Bengaluru

‘Participatory aquifer mapping’ in Bengaluru aims to engage citizens in strategies for using groundwater wisely.
Patralekha Chatterjee February 10, 2017

Choices made today may lock in the city’s future for a century, The City Fix says.

April 22, 2016

Tolls on cars entering the city center may be the only way to alleviate gridlock that turns Bangalore into a rush-hour parking lot, Urb.im reports. 

July 30, 2015

The bizarre occurrence sparked concerns about the level of flammable pollutants being dumped into a city lake, the Bangalore Mirror reports. 

June 26, 2015

The I Got Garbage website matches trash scavengers with homes, apartments and businesses to ensure that refuse is sorted for recyclables, Urb.im reports.

March 24, 2015

As Bangalore grapples with congestion and pollution, an update to its master plan offers an opportunity to promote dense, transit-oriented development, Urb.im reports. 

November 26, 2014

A socially conscious business founded by idealistic Australians empowers Indian entrepreneurs to market solar lamps to slum dwellers, according to the United Nations. 

July 18, 2014

Cities in Africa, South America and Asia provide financial support, guidance and education to unemployed youth, according to an Urb.im blog item on the Huffington Post.

July 1, 2014
New approaches to trash problems in India’s IT center are making an impact, but slowly.
Sumit Chakraberty April 15, 2014
Bangalore, India is finding a path out of an urban trash crisis by bringing dignity to workers who once were ostracized.
Sumit Chakraberty April 14, 2014

In Bangalore and other cities in the state of Karnataka, streets are too congested for full-size ambulances, reports the Times of India.

January 24, 2014
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