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Category: Waste :: garbage :: karnataka
Last updated: Mar 30 2019 18:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru Buzz: Encroachments in KR Market cleared | Audit of dry waste collection centres | Garbage dumped in Kundalahalli 30.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Over 2000 encroachments cleared from KR Market for fire safety, Dry Waste Collection Centres to be audited soon, commuters protest against minimum balance hike on metro smart card - here's a recap of news from Bengaluru this week
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BBMP to take up audit of DWCCs 29.3.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Decision follows The Hindu report on closure of two centres
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‘Change is inevitable’ 28.3.2019 Hindu: Religion
Parimala Jaggesh says with a little bit of planning the traffic problem can be solved
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Fire audit of all BBMP markets soon 27.3.2019 Hindu: Bangalore
Safety measures in Russell Market not updated, say traders
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How Swachh Bharat remains a poor joke in Bengaluru 26.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With elections round the corner, Modi's nationwide cleanliness campaign seems to be failing miserably in Bengaluru. What can citizens do to reclaim their clean and green spaces?
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Bengaluru Buzz: City up in Swachch Survekshan, Smart City rankings | SC sets aside NGT’s order on green buffer zones | Varthur Lake froths … and more 9.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Improved Swachh Survekshan rankings, FIR filed against BWSSB, relaxation in lake buffer zone - here is the latest from Bengaluru in our weekly recap
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By design and delusion, the project to radicalise Hindu India gains momentum 9.3.2019 Scroll.in
The growing darkness of hate and bigotry can only be dispelled if more Indians question, resist and speak up.
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“Garbage problem can’t be managed from BBMP head office alone”: Special Commissioner 8.3.2019 Citizen Matters
The new waste management system will fail if ward committees don't take ownership locally, says BBMP Special Commissioner D Randeep.
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Broken footpath puts students at risk 6.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Hundreds of college students risk their lives everyday walking on the busy ORR in Nagarbhavi, thanks to broken footpaths.
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With meagre pay and unhealthy conditions, why do Bengaluru pourakarmikas continue in their jobs? 26.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Illiteracy, caste dynamics and social constraints of a migrant worker -- a survey in Whitefield reveals the mix of factors that keep a pourakarmika bound to her profession, irrespective of the conditions and compensation.
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BBMP to proceed with separate wet waste tender, wastepickers to collect dry waste 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru is about to get a separate collection system for segregated wet, sanitary and street sweeping waste. There has been opposition to this proposal especially from councillors, but BBMP will be going ahead with this plan.
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The lake of thousand birds to receive treated water by mid-year 31.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Sarakki lake saw a host of demolitions when it got flooded a few years ago. Lake teams working for the rejuvenation of the lake have had an eventful journey along with the lake, which will see water entering into it in a few months.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Flyover to be repaired | Showers predicted | Accident at Namma Metro 28.1.2019 Citizen Matters
From BBMP's roads to problems in garbage disposal to weather prediction, all the news that matters to you in one place.
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Here’s why residents are fighting in court against composting plant in Bengaluru 25.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Years of follow ups have not been able to help the KCDC plant in HSR Layout function scientifically, and residents are bearing the brunt. A residents welfare association has recently filed a writ petition in the High Court demanding the closure of the plant.
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Bengaluru Solutions Series discusses how to fix air quality in city 22.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Randeep said solid waste management in Bengaluru was a constantly evolving challenge, addressed only by citizens taking ownership of their waste and partnering with local agencies to treat their waste.
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Bengaluru is hot. Steel flyover will make it hotter, it needs to be dropped 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
An umbrella of hot air over the built-up area of the city is an 'urban heat-island’. There are many processes contributing to the temperature —air pollutants, vehicular movements, loss of tree cover and more. Steel flyover could be one of them.
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Why Karnataka cities are struggling to manage waste: DPRs may hold answers 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters
DPRs, or Detailed Project Reports, prepared according to Swachh Bharat Mission guidelines, should form the base for planning and execution of SWM in urban local bodies. Find out what the CAG says about them in its performance audit report.
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Right to breathe: Tackling air pollution 8.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
how to control air pollution in Bengaluru? What measures have been taken and where is the city failing? An IAS officer, a mobility expert, an active citizen and a research fellow will discuss what it takes to make Bengaluru's air quality better.
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City Buzz: Women’s wall of solidarity | Delhi water supply projects | Rent inflation in Mumbai…and more 5.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The Sabarimala controversy has rocked the nation and created a stir across cities, especially among women; That and more news from our cities this week in this edition of City Buzz.
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Pedestrians are the most endangered species on Bengaluru’s roads, says analysis 3.1.2019 Citizen Matters
It's official: research shows that pedestrians are the most vulnerable when it comes to road accidents. The Footpath Initiative attempts to promote pedestrian safety with the help of data-based analysis on pedestrian crashes in Bengaluru.
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