At least 42 drowned in Lake Victoria ferry sinking, death toll could top 200 – officials

By Nuzulack Dausen DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 20 : At least 42 people drowned when a ferry sank on Thursday in Tanzania’s Lake Victoria and government officials feared the final death toll could be more than 200, a senior local official said. Ukerewe District Commissioner Colonel Lucas Magembe told Reuters that the rescue mission to […]

Gujarat doubles farmer accident insurance cover

Gandhinagar, Sep 20 : The Gujarat Government on Thursday doubled the personal accident insurance cover of farmers to Rs 2 lakh in case of death and from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh for physical impairment. Announcing this, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel told reporters that “We have decided to double the insurance amount to […]

Netherlands train crash kills 4 children

Amsterdam, Sep 20 : Four children died when a train crashed into a cargo bike at a rail crossing in the Netherlands’ Oss city on Thursday, officials said. The children were reportedly on their way to school when the collision took place. Another child and a woman were severely injured, Efe news reported. “What a […]

Jet flight returns to Mumbai with 30 bleeding passengers

[Mumbai: Ankur Kala, one of the injured passengers of Jet Airways, leaves the Nanavati hospital after being treated, in Mumbai, Thursday, Sep 20, 2018. At least 30 passengers suffered ear and nose bleeds due to cabin pressure error in a Mumbai-Jaipur Jet Airways plane which was foced to make an emergency return to a Mumbai […]

30 air passengers suffer bleeding, Prabhu orders safety audit plan

Mumbai, Sep 20 : At least 30 passengers of a Jet Airways suffered ear and nose bleeding due to low cabin pressure early on Thursday during the aircraft’s ascent here, following which the government ordered a safety audit plan for airlines, officials said. Jet Airways later said it has derostered the cockpit crew concerned, who […]

Jet flight returns to Mumbai with 30 bleeding passengers

[** BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE** Mumbai: Passengers on board the Mumbai-Jaipur Jet Airways flight wear oxygen masks during an emergency after cabin pressure drop, in Mumbai, Thursday, Sept 20, 2018. The Mumbai-Jaipur flight, which took off around 6am, had to turn back mid-air as low cabin pressure caused several passengers to bleed and suffer headaches. ( […]