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Road safety awareness

Actor Hemant Birje And Wife Injured In Road Accident Near Mumbai-Pune Expressway

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Actor Hemant Birje and his wife suffered minor injuries after their car met with an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.

Road Accidents Claimed More Lives Than Covid-19 Death Toll In Noida: Official Data

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Maharashtra Records A Dip In Road Accidents In Last Three Years

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.

Over 150 Deaths On Yamuna Expressway In 2019 Alone, Most Since 2012

Sep 21, 2019 PTI

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.

Truck Driver Fined Rs 1.41 Lakh For Overloading Under New MVA In Delhi

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.

04 September, 2019

Remember The Potholes Bengaluru Artist 'Moonwalked' On? They Are Fixed Now -- Video

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

03 August, 2019

Kerala Journalist Killed By Speeding Car Allegedly Driven By 'Drunk' IAS Officer

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.

16 February, 2019

7 Things Hyundai’s Latest Road Safety Campaign Aims To Teach

Road safety continues to be a big concern in India and carmakers participate in the discussion too

12 February, 2019

'Where's Your Helmet?' Kiran Bedi Dons The Role Of Traffic Cop, Scolds Bikers For Not Wearing Helmets

Outlook Web Bureau

Bedi also seen stopping an overcrowded auto-rickshaw and warning its driver, besides asking some passengers to get off.

17 January, 2019

1,500 Punekars Take Part In Ride In Support Of Helmet Rule

The rally, which was held on Saturday, witnessed helmet-clad policemen and riders from various biking groups ride on Pune streets in support of the helmet rule

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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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