traffic congestion

Jam free traffic promised on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway


September 19th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 19 (IANS) The concessionaire company of the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway Wednesday pledged jam free movement of traffic on the 32-lane Serhol toll plaza in Gurgaon, police said.The Delhi-Gurgaon Super ... Read more...

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Two days to cross 15 km in Chennai: Steel traders


September 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Steel wholesalers here complained Tuesday of nearly a 50 percent drop in business because of traffic congestion on the roads leading to the Chennai Port Trust ... Read more...

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SC declines to interfere with expressway’s toll order


September 12th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to interfere with a Punjab and Haryana High Court order making the Gurgaon-Delhi expressway toll-free, allegedly resulting in a loss ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel launches navigation application


September 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Wednesday launched a navigation application - SmartDrive - that enables users to view their location on a map and plan ... Read more...

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Japan to help in Yangon city upgrade plan


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 23 (IANS) The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is drafting a 40-year Yangon City upgrading plan aimed at helping imoprove Myamnar's backward former capital city, media reports said ... Read more...

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South Africa plans massive investment in railways


August 17th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 17 (IANS) The South African government will over the next few years invest over $5 billion in passenger rail infrastructure and services, a minister said here.Transport Minister Dikobe ... Read more...

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Thought for food (Olympic diary)


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) As Olympic fever peaks in London and the world soaks in the Games frenzy, a food team has been plotting 24x7 to serve 14 million healthy ... Read more...

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Court notice on JNNURM-funded Shimla tunnel


July 25th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the municipal authorities to file a reply regarding status of lights installed in the newly-constructed two-lane Auckland traffic tunnel ... 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 slams critical report on bus corridor


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:00 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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Badal gives go-ahead to Ludhiana Metro project


July 17th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Ludhiana Metro project will soon roll out after Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday gave a go-ahead to the Rs.10,300 crore mass transport scheme.According ... Read more...

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Beijing launches bicycle rental system


June 17th, 2012 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 17 (IANS) Beijing has begun trialing a bicycle rental system for its residents.Currently, 2,000 bicycles are deployed at 63 locations in the city, Xinhua reported.More bicycles will be ... Read more...

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Shristi plans integrated logistic hub in Bengal


June 15th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Bengal Shristi Infrastructure Development Ltd. Thursday said it is planning to set up an integrated logistics hub and warehouse facility in West Bengal's Burdwan district, with ... Read more...

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ABB to power Jaipur metro rail project


April 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 12 (IANS) Global power and automation major ABB has bagged a Rs.75 crore ($15 million) order from state-run Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (DMRC) to provide power solutions ... Read more...

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Give licences to food vans, court tells MCD


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to give licences, within two weeks, to food catering vans in Delhi after ... Read more...

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Dhaka to have metro with Japanese help


March 16th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 16 (IANS) Bangladesh will sign a loan agreement with Japan for a multi-million-dollar metro rail project aimed at easing traffic congestion in the capital, Prime Minister Sheikh ... Read more...

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Official summoned over delay in project


March 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 7 (IANS) Taking note of tardy progress in a Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) project here, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday summoned the state Public ... Read more...

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Court wants government study on bus corridor


March 7th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor in south Delhi is creating chaos, the Delhi High Court said Wednesday while suggesting to the government that it ... Read more...

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Licence plates costlier than cars in China


February 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) The prices of licence plates in China seem to be going through the roof as in some instances what one pays to buy a licence plate ... Read more...

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Beijing has over 5 mn car owners


February 17th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) The number of registered car owners in Beijing crossed five million in February, the traffic department said Thursday.A total of 5.017 million cars were registered in ... Read more...

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Drill to check Delhi’s earthquake preparedness


February 14th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A simulated earthquake will Wednesday asses the preparedness of government agencies and educate people in the capital with mock drills to handle natural disasters.While stimulated ... Read more...

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Government’s response sought on national traffic management policy


February 6th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) On a plea for formulating a national policy for traffic management and air pollution checks, in keeping with the 2005 WHO guidelines, the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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High Court’s nodal agency for food catering vans


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday appointed a nodal agency to draft a licensing policy for food catering vans in Delhi after civic agencies evicted them ... Read more...

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China’s Shaolin Temple risks losing rating


January 31st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 31 (IANS) Shaolin Temple, the cradle of Chinese martial art kungfu, faces losing its top rating after it was found littered with garbage and the scene of traffic ... Read more...

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IndiGo to go ahead with fleet expansion


January 10th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Low cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Tuesday said a possible review of its fleet expansion by the aviation regulator would not hinder the induction plan and ... Read more...

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IndiGo defends itself, says passenger safety paramount (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Low-cost carrier IndiGo Monday tried to defend itself against the civil aviation watchdog's charge that it had flouted mandatory safety norms, and said passenger safety ... Read more...

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IndiGo says passenger safety its mission


January 9th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Low cost carrier IndiGo Monday said it has not flouted any safety norms by not reporting incidents of flight duty times of airlines' personnel or ... 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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Indonesians file lawsuit against U.S. consulate in Surabaya


December 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by BNO News
SURABAYA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A group of Indonesian nationals filed a lawsuit against the United States consulate general in eastern Java on Tuesday for building a barrier and obstructing traffic on ... Read more...

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Chandy rides bicycle to launch IT Park’s green initiative


December 6th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 6 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday inaugurated a 'Green Initiative' at the Technopark IT campus here by riding a bicycle."Why not cycle for a Green Initiative" ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Chandni Chowk to get a facelift


December 6th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Delhi's walled city will soon be getting a facelift, focusing not only on beautification but also on conserving the cultural heritage. Two projects -- tucking ... Read more...

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IFFI kicks off Wednesday, half day in government offices


November 23rd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) The 42nd International Film Festival of India opens here Wednesday and the state government has announced a half-day holiday for government officials to avoid traffic ... Read more...

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Dhaka - a city with 400,000 rickshaws!


September 6th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) They weave in and out of the traffic, as much a part of the streetscape as the people and the vehicles. With 400,000 rickshaws plying ... 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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