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  • Jaitley woos middle class, poor, announces schemes for social security in Budget 2015-16 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Wooing middle class, poor people, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced a host of schemes in the first full-fledged Budget of the Narendra Modi government and said the government will work towards creating universal social security system for all Indians, especially the poor. "Allocation of Rs 30,851 crore...
  • Madonna falls off BRIT Awards stage, not hurt 2 days ago

    London: Singer Madonna says she is feeling "fine" after falling backwards down a set of stairs and off stage during her performance at the BRIT Awards. Madonna was performing on her track 'Living For Love' at the annual awards ceremony Wednesday, when she was seen falling backwards down a set of...
  • Road mishap in Bengaluru, water tanker mows down 2 people 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: Two people have been killed in Bengaluru when a water tanker ploughed through a group of pedestrians. The incident occurred when the brakes of the water tanker failed. Visuals showed the tanker speeding menacingly as the pedestrians were crossing the road at a zebra crossing, knocking down a man pushing...
  • How 'crash energy management' train safety-technology can save lives in case of accidents 3 days ago

    Los Angeles: Perhaps the most remarkable thing about the collision between a Southern California commuter train and a truck abandoned on the tracks was this: No one died and only eight people on board were admitted to hospitals. Officials with the Metrolink train system credit cars designed to blunt the tremendous...
  • Fernando Alonso making 'solid recovery' after crash in F1 testing 6 days ago

    Spain: McLaren driver Fernando Alonso is making a "solid recovery" after being concussed following a crash in Formula One testing and is staying in hospital for further observation. The Spanish driver escaped serious injury, but was airlifted by helicopter to the hospital for precautionary checks after his McLaren collided with a...
  • Nalanda: 8 killed, 15 injured as Rajgir-Danapur train hits a van at an unmanned crossing February 21, 2015

    Nalanda: Eight people were killed and 15 others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by Danapur-Rajgir DMU passenger train in Nalanda. Reportedly, the incident took place on Saturday when Tata magic vehicle was hit by the train at an unmanned rail crossing near Tungi Halt of Deepnagar...
  • After Daniel Craig's accident, another crew member gets hurt on the sets of 'Spectre' February 20, 2015

    London: After Daniel Craig hurt himself while filming 'Spectre', another accident has occurred on the shoot of the latest James Bond movie. This time a crew member was injured. According to a source, a camera truck veered off the road and crashed into a barn, seriously injuring Second unit assistant director...
  • MP: 10 killed, 40 injured as bus plunges into valley in Dhar February 17, 2015

    Jhabua (MP): At least 10 people were killed and over 40 others were injured on Monday night when a private bus in which they were travelling fell into a deep valley in Machalia Ghat in neighbouring Dhar district. The bus was on its way to Galiakot in Rajasthan from Indore when...
  • Centre clarifies on Indo-US nuclear deal, says Indian victims cannot sue foreign suppliers for N-accident February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Foreign suppliers of atomic reactors to India cannot be sued for the damages by victims of a nuclear accident but can be held liable by the operator who has the right of recourse, government said on Sunday releasing details of the understanding reached with the US recently. In a...
  • Watch: Man gets caught between two truck collisions January 20, 2015

    New Jersey - On a cold January Sunday, one man gets stuck on a highway because his way is blocked by a huge truck that collided. He takes out his phone to make a video when all of a sudden a second truck collision happens that almost hits him! ...
  • Tamil Nadu: 7 dead, 30 injured in bus accident in Dharmapuri district January 20, 2015

    Dharmapuri: At least Seven people were killed and 30 were injured in a bus accident in Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri district. The incident occurred on Monday afternoon. The bus fell into a 100-feet gorge near Hogenakkal in Dharmapuri district. More information awaited. ...
  • Kelly Osbourne threaten to 'b***h slap' a fellow skiier who knocked her over January 20, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Kelly Osbourne has lashed out and threatened to "b***h slap" a woman who knocked her over on ski slopes. Left with a swollen and bruised right hand following the tumble, Kelly wasn't happy that her fellow skiier didn't stop to check if she was alright afterwards, reports femalefirt.co.uk. Posting...
  • Delhi's increasing road traffic, decreasing parking space: an issue political parties need to address January 14, 2015

    Delhi, a city with one of the world's highest proportions of road area. 21 per cent of its total area is given to roads. The total length of the entire road network in the national capital is at a staggering 35000 kms and the city boasts of nearly 100 flyovers,...
  • Bodies from crashed AirAsia plane arrive in Indonesian city January 1, 2015

    Indonesia: The first two bodies from the AirAsia plane that crashed off the coast of Borneo arrived on Wednesday in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, where relatives have gathered to await news of their loved ones. Rescuers believe they have found the plane on the sea floor off Borneo, after sonar...
  • Wreckage, bodies reveal AirAsia flight QZ8501's fate days after it disappeared December 30, 2014

    Family members of those aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 collapsed in agony on Tuesday as images of debris and a bloated body flashed across Indonesian television screens, proof that the plane crashed into the sea two days earlier with 162 people on board. The low-cost carrier vanished on Sunday halfway through a...
  • 'Subha Yatra-2015' to check road accidents in Kerala December 24, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government on Wednesday announced a new programme 'Subha Yatra-2015' to check road accidents by strictly implementing traffic rules in the wake of increase in the of number of human casualties in road mishaps. Giving details of the programme to be implemented from...
  • BRT a safer mode of transit, reduces chances of fatal accidents December 17, 2014

    Improving our public transport system is clearly the need of the hour. Urban transport experts point out that the bus rapid transit system or BRT can help save lives. Using a BRT as a mode of travel, could increase the chances of avoiding fatal accidents. ...
  • Delhi: Two policemen killed as speeding car hits barricade December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In a fateful incident of policemen falling prey to road rage, two officers were killed in Delhi when a speeding car hit a police barricade on Sunday morning. Another policeman was left injured in the incident. It occurred in south-east Delhi's Kalindi Kunj area during the wee hours...
  • J&K: Mini bus falls into gorge in Katra; 5 dead, 14 injured December 10, 2014

    Katra: At least five people were killed and 14 were injured when a mini bus fell into a deep gorge near Katra in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident occurred on Wednesday evening when the bus was on its way from Reasi to Katra. More details are awaited. ...
  • CBI files chargesheet in Gopinath Munde case against his driver Gurvinder Singh December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday filed a chargesheet in former Union Minister Gopinath Munde accident case against his driver Gurvinder Singh. CBI had ruled out any foul play in the death of the former Union Minister four months back, claiming that the politician had died due to...
  • UP: 5 dead, 25 injured after school bus collides with a train in Mau December 4, 2014

    Mau: Five school children were killed and 25 were injured when their school bus collided with a train in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district on Thursday. The incident took place at around 8 AM when the van carrying school children was hit by Tamsa passenger train going to Varanasi from Azamgarh at...
  • Police say a man fled a crash scene because he 'didn't want to deal with his girlfriend yelling at him' December 2, 2014

    Vineland, NJ: Police in New Jersey say a man told officers he fled the scene of an auto accident because he "didn't want to deal with his girlfriend yelling at him." They say David Scarpa was having an argument with his girlfriend Sunday night when he backed into a utility pole...
  • Paul Walker's legacy lives through charity: brother November 28, 2014

    London, Nov 28 (PTI) Actor Paul Walker's brother believes the late star's legacy lives on through his charity Reach Out Worldwide (ROWW). The 'Fast and Furious' star - who died in a car crash last November - established Reach Out Worldwide (ROWW) to provide relief in areas affected by natural disasters...
  • Mumbai Roads Not Deadly-By Indian Standards November 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Greater Mumbai, with a population of nearly 18 million people, witnessed more than 23,500 road accidents in 2013, the most of any Indian city. Mumbai was followed by Chennai with 9,705 and Delhi with 7,566 accidents. But Mumbai's roads are not particularly deadly; the city had fewer fatal accidents...
  • Michael Schumacher making progress but faces long recovery November 24, 2014

    Berlin: Former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher continues to make progress as he recovers at home from last December's skiing accident. Schumacher's manager, Sabine Kehm, tells German TV station RTL that the seven-time champion is "making progress considering the severity of his injury" and "you have to give it time....
  • Hyderabad: One dead, two injured as car hit bikes in Banjara Hills November 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: A 29-year-old man was killed, while two others were injured after a high-end car hit their motorcycles in the posh Banjara Hills here, police said on Sunday. The incident occurred at around 12:30 am when the car driven in a "rash and negligent" manner hit the two bikes going towards...
  • F1 driver Jules Bianchi out of artificial coma, taken to France November 19, 2014

    Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is showing signs of recovery following a life-threatening crash, and is breathing unaided after being taken out of an artificial coma and repatriated from Japan to a French hospital. Bianchi, who crashed during last month's Japanese Grand Prix, remains in a critical condition with severe head...
  • Attorney says actor Tracy Morgan struggling after crash: Report November 19, 2014

    (Reuters) - An attorney for comedian Tracy Morgan said on Tuesday he was struggling to return "to the way he was" after suffering a serious brain injury in a New Jersey highway crash, a newspaper reported. Morgan's limousine was struck by a Wal-Mart truck in June and the actor and former...
  • Husband dumps his Corvette 30 feet deep into a river during divorce flap, triggers search for a possible victim inside November 11, 2014

    Philadelphia: A man going through a divorce sent the red Corvette his wife drives plunging into a river, triggering a search for a possible victim inside, police said. Officers were called on Monday afternoon about a car in the Delaware River. A witness told them that a man had driven to...
  • From failed bike stunts to beaming faces when a beer truck overturned: 10 absolutely weird road accidents that can only happen in India November 10, 2014

    India doesn't have the best reputation when it comes to road safety. The motorbike enthusiasts are forever keen on learning new tricks. From wheelies to stoppies, most motorcyclists in India take it upon themselves to pass on the heritage of bike stunts down to their friends and relatives.These Indians trying...