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Areas Worst Affected by Waterlogging - Mahim, Dharavi, Dadar, Parel, Hind Mata, Andheri West, Jogeshwari, Andheri East, Vikhroli, Santacrus West, Santacruz East, Sion, Malad, Kandivali, Dahisar, Mulund Normalcy Returns to Mumbai, Isolated Heavy Rains Expected

10:45 AM, 19 June, 2015 -  Life in Mumbai limps back to normal with a substantial dip in the amount of rainfall in the city. Trains are running normally but there are delays in some of the air services. However, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) ....

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At Least 17 Killed in Tractor-Truck Collision in Etah In a collision between a truck and a tractor, about 17 people including five children have been killed in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh. As per the police officials of the region, the accident took place around 10.45 pm near the Harchandpur village. According to police officials, 15 had died on the spot while the other two took their last breathes at a hospital. WBST130615
Cruiser Van Falls into Godavari, 22 Died At least 22 people including seven children and nine women died in an accident as the cruiser van in which they were travelling fell into the Godavari River near Rajahmundry in Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. As per media reports, all the victims were relatives and were returning to their native village Atchutapura, in Visakhapatnam after offering prayers at Tirumala Temple. According to media reports there 23 people in total in the van and ....Read More →
Six Dead and 100 Injured in Ludhiana After Ammonia Gas Tanker Leaked An ammonia gas tanker leaked in a district in Ludhiana and resulted in the death of six people also and caused injury to about 100. As per media reports, the tanker got struck under a flyover on the Doraha Bypass Road which is about 25 kms away from Ludhiana. Reportedly, the people died after inhaling the gas and rest complained of breathing problems due to inhaling ammonia. The tanker ....Read More →
Cyclone Ashobaa Path Map  Cyclonic storm Ashobaa weakens 04:45 PM IST, June 11, 2015 -  Cyclonic storm Ashobaa is likely to make a landfall tonight as it continues to move towards the coastal areas between southeast of Ras Al Hadd and east-northeast of Masirah Island in Oman. It would move west-southwestwards and cross Oman coast as a depression near latitude 20.50N around 2:30 AM IST Friday of 12 june 2015. The system will move at a wind speed of 50-55 kmph at ....Read More →
Around 20 Army Personnel Killed in Militant Attack in Manipur At least 20 soldiers were killed and 11 other injured when militants ambushed army’s convoy in Chandel district in Manipur on Thursday. As per media reports, the ambush happened when the convoy reached between the villages of Charong and Paralong around 8.30 a.m. According to reports, around 50 militants attacked the convoy and used Rocket Proplled Grenade and other firearms. As per sources, the Home Minister has ordered to take a ....Read More →
4 Dead as Muri Express Derails in UP

At least four people have died and many injured after Muri Express got derailed near Sirathu in Kaushambi district of Uttar Pradesh. According to media reports, about 10 bogies of train number 18109 from Tata Nagar to Jammu Tawi derailed near Sirathu. Reportedly, rescue and relief operations are underway.

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav announced Rs 2 lakh as exgratia for the victims of this train derailment.
11 Killed in a Bus Accident on Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway 11 people have been killed and about 20 were injured in an accident that occurred between a mini bus and a luxury bus near Mumbai. The accident happened at the Acchad village of Palghar district on Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway. According to media reports, the driver of the mini bus fell asleep at the wheel, which caused the wreck. Reportedly, among the dead there was a five-year old girl whose body has now been ....Read More →
Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 injures three in Assam; tremors felt in Bengal, Bhutan and Nepal 29 June, 2015 - A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck Assam at around 6.40 am on Sunday morning. The epicentre of the earthquake was in Kokrajhar. According to district officials, three people sustained injuries when an old wall collapsed near the Kokrajhar railway station. A lion sculpture in an ancient temple in Chirang district was damaged after it fell off its stand during the earthquake. The tremors were ....Read More →
An earthquake of magnitude of 4.9 has struck off several parts of Uttarakhand early Thursday, but no loss of life was reported, an official said.