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Wednesday 28 January 2015
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Long wait for south Bengalureans

Published on 25-Jan-2015

The much-anticipated Metro rail project has faced hurdles from its inception since 2006 and nine years later, it is still crawling to finish...

A Majestic delay at key station

Published on 25-Jan-2015

Namma Metro's Majestic interchange station, a crucial point where the North-South and East-West corridors intersect, has hit hard rock...

Incomplete works on Vijayanagar Metro stretch

Published on 25-Jan-2015
The western line in the Bengaluru Metro needs quicker completion. While the pillars and piers have been constructed, in addition to the stations, what is required is fixing of the rail lines. Once this is done, the connection between Majestic and MG Road will enable passengers to travel from Kengeri all the way to Baiyappanahalli  and vice versa.

The western line in the Bengaluru Metro needs quicker completion. While the pillars and piers have been constructed, in addition...

Metro: Dead lines, down under

Published on 24-Jan-2015
The tunnelling work has been extremely slow due to hard rock and difficult terrain issues on certain stretches. This has decelerated the project. DH File Photo.

Namma Metro, once touted as the panacea for all our urban commute woes, is over a year away from a full-fledged launch.

Mega City Policing to fund 3,200 CCTVs

Published on 03-Jan-2015
As Bengaluru expanded, tags such as Smart City and Mega City came along. But, despite terror incidents since 2000, the city has been crying for a better 'security infrastructure.'

As Bengaluru expanded, tags such as Smart City and Mega City came along. But, despite terror incidents since 2000, the city has been...

Smart policing the key

Published on 03-Jan-2015
S T RAMESH Former Director General of Police, Karnataka police

Police personnel are often poorly trained and equipped to combat even ordinary crimes. How can they meet terrorist challenges?

Before terror strikes again...

Published on 03-Jan-2015
Last year's last Sunday, just a whisper away from New Year eve, terror struck the smug Bengalurean. Low on intensity and casualties, the Church Street blast definitely was.

Last year's last Sunday, just a whisper away from New Year eve, terror struck the smug Bengalurean. Low on intensity and casualties, the Church...

App-taxis safer than autos?

Published on 20-Dec-2014
A quick, hassle-free and safe drive home is the only thing you want after work. Working people, for a very long time, have had to depend solely on autorickshaws and the climate of uncertainty they brought with them. File Photo

A quick, hassle-free and safe drive home is the only thing you want after work. Working people, for a very long time, have had to...

Tiding over a taxi ban

Published on 20-Dec-2014
The city's taxi ecosystem had quickly morphed into an affordable alternative for private transport. But a blanket ban on app-based taxi operators has stunted this fledgling industry, with commuters dubbing it as a knee-jerk reaction to the Delhi rape episode. DH Illustration

The city's taxi ecosystem had quickly morphed into an affordable alternative for private transport. But a blanket ban on app-based taxi operators has stunted this...

Rise of the neo-slums

Published on 06-Dec-2014
Makeshift, temporary slums have emerged on vacant plots across Bengaluru, threatening to morph into a mammoth problem. Housing migrant workers brought cheap from outside, they fall way outside the established notions of a notified  slum.

Makeshift, temporary slums have emerged on vacant plots across Bengaluru, threatening to morph into a mammoth problem. Housing migrant workers brought...

Photo Gallery
A MiG-27 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashes in Barmer district in Rajasthan on Tuesday...

A MiG-27 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashes in Barmer district in Rajasthan on Tuesday...

Goods trucks waits on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway during fresh snowfall...

Goods trucks waits on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway during fresh snowfall...

Indian and Chinese army officials standing near a rangoli, made on the occasion of Republic Day...

Indian and Chinese army officials standing near a rangoli, made on the occasion of Republic Day...

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama meet with nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi and his wife Sumedha...

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama meet with nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi and his wife Sumedha...

Cartoonist R K Laxman being accorded state funeral in Pune on Tuesday...

Cartoonist R K Laxman being accorded state funeral in Pune on Tuesday...

Barack Obama and  Michelle Obama greet people as they board Air Force One at Air Force Station...

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama greet people as they board Air Force One at Air Force Station...

Services' bands perform during the rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony in New Delhi...

Services' bands perform during the rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony in New Delhi...

India's BSF soldiers ride camels as they rehearse for 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi...

India's BSF soldiers ride camels as they rehearse for 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi...

Barack Obama and PM Narendra Modi recording 'Mann Ki Baat' show in New Delhi...

Barack Obama and PM Narendra Modi recording 'Mann Ki Baat' show in New Delhi...

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama stand with Saudi Arabia's King Salman...

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama stand with Saudi Arabia's King Salman...

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