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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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Car accident on Bullock’s movie set


July 10th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, July 10 (IANS) Eleven people were injured in a bus collision on the sets of Sandra Bullock's upcoming film "The Heat".The accident took place Monday outside the ... Read more...

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Death for three confirmed in 2003 Mumbai blasts case


February 10th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday upheld the death sentence of the three people, including a woman, convicted for the 2003 Mumbai twin bomb blasts.A special Prevention ... 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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Trial begins in Delhi of first CNG-powered Volvo city bus


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The trial began Friday of automobile major Volvo's first compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered low-floor city bus, which is being evaluated by the Delhi Transport Corporation ... Read more...

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A 23-passenger-Superbus that can travel at 155mph!


April 14th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): A design team from TU Delft University has unveiled a 15ft-long, six-wheeled Superbus.Aerodynamic and luxurious Superbus, which on the first glance looks like a cross between the Batmobile ... 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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Karnataka shutdown over Yeddyurappa prosecution turns violent (Lead)


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) Buses were burnt, stones were pelted and shops were attacked across Karnataka to enforce a shutdown called by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday to protest ... Read more...

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Jenny McCarthy opens about school bullying terror


October 6th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Joining the bullying debate, actress-cum-model Jenny McCarthy has revealed that she was once the target of thugs.After hearing about a spate of school suicides, brought on by ... Read more...

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Chennai bus crews strike work after driver attacked


October 4th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) Lakhs of people were stranded as Chennai Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) workers struck work Monday to protest an assault on their colleagues by a gang led by a ... Read more...

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UFO Sighting Closes Down Major Airport in China


July 15th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to Chinese News Media Reports, the sighting of an Unidentified Flying Object led to the shutting down of one of China’s major airports for an hour ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz forays into high-end city bus segment in India


June 10th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Global auto major Mercedes-Benz Thursday said it will set up a dedicated assembly line to produce high-end city (low floor) buses. "In India, our 2- and 3-axle ... Read more...

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Mercedes Benz to drive in to city bus segment


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) Mercedes Benz India, which ventured into the long distance luxury bus segment, will soon get into the city bus market, a top company official said Thursday. "We are looking ... Read more...

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NYC bus driver misses her sailor at the Fleet Week


May 31st, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A New York City bus driver has missed her sailor at the Fleet Week. One of the sailors caught her eye when she was relieving another ... Read more...

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Delhi city bus catches fire, driver injured


May 21st, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A driver was injured Friday when a state-run Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus caught fire at Rohini bus depot here, officials said. Jaipal, 52, tried to douse the ... Read more...

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Judge gunned down in Colombia


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 23 (IANS/EFE) A criminal court judge was killed Thursday in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin while waiting for a taxi, police said. The suspected shooter of Judge Diego Fernando Escobar ... Read more...

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U.S. Marines and firefighters to hold large-scale terrorism drill in New York City


April 22nd, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – The New York City Fire Department and the U.S. Marines’ Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF) will conduct a large scale drill on Thursday morning at ... Read more...

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Chandigarh tobacco vendors to be licensed


April 4th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) The Union Territory (UT) of Chandigarh, which holds the distinction of becoming the country's first smoke-free city in July 2007, is all set to license tobacco vendors ... Read more...

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Main accused in Russian minor’s rape arrested (Lead)


January 29th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 29 (IANS) Aman Bharadwaj, the main accused in the rape of a Russian minor girl, has been arrested in Chembur, in Mumbai, Goa police said Friday evening. Speaking to reporters in ... Read more...

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Volvo launches gas-powered bus


January 5th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Swedish auto major Volvo Tuesday launched a new bus powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) for the Indian market to take on rivals like Tata Motors and ... Read more...

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Bus fare hiked in capital, Delhiites upset (Second Lead)


October 26th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Commuting in the capital on the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses became costlier from Monday as the government hiked fares, and after a 30-year freeze steeply ... Read more...

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Chilean thief crushed to death by ATM he stole


October 17th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Oct 17 (EFE) A thief died and two others were seriously injured when they were crushed by an automatic teller machine they had stolen from a petrol pump, Chilean police said. The ... Read more...

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Would consider prostitution, say one-third of Hong Kong teens


August 30th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Aug 30 (DPA) One in three Hong Kong teenagers would consider selling sex for money as the trend of so-called "compensated dating" sweeps the city, a survey found Sunday. Of nearly ... Read more...

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Volvo to roll out sleeper coach buses by year-end


August 28th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Volvo Buses India Friday said it is planning to roll out "sleeper coaches" by the end of this year. "One of the markets we are studying is sleeper ... Read more...

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A childhood dream comes true - driving buses, trains in Japan


July 1st, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 1 (DPA) It's time to fulfil your childhood dream to get behind the wheel of big vehicles. Japan's bus and train companies are offering a one-day tour to allow amateurs ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans’ night out for safety of women


March 9th, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) Hundreds of activists marched along Bangalore roads late Sunday to spend the night out in parks as part of a campaign to make the city streets safe for ... Read more...

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Slain Bihar youth’s father to appeal to president for justice


November 8th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 8 (IANS) The father of Rahul Raj, the Bihar youth shot dead by Mumbai Police in a city bus last month, Saturday said he would appeal to President Pratibha Patil ... Read more...

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Slain youth’s father to sue Maharashtra government, Raj Thackeray


November 1st, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 1 (IANS) The father of Rahul Raj, the youth shot dead by Mumbai Police after he fired indiscriminately in a city bus, Saturday said he would file a lawsuit in ... Read more...

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Deserted roads, eerie silence in Ahmedabad’s Juhapura-Sarkhej


July 27th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Rafat Quadri Ahmedabad, July 27 (IANS) The eerie silence in the Juhapura-Sarkhej belt on Ahmedabad's southwest periphery is unnerving. Witness to one of the 20 blasts which ripped through Ahmedabad, this Muslim-dominated ... Read more...

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Protesters call for Gujarat shutdown Monday


July 21st, 2008 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 20 (IANS) A group of 15 social organisations, demanding a thorough probe into the death of two boys from religious leader Asaram Bapu's ashram here, have called for a Gujarat ... Read more...

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20 killed in bus-truck collision in Jharkhand


July 9th, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 9 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and 30 injured when an over-crowded bus collided with a truck on the outskirts of Ranchi Wednesday evening, the police said. According ... Read more...

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Bajrang Dal involved in Nanded blasts: Patil


April 30th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The clear intent behind the Tenkasi blasts Jan 24 this year was to instigate clashes between Hindus and Muslims, Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil said here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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