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  • Medak: Protests break out at accident site where 17 children were killed Yesterday

    Medak (Telangana): Protests broke out at the site of a horrific accident in Medak district of Telangana in which 17 school children were killed. The bus driver and cleaner, were also killed when Nanded-Secunderabad Passenger train collided with the bus on the railway track at around 9 AM on Thursday. The...
  • Telangana: 17 students killed as bus hits train at an unmanned crossing 2 days ago

    At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak....
  • Telangana: Train hits school bus in Medak, at least 17 children killed 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak. The injured have been admitted...
  • Electric bus pilot project to be launched in Gujarat July 14, 2014

    Gandhinagar: As part of efforts to ensure a cleaner and greener environment, the Gujarat government will soon introduce a pilot project to run 'electric-buses' for public transport between state capital Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad. Moving ahead, the state-run Gujarat Power Corporation Limited (GPCL) has invited expression of interest from the potential companies...
  • Four killed in Himachal Pradesh bus accident July 13, 2014

    Shimla: Four passengers were killed and 31 injured on Sunday when a bus skidded off the road and rolled into a 30-foot deep pit in Himachal Pradesh, police said. The Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus was on its way from Solan town to Shimla when it fell into the pit at...
  • Himachal Pradesh: Two dead, 33 injured as bus falls into gorge July 13, 2014

    Solan: Two people died and as many as 33 people were left injured in Himachal Pradesh's Solan when a state transport bus fell into a gorge on Sunday morning. More details awaited. ...
  • 10 dead, 16 injured in bus accident in Bangladesh July 1, 2014

    Dhaka: At least 10 people were killed and 16 others injured on Tuesday when a passenger bus crashed into a roadside tree and overturned on a highway in southwestern Bangladesh. The accident occurred when the driver lost control of the vehicle near Jessore district. The bus was going to Benapole...
  • Maharashtra: Bus driver given death for mowing down 9 pleads 'unsound mind' June 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Santosh Mane, a former state transport bus driver, who has been awarded death penalty for mowing down nine persons in a fit of reckless driving on Pune roads in January 2012, on Wednesday pleaded before the Bombay High Court that he was of "unsound mind" at the relevant time. Mane's...
  • Three killed in a bus accident in Kashmir June 25, 2014

    Srinagar: Three persons died while 27 others were injured when the bus they were travelling in overturned at Bijbehara in Anantnag district of Kashmir, police said on Wednesday. The bus, which was returning to Kulgam from Gulmarg tourist resort, turned turtle at Bijbhera at 10.45 PM last night, the police said. Three...
  • 1,000 km of new BRT would save 27,000 lives in India: World Bank June 24, 2014

    Washington: World Bank President Jim Young Kim has said India can save more than 27,000 lives and create over 128,000 jobs if it builds 1,000 kilometres of new bus rapid transit (BRT) lanes in the next 20 years. "If India built 1,000 kilometres of new, bus rapid transit lanes, over...
  • 1 killed, 20 injured as speeding bus falls into a ditch June 12, 2014

    One person was killed and 20 others were injured when a bus fell into a roadside ditch near Hajipur village in Bihar's Jehanabad district. The incident ocurred when the driver of the bus, travelling from Ekangarsarai to Jehanabad, lost control of the vehicle and it fell into a ditch. The locals...
  • Mumbai: 30-year-old arrested for stripping, beating woman bus conductor June 4, 2014

    Mumbai: A woman bus conductor was on Wednesday allegedly beaten up and stripped by a 30-year-old passenger in Dombivli town following a heated altercation over boarding the bus from the front exit. According to senior police inspector Milind Patil of Manpada Police station, the MSRTC bus was on its way...
  • Nepal: 18 Indian pilgrims killed, 53 injured in bus accident June 3, 2014

    At least 18 Indian pilgrims were killed and 53 others injured when an overloaded bus carrying them veered off a mountain road and rolled about 100 meters before plunging into a river in western Nepal, officials said on Tuesday. "All 18 people who died in the accident were Indian nationals, mostly...
  • 4 killed, 12 injured as speeding bus overturns, falls into a roadside ditch June 2, 2014

    Four persons were killed and 12 others injured when a speeding bus overturned and fell into a roadside ditch near Mahror village in Bihar's Rohtas district on Monday. The incident occurred when the bus driver lost his control over the vehicle, on way to Kochas from Vikramganj, following which it overturned...
  • Nappy-wearing Thai bus conductors fight for right to toilet breaks during traffic snarls May 30, 2014

    Stuck for hours each day in snarling traffic, bus conductors in Thailand's sprawling capital have found a radical solution to a lack of toilet breaks -- adult nappies. Despite years of brisk economic growth, many of Bangkok's blue-collar workers find themselves on the sharp end of relentless urbanisation and stubborn wealth...
  • Rajasthan Congress hits out at BJP government over bus fare hike May 28, 2014

    Rajasthan Congress on Wednesday assailed the Vasundhra Raje-led government over the hike in bus fares from June 1, saying the BJP came to power at the Centre and in the state by making inflation an issue. "People in Rajasthan would never have 'achche din' (good days) ahead, whether the BJP rules...
  • Three dead, 12 others injured in bus-truck collision May 27, 2014

    Three persons lost their lives while twelve others were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck near Jarang village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Tuesday. Police said the accident occurred around 30 km from Muzaffarpur town on a stretch of NH-57 that was declared one way. The...
  • 25 injured as bus falls into ditch May 23, 2014

    Twenty-five people were injured, some of them seriously, when a bus overturned and fell into a ditch near Sedpura village in the district, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday, when the bus was carrying 40 passengers from Muzaffarnagar to Kutesra village. The injured have been admitted to a...
  • 9 persons killed in bus-jeep collision, 27 wounded May 14, 2014

    Nine persons were killed and 27 others injured on Wednesday in a collision between a vehicle ferrying a marriage party and a bus near Aama Jod in Panna. The jeep was on its way to Imllia from Aama village when a Katni-bound bus rammed into it. While two persons died on the...
  • 31 children injured as school bus overturns May 12, 2014

    At least 31 students were injured on Monday when their speeding school bus overturned in Surajpur area, police told reporters. "A bus of Vishwa Bharti Public School carrying 40 children was returning after school hours around 2 PM and overturned near Crowne Plaza in Surajpur," Deputy Superintendent of Police Anurag Singh...
  • 10 killed, 25 injured as speeding bus topples in Devprayag May 7, 2014

    Ten people were killed on Wednesday when a bus on its way from New Delhi to Uttarakhand toppled in Devprayag district, police said. Twenty-five passengers were injured in the accident on the Rishikesh-Badrinath route. A dozen of the injured were said to be in critical condition. The bus was headed for Srinagar...
  • Protests in Karnataka as bus fare hiked by 8 per cent May 5, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka BJP staged a protest against the state transport corporation, KSRTC (Karnataka Road Transport Corporation) after KSRTC hiked its bus fares by nearly eight per cent over the weekend on Monday. The KSRTC fare hike comes after the recent increase in bus fares of Bangalore's transport corporation, the...
  • Three persons killed, 35 injured as bus overturns in Bikaner May 3, 2014

    Three persons were killed and 35 injured when a bus in which they were travelling overturned near Tharusar village in Rajasthan's Bikaner district on Saturday. The bus was heading from Chhatargarh to Bajju town when the accident happened, police said. Three persons, all men, were killed and 35 injured in the accident,...
  • One killed, 22 injured as bus falls into river May 3, 2014

    A person was killed and 22 others including seven women were injured on Saturday when the private bus in which they were travelling fell into the Hiran river off a bridge, police said. The bus was on its way to Jabalpur from Dhimarkheda in the district. There wasn't much water in the...
  • 5 charred to death after high tension wire falls on bus April 19, 2014

    Five persons, including three children, were burnt alive when a bus carrying a marriage party caught fire after coming in contact with a high tension wire near here on Friday night, police said. The incident took place on the Ater-Porsa Road, about 35 km away from here in Madhya Pradesh. "We have...
  • Bangalore: AC bus catches fire, six charred to death April 16, 2014

    Bangalore: In a tragic incident a bus travelling from Davangere in Karnataka to Bangalore caught fire early on Wednesday morning. Six people were burnt to death in the incident. The Sleeper AC bus had 29 people on board. The driver is absconding after the incident. YS Ravikumar,SP, Chitradurga told CNN-IBN, "The...
  • Mumbai: BEST Workers' Union call off bus strike April 2, 2014

    Mumbai: The BEST workers in Mumbai have decided to call off their bus strike on Wednesday with immediate effect. The Bombay High Court had earlier ordered the bus drivers and conductors to resume work. The BEST buses in Mumbai had gone off the roads with 26,000 drivers and conductors...
  • No respite for Mumbaikars, BEST workers strike enters 2nd day April 2, 2014

    Mumbai: In a more trouble for Mumbaikars as the BEST workers strike has entered second day on Wednesday. This despite a High Court order asking the bus drivers and conductors to resume work. The workers union has said that are planing to appeal in a higher court. The BEST buses in...
  • Mumbai: BEST drivers and conductors on a strike, buses off the roads April 2, 2014

    Mumbai: In trouble for Mumbaikars, the BEST buses in the city have gone off the roads as drivers and conductors are on a strike over the new computerised scheduling system. The drivers and conductors had a dispute with the management over the new scheduling system. BEST runs the public bus...
  • Delhi: Metro service to remain close till 2pm on Holi March 15, 2014

    Delhi Metro services will not be available till 2 pm on Monday on account of Holi, an official said on Saturday. "Metro services will resume 2 pm onwards on all lines and will continue thereafter normally," said the official. The Metro feeder bus services will not be available for the whole day...