fatal road accidents

Now mobile phone jammers to minimise road accidents

September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Mobile phones may have brought instant communication within the reach of all, but they are also fast turning into a global killer, accounting for 20 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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...

Posted in Business |

‘1,300 black spots identified to tackle road accidents’

July 10th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) More than 1,300 "black spots" - or areas prone to fatal road accidents have been identified across the country - including in Aligarh, the Hero ... 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...

Posted in Health |

‘Lack of organ donors affecting liver transplants’

January 19th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The crunch in organ donations is affecting the number of transplants in India, a doctor said Wednesday, adding that nearly 25,000 patients need liver transplants ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nepal braces for supernatural thrill on Christmas

December 2nd, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 2 (IANS) The more Nepali director Dev Kumar Shrestha read in the papers about fatal road accidents at Krishna Bheer - a cliff west of Kathmandu that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Abu Dhabi road deaths drop 17 percent

November 7th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 7 (IANS/WAM) Improved traffic managament in Abu Dhabi has seen fatal road accidents dropping by 17 percent in the first nine months of this year and there are plans ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi to host global road safety meet

October 25th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) With India accounting for about 10 percent of the 13 million deaths in road accidents around the world every year, around 400 road safety experts from over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Daisy wreaks havoc across Europe

January 11th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 10 (DPA) Low-pressure system Daisy led to more deaths, travel chaos and power cuts Sunday, as Europe remained in the grip of severe snowfall and icy temperatures. Over the weekend, at ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Crime rising in capital: Delhi Police commissioner (Roundup)

January 2nd, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) There was a sharp increase in kidnappings, motor vehicle thefts, fatal road accidents and crimes against senior citizens in Delhi in 2009, with the total criminal cases ... Read more...

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Global meet to discuss means to reduce fatal accidents

October 18th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) With India accounting for 10 percent of the global road accident deaths annually, experts from across the world will meet in the national capital to discuss means ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti hurt in car mishap

September 10th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
Doda (J and K), Sep.10 (ANI): Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti suffered minor facial injuries on Thursday when her car was involved in an accident.The mishap occurred soon after she told ... Read more...

Posted in National |

In Goa, church steps in to appeal for safe driving

July 4th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 4 (IANS) The increasing number of fatal road accidents in Goa has forced the influential church to issue an appeal for safe driving and for riders to wear helmets. The ... Read more...

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Four killed in Bangalore hit-and-run accident

January 24th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 24 (IANS) Three morning walkers and a cyclist were killed in the upscale Indirangar area here Saturday when a car rammed into them, with the driver fleeing after abandoning the ... Read more...

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New law against rash driving soon

April 12th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by admin
Fakir Balaji Bangalore, April 12 (IANS) Alarmed over the growing number of fatal road accidents, the Law Commission is working on a new law to punish vehicle users against rash and negligent driving. ... Read more...

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