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Ujjain Temple Stampede: No Social Distancing, Devotees Injured After VIP Visit

Jul 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The incident occurred in Mahakaleshwar Siva Temple in Ujjain on Monday after the arrival of Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan caused a commotion.

Swaying Of Chinese Skyscraper Result Of Winds Causing Vibrations On Roof

Jul 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

China has experienced a construction boom in recent years, along with the graduation of record numbers of engineers and project managers

As Riots Continue Unabated In South Africa, Death Toll Rises To 72

Violence erupted in the country after former President Jacob Zuma began serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court on Thursday.

Dozens Injured In Stampede At Big Israeli Religious Festival

Apr 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The disaster occurred at the main celebrations of Lag BaOmer, a holiday when tens of thousands of people, mostly ultra-Orthodox Jews, gather to honor Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, a 2nd century sage and mystic who is buried there.

Indian-American Man Arrested For Causing Mass Stampede At US Gay Pride Parade

Aftabjit Singh, 38, pulled out the gun after another person allegedly threatened his ‘significant other'.

21 February, 2019

IIT Madras Develops System To Prevent Stampedes During Kumbh, Hajj

Outlook Web Bureau

Using a computer simulation, researchers can intelligently plan where to place police personnel to quickly quell disturbances in a crowd that could otherwise lead to panic and chaos.

02 February, 2019

Stampede-Like Situation At Modi's Rally, Several Injured

Outlook Web Bureau

Modi tried to pacify the crowd by asking them to stay put in their places and stop from making efforts to come on the front side of the inner ring.

24 October, 2018

Railways To Give Rs 5 Lakh Compensation To Howrah Stampede Victims: Piyush Goyal

Outlook Web Bureau

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of the deceased and Rs 1 lakh to those injured in Howrah stampede.

24 October, 2018

Two Dead, 12 Injured In Stampede At Bengal Railway Foot-Overbridge

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident occurred at foot overbridge at Santragachi railway station when an express train and two EMU locals arrived at the station at the same time.

04 November, 2017

Bihar: 3 Killed, 10 Injured In Stampede In Begusarai During Kartik Purnima Celebrations

Outlook Web Bureau

Thousands of pilgrims had gathered at Simaria Ghat to take a holy dip in Ganga on Kartik Purnima.

31 October, 2017

Don’t Use Army For Routine Civilian Works: Opposition On Elphinstone Reconstruction Plan

Outlook Web Bureau

"The Army's job is to train for war, not to be used for civilian works.Don’t divert defence resources to civilian jobs"


04 October, 2017

Confusion Between 'Phool' and 'Pul' Could Have Triggered Elphinstone Stampede, Says Police Probe

Outlook Web Bureau

The report says that the crowd may have misconstrued a flower-seller’s cry, which could have triggered panic in the midst of it all. A young girl is also said to have slipped on the stairs, adding to the confusion.

Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

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