DRIVING

  • Delhi: 111 drivers lose their driving licenses for drunk driving 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a crackdown against drunk driving in the national capital, Delhi government has suspended licenses of 89 drivers for a year while licenses of 22 drivers of commercial vehicles have permanently been cancelled for the same offence. "We have suspended licences of 89 drivers, who were found driving...
  • Nita Ambani to join Maharashtra Governor for cleanliness drive today 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Nita Ambani, wife of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, will join Maharashtra Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao for a cleanliness drive on Saturday. Nita Ambani is among the nine eminent personalities from Maharashtra who will be the "goodwill ambassadors" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swacch Bharat Abhiyan'. Rao stressed the need to sustain...
  • Noida: 1 dead, 2 injured in hit and run incident; locals allege drunk women driving the car are culprits October 13, 2014

    Noida: One person died and two were critically injured in a hit and run incident in Noida on Sunday. An unregistered car hit three people who were on a motorcycle on Sunday evening. Locals allege that there were two young women in the car, who escaped soon after the accident....
  • Apple's Siri could crash your car October 8, 2014

    Washington: Just because you can talk to your car doesn't mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better. The systems let drivers do things like tune the radio, send a text message, or make...
  • Delhi: NDMC on cleanliness overdrive to banish garbage by October 31 October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The New Delhi Municipal Corporation has set itself a target of making the areas under its jurisdiction garbage free by October 31 and is ready with an action plan to intensify its cleaning operations in the wake of the launch of the 'Swachh Bharat' mission by Prime Minister...
  • APAI opposes DGCA directive to airlines on cleanliness drive October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Slamming a DGCA directive to airlines to collect "donations" from passengers for cleanliness drive at airports and aircraft, the apex air travellers body on Sunday urged the aviation ministry to withdraw the decree at the earliest. In a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathy Raju, Air Passenger Association of...
  • Enthusiasm created by 'Swachh Bharat' should be kept going: PM Modi October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Two days after launching the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the momentum of "enthusiasm" generated by the drive should be kept going for the success of the mission. He also expressed happiness over former prime minister HD Deve Gowda joining the ambitious campaign. "I am...
  • Home Minister asks Delhi Police to ensure Swachh Bharat drive October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the "Swachh Bharat" initiative to promote cleanliness in the country, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday asked Delhi Police to ensure neat and clean surroundings in its office premises. "The Home Minister has asked Delhi Police Commissioner to monitor cleanliness drive...
  • 'Maharaja of rash driving': 17 hilarious stickers you will only find an Indian car flaunting proudly October 4, 2014

    There are some things you can only enjoy in India, for instance, traffic jams. When you're stuck behind in a long, unending trail of cars on the roads during office hours, there will always be a car sticker or two to keep your blood pressure in check - especially when...
  • Clean India campaign: Government alone cannot make India clean, says President October 2, 2014

    Kirnahar: Calling upon all Indians to get involved in the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the government alone cannot do it without people's involvement. Flagging off the mission in Birbhum district, Mukherjee called upon the people to get themselves involved in the mission of making India clean...
  • CISF to launch cleanliness drive at country-wide locations October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Personnel and families of paramilitary CISF will join the 'Swatchh Bharat' movement on Thursday by launching a large-scale cleanliness drive at its 312 working units and other locations spread across the country. The force will initiate a host of activities to join the Prime Minister's clean India initiative being...
  • President urges citizens to make cleanliness 'national passion' October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday urged countrymen to turn cleanliness into a national passion and ensure that every nook and cranny of the country is kept clean. In his message, the President said, "The birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of our Nation, is an occasion for all...
  • Drunken driving: Delhi court disqualifies man from driving for 6 months September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has disqualified a man from holding a driving licence for six months for drunken driving, but reduced his sentence till rising of court for being a first time offender. "I am disqualifying the convict from holding any driving licence to drive any vehicle of any...
  • Music can distract fatigued drivers: Study September 30, 2014

    Washington: Listening to music while driving may not be a good idea if you are feeling fatigued, but drinking coffee may help, suggests a new study. Previous research has shown that drinking caffeinated beverages and listening to music are two popular fatigue-fighting measures that drivers take, but very few studies...
  • BMW launches automated driving project in China with Baidu September 29, 2014

    Frankfurt: German luxury carmaker BMW is teaming up with Chinese internet giant Baidu to start highly automated driving trials in Beijing and Shanghai. BMW research vehicles capable of highly automated driving have already undergone thousands of kilometers of trials on German autobahns. The project will now be expanded to include other...
  • Railways' Delhi Division armed with 10,000 brooms for October 2 cleanliness drive September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Division of Railways has put together an arsenal of 10,000 brooms for use by a battery of volunteers, including schoolchildren and top officials and lawmakers, when they attack garbage at its facilities on October 2 in a first-of-its-kind exercise. Equipped with a specially-designed 'battle gear' made up...
  • Delhi: 89 more drivers may lose their license for drunk driving September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: More than a month after suspending licenses of about 700 drivers for drunk driving, transport department is set to cancel or suspend 89 more licenses for the same offence. "We have asked 89 driving license holders, who were found driving vehicles under the influence of alcohol for two or...
  • Cabinet approves 5-year-long 'Swachh Bharat' mission September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major push to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet "Swachh Bharat" project, Government on Wednesday gave its nod to the five-year-long programme to eliminate open defecation and construction of individual and community toilets across the country. The Union Cabinet also approved setting up of Clean Ganga Fund with...
  • Overdrive: Bajaj Discover 150f a frugal commuter but not premium enough September 21, 2014

    In this episode of Overdrive, we compare the new Bajaj Discover 150f with other 150cc motorcycles already in the market. ...
  • Over 4,000 persons booked for drunken driving in Chennai September 21, 2014

    Chennai: Police have recommended Regional Transport Officers to cancel the driving licenses of 4,560 persons temporarily, who were nabbed for drunken driving. With the help of breath analyzer, the police have registered 40,835 cases allegedly for drunken driving, a police release said. This year driving licenses of 965 persons were...
  • Selfdriving cars are now also chatting with each other September 14, 2014

    Detroit: An Acura RLX sedan demonstrated an unusual way to tow another car this week: the vehicles were not physically attached. The second car drove itself, following instructions beamed over by the first in a feat of technology that indicates a new stage in automation is happening faster than many...
  • Sadananda Gowda to pick up broom for Railway cleanliness drive on October 2 September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: In a first of its kind massive cleanlines campaign, Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda will lead from the front by himself picking up the broom during the drive at rail premises on October 2 involving all its employees and top level officials. "All our 13 lakh employees will be...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 4, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Sensors to test driving skills under new licensing procedure September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre is reportedly planning to overhaul the procedure of giving driving licenses. According to sources, the Centre is planning to introduce sensors to test driving skills. There will be no human intervention. The sources say that the use of sensors will ensure that one Regional Transport Office (RTO)...
  • Overdrive: Independence Quattro Drive 2014 August 30, 2014

    Overdrive drove through the rocky terrains of Rohtang Pass on Day four of its Independence Quattro Drive 2014 series. ...
  • Procedure to get driving licences to be simplified, Centre likely to curtail RTOs' role: sources August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: In a good news for those wanting to get their driving licences made, the Central government is likely to simplify procedures for getting the licences. The government is planning to bring changes to the Motor Vehicle Act. According to sources, the Transport Ministry is trying to redefine the...
  • Google's driverless car review: The technology easily handles routine driving August 17, 2014

    Mountain View: The car stopped at stop signs. It glided around curves. It didn't lurch or jolt. The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable. This isn't damning with faint praise. It's actually high praise for the car in question: Google Inc.'s driverless car. Most automotive...
  • Overdrive: 8 enthusiasts join the overdrive team for independence Quattro drive August 16, 2014

    Eight Overdrive enthusiasts join the Overdrive team for the independence Quattro drive. They get to travel on MarsimekLa which is the highest motorable road of the world. They enjoy their journey singing and hoisting the National flag. ...