Trains cancelled, diverted after Bokaro derailment

Trains cancelled, diverted after Bokaro derailment

...ia Express, Baidyanathdham-Ranchi Express, Kamakhya-Ranchi Express, Ranchi-Howrah Intercity Express, Hatia-Patna Express, Alappuzha-Dhanbad Express and Puri-New Delhi Purushottam Express. Restoration work was on full swing and the derailed coaches and the engine had been brought back onto

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...ntal deaths in 2012, road accidents topped the list with 35.2 percent, while rail-road accounted for 7.4 percent of the deaths. “A total of 473,416 traffic accidents cases were reported during 2012, comprising 440,042 road accident

PM, president express sorrow over Andhra pipeline blast

PM, president express sorrow over Andhra pipeline blast

New Delhi, June 27 ((Cnews)) President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday expressed their grief over the death of 14 people in a gas pipeline blast in a Andhra Pradesh district early Friday.

Criminal charges dropped against India-born killer mom in Canada

Criminal charges dropped against India-born killer mom in Canada

...ions, The Gazette reported Tuesday. Alpabahen Patel, 30, was hospitalised after her husband discovered the body of their two-month-old baby in their apartment in eastern Montreal Dec 23, 2011. Patel was arrested and charged with

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

...hs rose 51.8 percent between 2003 and 2012 – India’s population grew 13.6 percent from 2003 to 2012, but rate of accidental deaths rose 34.2 percent – Road accidents cases came down slightly by 0.02 percent in

Tatra case: Antony admitted V.K. Singh told him about bribe

Tatra case: Antony admitted V.K. Singh told him about bribe

...uo; purchase file. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed a charge sheet against retired army officer Tejinder Singh following V.K. Singh’s allegation of bribery offer over irregularities in the import of heavy-duty Tatra

Train passengers robbed in Bihar

Train passengers robbed in Bihar

...tna, July 1 ((Crime News):) Armed men Tuesday evening looted cash and valuables at gunpoint and assaulted dozens of passengers of the Jan Shatabdi Express in Bihar’s Gaya district, police said. About two dozen men

Indo-Canadian duo charged with honour killing, contest extradition

Indo-Canadian duo charged with honour killing, contest extradition

Ottawa, June 10 ((Cnews)) A mother and an uncle of a woman in Canada charged with “honour killing”, have appealed against their extradition to India, media reported Tuesday. A British Columbia court asked Malkit Sidhu,

Will write to PM seeking Meghwal dismissal: NCW

Will write to PM seeking Meghwal dismissal: NCW

...MP, was last Thursday summoned by a district court in Jaipur to appear in a rape case, in which the minister and 16 others are charged. In 2011, a woman had filed a first information report

Lowering juvenile age to curb offences doubtful prescription (Column: Legal Ease)

Lowering juvenile age to curb offences doubtful prescription (Column: Legal Ease)

...s accused of rape, murder, kidnapping and acid attacks to be tried in regular courts and suffer the consequences of their actions. Child rights activists and judicial pronouncements have opposed the rationale behind the suggestion. This