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Bengaluru Buzz: NGT fines State | BMTC online pass | Pod taxi project scrapped 8.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
From Bellandur lake rejuvenation to BMTC's online passes, news about the city from last week that matters to you—all in one place.
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How Bengaluru’s garbage killed Mavallipura’s environment 8.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Mavallipura garbage dump got closed after the court order. It just led to a new 'scientific' landfill close by. That should technically help the village. What does a visit to Mavallipura reveal?
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How Bengalureans use Whatsapp to connect and solve civic problems 5.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
You thought WhatsApp is all about fun, family groups and fake news? Wrong. Bengaluru is proving that WhatsApp can be used to connect, collaborate and participate in governance.
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‘Strong methodology key to success in scientific research’ 29.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Strong methodology key to success in scientific research’
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Saving trees by transplanting: BMRCL’s approach has some lessons for Bengaluru 26.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
New saplings planted after cutting a fully grown tree will not compensate for the lost greenery easily. Transplantation is an option many environmentalists are looking at, to help retain the trees. What are the merits of tree transplantation?
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Sounds of cicadas: A loud but under-studied insect is finally getting attention 23.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Two new species of cicadas have been discovered in the Western Ghats, representing new wave of interest by Indian scientists in the neglected insects.
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Richa Chadha is now Shakeela... and she's Not A Porn Star 21.11.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Richa Chadha will play southern sensation Shakeela in her next.
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Cabinet condoles the demise of Shri Ananthkumar, Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs 13.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet expressed profound sorrow at the sad demise of Shri Ananthkumar, Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs who passed away at 0150 Hrs. on 12.11.2018 in Bengaluru.
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Cyclone Titli enters West Bengal, causes destruction in Jhargram, Paschim Medinipur districts 13.10.2018 Scroll.in
The cyclone has killed 13 people so far.
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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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The colourful jewels from nature that adorn our city 1.9.2018 Citizen Matters
It's true that our cities are choking with dust, soot and pollution. Yet, there is also a lot of precious beauty, if only one cares to look a little deeper. Some photos from treasure-hunting in Bengaluru.
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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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Bangalore Buzz: False quake alarm, BDA complex demolition, low rank on livability index 20.8.2018 Citizen Matters
For busy readers, start your week with a quick recap of some of the important headlines from your city last week.
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Kaggadasapura stinks, and it’s an environmental disaster 16.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
And residents are not going to take it lying down. They have decided to come together in protest against the status quo.
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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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Discover India's poshest homes 6.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
These exist in a unique world of by-invitation-only properties -- those that are never advertised and which money alone cannot buy.One cannot simply walk in for a tour of these apartments. A buyer must first meet the developer's targeted social criteria to get invited for a walkthrough of the property.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Trader licences revoked, SPV project pushed and 1000 transformers uprooted 28.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Your chance to catch up on news that matters: Here's a quick wrap of some important headlines from your city over the week gone by.
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Panel explores solutions for Bengaluru’s loss of greenery 27.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Many issues came into light in the event, such as the need to coordinate activities between the Forest Department and the BBMP, need for prudence in planning and the role of citizen activism, in greening Bengaluru. »
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