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Monday 27 June 2016
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Monsoon mosquito menace

Published on 25-Jun-2016
In pathetic shape, the city's drainage infrastructure has left storm water stagnating everywhere.

Bengalureans should have been dancing in the rain after that scorching summer heat. But no, the monsoon has left...

Victimspeak: When Dengue came calling

Published on 25-Jun-2016
Sumeet Kaur, a junior architect.

Until a few years ago, if mosquitoes were breeding unchecked, chances were that people would be afflicted by malaria...

Swales to retain water, prevent flooding

Published on 18-Jun-2016
Swales to retain rainwater.

Stormwater drains are inadequate to take the heavy inflow of rainwater beyond a particular intensity. But why let all that water...

Floored by floods in a flash

Published on 18-Jun-2016

Is stop-gap desilting the only way to free the city's roads of perennial waterlogging every time it rains?

Waterlogging: A city-wide problem of plenty

Published on 18-Jun-2016

It takes only a few spells of rain to expose the city's poor civic infrastructure. A few important junctions and low-lying areas...

Frowning road users all

Published on 11-Jun-2016
Five roads converge at Chalukya Circle. The steel flyover will add to the traffic.

Will the steel flyover really succeed in its mission to decongest traffic? Here's what the actual road-users...

A steel flyover to chaos

Published on 11-Jun-2016
HEBBAL FLYOVER. DH photo

A monstrous, hyper-expensive steel flyover of dubious utility is about to take shape from the city's Chalukya ...

Tracking the B-Trac progress

Published on 28-May-2016
Junction improvements and upgrading of signals are key developments of B-Trac. Many new cameras were added and the number of CCTV cameras went up marginally.  Enforcement cameras were given to the ground force. All these improved lane discipline, claim the police

ATCS, now being proposed to be introduced in the City by the year-end, is part of the Bengaluru Traffic Improvement Project...

Breaking traffic gridlocks: Let public follow rules

Published on 28-May-2016

For all the comfort that Bengaluru offers, a huge challenge stands in the way of the citizens actually enjoying those benefits...

Signal Green, all the way!

Published on 28-May-2016
Congestion will dictate how much time a vehicle has to wait at a signal. This is a far cry from the fixed time signals, where motorists get stuck  regardless of density. Timers are not adjusted for far lesser traffic  during night hours

Cornered by the ceaseless traffic growth, the police are finally going for an upgrade of signalled junctions...

Photo Gallery
People carry an effigy representing inflation devil on a camel-cart during a demonstration...

People carry an effigy representing inflation devil on a camel-cart during a demonstration...

A car wades through a water logged lane at Jayadev Bihar after heavy monsoon rains in Bhubaneswar...

A car wades through a water logged lane at Jayadev Bihar after heavy monsoon rains in Bhubaneswar...

A sadhu at a base camp for Amarnath Yatra ahead of their registration in Jammu...

A sadhu at a base camp for Amarnath Yatra ahead of their registration in Jammu...

The titular head of Wodeyar dynasty Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wodeyar and Trishika Kumari...

The titular head of Wodeyar dynasty Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wodeyar and Trishika Kumari...

A white tiger takes bath in a pond during a hot summer day at its enclosure in Kolkata Zoo...

A white tiger takes bath in a pond during a hot summer day at its enclosure in Kolkata Zoo...

An artiste gives finishing touches to an idol of Goddess Durga for upcoming Durga Puja...

An artiste gives finishing touches to an idol of Goddess Durga for upcoming Durga Puja...

Collapsed tents at BJP Awadh Kshetriya Booth Sammelan following the storm, in Barabanki...

Collapsed tents at BJP Awadh Kshetriya Booth Sammelan following the storm, in Barabanki...

Women Kabaddi players who will take part in the Women's Kabaddi Challenge, at a press conference...

Women Kabaddi players who will take part in the Women's Kabaddi Challenge, at a press conference...

People enjoy the rainy weather on a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai...

People enjoy the rainy weather on a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai...

The underconstruction Bogibeel Bridge over the mighty Brahmaputra River in Dibrugarh district....

The underconstruction Bogibeel Bridge over the mighty Brahmaputra River in Dibrugarh district....

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