Theatres are making way for multiplexes. Changing nature of the crowd, geographic location, type of movies, facilities offered, ambiance, technological innovations – everything plays a role in the way film industry works.
Most people in Bengaluru for whom spending an extra Rs 4,500 per year is not at all problem, still want Aadhaar card for the LPG subsidy it can provide. There are no rules after all, in India, that stop the rich from claiming LPG subsidies.
The state Police Complaint Authority has been formed in September, after three years of stoic silence on the issue by the government. However, it has no staff, not all members are appointed and it hasn’t started investigating cases.
A resident who doesn’t want to be named says that repeated complaints made to the board, forced KSPCB officials to conduct a spot inspection and issue a show cause notice to the erring Pallavi Engineering company.
In the backdrop of vanishing tree cover in Bengaluru, Okalipuram eight-lane corridor project might face a major hurdle as there is no permission for cutting trees. 80 trees will have to be felled for this project.
All the publicity given tof Eco- Ganesha seems to have become futile this year again. The reports of pollution levels in water bodies project the reality. But the KSPCB, which released the report on Friday, seems skeptical of the findings and wants a re-study.
The Fire Department is trying to source land on the outskirts of Bangalore, to establish more fire stations. It appears the city has land for everything else. There is also the usual shortage of staff and vehicles.
Residents of Jayanagar 3rd block are forced to pay hefty sum to the BWSSB contractor to restore their connection to new sewage lines. Those who don’t want to pay are being threatened and left with the stink and sewage lines unconnected.