Driving

  • Paris junks restrictions on odd-even numbered cars: Can India successfully implement it? 21-03-2014 08:00 PM

    As an idea, it was sound. But a day after Paris started allowing odd and even-numbered cars on its streets on alternate days on March 17, city authorities decided not to continue with it for the moment. The question is, can India implement such a system on its city streets?...
  • Leef's Bridge 3.0: An Android-compatible USB 3.0 flash drive 17-03-2014 11:04 AM

    New York: People using Android devices know it's not easy to move files from their phone or tablet to a PC. Now, a special USB drive will make the task simpler. At present, you need an Internet connection throughout to move files from Android to PC, a task that involves...
  • Noida administration to conduct special drive for voters 08-03-2014 08:52 AM

    The district administration will carry out a special drive on Sunday for voters to check their names in the electoral rolls in order to exercise their franchise. District Magistrate A V Rajamouli on Friday appealed to the public to check their names in voters' list during the drive. "One should...
  • Pregnant mother drives her minivan packed with three children into the ocean, sister says she was 'talking of demons' 07-03-2014 10:50 AM

    A pregnant mother is accused of driving herself and her children into the ocean, saved only in the nick of time by eyewitnesses and life guards in a chilling murder-suicide attempt. The woman's sister told the police that she was talking of demons just before driving off with the minivan,...
  • Drunk father forces 8-year-old son to drive home from pub 17-02-2014 01:13 PM

    A 38-year-old heavily drunk father in Poland forced his eight-year-old son to drive him home from a pub, causing an accident in which both were injured. Mikolaj Tomaszewski faces five years jail after his son, Juliusz, crashed into another vehicle in Gielniow, Poland, when they were on their way home....
  • Vasundhara Raje's anti-crime drive on, 677 arrested in last 48 hrs! 14-02-2014 09:38 AM

    Rajasthan police has arrested 677 people in last 48 hours as part of its special drive against petty crimes in different parts of the state, government officials said on Thursday. Among those apprehended, 75 people were arrested for crimes against women, 169 for smuggling and sale of liquor, 342 for...
  • AAP membership crosses 1 crore, gets 98.5 lakh members in three weeks 27-01-2014 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) whose government in Delhi is completing one month on Tuesday claimed that its membership has crossed one crore. Addressing the media, AAP leader Gopal Rai said that the party had got 1 crore and 5 lakh members so far. "We have reached 98.46...
  • FNG road project: Noida Authority carries out demolition drive 25-01-2014 12:40 PM

    To speed up work on the much-awaited Faridabad-Noida-Ghaziabad (FNG) Expressway, Noida Authority on Friday carried out a demolition drive and cleared encroachments from over 6000 square-metres of land. The demolition drive of the land, estimated to cost over Rs 24 crore, was carried out by a team led by project...
  • Android to Nest: Google's forays beyond the search box 15-01-2014 10:58 AM

    San Francisco: Google Inc announced plans to acquire smart thermostat maker Nest Labs Inc for $3.2 billion, signalling the Internet company's intention to expand into a broader array of devices and bringing valuable hardware design expertise in-house. The Internet giant has in recent years ventured further afield from its roots...
  • Phenomenal growth of AAP makes Narendra Modi tense in Gujarat 14-01-2014 06:35 PM

    Ahmedabad: The impressive showing by the AAP in the Delhi assembly elections has had a ripple effect in Gujarat as well. A huge spurt in AAP membership, which has crossed the one lakh mark, has caused a worry for the BJP too. Sources say its PM candidate Narendra Modi has...
  • Complaint against Rahul Gandhi for travelling on the roof of a vehicle 14-01-2014 03:23 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: After Rahul Gandhi's visit to Kerala and participation in Yuva Kerala Yatra (YKY) fresh controversies are brewing as he sat on the top of police vehicle while taking part in the yatra. According to reports, advocate and NCP leader Mujeeb Rahaman has filed a complaint at Nooranadu police station...
  • AAP volunteers assaulted during membership drive in south Delhi 11-01-2014 07:04 AM

    New Delhi: Two Aam Aadmi Party volunteers were allegedly assaulted by unidentified assailants in Bijwasan area of south Delhi when they had gone there to carry out membership drive, police said. The AAP volunteers - Shekhar and Ghulab - alleged that they had been thrashed by BJP workers. Police have,...
  • AAP aims for 1 crore new members across India during its 17-day drive 10-01-2014 01:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday launched its 17-day free membership drive called 'Man Bhi Aam Aadmi Hoon' to get 1 crore new members. With the party deciding to contest the Lok Sabha elections, it has launched the drive with a target to expand its footprint all over...
  • Watch: This chilling road safety ad will force you to drive carefully 09-01-2014 02:04 PM

    The New Zealand Transport Authority (NZTA) recently released an advertisement on road safety. 'The road is no place to learn from mistakes' is the basic message of the powerful ad. ...
  • 2014 Honda City diesel review: Promises to be another bestseller 09-01-2014 11:38 AM

    Honda has finally launched the much awaited City in India, and this shows how important the C sedan is for the Indian market. After all, the City has been Honda India's bestselling nameplate. In the last few years, the car lost out to a few rivals since it lacked a...
  • Rajasthan ministers not to avail police escort during district visits 09-01-2014 07:19 AM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan ministers on Wednesday pledged not to avail police escort during their visits to districts and to keep their cavalcade's size as small as possible, following Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's austerity measures. The Chief Minister applauded the idea and thanked her cabinet colleagues for their resolution at the Collector-SP...
  • AAP launches membership drive ahead 2014 Lok Sabha polls 05-01-2014 10:25 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party are launching a membership drive, starting from January 10, all across the country ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha polls. The move comes after the party declared that it will contest as many seats as possible in the general elections. The party is also urging their strongman...
  • AAP goes national, to hold its first membership drive from January 10 05-01-2014 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: With the Lok Sabha elections just months away, the Aam Aadmi Party held its two-day National Executive meeting in Delhi to launch itself at the national level. AAP ideologue Yogendra Yadav said the party will conduct a membership drive from January 10 to engage the 'aam aadmi' in...
  • Delhi: No respite for the homeless, AAP promises 100 night shelters 04-01-2014 08:41 AM

    New Delhi: There is no respite for thousands of people who have been left homeless in the national capital due to a demolition drive by the Railways. Even two days after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal promised that 45 shelters will be set up in 48 hours, not much has...
  • Modi govt approves recruitment of 2.5 lakh youngsters in 10 years 02-01-2014 08:51 AM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Cabinet which has approved the government recruitment calender for the next ten years, said on Wednesday that it would recruit around 2.50 lakh youths during that period. The announcement which comes just before the Lok Sabha elections said that the state cabinet headed by Gujarat Chief Minister...
  • Self-driving cars to be 9 per cent of global auto sales in 2035: Study 01-01-2014 12:24 PM

    Detroit: Sales of vehicles able to drive themselves will account for about 9 per cent of global auto sales in about two decades, according to a forecast published on Tuesday by auto industry consultant IHS Automotive. The study focused on autonomous cars, which can drive with "no attention needed by...
  • Rly demolition drive: Authorities indulge in blame game as poor left to fend for themselves 29-12-2013 07:52 PM

    New Delhi: The displaced people in the demolition drive carried out by railway officials in an illegal colony in Mansarovar Park in Delhi continue to live in the open. This is despite the assurances from authorities, including the Lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung and newly-elected chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. At least...
  • Rly demolition drive: Have asked DUSIB for answers, says Sisodia 29-12-2013 07:27 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party has assured that he will look into the CNN-IBN report on the plight of displaced people who were removed from their hutments following a demolition drive by the railways. Sisodia, who has been given charge of Education, PWD, Urban Development, Local Bodies and Land and Building...
  • IIT-K students bag $210,000 pay package 05-12-2013 04:05 PM

    New Delhi: Engineering graduates from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have been getting extremely lucrative job offers from MNCs as well as Indian companies despite the poor state of the economy. The number of companies visiting IIT campuses has gone up this year and several graduates have landed jobs...
  • Two IIT Kanpur students get Rs 1.20 crore package 03-12-2013 08:29 PM

    Kanpur: Two students of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur got Rs 1.20 crore package during the ongoing placement drive. The drive was started on Sunday and it would continue till December 22, the IIT sources said. Two students have got the highest package of Rs 1.20 crore per annum from...
  • You can now save Gmail attachments directly to Google Drive 13-11-2013 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: In the latest feature addition to its email service Google has added the ability to send Gmail attachments directly to Google Drive. Google says, this will enable users to access the downloaded attachments from different devices, such as a computer, phone or tablet. This new feature also brings...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Saudi Arabia women launch campaign to defy ban on driving 15-10-2013 08:29 PM

    Women in Saudi Arabia are not allowed to drive but that could change soon if a online campaign asking them to defy the ban on October 26 is successful. ...