Actor Hemant Birje and his wife suffered minor injuries after their car met with an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.
When the Police data of deaths due to road accidents in Noida and Greater Noida was compared with Uttar Pradesh health department's data of Covid-19 deaths, it was found that the former claimed more lives in 2020 and 2021.
The state recorded 39,878 road accidents in 2016 and the number came down to 32,925 in 2019, according to Maharashtra highway police data.
According to the data, 2018 witnessed 659 road accidents, 1,388 injuries and 111 deaths, while 2017 had 763 accidents, 1,426 injuries and 146 deaths on the expressway.
In July, parliament passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that came into effect on September 1 2019. It aims to tighten the traffic rules and regulations and impose stricter punishments for violation in a bid to promote road safety.
The BBMP has said the potholes on Tunganagar main road in the northwest suburb have been filled with mud, bitumen and asphalted by late afternoon, responding at the earliest to the artist's complaint through social media.
The accident occurred when K.M. Basheer, 35, bureau chief of the 'Siraj' newspaper, was returning home on his two-wheeler at around 12.45 a.m. when the car knocked him down in the high-security zone area of the state capital.
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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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