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12 passengers injured as passenger train derails

Bikaner: Four coaches of theBhatinda-Jodhpur passenger train derailed today, leaving a dozen passengers injured in Rajasthan’s Sriganganagar district. The Bhatinda-Jodhpur passenger train derailed near Rajiyasar at around 2 AM. Around a dozen passengers received minor injuries in the mishap, Additional SP Surendra Singh told PTI.He said the injured were given primary treatment. A senior official of

Goods train derails in Kurla

Mumbai: A goods train derailed today atsuburban Kurla affecting local rail services on the Harbour Line here, officials said. The derailment took place in the wee hours around 3 AM when the train was negotiating a crossover at Kurla early this morning. Since we have a Road Accident Relief Train at Kurla it was immediately

Train coaches will soon be used for placing advertisments

Ludhiana: The General Manager of Northern Railways, AK Puthia said that Indian Railways was mulling to further increase its revenue by renting its spaces for advertisements. The letter regarding it was also sent to the Ludhiana Railway Station with other railway stations of Northern India. As our Prime Minister also said that department should make

Punjab to get 200-kilometer per hour speed train: Prabhu

Bathinda: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu on Sunday said that India was close to launch 200 kilometer per hour speed train with a specific mention and one such train would also be given to Punjab, connecting it with national capital. Accepting the demand put forth by Punjab leaders on occasion, Prabhu also announced to

Unmanned Rail crossing claimed life of Jalandhar resident, another injured

Jalandhar: In another incident, where unmanned railway crossing claimed a life of person in Jalandhar, on Thursday. The accident had taken place in the morning at village Lohian, when a car rammed into the train leaving one dead and another injured. The passerby raised the alarm and rushed the victims to nearby hospital, where doctors

Woman commits suicide by jumping before train in Phagwara

Phagwara: A 45-year-old woman allegedlycommitted suicide by jumping before a moving train near Mehtan village here, police said today. The woman ended her life by jumping before Jammu Tavi-Varanasi train yesterday, police said. The body was sent to local civil hospital for post-mortem, police said.

Girl commits suicide by jumping before train

Jalandhar: A 22-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a moving a train on Jalandhar-Vyas railway stretch near Suranussi here, police said today. According to state railway police, the incident occurred around 6 PM yesterday when the girl jumped before Chhattisgarh Express. The girl was living in Angad Nagar area, they said. The GRP

Two people hit and killed by train in Mukerian

Mukerian: Two persons hit and killed individualy by the train near Railway Station in Mukerian on Monday. According to the reports, the unidentified deceased were hit by train but individually. Police arrived on the spot and has sent the bodies to the civil hospital for 72 hours. The police has started the further

Four killed in Pakistan train blasts

Islamabad: At least four persons were killed and 13 injured as two successive explosions hit a passenger train in Pakistan’s Balochistan province. The blasts took place on a railway track in Bolan district as Jaffar Express, en route to Rawalpindi from Quetta, was passing through it, the news International reported. The first explosion targeted the locomotive

NBB to train teachers for children with special needs

New Delhi: Svayam Foundation and National Bal Bhavan (NBB) unveiled Indias first teacher training certificate programme designed to cater to the needs of children with special needs here on Wednesday. The curriculum of the six-month long programme has been formulated with the aid of Ramakrishna University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu and follows the guidelines as set

Teenage couple commit suicide by jumping before train in Bathinda

Bathinda: Two teenage lovers allegedly committed suicide by jumping before train in Bathinda on Thursday. Reportedly the victims  have been identified resident of

Woman commits suicide by jumping before train

Muzaffarnagar: A 23-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping before a train at Kandhla railway station on the Delhi-Saharanpur route in Shamli district, officials said today. The incident took place yesterday, a police officer said, adding that the identity of the woman was yet to be established. The body has been sent for post-mortem, the officer said.

6 killed, 150 injured in train collision in Pakistan

Lahore: At least six people were killed andmore than 150 injured today when a Karachi-bound passenger train collided with a freight train near Multan in Pakistan’s Punjab province.The incident took place near Bucch railway station in Sher Shah area. It occurred when a man reportedly was overrun by a freight train and the driver stopped

Student commits suicide by jumping before train at Phagwara

Phagwara (Pb): A 17-year-old student allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a running train near the JCT Mill crossing here, police said today. Atul Kumar, a resident of Shiv Puri Mohalla, committed suicide last night. He was a B.Tech student at a private college here, police said, adding Kumar was under mental stress.

Boy and Girl commit suicide by jumping in front of train at Muktsar

Muktsar: Two teenage lovers allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a train near Gidderbaha in Muktsar on

YC demands rollback of hiked train fares

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Youth Congress staged a protest against the hike in fares (on flexi bases) of AC I and AC II classes of Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains, in front of the Chandigarh Railway Station. The protesters were led by president Chandigarh Congress Pardeep Chhabra. Around 30 protestors raised slogans for over an hour in the

City doctors train in advanced facial anti-ageing techniques at Fortis Hospital Ludhiana

Ludhiana: Cosmetologists and cosmetic surgeons in the town were trained in advanced anti-ageing injection techniques at a workshop held at Fortis hospital, Ludhiana. Senior dermatologists and plastic surgeons from the town were made aware of newer techniques in filler injection where they discussed the Brazilian face lift. Dr Nitin Sethi consultant Fortis Hospital, Ludhiana, who organised

Men Hit and Killed by Train in Bathinda

Bathinda: An unidentified man was hit and killed by train at Abohar rail marg, on friday night. After getting the news ,the volunteer of Welfare society of Bathinda- Deepak Bansal and Gautam reached on the spot with ambulance. Bathinda police took the body to the hospital for Post mortem. It is being considered ,it is

Special Anand-Dakor train to clear festival rush

Vadodara: The Vadodara division of the Western Railway has decided to run a special train to clear the extra rush of passengers for Janmasthami. Anand-Dakor special passenger train will leave Anand at 22.05 hrs on 25.08.2016 (Thursday) and reach Dakor at 23.00 hrs. On return, the passenger train will leave Dakor at 0300 hrs on

Post-Brexit rise in hate crimes on UK trains

London: The number of suspected race hate crimes on Britain’s railways jumped sharply since UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) in June, official figures released showed today. In the fortnight after the Brexit poll on June 23, British Transport Police (BTP) recorded 119 incidents including allegations of racist abuse and attacks at railway