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Two minutes from Ejipura signal to ORR? Not yet.. 18.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A 3-km road from Ejipura signal to Agara would drastically reduce traffic jams in Koramangala. But this project has been delayed for years because the state government blundered in acquiring land from the Defence Ministry
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Wall Street opens lower on global growth fears 10.9.2019 Reuters: Money News
U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, as weak economic data from China pointed to slowing growth in the world's second largest economy, adding to fears of a global recession.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Air purifiers to be installed at traffic junctions | No funds for Indira canteens | BU campus to be geo-tagged…and more 31.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Around 500 air purifiers will be installed at traffic-heavy junctions in Bengaluru, in an attempt to reduce vehicular pollution. In other news, BBMP engineers may be held accountable for potholes, and the funding for Indira canteens may dry up. Read more in our weekly news roundup
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Panathur road: Where traffic jams never end, even at midnight 27.8.2019 Citizen Matters
It takes hours to cross Panathur road, a 6-km ‘shortcut’ connecting ORR with ITPL. At several stretches here, two cars can’t pass by at the same time. Yet, huge apartments are approved along this road, and restricted heavy vehicles allowed to ply
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News Corp developing 'Knewz.com' service to take on Google News: WSJ 23.8.2019 Reuters: Money News
News Corp is developing a news-aggregation service to compete with Alphabet Inc's Google News and could be launched later this year, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter.
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Watch: A drunk driver mounted a Bengaluru pavement on his SUV, mowing down pedestrians 19.8.2019 Scroll.in
Seven people were injured. The 45-year-old driver of the car has been arrested.
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2 km drive takes more than an hour – why Bellandur citizens are protesting tomorrow 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Bellandur residents are staging a peaceful protest and forming a human chain on August 20th to highlight traffic congestion and pollution in and around their community.
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Why Koramangala looks like a war zone: Five ongoing projects in 4 sq km 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With five major infrastructure projects, and several smaller ones, Koramangala resembles a massive construction site these days. Neither the hapless residents nor the authorities are clear about the details of these projects, or why they are needed at all
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On Camera, Speeding Car Rams Pedestrians On Busy Bengaluru Street 19.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A woman is seen walking past a roadside eatery in Bengaluru seconds before she is hit by a speeding car, which also ploughed into people having lunch on the stall, in a video shared by news agency...
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All you need to know about composting garden waste 16.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Pit composting is perhaps the easiest way to dispose of garden waste - it takes minimal effort, and gives you high-quality manure for your garden. But what exactly happens in a compost pit? And how do you ensure the right conditions for composting? Here's an explainer
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How this Bellandur apartment saves Rs 25,000 a year composting garden waste 14.8.2019 Citizen Matters
The residents of Sobha Quartz once used to pay tractor operators to dump their garden waste. But once they started composting this waste instead, their garden has thrived from the compost, and they now save around Rs 25,000 a year
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How a residents’ group saved Benniganahalli lake from going the Bellandur way 6.8.2019 Citizen Matters
When Benniganahalli lake started frothing in 2017, residents of the nearby Pai Layout pushed BBMP to restore it. The cleaned-up lake bed is now filled by monsoon rains. The residents have also formed a Trust to develop a jogging track and other facilities here in coordination with BBMP
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP opposes plan to allow hoardings in city | Bellandur lake restoration progresses | Forest land to go for Metro…and more 27.7.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP to push for implementation of its hoarding ban, BDA starts works to prevent sewage entry to Bellandur lake, a 1.75-acre forest patch to be acquired for Metro line, spurt in dengue cases - read more on what happened in the city this week
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BHP fourth-quarter iron ore output down 1 percent 17.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
BHP Group Ltd , the world's biggest miner, reported a 1% drop in fourth-quarter iron ore production on Wednesday, hurt by a tropical cyclone in Western Australia that disrupted production and exports.
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Interserve taps former Carillion director as chairman 12.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Britain's troubled outsourcer Interserve Group said on Friday Chairman Glyn Barker will be replaced by turnaround specialist Alan Lovell, who formerly chaired the restructuring committee of collapsed construction firm Carillion.
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Bengaluru Buzz: CCTV cameras around lakes | Kamakhya-Ittamadu flyover proposed | Kempegowda museum closed 22.6.2019 Citizen Matters
High Court directs CCTV camera installation around all lakes, another flyover proposed in Outer Ring Road, BMTC to open the first 50 counters to issue student bus passes - read more on what happened in Bengaluru this week
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Bengaluru Buzz: Transport Dept against carpooling | Report on waste processing plants | NEERI may audit city lakes 15.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Transport Department opposes new carpooling platform, expert recommends changes to waste processing plants, NEERI may audit city lakes - read more on what made news in Bengaluru this week
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Bellandur and Varthur lake revival speeds up, public meeting on June 21st 13.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
After decades of neglect, Bellandur and Varthur lakes are now on the fast track to being revived, after the intervention of a NGT-appointed committee. The committee will also hold its first public meeting this month
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Agara lake revival: A saga of citizen-government collaboration 6.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
In her handbook 'Our Agara Lake', Kavitha Reddy describes how a citizens' movement saved the lake, with the support of authorities. The lake, which was a garbage dump site earlier, is now teeming with visitors
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Demolished bridge, upcoming sewer line, leaves ST Bed Layout stranded 4.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Over two months back, BBMP demolished the Maharaja Junction bridge that connected ST Bed Layout residents to the main road. The new bridge was to be built in 45 days, but work has been in limbo after the BWSSB came up with new plans to build a sewerage line beneath the stormwater drain under the bridge!
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