Howrah Dehradun Express

  • Three train mishaps in 24 hours, over 20 injured November 23, 2011

    New Delhi: The country has seen three train accidents in less than 24 hours in which atleast seven people have been killed and over 22 others injured. While the first tragedy took place on Tuesday in which seven people were killed in a fire on the Howrah-Dehradun Express in Jharkhand,...
  • Odisha: Train collision, 2 injured November 23, 2011

    New Delhi: The Odisha-bound Samaeshwari Express has collided with a goods trains in Jharsuguda on Wednesday. According to reports, 2 passengers have suffered injuries but no casualties have been reported so far. Relief and rescue teams have been rushed to the site and railway officials are already taking stock of...
  • Doon Exp fire: Missing woman not in list of dead November 23, 2011

    New Delhi: A passenger travelling from Kolkata to Lucknow has gone missing ater the Howrah-Dehradun express caught fire on Tuesday. The family of 46-year-old Kusum Singh has been unable to get in touch with her but her name also doesn't feature in the list of names of the dead. Kusum's relatives claim...
  • Shaukat loses daughter in Doon Express fire November 22, 2011

    Dhanbad: It will take Shaukat Ali a long time to overcome the grief of losing his daughter in the early morning inferno in Doon Express near Parasnath in Jharkhand on Tuesday. His eight-year-old daughter Mahjuvi Ali Akhtar was identified as one of the seven charred to death in the fire that...
  • Sabotage not ruled out in Howrah-Doon Exp fire November 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Tuesday said nothing can be ruled out including the 'involvement of miscreants' in the train fire mishap in Howrah-Dehradun Express. "Let us wait for the inquiry report. Involvement of miscreants cannot be ruled out at this stage. But I am not speculating anything. According...
  • Doon Express fire: Railways announces compensation November 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Tuesday condoled the loss of lives in the fire mishap in the Howrah-Dehradun Express and announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh to the next of kin of those killed. All other passengers in the affected B-1 and B-2 AC coaches will get Rs...
  • Howrah-Doon Express fire: death toll up to 7 November 22, 2011

    Giridih (Jharkhand): Seven passengers, including an Australian woman, were charred to death when a fire broke out in two AC coaches of the Howrah-Dehradun Express in the district early on Tuesday, with the Railway Minister stating that involvement of 'miscreants' cannot be ruled out. Three other Australian women passengers suffered minor...
  • Fire on Howrah-Dehradun Express; 7 dead November 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Railway Ministry officials confirmed that seven people have died in the Howrah-Dehradun Express train fire which broke out late on Monday night. "We know that seven are dead. The cause of the fire is still not known," said the Railway Ministry spokesperson. He said that there was no pantry car...