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5 deaths reported in Nepal twin bus tragedy, Indian nationals among victims

Rescuers in Nepal on Sunday found the body of a person who went missing when two buses were swept into a swollen river by a mudslide last week in Chitwan district, police said, taking the death toll to five, including that of an Indian. The rescue team on Sunday found the fifth body at Gaindakot-7 while searching for passengers after two buses carrying 65 passengers, including seven Indians, went missing in the flooded Trishuli River on Friday. The landslide happened in the Simaltal area along the Narayanghat-Mugling road in Chitwan district. Three people swam to safety soon after the incident. So far only five bodies, including that of an Indian, have been recovered during the search operation, My Republica news portal quoted a police official as saying. The identity of three dead, including the Indian national who carried an Indian Identity Card in his pocket, has been revealed while the bodies of two others are yet to be identified, the official added. The first body from the b

5 deaths reported in Nepal twin bus tragedy, Indian nationals among victims
Updated On : 14 Jul 2024 | 11:11 PM IST

News updates: Supreme Court to deliver judgment on Arvind Kejriwal's challenge to ED arrest on Fri

From PM Modi's pre-Budget meeting to RBI's retain inflation estimate for June, catch latest news updates from across the world here

News updates: Supreme Court to deliver judgment on Arvind Kejriwal's challenge to ED arrest on Fri
Updated On : 11 Jul 2024 | 10:10 PM IST

Unnao bus accident: Dy CM Pathak meets injured, assures proper treatment

He further said that most injured people are from Bihar and that the UP government is in contact with its Bihar counterpart

Unnao bus accident: Dy CM Pathak meets injured, assures proper treatment
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 6:35 PM IST

Unnao tragedy: PM Modi announces ex-gratia of Rs 2L to kin of deceased

The injured would be given Rs. 50,000, said an official statement from the Prime Minister's Office

Unnao tragedy: PM Modi announces ex-gratia of Rs 2L to kin of deceased
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 11:34 AM IST

18 die, over 30 injured in tragic bus accident on Lucknow-Agra Expressway

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed his condolences to the families of the deceased

18 die, over 30 injured in tragic bus accident on Lucknow-Agra Expressway
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 9:31 AM IST

Haryana Roadways bus overturns in Panchkula, 40 school children injured

The injured were admitted to Pinjore Hospital and Sector 6 Civil Hospital in Panchkula

Haryana Roadways bus overturns in Panchkula, 40 school children injured
Updated On : 08 Jul 2024 | 12:14 PM IST

Four killed after Himachal roadways bus falls into gorge in Shimla's Jubbal

The mishap took place in Kenchi area of Jubbal when the bus which was enroute to Kuddu-Diltari in Rohru area of the Shimla district fell off the mountain road into the gorge below

Four killed after Himachal roadways bus falls into gorge in Shimla's Jubbal
Updated On : 21 Jun 2024 | 2:53 PM IST

Rudraprayag accident: PM Modi announces ex-gratia to families of deceased

As many as 12 people were killed and 14 injured, carrying 26 passengers, after the tempo traveller in which they were travelling fell into a deep gorge

Rudraprayag accident: PM Modi announces ex-gratia to families of deceased
Updated On : 15 Jun 2024 | 9:05 PM IST

Three women pilgrims dead, 26 hurt as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

Three women died while 26 were injured when a bus driver lost control over the vehicle and it fell into a gorge near Gangnani on the Gangotri National Highway in Uttarakhand, police said on Wednesday. According to them, the incident occurred 50 km from Gangnani on Tuesday night. The bus went out of the driver's control, broke the crash barrier, tumbled down the gorge and got stuck on a tree before it could hit the bottom, police officials said. A lot of lives were saved since it got stuck in the tree and did not fall into the Bhagirathi river, an official said. The bus was going towards Uttarkashi from Gangotri with 29 people, including the driver and his assistant, a police officer said, adding rescue and relief work began promptly. According to the officer, the injured were brought out of the bus through the windows and sent to Uttarkashi District Hospital and Bhatwadi Health Centre. Of the 26 injured, 12 were stated to be in serious condition and they have been referred to a ..

Three women pilgrims dead, 26 hurt as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand
Updated On : 12 Jun 2024 | 12:24 PM IST

28 killed, 22 injured as speeding bus plunges into ravine in Pakistan

At least 28 people, including women and children, were killed on Wednesday in Pakistan after a speeding passenger bus veered off the road and fell into a ravine in the remote Balochistan province, according to media reports. The bus, heading from Turbat to Quetta, fell into the ravine near Washuk town, around 700 kilometres from Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province. The accident was a result of overspeeding, according to the report, which said that women and children were among the deceased. The accident took place after the tyre of the passenger bus burst, Geo News reported quoting rescue officials. At least 28 people were killed in the accident. About 22 people sustained injuries in the accident and were sent to the Civil Hospital in Basima. Road accidents are common in Pakistan where traffic rules and safety standards are hardly followed. On May 18, at least 13 people belonging to the same family were killed and nine others were injured as a truck plunged into a ditch i

28 killed, 22 injured as speeding bus plunges into ravine in Pakistan
Updated On : 29 May 2024 | 1:14 PM IST

U'khand CM Dhami condoles loss of lives in Shahjahanpur road accident

All the devotees traveling in the bus were residents of Jetha village located in Kamlapur police station area of Sitapur district

U'khand CM Dhami condoles loss of lives in Shahjahanpur road accident
Updated On : 26 May 2024 | 9:22 AM IST

Bengal to extend assistance to victims of bus accident in Odisha: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday expressed grief over the bus accident in neighbouring Odisha and said her government would provide assistance to those affected in the mishap. She announced that compensation would be paid to the next of kin of those, originating from West Bengal, killed in the accident and injured people as per rules. The CM also said that the state administration is sending officials, materials, and ambulances to the accident site in Odisha for assistance. Sad to know about the death and injuries of several passengers in a tragic bus accident in Jajpur district of Odisha last night, Banerjee posted on X. At least five people, including a woman, died and around 35 others were injured after a bus fell from a bridge in Odisha's Jajpur district on Monday evening. West Bengal administration has been on rescue and assistance mode from the very beginning. The bus was bound for our state and some of the dead and many of the injured have been ...

Bengal to extend assistance to victims of bus accident in Odisha: Mamata
Updated On : 16 Apr 2024 | 12:50 PM IST

Bus plunges off bridge in South Africa, killing 45 people, say authorities

A bus carrying worshippers headed to an Easter festival plunged off a bridge on a mountain pass and burst into flames in South Africa Thursday, killing at least 45 people, authorities said. The only survivor of the crash was an eight-year-old child, who was receiving medical attention, according to authorities in the northern province of Limpopo. The Limpopo provincial government said the bus veered off the Mmamatlakala bridge and plunged 164 feet into a ravine before busting into flames. Search operations were ongoing, the provincial government said, but many bodies were burned beyond recognition and still trapped inside the vehicle. Authorities said they believe the bus was travelling from the neighbouring country of Botswana to the town of Moria, which hosts a popular Easter pilgrimage.

Bus plunges off bridge in South Africa, killing 45 people, say authorities
Updated On : 29 Mar 2024 | 8:33 AM IST

12 killed in bus-truck collision in Assam, PM Modi condoles deaths

At least 12 people were killed and around 30 others injured on Wednesday in a head-on collision between a coal-laden truck and a bus in Golaghat district of Assam, police said. The accident took place at Balijan near Dergaon this morning when the bus with 45 people on board collided with the goods vehicle, Golaghat Superintendent of Police Rajen Singh told PTI. The bus was heading towards Upper Assam when the incident occurred. "As of now, 12 people have been killed. The injured have been sent to a hospital," he said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the loss of lives in the accident, and announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased, and Rs 50,000 each for the injured people. "Pained by the loss of lives due to a road mishap in Golaghat, Assam. Condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover at the earliest. The local administration is providing all possible assistance to those affected," the Prime Minister's Office said in a post

12 killed in bus-truck collision in Assam, PM Modi condoles deaths
Updated On : 03 Jan 2024 | 1:17 PM IST

Doda bus accident: PM announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased

Thirty-six people died and 19 others were injured after a bus fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda today

Doda bus accident: PM announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased
Updated On : 15 Nov 2023 | 4:18 PM IST

Prez, PM, political leaders express sadness over loss of lives J-K accident

President Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minster Narendra Modi and political leaders on Wednesday expressed shock and sadness over a bus accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda that has killed at least 36 people. "I am deeply saddened by the news of the unfortunate death of several passengers in a bus accident in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. I express my condolences to the bereaved family members and pray for the speedy recovery of those injured," Murmu said in a post in Hindi on X, formerly Twitter. At least 36 people were killed and 19 injured when the bus carrying passengers skidded off the road and rolled down into a 300-foot deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the bus accident was distressing. "My condolences to the families who have lost their near and dear ones. I pray that the injured recover at the earliest," Modi said on X. He announced that an ex gratia amount of Rs 2 lakh each would be given to the next of the kin o

Prez, PM, political leaders express sadness over loss of lives J-K accident
Updated On : 15 Nov 2023 | 4:15 PM IST

Five killed, 60 injured as two buses collide in TN's Tirupattur district

At least five persons were killed and about 60 passengers injured when a state government bus and an omnibus collided head-on on the Chennai-Bengaluru national highway in the wee hours of Saturday, police said. The front portion of the two vehicles were completely smashed. Police who rushed to the spot helped the injured reach hospitals in about ten ambulances, said an official. Four persons including a woman were killed initially when the State Express Transport Corporation bus proceeding to Chennai from Bengaluru collided with the Bengaluru-bound omnibus from Chennai at Chettiyappanur near here. Rithika (32) of Guduvanchery, Mohammed Firoz (37) of Vaniyambadi, SETC bus driver K Elumalai (47) and B Ajith (25) of Chittoor died on the spot while the omnibus driver N Syed succumbed later, said police. "The accident occured at about 4 am. The SETC bus hit the median and collided with the omnibus leading to the mishap," a police official said. The injured were admitted to the Vaniyamb

Five killed, 60 injured as two buses collide in TN's Tirupattur district
Updated On : 11 Nov 2023 | 12:09 PM IST

3 dead as bus overshoots platform at terminus in AP, CM announces ex-gratia

Three people were killed when an APSRTC bus overshot the platform at the bus terminus here on Monday. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed shock and grief over the mishap at the Pandit Nehru bus terminus here and announced ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh to the kin of the deceased. The incident occurred this morning when an RTC bus crashed into platform no. 12 of the terminus here and mowed down three people. An 18-month-old girl, who sustained injuries, died later at a hospital here. "Instead of reversing the vehicle, the driver drove forward, overshooting the platform, regional manager M Yesu Danam told PTI. Meanwhile, the CM offered his condolences to the bereaved families and directed officials to ensure better medical treatment to the injured. He also ordered an inquiry into the accident, a release from CMO said. APSRTC Executive Director (Operations) A Koteshwar Rao said the road transport corporation will take care of the medical expenses of the two ...

3 dead as bus overshoots platform at terminus in AP, CM announces ex-gratia
Updated On : 06 Nov 2023 | 2:00 PM IST

One killed, 34 injured as bus overturns in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district

A passenger was killed and at least 34 others injured when a private bus carrying them overturned in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district on Friday, the police said. The incident took place around 6 am when the driver of the bus, which was heading to Durg from Prayagraj, lost control of the vehicle at Kenda Banjari ghat under Belgahna police chowki, a local police official said. The bus overturned resulting in the death of one passenger on the spot, the official said. At least 34 others sustained injuries, he said. Soon after being alerted, a police team reached the spot and launched a rescue exercise, he said. The injured were shifted to nearby hospitals, he said, adding that further details are awaited.

One killed, 34 injured as bus overturns in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district
Updated On : 20 Oct 2023 | 9:56 AM IST

Shinde orders probe into Samruddhi Expressway accident, announces ex-gratia

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Sunday ordered a probe into a road accident on the Samruddhi Expressway which claimed 12 lives. The kin of each of the deceased will get a compensation of Rs five lakh from the state government, Shinde said. A speeding mini-bus hit a container truck in Vaijapur area on the Samruddhi Expressway in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district in the early hours of Sunday, killing at least 12 people and injuring 23 others, as per police. President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the loss of lives in the accident. The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in a post on X said an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) would be given to the next of kin of each deceased and the injured persons would be given Rs 50,000. Chief Minister Shinde termed the incident as unfortunate and in a post on X said he has given directives to find out reasons behind the fatal accident near Vaijapur. Order

Shinde orders probe into Samruddhi Expressway accident, announces ex-gratia
Updated On : 15 Oct 2023 | 2:37 PM IST