Once a source of drinking water, Mananchira is now precious part of city heritage

Once a source of drinking water, Mananchira is now precious part of city heritage

The Mananchira was built in the 14th century by Zamorin Mana Vikraman. | Photo Credit: K. Ragesh Mananchira, the pride of Kozhikode, has catered for the city’s needs for seven centuries. The large pond right in the middle of the city has now been unofficially accorded the status of a heritage property, one that tourists … Read more

Telangana Govt to set up a dedicated AI city, introduce internet as basic right

Telangana Govt to set up a dedicated AI city, introduce internet as basic right

Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan presented her traditional address to the joint sitting of the legislature on February 8, 2024. | Photo Credit: By Arrangement Telangana Government will set up a dedicated AI city in 50 acres to 100 acres. The Government will position Hyderabad and Telangana as the AI capital of the country by inviting … Read more

The first edition of Mumbai Festival to cherish spirit of inclusivity, unity of Mumbai city  

The first edition of Mumbai Festival to cherish spirit of inclusivity, unity of Mumbai city  

(From left to right) Dr. Ashwini Joshi, Additional Municipal Commissioner; Sabbas Joseph, Founder-Director at Wizcraft International Ent Private Limited; Girish Mahajan, Minister of Tourism, Government of Maharashtra; along with Anand Mahindra, Chairperson of Mumbai Festival Advisory Committee, and Dr. B. N. Patil, Director of Directorate of Tourism announcing the Mumbai Festival. | Photo Credit: Special … Read more

Private buses invite ire of city commuters yet again

Private buses invite ire of city commuters yet again

Rash driving by private buses has become a perpetual menace in Kochi despite High Court directives against it. | Photo Credit: H. VIBHU Private bus operators in Kochi are incurring the ire of commuters yet again, following Saturday’s incident in which a bus plying on the Aluva-Mattancherry route took off before two girl children alighted … Read more

Residents’ body to resume agitation demanding city entry of Goshree buses

Residents’ body to resume agitation demanding city entry of Goshree buses

Passengers rush to catch a Vypeen-bound bus at Hight Court Junction in Kochi on Saturday. | Photo Credit: THULASI KAKKAT With the Transport department remaining non-committal on the city entry of private buses from Goshree islands despite the expiry of the revised deadline of November 1, Federation of Residents Associations Apex Council in Goshree Islands … Read more

Provide underground drainage connections to 15,000 households in Bidar city, Minister Khuba tells officials

Provide underground drainage connections to 15,000 households in Bidar city, Minister Khuba tells officials

Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Bhagwant Khuba chairing a District Development Co-ordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) meeting in Bidar on Tuesday. | Photo Credit: T. GOPICHAND A District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) meeting, chaired by Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Bhagwant Khuba, has directed officials to expedite … Read more

CPI(M) demands construction on public toilets in city

CPI(M) demands construction on public toilets in city

M.B. Sajjan, district secretary, Communist Party of India (Marxist), a addressing press conference in Kalaburagi on Friday. | Photo Credit: ARUN KULKARNI The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has demanded that the City Corporation increase the number of public toilets in Kalaburagi. CPI(M) district secretary M.B. Sajjan, addressing a press conference here on Friday, said … Read more

Tackling Bengaluru’s flash floods with Sponge City systems, underground storage tanks

Tackling Bengaluru’s flash floods with Sponge City systems, underground storage tanks

Year after year, flash floods have played havoc with Bengalureans, particularly those in and around low-lying pockets. Erratic rains fuelled by climate change concerns give them no time to prepare, as a month’s rainfall pours down in a few hours. The frequency of these high-intensity events has increased dramatically, demanding urgent but smart solutions. So … Read more

₹241 crore to bolster healthcare in Old City, says Akbaruddin Owaisi

₹241 crore to bolster healthcare in Old City, says Akbaruddin Owaisi

The Telangana government has sanctioned ₹240 crore for the upgradation and renovation of various government hospitals in Old City, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi said on Tuesday. Speaking to the media, Mr. Owaisi said that a 100-bed hospital has been sanctioned at Kamatipura at an estimated cost of ₹42 crore. The existing … Read more