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Himachal court’s directive on seats for women in buses


August 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday directed the managing director of the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) to file a detailed report on steps taken for ... Read more...

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Egypt presidential hopeful wants Sharia law-based constitution


May 14th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's constitution should be based on the Quran and the Islamic Sharia law, presidential candidate from the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Morsi said."The Quran is our ... Read more...

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Mumbai commuters hit by twin transport strike


August 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Thousands of Mumbai commuters had a harrowing time Thursday travelling to and from homes to offices in view of a twin strike by public bus service ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown hits normal life


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Buses of the state-owned Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) went off the roads Friday as a daylong shutdown called by the Telangana Joint Action ... Read more...

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Thousands hit due to bus strike in Haryana (Lead)


June 8th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Bus commuters had a tough time in Haryana Wednesday as Haryana Roadways employees went on a day's strike to denounce the government's privatisation policy.The large fleet ... Read more...

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Haryana Roadways employees’ strike harasses people


June 8th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Residents of Haryana had a tough time as hundreds of Haryana Roadways employees went on a one-day strike Wednesday to protest against the privatisation policy of ... Read more...

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Indian girl, 4, allegedly molested in Dubai school bus leaves for India


April 21st, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr 21 (ANI): The Indian girl, who was allegedly molested by three Indian drivers in a school bus in Dubai, has left for India with her mother and siblings.According to XPRESS, ... Read more...

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Jagjit Singh for slow trains in elephant corridors


April 20th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Concerned over the death of jumbos in train accidents, singer Jagjit Singh Wednesday appealed to the railway ministry to limit the speed of trains ... Read more...

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DTC earnings jump 150 percent with traffic police help


April 15th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Earnings of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) have gone up by 150 percent in February-March 2011 with the support from Delhi Traffic Police after ... Read more...

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Mobile battery life could last months thanks to nanotechnology


March 11th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Have you ever dreamt of owning mobile devices that run for months rather than days without charging? Well, your wish may soon be granted - thanks to nanotechnology.Researchers ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for fourth day


February 16th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Landslides triggered by rain and snow forced the closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway for the fourth consecutive day Wednesday, officials said.After three days, the 300-km strategic road was ... Read more...

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Indian kindergartener, 4, raped in Dubai may have been drugged


January 30th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 30 (ANI): The four-year-old girl of Indian-origin, who was apparently raped by her school bus driver and two conductors in Dubai, had been regularly returning home drowsy from school since ... Read more...

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Rapist school bus driver in Dubai lured Indian girl, 4, with chocolate


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 19 (ANI): The Indian mother of a four-year-old girl, who was sexually assaulted in a school bus in Dubai, has alleged that the driver lured her daughter to the back ... Read more...

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Indian kindergartener, 4, raped by school bus driver, conductors in Dubai


January 17th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 17 (ANI): A school bus driver and two conductors in Dubai have been arrested after they were accused of having raped a four-year-old girl of Indian origin while dropping her ... Read more...

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Blueline buses to go off Delhi roads in December (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Acting tough, the Delhi government Monday finally decided not to let the last of 2,400 Blueline buses to ply beyond Dec 14, ending a notorious service responsible ... Read more...

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Games leave many bus owners, staff fuming


September 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Thousands of drivers, conductors and others rendered workless are fuming over a government fiat to keep hundreds of private buses off Delhi's roads until the end of ... Read more...

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Wonder conductors to keep your laptops and mobiles cooler


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): It's a common phenomenon for laptops and mobiles to become blisteringly hot after an hour or two of use, but a new wonder conductor could change all that.In ... Read more...

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24 injured in lightning strike at Jharkhand school


August 19th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 19 (IANS) Twenty-four children were injured when a lightning struck a school building in Jharkhand's Giridih district Thursday, police said. According to police, lightning struck the Lalchand High School situated under ... Read more...

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Over 200 buses damaged in Maharashtra


July 5th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) More than 150 BEST buses in Mumbai and 70 state transport buses in Maharashtra were damaged by protesters Monday during the opposition's nationwide strike against hike in fuel ... Read more...

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Only two seats reserved on public transport for women in Pakistan


July 1st, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 1 (ANI): Pakistani women, who travel daily between Islamabad and Rawalpindi, are facing a lot of problems due to the lack of proper transport facilities.The women travel by themselves in ... 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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Copper nanowires could pave way for foldable iPad


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Researchers at Duke University have found a simple way to make tiny copper nanowires in quantity.The cheap conductors are small enough to be transparent, making them ideal for ... Read more...

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Meet the woman who speaks to dead people


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 22 (ANI): A clairvoyant from the Central Coast has claimed that she has the power to speak to the dead.Lorelle Trickett says that she has had the gift of hearing ... Read more...

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Transportation Secretary LaHood proposes regulations to stop distracted driving


May 18th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood proposed regulations to stop distracted driving by prohibiting the use of distracting electronic devices by on-duty railroad operating employees, the ... Read more...

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Two killed as storm hits Tripura


April 21st, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, April 21 (ANI): At least two persons, including a girl, have been killed and many more injured as hail storm has destroyed a large number of houses and damaged power supply ... Read more...

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Metro feeder bus services resume in Delhi


March 19th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Bringing respite to commuters, the services of Delhi Metro feeder buses were resumed on one route in east Delhi Friday. An official said the buses will operate ... Read more...

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Angad out; Vivaan Bhatena to host Emotional Atyachaar


March 15th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bindass' controversial show Emotional Atyachaar will now have a new host. Popular TV actor Vivaan replaces Angad Bedi, who's headed to the Indian Premier League.Bhatena confirms ... Read more...

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Ensure safety of women passengers, court to DTC


March 5th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) In a major ruling in favour of thousands of women travelling in Delhi's buses, the Delhi High Court Friday called for an end to the "venomous practice" ... Read more...

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Sterlite wins $160 mn power project for northeast


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 22 (IANS) Fibre-optic cable manufacturer Sterlite Technologies has won a project worth $160 million (Rs.800 crore) for developing a power transmission network in northeastern India, the company said in a ... Read more...

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DTC officials travel in buses to understand commuter woes


February 8th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Nearly 200 officials of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) Monday travelled by bus to come to work in an effort to understand the problems faced by commuters. Delhi ... Read more...

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New dye may turn clothes into wearable batteries


February 1st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists from Stanford University in California have developed a dye that could turn your clothes into conductors.The carbon-nanotube-based ink developed by Yi Cui and colleagues can soak into ... Read more...

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Sterlite bags contracts worth Rs.600 crore


December 1st, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Optical fibre cable maker Sterlite Technologies Tuesday said it has bagged contracts worth Rs.600 crore ($130 million) in India and Africa. In a regulatory statement, the company said ... Read more...

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Customised HIV treatment closer to reality


November 26th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Scientists from McGill University have come up with an innovative, customised HIV treatment that has proved to be more effective against the virus than the anti-retroviral cocktails currently ... 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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Super skinny superconductors promise faster electronic components


October 30th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 30 (ANI): A new study has indicated that making superconductors super skinny suggests a new possible route to faster electronic components.According to a report in New Scientist, Ivan Bozovic at ... Read more...

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