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Last updated: Nov 19 2018 12:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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BBMP can handle Bengaluru’s schools better, State just needs to help 19.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As part of the Bengaluru Solutions Series, the second installment looks at private and government schools in Bengaluru. This piece looks at the shortcomings of state-sponsored education, and ways to improve the quality of affordable private education
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The long road to clean air: Behind the court ruling on GIL’s Whitefield plant 19.11.2018 Citizen Matters
The Supreme Court has imposed a penalty of Rs 50 lakh on Graphite India limited (GIL), calling its Whitefield plant a serious offender contributing to air pollution in the area. In the first of an in-depth two-part series, we look at the long struggle that led to the ruling.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Bike taxis may become legal | Property registration moves online | TenderSURE work to restart in January 17.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Kaveri Online Services aims to cut redtapism. Work on TenderSURE roads could start by January. And you may be able to commute via bike taxis soon. Here's the news round up from Bengaluru for last week.
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Incompetence is driving transport policy in Bengaluru: Bhaskar Rao, IPS 16.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Hydrocarbons are on their way out and solar or electrical vehicles will become the order of the day, says former Transport Commissioner and director at the KSRTC. But for that, Bangalore needs an urgent change in mindset and policy.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Marshals catching litterers | Civic Saturday at High Court | BMTC pilots e-wallet 10.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
From BBMP to waste management to air quality crisis, all the important happenings in the city over the last week that matter to you, in one place.
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What you must know before ward committee meetings begin in Bengaluru next month 7.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Now that the Mayor has made an announcement in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Council meeting that Ward Committee (WC) meetings will be held on the 1st Saturday of every month, beginning in December. Now
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“We have no choice but to move to e-autos” 6.11.2018 Citizen Matters
As the transport department struggles to phase out two-stroke autos, here is what an official has to say about the challenges of introducing e-autos on Bangalore roads.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Curb on new vehicle registration? | Bellandur lake recedes | GIL pays 50 lakh penalty 5.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Bellandur lake's disappearing act, new anti-pollution measures being considered, and a revived Peripheral Ring Road project -- catch all the important news from your city that you may have missed last week.
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E-rickshaws as antidote to air pollution: Hope for Bengaluru or pipe-dream? 2.11.2018 Citizen Matters
A recent study report says that by switching to electric autos, carbon emissions can be reduced by 0.11 million tonne per year, PM10 by 114.5 million tonne per year, and NOx by 37.6 million tonne per year. So when will Namma Bengaluru make that switch and what's been stopping it?
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GPS Helps Unearth Rs 400 Crore Garbage Scam In Bengaluru 31.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Bengaluru's civic authority, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), has decided to hand over the investigation of the garbage-disposal scam to Karnataka's Criminal Investigation Department...
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Bengaluru Buzz: HC mulls over dedicating Saturdays to BBMP | 100 BMTC buses to have alarms | Peripheral ring road project resurrected 27.10.2018 Citizen Matters
From proposal to elevate peripheral ting road to high court's directions on BBMP, all important news you need to know about Bengaluru this week.
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Why are Bellandur citizens spending this Saturday morning in a human chain? 26.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
On Saturday, October 27th, the city will be witness to yet another human chain, organised this time by the disgruntled citizens of Bellandur, one of the largest wards of Bengaluru. Find out what their demands are.
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Why has the KSPCB failed to arrest air pollution in Bengaluru? 25.10.2018 Citizen Matters
"Ours is a monitoring station, which can only assess and suggest," say KSPCB officials. What are these suggestions and is the city even close to implementing those?
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CAF flashback: What saved your neighbourhood from becoming a messy, commercial hub 23.10.2018 Citizen Matters
As the Citizen's Action Forum turns 10. we look back at their decade of activism that has changed Bengaluru in so many ways. In the first of the series, the tale of the PIL against BDA's Master Plan 2015, which saw the curb on commercial activities on roads less than 40 feet wide.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Draft voter roll published | First Bitcoin ATM in B’luru | ORR Metro to delay further 20.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
News updates from Bengaluru last week. Traffic control, Metro line, H1N1 in the city and more - the news-in-brief that filters out what matters from the junk.
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177 Cases Of Swine Flu Detected In Karnataka, Says Official 15.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
After reports about a fresh batch of swine flu cases in Karnataka surfaced, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner Manjunath Prasad on Sunday assured that there is no need to panic, as...
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10 years of committed citizenry: Tracing the journey of the Citizens’ Action Forum 12.10.2018 Citizen Matters
The Citizens' Action Forum completed a decade this year. It has an impressive record of committed activism, working on issues that affect a large section of the people in the city. Take a look at all that the Forum has been doing for Bengaluru and where they stand now.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP creates plastic record | Cycle sharing for last mile connectivity | Dead snails in Madiwala lake 12.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Key developments from last week: BBMP creates record, cycle sharing system to enable last mile connectivity, dead snails in Madiwala lake.
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How do those veggies reach your plate? 5.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Ever wondered what’s the story of the vegetables and fruits we consume everyday… where do they come from? What is its journey?
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Bengaluru Buzz: Prez nod for Good Samaritan Bill | 72 lakh vehicles on B’luru roads | 52nd Mayor elected 3.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Catch up on all that you may have missed last week: Bengaluru has a new Mayor, Good Samaritans now have law on their side, and a sudden spurt of H1N1 in the air.
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