User: meerak Topic: all-bengaluru
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Last updated: Jul 16 2019 20:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Did your ward councillor win CfB’s Corporator No 1 Awards? 16.7.2019 Citizen Matters
This Sunday, citizens presented the 'Corporator No 1 Awards' to 51 BBMP councillors who had organised the most number of ward committee meetings. Read on to see if your corporator made it to the list
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Plan local development, highlight civic issues at your ward committee meeting 11.7.2019 Citizen Matters
At ward committee meetings, you can discuss any local issue - from potholes to your ward's annual budget. Know more about how you can make a difference in your locality by taking part in these meetings
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Bengaluru Buzz: Fine on garbage rule violators? | Plans to identify school dropouts | Varsity focus on green education…and more 6.7.2019 Citizen Matters
What's likely to come up in the state-level SWM Policy being prepared by the Urban Development Department? How can we ascertain the level of school dropouts in the city more accurately? What do street vendors want from the BBMP? This and more in our weekly news round-up
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Rate your ward councillor for CfB’s ‘Corporator No 1 Awards’ 30.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Citizens for Bengaluru will award the city's best corporators in a ceremony on July 14th. The awardees will be selected based on citizens' rating through an online survey form
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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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Why one man is mentoring startups that make tech devices for differently-abled people 12.6.2019 Scroll.in
Technology has the power to transform lives, says Prateek Madhav.
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BBMP, the misunderstood eco-warrior 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters
The real reason BBMP does not pick up calls is its concern for the environment, says the author
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Bengaluru non-profit builds play spaces from scrap 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As children's play spaces are shrinking, the non-profit Anthill Creations has been transforming government school playgrounds and open spaces in the city. Anthill uses scrap materials to build durable, innovative play structures
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Men Take Lead: Against treating menstruating women as untouchables 28.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Around 120 riders participated in a bike ride on Sunday to mark the international Menstrual Hygiene Day that falls on May 28th. The rally called for stopping isolation of women and treating them as untouchables during menstruation
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Dry borewells, lost lakes: In Karnataka, another summer of water shortage portends severe crisis 28.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Though pre-monsoon showers have brought some relief this year, residents as well as officials are worried about the summers to come.
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Meet Tejasvi Surya, the MP-elect from Bangalore South 24.5.2019 Citizen Matters
BJP's Tejasvi Surya, a first-time contestant, is the MP from Bangalore South. Known best for his controversial statements, Surya defeated veteran Congress leader B K Hari Prasad by over three lakh votes
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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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