Junta says tourist numbers `normal` after Bangkok bomb
Junta says tourist numbers `normal` after Bangkok bomb

Thailand`s junta said Tuesday the crucial tourist industry has been unaffected by last week`s deadly bomb attack, as police quizzed a taxi driver believed to have picked up the main suspect.

World championships: Polish champion retrieves gold medal after drunken celebrations
World championships: Polish champion retrieves gold medal after drunken celebrations

 Poland's Pawel Fajdek, who won the men's hammer throw title at the world athletics championships here on Sunday, retrieved his gold medal with the assistance of police, a media report said on Tuesday.

Bangkok Hindu shrine bombing: Police interview taxi driver

Police on Tuesday questioned a taxi driver who may have driven the main suspect away from the area of last week`s deadly attack in Bangkok, as forensic experts struggle to unearth vital evidence in Thailand`s worst ever bombing.

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TaxiForSure cabbie masturbated while driving, says Delhi woman

A woman, who had taken a cab from from Saket in Delhi to Faridabad on July 02, met with one of the most horriffic experiences in her life. While narrating her story on Facebook and Twitter, the woman claimed that the driver of a TaxiForSure cab was masturbating while driving.

Man Utd legend Keane not guilty over `road-rage` incident
Man Utd legend Keane not guilty over `road-rage` incident

Former Manchester United footballer Roy Keane was found not guilty on Friday of a public order offence after a taxi driver accused him of a foul-mouthed tirade during an alleged road-rage incident.

Boston bombers` taxi driver friend jailed

A taxi driver friend of the Boston bombers was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in a US federal prison Thursday for obstructing the FBI investigation into the bloody 2013 attacks.

HC asks auto, taxi unions to spell out reason for strike

The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed unions of autorickshaw and taxi drivers to file an affidavit stating the reason behind their strike on June 15 and 17 in Mumbai.

Uber rings in New Year with two million rides

 

San Francisco: Car-sharing startup Uber on Friday bragged it rang in the New Year with two million rides, many of them apparently to revellers heading home in early morning hours.

States asked to deploy ''tourist police'' for visitors'' safety

In the wake of the recent rape of a woman by a taxi driver in Delhi, the tourism ministry Tuesday advised state governments and union territories to ensure safety and security of tourists by deploying `tourist police` at prominent spots.

Chennai call taxis under police scanner

In the light of the rape of a 27-year-old woman involving the driver of a call taxi operator in Delhi, Chennai Police has tightened its restrictions on call taxi operators, police sources said.

CBI terms Gopinath Munde's death 'accidental', charges taxi driver for negligent driving

Six months after the death of Union Minister Gopinath Munde in a road accident, CBI on Thursday filed a charge sheet against taxi driver Gurvinder Singh for rash and negligent driving while ruling out any foul play.

Taxi driver rapes Delhi-based tourist; kills her, friend

A Delhi-based woman tourist was allegedly raped and murdered and her male friend killed by a taxi driver and his three accomplices here, police said on Tuesday.

George Clooney invites his taxi driver to wedding?
George Clooney invites his taxi driver to wedding?

Hollywood superstar George Clooney has reportedly invited his longtime trusted Venetian taxi driver to his wedding.

Kyrgyzstan national charged with hampering Boston bombing probe

U.S. officials on Friday charged a Kyrgyzstan national who bought dinner for the accused Boston Marathon bombers the night of the attack with interfering with the investigation into the deadly bombing.

Indian man admits indecent assault on drunk woman in Australia

A 25-year-old Indian taxi driver in Australia has pleaded guilty to assaulting a drunk woman who hired his cab in Adelaide in 2012.

Taxi driver held for trying to molest American tourist

A taxi driver has been arrested for allegedly trying to molest an American tourist on the Delhi-Dehradun National Highway, police said.

Agra man kills American wife, blows himself up

This one is straight out of a Bollywood potboiler. An American, who fell for an auto driver here and married him, was viciously stabbed to death by her husband. The man then blew himself up.

Las Vegas cabbie returns USD 300k found in taxi

The taxi driver was making a pick-up on Monday at the Bellagio hotel when a hotel doorman noticed the brown paper bag and handed it to him.

Sikh hate crime case: Maximum punishment sought for attacker

Jamie Larson, 49, had pleaded guilty in June this year in US District Court in Seattle to a federal hate crime relating to a racially-motivated assault of the 50-year-old Sikh man who works as a taxi cab driver.