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Bengaluru Techies Die After Falling Into Waterfall While Clicking Selfie 16.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The craze for selfies claimed the lives of two young techies when they were washed away in a waterfall in Karnataka while trying to click a picture of themselves, police said today.
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'We are more interested in the monsoon than anyone else in the world' 16.7.2018 Rediff: News
'It affects our economy, it is very important in many ways.'
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Bangalore Buzz: BBMP vs pourakarmikas, new plans to ease traffic, and more 14.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The latest in the controversy over non-payment of salaries to pourakarmikas, objections to certain proposed corridors and a collaboration with Japan to install smart traffic signals across the city -- did you catch all this on the papers over the week gone by? A quick recap of these and other pertinent news from namma Bengaluru. »
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How best to tackle India's water crisis 13.7.2018 Rediff: Columns
The tragedy is not the inevitable drought or the inevitable flood. It is our inevitable lack of ability to push and get done what needs to be done, says Sunita Narain.
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Soapnut detergents cannot fully eliminate pollution in lakes – here’s why 13.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy announced in the state budget that soapnut-based detergent industry will be promoted in future, as it will help control pollution in lakes. Will this solution really help control lake pollution? »
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Use your tech prowess to end manual scavenging in cities 13.7.2018 Citizen Matters
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched a Technology Challenge, inviting entries proposing tech solutions for cleaning of sewerage systems and septic tanks. If you can come up with a technology that can end the curse of manual scavenging, apply before August 14th. »
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Karnataka Government "Diverted" Rs 50 Crore To Congress Fund: BJP Member 12.7.2018 NDTV News - South
Deputy Speaker Krishna Reddy said he would not allow it unless the member placed documents substantiating his charges.
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Ather 450: An electric scooter that's super-cool 12.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
At Rs 1.24 lakh, it's the most expensive scooter manufactured in the country but the 450 deserves every penny.
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'Rainfall is one of the hardest things to predict' 11.7.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'Temperature and wind can be predicted more easily than rainfall.'
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Many Dams Running Near Full After Heavy Rains In Karnataka 10.7.2018 NDTV News - South
Torrential rains in many parts of Karnataka have resulted in many dams, including those across the river Cauvery, receiving copious inflows and some reaching their full level, a top official of the...
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Monsoon rains intensify in Karnataka 9.7.2018 Sify Finance
Extremely heavy rainfall measuring up to 28 cm in certain parts returned to lash coastal and south Karnataka districts, disrupting normal life after a brief lull last week, the weather office said on Monday.
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Discussion analyses pod taxis and elevated corridors in Bengaluru 9.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Many experts spoke on how detrimental pod taxis and elevated corridors would not be serving the purpose. »
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Bengaluru Buzz: Budget for flyovers, BMTC smart cards and Metro plans 7.7.2018 Citizen Matters
News that you need to know about BDA, BWSSB, BMRCL, BBMP and other agencies from Bengaluru. »
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Righting wrong side traffic on Sarjapur Road 6.7.2018 Citizen Matters
The traffic issue was sorted on Sarjapur Road to Iblur Junction when the traffic cops eliminated the right turn. But the side effect was unexpected. How did local residents deal with it? »
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What’s going on in Church Street, and why? 6.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Church Street was re-designed with TenderSURE design and was customised with cobbled stones. Recent rains wreaked havoc even on Church Street. What does the team that worked on the street design say? »
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Kumaraswamy , waives crop loan, increases tax fuel, liquor and motor vehicle tax 5.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Bengaluru, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, while keeping up the promise of farm loan waiver costing the state exchequer Rs.34,000 crore, announced hike in tax on electricity, petrol, Diesel and liqour besides the motor vehicle in the Rs 579 crore deficit Budget for 2018-19 presented in the State Assembly on Thursday. Presenting his maiden budget that will hit […]
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Bengaluru’s waste managers aren’t being paid for their work 4.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Access to safe water, electricity, food and identity cards were among the demands placed by waste pickers in a memorandum submitted to the State Government and the BBMP. »
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Karnataka To File Appeal In Supreme court Against Cauvery Boards 30.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Backed by an all-party meet, the Karnataka government today decided to go in for an appeal in the Supreme Court against the setting up of the Cauvery Water Management Authority and Cauvery Water...
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Bengaluru Buzz: Water and waste ranking ring alarm bells 30.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Water, waste, infrastructure - all the news from last week you must know about Bengaluru, in one place! »
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Bangalore has 11,000 acres of forest area: Dipika Bajpai 29.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Raintrees provide shade and keep the carbon emissions in check. But it would be difficult to plant them now as they need too much space. We have other species that can line our roads. But not having trees is not an option, says Dipika. »
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