Accident

  • Divers enter South Korean ferry in the hunt for survivors 18-04-2014 09:29 AM

    Mokpo/Jindo: A team of eight divers had entered a capsized South Korean ferry on Friday and was searching for survivors, although they were unlikely to find anyone alive from among hundreds still missing more than 48 hours after the vessel began sinking. YTN television said that divers had searched the...
  • Bhadohi: Four killed in trucks collision 17-04-2014 11:52 AM

    Four members of a family were killed when two trucks collided in Aurai area in Bhadohi, police said on Thursday. The incident took place last night when two trucks collided near Aurai crossing and ran over four persons sleeping alongside road killing them on the spot. Those killed were identified...
  • Train gets derailed in Assam, over 50 injured 16-04-2014 08:00 AM

    Guwahati: Over 50 passengers were injured, 19 of them seriously, when the engine and 10 coaches of the Dimapur-Kamakhya BG Express derailed at Teghiria in central Assam in the wee hours today. The derailment damaged 100 mts of railway line leading to cancellation of eight trains on the route. The...
  • Seven people, including Jharkhand CM's Political Advisor injured in lift collapse 15-04-2014 04:09 PM

    Seven people, including the Political Advisor of Jharkhand Chief Minister, were injured when a lift which they took to reach the ground floor of a hotel in Bistupur area here collapsed on Tuesday, official sources said. All the injured, including Himanshu Shekhar Choudhury, Political Advisor of Chief Minister Hemant Soren,...
  • Three seriously injured after a train hits a pick-up van 14-04-2014 02:10 PM

    Three persons were seriously injured when a train hit a pick-up van at an unmanned crossing at Ipra on Muzaffarpur-Narkatiyaganj section in Bihar's East Champaran district on Monday, police said. The four-wheeler was negotiating the track at the crossing falling under Chakiya police station area when the Muzaffarpur-Narkatiaganj Express rammed...
  • Three children of a family killed in house fire 13-04-2014 08:29 PM

    Three children, aged between 6 and 8 years, of a family were charred to death when a fire broke out at their house in Hapur area in Ghaziabad onSunday. The deceased have been identified as Umeedh (6), Shinu (8) and Abush (6), police said. However, the victims' brother, Shameen, who...
  • Three killed, one injured in a road accident 12-04-2014 02:05 PM

    Three people, including two of a family, were killed and one woman was injured when their motorcycle was hit by another vehicle, police said on Saturday. They said the incident took place in Barhad area on Friday and the deceased have been identified as Vinod kumar (35), Chattu (32) and...
  • Massive fire kills three children, over dozen cattle die 11-04-2014 10:32 PM

    Three children and over a dozen cattle were killed in fire that engulfed 15 huts in village Aliapur, police said on Friday. The incident took place last night when fire broke out in a hut and spread in other huts too, they said. Three children including Rohit (5), Diwarilal (2)...
  • Mathura: One person killed as train derails, six injured 11-04-2014 08:42 PM

    One person was killed while six others were injured when two coaches of a Mathura bound train derailed here between Maura and Goverdhan stations, on Friday. The last two coaches of Alwar Mathura Passenger train derailed and were dragged for about one km before the train came to a halt,...
  • Two policemen die as two trucks collide, five injured 11-04-2014 06:18 PM

    Two policemen were killed and five others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a truck in Ajmer district. The police truck was on its way to Jaipur from Jalore to collect wireless sets for elections last night when it collided with another truck coming from opposite...
  • Driver killed, 2 policemen injured after their jeep rams into a truck 10-04-2014 01:57 PM

    The driver of a mobile police jeep was killed and two policemen were seriously injured in a mishap near Makanpur chowk in Bihar's Navgachhia district, a police officer said. Superintendent of Police (SP) Shekhar Kumar said that a mobile police jeep with three cops rammed into a stationary tractor after...
  • At least 40 cattle charred to death as truck catches fire 09-04-2014 10:40 PM

    40 cattle were charred to death when a a truck which was carrying them caught fire after an accident on NH 31 near Pachgama on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place under Akbarpur police station area when a speeding truck skidded off and hit a stationary motorcycle leading to...
  • Four minors feared drowned in Ganga at Narayanpur 07-04-2014 06:04 PM

    Four minors, including three girls, were feared drowned in the river Ganga in a village under Narayanpur police station area in Bihar's Bhagalpur district on Monday, police sources said. The incident happened near Vishunpur village as three girls and a boy were bathing in the river when they accidentally slipped...
  • Six killed, two injured as jeep falls into gorge 03-04-2014 06:41 PM

    Six persons, including two children, were killed and two others seriously injured on Thursday when the jeep in which they were travelling fell into a gorge in Purola area of Uttarkashi district. The accident occurred when the jeep was going from Damta to Kandari village in the district, police said....
  • UP: Two trains collide in Sonbhadra; 2 feared dead, five injured 03-04-2014 07:13 AM

    Sonbhadra: In a rear-end collision, two trains collided in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra in the wee hours of Thursday leaving at least two dead and five others injured. The trains involved in the accident were Katni Passenger train and Varanasi-Shaktinagar Intercity Express. The incident took place near Obra in UP. "The...
  • Budaun: Six of a family killed, seven others injured in a road accident 02-04-2014 11:48 AM

    Six members of family were killed and seven others injured when a jeep rammed into a tree in Mujaria area, police said in Budaun district on Wednesday. Dhirendra Yadav, Shanker Kashyap, Prem Pal and Ram Niwas were killed on the spot whereas Ganga Singh and Ram Babu died while being...
  • Four die as tractor-trolley overturns in Mahua Khera 31-03-2014 09:22 PM

    Four persons, including two women and a child, were killed and more than 10 injured when the tractor-trolley in which they travelling overturned in Mahua Khera village under Tajganj police station on Monday, police said. The victims were returning home in the wee hours after attending a social function when...
  • Three killed, one injured after a dumper runs into labourers 31-03-2014 02:10 PM

    Three labourers have been crushed under the wheels of a dumper while another suffered serious injury in a company premise on Chowka-Kandra road in adjoining Seraikela-Kharswan district, the police said on Monday. The incident occurred when the victims were taking a nap in the company premises ahead of their night...
  • Four IIT students on their way to celebrate placements die in an accident 31-03-2014 09:28 AM

    New Delhi: Four IIT-Delhi students have died and two others suffered injuries in a fatal accident on Sunday morning. The incident took place near Jaisalmer, when the Innova in which they were travelling, overturned. All the four students were final year students. They were on a road trip to Rajasthan...
  • 10 killed, 30 injured in tractor-lorry collision 30-03-2014 11:24 PM

    Ten persons were killed and over 30 others injured when a tractor-trolley collided with a lorry near Icchawar town on Sunday, police said. The incident took place when the victims were returning to Ladhawat village after taking bath at Awalighat, a religious place located on the banks of the Narmada...
  • 9 killed, 3 critically injured in jeep-truck collision on Raipur-Jagdalpur highway 30-03-2014 11:20 PM

    Nine people were killed and three others were critically injured when their jeep collided with a speeding truck on Raipur-Jagdalpur national highway in Kanker district in Chhattisgarh on Sunday, police said. The incident took place at around 8:30 pm under Charama police station limits, Kanker Superintendent of Police Rajendra Dash...
  • 160 houses gutted in fire-related incidents, seven injured 30-03-2014 06:36 PM

    At least 160 houses were gutted on Sunday in fire-related incidents in Bihar's Samastipur, Vaishali and Madhubani districts injuring seven persons, police sources said. A major fire broke out in Chapahi village under Rajnagar police station area in Madhubani district razing more than 70 thatches houses in which an unidentified...
  • 4 passengers killed, 24 injured as bus overturns at Chittorgarh-Kota highway 30-03-2014 05:41 PM

    Four passengers, including an infant girl, were killed and 24 others injured when a Volvo bus overturned on Chittorgarh-Kota highway in Rajasthan in the wee hours of Sunday, police said. The deceased were identified as Jamnadas (57), Viond (32), Rajpal (22) and five-month-old Khushbu, all hailing from neighbouring Uttar Pradesh....
  • Michael Schumacher's wife building a 10-million-pound medical suite for his care 30-03-2014 03:40 PM

    London: Ailing seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher's wife is reportedly building a 10-million-pound medical suite at their home by Lake Geneva in Switzerland so that he can undergo treatment at home. Corinna Schumacher is using the family's 500-million-pound fortune to build a suite equipped with high-tech medical facilities at...
  • Four children die as house catches fire in Giridh 29-03-2014 09:56 PM

    Four children were burnt to death in Jharkhand's Giridh district on Saturday, police said. According to the police, a fire broke out in the house of Khalif Mia situated in Brajo village of the district, about 160 km from the state capital Ranchi on Saturday. Three children died after being...
  • Four of family die as their motorcycle collided with a car 29-03-2014 09:01 PM

    Four persons, including two women and a child, all belonging to a family, were killed when their motorcycle collided head on with a car on Haridwar-Delhi highway, police said on Saturday. The mishap occurred on Friday near Godavari hotel when Aftab along with his wife, son and another woman relative...
  • Government needs to own up responsibility for IAF accidents: BJP 28-03-2014 06:03 PM

    BJP on Friday attacked UPA Government for the crash of a newly acquired US-made C-130J aircraft near Gwalior in which five crew members were killed, saying it needs to own up responsiblility for the accidents in the force. Demanding a probe into the incident, the principal opposition party also expressed...
  • Five killed, 150 houses gutted in separate incidents of fire 28-03-2014 05:19 PM

    Five persons, including three siblings, were charred to death and 150 houses gutted on Friday in separate incidents of fire in Bihar's Lakhisarai, Begusarai and Samastipur district. A major fire broke out in a hutment in Amhara Ramnagar Tola under Town police station area in Lakhisarai district in which three...
  • Van-truck head-on collision kills two people 26-03-2014 11:25 PM

    Two persons were killed while two others sustained injuries in a road accident involving a trailer and a van on NH-33 under Shyam Sunderpur police station in Ghatsila sub-division, police said on Wednesday. The incident occurred when the van carrying over a dozen of villagers from Kerukocha collided head-on with...
  • Hit and run case: Salman Khan's trial adjourned to April 8 26-03-2014 02:16 PM

    Mumbai: A sessions court on Wednesday adjourned the trial of Salman Khan's hit-and-run till April 8, 2014. The new trial will need the witnesses and evidence to be re-examined. Of the three witness who were to be examined, one of untraceable, while the other two were unavailable today. Examination of...