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5,624 motorists challaned on Holi in Delhi
As many as 5,624 motorists were challaned on Holi for violating traffic rules in Delhi as a woman pillion rider died in a road accident during the festivities, police said on Thursday.
 
"We have prosecuted 5,624 motorists for various traffic offences on Holi between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. As many as 1,085 vehicles were also impounded," Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Muktesh Chander told IANS. 
 
Of those challaned, 313 were booked for overspeeding, 218 for dangerous driving, 1,941 for drunken driving, 2,129 for not wearing helmets, 499 for riding triple on two-wheelers, 130 for wrong-side driving and 294 for other offences. 
 
The officer said a woman riding pillion died when the motorcycle she was riding collided with a Metro pillar on the Panchkuyian Road in central Delhi. "Both she and the bike driver were without helmets."
 
"The challan drive is still on and over 400 traffic police teams have been deployed across the city to avoid hooliganism and violation of traffic rules," the officer said. 
 
Till late Wednesday night, traffic police reported 558 drunken driving cases, with the highest 264 cases in south Delhi.
 
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US judge extends Volkswagen's diesel solution deadline
US District Judge Charles Breyer had earlier given VW till March 24 to present its solution for those 2.0-liter and 3.0-liter diesel automobiles, Xinhua reported
 
A federal judge in San Francisco gave Volkswagen an additional month -- till April 21 -- to come up with a solution for around 600,000 diesel vehicles sold in the US that were fitted with software to hide their real level of toxic emissions.
 
US District Judge Charles Breyer had earlier given VW till March 24 to present its solution for those 2.0-liter and 3.0-liter diesel automobiles, Xinhua reported.
 
In a hearing on Thursday in San Francisco, the German automaker and the US Justice Department told Breyer that intense negotiations were ongoing but that more time was needed, according to the media.
 
The judge agreed to extend his earlier deadline after acknowledging the progress made thus far.
 
If VW does not provide Breyer with a solution by April 21, he could move to hold a trial in his court on the matter in mid-2016.
 
In January, the US Justice Department sued Volkswagen for up to $46 billion over the rogue software installed on diesel vehicles sold in the US since 2008.
 
That software -- known as a defeat device -- detected when emissions testing was taking place and activated the cars' emissions controls.
 
When those same vehicles were being driven under normal conditions, the controls were turned off and they spewed up to 40 times the US' legally allowable amount of nitrogen oxides, which have been linked to lung and respiratory illnesses.
 
Disclaimer: Information, facts or opinions expressed in this news article are presented as sourced from IANS and do not reflect views of Moneylife and hence Moneylife is not responsible or liable for the same. As a source and news provider, IANS is responsible for accuracy, completeness, suitability and validity of any information in this article.

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