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    Maharashtra: 4 of family drown after festive lunch

    Nashik: Even as the entire state was welcoming Lord Ganesha on Thursday, a pall of gloom descended on the village of Belgaon Dhaga in Satpur, Nashik. Four members of a family died after drowning in a canal at Satpur; they had gone to a canal to wash the dishes.

  • Five feared drowned in two separate incidents in Thane

    Thane, Five people were feared drowned in two separate incidents in the district, an official said today.
    Two persons — a seven-year-old boy and a 29-year-old man — were feared to have been swept away in a creek located on the city’s Ghodbunder Road yesterday, Thane civic body’s regional disaster management cell chief Sanotsh Kadam said.
    In another incident, three people, who had gone for a swim yesterday in the Bhatsa river at Ozarli

  • Pune, Maharashtra, Chennai, school students, drown, Pune dam, Mulshi Dam

    On summer camp, three students from Chennai school drown in Pune dam

    Pune: Three students from a Chennai school, who had come to Pune in Maharashtra for a summer camp with their classmates, drowned in the Mulshi dam, located around 50 kms away from here, police said on Thursday. The deceased trio were part of a group of 20 students of Chennai’s ECS Matriculation school who were visiting the dam along with their teacher.

  • Six kids, two women drown in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: Six children and two women drowned in separate incidents in Odisha while celebrating the auspicious Kartik Purnima on Wednesday, while a girl child was still missing, police said.

  • Syria-refugees

    2,000 fleeing Syrians drowned in Mediterranean

    Geneva: More than 2,000 Syrians have drowned in the Mediterranean while trying to reach Europe since 2011, a UN panel reported today, saying there’s no end in sight to Syria’s civil war. In its 10th such report since the war began 4-1/2 years ago, the UN Human Rights Council urges the international community to help Syrian civilians.