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3-year-old boy rescued from Krishnagiri borewell


A three-year-old boy, who accidentally fell into a dry, 520 feet deep borewell in Tamil Nadu, was rescued safely after six hours of struggle by the fire department officials.

On Sunday morning, A. G

Three-year old boy rescued from 600-ft deep borewell

A three-year old boy accidentally fell into a 600-feet deep open borewell near here on Sunday but was rescued by fire service personnel after a four-hour operation.

The boy, Guna, was playing with hi

Gas leak fire claims woman’s life


In yet another incident of fire following cooking gas leak in the city, a housewife was killed and her husband and two children were seriously injured early on Tuesday morning at Muthamizha Nagar in K

Riding reckless, helmetless


The figures are alarming : 97.75 per cent of the 446 two-wheeler riders killed in road mishaps so far this year paid with their lives for not wearing a helmet.

Even worse, most of those killed wer

8 killed as bus plunges into river; more feared dead

At least eight passengers were killed when their bus fell from a bridge into the Purna river near Khirola village in Buldhana district on Wednesday, police said.

There could be more casualties in the

Iraqi hits speed-breaker, dies

A 19-year old Iraqi youth, who was riding without helmet to Nandi Hills along with his friends, met with a gory end when he lost control and hit his friend’s bike in the front on Monday morning. Must

Cylinder blast at Ganesh pandal in Ahmedabad


One person was were killed and three others were injured in an LPG cylinder blast at a Ganesh pandal in Isanpur area here Monday evening, police said.

"Short circuit in an electric cable that was fi

Bikaner: Fire breaks out in passenger train

A fire broke out in the engine of a passenger train in the district on Tuesday.

However, no loss of life was reported in the incident.

The fire broke out in the engine of Bhatinda-Jodhpur train ne

Major fire in North Kolkata, 3 manufacturing units of paint factory gutted


A devastating fire gutted three manufacturing units of a paint factory at Cossipore in North Kolkata on Sunday night. There was no report of any casualty or persons being trapped inside the factories

Nine climbers killed in Nepal

At least nine climbers including a German and a local guide have been killed in Nepal after they were buried by an avalanche on one of the world's most deadly mountains, officials said Sunday.

The gr

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