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Last updated: Aug 04 2018 12:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Landslides destroy Army transit camp 4.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Landslides destroy Army transit camp
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For Paris pedestrians, life turns into 'dodgeball' 2.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Strolling along elegant boulevards is one of the pleasures of visiting Paris. But these days pedestrians and tourists need to keep an eye out for speeding scooters, hoverboards, Segways and bicycles, as well as the sights.
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Run smaller buses, not pod taxis: Prof Ashish Verma 24.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru is once again toying with the idea of introducing pod taxis. But it is at best a fast mode of personal rapid transit, with limited and low carrying capacity. Neither will it provide last mile connectivity. Do we have better alternatives? Ashish Verma explains. »
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Ban private vehicles, decongest areas and businesses will thrive: Prof Ashish Verma 24.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Do you know what the two main modes of urban public transport are? Or how Right of Way (ROW) operates in these systems? Professor Ashish Verma of IISc explains these in the Bengaluru context to highlight potential efficient solutions to the city's traffic woes. »
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MNS protest against Mumbai potholes is a bigger attack against pedestrians! 23.7.2018 Citizen Matters
To protest potholes, axe-wielding men of the Maharashtra Navanirman Sena (MNS) dig up a well-laid footpath. Government authorities evict vendors from station premises and allow car parking in the space. Who cares for the pedestrian in Mumbai? »
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Heavy vehicles add to pothole woe in Kalyan 23.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Heavy vehicles add to pothole woe in Kalyan
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5 Must-Try Places To Eat In Colombo 21.7.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
Whether you're planning to visit Colombo on work for a weekend break, you will be spoilt for choice in terms of dining options
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In Pics: Trucks, school buses stay off roads as All-India Motor Transport Congress announces strike on July 20 20.7.2018 DNA: Top News
The nationwide indefinite strike called by transporters received a mixed response on its first day, but the apex body of truckers said it would continue with its bandh call till it gets "concrete assurances" from the government on its demands. The All-India Motor Transport Congress core committee chairman Bal Malkit Singh said about 50-60 per cent of the overall 93 lakh trucks, which are affiliated to the apex body are off the roads, and expressed confidence that more will join as the day progresses. The strike seemed to be more effective in the financial capital and Maharashtra with a larger proportion of trucks staying off the roads starting from 6 am, when the bandh began. "There are trucks which are on their way to dhabas, petrol pumps or yards where the drivers will go and park them during the strike," Singh said. He said the body, which had last minute meetings with senior government functionaries, including Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, decided to continue with its strike as it did not get any ...
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Ten killed as Turkish train derails after heavy rain 8.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Ten people were killed and 73 wounded when a train came off the rails in northwest Turkey on Sunday after heavy rain and a landslide, Turkish television channels quoted a health ministry official as saying.
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Wind Rips Railing Off Tracks, Puts Brakes On Delhi Metro's Violet Line 5.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Hundreds of commuters on the Delhi Metro's Violet Line had a harrowing time this evening when a portion of the railing fell on a train near Lajpat Nagar, disrupting the flow of the metro services. The...
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India's richest young women fear public transport most; poorest fear cinema halls 2.7.2018 Sify Finance
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Algeria has abandoned more than 13,000 people in the Sahara 25.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Untold numbers perish in the unforgiving desert, where they are left without food or water, including pregnant women and children.
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Making India carbon-neutral 22.6.2018 Hindu: Religion
We must invest in mass public transport, sustainable constructions, and massive green cover, says Nidhi Adlakha
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Citizens must be at the centre of civic governance, VP tells local bodies 21.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that local bodies should always place citizens at the centre of civic governance, adding that people’s participation in formulating and planning projects and services will improve execution and delivery of the services.
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No city for cyclists 16.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Enthusiasts have to overcome the fear of being knocked down by vehicles
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A day of woes for residents 12.6.2018 Hindu: Home
KSRTC bus stand, South station flooded after incessant rain
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Gopalpur on Sea: where sun, sea and surf meet on India’s east coast 7.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Touted as one of the best beaches in the country, Gopalpur on Sea, remains an undiscovered haven for those looking for some ‘me’ time or ‘together’ time.
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'Modi wants farmers to work for corporates' 5.6.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'The policy is to consolidate farming into the hands of a few and to take away the food security of the country.'
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Petition for lit-up areas near metro stations 5.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
“I remember that evening. I was walking to the Nehru Place metro station when I was stalked, eve-teased and almost molested because the darkness of t
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South Delhi Civic Body Parking Policy Aims For "Win-Win" Initiatives 3.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
From an app-based lot booking system to pedestrian-friendly model parking zones, the civic body in south Delhi is ramping up its "smart parking" infrastructure while encouraging people to use public...
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