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Two dead, six missing as bus falls in river in Bengal (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Two people died and at least six were missing after a bus fell into a river in West Bengal's Bankura district Thursday."So far, we have ... Read more...

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Cornered by cops, robber in El Salvador kills himself


August 31st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) A man killed himself with a gunshot to the head when he was cornered by police after he and an accomplice robbed passengers on a ... Read more...

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Three bus passengers burnt alive in Rajasthan


July 17th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 16 (IANS) Three men were burnt alive while at least three others sustained burns when the bus in which they were travelling caught fire in Rajasthan's Alwar district ... Read more...

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15 pilgrims killed in Jammu bus accident (Second Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and more than 18 injured when a bus carrying pilgrims returning from the Amarnath shrine fell into a gorge in ... Read more...

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10 pilgrims killed in Jammu bus accident (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and more than 20 injured when a bus carrying pilgrims returning from the Amarnath shrine fell into a gorge in ... Read more...

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40 hurt as bus falls off Chennai flyover


June 27th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Around 50 bus passengers had a miraculous escape after the vehicle plunged down a flyover in the Tamil Nadu capital city Wednesday afternoon, police said. Around ... Read more...

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Four dead in Colombia bus attack


June 21st, 2012 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 21 (IANS) Four bus passengers, including a pregnant woman, died in Colombia Wednesday when the rebels opened fire on their vehicle, authorities said.The bus was attacked after the ... Read more...

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Bus passengers lynch robber in Mexico


May 25th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), May 25 (IANS/EFE) A group of bus passengers overpowered two would-be robbers, beating one to death and leaving the other badly injured, Mexican police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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13 dead in China road accident


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 21 injured in China's Jiagnsu province when a tour bus and a truck collided Sunday morning, the provincial government ... Read more...

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Eight dead as vehicle slams into bus in UP


April 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) Eight people were killed Saturday when a speeding jeep rammed into a state roadways bus in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district, police said.According to police, another half ... Read more...

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Pakistan: Seven passengers die after bus driver falls asleep


April 12th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
HARIPUR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed on Wednesday when a passenger bus crashed into a van in northern Pakistan, a local newspaper reported on Thursday. Several others ... Read more...

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14 dead in Pakistan violence (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) At least 14 people were Tuesday killed in sectarian violence in Pakistan.Ten bus passengers, believed to be Shia Muslims, were shot dead in Bonar Das area ... Read more...

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10 bus passengers shot dead in Pakistan


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) At least 10 bus passengers were shot dead Tuesday in northern Pakistan after they were ordered to disembark from the vehicle.The attackers stopped the bus in ... Read more...

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Armed dacoits rob bus passengers


March 14th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 13 (IANS) Around a dozen armed dacoits robbed a state transport bus at knife point, stabbing four people including two passengers in Rajasthan's Udaipur district late Monday night, ... Read more...

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Dialogue important for peace in Baltistan: Malik


March 10th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has stressed the importance of dialogue to solve the deteriorating law and order situation in Gilgit- Baltistan, the Dawn News reported.Malik ... Read more...

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Five engineering students held for robbery


March 4th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 4 (IANS) At least five students of a private engineering college here were arrested Sunday for robbing bus passengers at knifepoint, official said.The youth, all aged 19, told ... Read more...

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Pakistani Army offers to probe bus passengers’ killing


March 1st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) The Pakistani Army has offered to assist in the investigation into Tuesday's sectarian killing in which 18 bus passengers were shot dead on the Karakoram ... Read more...

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Militants gun down 18 bus passengers in Pakistan (Evening Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan when gunmen dressed in army uniforms stopped a bus, ordered the ... Read more...

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Militants gun down 18 bus passengers in Pakistan (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan when gunmen dressed in army uniform stopped a bus, ordered the passengers ... Read more...

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Shops owned by Keralites attacked in Tamil Nadu


December 7th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The political tussle between Tamil Nadu and Kerala over the Mullaperiyar Dam has shifted to the streets of Chennai, Coimbatore and Thanjavur with fringe Tamil groups ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Haiti road accident


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Dec 3 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and many injured Friday in the Carribean nation Haiti after a high tension wire fell on a bus, leading ... Read more...

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Six bus passengers electrocuted in Jharkhand


August 12th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 12 (IANS) Six people died in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district Friday after a high voltage wire snapped and fell on the bus in which they were travelling, police said.The ... Read more...

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Opposition slams government over ‘political vacuum’ in rail ministry (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) With no full time railway minister for the past two months and the previous incumbent Mamata Banerjee having spent a lot of her time ... Read more...

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Three die in Bengal road accident


July 7th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Three people were killed and at least 40 injured in West Bengal's Howrah district Thursday when a bus collided with a rickshaw on a highway and ... Read more...

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Barefoot man hijacks bus with hammer


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 3 (IANS) Police in China's Shanghai city have detained a man for hijacking a bus with a hammer.The man aboard the bus running on Xincun road suddenly grabbed ... Read more...

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Thousands hit due to bus strike in Haryana (Lead)


June 8th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Bus commuters had a tough time in Haryana Wednesday as Haryana Roadways employees went on a day's strike to denounce the government's privatisation policy.The large fleet ... Read more...

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Bus passengers kidnapped for recruitment in Mexico gangs


April 11th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 11 (IANS/EFE) A bus was hijacked in a northern Mexican state to recruit the male passengers as gunmen in drug gangs, according to witnesses.The bus, heading for ... Read more...

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33 dead in Pakistan collision (Second Lead)


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) At least 33 people were burnt to death and 15 injured when a speeding bus rammed into a stationary oil tanker Sunday in Pakistan's Sindh province, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Runaway tyre kills two minor sisters


January 21st, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Jan 21 (IANS) In a freak accident, two minor sisters died here Friday after they were hit by a tyre that got detached from a speeding private bus, police said.The mishap ... Read more...

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10 die in Pakistan blast


January 17th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Ten bus passengers were killed Monday in a massive explosion triggered by a suicide bomber in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.The blast tore through the bus on Hangu Road ... Read more...

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Bullet train rides in China pinch travellers


January 13th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) As China rolls out its prized 350-plus/kmph bullet trains for the public, many travellers have complained that the expensive service has burnt a hole in their pocket.China has ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh accident toll now 36


December 26th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 26 (IANS) The toll in Saturday night's road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Budaun district rose to 36 Sunday as two more people succumbed to their injuries, while the number of ... Read more...

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Tribal outfit continues murderous rampage in Assam, toll 23 (Second Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 9 (IANS) Tribal separatists continued their killing spree in Assam Tuesday, gunning down three more non-tribals and taking the death toll in overnight serial attacks to 23, police said.Militants of ... Read more...

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Tribal outfit strikes again, Assam death toll is 22 (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 9 (IANS) Tribal separatists continued their killing spree in Assam Tuesday, gunning down two more non-tribals and taking the death toll in overnight serial attacks to 22, police said.Militants of ... Read more...

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NDFB owns up as Assam attack toll mounts to 20


November 9th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 9 (IANS) In an overnight orgy of violence in Assam, the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) launched a coordinated strike killing 20 people, most of them Hindi speakers, ... Read more...

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