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Category: Bengaluru transport
Last updated: May 20 2019 18:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How Bengaluru’s crumbling Dry Waste Collection Centres can be overhauled 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Dry Waste Collection Centres (DWCCs) perform the critical function of collecting, sorting and disposing of dry waste in the city. But the majority of these centres are dilapidated, with few facilities and difficult work conditions. A recent study suggests ways to change this.
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How to make a mini forest with Miyawaki method 19.5.2019 Citizen Matters
With the Miyawaki method, you can create your own forest patch in spaces as small as 30 sq ft. The plants grow rapidly into trees, and do not need any maintenance after the first three years. Here is a guide to building a forest with this method
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Heavy Rain, Hailstorm Hit Bengaluru; Twitter Rejoices Pleasant Change 17.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Parts of Bengaluru were hit by heavy rain and hailstorm today afternoon, taking citizens by surprise. Twitter users shared videos and pictures of the rain from Central Business District of MG Road,...
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Planting forests in Bengaluru: Bimal Desai tells you how 15.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bimal Desai has fought for years to protect Cubbon Park and other green spaces in Bengaluru. Now he is creating forest patches across the city using the Miyawaki method. In this conversation with Citizens Live, Desai talks about his initiative, and how every Bengalurean can replicate it to make the city green and liveable again
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Here’s how a Whitefield apartment community got its residents to vote 14.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
At Prestige Shantiniketan apartment in Whitefield, a small group of volunteers helped residents vote this election. The volunteers identified those missing from voter rolls, helped them enrol, and even arranged transportation on election day. As a result, 71 percent of the residents here voted
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In Punjab’s labour hubs, workers are pleading for jobs at a third of the official minimum wages 14.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
India’s informal sector continues to reel from the impact of demonetisation and GST.
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Readers’ comments: Government and private agencies should be doing more to help Cyclone Fani victims 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Responses to articles on Scroll.in
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Bengaluru Buzz: NGT action to save lakes | Draft policy to ease commute | Action plan for air quality 13.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Action to be taken against encroachers of Kaikondarahalli lake buffer zone, sewage and rainwater to be diverted away from Bellandur lake, draft commute policy and new air quality action plan for Bengaluru - read more on what happened in the city over the past week
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Larsen & Toubro raises Mindtree stake to 26 percent 9.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
Industrial conglomerate Larsen & Toubro Ltd bought an additional 2 percent stake in Mindtree Ltd, raising its total ownership to 26 percent, the IT services firm said on Thursday.
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IAF aircraft overshoots runway at Mumbai airport, operations hit 8.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The AN-32 aircraft was leaving for Yelahanka air force station near Bengaluru.
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What Bengaluru’s scientific waste management can teach the Swachh Bharat mission 6.5.2019 Citizen Matters
While the Government of India has time and again emphasised the importance of cleanliness, Bengaluru has kept up the spirit of swachhata with a number of initiatives. See how an innovative waste collection station, plastic tiles and a compost school are reimagining waste management in the city.
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Despite more rain over the last decade, Rajasthan’s lakes are running dry. Here’s why 6.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Erratic rainfall patterns, a consequence of climate change, has hurt the state’s agrarian economy.
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Bengaluru Driver Initiates Green Drive, Maintains Mini Garden In His Bus 6.5.2019 NDTV News - South
A bus driver has found a unique way to create awareness about keeping the environment green among the commuters.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB supply hits peak | Committee opposes separate contractors for wet and dry waste | Traffic cops take up civic works 4.5.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP committee decides against separate contractors for wet and dry waste collection, BWSSB water supply at its highest ever this summer, traffic police takes up road and drain works - read more on what has happened in Bengaluru this week
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SWR to run Special train to Howrah from Yesvantpur to clear extra rush 4.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Bengaluru, South Western Railway (SWR) will run a special train from Yesvantpur to Howrah to clear extra rush. Accordingly,Train No 02818 Yesvantpur–Howrah one Way Tatkal Superfast Express Special will depart from Yesvantpur on May 6 (Monday) at 0240 hrs and arrive Howrah at 1450 hrs on the next day. Enroute the train will arrive/depart Krishnarajapuram–03:33/03:35 […]
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In Bengaluru, daily wage labourers are struggling to get even 10 days of work in a month 3.5.2019 Scroll.in
GST and demonetisation continue to hurt the livelihoods of workers in India’s IT hub.
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Struggling to meet living expenses, garment workers demand wage arrears of Rs 1862 crores 2.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Workers want companies which usually supply to big brands, pay them arrears worth 1800 crores, as per the state government’s draft notification on wage hike.
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Namma Bengaluru Awards: Stone inscriptions enthusiast is Citizen Individual of the Year 29.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Udaya Kumar P L, an accidental historian who unearths and preserves inscriptions, has won the 2019 Namma Bengaluru Award for ‘Citizen Individual of the Year’. Ashok Kamath, who runs Akshara Foundation, is ‘Namma Bengalurean of the Year’
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Man, Claiming To Be Possessed, Makes Hoax Bomb Threats. He Was Drunk 27.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A drunk man made police of at least four southern states, including Karnataka, panic by making a hoax call threatening a bomb blast, officials said.
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High Alert In Bengaluru, Mysuru After Sri Lanka Blasts 26.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Sri Lanka Bomb Blasts: Bengaluru and Mysuru in southern Karnataka are on high alert with security tightened in the aftermath of the serial blasts in Sri Lanka on April 21, a top police official said...
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