This Indian city wants its roads fully watched by CCTV and drones

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Road safety is a big issue in India. And one city is going all out to make it better.

Kolkata, the nerve-center of eastern India, is setting up CCTV cameras every 200-300 meters on its most important roads, the Times of India reported

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"The idea is to ensure that every crime or accident on the roads is captured on CCTV," said Kolkata's Deputy Commissioner of Police (Wireless Branch).

The police have reportedly placed tenders for 50 new drones and 500 new CCTV cameras. And some speed guns and high-tech cameras that can capture number plates in the dark are also being ordered.  Read more...

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