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Here's to a Safe Ganesh Chaturthi, Says BBMP 28.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Eco-awareness Gets Boost This Festive Season 28.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
As Ganesh Chaturthi approaches, some groups are trying to do their bit for nature; many schoolchildren and an IT firm also join the green chorus
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The Verdant Mughal Gardens of Kashmir 28.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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How nice Ulsoor lake looks when you are dangling in the air! 27.8.2014 Citizen Matters

British stuntman James Kingston recently visited Bengaluru, only to dangle several hundred feet above the ground from a crane. And what did he see? A spectacular view of Ulsoor Lake!

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Eco-friendly Ganesha prize awaits! | Khata not a proof of ownership | Citizen Matters’ tribute to URA 27.8.2014 Citizen Matters

While many courts have deemed that Ganesha idols made of Plaster of Paris cannot be banned, civic and pollution monitoring bodies say the onus of making the celebrations eco-friendly lies with people. How will you choose to celebrate?

 

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BBMP Gears Up for Ganesh Chaturthi 27.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Rajarajeshwari Nagar residents air grievances 27.8.2014 deccanherald.com
Residents living under Rajarajeshwari Nagar and Bangalore South Assembly constituencies got an opportunity to air their grievances during a review meeting of development works at Rajarajeshwari Nagar on Tuesday. The meeting, chaired by Bangalore Rural Member of Parliament D K Suresh, saw Rajarajeshwari Nagar MLA Munirathna, Bangalore South MLA M Krishnappa, Mayor B S Satyanarayana and corporators of eight wards coming under the constituency, in attendance. Senior BBMP, BWSSB, BDA and BESCOM officials were also present. The corporators and the residents complained about disappearance of lakes and stormwater drains (SWD) due to rampant encroachments. They also complained about improper garbage disposal, lack of drinking water and poor road infrastructure. Hearing their plea, Suresh directed Palike officials to demolish illegal structures on SWD.The meeting was organised to take note of complaints and suggestions by local residents. Mayor Satyanarayana said BBMP revenue collection in Rajarajeshwari Nagar ...
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The remains of the day 26.8.2014 Deccan Herald - Supplements
While idol immersion is an intrinsic part of Ganesha Habba and a traditional affair, the City's lakes and its surroundings continue to be choked with synthetic painted idols, flowers, banners and garlands after the immersion year after year. People point out that the government bodies are not doing enough to spread awareness among the public on using environment-friendly Ganesha idols. They rue that the rules and regulations regarding the immersion process remain quite unclear. This year, the officials have identified and demarcated 100 lakes for immersion. Some of these lakes are Allasandra in Yelahanka and Sankey Tank, as well as lakes in Lalbagh, Varthur, Ulsoor, Yediyur and Hebbal, to mention a few. Separate Kalyanis (immersion tanks) have been developed across the City for immersion purposes in Jakkur, Venkateshapuram Lake, Kothnur Lake, Mallathahalli Lake and Kommaghatta Lake near Kengeri. Though some people have started using environment-friendly idols, most people are not completely aware of the ...
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Show Ganesha our eco-friendly ways 26.8.2014 Hindu: Cities
BBMP urges citizens not to use posters or buntings made from synthetic material
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‘Cannot ban Plaster of Paris Ganeshas because it is a sentimental issue’ 26.8.2014 Citizen Matters

There are other states that have tried to ban plaster of paris Ganesha idols but the court has ruled the ban as illegal. The onus of making the celebrations eco-friendly lies on people, say officials.

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Ramanayakkan Lake to get paved walkways and a park by next month 26.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Ramanayakkan Lake to get paved walkways and a park by next month
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Encroachments: BBMP, BWSSB Get Notices 26.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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High Court quashes MCI recommendation against intake in medical colleges 26.8.2014 deccanherald.com
The High Court on Monday quashed the recommendation by the Medical Council of India (MCI) to the Union government, not to renew the permission to increase the intake of medical students by private medical colleges in the State. Justice A S Bopanna passed an order, directing MCI to consider the reference made by the Union government, along with the compliance report submitted by the private medical colleges to reassess, re-verify and re-submit recommendations to the Union government by September 3, 2014. The bench also directed the Union government to communicate with the private medical colleges after the receipt of recommendations from MCI, before September 6, 2014. The order was passed on a batch of petitions by eight medical colleges as the Union government had rejected their applications on the basis of the recommendations by the MCI. The colleges alleged that MCI's recommendation for rejection of their applications was without proper investigation and that they were not heard. The Kempegowda ...
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Palike recovers land worth Rs 13 crore 26.8.2014 deccanherald.com
For the last many years, some big shopping complexes on Dasarahalli Lake were making brisk business until the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike lake division swooped down on Monday with a posse of policemen and razed them to the ground. The Palike's demolition squad, led by the lake division officials, reached the spot in the morning, only to face stiff resistance from the encroachers. The drive gained pace after the Dasarahalli police assisted the BBMP in pulling down the illegal structures.Four earthmoving machines and about 50 labourers razed the structures. The operation will continue on Tuesday. Palike sources said close to 10 guntas of the lake land were recovered.They said the encroached portion was located on the Peenya-Dasarahalli main road, where the market price of land is Rs 12,000 per sq ft. Thus, the total recovered property is worth Rs 13.06 crore. The Palike has also decided to recover the demolition cost as penalty from the encroachers for causing damage to the lake. The drive evoked ...
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Treated water from Bellandur lake may cater to industries 25.8.2014 deccanherald.com
The Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) is planning to use treated sewage water from the Bellandur lake for industrial purpose. The move is aimed at stopping the flight of industries due to lack of adequate water facility in the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Kolar, Malur and Hoskote. Once a lifeline for Bangalore's demand for potable water, Bellandur lake has now become a catchment area for sewage water. Water, which none presumed will be utilised, from Bangalore's largest lake. Officials state that over the last few months, companies located in Narasapura SEZ in Kolar, Malur SEZ and companies in Hoskote region have been expressing concern over shortage of water. Sources in the Commerce and Industries (C&I)department said that a Rs 200-crore pipeline project has been approved by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to re-route treated water towards the three SEZs. It is estimated that 100 to 150 industrial units will be supplied treated water for day-to-day consumption. The ambitious project ...
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Demand for bus tour increasing 24.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Demand for bus tour increasing
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RSS organises service camp 24.8.2014 deccanherald.com
Members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) trained around 3,900 people in 'public service' oriented topics at a day-long camp held at Palace Grounds on Saturday. "People were trained in severals aspects such as how to help India grow as a nation and how to encourage more public participation in civic activities," said the BJPCity president Subbanna. RSS members also spoke about protecting public property, use of plastic and its role in the mounting garbage crisis and preserving lakes in the City. The participants were part of the now defunct 'Namo Brigade' and 'Friends of BJP', an informal group of individuals who had come together to campaign for Narendra Modi prior to the Lok Sabha elections. The Sangh, in association with NGOs, is said to have been conducting many programmes such as computer literacy drives for poor children and free tuition classes in slums. "The participants will get a glimpse of the various activities being initiated by the Sangh. They can choose to be associated with ...
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Bus tour is picking up 24.8.2014 Hindu: News
One reason could be the promotional discount on offer till September-end
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Out of the city’s frontiers 23.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Out of the city’s frontiers
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Sustainability is smart 23.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Sustainability is smart
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