City Features

Have More Bangaloreans Adopted Dogs During The Lockdown


Explocity spoke to Bismi Anil of Duma’s Animal Welfare Trust who says there has been an increase in adoptions and most people are opting for Indie pups rather than breeds.

Police Dog Squad Get A Whole New Activity Park


More space was needed for the training and well-being of the dogs besides the need to expand to handle the additional dogs that are in line to be inducted into the force.

Bangalore Musician Melli's New Arabic Release “Habibi”


In conversation with Explocity, Melli talks about the meaning of his name to the meanings hidden in his music. His Arabic influenced song “Habibi” is making waves in India and across the Gulf countries.

Ten Acres Of Love And Care - The Bangalore Police Dog Squad


Off to the side, set in 100 acres of land is a police campus. And in it, is the dog squad - a 10-acre area devoted to the training and handling of the police dogs.

Coronavirus Update: Dogs Do Not Spread Coronavirus, BBMP Will Fine You For Abandoning Your Pet


Many in Bangalore and other parts of the country have begun to abandon their pet dogs in this crisis because of this rumour, Priya Chetty-Rajagopal told Explocity, “this information is not at all true. If anything we are transmitting the virus to our dogs and not the other way around.”

Coronavirus in Bangalore: Police Feed Over 300 Stray Dogs In Lockdown


The lockdown and the closing of the restaurants, particularly street food vendors, has left the hundreds of street dogs without a source for food.

Coronavirus In Bangalore  - In The Lockdown With Inspector Shivaprasad Of Bangalore Police


Shivaprasad was on his way to instruct his traffic cops, beat cops and constables after a meeting with DCP, where he received his instructions for the day. We rode along with him to Trinity Circle, one of the busiest junctions in Central Bangalore.

There Will Be Hot Cross Buns In Bangalore This Easter

Bakery Bangalore

The Karnataka government sent out a circular saying bakery and related products are now exempt from the lockdown. This means that there needs to be no furtiveness about selling hot cross buns, a symbolic staple of the season.

Coronavirus In Bangalore - The Challenges Of Enforcing The Lockdown


Not many appreciate that in the frontlines of the war, the police have the worst gig. They are less prepared -- in terms of gear and mentally -- than the medical fraternity. They have to persuade a city of millions to stay home for weeks.