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Three persons killed, injured in lightning strike in Odisha

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 13:08

Three persons, including a woman, were killed and four injured when lightning hit them at a village in Odisha`s Gajapati district, police said Thursday.

Beas tragedy: Court says no to college`s plea on compensation

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 00:31

Himachal Pradesh HC turned down a plea of Hyderabad-based engineering institute to modify or recall its order to pay an interim compensation of Rs.2.5 lakh to the families of the 24 students each.

AP gas tragedy: GAIL appoints EIL to check pipeline network

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 14:47

In the wake of Nagaram gas pipeline fire-explosion last month in which 21 persons were killed, the Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) has appointed Engineers India (EIL) to check the health of its pipeline network of 870 kms from KG Basin on East Coast.

Jayalalitha forms SIT to probe Chennai building tragedy; wall collapse in Tiruvallur kills 11

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 10:03

At least 11 were killed and several others feared trapped when a compound wall in Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu collapsed on Sunday morning.

80 more migrants drowned in latest Italy boat tragedy

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 22:30

Eighty more migrants are feared drowned after another shipwreck off Italy, just days after dozens of others suffocated in the hold of an overcrowded fishing boat.

US daily blames `sand mafia` for Beas tragedy

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:21

Less than a month after 24 students of an engineering college from Hyderabad were swept away in Himachal Pradesh`s Beas river, a US daily Wednesday blamed the "sand mafia" for the tragedy.

Property worth lakhs of rupees gutted in fire in UP

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 12:56

Property worth several lakh rupees was Wednesday gutted when a double storey godown cum residential building caught fire in Guljarnagar locality here, police said today.

Beas tragedy: Two more bodies recovered, 4 still untraceable

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 23:47

Two more bodies of students have been recovered three weeks after 25 persons, including 24 students and a co-tour leader of a Hyderabad-based engineering college had drowned in River Beas, taking the total number of bodies fished out so far to 21, a senior police official said on Tuesday.

Beas tragedy: Two more bodies recovered, six still untraceable

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 00:08

Rescuers on Thursday recovered the bodies of two more students of a Hyderabad-based engineering college who, along with their 22 other friends, were swept away in the Beas river on June 8.

Cabinet discusses Bihar rail tragedy, expresses concern

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 20:42

The Union Cabinet today discussed the rail tragedy in Bihar and expressed concern amid suggestions that sabotage could have been the cause.

Beas tragedy: Search to continue, HP govt tells High Court

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 00:28

Himachal Pradesh Government informed the state High Court that till the evening of June 22, seventeen bodies had been recovered out of the 25 persons who were washed away in Beas river.

Beas tragedy: Probe by power department on

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 21:25

The Himachal Pradesh government Tuesday submitted a status report on the June 8 Beas tragedy to the state high court saying the state power department was still continuing with the inquiry. Sudden release of water from a dam upstream resulted in the drowning of 24 students in the river.