17 die,23 hurt in MP bus accident
CHHATARPUR: Seventeen persons were killed and 23 others injured when their bus collided with a truck near Naugaon Navodaya Vidyalaya,about 20 km from here,on Tuesday.
The bus was on its way to Chhatarpur from Harpalpur when the accident occurred at around 7 am,the police said.
While 12 people died on the spot,four others succumbed to their injuries on the way to a nearby hospital. Another succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
J&K darbars to be called grievance camps
JAMMU: All public functionaries in the state will hold public grievances camps instead of darbar to listen to the problems of people following a circular from the General Administration Department issued on October 15 in response to RTI activist Raman Sharmas representation to the state against the use of word darbar. The usage gave the impression that people were subjects as opposed to citizens of a democratic republic,he had said.
Lawyer shot dead in Madhya Pradesh
JABALPUR: An advocate was shot dead in broad daylight in the Ghamapura area on Tuesday while he was returning home from court,the police said.
Three assailants stopped Manoj Yadav and shot him in the head after a dispute. Yadav died on the spot. A hunt is on to nab the accused,Additional SP Amarendra Mishra said. Yadav was fighting a case accident against one of the assailants,Beni Yadav,which resulted in the incident,he said.