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  • Delhi: Private taxi driver sexually abuses 5-year-old school girl August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking case of rape in Delhi, a private taxi driver of a public school allegedly sexually abused a 5-year-old girl. The girl is from a private school in South Delhi and the driver has been arrested. The suspect used to take the child to school in...
  • Thane: Techie jumps out of auto to foil abduction bid; seriously hurt August 5, 2014

    Thane: A 24-year-old software professional suffered serious injuries, when she jumped to safety from a moving auto-rickshaw in Thane after the driver allegedly tried to abduct her, police said. The incident took place on Friday when Swapnali Lad, a TCS employee, was on her way back to her home. Around 9.15...
  • Smart car seats that alert sleepy drivers July 20, 2014

    London: The dangers of falling asleep while driving may soon become a thing of the past, thanks to new smart car seats which can detect when a driver is beginning to nod off and alert them. The car seats which warn drivers if they start to fall asleep at the wheel...
  • Maharashtra: Bus driver given death for mowing down 9 pleads 'unsound mind' June 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Santosh Mane, a former state transport bus driver, who has been awarded death penalty for mowing down nine persons in a fit of reckless driving on Pune roads in January 2012, on Wednesday pleaded before the Bombay High Court that he was of "unsound mind" at the relevant time. Mane's...
  • Watch: Daniel Radcliffe gets friend-zoned in the upcoming rom-com 'What If' June 2, 2014

    Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe will be seen in a romantic comedy for the first time, in the quirky Michael Dowse film 'What If'. Radcliffe plays the medical school dropout Wallace, who's been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. He meets Chantry, portrayed by Zoe Kazan, a quirky animator, and they...
  • 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...
  • Auto driver killed by son for stopping him from taking drugs May 29, 2014

    An auto driver was killed allegedly by his son for stopping him from taking drugs in Govind Nagar area, police said. The incident took place on Wednesday after an argument broke out between Ramkumar(58) and his son Vinay, following which the accused attacked his father with bricks and smashed his face...
  • 12-year-old dies in bus accident, driver thrashed May 3, 2014

    A minor in the city's Naubasta area died on the spot after being hit by a private school bus, police said on Saturday. The incident took place at Usmanpur colony on Friday evening when Shrashav (12) and his friend Puti (15) riding a bicycle were hit by a bus from the...
  • Minnie Driver hits back at critics by posting nude photos on Twitter April 24, 2014

    New York: Actress Minnie Driver, fed up by social media critics who attacked her figure, posted a nude photograph of herself via Twitter. The 44-year-old took a break from Twitter after "mean" comments were made about photographs showing her lounging in a bikini by a Miami pool while on vacation with...
  • A new technology that can detect when drivers are about to doze off April 24, 2014

    Washington: Researchers have developed a new technology that can detect when drivers are about to nod off behind the wheel. The technology is based on steering wheel movements - which are more variable in drowsy drivers - and offers an affordable and more reliable alternative to currently available video-based driver...
  • Photos: Arvind Kejriwal meets autorickshaw driver Laali who had slapped him, move him to tears April 9, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met the autorickshaw driver who had slapped him during a roadshow in Sultanpuri. Kejriwal was accompanied by AAP leaders Manish Sisodia and Dilip Pandey. The autorickshaw driver, Laali, had slapped Kejriwal when he was campaigning in Delhi's Sultanpuri area. Following the attack,...
  • Pakistan journalist Raza Rumi's car attacked, driver killed March 29, 2014

    Lahore: Two unidentified gunmen on Friday opened fire on the car of a prominent journalist in Lahore, leaving his driver dead and guard injured. TV anchor and editor Raza Rumi's car was fired at near Raja Market area of the city. Rumi, who is associated with express media group escaped unhurt. His...
  • Actor Ranjeet's driver of 30 years found dead in his swimming pool March 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood's veteran villain Ranjeet Wednesday said that his driver's dead body was found in his swimming pool here. However, whether it was an accident or a case of suicide is yet to be ascertained, said the actor. The body of Nagraj Gowda was found Tuesday night. "My wife went to monitor...
  • 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...
  • Adam Driver to play villain in 'Star Wars: Episode VII' February 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Girls' star Adam Driver is in final negotiations to star as the villain in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'. The 30-year-old actor is reportedly in talks to play Darth Vader-style villain, reported Variety. The J J Abrams continuation of creator George Lucas' classic franchise is set to start filming...
  • Agra: Auto driver kills wife, commits suicide February 22, 2014

    An auto driver murdered his American wife and then committed suicide in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. The couple were married last October. The police said the couple had had difficulties in their marriage for the past few months. ...
  • Australian jailed for killing Indian-origin cabbie in crash February 14, 2014

    Melbourne: A court in Australia on Friday jailed a man for 11 years for killing an Indian-origin taxi driver and his British passenger by smashing his stolen vehicle into their taxi while being high on drugs. The West Australian Supreme Court sentenced Antony Edward Fogarty, 24, who admitted to unlawfully...
  • Truckers from Kashmir and PoK return home February 12, 2014

    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...
  • Singapore: Bus driver cleared of fatal accident in Little India riots February 11, 2014

    A bus driver, involved in a fatal accident that sparked Singapore's worst riot in 40 years and led to the deportation of 52 Indians, will not face any legal action, the government said on Tuesday. The Attorney General's Chambers said in a statement that the bus driver will not be charged...
  • 27 Kashmiri truck drivers held in PoK for 11 days, families protest January 28, 2014

    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 80-year-old Jauhari...
  • 20 Indian trucks, drivers detained in Pakistan occupied Kashmir January 19, 2014

    Authorities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have detained over 20 drivers and their trucks carrying goods from this side to demand release of their truck and driver detained by Jammu and Kashmir Police for allegedly carrying narcotics worth Rs 100 crore. The incident took place on Friday night following the detention of the...
  • Car safety: Must-have essentials for your car January 14, 2014

    Keeping a flashlight in the glove box can really come in handy. Drivers can use the flashlight to illuminate nighttime tire changes or engine checks. Learn about other car safety essentials by taking a look at the infographic below: ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal protects Delhi autodrivers who refuse to carry passengers, angers 'aam aadmi' January 8, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seems to be delivering on his populist election promises. This time to a vote bank that helped him come to power - Delhi's autorickshaw drivers. According to a report in the Hindustan Times, Kejriwal is all set to withdraw Delhi Police's power to fine autorickshaw...
  • Audi unveils new driver less car in Las Vegas January 7, 2014

    Audi has unveiled its new driver less car.This car was unveiled at the Consumer Electric Show in Las Vegas. It is like an auto pilot where the pilot can go into auto pilot but you need the pilot in the plane. It warns you if you close your eyes after...
  • Women auto drivers in Bihar set to conquer the roads December 31, 2013

    Patna: In a rare first steering towards change and empowerment, women auto drivers are motoring towards empowerment in Patna. Many of them have now become bread earners for their families. "We wait outside schools and colleges and students are glad to see women auto drivers," an auto driver Sarita Pandey...
  • Delhi: Autorickshaw drivers protest outside Moily's residence December 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Autorickshaw drivers on Sunday held a protest outside the residence of Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily, demanding immediate rollback of the hike in CNG prices. The demonstrators, some of whom were wearing Aam Aadmi caps, reached Moily's Tughlak Lane residence this afternoon, raising slogans and demanded roll back...
  • Las Vegas taxi driver finds $ 300,000 in back seat, returns money to owner December 26, 2013

    Las Vegas taxi driver Gerardo Gamboa thought someone left a bag of chocolates in the back seat of his vehicle, but the stash turned out to be $300,000 in cold hard cash. Now, Gamboa is winning honors for honesty after turning in the money he found on Monday. The money was...
  • You'll have to just tackle me to stop me: Martin Scorsese December 20, 2013

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Martin Scorsese has put to rest rumours that he has plans to retire from filmmaking or even take it real slow after 'The Wolf of Wall Street', releasing worldwide Dec 25. "You'll have to stop me yourself. You'll have to just tackle me to stop me," Scorsese, who...