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Bus accident kills 14, injures 45 in southwestern Uganda


September 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
KYAZANGA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed Tuesday when a speeding passenger bus went off a road in southwestern Uganda and overturned several times before bursting into flames, ... Read more...

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Ban uninsured vehicles, court urged (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments and the Delhi Police commissioner on a plea seeking directions not to ... Read more...

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34 killed in Himachal bus accident (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 11 (IANS) A total of 34 people, including eight women, were killed when a state roadways bus skidded off the road and fell into a 1,000-foot-deep gorge Monday ... Read more...

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Helmets must for bikers, pillion riders: Transport minister (Goa Newsletter)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Goa's most popular festival, Ganesh Chaturthi, which will be celebrated Sep 19, is the deadline set by the state government to make wearing of helmets compulsory ... Read more...

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Check the speed! Expressway accidents cause concern


September 1st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) Is India still waking up to the autobahn culture? With three accidents and eight deaths in just a week on the spanking new six-lane Yamuna Expressway ... Read more...

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586 killed in Himachal road accidents this year


August 30th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) More than 580 people have died in over 1,600 incidents of road accidents this year in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has said. State ... Read more...

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Four killed in two Rajasthan road accidents


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS) Four people were killed, while another was seriously injured when in two separate accidents in Rajasthan's Sirohi district and Jaipur Tuesday, police said.According to police, the ... Read more...

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8 killed as bus falls into gorge in Jammu


August 21st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 21 (IANS) At least eight persons were killed and 35 others injured in a bus crash in the mountainous Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday afternoon.Police sources ... Read more...

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Road accidents killed 14,000 Russians in 2012


August 14th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 14,000 people have died in traffic accidents in Russia since the beginning of the year, police statistics show.More than 107,000 road accidents resulting in ... Read more...

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Minor girl, two others killed in Delhi accidents


August 10th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A two-year-old girl and two others were killed and one person injured in three road accidents in the capital, police said Thursday.Deepika, 2, died when ... Read more...

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Two killed in Delhi road accidents


August 8th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Two people were killed and 26 injured in three road accidents in the national capital, police said Tuesday.A 24-year-old bike rider was killed after a ... Read more...

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Annual Amarnath Yatra ends peacefully


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) The month-and-a-half annual Amarnath Yatra ended peacefully Thursday after Shravan Purnima prayers at the 13,500 feet high Himalayan cave shrine in south Kashmir.Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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35 injured in bus accident in Rajouri


July 25th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 25 (IANS) At least 35 people were injured Wednesday when a bus rolled down a 300-feet gorge in mountainous Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police said.The ... Read more...

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27 killed, 21 injured in accidents in northeast


July 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed and 21 others injured in road accidents in three northeastern states - Mizoram, Assam and Manipur, officials said Saturday.At least ... Read more...

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Eight pilgrims killed in Himachal (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Eight pilgrims, mostly from Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh, were killed and 35 others injured when a bus in which they were travelling skidded off the ... Read more...

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Road safety to figure in school curricula


July 11th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) As India maintains the dubious distinction of having one of the worst road safety records in the world, reflecting the lack of a culture in ... Read more...

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Development banks pledge $175 bn for sustainable transport


June 21st, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Eight largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) Wednesday announced that they will invest $175 billion to finance more sustainable transportation systems over the coming decade.Rapid ... Read more...

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Seven killed in two Bengal accidents


June 17th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) Seven people, including three women, were killed and eight others injured in two separate road accidents in West Bengal on Sunday, police said.In the first, six ... Read more...

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Boman visits ‘Tarak Mehta…’ sets (Movie Snippet)


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani will soon appear on television series "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah" to promote his forthcoming film "Ferrari Ki Sawaari"."On the sets of 'Taarak ... Read more...

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2,700 students killed in China road accidents in 2011


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) About 2,700 schoolchildren were killed and nearly 11,500 injured in road accidents in China last year, says the Chinese government.According to statistics from the Ministry of ... Read more...

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46 die in road accidents across 3 states (Roundup)


May 28th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Kolkata/Chennai, May 28 (IANS) At least 46 people have been killed and 55 injured in road accidents in three states, once again highlighting the lack of safety measures on ... Read more...

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Seven killed in two Bengal road accidents


May 28th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and eleven injured in two road accidents in West Bengal Monday, police said.In the first incident, four members of ... Read more...

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A Bollywood-style lesson for capital’s cab drivers (Feature)


May 25th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) With rash driving and road rage spreading like cancer, a programme is on here to teach cab drivers road safety as well as the virtues ... Read more...

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Three persons killed in Delhi road accidents


May 19th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Three persons, including a home guard, were killed and another home guard was injured in two accidents reported in the city in the past 24 ... Read more...

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Five killed in Assam road accidents


May 17th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 17 (IANS) Five people were killed and seven injured Thursday in two road accidents in Assam, police said.Three people, including a woman and a child, were killed when ... Read more...

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Seven people killed in Himachal accidents


May 9th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), May 9 (IANS) Seven people were killed Wednesday in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district in two separate road accidents involving public transport vehicles, a police official here said.Five ... Read more...

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One killed, 12 students injured in UP road mishaps


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) A school student was killed and more than a dozen others injured in two separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh Thursday, police said.The first incident took ... Read more...

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Helmets to be made mandatory for women in Delhi


April 25th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday disposed of a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to make helmet wearing compulsory for pillion riders irrespective of their gender ... Read more...

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Vehicle exhaust kills more people than accidents


April 20th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Vehicular exhausts and emissions from planes and powerplants kill 13,000 people prematurely in the UK every year, says a study. Researchers analyzed data from 2005, the ... 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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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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13 people from Madhya Pradesh killed in two accidents


April 6th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 6 (IANS) At least thirteen people from Madhya Pradesh were killed in two separate road accidents Friday.In the first accident, a bus carrying labourers from Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam ... Read more...

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No thought for pedestrians, cyclists on Indian roads: Experts


April 5th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Though 60-80 percent of traffic in Indian cities is non-motorised, planners have not kept them in mind while laying out roads, resulting in such road ... Read more...

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‘Pedestrians, cyclists suffer most in road accidents’


April 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The most vulnerable road users, including pedestrians and bicyclists were the most severely hit in road accidents, accounting for more than 40 percent of the ... Read more...

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Passenger bus overturns in southeast Kenya, killing 12


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by BNO News
MAZERAS, Kenya (BNO NEWS) -- Twelve people were killed on late Sunday afternoon when a passenger bus overturned and fell into a ditch near Kenya's second-largest city of Mombasa, police said on ... Read more...

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