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Bengaluru’s pothole victims’ pain continues, no formal way yet to claim compensation 5.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Potholes have led to several accidents and deaths in Bengaluru. But compensation for victims have always been at the Mayor's discretion. Despite a HC order, BBMP has not yet set up a formal process for compensation
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Solar sees some success in Bengaluru, even as BESCOM fails to meet solar rooftop targets 20.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Organisations like BIAL and Bangalore University are now meeting a large part of their energy needs from solar power. But not enough citizens have applied for rooftop solar installation under BESCOM schemes
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New construction in Cubbon Park: High Court permits 7-storey building, citizens to protest 31.10.2019 Citizen Matters
New construction is restricted in Cubbon Park by law and court orders. But a recent High Court order has allowed construction of a seven-storey annexe building of the HC itself here, and that too, replacing a heritage structure
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Watch: How Cyclone Kyarr is disrupting life in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Goa 26.10.2019 Scroll.in
Despite causing heavy rainfall and strong winds, Cyclone Kyarr is not expected to make landfall on the Indian coast.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Hundreds of homes flooded | Trial run of ORR bus lane from Oct 20 | BBMP repeats promise on tree census 13.10.2019 Citizen Matters
About 500 homes in north Bengaluru were flooded last week after Doddabidarakallu lake was breached by heavy rains. Read more on news from the city last week, in our weekly roundup
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Chhetri follows Kohli, turns vegan 12.10.2019 Rediff: Sports
Last year, Kohli had adopted a plant-based diet and Chhetri said his awareness came during a stint with Sporting Lisbon in 2013.
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Biodiesel from used cooking oil: What’s fuelling five buses in Mangalore 12.10.2019 Citizen Matters
In Mangalore, a state government-run research centre has developed the technology to convert used cooking oil to biodiesel. Five private buses here now run on biofuel blend
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“Dear food businesses, areca cutlery and clay pots aren’t eco-friendly” 9.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Many businesses are opting for areca cutlery, clay pots etc to avoid plastic and be eco-friendly. But these materials are hard to compost, and only add to Bengaluru's piling waste.
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The big news: SC stays tree felling in Aarey but 2,141 already chopped, and nine other top stories 7.10.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: RBI data showed that fund flows to commercial sector fell 88% in six months, and the Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded to three researchers.
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Driven by climate change, erratic rain destroyed 25% of crops in Karnataka’s Cauvery basin this year 4.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Drought-like situations in June and July were followed by 102% excess rain in August. A lack of vegetation cover meant water didn’t seep into the soil.
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Elephants in Kodagu have adapted their behaviour to cope with the daily run-ins with humans 29.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Leaving leaving protected areas behind, herds of elephants are moving to estates, where they eat, rest and breed.
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Rampant deforestation in the Western Ghats is causing recurring floods in Southern India 28.9.2019 Scroll.in
Besides better implementation of existing environmental laws, India needs new ones to conserve hills and mountains.
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India’s 269 thermal power plants aren’t just polluting air – they’re also guzzling away water 14.9.2019 Scroll.in
The only way to cut down on the sector’s massive water needs is to switch to greener energy.
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Two years of extreme rainfall have left Karnataka’s Kodagu struggling to stay afloat 6.9.2019 Scroll.in
A change in rainfall patterns, along with human acts such as deforestation and land-use changes, have contributed to the deluge.
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Creating green jobs could help address both unemployment and environmental degradation in India 5.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Shifting to a green economy could add 3 million jobs in the renewable energy sector by 2030.
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Duleep Trophy final: Jaydev Unadkat takes four wickets as India Red dominate India Green on day one 4.9.2019 Scroll.in
India Green were left reeling at 147/8 on the rain-hit opening day in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
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In rapidly growing Bengaluru, temples and kattes are sanctuaries for biodiversity 3.9.2019 Scroll.in
Conservationists are advocating for heritage mapping of the city sanctums that are often vulnerable to developmental projects.
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How devastating floods almost spelt the end of the coffee journey in Karnataka’s Coorg 1.9.2019 Scroll.in
Viju B’s ‘Flood and Fury’ examines how the devastation of the Western Ghats led to the destructive floods in Kerala and Karnataka in 2018.
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Duleep Trophy: Mahipal Lomror’s century keeps India Red in the hunt for first innings lead 31.8.2019 Scroll.in
The 19-year-old from Rajasthan compiled 126 runs off 272 balls, studded with 14 fours and three sixes.
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Duleep Trophy: Karun Nair continues dream run to lead India Red’s fightback against India Green 30.8.2019 Scroll.in
Nair, who had scored 99 and 166 not out in the previous game against India Blue, hit 14 fours during his enterprising knock.
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