traffic movement

Court restores transit corridor’s lane to buses


September 11th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday ordered that from Sep 15 traffic movement on the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor would revert to the original ... Read more...

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Delhi bus corridor concept not bad: Court


September 10th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday said that the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor concept and design is not bad.A division bench of Justice Pradeep ... Read more...

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Police post set afire in Ghaziabad (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Three policemen, including a station in-charge, were injured in Ghaziabad Monday when angry college students attacked a police station and burnt it down.According to state home ... Read more...

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Heavy downpour in Delhi, traffic hit (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Delhi Saturday morning spelling chaos on city roads. The hour-long downpour in some parts of the city brought traffic to a halt ... 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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14-hour power failure hit NCR towns


July 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 30 (IANS) The sudden failure of the Northern Grid Monday severely affected the NCR towns of Ghaziabad, Noida, Meerut and Bulandshahr, hitting common people and businesses alike. The ... Read more...

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BSP workers protest over statue vandalisation


July 26th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad/Noida, July 26 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) activists blocked traffic movement in Ghaziabad and Noida in protest against the vandalisation of their party leader Mayawati's statue in Lucknow.The ... Read more...

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Protesters in UP torch vehicles, attack police


July 16th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Angered over power outages and poor water supply, protesters clashed with police, vandalised property and vehicles Monday in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha town, around 370 km from ... 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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Retain trial-run set-up on BRT corridor, orders court


July 5th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the transport department of the city to retain till its final order an arrangement that allowed plying of all ... Read more...

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Himachal road repair hastened ahead of apple harvest


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 3 (IANS) A World Bank-funded road project in Himachal Pradesh awarded to a Chinese firm has missed its deadline, prompting the government to engage new contractors for repairs ... Read more...

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Nine killed, 200 injured in dust storm in UP


April 12th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) Nine people were killed and more than 200 injured when a severe dust storm hit many parts of Uttar Pradesh late Wednesday, police said.According to information ... Read more...

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Thunder squall disrupts train, Metro services in Kolkata


April 9th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) A thunder squall in Kolkata and its adjoining areas uprooted trees that blocked roads and disrupted train and Metro railways services Monday evening.The squall, which hit ... Read more...

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Kolkata autorickshaw drivers disrupt normal life


April 3rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Kolkata's autorickshaw drivers stoned buses, forced children to alight from public transport and blocked roads to protest the increase in auto LPG prices, inconveniencing ... 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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Protesters block roads; Mamata, Left Front appeal for peace


March 21st, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Incensed over a photograph that appeared in a city daily, protesters blocked roads for up to six hours throwing life out of gear over parts ... 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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Empowering lives, transforming villages - the self-help way (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 7th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), March 7 (IANS) Bimla Devi of Bara village in Bodh Gaya block of Gaya district mobilised over 200 women to block traffic movement on the highway ... Read more...

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Mamata’s nephew arrested for assaulting traffic cop (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Akash Banerjee and three others were arrested Wednesday for allegedly assaulting a traffic police officer and causing obstruction ... 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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Thick fog engulfs Punjab, Haryana


January 20th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) Thick fog in most places across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh disrupted traffic movement in the region Friday as people continued to brave the chilly winter with ... Read more...

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Government reply sought on plea over bus corridor


January 19th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Delhi government to file its reply on a petition by autorickshaw drivers to allow three and four-wheelers to ... Read more...

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Agra schools to remain shut till Sunday


January 18th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 18 (IANS) All schools till the 8th standard have been asked to remain closed till Sunday in view of a cold wave sweeping the Agra region.District Magistrate Ajay ... Read more...

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Bangalore lawyers face criminal cases for traffic chaos


January 18th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 18 (IANS) A large number of Bangalore lawyers will face criminal cases for the massive traffic gridlock their protest created in the city, Karnataka police chief Shankar Bidari ... Read more...

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Taj city fogged out, traffic movement affected


January 18th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 18 (IANS) This Taj city was Wednesday morning enveloped in a thick blanket of fog, reducing visibility to a few metres which affected traffic movement. The minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts traffic in Pakistan


January 17th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Traffic movement in several places in Pakistan was badly hit Tuesday after blinding fog reduced visibility to as low as zero metre.Several major roads in Khyber ... Read more...

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Traffic jams leave Delhi motorists fuming


January 16th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Traffic movement in many areas in the capital was hit Monday with commuters getting stuck in jams even during off-peak hours around noon and ... Read more...

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Jetlite to start new flights from Ahmedabad


November 7th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Budget carrier JetLite Monday said it would introduce new daily flights from Ahmedabad to five cities from Nov 15."We are confident that these additional services will ... Read more...

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Driver error caused train mishap, probe ordered (Roundup)


September 14th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Arakkonam, Sep 14 (IANS) Driver error has been found to be the cause of a train accident near Chennai that left 10 people dead and disrupted rail services in Tamil ... Read more...

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Rain-battered Mumbai gets into festive mood


August 30th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Rain-battered Mumbai returned to normalcy Tuesday and people got into the festive mood ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr Wednesday and the 10-day Ganeshotsav starting Thursday. Though the mood was ... Read more...

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CAG slams ‘avoidable’ expenditure for Connaught Place renovation


August 5th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The renovation work in Connaught Place (CP) in the runup to the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) was plagued by bad organisation on part of the ... Read more...

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Pratibha Patil in Bangalore on three-day visit


August 5th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil arrived here Friday on a three-day visit to the state to participate in a series of official functions.Karnataka's new chief minister S.V. ... Read more...

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Heavy showers lash capital, traffic affected (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Heavy showers lashed Delhi Thursday morning, causing waterlogging and traffic disruptions in parts of the city.After a week of hot and humid weather, people in ... Read more...

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Sharp showers in Delhi hit traffic (Lead)


July 28th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Some parts of Delhi Thursday had drizzle and some sharp showers, and commuters were caught in traffic snarls.Traffic movement was slow at Mathura road, Sarita ... Read more...

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