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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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Man who crushed police cars becomes Internet hero


August 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The man who was alleged to have crushed the police cars with a tractor has become an internet attention. He destroyed six police car as a ... Read more...

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Police : Vt. Farmer crushed cops cars with tractors


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newport, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An incident occurred recently at Newport on 2nd August that astonished not only the sheriffs but the residents as well. A 34 year old farmer, Roger Pion ... Read more...

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Cab drivers protest against use of Olympic lanes


July 24th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) London police said a man jumped into River Thames during an Olympic protest by the city's cab drivers.Several dozen cabs drove slowly and tooted their horns ... Read more...

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Cabs service for women launched in Gurgaon


June 1st, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 1 (IANS) A taxi service exclusively for women and families was launched in this Delhi suburb Friday. The drivers will be women trained in martial arts.The Apra group ... Read more...

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Jammu shuts down against fuel price hike


May 31st, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 31 (IANS) Vehicles went off the roads and shops and businesses were shut Thursday in this Kashmir city as part of an all-India shutdown to protest the ... Read more...

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Can anyone make Goa’s cabbies charge by meter? (Letter from Goa)


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) When was the last time you alighted from a flight or train to Goa and paid cab fare by the meter to your hotel? Thanks to ... Read more...

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Gurgaon Girlcott takes off with play, slogans


April 13th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 13 (IANS) Gurgaon Girlcott - a movement to urge women in this millenium city on Delhi's outskirts to keep away from splurging at restaurants, malls and salons ... Read more...

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Gurgaon shops, brace for ‘girlcott’ onslaught!


April 11th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 11 (IANS) Enough of slogans and silent candlelight marches. Tired of crimes against women and the administration's attitude, a bunch of women in Gurgaon is about to ... Read more...

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India successfully tests second indigenous airborne radar flight (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India's second indigenous airborne warning radar, formidable eyes in the sky, built aboard a Brazilian Embraer plane has been successfully flight tested, an official said ... Read more...

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Second indigenous airborne radar flight tested


April 5th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India's second indigenous airborne warning radar built on board a Brazilian Embraer plane has been successfully flight tested, an official said Thursday.The test of the ... Read more...

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After court order on Kolkata cabs, ‘alternative’ arrangements planned


March 31st, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Taxis are set to become scarce in Kolkata from Sunday following a Calcutta High Court order that cabs should mandatorily have tamper-proof digital meters with printers. ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena, MNS shutdowns in Raigad, Thane


March 29th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Parts of Thane and the entire Raigad district, both adjacent to Mumbai, observed a shutdown Thursday to protest some local issues, including the theft of a ... Read more...

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Cabs, private buses remain off road in Himachal


March 1st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 1 (IANS) Private taxis and buses remained off the road in Himachal Pradesh Thursday as public transport operators observed a day's strike to protest a recent hike in ... Read more...

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Driverless tube trains for London


February 29th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Driverless tube trains should be introduced in the next few years to reduce the power of union bosses, London Mayor Boris Johnson has said.Johnson wants to ... Read more...

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Chinese cabbies to be fined for refusals


January 19th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) Starting April 1, Chinese taxi drivers who refuse to take passengers or take longer routes to increase fares will face fines up to 200 yuan ($30).This ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro’s airport line extends its radio cab service


January 7th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) To enhance commuter convenience to and from Delhi Metro's Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL), the concessionaire of the line Reliance Infrastructure will extend its prepaid ... Read more...

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Embraer jet for Indian airborne radar flight tested


December 7th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The first fully-modified aircraft for India's indigenously developed Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&CS;) has taken to the skies for its maiden flight from ... Read more...

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Congress MP dares Uddhav, Raj to give up security


October 27th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Mumbai Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam Thursday dared the Thackeray cousins - Uddhav and Raj - to give up their security and walk around unescorted in ... Read more...

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Blake charged Winehouse 150 pounds a kiss


September 6th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Amy Winehouse' ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil used to take undue advantage of the late singer's obsession with him. He used to charge 150 pounds to kiss ... Read more...

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Hazare’s fast fuelling profits at this petrol pump


August 21st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare's anti-graft campaign has translated into an increase in profits for a fuel pump located just outside the protest site Ramlila Ground, thanks ... Read more...

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Haryana to tax Gurgaon-Alwar road users more


July 27th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) Motorists avoiding the National Highway No.8 (NH-8) to evade toll tax on the Gurgaon-Jaipur route are in for some bad news: The toll on the alternative ... Read more...

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Grim scenes as Blackberry cuts 2,000 jobs


July 26th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 26 (IANS) There were grim scenes at the BlackBerry headquarters at Waterloo near here Monday after the most famous Canadian company axed 2,000 jobs - about 11 percent ... Read more...

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Telangana remains shut for second day


July 6th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Life remained paralysed across Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday, the second day of the 48-hour shutdown called by Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) to ... Read more...

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Deaths on Delhi roads down by 8 percent, say police


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Fewer lives were lost in fatal accidents on Delhi's roads in the first six months this year as compared to last year. The drop ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams doesn’t have a driver’s licence


June 22nd, 2011 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams can't drive a car as he does not have a driver's license."I don't have a driver's licence. In London, you just don't ... Read more...

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Mumbai cabbies say no to tobacco


May 31st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) More than 50,000 taxi drivers here lent their support to the 'Smoke Free Mumbai' campaign on World No Tobacco Day Tuesday and pledged to ensure that ... Read more...

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Mumbai attackers left clues for Indian agencies


May 27th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 27 (IANS) Ten terrorists from Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) group who carried out the deadly 2008 terror attacks left behind several tell tale signs that helped Indian investigators, ... Read more...

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Jilted lover strangles girl


May 13th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A cab driver has been arrested for strangling a 22-year-old woman and smashing her face with a stone to hide her identity as she had ... Read more...

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Goa anti-mining activist beaten up


May 12th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 12 (IANS) An anti-mining activist was Thursday beaten up by unidentified assailants in South Goa district, allegedly because of his protest against illegal transportation of iron ore near ... Read more...

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Promos move on - using autos, cabs to steer a hit (With Images)


May 10th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) It's advertising on the move, as clever and gimmicky as they come. Buses are passe and producers are now hitching a ride on Mumbai ... Read more...

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‘Bhorer Alo’ disappoints and dents Bengali cinema’s progress (Bengali Movie Review)


April 24th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bhorer Alo"; Cast: Rituparna Sengupta, Priyanshu Chatterjee, Anusmriti Sarkar, Rohit Roy' Director: Prabhat Roy; Producer: Vaishali Dalmiya; Rating: *Niceties be damned. It is films like "Bhorer Alo" that have turned ... Read more...

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Gurgaon, Panchkula, Faridabad to get radio cabs


April 18th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) The Haryana government has approved the plying of radio cabs in Panchkula, Gurgaon and Faridabad towns of the state, a minister said Monday."The state's transport department ... Read more...

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Australian to come to standstill due to India-Sri Lanka final


April 1st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 1 (ANI): India and Sri Lanka face-off in the final in Mumbai will not only bring both the countries to a standstill, but Australia will also come to a halt ... Read more...

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Norms for women employees’ safety being ignored: Police


March 4th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) After repeated warnings and directions by Delhi Police to BPOs and corporates on safety of women employees who work night shifts, some companies are still ... Read more...

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