Since October, 140 vehicles smuggling sand to TS seized

228 cases registered, 632 individuals held in crackdown on sand mafia Krishna District Collector A. Md. Imtiaz announced on Monday that a whopping 140 vehicles have been seized for illegally transporting sand from Krishna district to Telangana through various borders since mid-October. In a review meeting on the issue of vigilance on sand supply and […]


New vehicles inducted for solid waste management in Erode

25 vehicles will transport garbage collected from 60 wards to disposal yard To effectively implement solid waste management in the city, the Corporation inducted 25 new vehicles recently for transporting the collected garbage to the designated disposal yard. About 250 tonnes of municipal waste is generated in all the 60 wards in the city limits […]


Kochi set to lead State’s charge towards electric vehicles

City to have the first of public electric charging stations in the State With talks of conventional fuel standards being upgraded from BS4 to BS6, electric vehicles may appear a dot on the horizon. But Kerala’s charge towards having a million electric vehicles by 2022, it appears, will be led by Kochi, which will have […]


Elephant attacks vehicles in Konni

Animal tethered to a tree breaks chain A captive elephant that run amok at Kallely, near Konni, damaged a few vehicles parked on the wayside early on Thursday. The elephant, Venmony Neelakantan, was brought to Konni for the annual festival at the Kallely Kavu shrine. The animal was tethered to a tree in a plot […]


Maoists torch construction company vehicles, assault staff

Hours after the attack on central forces at Gadchiroli in Maharashtra on Wednesday, in which as many as 16 security personnel lost their lives in IED blasts, Maoists torched at least six vehicles and other machines of a construction company engaged in the construction of roads across the Maoist-affected regions of the Magadh division under […]


Residents of Water Tank Road want seized vehicles shifted

They say these rusting machines have been dumped in front of houses Residents of Water Tank Road in MMDA Colony have a complaint against the Arumbakkam police: Dumping seized vehicles on the road in front of houses. There is a lane — known as Police Station Lane — that connects to the 40-feet-wide Water Tank […]


Vehicles with political slogans to be seized

MLA says it violates fundamental rights The Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner has warned that he will seize vehicles that display any slogan or advertisement promoting commercial activities and political parties. A release here said that using vehicles with such slogans and advertisements that can influence voters has come to the notice of the Deputy Commissioner […]


Election boosts demand for armoured vehicles

Politics can be ‘dangerous’ and some are not taking chances The mechanics retrofitting cars with blast-resistant doors and bulletproof windshields in a Punjab garage have been flat out of late — elections are looming, with the first phase scheduled for April 11. Politics can be a dangerous game and some candidates aren’t taking any chances. […]


Duo held for robbing vehicles at gunpoint

Two people were arrested for allegedly robbing at least six vehicles at gunpoint from across Gurugram, Delhi and Rohtak, police said Friday. On March 7, the duo had abducted a car driver at gunpoint outside Ambience Mall on National Highway-8 and robbed the vehicle on March 7, police said, adding that the suspects were arrested […]


M&M vehicles to be costlier by up to Rs 73,000 from April

The company sells various utility vehicles ranging from newly launched compact SUV XUV300 to premium SUV Alturas G4. Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) on Thursday said it will increase the price of its passenger and commercial vehicles by Rs 5,000 to Rs 73,000 from April to partially offset the impact of rising input costs. […]