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KR Market collateral or mortgage?!

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The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike has offerred the KR Market as collateral to the Rs 500-crore loan it ha

Metro PH 2 routes optimal?

From DH today:

Bellanduru is 2,500 years old!!

Was very surprised to read about the history of Bellandur lake in The Hindu the other day..

The little village of Bellanduru, around which the suburb has grown, has a history that dates back 2,500 years. One of the annual reports of the Archaeological Survey of Mysore State talks of ancient Iron Age tombs discovered on the lake bund.

BBMP spent 2500 Cr on Blr roads!!


Yes, they have spent 2,500 crores on roads in the past three years and they want more!


Car Mileage and more!

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Was at the service centre the other day and was discussing ways to improve mileage of cars. One of the thoughts that came up was with the visits to the petrol pump. My habit is to have less than quarter tank full at any refill point(on my daily commute)..

BBMP does it again!! - Humps on Flyover


Bangalore has the dubious distinction of some of the worst implementations in infrastruacture..

Curious case of Blr Footpaths

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Have been observing footpath related activities..especially around Basavanagudi/Hanumanth nagar area since few years..BBMP does the footpaths over and over again..this happens almost once in two years..initially there was the kuddapa stone(undressed) as the foot path..this was changed to dressed kuddapa..

This was replaced by concrete slabs few years ago

Blr University on the right 'track'

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Bullet Tankers on Mlr-Blr road..

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There was opposition to the movement of petroleum products through this (Manglaore - Bangalore) stretch.

BBMP wants fee for on - street parking

“We(BBMP) will be charging a nominal Rs 100 per annum from vehicle owners for parking their vehicles from 10 pm to 8 am. Around 15 lakh 

State Budget Populist? or just full of hot air?


 BSY has created history of sorts by announcing a budget before the Union one!

Lot of juicy information related to infra for blr! name it and its listed!

The Okalipuram connection!


From Deccan Herald: 8-laner to ease traffic at Okalipuram

Mysore ORR road / ORR Jn Flyyy overs


 Saw in the news today the renders of the proposed flyovers plans for the mysore road and ORR jn..I simply went bonkers! 

It looks like this..

Where will future sport stars come from?

From malls and convention centers of course!  That is, if we have to go by BU plans ...

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