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Traffic movement continued to flow as usual across toll plazas in Agra amid farmers’ call to block Agra-Delhi Expressway today to protest against the farm laws.(HT photo/Sanjeev Verma (Representative image))

Free flow of traffic on Agra-Delhi Expressway amid farmers’ call to block it

Agra | By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2020 01:53 PM IST
“There are five major toll plazas here and we have no information of any one of them being blocked by farmers. We are monitoring the plazas as well,” Satyajeet Gupta, Assistant Superintendent of Police (West) Agra told ANI.
The officer said motorists could still enter Haryana through the Rajokri, Mahipalpur and Auchandi borders route or the Eastern Express Peripheral Highway towards Kundli.(HT Photo)
The officer said motorists could still enter Haryana through the Rajokri, Mahipalpur and Auchandi borders route or the Eastern Express Peripheral Highway towards Kundli.(HT Photo)

Traffic crawls at Delhi borders with Haryana as police intensify checks

Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 12:44 AM IST
The Tikri, Dhansa and Jharoda Kalan borders that connect Haryana were closed for traffic movement due to the demonstration and commuters were asked to take alternative routes, Delhi traffic police said. Vehicles were also diverted from Mukarba Chowk and GT Karnal Road.
The newly inaugurated Atal Tunnel across the Rohtang Pass is on the Manali-Leh highway.(HT Photo)
The newly inaugurated Atal Tunnel across the Rohtang Pass is on the Manali-Leh highway.(HT Photo)

Snow in HP’s higher reaches disrupts traffic on Manali-Leh highway

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2020 12:22 PM IST
Kullu SP says vehicles are not being allowed beyond Gulaba towards Rohtang Pass though the newly inaugurated Atal Tunnel is functional.
File photo: School girls take cover during heavy rain in Srinagar.(PTI)
File photo: School girls take cover during heavy rain in Srinagar.(PTI)

Traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway after rains disrupt movement

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 01:58 PM IST
India Meteorological Department director, J&K and Ladakh, Sonam Lotus said for the next week, the weather will mainly remain dry in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.
The police further said that waterlogging was also reported in Rani Jhansi Road, MB Road and Lal Kuan.(ANI)
The police further said that waterlogging was also reported in Rani Jhansi Road, MB Road and Lal Kuan.(ANI)

Traffic affected in various parts of Delhi amid rainfall

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 20, 2020 09:00 AM IST
As per the India Meteorological Department’s update at 7.05 am, a thunderstorm with light to moderate rain would continue to occur over many places of south-west Delhi, south Delhi, west Delhi, IGI Airport, Dadri, Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater-Noida, Ballabgarh, Faridabad, Gurugram, Manesar, Sohna, during the next two hours.
Waterlogging at Gandhi Market, Sion in Mumbai. Photos by Pratik Chorge
Waterlogging at Gandhi Market, Sion in Mumbai. Photos by Pratik Chorge

Heavy rains affect traffic across Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Suraj Ojha| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 03:19 PM IST
Slow traffic movement was reported from various parts of the city, including the Western Express Highway.
Traffic authorities said waterlogging was reported from Gol Deul, Sion Road, Gandhi Market near King’s Circle, and Hindmata.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Traffic authorities said waterlogging was reported from Gol Deul, Sion Road, Gandhi Market near King’s Circle, and Hindmata.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Mumbai: Heavy rains affect traffic at 38 locations

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Suraj Ojha
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 03:47 PM IST
Traffic authorities said waterlogging was reported from Gol Deul, Sion Road, Gandhi Market near King’s Circle, and Hindmata.
The Delhi government has allowed private offices to operate with full strength, stressing that offices should permit a majority of their staff to work from home.(PTI)
The Delhi government has allowed private offices to operate with full strength, stressing that offices should permit a majority of their staff to work from home.(PTI)

Days after relaxation in lockdown norms, heavy traffic at Delhi’s ITO area

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2020 01:59 PM IST
Several cars, two-wheelers, auto-rickshaws and a few buses were seen on the roads as people started going to their workplaces in the national capital amid the lockdown.
Even after grounding more than 3,000 aircraft, or nearly 50% of the active U.S. fleet, the group said its member carriers, which include the four largest U.S. airlines, were averaging just 17 passengers per domestic flight and 29 passengers per international flight.(Unsplash)
Even after grounding more than 3,000 aircraft, or nearly 50% of the active U.S. fleet, the group said its member carriers, which include the four largest U.S. airlines, were averaging just 17 passengers per domestic flight and 29 passengers per international flight.(Unsplash)

U.S. airlines burn through $10 billion a month as traffic plummets

Reuters | By Reuters| Posted by Kabir Bhandari
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 05:14 PM IST
U.S. airlines are collectively burning more than $10 billion in cash a month and averaging fewer than two dozen passengers per domestic flight because of the coronavirus pandemic, industry trade group Airlines for America said in prepared testimony seen by Reuters ahead of a U.S. Senate hearing on Wednesday.
A truck driver rests inside a truck.(AP)
A truck driver rests inside a truck.(AP)

50% truckers admit to driving when tired, fatigued: Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON FEB 29, 2020 05:09 AM IST
According to the survey, truck drivers and fleet owners paid a staggering Rs. 47,852.28 crore (around $ 6.7 billion) per year in bribes in 2019.

Traffic marshal scheme: 336 Ludhiana residents step in to help cops in regulating traffic

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amarpal Singh, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2020 10:43 PM IST
The traffic marshal scheme was launched in the city on Republic Day, wherein as many as 336 residents have been deployed as traffic marshals at 28 road intersection points in the city. The traffic police aims to deploy as many as 2,000 of such marshals
“The idea is not to scare anybody, the idea is to increase the compliance,” city police commissioner Bhaskar Rao told AFP.(Twitter/@ANI)
“The idea is not to scare anybody, the idea is to increase the compliance,” city police commissioner Bhaskar Rao told AFP.(Twitter/@ANI)

Bengaluru police deploy mannequins to deter traffic offenders

Bengaluru | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2019 01:34 PM IST
Mannequins dressed up as traffic officers are being placed at major intersections in the hope they will prompt drivers to observe the rules.
Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam at Bharat Nagar Chowk in Ludhiana on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)
Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam at Bharat Nagar Chowk in Ludhiana on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)

Rath Yatra throws traffic out of gear in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2019 10:14 PM IST
Traffic congestion was witnessed at Ferozepur Road, Pakhowal Road, Gurdev Nagar, College Road, Shaheed Udham Singh Nagar Road, Barewal Road, South City, Dandi Swami Road and several other parts of the city. 
JNU students during a march to Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Monday.(Vipin kumar/HT photo)
JNU students during a march to Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Monday.(Vipin kumar/HT photo)

JNU students march again, stopped by police; traffic choked in south Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2019 05:44 AM IST
Traffic was thrown out of gear and metro commuters were stranded for hours as three central Delhi stations — Udyog Bhawan, Lok Kalyan Marg and Central Secretariat stations — were closed as a precautionary measure.
Differently abled people who had applied for Group D jobs with the railways have been protesting at Mandi House since last week. (Representational image)(HT file)
Differently abled people who had applied for Group D jobs with the railways have been protesting at Mandi House since last week. (Representational image)(HT file)

Differently abled people protest at Mandi House, traffic affected

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2019 01:52 PM IST
The protesters, who reached the national capital from different states on November 26, are staging a sit-in at Bhagwan Das Road which has been closed for traffic, a senior police officer said.
Heavy traffic near ITO due to the protest by police personnel on Tuesday.(Sanchit khanna/ht photo)
Heavy traffic near ITO due to the protest by police personnel on Tuesday.(Sanchit khanna/ht photo)

Traffic comes to a halt at ITO as policemen hit the streets

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 03:52 AM IST
Senior traffic officials said the religious procession began in batches from 8pm and continued till late night. Vehicles were stopped to direct the crowd, including women and children, towards Karbala.
A 2-year-old bear in a tree in Orem, Utah.(AP)
A 2-year-old bear in a tree in Orem, Utah.(AP)

2-year-old bear wanders around, causes traffic delay. Here’s how cops relocate it

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 01:56 PM IST
The wandering brown-coloured black bear caused the traffic to stop for about 40 minutes.
About 4.47 lakh vehicles enter Gurugram from 11 border points on every weekday with more than half of them using the expressway at two toll plazas at Sirhaul and Kherki Daula(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
About 4.47 lakh vehicles enter Gurugram from 11 border points on every weekday with more than half of them using the expressway at two toll plazas at Sirhaul and Kherki Daula(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Over half of inbound traffic enters from Sirhaul, Kherki Daula

Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 03:10 AM IST
About 1.68 lakh vehicles enter Gurugram from Delhi at the Sirhaul toll and approximately 83,026 enter the city from Kherki Daula toll daily between Monday and Friday.
According to a senior court official, all fines are reaching the court because the Delhi government is yet to decide on compoundable and non-compoundable offences and issue a notification listing offences under both categories.(HT image)
According to a senior court official, all fines are reaching the court because the Delhi government is yet to decide on compoundable and non-compoundable offences and issue a notification listing offences under both categories.(HT image)

Since Sept 1, virtual courts received 42,503 traffic fine cases

New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 03:32 AM IST
The fines, which also include those for both compoundable and non-compoundable offences, were received by the recently inaugurated virtual courts, where an offender can pay the fine without physically visiting the court.
A tender will be floated by October-end and a contractor would be selected by November-end, said GMDA officials. The project will be completed within two years.(HT Archive)
A tender will be floated by October-end and a contractor would be selected by November-end, said GMDA officials. The project will be completed within two years.(HT Archive)

Nod to widening of Golf Course Road to meet projected rise in traffic

Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2019 02:17 AM IST
The tender to engage a contractor will be floated over the next couple of months and work on the road is expected to begin by the end of November with a completion time of two years, said officials.
Traffic congestion on the Shilphata stretch delayed Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray’s visit to Dombivli on Saturday.(HT PHOTO)
Traffic congestion on the Shilphata stretch delayed Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray’s visit to Dombivli on Saturday.(HT PHOTO)

Stuck in traffic at Kalyan’s Shilphata, Raj Thackeray cancels meeting

Thane | By Sajana Nambiar, Thane
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 01:38 AM IST
Ahead of Thackeray’s arrival in the city, the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) took up the work of filling potholes on the stretch. Several portions of the 21km-long Shilphata stretch have potholes.
Altogether 19,06,657 people in Assam have been left out of the final NRC list. It names 3,11,21,004 people as Indian citizens.(HT image)
Altogether 19,06,657 people in Assam have been left out of the final NRC list. It names 3,11,21,004 people as Indian citizens.(HT image)

Official NRC website crashes due to heavy traffic

Guwahati | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 02:21 AM IST
The site belonging to the Office of the State Coordinator of National Registration (NRC), Assam, however, was restored shortly.
Conservation group Traffic said skins were the single-most frequently seized tiger parts, with an average of 58 whole tiger skins seized each year.(AP FILE PHOTO.)
Conservation group Traffic said skins were the single-most frequently seized tiger parts, with an average of 58 whole tiger skins seized each year.(AP FILE PHOTO.)

India remains tiger poaching hub as south-east Asian nations form new market: Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Chetan Chauhan
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 10:01 AM IST
In all, 2,300 tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, the report said. Around 40.5% of these were from India, said the report of conservation group, Traffic, looking at 19-years of tiger seizure data from across the globe.
More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century.(AP Photo)
More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century.(AP Photo)

More than 2,300 tigers killed and trafficked this century: Report

Geneva | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2019 05:19 PM IST
With an average of more than 120 illegally trafficked tigers seized each year -- which amounts to over two each week -- since year 2000, conservation group Traffic warned there was little sign of respite for the species.
The traffic police department fined PMPML in seven cases in the month of July and three cases in the month of August so far(HT PHOTO)
The traffic police department fined PMPML in seven cases in the month of July and three cases in the month of August so far(HT PHOTO)

Stranded for more than 30 mins? PMPML pays Rs 5K fine per bus breakdown

Pune, Hindustan Times | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 05:03 PM IST
According to traffic department officials, so far, the traffic police have come across 37 such cases and have recovered fine of Rs 95, 000 from Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Ltd.
Data maintained by Delhi Traffic Police shows that in May, 52 complaints of traffic jams caused by potholes were reported on their helpline. In June, the number of complaints rose to 85 and in July it touched 109.(HT Photo)
Data maintained by Delhi Traffic Police shows that in May, 52 complaints of traffic jams caused by potholes were reported on their helpline. In June, the number of complaints rose to 85 and in July it touched 109.(HT Photo)

Potholes, water logging continue to slow down Delhi traffic during monsoon

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai and Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 02:13 AM IST
Senior traffic officials said reminders are sent to civic agencies to fill potholes and complete road repair work by May so that there is ample time for the asphalt and other construction material to dry up and settle before rains.
Vehicles moved slowly on Bakhtawar Singh Road, near Medanta hospital, in Gurugram on Tuesday. HVZ has executed certain engineering changes at Bakhtawar Chowk.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Vehicles moved slowly on Bakhtawar Singh Road, near Medanta hospital, in Gurugram on Tuesday. HVZ has executed certain engineering changes at Bakhtawar Chowk.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Traffic slows down at altered Bakhtawar Chowk in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON AUG 14, 2019 05:02 AM IST
Motorists travelling on CH Bakhtawar Singh Road from Rajiv Chowk to Bakhtawar Chowk no longer had enough space to make a U-turn at the junction, and had to wait until the traffic signal turned green to do so.
Train traffic on busy Mumbai-Goa route was suspended for three hours after a part of the tracks was washed away.(Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times (Representative image))
Train traffic on busy Mumbai-Goa route was suspended for three hours after a part of the tracks was washed away.(Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times (Representative image))

Flood waters wash out train tracks on Mumbai-Goa route, traffic hit for 3 hours

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2019 07:21 PM IST
Train movement has already hit on this route for the past three days due to landslide between Jite and Aapta stations on Central Railway section on Sunday.
The video shows vehicles waiting on an otherwise busy narrow road as the flock of hundreds of ducks moves across the road.(Twitter/@guffawer)
The video shows vehicles waiting on an otherwise busy narrow road as the flock of hundreds of ducks moves across the road.(Twitter/@guffawer)

TGIF: Ducks bring traffic to a standstill in Kerala. Watch adorable video

PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2019 01:26 PM IST
A traffic jam you wouldn’t mind being stuck in.
Representative(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Representative(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Student Police Cadets: Students to volunteer in regulating traffic on Rajasthan streets

Jaipur | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 09:21 AM IST
During the two-year programme, 22 students of classes 8 and 9 from each school will be trained in food safety, traffic awareness, disaster management, tolerance, team spirit, fight against corruption and safety of women and children among others.
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