User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Trees
Last updated: Apr 24 2019 18:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Street art points to Bengaluru’s missing green cover 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters
A Bengaluru resident puts up an art installation in HSR Layout to bring attention to the city's rapidly depleting green cover
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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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Voting over in Chittoor; here’s what citizens expect elected MLAs and MPs to deliver 12.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Andhra Pradesh voted to elect their MLAs and MPs on April 11th; meanwhile, residents of Chittoor city have put together a comprehensive manifesto that speaks about the welfare schemes they would expect their chosen leaders to implement.
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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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‘Change is inevitable’ 28.3.2019 Hindu: Religion
Parimala Jaggesh says with a little bit of planning the traffic problem can be solved
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Each tree is like a child to me: Thimmakka 28.3.2019 Hindu: S & T
A day in the life of 107-year-old ‘saalumarada’ Thimmakka, who received the Padma Shri earlier this month for her legendary environmental work
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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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Lower Ambalipura lake: Alive and thriving by citizen efforts 19.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Ten years back, a residents' collective got BBMP to restore the Lower Ambalipura lake. Today, the collective is setting an example of how well citizens themselves can maintain a lake
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Mindtree's Subroto Bagchi quits govt role to 'save company' 18.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Mindtree faces the risk of management change as its largest shareholder is reportedly in talks with a rival technology firm to offload his stake.
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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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Elevated Corridor controversy: CAF to focus on public transport, tree loss 16.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Citizen Action Forum explains their position on the Elevated Corridor controversy -- in the light of the recent court order in their writ petition.
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In a nutshell: How is Bengaluru’s proposed elevated corridor designed? 14.3.2019 Citizen Matters
There have been enough controversies on the elevated corridor project. But what exactly is the project? Which areas does it cover and what is its impact? Read on to find more.
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Iblur lake to be back to life this monsoon 8.3.2019 Citizen Matters
After six years of dogged citizen efforts, Iblur lake is no longer a shrinking, toxic cesspool. Almost restored now, the lake would come alive with the rains
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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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A Bengaluru artist shows how plants talk to each other through the internet of fungus 13.1.2019 Scroll.in
Dhara Mehrotra’s paintings and installations provide a glimpse into a universe that has existed for millions of years but only recently been understood.
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Tough questions, brilliant ideas at Shanthinagar ward committee meeting 11.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A Shanthinagar resident shares her experience attending a ward committee meeting for the first time
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Bengaluru is hot. Steel flyover will make it hotter, it needs to be dropped 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
An umbrella of hot air over the built-up area of the city is an 'urban heat-island’. There are many processes contributing to the temperature —air pollutants, vehicular movements, loss of tree cover and more. Steel flyover could be one of them.
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