DRIVING

  • Driving test to be conducted on modern tracks in Punjab 4 hours 8 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: With an aim to improve traffic system in Punjab, the state government has decided that the tests for grant of driving licences will now be done on modern tracks especially laid for the purpose. "Now onwards, the driving tests by the authorities will be conducted on tracks," an official spokesman...
  • Delhi government puts ban on purchase of new vehicles for officials 12 hours 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As part of an austerity measure, the Delhi government has imposed a ban on purchase of new vehicles for all officials, including those of civic bodies in the city, until the old ones complete their required life cycles. As per the new move, officials are also not supposed to...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 6 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Mudgal report gives clean chit to Srinivasan, Meiyappan indicted in IPL spot-fixing 6 days ago

    Huge relief came N Srinivasan's way on Monday when findings of the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee's report on IPL spot-fixing confirmed that he and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan were not involved in match-fixing; however, Srinivasan was aware of corruption in the IPL and Meiyappan did place bets. ...
  • Police arrest teen who they say led officers on car chase after driving to road test facility 1 week ago

    Jonesboro, Ark.: Arkansas police have arrested a teenager who they say led officers on a car chase after he drove to a state road test facility without a license. The Jonesboro Sun reports the 19-year-old was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony fleeing. The teen showed up to take the test at...
  • Coca Cola to cover 1,000 schools under cleanliness drive November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Beverage and food major Coca-Cola will target 1,000 schools and 3,50,000 students in the next two years to help the government in its "Swachh Bharat, Swachh Vidyalaya" initiative, said a statement. "Coca-Cola India, NDTV and UN-Habitat's multi partner programme for 'Happy, Healthy and Active schools 'Support My School' will...
  • Honk till the traffic light turns green, blind everyone with the high beam: 10 things that will always happen when you're driving in India November 9, 2014

    Are you late for work? Be prepared to witness the longest traffic jam you'll see in the history of driving to work. Murphy's law will prove itself all over again if you really have to get somewhere in time. Driving in India can be quite an experience because following traffic...
  • Salman Rushdie's son convicted for drunk driving in UK November 9, 2014

    London: The London-based son of famous British Indian author Salman Rushdie has been convicted of drink driving after he was found asleep at the wheel of his BMW. Zafar Rushdie, 35, pleaded guilty to the charge last week and was banned from driving for 17 months and also fined 620...
  • Hema Malini launches cleanliness drive in Vrindavan November 8, 2014

    Vrindavan: BJP MP and former actor Hema Malini Friday launched a mass cleanliness campaign in this holy town in Uttar Pradesh. The Bharatiya Janata Party leader also administered a pledge calling upon students and people to commit themselves to cleanliness. She later went through the main markets urging shopkeepers and residents...
  • Take ownership of cleanliness drive to make it a success: Delhi Lt Governor November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Lt Governor asked the secretaries to take ownership of the cleanliness drive to make it a success. "You must take ownership of the cleanliness drive to make it successful," Jung said as he held a stock taking meeting with all departments. Secretary of Urban Development briefed the...
  • Sikkim Legislative Assembly organises a cleanliness drive November 7, 2014

    Gangtok: Sikkim Legislative Assembly secretariat organized a massive cleanliness drive in the office premises as a part of Swachh Sikkim, Swachh Bharat aviyan. The sanitation campaign led by the Speaker of Sikkim Legislative Assembly K N Rai was actively joined by Deputy Speaker Sonam Gyatso Lepcha, Chairman of Public Account...
  • Kerala: Cases registered against 100 persons for participating in 'Kiss of Love' programme November 4, 2014

    Kochi: Cases have been registered against at least 100 persons by police for taking out processions and unlawful assembly at the Marine drive ground on November 2 when the controversial 'Kiss of Love' programme against moral policing was to be held. The Marine drive was packed with onlookers, members of organisations...
  • 'Kiss of Love' protest to take place at Kochi's Marine Drive today November 2, 2014

    The 'Kiss of Love' protest will take place on Sunday at Kochi's Marine Drive against moral policing by right-wing groups. A huge turn out is expected although there has been tough opposition from both hardline Muslim and Hindu groups in Kerala. The ruling Congress party's students union, KSU, has also...
  • Venkaiah Naidu suggests strategy to implement Clean India drive November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for sustained campaign, voluntary participation and the role of NGO's and private sectors for effective implementation of Clean India Campaign. "Sustained campaign - continue the chain of nine; focus more on behavioural change - encourage voluntary public participation; and to...
  • Narendra Modi launches BJP's membership drive, aims to enroll 50 lakh new members in the party November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Aiming to enroll 50 lakh new members in the party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the Bharatiya Janata Party's membership drive. Modi flagged off the online membership drive by registering himself as the first member of the party. Encouraging people to be a part of politics,...
  • BJP membership drive begins today; aims 50 lakh new members November 1, 2014

    Patna: The Bharatiya Janata Party will embark on an ambitious membership campaign in Bihar from Saturday. It will aim at enrolling 50 lakh new members in the party. Bihar BJP president Mangal Pandey said that the membership campaign will be for 2015 to 2020 and it will start from state headquarters...
  • Modi government's austerity drive: Cut down on 5-star seminars, foreign tours, no first-class travel October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In an effort to bring down non-planned expenditure, the Narendra Modi government has announced certain austerity measures. The Finance Ministry said that it wants to cut down non-planned expenditure by 10 per cent. As part of the measures, the government has announced cuts on 5-star seminars and foreign...
  • Dera Sacha Sauda chief to launch cleanliness drive in Mumbai today October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the spiritual head of Dera Sacha Sauda, will launch a cleanliness drive on Tuesday in which volunteers of the Haryana-based sect from all over the country will participate. The sect launched its own cleanliness initiative "Ho Prithvi Saaf, Mitey Rog Abhishaap" (Cleanse the Planet Earth to...
  • All road accidents not example of rash driving: Court October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has acquitted a tractor driver in a road mishap case in which a scooter rider had died, saying "all accidents are not example of rash or negligent driving" and an adverse presumption cannot be raised against the driver of bigger vehicle. The court also held...
  • Delhi: 111 drivers lose their driving licenses for drunk driving October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: In a crackdown against drunk driving in the national capital, Delhi government has suspended licenses of 89 drivers for a year while licenses of 22 drivers of commercial vehicles have permanently been cancelled for the same offence. "We have suspended licences of 89 drivers, who were found driving...
  • Nita Ambani to join Maharashtra Governor for cleanliness drive today October 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Nita Ambani, wife of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, will join Maharashtra Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao for a cleanliness drive on Saturday. Nita Ambani is among the nine eminent personalities from Maharashtra who will be the "goodwill ambassadors" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swacch Bharat Abhiyan'. Rao stressed the need to sustain...
  • Noida: 1 dead, 2 injured in hit and run incident; locals allege drunk women driving the car are culprits October 13, 2014

    Noida: One person died and two were critically injured in a hit and run incident in Noida on Sunday. An unregistered car hit three people who were on a motorcycle on Sunday evening. Locals allege that there were two young women in the car, who escaped soon after the accident....
  • Apple's Siri could crash your car October 8, 2014

    Washington: Just because you can talk to your car doesn't mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better. The systems let drivers do things like tune the radio, send a text message, or make...
  • Delhi: NDMC on cleanliness overdrive to banish garbage by October 31 October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The New Delhi Municipal Corporation has set itself a target of making the areas under its jurisdiction garbage free by October 31 and is ready with an action plan to intensify its cleaning operations in the wake of the launch of the 'Swachh Bharat' mission by Prime Minister...
  • APAI opposes DGCA directive to airlines on cleanliness drive October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Slamming a DGCA directive to airlines to collect "donations" from passengers for cleanliness drive at airports and aircraft, the apex air travellers body on Sunday urged the aviation ministry to withdraw the decree at the earliest. In a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathy Raju, Air Passenger Association of...
  • Enthusiasm created by 'Swachh Bharat' should be kept going: PM Modi October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Two days after launching the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the momentum of "enthusiasm" generated by the drive should be kept going for the success of the mission. He also expressed happiness over former prime minister HD Deve Gowda joining the ambitious campaign. "I am...
  • Home Minister asks Delhi Police to ensure Swachh Bharat drive October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the "Swachh Bharat" initiative to promote cleanliness in the country, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday asked Delhi Police to ensure neat and clean surroundings in its office premises. "The Home Minister has asked Delhi Police Commissioner to monitor cleanliness drive...
  • 'Maharaja of rash driving': 17 hilarious stickers you will only find an Indian car flaunting proudly October 4, 2014

    There are some things you can only enjoy in India, for instance, traffic jams. When you're stuck behind in a long, unending trail of cars on the roads during office hours, there will always be a car sticker or two to keep your blood pressure in check - especially when...
  • Clean India campaign: Government alone cannot make India clean, says President October 2, 2014

    Kirnahar: Calling upon all Indians to get involved in the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the government alone cannot do it without people's involvement. Flagging off the mission in Birbhum district, Mukherjee called upon the people to get themselves involved in the mission of making India clean...