Kochi

Traffic enforcement to get a boost as police invite proposal for ITES

The objective of RFP is to select a system integrator for implementing ITES. KOCHI: With an eye on reducing road accidents and traffic rule violations, Kerala Police have invited proposals for Integrated Traffic Enforcement System (ITES) in which advanced technology will be used for traffic rule enforcement activities. Kerala Police recently invited a Request for Proposals (RFP) from companies that have ...

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Transportation experts bat for alternatives to metro rail

Faced with the ₹5,182-crore Kochi metro encountering a daily loss of around ₹1 crore and recording not even 10% of the passenger patronage mentioned in the DPR, urban transport experts are demanding that metro neo, metro lite, or modernised bus transport systems be adopted for its extensions and for mass rapid transport systems (MRTS) mooted for Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode. This ...

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Arguments ‘sour grapes’, Kerala High Court dismisses state plea

A division bench comprising Justice K Vinod Chandran and Justice C S Dias issued the order observing that it is a policy decision of the Centre and cannot be interfered with. Kerala High Court KOCHI:  The  Kerala High Court on Monday dismissed the state government’s petition challenging the Centre’s decision to lease out the right of operation, management and development of ...

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