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'Bangalore Traffic' - 48 News Result(s)

  • Bengaluru Sees Low Turnout in Crucial Civic Polls

    Bengaluru Sees Low Turnout in Crucial Civic Polls

    Bengaluru is voting today to elect its civic body, amid major concerns of traffic and cleanliness faced by its residents, in a high-prestige political battle. Till 12 noon, just 11 per cent of the electorate had come out to vote.

  • The Key Issues Facing Bengaluru Ahead of Municipal Polls

    The Key Issues Facing Bengaluru Ahead of Municipal Polls

    With the municipal elections due this Saturday, the residents of Bengaluru are thinking more than usual about the civic challenges faced by the city. A garden city that first turned into the country's IT capital, became a pensioner's paradise, and is now a startup town.

  • Bengaluru Civic Elections Campaign Starts Off With Accusations

    Bengaluru Civic Elections Campaign Starts Off With Accusations

    With familiar-sounding promises to clear out the garbage on streets, fix traffic jams, mend potholes and clean up filthy lakes, aspirants for the Bengaluru civic polls have jumped into the fray. Their first task at hand? Raise the offensive on opponents.

  • Heavy Rains, Hailstorm Wreck Havok in Bengaluru

    Heavy Rains, Hailstorm Wreck Havok in Bengaluru

    A hour-long downpour followed by a burst of hailstorm in many areas of Bengaluru after a hot and humid day wreaked havoc across the city on Thursday, leading to blackouts and traffic gridlocks.

  • Two-Wheeler Ambulances in Bengaluru to Save Time in Traffic

    Two-Wheeler Ambulances in Bengaluru to Save Time in Traffic

    Negotiating Bengaluru traffic can be traumatic but the state government has devised a solution, at least for patients needing emergency care. A long-awaited two-wheeler ambulance service was launched yesterday, promising to cut time for patients needing instant response.

  • Policeman Manhandles Retired Armyman For Clearing Way For Ambulance, Gets Suspended

    Policeman Manhandles Retired Armyman For Clearing Way For Ambulance, Gets Suspended

    In Bengaluru, the city which makes green corridors for human hearts, a traffic policeman was apparently caught on camera manhandling a retired army personnel who was trying to clear the way for an ambulance.

  • 2-Year-Old's Heart Travels in 4 Hours From Bengaluru to Chennai

    2-Year-Old's Heart Travels in 4 Hours From Bengaluru to Chennai

    The heart of a two-year-old boy who died on Friday morning at a hospital in Bengaluru was successfully transplanted into another young child in Chennai. The heart was rushed from one city to another, all within the space of four hours.

  • Bangalore Traffic Lights Will Change for Ambulances

    Bangalore Traffic Lights Will Change for Ambulances

    Very soon, traffic will have to stop in Bangalore for a coming ambulance. The city, which recently provided a green corridor for the transport of a human heart for transplant, wants to give a permanent priority to ambulances. And even VIP vehicles would have to stop for them.

  • Green Corridor to Transport Heart Now Reaches Bangalore

    Green Corridor to Transport Heart Now Reaches Bangalore

    In a heart-warming action, city traffic police today created a "green corridor" to facilitate unhindered transport of a donor's heart from a hospital in Bangalore to the airport to be transplated on a patient at Chennai.

  • On Bangalore's MG Road, Gold Flung Out in Plastic Bags After Fire in Jewellery Showroom

    On Bangalore's MG Road, Gold Flung Out in Plastic Bags After Fire in Jewellery Showroom

    A fire broke out at a jewellery showroom in Bangalore today, causing traffic disruption on the busy MG Road in the heart of the city.

  • Metro Connectivity to Bangalore Airport and Electronics City Vital: Venkaiah Naidu

    Metro Connectivity to Bangalore Airport and Electronics City Vital: Venkaiah Naidu

    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.

  • Heavy Rains Lash Bangalore, Hit Normal Life

    Heavy Rains Lash Bangalore, Hit Normal Life

    Heavy rains lashed Bangalore late on Monday evening, throwing normal life out of gear and causing huge traffic jams across the city due to evening rush hour and congestion on many arterial roads.

  • Mumbai: New gadgets hope to hush incessant honking

    Mumbai: New gadgets hope to hush incessant honking

    A handful of fed-up residents in one of the world's noisiest cities have taken on a daunting challenge: persuading Indian drivers to stop honking their car horns.

  • 'Cyclercity bike messenger service was born out of a Bangalore traffic jam'

    'Cyclercity bike messenger service was born out of a Bangalore traffic jam'

    Bangalore based bike messenger service Cyclercity will deliver almost anything, anywhere

  • How pollution is taking its toll on Bangalore's traffic policemen

    How pollution is taking its toll on Bangalore's traffic policemen

    In Bangalore, 3000 traffic policemen are trying to manage 50 lakh vehicles - and, given the alarming pollution figures, their health is suffering.

  • Get on the bike, Bangalore

    Get on the bike, Bangalore

    Any venture that helps ease Bangalore's traffic would be welcome. At this time of rising fuel prices and increasing air pollution, a new city initiative hopes to do exactly that by encouraging the use of cycles. So after a monthly 'Bus Day' that encourages people to use public transport, Bangalore will now also observe 'Cycle Day'.

  • India's Mission Mars: The journey begins

    India's Mission Mars: The journey begins

    India's Mangalyaan or Mars craft is on the move. The first leg and the slowest of its journeys by road from the cradle where it was born in India's satellite centre in Bangalore began at 6:00 AM on Wednesday. Its slow-paced convoy, closely guarded by commandos from the Central Industrial Research Force, reached the space port at Sriharikota at abou...

  • Tuk-tuks offer new take on Paris

    Tuk-tuks offer new take on Paris

    The humble tuk-tuk, a fixture in Asian cities from Bangkok to Bangalore, is rapidly becoming a common sight in the touristy parts of Paris -I and the bane of traffic police.

  • Bangalore's first no-pothole road targets, who else, VVIPs

    Bangalore's first no-pothole road targets, who else, VVIPs

    Bangalore is about to get a road that comes with a guarantee of no potholes. The road will open for commuters on Friday, but its target audience is VVIPs - it lies in the central part of the city and leads to the entrance of the state legislature that's used by senior ministers.

  • Bangalore helpless as silicon city turns into pothole city

    Bangalore helpless as silicon city turns into pothole city

    Ask anyone living in Bangalore the biggest problem they face in the city - and a frequent answer would be - the traffic, just getting from one place to another.

  • Karnataka: severe monsoon hits daily life

    Karnataka: severe monsoon hits daily life

    Heavy rains continued to lash Karnataka on Sunday as the monsoon remained vigorous, disrupting normal life, causing traffic jams on state and national highways and flooding low-lying areas across the state, an official said.

  • Vehicles ferrying school children in Bangalore on strike

    For parents in Bangalore, sending their children to school has become a major problem. Private vans and autorickshaws, which ferry students to and from school, will be off the roads till Friday in protest against tough rules implemented by the city's traffic police.

  • Heavy rains lash Bangalore, cripple normal life

    Heavy rains lash Bangalore, cripple normal life

    Heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds and lightening lashed this tech hub late on Friday, crippling normal life, inundating low-laying areas and throwing vehicular traffic out of gear across the city.

  • New Bangalore cops are lifeless but alert

    New Bangalore cops are lifeless but alert

    He works seven days a week, and is always on the job, even in the blazing summer sun. This is a traffic policeman who never takes a break - just the ticket in Bangalore's chaotic and often indisciplined traffic.

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