Another fuel price hike – Isn’t this time to switch to commute by cycle?

By ramkumar

You have been thinking about it all this while, when petrol price was increased to 50, 60, 70 and now it’s about 80 Rs a litre in Bangalore and if you used to drive your petrol car for a 10 km one way commute, it will now cost you close to or more 150 Rs […]


BMTC to run Tata Nanos in Bangalore

By ramkumar

Transport ministry’s new proposal to introduce 10,000 Tata Nanos might be a boon for common people in Bangalore. Transport minister Mr Ashok suggested that BMTC can venture into running Tata Nanos in Bangalore like Autorickshaw service, so BMTC may go ahead and introduce 10,000 nanos in Bangalore. As a common man, you might have experienced […]


Auto strike today in Bengaluru – 12th October 2009

By ramkumar

Some unions of Auto drivers are on strike today from 6am to 6pm. They are against the Government imposing following rules. Changing colour of autorick shaws to green from the existing black colour. Mandatory to have electronic meters, and Implementation of smart card system. Auto drivers claim that re-painting will take a week to complete […]


Hero Honda Dealers in Bangalore

By ramkumar

One cannot forget that Hero Honda Splendor is still a common man’s vehicle in India and have made a good number of sales for this particular model since it was introduced. Apart from this successful model, there comes Karizma, still a favorite for few over Bajaj Pulsar. Super Splendor, Glamour are other bike models from […]


Air Helplines in Bangalore

By Narayan

A ready reckoner to some important numbers/contacts for your travel planning Air Helplines: Bangalore International Airport Limited Administration block, Devanahalli 560 300, India. Tel: +91 (80) 6678 2425 Fax: +91 (80) 6678 3366 Email: feedback@bialairport.com 24 hrs General Enquiry & Flight Enquiry – +91 (80) 66782251 / 2255 AIRLINES: Indian Airlines General Enquiries and Reservations […]


Bangalore Metro work status

By kiran

Bangalore Metro work seems to be going on track and there has been lot developments seen across all areas. Some new work has started in J.C Road, M. G. Road stretch is extending and in Tumkur road people can literally see the daily work progress. It has been great so far. Reach-1 — Byappanahalli to […]


Taxi Services to Bangalore International Airport (BIA)

By ramkumar

Booking a cab isn’t that difficult in Bangalore, there are city taxi operators around every corner in Bangalore. I am trying to give information about major taxi services who operate to Bangalore International Airport (BIAL). Few of them even have their website, through which you can make a taxi booking. AirLift – They do have […]


The first phase plan of Bangalore Metro Rail

By kiran

I just got this plan and thought this would be useful. Currently, we can see all the works going across below areas in Bangalore. Specially in Old Madras road, M.G Road, Vijayanagar work is going in full fledge. We can see daily some activities are going on these tracks… I wish to upload the photoes, […]


Bangalore ‘Namma Metro’ Phase 2 plan is in progress

By kiran

Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) is planning for phase 2 of the ‘Namma Metro’ project. Project plan is scheduled to complete by August 2009. Plan is to extend Metro from “Puttenahalli Cross” to “NICE Expressway”. But the sanctions and all the approval from State and central are expected to be in the year 2010. […]