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10 dead, 16 injured in bus accident in Bangladesh

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 18:12

At least 10 people were killed and 16 others injured on Tuesday when a passenger bus crashed into a roadside tree and overturned on a highway in southwestern Bangladesh.

GM offers $1 mn for each ignition switch death

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 20:15

General Motors said it will pay at least $1 million in compensation to the families of each person killed in accidents.

Delhi tops list for fatal road accidents

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 20:19

Delhi tops the list among cities in the country in terms of fatal road accidents with five people - four of whom are pedestrians and two-wheeler riders -- losing their lives every day, a report by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) revealed today.

Device that warns drivers from using mobiles while driving developed

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 00:14

With studies proving that use of cell phones while driving plays a major contributing factor in growing number of mishaps, a device that is said to check such accidents and warn drivers from using mobile phone while at the wheel has been developed by engineers of institutes here.

Kerala vows to curb rising road accidents

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 14:07

Authorities in Kerala will get tough to curb rising fatal road accidents in the state, Transport Minister T Radhakrishnan said Tuesday.

RTO cancels licenses of 31 mini-buses` in Rajasthan, seizes 10 others

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 15:08

The Regional Transport Office has cancelled licenses of 31 mini-buses and 10 other buses were seized for being unfit for plying on the city roads in a bid to prevent road accidents, an official said on Sunday.

Motor Vehicle Bill to be re-drafted in a month: Gadkari

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 18:35

India`s Motor Vehicle Bill will be re-drafted within a month in line with advanced international practices to enhance road safety, Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said Thursday.

Action plan to prevent train accidents due to fractured rail

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 11:39

The Railway Ministry has drawn up an action plan to prevent mishaps like the Gorakhdham Express accident on May 26 which resulted from fractured rail.

China plans to shut down 2,000 coal mines by next year

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 16:04

China plans to shut down over 2,000 small-scale coal mines by next year in an effort to eliminate outdated capacity and improve work safety and address pollution concerns.

Turkey holds protest strike after blast kills 283 miners

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 03:49

Anger at Turkey`s government boiled over Thursday when thousands went on strike and police clashed with protesters after at least 283 workers died in one of the worst mining accidents in modern history.

Road fatalities in Goa: 79 deaths in Jan-March

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 13:14

The number of fatalities in road accidents across Goa have been swelling each day since the beginning of this year, with 79 deaths reported in the first three months, according to official data.

Seven killed in two bus accidents in Thailand

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 19:26

At least seven people were killed and 90 injured in two bus accidents in Thailand Thursday.