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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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...
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UK lawyer who was convicted for abusing Air India crew found dead in England 4.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Simone Burns had made racist comments against cabin crew members and spat on them after she was denied alcohol on a Mumbai-London flight last year.
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Here are four cool things Bengaluru scientists invented recently 25.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru is a hub of research institutions, but how many us know of the scientific breakthroughs made here? From a new catalyst to generate hydrogen, to a potential cure for pancreatic cancer, here are top findings from the city over the past year
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Modi declared world’s most powerful leader in ‘British Herald’ poll. But what is ‘British Herald’? 22.6.2019 Scroll.in
The company that owns the publication was incorporated by Ansif Ashraf, whose Wikipedia page describes him as a businessman from Kerala.
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All about BMTC’s relaunched student bus pass service: From online application to collection 14.6.2019 Citizen Matters
BMTC has relaunched its online student bus pass service again, after its failed attempt last year. Read on to find what's new this time, why BMTC believes it would work, and how you can apply for your pass
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Even LOL holds life lessons, writes marketing guru and venture capitalist Guy Kawasaki 12.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In ‘Wise Guy’: Guy Kawasaki blends the story of his life with the lessons learnt from his career in marketing, technology, and investing.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Vellara Jn-Pottery Town Metro work starts | Hike in power tariff | Majestic bus stand turns 50 1.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Electricity tariff hiked, work on the Vellara Junction-Pottery Town Metro line starts, traffic police gets prepared to tackle eventualities during monsoon - read more on what happened in Bengaluru this week
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB assures water supply | Citizens protest tree felling | BBMP plans household medical waste disposal 27.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BWSSB assures continued water supply, BBMP plans scientific disposal of household biomedical waste, citizens protest decision to axe over 600 trees for Metro - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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Chew on this: Ancient Scandinavians tasted gum 10,000 years ago 26.5.2019 Scroll.in
Stone Age people of Huseby Klevy chewed birch pitch, but most likely to use it as glue in tools rather than for pleasure.
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Workshop on Assamese Wikisource organised 21.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on Assamese Wikisource organised
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Opinion: Modi's Weak Stand On Pragya Thakur - By Yashwant Sinha 18.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In 2006, Pragya Thakur was the main accused in the Malegaon bombing case, a terrorist attack in which six people were killed and another 100 injured.
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Wikipedia is being weaponised in the Indian election battle 17.5.2019 Scroll.in
The online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers, ‘has become an active source of misinformation’.
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North West Delhi: Popular singer candidate of BJP to take on Cong veteran and ex MLA now with AAP 12.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Party loyalty is certainly not a salient characteristic of two chief contenders: Hans Raj Hans of the BJP (formerly SAD, then Congress) and Gugan Singh Ranga of the AAP (formerly BJP). The two are up against Congress veteran Rajesh Lelothia. Know more about all the candidates here.
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