In the 1970s, the Government of India nationalised the petroleum sector and set the ball rolling for a long and bitter legacy. Since then Indian consumers have been paying a high price, literally and me
India loses approximately 1,50,000 lives on its roads - every year! It is imperative for us to address the impossibly high traffic injury and mortality rate in our country. Interestingly, accident research has proven t
'Safe Drive Save Life': four omnipresent words in the state of West Bengal have for all practical purposes become traffic jargon in themselves. From signs, banners, hoardings and kiosks to television and radio advertisem
In the absence of specific norms on traffic safety in the state of West Bengal, the campaign of ‘Safe Drive Save Life’ is proving to be taxing on innocent motorists. Rising grievances among the motorists on highways
You must have recently noticed some unfamiliar numbers while driving along the National Highways in India. The numbers actually refer to route marker signs and can also be found on Google Maps, indicating the National Hi
If you thought 2017 was an exciting year for the automotive industry, you will be surprised at what 2018 has to offer. With the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo having just concluded, a string of exciting launches has come our way.
Running on the eastern fringe of Kolkata, from Ultadanga in the northeast corner to southeast end at Patuli, the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass has been a boon to the people of this city for close to two decades now. EM Byp
Rising inflation, steeply increasing fuel prices, high maintenance cost - the woes of the motorists seem to be endless. And now there has been a steep rise in toll collected by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
A series of complaints from readers and fellow motorists about misleading road signs on National Highways that connect the city of Kolkata with rest of the country prompted Team WHEELS to conduct a survey. The outcome wo
Bengalis were not considered to be a martial race. Yet no less than three World War I memorials - the Bengalee War Memorial, Cenotaph and Lascar War Memorial were set up in this city though it was no more the capital of
One way system of traffic regulation is prevalent all over the world and Kolkata is no exception. Some of its old roads and lanes are so narrow that these are not at all suitable for handling traffic from both directions
'Is anybody there?'. Nobody can be seen. All the book-racks with thousands of books at the National Library stand still in the depths of noiseless silence. How can this be explained scientifically?
Are we haunted
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