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Trivedi faces ire of relatives of Kalka train mishap victims


New Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi faced protests from family members of the passengers injured in the Kalka Mail accident and was heckled as he visited a hospital here.

The minister, who reache

40 children among 130 feared dead on Volga boat


Russian rescuers said on Monday the bodies of 40 children may be trapped in the playroom of a pleasure boat that went down with up to 130 people on board in a heavy Volga River storm.

Rescuers used l

UP train mishap not due to emergency brakes: Railways


The Railways today said derailment of the Kalka Mail here two days ago which claimed 68 lives did not take place either due to emergency brakes being applied or because of a turning point.


Minor fire in Delhi-bound Rajdhani

Passengers of a Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express had a close shave today when the train was stopped just before entering the city after smoke was seen arising from its rear compartment.

"The coach was

Russia says at least 116 died in worst river disaster


Russian divers pulled the first bodies of children from the packed playroom of a pleasure boat that sank on Sunday, killing at least 116 people in the country's worst river disaster.

Flags flew at ha

Hundred feared dead in Volga boat disaster


Russian divers scoured the murky Volga River on Monday as hopes dwindled of finding more than 100 people -- many of them children -- whose Soviet-era cruise ship went down in a heavy storm.


Alert driver averts possible train accident in Bihar

A day after the train disasters in Uttar Pradesh and Assam, an alert driver averted a possible accident of New Delhi-Muzaffarpur Sapta Kranti Super Fast express near Tirhut canal between Bagaha and Kh

31 children die in Bangladesh road crash

At least 31 children died in Bangladesh on Monday when a truck carrying schoolboys back from watching a football match crashed and flipped over into a water-filled ditch.

The driver lost control of t

PM asks MoS Rail to visit derailment site, he refuses


A day after a train derailed in Assam following a blast, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today asked Minister of State for Railways Mukul Roy to visit the site but he virtually defied him, arguing that

Special train to take relatives of Kalka passengers to Malwa

The Eastern Railways will run a special train from Howrah to take relatives of passengers of Delhi-bound Kalka Mail which derailed near Malwa in Uttar Pradesh killing at least 35 people and injuring o

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