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  • 17 injured as firecracker hits crowd during pyrotechnic display at Kerala temple

    Kerala: 17 injured as firecracker hits crowd during pyrotechnic display at Nadakkavu Devi temple

    India | January 30, 2020 7:26 IST

    At least 17 people, including women and children, were injured when a piece of a powerful cracker accidentally fell among them during a pyrotechnic display at a temple near Tripunithura on Wednesday night, police said.

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    3 killed as car hits stationary truck in Rajasthan

    India | June 15, 2019 16:48 IST

    The incident occurred on Dausa-Manoharpur highway. The car coming from Dausa rammed into the truck parked outside an eatery.

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    Dubai-bound Air India flight carrying 133 passengers hits wall at Trichy Airport; gets diverted to Mumbai

    India | October 12, 2018 12:24 IST

    According to news agency ANI, the aircraft suffered damages under the belly, however, it was later declared fit for operations following an inspection at Mumbai Airport.

  • 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits indonesia

    6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia

    World | November 27, 2014 9:18 IST

    Jakarta:  An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale jolted eastern parts of Indonesia today, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said.The temblor, which struck at 9.33 p.m. , had

  • bird flu hits third poultry farm in netherlands

    Bird flu hits third poultry farm in Netherlands

    World | November 22, 2014 6:34 IST

    The Hague: An outbreak of bird flu was detected at a third Dutch poultry farm, the country's ministry of economic affairs announced on Friday.The latest outbreak occurred at a poultry farm in Kamperveen and the

  • 7.3 quake hits indonesia waters tsunami possible

    7.3 quake hits Indonesia waters; tsunami possible

    World | November 15, 2014 9:04 IST

    Jakarta: A 7.3-magnitude quake hit Indonesian waters on Saturday morning and has the potential to generate tsunami waves along nearby coasts, a monitoring agency said.According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake hit 154 kilometers

  • major earthquake hits el salvador usgs

    Major earthquake hits El Salvador: USGS

    World | October 14, 2014 13:10 IST

    Beijing: An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale jolted the Pacific region off the coast of El Salvador and Nicaragua, killing at least one person, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.The quake struck 67

  • thousands stuck as snag hits delhi metro

    Thousands stuck as snag hits Delhi Metro

    India | September 02, 2014 11:33 IST

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro commuters faced a harrowing time on Tuesday when train services on one of its lines were affected for over an hour, an official said.The operations on the Blue Line (Dwarka sector

  • israeli airstrike hits hamas leader s house in gaza

    Israeli airstrike hits Hamas leader's house in Gaza

    World | July 20, 2014 11:08 IST

    Gaza: At least four people were killed on Sunday when an Israeli airstrike targeted the house of a Hamas movement leader in Gaza City.Hamas leader Khalil al-Hayyah's son Osama al-Hayyah, his daughter-in-law and two of

  • magnitude 6.8 quake hits japan

    Magnitude-6.8 quake hits Japan

    World | July 12, 2014 6:58 IST

    Tokyo: A powerful quake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale jolted Fukushima prefecture in the northeast Japan early Saturday, Xinhua reported. There was no immediate news of any damage to property or injuries to anyone.The

  • ec website recorded 45 crore hits on counting day

    EC website recorded 45 crore hits on counting day

    India | May 18, 2014 13:33 IST

    New Delhi: Unlike in 2009 when it crashed within minutes, it was a smooth operation this time when the Election Commission website recorded 45 crore hits on the morning of the vote count on Friday,

  • 13 dead as train hits bolero carrying marriage party in up

    13 dead as train hits Bolero carrying marriage party in UP

    India | May 09, 2014 11:44 IST

    New Delhi: Thirteen people were on Friday killed and three others seriously injured when a train rammed into a Bolero at an unmanned railway crossing in Kothipur area in Maharajganj. The incident took place at 1

  • technical fault hits power supply in some part of east delhi

    Technical fault hits power supply in some part of East Delhi

    India | May 09, 2014 8:10 IST

    New Delhi: Some areas in East Delhi yesterday faced sporadic power outages due to transmission constraints, power distribution company BSES said.“So far, BYPL has been managing power supply in the area quite satisfactory. But, due

  • mullaperiyar hartal hits normal life in idukki

    Mullaperiyar: Hartal hits normal life in Idukki

    India | May 08, 2014 11:13 IST

    Idukki (Ker): The dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the Mullaperiyar Protection Council in the wake of the Supreme Court order in the Mullaperiyar Dam case hit normal life in Idukki district but evoked little response in

  • linkedin hits 300 mn milestone 50 traffic to come from

    LinkedIn hits 300 mn milestone, 50% traffic to come from mobile

    April 20, 2014 19:39 IST

    New Delhi: With over 300 million members, professional networking site LinkedIn is betting big on mobile handsets to drive growth, as 50% of its traffic is expected to come from handheld devices. “We know mobile is

  • labour unrest hits toyota india car production

    Labour unrest hits Toyota India car production

    April 04, 2014 23:05 IST

    Bangalore: Labour unrest in Toyota India is having an effect on car production, as most of the striking employees are refusing to return to work even 12 days after management lifted the lockout March 24.“Our

  • low intensity earthquake hits mizoram north east india

    Low intensity earthquake hits Mizoram, north-east India

    India | April 04, 2014 23:07 IST

    Shillong: A low intensity earthquake rocked Mizoram's Champhai district today in the afternoon, an official said.The earthquake of 4 magnitude on the Richter scale shook the entire region at around 12:30pm and lasted for a

  • p notes investment hits 3 month high in february

    P-notes investment hits 3-month high in February

    March 24, 2014 15:58 IST

    New Delhi: Investments into Indian shares through participatory notes (P-Notes), a preferred route for HNIs and hedge funds from abroad, surged to the highest level in three months at around Rs 1.73 lakh crore (about

  • two killed 20 injured as school bus hits another bus in

    Two killed, 20 injured as school bus hits another bus in Punjab

    India | July 16, 2013 11:39 IST

    Chandigarh, Jul 16: A school bus driver and a student died and 20 others were injured in a collision between a school bus and a private bus here this morning.The collision took place near Kharar,

  • explosion hits hezbollah stronghold in lebanon

    Explosion hits Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanon

    World | July 09, 2013 14:22 IST

    Beirut, July 9: A large explosion rocked a stronghold of the Shiite militant Hezbollah group in the Lebanese capital early Tuesday, sending black smoke billowing into the sky and causing an unknown number of casualties,