Road

  • Rs 2.86 lakh, Congress flags seized from a car on Purnea-Katihar road 17-04-2014 06:33 PM

    The police on Thursay detained three persons and seized Rs 2.86 lakh from a car traveling on the Purnea-Katihar road in the Rautara police station area. The police officers suspected that the money was to be used during elections, as flags, posters and other material belonging to the Nationalist Congress...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • LS polls: Rahul Gandhi conducts election roadshow in Gwalior city 12-04-2014 12:10 AM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi conducted a road show stretching to over 11 km in the city and sought votes for Ashok Singh, his party's nominee for the Gwalior Lok Sabha constituency, on Friday. The Congress Vice President arrived at the Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Airport in Gwalior, around 5 pm...
  • 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...
  • 'Alert' railway staff helps avert major mishap on Ahmedabad-bound Rajdhani train 07-04-2014 08:08 AM

    An alert railway staff on Sunday averted what would have been a major mishap by stopping the New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani train near Sojat Road station and putting out the smoke coming out of an SLR coach. A pointman at Sojat Road station, which falls along Ajmer-Marwar Junction route, observed the...
  • 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....
  • LS polls: Kejriwal's road show in East Delhi draws big crowds 02-04-2014 03:26 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal drew big crowds on the third day of his road show in the national capital as he ventured into East Delhi with local party candidate Rajmohan Gandhi. Buoyed by the public response, Kejriwal hit back at Congress and BJP who had been accusing him...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Kejriwal taken ill after Chandigarh road show 30-03-2014 05:34 PM

    Chandigarh: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal was taken ill after his road show in Chandigarh on Sunday and cancelled his later engagements in Haryana, party sources said here. Kejriwal, who arrived in Chandigarh to campaign for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate and actress Gul Panag, went back to Delhi, cancelling his...
  • 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...
  • Urdu poet Manzar Bhopali's mother passes away 27-03-2014 12:07 PM

    Tahira Nikhat, mother of noted Urdu poet Manzar Bhopali, passed away at a local hospital after a long illness, sources said. She was 80. Nikhat, who died last evening, is survived by a daughter and two sons - Manzar Bhopali and retired television producer Sajid Rizvi. She was the principal...
  • 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...
  • Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Lakshmi' strikes a chord with Mumbai sex workers 24-03-2014 02:25 PM

    Mumbai: At a special screening of Nagesh Kukunoor's "Lakshmi" for sex workers held at the centre of a red-light area here, the filmmaker was accosted by a group of extremely overwrought sex workers who wanted to know who played the nasty pimp in the film. "Agar woh mil jaye to...
  • Three killed as truck rams into autorickshaw near Haldabazar 22-03-2014 08:16 PM

    Three persons including a child were killed and five others injured when a truck rammed into an autorickshaw near Haldabazar under Maranga police station area in Bihar's Purnia district on Saturday, police said. A three-year-old child identified as Anku, another Chander Mandal (36), a tempo driver were killed on the...
  • 7 killed, 12 injured in two separate accidents in UP 20-03-2014 07:44 PM

    Seven persons were killed and 12 others injured in two separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Thursday. Three persons were today killed and 10 others injured, when their multi-utility vehicle, in which they were going to Haridwar, collided with a truck in Bijnore district, they said. The...
  • Looking at civil contractors' reluctance, CRPF volunteers to build road in Maoist hotbed 18-03-2014 03:15 PM

    With civil contractors reluctant to take up road construction work in Naxal-hit areas, the CRPF has for the first time taken upon itself to build a 7 km stretch in the Maoist hotbed of Sukma in Chhattisgarh. The force, which is guarding a number of road projects in the state,...
  • 'The Good Road' director Gyan Correa wins Gollapudi Srinivas National Award 2013 18-03-2014 12:59 PM

    Chennai: Gyan Correa, the debutant director of Gujarati movie 'The Good Road', has been selected for the Gollapudi Srinivas National Award 2013. The film was selected from 20 nominations across many languages including Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Bengali, Telugu and Kannada, a press release from the Gollapudi Srinivas Memorial Foundation...
  • Rs 41 lakh seized from car 16-03-2014 11:53 PM

    More than Rs 41 lakh in cash was on Sunday seized from a vehicle during checking in the Sarurpur area in Meerut district, police said. According to SSP Omkar Singh, cash of Rs 41,01,400 was recovered from a car during checking by police on the Rohta Road here. Singh said...
  • Sasaram: Two killed, five injured in truck collision 16-03-2014 10:44 PM

    Two persons were killed and five others were on Sunday injured when two trucks collided near Simaria More in Sasaram district, around 175 km from Patna, police sources said. The two trucks were travelling at high speed when they collided head on with each other near Simaria More. The drivers...
  • 3 persons killed in an ambulance-tanker collision, 4 injured 16-03-2014 07:43 AM

    Three persons were killed and four injured when an ambulance in which they were travelling collided head on with a tanker in the district on saturday, police said. The accident occurred near Toliasar village in Sridoongargarh police station area, when one Sultan along with his relatives was on way to...
  • Angry villagers lay sodomy victim's body on road, demand action against accused 14-03-2014 02:03 PM

    Tension gripped Kakroli village in Muzaffarnagar district after an alleged sodomy victim succumbed to his injuries. A 28-year-old labourer was sodomised by two youths on March 6 when he went to a farm. He was also beaten up when he opposed them, police said. The victim was rushed to hospital...