18 Aug 2018, Edition - 1131, Saturday
- The former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has passed away, a statement by the United Nations said
- Odisha government sent a 240-member fire services team to carry out rescue operations in flood-ravaged Kerala
- Bihar CM Nitish Kumar donates 10 crore for Kerala
- 500 crore relief package announced for Kerala
- PM Modi undertakes aerial survey of Kerala
- Imran Khan Takes Oath As Pakistan’s New Prime Minister
- KeralaFloods : PM Modi announces Rs 500 crore aid as immediate assistance to the state
- Kerala floods: Virat Kohli, Sunil Chhetri, Sania Mirza come out urging people for help
- 106 die in a day in flood-hit Kerala
- PML-N president and the brother of jailed former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, managed to secure just 96 seats
Traffic police book over 2000 cases, collect Rs. 2 lakh fine in city
Covai Post Network
November 9, 2017
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Police registered about 2,000 cases for violations under the Motor Vehicles Act and collected Rs. 2 lakh fine from the violators in the last two days.
The traffic police have decided to conduct a drive at 10 places across the city from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. everyday to bring down the number of accidents in the city, said a press release from the department.
Around 635 people were penalised for not wearing helmets while riding two-wheelers and 440 for not wearing seat belts while driving a car on Wednesday.
Similarly, cases were registered against 575 persons for not wearing helmets and 385 persons penalised for not wearing seat belts on Thursday.
The offence is liable for a penalty of Rs.100 each, the release added.