Unregulated traffic on Bharathiar Salai put road users at risk

Unregulated traffic on Bharathiar Salai put road users at risk

Unregulated movement of vehicles on Bharathiar Salai in Tiruchi on Thursday causes chaos during peak hours. | Photo Credit: ANCY DONAL MADONNA Frequent traffic bottlenecks because of unregulated movement of vehicles near Birds Road on Bharathiar Salai in Tiruchi have raised safety concerns among pedestrians and motorists. The tri-junction near Birds Road is an access point … Read more

Residents stage protest on road seeking regular water supply

Residents stage protest on road seeking regular water supply

Erratic water supply has forced the residents of Pulikuttai village to fetch water from Tirupattur and Jolarpet towns. They staged a protest on Tirupattur-Salem Main Road on Saturday demanding the resumption of regular water supply. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Irked over erratic water supply, residents (mostly women) of Pulikuttai village on Saturday staged a … Read more

Residents of Edavanakad in Kerala block road protesting against flooding due to sea incursion

Residents of Edavanakad in Kerala block road protesting against flooding due to sea incursion

Heavy rains and swelling waves have flooded several houses in the region. (image for representation) | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Angry at flooding of houses in sea incursion since June 25, more than 300 residents of Edavanakad in Ernakulam district of Kerala are blockading the arterial Vypeen-Munambam road, bringing traffic to a standstill in June 27. … Read more

28 months on, incomplete Padil-Pumpwell four-lane road work tests patience of road-users

28 months on, incomplete Padil-Pumpwell four-lane road work tests patience of road-users

Incomplete Padil-Pumpwell four-lane road work that is being executed by Mangaluru Smart City Limited tests patience of road users on June 16, in Mangaluru. | Photo Credit: H.S. Manjunath The 2.8 km Padil-Bhagwan Mahaveer (Pumpwell) Circle Road, one of the four main gateways into Managluru city, continues to remain incomplete even after 28 months the … Read more

Four pilgrims from Nellore killed in road accident near Tirupati

Four pilgrims from Nellore killed in road accident near Tirupati

Four people died on the spot and two sustained grievous injuries when the car in which they were travelling rammed into a culvert wall near Kongaravaripalle village in Chandragiri mandal, 15 km from Tirupati, on the Tirupati-Bengaluru National Highway in the early hours of May 27 (Sunday).  The deceased hailing from Narasapuram in Indukurupeta mandal of … Read more

‘Kozhikode-Wayanad tunnel road project could aggravate human-wildlife conflict’

‘Kozhikode-Wayanad tunnel road project could aggravate human-wildlife conflict’

The ambitious Anakkampoyil-Kalladi-Meppadi twin tunnel road project connecting Kozhikode with Wayanad has run into rough weather with the State Expert Appraisal Committee warning that the project could escalate human-wildlife conflicts. The expert panel has expressed concern over the four-lane proposal when it was evaluating the application for environmental clearance. “The committee noted that there is … Read more

22 persons injured in two road accidents in Tirupattur

22 persons injured in two road accidents in Tirupattur

A private transport bus, heading from Tirupattur to Dharmapuri, with around 30 commuters, hit an empty lorry that was proceeding in the opposite direction, on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Twenty two persons, mostly passengers, were injured in two separate accidents after the private buses they were travelling in, hit other … Read more

Mlamala village finally gains road connectivity, thanks to five students

Mlamala village finally gains road connectivity, thanks to five students

A view of the flex board erected by the local people near the Santhi Bridge at Mlamala in Idukki. | Photo Credit: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT After a long wait, Mlamala village in Idukki has finally attained proper road connectivity with the outside world after the construction of two bridges, thanks to a group of high school … Read more

Road rage, parking issues, and FASTag deactivation are top three anxiety triggers for Bengaluru car owners

Road rage, parking issues, and FASTag deactivation are top three anxiety triggers for Bengaluru car owners

A survey of car owners conducted by Park+, a private app that facilitates parking solutions, has found road rage, car parking and FASTag deactivation as the main triggers of anxiety among car owners in Bengaluru. The survey included responses by 22,000 Bengaluru car owners and was undertaken to understand anxiety triggers for car owners driving … Read more

Repair works on Belagavi-Goa Road launched

Repair works on Belagavi-Goa Road launched

The Chorla Ghat Road in Khanapur, which is an important route between Belagavi and Goa, is prone to frequent traffic hold-up. | Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO Work on the Belagavi-Chorla Ghat-Goa Road will be completed in 11 months, Public Works Minister Satish Jarkiholi said on Saturday. He was speaking after inaugurating repair works on the … Read more