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  • Photos: Arvind Kejriwal meets autorickshaw driver Laali who had slapped him, move him to tears 09-04-2014 04:12 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met the autorickshaw driver who had slapped him during a roadshow in Sultanpuri. Kejriwal was accompanied by AAP leaders Manish Sisodia and Dilip Pandey. The autorickshaw driver, Laali, had slapped Kejriwal when he was campaigning in Delhi's Sultanpuri area. Following the attack,...
  • Pakistan journalist Raza Rumi's car attacked, driver killed 29-03-2014 12:05 AM

    Lahore: Two unidentified gunmen on Friday opened fire on the car of a prominent journalist in Lahore, leaving his driver dead and guard injured. TV anchor and editor Raza Rumi's car was fired at near Raja Market area of the city. Rumi, who is associated with express media group escaped...
  • Actor Ranjeet's driver of 30 years found dead in his swimming pool 19-03-2014 01:55 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood's veteran villain Ranjeet Wednesday said that his driver's dead body was found in his swimming pool here. However, whether it was an accident or a case of suicide is yet to be ascertained, said the actor. The body of Nagraj Gowda was found Tuesday night. "My wife went...
  • Utah trucker accused of keeping sex slaves 14-03-2014 11:22 AM

    A Utah truck driver kept sex slaves in his semitrailer for months at a time while he traveled the country, filing down their teeth, forcing them to alter their appearance and beating them until they nearly passed out, authorities said. Timothy Jay Vafeades, 54, made an initial appearance Wednesday in...
  • Adam Driver to play villain in 'Star Wars: Episode VII' 27-02-2014 03:24 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Girls' star Adam Driver is in final negotiations to star as the villain in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'. The 30-year-old actor is reportedly in talks to play Darth Vader-style villain, reported Variety. The J J Abrams continuation of creator George Lucas' classic franchise is set to start filming...
  • Agra: Auto driver kills wife, commits suicide 22-02-2014 10:39 AM

    An auto driver murdered his American wife and then committed suicide in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. The couple were married last October. The police said the couple had had difficulties in their marriage for the past few months. ...
  • Australian jailed for killing Indian-origin cabbie in crash 14-02-2014 05:10 PM

    Melbourne: A court in Australia on Friday jailed a man for 11 years for killing an Indian-origin taxi driver and his British passenger by smashing his stolen vehicle into their taxi while being high on drugs. The West Australian Supreme Court sentenced Antony Edward Fogarty, 24, who admitted to unlawfully...
  • Truckers from Kashmir and PoK return home 12-02-2014 06:21 PM

    Srinagar: The 27 stranded truckers from Kashmir and 48 from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) were allowed to cross back into their own territories after a breakthrough was achieved nearly a month after cross LoC trade was stalled due to the arrest of a PoK driver carrying drugs. Kashmiri drivers who were...
  • Singapore: Bus driver cleared of fatal accident in Little India riots 11-02-2014 04:28 PM

    A bus driver, involved in a fatal accident that sparked Singapore's worst riot in 40 years and led to the deportation of 52 Indians, will not face any legal action, the government said on Tuesday. The Attorney General's Chambers said in a statement that the bus driver will not be...
  • 27 Kashmiri truck drivers held in PoK for 11 days, families protest 28-01-2014 09:16 AM

    Baramullah: Families of 27 Kashmiri truck drivers who have been held in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) blocked traffic on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway on Monday demanding their immediate release. The protesters urged the Centre to mount pressure on Pakistan to free their men who have been detained for 11 days now. For...
  • 20 Indian trucks, drivers detained in Pakistan occupied Kashmir 19-01-2014 01:18 PM

    Authorities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have detained over 20 drivers and their trucks carrying goods from this side to demand release of their truck and driver detained by Jammu and Kashmir Police for allegedly carrying narcotics worth Rs 100 crore. The incident took place on Friday night following the detention of...
  • Car safety: Must-have essentials for your car 14-01-2014 12:42 PM

    Keeping a flashlight in the glove box can really come in handy. Drivers can use the flashlight to illuminate nighttime tire changes or engine checks. Learn about other car safety essentials by taking a look at the infographic below: ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal protects Delhi autodrivers who refuse to carry passengers, angers 'aam aadmi' 08-01-2014 03:44 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seems to be delivering on his populist election promises. This time to a vote bank that helped him come to power - Delhi's autorickshaw drivers. According to a report in the Hindustan Times, Kejriwal is all set to withdraw Delhi Police's power to fine autorickshaw...
  • Audi unveils new driver less car in Las Vegas 07-01-2014 03:43 PM

    Audi has unveiled its new driver less car.This car was unveiled at the Consumer Electric Show in Las Vegas. It is like an auto pilot where the pilot can go into auto pilot but you need the pilot in the plane. It warns you if you close your eyes after...
  • Women auto drivers in Bihar set to conquer the roads 31-12-2013 08:59 AM

    Patna: In a rare first steering towards change and empowerment, women auto drivers are motoring towards empowerment in Patna. Many of them have now become bread earners for their families. "We wait outside schools and colleges and students are glad to see women auto drivers," an auto driver Sarita Pandey...
  • Delhi: Autorickshaw drivers protest outside Moily's residence 29-12-2013 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: Autorickshaw drivers on Sunday held a protest outside the residence of Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily, demanding immediate rollback of the hike in CNG prices. The demonstrators, some of whom were wearing Aam Aadmi caps, reached Moily's Tughlak Lane residence this afternoon, raising slogans and demanded roll back...
  • Las Vegas taxi driver finds $ 300,000 in back seat, returns money to owner 26-12-2013 11:40 AM

    Las Vegas taxi driver Gerardo Gamboa thought someone left a bag of chocolates in the back seat of his vehicle, but the stash turned out to be $300,000 in cold hard cash. Now, Gamboa is winning honors for honesty after turning in the money he found on Monday. The money...
  • You'll have to just tackle me to stop me: Martin Scorsese 20-12-2013 05:04 PM

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Martin Scorsese has put to rest rumours that he has plans to retire from filmmaking or even take it real slow after 'The Wolf of Wall Street', releasing worldwide Dec 25. "You'll have to stop me yourself. You'll have to just tackle me to stop me," Scorsese,...
  • 'Batman vs Superman' finds its Robin in Adam Driver 12-11-2013 10:57 AM

    Los Angeles: 'Girls' star Adam Driver is the frontrunner to bag the role of Batman's sidekick Dick Grayson aka Nightwing (Robin) in Zack Snyder's superhero sequel 'Batman vs Superman'. The 29-year-old actor apparently fits the description of Nightwing, Grayson's post-Robin alter-ego. Affleck will play an older and world-weary Batman in...
  • Hisham Fageeh's 'No Woman, No Drive' goes viral, earns appreciation on Twitter 29-10-2013 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: Artist and social activist Hisham Fageeh spoofing ban on female drivers in Saudi Arabia in his new video has got over 5 million hits in less than three days of being uploaded on YouTube. While introducing himself to fans in the video, Hisham admits to not being a...
  • Saudi women break driving ban, defying warnings - campaigners 26-10-2013 10:32 PM

    A few women filmed themselves driving in Saudi cities on Saturday, defying government warnings of arrest and prosecution to take part in a campaign against men-only road rules, activists said. But some others stayed at home, put off by phone calls from men who said they were from the Interior...
  • Sikh driver in Australia sets example of honesty 25-10-2013 03:07 PM

    A Sikh taxi driver in Australia has set an example of honesty after he returned 110,000 dollars to a passengers who had left the bundle of cash in his taxi. The incident happened in Melbourne recently when the cab driver Lakhwinder Singh Dhillon was doing his routine job of picking...
  • I didn't recognise her, says Adele's driving instructor 19-10-2013 03:40 PM

    London: Adele's driving instructor has revealed that he did not recognise the 'Skyfall' singer at first. The singer-songwriter recently passed her driving test, praising instructor Noel Gaughan on his personal website, reported Digital Spy. "I didn't know who Adele was so she started singing in her lessons. The problem was...
  • Spanish female former F1 test driver Maria de Villota found dead 11-10-2013 01:21 PM

    Madrid: Spanish police have confirmed that racing driver Maria de Villota has been found dead in a hotel room in Seville, and say it appears she died of natural causes. She was 33. De Villota was seriously injured last year in a crash during testing for the Marussia Formula One...
  • Dubai: Couple forgets son sleeping in cab in a hurry to catch flight 10-10-2013 08:02 AM

    Dubai: A couple, in their rush to catch a flight, forgot their five-year-old sleeping son in a taxi at the Dubai airport. The boy was reunited with his family last week after two tense hours, following coordination between the Dubai Police and the taxi driver. The family reached the Terminal...
  • Delhi: Driver of CMS cash van runs away with Rs 49 lakh cash 25-09-2013 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: The driver of CMS cash van ran away with Rs 49 lakh cash in New Delhi on Wednesday. The driver ran away with the cash when others inside it got down to refill an ATM of a private bank in Karol Bagh. Call to register the complaint was...
  • US woman's last name too long for driver's licence 13-09-2013 11:58 PM

    Honolulu: A US woman's last name is so long that she can't get a driver's licence with her correct name. Janice "Lokelani" Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele is fighting to make it happen. The documents only have room for 35 characters, so Hawaii County instead issued her driver's licence and her state ID with...
  • Two constables suspended on charges of savagely beating taxi driver 28-08-2013 06:22 PM

    With an MLA sitting on a fast unto death demanding action against two police constables, both were suspended on Wednesday on charges of thrashing a taxi driver for a minor offence. Sonu Singh and Sachin Kumar have been suspended after they were found guilty of "severely beating up" the driver...
  • DTC bus conductor arrested for selling fake tickets 28-08-2013 06:35 AM

    A Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus conductor was arrested for selling fake tickets to passengers in Delhi to earn money for paying the monthly instalment of a vehicle he bought, police said on Tuesday. Amit Kumar, in his 30s, who is deputed at Ambedkar Nagar bus depot, was on Monday...