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The road’s bad, the water even worse


Bengaluru: For the last two years, Viveknagar main road, beginning at the Post Office, has been in shambles. However, for residents of the area, the bad road is the least of their worries, as they ha

China for $160 billion Andhra Pradesh boost

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Hyderabad: China is ready to invest about USD 160 billion in different sectors in Andhra Pradesh and improve bilateral ties with India, according to economic advisor to the President of China.

Whitefield: A forgotten suburb


Bengaluru: That the city's pace of growth has quickened in recent years is a given. But it is most obvious in areas like Whitefield. Once a sleepy Eurasian settlement on the outskirts of Bengaluru, i

PRR work to private firm?


Bengaluru: A cash strapped Benga­luru Development Autho­rity (BDA) is reportedly considering handing over phase 1 of its ambitious Peripheral Ring Road (PRR) project , covering 65 km, to a private pl

Vuda vice-chairman inspects Vishakhapatnam projects

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Visakhapatnam: The vice-chairman of Visa-khapatnam urban development authority (Vuda), Dr N. Yuvaraj, visited the projects on Friday to assess their status. He visited Kailasagiri Health Arena where

Residents flay civic body’s apathy


Residents of Pattinam­pkkam-lighthouse link road accuse Chennai corporation of indifference to their civic problems.

Moreover, residents believe that their economic vulnerability is taken as a reaso

RoB projects hang fire


The city’s two main projects aimed at easing traffic woes – Atlantis and Pachalam railway overbridges – are hanging fire. Conceived nearly two decades ago, these projects have seen alignment changes.

Get set for those bumpy rides

It’s time for annual road repair and maintenance work, but this year, no such activity could be discerned on the roads in the district.

The reason — Public Works Department (PWD) has not been allott

Building debris blocks city roads

Building debris and abandoned vehicles continue to eat into Chennai’s road space. While the number of vehicles and the population density has been growing by 30 per cent in the past one decade, the ro

Manual signal for better traffic flow

Next time you see the automatic traffic signal switched off during peak hours, do not panic. The city traffic police are experimenting with manual signaling at busy junctions for better flow of vehicl

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