Conduct random checking of buses :Deputy Commissioner

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
safety meeting

Mangaluru: Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim has directed the regional transport officials to conduct random checking of buses to test whether they follow basic transport norms. Speaking at the road safety meeting at his office here, on Tuesday, he said officials should check whether buses have doors, horn, proper gangway width and also to check […]

KSRTC drivers fight in road make commuters suffers

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Puttur : An incident of silly fight erupted between two KSRTC drivers put the commuters in hard time after the traffic came to stand for some time, near APMC road, Puttur on April 18, Monday. It is learnt that, the drivers of two buses decided to solve their problem in the middle of road, blocking […]

Auto drivers give licence card display rule a go-by

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Bangalore : The licence card, displayed in autorickshaws to bring about more accountability among drivers, is fast disappearing. The licence display system was introduced in 2005 and the Transport department had made it mandatory for drivers to display their licence card in the autorickshaws. But, over the years around 60 per cent of autorickshaws in the […]

3 seriously injured as bus, lorry, car collide at Tokkottu

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Mangalore :  A Kerala express bus hit against a fish lorry at Kapikad near Tokkottu on Sunday September 29, leaving three seriously injured. A Maruti Omni behind the bus too hit agains the bus very soon. However those inside the Maruti Omni were not hurt. Those injured are bus driver Kunhiraman (35), lorry driver Vishayan […]

Man arrested for assaulting traffic SI at Hampankatta in Mangalore

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Mangalore :  Police have arrested one Kiran Johnson Pereira from Merlapadavu on July 29, Monday for assaulting a traffic SI. The incident took place  at the Hampankatta Circle when the  a lady traffic police personnel stopped a lorry driven by Kiran . However  Kiran who stopped his newly purchased lorry, hurled abuses at the traffic […]

Bus-truck hit at Bevinje : 1 killed, over 30 injured

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Kasargod : A gory mishap involving a bus and a truck resulted in the death of one person while 30 sustained injuries several of them seriously on July 25, Thursday. The person who was killed is Nagendra Navul from Hubli. The accident occurred at Bevinje when a private bus named Sai motors from Kasargod to […]

Traffic on NH 75 affected after two huge trees fall on road, damage electric poles

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Bantwal :  Traffic on NH 75was disrupted for over three hours on July 21, Sunday after two huge trees rolled on to the road due to heavy rains and strong winds. The trees damaged seven electric poles near Maani. Later the tree was cut  and removed from the road with the help of locals. The […]

Good progress in traffic handling by NMPT

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Mangalore:  The New Mangalore Port has registered significant progress in terms of both container traffic and railway traffic. The port has registered a growth rate of 31.65 per cent as on 15-5-2013 by handling 5.09 million tonnes  of traffic as against 3.87  million tonnes during the corresponding period of the previous year. The growth in […]

Jeep-bus hit at Kallaup : 4 injured

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Mangalore : Four persons sustained injuries in a jeep bus hit near Kallaup in the outskirts of Mangalore on December 6, morning. It is learnt the jeep which was going towards Kerala was over speeding, resulting in the accident. The bus was heading towards Mangalore from Kumpala. The bus driver had reportedly slowed down his […]

Heavy winds uproot huge tree on Arya Samaj road

Thursday, September 13th, 2012
Heavy winds uproot huge tree on Arya Samaj road

Mangalore :  Rains accompanied with strong winds uprooted a huge tree on Arya Samaj Road in Mangalore on the morning of September 13, Thursday,  disrupting power supply as well as blocking vehicular traffic. Electric poles were also damaged in the incident. The tree was located near the Presidency Apartment and it came crashing down  in […]