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Earthquake Map  Earthquake in North India, Nepal — Day 3 27 April, 2015 ,  Highlights  3:38 PM - Lok Sabha MPs to Donate Salary for Relief Work As per recent reports from the government, about 2,500 Indians have been rescued so far from the quake-hit Nepal. Free visas are also given to the foreigners who are stranded in Nepal and wish to come to India. Also, the members of the Lok Sabha have decided to donate a month’s for the relief work in Nepal. ....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.
Dehradun-Varanasi Janta Express Derails Killing 22 and Injuring 150 Three coaches of Dehradun-Varanasi Janta Express derailed in Bachhrawan in Uttar Pradesh on Friday morning. As per the reports, the ill-fated incident killed 22 and injured 150 and also led to the disruption in rail traffic. The fateful incident occurred after the brakes of the locomotive failed. - The UP government has announced  ex gratia payment of  Rs 2 lakh to kin of people who have died and Rs 50,000 for those who were injured.  Helpline Numbers Released ....Read More →
Helpline Numbers Help desks have been set up at the accident site and Bengaluru City Railway Station. Bengaluru city help desk numbers: 080-22371166 080-22156553 080-22156554 9731666751 Helpline numbers in Kerala: Ernakulam Junction - 0484-2100317/0813699773 Ernakulam town - 0484-2398200 Trivandrum - 0471-2321205/2321237 Helpline number for queries: 0471-2321237 Hosur Train Accident: 10 Dead, Over 100 Injured 2:20 PM IST, Feb 13, 2015 - As per recent media reports, 10 people have died and more than 100 have been injured after the Bangalore-Erbakulam Intercity Express derailed near Hosur today morning.  Suresh Prabhu, Union Railway Minister has ....Read More →
Two killed and 14 others injured in a bomb explosion in a court in Arrah, Bihar. As per media reports, a woman carrying the bomb is suspected to be a human bomber by the police. According to the media reports, the woman along with a policeman died in the incident. Reportedly, there is a security alert in the entire country ahead of US President Barack Obama’s India visit on the eve of Republic Day. WBST230115
Location of Road Accident in North Kashmir’s Baramulla District * Map showing the location of Road Accident in North Kashmir’s Baramulla District. A taxi and a load carrier collided head-on on Monday, killing five persons and injuring four others in Baramulla district of North Kashmir, police said. The accident took place in Tarzoo area of Sopore on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway. The vehicle was coming from Kupwara and was heading to Srinagar. According to reports, the injured were shifted to a hospital. WBAKB120115
Location of Bus Accident in Andhra Pradesh * Map showing the Location of Bus Accident in Andhra Pradesh. Nearly 14 people have died and about 30 injured as a rural service bus of APSRTC fell into a valley in Anantpur district of Andhra Pradesh. As per media reports, the incident occurred on Penukonda - Madakasira road when the bus was proceeding from Madakasira to Penukonda. According to media reports, there were more than 50 passengers in the bus with majority of the ....Read More →
Location Map of Pakistani Boat Blows Itself A Pakistani fishing boat blew itself up off the Gujarat coast on 31 December. As per media reports, the boat was carrying explosions and the Indian Coast Guard in Arabian Sea intercepted it for about an hour. The moment the Coast Guard fired towards the boat signalling warning to stop, it suddenly blew itself up. According to media reports there were four people on the boat but due to bad weather and darkness, ....Read More →
* Map showing the location of 17 low-floor DTC AC buses gutted in fire at depot. 17 low-floor air-conditioned buses of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) were gutted by an accidental fire at the Ambedkar Nagar bus depot in Delhi. As per media reports, the fire broke out around 3 a.m. and the sparks from the fireworks during the New Year’s Eve are suspected to be the cause of the mishap. According to media reports it took about five hours by at ....Read More →