As the Visakhapatnam-Rayagada Passenger Special train jumped the track on Sunday evening in Andhra Pradesh, the six-year-old daughter of Dilip Kumar Patro fell from the upper berth but fortunately did not suffer any major injury. While recounting the horror of the train's collision with Visakhapatnam-Palasa Passenger that left 14 people dead and 50 others injured, the child’s mother thanked the Almighty for saving them.
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Due to a bandh over the Cauvery water dispute in Bengaluru, not only the locals but people flying to other regions are also suffering. According to sources, Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru reported the cancellation of 44 flights, which included both arrivals and departures. Of the 44 flights, 22 flights were inbound to Bengaluru, while the remaining 22 were outbound. Passengers expressed disappointment over the abrupt… read-more
Three persons, including bus driver were killed and eight injured after a private bus carrying nearly 40 passengers overturned in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain district in the early hours of September 15. The incident occurred near Farnakhedi village, about 80 km from the district headquarters, when the bus going from Indore to Jodhpur flipped at a turn due to heavy rains at around 12. 30 am. A case has been registered.
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The passengers of a car in Noida had a narrow escape when an iron rod fell apart from an under-construction bridge and pierced through the windshield of the car. A video from the scene has surfaced on the internet. However, it is not known whether the incident took place today or any day recently. Fortunately, the driver and other passengers of the car escaped unhurt.
In a bizarre incident, a person, pretending to be a Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) driver, stole a bus from Siddipet bus station on Sunday night. He rode it, collected fares from passengers and fled midway when the bus ran out of fuel. Although the passengers grew suspicious due to reckless driving, but before they could react, the bus ran out of fuel, following which the man fled.
Indian Railways has been slammed for it's open shower facility. On June 25, a passenger shared a video of water leaking from the roof of a passenger train coach triggered taunts and jibes at Indian Railways. A passenger of Avantika Express shared the video showing the abysmal condition of an AC coach during rainfall as water leaked from its roof. The video went viral, with netizens slamming the railways.
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Signages at railway stations across India will be standardised on the basis of colour, font and the use of pictograms for the ease of passengers, Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Monday as he released a booklet containing details of the project. The Indian Railways, which is redeveloping 1,275 stations across India under the 'Amrit Bharat Stations Scheme'. The changes will enhance passenger's experience at railway stations.
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The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport customs officials seized gold worth Rs. 21,20,180 from a passenger, traveling from Dubai-Hyderabad. Getting into the details, the Airport Officials arrested a person with 454 grams of gold and arrested the passenger, suspecting him to be a gold smuggler. … read-more
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In a bizarre incident, an adult film was played on TV screens installed at Bihar's Patna Railway Station. The incident left hundreds of people blushing, as the film was played for over three minutes on March 20. The film started at 9:30 am, and played till 9:33 am, leading to a complaint filed by the passengers. The Government Railway Police (GRP) and Railway Protection Force (RPF) registered a case.
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A Delhi-bound Vistara flight on March 14, noon made a go-around scaring passengers. The flight UK 836 which departed from Chennai. Getting into details, Sandeep Amar, a passenger who was on the flight said the flight aborted landing after the flight descended closer to the ground. Amar said, "Everyone was shocked and scared as we came as close as 20-30 meters to the ground and then the flight ascended back-right-up."