User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: flyovers-1ways-etc
Last updated: Sep 19 2019 15:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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NASA orbiter fails to locate Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander during flyover 19.9.2019 Scroll.in
It was almost lunar dusk when the orbiter passed over the area where Vikram is supposed to be. As a result, large parts of the area were in shadow.
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The big news: ISRO will try to contact Chandrayaan-2 lander for 14 days, and 9 other top stories 7.9.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Pakistan refused to allow President Kovind to fly over its airspace, and Ajit Doval claimed most Kashmiris supported abrogation of Article 370.
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How a low-income community in Bengaluru used data to demand a bus route 5.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Two years ago, BMTC stopped its bus service to Old Baiyappanahalli, a low-income settlement. Recently the youth here surveyed residents, and found they were even facing wage cuts due to increased travel time. The survey has prompted BMTC to rethink its decision
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Delhi, Mumbai or Bengaluru, our cities treat pedestrians as second class citizens 21.8.2019 Citizen Matters
In 2018, pedestrians comprised more than 50% fatalities on Mumbai streets; the numbers for Delhi and Bangalore stood at 44% and 40%. Our streets have turned into a battlefield between cars and citizens, and citizens almost always lose.
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Why Koramangala looks like a war zone: Five ongoing projects in 4 sq km 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With five major infrastructure projects, and several smaller ones, Koramangala resembles a massive construction site these days. Neither the hapless residents nor the authorities are clear about the details of these projects, or why they are needed at all
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Are cases of wrong-side driving increasing on Bengaluru’s roads? 15.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Melissa Arulappan recently counted 13 bikers driving on the wrong side on a one-way street, all within two seconds. This is not a one-off incident. Citizens across Bengaluru have been noticing an increasing number of such violations in the recent past. What’s going on?
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How a residents’ group saved Benniganahalli lake from going the Bellandur way 6.8.2019 Citizen Matters
When Benniganahalli lake started frothing in 2017, residents of the nearby Pai Layout pushed BBMP to restore it. The cleaned-up lake bed is now filled by monsoon rains. The residents have also formed a Trust to develop a jogging track and other facilities here in coordination with BBMP
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Bengaluru Buzz: Water crisis likely by September | Jayadeva flyover demolition | Schools insist on Aadhaar…and more 13.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Water levels in KRS dam plummeting, Jayadeva flyover demolition to begin on July 15th, BBMP counts on its new draft by-laws to check building violations - read more on what happened in the city over this week
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Emissions, tree loss, heat island effect: What the govt did not address before clearing the Elevated Corridors project 10.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
This is a project 15 times bigger than the Steel Flyover, yet got cleared. What did the Karnataka government not address in the Environmental Impact Assessment of the elevated corridors project?
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SpiceJet launches Monsoon sale 2.7.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Kolkata Come Monsoon and SpiceJet is raining bonanza. The carrier today rolled out a limited period Monsoon sale, offering one-way fares as low as Rs. 888/- (all-inclusive) for travel to select destinations on its domestic network and Rs. 3499/- (all-inclusive) for travel to select destinations on its international network. ‘This monsoon, SpiceJet customers can […]
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Bengaluru Buzz: CCTV cameras around lakes | Kamakhya-Ittamadu flyover proposed | Kempegowda museum closed 22.6.2019 Citizen Matters
High Court directs CCTV camera installation around all lakes, another flyover proposed in Outer Ring Road, BMTC to open the first 50 counters to issue student bus passes - read more on what happened in Bengaluru this week
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Vistara, GoAir launch summer offer 18.6.2019 Sify Finance
Local carriers Vistara and GoAir on Monday launched sale of tickets offering an attractive deal for flyers. Many popular destinations such as Goa, Kolkata and Bengaluru are covered under the pre-monsoon sale.
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Girish Karnad, the wordsmith who never shied from stating a contrary opinion 10.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Karnad has been the voice of a generation that fought against religious dogma. He championed dissent, even when it was against him, teaching us about the quiet dignity of being adversarial without being disrespectful.
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How Bengaluru’s action plan proposes to beat air pollution 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Recently, a 44-point mega action plan was drafted to tackle air pollution in Bengaluru. The plan assigns tasks to multiple government agencies, to be completed in a time frame. Read more for details of the plan
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To beat air pollution, redesign Bengaluru’s action plan 5.6.2019 Citizen Matters
A 44-point action plan was proposed recently to improve Bengaluru's air quality. But the actions proposed are ineffective and undemocratic, opines the author
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Meet PC Mohan, the MP-elect from Bangalore Central 25.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
P C Mohan of BJP has been elected as the MP from Bangalore Central for the third time. He has defeated Rizwan Arshad of Congress by around 70,000 votes. Mohan's major promise for Bengaluru is implementation of the suburban rail
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What can Chennai learn from Kerala and Bengaluru on citizen participation in urban governance? 6.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The divergent models followed by Kerala and Bengaluru to ensure participation of citizens in ward committees can hold vital learning for Chennai, where citizens seek a greater say in local governance.
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SWR to run Special train to Howrah from Yesvantpur to clear extra rush 4.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Bengaluru, South Western Railway (SWR) will run a special train from Yesvantpur to Howrah to clear extra rush. Accordingly,Train No 02818 Yesvantpur–Howrah one Way Tatkal Superfast Express Special will depart from Yesvantpur on May 6 (Monday) at 0240 hrs and arrive Howrah at 1450 hrs on the next day. Enroute the train will arrive/depart Krishnarajapuram–03:33/03:35 […]
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P Nagarajan, Coimbatore: Here’s how AIADMK MP, who defected to Dinakaran faction, fared in Parliament 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
P Nagarajan has seen the completion of 154 works under MPLADs during his tenure in various fields. The MP however has participated in fewer debates than the national and state average. The break up of the ADMK caused significant uncertainty in his position even during his tenure.
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Sustainable traffic solutions missing in campaign discourse as Bengaluru eyes one crore vehicles 15.4.2019 Citizen Matters
As election discourse heats up, many political parties promise to make urban mobility, public transport key areas of focus. But do they walk the talk? What does the proposal for an elevated corridor in Bengaluru say about the search for sustainable mobility solutions?
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