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Derailed Train Tragedy Toll 116, What’s Needed to Avert Rail Accidents?

The worst train tragedy near Kanpur with the derailment of 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express around 3:10 AM in the night killed 116 passengers and more than 200 injured, raising the need to review railway track safety all over the country. Inspector General of Kanpur, Zaki Ahmad, said, “Over 150 injured people have been rushed to nearby hospitals in ...

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Panic grips Spicejet flight passengers as tremors rock Nepal before landing

Panic and anxiety gripped passengers, mostly Nepali citizens, on board a SpiceJet flight that had to return to Delhi halfway from Kathmandu after fresh tremors in the Himalayan country on Sunday forced the airport to shut down. SpiceJet flight SG041 took off from Delhi airport at 12.30 p.m. and was scheduled to land at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan airport at 2.40 p.m. ...

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Missing AirAsia ‘Likely to be at Bottom of Sea’; More Countries to Join Search

The AirAsia QZ8501 Flight from Indonesia to Singapore, which has disappeared with 162 passengers onboard on Sunday, has crashed and is expected to be at the bottom of the sea, said Bambang Soelistyo, Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency chief. According to the report from IANS, Soelistyo said on Monday, “We assume the missing jet to be at the bottom of ...

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