Road Safety – Who’s responsibility?

Road Safety – Who’s responsibility?

Sir Motorization has enhanced the lives of many individuals and societies, but the benefits have come with a price. Although the number of lives lost in road accident as a developing country, India is no exception not a day passes without Road Traffic accidents happening in which countless  people are killed or disabled. Those who […]

LPG tanker ship Captain charged with Rash ‘Driving’

LPG tanker ship Captain charged with Rash ‘Driving’

Kochi, (Cochin, Kerala): Rash driving does not happen only on land. Authorities in Kochi have booked the captain of an LPG tanker for rash navigation when his vessel hit a fishing boat and capsized it. Ten fishermen were thrown into the sea. Two were injured. Police said the captain and crew of the ship have […]

Train Derailment kills over 23, injures over 100

Train Derailment kills over 23, injures over 100

Bhubaneswar: At least 23 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said (Jan 21). The incident took place around 11 PM yesterday when the train was on its way to Bhubaneswar from Jagdalpur. “Seven coaches and the engine of the […]

Lalmatia Mine death toll at 10

Lalmatia Mine death toll at 10

Godda (Jharkhand): Ten miners were killed and an unspecified number feared trapped when a massive mound of earth came crashing down on them at Lalmatia open cast coal mine of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) (Dec 29), the worst such disaster in over a decade. Heavy machinery was deployed as rescuers, including those from the NDRF, […]

Capital Express Derailed!

Capital Express Derailed!

Alipurduar(WB), Dec 6:  Another train derails, this time it is the Capital Express from Patna…. At least 10 people were injured when two coaches and the engine of Guwahati-bound Capital Express from Bihar’s Rajendra Nagar Terminal derailed in North Bengal tonight. The incident took place shortly after 9 PM near Shamuktala Road station, which is […]

One slip : Bihari boy Pulped to death in Paper Mill

One slip : Bihari boy Pulped to death in Paper Mill

He fell on to a conveyor belt, and in seconds was turned into pulp, his shrieks of terror drowned by heavy machinery. This is no horror film, but what happened to a nineteen year old boy just yesterday. Erode, Tamil Nadu:  a young man from Bihar  was working along a conveyor belt in a private paper […]

On Independence day: lives cut-off by kite-strings!

On Independence day: lives cut-off by kite-strings!

NEW DELHI: Independence day in Delhi was not without freak tragedy! Three gruesome deaths using Chinese kite-string. Police say three people, including two children, have died after their throats were slashed by glass-coated kite string used in competitions to bring down the kites of rivals. Accidents involving kite string have been on the rise in […]