User: Jake Topic: Infrastructure and Real Estate
Category: Metro
Last updated: May 13 2019 18:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru Buzz: NGT action to save lakes | Draft policy to ease commute | Action plan for air quality 13.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Action to be taken against encroachers of Kaikondarahalli lake buffer zone, sewage and rainwater to be diverted away from Bellandur lake, draft commute policy and new air quality action plan for Bengaluru - read more on what happened in the city over the past week
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BMRC to acquire church land for Metro, Tree Officer says not yet 12.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The heritage All Saints Church is set to lose over 100 hundred trees and other structures to land acquisition for Metro rail. While BMRC announced that it will go ahead with the acquisition despite public protests, BBMP Tree Officer asserts that a decision can be taken only after an inspection report on tree felling, and public consultations
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In Bengaluru, daily wage labourers are struggling to get even 10 days of work in a month 3.5.2019 Scroll.in
GST and demonetisation continue to hurt the livelihoods of workers in India’s IT hub.
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How can governments make Bengaluru more liveable? By putting pedestrians first 22.4.2019 Scroll.in
Pollution, traffic and a host of other concerns can be resolved.
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Why addressing pedestrian concerns is key to making Bengaluru liveable 22.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Not so long ago, residents and visitors alike gushed over the pleasure of walking along the fragrant tree-lined avenues of Bangalore. Today walking in the city is a nightmare. What changed, and what can be done to encourage and protect pedestrians, which is important for more reasons than one?
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Bengaluru Buzz: Low voter turnout | HC upholds minimum wage hike in 34 industries | Properties to be acquired in ORR for Metro 22.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Voter turnout in Bengaluru lower than in 2014 elections, High Court upholds state government's decision to increase minimum wages in 34 industries, properties being acquired for Metro ORR line - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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11th Car set for Kolkata Metro flagged off by Union Secy. Housing and Urban D S Mishra 3.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Bengaluru, BEML Ltd., country’s premier Rail & Metro manufacturer delivered 11th Metro Car set to Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRCL) today. At a function held at BEML Complex here on Wednesday, Union Secretary Housing and Urban D S Mishra flagged off the Metro car set with BEML CMD Deepak Kumar Hota present. Speaking on the occasion, […]
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Solar energy set to power electric vehicles in Bengaluru 3.4.2019 Hindu: Bangalore
The sun is set to power electric vehicles in the city. In an attempt to ensure that clean transport is driven by clean energy, Bangalore Electricity
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BMRCL penalised over construction in Kadugodi 2.4.2019 Hindu: Home
Had started construction in forest land without proper approval
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Why you don’t have a say in tree felling in Bengaluru 2.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
If more than 50 trees are to be axed for any project, authorities have to consult the public first, as per law. But how do authorities manage to avoid public consultations even when they axe hundreds of trees for mega projects?
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Namma Metro: Trees axed in Whitefield, compensatory planting in Uttara Kannada. Here’s why 1.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Hundreds of trees in Bengaluru are being felled for Metro rail, but compensatory saplings are often planted outside the city, or maybe never. Officials do not keep track of the saplings or ensure their survival either
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1,131 properties to be affected by elevated corridor project 1.4.2019 Hindu: Home
Environmental impact assessment report says project needs 56.89 hectares of land
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Metro to airport: BMRCL to get land from NHAI 31.3.2019 Hindu: Rx
NHAI had acquired 1.05 lakh sq. m of land for high-speed rail link to KIA
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How Swachh Bharat remains a poor joke in Bengaluru 26.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With elections round the corner, Modi's nationwide cleanliness campaign seems to be failing miserably in Bengaluru. What can citizens do to reclaim their clean and green spaces?
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Why Bengaluru’s proposed mega elevated road corridor has sparked protests 16.3.2019 Scroll.in
Activists say the project won’t ease the city’s chronic traffic congestion or ensure inclusive mobility. It will only damage the environment.
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Karnataka meets Railways terms for Bengaluru suburban service 23.2.2019 Sify Finance
Karnataka has agreed to meet the terms of Indian Railways for building the 161 km Bengaluru suburban project at Rs 23,000 crore, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Friday.
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To develop a city for transit, or transit for a city? 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
As urban centres thrive and expand beyond the reach of walking and cycling distances, it becomes important for cities to understand and provide the most efficient and sustainable ways of moving people and goods. Can transit oriented development hold the key?
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Here’s why BDA will display Bengaluru Mater Plan again for comments 31.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The public said there was no mention of elevated corridors in the master plan. The Bengaluru Development Authority figured out a way to set it right, and how! Seeking public comments isn't the real aim of displaying master plan.
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City Buzz: Road users’ survey | Kolkata metro fire | Delhi cold wave…and more 31.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Two fires in Kolkata and Mumbai raise concerns, road safety at risk too, as users fare poorly in multi-city survey, What else are cities talking about this week?
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Bengaluru Buzz: Big money for B’luru | Metro to shut for repairs | BMTC kills three 22.12.2018 Citizen Matters
From Karnataka government's money allocation for Bengaluru, to BMTC's killing of pedestrians and bikers, all important news that you need to know form last week, in one place.
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