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Meet Ikea—the disrupter in Indian Home furnishings 13.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
Bangalore Shopping tourism is relatively a new concept in India. Kerala Tourism attempted to replicate Dubai Shopping Festival but with limited success. Many feeble attempts, Surajkund Mela in the NCR region for example, are being made  across the country for a heady mix of shopping and tourism. But the real push has come from a  totally unexpected quarters—Swedish home furnishing major IKEA . Come to think of it. Ever since IKEA opened its shop of gigantic size in Hyderabad—friends, families and spouses are jet-setting from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai to shop in IKEA Hyderabad which is an experience hitherto unknown to Indians. Bangalore techie Arun Chaitanya and his wife Pallavi, a physician in Mumbai, flew  to Hyderabad to look at furniture and kitchen stuff for their new 3 BHK home in Whitefield. “I worked in the US and UK and other geographies. I could organise a simple living and kitchen in just one day from things I brought from IKEA. These products are sleek, stylish, easy to handle and ...
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10 years of committed citizenry: Tracing the journey of the Citizens’ Action Forum 12.10.2018 Citizen Matters
The Citizens' Action Forum completed a decade this year. It has an impressive record of committed activism, working on issues that affect a large section of the people in the city. Take a look at all that the Forum has been doing for Bengaluru and where they stand now.
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No system in Bengaluru to ensure people have their say in elevated corridors 5.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Projects like elevated corridors will continue to be implemented without discussion with civil society, unless people are empowered to question, suggest alternatives and become a part of the process. Why exactly are people not able to raise their voice to a level that's heard?
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“Time is money…we must ensure it is not wasted in Bangalore traffic” 26.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As his term comes to an end, outgoing mayor Sampath Raj answers questions on his tenure, BBMP administration in general and what the new mayor of Bengaluru should prioritise.
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These social ventures are re-inventing recycling, re-using and reduction of waste in Whitefield 20.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
What happens when a community becomes aware of the problems of generating excess waste and hoarding unwanted things? Renting, selling, upcycling - there are many ways to deal with it, and they will all be explored. An enterprising story from Whitefield.
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It’s a mountain… It’s a plateau… Oh no, it’s a garbage dump! 28.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Driving past the Bhalswa landfill, often described as Delhi's 'flaming hell', a Bengaluru resident is shocked, and urges all citizens to introspect and take immediate action to reduce waste and save our cities.
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LIVE! Ban Sanatan Sanstha if needed: Union minister 28.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Kerala flood less intense than deluge of 1924: So why was damage as great? 26.8.2018 Zee News : States
Most of the 373 casualties in Kerala were caused by landslides in the northern districts of Malappuram and Wayanad, and the central district of Idukki.
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Open letter to Chief Minister of Karnataka: Elevated Beda, Suburban Train, BRT, LastMile Beku 21.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Elevated roads do not solve the traffic problem - they shift it to another place. The government must decide to move people, not move vehicles, says Sandeep Anirudhan in his letter.
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‘Not plastic’, but Bengaluru will now grapple with discarded polyester flags post Independence Day 17.8.2018 Citizen Matters
The state ban on plastic and the central government advisory against use of plastic flags this Independence Day meant that many vendors switched to polyester fabric flags. But what does this really mean? What will be the impact of our celebrations on the environment?
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Pottery Town slaughter house hopes for improvements, as BBMP wakes up 14.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Long after all the licenses expired, BBMP is trying to spruce it up with facelifts that will improve the sanitation conditions in this abattoir. Will the abattoir reach acceptable KSPCB standards?
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Viraj Madappa wins maiden Asian title 13.8.2018 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Young Viraj Madappa couldn't have chosen a better place to announce his arrival on the big stage. In front of a goodly Sunday crowd, in excess of 2500, and in a quality field, the 20-year-old came up with a sensational four-under 67 under pressure on the final day to annex his maiden Asian tour title at the KGA here.
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From Delhi air to Bengaluru lakes, will environment finally be an election issue in 2019? 7.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Environment has been a part of manifestos of the major national parties over the last few years. But will the growing pressure from young voters and the urban middle class finally force them to go beyond lip service to issues like pollution, tree cutting and waste?
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Move to fell century-old trees for widening of road 1.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Move to fell century-old trees for widening of road
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Bangalore has 11,000 acres of forest area: Dipika Bajpai 29.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Raintrees provide shade and keep the carbon emissions in check. But it would be difficult to plant them now as they need too much space. We have other species that can line our roads. But not having trees is not an option, says Dipika. »
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Why investors in Tamil Nadu are in a spot 29.6.2018 Rediff: Personal Finance
At 47 protests a day, the state has become the most restive in the country and investors are becoming increasingly wary
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How can policy and regulation help fix Bengaluru’s environment? 27.6.2018 Citizen Matters
There are many laws that relate to greenery in Bengaluru, but they all need to talk the same language in order to actually protect greenery. Ambiguity in laws needs to be eliminated. »
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Bin the TenderSURE, plant more trees, says forest official who greened Bengaluru 26.6.2018 Citizen Matters
S R Neginhal, the pioneer of urban forestry who was tasked with greening Bengaluru once and did it successfully, talks about Bengaluru's green cover, why the city is losing it and the way forward. »
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Manoj Tiwari writes to Arvind Kejriwal asking him to return and resume work 26.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Manoj Tiwari, in an unsparing attack, has asked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to return to Delhi "at the earliest" and take charge. The BJP leader has written a letter to the CM, citing media reports that he has been declared fit as a fiddle by doctors of Jindal Naturopathy Institute. "As per the media reports citing latest health bulletin by Jindal Naturopathy Institute, doctors have described your health as completely good. Now that you have been declared fit by the doctors, you must return to Delhi at the earliest and resume work," Tiwari has written. He wants Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief to prioritise de-silting of drains with the monsoon in the national capital around the corner. "With monsoon set to hit Delhi next week, immediate attention of Delhi government is needed to ensure unclogging of drains so that Delhiites do not face waterlogging on streets and residential colonies," the letter reads. The North East Delhi MP also mentioned the acute water crisis ...
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All about ashwagandha, the newest superhero in the skincare market 25.6.2018 Hindu: Kids
Ashwagandha is an adaptogen - herbs that adapt to the body and help us deal with stress or boost energy
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