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26 killed in road accident on Mumbai-Pune expressway

At least 26 people were killed and 27 others injured when a speeding tempo rammed into a stationary bus at Khalapur on Mumbai-Pune expressway around midnight.

The victims, which included four minors,

Car sets off mine on Chile-Peru border, one dead


A car detonated an anti-tank mine on the border between Chile and Peru, killing the Peruvian driver, Chilean authorities said on Saturday.

The Chilean army said in a statement that the incident occur

Seven railway officials suspended in Andhra Pradesh train accident

Seven officials, including two loco drivers, have been suspended by the Railways in connection with last Tuesday's rail mishap in Andhra Pradesh that claimed 25 lives.

The May 22 accident of Hubli-B

Fire at hospital in Pune, patients being evacuated

A major fire broke out at the third floor of the Medipoint Hospital in Pune's Aundh area, said reports.

Fire breaks out in building in busy Barabazar area

A fire broke out in a three-storeyed building on Ezra Street in the busy Barabazar area on Saturday morning but there was no report of any casualty.

The blaze was reported around 10:30 am in the firs

Fire breaks out at factory in Delhi

A major fire broke out at a paint factory in Delhi's Mayapuri area on Saturday.

At least 25 fire tenders are at the spot to put off fire.

However, no casualty has been reported so far.

Fire depart

7 kids drown in Nilambur, Palakkad

Eight persons, including seven children, drowned in three different incidents in the state on Thursday. Another person is missing.

In Nilambur, five children drowned in the Chaliyar at Modavanna Kada

40 injured as locomotive collides with passenger train in Maharastra

At least 40 passengers were on Friday injured when a locomotive collided with the stationary Nagarsol-Nanded passenger train in Jalna district of Maharashtra, railway officials said.

The incident too

Pilot killed in army chopper crash in Siachen

An army helicopter crashed in the Siachen Glacier area of Jammu and Kashmir.

The pilot flying the Cheetah chopper was killed in the crash that occurred around 11.30 a.m. on Wednesday.

The chopper wa

When will Railways act on preventing accidents?


Tuesday’s accident has brought the unconscionable delay in the introduction of the much needed Train Protection and Warning System (TPWS) to the fore, with Railway Minister Mukul Roy unable to set a d

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