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  • Uber rape: Tout who forged character certificate for accused driver arrested Yesterday

    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...
  • Police question close associate of Uber cab driver accused of raping woman December 7, 2014

    Mathura: The police on Sunday were questioning a close associate of the Uber taxi driver in Mathura, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old MNC employee in Gurgaon, sources said. In her statement, the woman said she hired the cab from Gurgaon on Friday night and fell asleep in the vehicle. The...
  • Jules Bianchi did not slow sufficiently, says FIA report December 3, 2014

    Paris: French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi did not slow sufficiently under warning flags before crashing at the Japanese Grand Prix, an International Automobile Federation (FIA) report found on Wednesday. "Bianchi did not slow sufficiently to avoid losing control at the same point on the track as (Adrian) Sutil," the report,...
  • UP: 4 girls fight with tempo driver, his accomplice as they drove them to a desolate road in Azamgarh December 2, 2014

    Azamgarh: Just two days after the nation witnessed the bravery of two girls from Rohtak who stood up to eve-teasers, four girls from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh fought with a tempo driver and his accomplice when they tried to drove them to a desolated road instead of taking them to...
  • Rubens Barrichello wins stock car title in Brazil December 1, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Former Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello has won his first stock car title in Brazil. The 42-year-old Brazilian finished third in Sunday's season-ending race in Curitiba to secure the title in his second full season in the series. Barrichello finished eighth in the drivers' standings last season. It was Barrichello's...
  • Watch: 6-year-old Rashid's aim to be F1 driver November 24, 2014

    Rashid al-Dhaheri is only 6-year-old but knows exactly what he wants to be when he grows up - a Formula 1 driver. The compact UAE national spends all his waking hours on a mission to be behind the wheel. ...
  • New Delhi: Cab driver held for molesting a four-year-old November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another case of child sexual abuse, a four-year-old student was allegedly molested by a private school-cab driver in North Delhi's Timarpur, police said on Sunday. The abuse had been going on for several days and the child's mother only found out after her daughter started refusing to...
  • PM Modi must look after all the international students, says Indian taxi driver November 14, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil spoke to an Indian taxi driver in Brisbane. Indian origin cab driver said that he would not mind going back to India if given better job opportunities. "PM Modi must look after all the international students," said the cab driver. ...
  • Biggest strike in years cripples German rail service October 18, 2014

    Berlin: German rail travellers were hit on Saturday by delays and disruptions on one of autumn's busiest travel weekends as the train drivers' union began one of its largest strikes in recent years. Only about a third of traffic on major lines was running, the Deutsche Bahn said in a statement,...
  • Bombay HC confirms death penalty for Pune driver for killing 9 people September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence for Pune driver Santosh M Mane, who two years ago hijacked a state transport bus and killed nine people. The incident happened on January 25, 2012 after he was denied a change from night duty to day duty by his...
  • Drivers must slowly negotiate crossroads: Delhi court September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A court has said that drivers must slow down as they negotiate crossroads as it upheld the threemonth jail term of a man convicted for killing one by his rash and negligent driving. "It is duty of the driver of a motor vehicle to negotiate a crossroad at a...
  • Delhi: Private taxi driver sexually abuses 5yearold 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 5yearold 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 24yearold software professional suffered serious injuries, when she jumped to safety from a moving autorickshaw 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 friendzoned in the upcoming romcom '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 16yearold 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 16yearold 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...
  • 12yearold 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...