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‘Bharat Bandh’ passes off peacefully in Rajasthan (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Barring sporadic incidents of minor scuffles and violence, the Bharat Bandh called by various opposition parties and traders passed off peacefully in Rajasthan Thursday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Shutdown widespread in Rajasthan


September 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and other parties witnessed widespread response in Rajasthan Thursday with traders associations extending support to it.Markets, ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits normal life in Andhra Pradesh


September 20th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shutdown called by the opposition to protest hike in diesel price, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in retail, evoked near total response ... Read more...

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Court dismisses petitions against GPS systems for Delhi autos


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed a bunch of petitions challenging the Delhi government's decision making it compulsory for auto-rickshaws in the city to install ... Read more...

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I’m traumatised after lathicharge: Choreographer Salman


September 11th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Choreographer Salman Yusuf Khan, who was allegedly assaulted by a police constable when the auto rickshaw he was travelling in did not stop at a check ... Read more...

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Tuk-tuk from Shillong to Jaisalmer for clean water


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 9 (IANS) Call it an "intentionally-ridiculous race" or a "travel phenomenon" but a 3,500 km auto-rickshaw aka 'tuk-tuk' race on the 3,500-km stretch is definitely a challenge which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Students’ ideas ready for incubation in Kerala


September 5th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 5 (IANS) Making a wheelchair follow your instructions to calling an auto-rickshaw with a text message are among the many projects by Kerala's students lined up for incubation.The ... Read more...

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Gujarat riot victims hail life terms for accused


August 31st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims have hailed the life imprisonment awarded to those convicted for their involvement in the 2002 post-Godhra Naroda Patiya riots and ... Read more...

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13 killed as train hits auto-rickshaw in Odisha (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 13 people, mostly women, were killed and four critically injured when an express train rammed into their auto-rickshaw in Odisha's Sambalpur district Friday, police ... Read more...

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12 killed as train hits auto-rickshaw (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 12 women were killed and five critically injured when an express train rammed into their auto-rickshaw in Odisha's Sambalpur district Friday, police said.The incident ... Read more...

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Six killed as train hits auto-rickshaw


August 24th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 (IANS) At least six people were killed when an express train rammed into their auto-rickshaw Friday in Odisha's Sambalpur district, police said.The incident occurred at an unmanned ... Read more...

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Bengal comes out with directives for cabs, auto rickshaws


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Concerned over complaints from the public against errant auto rickshaw and taxi drivers in the metropolis, the West Bengal government Tuesday came out with a list ... Read more...

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Power failure, rains hit Delhi traffic, commuters (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Delhi residents had a harrowing time Tuesday as the city's traffic signals and the Delhi Metro ceased to function for several hours following the failure ... Read more...

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Auto, taxi fare charges likely to increase in Delhi


July 25th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) People may have to shell out more to travel by autos and taxis as the government may allow increase in the fares in the ... Read more...

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30-year-old auto rickshaws banned in Pakistani city


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan's northwest tribal region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has banned the entry of around 3,000 auto rickshaws made in 1985 or earlier into the provincial capital Peshawar to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi’s autos, taxis to go on strike from Aug 3


July 20th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Auto-rickshaws and taxis in Delhi will go on strike from Aug 3 to protest the rise in prices of compressed natural gas (CNG) without any ... Read more...

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‘Trishna’ a very beautiful yet tragic tale: Freida Pinto (Interview) (With Images)


July 15th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Freida Pinto, who became an overnight celebrity after the multiple-Oscar winning "Slumdog Millionaire", views her new film "Trishna" as a "very beautiful and yet tragic" ... Read more...

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Road rage: Man burnt alive in Rajasthan


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 3 (IANS) In an apparent case of road-rage, a 22-year- old man was burnt to death by two unidentified youths over an altercation with him following a minor ... Read more...

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Bikaner residents block roads to protest murder


June 30th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 30 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Rajasthan's Bikaner town as residents blocked roads, including National Highway 11, to demand the arrest of four men who stabbed to death a ... Read more...

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Deaf-mute athlete raped in Bengal, attacker arrested


June 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) An auto-rickshaw driver was arrested for raping a deaf and mute national level athlete in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district, police said Tuesday."Ranjit Das, 28, was ... Read more...

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Left leaders detained, shutdown hits Delhi (Second Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown against fuel price hike hit normal life in the national capital Thursday as commuters bore the brunt of roadblocks and protests ... Read more...

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Shutdown call a success in Jharkhand


May 31st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to protest the petrol prices hike Thursday was a success in Jharkhand, where the party ... Read more...

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Harrowing time for Delhi as shutdown hits traffic (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) It was a harrowing morning for Delhiites Thursday as the shutdown against the fuel price hike hit vehicular movement in many parts of the ... Read more...

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Petrol bunks go dry in three Tamil Nadu districts


May 28th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) An acute shortage of petrol and diesel has hit three districts of Tamil Nadu with nearly 1,000 bunks going dry, a petroleum dealer said Monday. Officials ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike angers Kashmiris


May 24th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) The unprecedented steep hike in petrol price Thursday seems to have hit people in Kashmir hard, the angry protestors saying it would cripple markets, services ... Read more...

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Auto-rickshaws older than 10 years banned in Ranchi


May 15th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 15 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Tuesday directed the state government to ban the plying of auto-rickshaws more than 10 years old on the roads of state capital ... Read more...

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‘Rowdy Rathore’ is the perfect comeback: Akshay Kumar


May 13th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) "Rowdy Rathore" will be Akshay Kumar's comeback film into the realm of action and he feels that this might be the perfect opportunity."I think this ... Read more...

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Man arrested for robbing tourists


May 8th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A 32-year-old man, who used his proficiency in English to pass himself off as a tourist guide and cheat and rob foreigners after drugging them, ... Read more...

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Truck mows down two women in Delhi


April 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Two elderly women were killed while one person suffered minor injuries Friday when a speeding truck rammed into an auto rickshaw in the national capital, ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan to keep date with Varanasi auto-driver


April 25th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, April 25 (IANS) It is not often that a Bollywood star flies down from Mumbai to attend the wedding in an auto-driver's family. But then, Aamir Khan is ... Read more...

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Woman gangraped, dies in Ranchi hospital


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) A middle-aged woman, who was gangraped and beaten up by her assaulters, died in a hospital in Jharkhand capital Monday, police said.According to police, the woman ... Read more...

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Woman delivers on road in Odisha, NHRC issues notice


April 12th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the chief secretary of Odisha taking suo motu cognizance of a media report saying that a ... Read more...

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Two jewellers killed in Mumbai


April 12th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Two jewellers were brutally killed near a busy suburban railway station here by three masked men, police said."Three masked men came with swords and choppers and ... Read more...

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Dial-an-auto soon in Maharashtra


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) The Maharashtra government plans to crack the whip on errant auto-rickshaws by making it compulsory for them to provide service to commuters on phone call.This assurance ... Read more...

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Two critical in Mumbai drunk driving accident


April 1st, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Two girls continued to be critical Sunday, a day after their drunk friend, who was driving the car they were in, rammed the vehicle into a ... Read more...

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