Padil railway underpass inaugurated for public

Friday, June 26th, 2020
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Mangaluru: The second Padil railway underpass was inaugurated by MP Nalin Kumar Padil on Thursday, June 25. The underpass is built at a cost of Rs 5 crores. The underpass is constructed according to the Indian Road Congress code with regards to the raised height of the road and also RTO rules for maximum height […]

Private city buses in Mangaluru started services from Monday

Monday, June 1st, 2020
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Mangaluru : The private city buses in Mangaluru resumed their services from Monday. After March 21, buses had remained off the road following lockdown announced by the government to check the spread of COVID-19. Dakshina Kannada Bus Operators’ Association has decided to operate only a few of the buses initially and will operate all the […]

Mangaluru : Tense situation at Talapady toll gate

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Mangaluru : Ullal police resorted to a mild lathi-charge at Talapady toll gate on Wednesday, February 26 to disperse the mob gathered at the spot and facilitate smooth vehicular traffic. As the bus owners have not been able to arrive at any resolution on the issue of toll charges, they have been dropping off commuters […]

Rural auto rickshaws can ply in city: High court

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Mangaluru: The Karnataka high court has directed the Regional Transport Office (RTO) not to put any restrictions on the movement of Mangaluru Rural auto rickshaws within the city. Earlier the RTO used to fine Mangaluru rural auto-rickshaws, if they entered the city, Following which a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed by Mangaluru Rural Auto […]

Mangaluru : Criminal cases likely against owners of illegal BPL cards

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Mangaluru : The department of food, civil supplies and consumer affairs has started a massive drive to check the eligibility of below poverty line (BPL) ration card owners in Dakshina Kannada district. While the department has found 53 BPL ration cards as ineligible in August, 304 such cases were unearthed in September. Meanwhile, 113 ineligible […]

RTO to cancel bus permit, halting and pickup passangers midway on roads

Saturday, June 29th, 2019
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Mangaluru : Police Commissioner Sandeep Patil said on Friday that traffic police will seize buses found honking and driving in rash and negligent manner. With the police continuing to get complaints of bus drivers honking, halting midway on roads and negligent driving, Mr. Patil said at the weekly phone-in programme on Friday that the city […]

RTO to suspend Driving License of the drivers involved in road accidents

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Mangaluru: The officials of Regional Transport Office (RTO) to suspend the Driving License of the drivers involved in road accidents. Addressing a coordination meeting city Commissioner of Police Sandeep Patil said, this action is taken to preventing road accidents. The RTO official to suspend the Driving License of the drivers who were previously involved in road accidents. […]

Special team to keep an eye on passengers standing on footboards of city buses: RTO

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Mangaluru: The Transport Department has decided to keep an eye on those travelling on the footboards of the buses plying in the city as there is a rise in this trend. Accordingly, the RTO has decided to create a special team this week to keep in check the errant behavior and conduct operation at various […]

RTO have proposed of starting a call centre: Jhon Misquith

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Mangaluru: The senior officials of RTO have proposed of starting a call centre to listen to grievances and provide quick response. It will be initiated soon, informed Jhon Misquith, Senior Motor Vehicle Inspector and in-charge Assistant Regional Transport Officer, on Tuesday. He was speaking at the ‘Jana Spandana’ programme conducted at the transport office and […]

Total number of vehicles in Karnataka to cross two crore

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Bangaluru: Recent survey provided by the Regional Transport Office shows that more than 16 lakh new vehicles have joined the traffic in the state last year. Total number of vehicle in the state resulted in 1.9 crore in 2017. Compared to 2016’s statistics 7.1 lakhs, this year only 6.44 lakhs vehicles were registered in 12 […]