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Category: Bengaluru civic
Last updated: Sep 15 2019 23:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mumbai's Aarey Area Is Government Land, Not Forest: Devendra Fadnavis 15.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Amid protests against the proposed felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony to make way for a Metro car shed, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said it is the government's land...
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP’s new plan to restore dug roads | Traffic fines may be reduced | Ultimatum to restaurants on plastic use 15.9.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP will mandate agencies that dig up roads, to pay a security deposit that covers 100 percent of the road restoration cost. Also from now, BBMP - not the agencies - will restore the dug roads. Read more on this, and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Chennai Buzz: Crackdown on illegal banners | State mulls lowering traffic fines | Two-way traffic on Anna Salai stretch again 15.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Outrage over the tragic death of IT worker Subhasri Ravi, new plans of Metro Water, buzz over possible lowering of traffic fines under the new law -- read more about these and other important news from the city in this week's recap.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP stops counting potholes | Traffic cops round-the-clock at CBD | Tree park near Turahalli forest 8.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As the amended Motor Vehicles Act comes into effect, the city police is gearing up for better enforcement, especially in the CBD area. Read more on what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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After Artist's Viral "Moonwalk", Bengaluru Civic Body Fills Potholes 3.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Just 24 hours after a street artist dressed up as an astronaut and performed "moonwalk" in a viral video, drawing attention to 'crater-sized' potholes in Bengaluru, civic authorities under fire rushed...
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Watch: An ‘astronaut’ negotiates potholes in Bengaluru as though they are craters on a planet 3.9.2019 Scroll.in
Social media users cannot stop laughing, agreeing, and sharing.
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Bengaluru, We Have A Problem: Artist Turns Astronaut To Reach Civic Body 2.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Rocky terrain, a man in a space suit and the "moonwalk" - no, this is not the description of a mission to the Earth's nearest celestial neighbour but of a street in Bengauluru where an artist...
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Faulty streetlights in your neighbourhood? Here’s how to do a ‘streetlight survey’ and get BBMP to act 25.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Recently, the residents of Vasanth Nagar surveyed all 439 streetlights in their neighbourhood, and identified faulty lights. Once they presented their data, BBMP was forced to start repair works. Here's how you too can do a streetlight survey, and get BBMP to act
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Volunteering is cool: How Bengaluru’s youth are helping out orphanages, cleaning black spots, and more 13.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Are Bengaluru's youth disconnected from social realities? Here is a look at the city's young volunteers that prove they aren't. From serving others to saving the planet, there's much these volunteers are trying to do
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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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JD(S) MLAs Pledge To Donate One Month Salary For Flood-Hit Karnataka 9.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Janata Dal (Secular) will donate one month salary for relief works in flood-affected north Karnataka.
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Bengaluru Mayor Wraps BS Yediyurappa's Gift In Plastic, Asked To Pay Up 4.8.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Bengaluru Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun had to cough up Rs 500 after she was clicked presenting a gift wrapped in plastic to Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP opposes plan to allow hoardings in city | Bellandur lake restoration progresses | Forest land to go for Metro…and more 27.7.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP to push for implementation of its hoarding ban, BDA starts works to prevent sewage entry to Bellandur lake, a 1.75-acre forest patch to be acquired for Metro line, spurt in dengue cases - read more on what happened in the city this week
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Ten steps to make your ward committee meetings effective 26.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
At ward committee meetings, you can highlight problems in your locality, hold authorities accountable, and plan local development. But how do you get started? Here is a step-by-step guide
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Did your ward councillor win CfB’s Corporator No 1 Awards? 16.7.2019 Citizen Matters
This Sunday, citizens presented the 'Corporator No 1 Awards' to 51 BBMP councillors who had organised the most number of ward committee meetings. Read on to see if your corporator made it to the list
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Plan local development, highlight civic issues at your ward committee meeting 11.7.2019 Citizen Matters
At ward committee meetings, you can discuss any local issue - from potholes to your ward's annual budget. Know more about how you can make a difference in your locality by taking part in these meetings
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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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Rate your ward councillor for CfB’s ‘Corporator No 1 Awards’ 30.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Citizens for Bengaluru will award the city's best corporators in a ceremony on July 14th. The awardees will be selected based on citizens' rating through an online survey form
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP ward delimitation soon | No decision yet on garbage contractors | High Court action on noise pollution 29.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Delimitation of BBMP wards before the council polls next year, High Court directs state government to give details on noise pollution control, no consensus in BBMP about having separate contractors for wet and dry waste collection - here is a roundup of news in Bengaluru this week
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BBMP, the misunderstood eco-warrior 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters
The real reason BBMP does not pick up calls is its concern for the environment, says the author
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