Travel today is relatively faster, and people across the world are travelling more than ever before. But at a giant cost: urban roads are choked with vehicles. The air throttles millions. While the affluent scramble for more road space, the not-so-lucky a

Raman Sukumar, founder director of the Bangalore based Asian Elephant Research and Conservation Centre, has been selected for the prestigious Whitley Golden Award, popularly known as the Green Oscar , for his efforts to save endangered Asian elephants

eggs will soon offer an inexpensive antidote for snake bites, if scientists in Bangalore have their way. Bio

Unique vaccine ready for trials

15-year-old Raja lives in a slum in Koramangala locality of Bangalore city. He cycles 2 km every night to get two pots of water for his family from a public handpump. Today the city he lives in

A recent order of Bangalore's transport department makes it mandatory for all autorickshaws, which renew registration from November 1, 2002 to use liquefied petroleum gas (lpg) fuel. The state

A Bangalore slum experiments with ecofriendly toilets

A childless woman's search for emotional fulfilment through planting and nurturing saplings
by Malini Shankar

The tree court started out as a great idea, but is little more than a paper tiger today

Bangalore University s new BioPark has medicinal gardens that incorporate the near forgotten science of India s ancient medical treatises