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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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In China, growing discontent over car restrictions


August 15th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) There is a growing discontent across China with speculation that more cities will follow Beijing and Guangzhou and limit the number of new cars.Beijing started capping ... 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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Delhi government slams critical report on bus corridor (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday criticised the Central Road Research Institute's (CRRI) critical report on the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor here and rejected it in ... Read more...

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Delhi government to study bus corridor report by July 23 (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday gave time till July 23 to the state government to analyse a Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) report that ... Read more...

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Will move apex court over bus corridor: Dikshit


July 17th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the issue of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor's viability was being politicised and the government planned to move ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s traffic advisory firm gears up for expansion


April 18th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) An intelligent traffic monitoring solutions venture that provides real-time information to help commuters estimate their travel time and select the best route has received a ... Read more...

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Hong Kong to penalise drivers for idling engines


December 15th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 15 (IANS) Hong Kong drivers who leave their vehicle engine idling for over three minutes will be penalised, authorities said.An ordinance on idling engines came into force ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags UAE orders worth $158 million


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Friday said its construction division has bagged a contract worth Rs.716 crore (around $158 million) from the UAE to construct ... Read more...

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Driverless electric vans travel successfully from Italy to China


October 29th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 29 (ANI): Four electric vans that were driverless and which did not have maps have successfully made a 13,000-kilometre test drive from Italy to China.The vans, which arrived at the ... Read more...

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Spare a thought for Delhi’s harried traffic cops (Feature)


August 27th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) For Delhi Police constable Dileep Singh, a day's work means manning the streets for 14 hours at a stretch with little protection from the rains ... Read more...

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Chinese traffic police to set up chopper squad


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) China will set up a helicopter squad to cope with traffic congestion on the busy roads of Shanghai, the country's financial hub. The squad equipped with four helicopters, ... Read more...

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Car For Blind Driver Hits Market Next Year


July 6th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is no stopping the progress of technology these days and the latest offering is a car for the blind! If reports are to be believed ... Read more...

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Man killed, brother hurt in Ghaziabad road accident


June 23rd, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 23 (IANS) A man was killed and his brother critically injured Wednesday when their motorcycle was mowed down by a bus here, police said. The accident took place on National Highway-24 ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash south Mumbai


June 18th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) South Mumbai was lashed by heavy rains for nearly two hours Friday and received nearly 70 mm of rain, weather officials said. According to officials of the India Meteorological ... Read more...

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Car simulator unveiled in Queensland


March 19th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 19 (ANI): Queensland's University of Technology has unveiled a new driving simulator that can help reduce the road toll by providing data on how alcohol or sleep deprivation can affect ... Read more...

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Driving impairs ability to comprehend language


January 23rd, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): While talking on cell phone is known to affect an individual's ability to drive, a new study has shown that driving also reduces one's ability to comprehend and ... Read more...

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Severe Weather Affects Pittsburgh Traffic Conditions


December 14th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Pittsburgh, Dec. 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Severe winter weather condition has affected Pennsylvania this weekend, causing several inconveniences to people of this region, including deteriorated road condition. Emergency crews were seen ... Read more...

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Rhythm and Booms: Amazing Fireworks Awaited


June 28th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by GD
Looking after 300,000 viewers in a park is not an easy task which is why the Rhythm and Booms activity supposed to take place on Saturday was postponed to 28th June, ... Read more...

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P2P wireless Autonet being tested to reduce congestion, accidents


January 11th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, have revealed that a study is being carried out to see whether a peer-to-peer (P2P) system, similar to the one ... Read more...

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Cellphones bigger distraction for drivers than passengers


December 1st, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Talking on cell phones can be more distracting for drivers, than conversing with a passenger, says a new study.The University of Utah psychologists Frank Drews, David Strayer ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researchers WiFi network for cars cuts commuting time by 25pc


October 10th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 10 (ANI): A mobile-sensor network created by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for traffic analysis is being tested on dozens of cars in Boston to determine ... Read more...

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GPS gadgets may also reveal what you are doing, how you travel


June 4th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Microsoft researchers are trying to enable GPS gadgets, which can tell the location of a person, to also reveal what the same person would be doing at ... Read more...

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Buses could soon be turned into mobile sensing platforms


May 29th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
London, May 29 (ANI): A BBC News report has determined that buses could soon be turned into mobile sensing platforms to help reduce traffic and improve road conditions.To demonstrate the technology, ... Read more...

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