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Crime-fighting through CCTVs

Published on 26-Mar-2017
The addition of 679 CCTV cameras by end of April will see the number skyrocket to 1,008. But that is impressive only in the CBD.

Surveillance through CCTV cameras has helped the city police track down criminals. The next step should be to use...

A big boost to crime prevention

Published on 26-Mar-2017
Praveen Sood Police Commissioner: Cameras become obsolete very fast due to strides in technology. The traffic police installed 179 CCTV cameras in 2008 which are obsolete now. The life span of those cameras was seven years and the police are using them even after nine years.

The City police will soon bring more areas of Bengaluru under CCTV camera surveillance to prevent crimes...

Residents want surveillance for safe neighbourhoods

Published on 26-Mar-2017
Bengalureans are all for increasing CCTV coverage of the city and many Residents' Welfare Associations (RWAs) have already reaped benefits from getting watchful electronic eyes in their neighbourhood.

Bengalureans are all for increasing CCTV coverage of the city and many Residents' Welfare Associations (RWAs)...

Enormous benefits await water body's revival

Published on 04-Mar-2017

It is ironical that Hussain Sagar lake in Hyderabad, spread across 1,100 acres attracts thousands of visitors daily, while another such waterbody in Bengaluru –...

Life around the lake, a trail of health hazards

Published on 04-Mar-2017
The Bellandur lake area has shrunk considerably due to encroachment.  Unregulated and rampant dumping of garbage is slowly choking the water body.

Bellandur lake, the city's largest, has become a symbol for what ails Bengaluru: Unplanned development and official apathy...

Bellandur can wait no more

Published on 04-Mar-2017
DH PHOTO / R SRIKANTA SHARMA

The bizarre smoke that billowed out of a fiery Bellandur lake was another warning sign that time to save the city's largest waterbody...

Borewells, sink no more

Published on 25-Feb-2017
The indications are clear. There are no signs of water even at depths of 1,500 ft and deeper. In areas where the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has no pipeline network, individual borewells and water tankers are the only options. Many of these have dried up.

Cornered by the impending water crisis in Bengaluru this summer, shaken by the dried up reservoirs, the government...

At the mercy of the tankers

Published on 25-Feb-2017
In most of these villages, water suppliers draw water from the BBMP borewells and sell it elsewhere for rates ranging from Rs 500 to Rs 700 per tanker. Reuters file photo

It is still February but the blistering sun has left Bengalureans deeply worried about the impending water crisis...

Residents emphasise local solutions to address water woes

Published on 25-Feb-2017
In the past few years, the demand for water has been on rise in most of the areas due to depletion of water table. DH graphic

Summer is just around the corner and water woes have already gripped Bengalureans. In the past few years...

Getting away from the tolled airport road

Published on 18-Feb-2017
KSTDC, Meru, Megacab and app-based taxis -- Ola and Uber -- drivers said that they have given several memoranda to the government but in vain.

The existing airport road may have eased the flow of traffic towards the last mile stretch to the...

Photo Gallery
People  are purchasing Mango leaves and Neem leaves on the eve of Ugadi festival ...

People are purchasing Mango leaves and Neem leaves on the eve of Ugadi festival ...

A group of Marathi women, dressed in traditional attires, with placards displaying...

A group of Marathi women, dressed in traditional attires, with placards displaying...

Yakult's new brand ambassador and Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty at a promotional event...

Yakult's new brand ambassador and Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty at a promotional event...

‘King of fruits’ mango has arrived for sale at Eidgah Maidan near Channamma Circle in Hubballi...

‘King of fruits’ mango has arrived for sale at Eidgah Maidan near Channamma Circle in Hubballi...

Children with flowers, neem leaves and jaggery all set to welcome the New Year...

Children with flowers, neem leaves and jaggery all set to welcome the New Year...

Roads wear deserted look on Tuesday as temperature soars in Surat...

Roads wear deserted look on Tuesday as temperature soars in Surat...

Security forces chasing away local protesters who tried to disrupt an anti-militant operation...

Security forces chasing away local protesters who tried to disrupt an anti-militant operation...

Smoke billowing out of the house which was targeted by the security forces personnel for...

Smoke billowing out of the house which was targeted by the security forces personnel for...

A man carries schoolchildren on his bicycle on a road in Srinagar, India...

A man carries schoolchildren on his bicycle on a road in Srinagar, India...

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, foreground, speaks to press in a court room in Moscow....

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, foreground, speaks to press in a court room in Moscow....

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