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Analysis of Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India: A 2015 Report

The recently released “Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India” 2015 report published by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) revealed an increase of 5.1% in total accident fatalities in the country, from 1,41,526 in 2014 to 1,48,707 in 2015. Highlights of the data: 53 cases of road accidents took place every one hour during 2015, wherein 17 persons were killed Children ...

Maruti Suzuki partners with Gurgaon Police

Maruti Suzuki India along with Gurgaon Police launched a road safety initiative for Gurgaon – Sabhya Roads, Bhavya Gurgaon – to promote road safety and bring down accidents by creating awareness. Maruti Suzuki has identified a high traffic stretch, where it will work on improving the traffic conditions. It will deploy 100 Sadak Suraksha Sevaks on the corridor to manage ...

CO2 mitigation measures for transport is not sufficient

Current and foreseeable policies to mitigate carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from global transport activity will not suffice to achieve the international community’s climate ambitions, a new study published by the International Transport Forum (ITF) finds. Continued strong growth in demand for mobility means that even in the most optimistic scenario, transport CO2 emissions in 2050 will still be at 2015 levels ...

Smart Parking in Bengaluru

A new government-sponsored ‘smart parking’ system that helps drivers find parking slots using a smartphone app, is in the offing across Bengaluru. This system is in vogue in London and other major cities of the world. The first phase of the rollout is expected within a year, provided Bengaluru makes it to the Smart Cities Mission project list in the ...

TrafficInfraTech Expo & Parking InfraTech Expo 2017

The second edition of Smart Mobility 2017, Asia’s leading show integrating two very comprehensive international Expos – TrafficInfraTech Expo (6th edition) and Parking InfraTech Expo (3rd edition) scheduled to be held from September 13-15, 2017 at Hitex Exhibition Centre, Hitec City, Hyderabad is gaining momentum with the exhibition space getting filled up fast.  With many companies, which participated in 2016 ...

Maharashtra to begin work on first ‘smart highway’

The Maharashtra state government will undertake work on laying an OFC network on the Nagpur- Chandrapur highway, which will be the first smart highway as part of a “smart cluster project” covering the cities of Nagpur, Chandrapur and the industrial hub of Ballarshah. This can later be replicated on other roads and highways like the Mumbai- Pune expressway.  The government ...

Pune Metro project gets Rs 950Cr allocation

With the central government allocating Rs 950Cr to the Pune Metro Rail project and nearly one-third of the geo-technical survey being complete, work on the Pune Metro will begin soon. The first stretch of 5 km could be ready as early as 2019. The company could soon start the tendering process for the Pune Metro, work on the project would ...

India Inc help to make roads safer

In a bid to make the country’s roads safer, Minister For Road Transport And Highways Nitin Gadkari has asked all major automobile makers to adopt stretches of highways for fixing black spots, setting up trauma centres and providing life-saving ambulance services.  The minister has written to carmakers to make vehicles as per Global NCAP norms to ensure pedestrian safety. Companies ...

Centre undertakes PRR project in Bangalore

The Centre has agreed to take up the Peripheral Ring Road (PRR) project around Bengaluru under the Bharat Mala Pariyojana, NHAI is preparing the detailed project report. The 65-km-long PRR stretch from Tumkur Road to Hosur Road — which will ease the load off the Outer Ring Road — will now be funded and built by NHAI. Around 1,810 acres ...

Akhilesh Yadav’s dream project – UP 100 launched with Barco Video wall

Barco, a global leader in networked control room visualization solutions, has delivered an advanced video wall solution that empowers Uttar Pradesh Police to reduce crimes and reach to incidents within few minutes. The solution comprising of 180 Barco rear-projection LED cubes in multiple configurations at Lucknow Centre will enable local responders across the State of Uttar Pradesh to offer aid ...

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