Bengalurians fly high in ‘Fit India Movement’

The founder of the ‘Indian Runner’ confirmed 98 out of 500 participants are from Bengaluru in November’s fitness event. Ritam Chatterjee Indian Runner, which is a part of Fit India Movement, will see 500 athletes from the city in the November’s event.   “We divide running events into five categories. 2 KM, 5 KM, 10 […]

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Riding the bumpy waves of Valliyama

Valliyama layout road full of unfilled potholes; Local residents and shopkeepers face consequences. Ritam Chatterjee . Two kilometres from Central jail, the road connecting Sarjapur main road and Valiyamma Layout is colonized by hundreds of menacing potholes. Condition of road not only slows down traffic, but also is affecting business of local shopkeepers. “Do we […]

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Faulty baggage scanning machines delay metro smooth functioning

Cubbon Park Metro Station’s baggage scanning machines  work irregularly since the last two weeks. By Ritam Chatterjee Raghu, Cubbon Park’s metro station in-charge, confirms that the machine stops working around 10-12 times a day. “Due to huge traffic in daily hours in our station, we have to stop the people individually before entering the station […]

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Illegal banners, hoardings still avail in Sarjapur

Sarjapur Road houses  advertisement hoardings and banners despite the removal order from the Karnataka High Court. By Ritam Chatterjee November 17, 2019 Sarjapur: Despite the Karnataka High Court’s order asking the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to remove all illegal advertisement hoarding stands in the city last week, 32 advertisement banners and hoardings are still […]

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Whitefield Railway Station to complete Foot Over-Bridge soon

Foot-over-bridge from the Whitefield railway platforms to BMTC bus stand will be completed before the year ends. By Ritam Chatterjee The Railway Protection Force (RPF)  has confirmed that the construction of the ongoing Foot-Over-Bridge (FOB) at the Whitrefield railway station,, which connects the station with the Kadugodi bus stand, will be completed before December 31 […]

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Olympics entry, a distant dream for Nepalese Volleyball team

Nepal’s Volleyball team needs better training facilities Ritam Chatterjee The chief coach of Nepal admits that lack of training facilities, for the players for their national sport, is not helping players improve their strength due to which they have to come to Bangalore to train for the upcoming volleyball events. The Nepalese volleyball national players […]

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Looking beyond the ‘successful’ PMAY in Gangavathi

Construction of  houses for nearly 25 percent beneficiaries under the PMAY-G scheme has been stalled indefinitely. By Ritam Chatterjee Gangavathi: Construction of 210 out of 869 houses for the shortlisted beneficiaries in Gangavathi taluk under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) scheme has not commenced yet, as per the data released by the […]

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BBMP to Discuss KR Market Plans Soon

The BBMP plans to talk to potential contractors for the redevelopment of the historic K R Market. By Ritam Chatterjee The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) will meet prospective contractors to further plans to redevelop the historic Krishna Rajendra Market (K R Market). In July this year, the BBMP had floated tenders for the development […]

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