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5 days ago
Woman gets Rs.64 lakh compensation for road accident that killed husband

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A woman who lost her husband in a road accident when they were travelling to Jammu and Kashmir has been awarded nearly Rs. 64 lakh as compensation by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT). Presiding officer Arvind Kumar of MACT, Karkardooma, held that the woman was liable to get compensation of Rs. 63.70 lakh with interest at the rate of nine percent. ...

2 months ago
11 killed as bus overturns in Egypt

Cairo, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and five others seriously wounded Saturday as a passenger bus overturned and caught fire on a highway in Egypt's northern province of Sharqiya, media reported. The tragedy took place on Cairo-Ismailia highway after front-left tyre of the speeding bus blew out, Xinhua reported. Firefighters and ambulances rushed to the scene and...

2 months ago
Woman run over, two DTC buses torched

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) A speeding bus crushed a woman to death at a bus terminus here leading to mob violence in which two DTC buses were set on fire and several others damaged, police said Friday. Narayan Devi, 50, of Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district was crushed to death by a DTC bus at about 8.30 p.m. Thursday at a bus terminus in Sultanpuri in west Delhi. Police said the v...

4 months ago
12 killed in Pakistan road accident

Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 20 injured Monday when a speeding bus fell into a ravine in the Pakistani Kashmir region. The bus, carrying passengers from Bhimber, was travelling to Samahni when the driver lost control due to over speeding, Dawn online reported. The injured have been shifted to Bhimber and Mirpur district hospitals. ...

6 months ago
Eight die in Bangladesh road accident

Dhaka, May 9 - At least eight people were killed when two speeding buses collided on a highway in Bangladesh early Friday, an official said. The accident took place at around 4 a.m. in the southwestern Rajbari district, about 120 km from Dhaka. Eight people died on the spot while 20 to 25 people were injured, Xinhua quoted Ahsan Habib, assistant superintendent of police in Rajbari di...

7 months ago
'Rash drivers involved in deaths go free on bail'

Gurgaon, April 22 - The law fails to deter rash drivers as they are booked under bailable offences and go free on bail of up to Rs.50,000. It also happened after a cardiologist and his nursery-going daughter were crushed by a speeding bus here, lawyers said Tuesday. Pankaj Gupta, 45, and his five-year-old daughter Lineshiya were run over by a city bus Monday while they were waiting for the ...

8 months ago
35 killed in Pakistan road accident

Islamabad, March 22 - At least 35 people were killed Saturday when a truck collided with two buses in Pakistan's Balochistan province. The accident occurred when two speeding buses collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction on RCD Highway in Balochistan, Dawn online reported. According to eye witnesses, after the collision the vehicles caught fire which killed and injur...

8 months ago
35 killed in Pakistan road accident

Islamabad, March 22 - At least 35 people were killed Saturday when a truck collided with two buses in Pakistan's Balochistan province. The accident occurred when two speeding buses collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction on RCD Highway in Balochistan, Dawn online reported. According to eye witnesses, after the collision the vehicles caught fire which killed and i...

8 months ago
20 killed in Pakistan road accident

Islamabad, March 22 - At least 20 people were killed Saturday when a truck collided with two buses in Pakistan's Balochistan province. The accident occurred when two speeding buses collided with a truck coming from an opposite direction on RCD Highway in Balochistan, reported Dawn online. According to eye witnesses, after the collision the vehicles caught fire which killed people.

8 months ago
20 killed in Pakistan road accident

Islamabad, March 22 - At least 20 people were killed Saturday when a truck collided with two buses in Pakistan's Balochistan province. The accident occurred when two speeding buses collided with a truck coming from an opposite direction on RCD Highway in Balochistan, reported Dawn online. According to eye witnesses, after the collision the vehicles caught fire which killed people...

11 months ago
Four killed in road mishap

Lucknow, Dec 11 - Four persons were killed and two dozen injured Wednesday when a speeding bus rammed into a motorcycle in Bahraich, police said. The accident occurred on Sherkot road near Dhampur, 127 km from here, when the private bus going from Kashipur to Nagina collided with the motorcycle and overturned. All the three people on the motorcycle and one bus passenger died on the s...

1 year ago
Bus runs over CA student in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 27 - A chartered accountancy student was killed Sunday when he was run over by a Haryana roadways bus in south Delhi, police said. Shaksham Seth, 23, was on his motorcycle when a speeding bus hit the two-wheeler and ran over him near the Tughlakabad Metro station in the Badarpur area Sunday evening. Seth died on the spot. Police said Seth lived in Faridabad and was goi...

1 year ago
Crackdown on Kerala's speedsters after bus crash

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 7 - A day after the tragic bus accident in Malappuram district of Kerala claimed 13 lives, law enforcing authorities began Saturday to rein in speeding drivers. Officials from the Motor Vehicles' Department were seen waiting on the sides of the roads and swooping down on speeding bus drivers. At least two dozen speeding vehicle owners have been served notices, and...

1 year ago
Crackdown on Kerala's speedsters after bus crash

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 7 - A day after the tragic bus accident in Malappuram district of Kerala claimed 13 lives, law enforcing authorities began Saturday to rein in speeding drivers. Officials from the Motor Vehicles' Department were seen waiting on the sides of the roads and swooping down on speeding bus drivers. At least two dozen speeding vehicle owners have been served notices, and in...

1 year ago
Mob thrashes officials in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, April 30 - A sub-divisional magistrate - and a station house officer - were thrashed by an angry mob Tuesday in Jaunpur, 250 km from here, police said. The mob was enraged over delayed police action in arresting the accused who allegedly mowed down two local youth. The rampaging crowd set on fire three vehicles, including police jeeps. Mahesh Gupta and Pappu were mowe...

1 year ago
10 killed, over 40 injured in Pakistan accident

Islamabad, April 19 - At least 10 people were killed and 46 others injured Friday when their bus overturned in Pakistan's eastern province of Punjab, a media report said. The over-speeding bus overturned when one of its tyres burst in Hasilpur area of Bahawalpur city, Xinhua reported citing Urdu TV channel ARY. The bus with over 70 people on board was on its way to Multan. The...

2 years ago
Seven killed in Bengal bus accident

Kolkata, Sep 30 - Seven people were killed and many others were injured when a bus carrying around 30 pilgrims overturned in West Bengal's Hooghly district Sunday, police said. The accident occurred when the speeding bus lost control and overturned, said a police officer. The injured passengers have been admitted to the Burdwan Medical College and Hospital. The condition of some is ...

2 years ago
Three killed, 15 injured in bus mishap near Gurgaon

Gurgaon, July 10 - At least three people were killed and 15 others injured, some of them critically, when an overspeeding bus overturned on the Delhi-Jaipur highway in Dharuhera town, 45 km from here, police said. The ill-fated bus on its way from Narnaul to Gurgaon overturned on National Highway 8, near a State Bank of India branch in Dharuhera, police said. The overspeeding bus hit...

2 years ago
UP policeman hit by bus, critical

Lucknow, June 25 - A police officer in Uttar Pradesh was in critical condition Monday after being hit and dragged by a speeding bus here, police said. The incident took place late Sunday on the Cantonment Road when Varun Singh was driving his motorcycle to report for work. According to police, a speeding UP Roadways bus hit him from the front. He was dragged for a few metres.

2 years ago
Nine killed as mentally ill man hijacks Pune bus

Pune, Jan 25 - At least nine people were killed, 40 injured and more than two dozen vehicles damaged when a mentally disturbed staffer of the government bus service hijacked a state transport - bus and sped blindly through the streets of this Maharashtra city Wednesday, police said. 'So far, nine pedestrians, including two children, have been killed in the incident and around 40 injured,' a...

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