Truck

  • Two policemen die as two trucks collide, five injured 11-04-2014 06:18 PM

    Two policemen were killed and five others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a truck in Ajmer district. The police truck was on its way to Jaipur from Jalore to collect wireless sets for elections last night when it collided with another truck coming from opposite...
  • Man spends millions of dollars to build an awesome truck for his 4-year-old daughter 09-04-2014 11:57 AM

    New Delhi: Bran Ferren, Applied Minds CEO and former president of R&D for Walt Disney Imagineering, knows that he will be in his mid-seventies by the time his 4-year-old daughter Kira is ready for college, and he wants to do as much as possible to help her daughter travel and...
  • T1 Prima Truck racing championship: New chapter in Indian motorsports 05-04-2014 08:54 PM

    The first ever truck racing was organised in US way back in 1979. However, truck racing became an international sporting event after it evolved in Europe. The truck racing event was held at Buddh International Circuit. Six teams and 12 world class drivers participated in the race. ...
  • Truck racing championship to be held at Buddh International Circuit 29-03-2014 07:45 PM

    The Buddh International Circuit will witness truck racing championship. There will be 12 trucks which will be driven by top British truck drivers. The T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship organised by Madras Motor Club of India will be held in two stages. ...
  • T1 Prima Truck racing championship to be held at Buddh International Circuit tomorrow 22-03-2014 11:24 PM

    The stage is set for India's first-ever truck racing championships as 12 Tata T1 Prima vehicle is gearing up to zoom in the lanes of Buddh International Circuit (BIC) on Sunday. Twelve experienced British drivers will be competing for six teams at the maiden heavy-duty machine's race. The racers, in...
  • British drivers rue lack of speed in truck racing championship 22-03-2014 10:17 PM

    Top British drivers taking part in Indias first ever truck racing championship here are finding it tough to be enthusiastic about the big machines which they say are much "slower" than what they are used to back home. The modified Tata Prima trucks have a top speed of 110 kmph,...
  • I see immense potential in the growth of truck racing in India: Steve Horne 22-03-2014 09:01 PM

    At a time when motorsport is struggling to gain prominence in India, two-time British truck racing champion Steve Horne strongly feels the first-ever heavy-vehicle racing event can become an annual feature and usher in a new era for the sport in the country. "I know trucks are generally seen as...
  • 7 killed, 12 injured in two separate accidents in UP 20-03-2014 07:44 PM

    Seven persons were killed and 12 others injured in two separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Thursday. Three persons were today killed and 10 others injured, when their multi-utility vehicle, in which they were going to Haridwar, collided with a truck in Bijnore district, they said. The...
  • Utah trucker accused of keeping sex slaves 14-03-2014 11:22 AM

    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...
  • BJP demands court-monitored probe into Rolls Royce contract 03-03-2014 06:44 PM

    BJP on Monday demanded a court- monitored probe into alleged bribery in the purchase of Rolls -Royce aircraft engine and targeted the government once again on the issue of corruption in this context. The party was not satisfied with the CBI probe ordered by the Defence Minister alleging the government...
  • Truck operators upset with new Act, say district collectors can't decide sand prices 20-02-2014 10:08 AM

    Rajasthan sand truck operators on Wednesday appealed to the state government to exempt sand from the purview of a newly introduced legislation which empowers the district collectors to fix a rate for certain consumers' commodities to check black marketing. Under the new Act, district collectors have been authorised to decide...
  • Truckers from Kashmir and PoK return home 12-02-2014 06:21 PM

    Srinagar: The 27 stranded truckers from Kashmir and 48 from Pakistan-occupied 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...
  • Tatra trucks scam: CBI questions former senior officials of BEML 11-02-2014 03:03 PM

    Bangalore: The Tatra trucks scam is back to haunt BEML with the CBI carrying out investigations. CBI teams were in Bangalore to examine BEML senior executives in purchase of spare parts for Tatra trucks. Sources say the CBI has questioned former CMDs of BEML TVS Shastry and VRS Natarajan. Four...
  • WB: 15 passenger dies in road accident in Malda 11-02-2014 12:00 PM

    At least 15 people were killed on early Tuesday when a vehicle carrying them collided with a truck in West Bengal's Malda district, police said. The accident took place in the Eight Mile area of the Malda town when a sports utility vehicle collided head on with a speeding truck....
  • 27 Kashmiri truck drivers held in PoK for 11 days, families protest 28-01-2014 09:16 AM

    Baramullah: Families of 27 Kashmiri truck drivers who have been held in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) blocked traffic on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad 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...
  • Beni Prasad takes on Mulayam, reminds him of Tatra truck scam 26-01-2014 03:59 PM

    Lucknow: Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma once again took a dig at Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, this time reminding him of his alleged involvement in the Tatra truck scam. The Congress leader who often gets into controversies for his comments said on Sunday, "The CBI is probing Mulayam...
  • 20 Indian trucks, drivers detained in Pakistan occupied Kashmir 19-01-2014 01:18 PM

    Authorities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have detained over 20 drivers and their trucks carrying goods from this side to demand release of their truck and driver detained by Jammu and Kashmir Police for allegedly carrying narcotics worth Rs 100 crore. The incident took place on Friday night following the detention of...
  • Kerala: Truck carrying cylinders catches fire 14-01-2014 10:40 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: At Kalliasseri in Kannur, a tanker lorry carrying LPG caught fire after it met with an accident. According to sources, the tanker lorry was hit by a lorry coming from the opposite direction. The fire force officials have rushed to the spot and tried to keep the temperature from...
  • Nine killed in accident on Pune-Satara highway 14-01-2014 08:10 AM

    Pune: Nine people have been killed and three others injured in a tragic accident on the Pune-Satara highway on early hours of Tuesday. Initial reports suggest that a truck container toppled and crushed a jeep. According to the police, the victims have not yet been identified. Those injured in the...
  • Delhi: Body of newborn girl found dumped in garbage, probe ordered 06-01-2014 11:22 PM

    New Delhi: The body of a newborn girl, which was supposed to be preserved in the mortuary of Mata Chanan Devi hospital in the national capital, was found lying in a bio-waste truck outside its premises on Monday morning. Later in the day, Delhi government ordered an inquiry into the...
  • Gone viral: Jean-Claude Van Damme does an unbelievable split between two trucks 18-11-2013 03:58 PM

    It took him just one take to pull this off. Jean-Claude Van Damme, 53, does an epic split between two reversing Volvo trucks as part of a live test set up to demonstrate the precision and directional stability of Volvo's dynamic steering. It looks really risky but the company says...
  • 14 persons killed, 20 left injured as speeding mini-truck falls into a ditch 15-11-2013 10:23 AM

    At least 14 people were killed when a mini-truck they were travelling in went into a deep ditch on Tuesday night in Madhya Pradesh's Datia district, police said. The mini-truck from Tikamgarh was headed to Bhind district, when it went of control near Chindwa village. More than 20 people were...
  • Speeding Mexican monster truck kills 8, hurts dozens; driver detained 07-10-2013 12:01 PM

    An out-of-control monster truck shot into a crowd of spectators at a Mexican air show, killing eight people and hurting 79, officials said. The driver was detained on Sunday on suspicion of manslaughter and officials said they were investigating possible safety violations in the setup of the show. Carlos Gonzalez,...
  • Assam: 28 people killed, 10 injured as a truck rams into 2 mini buses; driver on the run 03-10-2013 10:11 AM

    At least 28 people, including 13 children, were killed and 10 others injured when the two mini buses they were travelling in were hit by a truck on National Highway 35 in lower Assam's Barpeta district in the wee hours on Thursday. The two buses were going one behind the...
  • Mob sets 3 dozen vehicles ablaze in protest over a beef truck 31-08-2013 07:07 AM

    A mob on Friday set ablaze over three dozen vehicles and severely damaged over 40 other vehicles after a mini-truck was found parked on the Jaipur-Delhi highway at Malpura village, near Dharuhera, with an alleged cargo of a large quantity of beef. Among the charred vehicles are about 15 Haryana...
  • Mob sets 15 trucks on fire after woman's death by a speeding truck 25-08-2013 03:44 PM

    Dumka: An angry mob set fire to 15 trucks after a woman was killed by a speeding truck on Sunday morning. The truck driver is absconding. Villagers also blocked the Dumka-Rampurhat road protesting against the incident. They maintain that they have been demanding speed governors on the road, but local...
  • Two Delhi University students charred to death 14-08-2013 04:41 AM

    Two students of Delhi University were burnt to death on Tuesday when their car caught fire after colliding with a stationary truck on National Highway 1 in Haryana, police said. Witnesses told police that the victims died inside the burning car while another person was pulled out and rushed to...
  • 2 pedestrians killed, 1 injured after being hit by truck on Lucknow-Ballia road 07-08-2013 12:36 PM

    Two persons were killed and another was injured after they were hit by a mini truck on Lucknow-Ballia road in Ballia, police said on Wednesday. The truck hit three pedestrians in Devasthali village under Rasra police station area late on Tuesday night, police said. The injured were rushed to the...
  • Defamation case: Army ex-chief VK Singh to appear in court today 27-07-2013 11:58 AM

    New Delhi: Former Army Chief VK Singh will appear in court on Saturday regarding the defamation case that was filed against him by Lt Gen Tejinder Singh and four other senior serving Army officers. A city court had issued a bailable warrant against him earlier when he failed to appear...
  • General VK Singh bribery case: CBI to file closure report, say sources 24-07-2013 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is going to file a closure report in former Army Chief General VK Singh bribery case. CBI sources have told CNN-IBN that evidence provided by General Singh is not enough to prove bribery charges against Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh. General Singh had...