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Women to get free bus rides on Rakhi day


August 1st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Women in the capital will enjoy free rides in public buses Thursday on Raksha Bandhan day, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit announced Wednesday."Women in Delhi would ... Read more...

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Panel formed on Lucknow bus transit system


June 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday took the first step towards building a bus rapid transit system (BRTS) here with the constitution of a panel to identify ... Read more...

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A lookback at CWG bungling


January 19th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) From the original estimate of Rs.296 crore, the 2010 Commonwealth Games finally worked out to Rs.28,054 crore, nearly 100 times more, according to the Comptroller ... Read more...

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Delhi bus fares may be hiked


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Travellers on Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses may have to shell out more as fares for both AC and non-AC buses may be hiked by 65 ... Read more...

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Bhopal bags excellence award in urban transport


November 26th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 26 (IANS) The public-private partnership (PPP) model used in running Bhopal Municipal Corporation's low-floor buses has been adjudged the best partnership model of urban transport in the country, ... Read more...

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Another cluster bus service launched


November 15th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday introduced another 50 semi-floor buses in the north and west parts of the capital under the cluster bus services.Under the PPP ... Read more...

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CWG makeover? DTC back to plying old buses (Year after CWG)


October 1st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Sleek low-floor buses of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) were supposed to be a gift to Delhiites, offering a smooth ride from the time of the ... Read more...

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Zipping through flyovers, Metro: Delhi reaps CWG legacy (Year after CWG)


September 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Sleek low-floor buses, a well-equipped bus depot, elevated corridors, numerous flyovers and massive streetscaping...the infrastructural facelift in the run up to India's biggest sporting event, ... Read more...

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Allow us to ply on inter-state routes: Blueline operators to court


August 19th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Blueline bus operators Friday approached the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the Delhi government for utilisation of their buses by allowing them to ply ... Read more...

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Low-floor buses bought at high cost: CAG


August 5th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has stated that during 2008-09, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) procured 2,500 low floor buses (1,000 AC ... Read more...

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DTC low-floor buses to run in Delhi University’s north campus


June 20th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Delhi University Sunday decided to resume the Delhi Transport Corporation's low floor bus services in the north campus from Monday, for the convenience of ... Read more...

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Delhi ordered to pay more than Rs.100 crore to Ashok Leyland


May 13th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the state government to release the more than Rs.100 crore payable to Ashok Leyland for the supply of low-floor ... Read more...

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Work on Delhi Metro third phase to commence soon


May 8th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The work on Delhi Metro's third phase will commence in the next few weeks, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Sunday.She also said that a ... Read more...

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Cluster bus service launched in Delhi


May 5th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Designed on the public transport system of Paris, the much awaited cluster bus service was launched by Delhi Chief Minster Shiela Dikshit here Thursday.Under the ... Read more...

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Court ruling on Blueline buses Thursday


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will pronounce its verdict Thursday on a petition by private bus operators seeking a stay on the Delhi government's decision to ... Read more...

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Blueline buses get brief lease of life (Second Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Delhi's privately owned Blueline buses whose last batch was supposed to go off the capital's roads Tuesday, will now continue their journey for a little longer with ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on phase-out of Blueline buses


January 20th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday reserved its judgment on the fate of privately-owned and run Blueline buses, blamed for hundreds of deaths on city roads and proposed ... Read more...

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Delhi to add 4,000 buses to tide over Blueline phaseout


January 13th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday told Delhi High Court that it will increase its fleet of 6,500 Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses by 4,000 to meet the requirement ... Read more...

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More Bluelines going out, private low-floors being introduced


December 28th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) More than 1,200 Blueline buses will be phased out from the capital's roads by Friday, and the Delhi government is introducing private low-floor buses in several clusters ... Read more...

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Delhi women to get free bus ride on Bhai Duj


November 6th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Women in the national capital will be allowed to travel free in state-run public transport buses Sunday on the occasion of Bhai Duj, the Delhi government ... Read more...

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Court backs government on phasing out Blueline buses


November 1st, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Delhi High Court Monday declined to restrain a government notification to phase out the capital's Blueline buses notorious for their reckless drivers.The direction was passed on a ... Read more...

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Court allows Bluelines in south Delhi, government firm on phase-out


October 29th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday said it was not keen on bringing back the 'killer' Blueline buses on roads, after the high court ruled that the notification for ... Read more...

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Court allows Blueline buses to ply in south Delhi


October 29th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday said the government notification to phase out Blueline buses from the capital by Dec 14 will not apply to buses plying in ... Read more...

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Fate of blueline buses in Delhi to be decided today


October 25th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): The Transport Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely is scheduled to meet the blueline bus owners today to decide the future of the bus services in the national capital.Over 1,600 ... Read more...

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DTC to roll out over 1,000 buses Monday


October 17th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) will Monday roll out for public use over 1,000 buses which transported delegates, athletes and spectators during the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games."As ... Read more...

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Millennium Park bus depot - courtesy Games


October 1st, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Built on 65 acres for the Commonwealth Games, the Millennium Park Bus Depot with a parking capacity for over 1,000 low-floor buses is one of the largest ... Read more...

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Free transport for opening ceremony for spectators


October 1st, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) If you have a ticket for Sunday's opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, you can reach the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for free.The Delhi Transport Corp (DTC) will ... Read more...

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Vuvuzelas selling like hot cakes (Games Sidelights)


September 30th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Hate them or love them, you just can't ignore them! Vuvuzelas, after taking the FIFA World Cup by storm, are selling like hot cakes at the Games ... Read more...

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500 more low-floor buses to ply on Delhi roads


September 29th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (New Delhi) The Delhi High Court Wednesday gave the green signal to the Delhi government and Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) to include 500 low-floor buses from the manufacturers ... Read more...

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Delhi women to get free bus rides on Rakhi day


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Women in the capital city can enjoy a free ride in public buses Tuesday on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit announced Monday. "Women in ... Read more...

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Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit feels dream of turning the capital into world class city coming true


August 15th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said that her dream of making Delhi a world-class city was "finally coming true" as the city has witnessed rapid development ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland takes 26 percent stake in British Optare


July 29th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) Ashok Leyland has bought 26 percent stake in Britain-based bus maker Optare for $7.5 million in a bid to enter new segments and insulate itself from down cycles ... Read more...

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911 more low-floor buses in Delhi before Games


July 28th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) As many as 911 more low-floor buses will be added on the capital's roads ahead of the Commonwealth Games in October, the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) told ... Read more...

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Tennis stadium handed over to CWG Organising Committee


July 27th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Urban Development Minister S Jaipal Reddy formally handed over the renovated R K Khanna Tennis Stadium to Suresh Kalmadi, Chairman of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee here on ... Read more...

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Kalmadi says CGOC has answered its critics


July 26th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi had a dig Monday at those who had doubts over India's capacity and capability to organise the mega ... Read more...

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