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Exam corridor gives Std 12 students right of way 4.3.2015 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
Amid the board exam stress, here comes some good news. The city traffic police have decided to give right-of-way to students on their way to exam centres. It has got an enthusiastic thumbs up from school principals ...
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Clueless admin blind to Holika hazard; Most Bonfires Threat To Power Cables 4.3.2015 TOI: Lucknow Times
Officials of Lucknow district administration and Lucknow Electricity Supply Administration have yet to initiate action to ensure safety during burning of Holikas. A reality check by TOI on Tuesday showed that Holikas (bonfires) have been put up across the city in various crossing causing traffic jam and accidents. Many bonfires have been out around electricity poles and transfers, posing threat of fire and a major breakdown during Holika ...
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Rain pounds City, throws life out of gear 3.3.2015 deccanherald.com
Heavy rain pounded the City early on Tuesday morning and again in the night, triggering traffic jams causing hardship to commuters. Rain and gusty winds also uprooted two trees in Malleswaram and Mathikere on Tuesday night. The City experienced heavy thunder showers on a summer morning and in just three hours, till 8:30 am, received two centimetres of rain. According to officials of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), this is record rainfall for the month of March in a span of 24 hours in the last five years. The downpour led to severe waterlogging, particularly in the central business district, disrupting vehicular movement during peak morning hours. It was a bumper-to-bumper ride between 8 am and 10 am on Mission Road, J C Road, Shanthi Nagar, Double Road, Queens Road and Bellary Road, to name a few. Many ambulances were stranded in the traffic jam. A good samaritan who created way for an ambulance was beaten up by a traffic cop on Bellary Road. Vehicular movement was slow in the ...
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Traffic police assaults ex-serviceman for making way for ambulance 3.3.2015 deccanherald.com
An ex-serviceman, who cleared the way for an ambulance stuck in a jam near the Cauvery theatre junction on Ballari Road on Tuesday morning, was assaulted by a traffic cop. Ganganna, a sub-inspector (SI) attached to the Sadashivanagar traffic police station, was suspended for assaulting Nagappa. The police action came after video footage of the incident aired on news channels caught the attention of senior traffic police officers. Nagappa is a resident of Munireddy Palya and works as a security guard at the Hindustan Petroleum Officers' Quarters. Due to rain on Tuesday morning, the magic box near the Cauvery junction was waterlogged and vehicles could not pass through. Vehicles heading towards Ballari Road were diverted onto the road next to the magic box and soon, traffic piled up around the magic box. An ambulance carrying blood, heading towards Yelahanka, was stuck in the jam at the junction for over 30 minutes. Nagappa noticed the ambulance and removed the barricades tied together, clearing the way ...
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Commute from hell: Rainy Monday delays Gurgaon for exams, office 3.3.2015 TOI: Cities
After a pleasant rainy weekend, Gurgaon woke up to a different kind of Monday morning blues which extended throughout the day leading to angry, helpless commuters all over the ...
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Ex-Millitary Man Removes Barricade For Ambulance’s Passage, Gets Assaulted by Cop 3.3.2015 newindianexpress.com
The police action came hours after a local news channels aired footage of the assault and the ambulance being driven away from the traffic.
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Bengaluru cop suspended for assaulting good samaritan 3.3.2015 All News-IANS Stories
A traffic sub-inspector was suspended on Tuesday for assaulting an ex-serviceman who helped in getting an ambulance out of the traffic gridlock on a busy thoroughfare in the city centre.
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Bengaluru cop suspended for assaulting good samaritan 3.3.2015 deccanherald.com
A traffic sub-inspector was suspended on Tuesday for assaulting an ex-serviceman who helped in getting an ambulance out of the traffic gridlock on a busy thoroughfare in the city centre. "We have suspended the inspector (Ganganna) for physically abusing Nagappa, an ex-serviceman, who allowed an ambulance to drive out of the traffic jam by removing a rope barricade tied to block access to a free passage on Palace Road," deputy superintendent of police (DCP) Rajendra Prasad told IANS. Unseasonal rain during the day disrupted normal life due to water-logging and consequent traffic snarls across the city. The police action came hours after local news channels aired footage of Ganganna accosting and hitting Nagappa, who was seen removing the rope and letting the ambulance drive away from the gridlock. "Though Nagappa was not authorised to remove the barricade, the sub-inspector had no right to manhandle him when he was trying to help the ambulance to get out of the traffic jam," Prasad admitted. In defence, ...
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Bengaluru cop suspended for assaulting good samaritan 3.3.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'Bengaluru cop suspended for assaulting good samaritan' at newkerala.com.
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Metro services to be extended in Haryana 3.3.2015 Zee News : States
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said Metro services would be extended in the state as per the need of the people after the completion of the existing projects.
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Caught in traffic snarls in Delhi, Gadkari orders study 3.3.2015 DNA: Top News
Frequent traffic jams at Dhaula Kuan here in which Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari often gets caught, has made him sanction a study to find the reasons behind the problem plaguing several parts of the national capital. "I bang my head... as I get stuck quite often" at Dhaula Kuan in South-West Delhi for 40-45 minutes while coming from or going to the airport, Gadkari said in Lok Sabha. Responding to a debate on amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act, Gadkari said he has asked the road research institutes to carry out the study on traffic jams and accident-prone areas in the national capital, the report of which will be submitted to the Delhi government. Five lakh accidents take place annually in which 1.5 lakh people die, he said. The Minister said he has sanctioned Rs 10 crore for the purpose while rejecting suggestions that the study was not the mandate of the central government. Gadkari informed the House that NHAI has been asked to improve the engineering aspects of roads to reduce accidents. For every ...
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Dan Brown beats me in popularity says Jeffrey Archer 3.3.2015 Hindustan Times: Lifestyle
In town bestselling author Jeffrey Archer talks about contemporary authors Fifty Shades and his favourites to win the Cricket World ...
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Metro services to be extended in Haryana 3.3.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said Metro services would be extended in the state as per the need of the people after the completion of the existing projects.
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Cop assaults retired Army officer in traffic dispute 3.3.2015 deccanherald.com
A retired Army officer was assaulted on Tuesday by a traffic constable in the city when he tried to make way for an ambulance that was stuck in a traffic jam near the Cauvery theatre junction.

As per a TV 9 report, the Army officer had removed a rope at the junction to let the ambulance, which had been stuck in the traffic jam, for nearly 30 minutes, move.

The accused traffic cop has been identified as Rangappa, from the Sadashivnagar Police Station.

Details are awaited
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Bengaluru: Traffic constable assaults ex-serviceman for helping ambulance stuck between barricades 3.3.2015 CNN-IBN Top Stories
Police have ordered a preliminary probe into the incident and have promised action after the verification of facts.
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Former army personnel beaten by traffic policeman 3.3.2015 Hindu: Home
A retired army personnel was beaten up by a traffic police official for trying to make way for an ambulance that was struck in the traffic jam near Kaveri Junction in Sadashiva Nagar on Tuesday.
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Passengers have harrowing time at ISBT 3.3.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Passengers have harrowing time at ISBT
Late to centres, many can’t finish first exam 3.3.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Late to centres, many can’t finish first exam
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'Battery-powered auto for Imphal soon' 3.3.2015 Manipur: E-Pao
'Battery-powered auto for Imphal soon'
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Mild showers drench Jaipur, create traffic problems - Times of India 3.3.2015 Jaipur News
Mild showers drench Jaipur, create traffic problems Times of India JAIPUR: It was a pleasant Sunday morning in the city which was drenched by moderate showers. The roads wore a deserted look as the showers also brought with them abrupt power cuts in many localities. A dip of 10 degrees Celsius in the day ...
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