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Aircraft crashes, pilots safe

An Advanced Jet Trainer crashed today in Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu, but the two pilots are safe, police said.

The AJT crashed in a sparsely populated area at Lakshmipuram and there were n

Indian man drowns in Swiss lake


A 36-year-old Indian man drowned Tuesday in Switzerland's Lake Brienz, police said.

The man had swum about 20 metres away from the shore in the central Swiss village of Oberried when he suddenly disa

23 dead, scores missing in Bangladesh boat sinking

At least 23 people, mostly women and children, drowned and scores of others were missing after a passenger river ferry sank in eastern Bangladesh early on Thursday, police said.

Passengers were aslee

Shatabdi wheels jammed, train stopped


A major tragedy was averted here on Wednesday when the wheels of Amritsar Swarna Shatabdi Express got jammed and the train had to be stopped near Taraori station in Haryana's Karnal district, an offic

Mid-air collision averted in Pakistan


A mid-air collision between a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft and a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft was averted thanks to swift action from the passenger jet pilot who 'put the throttles to

Helicopter with 23 on board crashes in Arunachal Pradesh

A Pawans Hans helicopter with 23 people on board caught fire and crashed into a gorge while landing in Tawang town of Arunachal Pradesh today.

There was no immediate information on the fate of th

Corporate honcho's son held, girl killed in mishaps in Mumbai


The son of a corporate honcho was arrested in a hit-and-run case in which a motorcyclist was seriously wounded, while a minor girl was killed and three others injured in two separate road accidents in

DGCA orders probe into Arunachal copter crash


The DGCA has ordered an inquiry into the crash of a Pawan Hans helicopter in Arunachal Pradesh even as initial reports suggested that 'wind shear and down draft' led to the accident which claimed atle

Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani catches fire, one injured


A passenger was injured when three bogies, including the pantry car, of the Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express caught fire near Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh early Monday, an official said here.

An officia

Rajdhani passengers recall scary experience


It was a miraculous escape for passengers of three coaches of the Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express that caught fire near Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh early Monday. Passengers praised the quick response of th

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