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Category: Waste :: garbage :: bangalore
Last updated: Mar 16 2020 13:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Heard the Story? Rs 8015 crore Nava Bengaluru Kriya Scheme in Budget-2019 is Rs 8344 crore Nava Nagarottana Scheme in 2020 Budget 16.3.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
While there is no review or clarity on how much of the 2019 Budget got implemented in the year that went by, Bengaluru got a similar amount of money in the 2020 Budget for programmes that are a continuation of the previous ones.
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Plastic, chemical effluents continue to choke Vrishabhavati 16.3.2020 Hindu: Bangalore
BWSSB authorities say waste, including chemicals, is being surreptitiously dumped into the river at night during weekends
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Garbage woes: Protesters meet CM 12.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Community members from Doddabelavangala, near Doddaballapur on the city’s outskirts, who have been demanding the closure of an MSGP waste processing u
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COVID-19 fears hit in-situ composting 11.3.2020 Hindu: Bangalore
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is firefighting what with the outbreak of cholera and gastroenteritis, and four cases of COVID-19 being
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Adugodi blast: BBMP to send notice to BMRCL 9.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Company had allegedly dumped construction debris in the site
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Doddabelavangala residents demand closure of waste processing plant 9.3.2020 Hindu: Home
Allege that it is being mismanaged and contaminating their water sources
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“Delimitation will not solve Mahadevapura’s traffic, infrastructure woes” 7.3.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The draft proposal for BBMP delimitation is unscientific. It will only prolong the misery of residents in outer wards who have to deal with poor infrastructure and low budget allocations.
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State to issue notice to BBMP to show cause on why it should not be dissolved 6.3.2020 Hindu: National
This for failing to enforce laws on Solid Waste Management: State tells HC
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Bengaluru gets ₹9,771 crore for ‘comprehensive development’ 5.3.2020 Hindu: Bangalore
Effective solid waste management and improving road network get emphasis
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Karnataka Budget 2020-21: Bengaluru gets lion’s share 5.3.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Over ₹12,000 crore has been set aside for various departments, including Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB).
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Garbage burning a nuisance on Chennai-Bengaluru highway 2.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Somalapuram in Ambur, Tirupattur district, was under a blanket of smoke causing major breathing problems to residents and road users. Children and eld
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Pillars of elevated expressways getting a facelift 2.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
Aim is make them aesthetically pleasing, and keep them free of garbage, posters and graffiti
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Bengaluru Buzz: Delay in setting up new landfill | Hoardings may be back soon | City gears up for Swachh Survekshan…and more 4.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
State government has rejected the bidder BBMP chose for setting up a new landfill at Mittiganahalli. As the BBMP runs out of landfills to dump waste in, the garbage crisis may worsen. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Polluting and unviable: Five reasons Bengaluru’s Waste-to-Energy plants can fail 31.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A resident of Electronic City where one of the Waste-to-Energy plants is slated to come up, analyses why BBMP's push for the plants is misguided
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Elections, Kashmir, environment and citizens: 12 stories from the 12 months gone by 31.12.2019 Citizen Matters
As we come to the end of the year, a look at some of the most topical, important and appreciated stories of 2019.
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BBMP cannot fine apartments for lack of in-situ composting: Bangalore Apartments’ Federation 11.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Recently BBMP levied huge fines on apartments that did not compost their waste in situ. Bangalore Apartments' Federation (BAF) has condemned the move, saying SWM Rules don't mandate in situ composting at all
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K R Puram by-election: Info on candidates, constituency and more 1.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Basavaraj Byrathi, who was elected from the Congress here in the 2018 assembly election, is returning as the BJP candidate. M Narayanaswamy, an MLC, is the Congress candidate
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Bengaluru Buzz: Restored lakes remain dry | Engineers warned to fill potholes by Nov 10 | Plea to redraft SWM bylaws..and more 4.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Many lakes restored by BBMP remain in poor condition, engineers and contractors warned of action if they don't fill potholes by November 10, volunteer group requests BBMP to redraft SWM bylaws - read more on what made headlines in Bengaluru over the past week, in our roundup
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Bengaluru Buzz: New C&D waste processing unit | Company buses denied entry to bus lane | Ola launches self-drive cars 20.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP to set up a new waste processing plant, company transport buses denied entry into BMTC priority lane, Ola launches self-drive cars - read more what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Should Bengaluru have advertisement hoardings? 18.10.2019 Citizen Matters
While BBMP Council wants to ban advertisement hoardings in the city, the state government has come up with its own Rules to allow hoardings. Whose decision should prevail, and why?
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