Karnataka Bengaluru News December 29 Highlights: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu landed at Bengaluru airport for a three-day visit on Tuesday. He visited Hosakote in Bengaluru Rural District and visited the Centre for Research and Education in Science and Technology. He inaugurated two units which are set to play a critical role in larger multinational astronomy projects.
The Vice President will leave for Chennai on December 31 from Bengaluru.
Travelling in an air-conditioned Volvo bus in Bengaluru is set to get cheaper as the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has decided to slash down ticket rates of Vajra services operating within the city. According to BMTC officials, the move aims to attract more passengers to these services. “Fares and pass rates will be reduced by about 20% from January 1. There is no change in fares of ordinary buses and Vayu Vajra (AC Volvo buses connecting Bengaluru airport to the city) services,” a spokesperson confirmed.