Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday April 29, 2016
Bengaluru is about to take a small step to cut across the traffic gridlock -- Namma Metro. The city's metro rail - a mega infrastructure project launched years and thousands of crores of rupees ago - will see the formal inauguration of its underground section on Friday.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday September 18, 2015
The Bengaluru Metro project is being powered by some French funding.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday May 1, 2015
A new extension of the Bengaluru Metro (Reach 3-B) has been opened to the public today to commute between Nagasandra and Peenya Industrial Area. This route passes through the industrial corridor and has three new station at Jalahalli, Dasarahalli, and Nagasandra. The stretch was inaugurated at a function this morning.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 30, 2015
Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said the government would focus on expanding metro network across the country.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Sunday March 15, 2015
A test run was held on Sunday for the Bengaluru Metro in a newly completed five-kilometre-long tunnel. The test went off well - a good sign for the completion of the first phase of the delayed megaproject that will hopefully ease the city's commuting woes.
Bangalore News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A nine-year-old girl was run over by a public bus in Bangalore today.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 21, 2014
Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu yesterday said connectivity to Airport and Electronics City through Metro is vital for easing the traffic congestion in the city.
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 14, 2014
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said work on the first phase of Bangalore Metro Rail is targeted to end by March 2015.
Thursday January 30, 2014
In good news for residents of Bangalore, the Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its go-ahead to construction of the second phase of Bangalore Metro to help improve public transport in the capital city of Karnataka.
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 31, 2013
Two of the four men who allegedly sexually harassed a college girl by passing lewd comments onboard the Metro Rail in Bangalore recently, surrendered to the police today.
Bangalore News | Radhika Iyer | Saturday October 26, 2013
The Bangalore police are on the lookout for four men who allegedly passed lewd comments at a college girl on board the Metro rail.
Hyderabad News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 8, 2013
Visa-on-Arrival facility for tourists will now be available at four more international airports across the country, besides the four existing metro cities.
South | Maya Sharma | Monday July 22, 2013
Bangalore's new urban space, Rangoli, on the Mahatma Gandhi Road boulevard just got a new rhythm, thanks to Drumjam, a joint initiative of the international percussion movement and the Bangalore Metro Rail Transport Corporation.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 15, 2013
Kolkata is the most expensive metropolis for a night out for two while Ahmedabad is a budget-friendly metro city, a survey has found.
Bangalore News | Maya Sharma | Friday June 21, 2013
The boulevard near famous Mahatma Gandhi Road had been demolished for the Metro. It's back. Rave reviews.
Jaipur News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 20, 2013
The people of Jaipur may be able to take Metro rides in their city as early as August this year, as the first lot of four coaches arrived in Jaipur from Bangalore on Monday.
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 4, 2012
Technology hub Bangalore has emerged as the best city to live in India, pipping other metro cities such as New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, in terms of overall quality of living, according to a latest worldwide survey of cities by global HR consultancy Mercer.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 22, 2012
A cannon and a cannon ball belonging to the Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan period was unearthed by the workers belonging Bangalore Metro Rail Coporation Limited.
Bangalore News | Written by Mala Das | Thursday October 18, 2012
It has been a year since the much-hyped and awaited Bangalore Metro began commercial operations in the city. Running across a seven-kilometre stretch between the central Mahatma Gandhi road and Byapanahalli in the east, the metro ferries around 22,000 passengers daily and has to some extent, eased the pressure off the notorious traffic situation in...
Pune News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 7, 2012
Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday approved the Metro railway project for Pune.
Friday February 10, 2012
The Bangalore Metro Rail corporation Limited is set to issue tax-free 'Metro' bonds, the first for metro transport
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 31, 2012
Minor airports at Gulbarga and Shimoga would be operational by July, and the 11 km northern corridor of Bangalore Metro by year-end, Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj said today.
Bangalore News | Express News Service | Sunday January 1, 2012
Like every year, Bangaloreans thronged to MG Road and Brigade Road to ring in the New Year. But unlike every year, this year, the metro added glitz to the year-end celebrations.
Bangalore News | Express News Service | Saturday December 24, 2011
The Prime Minister's Office is likely to decide when Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited can get the impending railway clearances from the Ministry of Railways. According to S Mani, Division Railway Manager, South Western Railway, Bangalore, the Prime Minister's Office is sceptical about leasing out Central Government's land to Public Sector U...
Karnataka News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday December 7, 2011
Read the Press Note released by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL).
Karnataka News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday December 7, 2011
The Bangalore metro was stopped for half an hour early this morning after a plastic bag was found on the train track.
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 29, 2011
Pipping past the four metro cities of New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, southern technology hub Bangalore has emerged as the best city to live in India, a global survey said on Tuesday.
NDTV Correspondent | Saturday November 26, 2011
Bangalore will wake up to a new beginning on Thursday. For residents who are tired of the city's chaotic traffic, they will now have the options to chose from. The advantages of a sound mass transport system may not show immediately for the people, but realty prices, which have already risen sharply may see further jump. The Reach-1 of the ...
Bangalore News | mid-day.com | Thursday November 3, 2011
Five hundred excited commuters enjoying a ride on the Metro on Friday night were violently jolted back to reality when the train suddenly halted near Ulsoor Metro station with a thud. It was initially thought to be the result of a short circuit as commuters could smell rubber burning. But when the 'emergency' signs began flashing inside the coaches...
Bangalore News | mid-day.com | Friday October 28, 2011
BRMCL proposes to introduce Rs 600-crore project, which is a walkway equipped with electric cars, on 10-acre lifestyle centre at Byappannahalli Metro station.