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Last updated: Apr 18 2019 20:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Namma Metro: Trees axed in Whitefield, compensatory planting in Uttara Kannada. Here’s why 1.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Hundreds of trees in Bengaluru are being felled for Metro rail, but compensatory saplings are often planted outside the city, or maybe never. Officials do not keep track of the saplings or ensure their survival either
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1,131 properties to be affected by elevated corridor project 1.4.2019 Hindu: Home
Environmental impact assessment report says project needs 56.89 hectares of land
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Last year’s heavy rains reduce tobacco output in State by 14 million kg 1.4.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Loss to farmers estimated at ₹200 crore
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The stakes in water 27.3.2019 Hindu: S & T
Coalition for water security brings together NGOs, scholars, and concerned individuals
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How Swachh Bharat remains a poor joke in Bengaluru 26.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With elections round the corner, Modi's nationwide cleanliness campaign seems to be failing miserably in Bengaluru. What can citizens do to reclaim their clean and green spaces?
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Forget Kiki and Ice-bucket, take the Minimum Water Challenge instead! 22.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Here’s a challenge that actually makes a difference. It will make water saving a daily habit among citizens, so that every day is World Water Day and there is never a D-Day scenario because of water scarcity!
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Why Bengaluru’s proposed mega elevated road corridor has sparked protests 16.3.2019 Scroll.in
Activists say the project won’t ease the city’s chronic traffic congestion or ensure inclusive mobility. It will only damage the environment.
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How a Karnataka town used SMS alerts to reduce human-elephant conflicts 14.3.2019 Scroll.in
Hassan has been a hotbed of human-elephant encounters for years and a challenge for forest authorities.
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Huge blaze in Bandipur tiger reserve was result of bad fire-management policies, say researchers 8.3.2019 Scroll.in
Forest scientists have long been advocating the use of controlled burns in winter months to clear forests of flammable undergrowth.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Spurt in H1N1 cases | HC notice to online streaming platforms | Cyber crime lab upgraded…and more 2.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
An alarming rise in swine flu cases in February, sophisticated upgrades to tackle cyber crime and yet another instance of tree felling -- catch your dose of weekly news from Bengaluru here.
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Five Year Achievements & Initiatives of Ministries of Railways and Coal 1.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Minister for Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal today addressed the media on the five-year achievements of the ministries under his charge. Shri Goyal released a booklet highlighting the achievements in the Railways and Coal Ministries in the past five years.
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LIVE! Kolkata top cop at Shillong CBI office for questioning 9.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Migratory harrier birds are no longer flocking in large numbers to India 31.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
One of the main reasons for the decline in harrier numbers is the destruction of the grasslands in both breeding and wintering areas, according to scientists.
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Did the Mumbai marathon live up to its green promise? 23.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Organisers of the recently concluded Mumbai marathon had promised to take several steps to make their event a green one. In post-event reflection, runners and observers share what they got right and what could be improved.
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Toyota drives in new Camry Hybrid at Rs 36.95 lakh 18.1.2019 Zee News : Business
The new generation Camry Hybrid comes with a 2.5 litre petrol engine mated with an electric motor delivering a fuel efficiency of 23.27 km per litre.
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