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HSR's composting plant back to square one, no solution in sight 24.4.2017 Citizen Matters

Karnataka Composting Development Corporation (KCDC) is back to its old status, and the deadlock continues. Akshatha M traces a month's journey of the plant, through her interactions with concerned key parties.

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Sakaleshpur: The invasion of the elephants 22.4.2017 Hindu: News
If you cannot relocate them, move us out, say villagers, driven to the wall, in Karnataka’s Western Ghats
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IPL: RCB look to inflict second straight home loss on KKR (Lead Preview) 22.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will look to continue the momentum from their last outing when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.
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Autism: The hidden talent that shows up at the workplace 22.4.2017 Latest News
Autistic individuals exhibit astonishing levels of precision within and outside the workplace
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The company that leads other companies to smarter dharma 22.4.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
"The idea is to inform industries about sustainable practices that will reduce their carbon footprint as well as boost their bottomlines," Smarter Dharma founder Sriram Kuchimanchi tells Geetanjali Krishna.
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Autism: A special kind of ability 21.4.2017 All Beyond Business Stories
Autistic individuals exhibit astonishing levels of precision within and outside the workplace
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Heavy rain lashes Mysuru, Mandya, Hassan dists 20.4.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Mysuru city and the surrounding areas received heavy rain accompanied by thunder and lightning for more than an hour on Thursday evening. Hassan also witnessed heavy downpour during the evening. Channarayapatna in Hassan district received moderate rainfall, accompanied by hailstones for 10 minutes. Rain lashed Ayarahalli, Solamballi and Kamaravalli at Hirisave hobli in Channarayapatna taluk. A huge tree fell on the houses near Basvaeshwara Temple at Kamaravalli. Electricity poles collapsed snapping power supply to a few villages. Mandya experienced heavy rain accompanied by thunder and lightning. KR Pet, Nagamangala, Maddur, Basaralu and Pandavapura also received good rain. Helicopter ride cut short Three ministers flying to Bengaluru by helicopter were forced to abandon the journey midway and return to Mysuru because of heavy rainfall on Thursday. DK Shivakumar, T B Jayachandra and M B Patil had boarded the helicopter in Mysuru. But sudden downpour in Maddur, Mandya district, made the journey dangerous ...
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Clean climate: get rid of resistance to change 20.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
The reality of man-made climate change has passed the stage when denying its presence would give any real solace. It is happening and humans are responsible for whatever will unfold upon our future generations because of it. The lasting solutions to these problems - if they ever come - must be spearheaded by governments. However, the governments are constrained by other more immediate problems to deal with: economic development, education, health, security, not to mention elections etc. Individuals, on the other hand, are free to apply practices of sustainability quite directly. For them, the problem is that of replicating the benefits: how do I convince people around me to adapt these methods? Or how is it going to help if only I do it while most others continue to live callously? Many of us have the tenacity to work towards a sustainable model of life at an individual level, but can't find the will to spread the word. Anyway, parking the above very real and difficult issues, let us see what changes an ...
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Under a vanilla sky 20.4.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
High-quality South Indian beans are getting attention in an international market, giving Madagascar a run for its money
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Power utilities get notices for dues to NTECL 18.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
In a rare but extreme move, the NTPC Tamil Nadu Energy Company Ltd. (NTECL), a joint venture of National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd (NTPC) and Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd...
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Centre to clear new Bengaluru-Chennai expressway in two months 18.4.2017 ET: Infrastructure
Nitin Gadkari made an announcement to this effect at a review meeting of NHAI projects in New Delhi on Tuesday.
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Rainy evening brings relief from sweltering heat 18.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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The heat matters 17.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The mercury is soaring across the country with several states facing heat-wave conditions. In its recent Seasonal Outlook Update, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of a warmer than normal temperatures in all meteorological sub-divisions of the country except sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim. According to the IMD's forecast, in the months of April, May and June, the average and minimum temperatures in the Delhi-Haryana region could be at least 1.5° Celsius above normal. For the north-west and central India, the mercury is likely to hover over a degree Celsius above normal. The IMD has also alerted about a 47% probability of maximum temperature to be above normal in the core heat wave (HW) zone during April to June season. This HW zone covers states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Orissa and Telangana, and meteorological sub-divisions of Marathwada, Vidarbha, ...
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'Novel tech could shrink power plants tenfold, enhance efficiency' 17.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Power plants based on novel technology that uses super critical carbon dioxide instead of steam would be a tenth of the size of the conventional setup of the same capacity, an energy expert said here on Monday.
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K’taka dropping Bhimgad from ESZ upsets Goa 17.4.2017 TOI: Goa
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IPCL to double power production 16.4.2017 Hindu: Business
Plans to acquire firms with stressed assets to attain goal
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Lack of guidelines is main concern 16.4.2017 Hindu: News
Residents want only people with a proven track record of green initiatives as tree wardens
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The thirsty forests 15.4.2017 Hindu: National
As the Bandipur and Nagarahole Tiger Reserves dry up, animals in these forests struggle to find even a drop of water
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Eco-sensitive zones around state forest patches being redefined 14.4.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The state forest department and the Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) are now redefining the boundaries of eco-sensitive zones around forest patches of Karnataka. So far, of the 39 protected areas in Karnataka, only Bandipur Tiger Reserve had a defined eco-sensitive zone boundary. But soon, nine more will be added. Following the meeting held in February by members of the expert committee of MoEFCC on defining buffer zones, the Karnataka forest department on March 11 sent a proposal to the state and central governments giving a detailed map and areas of the ESZs of nine forest patches — BRT, MM Hills, Bannerghatta, Melkote, Ranganthittu, Chincholi, Bhadra, Ramadevarabetta and Nugu, said a forest department official. The government is still awaiting a response from the Centre on the list of another 15 to define ESZs. "We sent the draft notification to the MoEFCC for its approval in January," the official added. The proposed draft notification has listed Cauvery, ...
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25 adaptive signals for city by May 14.4.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Will turn green or red depending on traffic at the junction
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