Road Safety
West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.19

Traffic violaters turn law keepers

If you are at the wheel and suddenly spot your neighbour in a fluorescent jacket, pulling you up for speeding, do not take it as a prank. Chances are he is doing community service as a traffic police ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.10.19

Sachin Tendulkar bullish on Sourav Ganguly

Sachin Tendulkar is expecting Sourav Ganguly to play his role as BCCI president as passionately as he played the game during his highly successful career.Sourav, who is the president of the Cricket As...
By PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.18

Meet on road safety

The road transport and highways ministry conducted a zonal workshop in the city on Tuesday to evolve a National Road Safety Strategy.“The aim is to reduce road mortality by half by 2020. We are invo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.18

Fixing India's deadly roads needs political will

Roads and highways to hell can be found with ease in India. According to the latest government data, 48,746 riders of two-wheeler vehicles and 20,457 pedestrians died in road accidents last year. Thes...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 09.07.19

Yamuna Expressway safety concern after tragedy

At least 29 people were killed when a bus travelling at high speed skidded off the accident-prone Yamuna Expressway in Agra and plunged into a drain, apparently after the driver had dozed off, early ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow


Opinion  /  Published 16.02.19

Citizen-science studies could help reduce man-animal conflict

Parting shotSir — Communication is an ever-evolving process. At present, it is the language of emojis that is the preferred medium of conveying what is on one’s mind. Even this language, though, i...
By The Telegraph

North East  /  Published 27.02.20

BRIEFS: Tea worker released from camp

Sukhdev Ree, 48, a resident of Hailakandi district in Assam, was released from Silchar detention camp on bail on Thursday after 43 months. Ree, a labourer of a tea garden in Algapur, was served a noti...
By The Telegraph in Agartala

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.19

Jharkhand cops and volunteers push road rules

By Our Correspondent in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.19

After Bokaro car crash, classes for parents

Drawing lessons from the February 1 road mishap which cost three boys of Chinmaya Vidyalaya here their lives, this school and many other CBSE institutions will start sensitisation programmes for paren...
By Praduman Choubey in Bokaro

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.19

Sikkim road safety drive

Sikkim transport department has decided to carry out a three-month-long campaign throughout the state from January 6 to drive home the message of road safety in view of the increasing number of accide...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok


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