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Subir Roy: For a garbage-free city 22.1.2016 All Opinion Stories
Friends in the city affirm that slowly, little by little, one neighbourhood at a time, there is a move for a return to the old glory of an exemplary garbage-free city
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Parking at Cubbon Park to be dearer in 2016 27.12.2015 deccanherald.com
Parking vehicles at Cubbon Park is set to be a costly affair with the horticulture department deciding to hike the fees from January or February next. The proposed hike will be applicable to two-wheelers, cars maxi cabs, minibuses and cars. According to department officials, the move is being made in the wake of motorists parking their vehicles for long hours on the park premises against a paltry fee. For the first time, the fee has also been fixed separately on the basis of the hourly duration of the parking. The rates have been fixed on the basis of the following: first three hours, three hours to six hours and more than six hours. For instance, the two-wheelers have to shell out Rs 15 for the first three hours of parking, Rs 45 for three to six and Rs 10 for every hour beyond that. The same pattern also applies to other categories of vehicles like cars, maxi cabs and minibuses. The parking fee will be collected by a private company the tender for which has been floated already, the department ...
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'We don't want Metro, we want trees' 24.11.2015 deccanherald.com
A public meeting called by the BBMP in regard to the proposed felling of 313 trees for the Metro rail project witnessed angry scenes and protest by members of the general public and NGOs at the Palike office in Malleswaram on Tuesday. "We don't want metro, we want trees," they shouted. The forest officials, who were under pressure, immediately asked the Metro authorities to conduct a GIS mapping of the entire network where trees were supposed to be cut. They then stopped the meeting midway abruptly. When a Metro official started talking of how transport had evolved from the ox-cart to the present day trains, an enraged public said: "We are aware of this. There is no need for this information." The Environment Support Group representative Leo Saldanha made a presentation on the effects of tree-cutting by Metro and later read out court documents to prove how this would happen and how the Metro should comply with the order. Saldanha said Namma Metro had to comply with the Karnataka Town and Country Planning ...
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Public Meeting Today to Discuss Felling of 313 Trees 24.11.2015 newindianexpress.com
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313 trees on the chopping line 20.11.2015 Hindu: Home
They will have to make way for extension of metro network along Kanakapura Road and Mysuru Road
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BMTC Claims Enough Buses After Midnight, People Differ 9.10.2015 newindianexpress.com
The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation claims that there enough buses on the roads to be running around 100 buses on 55 schedules.
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ಕೋಲಾರದಲ್ಲಿ ಹಸಿರು ಕ್ರಾಂತಿಗೆ ಕೈ ಜೋಡಿಸಿದ ಯುವಕರು 15.6.2015 Thats Kannada
ಕೋಲಾರ, ಜೂ.15 : ಬರಪೀಡಿತ ಕೋಲಾರ-ಚಿಕ್ಕಬಳ್ಳಾಪುರ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಶಾಶ್ವತ ನೀರಾವರಿ ಯೋಜನೆ ಕಲ್ಪಿಸುವಂತೆ ಆಗ್ರಹಿಸಿ ಶಾಶ್ವತ ನೀರಾವರಿ ಹೋರಾಟ ಸಮಿತಿ ಹೋರಾಟ ನಡೆಸುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಇದಕ್ಕೆ ಬೆನ್ನೆಲುಬಾಗಿ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಬಯಲು ಸೀಮೆ ರೈತರ ಮಕ್ಕಳ ಹೆಸರಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಹೋರಾಟ ನಡೆಸಿದ ಯುವ ಶಕ್ತಿ ಸಂಘಟನೆ ಇದೀಗ ಬರಡು ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಹಸಿರು ಕ್ರಾಂತಿ ಮಾಡಲು ಸಜ್ಜಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಯುವ ಶಕ್ತಿ ಸಂಘಟನೆ ಪದಾಧಿಕಾರಿಗಳು
ಚಿತ್ರಗಳಲ್ಲಿ: ಸಸಿ ನೆಟ್ಟ ಪ್ರಧಾನಿ ಮೋದಿ, ವಿರಾಟ್ ಕೊಹ್ಲಿ 5.6.2015 Thats Kannada
ನವದೆಹಲಿ, ಜೂ. 05: ವಿಶ್ವ ಪರಿಸರ ದಿನದ ಅಂಗವಾಗಿ ಪ್ರಧಾನಿ ನರೇಂದ್ರ ಮೋದಿ ನವದೆಹಲಿಯ ರೇಸ್ ಕೋರ್ಸ್ ರಸ್ತೆ ಬಳಿ ಗಿಡ ನೆಟ್ಟು ಪರಿಸರ ಸಂರಕ್ಷಣೆ ಮತ್ತು ಜಾಗೃತಿಯನ್ನು ತಮ್ಮ ಕೃತಿಯ ಮೂಲಕವೇ ತೋರಿಸಿದರು. ಕ್ರಿಕೆಟಿಗ ವಿರಾಟ್ ಕೊಹ್ಲಿ ಸಹ ಗಿಡ ನೆಟ್ಟು ಪರಿಸರ ದಿನಾಚರಣೆ ಆಚರಿಸಿದರು. ಕೇಂದ್ರ ಪರಿಸರ ಮತ್ತು ಅರಣ್ಯ ಸಚಿವ ಪ್ರಕಾಶ್
‘BBMP is concerned only about motorists’ 28.2.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘BBMP is concerned only about motorists’
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Not a city for people to walk around 28.2.2015 Hindu: Bangalore
Inadequate street lighting, footpaths full of obstructions or encroached, unsafe road crossings and ill-maintained pedestrian subways and skywalks… it is no wonder that the city rates low in terms...
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‘BBMP is concerned only about motorists’ 28.2.2015 Hindu: Bangalore
While the two deaths at Kempapura junction is being attributed to lack of facilities for pedestrians, it is ironical that most pedestrian subways in the city are not being used as they are perceive...
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Auction of 8,144 trees fetches BBMP only Rs. 60.69 lakh 9.1.2015 Hindu: Home
Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagar Palike has got only Rs. 60.69 lakh by auctioning 8,144 trees that it felled in the past five years. This translates to barely Rs. 760 per tree. Environmental activists al...
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BBMP Forest Cell almost without officials 7.1.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
BBMP Forest Cell almost without officials
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'BMTC and BBMP neglecting differently abled' 1.12.2014 Citizen Matters

Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike has undertaken a campaign to sensitise BMTC towards the needs of the public. Here's the report from one such programme.

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Residents divided over managing trees on apartment podium 19.9.2014 Citizen Matters

Trees inside a private compound: Can they be cut or not? Here is a case study that indicates the due diligence to be followed while cutting trees inside private premises.

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Residents convince apartment management temporarily, not to cut 491 trees 19.9.2014 Citizen Matters

Trees inside a private compound: Can they be cut or not? Here is a case study that indicates the due diligence to be followed while cutting trees inside private premises.

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Need Info on Saplings in Your Ward? It’s Just a Click Away 8.9.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Footpaths in the city seek Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike's attention | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis 18.7.2014 DNA: Bangalore
Footpaths in the city seek Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike's attention | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis
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HC asks BBMP to draft action plan to track and save planted trees 3.6.2014 Citizen Matters

Wonder where are the trees planted by BBMP? High Court is also asking the same question. Tree Committees to be formed on HC direction will hopefully track the planted trees.

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What happens to non-veg waste generated in Bengaluru? 28.5.2014 Citizen Matters

Have you ever thought about what happens to the non-veg waste generated in the city? Believe it or not, BBMP lacks a formal system to handle this waste.

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