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UN report: Huge changes in society, economics, power generation needed for Earth to remain habitable
World

UN report: Huge changes in society, economics, power generation needed for Earth to remain habitable

Changes in governments taxation, how nations assess economic output, generate power, and public transport will be needed, the report says.

Clean coaches, platforms but no adherence to COVID-19 protocols: A first-hand travel experience by suburban rail in Chennai
India

Clean coaches, platforms but no adherence to COVID-19 protocols: A first-hand travel experience by suburban rail in Chennai

The resumption and opening up of suburban trains has been a huge relief for daily commuters, but continued vigilance on the part of the authorities as well as fellow travellers will go a long way in ensuring safety and building trust

Lessons from COVID-19: Govts must re-imagine public transport, other facilities to adapt to pandemic
India

Lessons from COVID-19: Govts must re-imagine public transport, other facilities to adapt to pandemic

Digitised and updated maps of land use, as well as data on population density, building density, road networks, etc can help cities prepare better for situations as the present one

Life after lockdown: Six precautions you can take while using public transport to reduce the risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19
India

Life after lockdown: Six precautions you can take while using public transport to reduce the risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19

While travelling through pubic transport, knowing bus timings and routes, location of containment zones, and using online payment and passes rather than cash can reduce the chances of contracting COVID-19

Urban commuters wary of using public transport when lockdown measures relaxed; private vehicles, solo ridership preferred, finds survey
Business

Urban commuters wary of using public transport when lockdown measures relaxed; private vehicles, solo ridership preferred, finds survey

In the times of social distancing, public transport would not be preferred for the next few months, said respondents in a survey

BMTC introduces flat bus fare system in Bengaluru to replace daily passes; system aimed at minimising contact during travel
India

BMTC introduces flat bus fare system in Bengaluru to replace daily passes; system aimed at minimising contact during travel

The BMTC's new flat fare system will minimise contact in buses during travel amid the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre says it may allow resumption of public transport soon based on 'some guidelines'
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre says it may allow resumption of public transport soon based on 'some guidelines'

Stating that public transport may open soon with some guidelines, Minister for Road Transport and Highways, and MSME Nitin Gadkari has assured the bus and car operators of the country that the government is "fully aware of their problems, and will support them to mitigate their issues".

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Two NGOs draft 'green manifesto', demand ban on cutting of trees, I-T rebate for using public transport
Politics

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Two NGOs draft 'green manifesto', demand ban on cutting of trees, I-T rebate for using public transport

Ahead of the Delhi assembly election, two environmental NGOs have drafted a "green manifesto" demanding a blanket ban on the felling of trees and income tax rebate for those using metro train and bus for travel

Greta Thunberg travels home for Christmas in a 'crowded' train, German railway responds
science

Greta Thunberg travels home for Christmas in a 'crowded' train, German railway responds

The railway company tweeted out that the activist should've acknowledged the first-class seat she was given as well.

Kashmir schools to reopen next week, communication services to resume phase-wise from today, says J&K chief secy BVR Subrahmanyam
India

Kashmir schools to reopen next week, communication services to resume phase-wise from today, says J&K chief secy BVR Subrahmanyam

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam said there has been no loss of life or major injury since restrictions were imposed in the state on 5 August

Google Maps launches 'Stay safe' feature in India for auto-rickshaw, taxi commuters
News & Analysis

Google Maps launches 'Stay safe' feature in India for auto-rickshaw, taxi commuters

The Stay Safe feature will be available for all Android users on the latest version of Google Maps.

Arvind Kejriwal's proposal on free Delhi Metro, DTC rides for women misguided; govt should strengthen existing initiatives
India

Arvind Kejriwal's proposal on free Delhi Metro, DTC rides for women misguided; govt should strengthen existing initiatives

On Monday, at a press conference, Arvind Kejriwal announced voluntary free rides in metro trains and buses for women travellers.

Jobs, healthcare, drinking water among top voter priorities, finds ADR survey; govt performance rated below average
India

Jobs, healthcare, drinking water among top voter priorities, finds ADR survey; govt performance rated below average

Better employment opportunities, better healthcare and drinking water are the top priorities for the voters at the all-India level, as per an ADR survey

Nitin Gadkari says crude oil import costing India Rs 7 lakh crore, calls for shift to alternative fuels
Business

Nitin Gadkari says crude oil import costing India Rs 7 lakh crore, calls for shift to alternative fuels

Nitin Gadkari said the prime minister has already declared that by 2022 the country will have to reduce the import bill of crude oil by 10 percent.

NTPC signs pacts with cab aggregators to set up charging infrastructure for EVs; mulls to extend facility to all green vehicles
Business

NTPC signs pacts with cab aggregators to set up charging infrastructure for EVs; mulls to extend facility to all green vehicles

NTPC has signed pacts with online cab aggregators Ola, Lithium, Shuttl, Bikxie, Bounce, Electrie and Zoom Car for creation of public charging infrastructure for EVs.

Mumbai prefers public transport; Delhi offers best roads and parking most easy in Jammu, says report
Business

Mumbai prefers public transport; Delhi offers best roads and parking most easy in Jammu, says report

As per the Ease of Mobility Index 2018, prepared by cab aggregator Ola, while Delhi offers the best surface quality to ride on, you will always find a public transit option near you in Patna as bus stops are at less than 8 minutes of walk.

Nitin Gadkari asks auto industry to change its mindset, tells companies to be more future-oriented
India

Nitin Gadkari asks auto industry to change its mindset, tells companies to be more future-oriented

Speaking at the MOVE global mobility summit, Nitin Gadkari said the government was clear with its policy to reduce import of oil and end pollution, for which it is encouraging alternative fuel technologies such as biofuels and electric mobility.

India to get a one-nation-one-card policy for seamless transport connectivity
News & Analysis

India to get a one-nation-one-card policy for seamless transport connectivity

The road transportation segment alone contributes to around four percent of India's GDP.

Bengaluru's bus system loses least money, thanks to better supply chain strategies, lower staff costs
India

Bengaluru's bus system loses least money, thanks to better supply chain strategies, lower staff costs

Bengaluru is India’s third most-populous city, but its bus system is not only India’s largest with 6,448 buses (in 2015-16), it also lost the least money.