rickshaw puller

Two injured as chain snatcher opens fire in Delhi


June 28th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Two passers-by were shot by a snatcher who opened fire when he fell from his bike in a desperate attempt to flee after snatching a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kolkata engineer designs wonder rickshaw (With Images)


June 15th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) A Kolkata engineer has designed a cycle-rickshaw that uses passenger load to push the vehicle and reduces the puller's drudgery by using bumps on the road ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Toongate: Mamata lashes out against professor, calls it cyber crime


May 12th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday lashed out against the professor who had been arrested last month for allegedly circulating a "cartoon" defaming her, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Youth killed by man


March 6th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested a 45-year-old man in connection with the murder of a youth, police said Monday.The accused, Ram Niwas, resident of North Delhi's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi High Court stays MCD circular on cycle rickshaws


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday suspended the policy and operation of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for registration of cycle rickshaws in in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Strike takes autos off Delhi roads, commuters hit (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi residents used to travelling by auto-rickshaws for their regular commute were hit Tuesday as many drivers of these ubiquitous three-wheelers joined a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Renting a cot and quilt as winter chill continues (Feature)


February 9th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Behind the 17th century Jama Masjid in Old Delhi, an auto-parts market thrives by day, but on winter nights, the area is thronged by thousands ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For Delhi’s homeless, New Year’s eve just another chilly night


January 1st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) As the city was soaked in revelry on New Year's eve, it was just an ordinary night for Shambhu Ram, a pavement dweller, who braced ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blast in Imphal, one killed


November 30th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 30 (IANS) A suspected separatist bomber was killed when an explosive device he was carrying to plant at a festival venue in this Manipur capital exploded ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Couple arrested for abandoning girl child


November 10th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) A married couple who had abandoned their seven-year-old daughter at a south Delhi mall six months ago have been arrested, police said Wednesday.Pramod, 50 and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

How Anna united people for a common cause


August 27th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) There is hardly any similarity between 50-year-old Raghubir Prasad, a rickshaw puller from Bihar, and 20-year-old Meneka Sharma, a student in Delhi. Yet they ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Paschimbanga: Where’s the change dude?


August 20th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Finally after all the hoopla, it is to be "Paschimbanga". The rechristening of West Bengal has left many, especially the younger generation, disappointed after the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A man and his motley troupe perform for justice (Feature)


July 31st, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 31 (IANS) Rickshaw pullers, vegetable vendors, mechanics and tailors - they are members of his theatre group. With their help, Sanjeeba, the owner of a picture frames shop, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Freida Pinto coming to Toronto filmfest with ‘Trishna’


July 27th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 27 (IANS) "From the Sky Down,'' Academy Award-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim's documentary about Irish band U2, will open the 36th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) that runs ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Three die in Bengal road accident


July 7th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Three people were killed and at least 40 injured in West Bengal's Howrah district Thursday when a bus collided with a rickshaw on a highway and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Special Bengal house panel to examine legislative council issue


June 29th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday moved a resolution in the assembly for reviving the legislative council, abolished in the state in 1969, but the matter ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Boy sodomised, murdered


June 16th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A boy, aged between eight and 10 years, was sodomised and murdered by an unidentified man in south Delhi, police said Thursday."He was sodomised and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tyeb Mehta’s work sets new price record at Christie’s


June 10th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) An untitled work showing a figure on a hand-pulled rickshaw painted by Tyeb Mehta in 1984 has set a new record for the artist's works ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Agra’s unique Jal Sewaks return


May 16th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 16 (IANS) Agra's unique voluntary force of Jal Sewaks has returned, running a network of over 50 water huts to provide safe, cool and free drinking water to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rs.50,000 reward for clues in parcelled woman case


April 13th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur/New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Rajasthan Police Wednesday announced a cash reward of Rs.50,000 for clues to the murder of a woman whose body was parcelled from Delhi to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rickshaw-puller arrested for raping 77-year-old (Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A rickshaw-puller was arrested in north Delhi Monday for beating up and raping the 77-year-old wife of a retired government official last week, police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rickshaw-puller held for raping 77-year-old


March 14th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A 22-year-old rickshaw-puller was arrested in north Delhi Monday for beating up and raping a 77-year-old wife of a retired government official last week, police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

77-year-old raped, beaten by rickshaw puller (Lead, correcting day in paras 2, 7)


March 13th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) In a shocking incident, the 77-year-old wife of a retired government official was beaten up and raped by a rickshaw puller in north Delhi, police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

77-year-old raped, beaten by rickshaw puller


March 13th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) In a shocking incident, the 77-year-old wife of a retired government official was beaten up and raped by a rickshaw puller in north Delhi, police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Five-year-old raped, dumped


March 10th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A five-year-old girl was raped and then dumped behind bushes by an unidentified assailant in south Delhi, police said Thursday."The girl was last seen playing ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Late night, little security, they counted Delhi’s homeless


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Walking into dirty lanes at night, waking up sleeping and sometimes hostile people, thousands of enumerators and volunteers, including women, fanned out across the sprawling ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A rickshaw puller and an author of four books


January 16th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) Rehman Ali Rehman, a rickshaw puller in Uttar Pradesh's Basti district, doesn't mind if has to wait long for a customer. He uses the time to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kashmir government asked to compensate rickshaw-puller’s kin


January 13th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has been asked to pay compensation to the family of a rickshaw-puller who died due in the state police custody due to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Aligarh to impose ’steep’ fine on rickshaw users


December 14th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 14 (IANS) Residents of Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district who remain seated on a cycle-rickshaw while going up a steep incline will now be fined Rs.500, an official said Tuesday."I ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

One dead as Bangladesh garment workers clash with police


December 12th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 12 (IANS) A rickshaw puller was killed in Chittagong town and scores were injured Sunday in clashes between police and readymade garment workers at many industrial centres across Bangladesh. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

On Dominique Lapierre’s mind - Sundarban and Africa


December 1st, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Sundarban mangrove forests of West Bengal and Africa are bound by a thread in eminent French writer-humanitarian Dominique Lapierre's literary landscape - they are ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Palpable sense of change as Bihar votes (Feature)


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha Patna, Nov 2 (IANS) On the chaotic streets of Patna, rickshaw puller Ram Jagan Yadav casts a thoughtful glance around and says, "Change is here and change is the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Girl, rickshaw puller killed in Noida accident (Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) A private bus rammed into a cycle rickshaw here Friday, killing the rickshaw puller and a 15-year-old girl travelling in it, police said.Suchitra Mazumdar, a Class 11 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Girl, rickshaw puller killed in Noida


October 29th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) A private bus rammed into a cycle rickshaw here Friday, killing the rickshaw puller and a teenaged girl travelling in it, police said.The girl was identified as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Engineer robbed in Noida


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Oct 22 (IANS) A female software engineer was robbed of her belongings in Sector 60 here, police said Friday.The incident took place Thursday night near Shopprix Mall.Police said Dharna Pradhan (26) ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe