Pavan Kulkarni
Feb 25 2016
LPG GAS CYLINDER PRICES
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Shree D N and Pavan Kulkarni
Are you buying private gas? Many consumers have been charged as high as Rs 1,280 for a 12 kg LPG cylinder. Are you paying the right price or are you getting cheated?
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Feb 18 2016
WATER TANKER REGULATIONS IN BENGALURU
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Akshatha M and Pavan Kulkarni
How many private water tankers are operating in Bengaluru? Where are they sourcing the water from? Our findings may shock you but BBMP remains in limbo.
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Dec 11 2015
FATAL ACCIDENTS ON NICE ROAD
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Pavan Kulkarni and Akshatha M
There are major accidents on NICE Road, but there are no speed limits. Why? When the police try to regulate traffic there, how does the company managing the road react?
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Nov 20 2015
REMEMBERING SIR C V RAMAN
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Pavan Kulkarni
Towards the last years of his life, C V Raman developed bitter feelings towards political leadership. On the deathbed, this atheist remembered Mahatma Gandhi. More on the last days of C V Raman's life.
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Oct 23 2015
REMEMBERING SIR C V RAMAN
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Pavan Kulkarni
In this four-part series, we explore the relationship between C V Raman and the city of Bengaluru - his life and work here, that gave the city many of its famous landmarks. This part explores early life and C V Raman's journey to Bengaluru.
May 04 2015
CONTROVERSY ON MANTRI'S APARTMENT NEAR SANKEY LAKE
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Pavan Kulkarni
How did a private developer get hold of a prime land abutting a lake, which was once a public property? Here is what the documents show.
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May 04 2015
MANTRI'S SANKEY PLAN GONE AWRY?
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Pavan Kulkarni
Sankey lake's cleanliness, sewage discharge, water supply and traffic are the cause of concern for the residents of the area, while land grab is yet another concern. After Sarakki lake encroachment eviction drive, protestors warn of investors against investing in Mantri's Sankey project.
Apr 29 2015
EXTRA BUSES BY KSRTC
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Pavan Kulkarni
Book your buses in advance for a safe, tension-free journey.
Apr 24 2015
DECODING ACCIDENT ZONES
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Pavan Kulkarni
The highway stretch from Kudlu gate to Huskur gate sees a few pedestrians getting killed every month. Confusion about signals and CCTVs between traffic police and highway authorities is one of the reasons.
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Apr 15 2015
RETAINING BENGALURU'S MARKETS
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Pavan Kulkarni
Murphy Town Market may be joining the list of over 800 heritage structures in Bengaluru. The BBMP has dropped its plan to renovate the old market, saying the structure is solid.
Apr 09 2015
NO STAY ON COLLECTING LIFETIME TAX
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Pavan Kulkarni
If you have a vehicle registered outside Karnataka for which you haven't paid lifetime tax yet in Karnataka, you may have to pay it soon. Here's why.
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Apr 08 2015
LIST OF ACCIDENT-PRONE ZONES IN BENGALURU
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Pavan Kulkarni
While Madivala tops the chart with most accidents, R T Nagar is the last in the top-10 list. Banaswadi gets a special mention. Lack of coordination among agencies seems to be the main reason for increasing accidents.
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Apr 03 2015
CONMEN OFFER INSURANCE SUM TO POLICY HOLDER’S NOMINEES
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Pavan Kulkarni
When something seems too good to be true, it usually is. Here’s how some fraudsters tried to con a resident of Koramangala, promising a large sum of money.
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Mar 30 2015
BBMP RETHINKING STRATEGY FOR MARKETS
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Pavan Kulkarni
The 50-year-old market was razed down this January to make way for a complex. After telling the court that they will not demolish it while the case is on, why did BBMP go back on its word? Here's a sneak peak into the events that led to demolition.
Mar 03 2015
ACHCHE DIN FOR INDUSTRIES IN KARNATAKA
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Pavan Kulkarni
The KSPCB has extended the ‘Consent For Operation’ certificate’s validity for industries and STPs in apartments to five years. There is no need to pay any deposit to the KSPCB if an apartment is unable to complete STP before occupying it.
Mar 02 2015
GARBAGE BURNING IN BANGALORE
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Pavan Kulkarni
With leaf litter often set on fire by the roadsides, along with other trash, Bengalureans are getting affected. Children are most vulnerable, and toxins released during burning garbage affect lungs, according to experts.
Feb 25 2015
WHEN LAB REPORTS GO WRONG
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Pavan Kulkarni
Brand name of a hospital cannot assure you accuracy of the report, as this case shows. You need to be aware of the procedures and take care.
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Feb 10 2015
BMTC BUS DAY
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Pavan Kulkarni
On the occasion of its 61st Bus Day, BMTC set out to improve safety measure for women on its buses. It also introduced additional Chakra services to improve connectivity in Yelahanka.
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Feb 04 2015
DOCUMENTING BANGALORE’S RARE FACES
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Pavan Kulkarni
Albert Arush Prakash believes rarely seen hundreds of nondescript people, without whom city cannot run, define the character of the city. He aims to document them as a token of gratitude.
Jan 29 2015
KORAMANGALA INNER RING ROAD TO REMAIN INCOMPLETE
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Pavan Kulkarni
Koramangala elevated road project is likely to be funded under Smart City project. To the dismay of Koramangala residents, it looks like it will be delayed.
Jan 13 2015
IMPROVING MOBILITY IN WHITEFIELD
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Pavan Kulkarni
Two new loop services will provide local transport for Whitefield. Residents can avoid using cars to travel from one area to another. BMTC has increased number of bus routes and frequency.
Dec 22 2014
BENGALURU YOU DIDN'T SEE
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Pavan Kulkarni
Three years after the fire tragedy, Russell Market is back to business as usual. Pavan Kulkarni walks through the heritage building, to capture the glimpses of the market and narrate the stories that he comes across.
Nov 04 2014
OF BROKEN ROADS AND SIDEWALKS
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Pavan Kulkarni
How are broken roads fixed in Bangalore? According to a citizen's report from Yeshwanthpur, with packed mud and stones.