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  • 5 charred to death after high tension wire falls on bus 19-04-2014 07:17 AM

    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....
  • Bangalore: AC bus catches fire, six charred to death 16-04-2014 07:14 AM

    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,...
  • Mumbai: BEST Workers' Union call off bus strike 02-04-2014 05:05 PM

    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 on...
  • No respite for Mumbaikars, BEST workers strike enters 2nd day 02-04-2014 10:45 AM

    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...
  • Mumbai: BEST drivers and conductors on a strike, buses off the roads 01-04-2014 10:20 AM

    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 15-03-2014 12:28 PM

    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...
  • India's first electric bus starts running in Bangalore 03-03-2014 08:37 AM

    Bangalore: India's first electric bus has started running on Bangalore's roads. The route on the busy Majestic-Kadugodi road in Bangalore has India's first electric bus. The city's transport corporation launched this bus last week. Zipping past the smoke-emitting regular buses, the orange beauty stands out. "The pollution level is quite...
  • Mumbai: Chilling video of the exact moment a car rammed into a road divider killing one, injuring six 14-02-2014 04:06 PM

    A speeding car lost control and rammed into a road divider in Mumbai killing one person and injuring six others. ...
  • Singapore: Bus driver cleared of fatal accident in Little India riots 11-02-2014 04:28 PM

    A bus driver, involved in a fatal accident that sparked Singapore's worst riot in 40 years and led to the deportation of 52 Indians, will not face any legal action, the government said on Tuesday. The Attorney General's Chambers said in a statement that the bus driver will not be...
  • WB: 15 passenger dies in road accident in Malda 11-02-2014 12:00 PM

    At least 15 people were killed on early Tuesday when a vehicle carrying them collided with a truck in West Bengal's Malda district, police said. The accident took place in the Eight Mile area of the Malda town when a sports utility vehicle collided head on with a speeding truck....
  • Delhi: BRT should be scrapped, says Kejriwal 10-02-2014 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: The capital's controversial BRT corridor for buses should be scrapped in its present form, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said. He has asked Transport Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj to go into the matter, Kejriwal said. Introduced some six years ago in South Delhi, Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) corridor...
  • Vasundhara Raje wants people-friendly bus services in state 04-02-2014 10:03 AM

    On a reviewing spree of each state department since coming into power, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday underlined the need for state roadways bus service to be people-friendly and spelled out ways through which they could improve their standards. Every gram panchayat should be connected with RSRTC operated bus...
  • Maharashtra: 10 killed, 35 injured in bus accident in Satara 04-02-2014 06:59 AM

    Mumbai: Ten people were killed and 35 injured when a tourist bus going to Gujarat fell off a bridge on the Pune-Satara road near the Khambatki Ghat. This is the second accident at the Ghat in less than a month. The accident happened at 10 pm on Monday. The rescue...
  • People across Indo-Pak border rejoice as bus service at LoC resumes 03-02-2014 09:44 AM

    People across the India-Pakistan border are heaving a sigh of relief with the bus service at LoC resuming after two week's deadlock between the two nations. ...
  • J&K: Bus service across LoC resumes after two weeks 03-02-2014 08:15 AM

    Srinagar: After a 2 week deadlock between India and Pakistan, bus service across the Line of Control (LoC) resumed on Monday. The PoK authorities have detained 27 trucks and drivers of these vehicles at Chakoti across the LoC since January 17 following recovery of the drugs on this side. Authorities...
  • 16 injured as bus and truck collide on Kota Jaipur highway near Bundi 01-02-2014 07:58 PM

    At least 16 people, including eight women, were injured on Saturday when their bus collided with a truck on Kota-Jaipur highway here. The injured were rushed to district hospital and are undergoing treatment. About 40 people were travelling in the private bus at the time of mishap, Assistant Sub Inspector...
  • Srinagar-Muzaffarabad peace bus service to resume from Monday 30-01-2014 07:13 PM

    Inching towards the resolution of the deadlock over the cross LoC trade, Indian and Pakistan officials on Thursday decided to resume the operations of the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad peace bus from Monday. A senior state government official said the decision was taken at a meeting held at the Kaman Post on the...
  • 36 PoK residents overstaying in J&K after peace bus stopped 30-01-2014 04:46 PM

    Thirty-six PoK residents are over-staying in Jammu and Kashmir, while 28 Indian nationals are stuck in PoK, following suspension of "peace bus" service between India and Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir after the arrest of a Pakistani driver, an official said on Thursday. The standoff between the two countries reached the 14th day after...
  • Delhi's millennium bus depot pits AAP government against Centre 29-01-2014 04:13 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's decision to shift the millennium bus depot from the banks of Yamuna has led to yet another fight between the AAP government and the Centre. The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has expressed its inability to provide alternate land before the Delhi High Court...
  • 8 dead after luxury bus meets with accident near Mumbai 29-01-2014 07:44 AM

    Mumbai: Eight people have died after a luxury bus met with an accident on the outskirts of Mumbai on Wednesday morning. Nearly 14 people are said to be injured. The driver of the diesel tanker is absconding. According to sources, the purple-coloured bus was en route to Ahmedabad from Pune,...
  • Pakistan refuses entry to peace bus from India 27-01-2014 05:58 PM

    Authorities in Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Monday refused to allow a bus from India to enter, thereby continuing the deadlock over the cross-LoC trade and the peace bus service in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Officials in Poonch district said when the Poonch-Rawlakote bus carrying 17 passengers reached the Chakan-Da-Bagh crossing...
  • Change your bus design, Karnataka tells Volvo after two major accidents 27-01-2014 07:36 AM

    Bangalore: Two months after more than 50 people were killed in two fire incidents in private Volvo buses, the Karnataka government has told the bus manufacturer company to make design changes in its vehicles. The Karnataka transport department has told Volvo to incorporate design changes that could enhance passengers' safety...
  • Private buses to be off Kerala streets from Jan 29 23-01-2014 06:52 PM

    Kochi: Private bus operators in Kerala on Thursday threatened to go on indefinite strike from January 29 if their demand for raising bus fares was not favourably considered by the government. The bus operators confederation has called for the strike demanding, among other things, to raise bus fares on the...
  • PoK authorities suspend cross-LoC bus service over arrest of Pakistani driver 20-01-2014 01:29 PM

    Authorities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Monday suspended the cross-Line of Control (LoC) bus service on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road to press for the release of a Pakistani driver arrested by Indian authorities in connection with smuggling of narcotics worth Rs 100 crore. "We were informed by PoK authorities that the Karavan-e-Aman...
  • Pakistan: Truck hits school bus, 17 children dead 16-01-2014 08:37 AM

    Islamabad: A truck slammed into a bus bringing school children home from an outing in southern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 17 pupils and three adults, police said. "It was a head-on collision when the truck slammed into the school van on a single track dirt road. Apparently, speeding...
  • Maharashtra: State transport bus falls in a valley, 27 dead 02-01-2014 11:58 AM

    Thane: At least 27 people have been killed when a state transport bus plying on the Vithalwadi-Ahmednagar route with around 30-40 passengers fell in a valley near Malshej Ghat, Thane. Rescue workers are carrying out the relief work at the accident site which is in a valley almost 250 metres...
  • ASI attacked by liquor mafia dies 02-01-2014 08:33 AM

    An Assistant Sub-Inspector was brutally attacked here allegedly by liquor mafia and he succumbed to his injuries in a hospital on Wednesday, police said. ASI Rajesh Meena was assaulted by criminals of liquor and drug mafia at the Rai Ka Bagh bus station on Friday night, when he had asked...
  • Faridabad: 8 persons gangrape girl, 7 arrested 01-01-2014 11:17 PM

    Faridabad: A Delhi-based girl was allegedly abducted and gangraped by eight persons here, police said on Wednesday. According to police, the victim had come to meet her friend and was waiting for bus at the Ballabhgarh bus-stand when an SUV stopped by and the five occupants offered to drop her....
  • 32 killed, 5 injured as bus plunges into ravine in northeast Thailand 27-12-2013 01:15 PM

    At least 32 people were killed and five critically injured on Friday when a speeding bus plunged into a ravine in northeast Thailand. The bus, coming from Khon Kaen was enroute to Chiang Rai province, crashed into the guard rail of a bridge in Phetachbun district and fell into the...
  • 2 kids killed, 8 injured as school bus meets with accident due to dense fog 16-12-2013 04:34 PM

    Two children were killed on Mondayand eight others injured when their school bus collidedwith a passenger bus following low visibility due to densefog in Ambah town near Morena, police said.The bus belonging to Little Flower School was on itsway to pick up children when a passenger bus going to Gwalior...