Due to heavy downpour in Maharashtra, Tiware Dam in Ratnagiri district breached causing a flood-like situation in seven villages. Six dead bodies have been recovered by the civil administration over 22 - 24 people have been reported missing. Watch the video to know more.
A helicopter crashed onto the roof of a 54-story building Monday afternoon in Midtown Manhattan, killing the pilot. The officials confirmed that it was an accident and no one else was injured in the crash. Watch the video to know more.
Aabid Surti started the Drop Dead Foundation in 2007. He, along with his team, visits houses in Mira Road to fix leaking taps for free. Watch this video to know more.
Did you know that mid-day's Investigation and Crime Editor, Bhupen Patel has performed hundreds of sting operations in the city? RJ Salil and Archana uncover Mumbai's deadly crimes with Bhupen Patel as they talk about his book The Anatomy of a Sting, in this episode of Kasa Kai Mumbai with RJ Salil and Archana. Watch this video to know more.
A major fire broke out on Monday at a Mumbai hospital killing at least eight people. One of the victims is a six-month-old baby, the police said. The baby who is yet to be identified was brought dead to the Holy Spirit Hospital. A total of 147 people, including patients and visitors, were rescued so far and were shifted to different hospitals across Mumbai. Officials said that the rescue operation is over and the blaze is doused.
With the exception of epidemics and wars, natural disasters disrupt human life in the blink of an eye. These disasters have claimed many lives and have caused millions in property damage. Here are five of the deadliest natural disasters from the last 5 years.
Three people died and five injured after a group of women fell into a well in Vile Parle. The iron grill covering the well on which the group was sitting and performing the puja rituals gave way and fifteen of them fell into the well. While 11 were rescued, 3 died. One of the deceased was a child. Watch this video to know more
In a shocking incidence, a person died while 25 others are in a critical condition after a single syringe was used for all the patients at a district hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Datia district. The state police have launched a probe in the matter
A fire broke out in a posh residential building in Parel area, a neighbourhood in Mumbai, on Wednesday morning at around 8.30 am. While the cause of the fire and its point of origin are yet to be established, the open electrical ducts are suspected to be one of the major reason for the spread of flames. The blaze was confined to the wiring in the electric duct in the lift lobby, lift shafts and corridors from the 12th storey to the 16th. Only on the 12th floor were all the apartments gutted. The building had no Occupancy Certificate (OC), and no fire audit had been carried out there either. Four people were killed in the tragic incident, and 22 others, including four firemen, were injured.
As many as 43 peacocks were found dead on the outskirts of Madurai in Tamil Nadu. Among the 43 peacocks, 34 were female and 9 were male birds. Forest officials who reached the spot said that suspect poisoning could be the cause of the deaths. S Arumugam, the Range Officer at Madurai Wildlife Range, said "Peacocks may have consumed paddy grains laced with poison which resulted in the deaths. An investigation is underway and actions will be taken after we get the post-mortem reports."
A man was gunned down after he rammed his car into Jammu and Kashmir’s former chief minister Farooq Abdullah’s residence on Saturday. The man entered the lobby of Abdullah's residence before being gunned down. Heavy security was deployed outside Abdullah’s residence after the incident. Further details are awaited.
Celebrity chef and travel host Anthony Bourdain has died of an apparent suicide. The American television personality was recently found dead in his hotel room in France. Before his death, he had been working on his award-winning show 'Anthony Bourdain: parts unknown'. Bourdain hosted many travel and food shows through which he took his viewers on a journey of his culinary adventures across the world weaving stories of local tastes and flavors. He had authored several books on his travel and food escapades, most popular being his memoir, 'Kitchen Confidential'. His sudden death has shocked his fans and contemporaries world over
Jatinga in Assam is a mysterious village where birds drop from the sky and plummet to their deaths. What is the explanation for this bizarre occurrence? Watch this video to know more about this strange phenomenon.
Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor dies at the age of 79. After a prolonged illness, the actor breathed his last in a Mumbai hospital. Watch the video for details
Was Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao Ekta Kapoor's only choice for Bose: Dead/Alive? Why wasn't it easy for Rajkummar to play Subhash Chandra Bose’s role? Watch this video for details
A huge dead whale was spotted on Mumbai's coast, and this incident is not the first of its kind. Watch the video to find out more
After his photograph was inadvertently printed on the banner placed outside Elphinstone Bridge among the killed people in Mumbai bridge stampede, Imran Shaikh has been emphatically telling all his relatives and friends, who have been constantly calling and messaging him, that 'he is alive'
At least two persons were killed and nearly 20 injured after a wall collapsed during dussehra festival celebration in Telangana's Nizamabad. The whole incident was recorded on the camera. However, the injured were rushed to the hospitals.
Days after a 7-year-old boy was murdered, Ryan International School in Gurugram’s Bhondsi reopened on Monday. A low attendance was witnessed as parents are still concerned over their children’s safety inside the premises. A CBI probe was ordered into the murder of Pradyuman, who was found dead, lying in a pool of blood with his throat slit in the school’s washroom
A major mishap was averted after a fire broke out inside a storage tank nearby an oil jetty in Gujarat's Kandla Port late Sunday night. At least one person was killed in the accident while another one suffered injuries