User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: flyovers-1ways-etc
Last updated: Apr 18 2018 23:35 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Man jumps from flyover 18.4.2018 Hindu: Health
A 41-year-old man allegedly jumped from the Dairy Circle flyover on Tuesday night. The deceased, Lakshmi Narayana, is from Andhra Pradesh. He had bee
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Asked to prune it, BBMP staff chop whole tree 12.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has axed a full-grown tree after an influential person wanted the tree pruned. Residents of Rajarajeshwari Nagar say that since January, the BBMP has felled at least 34 trees in the area to please some influential people. They claim that since the area is home to many influential people, the Palike has mercilessly felled trees for providing entrances, road widening and parking spaces. Dhruv Kiran, the personal assistant to Bengaluru Development Minister K J George, on March 23 applied to the BBMP Forest Cell for pruning of branches of a 30-year-old tree. The application was made for site number 414 on 3rd Cross Ideal Homes Colony. But the workers pruned it so badly that the tree had to be fully axed. A BBMP Forest Cell official said the tree was axed following an application from Dhruv Kiran and after getting permission from the assistant conservator of forests (ACF). Shantha Kumar, ACF, BBMP Forest Cell said permission was given only to prune the branches. ...
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Trees to be axed in Bengaluru's South zone to make way for metro line 12.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City
As many as 61 trees will be axed in Bangalore South zone to make way for the metro line from Rashtreeya Vidyalaya Road metro station to Bommasandra metro station (metro reach 5) in Phase 2 project. Rashtreeya Vidyalaya Road, known to be one of the stretches with a thick green cover, will lose 18 trees. While at the Silk Board 28 trees will be axed, 15 trees will be brought down in the BTM Layout. The BBMP has given the permission to the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) to axe these trees. "We have given them permission to chop these trees as they come in the way of metro construction work," said Cholaraj, Deputy Conservator of Forest, BBMP. Puttaswamy Gowda, Deputy Conservator of Forest (South zone), BBMP said: "The permission to clear trees at the Silk Board was given long ago. It is only now that we have granted permission for RV Road and BTM layout." According to BMRCL public relations officer Vasanth Rao, the BMRCL actually tweaked the plan and changed the construction sequence from ...
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SpiceJet to start Hubli flights from May 14 11.4.2018 Sify Finance
Budget carrier SpiceJet on Wednesday said it will commence operations from Hubli from May 14.
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SpiceJet to start Hubli flights from May 14 11.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Budget carrier SpiceJet on Wednesday said it will commence operations from Hubli from May 14.
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BMRCL calls tender for multi-level Silk Board flyover 10.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City
A massive road-cum-rail flyover at Silk Board junction, supporting metro lines and carrying road traffic at multiple levels, will come up in the next two and half years, if the plan chalked out by the BMRCL comes to fruition. The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has called tender for the construction of the flyover, including its loops and ramps measuring a length of about 2.8 km. The work also includes road widening allied works that come under the RV Road-Bommasandra line. The new structure will be built above the existing flyover and provide a seamless connection between BTM and HSR Layouts and Electronics City. Two metro lines - RV Road-Bommasandra and Silk Board-KR Puram - will be the part of the project. The BMRCL has fixed a 27-month deadline for the project estimated to cost Rs 133.54 crore. While the last date for submission of technical bid is May 21, officials said the evaluation may take two weeks. "Technical evaluation and financial bidding may take about a month. Since the ...
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Young footballer dies in hit-and-run accident 9.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City
The life of a promising young footballer, Tejaswini Gowda, was snuffed out after she died of wounds sustained in an accident in South Bengaluru on Sunday. The 22-year-old, who represented Karnataka in the Senior Nationals in 2015, was run over by a car on the KEB flyover in Banashankari 3rd Stage. Tejaswini and her cousin Sachin were travelling on his motorcycle when a white Maruti Swift Dzire, heading from the Nayandahalli Outer Ring Road towards the NCERT office, knocked down their two-wheeler. Sachin fell to his left, while Tejaswini fell onto the right, coming under the wheels of the car. The car did not stop and sped away soon after the accident. The police said Tejaswini was not wearing a helmet. A few passersby called the police and rushed the victims to Prashanth Hospital, from where Tejaswini was shifted to Sagar Hospital in Tilak Nagar. She succumbed to injuries around 5.40 pm. Her body was shifted to the Victoria Hospital for post-mortem, following which it was handed over to her ...
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Footballer killed in hit-and-run 9.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Was part of the Bangalore United FC
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Koramangala flyover project moves closer to fruition 8.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City
The BBMP has moved another step towards building the much-needed 2.4-km-long flyover from the Kendriya Sadan junction to the Ejipura Main Road junction in Koramangala, Southeast Bengaluru. The civic body has completed soil and pile tests for the Rs 204-crore project. "We conducted soil as well as pile testing to check whether the underneath of the piers holds good or not. The results are positive," K T Nagaraj, chief engineer, road infrastructure (projects central), BBMP, said. Two months ago, workers started laying 75 piers. The progress has been steady, he added. The flyover will be the longest free expressway in the city after the Sirsi Circle flyover on Mysuru Road. It will provide signal-free connectivity between the Ejipura Main Road-Inner Ring Road junction, the Sony World junction and the Kendriya Sadan junction. Along the way, it will link the Koramangala 8th Main Road junction, Koramangala 60 Feet Road, the Koramangala 5th Block 1A Cross junction and BDA Complex. The project has been awarded to ...
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Koramangala flyover project moves closure to fruition 8.4.2018 deccanherald.com
The BBMP has moved another step towards building the much-needed 2.4-km-long flyover from the Kendriya Sadan junction to the Ejipura Main Road junction in Koramangala, Southeast Bengaluru. The civic body has completed soil and pile tests for the Rs 204-crore project. "We conducted soil as well as pile testing to check whether the underneath of the piers holds good or not. The results are positive," K T Nagaraj, chief engineer, road infrastructure (projects central), BBMP, said. Two months ago, workers started laying 75 piers. The progress has been steady, he added. The flyover will be the longest free expressway in the city after the Sirsi Circle flyover on Mysuru Road. It will provide signal-free connectivity between the Ejipura Main Road-Inner Ring Road junction, the Sony World junction and the Kendriya Sadan junction. Along the way, it will link the Koramangala 8th Main Road junction, Koramangala 60 Feet Road, the Koramangala 5th Block 1A Cross junction and BDA Complex. The project has been awarded to ...
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Congress rally causes gridlocks across Bengaluru 8.4.2018 deccanherald.com
The Congresss Janashirvadha Yatra on Sunday threw traffic out of gear along roads leading to Palace Grounds, the venue. Party supporters began entering the city around 4 pm from several districts. Nearly 4,500 buses were booked to ferry supporters. Traffic came to a standstill from Hebbal flyover till Palace Grounds. Buses entered the city from all major roads like Tumakuru Road, Ballari Road, Kanakapura Road and Mysuru Road which had a cascading effect on traffic movement in the central business district. Many motorists began moving in one-ways, causing a blockade. Traffic came to a standstill for a while around Vidhana Soudha, Chalukya Circle to Palace Grounds, Majestic, K G Road, BBMP office, J C Road, Palace Road, Sadhashivanagar and Vyalikaval. Passengers coming from the Kempegowda International Airport were stranded for hours. Vehicles started pilling up around 4 pm in C V Raman Nagar, Sankey, Raj Bhavan, Cunningham Road, Shivajinagar, Mehkri Circle, K R Circle, Cantonment, Sanjaynagar and R T ...
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Traffic curbs around Palace Grounds for Congress rally today 7.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City
The following traffic restrictions will be in place around Palace Grounds for the Congress partys rally on Sunday: Parking will be banned between 8 am and 9 pm on Ramana Maharshi Road, CV Raman Road, Ballari Road, Hebbal flyover, HQTC and Mehkri Circle, Jayamahal Road, Taralabalu Road, MV Jayaram Road, Palace Road, Palace Cross Road, RT Nagar Main, water tank junction to Gundu Raos residence, PRTC junction to water tank junction on Old Airport Road, Cubbon Road and Chalukya Circle. The following is the route for vehicles bound for the venue: From Mysuru Road: Nayandahalli via Dr Rajkumar Samadhi, Tumakuru Road towards BEL, Outer Ring Road, Hebbal flyover, Ballari Road, Mehkri Circle service road and Jayamahal Road. From Tumakuru Road: Right turn at Goraguntepalya junction, left turn at BEL, Outer Ring Road, Hebbal flyover, Ballari Road, Mehkri Circle service road and Jayamahal Road. From Kanakapura Road: Banashankari Temple bus stand, 4th Main Jayanagar, South End Circle, Lalbagh West Gate, Minerva ...
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CBSE Question leak: Students protest across country on CBSE's decision except in Manipur 31.3.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
CBSE Question leak: Students protest across country on CBSE's decision except in Manipur
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Metro defers demolition of Jayadeva Circle flyover 26.3.2018 deccanherald.com
The BMRCL has deferred the demolition of the Jayadeva flyover by at least four to five months as the contractor concerned is not ready to take up the subsequent work, including construction of a multi-level flyover. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) had planned to demolish the 12-year-old structure by the end of March and start working on a four-level flyover while retaining the underpass. A senior BMRCL official said the decision to defer the demolition was taken to ensure that lakhs of people who use the flyover are not put to unnecessary inconvenience. "We realised that the contractor is not prepared for the subsequent work after the demolition. We have urged the contractor to finish the other allied work and start piling work to allow the use of the flyover till its demolition becomes part of the critical stage of the project," he said. The new flyover, which includes the Jayadeva Interchange Metro Station, is a part of Phase 2s RV Road-Bommasandra metro line (Reach 5), for which ...
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Kempegowda statue unveiled near Hebbal flyover 26.3.2018 deccanherald.com

Bengalurus founder Nadaprabhu Kempegowdas statue was unveiled at a park near the Hebbal flyover on Monday.

Ministers K J George and Krishna Byre Gowda unveiled the copper and bronze statue which stands on a stone wall. It weighs 2.75 tonnes and was sculpted by Srinivas from Devanahalli.

The statue is 4.87 metres tall and was built at a cost of Rs 49.58 lakh.The stone wall was constructed at a cost of Rs 53 lakh and is 11.50 metres in length, 9.10 metres in breadth and 8.53 metres in height. The artists took two years to build the whole structure. However, the landscape and the stone wall are still incomplete. It was inaugurated by the ministers in a hurry for the upcoming elections.

The location where the statue is unveiled has to be developed into a park which will be spread across 1.5 acres. BDA is also working on the Hebbal flyovers extension, said BDA engineer member B L Ravindra Babu.

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Pay toll on the way to airport from midnight; Rs 5 hike from April 1 26.3.2018 deccanherald.com
It will be a double whammy for those going to the airport by their own vehicles or by cabs. While all vehicles will have to pay the toll at the entry itself from Tuesday midnight, they have to shell out Rs 5 more from April 1, when the toll charges will be revised. Navayuga Devanahalli Toll Plaza Ltd, (NDTPL) which had planned to collect toll at the entry from Monday midnight, deferred it by 24 hours. NDTPL manager Amarnath Reddy told DH that the police failed to provide security from Monday forcing them to defer the two-way toll by 24 hours. When contacted, Kala Krishnamurthy DCP (Northeast) said they are assessing the situation based on which a decision will be taken. Meanwhile, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) project director R K Suryawanshi said toll will be hiked by around Rs 5 on all vehicles. It is an annual exercise, he said. This means, the two-way toll will be Rs 130 with effect from April 1 while a one-way toll will become Rs 90. Airport travellers will not face problems of traffic ...
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Biker hits flyover parapet, dies 20.3.2018 Deccan Herald - City

A teenager was killed after he lost control of his bike and crashed the vehicle into the parapet of Domlur flyover on Tuesday.

The police said the accident occurred on the Indiranagar ramp of the flyover around 3.45 pm.

Parthibhan, was riding his neighbours bike without a helmet when the accident took place. He didnt have a driving licence either. When he was taking a U-turn, he lost control of the bike and hit the parapet and fell down, the police said. "He sustained grievous injuries on his chest and head," said a senior police officer.

A few passers-by rushed him to Manipal Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The Halasuru traffic police have registered a case of accidental death due to rash and negligent driving. Though his parents claim he was turning 18 this year, the police are yet to verify his legal age suspecting him to be a minor.

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One year on, new TDR goes nowhere 19.3.2018 Hindu: News
Citizens whose properties are slated for acquisition prefer monetary compensation
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BMTC opens bike, cycle rentals from Shantinagar bus depot 14.3.2018 deccanherald.com
Taking a further step in fixing the last-mile connectivity issue, the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation on Wednesday launched bike and bicycle rental services from the Shantinagar bus stop. Joining forces with private partners, the bus company launched Metro Bikes and Rent On Go bike renting services and PEDL and Yulu bicycle rental facilities, allowing commuters to reach their destination easily and cheaply. These companies have been given space to pitch their services to the commuters. "The service is named Sidda Seve (Ready Service)," Transport Minister H M Revanna said. Metro Bikes, which recently began providing bike rental services from 36 metro stations, wants to take the service to all city bus terminals. "The objective of this initiative is to fix the first- and last-mile connectivity issues so that public transport becomes a convenient mode of commute," Metro Bike co-founder Anil Giriraj told DH, assuring that his bike rental service will soon be available from all bus ...
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Congress, BJP spar over ‘outsider’ in Rajya Sabha poll fray 14.3.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Congress releases ‘chargesheet’ against BJP
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