User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: traffic-woes
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Residents demand measures for smooth flow of traffic 5.11.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
BANGALORE: Demanding measures for smooth flow of traffic along the Frazer Town underbridge, residents of Bharatinagar and neighbouring areas staged a protest on Tuesday. The residents said the one-way movement of traffic across the ...
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The flight of low-cost airlines 4.11.2008 Business Standard: Management & Mktg
Five years after it started, the low-cost aviation model in India is gasping for breath. Value carrier is the in thing.
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Residents rue magic box on Sankey Road 3.11.2008 TOI: Bangalore Times
Residents want reversal of the one-way rule on the cross road and installation of signals on the Palace Cross Road to cut down speed of vehicles.
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More vehicles bring more woes to City 1.11.2008 New Indian Express
More vehicles bring more woes to City
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Wide Area Protocol 29.10.2008 New Indian Express
Wide Area Protocol
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Infrastructure 27.10.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Sir, — The BBMP’s spending on infrastructure has crossed Rs. 17,000 crore in the past decade. Authorities, including engineers, have been sent to advanced countries to learn more about infrastructure development. However, the ...
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Clogged drains translate into choked roads 26.10.2008 TOI: Bangalore Times
A chaotic cocktail of rain, Diwali shopping and the weekend rush wreaked havoc on Bangalore roads on Saturday.
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Rain, jam mar festive spirit 25.10.2008 Deccan Herald
Rain, jam mar festive spirit
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Rain causes traffic jams 25.10.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Several areas waterlogged; motorists have a torrid time
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Week's news in brief: Oct 17-23 24.10.2008 Citizen Matters


Bangalore tops in acid attacks

"Adding to yet another unwelcome record of ‘firsts’ in the city, Bangalore tops the list in the number of acid attacks. With the recent acid attack on a law student by her lover, the number stands at 27 out of the 56 cases registered across the country since 1999. Bangalore rural district has two, Tumkur and Bidar have four each and Mysore witnessed three such attacks." (Prajavani, Wednesday, Oct 22)


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KSRTC ready for festival rush 24.10.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
BANGALORE: One more extended weekend is in store with Deepavali holidays fast approaching. The festival will commence from Naraka Chaturdashi on Monday followed by Deepavali (Lakshmi Puja) on Tuesday and Bali Padyami on Wednesday. This will be ...
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Bangalore: KSRTC pushing 700 buses for festival rush 23.10.2008 News
Bengaluru, Oct 23: One more extended weekend is in store with Deepavali holidays fast approaching. The festival will commence from Naraka Chaturdashi on Monday, Oct 27 followed by Deepavali (Lakshmi Puja) on Tuesday, Oct 28 and Bali Padyami on Wednesday, Oct 29. This will be the second long weekend in October after Dasara holidays.

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KSRTC ready for festival rush 23.10.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Those not going out of city told to avoid roads in Majestic
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Long working hours, no leave, no overtime 18.10.2008 New Indian Express
Long working hours, no leave, no overtime
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Week's news in brief: Oct 10-16 17.10.2008 Citizen Matters

Arts and Culture

Kannada books go go hitech

Nallur Prasad, President of Kannada Sahitya Parishad, a supreme body of Kannada literary works, said that a proposal to computerise the administration and digitalisation of all Kannada books is submitted to the government. Work on the website has also begun.. Mr Prasad opined that Kannada books should be made available on the internet so that anyone across the world will have access to them. (Kannada Prabha, Saturday, Oct 11)


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Whitefield hi-voltage bridge in steely suspension 16.10.2008 Citizen Matters

Prasun Bandyopadhyay is 35 and a senior scientist at a major multinational firm in the rapidly developing Whitefield area of Bangalore. He and his wife Punam, also a scientist, have two children and they live across the Whitefield Railway Station, in north-eastern Bangalore, beyond the Sai Baba Ashram. This is the extended Marathahalli-Whitefield road that goes north to intersect the Hosakote/Kolar highway.

A number of private residential layouts have mushroomed here over the last few years. A whole host of young, as well as middle-aged professionals have started settling down here.

The Bandyopadhyay couple, like many of their fellow-residents are an…

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Downpour triggers traffic jams 16.10.2008 Deccan Herald
Downpour triggers traffic jams
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Police threaten to close part of Mysore Road flyover 16.10.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
BBMP promises to get the worn out joints repaired within a month
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Get out of the way, it is a private bus 15.10.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Ear-splitting air horns, rash driving and often running without a permit define these vehicles
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Road widening project scrutiny turns political 9.10.2008 Citizen Matters

In response to a public interest litigation, the High Court of Karnataka had directed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) three months ago to constitute a special committee to monitor its road widening projects and the Metro works. But, the court's intervention has not impacted the 'free' uprooting of trees.

Trees impacted
Kanakapura Road
Bellary Road
Race Course Road
Palace Road
Sarjapur Road

According to the court's order, the committee has to take public opinion into account and pass orders on the advice of the experts. The court had directed the BBMP and other agencies working on infrastructural…

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