Roads in our city have turned death traps. The recent accident near the Park Circus seven-point crossing is yet another example which, I feel, has been possible because of poor policing.
I stay a few metres away from Syed Amir Ali Avenue and find it difficult to cross the road because of the constant rush of vehicles. Flouting of traffic lights is a common occurrence.
It is time the authorities woke up and made traffic monitoring a smooth process. There should be strict penalties on any rule-flouting. All that is needed to be done is a little planning and alertness.
Metro has taken on errant taxi drivers and we have all seen the results.
I request you to highlight the issue of unnecessary honking. There are rules but few people follow them — even near silence zones — because they are hardly ever enforced.
We had asked our readers to suggest names for the five lion cubs brought from South Africa to the Jamshedpur zoo, via Calcutta. Here are some names the cubs could bear with pride.
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