Skip to Content

April 2009

Doctor saves two 200+ yr old uprooted trees...


Cardiologist Dr Ramana Rao spent around a lakh to save two 200yr plus old peepal trees uprooted on Tumkur Road.

See this report in DH: Doctor Injects life into trees.

Roadside Tree Care Standards (MD,US)

General Requirements. Unless the Forest Service grants an exception, treatment of roadside trees authorized by permit shall be performed according to the following standards:

(1) Branches to be removed shall be cut back to a live lateral branch at least 1/3 the diameter of the severed branch;

Killing our lakes - Varthur Lake as well?


No new post this, just a rehash of  year old "Eating up Varthur Lake". Inspired by Rithesh's recent note on Hebbal/Nagavara Lake, I wanted to remind us about possible encorachments on the area/stream between Varthur and Belandur lakes.

Bangalore, and water - urgency?


Building up on their last report, Jayshree Nandi (with S Kushala) had yet another report in TOI yesterday to highlight Bangalore's water woes.

Meeting with Commercial Street (CSt) Merchants Association

Pedestrian Infrastructure

The meeting with Mr. Shyam Melwani and Mr. Nazim Sait the President and Vice presidents of the association respectively, took place at their board room situated at the Dispensary Road. comment guidelines

Posting Guidelines apply for comments as well. No foul language, hate mongering or personal attacks. If criticizing third person or an authority, you must be fact based, as constructive as possible, and use gentle words. Avoid going off-topic no matter how nice your comment is. Moderators reserve the right to either edit or simply delete comments that don't meet these guidelines. If you are nice enough to realize you violated the guidelines, please save Moderators some time by editing and fixing yourself. Thanks!

about seo