The popular notion that dengue-causing mosquito Aedes aegypti strikes only during morning hours is a myth.

BENGALURU: At the wedding of Titan CEO Bhaskar Bhat's daughter on October 25, over 2,000 bottles of mineral water were used.

A 24-year-old man with dengue died in a private hospital in Wilson Garden in south Bengaluru in June.

CAG Report Unearths Horrors Of Govt Residential Institutions And Gross Under-Utilization Of Public Funds

Thousands of students in 250 residential schools bathe in cold water throughout the year. Neither do they have warm water to drink. Worse, 54 schools don’t have separate toilets for girls and boys. In all, 43% of the schools have no playgrounds.

These farmers have lost their land twice

It’s a double whammy for these farmers. First, their fertile land was taken away by the BDA to form Arkavathy Layout. They fought a protracted legal battle to get compensation in the form of sites. The farmers are landless again because the BDA has denotified the land where their plots stood.

Bangalore: The city had not had it so bad in recent past. With the inflow into the Krishnarajasagar reservoir reduced to a trickle, Bangaloreans can now only hope for unseasonal rain in May to escape the water crisis looming over the city.

Authorities confirm that if the catchment areas of the Cauvery do not receive adequate rain during May, Bangalore is certain to plunge into a water supply crisis. The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has sensed the alarming situation.

Many Of Bangalore’s Open Wells Are In The Throes Of Death Today

Bangalore: Today, abandoned open wells across the city are nothing but a repository of the dry treatment meted out to them for years. What once seemed inexhaustible water sources have fallen into disuse, thanks to unbridled exploitation and lack of attempts to revive them. TOI tracks down three wells that were once well-springs of life but now embody our half-hearted approach to water conservation.