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Assam Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya visits the site where eighteen elephants are believed to have died in lightning strikes, at Bamuni Hills in Nagaon on Friday. (ANI Photo)

18 elephants in Assam may have been killed by a lightning strike: Experts

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2021 06:39 PM IST
In Assam's Nagaon, 18 elephants have been killed by a single lightning strike, experts have surmised. The freak incident happened on Wednesday night at a hill in the Kundoli proposed reserve forest in the Kathiatoli range.
Police said the bank guard died of excessive bleeding from his injury.(Representative Photo/Getty Images/)
Police said the bank guard died of excessive bleeding from his injury.(Representative Photo/Getty Images/)

In freak accident, Uttarakhand bank guard dies after gun goes off as bike rams him

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 28, 2020 03:21 PM IST
Police have apprehended three men who were riding the bike that hit the bank guard.
The haystack caught fire and engulfed the four children from all sides. The children sustained critical burn injuries. (Image used for representation).(FILE PHOTO.)
The haystack caught fire and engulfed the four children from all sides. The children sustained critical burn injuries. (Image used for representation).(FILE PHOTO.)

Four Odisha minors burnt to death while playing with haystack

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 11:02 PM IST
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced an ex-gratia of Rs four lakh each to the families of the deceased.
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HT Image

Speeding car claims life of motorcyclist in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2019 06:30 AM IST
The impact of the collision killed Mangat on the spot, while his son, Amrit, was rushed to a local hospital by onlookers with serious injuries.
Mounika with her husband Harikanth Reddy at her wedding reception last year.(HT PHOTO)
Mounika with her husband Harikanth Reddy at her wedding reception last year.(HT PHOTO)

L&T to pay Rs 20 lakh compensation to kin of woman killed in freak mishap

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 10:13 PM IST
The woman was standing under the metro rail station at Ameerpet to avoid being drenched in heavy rain when a sharp piece of cement plastering fell on her head, killing her on the spot.
A grievously injured Subashree was rushed to a nearby hospital where she was declared brought dead.(HT FILE)
A grievously injured Subashree was rushed to a nearby hospital where she was declared brought dead.(HT FILE)

Chennai woman run over by truck after hoarding falls on her

Chennai | By M Manikandan
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2019 01:02 AM IST
The accident occurred around 3 pm while Subhashree was headed for her home in Nemilicherry from her Kanthanchavadi office.
The freak accident killed 39-year-old milkman Noatram Yadav, a resident of Sidhrawali village.(Getty Images/iStockphoto( Representational Image))
The freak accident killed 39-year-old milkman Noatram Yadav, a resident of Sidhrawali village.(Getty Images/iStockphoto( Representational Image))

39-year-old milkman killed in freak accident on NH-48 in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Alind Chauhan
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 09:55 AM IST
The police said that the drivers of the bus and truck left their vehicles and fled the spot.The victim was rushed to a hospital in the city where the doctors declared him dead on arrival.
Ronda Rousey suffered a horrible injury on film set.(Source: WWE)
Ronda Rousey suffered a horrible injury on film set.(Source: WWE)

Former WWE Women’s champion Ronda Rousey suffers horrific injury, almost chops off her finger, watch video

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 02:47 AM IST
The former UFC Bantamweight champion, recently, was severly injured on the sets of Fox TV’s 9-1-1 and nearly lost her finger.
H6B04R ROSAMUND PIKE GONE GIRL (2014)(Alamy Stock Photo)
H6B04R ROSAMUND PIKE GONE GIRL (2014)(Alamy Stock Photo)

Review: Dark Blossom by Neel Mullick

Hindustan Times | By Simar Bhasin
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 03:24 PM IST
The writing is sharp in Dark Blossom, which features a female protagonist slowly coming to terms with an abusive past relationship
A middle-aged man, identified as Sajal Kanjilal, died in a freak accident in Kolkata Metro on Saturday evening when he fell from a running coach while trying to board it.(Twitter/metrorailwaykol ‏)
A middle-aged man, identified as Sajal Kanjilal, died in a freak accident in Kolkata Metro on Saturday evening when he fell from a running coach while trying to board it.(Twitter/metrorailwaykol ‏)

Kolkata metro leaves station with man’s hand stuck in door; he falls, dies

Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2019 09:51 PM IST
Passengers told the police and the media that the man was trying to board the overcrowded AC coach but the automatic door closed while his arm was inside the train.
An eight-year-old girl was severely injured after her hair got caught under an open-wheel car while go-karting at an amusement park in Jalandhar. (Photo / Hindustan Times )(HT Photo / Representative Image)
An eight-year-old girl was severely injured after her hair got caught under an open-wheel car while go-karting at an amusement park in Jalandhar. (Photo / Hindustan Times )(HT Photo / Representative Image)

8-year-old Jalandhar girl hurt as hair gets caught under car during go-karting

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 08:13 AM IST
Even 24 hours after the incident, police had no information about the identity and whereabouts of the minor girl who is said to have been undergoing treatment at a local hospital.
The leopard was first discovered by Satvir Singh, a resident of Lala Kherli, around 6.15am on Thursday, while he was walking to a nearby temple (where he is a caretaker), about a kilometre outside the settlement.(Manoj Kumar/ani)
The leopard was first discovered by Satvir Singh, a resident of Lala Kherli, around 6.15am on Thursday, while he was walking to a nearby temple (where he is a caretaker), about a kilometre outside the settlement.(Manoj Kumar/ani)

2-year-old leopard, stuck in power cables in Gurugram, electrocuted to death

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 07:48 AM IST
Locals found the animal dangling precariously from the power lines just after 6am, following which officials from the wildlife department fetched the corpse and sent it for a post-mortem examination.
The minor was at his maternal grandparents’ home along with his mother to attend an iftar dinner when the incident took place.(PTI/ Representative Image)
The minor was at his maternal grandparents’ home along with his mother to attend an iftar dinner when the incident took place.(PTI/ Representative Image)

3-yr-old boy electrocuted by charger cable in UP

Hindustan Times, Meerut | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2019 11:53 PM IST
The incident took place on Saturday evening, and the police were informed of it a day later, the station house officer of the Jahangeerabad police station, Akhilesh Pradhan, said.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who was injured in a freak accident at a temple in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram, has sought a probe into the incident after he was discharged from hospital on Tuesday.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who was injured in a freak accident at a temple in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram, has sought a probe into the incident after he was discharged from hospital on Tuesday.

Out of hospital, Shashi Tharoor seeks probe into temple accident

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 05:29 PM IST
The Congress candidate from Thiruvananthapuram, while seeking a probe, said such incidents are unheard of. “My mother is 80 plus. She also said she has never heard of any such mishap. It is good to clear the air”, Tharoor added.
Congress leader and candidate from Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency Shashi Tharoor received head injuries on Monday in an accident at a temple.(ANI photo)
Congress leader and candidate from Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency Shashi Tharoor received head injuries on Monday in an accident at a temple.(ANI photo)

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor injured during religious ceremony, hospitalised

UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 03:15 PM IST
As part of Thulabharam -- a religious ritual where offering equivalent to one’s weight is made to the deity -- the Congress candidate was sitting on weighing scales at a temple in Thiruvananthapuram when it collapsed injuring his head.
In this UGC photo provided by Tour guide Adolf Erlingsson on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 , emergency services at the scene of a crash, in Skeidararsandur, Iceland. An SUV carrying seven members of a British family plunged off a high bridge Thursday in Iceland, killing three people and critically injuring the others, authorities said. (Adolf Erlingsson via AP)(AP)
In this UGC photo provided by Tour guide Adolf Erlingsson on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 , emergency services at the scene of a crash, in Skeidararsandur, Iceland. An SUV carrying seven members of a British family plunged off a high bridge Thursday in Iceland, killing three people and critically injuring the others, authorities said. (Adolf Erlingsson via AP)(AP)

Two women, one child of Indian-origin killed in accident in Iceland

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 03:04 PM IST
The family was reportedly on holiday in the Nordic island country when their hired Toyota Land Cruiser slammed through a railing while crossing a high single-lane bridge at Skeidararsandur, a vast sand plain in the southern part of the country.
Puneet Kaur with her family in a file photo.(HT File)
Puneet Kaur with her family in a file photo.(HT File)

Bathinda woman’s death in go-kart mishap: Husband in trauma, no headway in probe

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Vivek Gupta, Panchkula
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2018 01:35 PM IST
Sources in the department, familiar with the probe, said the investigation has not progressed as the three-member team could not record the statement of the victim’s husband, Amardeep Singh.  
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