User: fredericknoronha Topic: Wikipedia
Category: Wikipedia
Last updated: Dec 03 2019 13:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 7,274    
Bengaluru Buzz: Drinking water contamination | Bus lane violators fined | Protest by Hulimavu flood-affected..and more 3.12.2019 Citizen Matters
After the recent BIS report, another study has found that drinking water in Bengaluru is severely contaminated. Read more on this and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
Also found in: [+]
Russia To Counter "Unreliable" Wikipedia With Homegrown Encyclopaedia 2.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Russia is to set up a new online site for its national encyclopaedia after President Vladimir Putin said Wikipedia was unreliable and should be replaced.
Also found in: [+]
Russia to upgrade homegrown encyclopaedia after Putin pans Wikipedia 2.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Russia is to set up a new online site for its national encyclopaedia after President Vladimir Putin said Wikipedia was unreliable and should be replaced.
Also found in: [+]
How Hong Kong's keyboard warriors have besieged Wikipedia 28.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Beyond Hong Kong's tear gas-drenched streets and shattered universities, another battle has been raging over the city's depiction online on the crowd-sourced internet encyclopaedia, Wikipedia.
Also found in: [+]
Bengaluru Buzz: Deadline on Kannada signboards | STPs linked to Mahadevapura’s poor roads | HC order on illegal pubs 23.11.2019 Citizen Matters
After November 30, shops that don't have 60 percent of their signage in Kannada would have their trade licenses revoked. Read more on news from the city this week, in our roundup
Also found in: [+]
Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales To Launch WT: Social To Rival Facebook, Twitter 17.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Intended to get right what Facebook and Twitter have so far been getting wrong, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales is launching a social-media website named "WT: Social" which will compete with both the...
Also found in: [+]
“Govt move to slash BMTC fares and increase fleet is a huge win for Bengaluru” 12.11.2019 Citizen Matters
The recent government decision to reduce bus fares and add 6000 buses to BMTC's fleet is commendable, says the Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike. But questions remain as to the amount of fare reduction, method of procuring buses etc
Also found in: [+]
BBMP asks engineers to follow nine-step methodology for filling potholes 30.10.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP Special Commissioner Randeep Dev says that engineers have been asked to strictly comply with the methodology for filling potholes. They also have to submit geo-tagged photos of potholes before and after repairs
Also found in: [+]
Averting Day Zero: How Bengaluru should manage its water 23.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A slew of regulations are needed to arrest Bengaluru's worsening water scarcity. These include change in water pricing, integrated management of various water resources, and so on
Also found in: [+]
Namma Metro’s ‘baggage fee’ on cycles hassles commuters 10.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru Metro allows foldable cycles on board now, but its baggage rules imply that Rs 30 has to be paid every time a cycle is carried. Despite commuters' demands, BMRCL is not exempting cycles from the fee
Also found in: [+]
What is Air India’s ‘Namaskar Seva’? New service launched for all classes and passengers 6.9.2019 Scroll.in
Air India was already providing similar services to first class passengers.
Also found in: [+]
Bengaluru Buzz: Air purifiers to be installed at traffic junctions | No funds for Indira canteens | BU campus to be geo-tagged…and more 31.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Around 500 air purifiers will be installed at traffic-heavy junctions in Bengaluru, in an attempt to reduce vehicular pollution. In other news, BBMP engineers may be held accountable for potholes, and the funding for Indira canteens may dry up. Read more in our weekly news roundup
Also found in: [+]
Bengaluru Buzz: Flood alert in city | RWAs to prevent idol immersion in lakes | Toilets near Metro stations 11.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Flood warning issued in 80 localities in Bengaluru, RWA members asked to guard lakes during Ganesha Chaturthi, lack of state ministers delay Metro land acquisition - catch up on news from the city last week
Also found in: [+]
Are Indian cities a new Lilliput in the making? 6.8.2019 Citizen Matters
India has the largest number of 'stunted' children in the world according to the global Global Nutrition Report. And contrary to what many think, they are not only to be found in rural or remote areas. One in four children under five years have stunted growth in our cities, with even the capital Delhi showing alarming rates.
Also found in: [+]
Bengaluru Buzz: Garbage crisis in city | Complaints system for bad roads | Milk bank in Vani Vilas Hospital 3.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The city slips into a garbage crisis as Bellahalli dumpsite fills up, High Court orders BBMP to set up a complaints system on road conditions within six weeks, the first government-run milk bank in south India will start in Vani Vilas Hospital soon. Read more on what's happened in Bengaluru this week
Also found in: [+]
Karnataka High Court allows rape survivor to abort her 21-week-old foetus 23.7.2019 Scroll.in
The court also allowed the complainant’s plea to direct the District Legal Services Authority to disburse compensation.
Also found in: [+]
ಬಿಎಂಟಿಸಿ ಮರು ಪ್ರಾರಂಭಿಸಿದ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿ ಬಸ್ ಪಾಸ್ ಸೇವೆ ಕುರಿತ ಸಮಗ್ರ ವಿವರ: ಆನ್ ಲೈನ್ ಅರ್ಜಿ ಸಲ್ಲಿಕೆಯಿಂದ ಹಿಡಿದು ಸಂಗ್ರಹದವರೆಗ 12.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BMTC has relaunched its online student bus pass service, after a failed attempt last year. Read on to find what's different about the process this time, and how you can apply for your pass
Also found in: [+]
Maharashtra: Tigress, two cubs found dead in forest in Chandrapur district 8.7.2019 Scroll.in
A partly-eaten carcass of a spotted deer was also found nearby.
Also found in: [+]
Bengaluru Buzz: Fine on garbage rule violators? | Plans to identify school dropouts | Varsity focus on green education…and more 6.7.2019 Citizen Matters
What's likely to come up in the state-level SWM Policy being prepared by the Urban Development Department? How can we ascertain the level of school dropouts in the city more accurately? What do street vendors want from the BBMP? This and more in our weekly news round-up
Also found in: [+]
In Budget Speech, Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Creation Of 'Gandhipedia' 5.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Ms Sitharaman, who served as the defence minister in the first government led by PM Modi, presents her first budget at a time when India has lost its top spot as the world's fastest-growing major...
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 7,274