Is Citizen Journalism the Future?

Citizen Journalism platforms like Youth Ki Aawaz and Citizen Matters are changing the course of journalism in India today Platforms like the ‘Youth Ki Aawaz’, which report on LGBTQ issues, politics and pop culture and ‘Citizen Matters’ are changing the way we consume news today and are coming out as a viable option. “Citizen Journalism […]

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Will Electric Buses take over?

Concession Aims to Introduce Electric Buses By SA Gayatri Bangalore, Jan. 24, 2019. The National Institute of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog scheme has issued a model concession agreement for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) aimed at the operation and maintenance of electric buses in cities across India, hopefully at some point in 2019. This model concession agreement […]

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Syed Irfan was Receiving Threats before Being Killed

“He had a lot of enemies,” said his brother Syed Mubarak Bangalore, Nov. 21, 2018: The 29-year old bodybuilder and businessman who was brutally murdered yesterday had been receiving threat calls. Speaking to The Softcopy newspaper, the brother of the deceased Syed Mubarak said: “My brother confided that he had been receiving threatening calls for […]

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Electric Scooters Promote Cleaner Technology

Fae Bikes app launches in the city that runs on electricity for much lesser than other public transport Bengaluru, Oct.11, 2018:To take the initiative of cleaner technologies and improvising Information Technology with transportation, Fae Bikes has introduced around 120 scooters in the city that run on electricity plug-in and electric batteries that contributes in reducing […]

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Idols Immersed but not Cleared From Ulsoor Lake

Three weeks have passed since the Ganesha Festival, but the remaining of immersed idols has not been cleared yet. Bengaluru, Oct. 11, 2018:Three weeks after the Ganesha Festival celebration and idols immersions all around the city, Ulsoor Lake is suffering from foul odour. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) had provided a separate space for […]

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No Fire Safety Norms for low-Rise Buildings, Safety Questions Remain

Eateries in the city are running their business without proper fire safety measures. Bengaluru, Sept. 18, 2018: In January 2018, a fire broke out in Kailash Bar and Restaurant in old Bengaluru, leaving five employees dead who were sleeping there. The bar had only one entrance point which was locked from the outside. Also, none […]

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