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UK: 19 killed in suspected terror attack following pop concert in Manchester

May 23, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Post blast, PM Theresa May suspended her General Election campaign in the wake of the apparent terror attack.

Sukma Naxal Attack: Did intelligence failure lead to death of 25 CRPF Jawans?

Apr 26, 2017
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

The 24 April 2017 ambush against the Indian Paramilitary forces in Sukma, Chhattisgarh, by the Naxalites was the largest ambush after 2010. The ambush by reportedly 300 Maoists took away the lives of 25 CRPF Jawans.

Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails near Bidar, Karnataka

Apr 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

After detaching the derailed coaches, the remaining portion of the train consisting of eight coaches, moved to the Kalagapur railway station.

Australian service marks the third anniversary of MH370 tragedy

Mar 8, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

8 March 2017 marks the third anniversary of the disappearance of Malaysian airlines MH370. Family members of the passengers and crew members of the fatal flight gathered in Brisbane for a private ceremony.

Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derails near Rayagada in Andhra Pradesh

Jan 23, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu announced an enhanced ex-gratia payment of Rs 2 lakhs for the relative of dead persons, Rs 50000 for grievous injuries and Rs 25000 for simple injuries.

Documentary claims Titanic sunk due to uncontrollable fire

Jan 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

According to a documentary made by an Irish journalist-Senan Molony, the real reason behind the sinking of Titanic, was fire and not an iceberg.

15 coaches of Sealdah-Ajmer Express derailed

Dec 28, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Rescue & relief operations are being carried out by the district administration and railway officials. Through investigation will be carried on to ascertain the cause.

Russian Military plane crashes, no sign of survivors

Dec 26, 2016
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

A Russian plane carrying 92 people crashed in the Black Sea killing everyone on board. The plane was travelling to Latakia in Syria where Russia has a prominent air base.

Pakistani plane crashed in northern Pakistan Mountain

Dec 8, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Pakistan’s aviation secretary Irfan Elahi said that the plane suffered engine problems but it was too early to determine the cause of the accident.

Plane carrying Brazilian first division football team crashes in Colombia

Nov 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Reports say, the crashed aircraft made a stop in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, was transporting the first division Chapecoense soccer team to Colombia for a regional tournament final.

Indore-Patna Express derails in train accident near Kanpur: Over 120 people killed

Nov 21, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The incident took place at early morning 3:00 AM when most of the passengers were sleeping. The train was travelling with more than 500 passengers.

Varanasi stampede: Around 25 people killed and several injured

Oct 17, 2016
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The incident took place at around 1.30 pm at the Rajghat bridge in the Ramnagar area of Varanasi when the followers of Jai Gurudev were taking out a huge procession at an event to create awareness about vegetarianism and prohibition.

Fire accident at Puttingal temple in Kerala: At least 110 people died

Apr 11, 2016
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Kerala government ordered a judicial inquiry by a retired High Court Judge along with an investigation by Crime Branch of the State Police in the Puttingal Devi temple fire tragedy that occurred due to explosion of crackers.

Flight 7K9268 of Russian Airbus A321 crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

Nov 2, 2015
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The plane with 224 people, including 17 children on board crashed while travelling from Sharm el-Sheikh bound to St Petersburg.

Boat with 200 onboard capsized in River Koholi in Kamrup district of Assam

Sep 29, 2015
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The overcrowded boat was heading from Chaygaon to Champupara to attend a boat race.

Hajj Stampede killed more than 700 people in Mecca

Sep 25, 2015
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

It is the deadliest accident to occur in the Hajj since the 1990 stampede. This is the second worst incident in 25 years to hit the annual pilgrimage.

Indian Air Force MiG-21 Bison Aircraft crashed in Kashmir, pilot ejected safely

Aug 24, 2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The pilot managed to eject safely from the aircraft. A Court of Inquiry (CoI) has been ordered to investigate into the cause of the accident.

Deoghar Stampede: At least 11 killed and several injured

Aug 10, 2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The stampede was triggered when some devotees allegedly tried to run ahead of others, while queue formation for onward journey for darshan.

Kamayani Express & Mumbai-Jabalpur Janata Express derailed over Machak River of MP

Aug 5, 2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The twin-train derailment occurred after base material on the tracks got washed away in heavy rain.

More than 20 killed in Darjeeling as heavy rain triggered landslides

Jul 1, 2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Heavy rain led to twenty-five landslides in Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong sub-divisions of Darjeeling district of West Bengal.

Military transport plane of Indonesia, Hercules C-130, crashed in Medan city

Jul 1, 2015
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

Medan, with about 3.4 million people, is the third most populous city in Indonesia after the capital Jakarta and Surabaya.

Malvani hooch tragedy: more than 90 people died

Jun 22, 2015
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

This incident was the second biggest hooch tragedy in over the decade. Earlier in 2004, about 87 people were killed after consuming spurious liquor in suburban Vikhroli.

Chinese cruise ship Eastern Star capsized in the Yangtze River

Jun 4, 2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The ship was headed from the eastern city of Nanjing to the southwestern city of Chongqing. Most of the passengers had retired for the night when the incident happened.

Tornado struck northern city of Ciudad Acuna in Mexico

May 26, 2015
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

It was the first tornado to hit Acuna since the city's foundation, more than 100 years ago. Coahuila state is just across the border from Del Rio, US State of Texas.

Scores of Indian pilgrims died after a bus accident in Kathmandu, Nepal

Apr 22, 2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

They were returning to Gorakhpur in India after a pilgrimage to Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu.

Flight 4U 9525 of Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed in French Alps

Mar 25, 2015
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

At the time of crash, A320 Aircraft, flight 4U 9525, was flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf. Authorities recovered the Black box of the Airbus 320 from the crash site.

Dehradun-Varanasi Janta Express derailed near Rae Bareli district of Uttar Pradesh

Mar 20, 2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Two coaches of the Dehradun-Varanasi Janta Express derailed at Bachhrawan railway station near Raebareli district of Uttar Pradesh.

MiG-21 fighter aircraft crashed in Gujarat’s Jamnagar

Feb 2, 2015
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

This was second crash of the MiG-series fighter planes. The first happened on 27 January 2015 crashed in Rajasthan's Barmer district.

Flash floods in Malawi; hundreds killed

Jan 17, 2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Flash floods struck Malawi in the third week of January 2015. The flood caused by the torrential rain has swept away several houses and have killed at least 170 people.

AirAsia flight QZ8501 carrying 162 passengers went missing

Dec 29, 2014
Important for Exam: 45 people agreed

AirAsia flight from the Indonesia to Singapore lost contact with air traffic control, and went missing with 162 people on board.

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