Qatar records sharp decline in road deaths

Qatar records sharp decline in road deaths

The number of deaths in traffic accidents in Qatar fell to 4.9 per 100,000 people in 2018 from 5.4 in 2017, enabling the country to further improve its global record in terms of a low accident fatality rate.

Bangladesh floats death penalty for road deaths in bid to quell protests

Bangladesh floats death penalty for road deaths in bid to quell protests

Bangladesh on Monday promised to introduce the death penalty for deliberate road deaths in a bid to quell more than a week of demonstrations calling for better road safety, as new student-led protests were met with tear gas and rubber bullets.

Road deaths, injuries fall in Qatar

Road deaths, injuries fall in Qatar

Road deaths and injuries in Qatar declined in 2017 compared to 2016, the General Directorate of Traffic announced.

West Indies beat New Zealand to enter final

West Indies beat New Zealand to enter final

A spirited West Indian side produced an all-round performance to outclass New Zealand by six runs in the second semi-final at the Wankhede Stadium here yesterday to enter the final of the women’s World Twenty20 cricket tournament.