Ahmedabad News Roundup| Nirbhaya app for women's safety, high-speed railway project to Delhi & more

Ahmedabad News Roundup| Nirbhaya app for women's safety, high-speed railway project to Delhi & more

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From city police launching initiatives to bolster women's safety, to introducing a special unit to tackle reckless driving stunts, to Ahmedabad's second high-speed railway project to Delhi taking shape and more. Get the latest updates of the city in Ahmedabad News Roundup.

City police launches initiatives to bolster women's safety

In a bid to bolster women's safety, Ahmedabad City Police introduces two innovative initiatives. Firstly, QR code stickers will be affixed to the taxis and rickshaws offering passenger services, providing instant access to essential information about the vehicle and its driver upon scanning.

Additionally, the launch of the Nirbhaya app offers a direct helpline connecting women to the police control room, facilitating prompt assistance and support in times of need.

Ahmedabad's second high-speed railway project to Delhi takes shape

Ahmedabad gears up for its second high-speed railway project, this time connecting to Delhi, complementing the existing Mumbai-bound bullet train initiative. According to finalized plans by the railways, the journey will commence from Sabarmati station, equipped with a multi-modal hub.

Running on an elevated corridor with an average speed of 250 kmph, the train promises to slash the travel time between the two cities from the current 12 hours to a mere 3.5 hours.

Bodakdev police introduces special unit to tackle reckless stunts 

Bodakdev Police launches a dedicated team to address the growing menace of reckless driving and dangerous stunts, primarily observed on Sindhu Bhavan Road and other city thoroughfares. In a proactive measure, the police have assembled a special squad comprising officers from each of the eight police stations in Zone-7.

These units will patrol the streets from 7 to 9 PM, targeting individuals involved in stunts and vehicles sporting unauthorized modifications or non-compliant number plates.

Amdavadi athlete Dhiren Patel secures Gold at US Open Pickleball Championships

Dhiren Patel from Ahmedabad garners international recognition by clinching the gold medal at the prestigious US Open Pickleball Championships held in Florida. Competing in the men’s singles 5.0 pro 40+ category, Patel, also a distinguished national pickleball coach, currently holds the top global ranking in the singles category for the 35+ age group.

Traffic woes grip road near Parimal Garden

Near Parimal Garden in Ahmedabad, ongoing AMC and Torrent Power works cause significant traffic jams, forcing residents to seek alternative routes. Torrent Power responded to concerns, attributing the situation to AMC's road expansion endeavors from Chhadawad police post outside Parimal Garden's gate.

The necessity to relocate one of their high-voltage cables beneath the main road has led to an eight-feet pit excavation and barricading in front of the garden's main gate, reassuring completion by Tuesday morning.

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