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Last updated: Jan 25 2019 16:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Study explores best practices to save electricity in Bengaluru’s apartments 24.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Electricity alone contributes up to a quarter of the maintenance charges in apartments. Ten apartments participated in a study which came up with the list of interventions to reduce electricity usage.
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This Valentine’s Day, a festival to show your love towards Bengaluru 24.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The Bengaluru Civic Fest will be held on the 14th of February. It will see civil society organisations and groups discuss their work, government agencies communicate their work with citizens and school children discuss their participation in local governance.
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Majority beyond Hebbal are fed up with traffic, says RWA president 22.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
People in Hebbal area and beyond hope that the airport traffic will move on the flyover, leaving the grade for local traffic.
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Tough questions, brilliant ideas at Shanthinagar ward committee meeting 11.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A Shanthinagar resident shares her experience attending a ward committee meeting for the first time
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Nationwide bandh to continue on Wednesday; mixed response in first 24 hours 8.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The nationwide bandh called by central trade union will continue on Wednesday, January 9. The strike, called by ten major trade unions, is protesting against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms. 
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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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Indiranagar residents advocate safe, responsible new year celebrations 31.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
What's the best way to avoid untoward incidents in one's locality? Teaming up with other residents and going on patrols seems to be the way to ensure a safe new year celebration for everybody, in Indiranagar.
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Here’s why BDA will display Bengaluru Mater Plan again for comments 31.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The public said there was no mention of elevated corridors in the master plan. The Bengaluru Development Authority figured out a way to set it right, and how! Seeking public comments isn't the real aim of displaying master plan.
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Retirement homes for elderly prove helpful, but lack regulation 28.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Assisted living helps senior citizens who do not want to live all by themselves when children are alone. Retirement community market has boomed, but there are pros and cons here as well. The sector needs regulation.
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Bengaluru students showcase sustainable solutions at Green Hackathon 22.12.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Dec 22 (BusinessWire India): WeRise, a social enterprise initiated by Adhya Menda, a student of Mallya Aditi International School in association with The Energy Resource Institute (TERI)
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Work on scientific closure of Bhanpur Khanti begins 19.12.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The civic body has started work for the scientific closure of Bhanpur dumping grounds. Surat’s Saurashtra Enviro Project Pvt. Ltd. is recycling 300 tons of garbage daily and making building material, compost manure and plastic in its plant. Thus 8 lakh tonnes of total waste will be recycled in the next three years. […]
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BBMP promises timely wages and pay slips to contract civic workers 13.12.2018 Citizen Matters
BBMP Contract Civic Workers Union held a protest to draw BBMP's attention to the pending issues faced by the civic workers. BBMP promised to resolve them, as always.
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Suburban rail systems in India: Can Bengaluru take a leaf from their books? 11.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Did you know that Mumbai local trains carry close to 8 million passengers a day? And Kolkata's is the largest suburban railway network in India by track length and number of stations. The only way Bengaluru can get a suburban rail network comparable to these cities is through more funds, focus and administration.
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Infrastructure growth must for survival of Bengaluru: ex CM 10.12.2018 Sify Finance
Expressing concern over the urban woes of India's tech hub, Karnataka's former Chief Minister S.M. Krishna on Monday said infrastructure growth was a must for the survival of Bengaluru.
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City Buzz: Rapid transit system in NCR | Growth forecast for cities | Water cuts in Pune… and more 8.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Which will be India's fastest growing city in the next few years? Why is Kolkata gasping for breath? What's the latest on the planned rapid transit system in the National Capital Region? Read about all this and more in our weekly capsule of city news.
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Green Tribunal Fines Karnataka Rs 50 Crore Over Frothing Bengaluru Lakes 6.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
With Bengaluru's lakes making headlines for their froth, flames and overall pollution, the National Green Tribunal today found Karnataka negligent in protecting its water bodies and keeping the city's...
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How Bengalureans use Whatsapp to connect and solve civic problems 5.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
You thought WhatsApp is all about fun, family groups and fake news? Wrong. Bengaluru is proving that WhatsApp can be used to connect, collaborate and participate in governance.
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Pubs, Restaurants Must Have Smoking Rooms, Says Karnataka Government 19.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Lighting a cigarette will not be allowed at bars, pubs, hotels and restaurants in Karnataka if these places don't have designated smoking areas, the state government has said in its latest order....
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Dengue outbreaks: Are cities losing the war? 16.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Citizens blame civic authorities for poor administration and civic management. Defensive officials attribute the rise in numbers to efficient detection and regular reporting. From Jammu to Chennai, and from Guwahati to Pune, here's the dengue scenario in our cities today.
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