Traffic Signal

  • Solar panels to run traffic signals in Pakistan July 6, 2014

    Islamabad: The Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) in Pakistan has planned to install solar energy panels to keep traffic signals around the city running during long power cuts, a media report said on Sunday. Due to frequent power cuts in Rawalpindi, traffic has become un-manageable in the city, Dawn online reported. A...
  • Motor Vehicle Bill to be re-drafted in a month, says Nitin Gadkari June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: India's Motor Vehicle Bill will be re-drafted within a month in line with advanced international practices to enhance road safety, Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday. His comments come within days of former Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde's death in a road accident in...
  • Manna Dey's songs played at Kolkata traffic signals October 26, 2013

    Kolkata: Manna Dey's songs played at the city's traffic signals, while a large number of his fans paid floral tributes to the legendary singer before his photographs at the Rabindra Sadan here Friday. Dey's nephew Sudeb Dey, some Manipuri students and several renowned singers were among those who paid homage to...
  • Neetu Chandra takes cover under burqa June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Neetu Chandra has been moving around in a burqa these days, and she finds the experience "liberating". The actress, seen in movies like 'Traffic Signal', 'Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!' and '13B', has to travel in auto-rickshaws here these days since her car has gone for repair. It will take...
  • Delhi: Bikers fire at policeman when asked to stop April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: A traffic constable escaped unhurt after he was fired upon when he tried to stop three people who were riding a motorcycle without wearing helmets on Wednesday evening, police said. "The incident happened at Preet Vihar in east Delhi. Traffic constable Monu was manning a traffic signal when he...
  • SignalGuru app helps drivers avoid red lights September 17, 2012

    Toronto: Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a system that uses dashboard-mounted smartphones to help drivers avoid red lights and reduce fuel consumption. The app called SignalGuru predicts when a traffic signal is about to change, and the speed that should be driven when approaching an intersection in...
  • Kapil Dev to man traffic signal in Delhi March 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Former cricketer Kapil Dev will on Tuesday man a traffic signal in south Delhi as part of a road safety awareness programme organised by Delhi Police. The 1983 World Cup winning team captain will man the traffic at Aurobindo Chowk on Tuesday morning for an hour, said Satyendra...
  • No vulgarity in bathing scene: Neetu Chandra April 17, 2010

    Actress Neetu Chandra doesn't like to be called a bold actress and says her much-in-news bathing scene in Jagmohan Mundhra's Apartment is not at all vulgar. "There is no vulgarity or cheapness in the shower scene. The shot gives an illusion that I am not wearing anything but it is a...
  • I enjoy working with Ranvir a lot: Konkona September 3, 2008

    Mumbai: Ranvir Shorey and Konkona Sen Sharma may not be one of Bollywood's hottest couples, but their chemistry can't be missed. The two talk about singing a new short film with Mira Nair titled How Can It Be? The couple is in sync with each other as they both do not...
  • Khosla Ka... best Hindi film at National Awards June 11, 2008

    Mumbai: While the big winners at the 54th National Film Awards came mostly from regional cinema, Bollywood did have its share. Rajkumar Hirani's Lage Raho Munnabhai got as many as four awards including Best Popular Film, Best Screenplay and Best Lyrics. Director, Rajkumar Hirani said, "We are very delighted that we...
  • Protest in Delhi to ban Traffic Signal June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Trouble first started brewing for Madhur Bhandarkar’s Traffic Signal in Himachal Pradesh after the state called for ban of the film. Bhandarkar’s film, about the lives of all those people who live and work around a traffic signal, refers to eunuchs 'kinners'. The hill people in the Kinnaur district...
  • BJP memorandum against Traffic Signal June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Protesting against Bollywood movie Traffic Signal for using the word 'kinner' for eunuchs in the film, the Kinnaur district BJP on Thursday appealed to President APJ Abdul Kalam to intervene for getting the "objectionable" word dropped from it. A BJP delegation, led by Kinnaur District President Vidya Sagar...
  • Himachal Pradesh bans Bhandarkar film June 20, 2007

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh has banned Madhur Bhandarkar's just-released film Traffic Signal for using the word 'kinner' to denote eunuchs. Tribals from the state's Kinnaur district are upset over the use of the term in the film, which takes a peek into the lives of people living near traffic signals in metros....
  • Masand's Verdict: Traffic Signal June 18, 2007

    Cast: Konkona Sensharma, Kunal Khemu, Ranvir Shorey, Neetu Chandra Direction: Madhur Bhandarkar' Sitting in that darkened cinema hall, watching Madhur Bhandarkar's Traffic Signal, I felt like someone had slapped me across the face really hard. I think most people who will pay to watch this film will come away feeling cheated...
  • Pics: Rocky Balboa, Traffic Signal February 2, 2007

    Madhur Bhandarkar returns with Traffic Signal, while Sylvester Stallone returns to fight one more round in Rocky Balboa this week in cinemas. ...
  • Watch Trailer: Traffic Signal June 19, 2007

    This movie tries to capture the chaos that runs riot when the signal turns green from red on the streets of Mumbai. ...
  • Why Konkona played sex worker June 18, 2007

    Mumbai: She won her first National Award at an age where most leading ladies hope to find the trophy behind one of the many trees they run around. Konkona Sen Sharma now dons the greasepaint to play a sex worker in Madhur Bhandarkar's Traffic Signal. Konkona says she was a...
  • In Pics: Stop! It's a Traffic Signal December 22, 2006

    What keeps filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar busy these days? It’s a traffic signal. Not just any one on the road, this one’s a film he’s making starring actors Kunal Khemu, Neetu Chandra, Konkona Sen Sharma, Ranvir Shorey and Sudhir Mishra. ...
  • Bhandarkar globetrots with his films September 29, 2006

    Mumbai: Bollywood filmmakers have taken a fancy to film festivals and Madhur Bhandarkar certainly has been caught by the film festival bug. Bhandarkar's films have done well in the film festival circuit. His National Award winning film Page 3 will travel to London for the 14th Raindance Film Festival. And his...