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Indonesian bus drivers face drug tests for Eid


August 14th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 14 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming festival of Eid al-Fitr, bus drivers in pre-dominantly Islamic Indonesia are being made to undergo tests for drugs and alcohol consumption and ... Read more...

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27 killed, 29 injured in Maharashtra accident (Roundup)


May 28th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), May 28 (IANS) A total of 27 people were killed, including six children below 14 years, while on their way back from a wedding and 29 ... Read more...

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27 killed in Maharashtra accident (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), May 28 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed on their way back from a wedding and over 20 injured as a speeding truck hit two stationary mini-buses ... Read more...

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27 killed in Maharashtra accident (Third lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed on their way back from a wedding and over 20 injured as a speeding truck hit two stationary mini-buses on ... Read more...

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23 killed as tempo rams into mini-buses (Second Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), May 28 (IANS) At least 23 people on their way back from a wedding were killed and 10 injured when a speeding tempo hit two stationary mini-buses on ... Read more...

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Passenger buses collide in Taiwan tunnel, killing 2


May 8th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by BNO News
TAIPEI, TAIWAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two passenger buses collided in a tunnel in northeastern Taiwan on Monday after one of them attempted to avoid hitting a car, killing two people and injuring ... Read more...

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Kolkata autorickshaw drivers disrupt normal life


April 3rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Kolkata's autorickshaw drivers stoned buses, forced children to alight from public transport and blocked roads to protest the increase in auto LPG prices, inconveniencing ... Read more...

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At Ramlila, a mini India watched Anna break fast


August 28th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Hours before Anna Hazare broke a 13-day hunger strike that shook the nation, all roads led to the Ramlila ground. And as he sipped ... Read more...

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Mamata wants stringent anti-accident law


August 13th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday stressed the need for a stringent law against those responsible for road accidents and urged transport operators to ... Read more...

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Stress killed Shanghai’s bus drivers


July 25th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Old age and stress are the major reasons behind the sudden death of eight bus drivers while on duty in Shanghai, a study said.Pressure of work ... Read more...

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Shutdown call by Maoists disrupts normal life in Jharkhand


March 13th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Mar 13 (ANI): The shutdown called by the Maoists in Jharkhand hit normal life including the transport and several allied essential services here on Sunday.Amit Rai, a local said the frequent ... Read more...

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Forced smiles cause workers to sulk, shirk work


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Customer-service workers who have to fake a smile throughout the day end up sulking and shirk work, affecting productivity.But workers who smile as a result of cultivating positive ... Read more...

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For a better day at work, smile like you mean it


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Want to keep yourself happy and productive at work? Smile like you mean it, suggests a new study.The research, led by a Michigan State University business scholar, suggests ... Read more...

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NASA rocket to bear name of Egyptian woman killed in protests


February 11th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS/AKI) The US' space agency NASA has okayed the naming of one of its spaceships after a young Egyptian woman killed in late January during an anti-government protest, according ... Read more...

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12 injured in Valley road accidents


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 22 (IANS) At least 12 people were injured in different road accidents in Kashmir Wednesday, police said.According to police, a Tata minibus turned turtle at Dooru in north Kashmir's Baramulla ... Read more...

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In India’s growing SUV market, few takers for Ramesh’s stand


December 17th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh may call it criminal to use diesel-guzzling SUVs in India, but driving them off the road may not be easy as ... Read more...

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17 killed, several injured in Tamil Nadu bus accident


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarShanmuga Sundarapuram (Tamil Nadu), Dec.2 (ANI): About 17 people were killed and over 60 persons injured as two private buses head-on in Shanmuga Sundarapuram village in Tamil Nadu's Theni District on ... Read more...

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Bus service just for women in Islamabad, Rawalpindi


November 12th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) A bus service only for women has been started in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The buses sport stickers that say: "Decent public transport for women".The ... Read more...

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Blackpool Transport Bans Two Drivers for Being too Fat


October 14th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two bus drivers for the Blackpool Transit company have been banned by their managers for being “too fat”. They were also warned that if they do not lose ... Read more...

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Schools should verify bus drivers, helpers antecedents: Minister


September 27th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister Kiran Walia Monday asked the state education ministry to make it mandatory for all schools, including private ones, to verify the antecedents of drivers ... Read more...

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Strike hits bus services in Punjab, Haryana


September 7th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) Public buses went off the roads in many parts of Punjab and Haryana Tuesday in response to the nationwide strike called by trade unions against price rise and ... Read more...

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Bosses ‘live longer than their workers’


August 25th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): A new UK study has revealed that working class men are more than twice as likely to die earlier than their bosses.The Office for National Statistics suggests that ... Read more...

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Malaysians demand capital punishment for driver who raped a 10-year-old


July 31st, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 31 (ANI): Malaysians have expressed anger over the rape of a 10-year-old girl while she was being driven to school and are demanding the culprit be sternly punished for ... Read more...

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Thanks to Commonwealth Games, good-bye grouchy bus crews! (Commonwealth Games Countdown)


June 27th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha (Attn Editors: This is the fourth of the 100-day countdown series for the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. This is about training the national capital's commuter bus drivers in ... Read more...

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NYC bus drivers get two months paid leave after being spat on!


May 25th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 25 (ANI): Officials have revealed that MTA bus drivers, who were spat on by travellers last year, got an average of two months paid leave after the humiliating experiences.Some ... Read more...

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Auto drivers will be given better alternative: Dikshit


March 20th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) After creating a flutter by announcing that auto-rickshaws would be replaced by battery-operated vehicles, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday said their drivers will be given an ... Read more...

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Violent protests in Kashmir over security bunker


January 27th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan.27 (ANI): Violent protests erupted in Srinagar on Wednesday over a security bunker in Srinagar's main bus stand, which according to the locals is causing many problems to them.Residents of Batmaloo ... Read more...

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Coming soon, panic buttons for Delhi’s low-floor buses


January 14th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Aggarwal New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Soon, in case of a robbery or molestation inside a low-floor bus in Delhi, the driver or even a passenger may be able to hit ... Read more...

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Bus Drivers Of Memphis City Schools’ Threaten To Go On Strike


January 7th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The bus drivers of the Memphis City Schools are threatening to strike, a recent report has suggested. This is not very unexpected, as the bus drivers ... Read more...

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Now, Mumbai has ‘Terror Tours’ of 26/11 strike sites


November 5th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) Self-styled tour operators and tourist guides have come up with "Terror Tours" to cash in on the curiosity among tourists and visitors about the sites of last year's ... Read more...

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Deadline for Septa Strike passes


October 31st, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The SEPTA strike deadline for 12:01 am has passed with SEPTA and its largest union still continuing their negotiations till early this morning.Gov. Rendell and Mayor ... Read more...

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DTC drivers learning English to welcome Commonwealth Games tourists


October 30th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus drivers are being trained in English to welcome foreign tourists during the 2010 Commonwealth Games.This training is being given as part of ... Read more...

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Metro feeder bus drivers call off stir after fare hike


September 25th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Delhi Metro's feeder buses were back on roads Friday after four days as the driver called off their strike after the company got Delhi government's nod ... Read more...

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Killing of a bus driver evokes protest, causes outrage in public of Manipur


September 16th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
\Imphal, Sep.16 (ANI): Life was paralysed after bus drivers stopped work in protest against the killing of a driver in Manipur. The killing was condemned by several organizations in the state.Unidentified ... Read more...

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37 Guatemalan prison officials sacked


September 7th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Sep 7 (EFE) Guatemala's government ministry sacked 37 prison officials for their alleged complicity in allowing weapons, drugs, cash and assorted electrical devices into a prison, authorities have said. The sacking ... Read more...

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