User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Trees
Last updated: Jan 25 2020 17:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru Buzz: 8,561 trees to be felled | BBMP tracking tax defaulters | HC stays slum eviction…and more 25.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Over 8500 trees in city outskirts proposed to be felled for road widening, BBMP trying to update its list of tax defaulters, slum eviction in east Bengaluru - read more on news from the city this week, in our roundup
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“Draft Mobility Plan based on faulty data, is financially unviable” 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is problematic from the legal, technical and financial perspectives
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In a Bengaluru polarised by religion, simple acts have far-reaching consequences in this novel 14.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
An excerpt from Priya Balasubramanian’s debut novel ‘The Alchemy Of Secrets’.
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“Comprehensive Mobility Plan ignores environmental impacts, sustainable solutions” 10.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The Comprehensive Mobility Plan includes projects like elevated corridors and road widening that'll lead to further environmental degradation. It gives less attention to sustainable options like cycling and walking too
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Is it African Tulip or Akasha Mallige? Here’s a guide to tree-spotting in Jayanagar 2.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Flaming orange, bright yellow, pale purple - flowers of all these hues appear on Jayanagar's streets. Here's a guide on spotting the native and exotic trees in the area
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Bengaluru Buzz: 3559 trees may be felled | New app for civic complaints | Foreigner Detention Centre from January…and more 28.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Thousands of trees to be felled for roads, government goes ahead with the NPR and Foreigner Detention Centre even as protests continue - read more on what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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How the upcoming Satellite Town Ring Road will affect lives and livelihoods around Bengaluru 26.12.2019 Citizen Matters
The proposed Satellite Town Ring Road (STRR) will connect 12 major towns outside Bengaluru. It will trigger rapid changes in peri-urban areas in terms of occupation, land use and so on
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Bengaluru Buzz: Anti-CAA protests | Mission to create mini-forests | CSR for lake revival…and more 22.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Arrests at CAA protests, citizen mission to plant a million trees, demand for Ambedkar Veedhi to be parking-free - read more on news over the past week in our roundup
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A new study proves how the Asian Hornbill maintains forest dynamics over long distances 14.12.2019 Scroll.in
The study, conducted in Arunachal Pradesh’s Pakke tiger reserve, is the first of its kind.
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Bengaluru’s pothole victims’ pain continues, no formal way yet to claim compensation 5.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Potholes have led to several accidents and deaths in Bengaluru. But compensation for victims have always been at the Mayor's discretion. Despite a HC order, BBMP has not yet set up a formal process for compensation
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Bengaluru Buzz: Traffic police notifies bus lane | 8 transit hubs to decongest city | 4000 residents protest in Haralur..and more 18.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Last week, traffic police notified the bus priority lane on ORR. Meanwhile, eight transit hubs are being planned around Bengaluru to reduce traffic congestion. Read more on news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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New construction in Cubbon Park: High Court permits 7-storey building, citizens to protest 31.10.2019 Citizen Matters
New construction is restricted in Cubbon Park by law and court orders. But a recent High Court order has allowed construction of a seven-storey annexe building of the HC itself here, and that too, replacing a heritage structure
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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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IT raids on Parameshwara's premises after aide found hanging 13.10.2019 PTI: All news
IT raids on Parameshwara's premises after aide found hanging
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Karnataka: Day after raids, ex-deputy CM Parameshwara’s aide allegedly commits suicide in Bengaluru 12.10.2019 Scroll.in
An unidentified senior income tax official said that while Ramesh was with Parameshwara during the raids, his statement had not been recorded.
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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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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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Not just Lalbagh, your small neighbourhood park too can protect Bengaluru’s biodiversity 3.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A recent study finds that Bengaluru's neighbourhood parks establish a long continuum of greenery, facilitating the movement of birds, butterflies and insects. Hence the focus should be on setting up many small parks rather than a few large ones, says the study
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All you need to know about Bengaluru’s Adopt-a-Street initiative 30.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Under BBMP's new 'Adopt-a-Street' initiative, citizen groups and corporates can formally adopt and maintain streets. But will the programme sustain, or will it fizzle out like BBMP's previous adoption programmes?
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP stops counting potholes | Traffic cops round-the-clock at CBD | Tree park near Turahalli forest 8.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As the amended Motor Vehicles Act comes into effect, the city police is gearing up for better enforcement, especially in the CBD area. Read more on what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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