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Tag: Tragedy

4 Die Of Suffocation In Kancheepuram Temple Crowd

Chennai: Tragedy struck as the crowd waited to have glimpse of the Athi Varadar deity in Tamil Nadu’s Kancheepuram on Thursday as four persons, including two women, died due to suffocation owing to the huge mass of people, police said. According to Kancheepuram Police there were a huge number of devotees resulting in pushing and […]

9 dead after fire breaks out at a hotel in Delhi

New Delhi: At least nine people died after a major fire broke out at Hotel Arpit Palace in Karol Bagh area of New Delhi early this morning. At least 35 others were rescued from the six-storeyed building, while three jumped off the upper floors of the hotel in Karol Bagh to save their lives. The […]

Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy: Death toll climbs to 47, police arrest 175 persons

Lucknow: The death toll in the hooch tragedy in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand went up to 47 on Saturday evening even as raids continued across the state. As many as 175 persons have been arrested so far in connection with the tragedy while 297 cases were registered against the hooch trading mafia, officials said. Thousands […]

Brazil mining dam collapse: Death toll rises to 34

Brumadinho (Brazil): The death toll in the collapse of a tailings dam of iron-ore giant Vale has risen to 34, firefighters reported as they continued the search for survivors under heavy rains. A Vale dam at an iron mine in the Brumadinho municipality of the southeastern state of Minas Gerais collapsed on Friday and a […]

IMS & SUM medical student found hanging in hostel room

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a student’s dead body was found hanging inside his hostel room at city based Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) and SUM hospital here late on Sunday night. According to sources, the deceased has been identified as Satyaswarup Patra, a resident of Baripada in Mayurbhanj district who was pursuing his 1st […]

Ill-fated boat had problems: CDA chief

Berhampur: The ill-boat which had sunk with 29 passengers on board while on the way to Ghantasila had problems, said B Krishnamohan, chief executive officer (CEO) of Chilika Development Authority (CDA) on Sunday. Krishnamohan, who visited the spot today, said, “The ill-fated boat which had a maximum capacity to ferry 10-12 passengers, have carried more […]

SUM mishap: 21 asked to depose before probe panel today

Cuttack: At least 21 persons have been summoned to depose before the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Central, today in connection with the SUM hospital fire tragedy that claimed 29 lives. RDC AB Ota yesterday recorded statements of three eyewitnesses out of 20 summoned to appear before the probe panel. Others who failed to turn up […]

SUM tragedy: Death toll reaches 27

Bhubaneswar: Death toll due to the massive blaze at Sum hospital went up to 27 today with one more death at AMRI hospital. Pirath Singh of Jashipur in Mayurbhanj district succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at the private hospital. The 77-year old man was a cardiac patient. The son of the deceased alleged […]