City building being used as LPG warehouses

Fitness food startups operating from high-rise residential buildings are stocking up more than 30-40 full LPG cylinders in the outlets in Nagawara, HSR Layout, and Nandini Layout and risking many lives. Riya Sharma Outlets like Eat.fit in HSR Layout and Koramangala have stocked up cylinders containing more than 500 kilograms of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) […]

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Nine-step methodology down the pothole

Even after BBMP’s orders asking engineers to follow a nine-step methodology for filling potholes, potholes are filled with construction debris without proper pressing. By Riya Sharma Bengaluru: Potholes on Harlur Road, Dinne Anjaneya Swamy Road and in areas of Kalyannagar, and HRBR layout have been patched shoddily without placing any traffic control devices or cutting […]

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Millets—Magic grains of yesteryear, nutri-cereals of today

Exclusive millet-based restaurants have been gaining ground in the city in the last 2-3 years, pushing further the growth in the production of millets. By Riya Sharma Millet-based restaurants have been springing up in Bengaluru in the last two to three years bringing back the long-forgotten food. Millets are now being considered the food of […]

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MR. MOM

Bangalore is taking baby steps in shattering the status quo by installing diaper changing stations in public places and helping hands-on fathers take up the role of the full-fledged active parent. By Riya Sharma Public spaces in Bangalore are being upgraded to facilitate diaper changing stations in men’s restrooms to provide a family-friendly environment and […]

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Illegal parking brings Chickpet traffic to standstill

Chickpet has been subjected to traffic congestion as illegally parked vehicles overtake the roads. By Riya Sharma Two-wheelers parked illegally on the roadsides in the Chickpet main market area, narrow the width of the road, leaving very little room for the traffic to pass. This has led to major congestion in the area. Murthi, Station […]

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