User: meerak Topic: all-bengaluru
Category: Bengaluru NGO
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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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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Home Ministry Cancels Registration Of Infosys Foundation 13.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Home Ministry has cancelled the registration of Bengaluru-based NGO Infosys Foundation for alleged violation of norms in receiving foreign grants, officials said Monday.
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What can Chennai learn from Kerala and Bengaluru on citizen participation in urban governance? 6.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The divergent models followed by Kerala and Bengaluru to ensure participation of citizens in ward committees can hold vital learning for Chennai, where citizens seek a greater say in local governance.
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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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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 the multi-authority muddle is hurting para-badminton players in the run-up to 2020 Paralympics 22.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Some of the top players have written to the Sports Authority of India to resolve the issue so that they can focus on the qualification process.
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Names Of 2 Lakh Voters Deleted In Bengaluru, Alleges Karnataka BJP 19.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Karnataka BJP today alleged that names of at least two lakh voters were deleted in the first phase of the Lok Sabha polls and demanded stringent action against the ''black sheep'' who played the...
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For Voters With Disabilities, Ola To Offer Free Rides In Karnataka 18.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Cab aggregator Ola said on Wednesday that would drive people with disabilities to the polling booths in Karnataka for free, in association with the Election authorities.
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I am a voter and I feel like Lord Shiva 17.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
This election, we are faced with the question of whether we are choosing our MP or the future Prime Minister. As parties get away with fielding inexperienced candidates in this scenario, we ourselves have to force them to field better candidates, opines a voter
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Karnataka HC sets aside gag order on media against reporting defamatory content about Tejasvi Surya 12.4.2019 Scroll.in
The court said the BJP leader can approach the Election Commission if he finds any media content about him to be defamatory.
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The invisible, informal sewage disposal system of Bengaluru 3.4.2019 Hindu: Bangalore
Bengaluru city has grown far beyond what its sewerage system can support, and in this gap exists an entire grey market of faecal sludge management pr
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BJP Makes It Up To Ex-Minister's Wife, Overlooked For Bengaluru Contest 2.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Tejaswini Ananth Kumar, wife of late parliamentarian Ananth Kumar, has been appointed as the vice president of the BJP's Karnataka unit, a week after being denied a party ticket from her husband's...
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Alien invasion: How growth of weeds from outside India is wrecking Assam’s rhino habitats 1.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Parthenium, native to the Americas, alone has a history of damaging local ecosystems in more than 20 countries.
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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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Encroachment clearance drive at K.R. Market today 29.3.2019 Hindu: Cities
Traders asked to remove goods and material blocking exits
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New record in property tax collection, but short of BBMP target 28.3.2019 Hindu: Bangalore
The collection is ₹2,510 crore while the target is ₹3,100 crore
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The stakes in water 27.3.2019 Hindu: S & T
Coalition for water security brings together NGOs, scholars, and concerned individuals
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How Swachh Bharat remains a poor joke in Bengaluru 26.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With elections round the corner, Modi's nationwide cleanliness campaign seems to be failing miserably in Bengaluru. What can citizens do to reclaim their clean and green spaces?
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