In 1997, there were 185 two-wheelers per 1,000 persons staying in Pune city and Pimpri-Chinchwad, and in 2017 it has risen to a whopping 663, a rise of over 250 per cent. In case of four-wheelers, the ratio was 27 cars per 1,000 individuals in 1997, and it today is 150 per 1,000 persons, a 455 per cent increase.
Though initially, protesters were also demanding action against police personnel, who had taken away the body of the victim from house for post-mortem, later they agreed on the term of action only against unknown employees of electricity department.
The Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway is expected to help decongest the roads of Delhi and hence help cut down some of the pollution in the national capital. Here’s how much decongestion it is expected to lead to.
Sonipat (Haryana), Feb 23 (ANI): The National Highway-1, which connects Delhi and Chandigarh, was reopened for traffic on Tuesday. The 456 kilometre-long highway had been blockaded by Jat agitators demanding reservation in government jobs and institutions.
Sriharikota, Jan 20 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday successfully launched India's fifth navigation satellite, IRNSS-1E. ISRO's proven workhorse PSLV-C31 is set to put the satellite in the sub-geosynchronous orbit in its 33rd flight from the nation's spaceport at Sriharikota. The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite system, IRNSS, consists of seven satellites and will provide real-time data on the position of objects to aid road, air and maritime traffic apart from providing mapping and tracking services.