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Now mobile phone jammers to minimise road accidents


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Mobile phones may have brought instant communication within the reach of all, but they are also fast turning into a global killer, accounting for 20 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Homeless sleeping in bin crushed to death


September 7th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A homeless man in Britain had a horrific end after the wheelie bin he had fallen asleep in was emptied into a garbage lorry which crushed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CITU calls 24-hour Bengal transport strike, Mamata fumes (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) CPI-M labour arm CITU Thursday called a 24-hour transport strike across West Bengal July 31 to protest against the increase in petrol and diesel prices, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CITU calls 24-hour transport strike in West Bengal July 31


July 26th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) CPI-M labour arm CITU Thursday called a 24-hour transport strike across West Bengal July 31 to protest the increase in petrol and diesel prices."We are ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Syndicate could turn tables on Pranab: Sangma (Interview)


July 11th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) A "syndicate" could turn the tables on UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, his rival P.A. Sangma Wednesday said, recalling 1969 when a conscience vote enabled ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Romanian gang attempts to steal a moving lorry


June 12th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bucharest, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Romanian law enforcement authorities have filmed incredible footage of a gang’s efforts to rob a truck while it was speeding along a motorway. To undertake the attempted ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

46 die in road accidents across 3 states (Roundup)


May 28th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Kolkata/Chennai, May 28 (IANS) At least 46 people have been killed and 55 injured in road accidents in three states, once again highlighting the lack of safety measures on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Six dead in Bengal road accident


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Six people were killed when the car in which they were travelling collided head-on with a lorry coming from the opposite direction in West Bengal's Hooghly ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Lohan’s money crunch, sells clothes to raise cash?


April 6th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan, who is going through a financial crunch, has reportedly sold a truck load of her designer clothes in a bid to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

11 killed in road accident in Bengal


March 17th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bankura (West Bengal), March 17 (IANS) Eleven people, including two children, were killed and six injured Saturday when a trekker, in which they were travelling, collided head-on with a lorry ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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 |

US apologises over Afghan Quran burning


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has apologised to the people of Afghanistan for an incident in which copies of the Quran were reportedly burned, according ... Read more...

Posted in World |

25 dead in Kenya road accident


February 4th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 4 (IANS) At least 25 people died in western Kenya when a speeding lorry rammed into a passenger van, Xinhua reported Saturday.The accident occurred at 9.00 p.m. Friday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taliban killed in failed bombing, five injured


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 2 (IANS) A Taliban suicide bomber Friday tried to drive an explosives-laden lorry into a camp of international troops in Afghanistan, but failed and blew up the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Miraculous escape for mother, daughter in Britain


September 22nd, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) A mother and daughter in Britain had an incredible escape after their car was crushed under a giant lorry carrying 3,000 chickens.The daughter was driving the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

DMK mulls fighting Tiruchirapalli by-poll


September 18th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi Sunday said that the party would soon take a decision whether to contest the Oct 13 by-poll ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Four killed, 25 injured in Bengal road accident


August 26th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Four people were burnt to death and 25 injured when a bus in which they were travelling caught fire after hitting a stationary lorry on the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

17 killed in road accident in east China


August 6th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
NANCHANG, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 17 people died, including four children, on Saturday in a multiple-vehicle crash in eastern China, police said.The state-run Xinhua News Agency reported that a semi-trailer ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

17 dead in China road accident


August 6th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 17 people died and four were injured in a road accident in east China's Jiangxi province Saturday, Xinhua reported.The accident occurred when a semi-trailer ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Wine worth a million pounds stolen in London


May 26th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Rare and expensive wines worth more than one million pounds have been stolen from a warehouse in London, police said.A gang of at least six men ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trade union trouble: Kerala manufacturer moves court


January 21st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 21 (IANS) Militant trade unionism seems to be raising its head in Kerala once again, with a manufacturer Friday approaching the state high court and also threatening to move out ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tomb robber finds ‘final resting place of Caligula’


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): A report has suggested that a tomb robber who was arrested while stealing part of a 2.5 metre statue into lorry near Lake Nemi, south of Rome, had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Road train’ technology could cut fuel use and traffic jams, boost safety


January 19th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): New technology that links 'road trains' to cars has undergone its first trial and if successful, could cut fuel use, boost safety and may even cut congestion.The trials ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Inter-state rice smuggling racket busted in Coimbatore


January 16th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Jan 16 (ANI): In a major enforcement exercise, officials of the Revenue Department detained a truck ferrying 15 tonnes of rice meant for public distribution system (PDS) here on Saturday.To ascertain ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Review Of Ragada: Nothing New To Watch!


December 24th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director: Veeru Potla.Cast: Akkineni Nagarjuna, Anushka, Priyamani, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Charmi, Brahmanandam, Pradeep Rawat, Dev Gill.Music: Thaman SRating: **1/2Director Veeru Potla tries to play with the star power of Nagarjuna, who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Newly-married couple among 20 killed in Karnataka accidents


December 4th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) A total of 20 people, including a newly-wed couple, were killed in two accidents in Karnataka - 13 Saturday and seven late Friday, police said.Thirteen people, all from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

British judge sentences thief in verse


November 12th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A car thief who wrote poems about his criminal past has been sentenced by a British judge in verse.Steven Snell, 26, wrote odes about his crimes while he ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Campaign to construct Babbage Analytical Engine picks pace


October 17th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): More than 1,600 people have committed money and support to build Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine.Although elements of the engine have been built over the last 173 years, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit teen raped at Oktoberfest beer festival


September 28th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 28 (ANI): A, 18-year-old girl has been raped at the Oktoberfest beer festival in front of her horrified boyfriend in Germany.The Brit teenger was attacked in a field packed with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Five killed as car catches fire in Iran


September 11th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 11 (IANS) Five people were burnt to death when a car caught fire in Iran's southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, a media report said Saturday. "The car caught fire automatically while moving ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Three Illegal Immigrants Nabbed By Authorities In Chemical Lorry


September 4th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As many as three illegal immigrants who were making their way into United Kingdom in a lorry that carried chemicals have been nabbed by the authorities ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Five killed in Himachal accident


August 20th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) Five people were killed and seven others injured when their mini-truck collided with a stationary lorry in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district, police said Friday. The victims were mostly from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

40 dead in Nigeria accident


August 16th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Lagos, Aug 16 (DPA) At least 40 people have died in a flaming multi-car pile-up near the Nigerian city of Lagos, reports said Monday. An articulated lorry smashed into a queue of vehicles ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IRA lorry bomb heading towards mainland UK


July 15th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): IRA terrorists are planning a devastating lorry bomb attack on mainland Britain.According to The Sun, British security chiefs fear Republican dissidents are on the brink of pulling off ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Seventeen killed in Andhra road mishap


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Warangal (AP), June 22 (ANI): At least seventeen people of a marriage party were killed and 20 others injured when a lorry rammed into two tractors at a village in Andhra Pradesh's ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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