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Mkts volatile; cap goods, metals up, pvt banks dip ... 17.3.2028 CNN-IBN Top Stories
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Remove illegal billboards: rights panel 20.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Street-side traders along metro rail premises and other parts of the city should be evicted, orders panel
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BBMP's new plan for clean air: e-bikes at metro stations 19.1.2018 Deccan Herald - City
Soon, commuters on the ever-extending Namma Metro need not worry about getting transport outside the stations. There will be electric bikes at the stations, which they can rent. Inspired by a similar initiative in a Chinese city, the mayor has said the proposal for the e-bike project would be placed before the BBMP council meeting this month. "e-bikes would help cut down air pollution and also solve last-mile connectivity issues," Mayor R Sampath Raj told DH, adding that the project of renting e-bikes would be launched in partnership with BMRCL. "Were preparing the micro plan for this and will go ahead after holding a feasibility study," Raj said. In September 2017, the state Cabinet had cleared the Karnataka Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage Policy to encourage electric vehicle usage in the city. The policy has enabled the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) to float a tender for buying 150 buses. "I was in Chinas Sanya city recently to take part in a trade show. Local authorities ...
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Five arrested on charge of human trafficking 19.1.2018 Hindu: Home
The Rachakonda police on Friday arrested five persons on charges of human trafficking and sexual exploitation. ₹1.60 lakh, copies of visa documents and other materials were seized from their possessio...
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Metro construction companies could offset increased cost with lower GST 19.1.2018 News
Larsen and Toubro is building Rs 160-bn metro rail project
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Bangalore Metro Recruitment 2018, 36 Engineering Posts, Apply Before 17th Feb 2018 19.1.2018 Top India News- News18.com
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation aims to recruit 36 Engineering candidates for middle level positions on a contractual basis for a period of 3 years.
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Anti-encroachment drives on major Delhi roads from Feb 1: L-G 19.1.2018 General News
Lt Governor Anil Baijal today asked authorities to launch joint drives against encroachment on 29 major roads in Delhi, including the busy stretch from ITO to Vikas Marg, Aurbindo Marg, Kalindi Kunj Road and M B Road, from February 1. The L-G directed the traffic police to ensure strict enforcement of discipline by four-wheeled, goods vehicles and buses in their designated lanes. He also asked the department to publicise its Twitter handle and WhatsApp group to enable residents to register their complaints. The orders were issued at a meeting called to review the progress of removal of encroachment on 29 corridors identified by the Delhi High Court. "Joint drives by traffic police, MCDs and transport department will be launched from Feb 1 to remove encroachment on these road stretches. Initially, the joint drives would be undertaken twice a week in each MCD zone," the L-G office said in a statement. It stated that a minimum of 3-5 kilometres of a road stretch of the 29 .
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KTR meets Osamu Suzuki, seeks support for e-vehicle drive for metro last mile 19.1.2018 HBL: Home
KT Rama Rao, Minister for Industries, Telangana, now on a tour of Japan to attract investments, met Suzuki Corporation patriarch Osamu Suzuki, seeking his support in developing last mile connectivity...
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South Delhi traders observe bandh against sealing, warn of wider strike 19.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
If not heard, then traders from across the city would be compelled to observe Delhi trade bandh in near future
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Air Quality Display Panels Put Up In Delhi's Traffic Signals 19.1.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
LED panels in major traffic intersections in the national capital now display hourly air quality index and health advisories under a CPCB project which will soon cover the metro stations as well.
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PSUs in State on revival path: CM 19.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Leadership award presented to former KMRL chief Elias George
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Bad roads, Gujarat High Court pulls up AMC again 19.1.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The Gujarat high court, on Thursday, came down heavily on the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) because of the civic body's poor progress with road repair and resurfacing work. Showing any leniency to AMC, the court said that only those roads which are often used by VIPs on a regular basis have been repaired, implying that the rest lies in negligence. The second division bench of Justice MR Shah and Justice Biren Vaishnav was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by one Mustak Kadri. The court verbally said, "This is Gujarat and citizens of Ahmedabad expect best services and roads from the corporation. But, the body has failed to meet the expectation." The civic body has been asked to identify the hampered roads and categorise them into three categories: severely damaged, less damaged and damaged roads. Apart from asking for a deadline, AMC will take to repair the roads, the court also sought the plan the civic body will follow to repair and resurface the roads. The court warned that in ...
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Delhi University students protest Metro fare hike 19.1.2018 DNA: India
Around 300 Delhi University (DU) students gathered outside the Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station on Thursday, blocking the entry of commuters at its gate number three for more than two hours demand rollback of the metro fare hike. They gave Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) a week to announce a rollback. The students lead by members of left-backed group All India Students’ Association (AISA) submitted a memorandum to the DMRC official who was came out to assuage the restless crowd. “If the DMRC will not announce to rollback the hike within a weekm we will protest outside the CM’s (Arvind Kejriwal) and PM’s (Narendra Modi) huse,” said Kawalpreet Kaur , president AISA, DU. Amid heavy police force that was deployed at the metro station to keep the situation under control, the students also halted the traffic for hours. “Every step that the government is taking is making the lives of students difficult. Delhi University is a campus where students come from different parts of the country and they stay in places ...
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Woman commits suicide over being childless 19.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A woman, who was depressed over being childless, allegedly committed suicide on Thursday by hanging herself, police said. Her family, however, accused the in-laws of torturing her over her inability to give birth.
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DU students protest outside Vishwavidyalaya station 19.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Demand immediate rollback of Metro fare hike, introduction of students’ concessional pass
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Expedite metro work, Union minister tells BMRCL 18.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Promises piped gas to 1.32 lakh households in two years
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Delhi: Woman found hanging, kin allege torture 18.1.2018 Hindustan Times - delhi
The police said though the victim, Rajni (who goes by just one name), left a suicide note behind, her parents have cried foul and claimed that she was murdered by her husband.
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Check the pollution levels and health advisories at major traffic intersections... 18.1.2018 Hindustan Times - delhi
You can now check the city’s air quality and also get health advisories while travelling on Delhi roads.
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Integrated suburban rlwy network plan for Bengaluru ready: 18.1.2018 General News
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal today said an integrated suburban railway network plan is ready for implementation in Bengaluru provided the Karnataka government agrees to give "land parcels" around the railway stations. Speaking to reporters, Goyal said last year in September he had commissioned a survey by the Rail India Technical and Economic Services (RITES) for the suburban railway in Bengaluru. With the help of ISRO, it prepared a possible plan for suburban Railways networking with the other modes of public transport such as metro rail and buses, the minister said. Under the proposal, Bengaluru and other stations associated will be developed by the Indian Railway Station Development Corporation. As per the plan, common stations for interchanges with the Metro Rail and Airport will be developed for people to connect to their mode of transport for their further journey. "We are working on a comprehensive plan towards connecting Whitefield with Electronic City," he ...
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Air quality display panels put up in Delhi's traffic signals 18.1.2018 General News
LED panels in major traffic intersections in the national capital now display hourly air quality index and health advisories under a CPCB project which will soon cover the metro stations as well. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) scientist Aditya Sharma, who oversaw its roll-out, said the Prime Ministers's Office (PMO) was behind the project, something which the Delhi government had also envisaged in the past but never executed. "Fifty traffic signals have been selected in the first phase of the initiative. We have covered the major signals such as ITO, the ones in Connaught Place, for now," Sharma said on the sidelines of a CPCB conference on air quality and waste management. The panels display hourly AQI readings and the associated health advisories. An AQI between 0-50 is considered Good, 51 -100 Satisfactory, 101-200 Moderate, 201-300 Poor, 301-400 Very Poor, and 401-500 Severe. Each category comes with its own advisory. In case of moderate, it warns of ...
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