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Getting away from the tolled airport road

Published on 18-Feb-2017
KSTDC, Meru, Megacab and app-based taxis -- Ola and Uber -- drivers said that they have given several memoranda to the government but in vain.

The existing airport road may have eased the flow of traffic towards the last mile stretch to the...

Rooting for more routes

Published on 18-Feb-2017
Was it a deliberate ploy to force everyone to take the heavily tolled Airport Road (just a stretch of the NH)? Those in the know do think so.

How long could you let a National Highway be the only access route to Kempegowda International Airport...

Residents keen on permanent 2nd road, but have concerns

Published on 18-Feb-2017
A layer of asphalt greeted the motorists, but once they crossed the airport's perimeter wall, a 1.3 km mud road had to be negotiated before reaching the road that leads to the KIA terminal.

The temporary opening of a second route to the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) offered commuters...

Ambiguity and legal void

Published on 11-Feb-2017

The Motor Vehicles Act (MVA), 1988, says "contract carriage" means a motor vehicle which carries a passenger ...

Citizens confused over sudden move to ban ride-sharing

Published on 11-Feb-2017
The state is saying that the drivers are breaking contracts when they take in many passengers at one time. I don't  believe that they are breaking any  contracts. There are provisions in the law for this

Amid speculation over the state transport department's move to shut down car-pooling services run...

Pooling around the ban

Published on 11-Feb-2017
The transport dept and app-based taxi aggregators are locked in a controversy over car-pooling. As commuters, long  used to the service, want it to be continued, the department has dubbed it illegal.

For decades, Bengalureans had no choice beyond the city's notoriously inadequate public transport system ...

Decentralising treatment: spare old buildings, please

Published on 05-Feb-2017

The grand plan to decentralise waste water treatment has run into rough weather, with apartment residents opposing it for multiple reasons...

110 villages, struggling sans sanitation network

Published on 05-Feb-2017

The decision to expand the municipal limits of Bengaluru from 225 sq km to about 800 sq km by incorporating 110 villages, seven City Municipal...

Waste water worries

Published on 05-Feb-2017

Wonder why Bengaluru's lakes remain so hopelessly polluted and dead? Blame the notoriously inefficient systems set up to treat the enormous volumes...

Zero waste to landfills

Published on 28-Jan-2017
 The Revised Master Plan 2031, now in public consultation mode, talks about the need for more land for landfills. Is that an admission of defeat? Why the fixation with landfills when the earlier plans had stressed on segregation, recycling and by implication, a drastic reduction in trucks heading out?

Revised Master Plan 2031 projects that the waste generated will rise to 18,390 MT in the next 14 years...

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Theater Person Lakshmi Chandrashekar in an interview to Prajavani Metro for ' Naa Kanda...

Theater Person Lakshmi Chandrashekar in an interview to Prajavani Metro for ' Naa Kanda...

A n aircraft take off in a backdrop of sun set on the last day of the 11th biennial edition...

A n aircraft take off in a backdrop of sun set on the last day of the 11th biennial edition...

A Truck caught fire , at Road in Tinsukia, Assam on Saturday...

A Truck caught fire , at Road in Tinsukia, Assam on Saturday...

Virat Kohli speaks at 49th All India Central Revenue Sports Meet ...

Virat Kohli speaks at 49th All India Central Revenue Sports Meet ...

Indian Air Force's helicopter aerobatic team 'Sarang' on the last day of the 11th Biennial edition..

Indian Air Force's helicopter aerobatic team 'Sarang' on the last day of the 11th Biennial edition..

Skycat Wingwalkers, the Scandinavian aerobatic team, makes a heart on the last day of AERO INDIA...

Skycat Wingwalkers, the Scandinavian aerobatic team, makes a heart on the last day of AERO INDIA...

A three-months-old hippopotamus is seen with its mother Pippa at the Le Cornelle Animal Park...

A three-months-old hippopotamus is seen with its mother Pippa at the Le Cornelle Animal Park...

Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh with his wife Rukmini during their wedding reception in Mumbai...

Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh with his wife Rukmini during their wedding reception in Mumbai...

A ball of fire from explosives goes up during the ongoing U.S.-Thai joint military exercise...

A ball of fire from explosives goes up during the ongoing U.S.-Thai joint military exercise...

Sibrerian birds frolic over Narmda River waters in Jabalpur...

Sibrerian birds frolic over Narmda River waters in Jabalpur...

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