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Retrospective applicability of Green Tribunal’s lake buffer rule: Citizens in the soup? 14.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Plan sanctions for many projects near lakes and drains were given by the BBMP when there wasn't enough attention on buffer zones. With the Green court’s push for buffer zone and lack of clarity over time frame from which it is applicable, 1000s of property buyers and owners in Bengaluru are in a quandary.
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What is the fate of properties in the B register? 10.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The A-B-(C) of A Khatha and B Khatha are becoming more and more complicated by the day. Here's the latest from BBMP on conversion of properties in the B register and what it could mean.
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Tesla chief accountant resigns one month after joining 7.9.2018 Reuters: Money News
Tesla Inc Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton resigned on Tuesday, citing discomfort with the level of public attention in the company and pace of work just a month after he joined the electric car maker.
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Rs 350, time and sanity: What a missed rail yatra cost me! 7.9.2018 Citizen Matters
The author missed the train during Bengaluru's recent Rail Yatra, and her ordeal afterwards shows exactly how good it will be for citizens to have a suburban train service to travel around the city.
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When it cost 20 times more for a return journey in Bengaluru 5.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Reaching Carmelaram costs Rs 20 and 105 minutes with 60 minutes of walking, while the return journey costs Rs 402 and 160 minutes!
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Tackling Bengaluru’s traffic doesn’t need more capacity than what’s already planned 4.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Transport is a problem that worsens with economic development. To tackle this, roads need to be decreased, not increased. How will an elevated way help?
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Bangalore Buzz: Citizens’ Rail Yatra | BBMP crackdown on smoking in eateries | Transport cess on the cards? 4.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
What made news in Namma Bengaluru last week? From the suburban rail campaign to the CM's plans for the city upon completion of 100 days in office -- catch it all here in our weekly round-up.
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Bangalore needs better transport for people and goods; not elevated roads 3.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Through this article, I would like to counter a previous article by Nitin Seshadri, a resident of Koramangala, that recommends elevated roads as a solution to our traffic jams. Here are my points: 1. The
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Rs 95 crore billed, but BBMP fails to meet deadline for white-topping; Why? 1.9.2018 Citizen Matters
The monsoon has often been blamed for delays in execution of white-topping on major roads in Bengaluru, but tender documents had clearly taken into account seasonal rains. Meanwhile, unfazed by the hurdles in the earlier phase, the BBMP has identified new roads to be brought under the project.
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Bangalore Buzz: Flood warning for September | Push for suburban rail | KIA second fastest growing airport… and more 28.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Been busy or away from your city? Catch up on some of the most critical developments in Bengaluru over the last one week.
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Bangalore Buzz: False quake alarm, BDA complex demolition, low rank on livability index 20.8.2018 Citizen Matters
For busy readers, start your week with a quick recap of some of the important headlines from your city last week.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Froth-damage control at Bellandur lakel; Graphite Junction shows high level of pollution 13.8.2018 Citizen Matters
BDA and BBMP take steps to control Bellandur lake’s froth The planned sluice gate began its final run on August 8 in Bellandur lake to block froth from entering the city’s waterways, and irrigation tanks
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BHIVE Workspace launches two new centers to expand space under its operation to 1.2 lakh sq ft 8.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 08 (Businesswire-India): BHIVE Workspace, one of the leading coworking spaces in the country, recently launched two new centers in HSR Layout, Bengaluru, expanding the space under its
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How to save time using trains in Bengaluru: a practical example 7.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A journey that would otherwise take 90 minutes is shortened into 20 minutes, when one takes a train. The city has good number of railway tracks, which need modification and optimum utilisation.
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Help the land owners with practical TDR policy, before kicking off infra projects 6.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Real estate sector doesn't see any value in existing transferable developmental rights policy. Lack of regulation on TDR has led to scams, and the trust has been non-existent. Before the city goes for any infrastructure development, the issue needs to be addressed.
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Prestige Group, MRG Group Inaugurate Phase 1 of Disney-Themed Prestige Lakeside Habitat 1.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 1 (ANI/Business Wire India): The Prestige Group in association with the MRG Group inaugurated Phase 1 of Prestige Lakeside Habitat - Bengaluru's first and only Disney themed premiere
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Foam in Bengaluru’s treated water throws plan to use it in agriculture into jeopardy 1.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Plan of using treated water in agriculture is a new idea. The foam and froth have put a temporary stop to the project. What needs to be done to make the project a viable option where treated water can be used?
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Seven reasons why one decides to ditch BMTC buses! 30.7.2018 Citizen Matters
While steps like bus lanes and flyovers mess up the traffic flow for buses, revenue targets set for BMTC staff end up disrupting the convenience of the commuters. BMTC never seems to get it right!
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Bengaluru Volunteers Clean Their Way To The 'Amar Chitra Katha' 26.7.2018 NDTV News - Cities
They are neither mythological characters nor epic heroes, yet an anonymous group of volunteers cleaning the Karnataka capital of garbage have caught the imagination of the publishers of popular comic...
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Road-widening project intended to ease traffic puts Varthur lake in jeopardy 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Widening the road near Varthur lake is a necessity for Whitefield area, so is rejuvenating the Varthur lake. The hunger strike for the road and notices of lake protection agency on illegality in the lake - both have gone futile. »
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