Bus Service

  • People across Indo-Pak border rejoice as bus service at LoC resumes February 3, 2014

    People across the India-Pakistan 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 cross-LoC bus service over arrest of Pakistani driver January 20, 2014

    Authorities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Monday suspended the cross-Line of Control (LoC) bus service on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad 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 Karavan-e-Aman (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 anti-Telangana strike August 13, 2013

    Bus services between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh were hit on Tuesday due to the anti-Telangana indefinite strike called by government employees, including transport corporation workers, in 13 districts of the neighbouring state. Several government-run and private buses from here did not ply to destinations in Andhra Pradesh, especially to Tirupati-Tirumala,...
  • Anti-Telangana strike hits Tamil Nadu-Andhra bus services August 14, 2013

    Bus services between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh were hit on Tuesday due to the anti-Telangana indefinite strike called by government employees, including transport corporation workers, in 13 districts of the neighbouring state. Several government-run and private buses from Chennai did not ply to destinations in Andhra Pradesh, especially to Tirupati-Tirumala, the...
  • Agra-Gwalior 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 Agra-Gwalior route resumed service after the water of the river Chambal receded " said...
  • Indo-Pak 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 Srinagar-Muzaffrabad 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, India-Pakistan 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 trans-LoC 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 Poonch-Rawalkot bus service for 3 days January 11, 2013

    Poonch: Pakistan has halted the Poonch-Rawalkot bus service for three days following incidents of firing at the India-Pakistan 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: Tripura-Dhaka 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. 52-year-old 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. ...
  • 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 hi-tech, gets GPS-enabled bus service March 10, 2009

    Chennai: Bus travel just went high-tech in India’s 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 cell-phone 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...
  • Indo-Pak bus service resumes on Thursday August 21, 2008

    Srinagar: The Srinagar-Muzaffarbad 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...