BUS SERVICE

  • Passengers term journey in newly-launched Pashupathi Express bus service a historical travel November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Pashupathi Express bus service that was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala at Kathmandu on Tuesday, arrived in New Delhi. The bus service was inaugurated while Modi was in Nepal to attend the 18th SAARC summit. The Delhi Transport Corporation bus...
  • Modi flags off Kathmandu-New Delhi bus service November 25, 2014

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kathmandu-New Delhi bus service as he began his two-day Nepal visit on Monday. Modi and his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala flagged off the bus service on Monday evening in Kathmandu. Before the flagging off, both the Prime Ministers hopped into the bus which was decorated with...
  • Modi, Nepalese PM to inaugurate Delhi-Kathmandu bus service November 25, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala will inaugurate Delhi-Kathmandu bus service, a new initiative by the two countries. In the past there have been private operators who have been operating these bus services between India and Kathmandu but for the first time it is happening...
  • Modi reaches Kathmandu for SAARC summit, to hold bilateral talks with Nepalese PM November 25, 2014

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reached Kathmandu to attend the two-day SAARC summit. Leaders from eight South Asian countries will attend the 18th SAARC summit which will begin on Wednesday. Modi has a jam-packed schedule as he will be flagging off the Kathmandu-New Delhi bus service. He will...
  • Hectic preparations underway for SAARC summit, PM Modi to reach Kathmandu by afternoon November 25, 2014

    Kathmandu: Hectic preparations are underway for the 18th SAARC summit in Nepal. Leaders from eight South Asian countries will attend the two-day event which will begin on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach Kathmandu on Tuesday afternoon. India is set to pitch for greater regional connectivity, people-to-people contact, and...
  • Nitin Gadkari to flag off Delhi-Kathmandu-Delhi bus service on Tuesday November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will flag off Delhi-Kathmandu-Delhi bus service on Tuesday. "Minister of Road Transport, Highways & Shipping Nitin Gadkari will flag off Delhi-Kathmandu-Delhi bus service on Tuesday from DTC Bus Terminal at Ambedkar Stadium," an official statement said. Earlier, the Cabinet approved...
  • Nepal, India to start bus services between Kathmandu and Delhi November 3, 2014

    Kathmandu: India and Nepal have finalised a new agreement to boost people to people contacts and promote tourism by planning bus services on three routes from Kathmandu and Pokhara to New Delhi and Varanasi later this month. The Motor Vehicle Agreement will be signed during the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister...
  • Revamped bus service in Kolkata on anvil October 17, 2014

    Kolkata: The metropolis will soon have a revamped bus service system in place with the Calcutta State Transport Corporation planning to introduce more buses and route realignment. The plan involves putting more buses on roads in addition to a fleet of AC and non-AC Volvo, Ashok Leyland buses already introduced,...
  • People across IndoPak border rejoice as bus service at LoC resumes February 3, 2014

    People across the IndiaPakistan border are heaving a sigh of relief with the bus service at LoC resuming after two week's deadlock between the two nations. ...
  • J&K: Bus service across LoC resumes after two weeks February 3, 2014

    Srinagar: After a 2 week deadlock between India and Pakistan, bus service across the Line of Control (LoC) resumed on Monday. The PoK authorities have detained 27 trucks and drivers of these vehicles at Chakoti across the LoC since January 17 following recovery of the drugs on this side. Authorities in...
  • PoK authorities suspend crossLoC bus service over arrest of Pakistani driver January 20, 2014

    Authorities in Pakistanoccupied Kashmir (PoK) on Monday suspended the crossLine of Control (LoC) bus service on SrinagarMuzaffarabad road to press for the release of a Pakistani driver arrested by Indian authorities in connection with smuggling of narcotics worth Rs 100 crore. "We were informed by PoK authorities that the KaravaneAman (Peace...
  • Seemandhra protests: Relief for pilgrims as bus services to Tirumala being restored August 14, 2013

    In a relief to devotees visiting the abode of Lord Venkateswara in Andhra Pradesh, the bus services run by APSRTC to Tirumala Hills will be restored from Wednesday. The decision was taken late on Tuesday night after RTC employees agreed to exempt these services from the ongoing indefinite strike in...
  • Tamil Nadu Andhra Pradesh bus services hit by antiTelangana strike August 13, 2013

    Bus services between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh were hit on Tuesday due to the antiTelangana indefinite strike called by government employees, including transport corporation workers, in 13 districts of the neighbouring state. Several governmentrun and private buses from here did not ply to destinations in Andhra Pradesh, especially to TirupatiTirumala,...
  • AntiTelangana strike hits Tamil NaduAndhra bus services August 13, 2013

    Bus services between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh were hit on Tuesday due to the antiTelangana indefinite strike called by government employees, including transport corporation workers, in 13 districts of the neighbouring state. Several governmentrun and private buses from Chennaidid not ply to destinations in Andhra Pradesh, especially to TirupatiTirumala, the...
  • AgraGwalior bus service resumes after water level of Chambal recedes August 13, 2013

    Three days after the bus service between Agra and Gwalior was suspended due to a rise in the water level of the Chambal river, the Uttar Pradesh Roadways resumed it on Tuesday. "All eight buses on the AgraGwalior route resumed service after the water of the river Chambal receded " said...
  • IndoPak bus service a mere political show off: Mirwaiz June 15, 2013

    Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said it was highly regrettable that the SrinagarMuzaffrabad bus service between divided parts of Jammu and Kashmir has been reduced to a mere tool for political propaganda. "Hurriyat had welcomed the bus service believing that it would provide relief to...
  • Odisha to launch special bus service for women tomorrow March 7, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: In its bid to ensure smooth travel for working women and girl students, Odisha government has decided to roll out two special buses for women commuters between Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. "The special bus service for women will be launched on the occasion of the International Women's Day tomorrow," transport...
  • Days after tension at LoC, IndiaPakistan trade, bus services resume January 28, 2013

    Poonch: The trade and bus services resumes from the Line of Control in Poonch. 88 passengers from India and 108 from Pakistan travelled on the transLoC bus on Monday. Most of these passengers were stranded soon after the LoC firing incident in which two Indian soldiers were killed on January...
  • Pakistan halts PoonchRawalkot bus service for 3 days January 11, 2013

    Poonch: Pakistan has halted the PoonchRawalkot bus service for three days following incidents of firing at the IndiaPakistan border. This comes as there were reports of more firing from the Pakistan side across the Line of Control in Poonch. India said the Pakistani Army has violated ceasefire along the line...
  • Bus burning: TripuraDhaka service temporarily suspended September 24, 2012

    The move comes three days after a mob burnt down a bus at Norsinghdi in Dhaka after a clash between two factions of the Awami League. ...
  • Courier service that thrives not on money but faith June 12, 2012

    Keonjhar (Odisha): This is a story of a voluntary courier service that thrives, not on money but faith. The administration of the Maa Tarini Devi Temple in Keonjhar has started a unique bus service to collect offerings from devotees. 52yearold Kautake Dehuri is a devotee of Goddess Maa Tarini'. She...
  • Govt approves passenger bus service to Myanmar May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday approved starting a passenger bus service to Myanmar and increasing the number of flights to the neighbouring country. "The Cabinet has approved the proposal for introduction of bus service in its meeting today," a source said. The proposal, mooted by the Ministry of Road Transport...
  • 30 Minutes: The LOC express November 5, 2011

    On this episode we bring you the story of the bus service which connects India and Pakistan. ...
  • BMTC to phase out Metro feeder services? November 3, 2011

    BANGALORE: The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) plans to gradually phase out feeder services to the Namma Metro temporarily due to lack of patronage. The corporation may reintroduce the feeder services once Phase 1 works are completed. The BMTC, before the inauguration of Metro train services, had deployed a fleet...
  • Maharashtra suspends bus services to Karnataka July 13, 2010

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra State Transport Corporation Monday evening suspended all bus services to Karnataka following attacks on at least four of its vehicles during the day, an official said. All services operating to northern, western and central Karnataka regions from different parts of the state shall remain suspended Tuesday and...
  • Chennai goes hitech, gets GPSenabled bus service March 10, 2009

    Chennai: Bus travel just went hightech in Indias southern cultural capital. Every bus stop in the city will soon have a Global Positioning System or GPS, a vending machine, a public telephone, a cellphone charging outlet, ceiling fans and security guards. The administration hopes to get the set up installed...
  • Bangalore: Volvo bus service to airport a hit September 11, 2008

    Bangalore: Bangaloreans seem to have mixed reactions to the Chief Minister's plea to commuters to use public transport while going to the airport. The reason behind this sudden love for the Vajra Volvo bus service is the chaotic traffic jams that plague Bangalore. With more and more vehicles plying the...
  • IndoPak bus service resumes on Thursday August 21, 2008

    Srinagar: The SrinagarMuzaffarbad bus service resumed on Thursday. Four buses carrying 58 passengers left from Srinagar to Muzaffarabd. The service was suspended last week due to violent protests over the Amarnath land transfer in Kashmir valley. Regional Passport Officer B L Manavalan said the fortnightly bus service would also ply on...