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Delhi bus corridor concept not bad: Court


September 10th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday said that the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor concept and design is not bad.A division bench of Justice Pradeep ... Read more...

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Bus corridor case sent to new high court bench


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday transferred to another bench a plea seeking permission for cars to use a lane reserved for buses on the bus ... Read more...

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Torrential downpour leaves Delhi in traffic snarls, chaos (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) After a muggy afternoon and sporadic drizzle in the national capital Monday, a torrential downpour caused heavy traffic snarls and flooding on roads.Traffic snarls were ... Read more...

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Designer Abhishek Dutta spreads message of ‘No Pollution’


August 6th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Fashion with a message - that was the idea behind designer Abhishek Dutta's one-of-a-kind show at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 here Monday. His models ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi government on bus corridor


August 1st, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought replies from the city government on a plea seeking contempt action against it for allegedly not allowing cars to ... Read more...

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Brazilian volleyballers take subway to reach venue


July 29th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Brazilian women's beach volleyball pair of Larissa Franca and Juliana Felisberta revealed that they took the subway to avoid London's traffic chaos and reach in time ... Read more...

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Zeenat Aman wants ban on horse-carriages in Mumbai


July 25th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Former Bollywood actress Zeenat Aman Wednesday called for a total ban on horse-drawn carriages in Mumbai, which she contended as "cruel and dangerous."In a letter ... Read more...

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‘1,300 black spots identified to tackle road accidents’


July 10th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) More than 1,300 "black spots" - or areas prone to fatal road accidents have been identified across the country - including in Aligarh, the Hero ... Read more...

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Retain trial-run set-up on Delhi bus corridor: Court (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the government to retain till its order the arrangement made by the Central Road Research Institute for an experimental ... Read more...

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NATO trucks caused Rs.100 bn damage to roads: Pakistan


April 20th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Heavy NATO containers, trundling through Pakistan to Afghanistan, caused Rs.100 billion worth of damage to the country's roads, said a minister.Federal Minister for Communications Arbab ... Read more...

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Srinagar to get its first joggers park


April 17th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) Musical fountains, a modern gymnasium, jogging tracks, lawn tennis and basket ball courts, multi-cuisine continental restaurant, library and a swimming pool -- the scenic Srinagar city ... Read more...

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‘Conduct fresh study on bus corridor’


March 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday asked the city government to conduct a feasibility study in six weeks and on whether other vehicles can be allowed ... Read more...

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With SP’s return, Mulayam’s pet projects return


March 7th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) With the Samajwadi Party (SP) set to take power in Uttar Pradesh, government officials have set their eyes on projects such as parks and statues ... Read more...

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Rahul charged with poll code violation, Congress in denial (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur/New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi violated the model code of conduct during a road show in this Uttar Pradesh city and action will be ... Read more...

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Rahul violated model code of conduct: Kanpur administration


February 20th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi violated the election model code of conduct during a road show in this Uttar Pradesh city and action will be ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs $1.3 bn to repair NATO-damaged roads


February 11th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Pakistan needs around $1.3 billion to repair the roads damaged due to heavy traffic, having been used as supply lines for NATO forces in Afghanistan, a ... Read more...

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Indonesia: 14 dead, 40 injured in West Java bus accident


February 11th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 14 people were killed on early Friday evening when a bus lost control and crashed into several vehicles in the Indonesian province of West Java, ... Read more...

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Traffic jams leave Delhi motorists fuming


January 16th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Traffic movement in many areas in the capital was hit Monday with commuters getting stuck in jams even during off-peak hours around noon and ... Read more...

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Aamir fined Rs.100 for traffic offence


October 9th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Satara (Maharashtra), Oct 9 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Aamir Khan was fined Rs.100 for driving into a no-entry zone here Sunday evening, police said.Khan, accompanied by his family, was driving ... Read more...

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Himachal wants five roads to be national highways


September 13th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Tuesday requested the central government to declare five roads in the state as national highways to strengthen the road network in rural areas.The demand ... Read more...

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Mumbai-Goa highway blocked for second day


September 5th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) A fresh landslide early Monday continued to keep traffic on the 600-km Mumbai-Goa highway disrupted for the second day, traffic police said.Vehicles were stranded on the ... Read more...

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Rains wreak havoc in Maharashtra (Lead)


August 29th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed across Maharashtra over the last two days due to heavy rains, which continued to lash large parts of the state ... Read more...

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Teen falls to death from Australia bridge


August 29th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 29 (IANS) A teenaged boy, who was attempting to scrawl graffiti on the Southern Expressway bridge in South Australia, fell to his death early Monday morning.Southern Expressway bridge ... Read more...

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Rains lash Delhi, add to commuter woes


July 8th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed several parts of the national capital Friday morning, leading to waterlogging and huge traffic snarls, officials said.Commuters in Vasant Vihar, Munirka, Dhaula ... Read more...

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One lakh visitors view Chandy’s office online


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 2 (IANS) A total of one lakh people logged on to www.keralacm.gov.in website to view live footage of the Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chand's chamber and office since ... Read more...

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18,000 pilgrims proceed towards Amarnath cave shrine


June 30th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 30 (IANS) More than 18,000 pilgrims were Thursday allowed to move towards the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir on the second day of the annual ... Read more...

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Nomadic goatherds keep date with Kashmir meadows


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) The annual tryst of the hardy, nomadic Bakarwals with the lofty Kashmir meadows has begun with thousands of sheep and goats being herded across the Pir ... Read more...

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Taj city hosts biggest Dalit power show


April 14th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 14 (IANS) The biggest annual demonstration of Dalit empowerment in Uttar Pradesh has begun with the three-day Ambedkar Jayanti celebrations in Agra, the Dalit capital of north ... Read more...

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Smaller fire-fighting vehicles for Delhi


April 14th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Delhi Fire Service is deploying smaller fire response vehicles to negotiate the narrow lanes and heavy traffic of the capital, an official said Wednesday."Ten ... Read more...

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Delhi Police gears up to nab public tipplers


April 1st, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) After instances of people drinking in public places and on the roads here Wednesday night after India's World Cup semifinal win against Pakistan, Delhi Police ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan match halts Bengal poll campaign


March 30th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) As the excitement soared across the country over the high-voltage India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal clash Wednesday, politicians in poll-bound West Bengal too wrapped up campaigning ... Read more...

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Kolkata wears a deserted look for India-Pakistan clash


March 30th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) The streets of Kolkata were deserted Wednesday as cricket-crazy Bengalis got glued to their television sets as clock ticked towards the start of the World Cup ... Read more...

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Traffic fumes more dangerous than cocaine?


February 24th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Traffic fumes trigger more than eight times as many heart attacks as snorting cocaine, according to a new study. If an individual with heart disease takes cocaine, ... Read more...

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Cycling seen as one of biggest causes of heart attacks


February 24th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Cycling has always been touted as being good for health, but now a study has found that it is actually one of the biggest triggers of heart attacks.The ... Read more...

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World Cup final tickets will now be sold through lottery


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Tickets for the cricket World Cup final will now be sold through an online lottery after the ticketing website crashed within two hours of its opening Monday.Some 1,000 ... Read more...

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