Ranjani Madhavan

Solar power to be in your hands with new BESCOM tool in Bengaluru

While the tool will be available for use by the end of January, consumer data and sanctioned load for all the areas of the city are yet to be supplied by BESCOM.

24 minutes ago

Power theft runs out of power in Bengaluru

Last year, 20 arrests were made for power theft in Bengaluru alone.

3 hours ago

107 BBMP wards still in line for committee meetings

Another issue is that BBMP has not been updating details and minutes of ward committee meetings held so far on their website.

3 hours ago

Got off at the wrong station or exit? Blame it on Namma Metro’s ‘D’-rated signboard 

On a scale of 37, the multi-modal signage was rated at 5.5.

23 Jan 2019

Hebbal residents cry for help from stench, garbage, diseases

When CE reported the issue last December, officials had said the matter would be resolved by the end of the month.

22 Jan 2019

BMTC books eight drivers for being hooked to mobiles

In the last two months, Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC)  found eight drivers talking or using their mobile phones on duty.

21 Jan 2019

Bengaluru's homeless to soon be given roof over their heads

Twelve existing buildings and three empty or under-construction sites will be turned into shelters for the homeless in the city.

19 Jan 2019

Solar energy abundant but heavy on pocket

While solar energy may be free, harnessing it is still heavy on the pocket.

17 Jan 2019

Shwana: strays get tech support

 Dog lovers and animal rights activists can now breathe a sigh of relief as their demand to make the birth control programme more effective, is being addressed.

16 Jan 2019

Millet, floral Gandhi replicas to adorn 209th Lalbagh flower show this month

The millet statues will be made using Baragu (Proso millet), Navane (Foxtail millet), Araka (Kodo millet) and Ragi (Finger Millet).

15 Jan 2019

After hsr layout, Yelahanka may have bicycle tracks soon
 

Now that DULT’s (Directorate of Urban Land Transport) bicycle track and footpath project have been executed in HSR Layout, the department is working on replicating the model in Yelahanka.

12 Jan 2019

No kidding: School students in Bengaluru battle mental health issues

Government and private schools following CBSE, ICSE and Karnataka state syllabus were part of this exercise.

17 Dec 2018

Bouquet of orchids for Mahatma Gandhi

The city’s upcoming bi-annual Lalbagh botanical garden flower show, its 209th one, has something special lined up, to mark of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary on October 2, 2019.

17 Dec 2018

Here comes cycle-city: HSR track marking to begin

The original plan included both cycle tracks and footpaths. While the footpaths have been implemented in the area, it was the cycle track that got delayed.

15 Dec 2018

NIMHANS to train NGOs to support victims of sexual assault

If a person has serious trauma-related issues, seniors from NIMHANS can step in.

12 Dec 2018