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1,000 km of new BRT would save 27,000 lives in India: World Bank

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 09:22

World Bank president Jim Young Kim has said India can save more than 27,000 lives and create over 128,000 jobs if it builds 1,000 kilometres of new bus rapid transit lanes in the next 20 years.

BRT is the answer to Delhi`s traffic woes: Expert

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 11:08

Delhi`s much-criticised Bus Rapid Transit, which all its political parties agree should be scrapped, can solve its traffic woes and reduce road accidents, if extended all over the city, Dinesh Mohan said.

Govt approves construction of NCT Transport Corporation

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 15:11

To construct 3 Regional Rapid Transit System corridors connecting Delhi with Panipat, Alwar and Meerut, Cabinet approved constitution of National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited (NCRTC).

Delhi govt opposes plea against BRT, says it is as per Master Plan

Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 19:32

The Delhi government has opposed in the Delhi High Court a fresh PIL for scrapping 5.7-km-long bus rapid transit corridor.

`Kerala govt to decide Sreedharan`s role in Kochi Metro`

Last Updated: Saturday, December 08, 2012, 18:07

`Metro Man` E Sreedharan`s role in Kochi Metro Rail Corporation will be decided by the Kerala government, Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath said.

Govt starts work on 14 new BRT corridors

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 21:10

Notwithstanding opposition to the existing bus rapid transport stretch, Delhi government decided to start ground work on construction of 14 new BRT corridors.

HC reserves verdict on plea for scrapping BRT

Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012, 22:06

The slow moving traffic on BRT stretch created problems for car users and others, who do not opt for the buses and they cannot be punished.

`Emerging Kerala` runs into protesting Kerala

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 13:14

"Emerging Kerala", the event meant to showcase the state to potential investors, ran into a wall of protest on the day of its inauguration.

Investment meet will help Kerala: PM

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 10:39

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said staging of "Emerging Kerala-2012" investment meet will help in building a favourable climate of entrepreneurship.

Delhi Metro to organise management programme on MRTS

Last Updated: Sunday, September 09, 2012, 17:38

The course will be conducted at the Delhi Metro's Shastri Park training institute here.

Gujarat succeeds where Delhi fails: Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 23:01

Taking a dig at the below-par performance of BRTS in Delhi, Narendra Modi on Thursday said his state had outstripped the national capital.

Delhi govt allowed time to analyse CRRI report on BRT

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 15:56

The city government was on Wednesday granted time till July 23 by the Delhi High Court to "analyse" the Central Road Research Institute`s (CRRI) report, which has criticized the Bus Rapid Transit corridor here.