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Category: Bengaluru electricity
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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Minsarathai Semippom: Small steps for big change 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Minsarathai Semippom, an initiative aimed at spreading consumer awareness on consumption of electricity, is helping citizens cut down on energy costs through reduction and optimisation in consumption.
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Some HBO GO users face issues ahead of GoT final season - downdetector.com 15.4.2019 Reuters: Top News
Some HBO GO users were facing issues with the streaming service late on Sunday, according to outages monitoring website Downdetector.com, as the first episode of the much-anticipated final season of Game of Thrones was scheduled to air.
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Some HBO GO users face issues ahead of GoT final season: downdetector.com 15.4.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
Some HBO GO users were facing issues with the streaming service late on Sunday, according to outages monitoring website Downdetector.com, as the first episode of the much-anticipated final season of Game of Thrones was scheduled to air.
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More than 40% of India is reeling under drought, but the Centre may not even acknowledge it 4.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government has made the process of declaring drought long and difficult, experts say. So, the ongoing disaster may go officially unannounced.
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Solar energy set to power electric vehicles in Bengaluru 3.4.2019 Hindu: Bangalore
The sun is set to power electric vehicles in the city. In an attempt to ensure that clean transport is driven by clean energy, Bangalore Electricity
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U.S. airlines hit by system-wide outages 1.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
U.S. airlines were hit by system-wide computer outages on Monday related to problems with the Aerodata planning weight and balance program, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
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Encroachment removal drive continues at K.R. Market 31.3.2019 Hindu: Rx
Many shops have remained shut as traders fear action from BBMP authorities
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NGT committee inspects Varthur lake | Electric Vehicle charging stations in August | Smart parking project 23.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Electric Vehicle charging stations and smart parking to be introduced soon, Ola taxis banned, and revelations from a surprise inspection of Varthur lake - read on for a recap of Bengaluru news this week
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Why the air inside your home could be as toxic as that outside 13.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
India's dubious distinction in terms of air quality is widely discussed, but the focus of discussion has typically been outdoor pollution. Yet, right here in Bengaluru, indoor pollution poses serious risks for several communities, cutting across class. What are the sources of indoor pollution and how can it be addressed?
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By design and delusion, the project to radicalise Hindu India gains momentum 9.3.2019 Scroll.in
The growing darkness of hate and bigotry can only be dispelled if more Indians question, resist and speak up.
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Five Year Achievements & Initiatives of Ministries of Railways and Coal 1.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Minister for Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal today addressed the media on the five-year achievements of the ministries under his charge. Shri Goyal released a booklet highlighting the achievements in the Railways and Coal Ministries in the past five years.
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Study shows the impact of unplanned development on river basins and catchment areas 28.2.2019 Scroll.in
A team of ecologists from Bengaluru studied the Kali river basin to determine interlinkages between water biodiversity, hydrology, ecology and the land cover.
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BPAC submits objections to electricity tariff hike 5.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
B.PAC submitted strong objections to BESCOM’s proposal for increase of electricity tariff by INR 1.01 per unit for FY-20 based on extensive data analysis.
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Five maps show why Bengaluru is becoming more congested, parched and polluted 3.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
State agencies that provide civic amenities have not kept pace with the city’s expansion and property developers have added to the problem.
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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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IBM earns record patents in 2018, India 2nd highest contributor 8.1.2019 Sify Finance
IBM investors from India earned over 800 patents -- the second highest contributor to the company's global record of 9,100 patents in the US in 2018 -- with nearly half in the fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud computing, cyber security, Blockchain and Quantum Computing.
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Tackling Bengaluru’s air quality crisis is an opportunity to lead with example 7.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Vehicular pollution is the top contributor to air pollution in the congested city of Bengaluru. Attempts to curb air pollution need to be stepped up now, to avoid a future crisis.
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Legal tangles kept IT firms busy in 2018 3.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
New Delhi Cases included class-action suits, employment discrimination and deficiency in services In a major setback to the information technology sector, the year that just ended few days back witnessed a large number of lawsuits against infotech services giants, both nationally and globally. The court cases against such companies included employment discrimination, deficiency in services and class-action suits. While some of them were settled out of court, a few went into arbitration. For instance, Bangalore-based IT major Wipro effected a $75-million settlement with its decade-old customer National Grid for release of all claims under a lawsuit the latter filed in a New York district court in 2017. The electricity, natural gas and clean energy delivery company had filed a lawsuit against Wipro seeking damages of $140 million and additional costs related to an enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation project. National Grid supplies energy to more than 20 million people through in New York, ...
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In Bengaluru, pay in coins to access clean, safe drinking water 2.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Water vending machines are helping people in Bengaluru by providing clean drinking water. Located generally next to parks or playgrounds and open government lands, these draw water from bore wells, filter it and sell it to people.
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