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Last updated: Oct 13 2019 13:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Duleep Trophy: Akshath Reddy’s century helps India Green take opening day honours against India Red 29.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Reddy and Mumbai’s Siddhesh Lad were involved in a fruitful 137-run partnership for the third wicket.
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Sacred sites in Bengaluru: Where heritage helps conserve biodiversity 29.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Despite Bengaluru's rapid urbanisation, its kattes and temples still harbour over 120 different tree species. Majority of these are native species including neem and peepal. These trees should be mapped and given protected status, conservationists say
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Clean Air Summit to discuss solutions to air pollution 22.8.2019 Citizen Matters
At ICAS 2019, scientists and policymakers from across the country will deliberate on strategies to reduce air pollution. You can attend panel discussions and trainings at the event
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Vasanth Nagar citizens survey 439 streetlights; get BBMP to fix missing and defective lights 21.8.2019 Citizen Matters
When Vasanth Nagar residents couldn't get BBMP to fix damaged and missing streetlights in their neighbourhood, they undertook a 'streetlight survey'. Armed with solid data, they've got BBMP to start works. Around half the defective streetlights here have already been fixed
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