Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicAccidents

Topic: accidents

Anahita Pandole, survivor of accident in which Cyrus Mistry died, undergoes pelvic surgery

Gynaecologist Anahita & her husband Darius Pandole are being treated at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in the city following the 4 September accident in Palghar district.

SC wants insurance firms to develop app for accident claims — what it is & how it’ll help

SC asks General Insurance Council to develop a mobile app for settlement of claims in road accident cases. ThePrint explains how it will speed up the disposal of compensation cases.

Why Modi govt’s new autopsy rules will eliminate delays for families, boost organ donation

Modi govt Monday introduced a new post-mortem protocol that allows autopsies to be performed after daylight. Earlier convention often led to a delay in the procedure.

30 killed, over 40 injured in bus-trailer truck collision in Pakistan’s Punjab

The accident took place when a passenger bus, carrying labourers going to their hometowns to celebrate Eid-ul Azha, en route from Sialkot to Rajanpur collided with a trailer truck.

UP journalist who reported against liquor mafia dies in ‘motorcycle crash’

Reporter Sulabh Srivastava had recently written to police seeking protection. Police said the crash took place while he was returning after reporting on an illegal arms-producing unit.

Over 81,000 road accidents during March-June, but no separate data on migrant deaths, says govt

Mos V.K. Singh replied to a question by Congress leader Manish Tewari on the number of migrant workers who died on national highways after the lockdown was announced.

On Mumbai-Pune expressway, people continue to die but trauma care centre lies unused

Between Jan 2016 and Dec 2017, over 200 people died on the expressway, but the trauma care centre that was ready in 2014 has not been pushed into service.

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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