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News  /  Published 06.01.22

Park Street flyover to be shut for load tests

The Park Street flyover will be closed from 10pm on January 7, Friday, to 6am on January 11, Tuesday, for tests to assess load-bearing capacity. During this period, vehicles headed to both the s...
By Our Bureau

News  /  Published 18.12.21

Decade-old subway at Parama rotary put to use to curb Bypass accidents

Passengers alighting from buses around the Parama rotary on EM Bypass are now being channelled towards a sparingly used subway in a drive by police to stop jaywalking across the eastern thoroughfare a...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.12.21

Bypass overbridge set to be unveiled, boon for Chingrighata traffic

The foot overbridge at the Chingrighata crossing of the EM Bypass in east Kolkata is likely to be inaugurated in a couple of weeks, urban development department officials said. Police officers hope t...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.11.21

Kolkata police divert Camac Street traffic for repair of British-era sewer

A portion of Camac Street in the central business district will remain shut to traffic for over a week and vehicles headed to AJC Bose Road will be diverted along Victoria Terrace and Gorky Terrace to...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.11.21

Police to conduct alcohol tests on cyclists on Kolkata roads

Kolkata police will conduct a breathalyser test on bicyclists from now onwards to reduce possibilities of road accidents involving cyclists in an intoxicated state. At least 13 accidents involving bi...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.11.21

Entire Chingrighata crossing to be under Kolkata police

The police said there were several challenges in manning traffic. A few of them are:  Residents of Sukanta Nagar have to cross this intersection to fetch drinking water because of lack of pipe...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.11.21

Three men booked for obstructing traffic sergeant in Behala

Three men who allegedly tried to prevent a traffic sergeant from performing his duty near Shakuntala Park in southwest Kolkata’s Behala area were arrested on Saturday night.  A sergeant of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Parnasree

News  /  Published 08.11.21

Cycle risk at crucial Chingrighata crossroads on EM Bypass

The Telegraph spent a couple of hours at the crossing on Sunday. On one side of the crossing is Sukantanagar and on the other is Beleghata. Pedestrians and cyclists are barred at the crossing and yet...
By Snehal Sengupta in Chingrighata

North East  /  Published 17.11.19

Walk to create road safety awareness

Citizens on Sunday participated in a walk organised by the Consumers’ Legal Protection Forum, Assam, with support from Consumer VOICE, Delhi, to mark the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Vi...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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