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Fanciful elevated corridors

Published on 04-Dec-2016
In effect, yet another vehicle-centric, car-focused agenda threatens to throw Bengaluru into a decade of a costly, cumbersome construction chaos. Disguised in a 'people-friendly' avatar, the project promises car-owners the ultimate dream: Rapid transits across the city in 45 minutes flat. Now, this speed estimation is based on a hugely questionable premise: That the city's vehicular population will remain within limits.

Promising rapid transit, a network of elevated corridors is now being pushed to decongest roads...

Big projects not sustainable, just a way to gobble up public money

Published on 04-Dec-2016

Does Bengaluru need this network of elevated corridors? Do Bengalureans foresee a drastic decongestion...

Those crazy, smoking cars

Published on 26-Nov-2016
State Transport Department data, updated till September 30, had put the vehicle numbers at 65.3 lakh. This has swelled beyond 66 lakh over the last month. Non-transport vehicles accounted for 58.95 lakh, with two-wheelers making up a substantial 45.22 lakh. Private car numbers came next at 12.63 lakh. DH photo

As Bengaluru's vehicular population soars above the 66-lakh mark choking everyone on the streets and beyond...

Fuelling alternatives: CNG and electric vehicles

Published on 26-Nov-2016
The city's first CNG station for private vehicles is already up and running at Sumanahalli. Only a few private cars retrofitted with CNG kits have been lining up there for refuelling. DH file photo

Go Green. This should have been the obvious escape route as fossil fuel emissions pull down Bengaluru deeper...

Why skip convenience, status and safety for public transport?

Published on 26-Nov-2016
Metro, with its clean stations and coaches, and punctual schedules might have given a different image to public transport. But the reality remains, that the system caters to only a fraction of the city. DH file photo

Once you enter a Metro train in Bengaluru, this sign cannot be missed: 'You are in Namma Metro. You have successfully...

In a make-believe world, real lives don't matter

Published on 19-Nov-2016
This is common sense, notes photographer D C Nagesh, indicating what went wrong in the action sequence at Thippagondanahalli reservoir that killed two actors.

Movie action is about make-believe. It is about creating a picture that is believable.....

In a make-believe world, real lives don't matter

Published on 19-Nov-2016
This is common sense, notes photographer D C Nagesh, indicating what went wrong in the action sequence at Thippagondanahalli reservoir that killed two actors.

Movie action is about make-believe. It is about creating a picture that is believable.....

Shooting through the ages: A saga of accidents

Published on 19-Nov-2016
Bomb Ravi, an expert in storing and handling explosives, was killed when a bomb went off while shooting for 'Ticket Ticket'

Kannada film industry has witnessed the highest number of accidents and deaths at shooting locations in the country...

Saving the stuntmen

Published on 19-Nov-2016
 The equation now becomes clear. Technology is costly. So, stuntmen who come cheap are preferred. But there is a problem. Of the 150-odd stunt artistes, only about 30 are active.

Film technology has advanced so much that it could potentially replace every risky real-life stunt....

Public consultation, a must

Published on 23-Oct-2016
The human chain formed against the steel flyover.

Years before the steel flyover project was even conceived, civic agencies had perfected the art of pushing...

Photo Gallery
South Indian actress Priyamani poses infront of a replica of Rome's Trevi Fountain...

South Indian actress Priyamani poses infront of a replica of Rome's Trevi Fountain...

People take part in boat rally in Yamuna river to spread awareness about 'Namami Gange Project...

People take part in boat rally in Yamuna river to spread awareness about 'Namami Gange Project...

Delegates of the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process...

Delegates of the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process...

Dog lovers participated at the 38th & 39th All Breed Championship Dog Shows, organized by...

Dog lovers participated at the 38th & 39th All Breed Championship Dog Shows, organized by...

People take out a rally to protest against Union Carbide and Dow Chemicals on the 32nd anniversary..

People take out a rally to protest against Union Carbide and Dow Chemicals on the 32nd anniversary..

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar performs during a concert in Chennai...

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar performs during a concert in Chennai...

Bollywood actor John Abraham during the launch of Nissan GT-R, in Mumbai...

Bollywood actor John Abraham during the launch of Nissan GT-R, in Mumbai...

The sunset in Kalaburgi on Friday...

The sunset in Kalaburgi on Friday...

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech during their marriage with Hindu rituals in Goa...

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech during their marriage with Hindu rituals in Goa...

Protesters throwing stones on police and CRPF amid tear smoke during a clash after Friday...

Protesters throwing stones on police and CRPF amid tear smoke during a clash after Friday...

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