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  • Telangana native becomes DTC's first woman driver Yesterday

    New Delhi: After driving autorickshaws and BMWs, Telangana native Vankadarath Saritha on Friday became the first woman to hit the Delhi roads as a DTC driver. 30-year-old Saritha, who completed a 28-day long training session, has been posted at Sarojni Nagar depot and will be put in day-time duty at a...
  • Ola auto driver allegedly thrashes woman in Bengaluru April 10, 2015

    Bengaluru: An Ola auto driver allegedly thrashed a woman in Bengaluru. She has posted the image of the driver's licence, which shows the driver's name and address on Facebook. The woman has filed a complaint and the auto driver has been booked for outraging the modesty of a woman and for...
  • Drunken driver is like a suicide bomber: Delhi court March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: A drunken driver is like a suicide bomber who has set out to kill himself and other road users, a city court said on Tuesday and proposed stingent punishment to the offenders. The court made these observations while setting aside the sentence of an autorickshaw driver who found driving...
  • DTC takes steps to have more women drivers March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Keen on roping in women drivers for its fleet, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has decided to provide training and help them in getting heavy motor vehicle licence. DTC has also decided to give some relaxation to women applicants in hiring procedure, including in terms of experience. V Saritha, who is...
  • Uber cab rape: Delhi Police moves Supreme Court against witnesses recall March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday moved the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court's order allowing the accused driver of Uber cab rape case to recall and examine 13 prosecution witnesses including the victim. The matter was mentioned before a bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu by Attorney...
  • Drunk driver crashes into Jennifer Aniston's front lawn March 17, 2015

    Los Angeles: Police were called to Jennifer Aniston's home in Bel Air, California on Saturday night after a drunk driver hit a curb in front of her house. According to TMZ, the guy only damaged few plants and no one seemed to be hurt. Law enforcement sources said it was unclear...
  • Uber pledges to enlist 1 million female drivers by 2020 March 11, 2015

    San Francisco: Ride-hailing app Uber, under the microscope due to a handful of driver assaults on passengers in some cities, pledged in a blog post on Tuesday to sign up 1 million female drivers around the world by 2020. The ride service did not provide comparable figures for how many women...
  • The second trailer of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' ups the curiosity level a notch higher March 10, 2015

    The second trailer of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' raises the viewers curiosity level a few notches higher. The trailer features Sushant Singh Rajput in the title role and also features singer-actor Meiyang Chang along with Anand Tiwari, debutant Divya Menon and Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee. The trailer also shows glimpses of...
  • Eastern Railway appoints two lady locomotive drivers for the first time March 7, 2015

    Kolkata: In its bid to focus on women empowerment, Eastern Railway has appointed two lady locomotive drivers, first time in its history of over 62 years. Moumita Adhikari and Suruchi Kumari were appointed as locomotive driver and assistant locomotive driver (Electric) for ER's Asansol division in the field of electric...
  • Fernando Alonso making 'solid recovery' after crash in F1 testing February 23, 2015

    Spain: McLaren driver Fernando Alonso is making a "solid recovery" after being concussed following a crash in Formula One testing and is staying in hospital for further observation. The Spanish driver escaped serious injury, but was airlifted by helicopter to the hospital for precautionary checks after his McLaren collided with a...
  • Shuttle bus drivers at Facebook ratify new Teamsters contract: Report February 23, 2015

    NewYork-Shuttle bus drivers at Facebook voted on Saturday to ratify a new union contract giving them more pay, better benefits and addressing split-shift scheduling, the Wall Street Journal reported. It said Loop Transportation, the contractor that employs the drivers and negotiated with Teamsters Local 853, cautioned that the agreement was not...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal meet e-rickshaw drivers, promises to take action soon February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday met e-rickshaw drivers who were protesting outside his residence. He has promised to address their greivances at the earliest. E-rickshaw drivers have been protesting against the government rules which allow vehicles from only manufactures who meet stringent requirements. Senior Aam Aadmi...
  • Mumbai: Truckers clash with police outside Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust January 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Truck drivers outside Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at Uran in neighbouring Raigad district on Sunday were lathicharged by police following a clash. The incident occurred when police tried to break their demonstrations against holding up of their vehicles. The truck drivers were stranded as their vehicles were stuck up...
  • Auto drivers back Arvind Kejriwal, want to give him second chance, Congress to lose much January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The 49-day stint of former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal did leave a mark on the common man with the auto driver community still vouching its support for the Aam Aadmi Party. For some he brought down the corruption while for others he brought solace by reducing water and...
  • Uber cab rape case: Victim identifies driver in court January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The woman executive allegedly raped by Uber taxi driver Shiv Kumar Yadav identified him as the rapist during the recording of her statement in the trial which began on Thursday, sources said. Testifying as a prosecution witness in the case, the victim told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that...
  • I was libidinous since school: Uber cab driver tells police January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: "I was libidinous from my school days," Uber taxi driver Shiv Kumar Yadav, accused of raping a 27-year-old woman executive in his cab on December 5 last year, told Delhi Police during the probe. "Main school ke samay se hi kamuk pravati ka tha (I was of libidinous nature...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 24, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor December 24, 2014

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  • News 360: Bharat Ratna announced; Vajpayee, Malaviya honoured December 24, 2014

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday approved the government's request to award Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. The announcement was made just a day before Vajpayee's 90th birthday. ...
  • Uber rape: Tout who forged character certificate for accused driver arrested December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A tout, who had allegedly assisted the Uber rape accused Shiv Kumar Yadav in procuring fake character certificate, has been arrested. Yadav got All India Tourist permit after submitting the certificate to the State Transport Authority in Burari. The accused, identified as Javneet Singh, was arrested on Thursday. He had...
  • Delhi rape: Police recover driver's iPhone given by Uber December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The case against Uber cab driver into the Delhi rape incident will get a boost as the iPhone that was given to him by the cab service provider has been recovered by police. In a related development, Uber's double talk over the verification of drivers' credentials has come...
  • Delhi rape: Another woman says she complained about the Uber driver December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The sexual assault case filed by the women against the Uber cab driver is not the first complaint by a woman passenger against the driver. Another young woman Nidhi Shah has now came forward saying she had complained against him earlier this month but the Uber officials took...
  • States asked to deploy 'tourist police' for visitors' safety December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of the recent rape of a woman by a taxi driver in Delhi, the tourism ministry on Tuesday advised state governments and union territories to ensure safety and security of tourists by deploying `tourist police` at prominent spots. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha,...
  • Delhi rape: Nitin Gadkari opposes ban on cabs, says need to fix the system December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday opposed the ban on some taxi services saying there was a need to fix the system instead. Gadkari's remarks came in the backdrop of a Uber cab driver raping a 25-year-old MNC employee on December 5. Gadkari said, "Train main hua to...
  • Delhi rape: Police file FIR against Uber for cheating, charges accused cab driver with forgery December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday filed FIR against international taxi service provider Uber and one of its drivers Shiv Kumar Yadav in connection with the rape of a 25-year-old woman in the national capital. "We have registered a separate FIR against Uber under Section 420 (cheating) of IPC. In...
  • Delhi rape: Chargesheet to be filed in three weeks December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police is ready to make a water-tight charge sheet in the case of rape of a 25-year-old financial analyst, and is likely to file it within three weeks, a police official said on Monday. "The incident happened on Friday night and we cracked the case next day. And...
  • Delhi rape: Is travelling in cabs safe anymore? December 8, 2014

    Delhi has been shaken, once again. This after a 25-year-old finance executive was raped inside a cab provided by Uber. The accused has been sent to three-day police custody. But some serious questions have been raised with this ghastly incident. How cab driver get a police certificate after being acquitted...
  • Delhi rape: Uber admits to not doing background checks; accused driver's papers forged, say police December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: In what could spell more trouble for international taxi service provider Uber, its official has admitted that the company does not do background checks on drivers. Delhi Police investigating the rape case of a 25-year-old woman in the national capital interrogated a team of officials of Uber cab service....
  • Delhi rape: Forgery case to be slapped against Uber driver over fake character certificate December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A case of forgery is likely to be registered against Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav, accused of raping a woman professional in Delhi, as city Police begins to probe the issuance of his driving license and character certificate. The alleged character certificate, which was doing the rounds on...
  • Cab rape: Accused driver sent to three-day police custody, Uber taxi service banned in Delhi December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Shiv Kumar Yadav, the taxi driver who worked with international cab service Uber, was on Monday produced before a Delhi court in connection with the rape of a 25-year-old woman in the national capital. Metropolitan Magistrate Ambika Singh sent 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav in police custody till December 11...