BENGALURU: Environmentalists and citizens will hit the Nrupatunga Road on Friday morning and embrace the 18 trees marked for felling to facilitate TenderSURE works by the BBMP recently.

Bengaluru is a city in which it's hard to breathe. Yet, the pollution control board has only 13 monitors across the 700-odd sqkm of the city.

On a recent domestic flight, Ramachandra TV, a senior IISc professor, was given a water bottle by the air hostess.

BENGALURU: If you are taking a joyride or getting a cab home after work at midnight, think twice before sliding down the car window and breathing in deeply.

Here are some new insights into why leopards stray into human habitats regularly.

FESTIVE SPIRIT As City Readies To Dazzle In Diwali Lights, Concerns About Pollution Gain Prominence; Many Pledge To Keep It Noiseless

Barbastelle Commonly Seen In Temperate Forests Of Europe And North America

Upa Lokayukta Seeks Proof Of Trees Planted From Agency By Today

Courting better footpaths

While walking to her workplace in Bangalore, Jenny Pinto encounters electrical transformers, uncovered manholes and displaced tiles. After years of trying to nudge people into action for walkers’ rights, Pinto has realized one thing. “That unless citizens take a legal route to make civic authorities understand the importance of walkability, safe roads have no chance,” she says. A designer and a resident of Indiranagar, 53-yearold Pinto did just that by filing a petition last April with the Karnataka high court seeking directions to the government to build better footpaths.

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