BBMP complaint cell fails to meet its deadline

The BBMP complaint cell failed to solve the complaints of the citizens within 30 minutes—the deadline set by it to figure out the issue. By Bibek Baidya The complaint cell of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) had assured to provide solution for an issue within 30 minutes of receiving a complaint and take an action against it […]

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Illegal banners, hoardings still avail in Sarjapur

Sarjapur Road houses  advertisement hoardings and banners despite the removal order from the Karnataka High Court. Ritam Chatterjee 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 present between Sarjapur Bus stand […]

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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 complete before the year ends. 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 this year. […]

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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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