Road Safety Week: Time to strengthen efforts to achieve SDG 2020 target

Around 1.5 lakh people are killed in 5 lakh accidents across the country. As the country observes the 31st Road Safety Week, experts believe, its time to accelerate efforts to achieve the SDG 2020 target.

Jan 16, 2020, 14:38 PM IST

DNA Analysis of New Motor Vehicle Act 2019

Modi government at Centre has amended the old Motor Vehicles Act by passing the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and the new rules have come into effect from 1 September. Opposition and some Indians are unhappy with this new law.

Sep 11, 2019, 22:44 PM IST

Study suggests that head injury may cause loss of smell and anxiety

The study, published in the journal Brain Injury, found that even minor accidents like falling off a bike with a helmet on, taking a tumble on the ski slopes, slipping on ice and hitting one's head can provoke the same kind of problems as in major head injuries.

Jul 29, 2019, 16:16 PM IST

Deshhit: Watch detailed analysis of all the major news of the day, Dec 28, 2018

This segment of Zee News brings detailed news stories of the day. Watch this video to know top stories of December 20, 2018.

Dec 28, 2018, 21:54 PM IST

Deshhit: Electronic stability control system to be installed in four wheelers to reduce accidents

To control accidents electronic stability control system will be installed in four-wheelers. Watch Video:

Dec 28, 2018, 21:40 PM IST

DNA special segment on dust storm in Northern India

Watch DNA special segment of dust storm in Northern India: 


May 14, 2018, 23:18 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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