Speed

  • Watch: 2 boys miraculously saved in a high speed boat crash in US Yesterday

    Two boys miraculously survive a high speed boat crash in US. The boat was moving at a speed of 180 miles per hour when the two lost control and the boat flipped twice in the air and crashed. ...
  • Three youths killed in a road accident as truck rams motorcycle July 8, 2014

    Three youths were killed when the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a truck near Akbarabad area in Kanpur, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday, when the three youths were on their way back home and a speeding truck knocked them down, they said. The youths, identified...
  • Indian Railways conducts trial run of India's fastest train between Delhi and Agra July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In an effort to make travel between Delhi and Agra faster, the Indian Railways conducted a trial run of a semi high-speed train between the two destinations on Thursday. The train will run at a speed of 160 kmph on the Delhi-Agra route. It is expected to reduce...
  • 3 persons killed as speeding truck collides with pickup van, 11 injured May 24, 2014

    Three persons were killed and seven others including four children were injured, when a speeding truck collided with the pickup van they were travelling in, police said on Saturday. Rakesh Verma, a resident of Bhognipur, was travelling to Bharathana with his relatives for the wedding rituals of his daughter. During an...
  • GDA to help in development of high-speed rail project in Ghaziabad May 2, 2014

    After Metro, the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) is all set to play an important role in the development of high-speed rail project between Delhi and Pallavpuram in Meerut. The authority is in the process of making a report on the project, and has expressed its willingness to make available land for...
  • 'Mr. Peabody And Sherman' tops North American box office March 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: DreamWorks Animation's 'Mr. Peabody And Sherman' has become a box office victory in its second week of release, while the highly expected car racing film 'Need For Speed' trailed in third. The 3-D animated 'Mr. Peabody And Sherman' a comedy about a hyper-intelligent, time-traveling dog and his adopted boy,...
  • Llyod, Gray and Speed demand withdrawal of ICC revamp plan January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The opposition to the revamp plan of the ICC piloted by India, Australia and England grew stronger on Sunday with former West Indies captain Clive Llyod and ex-ICC top officials Malcolm Gray and Malcolm Speed joining hands in demanding withdrawal of the controversial proposal. The trio, along with former...
  • New York train was speeding before derailment: probe December 3, 2013

    New York: A New York commuter train that derailed on Sunday morning, killing four people, was traveling nearly three times faster than the speed limit for the curved section of track where it crashed, officials said on Monday. The seven-car Metro-North train's brakes were working properly but were applied just seconds...
  • Is your PC slow? 10 tips to speed up your computer October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Most of us often discover that our old PC has started lurching and has stopped performing the way it would work when it was young. Consequently, we either call up an engineer or start planning for a new machine. In both cases, we end up spending money which...
  • 'India's average Internet speed likely to jump to 1.8Mbps in a year' July 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The average Internet speed in India is likely to jump by over 40 per cent to 1.8 Mbps in the next 12 months on the back of investments in high-speed fibre network and affordable data plans, cloud computing firm Akamai Technologies said in a report. In the first...
  • Spain train crash: Probe of deadly derailment focuses on train speed July 26, 2013

    Santiago de Compostela: By all accounts, the train was going way too fast as it curled around a gentle bend. Then in an instant, one car tumbled off the track, followed by the rest of the locomotive, which seemed to come apart like a zipper being pulled. The derailment sent pieces...
  • Giant leap in connectivity: Villages to get high-speed data cables June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: India is set to take a giant leap in connectivity as work begins soon on a grand, Rs 20,000-crore ($3.3 billion) project to link its 250,000 village councils with high-speed data cables to take e-governance to the grassroots and facilitate e-services in fields ranging from education to entertainment...
  • Ambani bets on 4G broadband in India, but risks abound June 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani hopes his multi-billion dollar bet on cheap high-speed wireless broadband could change the way nearly a billion of his countrymen use mobile devices from the way they do banking to watching cricket. In a country where most people own a mobile phone yet lack basic Internet...
  • Pakistan accuses Indian aircraft of violating its airspace June 12, 2013

    Islamabad/New Delhi: Pakistan on Tuesday accused India of violation of its airspace but the Indian Air Force said it appeared to be a "technical violation" as its aircraft on a routine training sortie seemed to have flown close to the border. A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) spokesman said in Islamabad that...
  • Parents look for prospective brides, grooms at China speed-dating expo May 31, 2013

    The matchmaking business in China has always been big business like in India. But unlike India, parents are flocking to major exhibitions to find the matches for their children. ...
  • Delhi: Traffic police constable run over by speeding truck May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: A 40-year-old Delhi Traffic Police constable was killed by a speeding truck In Delhi on Tuesday morning, police said. The errant truck driver was arrested. Mahesh Anand, who was on his way to Delhi's Todapur traffic lines on his bike, was knocked down and crushed by the truck near...
  • Overdrive: The controversial SUV tax May 4, 2013

    Mahindra & Mahindra tries to redefine its product portfolio to beat the SUV classification. ...
  • Ahmed Jamal - Pakistan's new fast bowling hope April 29, 2013

    Karachi: Little-known bowler Ahmed Jamal has vowed to make a name for himself after winning a nationwide "King of Speed" competition launched by cricket chiefs to unearth a new Pakistani quick. Pakistan boast a proud history of pacemen including the likes of Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Shoaib Akhtar and Jamal...
  • Overdrive: Bajaj Auto's Kawasaki Ninja 300 April 19, 2013

    Also on the show is a review of Bentley Motors' new Continental GT Speed Convertible. ...
  • Watch: Woman miraculously saved from a speeding train in Brazil April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: In a miraculous escape, a woman was saved from a speeding train within a split-second in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The woman had allegedly leapt onto the tracks after her cellphone fell. The narrow escape was captured by a bystander on a camera phone. As the train entered the station...
  • The Last Word: Should the Indian govt have found a better way to inform Afzal Guru's family of execution? February 13, 2013

    Karan Thapar asks a panel of experts whether the government was right to rely on Speed Post, in this day and age of modern communication, or should it have chosen a more efficient method. ...
  • Modi demands provisions for high speed rail in budget February 14, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on February 11 said seriousness on implementation of high speed rail (HSR) should reflect in the Railway Budget and provisions for the same should be there to provide an impetus to the ambitious project. "In the forthcoming budget of Centre, I expect that some seriousness...
  • 'Pained Afzal Guru didn't meet family, but we won't leave UPA' February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Minister and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah said that he was pained by the fact that 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's family wasn't given a chance to meet him for one last time before he was hanged on Saturday morning in Delhi's Tihar...
  • Afzal Guru hanged: Had received Speed Post on Saturday, says chief postmaster February 11, 2013

    Srinagar: The chief postmaster of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday said that the speed post, containing the letter from Tihar jail on Afzal Guru's execution meant for his family, had been received on Saturday afternoon but was not delivered because of curfew. "We received the letter on Saturday afternoon. But because...
  • Speed Post from Tihar on Afzal Guru's hanging reaches his family February 11, 2013

    Srinagar: Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's family on Monday received the speed post from Tihar jail informing them about his hanging. The letter reached Afzal Guru's family at 11 am on Monday. Earlier on Sunday, Afzal Guru's family had claimed that they were not informed about his hanging and came to...
  • Delhi Airport Metro trains to run at higher speed from today February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The swanky Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) in the capital will run at higher speed from Monday, an official said. "Currently the AMEL is running at 60 kmph. Delhi Metro has conducted inspections of the corridor. From Monday, the speed of trains would be increased to 70 kmph and...
  • High Speed Railways in India: imperative for current times January 30, 2013

    The proposal for developing High Speed Railway (HSR) between Delhi and Kanpur via Agra was first mooted in the mid-eighties when Madhavrao Scindia was the railway minister. An internal study found the proposal unviable at that time due to the high cost of construction and inability of travelling passengers to...