Bangalore Metro: First impressions are good

On Karnataka Rajyotsava (Nov 1), a State holiday, we decided to take take a ride on the recently inaugurated Bangalore Metro. It is heartening to see the euphoria of Bangaloreans, most newspapers have been carrying the photos of Bangaloreans with wide smiles at the Metro station. Few have been celebrating their birthdays & wedding anniversaries in the train (now this is stretching too much).

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Bangalore Metro jobs – applications accepted only online

Bangalore Metro was supposed to have been inaugurated today, which is an auspicious day in Karnataka¬† – Ugadi. I live very close to the upcoming Metro line, it didn’t look ready for inauguration by any stretch of imagination.

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Long weekend in Bangalore: Good for our roads, bad for language traffic

Long weekends are always good & bad news for me. Bangalore roads are wonderful to drive during long weekends. It is safe to assume a huge percentage of population goes out of Bangalore during holidays – mainly to Tamil Nadu, Andhra (united Andhra!), Kerala.

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Paying traffic violation fine thru internet in Bangalore

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We recently received our first traffic violation notice from Bangalore Traffic Police Department. The notice was printed neatly in a professional manner, which is rare for any govt notice.

Notice said I could pay the fine on http://www.bangaloreone.gov.in/ (they should make http://bangaloreone.gov.in/ a valid URL, it wasn’t at the time of writing this posting).

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Bangaloreans condole Michael Jackson’s death (bizarre)

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