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Shutdown paralyses life in Karnataka (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shut down Thursday against the central government's economic measures crippled normal life in BJP-ruled Karnataka with buses off the roads and schools, colleges, shops, ... Read more...

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Travel Bangalore-Mysore on country’s longest bus


September 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Tuesday introduced the country's longest bus, at 14.5 metres and including a pantry and toilet facilities, to ply the 130 km between the state capital ... Read more...

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Now, ID proof must to buy bicycles in Jaipur


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Unwilling to take chances with bicycles after the recent explosions in Pune and the 2008 blasts in this Rajasthan capital, police have asked all bicycle shop ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party leader shot dead


March 13th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 13 (IANS) Shammi Kohli, a Samajwadi Party leader here, was shot dead overnight in a bus going to Lucknow by men who escaped into the dark, police said ... Read more...

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Telangana protesters torch buses, railway counter


September 28th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) The ongoing movement for a separate Telangana state appears to be taking a violent turn with suspected protesters allegedly setting afire two private buses and ... Read more...

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Nine of family, driver die in Maharashtra accident


December 12th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Dec 12 (IANS) Nine members of a family and a driver were killed when their vehicle collided with a bus in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district Sunday morning, police said.The accident took ... Read more...

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Auto-rickshaws to ply near terminal-3


July 27th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Passengers can travel on auto-rickshaws up to a point near the new Terminal-3 (T3) of the Indira Gandhi International airport here, airport officials said Tuesday. "As auto-rickshaws ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in India’s bustling tech hub


July 5th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 5 (IANS) The dawn-to-dusk all India shutdown Monday crippled normal life in India's tech hub, with hundreds of IT firms, including Indian bellwethers Infosys and Wipro and multinationals logging out ... Read more...

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Volvo launches gas-powered bus


January 5th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Swedish auto major Volvo Tuesday launched a new bus powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) for the Indian market to take on rivals like Tata Motors and ... Read more...

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Elders’ day out, thanks to corporate care (Feature)


May 27th, 2009 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, May 27 (IANS) Clad in a heavily starched white and maroon sari and sporting a golf cap with 'Volvo' written on it, septuagenarian Aloka S. could not stop giggling ... Read more...

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Volvo India takes up rigorous cost cutting measures


March 11th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar.11 (ANI): As growth slows down, Volvo India, the Indian arm of Sweden-based heavy bus and coach manufacturer, has resorted to rigorous cost cutting measures. "Recession has affected everyone and Volvo ... Read more...

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Volvo buses set for slow drive on bumpy road


March 10th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) Volvo Buses India Ltd, which posted a robust 115 percent growth in 2008, is aiming a slower growth this calendar year due to the economic slowdown and fund ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar to hold cabinet meeting in village


February 9th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is set to hold a cabinet meeting Tuesday under a makeshift canopy in a village, for the first time in the history of ... Read more...

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Youth crushed to death, irate mob torches bus in Punjab


January 2nd, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dera Bassi (Punjab), Jan 2 (IANS) A Volvo bus contracted to the state transport department was torched by an irate mob on the Chandigarh-Ambala highway near here late Friday evening after it ... Read more...

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I carried ‘explosive material’ on bus undetected (Second of a series on how safe is the Indian capital)


December 7th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) It was so easy. I boarded a tourist bus to Jaipur - without a ticket - and placed my bag on the overhead deck. Inside were two ... Read more...

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Haryana resumes Volvo buses on Chandigarh-Delhi-Gurgaon route


August 1st, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 1 (IANS) Travel on the Chandigarh-Delhi-Gurgaon route just got better with Haryana resuming its air-conditioned Saarthi Volvo bus service Friday, almost three years after it was discontinued. Of the newly-acquired ... Read more...

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President’s entourage travels by bus in Pune


July 6th, 2008 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Pune, July 5 (IANS) In a bid to ease congestion on Pune's already overcrowded roads, two dozen officials accompanying President Pratibha Patil on her visit here travelled by bus to a function ... Read more...

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Bus service between Kolkata, Dhaka resumes


May 30th, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) The only bus service between Kolkata and Dhaka was resumed Friday after having been suspended in April. West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation Limited (WBSTCL) Additional Chief Secretary Sumantra ... Read more...

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E-portals taking bus tourism to heart of India


May 25th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 25(IANS) In an attempt to tap the increasing market of weekend vacationers, who prefer to travel by coach, online travel portal Ezeego1.com has tied up with bus tour operator ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh Tourism to start luxury buses to Delhi


February 29th, 2008 - 1:01 am ICT by admin
Shimla, Feb 28 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) will run a luxury air-conditioned Volvo bus service between Shimla and Delhi from Friday. "The bus from Delhi will start at ... Read more...

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