User: meerak Topic: all-bengaluru
Category: Bengaluru infrastructure
Last updated: Jul 18 2019 18:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Report card: How charged up are electric buses in Indian cities? 18.7.2019 Citizen Matters
In June, the government called for proposals from state transport departments for deployment of 5,000 electric buses, to be supported under the FAME-II scheme; but how close are our cities to realising that vision?
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Bengaluru’s real estate market up last year; but can apartment construction ban help the water situation? 18.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Residential projects are increasing in Bengaluru again, after a slump. Would an apartment construction ban really help the city's water situation now? How would it affect the economy?
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Beer vs water: Bengaluru’s microbreweries in a time of water shortage 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
It takes seven litres of water to brew just a litre of beer! But as the city struggles with a water crisis, Bengaluru's craft microbreweries are finding ways to cut down their water use
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“To make the Volvo AC bus viable, link it with railways and Metro” 15.7.2019 Citizen Matters
As BMTC's Volvo buses are loss-making, the government recently suggested withdrawing these. But there are ways to turn the situation around, says the author
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Barry likely to weaken further by Monday evening: NHC 15.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Tropical depression Barry is expected to weaken further in the next 24 hours, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Water crisis likely by September | Jayadeva flyover demolition | Schools insist on Aadhaar…and more 13.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Water levels in KRS dam plummeting, Jayadeva flyover demolition to begin on July 15th, BBMP counts on its new draft by-laws to check building violations - read more on what happened in the city over this week
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Residential areas illegally commercialised, JP Nagar-ites protest 12.7.2019 Citizen Matters
The area around 24th Main road in JP Nagar is to be largely used for residential purposes, as per the city's Revised Master Plan (RMP 2015). But illegal commercialisation, and that too without adequate parking facilities, has made life here a nightmare for residents
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Remembering the Indian violin virtuoso who drew praise even from Yehudi Menuhin 10.7.2019 Scroll.in
Philomena Thumboochetty gathered laurels and accolades early in life. So why didn’t her career have the same longevity as her peers’?
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Emissions, tree loss, heat island effect: What the govt did not address before clearing the Elevated Corridors project 10.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
This is a project 15 times bigger than the Steel Flyover, yet got cleared. What did the Karnataka government not address in the Environmental Impact Assessment of the elevated corridors project?
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Karnataka crisis: Ten rebel MLAs move Supreme Court against speaker for not accepting resignations 10.7.2019 Scroll.in
Ten rebel MLAs had written to the Mumbai police chief claiming a ‘threat’ during Shivakumar’s visit.
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PepsiCo quarterly revenue beats estimates 9.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
PepsiCo Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Tuesday, as the beverage and snack maker benefited from adding healthier snacks, sparkling waters and juices to cater to consumers looking beyond sodas and chips.
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A must-have checklist for apartment buyers as cities run dry 5.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Multi-storied apartments dot the skyline in all our cities, defining the aspiration of many urban citizens. But don't forget the terrible water crisis we face today; if you are planning to invest in a flat, make sure the apartment has smart water management in place.
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Farmers Block Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway As Protest Enters 11th Day 3.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
As the farmers'protest over water scarcity entered its eleventh day, protesters today blocked the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway.
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Water 'deluge' in coach video goes viral, railways responds speedily 3.7.2019 Sify Finance
Passengers of the Bengaluru-Danapur Sanghmitra Express had appealed to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal for help after a stream of water started flowing in from the air conditioning vents of their coach. The problem was rectified by a Railways team within 90 minutes of the complaint, an official said on Tuesday.
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Waterfall inside a train? This video of a flooded train compartment is a traveller’s worst nightmare 3.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
One passenger can be heard speculating whether the water is from the toilet.
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107-Year-Old "Mother Of Trees" Spreads The Message Of Conservation 2.7.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Saalumarada Thimmakka of Karnataka is a legend. She is 107-years-old and was awarded the Padma Shri earlier this year - an occasion where she reached out and blessed President Ram Nath Kovind. Ms...
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“Forget BBMP, Bengaluru needs a strong metropolitan government instead” 2.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Since BBMP is unfit to manage Bengaluru's problems, it should be replaced by a strong authority that governs the entire Bangalore Metropolitan region. This authority should include the chief minister, Bengaluru MLAs and MPs too, opines retired IAS officer V Balasubramanian
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Satellite images show how severely reservoirs supplying water to Indian cities dried up this year 2.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Southern and western India are the worst hit.
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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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No New Flats In Bengaluru For 5 Years? Maybe, Says Deputy Chief Minister 28.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Construction of massive apartment complexes may be put on hold to help Bengaluru tide over potential water shortage, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Dr G Parameshwara has hinted. The idea was,...
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