J&K floods: Biggest tragedy in 60 years

Jammu and Kashmir is battling with the worst floods that has hit the state in the last 60 years.

PM Modi condoles Nepal landslide tragedy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday offered condolences after a landslide killed at least eight people in Nepal.

80 more migrants drowned in latest Italy boat tragedy

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.

Guides hope Everest deaths will impel safety fixes

Guy Cotter was so concerned about the safety of Sherpa guides and porters through Mount Everest`s notorious Khumbu Icefall that he and another commercial guide operator hatched a plan.

Bangladesh commemorates its worst industrial tragedy

Thousands of people gathered Thursday at a factory site near here to remember the victims of Bangladesh`s worst industrial tragedy that killed at least 1,135 people, mostly garment workers, last year.

Rescued South Korean school vice principal in apparent suicide

A high school vice principal rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry that sank with hundreds of his students on board was found dead Friday, in what media reports said was an apparent suicide.

South Korea in grief-stricken limbo over ferry tragedy

Stunned by a ferry disaster involving hundreds of missing schoolchildren, South Korea has gone into shocked limbo with political campaigns suspended, TV shows and concerts cancelled and vigils held to register grief at the unfolding tragedy.

Post boat tragedy, Andamans proposes stringent norms

In the aftermath of the boat mishap that claimed 21 lives off Port Blair, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands administration has proposed a slew of safety guidelines to ensure safety of tourists.

Sindhurakshak tragedy: Six bodies to be sent to hometowns

The identified bodies of six crew members, who died in the August 14 INS Sindhurakshak submarine disaster, will be flown to their respective hometowns from here tomorrow for last rites, naval officials said.

Mid-day meal tragedy: Notice pasted at principal`s home

A notice declaring as proclaimed offender the absconding principal of Dharmasati Gandaman Primary School has been pasted at her home.

Stories of heroism amid US school shooting tragedy

As US authorities began piecing together the mass shooting at an elementary school, stories of heroism and quick thinking began emerging from the terrible tragedy.

Gaya hooch tragedy toll rises to 12

With the death of two more persons today, the toll in the hooch tragedy in Bihar`s Gaya district rose to 12, a police official said.

‘AMRI-like tragedy still a worry’

Eminent cardiac surgeon Dr Devi
Prasad Shetty says they are extremely cautious after the AMRI fire tragedy.

Mountain flight ends in tragedy

A mountain flight to view the Mt Everest at the conclusion of a business conference
ended in a tragedy for a group of eight city-based builders.

Probe ordered into Sivakasi fire tragedy

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday
said the licence of a fireworks factory in Sivakasi, where a
blaze had killed 10 persons last week, had been suspended and
a probe ordered into the matter.

Tragic tale of Raj Kiran

Like Raj Kiran, there are many in Bollywood who need help and emotional support.

Retd HC judge to probe Pulmedu stampede tragedy

Retired judge of
Kerala High Court, Justice MR Hariharan Nair, will probe the
Pulmedu stampede tragedy that claimed the lives of 102
Sabarimala pilgrims on January 14.

Accused in Jodhpur hooch tragedy arrested

One person has been arrested in
connection with the hooch tragedy in Jodhpur and Pali, which
has claimed 23 lives, police said on Tuesday.

4 more perish in Raj hooch tragedy, death toll climbs 18

Hooch tragedy in Rajasthan
claimed four more lives on Saturday, raising the toll to 18, while
around 50 people are undergoing treatment in Jodhpur and Pali
districts, officials said.

Forest Dept blames entry of vehicles the cause for stampede

Forest Department held that total neglect of its warnings against uncurbed entry of vehicles into the narrow hill route was a vital factor for the tragedy at Pullumedu that killed 102 Ayyappa pilgrims.