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Week after leg crushed by bus, girl dies


July 24th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) A week after her leg was crushed under the wheels of a state transport bus near her school here, Anupama Sarkar lost her battle for life ... Read more...

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Seven killed in UP bus-car smash


July 9th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) Seven people, including three women and a child, were killed when a car they were in rammed into a state transport bus in Muzaffarnagar Monday morning, ... 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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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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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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Ambulance rams into bus, four killed


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Osmanabad (Maharashtra), Feb 2 (IANS) At least four passengers were killed when an ambulance from Karnataka carrying a body rammed into a state transport bus near Vadgaon in this district ... Read more...

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Pune mayhem: Driver sent to police custody


January 26th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 26 (IANS) A court here Thursday sent to police custody the mentally disturbed state transport bus driver who sped through busy streets here a day earlier, killing eight ... Read more...

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Pune road mayhem-waiting to happen?


January 25th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) In a shocking revelation, it is learnt that a majority of the state transport public buses in Maharashtra are fitted with an auto-start mechanism, making them ... Read more...

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Nine killed as mentally ill man hijacks Pune bus (Second lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) At least nine people were killed, 27 injured and 30-40 vehicles damaged when a mentally disturbed staffer of the government bus service hijacked a state ... Read more...

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Five of family killed in accident


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), Jan 22 (IANS) Five members of a family were killed Sunday when their car collided with a bus in this Maharashtra district while they were returning from a ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Bolivia bus collision


January 17th, 2012 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), Jan 17 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 12 injured after a minibus and a public transport bus collided in the Bolivian city of La ... Read more...

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Larger apex court bench to decide Pakistani accused’s plea (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday referred, to a larger bench, a Pakistani national's petition challenging his death sentence in the 1997 Karol Bagh bomb blast here ... Read more...

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Larger apex court bench to decide Pakistani accused’s plea


January 11th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday referred to a larger bench a Pakistani national's petition challenging his death sentence in the 1997 Karol Bagh bomb blast here ... Read more...

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Bus mows down woman


December 21st, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A 51-year-old woman was crushed by a public transport bus in north Delhi, police said Wednesday. The driver of the privately-operated bus was arrested.Munka Devi ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Kenya road accident


December 19th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Dec 19 (IANS) At least eight people, including six women and a child, were killed Sunday in a road accident near Makindu town of eastern Kenya after a public ... Read more...

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Happy over Kanimozhi’s bail, says DMK


November 28th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The DMK Monday welcomed the Delhi High Court's order granting bail to party MP Kanimozhi in the 2G spectrum allocation case, saying it was ... Read more...

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14 killed in Tamil Nadu bus accident


September 5th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Fourteen people were killed and several others were injured Monday when two buses collided head-on near Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu, officials said.Expressing her condolence to the ... Read more...

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10 killed as bus falls in stepwell in Maharashtra


June 30th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), June 30 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 40 injured when a bus fell into a stepwell in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district Thursday, police said."Around 50 people ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Maharashtra accident


May 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 12 injured when a truck-trailer collided with a state transport bus on the Mumbai-Pune expressway late Friday, police said Saturday."Eight people, ... Read more...

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Shutter-down strike in Sindh against MQM leader’s killing


May 1st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 1(ANI): A complete shutter-down strike is being observed in Karachi, Hyderabad and other cities of Sindh against the killing of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Liaquat Qureshi.The MQMobserved a ... Read more...

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Six killed in Maharashtra bus accident


April 12th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Solapur (Maharashtra), April 12 (IANS) Six people were killed when a state transport bus rammed into a truck on the Solapur-Hyderabad road early Tuesday, police said."A state transport bus rammed ... Read more...

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Disabled woman killed by speeding bus


April 4th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) A polio-stricken woman was killed here Monday after she was hit by a speeding state transport bus as she was crossing the road, police said.Vidya Rane, ... Read more...

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Court tips on traffic scenario after Blueline buses exit


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday ordered the complete phaseout of privately-owned Blueline buses, blamed for accidents in the capital, by June 2012. It also gave ... Read more...

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Blueline buses to breath their last in June 2012 (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday sealed the fate of privately-run Blueline buses, blamed for innumerable accidents on the capital's roads, by saying the government should ... Read more...

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Mirchpur protests: Apex court asks for steps to recover losses (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the central and Haryana governments what steps they were taking to recover the losses suffered during the 11-day long agitation by ... Read more...

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Mumbai gets its first air-conditioned bus stand


February 20th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Maharashtra's first fully air-conditioned bus stand, resembling an airport lounge, was Sunday inaugurated in the Dadar east area here by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan.Chavan, who also holds the ... Read more...

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5 killed in Maharashtra accident


January 30th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), Jan 30 (IANS) Five people were killed and 22 others were injured as a state transport bus rammed into a container in this Maharashtra district, police said."Initial reports say that ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct five Chhattisgarh cops


January 25th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 25 (IANS) On the eve of Republic Day, Maoist rebels stopped a public transport bus in a forested area in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region Tuesday and abducted six passengers, including ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on phase-out of Blueline buses


January 20th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday reserved its judgment on the fate of privately-owned and run Blueline buses, blamed for hundreds of deaths on city roads and proposed ... Read more...

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Maudany’s wife named in Tamil Nadu bus burning case (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 17 (IANS) The National Investigating Agency (NIA) Friday accused 14 activists of the People's Democratic Party, including its jailed leader Abdul Nasir Maudany's wife, of "waging war against the state" ... Read more...

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Maudany’s wife charged in bus burning case


December 17th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 17 (IANS) Sufiya Maudany, wife of jailed Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Nazir Maudany, was among 13 people charged Friday by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) with waging war ... Read more...

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Kerala bus torching: PDP leader’s wife to be prosecuted


December 12th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 12 (IANS) The union home ministry has sanctioned the prosecution of Sufiya Maudany, wife of jailed Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Nasir Maudany, and all the 13 accused in ... Read more...

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Punjab unveils mobility plan for cities


September 9th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 9 (IANS) Punjab has taken the lead in the country launching a comprehensive mobility plan (CMP) for urban areas that have over two lakh population. Industries and Commerce Minister Manoranjan ... Read more...

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Driver, conductor drown as bus washed away in flood


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Solapur (Maharashtra), Aug 22 (IANS) The driver and conductor of a state transport bus were drowned when their bus was washed away in flood waters in this Maharashtra district Sunday, officials said. ... Read more...

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Gujarat lecturer alleges rape by three teachers


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Mehsana (Gujarat), June 22 (ANI): A woman lecturer of Gujarat's Mehsana District has alleged that three teachers of a government school have raped her.According to police, on Monday evening, the 25-year ... Read more...

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