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51 killed, 46 injured as bus falls into Himachal gorge (Third Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled into a gorge in Chamba in Himachal ... Read more...

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Drunken driving top road killer: Report


July 31st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Drunken driving is one of the main causes of fatal road accidents in India, according to an official report released Tuesday identifying over-speeding and overloading ... Read more...

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Child rights panel seeks report on abandoned borewells


June 24th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India's apex child rights panel has sought a report from the water resources ministry on abandoned borewells that have turned into death traps for children ... Read more...

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Alert women pilots save over 48 lives aboard Air India plane (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) The presence of mind of two women pilots saved the lives of 48 passengers and the crew aboard a Guwahati-bound Air India plane Sunday after it ... Read more...

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Less road accidents at night in Delhi: Police


April 18th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The number of road accidents in Delhi during the night have gone down by over 10 percent from January to mid-March 2012 as ... Read more...

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Fatal accidents, deaths down in Delhi: Police


March 18th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Delhi traffic police said Sunday that accidents and deaths in the capital were lower in the first quarter of the calendar year compared ... Read more...

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Safety with modernisation is Trivedi’s mantra for railways (Second Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With a spate of fatal accidents in the past few years, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Wednesday said safety would be the prime focus of ... Read more...

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16 years after son died, child born to elerly Haryana couple


February 29th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Feb 29 (IANS) An accident 16 years ago snatched away their only child, a son aged 21. But the parents, a teacher couple now in their 60s, have ... Read more...

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28,000 died in Russian road accidents in 2011


February 10th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 28,000 people were killed in nearly 200,000 traffic accidents that occurred across Russia in 2011.According to Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev, Russia continues to suffer ... Read more...

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Fatal accidents have come down: Delhi Police


January 6th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Despite the ever-increasing traffic -- the number of vehicles is estimated at 72 lakh -- fatal accidents on Delhi roads declined to 2,007 in 2011 ... Read more...

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Bus mows down guard


December 29th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A private company's security guard was crushed to death by a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus Thursday morning in central Delhi, police said. The bus ... Read more...

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Identifying with car prompts aggressive driving


October 18th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) Those who view their car as an extension of themselves seem to develop more aggressive driving tendencies, says a new study.The study, conducted by Ayalla Ruvio ... Read more...

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Traffic police offers to train DTC drivers


October 5th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Delhi Police have offered to train Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) drivers and update them about traffic regulations in a bid to minimise fatal accidents, an ... Read more...

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School bars footballs from playground


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) A school in Britain has banned footballs from the playground and now permits children to only play with soft sponge balls. An angry parent said ... Read more...

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Railways running without insurance cover


August 4th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Despite a spate of fatal accidents and injuries to passengers in recent years, the railways have been running without an insurance cover since September 2008 ... Read more...

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China to launch traffic safety campaign


August 1st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) China plans to launch a nationwide campaign on traffic safety following a series of fatal accidents in the country.The public security ministry will launch the two-month ... Read more...

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Crime, road accident rate down in Delhi: Police chief (Roundup)


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Delhi has witnessed a dip in in the crime rate in the first half of 2011 with heinous crimes dropping by 2.7 percent over ... Read more...

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Deaths on Delhi roads down by 8 percent, say police


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Fewer lives were lost in fatal accidents on Delhi's roads in the first six months this year as compared to last year. The drop ... Read more...

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UK’s nuke submarine fleet secrets mistakenly revealed on website


April 18th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): British defence ministry officials are facing an embarrassing situation after secrets related to the country's nuclear-powered submarines was mistakenly published on a website.The exposed materials include expert opinion ... Read more...

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No helmet, no petrol in this Uttar Pradesh district


April 11th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Farrukhabad (Uttar Pradesh), April 11 (IANS) In the first such road safety promotion initiative in Uttar Pradesh, two-wheeler riders of this district will be denied fuel at petrol vends if ... Read more...

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8,000 fined for Holi traffic violations


March 21st, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Delhi Police said Monday that it fined nearly 8,000 people for breaking traffic rules and collected Rs.7.88 lakh in fine during Holi that claimed five ... Read more...

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Holi revellers warned against breaking traffic rules


March 19th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Think twice before violating any traffic rule during Holi celebrations Sunday, as it may land you in trouble. Delhi Police have planned a ... Read more...

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Traffic violators must pay more: Delhi police chief


January 7th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Citing the successful implementation of lane driving during Commonwealth Games this year, Delhi Police Commissioner B K Gupta stressed that traffic violators must be ready to ... Read more...

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Lane discipline, fines can improve Delhi traffic: Police chief


January 6th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Lane discipline and imposing fines for traffic offences can change Delhi's traffic management considerably, Delhi Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said Thursday."Traffic management through the lane ... Read more...

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No fatal accidents in Delhi Wednesday


December 30th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) No fatal accident was reported from across Delhi Wednesday, a senior traffic police official said Thursday."It is one of the red letter days when the city did ... Read more...

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Games leave many bus owners, staff fuming


September 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Thousands of drivers, conductors and others rendered workless are fuming over a government fiat to keep hundreds of private buses off Delhi's roads until the end of ... Read more...

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Over 600 killed this year in Himachal accidents


August 21st, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) More than 600 people have been killed this year in various road accidents in Himachal Pradesh. Rash driving, overloading, untrained drivers and poor roads are among the factors ... Read more...

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Murders, robberies in Delhi on a six-year high: Dikshit


August 18th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The national capital has seen a huge rise in the number of murder and robbery cases this year as compared to the last five years, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Drop in deaths, accidents on Delhi roads, claims police


July 20th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi's busy roads have claimed 149 less lives in the first six-and-a-half months of the year as compared to 2009, police claimed Tuesday. Also, the number of accidents ... Read more...

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Court gives states four weeks to report on action taken


July 10th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday by way of "last opportunity" gave state governments and the union territories four weeks to file their response on the steps taken by ... Read more...

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Civil nuclear bill should be about safety: NGO


April 12th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The proposed civil nuclear liability bill, which will cap the compensation to be paid in case of disaster, should also have guidelines on safety precautions, said a ... Read more...

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NY submits bill to make using a cellphone while driving primary offense


February 25th, 2010 - 3:51 am ICT by BNO News
ALBANY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – In New York , Program Bill No. 222, which would make the using a cell phone or texting while driving law more effective by raising a ... Read more...

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Three killed in Italy’s avalanches


February 21st, 2010 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 21 (DPA) At least three people, including a Czech man, were killed in Italy Saturday in three separate incidents involving avalanches on the country's Alps, news reports said. The deaths brought ... Read more...

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58 DUI drivers arrested in Oregon during Super Bowl weekend


February 9th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by BNO News
PORTLAND, OREGON (BNO NEWS) – Fifty-eight drivers were arrested this weekend for drunk driving in Oregon, state authorizes said on Monday.Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers had approximately the same number of DUII ... Read more...

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Fact file of car accidents involving the rich (With Drunk woman kills two in Mumbai road accident)


January 30th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Following are some of the fatal accidents involving cars driven by the rich: January 1999: Businessman Sanjeev Nanda, under the influence of alcohol, ran his BMW ... Read more...

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