We've all seen the pictures of overcrowded trains in India.
It's not hard imagining a lot of people getting injured and killed. And a lot were.
The number of accidents in 1960-61 was 2,131, which came down to 840 in 1970-71. The total number of accidents in 1980-81 was recorded at 1,013, in 1990-91 it stood at 532 accidents, and in 2010-11 there were 141 such cases, writes Business Today.
Contrary to popular belief, it is the pessimists that are naive, not the optimists. Despite tremendous progress for humanity, they think that this progress will suddenly end, without any reason. That is irrational and foolish.