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More than 100 killed in Cuba airliner crash

Cuban state media reported that three women had been pulled alive from the mangled wreckage and were in critical condition in hospital. They were the only known survivors from the nearly 40-year-old Boeing 737, operated by Cubana de Aviacion. It crashed into a field close to a wooded area near ... Read More »

8 killed in blasts at cricket match in Afghanistan

Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar, says around 45 others have been wounded at the sports stadium late Friday night in the provincial capital of Jalalabad. The attack happened as players and hundreds of spectaculars gathered for a nighttime tournament during the holy month of Ramadan. Khogyani ... Read More »

19 people killed as truck overturns in Gujarat

The accident took place on Ahmedabad-Bhavnagar highway when the cement-laden truck was coming from Pipavav Port in Bhavnagar district, police said. “There were 25 labourers travelling in the truck. The vehicle turned turtle early morning and 19 people were crushed to death,” Ahmedabad Superintendent of Police R V Asari said. The ... Read More »

Passenger plane with 104 on board crashes in Cuba

It was not immediately known if there were any casualties on the plane, which was destined for Holguin and operated by national airline Cubana, state-run TV reported. “It crashed between the locality of Boyeros and the village of Santiago de La Vegas,” state-run TV said in its midday news broadcast, referring ... Read More »

10 killed in Texas school shooting, gunman arrested 

The incident took place at Santa Fe High School in the city of the same name, located about 50 kilometres southeast of Houston. An unidentified law enforcement officer was shot, but sources said he was “clipped” and was not seriously injured. At least 10 people, nine students and a teacher ... Read More »

Crucial floor test at 4pm in Karnataka assembly today

In the May 12th polls, BJP emerged as the single largest party with 104 members, while Congress secured 78, the JDS 37 and others three. Hardly 24 hours after a daybreak hearing that saw the Supreme Court allow BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa to be sworn in as Karnataka Chief Minister, ... Read More »

PM Modi to lay foundation of Zojila Tunnel

The Prime Minister also has a packed program in Jammu, which includes being the chief guest at the convocation of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences. The Prime Minister will lay foundation stones, and inaugurate several infrasture projects. Details in this report. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Srinagar, ... Read More »

Centre upgrades road network in J&K

Despite the rugged and mountainous terrain the work on four-laning of Jammu-Srinagar national highway is in full swing. Men and machines are working day and night to complete this project by 2021. From Jammu to Udhampur, this section is complete and giving a better ride to the commuters. Last year,with ... Read More »