traffic jams

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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No toll on Delhi-Gurgaon expressway for 15 days: Court


September 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Gurgaon, Sep 4 (IANS) Slamming traffic snarls at the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway toll plaza, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday barred its operator from collecting any charges from ... Read more...

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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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Mexicans ride bikes to avoid traffic jams


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) In Mexico City, where more than four million cars, vans and trucks clog the street everyday, the simple everyday task of going to work can ... Read more...

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More rain, more chaos in Delhi (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) It was a rained-out morning in the capital Wednesday with the season's heaviest showers resulting in several areas being waterlogged and the inevitable traffic snarls ... Read more...

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More rain, more chaos in Delhi


August 29th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) It was a rained out morning in the capital Wednesday with the season's heaviest showers resulting in several areas being waterlogged and the inevitable traffic ... Read more...

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Torrential downpour leaves Delhi in traffic snarls, chaos (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) After a muggy afternoon and sporadic drizzle in the national capital Monday, a torrential downpour caused heavy traffic snarls and flooding on roads.Traffic snarls were ... Read more...

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Heavy downpour in Delhi, traffic hit (Second Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Delhi Saturday, causing chaos on city roads. The hour-long downpour in some parts of the city brought traffic to a halt and ... Read more...

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More rain in Delhi spells chaos on city roads (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A steady drizzle interspersed with heavy showers in some areas Friday saw the capital's traffic getting caught in long snarls as some road stretches ... 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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Season’s heaviest shower halts Delhi, more rain likely (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) This monsoon season's heaviest shower drenched Delhi Tuesday, bringing traffic to a halt. Rainfall recorded in the past 8 hours was 28.2 mm even as ... Read more...

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Season’s heaviest rain halts Delhi


August 21st, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The season's heaviest downpour in the national capital Tuesday morning left thousands stranded for hours in traffic jams as many parts of the city were ... 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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Rainy Saturday for Delhi, more showers likely (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) It was a rainy Saturday for Delhi with a total of 17.2 mm rain recorded throughout the day. The met forecast more showers Sunday.The maximum ... Read more...

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Heavy showers lash Taj city


August 6th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 6 (IANS) After several dry days, the Taj city Monday had three spells of heavy showers that flooded low-lying areas and caused traffic jams at busy intersections. The ... 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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Power failure, rains hit Delhi traffic, commuters (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Delhi residents had a harrowing time Tuesday as the city's traffic signals and the Delhi Metro ceased to function for several hours following the failure ... Read more...

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Online campaign in Agra against traffic chaos (Letter from Agra) (With Images)


July 15th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Agra, July 15 (IANS) Several NGOs and social activists have launched an online campaign against traffic chaos in the Taj city.They are using Facebook and email to mobilise public ... Read more...

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Rains bring respite, problems for Delhi residents (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Delhi residents ended Friday on a cool note with heavy rains - 15.2 mm in a span of three hours - washing away ... Read more...

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Monsoon arrives in Delhi, rainy weekend ahead (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The much-awaited monsoon - which got delayed eight days from its scheduled arrival - finally hit Delhi Saturday, with the city recording a total of ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, surrounding areas


July 4th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and surrounding areas, including Thane and Raigad, Wednesday, disrupting road and rail traffic, officials here said.Although the downpour offered respite from the ... Read more...

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Gurgaon residents protest power cuts


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 3 (IANS) A severe power crisis Tuesday led residents, including municipal councillors, to agitate and block roads in the various parts of Gurgaon, causing extended traffic jams in ... Read more...

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Kelis surprises fans by playing drums


June 24th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) American singer Kelis surprised her fans at the Britain's Isle of Wight Festival with an an impromptu act of playing the drums.The 32-year-old was in the ... Read more...

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Dikshit alerts civic agencies before monsoon


June 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Weeks ahead of the arrival of the monsoon in the capital, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday asked Delhi's civic agencies, particularly the MCD, to put ... Read more...

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Pakistan police to launch FM radio


June 11th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan will soon launch a "Police FM" radio service to provide information about traffic jams, accidents, crimes and weather conditions besides broadcasting interviews and talk shows ... Read more...

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Retain trial-run set-up on Delhi bus corridor: Court (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the government to retain till its order the arrangement made by the Central Road Research Institute for an experimental ... Read more...

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Maharashtra gets ready to tackle monsoon


May 25th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) With monsoon likely to hit Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra within 15 days, the government Friday moved into a state of high preparedness. The aim ... Read more...

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Polish border guards ready for Euro 2012


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 23 (IANS) The Polish border guards are fully prepared for the June-beginning Euro 2012 football championship, guard deputy commander Marek Borkowski announced in the city of Bialystok, northeast ... Read more...

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Dutch court bans foreigners from Cannabis cafes


April 28th, 2012 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Dutch court has upheld a law banning foreigners from entering "coffee shops" to buy marijuana and hashish.The legislation comes into effect in three southern ... Read more...

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India’s first RFID technology toll comes up near Chandigarh


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandimandir (Haryana), April 19 (IANS) India's first RFID (radio frequency identification) -based electronic toll plaza was inaugurated on National Highway No.5 (NH-5) at Chandimandir in Haryana's Panchkula district.Union Road Transport ... 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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Ghaziabad set for makeover, to go hi-tech


March 27th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 27 (IANS) Ghaziabad, a fast growing township bordering Delhi that has transformed from an industrial to an institutional hub, is set to see more changes. Not only ... Read more...

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Agra citizens demand firm action against encroachers


March 25th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 25 (IANS) Agra citizens Sunday demanded firm and drastic action against encroachers who were blocking traffic movement and threatening the survival of historical buildings.In a resolution, concerned citizens ... 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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KBC winner plans to invest Rs.3.5 crore in real estate


March 16th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 16 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, who scripted history by winning the jackpot of Rs.5 crore in the fifth season of Kaun Banega Crorepati, says that he plans to ... Read more...

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