14 killed as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

Dehradun, July 19 : Fourteen persons were killed and 17 injured when a state-run bus fell into a deep gorge in Tehri in Uttarakhand on Thursday, police said. The disaster occurred on the Rishikesh-Gangotri highway when the driver of the bus belonging to Uttarakhand State Transport Corp lost control over it near Sulyadhar. The bus […]

G.Noida building crash toll rises to 9; may still trapped

Greater Noida, July 19 : The death toll in the twin-building collapse here in Uttar Pradesh climbed to nine on Thursday, with five more bodies pulled out from the rubble of the residential apartments early in the day. The rescue operations were still on in the Shahberi village where the crash took place late on […]

7 killed, 4 injured in jeep crash in Nepal

Kathmandu, July 19 : Seven people were killed and four others injured as a passenger jeep met an accident in Rukum district in the mid-western region of Nepal on Wednesday, police said here. Deputy Superintendent of Police in Rukum district, Prabinlal Shrestha, told Xinhua that seven people were killed when the jeep carrying 11 people […]

Bodies of two of 19 missing fishermen found in Bay of Bengal

Kolkata, July 19 : Bodies of two of the 19 missing fishermen were found in the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday by rescuers, an official said. Efforts were on to fish out the two corpses, the official said. The rescue operation was being carried out by Coast Guard personnel, police and members of a fishermen […]

Midnapore canopy collapse: Central teams visits PM’s rally venue

Kolkata, July 18 : Two days after a makeshift canopy collapsed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally site in West Bengal’s Midnapore town, a team of Union Home Ministry officials on Wednesday visited the rally ground to look for the possible lapses that caused the accident. The team held a meeting with the West Midnapore […]