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Smart fabric to prevent thefts?


September 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 11 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new kind of anti-theft system, based on a smart fabric, that will trigger an alarm when intruders try to break into a ... Read more...

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Kate’s school occupied by squatters (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) The former public school of Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has been occupied by a group of travellers, who have set up an illegal camp in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Duchess Kate’s school occupied by squatters


August 18th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) The former public school of Duchess Kate has been occupied by a group of travellers, who have set up an illegal camp in the playing fields.A ... Read more...

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Mamata warns officials against taking part in transport strike (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Flaying the CPI-M's labour arm CITU for calling a 24-hour transport strike July 31, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday threatened to cancel licences ... Read more...

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Trinamool celebrates poll victory anniversary


May 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) With Rabindra Sangeet and other age-old popular Bengali songs playing in the background, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday led a huge, colourful procession ... Read more...

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China bridge becomes world’s highest and longest


April 4th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) At 1,102 feet up and 3,858 feet across, the ambitious suspension bridge in China's Hunan province has become the highest and longest in the world.The Anzhaite ... Read more...

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Stolen NATO army kits on sale in Pakistan!


March 18th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Stockpiles of NATO military equipment meant for use against the Taliban are being sold in Pakistan's black market, a British media report said.Stolen military-issue knives, ... Read more...

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Technopark IT firm all set to capture Indian market


February 24th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) After capturing the 'intelligent transportation system' (ITS) markets in Europe, Technopark based ARS Software Engineering, the subsidiary of the Netherlands-headquartered ARS Traffic and Transport Technology, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

35 injured in multiple vehicle collision in Britain


November 5th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) Some people were killed and around 35 were injured in a multiple vehicle crash involving as many as 27 cars and lorries on a motorway in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

High-tech vigil for Ganesh immersion in Mumbai


September 11th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) The Ganesh immersion went high-tech here Sunday with the police using Global Positioning System (GPS) devices and video surveillence to guard against mischief as thousands of ... Read more...

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Equipment reaches Tripura power plant via Bangladesh


March 30th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 30 (IANS) The oversized heavy turbines and machines for the Northeast's first giant power project of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) reached Tripura from Haldia ... Read more...

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Violence mars West Bengal Youth Congress polls


March 7th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) Pandemonium broke out at the venue of the West Bengal Youth Congress committee elections here Monday as the supporters of a losing candidate broke furniture, upturned ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pak probe unearths massive NATO container liquor and arms smuggling scam


January 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 10 (ANI): The investigation into the NATO containers scam has confirmed the smuggling of liquor and arms in the containers supposed to carry goods for the forces based in Afghanistan.The ... Read more...

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Driving a convertible could be hazardous to health


January 5th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Driving a convertible with the top down could be hazardous to your health -- exposing you to dangerous noise levels, claims a new study. Levels as high as ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Bond’ bike with flame-thrower, ejector seat to be unveiled in London


September 30th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): A James Bond bike with flame-thrower and ejector seat is set to be unveiled in London.The bike, to be displayed at next week's Cycle Show at Earls Court ... Read more...

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Brit woman driver fondles self while overtaking lorries


September 4th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): A woman driver in Britain has been taken to court after she was spotted performing a sex act on herself while overtaking lorries on the M6.Miranda Chapman, 43, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra government detained us illegally, claims Naidu


July 26th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu, has alleged that the Maharashtra Government detained him and other party activists illegally.Naidu was arrested on July 16 ... Read more...

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EU proposes ‘black boxes’ for buses and taxis


July 21st, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): The European Commission has proposed that buses, taxis and lorries should be fitted with aircraft style "black boxes" under ALS to boost road safety.According to The Telegraph, ... Read more...

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Transport strike disrupts normal life in Bengal (Lead)


June 26th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Buses, taxis, and autorickshaws kept off the roads and ferry services on rivers did not ply as normal life in West Bengal was badly hit Saturday following a ... Read more...

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Transport strike in Bengal against fuel price hike (Lead)


June 25th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) labour arm Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) has called a 24-hour public transport strike in West Bengal Saturday to protest against ... Read more...

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CITU shutdown in Bengal against fuel price hike


June 25th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) affiliated Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) has called for 24-hour public transport strike in West Bengal Saturday to protest the fuel ... Read more...

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Woman travels 14 miles by bus - to cross the road


March 12th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) An 89-year-old British woman travels 14 miles to reach a post office located opposite her home as there is no pedestrian crossing on the main road, a media ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Militants destroy NATO trucks in Pakistan


October 9th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 9 (DPA) Suspected Islamist militants torched an oil tanker and six lorries carrying US and NATO supplies in Pakistan's restive north-west early Friday, police said. The pre-dawn assault took place ... Read more...

Posted in World |

We need a new mission: Clean India (Comment)


September 6th, 2009 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
By Rajendra K. Aneja "Will you return to work in India?" I asked Aresh. Here was a teenager studying at one of the best schools in the world, at Winchester in Britain. With ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

NATO supplies from Pakistan to Afghanistan resume (Lead)


August 31st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Supplies of fuel and other logistics to Afghanistan-based NATO forces from Pakistan resumed Monday, hours after 25 tankers were gutted in a blaze in Pakistan's Chaman town in southwestern ... Read more...

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79.5-kms-long Ganesha Chathurthi convoy sets record in Malaysia


August 24th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug. 24 (ANI): Malaysia's longest convoy of 213 lorries participated in Vinayagar Chathurthi celebrations on Sunday, marking the birthday of Hindu Lord Ganesha.The 79.5 kilometres long convoy, which included an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Supreme Court upholds Calcutta HC order on banning old vehicles in WB


August 10th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the order of the Calcutta High Court order banning commercial vehicles which are 15-year-old and more in the city.The ... Read more...

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Scientists use satellites to reduce CO2 emissions emitted by trucks


August 5th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, August 5 (ANI): Two German inventors have come up with an idea on how to use satellites to reduce the overall carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by the trucks, and improve the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Supreme Court upholds Calcutta HC order on banning old vehicles in WB


July 31st, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the verdict of Calcutta High Court banning commercial vehicles which are 15-year-old and more in the city.A Bench headed by Chief ... Read more...

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Indefinite transport strike in Kolkata begins


July 24th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 24 (ANI): Private transport operators went on an indefinite strike here from today in protest against a High Court order asking to phase out all vehicles which are more than ... Read more...

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Kanwariyas burn two trucks in Allahabad


July 23rd, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Handiya (Allahabad, UP), July 23 (ANI): A group of Kanwarias hailing from Madhya Pradesh turned violent and torched two lorries in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district after one of them was killed in ... Read more...

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Naxalites’ shut downs affect poor people the most


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), July 22 (ANI): Naxalite groups have been known for using various tactics to assert their domination all around. On various occasions, they give a public all for a close down ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Why Jeffrey Archer wants to be India’s transport minister


May 16th, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 15 (IANS) Fit as a man half his age and with a ringing command in his voice, 69-year-old acclaimed author Jeffrey Archer tickled his fans' funny bone here Friday by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Militants attack US supplies in Pakistan


April 12th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (DPA) Scores of Islamist militants destroyed at least 10 lorries Sunday in north-western Pakistan in an attack on a truck terminal used for transporting supplies to US and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sri Lankan highway opened for traffic after 24 years


March 2nd, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka's northern highway that links Jaffna peninsula to the rest of the island was opened Monday for military traffic after 24 long years, military sources said. Two convoys ... Read more...

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