In a shocking incident, 12 armed robbers looted several passengers of the Sambalpur-Jammu Tawi Express at gunpoint in Jharkhand on Saturday.As per reports, the incident occurred at around 11 p.m. on Saturday when the train was running between Latehar to Barwadih.Around 12 robbers armed with guns and other weapons entered the S-9 coach and looted many passengers at gunpoint.
The board has clarified that no ex-gratia relief would be admissible to road users "in case of accident at unmanned level crossing, trespassers, persons electrocuted by OHE (Over Head Equipment)."
All 28 bodies have been preserved inside a special deep freezer chamber at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar.
Not just India, the world has witnessed several deadliest rail accidents in the past. There are several reasons that lead to rail accidents including inattentiveness of the loco pilot.
The Central Government on Thursday appointed Jaya Verma Sinha as the CEO and Chairperson of the Railway Board. The move is historic and has certainly broken the glass ceiling as Sinha is the first woman ever to hold this esteemed position in the history of Indian Railways. She assumed charge of the office on Friday morning. Watch the video to know more about her career spanning over 35 years.
As per initial reports, the SUV was dragged for at least 30 metres following the collision. A major tragedy was averted as the speed of the goods train was slow.
Railways sources told IANS that the incident occurred on the Lucknow-Rameswaram Express in the early hours of Saturday morning.
In a major train mishap, two express trains and a goods train derailed near Balasore's Bahanaga station in Odisha on Friday evening. According
According to Biswas, not a single person has come to take or claim bodies in the past 15 days. The samples of blood of those, who had come in the past, have been collected.
The girl, Tanishka Dhariwal, presented the funds to Randhir Jaiswal, the Consul General of India in New York, which she raised from her friends of diverse backgrounds.
Ten bogies had gone off track in the train crash, Railways Divisional Superintendent Sukkur Mahmoodur Rahman was quoted as saying by Geo TV.
According to source, the mishap took place after boulders fell on it while the engine was en route to Sambalpur from Talcher.
A Railway Protection Force constable on Monday shot dead four persons, including an assistant sub-inspector, on board running Jaipur-Mumbai Central Express train near Palghar railway station in Maharashtra.
The train that started its journey from Dhamra started to roll without taking the wagons at Soro railway station.
All seven employees, including the three accused who are currently on remand, have been suspended, informed South-Eastern Railway General Manager Anil Kumar Mishra.
While the Railway department has entrusted IIT Kharagpur with the key responsibility, Aurobinda Routray, an Odia professor posted at the premier educational institute, is leading the project to develop a tamper-proof signalling system based on blockchain technology.
Passengers reportedly pulled chain after detecting the smoke
The three Railway staff have been arrested under IPC sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) and 201 (destruction of evidence).
In a major development in the investigation into the train accident at Bahanaga in Balasore of Odisha, the CBI today reportedly arrested 3 persons.
The probe report further stated that lapses at multiple levels in the Signal & Telecom department were responsible for this accident.