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Woman falls in open pit dug for pipelines, dies

The negligence of the Water Board claimed the life of a 55-year-old woman in Attapur on Friday.

The woman died after falling into an un-barricaded trench dug up for the construction of water pipeli

Woman dies, 6 school kids survive Abids road mishap


In a tragic incident, a 51-year-old woman was killed as a speeding RTC bus ran over the two-wheeler she was travelling on with her husband on Friday.

The bus, after it ran over the woman, rammed int

‘Safe corridor’ the most unsafe

The 106-km long Mannuthy-Cherthala highway is a safe corridor on regional transport authority books and was converted into an accident-free zone last year to bring down the number of accidents.

But ‘

More than 30 people killed in South African train crash

More than 30 people were on Friday killed in South Africa when a train ploughed into a truck carrying dozens of farm workers on a railway line, an official said.

"What we know at this stage is that m

Bus kills student, runs amok

A student was killed when he came under the wheels of an MTC bus that hit him and ran amok at Pallavaram on Wednesday evening.

The bus came to a halt only after injuring two women pedestrians. Three

Nigeria oil tanker fire kills many

At least 95 people who rushed to scoop up fuel after a Nigerian petrol tanker tipped over were killed on Thursday when the vehicle caught fire, officials said.

The tanker swerved as it was trying to

Log shows bus on mishap road


Even as accusations are flying thick and fast between MTC employees and the transport authorities regarding the Gemini flyover mishap, Deccan Chronicle has documents to substantiate that the bus had a

2 killed, 51 injured as school bus falls in gorge

A teacher and a student were on Wednesday killed and 51 others injured when a school bus carrying students on a picnic trip fell into a gorge near Gulmarg tourist resort in Kashmir's Baramulla distric

Five children die as school wall collapses in Odisha

Five school children, including two girls, were killed and nine others injured, two of them critically, when the wall of an Anganwadi centre collapsed in Nayagarh district of Odisha on Monday promptin

6-yr-old Colombian girl survives 18-storey fall

A six year-old girl has survived a fall from the 18th floor of a building in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin.

Medical staff said that the child is in 'grave' but 'stable' condition.


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