User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: traffic-woes
Last updated: May 04 2020 23:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India begins lockdown 3.0; more cars, people on roads 4.5.2020 Rediff: News
Massive crowds thronged liquor stores, more vehicles plied on roads and cab-hailing platforms resumed services as India entered the third phase of the lockdown on Monday with further easing of curbs except in containment zones in the shadow of the highest rate of recovery yet from coronavirus.
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Ola, Uber see low demand after resuming services 4.5.2020 Rediff: Business
Ola and Uber said they have resumed services in areas within orange and green zones, and have introduced requirements like wearing masks to ensure safety of riders and driver partners.
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Lockdown norms partially relaxed in Karnataka 23.4.2020 Rediff: News
IT and IT-enabled services will be allowed to operate with essential minimum staff only while the rest would work from home.
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Break for Asia's clogged capitals as coronavirus curbs traffic 8.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Strict lockdowns, school closures and curbs on commerce are giving Asia's congested capitals rare respite from transport mayhem, as the global fight to contain the coronavirus creates a free-flow of traffic not seen in years.
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Pulp friction: Border jams delay supply of toilet paper's only ingredient 8.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
As several European borders limit travel to stop the spread of COVID-19, two of the world's biggest pulp makers say transportation logjams are delaying shipments of the raw material - the only ingredient in the toilet paper that people are hoarding to weather ...
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Bruised Indian economy to be battered further by coronavirus: Reuters poll 27.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
India's already-slowing economy weakened to at least an eight-year low this quarter and will slow even more sharply in the next six months due to the global coronavirus pandemic, a Reuters poll found.
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Netflix, Facebook to cut data traffic in India to ease network congestion 24.3.2020 Reuters: Top News
Streaming service Netflix Inc and social media giant Facebook Inc said on Tuesday they would reduce the amount of data their services use to ease congested telecoms networks in India, were millions are using home internet amid a lockdown to contain the contravirus ...
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Coping With Coronavirus Lockdown: Traffic Jams, Bus Queues, Higher Prices 23.3.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
As most of India has gone into lockdown amid a spike in coronavirus cases, and most states banning public transport, the flow of essential services has become a rising concern. India has 415...
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Watch: Tabebuia Rosea trees in full bloom paints ORR pink 18.3.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
It's spring, and the brilliant pink bloom of Tabebuia Rosea trees are adorning Bengaluru's streets. Here's a video of the bloom along Outer Ring Road, and some details about this alien tree species.
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“Why Bengaluru can’t be Singapore: The crux is land ownership” 15.3.2020 Citizen Matters
Illegal developments and citizens' unwillingness to relinquish land have snowballed into the lack of road networks in Bengaluru. And thus, the city's traffic mess remains perennially unsolved. What could be the solution now?
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Bengaluru gets ₹9,771 crore for ‘comprehensive development’ 5.3.2020 Hindu: Bangalore
Effective solid waste management and improving road network get emphasis
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Karnataka Budget 2020-21: Bengaluru gets lion’s share 5.3.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Over ₹12,000 crore has been set aside for various departments, including Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB).
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BBMP to bar protests outside Town Hall 29.2.2020 Hindu: Cities
Opposition claims resolution was passed in an undemocratic manner
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PRR: Govt. seeks a week’s time to resolve compensation issue 28.2.2020 Hindu: Cities
The State government is expected to clear all issues pertaining to compensation for acquisition of land for the upcoming Peripheral Ring Road (PRR) pr
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How 15 citizens are building about 8000 sq m of forests in Bengaluru 28.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Within just a year, 15 residents near Manyata tech park have built five mini forests using the Miyawaki method. These forests, expected to mature in the next five years, is a now major lung space in this traffic-choked area.
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Commuters willing to shift to BMTC if fares are reduced, finds survey 19.2.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A survey conducted by the advocacy group BBPV found that working class commuters spend a lot more while travelling in BMTC than in other transport modes.
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Readers’ comments: If our universities become a battleground, where are we headed? 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Responses to articles on Scroll.in.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Double property tax for violations | FASTag ineffective at ECity flyover | App to donate to govt schools…and more 19.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Double the property tax will now be applicable to buildings that have violated BBMP bylaws. Read more on this, and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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“Comprehensive Mobility Plan ignores environmental impacts, sustainable solutions” 10.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The Comprehensive Mobility Plan includes projects like elevated corridors and road widening that'll lead to further environmental degradation. It gives less attention to sustainable options like cycling and walking too
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Technology helps, but not enough cops to manage Bengaluru’s traffic: Former police chief 8.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru was one of the first cities in India to adopt technology for traffic management. But the number of traffic police personnel here is woefully inadequate
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