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Four killed, six injured in lightning strike in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 21:23

Four persons, including a minor, were killed and six others injured when they were struck by lightning in Chhattisgarh`s Janjgir-Champa district, police said on Sunday.

Lightning kills boy in East Singhbhum

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 18:23

A ten-year-old boy died today after being struck by lightning in Baharagora, about 90 kms from here, under Ghatsila sub-division even as intense heat wave continued to prevail in Jamshedpur.

Ten killed in lightning strike in Bihar

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 14:02

Lightning claimed ten lives and injured several others when a thunderstorm swept the north-eastern part of Bihar early on Saturday.

12 killed, 28 injured by lightning in West Bengal

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 23:53

Twelve persons were killed and 28 others were injured in four districts of West Bengal after lightning struck them during heavy pre-monsoon rains which lashed the state on Saturday, official sources said.

Solar winds increase lightning strikes on earth: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 14:28

A new study suggests that lightning on earth is triggered by energy particles from the Sun.

Lightning kills four in Bihar

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 14:47

Four people were killed and eight injured Tuesday in Bihar when lightning struck them, officials said.

Venezuelan region wins Guinness record for lightning

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 15:04

It turns out there is a Guinness record for the place with the most lightning, and an area of Venezuela with 20,000 flashes of it per hour has won.

Scientists create volcanic lightning in lab

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 19:21

Scientists have experimentally generated volcanic lightning in the lab, which could help them better understand volcanic eruptions.

South Korea to buy 40 Lockheed F-35s, further 20 jets still open

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 19:52

South Korea will buy 40 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 stealth fighter jets, the country`s military chiefs decided on Friday, with the first delivery expected in 2018.

Lightning kills five in Odisha

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 15:13

At least five people were killed and four injured in separate incidents of lightning strikes in Odisha, an official said Saturday.

Years of sprinting starting to take toll: Usain Bolt

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 18:29

The main aim next season for world and Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt is to stay injury free as years of dominating the 100 and 200 metres have begun to take their toll on the tall Jamaican`s body.

Bolt shows supremacy in Brussels season finale

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 09:40

World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt powered away late in the race to win the 100 metres in 9.8 seconds at the season-closing Diamond League meeting in Brussels on Friday.