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Eight killed in Bolivia bus collision


January 17th, 2012 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), Jan 17 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 12 injured after a minibus and a public transport bus collided in the Bolivian city of La ... Read more...

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Police assure smooth ride to Auto Expo (Second Lead)


January 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Saturday said that they would ensure smooth movement of traffic around Pragati Maidan, the venue of the on-going 11th Auto Expo, a ... Read more...

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Will shift Auto Expo elsewhere if told, say oganisers (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A day after massive crowds caused chaos at the prestigious Auto Expo in Pragati Maidan and traffic jams outside, one of the organisers Saturday ... Read more...

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Traffic cops rethink Auto Expo at Pragati Maidan


January 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A day after massive jams were reported from around Pragati Maidan, the venue of the 11th Auto Expo, Delhi Traffic Police Saturday said that ... Read more...

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Delhi roads much safer now: Police


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Despite slow development of infrastructure and archaic laws, the Delhi Traffic Police Tuesday said it had managed to make the roads of the capital much ... 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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504 fined for drunken driving


January 1st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) About 500 people were fined Rs.2,000 each in the capital for drunken driving on New Year's eve.According to police, this was a rise from the ... Read more...

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No mixing drinking and driving, revellers warned


December 31st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Continuing their campaign against drunken driving, Delhi Police Saturday warned the denizens of the city to obey rules on New Year's Eve and strictly ... Read more...

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New year revellers, beware of infected alcometers


December 30th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) It will be a double whammy for drunken Delhiites taking to the wheel this New Years' eve. Apart from stringent fines including imprisonment, one may ... Read more...

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Sans traffic lights, chaos on Jammu, Srinagar roads (Letter from Kashmir)


December 30th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 30 (IANS) This is one old world charm that the two capitals of Jammu and Kashmir can do without. Despite an increasing number of vehicles, Jammu and Srinagar ... 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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Drunken driving cases have dropped drastically: Delhi Police


December 7th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Despite 15,954 drunken driving prosecutions this year, the maximum in the last ten years, Delhi Police Wednesday said that the number of violations had ... Read more...

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Senior Delhi cop praises Ronit Roy


October 28th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) A senior officer of the Delhi traffic police Friday complimented actor actor Ronit Roy for taking to hospital the injured occupants of the car ... Read more...

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12,900 drunk Delhi drivers fined in 2011


September 24th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) With 12,900 prosecutions this year, the maximum in the last ten years, the Delhi Traffic Police are all geared up to crack the whip ... Read more...

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Traffic snarls in Hyderabad as Ganesh immersion continues


September 12th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) The delay in immersion of Ganesh idols in Hussainsagar Lake in Hyderabad Monday caused huge traffic jams in the city, causing inconvenience to commuters.Hundreds of idols ... Read more...

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Flipside of Anna’s movement: Traffic violations galore


August 24th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare may be fighting to wipe out corruption from society but what is drawing the ire of the police is the growing number ... Read more...

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Avoid Hazare’s procession route, say traffic cops


August 19th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police Friday advised commuters to avoid routes from where social activist Anna Hazare's cavalcade passed.Although no formal traffic advisory has been ... Read more...

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‘Need stringent parking policy’


August 17th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Poor management and lack of enforcement of rules are the reasons for increasing parking woes in Delhi and a stringent parking policy is in order, ... Read more...

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Tight security in Bangalore for Independence Day


August 14th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) Security has been beefed up and patrolling intensified in this tech hub for peaceful 65th Independence Day celebrations Monday, a police official said."We have put ... Read more...

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Traffic jams: Police try to pacify commuters


August 14th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) As Delhi commuters blamed the mismanagement of Delhi Traffic Police for heavy jams in some parts of the city on Raksha Bandhan Saturday, Joint ... Read more...

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Delhi Traffic Police personnel may get firearms


August 4th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) A day after a Delhi Traffic Police (DTP) head constable was shot at by chain snatchers, Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Satyendra Garg Wednesday hinted ... Read more...

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Rains drench Delhi again, more showers likely (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A day after Delhi recorded its wettest day of the season, showers lashed the capital once again Wednesday -- bringing down mercury levels but also ... Read more...

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Rains lash parts of Delhi, more showers likely (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A day after Delhi recorded its wettest day of the season, heavy showers lashed the capital once again Wednesday -- bringing down temperature and causing ... Read more...

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Cop dies, 20 colleagues faint during physical test


July 20th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut/Kanpur, July 20 (IANS) A constable died and 20 were hospitalised when they fainted while appearing for a physical fitness test for departmental promotion organised in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut and ... Read more...

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486 prosecuted for excess tinted glass on vehicles


July 14th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A total of 486 people have been prosecuted during a special drive against vehicles with tinted glass exceeding the prescribed level, Delhi Police said Thursday."Many ... Read more...

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He heard deafening sound, then building rattled


July 13th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) He was sitting in his hardware shop in the crowded Dadar area of central Mumbai Wednesday evening when Chirag Shah heard a sound and came out. ... Read more...

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Delhi drive: 543 commercial vehicles prosecuted


July 13th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In just two hours, 543 commercial vehicles, mostly trucks, were found flouting traffic rules in the Indian capital and made to cough up a ... Read more...

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Women two-wheeler riders may have to wear helmets


July 4th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) If the Delhi Traffic Police has its way, all women who drive two-wheelers or ride pillion in the capital may soon have to wear ... Read more...

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Drunken driving: Chandigarh court sets a precedent


June 24th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Getting drunk and then driving has resulted in a hard lesson for at least 10 motorists in Chandigarh with a traffic court not only imposing heavy ... Read more...

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Chandigarh citizens haul up errant cops on Facebook


June 11th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) Chandigarh Police created its Facebook account earlier this week to enhance public participation in maintaining law and order. And its laudable efforts to harness social ... Read more...

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670 autos fined in Delhi


June 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Around 670 auto-rickshaws and 'Grameen Seva' autos were fined in the capital on a single day for a variety of offences, police said Friday.The ... Read more...

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No helmet, no fuel for Srinagar two-wheeler riders


June 8th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) This has been tried elsewhere in the country, but for the first time in this summer capital city of Jammu and Kashmir petrol vends would not ... Read more...

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Two policemen suspended for extorting money


April 29th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Two Delhi Police traffic constables were on the run Friday after being suspended for extorting Rs.5,000 from a truck driver and for being drunk in ... Read more...

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Delhi needs more autos, says police official


April 25th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The only solution to the problem of auto drivers over-charging passengers is to increase the number of auto rickshaws in the city, Joint Commissioner of ... Read more...

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DTC earnings jump 150 percent with traffic police help


April 15th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Earnings of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) have gone up by 150 percent in February-March 2011 with the support from Delhi Traffic Police after ... Read more...

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