Monday, Oct 26 2020 | Time 03:36 Hrs(IST)
  • Two held with panther's skin worth Rs 10 lakh in Thane
  • Young girl run over by truck in Nashik
  • Eight-yr-old boy killed by leopard in Ahmednagar
  • War against COVID-19: MP’s body count rises to 2,885
  • Hamilton beats Schumacher’s record of 91 F1 Grand Prix Victories
  • Covid-19: 6,000 new cases added in M'rashtra
  • MP CM’s Dussehra wishes
States » North

Nine killed in Pilibhit road accident, Yogi announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased

Nine killed in Pilibhit road accident, Yogi announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased

Pilibhit, Oct 17 (UNI) At least nine people were killed and 30 others were injured when an Uttar Pradesh government bus hit an SUV in Seramau area here on early Saturday morning.

Superintendent of police (SP) Jai Prakash said here that the UPSRTC bus was going towards Pilibhit from Lucknow when it collided with a pickup van at around 0250 hrs.

After the collision, both the bus and pickup van overturned near Bari Bujiya village.

In the accident, five male and two women died on the spot while the child, a 12-year-old boy from Lucknow along with the driver of the bus succumbed to his injury in the hospital.

The injured 30 people have been admitted to the hospital where the condition of 10 people was stated to be critical.

Police said four deceased have been identified so far which included a couple from Lucknow along with a native of Nepal and Bahriach respectively.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed condolence on the death of the people on the accident and announced an ex gratia payment of Rs 5 lakh each to the family of the deceased while directing district officials to provide good treatment to the injured.

More News

MP CM’s Dussehra wishes

26 Oct 2020 | 12:06 AM

Bhopal, Oct 25 (UNI) Extending hearty Vijayadashami greetings to the populace, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan emphasised that Dussehra conveys the profound lesson regarding good always triumphing over evil.
“Whenever arrogance and truth confront each other, the latter emerges victorious. We receive this precise knowledge from the noble character of Lord Ram. I wish for the state’s prosperity but all of us should exercise precautions against the COVID-19 infection while celebrating the festival. Guidelines must be followed in letter and spirit,” the veteran leader averred in a message.

see more..

BJP adoring Ambedkar?

25 Oct 2020 | 10:39 PM

Amritsar, Oct 25 (UNI) Bhartiya Janta Party National General Secretary on Sunday paid floral tributes to Dr B R Ambedkar near the Town Hall here despite from Dalit oriented Bhahujan Samaj party.

see more..

One die, 157 new cases in HP

25 Oct 2020 | 10:18 PM

Shimla, Oct 25 (UNI) One died and 157 new nCoV cases registered in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, state Government officer said.

see more..

Two killed, three injured in Udhampur road accident

25 Oct 2020 | 10:11 PM

Jammu, Oct 25 (UNI) Two persons were killed and three injured when a car they were traveling in met with accident in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.

see more..

SAD lambasts Dharamsot for comparing CM with fist Sikh Guru

25 Oct 2020 | 8:57 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 25 (UNI) The Shiromani Akali Dal on Sunday slammed Cabinet Minister Sadhu Singh Dharmsot for allegedly comparing Chief Minister Amarinder Singh with first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev.

see more..