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Bus accident kills 14, injures 45 in southwestern Uganda


September 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
KYAZANGA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed Tuesday when a speeding passenger bus went off a road in southwestern Uganda and overturned several times before bursting into flames, ... Read more...

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Checking traffic violations in Srinagar the way Mahatma Gandhi would have (Letter from Srinagar) (With image)


September 10th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) If you commit a traffic offence in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, don't be surprised if you are politely stopped, given a glass of water ... Read more...

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Jammu gets first traffic light


August 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) After waiting for decades, the Jammu city, with about five lakh vehicles, Saturday got its first traffic lights at 10 intersections.The new traffic signals were ... Read more...

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Traffic tangles in Delhi after power failure, rains


July 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Traffic in the national capital was severely affected Tuesday after signals stopped functioning following a failure in the Northern Power Grid.Traffic flow, already slow since ... Read more...

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Ready to face monsoon test: Delhi Traffic Police


July 11th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) With its traffic signals serviced and enough personnel on the roads to ensure smooth traffic flow, the Delhi Traffic Police claims it is geared up ... Read more...

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Fatalities on Delhi’s top killer roads down by 60 percent


July 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Seventeen "killer roads" in the capital have seen a 60 percent decline in fatalities in the first half of the year, a top officer said ... Read more...

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Crackdown against unruly mobikers in Srinagar


June 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 5 (IANS) Alarmed by unruly mobike riders zooming through the streets of Srinagar at break-neck speeds, the traffic department Tuesday launched a crackdown against them.Throwing traffic safety rules ... Read more...

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Thief caught after jumping traffic signal in Delhi


May 28th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) It began as a routine prosecution for a traffic violation in the national capital Monday but ended up with the arrest of an auto ... Read more...

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136 elite athletes for world 10K Run


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) The TCS World 10K Run, to be held here Sunday, has attracted as many as 21,060 entries, including 89 elite male and 47 elite female runners ... Read more...

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86 rogue bikers penalised in Delhi


May 14th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Delhi traffic police fined 86 bikers, some under the influence of alcohol, for dangerous driving and performing stunts around India Gate Sunday night, an ... Read more...

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Nearly 24,000 Delhiites fined for tinted glasses


May 11th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) About 24,000 people have been prosecuted for tinted glasses on their vehicles and Rs.24 lakh collected in fines for the violation since the start of ... Read more...

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Delhi complying with rules against tinted glasses: Police


May 5th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi traffic police Saturday thanked and praised residents of Delhi for complying with the new regulation against using tinted glasses on their vehicles.According to ... 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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Rumours on Geelani’s health during a mock drill


March 30th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) Rumours did the rounds in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Friday about the health of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani following a security drill ... Read more...

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We’ll soon free city of dangerous drivers: Delhi Police


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Close to 1,400 people were jailed for drunk driving in the capital from Jan 1 to March 15, 2012 - around 20 everyday, Delhi ... Read more...

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Fatal accidents, deaths down in Delhi: Police


March 18th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Delhi traffic police said Sunday that accidents and deaths in the capital were lower in the first quarter of the calendar year compared ... Read more...

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181 more prosecuted for drunk driving


March 10th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Delhi Police's drive against drunken driving saw 181 more prosecutions Friday, taking the total number to 2,182 since March 1.According to a message posted ... Read more...

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Six people killed in accidents on Holi (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Six people were killed in road accidents across the national capital on Holi Thursday - lowest figure of casualty on the festival day since 2000, ... Read more...

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Holi claims seven lives on Delhi roads


March 9th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Seven people were killed in road accidents in various parts of the capital on Holi day Thursday -- the lowest figure of casualty on the ... 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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Ahead of Holi, Delhi Police cracks down on drunk driving


March 6th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Continuing its crackdown on drunk driving in the capital, Delhi Police (Traffic) said Tuesday that 732 drivers were fined in five days till ... Read more...

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All roads to UP Raj Bhavan barricaded


March 6th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) All roads leading to the residence of Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi, who may take the centre-stage in the event of a hung assembly, have ... Read more...

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Delhi Police anti-drinking drive to continue after Holi


March 5th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Delhi Police reiterated Monday that its stringent anti-drinking drive will continue after Holi too.In a message on the Delhi Police page on Facebook, ... Read more...

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Delhi Police warns against drunk driving on Holi


March 4th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) With more than 400 drunk drivers prosecuted in the last three days, the Delhi Police Sunday warned Delhiites against driving under the influence of ... Read more...

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Delhi’s traffic will improve: Police


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A day after its Facebook page got more than a lakh followers, the Delhi Traffic Police Wednesday said that "more technological improvements" will be ... Read more...

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Delhi Traffic Police Facebook page has over a lakh followers


February 21st, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Pivotal in providing traffic information and redressing related complaints, the Delhi Traffic Police's page on social networking site Facebook Tuesday crossed the one lakh ... Read more...

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Road accidents cost India $20 bn every year


February 19th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India suffers a staggering hit of Rs.1 lakh crore ($20 billion) every year due to road accidents, according to the International Road Federation (IRF), which ... Read more...

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Delhi cops want higher penalties to end traffic woes


February 11th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Citing absence of effective laws to manage traffic, Delhi Police Saturday said the situation on city's roads could get worse if penalties for driving ... Read more...

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Commercial vehicles causing jams, not our fault: Delhi Police


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Blaming the city's transport department for allowing overloaded commercial vehicles to enter the city, which eventually caused jams, Delhi Police Thursday said it was ... Read more...

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Delhiites ignored traffic advisories and suffered: Police


January 24th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A day after the full dress-rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade caused massive jams in the national capital, Delhi Police Tuesday said that Delhiites ... Read more...

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One-way traffic from Jammu to Srinagar Monday


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway will remain open for one-way traffic Monday as only stranded trucks and state owned buses will be allowed to move from Jammu to ... Read more...

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Traffic restrictions for R-day parade rehearsal


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police have placed restrictions on movement of vehicles in the capital Monday in view of the full dress rehearsal for the ... Read more...

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Over 500 jaywalkers prosecuted in three days


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Continuing its drive against jaywalkers, Delhi Police Saturday fined 154 people, taking the total number of those prosecuted in the past three days to ... Read more...

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Over 1,200 stranded passengers ferried by IAF (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) More than 1,200 tourists and locals stranded in Jammu and Srinagar due to bad weather were Saturday airlifted by the Indian Air Force (IAF) between the ... Read more...

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Delhi put on high alert ahead of Republic Day


January 21st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The capital will be under hawk-eye vigil in the run-up to the Republic Day, Jan 26, with 25,000 personnel being deployed for a massive ... Read more...

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