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Category: Transport :: Public Transport
Last updated: Jun 18 2019 24:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Former Planning Commission Advisor Backs Free Metro Rides To Women 17.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Renuka Viswanathan, former principal advisor to the erstwhile Planning Commission, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, advocating the Delhi government's proposed free metro rides for women.
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Services Affected On Delhi Metro's Blue Line 17.6.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Services were affected on a section of the Delhi Metro's Blue Line today due to some technical issues, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said.
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Argentina and Uruguay scramble to restore power following mass blackout 16.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Argentina and Uruguay were scrambling to restore power to millions of people after a massive power failure hit the Argentine grid early on Sunday, Argentina's Energy Secretariat said.
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All for Rs 10K or less a month: The lives of Noida’s migrant rickshaw pullers 16.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Around 20,000 tricycle rickshaw pullers live in Noida, mostly migrants from other states, who came here in pursuit of the 'urban dream.' But they find themselves constantly struggling to meet all ends, as they lead sub-par lives, far from their families and roots.
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Free Ride Plan Will Benefit Losses-Gripped Delhi Metro: Manish Sisodia 15.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A day after former Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to agree to Delhi government's free travel for women proposal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today said...
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ASTC launches app for public convenience 15.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
ASTC launches app for public convenience
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‘Metro man’ E Sreedharan writes to PM Modi against AAP’s proposed scheme for free travel for women 15.6.2019 Scroll.in
Sreedharan said if the Delhi government was ‘so keen’ on helping female commuters then it can pay for the cost of travel directly to them.
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After 'Metro Man's' Take On Delhi Free Ride Plan, Opposition Seeks Review 14.6.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Armed with 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan's strong-worded criticism of the Aam Aadmi Party government's plan to provide free commute to women in Delhi Metro trains, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party and...
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Delhi Government To Form Task Force Over Women Safety In Public Transport 14.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Delhi government, which has proposed to make travel free for women in buses and Metro trains, on Friday announced formation of a task force to ensure the safety of female commuters in public...
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All about BMTC’s relaunched student bus pass service: From online application to collection 14.6.2019 Citizen Matters
BMTC has relaunched its online student bus pass service again, after its failed attempt last year. Read on to find what's new this time, why BMTC believes it would work, and how you can apply for your pass
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"Metro Will Be Bankrupt": 'Metro Man' Warns PM Over AAP's Free Ride Plan 14.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
E Sreedharan, the retired Delhi Metro chief who is credited for its success, has shot off a strongly worded letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's...
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With just around 2.5 lakh passengers a day, is Hyderabad Metro failing the test? 14.6.2019 Citizen Matters
The city's largest infrastructure project ever, Hyderabad Metro was expected to carry about 17 lakh passengers per day by 2017. But with only two partly operational lines, slow expansion and poor last mile connectivity, the targets appear elusive and raise many questions about the project itself.
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'Party capital' tag not helping Goa tourism: White Paper 14.6.2019 Sify Finance
Brand Goa needs reinvention and the tag 'party capital' is simply not a good enough calling card, says a white paper prepared by local tourism and travel industry stakeholders, which cites harassment by traffic police, taxi operators, touts and lack of infrastructure, public transport and garbage management as problem areas for promotion of quality tourism.
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Not all Delhi women can access the jobs they’d like – but Kejriwal’s free travel plan could help 13.6.2019 Scroll.in
Affordable and safe means of travel could open up better opportunities in education, jobs and public spaces.
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Delhi Metro Sends 2 Options To Government In Free Rides For Women Report 12.6.2019 NDTV News - Cities
The Delhi Metro has sent a report on free rides to women to the AAP government, seeking at least eight months' time to make necessary preparations, including seeking approval from the fare-fixation...
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Lip service for women commuters: The tale of Dimapur’s ‘Pink Bus’ 12.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Launched in 2018 with the express aim of facilitating safe and comfortable commute for women, the Pink bus services have neither lived up to their original promise, nor made any significant difference to the overall fleet of public bus transport.
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‘I am the most beautiful democratic relationship’: Ravinder Singh’s new novel celebrates friendship 11.6.2019 Scroll.in
The bestselling author’s new novel ‘Belated Bachelor Party’ is a paean in prose to male bonding.
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Kolkata Metro Services Disrupted For Over An Hour, Thousands Affected 10.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Thousands of passengers were stranded in Kolkata after metro rail services were disrupted today evening. The entire metro service in Kolkata was affected for at least an hour, officials said.
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Civil disobedience campaign empties streets of Sudan's capital 9.6.2019 Reuters: World News
A civil disobedience campaign to demand civilian rule left the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum largely deserted on Sunday, while police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Khartoum North, witnesses said.
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Woman's Headless Body, Wrapped In Blanket, Found Near Delhi Metro Station 8.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
An unidentified woman's headless body was found near Jahangirpuri Metro Station in Delhi on Saturday evening, police said.
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