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Bengaluru: Ball set rolling to acquire land for 5 stations of KIA line

The largely elevated line with 17 Metro stations will go underground for the two stations that will come up at KIA.

7 hours ago

Railway stations in Karnataka to go green under SWR initiative

To ensure fresh air for passengers frequenting railway stations and beautification, the South Western Railway (SWR) Zone has begun greening spaces.

22 May 2019

Railway Board slashes ‘unrealistic’ targets for SWR zone

The zone has now been mandated with laying 189 km of doubling lines and 49 km of new lines for the present fiscal. 

22 May 2019

Goodies, other treats for passengers on KIA’s first A350 flight

Three “Follow Me” vehicles escorted the Singapore Airlines Flight SQ 502 to the airport gate after it landed at KIA at 9.50 pm.

21 May 2019

Glitches in BDA’s online tax payment leave property owners distressed

 A small section of Bangalore Development Authority  (BDA) property owners have been  facing issues while paying  taxes for their sites or houses online.

20 May 2019

To prevent flooding, BBMP asked to rework culvert design

This was one of the key issues that came up at the co-ordination committee meeting held by Bhaskar at Vidhana Soudha on Friday evening. 

19 May 2019

PMO wants suburban rail project reworked

Says it should connect city to suburbs; project likely to be delayed, revision of report to take six months to a year 

18 May 2019

Lokayukta flays BDA for not issuing online khatas

Stating that it was treating the TNIE report as source material, the Lokayukta said it had initiated suo-motu proceedings under the Karnataka Lokayukta Act, 1984.  

18 May 2019

Bellandur residents file plaint over pathetic roads

In their police complaint against BBMP and L&T, they say with rains already here, waterlogged roads pose a danger to life and limb

17 May 2019

Karnataka to get its own electric loco shed at Krishnarajapuram

With the electrification of rail tracks in full swing in South Western Railway (SWR) Zone, a full-fledged depot to take care of electric engines will become a priority.

17 May 2019

Railways' unreserved ticketing system app clicks with Karnataka commuters

UTS was launched by Piyush Goyal in 2018; over 2 lakh registrations have been made since then

16 May 2019

SpiceJet gives family tickets on grounded flight

The DGCA had grounded all Boeing Max 737 aircraft in India from March 13. Neelkanth’s family were issued the tickets on April 15.

16 May 2019

Issue only online khatas, BDA officials told

On Tuesday, Chief Secretary T M Vijay Bhaskar held a meeting with BDA officials and asked them to implement the order without any delay.

15 May 2019

Box boys to become history: Train guards to get tablets and trolley bags

Continuing with its efforts to introduce digitisation for its workforce, the Bengaluru Railway Division will shortly equip every guard with these bags which will also contain a tablet.

14 May 2019

Karnataka power dept staffers leave for Odisha to help restore infrastructure

A separate WhatsApp group had been created with members of electricity distribution firms in both Odisha and Karnataka for effective co-ordination.

13 May 2019