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20 March, 2015 6:25 PM Probe ordered into derailment

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday ordered an inquiry by the Commissioner of Railway Safety of the Northern Zone into the derailment of Dehradun-Varanasi Janata Express near the Bachrawan railway station in Rae Bareli district. Railway sources said it was suspected that the brake pipe between the locomotive of the train and the coaches got disconnected 9

20 March, 2015 4:54 PM 38 dead, 150 injured as train derails in UP's Rae Bareli

BACHHRAWAN/ LUCKNOW: At least 38 persons were killed and around 150 others injured when the engine and two coaches of the Dehradun-Varanasi Janta Express derailed near Bachrawan railway station in UP's Rae Bareli on Friday. According to preliminary reports, , railway spokesperson Anil Saxena said in Delhi. "The death toll has mounted to 38. While 34 people 36

19 March, 2015 11:49 PM This is what riding in Mercedes' self-driving car looks (and feels) like

Mercedes-Benz's self-driving car is called the F 015 Luxury in Motion, and the slick silver pod lives up to its name. The greatest luxury of the future, Mercedes said during a test-drive event in Alameda, California, is time. Why waste your life stuck in traffic, peering angrily over the steering wheel at the bumper in front of you when you can sit back, relax 10

18 March, 2015 11:00 AM Google removed its car steering wheel because you can't be trusted

Like it or not, the self-driving cars are coming, and Google's very much leading the charge right now. The latest iteration of its driverless car ditched the steering wheel and brake entirely, causing the California department of motor vehicles to step in and ask for a wheel to be reinstated for Google's road testing. So why did Google ditch the controls 37

13 March, 2015 11:03 AM Automated cars and AI: reasons why the tech industry must consider ethics

Imagine that you're in an autonomous car when a lorry jack-knives in front of you on the motorway while a cyclist appears alongside. The computer inside your car now has to choose between swerving out of the way and killing the cyclist, or remaining where it is and risking your life. What would it do? That would depend on the software's algorithms initially 159

1 March, 2015 9:53 AM Robotic ankles will soon have 'eyes' to see where they are going

Washington: Researchers are developing an artificial vision system that can enable a robotic ankle to see where it is going to improve the wearer's gait. Mo Rastgaar, a Michigan Technological University mechanical engineer and his team have already developed a prototype of the prosthetic ankle that can provide a range of motion that rivals a natural 58

28 February, 2015 4:47 PM Tasman Thriller

Kane Williamson coolly struck a straight six to give New Zealand a one-wicket victory over Australia in a dramatic battle between the World Cup hosts at Eden Park on Saturday. Williamson lofted Pat Cummins over the boundary with last man Trent Boult at the wicket to finish on 45 not out in New Zealand’s 152 for nine off 23.1 overs. Mitchell Starc scythed 36

28 February, 2015 6:54 AM New Zealand made to work hard for Australia win

By John MehaffeyAUCKLAND (Reuters) - New Zealand pace bowler Trent Boult destroyed a powerful Australia batting lineup with an astonishing display of left-arm swing bowling to set up a one-wicket World Cup victory with more than 26 overs to spare on Saturday.Boult captured five wickets for one run during his second spell to help reduce Australia to 151 all out from 32.2 overs 18

28 February, 2015 4:01 AM Australia bundled out for 151

New Zealand pace bowler Trent Boult destroyed a powerful Australia batting lineup with an astonishing display of left-arm swing bowling in the cricket World Cup Pool A match at Eden Park on Saturday. Boult captured five wickets for one run during his second spell to help reduce Australia to 151 all out from 32.2 overs before a noisy capacity crowd of 40,000 on a glorious 29

26 February, 2015 9:04 PM Govt plans to name and shame speed demons

NEW DELHI: The government will resort to the "name and shame" route to put a brake on speedsters. Under the draft Road Transport and Safety Bill, those caught over-speeding would not only pay hefty fine, face suspension or cancellation of their licence but their names and photographs will also be published in newspapers by the authorities. That's not all. The cost such newspaper 65