• Bangalore: Hi-tech revamp for Russell Market March 2, 2012

    BANGALORE: Ruling out the possibilities of total demolition of Russell Market to build a hi-tech commercial complex, Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) commissioner M K Shankarlinge Gowda categorically stated that plans are afoot to use technology which is adopted in Germany and Malaysia for speedy completion of work. A portion...
  • BMTC to phase out Metro feeder services? November 3, 2011

    BANGALORE: The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) plans to gradually phase out feeder services to the Namma Metro temporarily due to lack of patronage. The corporation may re-introduce the feeder services once Phase 1 works are completed. The BMTC, before the inauguration of Metro train services, had deployed a fleet...
  • A subsistence problem of jumbo proportions October 12, 2011

    BANGALORE: Most of the budget allotted to the Forest Department is used up in feeding elephants in the state. Even if you are an animal lover, you cannot sponsor an elephant of your choice in the department run elephant camps since such provisions dont exist.Adopting an animal or bird has...