SHORT TAKES | 3 killed in mishaps

IN A collision between a car and a truck two persons died on the spot while two others were injured, one of them critically, near Chinota Jod in Sehore district on Indore Bhopal Road on Friday morning.

india Updated: Jan 28, 2006 12:28 IST
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IN A collision between a car and a truck two persons died on the spot while two others were injured, one of them critically, near Chinota Jod in Sehore district on Indore Bhopal Road on Friday morning. The deceased who were travelling in the car were identified as Awdesh Raghuvanshi and Bharat Bhatia.

Seriously injured Anil Yadav was rushed to Bhopal. In another incident, one Rumal Singh travelling on tractor fell down under its rear wheel near Amlapani under Nasrullahganj police station on Thursday. He died on way to the nearby hospital. HTC

Minor girl dies in road mishap

A MINOR girl died on the spot and three others injured, when a truck hit a motorbike near Ghora-Chopati square on Indore-Ahmedabad State Highway on Friday. Police seized truck and arrested the driver. City Superintendent of Police DS Tambe said Narendra, 35, was returning home with three sisters on a motorbike when the accident took place.

His sister, Ranu, 10, died on the spot. The remaining three, including himself, Shanu, 16, and Mona, 18, sustained serious injuries. All were sent to Indore for treatment. Police arrested truck driver Dilor Singh, 40, and seized the truck. Agencies

CS fails to attend divisional meeting

THE DIVISIONAL review meeting of Sagar, held today at Sagar, was unusual because it was held without Chief Secretary Vijay Singh being present. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan chaired the meeting, attended by senior officers. Absence of the Chief Secretary in divisional meeting remained a topic of discussion in the corridors of powers.

Majority of the officers linked the Chief Secretary’s absence to the ongoing ICD controversy. Others said that Chief Secretary returned from Bhopal airport because the State plane developed some technical snag, as a result of which, the CM and some ministers flew by the State helicopter. HTC

First Published: Jan 28, 2006 12:28 IST