On 23d July, BBMP commissioned the fencing of around 15 acres of Byrasandra lake land in Jayanagar that was wrongly ‘sold’ in 2005 by a bank for debt recovery. Some encroachments are yet to be removed.
Jayanagar General Hospital, one of the biggest but most underused hospitals in the city, is to be rejuvenated soon. A slew of changes including more junior doctors and hospital management systems have been proposed.
Two weeks into a major initiative, Bangalore’s major taxi firms have paid fines in the tune of lakhs of rupees, says Traffic Police Commissioner Praveen Sood. He talks about this and a range of issues in this exclusive interview.
Despite a difficult background, many youngsters from the city’s low-income neighbourhoods are fighting their way out of poverty to get an education and make a life for themselves. Meet Gayathri, Chinnaya and Sangeetha.
Shaurya Saluja, a Bellandur area resident is organising a Squash workshop, to be conducted by Satinder Bajwa, Harvard University Head Squash Coach, with proceeds going to a Squash academy that coaches rural children.
Greater Bangalore is growing in all directions but there is distinct line that separates people who can afford those two wheelers and those who are “stuck” with public transport. What women wear seems to be hugely affected by which mode of transport they can afford.