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‘Not plastic’, but Bengaluru will now grapple with discarded polyester flags post Independence Day 17.8.2018 Citizen Matters
The state ban on plastic and the central government advisory against use of plastic flags this Independence Day meant that many vendors switched to polyester fabric flags. But what does this really mean? What will be the impact of our celebrations on the environment?
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Pottery Town slaughter house hopes for improvements, as BBMP wakes up 14.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Long after all the licenses expired, BBMP is trying to spruce it up with facelifts that will improve the sanitation conditions in this abattoir. Will the abattoir reach acceptable KSPCB standards?
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Viraj Madappa wins maiden Asian title 13.8.2018 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Young Viraj Madappa couldn't have chosen a better place to announce his arrival on the big stage. In front of a goodly Sunday crowd, in excess of 2500, and in a quality field, the 20-year-old came up with a sensational four-under 67 under pressure on the final day to annex his maiden Asian tour title at the KGA here.
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From Delhi air to Bengaluru lakes, will environment finally be an election issue in 2019? 7.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Environment has been a part of manifestos of the major national parties over the last few years. But will the growing pressure from young voters and the urban middle class finally force them to go beyond lip service to issues like pollution, tree cutting and waste?
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Move to fell century-old trees for widening of road 1.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Move to fell century-old trees for widening of road
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Bangalore has 11,000 acres of forest area: Dipika Bajpai 29.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Raintrees provide shade and keep the carbon emissions in check. But it would be difficult to plant them now as they need too much space. We have other species that can line our roads. But not having trees is not an option, says Dipika. »
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Why investors in Tamil Nadu are in a spot 29.6.2018 Rediff: Personal Finance
At 47 protests a day, the state has become the most restive in the country and investors are becoming increasingly wary
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How can policy and regulation help fix Bengaluru’s environment? 27.6.2018 Citizen Matters
There are many laws that relate to greenery in Bengaluru, but they all need to talk the same language in order to actually protect greenery. Ambiguity in laws needs to be eliminated. »
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Bin the TenderSURE, plant more trees, says forest official who greened Bengaluru 26.6.2018 Citizen Matters
S R Neginhal, the pioneer of urban forestry who was tasked with greening Bengaluru once and did it successfully, talks about Bengaluru's green cover, why the city is losing it and the way forward. »
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Manoj Tiwari writes to Arvind Kejriwal asking him to return and resume work 26.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Manoj Tiwari, in an unsparing attack, has asked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to return to Delhi "at the earliest" and take charge. The BJP leader has written a letter to the CM, citing media reports that he has been declared fit as a fiddle by doctors of Jindal Naturopathy Institute. "As per the media reports citing latest health bulletin by Jindal Naturopathy Institute, doctors have described your health as completely good. Now that you have been declared fit by the doctors, you must return to Delhi at the earliest and resume work," Tiwari has written. He wants Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief to prioritise de-silting of drains with the monsoon in the national capital around the corner. "With monsoon set to hit Delhi next week, immediate attention of Delhi government is needed to ensure unclogging of drains so that Delhiites do not face waterlogging on streets and residential colonies," the letter reads. The North East Delhi MP also mentioned the acute water crisis ...
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All about ashwagandha, the newest superhero in the skincare market 25.6.2018 Hindu: Kids
Ashwagandha is an adaptogen - herbs that adapt to the body and help us deal with stress or boost energy
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Renewable energy projects attract more finance in T.N. 25.6.2018 Hindu: News
At ₹2,797 crore, State’s share second highest; nil funding for coal-based projects
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Greens in Kodagu seek Venugopal’s removal 23.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Greens in Kodagu have red-flagged K.C. Venugopal, AICC general secretary in charge of Karnataka, and have accused him of pushing for infrastructure p
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Rain continues to lash the coast; man dead 21.6.2018 Hindu: Health
IMD predicts heavy rainfall for the next two days
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Making Bengaluru Greener through collective efforts 19.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
How can Bengaluru bring back the lost green glory? what can practically be done, and by whom? »
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Residents move HC against Pattandur Agrahara lake encroachment 18.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
The Karnataka High Court on Monday asked the State government’s response on a PIL petition seeking directions to the authorities to remove all encroa
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Steel firms fear NPAs on iron ore export move 18.6.2018 DNA: Mumbai
After Karnataka miners' threat to move the Supreme Court (SC) this week to allow them to export iron ore, the state steel manufacturers have also gone aggressive in their opposition to it. Ramana Kumar, secretary of Karnataka Iron and Steel Manufacturers' Association (Kisma), told DNA Money that if the state-owned National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) and the private miners were permitted to export, iron ore shortage will further increase and result in more non-performing assets (NPAs) and plant shutdowns in the steel industry. "The shortage (of iron ore) for steel manufacturing in the country will increase. Everybody will have to shut down if they (miners) start exporting iron ore. As it is, there is a severe shortage in Karnataka, and if they start exporting then there will be even more serious problem," he said. Kumar said there was an extreme shortage of iron ore in Karnataka following SC's directive in 2013 to regulate its mining to 30 million tonne per annum (mtpa) to curb illegal mining. ...
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Namma Metro Phase I turns one 17.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Records over 12.29 crore footfalls in one year
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If Amul's for butter, will Licious be for meat? 16.6.2018 Rediff: Business
With India already having a huge population of meat eaters and about 70 per cent of the people being non-vegetarian, Indian entrepreneurs are hotting up the online meat market.
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Can Indian cities follow Naya Raipur’s plan to green themselves? 14.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Green cover keeps declining year after year in most Indian cities. Improvement, if seen, is only marginal. What can be done to reverse this? »
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