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How 'clerical mistake' made Punjab taxi driver a billionaire, for a day

A taxi driver in Punjab became a billionaire this month, albeit for a day or so, giving him a shock of his life but forcing bank and income tax authorities to launch a probe.

Police officer shot dead in Texas

 A police officer was killed by a driver on Sunday while writing a traffic ticket outside the police headquarters in San Antonio, a city in the southern part of the US state of Texas.

US actor De Niro compares `totally nuts` Donald Trump to Taxi Driver

US actor Robert de Niro on Saturday compared Donald Trump to the mentally unstable character he played in the iconic 1976 film "Taxi Driver", calling the Republican nominee "totally nuts".

Was banned from watching 'Taxi Driver' as child: George Clooney

Was banned from watching 'Taxi Driver' as child: George Clooney

Clooney stars in the Foster-directed "Money Monster".

Woman beats taxi driver in Dehradun

A woman beats a taxi driver in Dehradun after she was sexually assaulted.

Cab driver in Delhi freed of rape charge

A taxi driver, accused of raping a woman passenger in his cab five months ago, has been acquitted by a Delhi court on the grounds that the victim's statements were contradictory and medical evidence did not support her allegations.

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.