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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'Hold meeting on road widening' 4.11.2008 Deccan Herald
'Hold meeting on road widening'
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Traffic diversions at Basavanagudi 4.11.2008 TOI: Bangalore Times
Since the BBMP is taking up underpass construction at Tagore Circle in Basavanagudi, traffic on some roads will be diverted.
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Underpass partially opened for traffic 3.11.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Bangalore: The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Saturday partially opened for traffic the underpass being built at CBI Junction on Bellary Road. Thus movement of vehicles from Hebbal Flyover towards Mehkri circle has become ...
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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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Flyovers score low on maintenance 29.10.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Bangalore: After roads and drains, it is now the turn of flyovers and underpasses to be added to the list of infrastructure that are poorly maintained by the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). The issue of maintenance of flyovers ...
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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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Week's news in brief: Oct 17-23 24.10.2008 Citizen Matters

Crime

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)

Education…

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Work on pedestrian subway on Raj Bhavan Road begins 20.10.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Subways will connect four roads that merge at Basaveshwara Circle
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Online petition to stop tree-cutting 19.10.2008 Citizen Matters

The road widening project started by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) sees yet another development. Two NGOs, the Environment Support Group (ESG), and CIVIC Bangalore have created an online petition to a BBMP committee overseeing tree-cutting decisions on the project.

The petition is urging them to involve Bangaloreans in planning and decision making processes, in order to help prioritise safety of cyclists, pedestrians, senior citizens, children, differently abled and so on. The petitioners feel that with intelligent road design it is possible to safeguard lives, livelihoods, homes, heritage and green cover of the city, which is…

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Promises bring smiles 19.10.2008 Deccan Herald
Promises bring smiles
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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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Garden City on tree-felling spree 13.10.2008 New Indian Express
Garden City on tree-felling spree
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They make it a beauty spot 10.10.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
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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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Metro to be extended to Electronic City 8.10.2008 New Indian Express
Metro to be extended to Electronic City
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Progress of airport works reviewed 8.10.2008 Deccan Herald
Progress of airport works reviewed
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Progress of airport works reviewed 8.10.2008 Deccan Herald
Progress of airport works reviewed
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Old world charm, old world prices 7.10.2008 Citizen Matters

Most old time Bangaloreans will vouch that shopping in the noisy, congested lanes of Chickpete and Balepete is a unique experience and more importantly, easy on the wallet. Bangalore Pete (city), built in 1537 AD during Kempegowda reign, is now a thriving wholesale market. Though most people who visit here are retailers, who buy their supplies at wholesale prices, there is also a huge retail shopping populace who regularly visit for the economical prices and the sheer range on offer.

It was a long time since I went shopping in this area; so when my aunt requested me to accompany her…

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