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Wednesday 18 January 2017
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Averting another water crisis

Published on 15-Jan-2017

Another year and another summer water crisis looms large over Bengaluru. But as this vicious cycle repeats itself predictably....

Citizens demand better management of resources

Published on 15-Jan-2017

Come summer, Bengalureans are most likely to face yet another water crisis, thanks to the numerous factors that have worked against....

Bengaluru's water needs in 2031: Master Plan paints a grim picture

Published on 15-Jan-2017

Faced with acute water shortage, particularly during the summer months, Bengaluru is struggling hard to cope . If this is the....

Akrama Sakrama, a new test

Published on 07-Jan-2017

Flouting building bye-laws with impunity, lakhs of properties have sprung up across the city. Revenue layouts have mushroomed...

Regularisation not a concern for these GPA holders

Published on 07-Jan-2017

The Akrama Sakrama scheme to regularise constructions in the illegal layouts and the building plan violations...

Slum Board and illegal layouts

Published on 07-Jan-2017

The Karnataka Slum Development Board (KSDB) too has a fair share in mushrooming of illegal layouts, says civic experts...

Halt! It's a local train

Published on 11-Dec-2016
Boarding the available trains at the halt station, many alight at Baiyappanahalli to take the Metro. Many others proceed on the passenger trains to the city railway station.DH Photo.B H Shivakumar

For lakhs of Bengalureans desperately seeking an escape route from the hyper-congested city roads...

Yes to eco-friendly, cost-effective suburban rail network

Published on 11-Dec-2016

Traffic congestion is a major complaint of most Bengalureans. Everyday commute to work is no less than a Herculean...

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...

Photo Gallery
Devotees walking at a Pantoon bridge during the annual Magh Mela at Sangam in Allahabad...

Devotees walking at a Pantoon bridge during the annual Magh Mela at Sangam in Allahabad...

Indian Army's mighty tanks move at Rajpath during a rehearsal for the Republic Day parade...

Indian Army's mighty tanks move at Rajpath during a rehearsal for the Republic Day parade...

A sand sculpture of Virat Kohli with a message wishing him and the Indian team luck...

A sand sculpture of Virat Kohli with a message wishing him and the Indian team luck...

Stunt performers ride a motorcycle and a car on the walls of the 'Well of Death' at the Magh...

Stunt performers ride a motorcycle and a car on the walls of the 'Well of Death' at the Magh...

Magdalena Kammermeier works on a snow sculpture of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...

Magdalena Kammermeier works on a snow sculpture of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...

A labour watering a model of Peacock which is made with flowers ahead of Republic Day Flower...

A labour watering a model of Peacock which is made with flowers ahead of Republic Day Flower...

Students paint their faces as tiger during a tiger programme for Inter-school Tiger Fest...

Students paint their faces as tiger during a tiger programme for Inter-school Tiger Fest...

An G+3 Illegal building demolished by CIDCO at Nerul in Navi Mumbai...

An G+3 Illegal building demolished by CIDCO at Nerul in Navi Mumbai...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture at Puri beach of Odisha on Tuesday...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture at Puri beach of Odisha on Tuesday...

Train moves on snow covered Srinagar-Qazigund railyway track during heavy snowfall,at Anantnag...

Train moves on snow covered Srinagar-Qazigund railyway track during heavy snowfall,at Anantnag...

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