All young women near my office, a major IT/college corridor walk on the pavement with faces fully covered by thin cloth, with eyes looking down. Well that is the only way they can protect their faces from dust and yet read their mobile! It is silica everywhere in sillyconCity! #sillyconCity (171)
Cubbon park is a brilliant oasis of nature amidst the noisy and noxious urban central business district. On Sunday mornings it is just lovely, bustling with walkers, bicyclists, skaters, photographers, dog walkers, bird feeders etc.. young and old enjoying the lovely nature away from the digital tether. Now the authorities decided that this was too much and installed large digital screens all over the park to beam images of nature and advertisements. The transformation from…
Run for Green Energy event on the World Environment day was held at the pristine campus of GKVK with 1000s of trees spewing Oxygen and lovely birds chirping. Outside the NCBS campus ~100 petrol/diesel cars quietly rest after discharging noxious gases ferrying the participants. Jai sillycon city. #sillyconCity (#136)
namma Bengaluru is the city of pubs.That is why our even our lakes froth.One for the road, in the sillycon city. #sillyconCity (#117)
Some of our autos and 100cc bikes are indeed trailblazers. They leave a trail of white kerosene smoke in the ‘jet’ stream as they zip away. The amazing sillycon city. #sillyconCity (#79)
Bangalore is the only place where you can see surf on the road anytime of the year. Bellandur lake is the place of attraction. The high life of sillycon city. #sillyconCity (#41)
Second one on the Bellandur lake pollution
Belandur lake was on fire recently and it took a large contingent of Army personnel (5000 of them) to douse it. Sridhar Pabbisetty has been spearheading this issue, but our city officials are resilient!