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1 January, 2015 1:02 AM Crash tests to be mandatory for all new cars from October 2017

NEW DELHI: Passing minimum frontal and side crash tests will be mandatory for all new cars from October 2017 while for new vehicles of existing models the deadline will be October 2019. The fresh timelines will be notified soon by the road transport ministry. TOI has learnt that the revised timelines were finalized a few weeks back at a high level meeting 14

26 December, 2014 12:19 PM Volunteers Get License to Drive in Presidential Motorcade

San Francisco: Shortly after President Barack Obama landed here one fall day for fundraisers, his motorcade pulled out of the airport and raced at 80 mph down an empty freeway to his hotel in the city. At the front of the procession were bulletproof, black SUVs and limousines driven by Secret Service agents who had spent hundreds of hours learning how to maneuver 24

24 December, 2014 7:56 PM Fog leads to 48-vehicle pile up on Yamuna E-way, 2 killed

NOIDA: Blinded by swirling fog, as many as 48 vehicles were involved in a horrific mega crash on the Yamuna Expressway on Wednesday morning that claimed the lives of two senior public sector officials and left 30 others injured, many of them critically. The pile up took place 2km before Jewar toll plaza on the Agra-bound carriageway, some 35km from Zero Point 34

23 December, 2014 4:25 AM Google Says Has Completed Its First Self-Driving Car Prototype

"We're going to be spending the holidays zipping around our test track, and we hope to see you on the streets of Northern California in the new year," the Internet titan's autonomous car team said in a post at Google+ social network. The prototype is a manifestation of plans that California-based Google revealed in May to build its own autonomous car minus 18

20 December, 2014 1:27 PM After a Challenging 2014, Automakers Eye Smoother Ride in 2015

New Delhi: Back on its road to recovery after a prolonged downhill journey for most part of 2014, the Indian auto industry is looking ahead for a smoother ride in the New Year while building upon an estimated $5-billion investments announced in the year passing-by. Even as the year was drawing to a close, the sales figures remained disappointing with close 246

14 December, 2014 1:24 PM European Union Investment Plan May be a Day Late and a Euro Short

Paris: The European Union's vaunted investment plan, due to be formally blessed by the bloc's 28 leaders at a summit this week, may be a day late and several euros short to revitalise a stagnant economy. Because of Europe's mountain of public debt, the initiative outlined by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker contains no new public money 28

26 November, 2014 11:09 AM Passengers get out and push frozen Siberian plane

MOSCOW: Siberian air passengers had to get out and push their plane in temperatures of minus 52 degrees Celsius after its chassis froze, Russian prosecutors said on Wednesday. The extraordinary story emerged after a passenger posted a video on YouTube showing a group of cheery travellers pushing the Tupolev plane on the snow-covered runway in Igarka 4

24 November, 2014 1:00 AM Carmakers’ U-turn on safety norms stumps govt

NEW DELHI: Carmakers' reluctance to introduce minimum "safety features" in their vehicles, citing "price rise", has surprised government officials. This is because there was a consensus among automobile manufacturers that these norms would be implemented when a government-appointed panel had come out with the timeline to introduce these features. "We had rounds 3

21 November, 2014 1:34 PM A third of women globally are victims of domestic violence: WHO

GENEVA: Current efforts to prevent domestic violence are insufficient as a third of women worldwide are physically abused, according to a series of studies by the World Health Organization published on Friday. Between 100 to 140 million women are victims of genital mutilation and around 70 million girls are married before 18, often against their will. And some seven 7

16 November, 2014 10:17 PM Railways unveil policy allowing private parcel trains

NAGPUR: In order to win market share in non-bulk traffic, the Indian Railways has come up with a policy that would allow privately owned and run parcel trains. The policy aims at boosting investment in this vital infrastructure sector through public-private partnership (PPP) mode. The ministry of railways (MoR) issued the new policy on November 10, to meet the future 8