TRAFFIC

  • JK government formulates project to ensure free flow of traffic February 13, 2015

    Jammu and Kashmir government on February 13, said that it has formulated a project at an estimated cost of Rs 67.45 crore to ensure free flow of traffic in Jammu city. The ambitious project has been formulated for Jammu city at an estimated cost of Rs 67.45 crore which will help...
  • Delhi: Traffic restrictions in place ahead of Obama's Siri Fort address January 27, 2015

    Several traffic restrictions have been put into place in South Delhi ahead of US President Barack Obama's address. Delhi Traffic Police has advised the public to avoid the stretch as there would be restrictions at several points at the August Kranti Marg. ...
  • Delhi Police releases traffic advisory, key roads closed for Republic Day parade rehearsal January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Several arterial roads in the proximity of Rajpath and those leading to Red Fort such as Tilak Marg, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg and Subhash Marg will remain closed for normal traffic for the full dress rehearsal of Republic Day parade tomorrow morning. The parade, which will start at 9.50...
  • Three-day traffic restrictions imposed in Delhi for Obama's visit January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Several traffic restrictions have been imposed in the national capital ahead of Barack Obama's India visit. Rafi Marg, Janpath, Man Singh Road will be closed for public from January 24 to 26. Traffic Special Commissioner Mukesh Chander said, "There will be some restrictions in New Delhi area. People can...
  • Bengaluru: More traffic violations than number of vehicles on its roads January 16, 2015

    Bengaluru's traffic woes has hit a new low with more traffic violations in the city than the number of vehicles on its roads. Data from the last one year shows the bitter reality of recklessness on the road. Police say the number of traffic violation cases far exceed the number...
  • West Bengal: TMC MP slaps traffic constable, allowed to go scot-free January 14, 2015

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Prasun Banerjee allegedly slapped a traffic constable for stopping his car from driving in the wrong lane. The incident happened on Wednesday evening in Kolkata. No complain was lodged with police and Banerjee was allowed to go scot-free. ...
  • Delhi's increasing road traffic, decreasing parking space: an issue political parties need to address January 14, 2015

    Delhi, a city with one of the world's highest proportions of road area. 21 per cent of its total area is given to roads. The total length of the entire road network in the national capital is at a staggering 35000 kms and the city boasts of nearly 100 flyovers,...
  • Bengaluru: Biker alleges attack by a traffic policeman January 5, 2015

    Bengaluru: A 31-year-old man has alleged that he was hit by a traffic policeman with a walkie-talkie on Saturday evening. The construction engineer said he was trying to park his bike in the 'Pay and Park' area on Dickenson Road when the policeman came and started abusing him. The complaint...
  • US: 7-year-old miraculously survives plane crash in Kentucky that killed her family January 5, 2015

    A seven-year-old in Kentucky miraculously survived a plane crash that killed her family. The girl infact walked away from the wreckage to a home she spotted nearby the crash site. The girl's parents, sister and cousin died after their small twin engine piper traveling from Florida, crashed in the woods...
  • Four large parts of crashed AirAsia QZ8501 jet found on sea floor January 4, 2015

    Indonesia: Search teams hunting for the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet that crashed with 162 people on board have found four large parts of the plane on the sea bed, the head of Indonesia's search and rescue agency said on Saturday. A multi-national task force of ships, planes and helicopters...
  • 7-year-old girl says she survived Kentucky plane crash: Police January 3, 2015

    Eddyville: A 7-year-old girl has survived a plane crash that killed four people, and the disoriented little girl walked away from the wreckage and reported the crash to a local resident, authorities said. The small Piper PA-34 reported engine trouble and lost contact with air traffic controllers as it was flying...
  • AirAsia's Surabaya-Singapore flight suspended January 3, 2015

    Jakarta: The AirAsia plane that crashed in the Java Sea was flying on an unauthorised schedule, Indonesian Transport Ministry has said and suspended the airline's Surabaya-Singapore route for violating the operational hours. AirAsia Indonesia is only allowed to ply that route on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. However, AirAsia Indonesia was...
  • 608 prosecuted for drunken driving on New Year eve January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Traffic Police challaned nearly 1000 motorists for violating traffic rules out of which 608 were prosecuted for drunken driving on the eve of New Year on Thursday night while one person was killed in an accident. "Traffic Police had deployed 86 teams, armed with breath analyzers, to check...
  • Rough weather halts process of recovering victims of the AirAsia plane crash January 1, 2015

    The grim process of recovering the victims of the AirAsia plane crash has hit snag. Rough weather has halted their progress. The families of those on board AirAsia have started to come in terms with the reality. ...
  • Family members of those aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 collapsed in agony December 31, 2014

    Family members of those aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 collapsed in agony while the recovery efforts were underway in the Java sea. The wreckage was found in the waters of Indonesia. ...
  • Search teams unclear whether oil, objects found in sea linked to lost AirAsia flight QZ 8501 December 29, 2014

    Indonesia: An Indonesian helicopter searching for the missing AirAsia jetliner saw two oily spots in the water on Monday, and an Australian search plane spotted objects elsewhere in the Java Sea, but it was too early to know whether either was connected to the aircraft and its 162 passengers and...
  • Australian plane spots objects in sea in AirAsia QZ 8501 search area December 29, 2014

    Indonesia: An Indonesian official says objects have been spotted in the sea by a search plane hunting for the missing AirAsia jet. Jakarta's Air Force base commander Rear Marshal Dwi Putranto says he was informed on Monday that an Australian Orion aircraft had detected suspicious objects near Nangka island, about 100...
  • Indonesia says missing AirAsia plane could be at 'bottom of sea' December 29, 2014

    Jakarta: A missing AirAsia jet carrying 162 people could be at the bottom of the sea after it was presumed to have crashed off the Indonesian coast, an official said on Monday, as countries around Asia sent ships and planes to help in the search effort. The Indonesia AirAsia plane, an...
  • Similarities between the mysterious disappearance of MH370 and AirAsia flight 8501 December 29, 2014

    Earlier this year the Malaysian airliner MH 370 had gone missing over the south Indian ocean. Authorities were never able to find the debris. CNNs reporter now looks at the simiarities between MH370 and flight 8501. ...
  • First priority to look after families of missing AirAsia plane, says Airlines' Group CEO December 29, 2014

    AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said that there was nothing more important to the airline than the crew's and passengers family members. "We will look after them," said Fernandes commenting on the missing AirAsia flight. ...
  • Massive aerial search operations underway to find the missing AirAsia flight December 29, 2014

    The search for the mysterious disappearance of the AirAsia flight carrying 162 people has now resumed. Massive aerial search operations are underway to find the plane. Rescue boats are also still at work. ...
  • AirAsia CEO flies down to Indonesia to brief family members of the missing December 29, 2014

    The missing AirAsia jet incident comes 10 months after another Malasian airline MH370 went missing. This is the fourth airline that has gone missing. This time Air Asia CEO directly flew to Indonesia and briefed family members on the latest updates. Lessons seem to have been learnt. ...
  • Live: Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 likely 'at bottom of sea', says Indonesian rescue agency head December 29, 2014

    Search and rescue operations for the AirAsia plane that went missing on Sunday with 162 people on board, resumed on Monday morning. ...
  • Aerial search operations to find missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 with 162 people on board resumes December 29, 2014

    Jakarta: Search and rescue operation for the AirAsia plane that went missing on Sunday with 162 people on board resumed on Monday morning, rescuer said. "Some plane and helicopters have moved to the waters where the jetliner was believed to have lost since 05.30 am," Ahmad Toha, official in charge at...
  • AirAsia says missing flight QZ 8501 asked to 'deviate' due to weather December 28, 2014

    Bangkok: AirAsia said the pilot of flight QZ8501 that went missing between Indonesia and Singapore early Sunday had requested "deviation" from the its flight plan because of bad weather. "The aircraft... was requesting deviation due to enroute weather," the Malaysia-based carrier said in a statement posted on its Facebook page. "Communication with...
  • AirAsia flight QZ 8501 from Indonesia to Singapore goes missing with 162 persons on board December 28, 2014

    New Delhi: An AirAsia flight from Indonesia's Surabaya airport to Singapore lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday, a Transport Ministry official said. The Airbus 320-200 had 155 passengers and seven crew members on board. Transport Ministry official Hadi Mustofa said the aircraft, flight number QZ 8501, lost contact...
  • A book to create awareness about traffic safety December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A Supreme Court advocate has suggested setting up of an institution like 'Motor Accident Mediation Authority' to reduce the huge number of pending accident cases in courts across the country. Aimed at creating awareness about traffic safety, Arun Mohan's 728-page book 'Road Accidents: Prevention, Attention and Compensation' is a...
  • Bengaluru techies demand local trains to overcome traffic woes December 14, 2014

    Bengaluru: Techies in Bengaluru have launched a campaign demanding commuter rails in order to save time and also for a safer and faster mode of transport. At present, Bengaluru's metro covers barely 20 km and techies say it simply is not sufficient. With Bengaluru commuters getting stranded in the city's nightmarish...
  • Bengaluru: Struck in traffic for hours, techies demand local train service to be extended December 11, 2014

    Bengaluru: Fatigued by the city's infamous traffic, the IT corridor of Bengaluru is demanding the local train service to be extended instead of the metro. Residents have also urged to the authorities to introduce more suburban trains. IT professional Bhavin Gandhi said, "Bengaluru is the only city which does not...
  • Noida traffic police present roses to law-abiding motorists November 29, 2014

    Noida: Noida traffic police on Saturday held a unique exercise to spread traffic awareness which saw its personnel offering roses to law-abiding motorists and helmets to those two-wheeler drivers who were found riding without the protective headgear. Also, as part of a crackdown on traffic violations, a whopping Rs 3 lakh...