User: meerak Topic: all-bengaluru
Category: Bengaluru infrastructure
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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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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Bengaluru Buzz: KSPCB action against polluters | Hike in water tariff planned | Schools enforce rules on bag weight 18.5.2019 Citizen Matters
KSPCB slaps notices and cases against 331 polluters in the state, BWSSB plans to increase water tariff by 15 percent, schools ask students to carry lighter bags - read more on what has been happening in Bengaluru this week
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Tennis: Kyrgios thrown out of Italian Open after on-court outburst 16.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Nick Kyrgios was defaulted from his second round Italian Open clash against Norway's Casper Ruud on Thursday after the hot-headed Australian hurled a chair on to the court.
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Searches At Two Karnataka Hotels In Rooms Of Congress, JD(S) Leaders 15.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
An election commission squad, along with income tax and enforcement directorate sleuths, on Tuesday carried out searches in two hotels in Hubballi where State minister DK Shivakumar and some Congress...
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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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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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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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Alahalli lake restored, after eight long years 30.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Around a decade back, Alahalli lake was filled with sewage and garbage. Birds and fish did not thrive here anymore. Here's the story of how citizens got this lake restored, with eight years of persistent efforts
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Towards water security: How to dig a recharge well 27.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Frustrated with water shortage, apartment communities in Bellandur are digging recharge wells in their own premises, to improve groundwater levels and be water-secure. Here is a detailed guide on how you too can build a recharge well around your home or layout
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Asia Rice: Vietnam rates gain on fears Mekong water woes may hurt crops 25.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
Rice export prices in Vietnam rose for the first time in six weeks as domestic buying picked up and fears of water scarcity in the country's rice bowl grew, while weaker local currencies weighed on rates in other top Asian exporting ...
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Source water locally, ban borewells, to prevent scarcity 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The reason for Bengaluru's water scarcity is our disconnect with the source of water. To reverse this, each ward should be made to generate water locally, and Cauvery water be taxed heavily, opines the author
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How can governments make Bengaluru more liveable? By putting pedestrians first 22.4.2019 Scroll.in
Pollution, traffic and a host of other concerns can be resolved.
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Why addressing pedestrian concerns is key to making Bengaluru liveable 22.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Not so long ago, residents and visitors alike gushed over the pleasure of walking along the fragrant tree-lined avenues of Bangalore. Today walking in the city is a nightmare. What changed, and what can be done to encourage and protect pedestrians, which is important for more reasons than one?
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Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake Begins To Froth Once Again 21.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Bengaluru's Bellandur lake, infamous for its pollution, has started to froth once again. Giant chunks of smelly, white froth - that looked like cotton - could be seen spilling around residential...
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