State transport staff to go on indefinite strike on wage-related issues

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
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Mangaluru : Public transport services, including those of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC)and Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), are likely to be hit across the state today as workers of road transport corporations are set to begin an indefinite strike from Wednesday. Buses at KSRTC bus stand at Bejai in Mangaluru as well as […]

MRPL bags India’s Best PSU Award

Tuesday, December 29th, 2020
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Mangaluru : MRPL won it again the prestigious “India’s Best PSU Award-2019” from Dalal Street Investment Journal in “Miniratna of the year: Manufacturing” category in a hat-trick. This award aims to recognize exemplary operations, systems and evidence of their impact to business vitality. Mangalore Refinery and petrochemicals Ltd., (MRPL) is a Schedule ‘A’ Miniratna CPSE […]

BMTC introduces bus services for essential service workers in Bengaluru

Friday, March 27th, 2020

Bengaluru : The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is providing bus services for personnel involved in the delivery of essential service during the state lock down. BMTC has commenced 180 bus services from Thursday to enable easy movement. The personnel will have to produce identity cards or curfew pass issued by the police. The bus […]

Bengaluru : BMTC conductor refused to issue ticket

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Bengaluru : The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has been facing a lot of criticism recently from daily commuters for a wide range of issues. In one such case a commuter on Tuesday, August 27 complained that a BMTC conductor refused to issue a ticket despite collecting the bus fare. Taking to Twitter Lakshmi Biradar, […]

KSRTC smart card initiative

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: The country’s number one transport institution, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is planning to go smart. It has decided to provide smart cards to its passengers and thus make its service ticket free. Later, the passenger only need swipe their smart card for the ticket instead of paying with money. If everything goes […]

Karnataka bandh: Govt. offices, schools may be closed on Thursday

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Bangaluru: Several private schools and State government offices are expected to be closed on Thursday owing to the Karnataka bandh called by various organisations against the “Centre’s apathy” towards the Mahadayi dispute. On Tuesday, the Associated Managements of Primary and Secondary Schools in Karnataka sent an advisory to schools that they should remain closed on […]

Metro, BMTC fares likely to be reduced on Traffic-less Day

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Bangaluru: Fares of Namma Metro and city buses in Bengaluru, including Volvo buses, are likely to be reduced on second Sundays starting from February when the government will initiate its Traffic-less Day programme to check pollution. Transport Minister H M Revanna said the decision was taken to encourage public transport and regulate private vehicles. “Fares […]

Passersby take commuters of stranded bus to safety in Electronics City

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Bengaluru: Passersby rescued 25 passengers who were travelling by a BMTC bus after it came to a halt due to waterlogging on the Electronics City main road. Electronics City witnessed level-3 flooding. As the road was completely flooded, the bus had to be stopped due to a technical glitch. An autorickshaw which was passing by […]

Ramalinga Reddy seeks centre assistance to purchase electric buses

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Bengaluru: A delegation led by Karnataka Minister for Transport Ramalinga Reddy met Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Anant G Geethe in New Delhi on December 21. The minister sought assistance to purchase environmental friendly electric buses for Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). Union Minister for Chemicals, Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs HN Ananth […]

Bandh affects north Karnataka life, Bengaluru Metro shut down

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Bengaluru: As per the early reports of Karnataka bundh many districts in north Karnataka have shut down completely. Especially Hubballi, Dharwad and Gadag districts have been closed completely. In the southern part of Karnataka, no heat of bundh can be seen. Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada, udupi and Raichur people haven’t declared their support for the bundh. […]

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