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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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Lessons from Singapore on nurturing urban greenery in Bengaluru 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Our representatives go to Singapore often. But what have they learnt from what they see there? Can Bengaluru take a few cues from Singapore in developing and nurturing greenery? »
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Bengaluru is treating groundwater like ‘overdrawn credit card’ 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Aquifers in Bengaluru are over-exploited. Experts feel it is just a matter of time for parts of Bengaluru to be forced into a Capetown-like situation. World Resource Institute calls for a paradigm shift, from linear, centralised model to circular decentralised model of water supply. »
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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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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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Jackfruit Mela attracts crowds 23.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Delicacies, saplings available for sale; producers from many districts set up stalls
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Greens force adjournment of public hearing on widening Bengaluru-Mysuru highway 20.6.2018 Hindu: Home
A meeting had been called to discuss removal of trees for the project
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Making Bengaluru Greener through collective efforts 19.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
How can Bengaluru bring back the lost green glory? what can practically be done, and by whom? »
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Residents move HC against Pattandur Agrahara lake encroachment 18.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
The Karnataka High Court on Monday asked the State government’s response on a PIL petition seeking directions to the authorities to remove all encroa
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No city for cyclists 16.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Enthusiasts have to overcome the fear of being knocked down by vehicles
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Vertical gardens can fail, but this is how Namma Metro can still go green 15.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Everyone agrees that Metro is an excellent mode of public transport. It improves connectivity and is good for the city. It is environmental-friendly. However, we have lost quite a number of trees at the time »
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Can Indian cities follow Naya Raipur’s plan to green themselves? 14.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Green cover keeps declining year after year in most Indian cities. Improvement, if seen, is only marginal. What can be done to reverse this? »
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Flaneur in the city 13.6.2018 Hindu: Bangalore
Author Shoba Narayan on her relationship with Bengaluru and what makes it 'home' for her
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Charmadi Ghat closed after landslips, tree-falls 13.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
The highway was waterlogged for several kilometres; by afternoon, it was partially cleared to allow vehicular flow
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