Stray cows left at the mercy of the private Gaushalas

By Pradnya Desai Dearth of funds leave private goushalas across Bangalore grappling to serve the bovine without compromising on the quality of their living condition.  Geeta, who helps with the Akhila Karnataka Prani Daya Sangha Goushala said, “We have about a thousand cattle and would love to house them but can’t take more due to […]

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CPRI workshop to reduce the transformers failure rate

Distribution Transformer’s rate of failure in India is around 15 to 20 per cent By Arghyadeep Dutta Central Power Research Institute organised a workshop to help manufacturers of distribution transformers to reduce the failure rate through effective cooling and proper maintenance. The rate of failure of the Distribution Transformer in India is in the range […]

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Lack of awareness still haunts ORR bus lane

Batchu Rushali The traffic police served notices to the commuters who wrongfully entered the bus-priority lane on the Outer Ring Road. Besides, civic groups also conducted awareness campaigns, in an attempt to clear the way for BMTC buses. With the intent to make public transport more useful and fast, Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) and […]

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Banashankari temple vendors to be evicted

Construction of new skywalk will displace about 25 vendors who earn their living by selling their commodities near the Banashankari Temple. Pradnya Desai Rajeshwari, who has been selling temple articles outside the Banashankari Temple forpast 15 years might not be able to continue her earning because of the construction of new skywalk. “Soon just a […]

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Four months, no salary – Laborers seek police intervention

Industries in Peenya are shutting down; hundreds of laborers have not received their salaries. Bibek Baidya Bangalore, November 22, 2019 Over 90 employees of a Peenya-based garment industry have filed an FIR against the employer for not paying their salaries for four consecutive months. The laborers filed an FIR at Peenya police station on November […]

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One-way rules ignored in unmonitored areas

Drivers and motorists break traffic rules and enter one-way roads in areas that are unmonitored to save time, thus causing holdups and jams. Yamini Chincholi In residential areas like Brooks Haven, near Subramanya Police station, Bangalore International Public School, Uttarahalli and Indiranagar, there is no monitoring of traffic violation for one-way road, CCTV cameras or […]

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Ready Sumanahalli flyover does not help truckers

Heavy vehicle drivers have to take the jam-packed service road. Kurian Joe Repairing the Sumanahalli flyover has not brought any relief to truck and other heavy vehicle drivers. Heavy vehicles are still not allowed on the flyover.  “We get stuck in traffic every time we pass through the area as the service roads on the […]

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Bangalore Auto-Expo witnesses dearth of E-vehicles

Except one, no other E-vehicle company featured in the 2019 Auto-Expo held in Bangalore. By Vivek Madhu Due to lack of funds, E-vehicles failed to show up on the automobile event which was held at the Mekhri circle, Bengaluru. Joy e-bike, newly formed electric scooter company, was the only participant from the electric vehicle sector […]

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