The minimum fares for Taxi have gone up, Karnataka government notified

The minimum fares for Taxi have gone up, Karnataka government notified

Commuters will have to shell out a minimum fare of Rs 44 on small cabs and Rs 80 on luxurious taxis for the first four kilometers, Karnataka government notified on Wednesday. Until now aggregator taxis plying in the city were free to charge however low they wanted to, but the fixing of a minimum fare by the state government could... Read More
Tamil Nadu government quietly trims bus fleet by 10 percent to cut costs

Tamil Nadu government quietly trims bus fleet by 10 percent to cut costs

Public transport corporations across the state have quietly removed over 10 percent of buses from their fleet in the last few weeks, which could mean that around 5,000 daily bus services were withdrawn. It is learnt from reliable inside sources that the move was to control the spiraling maintenance costs of buses since around a whopping 60 percent of public... Read More
Pakistan had relesed Indian fishermen from Gujarat

Pakistan had relesed Indian fishermen from Gujarat

A batch of 144 Indian fishermen, most of them from Gujarat, who were released by Pakistan last Thursday, arrived here today before proceeding to Veraval town from where they will go to their hometowns in various districts. While most of the fishermen hailed from coastal and other districts of the state, some of them belonged to Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.... Read More
Increased number of road accidents with wild animals

Increased number of road accidents with wild animals

Hours before sunrise on a cool February night this year, a four-year-old male leopard waited behind a bush along the National Highway 8 that cuts through the Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Maharashtra. As vehicles zipped passed along the high-speed motorway, it waited for a break in traffic to make it to the other side. But traffic never ceases on the... Read More
Drunk man drives ambulance home assuming it’s his Audi

Drunk man drives ambulance home assuming it’s his Audi

Believe it or not, a man arrived at a corporate hospital in the city in his Audi on Sunday and drove the hospital’s ambulance back home instead. It happened in Chennai. He didn’t realize he was driving a Maruti Omni ambulance until he reached his home 13 km away at Palavakkam from Thousand Lights, according to a police officer who handled... Read More
100 thousand Indians booked ticket for Mars

100 thousand Indians booked ticket for Mars

Around 138,899 people from India are Mars-bound. They have ‘booked’ a flight to the Red Planet via Nasa’s InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) mission slated for launch on May 5, 2018. Nasa states that those who submitted their names were provided online ‘boarding passes’ for the mission. The names are being etched on a silicon... Read More
One of the Hollywood actors goes to Bollywood, Mark Ruffalo

One of the Hollywood actors goes to Bollywood, Mark Ruffalo

Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo, popular for his onscreen character the Hulk, says though he cannot sing and dance, he can do performance-oriented roles in Bollywood. Ruffalo, whose career spans about three decades in Hollywood and who has been seen in popular entertainers such as “Spotlight”, “Shutter Island” and “The Kids Are All Right”, is here to promote his upcoming Marvel... Read More