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Videsh Pal from Adarsh Nagar in Mohali’s Nayagaon was one of the victims who died on Wednesday morning after sustaining head injuries in an accident at the Sector 9 and 10 dividing road on Tuesday.(Sourced)

2 men die in accidents as cars mow down motorcycles in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 11:44 PM IST
One succumbed to injuries after being hit by a Hyundai Verna at the Sector 9 and 10 dividing road on Tuesday and the other died after being hit by an unidentified vehicle on the sector 20/30 dividing road
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Police clearance for visa, 14 Saanjh services through Mohali’s sewa kendras

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 11:53 PM IST
Move meant to promote Mission Fateh by decongesting offices during the pandemic and helping people avail of services at their doorsteps through the nearest sewa kendras
An assistant sub-inspector has been awarded ₹10 lakh compensation after being injured in a car accident.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
An assistant sub-inspector has been awarded ₹10 lakh compensation after being injured in a car accident.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

MACT awards Chandigarh police ASI 10 lakh for traffic accident

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 11:12 PM IST
Satyabir Singh claimed that on April 27, 2018 , he was driving down from Aleva village in Jind to Chandigarh when a speeding Baleno car driving on the wrong side of the road collided with his Alto
Around 149,000 people lost their lives on Indian roads in 2018.(iStock)
Around 149,000 people lost their lives on Indian roads in 2018.(iStock)

Road safety rules that people are most lax about

By HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2019 12:31 PM IST
Road accidents claim more than 1.35 million lives in India each year. We spoke to citizens to find out what they think are the traffic rules most people are careless about.
A Japanese university professor could face up to 10 years in jail after allegedly getting his students to produce ecstasy, officials said Wednesday, in an echo of TV hit series “Breaking Bad”. (Representative Image)(AP)
A Japanese university professor could face up to 10 years in jail after allegedly getting his students to produce ecstasy, officials said Wednesday, in an echo of TV hit series “Breaking Bad”. (Representative Image)(AP)

Breaking Bad: Japan professor may face 10 years jail for making students produce ecstasy

Tokyo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2019 10:51 AM IST
The professor told investigators he was aiming to further the “education” of his pharmaceutical sciences students, an official from the local health ministry told AFP.
Two and three-wheeler riders accounted for 40% of all traffic deaths in India in 2016.(HT File Photo)
Two and three-wheeler riders accounted for 40% of all traffic deaths in India in 2016.(HT File Photo)

Two, 3-wheeler riders worst hit: WHO

New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 07:45 AM IST
The actual number of deaths, however, could be higher as per the report, which estimates that there were 2.99 lakh traffic fatalities. This means, an estimated 22.6 people per 100,000 population died of traffic accidents in India in 2016.
Most residents with pets have plans of staying indoors with their pets to help them tide over the impact of noise pollution.(AP)
Most residents with pets have plans of staying indoors with their pets to help them tide over the impact of noise pollution.(AP)

Gurugram pet owners advised to stay indoors on Diwali despite restriction on cracker burning

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2018 03:02 PM IST
With restrictions on cracker-burning in place, animal lovers hope they might have a less troubled Diwali this year. They are, however, taking pre-emptive measures to ensure that animals are least disturbed if crackers are burst.
At least 13 people were killed when a passenger bus collided with a truck parked on a road in southern Afghanistan on Saturday and overturned, officials said.(Representative Image/AFP Photo)
At least 13 people were killed when a passenger bus collided with a truck parked on a road in southern Afghanistan on Saturday and overturned, officials said.(Representative Image/AFP Photo)

Bus collides with truck in southern Afghanistan, 13 killed: Officials

Kandahar, Afghanistan | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2018 12:38 PM IST
The bus was carrying around 40 passengers from neighbouring Helmand province to Kandahar and overturned after the collision, said Kandahar governor spokesman Mohammad Aziz Azizi.
Last year, 17,000 km of road projects were awarded in India. But in many countries, the policy is to get as much traffic as possible off the roads and onto railways.(AFP)
Last year, 17,000 km of road projects were awarded in India. But in many countries, the policy is to get as much traffic as possible off the roads and onto railways.(AFP)

India should focus more on its railway network

By Mark Tully
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 05:31 PM IST
With increased investment the railways could become more cost effective, but unlike roads, they do not have a powerful, independent lobby free to use any methods to push for investment.
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