as Sampark Kranti hits vehicle near Bhopal

Bhopal, Nov 20 : A major train accident was averted when the driver of the Madurai-New Delhi Sampark Kranti Express applied brakes in the nick of time on seeing an overturned vehicle on the railway track near Bhopal, officials said. No one was injured. “A pickup van, which was used for transporting construction material for […]

Two policemen killed while defusing bomb in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Nov 20 : Two policemen were killed and three others injured while defusing a bomb that went off inside a police station in Jharkhand’s Giridih district on Monday, police said. According to police officials, the accident took place when the members of Anti-Bomb Disposal Squad were defusing bombs that were kept at Saria Police […]