Truck Driver

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Truckers from Kashmir and PoK return home February 12, 2014

    Srinagar: The 27 stranded truckers from Kashmir and 48 from Pakistanoccupied 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...
  • 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 Pakistanoccupied Kashmir (PoK) blocked traffic on the SrinagarMuzaffarabad 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 80yearold Jauhari...
  • Delhi: Traffic police constable run over by speeding truck May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: A 40yearold 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...
  • Truck driver arrested for raping fiveyearold girl May 19, 2013

    Chennai: A drunk truckdriver who lured away and raped a fiveyearold girl in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore town has been arrested, police said on Saturday. According to police, the incident took place May 12, 2013, when 25yearold K Saravanan was cleaning the vehicle near house of the girl, whose parents had...
  • Patiala: Truck occupants thrash policeman to death March 30, 2013

    Patiala: Punjab Police Assistant SubInspector Ravinderpal Mangat was beaten to death by occupants of a truck in Patiala. Sources say the incident took place when the policeman tried to clear a road for VIP movement. This led to an altercation with the truck occupants who then allegedly beat him to...
  • HC orders CRPF security for Tarn Taran assault victim March 20, 2013

    Chandigarh: A day after eight policemen were transferred in connection with the assault of a woman in Tarn Taran, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to provide CRPF security to the victim. A single-judge bench of Justice Ranjit Singh passed the order on a petition...
  • Truck driver tries to mow down 3 Delhi policemen, arrested January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Three traffic policemen, including two senior officers, had a miraculous escape in New Delhi when a truck tried to mow them down during a drive to check traffic, Delhi Police said on Wednesday. The accused truck driver was arrested. Asab Khan, 35, was arrested from his house in Haryana's...
  • Indian truck driver assaulted on Bangla border August 22, 2012

    Barasat (WB): An Indian truck driver was assaulted by a Bangladeshi autorickshaw driver at Benapole on the IndiaBangladesh border on Wednesday, police sources said. The assault led to protest by Indian drivers who refused to drive into Bangladesh, which led to suspension of importexport activities for over an hour. The issue was...
  • Andhra Pradesh fights HIV with condoms August 13, 2012

    Hyderabad: The state has seen a significant rise in the use of condoms, which in turn has reduced the risk of AIDS among the high risk group like sexworkers and truck drivers. There has been a 100 percent rise in condom usage in the state for the past four years,...
  • Truck driver killed minutes after crushing cyclist July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: A 25yearold driver was killed when he rammed his truck into a container while trying to flee after allegedly crushing to death a cyclist, police said. The incident took place in Okhla at around 12:15 PM and the victims were identified as Vishnu (25), the truck driver,...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 26, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • UP: truck driver beaten to death by RTO September 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Police and truck drivers clashed in Chandauli in Uttar Pradesh on Monday following the death of a truck driver, who was allegedly beaten to death by a RTO at a check post on National Highway 2. The family of the dead truck driver, identified as Ashwini Kumar Gupta, claims...
  • Truck driver faces Mamata's ire August 21, 2010

    Truck driver Gurjant Singh is caught in a crossfire between the Trinamool Congress and the Left, after his truck accidentally collided into a car in Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee's convoy. He is now held in CID custody and has been slapped with multiple charges. ...
  • Punjab's Forgotten Women: A lonely war against AIDS February 23, 2009

    Chandigarh: Truck drivers from Punjab fall into the most highrisk category of HIV/AIDs victims. But what about the women and children they leave behind? Faced with the worst kind of social stigma and lack of financial help, these fatherless families often sink into oblivion. "I didnt even know what HIV...
  • Truck drivers income slowing down due to recession November 12, 2008

    Bangalore: Fortyyearold Gurmeet Singh has been transporting goods between Mysore and Jalandar for 20 years now. Smooth highways have helped him earn a living to educate his two children and also get his sister married. But now the road ahead looks uncertain. With the economic recession slowly gripping India, Gurmeet...
  • Twelveyearold girl stabbed to death by truck driver June 22, 2008

    Noida: A 12yearold girl in Noida was stabbed to death by a truck driver in a fit of jealous rage. According to the Police, the girl, Aarti lived in sector 110 of Noida with her parents and the truck driver Pappu was a frequent visitor to her house. When Pappu saw...
  • Truckers turn teachers, dhabas schools for HIV classes October 8, 2007

    Nagpur: Truck driver Rajesh Hewse is a man on a mission. Trained by the Transport Corporation of India, Hewse isn't just a truck driver, but he is a teacher too. He holds informal classes at every dhaba he stops at, educating fellow truckers about the hazards of unsafe sex, and...
  • Truck driver in Pranab accident held April 8, 2007

    New Delhi: The driver of the truck that collided with External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's car on Saturday night in Nadia district in West Bengal was arrested on Sunday. The driver of the Berhamporebound truck, who escaped after the accident at Nakashipara in which Mukherjee was injured, was arrested in Nadia...
  • Horn please on the new highways June 16, 2007

    CNNIBN reporters travelled with a truck driver, Murtaza Khan on the Golden Quadrilateral to understand how his life has changed with the coming up of new highways. ...