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Two toll employees on Gurgaon Expressway held for extortion


September 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) Two toll employees at Sirhol toll plaza on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway were arrested for charging illegally from motorists, police said Friday.Sanjay, an employee with the Delhi-Gurgaon ... Read more...

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Free ride on Gurgaon expressway till Sep 25


September 20th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Motorists will continue to enjoy a toll-free, hassle-free and non-chaotic run through the Gurgaon-Delhi expressway toll plaza till Sep 25 with the Punjab and Haryana High ... Read more...

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Check the speed! Expressway accidents cause concern


September 1st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) Is India still waking up to the autobahn culture? With three accidents and eight deaths in just a week on the spanking new six-lane Yamuna Expressway ... Read more...

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Two die in Yamuna Expressway accident


August 31st, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, Aug 31 (IANS) Two labourers were killed when the tractor they were travelling in overturned on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura, police said Friday.The incident happened around midnight in ... Read more...

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Very few motorists are using the 1.3m Stoke Gifford car park


August 29th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
South Gloucestershire, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was recently reported that a parking has been constructed by using 1.3 million pounds. Located near Bristol, the parking lot is generally used by 10 ... Read more...

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Free ride on Yamuna Expressway till Aug 15


August 9th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Jaypee Infratech, the developers of the 165-km Yamuna Expressway connecting Greater Noida with Agra, Thursday said there would be no toll-tax till Aug 15.The freeway, which ... Read more...

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Rohtang Pass reopens for traffic


August 6th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Aug 6 (IANS) Rohtang Pass, the crucial high altitude road link between Manali and Keylong in Himachal Pradesh, has been re-opened for traffic after remaining closed for two days ... Read more...

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Man accused of killing Indian in Australia cleared of charge


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 2 (IANS) A man accused of murdering an Indian two years ago has been cleared of the charge by an Australian court.Ranjodh Singh died after he was stabbed ... Read more...

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Now control your car with a wink or nod!


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Engineers have come up with a new gadget to control a car's functions using nods and winks, thanks to the infra-red sensor mounted on the dash ... Read more...

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Real-time traffic tips on China’s highways


July 17th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 17 (IANS) Motorists driving to from China's busy commercial capital will get real-time driving tips on giant information screens on highways so that they can avoid traffic congestions ... Read more...

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Notice to Chinese firm on Himachal road projects’ delay


July 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has issued notice to a Chinese firm for missing the deadline in executing two World Bank-funded road projects in the state, a ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi sees fewer deaths in traffic accidents


June 5th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 4 (IANS/WAM) The number of deaths and injuries in traffic accidents over the last four months in Abu Dhabi has gone down by 45 and 34 percent ... Read more...

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Two electrocuted in Karachi dust storm


May 20th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Two people - a woman and a teenager - were electrocuted in the Pakistani port city of Karachi and several others were injured after tin roofs ... Read more...

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Wedding cars run into trouble


May 7th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) Police in the Chinese capital have vowed to stop wedding cars from violating city ordinances after a series of complaints from motorists during the May Day ... Read more...

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Woman faces murderous attack after calling off marriage


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) A British bride-to-be was seriously injured when her ex-fiance attacked her with a kitchen knife, a day after she called off their wedding.Sandra Cheadle, 42, ... Read more...

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Briton gets 18-year jail for slitting woman’s throat


April 21st, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) A jilted British man has been sentenced to 18 years in jail for attempted murder after he slit his lover's throat when she called off ... Read more...

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On Delhi roads, tempers rise with temperatures


April 6th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Motorists, beware of the summer. Every year, as the heat sets in and temperatures rise, the tempers of drivers also head north, causing increased incidents ... Read more...

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Himachal-Haryana bypass opens for motorists


April 6th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) A newly constructed bypass connecting Haryana and Himachal Pradesh was opened for motorists Friday that will help avoid some major bottlenecks, an official said.The bypass would ... Read more...

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Britain shivers in Artic cold


April 4th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) A mild March has given way to Arctic April in Britain after a freeze descended on the country, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.Snow fell from Devon ... Read more...

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Traffic cops in Lucknow take to ‘gandhigiri’


April 4th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Don't be surprised if you see traffic policemen extending roses and eclairs to motorists jumping the red light or breaching other rules. The police have decided ... Read more...

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China bridge becomes world’s highest and longest


April 4th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) At 1,102 feet up and 3,858 feet across, the ambitious suspension bridge in China's Hunan province has become the highest and longest in the world.The Anzhaite ... Read more...

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‘Pedestrians, cyclists suffer most in road accidents’


April 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The most vulnerable road users, including pedestrians and bicyclists were the most severely hit in road accidents, accounting for more than 40 percent of the ... Read more...

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Fuel shortage in Britain


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Up to 2,700 petrol stations across Britain remain short of fuel following several days of panic buying last week, The Telegraph reported Monday.A study commissioned by ... Read more...

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777 people fined for drunk driving


March 8th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) A total of 777 people were caught and fined for drunken driving during a special traffic police drive on the occasion of Holi Thursday, police ... Read more...

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Gas prices continue their upward surge


March 6th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US motorists are being hit hard with recent surge in the prices of gas. The price of gas is quickly moving to the $4 mark and ... Read more...

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British petrol prices hit record high


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Petrol prices hit an all-time high in Britain Friday, the Daily Mail reported.Prices at the pump have reached 137.44 pounds, beating the previous record 137.43 pounds ... Read more...

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Talking while driving? It may cost you a small fortune (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) If you use a mobile or iPad while driving, beware. You will have to cough up Rs.500 in fine. And if the offence is repeated, ... Read more...

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Travelers stranded at Yellowstone National Park due to winter storm


February 28th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several travelers were left stranded as dangerous winter storm battered the Yellowstone National Park. Rescuers also had to delay the search for a snowboarder who had ... Read more...

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Motorists circle Moscow in anti-Putin protest


February 20th, 2012 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hundreds of cars with white ribbons and balloons drove around Moscow Sunday to protest the expected return of Vladimir Putin as the Russian president in ... Read more...

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60 dead as cold snap grips Italy


February 12th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 12 (IANS) One of the harshest winters in decades continued to grip Italy Saturday, bringing the toll to at least 60.Transport and power services were disrupted by snowfalls ... Read more...

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Beware drivers! Police watching you mile away


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Police have unveiled a laser speed camera that can tell if drivers are using a mobile phone or not wearing a seatbelt from nearly half a ... Read more...

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Court summons Shimla officials on illegal parking


January 11th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 11 (IANS) Irked over illegal parking of tourist vehicles in Shimla's auto-free zones on New Year's Eve, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has summoned top administrative and police ... Read more...

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Nigerian athletes locked out of stadiums as strike begins


January 10th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Jan 10 (IANS) Nigerian athletes have been locked out of the National Stadium and the Teslim Balogun Stadium, both in southwest Nigeria's Lagos state, in view of the nationwide ... Read more...

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Low traffic fines no longer a deterrent: Delhi Police


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Delhi Police officials Tuesday called for an increase in fines levied for traffic violations, pointing out that low fines were no longer a deterrent."The ... Read more...

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171,000 Britons caught using phones while driving


December 30th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Over 171,000 Britons were caught this year using mobile phones while driving, according to official figures.Figures obtained from a Freedom of Information request said the number ... Read more...

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