User: meerak Topic: special-topics
Category: koramangala-indiranagar
Last updated: Jan 04 2020 13:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru Buzz: Delay in setting up new landfill | Hoardings may be back soon | City gears up for Swachh Survekshan…and more 4.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
State government has rejected the bidder BBMP chose for setting up a new landfill at Mittiganahalli. As the BBMP runs out of landfills to dump waste in, the garbage crisis may worsen. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Bengaluru Buzz: 3559 trees may be felled | New app for civic complaints | Foreigner Detention Centre from January…and more 28.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Thousands of trees to be felled for roads, government goes ahead with the NPR and Foreigner Detention Centre even as protests continue - read more on what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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The art of hailing an auto in Namma Bengaluru 11.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Hiring an auto in Bengaluru is not for the feeble-minded, it requires advanced, specialised skills. Here is an attempt to unravel this art
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Ordering Pizza On Food App Left A Bengaluru Man Poorer By Rs 95K  7.12.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
The Bengaluru techie fell prey to an online scam and lost a whopping INR 95,000 after ordering a pizza online. The incident took place on the afternoon of December 1, 2019, when he placed the pizza...
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Why domestic wastewater from Bengaluru is being sent to Kolar and Chikkaballapur 24.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The project aims to rejuvenate the depleted groundwater in the drought-hit Kolar region by allowing the treated water from Bengaluru to percolate down.
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“How Bengaluru’s flawed bus priority lane project can be salvaged” 17.11.2019 Citizen Matters
There are many planning issues around the bus priority lane project in ORR. Here are some solutions to those
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Why pedestrians prefer risking lives over using skywalks in Bengaluru 28.10.2019 Citizen Matters
With long flights of stairs, dysfunctional lifts, and even criminals lurking around, skywalks in Bengaluru have few users. These multi-crore projects are justified only if safety and convenience of users is taken seriously
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Bengaluru Buzz: New C&D waste processing unit | Company buses denied entry to bus lane | Ola launches self-drive cars 20.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP to set up a new waste processing plant, company transport buses denied entry into BMTC priority lane, Ola launches self-drive cars - read more what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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All you need to know about Bengaluru’s Adopt-a-Street initiative 30.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Under BBMP's new 'Adopt-a-Street' initiative, citizen groups and corporates can formally adopt and maintain streets. But will the programme sustain, or will it fizzle out like BBMP's previous adoption programmes?
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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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From underprivileged girls to a sisterhood learning the game in their 30s: How football changes lives in Bengaluru 13.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Through football, underprivileged girls in Bengaluru are getting scholarships to attend college, trips abroad, and even a place in the state team. Also, a collective of women have taken initiative to learn the game in their 30s
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One pedestrian is killed every two days on Bengaluru’s high-speed arterial roads 7.9.2019 Citizen Matters
In 2017, 282 pedestrians were killed in vehicle crashes in Bengaluru. Majority of these crashes occurred when the pedestrian was trying to cross a major arterial road, like the ORR, that's designed for maximum vehicle speed
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Advertisement hoardings: What BBMP Council wants vs what the state govt insists on 3.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Last year, BBMP Council passed draft 'bye-laws' that ban ad hoardings in the city. But the state government recently framed its own 'Rules' that allow hoardings. How do these laws differ? Once either of these laws are approved, how would it affect the city?
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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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Bengaluru Buzz: Flood alert in city | RWAs to prevent idol immersion in lakes | Toilets near Metro stations 11.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Flood warning issued in 80 localities in Bengaluru, RWA members asked to guard lakes during Ganesha Chaturthi, lack of state ministers delay Metro land acquisition - catch up on news from the city last week
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‘Remember, it’s not your life’: A serial entrepreneur on how startup founders can fight stress 3.8.2019 Scroll.in
‘Know that you are not alone in facing these ups and downs.’
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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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Govt decision to replace AC buses welcome, but not enough 28.6.2019 Citizen Matters
The recent government decision to replace Volvo AC buses with regular buses is welcome, but more should be done to provide quality service to all commuters, says Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike
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6 Best Asian Restaurants In Bengaluru That You Cannot Afford To Miss 25.6.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
Asian cuisine has a lot of variety to offer. There are multiple fine dining restaurants which specialise in Asian food. We have curated a list of all the best restaurants that you must try if you...
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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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