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Day after stampede, Vaishno Devi Shrine Board decides yatra bookings to go online

January 03, 2022 10:14 am

🔴 A Shrine Board official said that while on an average, only 2,000 daily yatra slips are issued online, around 28,000 are issued to pilgrims on their arrival at Katra.

Survivors relive Vaishno Devi shrine horror: ‘some fell, were run over’

January 02, 2022 11:25 am

🔴 The stampede that killed 12 pilgrims at the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in J&K early on Saturday also left indelible scars in the minds of those who survived the horror.

Investigations widen into deadly stampede at Houston rap concert

November 07, 2021 6:28 pm

Officials in Houston said autopsies on Friday's victims were being performed as soon as possible so their bodies could be returned to family members.

Israel inquiry into deadly festival stampede hears first witness

August 22, 2021 5:50 pm

Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews thronged the Galilee hillside tomb of second-century sage Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai on April 30 for the annual Lag B'Omer festival that includes all-night prayer, mystical songs and dance.

UP: 2 killed in stampede as Meerut mosque wall collapses

July 24, 2021 11:30 am

The incident took place when over 100 people gathered at the Mohamadi Mosque in Meerut's Lisadi Gate area to offer Friday namaz.

Israel observes day of mourning for religious festival dead

May 02, 2021 1:50 pm

The victims died when an overnight annual pilgrimage by large crowds of ultra-Orthodox faithful to the tomb of a second-century Jewish mystic, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, in northern Israel ended in a stampede.

Recriminations intensify after deadly Israel stampede

May 02, 2021 11:07 am

Politicians and political commentators accused the police and other authorities of playing a part in the tragedy. One of those under scrutiny is the minister for public security, Amir Ohana, who oversees the police and rescue services and attended the pilgrimage himself.

Tamil Nadu temple stampede: Seven dead, PM Modi announces Rs 2 lakh aid

April 21, 2019 9:54 pm

The incident took place when hundreds of devotees gathered at the Karuppasamy temple in Muthiampalayam village for the 'padikasu' (temple coin) distribution ceremony.

Italy stampede: At least six dead, 35 injured at nightclub in Ancona

December 08, 2018 12:23 pm

The ages of the victims weren't immediately given. It wasn't immediately clear how many people were inside when the stampede erupted or the club's maximum capacity.

West Bengal: Two dead, 14 injured in stampede at Santragachi station foot over bridge

October 24, 2018 4:10 am

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee blamed negligence on part of Railways for the incident. The government has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to each of the family of the deceased and Rs 1 lakh for the critically injured patient.