TRAFFIC

  • Radar trouble affects operations at Kolkata airport Yesterday

    Kolkata: Flight operations were affected at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport as the Air Traffic Control (ATC) faced problems in the automatic radar system due to failure of BSNL link from a number of destinations. The Airport Authority of India (AAI) Regional Executive Director S Bhaduri said that...
  • Commercial release planned for Vivek Agnihotri's 'Buddha In A Traffic Jam' 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Film maker Vivek Agnihotri, who is showcasing his film "Buddha In A Traffic Jam" at the 16th MAMI film festival, Thursday said he was not looking for a commercial release for the film but now has changed his mind. "We were not even looking for a release for this film......
  • Bangalore traffic police allegedly assault office-goers for not wearing helmet 5 days ago

    Bangalore: On Saturday morning, a person who had gone to drop his sister to office was allegedly caught by the Indira Nagar traffic police in Bangalore for not wearing helmet. The boy was asked to pay the penalty. But by then his sister is believed to have seen two people...
  • Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri's 'Buddha in a Traffic Jam' to be screened at MAMI film festival 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Vivek Agnihotri, who directed the erotic thriller 'Hate Story', is now making headlines for his film 'Buddha in a Traffic Jam'. Based on the Naxal issue, the film features Anupam Kher in the lead. Such has been the impact of the film that it will now be screened at...
  • Delhi Traffic Police asks people to use Facebook, Whatsapp to complain illegal parking 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Traffic Police, in its effort to curb parking mafia in the national capital, has asked people to come forward and complain about illegal parking in the city through their Facebook page and traffic helpline numbers 1095. Delhiites can also lodge such complaints at Delhi Police's anti-corruption WhatsApp helpline...
  • Ahmedabad to get India's first intelligent traffic system October 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad: With the launch of a pilot project to alert commuters about the traffic situation, Ahmedabad became the first Indian city to get an Intelligent Traffic System (ITS). The pilot project was launched by Japanese firm Zero Sum Ltd in association with the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on a 10-km...
  • Delhi: 4 traffic cops in soup after sting operation shows them taking bribe October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police's Vigilance Branch has booked four traffic cops after a sting operation allegedly showed them taking a bribe from the driver of a commercial vehicle. The sting operation, which was carried out by a Delhi resident, shows three traffic constables, identified as Rajesh, Yashvir and Krishan from...
  • Srinagar-Jammu highway to be closed for three days October 8, 2014

    Srinagar: The 294-km Srinagar-Jammu national highway connecting Kashmir Valley with rest of the country, will remain closed for vehicular traffic for three days in order to carry out necessary repairs on the road. "According to IGP Traffic, one portion of hillside at Gangroo (Ramsoo) has developed cracks and needs urgent...
  • Photo: Is that a 'traffic signal' on Mars? September 26, 2014

    Are aliens using traffic signal to cross roads on Red Planet? Fun apart, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has clicked a picture on the Martian surface that resembles a "traffic signal". The "traffic signal" was spotted by a British UFO enthusiast named Joseph White. Curiosity, while busy scanning the surface, snapped the photo. "I...
  • Hyderabad, watch out! Traffic policemen will now have wearable cameras, iPads, tablets September 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: If you are one of those who refrains from paying challans or tries to bribe a traffic policeman, then watch out. As part of new-age policing in Hyderabad, traffic police will be geared up with special body wearable cameras. These cameras record the conversation and visuals between a traffic...
  • Delhi Police launch GPS-fitted bikes for street patrolling September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday launched 30 GPS-fitted motorcycles for effective patrolling under an Internet-based monitoring system in North Delhi to curb street crime like snatching and robbery. The fleet was flagged off by Joint Commissioner (Central) Sandeep Goel at Civil Lines. The new motorcycles are fitted with a GPS...
  • Delhi: 89 more drivers may lose their license for drunk driving September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: More than a month after suspending licenses of about 700 drivers for drunk driving, transport department is set to cancel or suspend 89 more licenses for the same offence. "We have asked 89 driving license holders, who were found driving vehicles under the influence of alcohol for two or...
  • Birds cause delay in takeoff, landing of flights in Kolkata September 20, 2014

    Kolkata: A flock of birds perched on the runway of the NSCB Airport and delayed take off and landing of flights by 30 minutes. Airport sources said the air traffic control officials noticed the presence of birds on the runway at around 11.50 am when a KolkataGuwahati Jet Airways plane...
  • As Xi Jinping leaves Delhi, traffic returns to its normal pace September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Traffic in many parts of the capital city returned to its normal pace on Friday afternoon after Chinese President Xi Jinping wound up his threeday official visit and left for home. Traffic remained tied in knots in parts of the national capital for the second straight day on Friday...
  • Status check: Many women still unaware of the new helmet rule in Delhi September 10, 2014

    Starting Wednesday, it has become mandatory for women riders in Delhi to wear helmets. CNNIBN did a status check to see if the rule was being followed. ...
  • Helmet rule for women in Delhi to be in force, Sikhs exempted September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The helmet rule for women in the national capital will be enforced from Wednesday. All women twowheeler riders and pillions will be prosecuted if they don't wear helmets. This order came after an amendment in the Delhi Motor Vehicle Rules recently. Only Sikh women have been exempted from...
  • Delhi: Traffic police to start drive for helmet compliance for women September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Traffic Police will initiate a special drive from Wednesday to ensure compliance of a government order making wearing of helmets mandatory for women, driving or riding pillion on twowheelers. Women (except Sikh women) who are found not wearing helmets while driving or riding pillion on twowheelers would now...
  • Delhi autos to display 'returning home' plate to avoid challan for refusal to ply September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: To avoid prosecution for refusing to ferry passengers, autorickshaw drivers in the national capital will display "returning home" plates on their vehicles after completing work hours from September 17. "Autorickshaw drivers will start displaying 'returning home' plates on their vehicles after completing working hours from September 17, the...
  • 2 deer tie up traffic on Golden Gate bridge September 6, 2014

    San Francisco: Authorities say a pair of deer on the Golden Gate bridge snarled traffic in and out of San Francisco during the evening commute. The California Highway Patrol tells the San Francisco Chronicle that the deer were in the busier northbound lanes leading out of the city toward Marin County...
  • Unidentified plane spotted by Etihad flight over Mumbai September 6, 2014

    Mumbai: An unidentified aircraft on Saturday caused a security scare in Mumbai airspace after it was spotted by an Etihad Airways flight and reported to the air traffic control (ATC) here, official sources said. The incident was also reported to the Chennai ATC to establish the identity of the plane, the...
  • DU student alleges rape by traffic police constable September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A 21yearold Delhi University student has accused a Delhi Traffic Police constable of raping her two months ago. The constable, Giriraj Singh (23), has been detained for questioning. Singh, a resident of Ghaziabad, was posted in Samai Pur Badli area since 2013 and had befriended the girl, who is pursuing...
  • New traffic district, 10 circles created in NCT for better control September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to streamline the city's traffic and further augment the available resources and manpower, Delhi Traffic Police has carved out a new traffic district and also created 10 new traffic circles in the national capital. The creation of a new district and 10 new circles will...
  • Helmets for women riders: Exemption of Sikh women gets thumbs down from experts August 29, 2014

    The Delhi government's decision to make helmets mandatory for women riding pillion on twowheelers in Delhi, leaving out Sikh women, has received criticism from experts as they ask how the traffic policemen would identify a Sikh women. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Speeding car driver caught speaking on mobile, hits traffic constable, drags him for one kilometer August 14, 2014

    Chandigarh: In a shocking incident of road rage, a video footage shows a traffic constable being hit and dragged on the bonnet of a car for as long as 1 km in Chandigarh city. The video shot from another car shows a man hitting the traffic constable after he was asked...
  • Smart system to manage traffic on NoidaGreater Noida expressway soon August 2, 2014

    The muchawaited Intelligent Traffic Management System (ITMS), will be soon coming to Noida along the 24km NoidaGreaterNoida Expressway. Work on ITMS on the expressway is expected to be completed by the year end. Its most important feature is the low response time to an accident. In addition, the system will...
  • Rains bring respite from heat; waterlogging causes traffic snarls August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Widespread rains lashed the national capital on Saturday offering respite from the heat, but caused traffic snarls in many areas due to waterlogging. The rain gauge at the Safdurjung observatory measured 37.6 mm of rainfall from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm on Saturday, a MeT official said. Humidity, however, continued...
  • Delhi: Traffic Police to launch crackdown on erickshaws July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police and Transport Department will launch a crackdown on erickshaws plying on the roads of the national capital following the Delhi High Court order on Thursday directing the city government to stop erickshaws from plying "as of now". Special Commissionor of Police (Traffic) Muktesh Chander said that they...
  • Autorickshaws in Delhi to go off roads on Monday July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A large number of autorickshaws in Delhi will go off roads on Monday against alleged highhandedness of traffic police and transport department. "We have decided to go on oneday strike on Monday as we are continuously being harassed by the traffic police officials. We are not allowed to take...
  • Kanwar yatra: DelhiHaridwar highway closed for traffic July 18, 2014

    With a view of ensuring smooth and peaceful transit of Kanwar pilgrims, traffic plying on DelhiHaridwar national highway has been diverted till July 25 to prevent any untoward incident. The traffic from Delhi to Dehradun, Rishikesh, Roorkee and Haridwar highway has been shifted to alternative routes, SSP HN Singh told reporters. The...