Accident

  • Caught on camera: Horrific car collision in Ahmedabad, 1 dead 6 days ago

    Ahmedabad: A horrific car collision in Ahmedabad has been captured on camera. Eyewitnesses say two cars were racing each other early on Thursday morning when the accident happened. The CCTV footage shows the two cars brushing against each other at an intersection. One of the drivers died on the spot...
  • 22 killed, 14 injured in Himachal Pradesh bus accident 1 week ago

    Shimla: At least 22 people were killed and 14 injured when an overloaded private bus fell into the Gobind Sagar reservoir in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district on Wednesday, officials said. As many as "22 people were killed and 14 were injured", Superintendent of Police Ashok Kumar said over phone. The exact...
  • Caught on camera: Tempo carrying Ganesha idol, devotees overturns in Hyderabad September 8, 2014

    Festivities took a turn for the worse in Hyderabad on Monday when a tempo carrying a Ganesha idol and devotees turned turtle. The tempo was reportedly travelling at a high speed and was over loaded. The tempo had people on board and some of the children on it suffered minor...
  • J&K: 35 feared dead as bus falls into a stream in Rajouri district September 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Thirty people were feared dead as a bus fell into a stream in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Six people have been rescued so far. Home Ministry dispatched NDRF teams and instructed agencies to launch rescue operation. According to sources, they were all coming from a marriage party. More...
  • Centre to initiate steps to increase road safety, curb accidents September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Over the past decade, the number of deaths by road accidents have increased from 92,618 to over 1,37,572. Of the 1,37,572 fatal accidents, 6,463 deaths were due to drunken driving. According to reports, 20 lakh serious injuries take place annually due to road accidents. These are sobering statistics for...
  • Watch: 6yearold boy survives after a SUV ran over him August 24, 2014

    A sixyearold miraculously survived after being run over by a SUV in China. The boy was playing on the driveway outside his house when the incident occurred. The boy only has a few scratches on his face and legs, and no major injury. ...
  • Two persons killed as truck rams into a car, 2 others injured August 21, 2014

    Two persons were killed and a similar number injured when a car rammed into a stationary truck in Sidhauli area, police said in Sitapur on Thursday. Deepak Khanna and Mohammad Tariq were killed when the car in which they were travelling rammed into the truck on the national highway near Mankapur...
  • 3 railway officials suspended for negligence after accident kills 21 at Samera crossing August 19, 2014

    Three railway officials were suspended on Tuesday for negligence of duty a day after 21 people were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a train at a railway crossing in Bihar, officials said. Eight children and six women were among those killed in the accident. Two...
  • 20 killed, two injured as train rams into autorickshaw August 18, 2014

    Twenty people, including eight children, were killed on Monday when a speeding train rammed into a packed autorickshaw at a railway crossing between Semra and Sugauli stations in Bihar's East Champaran district, the police said. The mishap took place at a manned railway crossing at Chinauta village when Dehradunbound Rapti Ganga...
  • Bike borne duo brothers killed after being hit by a police jeep August 17, 2014

    Two brothers were killed when the bike they were riding on was hit by a police jeep in Maharajganj area in Azamgarh, police said. Dilsher (18) and Sarvar (25) died last night after their bike was hit by Station officer Kaptangaj's jeep in Asratpur Basaratpatti village, Superintendent of Police, Dinesh Chandra...
  • Three killed in a road accident August 17, 2014

    Three persons were killed when a motorcycle they were riding on collided with a bus in Hardoi, police said. The incident took place on Saturday when the motorcycle collided with the roadways bus near Baghauli area, Circle Officer BB Singh said. The deceased have been identified as Suresh (40), his mother Anana...
  • Three killed after being hit by a speeding roadways bus August 16, 2014

    Three persons, including two girls were on Friday killed when a bike they were riding on washit by a speeding roadways bus in Ujhani area here, police said. The incident took place when Ravi (22) was going somewhere along with his cousin sisters Lali (12) and Deeksha (15) following which the...
  • 1 killed, 2 injured in fire accident August 15, 2014

    A woman was killed and two others injured in a fire accident in Gopiganj area in Bhadohi, police said. Sonam Devi (25) caught fire while cooking food in Turantpur village late on Thursday evening, Station Officer (SO) Anjani Kumar Mishra said. In a bid to save Sonam, her husband Pradeep Seth and...
  • Comedian Tracy Morgan 'struggling' after deadly crash: attorney August 13, 2014

    Reuters: Tracy Morgan's attorney on Monday said the comedian is "still struggling" with his health two months after breaking several bones in a deadly New Jersey highway crash that has renewed public attention to safety in the U.S. trucking industry. "He's still struggling, but he's a fighter," attorney Benedict Morelli told...
  • Prakash Raj escapes accident, takes to Twitter to ridicule bystanders for their inhuman attitude August 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actorfilmmaker Prakash Raj Tuesday had a narrow escape when his car was rammed by a bus while waiting at a traffic signal here. The actor, who was recently seen in Akshay Kumarstarrer "Entertainment", said that although he was "shaken" by the accident, he was absolutely fine. "Had a miraculous escape as...
  • Man killed after boulder hits car August 12, 2014

    A person was killed when boulder from a mountain fell on his car in the Chamoli district here, even as rains in the state caused landslides, affecting traffic movement on several roads including national highways. According to the Uttarakhand State Emergency Operation Centre, Manoj Kumar Panwar was killed when the...
  • Five, including four children of a family, killed in road accident August 12, 2014

    Five persons, including four children of a family were on Monday killed and a woman injured when a horsecarriage in which they were travelling was hit by a speeding truck in Naubasta area here, police said The incident took place when six persons were going back to their home in Rajiv...
  • News 360: Medical emergency kept Sachin Tendulkar away from Parliament August 8, 2014

    After the uproar due to absence of Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar in the Upper House, the former cricketer responded to the controversy on Friday in a press conference. Sachin said, "My absence in Delhi has been discussed too much. I do not mean to disrespect any institution, there was...
  • 4 pilgrims killed in a headon collision of two jeeps; 7 others injured August 8, 2014

    Four pilgrims, including a child, were killed and seven injured when two jeeps collided head on in Nagaur district of Rajasthan in the wee hours on Friday, police said. The incident took place near Budel village when a jeep carrying 12 people to Ramdevra temple in Jaisalmer district collided with another...
  • Three persons killed in a road accident as unidentified vehicle rams a bike August 7, 2014

    Three persons were killed and another person was injured on Thursday in separate road accidents in Katihar district of Bihar, the police said. Two bikers were killed and another was injured as an unidentified vehicle rammed into a motocycle with three occupants on KurselaForbesganj road, the police said. The victims were identified...
  • Fire breaks out in Mathura's ISKCON temple, many important documents destroyed August 7, 2014

    A fire broke out in the administrative complex of an ISKCON temple in Mathura on Wednesday night, destroying many important documents and items. Fire engines were immediately rushed to the spot and the blaze was doused after more than three hours of firefighting, according to fire officials. There was no casualty in...
  • Suspected thief of Michael Schumacher's medical files found hanging in cell August 6, 2014

    A man suspected of leaking Formula One champion Michael Schumacher's medical files was found hanged in his police cell on Wednesday, Zurich's cantonal prosecutor said in a statement. The man, who was not named, worked as a manager at Swiss helicopter company Rega, which was involved in Schumacher's transfer from Grenoble...
  • Watch: Passengers tilt train to rescue a man in Australia's Perth August 6, 2014

    After realising the staff members' incapacity to rescue a man struck between the platform and train, all the people on station pushed and tilted the train to rescue the man. The incident took place in Perth, Australia. ...
  • 3 school children killed, 15 injured as school bus overturns August 6, 2014

    Three school children, aged between six and twelve, were on Wednesday killed and 15 injured when their school bus turned turtle after being hit by a tanker, police said. The incident took place when the children were on their way to school, police said, adding, the injured were admitted to a...
  • Boat caprizes in the Ganga in Varanasi, 2 dead, 16 missing August 6, 2014

    Varanasi: Two people have died and 16 were still missing after a boat capsized in the Ganga river near Varanasi on Tuesday. At least 22 people were rescued on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolences over the boat capsize incident. Rescue operations are being conducted by the NDRF....
  • Five kanwarias killed as oil tanker rams into a tractor trolley August 4, 2014

    Five kanwarias were killed and over 36 injured on Monday when an oil tanker rammed into a tractor trolley carrying them in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur district, police said. All the deceased were going to visit a Lord Shiva temple to offer holy water. The tractor trolley carrying the devotees was headed...
  • Ferry carrying over 200 passengers capsizes, several fishermen with their trawlers missing in Bay of Bengal August 4, 2014

    Dhaka: A Bangladesh passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people reportedly capsized on Monday leaving many missing. Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority Chairman Samsuddoha Khondaker said the accident took place on Monday morning as the as the MV Pinak was crossing the River Padma in Munshiganj district in the central part...
  • Four pilgrims killed, six other injured in a road accident August 3, 2014

    Four pilgrims were killed and six others injured on Sunday after a bus in which they were travelling came in contact with live electric wire in Banka district of Bihar, a police officer said. The mishap took place when a bus carrying about 50 'kanwarias' came in contact with high tension...
  • 35 devotees injured in bus accident August 1, 2014

    At least 35 Kanwarias (Shiv devotees) were injured on Thursday when the bus they were travelling in overturned near Tarbasechu village in Hazaribagh district, police said here. They said more than a dozen women devotees were among the injured. The bus overturned and fell in a ditch. Condition of some devotees was...
  • Minor girl's scalp ripped off in a Ferris wheel accident July 31, 2014

    A ride on Ferris wheel on Eid day proved costly for a 5yearold girl in Gwalior on Tuesday afternoon. Muskan suffered critical injuries as her hair got stuck during the ride and left her without a major portion of scalp. Having lost her hair and one ear in the incident, she...