Chronology

  • Blasts in India: A chronology since 2005 February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Following is the chronology of blasts in India since 2005: Pune, August 1, 2012: Four allegedly coordinated low-intensity explosions at Jangli Maharaj road. One person was injured. New Delhi, September 7, 2011: One killed and 24 injured in a blast outside the Delhi High Court. Mumbai, July 13, 2011: Three...
  • Chronology of major blasts in the country July 13, 2011

    Mumbai: Following is the chronology of major blasts in the country: Varanasi, December 7, 2010: Two-year-old girl killed and 25 others injured in a blast which takes place between the Dashashwamedh and Shitla ghats on the river Ganga. Pune, February 13, 2010: 17 people killed and over 60 injured when...
  • Chronology: Recent major earthquakes to hit Japan March 11, 2011

    Japan was struck on Friday by an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.9, the biggest in about 140 years. Japan is one of the world's most earthquake-prone countries, with a tremor occurring at least every five minutes. Located in the 'Ring of Fire' arc of volcanoes and oceanic trenches partly encircling the...
  • Graham Staines murder case: Chronology January 21, 2011

    Bhubaneswar: With the Supreme Court upholding the life term awarded by Orissa High Court to Dara Singh, convicted for murder of Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two minor sons, one of the most sensitive cases of the previous century came to an end after 12 years. Following is the chronology...
  • World's worst stampedes | CJ: Send pics, videos | Pics September 30, 2008

    Following is a short chronology of some of the worst stampedes in the last 20 years: March 1988: In Kathmandu, 70 fans are killed after a stampede towards locked exits in a hailstorm at Nepal's national soccer stadium, the country's worst civilian disaster. July 1990: 1,426 pilgrims are crushed to death inside...
  • Terror no more a distant reality in south India July 25, 2008

    New Delhi: The seven low intensity blasts that rocked Bangalore on Friday afternoon have once again brought the South into focus and this time it is for being a terror destination. Terror first visited to south India ten-years ago during the run up to the General Elections. The target was Coimbatore. Twelve...
  • Major bomb blasts in places of worship May 15, 2008

    New Delhi: Terrorists have been targeting places of worship for some time now in what seems to be an attempt to fuel communal tensions in states. While blasts targeting mosques seem to be happening on Fridays, during the sacred Friday prayers, when temples are the targets, the day chosen is...
  • MEA officer to visit Virginia Tech June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: With the news of at least two people of Indian origin being the victims of the shocking Virginia Tech shooting, the Ministry of External Affairs has said that a counsular officer from the Indian Embassy in Washington will be leaving for Virginia on Tuesday. The Indian embassy is...