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Mumbai's Aarey Area Is Government Land, Not Forest: Devendra Fadnavis 15.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Amid protests against the proposed felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony to make way for a Metro car shed, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said it is the government's land...
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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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Two years of extreme rainfall have left Karnataka’s Kodagu struggling to stay afloat 6.9.2019 Scroll.in
A change in rainfall patterns, along with human acts such as deforestation and land-use changes, have contributed to the deluge.
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Imphal in need of satellite towns to decongest & improve living standards: IK Muivah 6.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Imphal in need of satellite towns to decongest & improve living standards: IK Muivah
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In rapidly growing Bengaluru, temples and kattes are sanctuaries for biodiversity 3.9.2019 Scroll.in
Conservationists are advocating for heritage mapping of the city sanctums that are often vulnerable to developmental projects.
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Sacred sites in Bengaluru: Where heritage helps conserve biodiversity 29.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Despite Bengaluru's rapid urbanisation, its kattes and temples still harbour over 120 different tree species. Majority of these are native species including neem and peepal. These trees should be mapped and given protected status, conservationists say
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Entry fee at Bengaluru’s NGMA: Are national galleries not public spaces? 28.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Around six months back, the NGMA (National Gallery of Modern Art) started charging a fee for entry to its premises. The gallery, under the centre’s Ministry of Culture, is supposed to be a public space. Instead, it is being turned into an exclusive space for the select few
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Is culture public? 27.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Is ‘culture’ and its representation through galleries or museums ‘public’? This question came to my mind when I recently dropped by the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) Bengaluru after a gap of 6-7 months.
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Vasanth Nagar citizens survey 439 streetlights; get BBMP to fix missing and defective lights 21.8.2019 Citizen Matters
When Vasanth Nagar residents couldn't get BBMP to fix damaged and missing streetlights in their neighbourhood, they undertook a 'streetlight survey'. Armed with solid data, they've got BBMP to start works. Around half the defective streetlights here have already been fixed
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Why Koramangala looks like a war zone: Five ongoing projects in 4 sq km 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With five major infrastructure projects, and several smaller ones, Koramangala resembles a massive construction site these days. Neither the hapless residents nor the authorities are clear about the details of these projects, or why they are needed at all
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All you need to know about composting garden waste 16.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Pit composting is perhaps the easiest way to dispose of garden waste - it takes minimal effort, and gives you high-quality manure for your garden. But what exactly happens in a compost pit? And how do you ensure the right conditions for composting? Here's an explainer
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How this Bellandur apartment saves Rs 25,000 a year composting garden waste 14.8.2019 Citizen Matters
The residents of Sobha Quartz once used to pay tractor operators to dump their garden waste. But once they started composting this waste instead, their garden has thrived from the compost, and they now save around Rs 25,000 a year
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Volunteering is cool: How Bengaluru’s youth are helping out orphanages, cleaning black spots, and more 13.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Are Bengaluru's youth disconnected from social realities? Here is a look at the city's young volunteers that prove they aren't. From serving others to saving the planet, there's much these volunteers are trying to do
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Maharashtra: Seven killed, one injured after car crashes into tree on Mumbai-Bengaluru highway 31.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Preliminary inquiries revealed that those who were killed belonged to the same family.
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Did your ward councillor win CfB’s Corporator No 1 Awards? 16.7.2019 Citizen Matters
This Sunday, citizens presented the 'Corporator No 1 Awards' to 51 BBMP councillors who had organised the most number of ward committee meetings. Read on to see if your corporator made it to the list
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CPWD has emerged as a market leader in sustainable infrastructure development & adoption of green technologies: Hardeep S Puri 12.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State(I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs, while recognizing the crucial role played by CPWD ever since its formation in July 1854 in constructing infrastructure essential to the growth of the country, stated that CPWD has emerged as a market leader in sustainable infrastructure development and adoption of green technologies.
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Emissions, tree loss, heat island effect: What the govt did not address before clearing the Elevated Corridors project 10.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
This is a project 15 times bigger than the Steel Flyover, yet got cleared. What did the Karnataka government not address in the Environmental Impact Assessment of the elevated corridors project?
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On Video, Leopard Brutally Killed With Sticks, Stones By Mob In Karnataka 3.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A man-animal conflict ended with a leopard being brutally killed by a mob in a Karnataka village on Wednesday in front of forest officers. The villagers surrounded and killed the leopard with sticks...
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107-Year-Old "Mother Of Trees" Spreads The Message Of Conservation 2.7.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Saalumarada Thimmakka of Karnataka is a legend. She is 107-years-old and was awarded the Padma Shri earlier this year - an occasion where she reached out and blessed President Ram Nath Kovind. Ms...
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Indian builders woo buyers with cleaner, greener, "smart" homes 24.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
When Arkesh Mishra, 33, and his wife Anasuya scouted for a new home in India's tech hub of Bengaluru this year it was not the old real estate adage of "location, location, location" that was their main consideration - it was "peace of ...
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