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Last updated: Feb 29 2020 01:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Workplace hazards: How traffic cops are affected by pollution, stress and fatigue 19.2.2020 Citizen Matters
A 2016 study found that one in three traffic policemen in Bengaluru have reduced lung function. In addition to physical ailments, they are also vulnerable to traffic accidents and mental health issues.
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Tender of LED street lights project to be cancelled 18.2.2020 Hindu: Bangalore
Civic body is running out of patience as company is yet to begin the work
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Bengaluru Buzz: BESCOM slammed for tariff hike | Restaurants hike prices | Waste bins imported at Rs 3 lakh each…and more 10.2.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Restaurants hike food prices by 20 per cent, citizens slam move to increase electricity tariff, garbage marshals collect over Rs 22 lakh as fines in January - read more on news from the city over the past week, in our roundup.
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Bengaluru’s Library System: Long way to go 8.2.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Karnataka in general and Bangalore in particular, is way above the National average when it comes to library infrastructure. This good news, however, masks what is inherently wrong in the City’s library system: a highly centralised administrative structure and non-availability of funds (not the lack of them)
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Vodafone Idea network down in Bengaluru, optical fibre cables suspected to be damaged 7.2.2020 Scroll.in
The company said it was a temporary problem and that teams had been deployed to ensure connectivity.
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Reasons why garbage marshals are ineffective in Bengaluru 5.2.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Defiance from public, political intervention, non-cooperation of police is making their job difficult
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Karnataka HC pulls up police for evicting ‘Bangladeshi migrants’, asks state to rehabilitate 4.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The court has sought the government’s response on the rehabilitation plan, and will pass the final order on February 10.
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BPL has reduced stress, travel-time for drivers, increased ridership for BMTC 3.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Even as the BBMP is considering BPLs on three more stretches in the city, incomplete infrastructure and lax enforcement on the three-month-old BPL from Silk Board to KR Puram could undo the benefits of the initiative.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Common Mobility Card in Metro | HC pulls up BBMP on waste management | Cess doesn’t reach migrant workers…and more 1.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Namma Metro is updating its systems to facilitate the National Common Mobility Card which can be used to travel in multiple modes, pay parking fee, and purchase at retail stores. Catch up on news from the city this week, in our roundup
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Bengaluru Buzz: 8,561 trees to be felled | BBMP tracking tax defaulters | HC stays slum eviction…and more 25.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Over 8500 trees in city outskirts proposed to be felled for road widening, BBMP trying to update its list of tax defaulters, slum eviction in east Bengaluru - read more on news from the city this week, in our roundup
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"We Sleep On Foothpath" Say Those Whose Huts Were Demolished In Bengaluru 24.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The demolition of many huts in the Bellandur area of Bengaluru over the weekend shocked those who were living there - and made the headlines.
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Bengaluru: Demolition of huts of ‘illegal Bangladeshis’ was unauthorised, says civic body 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
The people who lost their homes over the weekend were from various parts of Karnataka and North India.
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“Draft Mobility Plan based on faulty data, is financially unviable” 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is problematic from the legal, technical and financial perspectives
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Bengaluru: Over 100 homes in suburb razed, police allege residents are ‘illegal Bangladeshis’ 20.1.2020 Scroll.in
The residents of Kariyammana Agrahara in Bellandur said they were not given prior notice, and claimed that they had documents to prove their citizenship.
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Bengaluru Huts Razed After BJP MLA Tweet, Civic Officials "Not Informed" 20.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
No senior official of the Bengaluru city corporation was informed about the demolition of dozens of homes in the Bellandur area over the weekend, the civic body said today, adding that officials...
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Bengaluru Buzz: Double property tax for violations | FASTag ineffective at ECity flyover | App to donate to govt schools…and more 19.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Double the property tax will now be applicable to buildings that have violated BBMP bylaws. Read more on this, and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Bengaluru Civic Body Installs Mirror Boards To Tackle Public Urination 16.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
In a bid to promote cleanliness and to improve its ranking in the Swachh Survekshan 2020, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has installed mirror boards at several spots in the city.
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Bengaluru’s Mobility Plan: “Proposed cycling tracks are just 4% of what could be built” 14.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The Comprehensive Mobility Plan almost neglects cycling - it proposes just 174 km of cycling tracks while about 4000 km of tracks can be built. Bicycle sharing hubs also get little allocation in the plan
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Bengaluru Buzz: Greens oppose project in Hesaraghatta grasslands | Bollards again on bus lane | Govt apathy in child abuse cases..and more 11.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Environmentalists are protesting the state government's revived plan to build a film city, apparently on Hesaraghatta grasslands. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Bengaluru Buzz: Delay in setting up new landfill | Hoardings may be back soon | City gears up for Swachh Survekshan…and more 4.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
State government has rejected the bidder BBMP chose for setting up a new landfill at Mittiganahalli. As the BBMP runs out of landfills to dump waste in, the garbage crisis may worsen. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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