Heavy rain triggers landslides in parts of Sikkim, 1 killed, 3 missing

Heavy rain triggers landslides in parts of Sikkim, 1 killed, 3 missing

At least one person was killed and five others went missing after incessant rainfall caused massive landslides in Sikkim’s Mangan district, officials said on Thursday. The landslides blocked roads, inundated or damaged houses, and washed away electricity poles. A body was discovered in the Pakshep area of Mangan district, while three people went missing from … Read more

Telangana | One killed in landmine explosion in Mulugu forest

Telangana | One killed in landmine explosion in Mulugu forest

A person was killed in a landmine explosion in the Kongala hills forest under Wajedu mandal of Mulugu on Monday. The deceased was identified as 55-year-old Yellandula Yesu. Reports suggest that the outlawed CPI Maoists planted the landmine. Yesu, along with two other villagers – Ramesh and Phakir – from Jangannathapuram village ventured into the … Read more

Four pilgrims from Nellore killed in road accident near Tirupati

Four pilgrims from Nellore killed in road accident near Tirupati

Four people died on the spot and two sustained grievous injuries when the car in which they were travelling rammed into a culvert wall near Kongaravaripalle village in Chandragiri mandal, 15 km from Tirupati, on the Tirupati-Bengaluru National Highway in the early hours of May 27 (Sunday).  The deceased hailing from Narasapuram in Indukurupeta mandal of … Read more

Three killed in car-bus collision on Hyderabad-Srisailam highway

Three killed in car-bus collision on Hyderabad-Srisailam highway

Three persons were killed on the spot after the car they were in collided head on with a bus on the Hyderabad-Srisailam Highway on Friday morning.   Three friends: 35-year-old Shiva Krishna Varaprasad, 26-year-old Megavat Nikhil, an interior designer and 45-year-old Bura Mandeep, working in an automobile company, were killed in the accident at 6.30 … Read more

11 killed in lightning strikes in Bengal’s Malda

11 killed in lightning strikes in Bengal’s Malda

Relatives of a lightning strike victim mourn, in West Bengal’s Malda on May 16, 2024. | Photo Credit: ANI Eleven people were killed on Thursday afternoon after being struck by lightning in various places across Malda district in West Bengal, a government official said. Several persons were injured in the lightning strikes. Chief Minister Mamata … Read more

Elderly couple killed, two injured as car rams into tree, catches fire

Elderly couple killed, two injured as car rams into tree, catches fire

An elderly couple was killed and two others, including their grandson, were injured when the car they were travelling in rammed a roadside tree at Mustikuntla village in Bonakal mandal of Khammam district on Wednesday. The car caught fire after crashing into the tree due to the impact of the collision. The passengers were on … Read more

Boy killed in lighting strike as rains lash KK region (page 1)

Boy killed in lighting strike as rains lash KK region (page 1)

Roads were flooded after the rains in Kalaburagi on Saturday. | Photo Credit: ARUN KULKARNI Roads were flooded after the rains in Kalaburagi on Saturday. | Photo Credit: ARUN KULKARNI A 10-year-old boy was killed in a lighting strike at Narona village in Aland taluk of Kalaburagi district on Saturday, as the Kalyana Karnataka region … Read more

Seven killed as boat capsizes in Odisha’s Mahanadi River; President Murmu offers condolences

Seven killed as boat capsizes in Odisha’s Mahanadi River; President Murmu offers condolences

The toll in the boat capsize in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district rose to seven with the recovery of five more bodies on Saturday, an official said. Personnel of the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force and Fire Services, who launched a search operation immediately after the boat capsized on Friday, recovered five more bodies from the Mahanadi … Read more

Four Naxalites killed in encounter with Police in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli

Four Naxalites killed in encounter with Police in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli

Multiple teams of C-60, a specialised combat unit of the Gadchiroli police, and the Central Reserve Police Force’s Quick Action team were sent for a search in the area. “Four Naxalites, carrying a collective bounty of ₹36 lakh, were killed in an encounter with police in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district on March 19,” a senior official … Read more