Saturday, Aug 13 2022 | Time 06:13 Hrs(IST)
States » South

Three passengers killed, 26 injured as Omni bus overturns in TN

Three passengers killed, 26 injured as Omni bus overturns in TN

Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu), June 15 (UNI) Three passengers were killed and 26 others injured, few of them grievously, when a speeding private Omni bus in which they were travelling overturned at Arasankulam near Kayathar in this district on Wednesday.
Police said the deceased were identified as Pandi (32), driver of the bus, two passengers Sivaraman (28) and Rajan (46).
The private Omni bus was proceeding to Chennai from Nagercoil, when one of its tyres burst.
The driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a road divider before the Omni Bus overturned.
The passengers were stuck inside the bus.
On information, police and Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services Department personnel rushed to the spot and rescued the injured passengers.
The injured were admitted to Tirunelveli Government Medical College Hospital, Kovilpatti government hospital and a private hospital.
Further investigation is underway, police added.

More News

Row flares up in Karnataka after Christian school flings rakhis into dustbin

12 Aug 2022 | 10:58 PM

Mangaluru, Aug 12 (UNI) A controversy flared up after Christian missionary school flinged Rakhis in dustbin enraging the parents who stormed on the premises along with a few Hindu activists, questioning the action on Friday.

see more..

Enrollment under Calves Adoption programme 'Govardhani' begins

12 Aug 2022 | 10:12 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, August 12 (UNI) Enrollment under the Calves Adoption programme, ‘Govardhani’, for 2022-23 has begun in Thiruvananthapuram Regional Cooperative Milk Producers Union (TRCMPU) of Milma.

see more..

Special Officer to be appointed to monitor functioning of govt schools

12 Aug 2022 | 9:52 PM

Vijayawada, Aug 12 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has said that a Special Officer should be appointed to monitor the functioning of the schools and ensure internet facilities to all schools besides taking steps to procure tabs to be distributed and start work on the digitalisation of class rooms.

see more..

Black Tea ability to limit replication of SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus: CCMB-IHBT joint study

12 Aug 2022 | 9:51 PM

Hyderabad, Aug 12 (UNI) Black tea not only has impact on holistic health but also can limit the ability of SARS-CoV-2 virus to replicate, according to a joint study conducted by researchers from Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Himachal Pradesh.

see more..

Telangana Social Welfare Residential Students Secure Top Ranks in Open Category in EAMCET 2022

12 Aug 2022 | 9:47 PM

Hyderabad, Aug 12 (UNI) Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions (TSWREIS) students once again shined in TS EAMCET, results released here on Friday and secured top ranks in open category both in medical and engineering streams.

see more..