User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: flyovers-1ways-etc
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Old world charm, old world prices 7.10.2008 Citizen Matters

Most old time Bangaloreans will vouch that shopping in the noisy, congested lanes of Chickpete and Balepete is a unique experience and more importantly, easy on the wallet. Bangalore Pete (city), built in 1537 AD during Kempegowda reign, is now a thriving wholesale market. Though most people who visit here are retailers, who buy their supplies at wholesale prices, there is also a huge retail shopping populace who regularly visit for the economical prices and the sheer range on offer.

It was a long time since I went shopping in this area; so when my aunt requested me to accompany her…

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Bangalore's petes: old charm and old prices 7.10.2008 Citizen Matters

Most old time Bangaloreans will vouch that shopping in the noisy, congested lanes of Chickpete and Balepete is a unique experience and more importantly, easy on the wallet. Bangalore Pete (city), built in 1537 AD during Kempegowda reign, is now a thriving wholesale market. Though most people who visit here are retailers, who buy their supplies at wholesale prices, there is also a huge retail shopping populace who regularly visit for the economical prices and the sheer range on offer.

It was a long time since I went shopping in this area; so when my aunt requested me to accompany her…

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Metro to be extended to Electronic City 7.10.2008 New Indian Express
Metro to be extended to Electronic City
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Infrastructure is high on priority list 7.10.2008 TOI: Bangalore Times
Bangalore development agenda was again in focus as chief minister B S Yeddyurappa kicked off work on two flyovers to be constructed by Bangalore Development Authority, on Monday.
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Extending Metro Rail service till Electronics City to be studied 7.10.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Many road development projects will be taken up, says Yeddyurappa
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Extending Metro Rail up to Electronics City to be studied 7.10.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Many road development projects to be taken up, says Yeddyurappa
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Microlights allowed to use Mysore airport runway 3.10.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Chartered flights bringing tourists for festivities can use it too
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City of the future 1.10.2008 Citizen Matters

“You know you’re in Bangalore, you know you’re in the Silicon Valley of India, when you go to play golf and the caddy on the first tee says you can either aim at the Microsoft building or the IBM building. You know you’re in Bangalore when you see the Pizza Hut advertisement says ‘gigabytes of taste’,” famously said the US journalist Thomas Friedman in 2004. Ever since, reams have been written on outsourcing, the software boom and the rise of the uber-smart, uber-rich new technogeeks of Bangalore.

But whatever happened to the other Bangalores, the ones that shun the…

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Priority will be given to urgent needs, says legislator 28.9.2008 Deccan Herald
Priority will be given to urgent needs, says legislator
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What's happening to air fares in India? 26.9.2008 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
If you compare current fares with those the same time last year you will think they have been schizophrenic.
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Protests, rallies cause gridlock 25.9.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Thousands stranded as vehicular movement is paralysed in city
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Go-ahead for highway 24.9.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
BANGALORE: The Karnataka High Court on Monday dismissed an appeal by a resident of Shivalli village in Udupi district challenging the acquisition of land by the authorities for widening the Malpe-Molkalmuru State Highway. Ramachandra ...
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Johnson Market in doldrums 23.9.2008 Deccan Herald
Johnson Market in doldrums
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Greens see red over alleged inaction of ‘empowered panel’ 22.9.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
BANGALORE: Two months ago, environmentalists in the city saw, well, green when an “empowered committee” was constituted by the High Court of Karnataka to keep tabs on the indiscriminate felling of trees and loss of livelihood due ...
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BIA rail link on fast track 21.9.2008 TOI: Bangalore Times
Airport Terminal At Parade Grounds Will Complement Metro ...
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‘Road widening review panel head violating norms’ 20.9.2008 New Indian Express
‘Road widening review panel head violating norms’
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ALLEGATION 20.9.2008 Deccan Herald
ALLEGATION
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Week's news in brief: Sep 12-Sep 18 19.9.2008 Citizen Matters

Business & Economy

No deadbody, no insurance

Basavanna, a retired KSRTC driver from Malavalli, lost his son, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren in the 2004 Tsunami, when they were on tour in Chennai. However he was not able to get their dead bodies. The insurance company denied compensation, contending that there was a possibility of them being alive as the dead bodies were not recovered. Basavanna argued that he had performed the last rites of the dead. He has now filed a writ petition in the High…

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Among all those wheels, no space for people 17.9.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Not only are our roads unfriendly to vehicles but more crucially, no one cares about the pedestrian
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Traffic problem 16.9.2008 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Crossing roads at Nagercoil town becomes not only a time consuming process but also risky. Whereas the number of vehicles records an increase at geometric progression, it is distressing to note that the district administration is behaving like ...
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