The year 2009 has been an eventful one, giving newspapers plenty to write about. The city witnessed a series of incidents, including deaths in storm water drains, acts of moral policing, attacks on churches, the A(H1N1) influenza pandemic, trees felled and roads ploughed up and livelihoods lost because of road-widening and to facilitate the ongoing Namma Metro project. Public Eye looks at major issues Bangaloreans have faced this year and speaks to experts who attempt to offer solutions to tackle them in the coming year. Readers may share experiences in relation to the published articles and mail their feedback to or to Public Eye, The Hindu, 19 & 21, Bhagwan Mahaveer Road, Bangalore 560001. Mails must carry full name and address.