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'Bangalore Traffic' - 36 News Result(s)

  • 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 enco...

  • 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...

  • 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 th...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • After four hours, massive fire in Bangalore is put out

    After four hours, massive fire in Bangalore is put out

    A huge fire blazed for four hours in Bangalore today at a paint factory on Hosur Road, causing huge traffic jams in a major industrial area of the city.

  • Bangalore Metro completes a year

    Bangalore Metro completes a year

    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 22,00...

  • Cauvery water row: Traffic hit on Mysore-Bangalore highway as farmers stage dharna

    Vehicular traffic on the busy Mysore-Bangalore highway was on Sunday severely disrupted as hundreds of farmers accompanied by several seers staged a dharna protesting the Cauvery River Authority order on releasing water to neighbouring Tamil Nadu.

  • Bandh in Bangalore shuts down IT offices

    Bandh in Bangalore shuts down IT offices

    It was like travelling back in time in Bangalore today - to a time where traffic was smooth and you could get from one part of the city to another in a matter of minutes; a huge difference from the regular traffic snarls and delays that are part of t...

  • Bangalore buses on strike, huge jams reported

    Bangalore buses on strike, huge jams reported

    Commuters in and around Bangalore are complaining of huge traffic jams today, caused by a bus strike. Some state-owned buses are on the road with police escorts.

  • Congress holds protests in Bangalore over delayed garbage disposal

    Congress holds protests in Bangalore over delayed garbage disposal

    The opposition party in Karnataka has decided to literally raise a stink over the week-long garbage disposal issue plaguing Bangalore city. Today, at least 60 Congress workers protested at the Minerva Circle near JC Road in Bangalore. They even burn...

  • Karnataka traffic police goes digital with BlackBerry

    Karnataka traffic police goes digital with BlackBerry

    Paper challans and police notice books in Karnataka are being phased out and replaced by Bluetooth enabled printers, BlackBerry and a centralised database.

  • Foreign national arrested for assaulting constable in Bangalore

    May 15 (PTI) A Yemeni national was arrested for allegedly assaulting a traffic constable when he was questioned for driving his motorbike without a helmet and his vehicle seized, police said.