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Tag: Traffic

Mumbai To Get Mounted Police Unit After Eight Decades

Mumbai: Horse-riding police personnel would be deployed on Mumbai’s streets for traffic and crowd control after a gap of 88 years, the Maharashtra government has announced. The mounted police unit which patrolled the streets of the bustling metropolis was disbanded in 1932 due to the growing vehicular traffic. It will be the cynosure of all […]

Mumbai most traffic congested city in world, Delhi fourth

New Delhi: Mumbai is the most traffic congested city in the world, while Delhi is close behind at fourth position, an analysis of traffic congestion in 403 cities across six continents has revealed. ‘Traffic Index-2018’, compiled by leading independent location technology specialist TomTom, said that Mumbai takes the top spot for the second consecutive year with […]

Road mishap on rise in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: The district of Sundergarh has ranked second in the list of human casualties due to road mishaps during 2017. Officials attributed most of the major mishaps to rash and drunken driving and over speeding while public rued lack of awareness campaigns and proper traffic system. “No precautionary measures have been taken by the district […]

Jumbo herd halts traffic on Athgarh-Mundali road

Athgarh: A herd of elephants created a flutter on Athgarh-Mundali road near Dalakhai temple in Cuttack district paralysing traffic for more than an hour on Wednesday afternoon. Around 15 jumbos stood ground near the temple preventing commuters to pass the road. The animals also reportedly damaged a bike and chased people. Some locals informed the […]

Traffic constable attacked during CM visit to Trishulia

Cuttack: A traffic constable was injured grievously after being attacked by five unidentified miscreants while he was on duty to regulate traffic ahead of Chief Minister’s visit to the Trishulia for bridge inauguration on Wednesday. Some activists of a particular political party had a scuffle with constable Surendra Jank while he was managing traffic at […]

Asian Athletics Championship: Know route restrictions on inaugural day

Bhubaneswar: In view of expected huge congregation and possible traffic snarls on the inaugural day of Asian Athletics Championship on July 5, the Commissionerate Police has made some restrictions on the movement of public vehicles on specific routes in Capital city. As per CP notification, no vehicle will be allowed to ply on Bidyut Marg from Jaydev […]

Pay cashless traffic fines on Paytm now

New Delhi: Mobile payment and commerce platform Paytm on Wednesday launched a convenient mode on its platform for payment of traffic fines. The service is currently live in Mumbai, Pune and Vijayawada and will be expanded to other cities soon. Vehicle owners can now log on to Paytm, tap on ‘Traffic Challan’, enter their vehicle […]

Jumbos block traffic in Athagarh

Cuttack: A heard of wild elephants disrupted vehicular traffic on NH-55 near Balisuniamuha under Khuntuni range in the district after they tried to cross the road in the early hours here on Saturday. Official sources said, a herd of nearly 18 elephants instead of crossing the road unexpectedly stood on the national highway for long […]

YB Khurania
Special drive to curb drug peddling, illegal firearms trade in capital city: CP

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police would launch a special drive to curb drug peddling and illegal firearms trade in the state capital. Apart from this emphasis would be given traffic control and protection to women and senior citizens, said Police Commissioner YB Khurania today. Giving a detailed account of the annual crime rate in the twin […]