Bengaluru Roads(Search results - 52)
India9, Oct 2020, 3:17 PM
Cycling is Bengalureans’ new hobby; Cycle sales on upswing post lockdown
While COVID-19 is causing fatalities across the world, Bengalureans are getting fitter each day. Social distancing measures and closure of gyms has led to upswing in sale of bicycles in the city.
India25, Aug 2020, 6:03 PM
Bengaluru corporators blamed for wasting 5 years; Good roads, water connection remains distant dream
Over 10 years after the BMC was named the BBMP, the state of two wards; Jakkur and Thanisandra has not changed much as pothole-ridden roads are still visible and residents face water supply issues.
India20, Aug 2020, 5:56 PM
608 potholes of Bengaluru: BBMP commissioner gives engineers 15-day deadline to fix up roads
After getting a hot bitumen mix plant ready in BBMP limits, the commissioner of the civic body has set a deadline of 15 days to zonal engineers to have the pothole issue fixed. He said he will take up weekly review meetings on road conditions.
Coronavirus India15, May 2020, 3:35 PM
Lockdown, emptiness bring peacock to Bengaluru street; residents save bird from miscreants
Residents of Jayanagar were treated to wildlife in their backyard during the lockdown. Empty roads and less human movement allowed a peacock to extend its journey into city limits. Wildlife rescuers were able to release the bird back into its habitat.
India6, Jan 2020, 4:29 PM
Bengaluru roads claimed 698 lives from January to November 2019
2019 was not a good year for motorists as 698 lives were lost due to road accidents. As per a Bengaluru Traffic Department report, Bengaluru witnessed a rise in the death toll compared to 2018 which recorded 684 deaths. The experts attributed the deaths to reckless driving and speeding.
INDIA25, Oct 2019, 3:28 PM
Former BJP corporator NR Ramesh levels massive irregularities in white-topping project
The Siddaramaiah-led Congress government had taken up white-topping of prominent Bengaluru roads. White-topping is a procedure used to lay concrete on asphalted roads to prevent pothole formation and better endurance levels of the roads. NR Ramesh, a former BJP corporator of the Yediyur ward has levelled serious allegations and corruption in the entire process.
India25, Sep 2019, 6:30 PM
Residents use tyres to cover caved-in roads that were part of Karnataka chief minister’s rounds
As BWSSB dug up repaired roads in Horamavu a day after chief minister BS Yediyurappa did his rounds in Bengaluru, it caved in a few days ago following the rains. To avoid motorists getting stuck and to avert a tragedy, residents have used old tyres to cover potholes.
NEWS7, Aug 2019, 12:42 PM
PubliCity — Bakrid 2019: BBMP talks tough against littering Bengaluru roads with animal waste
With the festival of sacrifice Bakrid being celebrated from August 11 to 13, over 600 large and thousands of small animals will be sacrificed and the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has a herculean task to ensure the animal waste gets disposed of systematically. The officials also have warned against illegal trade and slaughtering of animals.
NEWS4, Jun 2019, 6:32 PM
Bengaluru: Engineer devises 'iCleanX' for litter-free Bengaluru roads
While several pourakarmikas working in Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) struggle to sweep roads along with the pushcarts loaded with litter and garbage, a mechanical engineer in Bengaluru, Karnataka has designed "iCleanX" a pushcart that helps ease their work
NEWS3, Jun 2019, 3:40 PM
Will BBMP’s new directive lead to cleaner Bengaluru roads?
BBMP takes Bengaluru’s waste management seriously. With its new directive the six departments of the civic body will have to coordinate and work together to ensure the cleanliness of Bengaluru roads.
Karnataka7, Jan 2019, 8:35 PM
Bharat Bandh: Here’s what's working and what's closed in Bengaluru on Jan 8 and 9
Autorickshaw unions have also extended their support to the strike. Thus, it is unlikely that autorickshaws will ply on Bengaluru roads.
BENGALURU27, Dec 2018, 7:14 PM
No vehciles on eight Bengaluru roads on December 31
It’s time for the city to revel in the spirit of the New Year. The Bengaluru Traffic Police have chalked out a plan to ensure the safety of motorists and avoid traffic jams on a few prominent roads. In this regard, vehicle movement on eight roads will be suspended from December 31 evening to the early morning of January 1.