Delhi Express train hits earthmoving machine, one injured

  • | Saturday | 2nd December, 2023

Meerut: The Delhi Express train (01618), that runs between Shamli and Delhi, met with an accident after it hit an earthmoving machine that was being used for repair work on the side of the tracks near Allawlpur-Idreespur Halt in Baghpat district on Friday noon. One of the passengers, a 15-year-old class IX student Mohd Rashid, who was sitting near the door of one of the bogies, was injuredin the leg and was immediately taken to the hospital.According to the police sources, a resident of Baraut town of Baghpat, Rashid was going to Delhi, accompanied by his father.According to Mohd Zakir, an eyewitness of the incident, The train didnt stop here and was at a considerable speed when the accident took place. Both, the front of the train and the earthmoving machine got damaged. A boy who was sitting with his legs dangling from the door also got injured. According to GRP (government railway police) inspector Udham Singh, We are looking for the driver of the machine who should not have brought it so close to the track. The injured boy has been shifted to the hospital. We also published the following articles recentlyMedicines close to expiry dates helped boost profits at sham Delhi hospitalInvestigation reveals racket at Agarwal Medical Centre involving procurement of near-expiration date medicines, syringes, and medical equipment, sold to patients at original prices. Accused reaped substantial profits. Police scrutinizing purchase receipts for evidence. Seized sub-standard quality medical equipment, including surgical blades, banned injections, and expired medicines. Operation theatre and equipment were of substandard quality. Six people arrested in the case, including the proprietor, lab technician, doctor, medical representative, and a quack.Five dalits injured in attack near MaduraiFive scheduled caste people, including a seven-year-old boy, were injured after they were attacked with knives by two men from the Thevar community near Perungudi in Madurai district. The injured dalits have been identified as Ajithkumar, Ganapathikumar, Vijayakumar, Periyasamy and Periyasamys seven-year-old grandson. Two men, R Mari and K Sasikumar, from the Thevar community, verbally abused the dalit youths and then attacked them with knives. The injured, including the seven-year-old boy, were admitted to the hospital for treatment and the police are searching for the accused.Vande Bharat Express trains to offer better passenger experience with Indian Railways new plan; details hereIndian Railways is implementing Yatri Seva Anubandh to enhance the passenger experience on Vande Bharat trains while reducing costs. The pilot project for six pairs of Vande Bharat trains will be expanded to other premium trains. This initiative aims to offer passengers more options for food and beverages and improve travel convenience. It also intends to reduce Indian Railways expenditure on housekeeping by integrating services under one provider per train. The initiative includes concierge services, onboard infotainment, and access to travel essentials and accessories.

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