Wednesday 19 February 2020

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Over 80 dead in a major fire at Puttingal temple in Kerala

A huge fire broke out at Puttingal temple at Paravaur (Kollam District), Kerala early Sunday morning leaving at least eighty dead and over a hundred injured, local media said quoting police officials. The fire took ... READ

2002-03 Mumbai blasts: 3 of 10 convicts sentenced to life in jail

A special Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court on Wednesday pronounced the quantum of punishment for all those found guilty in the 2002-2003 Mumbai blasts case. READ

Kolkata flyover toll: 24 dead, 75 injured, 90 saved

At least 24 people have died in Kolkata and 75 have been injured in the collapse on Thursday of a flyover under construction in a crowded commercial area. READ

Under-construction flyover collapses in Kolkata, 10 killed, 150 trapped

A portion of a Vivekananda flyover collapsed on Thursday afternoon leaving several trapped. Rescue operations are underway and officials are trying to pull out people trapped under mounds of rubble. READ

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Brussels Blasts

ISIS claimed responsibility for attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday which killed at least 30 people, a news agency affiliated to the group said. READ

3 explosions at air port, metro stations kill 34, injure 130 in Belgium

Three explosions ripped through the international airport and a metro station in Brussels on Tuesday, killing at least 34 people in apparently coordinated strikes four days after a key suspect in last year’s Paris attacks ... READ

2 Indians among all 62 dead in Dubai-Russia plane crash

Two Indians are among 62 killed in a Flydubai plane crash at Rostov-on-Don airport in southern Russia this morning, according to the list of victims put out by Russian authorities. READ

CG rescues 14 fishermen from a 'cracked' trawler off Goa coast

The Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre Mumbai (MRCC) on Saturday received a distress call from FB Nixymol at 10 pm reporting water flooding due to crack in the boats' hull. READ

Parrikar behind Pakistan terror attack: Pak ex-minister

Former Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has blamed India for the terror attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province today. READ

Suicide bomber in Afghanistan kills 4, injures 24

A suicide bomber struck a minibus near the Russian embassy in downtown Kabul, killing four people in the latest attack in the Afghan capital despite an international push to jumpstart Taliban peace talks. READ