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Fire in Mumbai's Grant Road area: Fire fighter, 5 others suffer from suffocation after blaze reported in Aditya Arcade
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Fire in Mumbai's Grant Road area: Fire fighter, 5 others suffer from suffocation after blaze reported in Aditya Arcade

The fire brigade got a call about the blaze in 'Aditya Arcade' building around 6 am following which its teams rushed to the spot

Three killed, six injured after overspeeding car plunges into gorge in Uttarakhand’s Ghansali; rescue operation underway
India

Three killed, six injured after overspeeding car plunges into gorge in Uttarakhand’s Ghansali; rescue operation underway

At least three were killed and six injured on Tuesday after a car they were travelling in rolled down the road and plunged into a gorge near Ghansali district of Uttarakhand

Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in Punjab firecracker factory explosion, calls incident ‘heart-wrenching’
India

Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in Punjab firecracker factory explosion, calls incident ‘heart-wrenching’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the demise of 23 people in a blast that occurred at a firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala city

Toll rises to 23 after blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala, with several injured; many still feared to be trapped under debris
India

Toll rises to 23 after blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala, with several injured; many still feared to be trapped under debris

Twenty-three people were killed and 27 injured in a blast at a firecracker factory located in a residential area in Punjab's Batala on Wednesday, officials said.

18 killed in blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala; rescue operation underway, many feared trapped under debris
India

18 killed in blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala; rescue operation underway, many feared trapped under debris

The blast took place around 4 pm at the factory located in a residential area, Inspector General (Border Range) SPS Parmar said. Batala senior medical officer Sanjiv Bhalla said a total 18 people have died in the blast.

Two dead, several feared trapped as coal mine in Chhatisgarh’s Koriya caves in; rescue operation underway
India

Two dead, several feared trapped as coal mine in Chhatisgarh’s Koriya caves in; rescue operation underway

Two workers were killed and a few others were feared trapped after a part of Jhilimili coal mines in Koriya district caved in on Tuesday.

Three dead, 23 missing as bus plunges into central Nepal’s Trishuli river; search and rescue operation underway
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Three dead, 23 missing as bus plunges into central Nepal’s Trishuli river; search and rescue operation underway

At least three people were killed and 23 others went missing after a bus they were travelling in plunged into Trishuli river in Dhading district of central Nepal in the early hours of Friday.

Floods in Bihar, Assam claim 209 live; IAF deploys two helicopters for relief work, 19 NDRF teams assist in rescue operation
India

Floods in Bihar, Assam claim 209 live; IAF deploys two helicopters for relief work, 19 NDRF teams assist in rescue operation

The death toll in Assam and Bihar floods climbed to 209 on Sunday, with over 1.06 crore people affected by the deluge in the two states, officials said.

Mumbai building collapse: Narendra Modi expresses anguish over loss of lives, says authorities are working on rescue operations
India

Mumbai building collapse: Narendra Modi expresses anguish over loss of lives, says authorities are working on rescue operations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed anguish over the death of 4 people after a building collapsed in Mumbai.

Tiware dam breach in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri: Toll rises to 20, three missing as NDRF's rescue operation enters seventh day
India

Tiware dam breach in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri: Toll rises to 20, three missing as NDRF's rescue operation enters seventh day

The rescue operation by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in the Tiware dam breach which has claimed 20 lives, entered the seventh day on Tuesday.

Cyclone Vayu in Gujarat updates: As storm skirts Saurashtra coast, Skymet Weather predicts Pakistan to also escape cyclone's fury
India

Cyclone Vayu in Gujarat updates: As storm skirts Saurashtra coast, Skymet Weather predicts Pakistan to also escape cyclone's fury

Cyclone Vayu in Gujarat LIVE updates: Skymet Weather has predicted that after Gujarat, Pakistan will, too, escape the fury of Cyclone Vayu which is presently over northeast and adjoining east-central Arabian Sea.

Cyclone Vayu to remain strong even after landfall, says NDRF; Indian Army and Navy on standby
India

Cyclone Vayu to remain strong even after landfall, says NDRF; Indian Army and Navy on standby

An alert has been sounded in 10 districts of Gujarat as Cyclone Vayu has turned "very severe" and its impact is expected to remain strong for 24 hours.

Cyclone Fani aftermath: How 50 teams of NDRF worked tirelessly to bring storm-battered Odisha back to normalcy
India

Cyclone Fani aftermath: How 50 teams of NDRF worked tirelessly to bring storm-battered Odisha back to normalcy

NDRF had deployed 50 teams, the second largest deployment after Kerala floods, often working over 16 hours a day to carry out rescue works in Cyclone Fani-hit areas in Odisha

Hundreds of tourists stuck in Himachal Pradesh's Bir Billing landslide rescued by district authority
India

Hundreds of tourists stuck in Himachal Pradesh's Bir Billing landslide rescued by district authority

Hundred of tourists stuck in a landslide in Bir Billing in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district have been rescued, a district official said Saturday.

Meghalaya mining accident: State may call off already disastrous rescue operation after consulting experts at site
India

Meghalaya mining accident: State may call off already disastrous rescue operation after consulting experts at site

With the detection of the first body inside the 320-feet-deep illegal rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, the families of the 15 workers trapped inside the quarry are prepared for the worst.

Amritsar mining engineer, who rescued 64 from West Bengal flooded quarry in 1989, to help trace Meghalaya miners
India

Amritsar mining engineer, who rescued 64 from West Bengal flooded quarry in 1989, to help trace Meghalaya miners

Over a dozen miners were reportedly trapped on 13 December after water from nearby Lytein river gushed into the illegal coal pit in Meghalaya. All efforts made by the district authorities to trace them have turned futile over the past seven days

Hospital fires human-made disaster? India fails to learn lessons from past mistakes, most critical facilities ignore safety norms
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Hospital fires human-made disaster? India fails to learn lessons from past mistakes, most critical facilities ignore safety norms

Despite thorough compliance laws in place, poor implementation ensures such incidents continue to recur at various government and private-run hospitals

21 dead, 15 injured in Jammu and Kashmir bus accident; Rs five lakh ex-gratia announced for kin of deceased
India

21 dead, 15 injured in Jammu and Kashmir bus accident; Rs five lakh ex-gratia announced for kin of deceased

An overcrowded minibus fell into a deep gorge on Saturday after the driver lost control over the vehicle on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district

'Kerala will always be grateful': State minister says fishermen rescued 65,000 people marooned during floods
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'Kerala will always be grateful': State minister says fishermen rescued 65,000 people marooned during floods

Kerala's fisheries minister said fishermen in 669 mechanised boats rescued 65,000 people marooned during the floods, braving the torrential rains.

Kerala floods: 373 people dead in state since 30 May following monsoon rains; 87 injured, 32 missing
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Kerala floods: 373 people dead in state since 30 May following monsoon rains; 87 injured, 32 missing

Altogether 87 people were injured and 32 others went missing in the deluge which hit all the 14 districts of the southern state. A total of 373 people have lost their lives and 32 others went missing in Kerala since 30 May following monsoon rainfall, the NDMA said in a statement.