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Several Killed At African Cup Stampede: A Look At Major Football-related Crowd Disasters

Several Killed At African Cup Stampede: A Look At Major Football-related Crowd Disasters

Reports claimed that around 50,000 people had tried to enter the stadium when the stadium stewards closed the gates. Children were believed to be among those caught up in the crush.

25 January 2022
Africa Cup Of Nations 2022: Several Killed In Cameron Stadium Stampede

Africa Cup Of Nations 2022: Several Killed In Cameron Stadium Stampede

Olembe Stadium is also due to host a quarter-final match on January 30, one of the semi-finals on February 3 and the final three days later.

25 January 2022

Vaishno Devi Stampede: Action Will Be Taken Against Culprits Involved In Scuffle, Says J&K Police Chief

Jammu and Kashmir Police Chief Dilbagh Singh said the police will probe the Vaishno Devi shrine stampede incident and take action against the culprits.

PDP Leaders Say Stampede At Vaishno Devi Shrine Failure Of J-K Administration

PDP Leaders Say Stampede At Vaishno Devi Shrine Failure Of J-K Administration

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbag Singh told PTI that preliminary information from the scene suggests there was a minor altercation between...

02 January 2022

Vaishno Devi Stampede: Scuffle Between 2 Groups Caused Stampede, Claims Shrine Board

According to the Vaishno Devi Shrine board, 35000 pilgrims were allowed to proceed for yatra on 31st December 2021 and for 1st Jan. 2022 against the allowed...

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01 January 2022
Vaishno Devi Pilgrimage Going On Smoothly With Strict Adherence To Sops: Official

Vaishno Devi Pilgrimage Going On Smoothly With Strict Adherence To Sops: Official

Langer and Singh are part of a high-level committee formed under instructions of Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Manoj Sinha and headed by the...


01 January 2022
NEWSFLASH | Vaishno Devi Stampede: Two Members Of Inquiry Committee Visit Katra

NEWSFLASH | Vaishno Devi Stampede: Two Members Of Inquiry Committee Visit Katra

Two members of Vaishno Devi shrine stampede inquiry committee visit Katra to take review situation and oversee adherence to Covid guidelines.


01 January 2022
Vaishno Devi Stampede | 12 Dead, Several Injured In J&K As Crowds Swelled On New Year

Vaishno Devi Stampede | 12 Dead, Several Injured In J&K As Crowds Swelled On New Year

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh reached the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital to visit the injured devotees while two members of the...


27 July 2021
Ujjain Temple Stampede: No Social Distancing, Devotees Injured After VIP Visit

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

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


15 July 2021
Swaying Of Chinese Skyscraper Result Of Winds Causing Vibrations On Roof

Swaying Of Chinese Skyscraper Result Of Winds Causing Vibrations On Roof

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


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14 July 2021
As Riots Continue Unabated In South Africa, Death Toll Rises To 72

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.


30 April 2021
At Least 44 Killed In Stampede At Jewish Religious Festival In Israel

At Least 44 Killed In Stampede At Jewish Religious Festival In Israel

In one of the worst peacetime tragedies in Israel, at least 44 people were crushed to death and about 150 others injured in a stampede overnight at an...


30 April 2021
Dozens Injured In Stampede At Big Israeli Religious Festival

Dozens Injured In Stampede At Big Israeli Religious Festival

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...


10 June 2019
Indian-American Man Arrested For Causing Mass Stampede At US Gay Pride Parade

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

IIT Madras Develops System To Prevent Stampedes During Kumbh, Hajj

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


02 February 2019
Stampede-Like Situation At Modi's Rally, Several Injured

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

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.


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24 October 2018
Railways To Give Rs 5 Lakh Compensation To Howrah Stampede Victims: Piyush Goyal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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 '<em>Phool</em>' and '<em>Pul</em>' Could Have Triggered Elphinstone Stampede, Says Police Probe

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

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...





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