Fri, Jul 07, 2023
Balasore Train Accident: The CBI on Friday took into custody three railway personnel in connection with the June 2 Balasore train accident, making its first arrests in the case, officials said.
Thu, Jun 08, 2023
Five days after the horrific triple train crash in Odisha's dozens of bodies still remain unidentified. The identification process presents a significant challenge as officials are dealing with cases where multiple individuals claim the same body due to the extent of disfigurement and these deceased bodies have started to decompose as well. So, railways with the help of technology and science is helping relatives identify the unclaimed bodies. Watch to know more.
Wed, Jun 07, 2023
According to a number of spokespersons from different insurance companies, in such circumstances, beneficiaries can obtain the necessary certificates from the police and the court, and upon the successful submission of the same, the company will consider the claim on its merits.
Tue, Jun 06, 2023
The agency, which has little expertise in dealing with the functioning of railways, might need the help of rail security and forensic experts to get to the bottom of the case, the officials said.
Mon, Jun 05, 2023
Odisha triple train tragedy: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya along with Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and Cabinet Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visited the injured victims of the triple train accident, in Cuttack on Sunday.
Sun, Jun 04, 2023
"The bed sheets given to passengers were used to carry the injured and it turned red with blood; a dreadful scene," a woman survivor told reporters in Chennai.
Sat, Jun 03, 2023
The loop lines of the Indian Railways are constructed in a station area -- in this case, the Bahanagar Bazar station -- to accommodate more trains to ease out the operations.
Modi also promised the best treatment to the injured, "We will give the best possible treatment to those injured in this tragedy". So far, 288 deaths have been confirmed while more than 800 people are injured.
Japan's Prime Minister Kishida sent a condolence message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi following the train accident.
Taking to Twitter, Salman said he is "really saddened" by the unfortunate train accident. Akshay said the visuals from the accident site in Odisha were "heartbreaking".
Coromandel Express Accident: One of the passengers tweeted, "3 general coaches of Yesvantpur Express are completely damaged and derailed. Almost 13 coaches of Coromandel Express including general, sleeper, AC 3 tier, and AC 2 tier are completely damaged."
Work on repairing tracks and overhead electric cables which had snapped is also going on, said officials. The affected tracks will be restored for normal services by Wednesday.
Reddy directed officials to check if any passengers from Andhra Pradesh are among the deceased and injured.
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Vaishnaw added that a goods train was also involved in the accident as some of the coaches of the Coromandel Express, which was heading to Chennai, hit its wagons after getting derailed.
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