Bicycles

  • Saffron bicycles trigger discussion in Gujarat assembly 03-07-2014 08:17 PM

    Gandhinagar: Distribution of saffron coloured bicycles to backward caste girl students by the Gujarat government was criticised by the Congress as "political propaganda", while the ruling BJP called it a "safety measure" for better reflection at night. Instead of the standard black colour, the BJP-led Gujarat government distributed orange (saffron)...
  • Bicycle: A new metaphor of freedom for Afghan women 27-06-2014 02:42 PM

    Trundling down dun-coloured mountain slopes, they ignore hard stares and vulgarities from passing men, revelling in an activity that seemed unthinkable for previous generations of Afghan women -- riding a bicycle. The sight of a woman on a bicycle may not be unusual in most parts of the world, but...
  • Now, Ghaziabad policemen to patrol on bicycles 30-01-2014 10:50 AM

    Don't be surprised if you see Ghaziabad police personnel patrolling on bicycles. "In the next ten days, cops will begin patrolling the area on bicycles," Ghaziabad SSP Dharmendra Singh said, noting that it would strengthen the beat constable system, and make cops with "fat tummy" fit. "The bicycles will be...
  • One arrested in connection with Jalpaiguri blast: Police 29-12-2013 09:34 PM

    Jalpaiguri (WB): One person has been arrested in connection with the Jalpaiguri bicycle bomb blast in which six persons were killed, a senior police officer said on Sunday. Superintendent of Police Amit P Javalgi said one person Chandan Roy has been arrested in connection with the blast from Moynaguri area...
  • Copenhagen Wheel: A new device that transforms a bicycle into an electric-hybrid vehicle 19-12-2013 10:16 AM

    Cambridge: A US startup is launching a new device that transforms almost any bicycle into an electric-hybrid vehicle using an app on a smartphone. The device, called the Copenhagen Wheel, is installed as part of a rear hub of a bike wheel and is packed with a proprietary computer, batteries...
  • Asif Ali croons for Malayalam film 'Bicycle Thieves' 29-11-2013 05:10 PM

    Taking a cue from his contemporaries like Dulqar Salman and Prithiviraj who are into playback singing, Asif Ali has also crooned 'Aayiram Kannumayi' song for his upcoming film 'Bicycle Thieves'. The actor, who is known for his films like 'Honey Bee' and 'Salt and Pepper', has just sung four lines...
  • Meerut: shocking case of vigilant mob justice 28-07-2013 02:24 PM

    Meerut: 2 youths were beaten up by local residents in Meerut after they were thwarted from stealing bicycles. Reports say that one of the youth fired at the crowd which confronted them. They were beaten up by the crowds after the firing. The police arrived at spot during the incident...
  • 70-year old man injured in country bomb attack by nephews 19-06-2013 12:26 AM

    Tuticorin: A 70-year old was injured when a country bomb was hurled at him allegedly by six persons, including four of his nephews, over a property dispute at Sathankulam in this district on Tuesday, police said. Victim Chellappa was owning 15 acres of land. His sister's son Ponpandi had been...
  • A battery-powered bicycle that can fly 13-06-2013 01:28 PM

    Prague: Is it a bike? Is it a plane? Three Czech companies have teamed up to make a prototype of an electric bicycle that successfully took off Wednesday inside an exhibition hall in Prague and landed safely after a remote-controlled, five-minute flight. Looking like a heavy mountain bike, it weighs...
  • Three Delhi Police officials thrashed in two incidents 06-04-2013 05:10 AM

    New Delhi: Three Delhi Police personnel, including a constable and two head constables, were beaten up by two drunk men and five men dressed as advocates in two separate incidents in New Delhi, police said on Friday. In the first incident, a 58-year-old head constable was thrashed by five unidentified...
  • Pune blasts: Callous cops mishandle key evidence 03-08-2012 05:33 PM

    Pune: The four blasts that hit a kilometre-long stretch in Pune may have been of low intensity but have managed to shake up the administration and citizenry. However, even as investigators from various security agencies have started probing what has been confirmed as a planned and coordinated act, photographs indicate...
  • Centre eyes Bihar CM Nitish's free bicycle scheme 21-05-2012 06:16 PM

    Rampur: The daily trip to high school was expensive, long and eventually, too much for Indian teenager Nahid Farzana, who decided she was going to drop out. Then, the state government gave her a bicycle. Two years later, she is about to graduate from high school and wants to be...
  • Auto Expo: Firefox launches Rs 4.25 lakh bicycle 07-01-2012 02:45 PM

    New Delhi: Bicycle-maker Firefox Bikes launched one of the costliest cycles in the country, priced at Rs 4.25 lakh. The cycle - TREK ELITE 9.9 SSL - which is a full carbon frame bike, weighs only 10 kg. "Elite 9.9 SSL, a boon for hi-end bikers, being one of the...
  • Mumbai cops chase hit-and-run driver on bicycles 28-07-2011 03:26 PM

    Mumbai: A driver in a white sedan being chased by two cops on bicycles. Half-an-hour into the chase, the two cops on the cycles catch the accused in the car and good overcomes evil. While this would make for the perfect end of a high-adrenaline action movie, this was an...
  • Buddhadeb distributes bicycles to girl students 22-02-2011 09:38 AM

    Kolkata: Is the beleaguered West Bengal Chief Minister looking to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for inspiration? As the CPIM faces the prospect of losing office this elections, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee seems to have taken a cue from his Bihari counterpart by distributing bicycles to girl students. Buddhadeb Bhattacharya said, "I...
  • IT capital takes to Cycling Holidays 18-01-2011 03:31 PM

    Bangalore: Happy days are here again as a group of young bicycle enthusiasts are silently and slowly reviving the love for bicycles in the IT capital of the country and turning the simple pleasure of bicycling into an attractive and healthy holiday alternative. "The Art of Bicycle Trips" (ABT), a...
  • MP: father forced to carry child's body on cycle 11-01-2011 11:38 PM

    Bhopal: A man was forced to carry the body of his 16 year old daughter on his bicycle for 14 kilometres, for an autopsy in Madhya Pradesh. Bakshu Singh's daughter committed suicide by consuming poison at her house in village Dudhmania. The Police refused to allow Bakshu Singh to perform...
  • Gizmos with wheels: best deals on best bicycles 03-10-2009 08:37 PM

    Join India's first cycling marathon between Bangalore- Mysore. ...
  • Bihar govt cycles its way into religious controversy 25-06-2008 01:51 PM

    Colombo: West Indies are banking on offspinner Sunil Narine playing an important role in the World Twenty20 on the dusty pitches of Sri Lanka this month. West Indies last got their hands on ICC silverware when they won the Champions Trophy in 2004. "We have the best spinner right now...
  • Some alternatives when the fuel price is on fire 24-05-2008 12:21 PM

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review Kolkata Knight Riders' easy win against Mumbai Indians in IPL 5 on Wednesday. ...
  • Gift of a bike ups literacy levels in Maharashtra village 19-03-2008 03:17 PM

    Kolkata: Riding high on the platform set by Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir, Rahul Dravid hit his 36th century (119 off 207 balls) as India posted an imposing 346/5 on the first day of the second Test against the West Indies at the Eden Gardens here on Monday. Dravid, who...
  • 7-yr-old boy stripped, tortured for stealing bicycle 02-02-2008 07:58 PM

    London: England coach Andy Flower has said there is no technical flaw in the batting of England captain Andrew Strauss who is struggling for form in the series against Sri Lanka. Strauss was twice dismissed by left arm seamer Chanaka Walegedara in the Lord's Test. In the first innings, Strauss...