Over a fortnight after a bus with 67 passengers on board was washed away in flash-flood in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, the fate of 16 people is still not clear while the Army apprehensive that they might have been washed away to the other side of border.
President Pranab Mukherjee has expressed deep condolence over the tragic death of 15 children in a train-school bus collision in Medak district of Telangana last week and has wished speedy recovery for those who have sustained injuries.
The death toll in the last week`s school bus-train collision at an unmanned railway crossing in Telangana`s Medak district rose to 17 with a seven-year-old boy succumbing to his injuries at a private hospital here today, even as the condition of five other students remained critical.
Family members of a 39-year-old man, who died after being run over by a rashly-driven vehicle here last year, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 20 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT).
Congress on Thursday strongly urged the government to accord priority to road and rail safety in the country even as it expressed sorrow over the accident in Telangana in which 16 schoolchildren lost their lives.
The family members of a 40-year- old man, who died in a road accident involving a negligently driven motorcycle, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 46 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.