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Bengaluru metro commuters can get haircut on the go at Metro stations

Stopping over to trim your beard or have a quick hair cut before boarding your Metro train to work is set to become a reality now.

23 Feb 2018

Metro rethinks Phase 2 underground line

Bidders quote high rates, BMRCL may cut corridor length or call fresh tenders.

22 Feb 2018

Some women still prefer Metro’s third coach 

While the launch of the two ‘Ladies only’ doors in the first coach of all Metro trains from Monday has received an overwhelming response from women, a minority among them preferred the third coach.

21 Feb 2018

Bangalore Development Authority proposes fuel cess, other taxes to fund slew of projects

This includes cess of 20 paise per litre of diesel, PRR tax on buildings, IT&BT cess from industries.

19 Feb 2018

Bengaluru: Women-only Metro doors from Monday

Only women will be allowed to use the first two entries, the ones just behind the loco pilot of a Metro.

17 Feb 2018

Bharat Earth Movers Limited’s Bengaluru Metro mission over in just 11 months

It was a mad race to the finish line for Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) to manufacture the first three-car set for Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd due to a revised deadline.

16 Feb 2018

Karnataka: Poor response to housing for poor

The state government's initiative to provide 1 lakh houses for economically weaker sections has received a poor response with not even half that number of applications received for the scheme.

16 Feb 2018

83 from Bengaluru Railway Division set to face the axe for ‘long-term absenteeism’

Altogether, 281 railway employees in the South Western Railway (SWR) zone, including 83 from the Bengaluru Railway Division, are set to face the axe for “long-term absenteeism” from work.

15 Feb 2018

Bengaluru's Chickpet Metro Station gets second entrance

Eight months after the first entry to the Chickpet Metro station was opened to the public, the second entry will be opened at 6am on Monday.

12 Feb 2018

RERA court gives huge relief to property buyers

Plaints, judgments made public for first time to assure public that they can approach the forum

11 Feb 2018

BBMP leaves open ‘stairway to death’ in Malleswaram

To ensure only pedestrians used the steps, bollards were placed but were removed after BBMP started SWD work. Two accidents occurred at this spot, one was fatal.

10 Feb 2018

Work finally set to begin on Baiyappanahalli bridge

The ROB remained half completed for the last six year

10 Feb 2018

State positive to rlys’ demand for more FSI

The positive steps shown by the state government towards the additional Floor Space Index (FSI) requested by the Railways has played a huge role in the Railways coming forward to bear half the cost of

09 Feb 2018

Storage value on Metro travel cards to be doubled

To enable Metro commuters go in for a single top-up on their smart cards for travel that would last an entire month, the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has decided to double the storage value on them.

09 Feb 2018

Suburban rail project: Supporters call for quick action now

Network expected to lessen the traffic burden on city roads, will help commuters reach airport faster

09 Feb 2018