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Busy stretch in Kochi becomes Kerala's first horn-free zone 26.4.2018 General News
A busy road stretch in the city today became the first horn-free zone of Kerala. The stretch of the arterial M G Road between Madhava Pharmacy junction and Maharajas Metro Station was declared no-horn zone as Kerala observed 'no-horn day' today. The declaration was made by Managing Director of Kochi Metro Rail Limited A P M Mohammed Hanish at a function here. The 'no-horn' initiative is being implemented with the cooperation of Indian Medical Association (IMA), Association of Otolaryngologists of India, National Initiative for Safe Sound, organisation of ENT surgeons, KMRL, city police and Motor Vehicle Department. This is a small step to create awareness among public about the noise pollution, the KMRL said. It said a recent study has found hearing problems for drivers of city service buses and taxi and auto drivers.
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Plans to run metro coaches on broad gauge rail lines: Gadkari 26.4.2018 General News
There are plans to run metro coaches on the broad gauge rail lines of Nagpur, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. A pact on this is likely to be signed between Nagpur Metro and Indian Railways after Karnataka elections, the road transport and highways minister told reporters here. The minister said the idea mooted by him has been approved by the railways. "The first experiment is being done in Nagpur," the minister said, extending thanks to Coal and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal. The metro coaches on the broad gauge railway lines will connect Nagpur with satellite towns of Kotal, Bhandara, Ramtek and Wardha, he said. "The MoU on this will be done between Nagpur Metro and railways after Karnataka elections," the minister said. This air-conditioned metro will have four bogies and its average speed will be 100 km per hour. "The speed of the passenger train is 60 (km per hour). Its speed comes down to 30 (km per hour) before the halt at station and time is needed to increase speed.
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Amritsar metro bus project to be operational by September 26.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A trial run of the Metro Bus Project in Amritsar will be carried out in June to assess its viability and the service made operational from September, officials said on Thursday.
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TRPC meeting 26.4.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
TRPC meeting
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Schoolgirl killed in road accident in Delhi 26.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A 7-year-old schoolgirl was killed and 16 others were injured when a speeding tanker hit their van in North Delhi on Thursday morning, police said.
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Delhi Metro's parking to get costlier from May 1 26.4.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Delhities will now have to pay more for parking their vehicles at Metro stations as the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has revised the charges from May 1 by 50 per cent. The move comes months after the corporation faced the heat from the Delhi government and citizens over increasing the Metro fare. The DMRC said the parking charges have been increased after a gap of five years in view of higher charges levied by the Capital's civic agencies. According to a statement issued by the Delhi Metro, those parking cars at its premises will have to pay Rs 30 instead of the existing Rs 20 for up to six hours from the coming month. Also, a person parking his car for beyond six hours and up to 12 hours will pay Rs 50 instead of Rs 30, and those parking beyond 12 hours will have to shell out Rs 60 instead of Rs 40. The night charges for parking cars i.e. between midnight and 5 am will be Rs 60, which is currently Rs 40. The Metro has also hiked the monthly charges for car parking from Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,200. Users ...
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Metro parking charges to be hiked from May 1 26.4.2018 Hindu: News
Chief Minister says move will ‘completely kill Delhi Metro’
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Govt. to float RFP for multi-level parking soon 26.4.2018 Hindu: News
To be modelled along lines of smart parking system of the police department
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Parking charge hike would 'kill' Metro: Kejriwal 25.4.2018 General News
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that the decision to hike the Delhi Metro parking charge would "kill" the Metro and "increase pollution".
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Hike in fare, parking fees 'will completely kill' Delhi metro: Kejriwal 25.4.2018 General News
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today criticised the hike in parking charges by DMRC and said the latest move, along with the recent fare increase, "will completely kill Delhi Metro". The chief minister said that these moves would lead to an increase in congestion and pollution on the city's roads. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has announced a 50-per cent increase in parking fees across different slabs. "First fare hike and now parking charges hike. These steps will completely kill Delhi Metro n increase congestion n pollution on roads. Sad (sic)," Kejriwal tweeted. Delhi's Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain also took a swipe at DMRC, saying "God" knows who was advising the authority. "Metro increased parking charges by 50%. Earler increased fares by 100%. God knows who is advising Delhi Metro," Jain tweeted. The increase in parking fees for cars, bikes and cycles will come into effect from May 1. DMRC effected a steep Metro fare hike late last year.
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Cong, NCP slam Mumbai DP 2034, BJP terms it pro-poor 25.4.2018 General News
The ruling BJP today welcomed the "pro-poor" Mumbai Development Plan 2034, while the opposition Congress and NCP termed it as a roadmap to disaster which they said is aimed at favouring the builders. The Maharashtra government today unveiled the much-awaited Development Plan (DP) 2034, paving the way for the space-starved city to have more land available to build homes and commercial spaces. "This is a pro-middle class and pro-poor DP plan. Considering the fast development of the city and implementation of various projects like the Metro rail, (expansion of) suburban railway, (development of) coastal road etc, there would have been barely any residential space left for the middle class and lower middle class," said BJP spokesperson Madhav Bhandari. He said the new blueprint focuses on affordable housing. "Attempts have been made in the DP to ensure that people need not reside in far-off suburbs and spend hours on daily commuting. This DP will ensure that space remains .
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Delhi Metro Station Parking Rates Hiked From May 1. Details Here 25.4.2018 NDTV News - Cities
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation or DMRC, in a statement, today said the parking charges have been increased after a gap of five years in view of higher charges levied by the city's civic agencies.
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Hike in parking charges will 'kill' Metro, says Kejriwal 25.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that an increase in parking charges at the city's Metro stations will "kill" the transporter and "increase pollution".
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Metro work: HC seeks to know if noise pollution norms violated 25.4.2018 General News
The Bombay High Court today sought to know from the Maharashtra government if there is any violation of noise pollution norms at three spots in the city, where construction work for Metro-III line is underway, as claimed by petitioners. The HC directed the state government to file an affidavit stating whether it intends to take any action against the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL), in case there is violation of noise level norms. A division bench of Justices A S Oka and Riyaz Chagla had last week directed police to conduct checks at Churchgate and Cuffe Parade in south Mumbai, and in Mahim, a western suburb. The direction was given while hearing a bunch of petitions on strict implementation of the Noise Pollution Rules. One of the petitioners, Sumaira Abdulali had told the high court that the noise levels due to the construction of the Metro III Colaba- Andheri- Seepz line are very high. A report was today submitted to the court giving details of the ...
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DMRC to hike parking charges from May 1 25.4.2018 General News
Get ready to shell out more for parking at the DMRC parking lots from May 1, with the fares witnessing a 50 per cent increase across different slabs, a move that comes months after the metro fare hike. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), in a statement, today said the parking charges have been increased after a gap of five years in view of higher charges levied by the city's civic agencies. According to a statement issued by the Delhi Metro, those parking cars at its premises will have to pay Rs 30 instead of the existing Rs 20 for up to six hours from the coming month. Also, a person parking his car for beyond six hours and up to 12 hours will pay Rs 50 instead of Rs 30, and those parking beyond 12 hours will have to shell out Rs 60 instead of Rs 40. The night charges for parking cars i.e. between midnight and 5 am will be Rs 60, which is currently Rs 40, it said. The metro has also hiked the monthly charges for car parking from Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,200. Users will have to pay ...
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Delhi Metro parking to get costlier from May 25.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Delhi Metro parking to get costlier from May
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5-foot royal snake rescued from Delhi Assembly 25.4.2018 General News
A five-foot-long royal snake was rescued from the Delhi Assembly today. According to NGO Wildlife SOS, this was the second royal snake to be rescued by its team from the Delhi Assembly this year. "The nearly five-foot-long snake was found coiled up in an air cooler outside the library block (of the Assembly) by the staff," the NGO said in a statement. It stated that a two-member team of snake rescuers promptly arrived on site to carry out the rescue operation and they carefully extricated the snake from the cooler and transferred it into a safe transport carrier. The Assembly is located very close to Kamla Nehru Ridge, which is home to a variety of wildlife species mainly birds, reptiles, deer and antelopes, Wildlife SOS special projects manager Wasim Akram said.
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Delhi Metro parking to get costlier from May 25.4.2018 General News
Months after Delhi Metro fares were hiked, a rise in metro parking fares announced on Wednesday, is set to further burn a hole in the pockets of Delhiites.For car parking, the rates have been revised from Rs 20 to Rs 30, from Rs 30 to Rs 40, and from Rs 40 to Rs 60.For two-wheeler parking, rates have been hiked up from Rs 10 to Rs 15, from Rs 15 to Rs 25, and from Rs 20 to Rs 30.The revised rates will be effective from May 1."The Metro parking charges have not been changed for the last five years and the current charges are very much lower than the parking charges being levied by Civic agencies for their parking lots," the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said in an official statement."The Metro parking charges have not been changed for the last five years and the current charges are very much lower than the parking charges being levied by Civic agencies for their parking lots. It is therefore necessary to rationalize the Metro parking charges in view of higher charges by the Civic
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DMRC begins trial between Lajpat Nagar and Moti Bagh 25.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
The 8.10-km-stretch is part of upcoming 59-km-long Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar line
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BJP slams AAP govt for junking two Metro lines 25.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Proposed corridors under Phase IV would have helped millions: Vijender Gupta
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