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Move to Reduce Roadkills: Buses to ply at 30 kmph via Chamarajanagar forests
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Move to Reduce Roadkills: Buses to ply at 30 kmph via Chamarajanagar forests

Chamarajanagar: In a major move that could reduce roadkills, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and Forest Department authorities have imposed speed restrictions on government and private buses passing through forest areas in Chamarajanagar district. It may be mentioned here that National Tiger Conservation Authority, State Wildlife Board Member Sanjay Gubbi and other wildlife…

Election duty: Bus services not likely to be hit on May 11, 12
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Election duty: Bus services not likely to be hit on May 11, 12

Mysuru: The Election Commission is renting out the Karnataka State Road Transport (KSRTC) buses for the mustering and de-mustering for the Assembly elections to be held on May 12. However, this will not affect the commuters as enough buses will be provided. In all, 165 buses from the KSRTC rural depot has been hired and…

KSRTC buses to ferry Polling Booth Staff
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KSRTC buses to ferry Polling Booth Staff

Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar, who is also the District Electoral Officer, has said that bus  facility is in place for Polling Booth Officers and staff to travel to their assigned Poll Booths from their respective Mustering Centres. As such, all Polling Booth personnel are required to report themselves at their respective Mustering Centres…

Achcha Kannada conductor
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Achcha Kannada conductor

By Rajkumar Bhavasar I am not a November Kannadiga. I am 365 days, 24×7 Kannadiga and I am proud to be born a Kannadiga,” is the strong message that this man in uniform sends. The man in uniform, who is a bus conductor on route no. 94 K/5 in the KSRTC Mysuru City Bus service,…

Collision between KSRTC buses: Death toll rises to 3
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Collision between KSRTC buses: Death toll rises to 3

Mysuru: The death toll in the head-on collision between two KSRTC buses near Shanthagiri estate close to Suntikoppa on Mysuru-Madikeri highway in Kodagu district on Thursday, has risen to three, with the death of a woman passenger of one the buses, at a private hospital in the city in the wee hours of today. The…

Double-decker buses from Mysuru to Bengaluru on cards
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Double-decker buses from Mysuru to Bengaluru on cards

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has identified five potential routes between Bengaluru-Mangaluru, Bengaluru-Chennai, Bengaluru-Hubballi, Bengaluru-Mysuru and Bengaluru-Hyderabad to run double-decker buses. The Ministry has identified over 70 routes across the country to ply double-decker buses for public transport. It has also announced the double-decker bus code, according to which the…

Mother, son, daughter-in-law perish as KSRTC bus rams into bike
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Mother, son, daughter-in-law perish as KSRTC bus rams into bike

Yelandur: In a tragic incident, a mother, son and daughter-in-law, died on the spot when a KSRTC bus rammed into the bike on which they were travelling near Yariyuru Cross on National Highway-209 last night. The deceased have been identified as Rajamma (55), her son Satish (25) and daughter-in-law Bindu (21), residents of Yariyuru village…

Innovation needed in bus routes
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Innovation needed in bus routes

Sir, Suggestions to experiment circular bus routes and avoiding central city bus stand in majority of the routes are absolute needs of a growing city. A few have already expressed through this newspaper on the same lines. This suggestion is also with a view to avoid heavy rush of traffic near CBS.  I wish to…

KSRTC buses to Mysore Airport
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KSRTC buses to Mysore Airport

Mysuru: In order to facilitate the air passengers, who fly out of Mysore Airport, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has arranged bus service from various locations in city. The buses will ply from L&T via Infosys, Hebbal, Vontikoppal, Railway Station and City Bus Stand and reach Mysore Airport. The bus will leave L&T at…

Unfriendly KSRTC staff?
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Unfriendly KSRTC staff?

Sir, It is a matter of regret that the KSRTC, rather its staff, look down upon the student-pass holders nowadays, restricting their travel to few specified buses only, rather than allow to commute in its entire fleet.  This looks an utter discrimination. Is it because students avail concessional rates? Well, it is not a favour,…

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