Truck

  • Three youths killed in a road accident as truck rams motorcycle 08-07-2014 02:19 PM

    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...
  • Eight persons killed in a road accident as jeep collides with truck 14-06-2014 01:28 PM

    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...
  • Watch: Some of the worst road accidents caught on camera 07-06-2014 11:43 AM

    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 05-06-2014 06:05 PM

    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...
  • US man returns $ 125,000 that fell from armoured truck 31-05-2014 11:28 AM

    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 30-05-2014 09:13 AM

    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 29-05-2014 07:14 PM

    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 27-05-2014 04:10 PM

    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....
  • 1 killed, 2 injured as speeding truck hits motorcycles 27-05-2014 02:17 PM

    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...
  • 3 persons killed as speeding truck collides with pickup van, 11 injured 24-05-2014 03:04 PM

    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...
  • 40-year-old man crushed to death in truck-bike collision 24-05-2014 11:11 AM

    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...
  • Body of a man found in abandoned truck in Agra 03-05-2014 09:10 PM

    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...
  • Women dies after truck over turned on pavement 01-05-2014 12:05 AM

    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...
  • Two policemen die as two trucks collide, five injured 11-04-2014 06:18 PM

    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...
  • Man spends millions of dollars to build an awesome truck for his 4-year-old daughter 09-04-2014 11:57 AM

    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 05-04-2014 08:54 PM

    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 29-03-2014 07:45 PM

    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 22-03-2014 11:24 PM

    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...
  • British drivers rue lack of speed in truck racing championship 22-03-2014 10:17 PM

    Top British drivers taking part in Indias 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 22-03-2014 09:32 PM

    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 22-03-2014 09:01 PM

    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...
  • 7 killed, 12 injured in two separate accidents in UP 20-03-2014 07:44 PM

    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...
  • 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...
  • BJP demands court-monitored probe into Rolls Royce contract 03-03-2014 06:44 PM

    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...
  • Truck operators upset with new Act, say district collectors can't decide sand prices 20-02-2014 10:08 AM

    Rajasthan sand truck operators on Wednesday appealed to the state government to exempt sand from the purview of a newly introduced legislation which empowers the district collectors to fix a rate for certain consumers' commodities to check black marketing. Under the new Act, district collectors have been authorised to decide...
  • 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...
  • Tatra trucks scam: CBI questions former senior officials of BEML 11-02-2014 03:03 PM

    Bangalore: The Tatra trucks scam is back to haunt BEML with the CBI carrying out investigations. CBI teams were in Bangalore to examine BEML senior executives in purchase of spare parts for Tatra trucks. Sources say the CBI has questioned former CMDs of BEML TVS Shastry and VRS Natarajan. Four...
  • WB: 15 passenger dies in road accident in Malda 11-02-2014 12:00 PM

    At least 15 people were killed on early Tuesday when a vehicle carrying them collided with a truck in West Bengal's Malda district, police said. The accident took place in the Eight Mile area of the Malda town when a sports utility vehicle collided head on with a speeding truck....
  • 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...
  • Beni Prasad takes on Mulayam, reminds him of Tatra truck scam 26-01-2014 03:59 PM

    Lucknow: Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma once again took a dig at Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, this time reminding him of his alleged involvement in the Tatra truck scam. The Congress leader who often gets into controversies for his comments said on Sunday, "The CBI is probing Mulayam...