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Kerala: 11 dead in Idukki as major landslide causes destruction

Nearby hill crumbled to houses of the labourers in the plantation in Nemakkad area of Idukki. Three housing complexes have been swept away. Eleven dead bodies have been recovered till now. Nearly 78 persons are believed to be trapped. 12 people have been admitted in hospital. The complex was housing …

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Kerala: 5 dead in Idukki as major landslide causes destruction

Nearby hill crumbled to houses of the labourers in the plantation in Nemakkad area of Idukki. Three housing complexes have been swept away. Five dead bodies have been recovered till now. The complex was housing more than 80 labourers and hence, more people are feared to be trapped under the …

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Pakistani intruder shot dead

The intruder was shot dead after the security forces saw him trying to enter the Indian territory, said Ram Awtar, Inspector General, BSF, Jammu frontier. The complete area has been cordoned off and the search operation is underway. Last week, the BSF troopers killed an intruder from Pakistan along Punjab’s border with Pakistan in the frontier district of Gurdaspur.

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Greater Noida building collapse: 5 dead bodies recovered

A magisterial enquiry has been ordered into Greater Noida building collapse case. Rescue and relief operations are underway in full swing at the site where a six-storied under construction building collapsed and fell on another building last night. Four bodies have been recovered by the rescuers so far. Several people …

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13 dead in suicide blast in Pakistan

Nearly 50 others were injured in the blast that took place around midnight at an election gathering in Peshawar. This is the second terrorist attack on an election rally in Pakistan ahead of the July 25 general election. Earlier this month, seven people including a candidate of the Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal, …

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Manipur: 9 dead in massive landslides

Many houses in the hill areas were washed away by the landslides. The tragedy occured in the wee hour while sleeping when their dwelling houses swept downward and filled inside the debris due to the heavy rainfall.  Rescue and relief works are now being carry out by the local volunteers, …

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Three dead in Nicaragua clashes as US slaps sanctions on government

The deaths occurred in renewed violence in the country’s northwest, where security forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega fought with anti-government activists in a bid to quash the popular uprising against the embattled leader. More than 220 people have been killed in the ongoing unrest since mid-April. Earlier, around 20 …

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Indonesia: At least 29 dead in ferry sinking as search continues

Tuesday’s sinking came a few weeks after an overcrowded ferry sank on Indonesia’s Lake Toba, one of the world’s deepest volcanic lakes, claiming more than 200 lives. The regional disaster mitigation agency said 41 people remained missing in Tuesday’s accident. Another 69 passengers had been rescued. The ferry was carrying an …

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11 members of a family found dead in Delhi’s Burari

Ten bodies were found hanging and blindfolded, while a 75-year-old woman’s body was found on the floor. Two of the deceased are minors.  According to police, the family members were staying in the locality for the last 20 years. The police said that they were probing all angles and have …

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13 dead, 31 wounded in Kabul attack

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the latest attack in the Afghan capital, which comes a day before the government’s ceasefire with the Taliban is expected to start. The blast occurred at the main gate of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, police and health ministry spokesmen said. …

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13 dead, 31 wounded in Kabul attack3

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the latest attack in the Afghan capital, which comes a day before the government’s ceasefire with the Taliban is expected to start. The blast occurred at the main gate of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, police and health ministry spokesmen said. …

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12 dead, 31 wounded in Kabul attack

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the latest attack in the Afghan capital, which comes a day before the government’s ceasefire with the Taliban is expected to start. The blast occurred at the main gate of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, police and health ministry spokesmen said. …

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