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Flouting rules only to hit dead ends


Probe reveals that Chala blast occurred as the driver tried to overtake a speeding bus. But he claims he lost control when a truck from the opposite direction failed to dim its light. The incident bri

Kerala tanker blast toll rises to 7, driver to be arrested


The death toll in the gas tanker blast at Chala here on Monday night rose to seven, with three more victims succumbing to their injuries on Thursday.

They were the husband and wife couple Abdul Rass

Keralite dies in chopper collision


Nine IAF personnel, five of them officers, were killed when the two Mi-17 helicopters were involved in a mid-air collision near Jamnagar, Gujarat, on Thursday.

The pilots had just taken off from the

TN man among nine IAF personnel killed in collision

All nine air force personnel, including a junior warrant officer belonging to Thanjavur, were killed on Thursday when two MI-17 helicopters collided mid- air shortly after take-off from an airbase in

Hospitals ill-prepared to treat burn victims in Kerala

Even as several persons battle burn injuries in hospitals in the aftermath of the Kannur tragedy, it has come to light that hospitals in the state are ill-prepared to deal with burn victims.

There ar

Kerala: Many injured in LPG tanker explosion

At least 20 persons were injured when an LPG tanker exploded on the national highway in the Chala area here, police said.

The tanker lorry was on its way to Kannur from Kozhikode when the incident o

Two die due to burns in tanker lorry explosion


Two persons, including a woman, who suffered severe burns after an LPG tanker overturned and exploded at Chala near here last night, succumbed to their injuries at a hospital on on Tuesday, police sai

One dead, another missing in Bokaro coal mine accident

A miner was on Tuesday killed while an official went missing after water gushed into a coal mine of the Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) in Bokaro district during excavation of coal.

The body of min

Refinery blast kills many in Venezuela, dozens hurt


A huge explosion rocked Venezuela's biggest oil refinery and unleashed a ferocious fire on Saturday, killing at least 26 people and injuring more than 80 others in the deadliest disaster in memory for

RTC buses mow down 5 on roads

Five people were mowed down by APSRTC buses at various points in the city on Friday.

Three people including a woman were killed as their car was rammed by an APSRTC bus at Pedda Shapur on Thursday mi

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