Ramesh Sreekantan
Dec 28 2015
Blog: Malleshwaram Matters
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Several months ago I wrote about my attempts to get a streetlight fixed on the `model street' of 15th Cross Malleshwaram. First some `jugaad' work had been done by BBMP. When I complained - nothing happened. Then providence intervened in the form...
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Sep 09 2015
Blog: Malleshwaram Matters
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A couple of months ago I wrote a couple of articles on my struggle to get a lamppost repaired on the street where I live. The issue was not that the light was faulty—but 15th Cross Malleshwaram is supposed to be a 'model road' where the utilities...
Jul 07 2015
Blog: Malleshwaram Matters
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A week has gone by since I last wrote and about six days have gone by since I last heard from BBMP. BBMP called me several times last Friday asking me if the work was done — and in spite of numerous assurances — no work has...
Jun 29 2015
Blog: Malleshwaram Matters
A few days ago I noticed that the streetlights and new LED streetlamps on 15th Cross, Malleshwaram, were not working properly. I thought I should complain and I did so on several fronts. 1. I complained to the BBMP Assistant Officer for Malleshwaram...
Oct 06 2014
MEGA FLYOVERS AND TRAFFIC PROBLEM
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Ramesh Sreekantan
Many problems that are causing traffic jams on Airport Road from Basaveshwara Circle are solvable, says Ramesh Sreekantan, and questions the need for an elevated highway.
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Sep 10 2014
Blog: Malleshwaram Matters
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The road between C V Raman House and MES College is near-empty and traffic-free. This makes it an ideal location for a food street. Pic: Ramesh Sreekantan Which Malleshwaram resident is not familiar with the Chinese food stalls set up every...
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May 12 2014
PLANET-FRIENDLY BULBS
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Ramesh Sreekantan
What makes LED lights special and effective power-savers? Why are they preferred over sodium bulbs or CFL bulbs? Read on.
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Feb 12 2014
TRAGEDY OF CHORD ROAD
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Ramesh Sreekantan
With little more planning and strict enforcement of rules, it is possible to fix traffic problems. Why an underpass or an over-bridge at the cost of trees?
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Dec 31 2013
GO SOLAR
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How about having a rooftop solar power plant? Sell the extra energy to BESCOM and earn from it!
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Dec 09 2013
CYCLE ALL THE WAY!
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Ramesh Sreekantan
If you plan to cycle your way to work in Bengaluru, here's what you need to know.
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Dec 02 2013
CYCLING
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Ramesh Sreekantan
Cycling to work in Bengaluru used to sound like a crazy idea a few years ago. But now that's the IN- thing. Read on!
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