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Monsoon rains wreak flood havoc across South Asia

NEW DELHI, India – Survivors scrambled for higher ground as torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia Tuesday, with millions of people affected and at least 180 dead, officials said. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region – home ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2019

12 killed in house collapse as monsoon toll rises across South Asia

NEW DELHI, India – At least 12 people were killed when a house collapsed in northern India following heavy monsoon rain which has left more than 100 dead across South Asia, officials said Monday, July 15. Floods and landslides caused by torrential downpours have killed at least 67 people across Nepal while ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2019

India stampede leaves at least 14 dead

NEW DELHI, India – At least 14 people were killed and dozens injured in a stampede at a religious gathering in northern India Sunday, June 23, after strong winds caused a large marquee to collapse. More than a thousand people were at the event in Rajasthan state, where Hindu religious sermons ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 24th, 2019

Brain disease kills 97 Indian children, heat curfew imposed

PATNA, India – The Indian state of Bihar grappled Monday, June 17, with twin crises, with a brain virus potentially linked to lychees killing almost 100 children and extreme heat leaving 78 people dead. The heatwave – India's second-longest on record – prompted authorities in part of the northern ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2019

Severe heat kills dozens in India s Bihar state

PATNA, India – Severe heat has left dozens dead over a 24-hour period in India's Bihar state, as the country enters a 3rd week of searing temperatures, officials said Sunday, June 16. The deaths occurred in 3 districts of the poor northern state, where temperatures have hovered around 45 degrees Celsius ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

Indian toddler dies after 110 hours down well

NEW DELHI, India – A two-year-old Indian boy stuck in a narrow well for more than 4 days was pulled out dead on Tuesday, June 11, triggering protests over delays in reaching the toddler. The case of Fatehveer Singh captured national attention after he fell into the 33-meter (110 feet) deep ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2019

Cyclone Fani death toll rises to 42 in India, Bangladesh

NEW DELHI, India – The death toll from a cyclone that battered India and Bangladesh rose to 42 on Sunday, May 5, as emergency teams raced to fix water supplies and roads devastated by the storm. Twenty-nine of the dead were in eastern India's Odisha state and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 5th, 2019

2 dead as monster cyclone batters eastern India

PURI, India (UPDATED) – Two people died on Friday, May 3, after Cyclone Fani slammed into eastern India, officials said, as the storm sent coconut trees flying, blew away food stands and cut off power and water. The monster weather system, which made landfall at the eastern holy city of Puri ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2019

At least 19 dead as boat capsizes in India – police

At least 19 dead as boat capsizes in India – police.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2017

Toxic gas kills four children

A criminal investigation is underway into an apparent accidental poisoning involving a professional-grade pesticide that left four children dead and an Amarillo woman in critical condition, police said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 4th, 2017

Five dead, scores missing after India mine collapse

Five dead, scores missing after India mine collapse.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 30th, 2016

2 dead in India train crash

At least two people were killed and 38 others injured when 14 coaches of a train derailed in northern India early Wednesday, two of them falling into a dry canal bed, police said......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsDec 28th, 2016

Toxic liquor kills 21

Twenty-one people, mostly Christians, were killed and dozens more affected after consuming toxic liquor on Christmas Eve in central Pakistan, police said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsDec 27th, 2016

49 dead in Siberia after drinking toxic bath essence

49 dead in Siberia after drinking toxic bath essence.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 20th, 2016

India train disaster toll rises to 142, more dead feared

India train disaster toll rises to 142, more dead feared.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2016

India train disaster toll rises to 142, more dead feared

India train disaster toll rises to 142, more dead feared.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 21st, 2016

90 dead as train derails in India

Rescue workers used gas cutters to pull out survivors after 14 coaches of a passenger train rolled off the track, killing at least 90 people in northern India early yesterday, police said......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsNov 20th, 2016

19 dead in stampede ahead of Hindu ceremony in India

LUCKNOW, India — Police say at least 19 people were killed and 25 others injured in a stampede as they were heading to a Hindu religious ceremony in northern India......»»

Category: newsSource: NewsOct 15th, 2016

Deadly violence roils Indian Kashmir on Eid

Deadly violence flared across India-controlled Kashmir on Tuesday at the start of Eid, with at least two people shot dead by security forces and dozens more wounded, police and medics said......»»

Category: newsSource: NewsSep 13th, 2016

At least 40 dead as floods hit central, eastern India

At least 40 people have died and hundreds of thousands have been evacuated as floods hit vast swathes of central and eastern India, officials said Monday......»»

Category: newsSource: NewsAug 22nd, 2016