Mosquito infestation increases spread of diseases in B’luru

Accumulation of garbage blamed for the problem More and more Bengalureans are falling victim to vector-borne diseases because of the proliferation of mosquitoes. Residents of various localities have reported the matter to authorities. Dr Venkatesh, a rural health officer, informed The Observer: “Pointing out a specific reason will be difficult. Factors like waste dumping and […]

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Juvenile driving offences worry traffic police

Parents are fined for accidents by underage drivers Juveniles driving vehicles is a serious offence. In Bengaluru, 4-5 children are injured every day while driving or riding vehicles. These offences also put drivers around them at risk. M S Prakash, sub-inspector of a Traffic Management Centre, informed The Observer: “Underaged drivers pose a threat to […]

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Bengaluru sees a sharp rise in cyber frauds

Would-be buyers must verify seller, product: Lawyer The number of online scams involving fake products has increased in Karnataka in the past two years. Fraudsters use reselling apps to publish advertisements for fake products.  The Observer spoke to Sunil K, chief constable at the cyber crime department, about the issue. “We track the scammer by analyzing […]

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Chain snatching down, but suburbs still unsafe

Most culprits are drug addicts who are in desperate need of money says Police. The number of chain snatching cases is down by 15% in Karnataka since 2017, according to police data show. But there are several settlements and villages on Bengaluru’s outskirts where robbers have a field day. Mani S, who lives near Devagere […]

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Vehicle modifications cause noise pollution and accidents

Despite restrictions on vehicle alterations, several drivers in Bengaluru modify their vehicles and ride them. These vehicle modifications are responsible for road accidents and noise pollution. Despite restrictions on vehicle alterations, several drivers in Bengaluru modify their vehicles and ride them. These vehicle modifications are responsible for road accidents and noise pollution. Sajjan R, an […]

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Illegal parking causes problems for goods vehicles.

Congestion caused due to illegal parking makes it very difficult for the factory trucks and other goods carriers to reach the main road. Bengaluru: Goods carriers find it difficult to reach Mysuru Road because of the vehicles parked in the lane beside Nayandahalli Metro. Factories that are located in the lane find it very difficult […]

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