Truck

  • Two persons killed as truck rams into a car, 2 others injured 6 days ago

    Two persons were killed and a similar number injured when a car rammed into a stationary truck in Sidhauli area, police said in Sitapur on Thursday. Deepak Khanna and Mohammad Tariq were killed when the car in which they were travelling rammed into the truck on the national highway near Mankapur...
  • Police bust inter-state truck loot gang, 10 arrested August 10, 2014

    The Bihar Police on Sunday arrested 10 persons and busted an inter-state gang involved in looting of trucks. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Patna, Manu Maharaj said, "Acting on intelligence inputs that a few criminals had assembled near a bridge under Gauri Chak police station in the district, we constituted a team under City SP Ashish Bharti...
  • Police seize a truck bearing smuggled liquor August 8, 2014

    A truck allegedly carrying smuggled liquor was seized by excise officials and its driver arrested near Jait on Thursday. "Twelve hundred (1,200) boxes of whisky were recovered from the truck whose driver, Kamlesh Yadav, has been arrested. "However, the truck driver's associate, Bablu, managed to give the slip to the excise...
  • Rajasthan: Truck stuck in flash floods, 12 rescued, 13 still stranded August 7, 2014

    Jaipur: At least 13 people were stranded when a truck got stuck in sudden flooding in the state of Rajasthan. Twelve others have been rescued while efforts were on to rescue the others. The truck was on its way to Tonk. While the water level was normal earlier, it rose suddenly...
  • Three persons killed as truck rams into motorcycle July 26, 2014

    Three persons, including a woman and a girl, were killed when a motorcycle they were riding on was hit by a truck in Deedarganj area in Azamgarh, police said on Saturday. Shakuntala Devi (40), Khushboo (12) and Anil Kumar (20), were killed when the motorcycle they were riding on was hit...
  • Tatra bribery case: CBI chargesheets Lt General (retd) Tejinder Singh July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday chargesheeted Lieutenant General (retired) Tejinder Singh for alleged irregularities in the import of heavy-duty Tatra trucks for the Indian Army. Singh had been implicated in Tatra Truck scam by former Army Chief and Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh. Tejinder...
  • Three youths killed in a road accident as truck rams motorcycle July 8, 2014

    Three youths were killed when the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a truck near Akbarabad area in Kanpur, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday, when the three youths were on their way back home and a speeding truck knocked them down, they said. The youths, identified...
  • Eight persons killed in a road accident as jeep collides with truck June 14, 2014

    Eight persons were on Friday killed and six others injured when a jeep they were travelling in collided with a truck in Pali area, police said in Hardoi. The mishap occurred on Friday morning when their jeep collided with a truck near Thamaria culvert, police said, adding that, victims were returning...
  • Watch: Some of the worst road accidents caught on camera June 7, 2014

    India is home to the world's largest number of road deaths according to the World Health Organisation's latest global road safety report. Almost 15 road accident deaths in India are reported every hour. ...
  • Air India plane damaged by catering truck at Newark airport in US June 5, 2014

    An Air India plane was hit by a high lift catering truck at the US' Newark international airport, forcing the airline to ground the aircraft there after it suffered considerable damage. The incident happened last evening when the plane, a Boeing 777-ER (Extended Range), which was operating on Mumbai-Newark route with...
  • US man returns $ 125,000 that fell from armoured truck May 31, 2014

    Fresno: A Salvation Army worker in California is being rewarded for his decision to return a bag containing $125,000 that fell from an armored truck. Joe Cornell tells The Fresno Bee that he found the cash on Tuesday after a Brinks truck pulled away from a red light in Fresno...
  • Truck driver's daughter scores 94.2 pc in CBSE Class XII exams May 30, 2014

    Noida: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class XII results were announced on Thursday with several students scoring exceedingly well. But there is one story that stands out and that is Neha's, who scored 94.2 per cent in the exams and her father, a truck driver, couldn't be more...
  • Meet 16-year-old Neha who scored 94 pc in Class 12 Board exams beating all odds May 29, 2014

    The Central Board of secondary Education (CBSE) announced the Class XII board exam result for Delhi region on Thursday. Beating all the odds, the 16-year-old daughter of a truck driver has attained 94.2 per cent in her exams. Her father is a truck driver, her mother is a homemaker who...
  • Three dead, 12 others injured in bus-truck collision May 27, 2014

    Three persons lost their lives while twelve others were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck near Jarang village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Tuesday. Police said the accident occurred around 30 km from Muzaffarpur town on a stretch of NH-57 that was declared one way. The...
  • 1 killed, 2 injured as speeding truck hits motorcycles May 27, 2014

    A man was killed and two others injured when their motorcycles were hit by a speeding truck on the busy Tonk Road in Sanganer on Tuesday, police said. The incident took place when the truck driver lost control over the vehicle and hit 4-5 motorcycles, leaving 42-year-old Ganesh dead and two...
  • 3 persons killed as speeding truck collides with pickup van, 11 injured May 24, 2014

    Three persons were killed and seven others including four children were injured, when a speeding truck collided with the pickup van they were travelling in, police said on Saturday. Rakesh Verma, a resident of Bhognipur, was travelling to Bharathana with his relatives for the wedding rituals of his daughter. During an...
  • 40-year-old man crushed to death in truck-bike collision May 24, 2014

    A 40-year-old man was crushed to death and his daughter seriously injured when a speeding truck rammed into their motorcycle on Delhi-Dehradun national highway. The mishap occurred near Purkazi area in the district on Friday when the victim Hukum Singh was taking his daughter to an examination centre. The injured girl was...
  • Body of a man found in abandoned truck in Agra May 3, 2014

    A body covered in blood was found in an abandoned truck here Saturday, police said. The truck was parked on M.G. Road near St. John's College. Passers-by noticed the blood and informed police. Police took away the body to mortuary for examination. It was identified as that of a man working in...
  • Women dies after truck over turned on pavement May 1, 2014

    A 40-year-old woman, sleeping on the pavement, was crushed to death by a truck which turned turtle after hitting divider in Sodala area in the wee hours of on Wednesday, the police said. The identity of the deceased yet to be ascertained, police said. She was sleeping on the pavement after earning...
  • Two policemen die as two trucks collide, five injured April 11, 2014

    Two policemen were killed and five others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a truck in Ajmer district. The police truck was on its way to Jaipur from Jalore to collect wireless sets for elections last night when it collided with another truck coming from opposite direction,...
  • Man spends millions of dollars to build an awesome truck for his 4-year-old daughter April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Bran Ferren, Applied Minds CEO and former president of R&D for Walt Disney Imagineering, knows that he will be in his mid-seventies by the time his 4-year-old daughter Kira is ready for college, and he wants to do as much as possible to help her daughter travel and...
  • T1 Prima Truck racing championship: New chapter in Indian motorsports April 5, 2014

    The first ever truck racing was organised in US way back in 1979. However, truck racing became an international sporting event after it evolved in Europe. The truck racing event was held at Buddh International Circuit. Six teams and 12 world class drivers participated in the race. ...
  • Truck racing championship to be held at Buddh International Circuit March 29, 2014

    The Buddh International Circuit will witness truck racing championship. There will be 12 trucks which will be driven by top British truck drivers. The T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship organised by Madras Motor Club of India will be held in two stages. ...
  • T1 Prima Truck racing championship to be held at Buddh International Circuit tomorrow March 22, 2014

    The stage is set for India's first-ever truck racing championships as 12 Tata T1 Prima vehicle is gearing up to zoom in the lanes of Buddh International Circuit (BIC) on Sunday. Twelve experienced British drivers will be competing for six teams at the maiden heavy-duty machine's race. The racers, in the one-make...
  • British drivers rue lack of speed in truck racing championship March 22, 2014

    Top British drivers taking part in India’s first ever truck racing championship here are finding it tough to be enthusiastic about the big machines which they say are much "slower" than what they are used to back home. The modified Tata Prima trucks have a top speed of 110 kmph,...
  • Watch: T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship March 22, 2014

    The first ever truck racing was organised in US way back in 1979. However, truck racing became an international sporting event after it evolved in Europe. Now, India is all set to hold the truck racing event at Buddh International Circuit on March 23. ...
  • I see immense potential in the growth of truck racing in India: Steve Horne March 22, 2014

    At a time when motorsport is struggling to gain prominence in India, two-time British truck racing champion Steve Horne strongly feels the first-ever heavy-vehicle racing event can become an annual feature and usher in a new era for the sport in the country. "I know trucks are generally seen as goods...
  • 7 killed, 12 injured in two separate accidents in UP March 20, 2014

    Seven persons were killed and 12 others injured in two separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Thursday. Three persons were today killed and 10 others injured, when their multi-utility vehicle, in which they were going to Haridwar, collided with a truck in Bijnore district, they said. The injured were...
  • Utah trucker accused of keeping sex slaves March 14, 2014

    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 US...
  • BJP demands court-monitored probe into Rolls Royce contract March 3, 2014

    BJP on Monday demanded a court- monitored probe into alleged bribery in the purchase of Rolls -Royce aircraft engine and targeted the government once again on the issue of corruption in this context. The party was not satisfied with the CBI probe ordered by the Defence Minister alleging the government is...