Bangalore lakes still waiting for revival

BBMP says condition of lakes will be better in the next three years and holds BWSSB responsible for disposal of sewage water in lakes. Shubhangi Mathur Despite the rejuvenation project started by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in 2017, the condition of lakes has not improved in Bangalore. BBMP officials say that the only reason […]

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Huge quantity of plastic seize continue in Bangalore

More than 37,000 kg of plastic has been seized by BBMP from shops till October 2019. Shubhangi Mathur Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Pallike (BBMP) has seized 37,577kilogram plastic andhas collected a fine of about Rs. 1 crore by October this year. Recently, BBMP conducted surprise raids at two shops in the city and collected a fine […]

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Going farther to study further

Lack of secondary school in Mudhol village compels the children to go to Yelburga for further studies. By Shubhangi Mathur Mudhol village in the Yelburga Taluk lacks  secondary schools .Children have to commute 8.5 kms to the Taluk school, if they wish to continue studying   after seventh standard. Imama Hussain, resident of Mudhol village, said […]

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Electronic city becomes destination-wedding hub

Destination wedding business sees a great hike in last two years. People prefer Bangalore for weddings predominantly because of the weather. Shubhangi Mathur Bangalore, in recent years, has become a preferable choice of youngsters for their destination weddings. Many wedding planners confirm that their business has gone up in the last two years. Pranjal from […]

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Over 43,000 bus pass applications rejected by BMTC

Students who lost their bus pass earlier,have to pay money for the remaining months. BMTC says they are looking into the matter. By Shubhangi Mathur Bangalore: Parul Jindal who commutes daily to her college is waiting for the issuance of her Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) bus pass for two months now. “I filled the […]

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Only 50 per cent de-silting work completed yet

The deadline to complete de-silting Storm Water Drains in the city is December 2019. By Shubhangi Mathur Less than half the storm water drains (SWD) in the city have been desilted since 2017. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s (BBMP) de-silting project is expected to complete all 440kms of drains before December 2019; they have only […]

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Ejipura flyover delayed for two more years

Koramangala-Ejipura flyover construction work won’t be completed for the next two years. Commuters face heavy traffic on the busy road. By Shubhangi Mathur Construction work on the Koramangala- Ejipura will continue to be a hurdle to commuters. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) says it will take two more years to complete the work. Commuters […]

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