Franklin Regional bowlers win regional title in dramatic fashion

Alex Smith’s 10th-frame strikes led Franklin Regional to a WPIBL Western Regional Championship. Tears formed at the corners of Alex Smith’s eyes. A typically stoic bowler, he was overcome with emotion as he readied himself for one of the biggest throws in his career. “Honestly, there’s usually nothing going through my mind in those moments other than I know what I need to do because I need to make my team proud,” Smith, a Robert Morris commit, said. “I just needed to do my part.” Franklin Regional’s anchor could all-but…

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Ola, Uber Bike Taxis Seized by Regional Transport Authority in Bengaluru

The Karnataka government on Saturday seized five two-wheeler taxis belonging to app-based cab aggregators Uber and Ola for violating the Motor Vehicles Act and operating without requisite permissions. “They (UberMoto and Ola Bike) did not make any application so it is a violation of the Motor Vehicles Act. That’s why we have taken action against them. We have seized some vehicles – four to five,” said Karnataka transport commissioner Dr. Ramegowda. The transport commissioner said companies interested in launching two-wheeler taxis or similar services must first make an application to…

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