• Rare flowers to reappear in Bangalore February 29, 2012

    BANGALORE: An urbanised Bangalore has claimed many victims, including several species of flora and fauna. A poignant reminder of the loss is the conspicuous absence of Jalari mara also known as Thalli mara. The Horticulture Department is planning to revive this species by planting Jalari mara in prominent lung spaces...
  • Bangalore: Comps off? Dont blame us, say drivers January 23, 2012

    BANGALORE: While passengers of Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporations (BMTC) Vayu Vajra get new benefits like browsing the internet on touch-screen tablet PC installed in the buses, conductors and drivers of those buses are not a happy lot. They have been slapped with show-cause notices for not maintaining the electronic gadgets....
  • B'lore: the curious case of unused bus shelters November 30, 2011

    BANGALORE: Many people brave the burning sun and rains to catch buses to reach their destination, you might have noticed many unused bus shelters in the city. It is an irony that many bus stops have more than two bus shelters while some have no bus shelters at all. Bus...
  • BMTC drivers to be fined for surpassing bays November 29, 2011

    BANGALORE: After severe criticism by road users and traffic police on Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses penchant to break traffic rules, the BMTC finally introduced the concept of bus bays. Unfortunately, this has failed to regulate the parking of buses on the roads. Bus bays are present at junctions...