Friday 22 January 2021

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Society | Tragedy

Goa airport shut down till afternoon as Jet flight skids off runway

Goa airport has been closed till afternoon as Jet Airways flight veered off the runway at 5.30 am today morning. READ

Herald printing press catches fire, no casualties

The printing press of Herald newspaper, considered to be one of the largest in the state, caught fire today evening. READ

Kabul blast, gunfire: 24 killed, 161 injured; Taliban claims responsibility

A number of people were killed and wounded in a blast that rocked central Kabul during the morning rush hour on Tuesday, said Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. READ

Death toll rises to 262 in Ecuador earthquake

Vice President Jorge Glas said more than 2,500 people were injured in Saturday night’s earthquake. READ

Earthquake in Ecuador kills 77, Tsunami warning issued

At least 77 people were killed and hundreds injured by the powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the Pacific coastline late on Saturday, Ecuador's vice president said. READ

Four Goans die in a car accident at Sankeshwar, 4 more injured

Four Goans including a young couple were killed in a horrifying car accident at Sankeshwar on Pun-Bengaluru national highway today morning. READ

6.4 magnitude earthquake topples houses in Japan

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 knocked over houses in southern Japan on Thursday evening, and police said people may be trapped underneath. READ

Quake at Indo-Myanmar border disrupts life from W Bengal to Delhi

A major earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale today hit areas around the India-Myanmar border and its tremors were felt in the northeast, West Bengal, Bihar all the way to Delhi. READ

Strong earthquake shakes Pak, Afghan, Delhi

A powerful earthquake of 6.8 magnitude has struck parts of Pakistan and the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border in the Hindukush region, killing two persons and injuring 4. READ

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