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One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...e same time, the report said, road accidents in the country may have come down marginally by 0.02 percent during 2012 compared to 2011, but the casualties have increased by 1.6 percent. Among the causes of

Hundreds abandon homes as flood ravages Kashmir

Hundreds abandon homes as flood ravages Kashmir

...e also been disabled because of water logging and electricity failures across the valley. Sonam Lotus, director of the local Met Office, told (Crime News): that the weather would start improving from Friday afternoon. However,

14 killed in landside in Rajouri, thousands flee homes in flood-ravaged Kashmir (Roundup)

14 killed in landside in Rajouri, thousands flee homes in flood-ravaged Kashmir (Roundup)

...dated areas to shift to safer places. Electric supply in most areas of south Kashmir remained suspended because of uprooted electric poles and apprehensions of accidents due to short circuits in water-logged villages and towns.

20 killed in Kashmir’s worst floods in 50 years (Roundup)

20 killed in Kashmir’s worst floods in 50 years (Roundup)

...u region were also flowing above the danger mark as heavy downpour continued for the third consecutive day. The Srinagar-Jammu and the Srinagar-Leh national highways have been closed for traffic because of landslides and flash floods

After women, Delhi is the most unsafe for children (Crime News Special)

After women, Delhi is the most unsafe for children (Crime News Special)

...only one such case. All across the country, crimes against children went up by 52.5 percent in a year. A total of 58,224 cases were registered in 2013 compared to 38,172 cases in 2012. Of

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

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

...of the bribe offer by Lt.Gen. Tejinder Singh for clearing the trucks’ 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

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)

...to two-wheeler accidents – 19 deaths every hour or more than one death every 3 minutes – Incidence of accidental deaths rose 51.8 percent between 2003 and 2012 – India’s population grew 13.6 percent from 2003 to

Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service resumes

Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service resumes

Srinagar, Sep 29 (Crime News): The bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-administered Kashmir resumed Monday. “Karwan-e-Aman” (Peace Bus Service) along the Line of Control was suspended for more than 20 days because of

Communal clash in Jammu, Srinagar highway blocked briefly

Communal clash in Jammu, Srinagar highway blocked briefly

Jammu, July 13 ((Crime News):) Members of two communities clashed here Sunday over a land dispute, torching three vehicles and blocking the busy Jammu-Srinagar highway for hours, police said. Traffic resumed in the evening after police restored

Modi marks Diwali in Siachen, announces Rs.745 crore more for Kashmir (Roundup)

Modi marks Diwali in Siachen, announces Rs.745 crore more for Kashmir (Roundup)

...ary positions on the international border in Jammu, 365 km away while a strike called by separatists hit life in Srinagar. Modi also said he wanted to build a national war memorial for the military.