Road accidents in India claimed over 1.5 lakh lives in the country in 2018, with over-speeding of vehicles being the biggest reason for casualties, a government report said. The ministry of road transport and highways on Tuesday issued a report on Road accidents in India in 2018, which showed that road accidents last year increased by 0.46% as compared to 2017. “A total of 4,67,044 road accidents have been reported by States and Union Territories (UTs) in the calendar year 2018, claiming 1,51,417 lives and causing injuries to 4,69,418 persons,” the report said. Over-speeding accounted for 64.4% of the persons killed. Road accident severity measured by the number of persons killed per 100 accidents, has seen an increase of 0.6 percentage points in 2018 over the previous year. India, ranks 1st in the number of road accident deaths across the 199 countries reported in the World Road Statistics, 2018 followed by China and US. As per the WHO Global Report on Road Safety … [Read more...] about Road accidents claimed over 1.5 lakh lives in 2018, over-speeding major killer
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By SARAH NANJALA More by this Author The festive seasons is here and with it comes the rush to cities and villages for family reunions and celebrations.However, the happy season is often associated with a high number of road accidents and calamities.Recent statistics from the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) show an increasing number of road crashes in the country, with sharp spikes during the festive season.In October, data from the NTSA revealed that 2,672 deaths occurred on roads in 2019 as compared to 2,286 the previous year, an increase of 16 percent.Reports also indicate that a significant number of accidents in Kenya are caused by private vehicles and motorcycles while those caused by public service vehicles have generally reduced.In most cases, road crashes claim three categories of victims — the driver or conductor, passengers and pedestrians or bystanders. Related Stories WHO: Kenya road deaths grossly under-reported Road crash data reveals high … [Read more...] about What to do in case of road accident
Liam Gallagher has continued his bitter war of words with brother Noel by taking another disparaging swipe at his wife, little more than day after claiming the musician had attempted to close his Twitter account. In another string of divisive tweets, posted on Tuesday, Liam, 47, took aim at Scottish publicist Sara MacDonald in response to Noel's criticism of his repeated attacks on social media. Using Sara, 48, as an excuse to hit out at his older brother's perceived hypocrisy, he wrote: 'Your wife argues with oasis fans on social media mate she needs to grow up she's nearly 60 we all get s**t on social media my family gets it as well so don't be blaming me (sic).' Troll with it: Liam Gallagher has continued his bitter war of words with brother Noel by taking another disparaging swipe at his wife on social media Liam also referenced Sara's own personal Twitter attack, in which she criticized his parenting skills, labelled him a 'deplorable w***er' … [Read more...] about Liam Gallagher starts another Twitter war with Noel by claiming wife Sara MacDonald, 48, is ‘nearly 60 and needs to grow up’… but STILL insists an Oasis reunion is on the cards!
The Department of Justice sought to dismiss a lawsuit fired FBI agent Peter Strzok filed claiming he was denied due process and should be reinstated as chief of the counterespionage division. Documents released Monday by the DOJ reveal a batch of 'security violations' and 'unprofessional conduct' by Strzok – including keeping FBI documents on his personal electronic devices that his wife could have potentially accessed, Fox News reported. The motion to dismiss the lawsuit claimed Strzok could not succeed on any of his claims. The document insisted that his key role within the agency on some of its highest-profile investigations 'imposed on him a higher burden of caution with respect to his speech.' FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich fired Strzok on August 10, 2018 – overruling a decision by the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility, which previously decided Strzok should be demoted and suspended for 60 days. The Justice Department dismissed a lawsuit filed by former-FBI … [Read more...] about Justice Department blasts lawsuit from disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok as officials claim he kept sensitive information on unsecured phone where his wife found out he was having an affair
The 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of Tutankhamun sold for nearly $6 million at auction. (Christie's) A leading Egyptian archaeologist has claimed he is close to solving the mystery surrounding the death of King Tutankhamun. The boy king died over 3,000 years ago aged just 19 and was apparently finished off by an infected leg following a horrific chariot crash. King Tut is the most famous of Egypt's Pharaohs, and experts have spent decades bickering over the cause of his untimely death. CLICK ON THE SUN FOR MORE Bone fragments found in his skull suggest he was assassinated, while a fractured leg bone hints that the Golden Boy's demise was an accident. Now a prominent Egyptologist has told the Daily Star he is close to proving the latter. Dr. Zahi Hawass, from the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, said his team was using a "new machine" to investigate the young king's corpse. He said he believes Tut died following a broken leg sustained in a chariot accident. The … [Read more...] about Mystery of Tutankhamun’s death ‘solved’ as academic claims infection after leg fracture killed boy king