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Drunken driving top road killer: Report


July 31st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Drunken driving is one of the main causes of fatal road accidents in India, according to an official report released Tuesday identifying over-speeding and overloading ... Read more...

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Kerala EC wants photo-ID cards for local polls too


May 14th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) The Kerala State Election Commission (SEC) Monday decided to request the state government to amend the laws and make photo-ID cards mandatory for the electorate in ... Read more...

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Delhi Police warn against drunk driving on New Year’s Eve


December 29th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Drunk driving on the eve of the New Year may land motorists and scooterists in the capital behind bars, Delhi Traffic Police said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Six men held for cheating on pretext of giving loans


November 18th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Six men were arrested for cheating various people on the pretext of providing them credit cards, cheap loans and placement in a gigolo club, police ... Read more...

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Put end to drunken driving: Himachal high court


October 19th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has asked the state government to put an end to the menace of drunken driving in the state, especially on highways.A ... Read more...

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Now college principals can issue learner’s driving licences in Punjab


July 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) Getting a learner's driving licence just got easier in Punjab with the government authorising principals of colleges and other educational institutions to issue these to students ... Read more...

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Deaths on Delhi roads down by 8 percent, say police


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Fewer lives were lost in fatal accidents on Delhi's roads in the first six months this year as compared to last year. The drop ... Read more...

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Drunk drivers in Maharashtra could lose licence forever


January 15th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 15 (IANS) To curb road accidents caused by drunken driving, the Maharashtra government will seek to change laws and permanently cancel the driving licences of inebriated drivers, Home Minister ... Read more...

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Traffic violators must pay more: Delhi police chief


January 7th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Citing the successful implementation of lane driving during Commonwealth Games this year, Delhi Police Commissioner B K Gupta stressed that traffic violators must be ready to ... Read more...

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Delhi Police gear up for New Year eve traffic


December 30th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police Thursday issued travel restrictions for various areas of Delhi as part of their efforts to ensure a smooth New Year eve."There will ... Read more...

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12 injured in Valley road accidents


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 22 (IANS) At least 12 people were injured in different road accidents in Kashmir Wednesday, police said.According to police, a Tata minibus turned turtle at Dooru in north Kashmir's Baramulla ... Read more...

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Punjab lawyer, sons held for immigration fraud


December 10th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Dec 10 (IANS) A lawyer and his two sons have been arrested from Himachal Pradesh's Solan town for duping at least seven youths from across Punjab of Rs.18.5 lakh ... Read more...

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Haryana to introduce e-ticket for traffic violators


September 19th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Getting away with a traffic violation ticket will no longer be easy in Haryana with the state police Sunday announcing its plans to shortly introduce e-ticketing. Home Secretary Krishna ... Read more...

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Computer games may be encouraging teens to drive recklessly


September 4th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): Those rough and thrilling driving-based computer games that adolescents play could be leading to reckless driving when they take to the roads for real, a study of teenagers' ... Read more...

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15 pub members in Yorkshire rename themselves Wayne Rooney ahead of World Cup!


June 6th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): The football World Cup mania seems to be catching up, with all 15 staff members at a pub in UK having changed their names after England's ace striker ... Read more...

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Two arrested for duping showroom owners


May 27th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Two members of an inter-state gang of cheats have been arrested for cheating showroom owners by using fraudulent credit cards, police said Thursday. Vicky Arora, 28, and Vikas, ... Read more...

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Online vehicle registration, driving licences in Punjab soon


March 25th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Punjab's transport department will begin an online facility to give registration certificates (RCs) and driving licences to people from July 1, officials said here Thursday. Principal Secretary Transport D.S. ... Read more...

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Auto-lifters gang busted in Ghaziabad, 11 cars seized


March 23rd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 23 (IANS) An inter-state gang of auto lifters was busted in Ghaziabad Monday with the arrest of five members and 11 stolen cars were recovered along with the articles used ... Read more...

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65,000 foreigners found overstaying in India


March 16th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) More than 65,000 foreigners, including 31,200 Bangladeshis, 14,500 Afghans and 7,500 Pakistanis, were found overstaying in India in 2008 and only 13,995 were deported, according to home ... Read more...

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Government considering issuing driving licences to deaf


January 24th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Around 50 million people in India with impaired hearing may soon be permitted to drive. The central government is considering issuing driving licences to the hearing impaired ... Read more...

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Drunk drivers could lose their licence, Delhi High Court rules


November 25th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Drunken drivers be warned: if caught your driving licence could be suspended or even cancelled, according to a Delhi High Court ruling Wednesday. Accepting the guidelines prepared ... Read more...

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India’s deaf may get licence to drive


November 9th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Kanu Sarda New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) India is one of the few countries in the world where the hearing impaired are not allowed to drive. But this may change soon, with ... Read more...

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China fines over 140,000 people for drunk driving


November 5th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 5 (IANS) Chinese police have fined 148,000 people for driving while drunk as part of a nationwide crackdown launched Aug 15, officials said. Some 20,000 drunk drivers were put under ... Read more...

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500 caught for traffic violations in Delhi


August 8th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) More than 500 people were booked here Friday night for violating traffic rules, police said Saturday. During a special drive between 9 p.m. and midnight Friday, the traffic ... Read more...

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Armed with Blackberrys, cops take on traffic violators


June 10th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 10 (IANS) The Gujarat government has launched a unique pilot project in Ahmedabad city to track habitual traffic offenders by giving policemen Blackberry hand sets which will be connected to ... Read more...

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Motor sports fans are riskier drivers


May 23rd, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Those employing drivers for their cars most likely ensure that the persons they choose are sober and possess valid driving licences, but the findings of an Australian study ... Read more...

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Indian woman jailed in Britain for carrying fake documents


January 10th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) An Indian national, Fatima Gani, has been jailed for possessing fake identity documents at her home in Tooting, London.The 42-year-old woman had illegally stayed back in the country ... Read more...

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Delhi to have smart card based driving licence


July 23rd, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday granted approval for smart card based driving licences that will "eliminate malpractices". "In Delhi, approximately 500,000 licences are issued every year. Therefore it ... Read more...

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Three arrested in Noida for forging driving licenses


April 7th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by admin
Noida, April 7 (IANS) Three youngsters were arrested here Monday for forging driving licences. The accused, identified as Brij Pal, Tanuj and Raj Malhotra, were booked under section 420 of the Indian ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh officials to explain driving licence norms


March 6th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, March 6 (IANS) Top transport authorities in Madhya Pradesh have been asked to explain steps taken by them to ensure compliance of the rules necessary for procuring driving licences, official sources ... Read more...

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Electoral rolls to carry voters’ photos


February 16th, 2008 - 11:17 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Electoral rolls for the next Lok Sabha elections will carry voter's photographs, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) N. Gopalaswamy said here Saturday. "We are proposing to implement this innovation ... Read more...

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