Accidents

48,000 die yearly due to occupational accidents in India: Study

48,000 die yearly due to occupational accidents in India: Study

The council observed that as many as 38 fatal accidents take place every day in the construction sector in India.

Nov 20, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
China issues second safety advisory for citizens travelling to India

China issues second safety advisory for citizens travelling to India

The advisory asks Chinese nationals to pay attention to their personal safety and the local security situation and to avoid unnecessary travel within the country, state-run People's Daily Online reported.

Aug 24, 2017, 16:00 PM IST

20 dead in road accidents in Russia; 14 as bus catches fire

Russia has a poor road safety record with over 20,000 official traffic fatalities last year. 

Jul 02, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

DNA: Analysing the various causes of road accidents in India

Analyzing the various causes of road accidents in India. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Aug 14, 2016, 00:29 AM IST
Bizarre or Insane? In China, drivers make sure victims are dead in road accidents - Know why

Bizarre or Insane? In China, drivers make sure victims are dead in road accidents - Know why

There is an interesting answer to this practice, which has reportedly become a tradition now.

Aug 01, 2016, 19:19 PM IST

NHRC issues notice over electrocution of Delhi girl leading to amputation of hands

 The NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that both the hands of a ten-year-old girl had to be amputated at Delhi`s Safdarjung Hospital following severe burn injuries due to shock from a high voltage.

Jul 21, 2016, 13:24 PM IST

Five killed as seaplane crashes into Shanghai bridge

Five people died on Wednesday when a seaplane they were travelling in crashed into a bridge in Shanghai on its maiden flight to an offshore island, the government said.

Jul 20, 2016, 15:47 PM IST

Maneka Gandhi for sensors on footboard of buses to prevent accidents

Union Women and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday suggested installation of sensors on the footboard of the buses to prevent women and children meeting accidents while boarding or deboarding the vehicle.

Jul 13, 2016, 16:37 PM IST

Two minors among 3 killed in road mishap

Three persons including two minors, were killed and as many injured after the van in which they were travelling overturned and fell into a deep ditch on Delhi-Haridwar highway here, police said on Monday.

Jul 11, 2016, 14:04 PM IST

6 killed in UP road accident

Six people were killed and over 40 injured in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh.

Jul 04, 2016, 13:12 PM IST
German Bakery blast: Maha Govt. challenges Bombay HC order in SC

German Bakery blast: Maha Govt. challenges Bombay HC order in SC

The Maharashtra Government filed a Special Leave Petition in the SC challenging the Bombay High Court`s order of reducing the death sentence of Mirza Himayat Baig, the only convict in the 2010 German Bakery blast.

Jun 30, 2016, 12:12 PM IST
Soon, parents may be punished if minor children caught driving

Soon, parents may be punished if minor children caught driving

As incidents of minors involved in road accidents rising, the government is contemplating to bring a proposal, which would ensure punishment for parents of children who are caught driving.

Apr 21, 2016, 10:12 AM IST

Married kin cannot be deprived of accident compensation: Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Friday held that excluding married daughters and siblings of those who succumb in motor accidents from claiming compensation for the death would be against the object of the Motor Vehicles Act.

Mar 18, 2016, 14:50 PM IST

Supreme Court to pass order on road safety

The apex court had in 2014 appointed a three-member committee to monitor steps taken by the Centre and state governments to ensure road safety.

Mar 04, 2016, 22:16 PM IST

Accidents cost India Rs.1.7 lakh crore losses annually

India loses $35 billion each year in road accidents, which is slightly less than the nation's defence budget, a road safety expert said here on Thursday.

Mar 03, 2016, 21:08 PM IST

401 deaths in 10 months on Mumbai local train!

Know how Mumbai Local Trains have become a death trap for commuters

Dec 06, 2015, 12:04 PM IST

Noida expressway or the highway of death?

In spite of the many camera's fixed on the Noida expressway to challan those vehicles violating traffic rules, accidents continue to take place.

Aug 20, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

'One-third road deaths occur on national highways'

Commuting on highways greatly raises the risk of accidents and deaths compared to city roads, according to the latest data.

Jul 24, 2015, 12:57 PM IST

Why people, including farmers, commit suicide in India?

The issue of farmers' suicide has been jolting the country's conscience for years and for the first time the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has collected detailed data in this regard.

Jul 23, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

Car hits five policemen in Delhi

 Five policemen were injured in early hours of Monday when a car hit them near Civil Lines area in the national capital, police said.

Jul 13, 2015, 12:43 PM IST