School Bus

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Thane: School-bus attendant arrested for raping 4-year-old girl 15-09-2013 07:30 PM

    Mumbai: A four-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a school bus attendant, who lured her to the backseat of the vehicle on the pretext of showing her a magic trick, in neighbouring Thane district. 27-year-old Sandip Karve (27) was arrested on Saturday, eight days after he allegedly sexually assaulted a...
  • News briefs: Police fine school autorickshaws for over-crowding 30-07-2013 11:43 PM

    As part of the drive against overloaded autorickshaws, the RTO and traffic police on Monday issued around 100 challans to autos overloaded with school children in Jaipur. Eleven flying squads were keeping tight vigil at different areas of the city to catch violators. The drive has been initiated after a...
  • Rajasthan: Bus, tempo collide in Hanumangarh, 9 children dead 30-07-2013 10:30 AM

    Hanumangarh: Nine children died in a bus-tempo collision in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan on Tuesday morning. Out of nine childrens, seven died on the spot and 10 others have been taken to the hospital. The incident took place at 8 am. More details awaited. ...
  • School-bus attendant gets 7 years in jail for molesting a four-year-old girl 30-07-2013 02:10 AM

    A school bus attendant was on Monday sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment for molesting a four-year-old girl by a local court. It is the first conviction under `Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences Act' (PCSOA) 2012 in any case for the Mumbai police. Judge SD Tulankar of the special...
  • Pakistan: Fire in school bus kills 17 children 25-05-2013 11:14 AM

    Islamabad: Seventeen children and a teacher were charred to death in Pakistan's Punjab province on Saturday when the bus taking them to school caught fire apparently due a leaking gas cylinder. Seven children were injured in the incident on the outskirts of Gujrat city, located about 200 km from Islamabad....
  • J&K: 9 school students killed as bus rolls down into gorge 04-04-2013 08:57 PM

    Srinagar: Nine students were killed and twelve others injured when a school bus skidded off a mountain road and fell into a 500-feet gorge in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Thursday, official sources said. The mishap took place at Kandiwara near Kokernag, 70 kms from Srinagar, when the driver...
  • Aligarh: School bus catches fire, all rescued 04-12-2012 01:21 PM

    Aligarh: A major tragedy was averted in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday morning when a school bus carrying 65 students caught fire. All the children were rescued immediately after the bus caught fire. The district administration has ordered a fitness test of all the school buses. The bus belonging to...
  • Train ploughs into school bus in Egypt, 50 killed 18-11-2012 02:37 AM

    Cairo: Fifty people, mostly children, were killed when a train slammed into a school bus as it crossed the tracks at a rail crossing south of Cairo on Saturday, further inflaming public anger at Egypt's shoddy transport network. Witnesses said barriers at the crossing were open when the train hit...
  • Ludhiana: 16 injured as school bus hits divider 08-11-2012 01:49 PM

    Ludhiana: Sixteen students were injured after a school bus lost control, ran over a divider and turned upside down near Focal Point in Ludhiana on Thursday. The injured students were taken to a nearby hospital. Meanwhile, the driver's condition remains critical. "The bus hit the divider resulting in serious injuries...
  • Mumbai school boy hit by hoarding, dies 24-11-2011 03:07 PM

    New Delhi: In a tragic incident, an 8-year-old boy travelling by his school bus lost his life on Thursday when his head hit a hoarding which was dangling from an electric pole in Central Mumbai. Viraj had moved his head out to wave at his friends. He was taken to...
  • 26 people killed, 78 injured in Pak bus accident 27-09-2011 12:58 AM

    Lahore: Twenty-six people were killed and 78 others injured when a bus carrying school students went off the road and fell into a ravine in Pakistan's Punjab province on Monday night, a police officer said. The bus was carrying students of Millat Public Grammar School of Faisalabad who were returning...
  • Watch: School bus catches fire, 15 kids injured 21-08-2009 01:25 AM

    The driver and conductor fled leaving 40 children in the bus. ...
  • School bus driver molests six-year-old girl student 16-06-2008 03:41 PM

    London: Overshadowed by the Olympics and obscured by the Kevin Pietersen saga, England and South Africa resume their series at Lord's on Thursday with the top Test ranking on the line. If South Africa can preserve or extend its 1-0 series lead, it will replace the hosts at the top...
  • School bus overturns in Gujarat, 1 student dead 02-04-2008 09:25 AM

    Lahore: Pakistan's former Test captain Zaheer Abbas fears that the Indian Cricket Board might try to sabotage plans by Bangladesh to send their team here next year in April. Abbas, who married an Indian national, said the Pakistan Cricket Board should never rule out the possibility of the Indians exerting...
  • Schoolbus loses control in Hooghly, 2 killed, 40 injured 05-02-2008 09:57 PM

    Southampton: England captain Andrew Strauss is to play for Somerset against India next month in a bid to warm up for the Test series with MS Dhoni's ICC table-toppers. Strauss, who led England to a 1-0 Test series win against Sri Lanka after the third and final Test was drawn...
  • No lessons learnt after Mumbai schoolvan accident 01-02-2008 01:45 AM

    Harare: Zimbabwe has named Pakistan-born Sikander Raza Butt among eight newcomers in a 32-man squad to face Australia 'A' and South Africa 'A' in a limited-overs tri-series from the end of the month. The 24-year-old opener, who migrated to Zimbabwe with his family nine years ago, has been one of...
  • Mumbai school bus driver found dead 26-06-2007 08:45 PM

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  • Delhi govt sets norms for school buses 30-04-2007 11:50 PM

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