Hopes for the new year

Here's a new year wish, this city of yours and mine
fares better in 2009.

In the past, Bangalore’s infrastructure projects have been plagued by cost and schedule overruns. From the metro to grade separators/flyovers at Yeshwantpur junction, Gali Anjaneyaswamy temple, Malleswaram etc. to the elevated superway on Hosur road…

We hope 2009 sees a change for the better.

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