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Stampede at Godavari Maha Pushkaram 2015 Could Have Been Avoided

The Godavari Maha Pushakaralu returned after 144 years but so is the tragedy with 27 killed in a stampede that took place this morning between 7.30 am and 8 am with mostly elderly people being the victims. Ironic but the trigger to panic stampede was caused when people rushed towards one of the gates at Kotagummam ghat on the banks of the ...

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GAIL Apathy to Repair Rusted Pipeline Costs 15 Lives; Rs.25 Lakhs Announced to Silence Survivors

Four days before the Thursday/Friday night blast of the GAIL pipeline, gas was leaking from the place and local have reported the incident. But the “Chalta Hai” attitude of the officials resulted in temporary cover up of leak, not fixing the major problem that was a rust-ridden pipe leaking gas. Now that the inevitable has happened, an eye-wash attempt is ...

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