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The incident took place in April 2013, when Iyer was driving one Sanjeev Dawar and his wife to the airport. The car was owned by Dawar’s wife’s brother-in-law.(Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

2013 accident: Driver acquitted of killing man, gets jail for fleeing spot

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Farhan Shaikh
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 08:55 AM IST
Vishal Chavda, who ran a lemonade store at the junction, was crossing the road by jumping over the cement block divider when the car hit him. The car then fled the spot.
The woman told police that on her way to the parking space, a young man came from behind and snatched her gold mangalsutra.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The woman told police that on her way to the parking space, a young man came from behind and snatched her gold mangalsutra.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Minutes after snatching gold chain at India Gate, man gets caught at traffic signal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prawesh Lama
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 07:16 AM IST
Police later identified the snatcher as Faizan Ali, a resident of Brahmapuri in north-east Delhi. Police said that a team patrolling the area arrested Ali.
Making walking safe, comfortable, and convenient for pedestrians can even help boost tourism(Bloomberg)
Making walking safe, comfortable, and convenient for pedestrians can even help boost tourism(Bloomberg)

Make Indian cities walkable

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 03:00 PM IST
There are enough studies to show that better walkability make cities more viable for citizens, especially those who rely on public transport to get around
When the victim objected to his behaviour, the police said the suspect hurled a stone at him and his car.(HT PHOTO)
When the victim objected to his behaviour, the police said the suspect hurled a stone at him and his car.(HT PHOTO)

Man held in Udyog Vihar road rage case

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 04:20 AM IST
On Saturday, Kirnesh Jangra, son of a leader of the Rashtriya Sahara Party, was in his car at a traffic signal when a speeding car allegedly started honking from behind.
Singh also said, “The accused tried to snatch the victim’s phone. When he resisted, he pushed him down on the road and even tried to run over him.”(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Singh also said, “The accused tried to snatch the victim’s phone. When he resisted, he pushed him down on the road and even tried to run over him.”(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

Man assaulted by inebriated driver at Udyog Vihar signal

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2019 05:43 AM IST
The victim screamed for help and some passersby rushed to his rescue. The victim later called his friends, who took him to a hospital. He complained to the police in the evening. A case under relevant sections was registered at the Udyog Vihar police station, said the police.
At Aggarwal Dharamshala Chowk, commuters travelling from the Gurudwara road towards the Civil Lines faced a major problem in deciphering whether the signal had turned green or not as the signal was hidden by the branches of a tree.(HT Photo)
At Aggarwal Dharamshala Chowk, commuters travelling from the Gurudwara road towards the Civil Lines faced a major problem in deciphering whether the signal had turned green or not as the signal was hidden by the branches of a tree.(HT Photo)

Blocked vision, technical glitches of traffic lights in Gurugram fixed

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2019 08:46 AM IST
During a meeting last month, the GMDA and traffic police officials had formed a join team to survey all traffic signals in the city after a gap of 15 days to inspect if they were working properly. But the plan was shelved and a new plan, one of electronic real-time monitoring, was adopted.
Over the last 14 months, traffic signals at several junctions have been plagued by defects that are endangering the lives motorists and pedestrians on a daily basis.(PTI)
Over the last 14 months, traffic signals at several junctions have been plagued by defects that are endangering the lives motorists and pedestrians on a daily basis.(PTI)

Partial civic transfer creates chaos on roads

Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 08:06 AM IST
With the transfer set to be completed on April 1, the GMDA will soon become the sole agency for maintaining traffic signals in the city.
Traffic snarls at Bhuteshwar Mandir Chowk near Sadar Bazaar in Sector 11 might soon be resolved with the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority’s (GMDA) plan to turn the crowded intersection into a clockwise roundabout by July.(PTI)
Traffic snarls at Bhuteshwar Mandir Chowk near Sadar Bazaar in Sector 11 might soon be resolved with the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority’s (GMDA) plan to turn the crowded intersection into a clockwise roundabout by July.(PTI)

Roundabout to ease traffic woes at Sec 11 junction

Gurugram | By Prayag Arora Desai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2019 01:47 AM IST
In 2017, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) had hired a private consultant to suggest remedial measures, following which the traffic department implemented a one-way system for vehicles approaching the chowk from Khandsa village, which were diverted along a different route.
As per the World Report on Disability, one in seven globally experiences some form of disability. People with disabilities are the world’s largest minority. Yet, they are unseen and unheard.(Picture for representation)
As per the World Report on Disability, one in seven globally experiences some form of disability. People with disabilities are the world’s largest minority. Yet, they are unseen and unheard.(Picture for representation)

En route to the top, leave no one behind

By Dr Satendra Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2019 01:23 AM IST
Almost all bus stops in Delhi mocks disabled citizens as they proudly display International Symbol of Access. It’s a different matter that majority of them neither have kerb cuts nor pavement height less than 150 mm.
The four-lane flyover (right) was completed in 136 days.Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO(HT Photo)
The four-lane flyover (right) was completed in 136 days.Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO(HT Photo)

Flyover at Delhi’s Dhaula Kuan eases bottleneck

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2019 11:20 AM IST
Till now, the stretch in front of Subroto Park on NH-8 would see major traffic snarls and commuters travelling between Gurugram and Delhi faced a harrowing time crossing the nearly two-km long stretch between Parade Road crossing and Dhaula Kuan.
Jibran Nazir, who works with a newspaper in Pune, said the assailants told him that they would “send him back to Kashmir” but added that it was not an “organised” attack.(Jibran Nazeer/Facebook Photo)
Jibran Nazir, who works with a newspaper in Pune, said the assailants told him that they would “send him back to Kashmir” but added that it was not an “organised” attack.(Jibran Nazeer/Facebook Photo)

Attack on me not because I am Kashmiri, says youth embroiled in road rage incident

Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 01:31 PM IST
The incident took place at 8.30 pm on Thursday at Hotel Girija chowk on Tilak Road. Two youths on their Jupiter two wheeler were speeding when a Yamaha bike driven by the journalist Dar came in between.
The smart traffic signals light installed at Kanhai Chowk near Huda City Centre metro station, in Gurugram is one of the four junctions in the city that automatically turns green if anticipated volume of traffic is high.(Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)
The smart traffic signals light installed at Kanhai Chowk near Huda City Centre metro station, in Gurugram is one of the four junctions in the city that automatically turns green if anticipated volume of traffic is high.(Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)

Smart signals in Gurugram win citizens’ approval, wait time reduced to almost half

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 03:41 PM IST
After the inauguration of the smart signal system ‘ARTEMIS’ from Kanhai Chowk, cops and commuters attested that the waiting time at traffic signals was reduced to almost half.
The move to install smart traffic signal in parts of Gurugram is expected to reduce waiting time at signals as the light will remain green for a longer time at the carriageway with the heavier volume of traffic.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose)
The move to install smart traffic signal in parts of Gurugram is expected to reduce waiting time at signals as the light will remain green for a longer time at the carriageway with the heavier volume of traffic.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose)

Smart traffic signals to reduce snarls between Bakhtawar Chowk and Huda City Centre from Wednesday

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2019 02:37 PM IST
MCG officials said cameras at the smart signals are equipped with in-built sensors to assess the volume of oncoming traffic which will turn green depending on the traffic density.
The robot will be first introduced at the road safety week carried by the traffic team from February 4 to 10.(PRAFUL GANGURDE/HT PHOTO)
The robot will be first introduced at the road safety week carried by the traffic team from February 4 to 10.(PRAFUL GANGURDE/HT PHOTO)

Roadeo will help you cross Thane roads safely

Hindustan Times | By Priyanka Dhomse, Thane
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2019 12:36 AM IST
Thane traffic police will first introduce the safety robot, named Roadeo, at public places, schools and colleges during the road safety week
On October 5, four people were killed when a 40 feet tall metal hoarding fell on people waiting at a traffic signal near Juna Bazar.(HT/PHOTO)
On October 5, four people were killed when a 40 feet tall metal hoarding fell on people waiting at a traffic signal near Juna Bazar.(HT/PHOTO)

Frame crash onus on contractor and advertising agency: Pune railways

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2019 02:28 PM IST
The central railways will also take stringent action against Pune rail division employees
Four robbers of the notorious ‘Thak Thak’ gang assaulted and robbed Bollywood actress Farheen Prabhakar of her wallet and mobile phones . (Photo by Burhaan Kinu/ Hindustan Times)(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Four robbers of the notorious ‘Thak Thak’ gang assaulted and robbed Bollywood actress Farheen Prabhakar of her wallet and mobile phones . (Photo by Burhaan Kinu/ Hindustan Times)(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

‘Thak Thak’ gang robs, assaults Bollywood actress Farheen Prabhakar in Delhi

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 11:57 PM IST
The incident occurred on Saturday noon when Prabhakar, a resident of Sarvpriya Vihar, was going in her car to visit Select City Walk mall in Saket.
Traffic police deployed at major intersections will, meanwhile, keep a check on violators and carry cashless machines where the violator can pay his/her fine on the spot.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Traffic police deployed at major intersections will, meanwhile, keep a check on violators and carry cashless machines where the violator can pay his/her fine on the spot.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Gurugram police to send fine slips home, start cashless payment

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2019 03:21 PM IST
Police commissioner KK Rao said, “Starting February, don’t be surprised if you are not stopped by an official when you jump a traffic signal or asked to show a driving licence. The slip for paying the fine will land at your doorstep later.”
At least two of the injured people were in critical condition; some suffered multiple fractures, said a doctor at a private hospital where the victims were admitted.(ANI Photo)
At least two of the injured people were in critical condition; some suffered multiple fractures, said a doctor at a private hospital where the victims were admitted.(ANI Photo)

16-year-old killed, 8 hurt as car rams 5 vehicles in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2018 12:13 AM IST
At least two of the injured people were in critical condition; some suffered multiple fractures, said a doctor at a private hospital where the victims were admitted.
Vasundhara Das in a still from Monsoon Wedding.
Vasundhara Das in a still from Monsoon Wedding.

Actor Vasundhara Das files police complaint after becoming a victim of road rage in Bengaluru

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 05:53 PM IST
Vasundhara Das, known for her work in films like Hey Ram and Monsoon Wedding, was followed by a ca driver who later hurled abuses at her in Bengaluru. The incident occurred on Monday.
The project extension is expected to cost ₹209 crore.(HT Photo)
The project extension is expected to cost ₹209 crore.(HT Photo)

Mumbai flyover extension to help decongest traffic on major arterial road

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2018 11:45 PM IST
The Mrinaltai Gore flyover, which currently is 1.2-km-long, connects Western Express Highway to SV Road in Goregaon. An 840-m long extension on it will now connect SV Road with New Link Road
Turning off engines will help save fuel and lead to a decrease in pollution.(HT Photo)
Turning off engines will help save fuel and lead to a decrease in pollution.(HT Photo)

Switching off engines at signals can save Rs 250 crore every year: Study

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2018 09:33 AM IST
A sample study found that only 20% of commuters naturally switched off their vehicles while waiting at traffic lights
The Vasundhara intersection diverts traffic towards Anand Vihar, Vasundhara, Mohan Nagar and Kadkad Model.(Sakib Ali /HT FILE)
The Vasundhara intersection diverts traffic towards Anand Vihar, Vasundhara, Mohan Nagar and Kadkad Model.(Sakib Ali /HT FILE)

Vasundhara junction is now free of signals

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Peeyush Khandelwal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2018 06:00 AM IST
Intersection made signal-free to facilitate the construction of a six-lane flyover, will ease traffic flow.
Police said the truck driver fled the accident spot, leaving the truck behind.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Police said the truck driver fled the accident spot, leaving the truck behind.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

Truck rams auto, cab; crushes man sleeping on pavement near Delhi’s Okhla

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2018 03:25 AM IST
Police said the truck climbed on to the pavement after the driver lost control of the vehicle. After crushing the man, the truck hit an autorickshaw and a cab that were waiting at the traffic signal.
Gurugram police commissioner KK Rao announced cash rewards for 1,500 personnel, out of 2,500, for their exemplary work to ensure traffic didn’t go haywire during five hours of rain.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Gurugram police commissioner KK Rao announced cash rewards for 1,500 personnel, out of 2,500, for their exemplary work to ensure traffic didn’t go haywire during five hours of rain.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Reward for cops who braved rain to help residents

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 02:42 AM IST
The cash rewards were announced on the basis of feedback from commuters, residents and senior officials, as well as posts on the social media commending the men in uniform for keeping arterial roads clear for the movement of traffic.

U-turns, closure of exits proposed to ease traffic on Hindon elevated road

Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2018 05:18 AM IST
This will shorten journeys by nearly 3km for people who wish to get on the corridor from GT Road.
From Monday, the police began trials on traffic intersections at Huda City Centre metro station and Sector 42-27.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)
From Monday, the police began trials on traffic intersections at Huda City Centre metro station and Sector 42-27.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)

Gurugram traffic police install speakers at junctions to raise awareness, send updates

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Nikhil M Babu
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2018 03:40 AM IST
The loudspeaker at Sector 42-27 intersection is part of a trial run by the Gurugram Police to install loudspeakers at 50 junctions in the city to play recorded messages, urging people to not violate traffic and give live traffic updates.
If the flags are not sold by August 15, they have to be stored until next year.(PTI photo)
If the flags are not sold by August 15, they have to be stored until next year.(PTI photo)

Tricolour sells like hot cakes ahead of Independence Day in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 03:17 AM IST
From about a week before Independence Day, traffic signals across the city started bustling with hawkers who ditched their regular merchandise for the tricolour.
On Tuesday at 11.37am, Harmeet Batra (28), an interior designer, was coming from Delhi to attend a meeting in the city when he noticed a police officer riding a motorcycle without a helmet near Sikanderpur.(Picture for representation)
On Tuesday at 11.37am, Harmeet Batra (28), an interior designer, was coming from Delhi to attend a meeting in the city when he noticed a police officer riding a motorcycle without a helmet near Sikanderpur.(Picture for representation)

After pic on Twitter, cop fined for riding without helmet at Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Pavneet Singh Chadha
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2018 05:48 AM IST
Acting on a complaint posted on Twitter, police on Wednesday issued a challan (fine) of Rs 200 against an officer after a commuter posted a photograph of him riding a motorcycle without a helmet.
Rupali Ganguli is best known as Monisha from Sarabhai vs Sarabhai.(Instagram)
Rupali Ganguli is best known as Monisha from Sarabhai vs Sarabhai.(Instagram)

TV actor Rupali Ganguly attacked, left bleeding: I was abused in front of my son

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2018 11:58 AM IST
Television actor Rupali Ganguly says two men attacked her at a traffic light in Mumbai and broke her car’s window.
A pothole patching machine.(HT Photo)
A pothole patching machine.(HT Photo)

U’khand acquires modern equipment for better traffic management

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2018 09:49 PM IST
Next time if you see a strange looking machine repairing a pothole within a few minutes in Dehradun, don’t be surprised as it may be a pothole patching machine the traffic police department will acquire soon
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