User: chvartak Topic: bangtree
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Last updated: Jun 12 2019 16:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In India, insects are slowly disappearing – and that is a cause for worry 12.6.2019 Scroll.in
Urbanisation and pollution have wreaked havoc on insect populations.
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Across India, Dalits are still fighting to claim lands promised to them 9.6.2019 Scroll.in
In several states, land titles given to Dalits as part of redistribution programmes are useless because the original higher caste owners never ceded control.
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World Cup 2019: England set a new ODI record by scoring 300-plus for the seventh time on the trot 8.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Jason Roy’s 153 replaces Rohit Sharma’s 122 not out as the highest individual score of this World Cup.
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How Bengaluru’s action plan proposes to beat air pollution 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Recently, a 44-point mega action plan was drafted to tackle air pollution in Bengaluru. The plan assigns tasks to multiple government agencies, to be completed in a time frame. Read more for details of the plan
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Assam and Mizoram are least prepared for climate change among Himalayan states, finds study 30.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Jammu and Kashmir is the third most vulnerable, while Sikkim is the most prepared.
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BBMP, the misunderstood eco-warrior 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters
The real reason BBMP does not pick up calls is its concern for the environment, says the author
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Bengaluru non-profit builds play spaces from scrap 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As children's play spaces are shrinking, the non-profit Anthill Creations has been transforming government school playgrounds and open spaces in the city. Anthill uses scrap materials to build durable, innovative play structures
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB assures water supply | Citizens protest tree felling | BBMP plans household medical waste disposal 27.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BWSSB assures continued water supply, BBMP plans scientific disposal of household biomedical waste, citizens protest decision to axe over 600 trees for Metro - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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World Cup moments: When pink-haired Kevin O’Brien painted Bangalore green as Ireland stunned England 23.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Chasing an imposing 327/8, Ireland slumped to 111/5 before a breathtaking 63-ball 113 from Kevin O’Brien sealed an iconic win at the 2011 World Cup.
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‘Not natural’: Why is Kerala seeing more forest fires this year? 12.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Nearly 1,000 hectares of forestland have been reduced to ashes, according to environmentalists.
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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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Despite more rain over the last decade, Rajasthan’s lakes are running dry. Here’s why 6.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Erratic rainfall patterns, a consequence of climate change, has hurt the state’s agrarian economy.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Minimise tree felling for Metro, says HC | Security upped after Lanka blasts | HC stay on elevated corridor 29.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Last week, the High Court passed orders on two major concerns of Bengalureans - the elevated corridor project, and indiscriminate tree felling for Metro rail. Read more on this, and other happenings in the city over the past week
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Storm hits State, boats capsize, 3 missing, extensive damages reported 29.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Storm hits State, boats capsize, 3 missing, extensive damages reported
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Street art points to Bengaluru’s missing green cover 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters
A Bengaluru resident puts up an art installation in HSR Layout to bring attention to the city's rapidly depleting green cover
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How the candidates in the second phase of voting stack up: 47% graduates, 16% with criminal charges 18.4.2019 Scroll.in
Twenty seven per cent of the nominees are crorepatis.
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As lending libraries shut down across India, a plucky chain from Kochi is holding its own 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Since it was founded by P Luiz John 40 years ago, Eloor Libraries has gone through many ups and downs. But its commitment to its members hasn’t wavered.
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Sustainable traffic solutions missing in campaign discourse as Bengaluru eyes one crore vehicles 15.4.2019 Citizen Matters
As election discourse heats up, many political parties promise to make urban mobility, public transport key areas of focus. But do they walk the talk? What does the proposal for an elevated corridor in Bengaluru say about the search for sustainable mobility solutions?
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Spinning a spell 2.4.2019 Hindu: Home
Meanings, Metaphor looks at generating interest in the humanness of handspun fabric
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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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