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M 5.8 Earthquake Strikes Uttarakhand An earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hit Uttarakhand on Monday at 10.33 pm. Tremors of the quake were felt in parts of north India, including Delhi, Gurgaon and Punjab. Reports say that slight tremors were felt in Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh as well. However, there is no report of any damage yet. The epicentre of the earthquake was near Ukimath in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand with a depth of seven kilometres.
Sealdah-Ajmer Train Derails: 43 Injured As per reports, 15 coaches of the 12987 Sealdah-Ajmer Express derailed at Rura near Kanpur this morning and killed two persons, injuring at least 43. According to a police official, eight people are in critical condition. The train went off track while crossing a bridge over a dry canal, around 70 km from Kanpur. Two coaches toppled off and fell down. The reason of the accident is still not known. As per a railway spokesperson, a medical ....Read More →
Cyclone Vardah Path Map Explore Map - Chennai City Map, Tamil Nadu Map, Andhra Pradesh Map Also Read - What are Cyclones | SMS-Based Cyclone Warning System | Cyclone Prone Areas in India Cyclone Vardah Latest Updates- December 13, 2016 Heavy rain forecast in TN, Karnataka, Kerala over next 12 hrs 30 electric transformers damaged after cyclone Vardah hits Chennai. Chennai airport operation resumes. The Met office has forecast heavy rain in the next 12 hours, offices and educational institutions will remain shut in the affected districts including Chennai on ....Read More →
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.

However, the women and their babies and 12 soldiers ....

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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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