municipal transport

Shutdown near-total in Mumbai, most of Maharashtra (Second lead)

May 31st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown against rising prices and inflation called by opposition parties paralysed life in large parts of Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai with public transport ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Curbs imposed on tobacco items’ ads on Gujarat public transport buses

January 1st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 1 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has imposed curbs on advertisements of tobacco products on public transport buses in the state.The bench of Chief Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya and Justice Akil ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Former Gujarat chief ministers detained on way to rally (Lead)

December 7th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) Former Gujarat chief ministers Shankersinh Vaghela and Suresh Mehta were detained in Ahmedabad Sunday while they were on their way to lead a rally to protest against ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Atheist ads fail to get onto Italian city’s buses

January 17th, 2009 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Genoa (Italy), Jan 17 (DPA) An attempt by Italian atheists to emulate like-minded campaigners in Britain and Spain by placing ads on buses denying the existence of God, suffered a setback Friday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Former London mayor is Venezuela’s town-planning adviser

August 28th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (Xinhua) Former London mayor Ken Livingstone will act as an adviser to the Venezuelan government in refurbishing the country's capital, Caracas. Livingstone, who has long been a supporter of ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad riding clean fuel wave to healthier future

August 9th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
By Rafat Quadri Ahmedabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Thanks to compressed natural gas (CNG), Gujarat's commercial capital is now the 50th most polluted city in India, down from fourth. Just a couple of years ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ahmedabad city buses to have GPS, explosives sensors

July 29th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 29 (IANS) Ahmedabad's bus service, targeted in Saturday's serial bombings, may soon install on its buses tracking device technology of the global position system (GPS) and would consider some other ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ahmedabad cancels BRTS tenders

May 4th, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 4 (IANS) Ahmedabad has decided against going ahead with a Delhi-like bus rapid transit system (BRTS) - not because the city fears the traffic mess the experimental project has created ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bus crushes boy in Pune, crowd damages 60 buses

March 11th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
Pune, March 11 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy was crushed to death by a Pune Municipal Transport (PMT) bus here early Tuesday, following which angry crowds started throwing stones, damaging around 60 buses, ... Read more...

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