User: meerak Topic: all-bengaluru
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Last updated: Mar 20 2019 20:11 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Env group asks CM to reconsider elevated corridors, says it will impact our well-being 20.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Citing a report by NLSIU professor Dr M K Ramesh, Bangalore Environment Trust has appealed to the CM to reconsider the elevated corridor project. Dr Ramesh's report had said that the project was quixotic, with dire consequences for citizens
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Over 2500 citizens come together to protest against elevated corridor 18.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A large coalition of citizen groups demanded more effective and economical alternatives to address Bengaluru's traffic problems.
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Must-read! An inspiring tale about acid attack survivors 12.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
In her book, Make Love Not Scars, anti-acid attack champ Ria Sharma shares stories of the unbreakable spirit of acid attack survivors.
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“Garbage problem can’t be managed from BBMP head office alone”: Special Commissioner 8.3.2019 Citizen Matters
The new waste management system will fail if ward committees don't take ownership locally, says BBMP Special Commissioner D Randeep.
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With meagre pay and unhealthy conditions, why do Bengaluru pourakarmikas continue in their jobs? 26.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Illiteracy, caste dynamics and social constraints of a migrant worker -- a survey in Whitefield reveals the mix of factors that keep a pourakarmika bound to her profession, irrespective of the conditions and compensation.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP passes Rs 12,574 cr budget | Aero Show tragedy | Summer brings health problems… and more 25.2.2019 Citizen Matters
From the fire at aeroshow to summer outbreak of diseases to BBMP's budget session discussions, all important stories from the last week in one place.
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Initiative to improve fire safety in Bengaluru Apartments 22.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Beyond Carlton, in partnership with BAF, Citizen Matters, Jain (Deemed-to-be-University) and When-It–Strikes, will offer Fire-Risk Assessment for Bengaluru Apartments.
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Why two-wheeler riders hate helmets — and why they should not! 19.2.2019 Citizen Matters
In Pune, a two-wheeler rider wore a cooking pan on his head, to protest the crackdown on helmet-less riders. In Puducherry, the chief minister himself led a dharna against mandatory use of helmets by all two-wheeler riders. What's behind such apparently senseless protests?
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Bengaluru-Based NGO Hopes To Achieve '5 Billion Meals' Milestone By 2021 17.2.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Bengaluru-based NGO Akshaya Patra, that distributes meals to school kids across 12 states, is now aiming for its 5th billion meal by 2021, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended an event to...
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Watch: A schoolgirl had a clever remark for PM Modi as he served a midday meal 14.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The prime minister was late in serving the meal to school children in Vrindavan.
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PM Modi In Vrindavan, To Serve 3 Billionth Akshay Patra Meal Today 11.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Vrindavan today during which he will serve food to underprivileged schoolchildren.
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BBMP to proceed with separate wet waste tender, wastepickers to collect dry waste 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru is about to get a separate collection system for segregated wet, sanitary and street sweeping waste. There has been opposition to this proposal especially from councillors, but BBMP will be going ahead with this plan.
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LIVE! Priyanka takes charge as Congress general secretary 6.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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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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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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This Valentine’s Day, a festival to show your love towards Bengaluru 24.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The Bengaluru Civic Fest will be held on the 14th of February. It will see civil society organisations and groups discuss their work, government agencies communicate their work with citizens and school children discuss their participation in local governance.
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Launch of NCDC model for cooperatives as Modern banking unit will bring about financial inclusion of farmers in remote villages 9.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that National Council for Cooperative Training (NCCT) besides being responsible for training, awareness and evaluation programmes of employees working in the cooperative sector also facilitates the same for other stakeholders in the cooperative sector in the country.
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Nationwide bandh to continue on Wednesday; mixed response in first 24 hours 8.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The nationwide bandh called by central trade union will continue on Wednesday, January 9. The strike, called by ten major trade unions, is protesting against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms. 
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Here’s why BDA will display Bengaluru Mater Plan again for comments 31.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The public said there was no mention of elevated corridors in the master plan. The Bengaluru Development Authority figured out a way to set it right, and how! Seeking public comments isn't the real aim of displaying master plan.
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All eyes on biogas plants as cities continue to grapple with overflowing landfills 29.12.2018 Citizen Matters
India is set to have 5000 waste to energy plants in the next five years that will convert agricultural residue, cattle dung and municipal solid waste into usable biogas. But are the conditions conducive and will it solve the waste crisis in our cities?
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