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Now mobile phone jammers to minimise road accidents


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Mobile phones may have brought instant communication within the reach of all, but they are also fast turning into a global killer, accounting for 20 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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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Beggars’ boom in Srinagar despite preventive laws (Letter from Srinagar)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) Perhaps nobody follows the newly-installed traffic signals in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital as intently as Nasreen, 12, who stops begging the moment the lights ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Business |

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...

Posted in Environment |

Traffic tangles in Delhi after power failure, rains


July 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Traffic in the national capital was severely affected Tuesday after signals stopped functioning following a failure in the Northern Power Grid.Traffic flow, already slow since ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

80 percent power restored in Delhi


July 30th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After a near-complete blackout following a breakdown of the National Grid in the early hours of Monday, power supply was restored to almost 80 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan power protests cause damage worth millions


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Enraged over the ongoing power crisis, people in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city have destroyed infrastructure and inflicted a loss of around Rs.8.5 million to the government.At least ... Read more...

Posted in World |

2,700 students killed in China road accidents in 2011


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) About 2,700 schoolchildren were killed and nearly 11,500 injured in road accidents in China last year, says the Chinese government.According to statistics from the Ministry of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mamata government’s ad blitz on anniversary


May 20th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government marked its one year in office Sunday with an advertisement blitzkrieg in local and national dailies.Virtually emulating Tamil nadu Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tagore’s birth anniversary celebrated across Bengal


May 8th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Rabindrasangeet was played at traffic intersections, in schools and colleges, events were held across the state and television channels competed with one another to air ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tata Power to launch awareness campaign on Earth Day


April 21st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Power utility major Tata Power will launch a nationwide energy conservation campaign involving school students and its employees to mark Earth Day, celebrated world over April ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi Police gets Rs. 3,867 crore


March 17th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Delhi Police has been allocated Rs.3,867 crore in the union budget for 2012-13.Of the total, Rs.3,606 crore is for training and technology upgradation of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two Chinese street motorbike racers may get death penalty


March 6th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) Two street motorbike racers in China's Shanghai city who were detained and charged with dangerous driving may face the death penalty in line with new guidelines, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in National |

Torrential rains cripple Delhi — for hours


September 9th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Indian capital came to a virtual halt Friday morning as four hours of torrential downpour flooded streets and numerous neighbourhoods, crippled traffic and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science, Uncategorized |

Thefts silence Rabindrasangeet at traffic signals


September 9th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) The West Bengal government's novel way of easing the rough ride on the city's roads by playing soulful Rabindra Sangeet at traffic signals has hit ... Read more...

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Mamata showed haste on Singur, says Kabir Suman


August 14th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Singer turned Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman Saturday said the West Bengal government led by Mamata Banerjee acted in haste in the Singur land return ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata’s melody for road malady - Tagore songs! (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Are the cacophonous, chaotic roads of Kolkata game for a Tagore melody?For, playing soulful Rabindra Sangeet at traffic signals is the Mamata Banerjee government's solution ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata plans Tagore songs at traffic signals


July 7th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Kolkata is all set to get a makeover, thanks to the Mamata Banerjee government. As part of giving the city a "London type look", the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India’s tech hub shuts early as cricket frenzy peaks (Lead)


March 30th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 30 (IANS) With the "mother of all battles" between India and Pakistan underway at Mohali, this tech hub shut early Wednesday evening to watch the action live on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mumbai police uncultured: Asha Bhosle


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), March 1 (IANS) Renowned playback singer Asha Bhosale Tuesday sang a different tune by criticising the Mumbai police and accusing it of being uncultured.Her sharp comments stunned a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Delhi Police gets over Rs.3,000 crore in budget


February 28th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday gave Delhi Police Rs.3,309.75 for the fiscal 2011-12 in the union budget, including funds to build offices and residential complexes across ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi NGO observes January 1 as ‘No Honking Day


January 1st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): In an endeavor to end the nuisance of honking, a non-governmental organisation 'The Earth Saviours Foundation' is observing January 1 as 'No Honking Day' with support of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Rs. 100 insufficient traffic fine: Dikshit


November 25th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday said a fine of Rs. 100 for violating traffic rules was too little an amount to serve as a "deterrent"."I have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Review Of ‘Shahrukh Bola Khoobsurat Hai Tu’: Amateurish But A Good Watch!


November 19th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Cast: Prithika Chawla, Sanjay Dhadich, Markand Deshpandey, Choyoti Ghosh.Director: Markand Deshpandey.The movie Shahrukh Bola Khoobsurat Hai Tu is basically a take on the matrix of the Indian society where obsession with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lahore motorists asked not to follow ambulances to save time


November 4th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 04 (ANI): Motorists in the city of Lahore, Pakistan have been asked not to follow ambulances in their bid to save time and avoid stopping at traffic signals or traffic ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Moscow Police Create Awareness Among Citizens Through Zebra Painted Horses


September 6th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The innovative police campaign to call attention to the importance of crosswalks, known as zebra crossing, grabbed eyeballs in Moscow, last Friday. The zebra painted horses ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

More rains forecast for Delhi Wednesday


July 21st, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A day after heavy rains lashed Delhi causing waterlogging and traffic snarls, commuters had an easier time getting to work Wednesday though traffic snarls were reported from ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rains lash Delhi, chaos rules roads (Lead)


July 20th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Commuters once again had a harrowing time on Delhi roads Tuesday as incessant rains led to water-logging, resulting in traffic snarls and breakdown of vehicles in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Drop in deaths, accidents on Delhi roads, claims police


July 20th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi's busy roads have claimed 149 less lives in the first six-and-a-half months of the year as compared to 2009, police claimed Tuesday. Also, the number of accidents ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chaos rules Delhi roads as rains continue


July 20th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Commuters once again had a harrowing time on Delhi roads Tuesday with water-logging after rains resulting in traffic snarls and breakdown of vehicles in many areas. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Heavy rains lash Delhi, chaos on roads (Second Lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed the capital Wednesday leading to chaos on the roads as massive traffic jams were reported from various parts of the city. The capital received ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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