‘Tourism a factor for climate change’

Travelling and the means for travel are becoming the new concerns for citizens due to its affect on environment. Travel and tourism being a major factor for climate change was the focal point of discussion at the Literature Fest in Alliance University. Tom Doig, an investigative journalist from New Zealand raised his concerns over the […]

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Bangalore University event halted by protestors

Students’ organisation says it is mandatory to place Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s photo at a Constitutional event. The Constitution Day event organised by Bangalore University was halted after protestors stormed the stage demanding an image of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar to be placed at the event. Students from post graduation and research scholars’ association started […]

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Government to shut down waste management park

Government is planning to shut down the MSGP tech park because of several accidents caused due to lack of traffic police. In a recent incident involving a garbage truck, two people were killed. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) plans to shut down the Material Solutions for Green Planet (MSGP) tech park in Chighurenhalli. Parashuram, BBMP […]

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BBMP to open budget portal for citizens inputs

Along with MyCityMyBudget campaign, online portal will help citizens to share local problems they are facing in the city. An online portal for the citizens of Bengaluru will be launched on the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) website where they can raise their voices about major issues in the city. Sri Jayaram Raipura IRS, Special […]

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KSRTC e-buses travel can reach Madikeri in one charge

KSRTC is going to launch new intercity e-buses between Bangalore and six districts New intercity electric buses (e-buses) by the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) can travel 250 to 270 Kilometers(km) after being charged once. From December, people can use e-buses to commute between Bengaluru and six districts in Karnataka. The distance between Bangalore […]

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Green line to be extended by March 2023

After a delay, metro line extension of 3.14 kilometers from Nagasandra to Bangalore International Exhibition Center to be completed.  Three stations i.e. Manjunatha Nagar, Chikkabidarakallu and Bengaluru International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) are going to start working from March 2023. The construction was delayed due to the land acquisition issues regarding a land near Jindal Aluminium […]

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More goods vehicles carrying passengers

Cases of excess passengers in goods vehicles have doubled this year, and police fined the passengers Rs. 200. Bengaluru traffic police data shows that cases of carrying excess passengers in goods vehicleshave increased. In 2021, 20,794 cases were booked but in 2022, till October 49,834 cases have been booked. Chandan KB, a quality engineer at […]

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Three lakh cases of defective number plates registered

Experts say increased fines and cancellation of registration can help in reducing the number of people driving with defective number plates. Data from the Traffic Police Headquarters show the cases of defective number plates have reached over three lakh  from January till October, 2022. People are hiding their number plates or the last number of […]

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