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Ban uninsured vehicles, court urged (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments and the Delhi Police commissioner on a plea seeking directions not to ... Read more...

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Drunken driving top road killer: Report


July 31st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Drunken driving is one of the main causes of fatal road accidents in India, according to an official report released Tuesday identifying over-speeding and overloading ... Read more...

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Staying alive on Asian roads (The Funny Side)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
A British friend was booking a holiday that would take her to several Asian cities. "Shall I bring my driving licence?" she asked on the phone. I replied: "Sure. And ... Read more...

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Accused in Gurgaon BMW hit-and-run gets bail


May 15th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 15 (IANS) Suraj Sehrawat, 21, the accused in the BMW hit-and-run case in which two people, including a pregnant woman, were killed here, was Tuesday granted bail by ... Read more...

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Pakistani gets bail to prove innocence


March 20th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) A court Tuesday granted interim bail to a Pakistani, accused of entering India illegally as a spy, so that he could prove his innocence.Chief Metropolitan ... Read more...

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Talking while driving? Beware of huge fines and jail (Second Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) If you use a mobile or iPad while driving, beware. You will have to cough up Rs.500 as penalty. And if the offence is repeated, ... Read more...

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Talking while driving? It may cost you a small fortune (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) If you use a mobile or iPad while driving, beware. You will have to cough up Rs.500 in fine. And if the offence is repeated, ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves amendments to motor vehicle act


March 1st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) In a bid to streamline implementation of traffic rules in the country, the cabinet Thursday approved the Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill 2007 to increase penalties ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani agents arrested in Delhi: Police


December 12th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday claimed to have arrested two Pakistani nationals, who entered India illegally at the behest of Pakistani intelligence to act as its agents.Deputy ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice on IAS officer’s bail plea


October 20th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the Gujarat government on a bail plea by a state cadre IAS officer jailed on allegations of ... Read more...

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Put end to drunken driving: Himachal high court


October 19th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has asked the state government to put an end to the menace of drunken driving in the state, especially on highways.A ... Read more...

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Metro hikes parking fees from Sep 8


September 1st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Be prepared to pay more for parking at Delhi Metro stations -- from Sep 8. The monthly parking fee for car is going up to Rs.625 ... Read more...

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Cash seizure: Youth Congress for mayor’s resignation


August 27th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) The city unit of the Youth Congress Saturday demanded the resignation of Mayor Shraddha Jadhav in connection with the seizure of a tempo containing Rs.5 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

World War II veteran, among thousands, supports Anna


August 16th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Khazan Singh, who described himself as a World War II veteran, was among the thousands who took to the streets Tuesday in support of Anna ... Read more...

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Punjab issues ordinance on time-bound government services


July 27th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday notified the Right to Service Ordinance, 2011, which will ensure time-bound action by government departments and agencies for 67 public-centric services.Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Punjab allows principals to issue learner’s driving licence


July 8th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) In a first of its kind of decision in the country, the Punjab government Thursday allowed principals of colleges and other educational institutions to issue learner's ... Read more...

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Want a licence to drive in China, then sign up organ donation form


April 25th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) Those seeking to obtain a driving licence in China will soon have to fill up a form that asks whether they will be organ donors in ... Read more...

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Woman bites cop for stopping her car


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) Infuriated over a traffic police official stopping her, a women Friday bit his hand. She has been charged for the offence.According to the police, Shilpi, a ... Read more...

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Heavy drinkers may lose driving licence for life in China


April 19th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Driving drunk in China is likely to cause serious repercussions for offenders, with the authorities contemplating a maximum penalty of revoking their licences for life in ... Read more...

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Over 300 held for drunk driving in three hours in Delhi (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Over 300 people were arrested in three hours to curb the incidents of drunk driving in the national capital, Delhi Traffic Police Joint Commissioner ... Read more...

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Over 300 held in Delhi for drunk driving in three hours


April 16th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Stepping up the campaign against drunk driving, Delhi Traffic Police prosecuted over 300 people within three hours, Delhi Traffic Police Commissioner Satyendra Garg said ... Read more...

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Smaller fire-fighting vehicles for Delhi


April 14th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Delhi Fire Service is deploying smaller fire response vehicles to negotiate the narrow lanes and heavy traffic of the capital, an official said Wednesday."Ten ... Read more...

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Police shave three Kuwaiti teenagers’ heads for reciting love poems


March 31st, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Mar 31 (ANI): Three Kuwaiti teenagers had their heads shaved by police after they recited love poems to girls leaving their high school.The teenagers were caught using a loudspeaker to recite ... Read more...

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Holi revellers warned against breaking traffic rules


March 19th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Think twice before violating any traffic rule during Holi celebrations Sunday, as it may land you in trouble. Delhi Police have planned a ... Read more...

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Serial killer arrested in Ahmedabad


March 5th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) The chance questioning of a man driving an auto-rickshaw has led to the arrest of a serial killer who has murdered four people in Ahmedabad for ... Read more...

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Sheen ‘claims he has pics to prove ex Mueller is a drug abuser’


March 4th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 04 (ANI): Charlie Sheen has declared war on his estranged wife Brooke Mueller.The 'Two and a Half men' star has apparently claimed that he has photographs that prove Mueller is ... Read more...

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Drunk at wheel? You could drive straight to jail


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) You may not get away with just a fine, if found drunk at the wheel. In view of the increasing incidence of accidents on the ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle ‘back on track after bad year’


February 6th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 6 (ANI): It looks like Lara Bingle has finally bounced back after a bad 2010.Following her very public split with Michael Clarke, 2010 turned out a tough year for the ... Read more...

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US woman abducted as baby reunites with parents after 23 yrs


January 21st, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): A woman, who was abducted from a New York hospital as a newborn 23 years ago, has been reunited with her biological parents.Carlina White was just 19 days ... Read more...

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Jermaine Jackson trapped in Africa after passport expires


January 10th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson's brother Jermaine has been left stranded in Africa after his passport expired during a trip abroad and reportedly won't be renewed until ... Read more...

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Two Manipur militants arrested in Delhi


December 7th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Two members of outlawed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) were arrested in Delhi, city police said Tuesday.Huidrom Nanao Singh and Mayengbam Santon Luwang were hiding in the capital ... Read more...

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Bag-lifter caught in Delhi shopping mall


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi Police's "Eyes and Ears Scheme" bore fruit Thursday when a woman accused of bag-lifting was arrested from a mall in Saket locality here. "Her photographs were ... Read more...

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Suspected Pakistani spy held in Delhi (Lead)


September 21st, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A Pakistani spy, who worked as a cab driver during his one-year stay in the country, has been arrested from south Delhi, police said Tuesday. Sajjad Haider, 43, ... Read more...

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Carey Mulligan terrified of driving


September 10th, 2010 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Hollywood actress Carey Mulligan has no confidence in her driving skills and was "terrified" when she was forced to finally obtain her licence for new film "Never Let ... Read more...

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Three cops thrashed in Greater Noida


September 4th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 4 (IANS) Three policemen, including a sub- inspector, were badly beaten up by villagers while they were checking vehicles in the Bisrakh area of Greater Noida Saturday morning, officials ... Read more...

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