Free health camp for BMTC staff at depots

The day-long health camp will cover two bus depots in a day, and subsequently cover all the 52 depots in Bengaluru.

published on : 5th December 2023

Two truck drivers die as door touches live wire in Kancheepuram district

The Oragadam police registered a case and the bodies were sent to Sriperumbudur Government Hospital for postmortem.

published on : 3rd December 2023

Whose road is it anyway?

It’s common to see people mock or scorn at women’s driving skills. TNIE delves into the subject, examining views of common folk and experts

published on : 25th November 2023

Plogman’s quest for clean streets and a healthy planet

Vivek, who moved to Bristol to take a master’s course in environmental policy and management, also started plogging on the streets of the UK.

published on : 28th October 2023

40-50 per cent BMTC drivers at risk of heart diseases

Erratic work hours, poor diet intake to blame

published on : 26th October 2023

Minor raped by two auto-rickshaw drivers in Delhi

Acting on the complaint, an FIR under sections 376 (rape) and 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code and 6, 21 POCSO Act was registered at Welcome police station.

published on : 22nd September 2023

Protesters of Karnataka state private transport association attack cabbies who defied strike

A video posted by Outer Ring Road Companies’ Association depicts an assault on a cab driver. A group of three men stop a cab and hurl stones at it.

published on : 12th September 2023

Autos turn death beds on Guntur-Kurnool highway

According to official reports, as many as 1,071 accidents were reported in the district in 2022, including 397 deaths and 1,011 injuries.

published on : 11th September 2023

‘Metro Mitra’ will help you choose auto driver

The aim is to remove middlemen, help customers choose drivers and ensure that details of the driver are known to the customer, including name, autorickshaw number and language.

published on : 6th September 2023

Bike taxi company Rapido to induct more women drivers, expand women-only choice

Rapido is planning to enrol more than 500 women captains in Chennai city alone.

published on : 5th September 2023

10 years of Uber in India: Drivers earned over Rs 50K crore since 2013; 300 crore trips

Uber on Tuesday completed 10 years in the country.

published on : 29th August 2023

Bengaluru's Namma Yatri app to charge fee from Sept 1

“This is still better than Ola and Uber as their commission rates are very high. Hopefully, Namma Yatri won’t increase the amount.

published on : 24th August 2023

Overloaded autos put schoolkids’ lives at risk

As accidents become frequent in state, TNIE visits school major zones & finds autos carrying up to 10 children

published on : 14th August 2023

Riverside villages remain marooned, houses partially submerge under floodwater in Odisha

Contacted, sub-collector, Kendrapara Niranjan Behera said the authorities have been providing relief items to the affected people.

published on : 8th August 2023

Strike by BEST's private bus drivers enters day six, 796 buses remain off roads in Mumbai

Drivers of seven private bus operators, that have leased their buses to the BEST, have been on strike since August 2 over salary hikes and other demands, including free rides on BEST buses.

published on : 7th August 2023

Mumbai: Strike by drivers of BEST's private bus operators enters 5th day; 704 buses remain off roads 

Buses of the state-owned Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) were pressed into service to avoid any inconvenience to commuters, a BEST official said.

published on : 6th August 2023

Ernakulam women better drivers than men: Report

Study conducted by dept of economics and statistics indicates that men are 13 times more likely to meet with accidents  

published on : 24th July 2023

Auto drivers in Bhubaneswar are friends to those in need

Auto drivers of the Twin city have a reputation of being rude and rash but the members of Smart City Online Auto Association are an exception.

published on : 23rd July 2023

Communication hit as rain lashes Malkangiri district in Odisha

Locals blamed the agency tasked with construction of a high-level bridge at the spot, for the situation. Four years have passed since the agency started construction of the high-level bridge.

published on : 19th July 2023

'Slow Rivers' review: Smoky mirrors

The film Slow Rivers tells its story through the  life of a dancer and her relationship with her guru as the lines between the real and the surreal start to blur

published on : 19th July 2023
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