Open electric junction boxes  invite tragedy

BBMP inspection team had been checking these poles and closing the open boxes with plastic and sealing them with cellophane tape. Bangalore: Priyanka was in a hurry to get to her college. She was  rushing towards the metro station, without paying attention to the wires coming out of the open junction.   Suddenly she noticed the […]

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Increase in unemployment rate among engineering graduates

Engineering graduates around the city and the country are finding campus placements hard to come by. If you are planning to do engineering in the hope that you will be assured placement, you might want to reconsider. You just might end up being unemployed. One in every two engineering graduates of recent years in India […]

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Traffic clogged at Hebbal junction

The work on the expansion of the Hebbal flyover to make it three lanes has stopped. Passengers are complaining of heavy traffic congestion. If you are thinking of driving through the Hebbal junction think again. You could reach your destination by foot by the time you drive across the junction. The junction remains a bottleneck […]

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NGO, Municipality build percolation pits, experts unsatisfied

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and Lalbagh Horticulture Department have been collaborating with the United Way of Bengaluru (UWB), a non-governmental organization to build percolation pits for water conservation, but experts opine that this may not be effective enough to recharge groundwater Lalbagh Botanical Garden has been a reliable staple of Bengaluru with its […]

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