Traffic

  • Photo: Is that a 'traffic signal' on Mars? 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Mumbai: Heavy rain results in water logging and heavy traffic July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Heavy rain lashed Mumbai on Tuesday in several areas of the city. Traffic came to a halt at some sections on Senapati Bapat road, Bandra Link road to Andheri, Haji Ali to Wilson college and P Demelo road. Central Railway and Harbour Line ran into delays. Due to heavy traffic...
  • Freight traffic up by over four per cent July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Railways has carried 267.68 million tonnes (MT) of freight traffic during AprilJune 2014 period as against 256.79 MT carried in the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 4.24 per cent, accoding to Railway ministry data. Railways transported 87.14 MT freight in June this year as against...
  • Two traffic police constables suspended for misbehaving with a woman July 11, 2014

    Two traffic police constables were suspended for misbehaving with a woman on the Dabur crossing in Ghaziabad. According to police, the woman's car was hit by a another car on the Dabur crossing on July 9 evening and she asked for help from the traffic constables present there but they misbehaved...
  • 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 unmanageable in the city, Dawn online reported. A...
  • Poor roads lead to traffic jams, force a Patna school to close for three days July 3, 2014

    A school in Patna was forced to shut down for three days after students failed to reach the school due to regular, long hours of traffic jams, officials said on Thursday. Authorities of St Joseph Convent High School in Jethuli on the outskirts of Patna decided to close the school till...
  • Chhapra Rajdhani accident: Rail traffic restored partially June 26, 2014

    Rail traffic disrupted due to the derailment of 12 bogies of the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express in Bihar's Saran district was restored partially on Thursday, an official said. Railway official AK Razak said the lines on the SonepurChapra rail section of the East Central Railway were cleared for traffic on Thursday morning. "It...
  • Managing Rural Development Ministry a difficult task, admits Nitin Gadkari June 19, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNBC TV18, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that unlike Ministry of Transport, handling the Ministry of Rural Development is a difficult task for him. Gadkari also said, "The motor vehicle Act is an outdated act and I have already taken a decision. We...
  • Will amend Motor Vehicle Act within a month: Nitin Gadkari June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said that he will amend the Motor Vehicle Act within a month. He said, "The motor vehicle Act is an outdated act and I have already taken a decision. We will amend it within a month." He added, "I have a study report based...