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Intense City - Bangalore

Doubling Yeshwantpur-Hosur line sure to help

Published on 22-Jul-2017

Manoeuvring through city traffic has always been an arduous task for the commuters. Bengalureans have tried several ways to ease the congestion on the roads...

A push for fast-tracking

Published on 22-Jul-2017

If there is one sure-shot way to decongest Bengaluru's hyper-clogged roads, it had to be a full-fledged...

Highways for the high-heeled

Published on 16-Jul-2017
Are high-speed, access-controlled, heavily tolled roads the answer to decongest Bengaluru? As the state government moves in to reverse the recent NICE road toll hike, this question has sparked a serious debate. A debate that is focused on commuters stuck in chaotic traffic on roads underneath and along those fancy toll-ways. DH photo

Are high-speed, access-controlled, heavily tolled roads the answer...

Automate toll collection to free congestion

Published on 16-Jul-2017
 If such roads are indeed necessary, the toll collection could be automated, says M A Saleem, former Additional Commissioner of Police, Traffic. He draws attention to the Singapore model, where the toll and congestion tax are deducted electronically from passing vehicles by sensors placed overhead.  Deccan Herald file photo

Do access-controlled roads within the city make sense from a traffic point...

Taking a toll on the common man

Published on 16-Jul-2017
The rising toll on access-controlled roads within and leading to the city has had a telling effect on commuters. They are now forced to shell out increased amounts even though there is no perceptible increase in their riding/driving comfort.

The rising toll on access-controlled roads within and leading to the city...

Do bans really work, ask people on the street

Published on 09-Jul-2017
For some, the statement meant an advice to people to stay sober and sane instead of creating problems for themselves and others.

"Good if you keep away from pubs" was an oft-heard statement from citizens whom DH spoke to...

Drive away from 'high'way

Published on 09-Jul-2017
The SC ban on liquor sales within 500m of national highways passing through the city has affected hundreds of pubs, bars and other liquor outlets. As they anxiously await a reprieve, the ban itself has triggered a debate.

Caught in a twister over the Supreme Court order banning liquor sales within 500m of highways...

Hassle-free and convenient, unlike LPG cylinders

Published on 01-Jul-2017

Piped Natural Gas (PNG) in Bengaluru is slowly replacing the good old red cylinder of LPG...

Piped gas round the corner

Published on 01-Jul-2017
The gas is already being supplied to 3,000 houses, and GAIL Gas informs that the infrastructure is ready for another 34,000 connections.

Triggering a decisive shift away from LPG cylinders, Piped Natural Gas (PNG)...

Skeletal suburban rail network needs connectivity too

Published on 25-Jun-2017

Outside the glare of the Namma Metro and BMTC services, a skeletal suburban rail network continues...

Photo Gallery
A Hoolock Gibbon in an enclosdure inside the Delhi zoo...

A Hoolock Gibbon in an enclosdure inside the Delhi zoo...

President Pranab Mukherjee gestures after his speech during his farewell ceremony...

President Pranab Mukherjee gestures after his speech during his farewell ceremony...

Members of All India Porters Union Kargil War stage a protest against the government...

Members of All India Porters Union Kargil War stage a protest against the government...

A view of Parliament after heavy rains in New Delhi on Sunday...

A view of Parliament after heavy rains in New Delhi on Sunday...

People wading through a water logged street after rains in Kolkata...

People wading through a water logged street after rains in Kolkata...

Villagers of Thiba gather to look at the broken barrage after it was broken on by heavy...

Villagers of Thiba gather to look at the broken barrage after it was broken on by heavy...

Kanwariyas carrying holy water of river Ganga from Gadmukteshwar to offer Lord Shiva...

Kanwariyas carrying holy water of river Ganga from Gadmukteshwar to offer Lord Shiva...

MiG-35 in action at MAKS 2017 airshow in Zhukovsky, Russia on Sunday. Russia is keen...

MiG-35 in action at MAKS 2017 airshow in Zhukovsky, Russia on Sunday. Russia is keen...

Bollywood actress Sunny Leon at an event in Mumbai ...

Bollywood actress Sunny Leon at an event in Mumbai ...

Women sizing up a painting put on display as part of an art exhibition against communalism...

Women sizing up a painting put on display as part of an art exhibition against communalism...

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