Showing posts with label India. Show all posts
Showing posts with label India. Show all posts

Monday, November 09, 2020

India court bans firecrackers in pollution-hit cities citing virus surge - France 24

India court bans firecrackers in pollution-hit cities

India's environmental court on Monday ordered a ban on firecrackers during the country's biggest annual festival in cities battling hazardously poor air quality, citing a link between pollution and a coronavirus surge.

Saturday, June 09, 2018

Thunderstorms, Lightning Kill 27 in Eastern Indian State

Thunderstorms, Lightning Kill 27 in Eastern Indian State
At least 27 people were killed and 34 others injured after thunderstorms and lightning struck them at different places in India's eastern state of Bihar, officials said Saturday.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

23 missing in boat capsize in India

boat capsize in India
At least 23 people were reportedly missing after a boat carrying them capsized Tuesday in southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, officials said.

Thursday, May 03, 2018

77 killed as powerful dust storms hit north India

dust storms hit north India
Dust storms tore across northern India killing at least 77 people and injuring 143 as trees and walls were brought down by powerful winds, officials said.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Pre-monsoon heat builds across northern India

heat builds across northern India
Temperatures across central and northern India have been in excess of 40C in recent days, and after a brief respite over the weekend, it could become even hotter during the early to middle part of next week.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Inde: une explosion de gaz pendant un mariage fait au moins 18 morts

une explosion de gaz
Au moins 18 personnes ont péri dans une explosion de gaz qui a pulvérisé vendredi soir un hôtel de Beawar, dans l'ouest de l'Inde, pendant un banquet de mariage, selon un bilan rendu public dimanche par les autorités.

Friday, February 16, 2018

3 killed, several others feared trapped in under-construction building collapse in India

Indian city of Bengaluru building collapse
At least three people were killed and one injured Thursday after an under-construction building collapsed in southern Indian city of Bengaluru, officials said.

Monday, February 05, 2018

Oil tanker with 22 Indian sailors goes missing off West African coast

Oil tanker with 22 Indian sailors
An oil tanker with 22 Indian crew members on board went missing off the coast of Benin in West Africa, according to a statement issued by India's Ministry of External Affairs.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Boat carrying 40 school children capsizes in western India

A boat carrying 40 school children capsized in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Dahanu in western Indian state of Maharashtra on Saturday, officials said.

Friday, January 12, 2018

India launches 31 satellites on single mission

India launches 31 satellites
India on Friday successfully launched 31 satellites on a single mission from the southern spaceport of Sriharikota, officials said.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

India to Launch 31 Satellites in Single Mission

India's Space Research Organization, ISRO has announced to launch 31 satellites, including Cartosat-2 series earth observation spacecraft, in a single mission next month, state-run broadcaster - All India Radio (AIR) said Saturday.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Delhi Rolls Out ‘Anti-Smog’ Mist Cannon in Trial Run

‘Anti-Smog’ Mist Cannon in Trial Run
 India on Wednesday unveiled a new weapon against air pollution — an “anti-smog gun” which authorities hope will clear the skies above New Delhi but which environmentalists say amounts to a band-aid solution.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Air quality again deteriorates in Indian capital city

incursion of pollutants from external sources like stubble burning has stopped.
Air quality in Indian capital city of Delhi has once again deteriorated and slipped from poor to very poor category, state-run broadcaster - All India Radio (AIR) said Tuesday.

Thursday, November 09, 2017

New Delhi Declares Pollution Emergency

The Indian capital declared a pollution emergency
The Indian capital declared a pollution emergency and banned the entry of trucks and construction activity as a toxic smog hung over the city for a third day on Thursday and air quality worsened by the hour.

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Monsoon Rains Kill 12 in Southern India, Displace Thousands

Monsoon Rains India
Thousands of people took refuge in relief camps as torrential monsoon rains flooded parts of southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, killing at least 12 people this week, the government said Saturday.

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Explosion at Indian power plant kills 18, injures up to 100

Indian coal-fired power plant
An explosion at an Indian coal-fired power plant operated by state-run NTPC Ltd on Wednesday killed 18 people and injured up to 100 in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, in one of the country's most deadly industrial accidents in recent times.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Building collapse kills 8 in south India

At least eight people were killed and three rescued Friday after a portion of a state-owned transport building collapsed in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, police said.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Outdated Railways Plague India's Infrastructure

four train derailment accidents
India has had four train derailment accidents in the last few weeks. One of the accidents, in Uttar Pradesh on August 19, killed 23 people and injured more than 150 people. This series of serious accidents led to the resignations of Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu and Chairman of the Railway Board A.K. Mittal.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

15 killed, 12 injured after collapse of 117-year-old Mumbai building; many feared trapped

Mumbai building collapse
At least 15 people were killed and over 30 feared trapped after a 117-year-old five-storey residential building collapsed in the congested Bhendi Bazaar area of south Mumbai on Thursday, days after torrential rain pounded India’s financial capital, officials said.

Friday, August 25, 2017

Death toll in India's Bihar floods rises to 393

India's Bihar floods
Death toll in the ongoing floods in India's eastern state of Bihar has risen to 393, officials said Friday.

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