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School Bus Collides With Train, 12 Children Dead: Telangana Early in the morning on Thursday, a school bus of the Kakatiya School collided with a train in the district of Medak, Telangana. The collision took place at an unmanned railway crossing in a village named Masaipet. As per media reports, 12 children and the driver of the bus have died in the collision. Seven children have been severely injured; the officials have implied that the death toll may rise. WBMA240714
  A massive fire broke out in a high-rise commercial building in Andheri, Mumbai. No casualties were reported and everyone was timely evacuated from the 22-storey building. As per media reports, a chopper was sent to rescue the firefighters who were stuck on the roof of the building. According to media reports, the fire broke out on the top floors, which caused panic among the people working in the offices in the building. The high-rise is reported to have offices of ....Read More →
India Rainfall Map In a country like India, where over half of the population is dependent on agriculture for their livelihood, rainfall holds special significance. The Indian Monsoon, also termed as the South West Summer Monsoon, falls between the months of June and September. The rainfall pattern observed in India is a result of an annual wind-driven weather practice causing more than three-fourth of annual rainfall. The southern part of India receives a greater amount of precipitation as compared to the ....Read More →
Following a gas leak in a pipeline belonging to Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), an explosion caused immense fire today at 5:30 in the morning near an oil refinery complex at Nagaram in East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh. As per media reports, the accident has claimed 15 lives, while 10 have been critically wounded. The fire has been extinguished and the rescue operations are underway. WBMA270614
Rajdhani Express derails, 4 killed: Bihar In a train accident near Chapra in Bihar, four people have died, while nine have been severely injured. As per media reports, the New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express went off track around 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday in the Saran district, located at about 75 km away from Patna, consequently five coaches got overturned. Total twelve coaches and the power car had derailed in the incident. Rescue operations are underway to save the passengers trapped in the ....Read More →
Gas Leak at Bhilai Steel Plant; 6 Dead, Over 30 Injured In a gas leak accident in Chhattisgarh at the Bhilai Steel Plant, six people have been killed, while more than 30 have suffered injuries. It is being reported that the gas leakage took place on Thursday around 06:30 in the evening because of a break down in a water pump at the plant. However, probe has been ordered to identify the root cause of the leakage. Those dead include two deputy ....Read More →
  40 killed, 100 injured in UP train collision Around 40 people are feared dead and at least 100 have been injured, in a train mishap in Uttar Pradesh, early morning on 26 May 2014. According to media reports, the Gorakhdham Express collided with a goods train, which was stationary, near Khalilabad in UP. The mishap took place near Churaid Railway Station at the Sant Kabirnagar district, which is around 230 km from Lucknow, when the express train arrived on the same track ....Read More →
  6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Bay of Bengal Eastern and northern parts of India were hit by an earthquake of magnitude 6.0 (Richter scale) on Wednesday, 21st May, 2014. Bay of Bengal is reported to be the epicentre, approx. 275 km South-East of Paradip Garh. While the nearby states, namely, Odisha, West Bengal and Jharkhand felt moderate tremors of the quake, parts of North India was mildly jolted. So far, no loss of life or property has been reported. Quick Facts: Date of Occurrence 21st ....Read More →
Map showing the route of Narendra Modi's Delhi Visit on 17 May 2014   Narendra Modi's Delhi visit on May 17 2014 After recording a historic victory in the general election 2014, the Prime Minister designate of India, Narendra Modi has scheduled a visit to the Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters at 11, Ashoka Road in the national capital today, as per media reports. To ensure tight security during his procession at the venue, the Delhi Traffic Police has issued traffic advisory to be implemented ....Read More →