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Vacation in the wilderness
When heading for Thekkady, it is best to leave behind all worries and dilemmas and follow the tempting call of the wild. But if you are in a mood for a pure leisurely holiday and are even feeling lazy to scout for a decent accommodation, then ...


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Bebo makes up
Bebo has turned Miss Manners. Unbelievable but true. At boyfriend Saif Ali Khan’s birthday this week, she actually called up Bipasha and invited her. And yes, wonder of wonders, the latter reciprocated. The ice has thawed but not to an ...
VOICE YOUR VIEWS -- ROAD SENSE: ARE WE FOLLOWING IT?
Sensitisation

We are not following road rules at all. People do not respect the zebra crossing irrespective of whether they are from rural or from urban areas and simply find fault with each other. The only solution is to construct tall medians which will ...


Training must

The Transport Department issues licences unabatedly on a daily basis. But the individuals obtaining these licenses are not given any training on road rules. The Department should conduct special training session everyday before issuing the ...


Attitudinal shift

Driving without helmet; overlooking the signal; honking in silence zone; parking anywhere carelessly; talking on the mobile while driving and littering the streets with garbage and making it inconvenient for pedestrians to walk are some ...


Educate all

Road sense is an issue which needs to be urgently addressed. Since people ramplantly flout traffic rules, accidents are on the rise. Add to this the menace of drunken driving, over speeding, lane indiscipline, haphazard parking, crossing roads ...


Staff shortage

Violation of traffic rules is not taken seriously in India. Smaller towns lack in dedicated traffic personnel. Cinema theatres and business establishments by the roadside create congestion. Adequate traffic staff should be appointed to deal ...


Role of media

Respecting traffic rules and following them should be a way of life. Accidents and traffic jams occurs due to lack of road sense. Children must be taught in home and schools about road sense. Media should educate public in general. ...
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