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Cyclone Nada, which is weakening, is expected to make landfall early Friday near Cuddalore. The cyclone is heading towards Puducherry and Tamil Nadu and is currently located approximately 350 km from Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu. According to the Met office, Cyclone Nada may have downgraded to a deep depression, which is a mark below a cyclone. During the day and tomorrow, Chennai and other parts of coastal Tamil Nadu may experience heavy rain Related Links: Tamil Nadu Under Cyclone Threat Cyclone Prone ....Read More →
  As per reports from the MWhat are Cyclones: Types, Causes and Effectset department, cyclone NADA which is building up in the Bay of Bengal may hit Tamil Nadu coast on Friday. The cyclone may also make a landfall between Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Moderate rainfall may start in Chennai from tonight, while north coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry may receive heavy rainfall from Thursday. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea. Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said ....Read More →

Nagrota Attack: Household Items Used to Block House Doors

According to reports, two army wives showed bravery by blocking the doors of their houses when they found two terrorists entered an army unit. They were staying in the family quarters in the same unit with their babies, who were 18 months and two months old. This happened on Tuesday during the encounter that took place in Nagrota area of Jammu.

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Indore Patna Express Derails- Death Toll Increasing   The death toll in the Indore Patna Express mishap has risen to 133. According to sources, the rescue operations at the site are over. Railway Minister of India Suresh Prabhu will be speaking in the parliament on the tragedy. This tragedy is considered as one of the worst train accidents in six years. Fourteen coaches rolled off track, which ended up killing many passengers, while some of them were trapped under the derailed coaches.   Older ....Read More →
  Indore Patna Express Derails- Death Toll Increasing   100 dead in train accident in Kanpur   At least 100 people were killed when 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna express train derailed in Kanpur Dehat district. As per media reports, around 226 people were injured, 76 of them in a serious condition, in the accident which occurred near Pukhrayan area. As per railway officials, the number of casualties may rise. Meanwhile, a probe has been ordered by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. An ex-gratia of 3.5 ....Read More →
Cyclone Kyant Path Cyclone Kyant: Deep Depression over westcentral Bay of Bengal Forecast track and intensity of the system: Date/time(IST) Position (lat. °N/ long. °E) Maximum sustained surface wind speed (kmph) Category of cyclonic Disturbance 27-10-2016/0530 15.7/85.5 50-60 gusting to 70 Deep Depression 27-10-2016/1130 15.3/84.6 50-60 gusting to 70 Deep Depression 27-10-2016/1730 15.0/83.8 45-55 gusting to 65 Depression 27-10-2016/2330 14.7/83.0 35-45 gusting to 55 Depression 28-10-2016/0530 14.4/82.0 25-35 gusting to 45 Low Why is the Cyclone called Kyant? The new cyclone in Myanmar has already caused flooding in some areas. The latest report says that it is now heading towards the east coast of India and might reach areas ....Read More →

At least 19 people died and over 100 were injured in a fire which broke at the SUM Hospital on Monday evening in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, the fire started at 7.30 pm in the dialysis ward which is located on the second floor of the hospital. Later, the fire spread to the medicine ward and Intensive Care Unit. Initially 14 people were declared dead at AMRI Hospital, while five succumbed to injuries. According to the Health Secretary Arti ....

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  19 dead in stampede in Varanasi At least 19 people have died in a stampede at Rajghat Bridge in Varanasi. Around 60 people have been injured in the stampede. Rajghat bridge is located between Varanasi and Chandauli. The stampede occurred when followers of Jai Gurudev, a religious leader, were going down from the Rajghat bridge. The followers were heading to Domri village where they had to participate in a two-day camp. District Magistrate of Chandauli, Kumar Prashant, stated that of the ....Read More →
Bus Fell into Pond in Bihar's Madhubani At least 50 passengers were feared dead after a bus drowned in a pond in Madhubani district of Bihar. The bus was heading to Sitamarhi from Madhubani, when the driver lost control and the vehicle fell into the 25 feet deep pond. Bodies of four passengers including a woman have been fished. According to reports, the rescue operations started late.   Explore More:  Madhubani District Map Bihar Map Bihar District Map Road Accidents in India  
  Terrorists open fire in Assam’s Kokrajhar, 14 reported killed Around fourteen civilians have been reported killed in a day-time terror attack at a weekly market at Balajan Tinali, in north-eastern state Assam’s Kokrajhar on August 5, 2016, in what could be the first of its kind incident of firing on people at a public place. With a total of 29 casualties, fifteen civilians are reported wounded and injured in the incident. In a retaliation that lasted for over 15 minutes and left the ....Read More →