User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: flyovers-1ways-etc
Last updated: Sep 24 2017 03:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Sarjapur Rd widening: property losers plan to move court 23.9.2017 Deccan Herald - City
More than 120 property owners have submitted their objections to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) against widening of Sarjapur Road from Iblur Junction to Chikkanayakanahalli. They are also planning to move the court if the Palike did not address their concerns. The BBMP plans to widen the road for introducing cycle tracks and to accommodate metro train which may come up in the area in the coming days. "It is true that there is no plan for metro on this stretch. But we have to widen the road in such a way that there will not be any problems in future" said a senior BBMP official. However, people who stand to lose their properties, term the Palikes decision "dictatorial." They say that the local body had not conducted any social impact assessment which is mandatory before taking up any huge project. Besides, property owners will be compensated only through issue of transferable development rights (TDR). They have no option to claim compensation in the form of money. Chinnappa Reddy, who runs ...
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Mumbai rains: Life in city disturbed with water-logging, cancelled flights, delayed trains 20.9.2017 India Today| Must Read
Mumbai rains have come again to wreak havoc in the city. Problems like water-logging is making people stranded and schools and colleges have been shut. The incessant rains have delayed flights, trains and have made traffic come to a standstill.
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Heavy rains batter Mumbai, rail, air services adversely affected 20.9.2017 New Kerala: Maharashtra
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 20 : Heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunder and lightning, in Mumbai, which has led to water-logging in many areas, has stalled the lives of its residents in more than one way.
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Mumbai rains: Train, air services adversely affected; schools shut today 20.9.2017 News
As many as six trains were cancelled and two others were diverted on the Central Railways till 6 am. today
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Ex-stuntmasters’ appeal to youth: Don’t do it 20.9.2017 Hindu: News
‘Stop daring displays on bikes, for there is thrill only if you are alive’
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Journalists slam government 'control' over press 19.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A number of journalists and activists on Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government for breeding an "environment of fear" among the press.
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'No proof of Naxals' role in Gauri Lankesh murder' 19.9.2017 TOI: Cities
The special investigation team (SIT) probing the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh has not found any evidence to establish the role of Naxalites in the killing, according to highly placed police sources.
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Bengaluru mishap: Dads of kids held 19.9.2017 DNA: Money
The Bengaluru police on Monday arrested fathers of the three minor kids involved in a deadly accident in which one was killed. The incident took place on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. According to reports, the three school students had borrowed their fathers’ cars and went on a joyride on the Hosur elevated flyover. However, the cars, which were speeding at 150 kilometres per hour lost the control and met with an accident. The police have booked the fathers of all three minors along with the two ...
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Crackdown on underage driving, racing 19.9.2017 Hindu: Home
NICE Road, Nelamangala tollway, Kolar highway, Nandi Hills to be monitored
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Bangalore: One dies in accident involving three minors 18.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
Bangalore (Karnataka) , September 18 : At least one person died, after three cars, each being driven by an underage boy, collided at Hosur elevated flyover in Bangalore, at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday.
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Drag-racing kills teenager, injures his 2 friends 17.9.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Drag-racing turned tragic for three minors as one of them was killed on the spot, while the other two sustained serious injuries on Saturday night. The deceased is Arfan (16), while the injured are Srinivas (16) and Anirudh (16). They are being treated at a private hospital. Arfans father Saleem is a businessman, while Srinivas father Govindaraju and Anirudhs father Krishnamurthy are IT professionals. Arfan and Srinivas stayed with their parents at an apartment in Devarachikkanahalli, while Anirudh is a resident of HSR Layout. The trio are I PU students in separate private colleges, police said. The police have arrested Anirudh and Srinivas for reckless driving. Govindaraju and Krishnamurthy have been held for allowing the teenagers to drive the cars. They drove the cars up and down the elevated flyover in Electronics City. They reached Rupena Agrahara around 2.45 am, minutes before the accident, police said. "Srinivas was driving the Toyota Innova in the middle of the road, while towards his left Arfan ...
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Bengaluru: Racing with friends, teen killed after car collides with divider 17.9.2017 India Today| Must Read
One of the teens driving a Skoda car, hit the median on the road and died instantly, whereas the two other in a Toyota Innova rammed a milk canter.
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Flyover inaugurated at Hosakerehallli 16.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Bangalore Development Minister K J George and Housing Minister M Krishnappa on Saturday inaugurated the new flyover at KEB Junction near Hosakerehalli. This is part of the signal-free corridor project from Mysuru Road Junction to Central Silk Board Junction. The flyover has been built at a cost of Rs 17.82 crore under the chief minister's Nagarothana programme. Speaking at the event, George said, "We have been transparent in the tender process. Yet some people have charged that we have received a kickback. We do not mind these baseless charges. We neither have any kick nor back, development of all is our only aim." "We have bought eight robot machines to remove silt in stormwater drains. We are already using one of these machines in HSR Layout and Hennur. We have also called for tenders to maintain the machine," said George. BBMP commissioner N Manjunath Prasad said, "The flyover near Dollars Colony is almost 70% complete. We need to build an underpass near Muthuraj Junction, Food World Junction and ...
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BBMP sets process in motion to translocate 112 trees on Jayamahal Rd 15.9.2017 deccanherald.com
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Friday started the process of translocating 112 trees on Jayamahal Road to widen the road. About seven trees were translocated on the first day. The trees have been translocated to the palace premises. "The trees on Jayamahal Road will now be shifted to the palace compound adjacent to the road," said a senior BBMP officer. Six of the seven trees, that were translocated, belonged to Badami family while the tree is from cherry family."If the translocation of seven trees is successful, then we will implement the same method of translocation to the remaining trees," he said. The BBMP is also planting two saplings for each tree which is being translocated. With the help of a retired deputy conservator of forests, BBMP, the process is carried out using a JCB. "The place near the tree will be first dug and then the crane will pull the tree. The most vital part of the translocation process is pulling out the tree without damaging the roots. The tree will then be ...
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Mysuru Road- Silk Board signal-free stretch to open today 15.9.2017 deccanherald.com
With the completion of the KEB flyover on the ring road near PES College, the signal-free corridor from Mysuru Road to Central Silk Board junction is all set to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and other senior officials on Saturday.

The flyover has been built under the chief minister's flagship Nagarothana scheme, where importance is given to the city's infrastructure. The signal-free corridor project across the city has been undertaken at a cost of Rs 15.38 crore and about 75% of the work has been completed till now, said a senior Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) official. Work on the Rs 1,782-lakh flyover began in September 2015.

The length of the flyover is about 263.7 metres and it is expected to save about 40 minutes of the commuter's travel time.
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SpiceJet to run daily direct flight from Belagavi to Chennai 15.9.2017 Deccan Herald - State
SpiceJet on Friday announced enhancement of its services from Belagavi by offering a daily direct flight to Chennai and a second daily flight to Bengaluru. "Focusing on enhancing connectivity between key metro and non-metro cities, with the flight launch between Chennai-Belagavi-Chennai, SpiceJet becomes the first airline to offer daily direct flights on the route," the airline said in a statement. The airline also introduced direct flights on Bengaluru-Coimbatore and Bengaluru-Madurai sectors. It will deploy Bombardier Q400 aircraft on all the routes. "The airline is also offering an exciting all-inclusive one-way introductory starting fare of Rs 3,099 between Chennai and Belagavi, Rs 2,999 between Belagavi and Chennai, Rs 2,197 between Bengaluru and Coimbatore, Rs 1,949 between Coimbatore and Bengaluru Rs 2,149 between Bengaluru and Madurai and Rs 1,949 between Madurai and Bengaluru," it said. The second flight between Bengaluru and Belagavi will have an all-inclusive starting fare of Rs 2,649. In the ...
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SpiceJet to launch four new domestic flights in October 15.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Low-cost carrier (LCC) SpiceJet on Friday said it will launch four new direct flights on its domestic network with effect from October 3.
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Peenya holds key to decongesting Majestic 14.9.2017 Hindu: Home
The stumbling block is the operations of private bus operators
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Busy road between K.R. Puram metro and railway stations 13.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Commuters are already battling a similar problem with Cantonment metro station
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Road widening project to ease KIA commute 13.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
KRDCL will widen four roads at a cost of ₹2,095 crore
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