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Selecting the next 25 roads

Published on 23-Apr-2016
Cunningham Road

Fifty more roads upgraded under the TenderSURE (Specifications for Urban Roads Execution) could change...

Idea welcomed with a pinch of caution

Published on 23-Apr-2016
St Mark's Road. DH photo

How do Bengalureans perceive a road upgrade programme that shifts the priority from motorised to non-motorised commute...

TenderSURE, scaling up issues

Published on 23-Apr-2016
TenderSURE's revenue model was designed to isolate it from charges of kickbacks and inefficiency that have entrapped several BBMP projects. DH photo

Striking a balance between footpaths and motor-lanes, TenderSURE roads just showed how to reclaim the pedestrian's space...

A mammoth tax mess

Published on 09-Apr-2016

Trapped in an avoidable tax mess of mammoth proportions, the city's property owners suddenly find themselves in a tight corner.

Property ID woes in new areas

Published on 09-Apr-2016

For thousands of property owners in the newly added BBMP areas, the hike in tax has triggered problems galore. But even if they somehow...

Double trouble as citizens find increase steep, payment process complicated

Published on 09-Apr-2016

Citizens have been in a twister of sorts ever since BBMP hiked the tax by 20 to 25% for residential and commercial properties.

No to flyovers, yes to more buses, suburban rail

Published on 02-Apr-2016

Is there an alternative to spending thousands of crores on expensive, inefficient elevated corridor projects...

Elevation won't take us far

Published on 02-Apr-2016
 Flyovers might offer temporary relief for a few years, but only after trapping commuters in a twister of construction-linked traffic chaos for long. dh illustration

Shedding sustainable mobility options, the government is in a rush to build costly elevated corridors of questionable utility....

Steel flyover project enters tendering stage.

Published on 02-Apr-2016

The tenders for the much hyped steel flyover/elevated corridor from Basaveshwara Circle to Hebbal, also known as Chalukya Circle flyover, is under evaluation.

Harness the sun on your rooftop

Published on 20-Mar-2016
 The government has been focusing on promoting clean energy - solar photovoltaics (SPV) and wind power plants on rooftops across the state in general and Bengaluru in particular.

It is time Bengalurians shift to clean and green energy by converting their rooftops..

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ISRO's PSLV-C33 carrying India's navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1G lifts off successfully...

ISRO's PSLV-C33 carrying India's navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1G lifts off successfully...

Pranab Mukherjee with Grand Chief Sir Michael Ogio, GCL, GCMG, KSt. J., GG of Papua New Guinea...

Pranab Mukherjee with Grand Chief Sir Michael Ogio, GCL, GCMG, KSt. J., GG of Papua New Guinea...

A man takes a photo of the mummified body of revered Buddhist monk Fu Hou in Quanzhou city...

A man takes a photo of the mummified body of revered Buddhist monk Fu Hou in Quanzhou city...

A farmer walk with a calf on parched lake bed at drought-hit Hukunda near Chikmagalur...

A farmer walk with a calf on parched lake bed at drought-hit Hukunda near Chikmagalur...

Visitors taking selfie with Apple at ‘Apple exhibition cum sales mela’ organised by HOPCOMS...

Visitors taking selfie with Apple at ‘Apple exhibition cum sales mela’ organised by HOPCOMS...

A visitor takes photos of a BMW 328, produced from 1936 to 1940, on display at GUM...

A visitor takes photos of a BMW 328, produced from 1936 to 1940, on display at GUM...

In this photo taken with a fish-eye lens, Volkswagen cars are presented to media...

In this photo taken with a fish-eye lens, Volkswagen cars are presented to media...

The London Eye, in central London, is illuminated in the colours of the Brazilian flag...

The London Eye, in central London, is illuminated in the colours of the Brazilian flag...

A pair of ducks in river Brahmaputra in Guwahati...

A pair of ducks in river Brahmaputra in Guwahati...

A 23-day-old hamadryas baboon plays with a stuffed toy at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens...

A 23-day-old hamadryas baboon plays with a stuffed toy at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens...