Crime/Disaster/Accident

  • Blue whale challenge decoded
    1:28 PM

    Described as game, yet very far from its genre, blue whale challenge is the most hyped code for a drug. It has been reported that nearly 100 unverifiable teenager death claims have already been made and the number continues to be on a rise. Teenagers are encouraged to accept the

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  • Minor fire in Delhi church
    8:03 AM

    New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) A minor fire broke out in a Christmas tableau at a church Saturday, police said. The fire was noticed around 8 a.m. after the morning prayers inside the church premises. Police suspected that the fire was caused due to a spark in the lights used

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  • 142 killed in Libya clashes
    12:31 AM

    Tripoli, Nov 4 (IANS) Deadly clashes that started two weeks ago between secular militias of Zintan and Islamist militias in the Libyan city of Kikla have killed at least 142, a media report said Monday. The clashes have killed at least 142 and injured 518 others, Xinhua quoted Ahmad Zein,

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  • Delhi girl rewarded by police for bravery
    6:09 PM

    New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi Monday rewarded a 19-year-old national level taekwondo player for her bravery and courage which led to the arrest of a man who was harassing her. Bharati Kumari, also a national level wushu player, strongly resisted the harassment by the man,

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  • Woman with Rs.10 lakh fake notes held in Bengal
    5:23 PM

    Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) A woman was apprehended with fake Indian currency notes (FICN) totalling a face value in excess of Rs.10 lakh. The notes were recovered from her house near the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal’s Malda district, the BSF said Monday. Acting on intelligence inputs, Border Security Force

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  • 10 killed in boat capsize off Istanbul coast
    2:45 PM

    Ankara, Nov 3 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 20 went missing Monday after a boat carrying migrants capsized off Istanbul’s northern coast. Most of the migrants who died were children, a rescue official said. According to reports, the boat was carrying 30-40 people, Hurriyet news reported. Six

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  • BSF recovers 22 kg of heroin in Punjab
    11:41 AM

    Amritsar, Nov 3 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers recovered 22 kg of heroin valued at Rs.110 crore in the international market in Punjab’s Freozepur district along the India-Pakistan border, an officer said Monday. This is the second major seizure of heroin by the BSF in Punjab in the past

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  • 60 killed in Pakistan blast near Wagah border
    10:03 AM

    Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) At least 60 people were killed and over 110 injured when a teenaged suicide bomber blew himself near the Wagah border in Pakistan, media reported Monday. The incident took place Sunday evening in Lahore, The Nation reported. Inspector General of Police Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera said an

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  • Space plane crash: Sir Branson ‘shocked’ but to ‘persevere’
    4:21 PM

    New York, Nov 1 (IANS) Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, was “shocked and saddened” by the news of the Virgin Galactic passenger space plane crash but said that he would “persevere”. The space plane developed by Virgin Galactic crashed Friday after suffering an “in-flight anomaly” during a powered

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