Illegal banners, hoardings still avail in Sarjapur

Sarjapur Road houses  advertisement hoardings and banners despite the removal order from the Karnataka High Court. By Ritam Chatterjee November 17, 2019 Sarjapur: Despite the Karnataka High Court’s order asking the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to remove all illegal advertisement hoarding stands in the city last week, 32 advertisement banners and hoardings are still […]

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Whitefield Railway Station to complete Foot Over-Bridge soon

Foot-over-bridge from the Whitefield railway platforms to BMTC bus stand will be completed before the year ends. By Ritam Chatterjee The Railway Protection Force (RPF)  has confirmed that the construction of the ongoing Foot-Over-Bridge (FOB) at the Whitrefield railway station,, which connects the station with the Kadugodi bus stand, will be completed before December 31 […]

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No jobs force engineers to pay extra

Promises of guaranteed placements during the economic slowdown are driving engineering graduates to spend extra money on courses which they’ve already graduated in. . By Yashasvini Razdan Declining placement rates in engineering colleges are forcing engineers to spend money on additional courses, to make themselves employable as per industry standards. Arpitha, a Computer Science engineer […]

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Factory stops operations after boiler blast kills two

Phoenix Washtech factory which was set to resume operations today continues to remain shut after damage from boiler blast Riddhiman Roy Jeans dyeing and washing unit PhoenixWashtech Market fails to restart operations on Monday after a major explosion shattered factory walls and asbestos, killing two on Friday night. The factory was supposed to resume operations […]

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Coconuts trash quarry, disposal plant lies underutilized

Coconut waste, which is classified as dry waste, continues to find its way in landfills along with other wet waste due to inadequate disposal plants. By Yashasvini Razdan The technology for proper disposal of coconut husks has still not managed to establish its roots in the city, even after five years of the launch of […]

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MR. MOM

Bangalore is taking baby steps in shattering the status quo by installing diaper changing stations in public places and helping hands-on fathers take up the role of the full-fledged active parent. By Riya Sharma Public spaces in Bangalore are being upgraded to facilitate diaper changing stations in men’s restrooms to provide a family-friendly environment and […]

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No users of high-tech e-toilets

Lack of maintenance and public awareness adds to the dismal state of e-toilets across Bangalore City. By Shalu Chowrasia Public is avoiding using e-toilets installed by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) because of lack of maintenance and proper hygiene. Passers-by prefer open urination over using an e-toilet. Ashish Kumar, a local of KR Puram said […]

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