Accidents Related Current Affairs: In this chapter, information has been given about the latest current affairs based on India and the world in the month from the point of view of upcoming competitive examinations.
|31 December 2015 | Accidents Current Affairs
Nine persons were killed and 15 injured when an accident took place at the Mehta village, situated 15 kilometers from Amritsar. The accident occurred after a private bus hit a ‘peter rehra’ (a homemade motorised car carrying labourers) from behind, said the SSP of Amritsar, Jasdeep Singh Saini.?
|28 December 2015 | Accidents Current Affairs
An explosion took place at a plastic scrap workshop in the Malda district of West Bengal. Reports say two people have died and two others have been injured as an aftermath of this explosion.
|22 December 2015 | Accidents Current Affairs
A Ranchi-bound Border Security Force (BSF) plane carrying ten people, including three BSF officers, crashed at around 9:50 a.m. near theDelhiAirport. The crash took place after the technicians lost contact with the aircraft’s ground control.
|23 October 2015 | Accidents Current Affairs
Thirteen people, including 11 children, were killed and 17 went missing when their tractor-trolley overturned, throwing them into a deep water body in Maharajganj district of Uttar Pradesh.
|30 July 2015 | Accidents Current Affairs
The sole convict of 1993 Mumbai Serial Blast (that killed 257 people), 53-year-old Yakub Memon (who was also the brother of main accused Tiger Memon) has been hanged at Nagpur Central Jail 6.43am IST and was declared dead at 7.01 am IST. Final mercy petition of Yakub was turned down by President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday night.
|29 December 2014 | Accidents Current Affairs
Ruins of the Flight QZ8501 from AirAsia has been found in the sea, quite close to the Borneo island. Spokesperson of Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue, Yusuf Latif, informed the press that helicopter has been sent to recover some of the floating items that are debris of the AirAsia Airliner, which has been expanding its base in South East Asia including India
|29 March 2014 | Accidents Current Affairs
A newly acquired US-made C-130J transport aircraft today crashed near Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh after taking off from Agra air base, killing five crew members, including four officers.
|28 October 2013 | Accidents Current Affairs
The death toll in the Patna serial blasts reached six with the bomber’s death late. He was grievously injured when a bomb exploded while he was planting it at Patna railway junction. 83 people who were injured were admitted to Patna Medical College and Hospital on Sunday and now 38 are being treated.
|15 December 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
Three members of a Sikh family were killed when their car was rear-ended at high speed by an SUV while they were trying to fix a flat tire on Friday in Redwood City, California.
|13 November 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
At least eight people were killed and over a dozen injured in a massive explosion in a cracker factory in Uttar Pradesh, police said today. The tragedy happened overnight in Yakubpur village in Auraiyya district.
|10 November 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
Fresh violence erupted in Karachi when at least 14 people were killed, seven of them within an hour, with armed men on motorcycles carrying out target killings in Pakistan's biggest city.
|15 September 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
At least 12 people were killed in separate rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh. While six persons were killed due to lightning and house collapse in Barabanki, four died in similar incidents in Lucknow on Friday.
|8 September 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
At least five passengers were killed and 15 others wounded when a mini-bus met with a tragic accident in hilly Doda district of Jammu region on Friday afternoon.
|5 September 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
At least 36 people lost their lives and more than 75 injured when a powerful explosion in one of the biggest fireworks factories in Tamil Nadu led to a major fire. More than 40 of the 48 sheds in the fireworks unit in Sivakasi were reduced to rubble.
|30 August 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
Collision of two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters in mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat led to death of nine defence personnel, including five officers. This was one of the worst accidents in recent times. The accident occurred at the Sarmat range near Jamnagar, about 275 km from Ahmedabad at 12.05 p.m.
|23 August 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
27 people have lost lives in Rajasthan due to heavy rains, four more deaths were reported in Sikar district on Thursday leading the count to 27.Torrential downpour continued to cause havoc and disrupt normal life in several districts.
|11 August 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
In an accident where an overcrowded bus fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh, 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured in Chamba in Himachal Pradesh as per the police reports.The private bus skidded off the road and fell into the 300-feet deep gorge near Rajera, which is at a distance of 10 km from Chamba.
|5 August 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
In a Sikh gurudwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin?, six people were shot dead and three were injured on Sunday August 6. The gunman was himself shot dead after that. This incident happened in the morning and a police SWAT team entered the gurudwara before noon and brought uninjured people out of the building.
|30 July 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
29 pilgrims lost their lives when the canter truck they were traveling in got into head on collision with another truck at Haryana's Bhiwani district. As many as 57 people were returning from Amarpura Dham shrine in Rajasthan when the accident happened. 22 people died on spot while 7 succumbed to injuries in the hospital. Among these 10 were women and 3 children.
|23 July 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
As many as 50000 villagers have left their homes and 21 people killed after violence hit the Kokrajhar District in Assam. Violence has erupted after a clash between Bodos and the Muslims in the region. This happened when some unidentified persons killed four people belonging to Bodo tribe.
|8 June 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
At least 19 people, including women, were killed and over 40 others injured on Friday when a bus packed with government employees was targeted with a powerful bomb in northwest Pakistan.
|22 May 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
At least 22 pilgrims from Madhya Pradesh were killed and 8 others injured when a bus in which they were travelling fell into Ganga river at Kodiyala in Tehri district of Uttarakhand, police said.
|19 May 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
Four children died overnight at the G B Pant Hospital in Kashmir, taking the death toll at Kashmir's only paediatric hospital to 363 this year.
|6 May 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
At least 19 passengers were injured when eight coaches of the Delhi-bound Firozpur-Mumbai Punjab Mail derailed near Kharawar village, about 14 km from Rohtak in Haryana, in the wee hours of Sunday.
|5 May 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
A glacial lake burst in the high Himalayan region in northwestern Nepal sweeping away houses, farms, cattles near the tourist resort of Pokhara, killing at least 13 people and leaving 60 missing, including three foreign trekkers.
|20 April 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
A Pakistani passenger plane with 127 people on board crashed due bad weather near the Chaklala airbase in Rawalpindi evening, Pakistani defence sources have said at least 118 passengers have been killed in the crash.
|7 April 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
Seven people were killed as thunderstorm hit West Bengal, officials said in Kolkata. In Murshidabad, three farmers, who were busy working in their fields at separate places, were killed on Saturday as lightning struck them, they said.
|24 March 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
At least five passengers of a bus were killed and 33 others wounded, including nine critically, in a road accident in hilly Ramban district of Jammu region on Saturday morning.
|22 March 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
A suspected militant was killed and 20 people were injured when an explosive-laden car blew up in Bijbehara town in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.
|16 March 2012 | Accidents Current Affairs
A Turkish military helicopter on a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission crashed into a house outside the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday, killing at least 15 people -- 12 soldiers on board and three civilians on the ground.
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