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Last updated: May 26 2017 15:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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BMTC can serve Bengaluru better with more routes and frequency 26.5.2017 Citizen Matters

BMTC needs to go beyond citizen outreach and social media communication to fix the root problems that hinder the efficiency. Data can help do this.

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Making a groovy impression 25.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Get ready to party as A R Rahman’s ‘O Hum Dum Suniyo Re’ flows into Bon Jovi’s ‘It’s My Life’
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7,000 trees in Harohalli may make way for all-woman tech park 23.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Citizen activists inspect 4 lakes in north B’luru 21.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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On a new wavelength 18.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Bengaluru music producer The Sine Painter launches his debut EP and embarks on a nationwide tour from home
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A day in the life of a garbage collector 18.5.2017 Citizen Matters

No one wishes to immerse in the filth, but the job has to be done by someone. Despite the almost inhuman conditions and the lack of dignity, garbage collectors continue to do that job, due to financial compulsions.

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1 held for murdering woman from Nepal 17.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
A labourer from Nepal has been arrested for allegedly killing a 20-year-old woman, who was his compatriot, by smashing her head with a boulder near Sompura Gate, Sarjapur Main Road, earlier this month. Police said Tilak killed his acquaintance, Pavitra, over money.
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Bengaluru gets waste water plant that generates power 16.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
In what could be its maiden step towards waste-to-power ambitions, Bengaluru on Monday got its first sewage treatment plant (STP) which generates 1MW of power using a biogas engine.
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Translocated with care, 1 neem and 3 peepal trees find new roots 16.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
Citizen power triumphed when four trees were spared the axe and instead translocated to new places in an exercise spread over three days. Sarjapur Residents' Welfare Association (SRWA) engaged with the government to shift four trees from Sarjapur Road. From researching on how to translocate them to finding experts to coordinating with traffic police, the forest department and Bescom, the residents' association undertook the task and also mopped up Rs 3 lakh from people to fund the project.
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New STP to keep 12 MLD sewage off lake 15.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Treated water from the new sewage treatment plant (STP) in the upstream of Bellandur lake will be diverted to waterbodies in Kolar district. The STP with a capacity of 60 MLD (million litres per day) has come up at B Nagasandra, Yemalur, near Embassy Golf Links. Built at a cost of Rs 201 crore, the plant has been built by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) with financial assistance from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The plant is equipped with Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) technology besides a biogas engine that will help generate 1 MW electricity daily. Wastewater from Kanakapura Road and Sarjapur Road will reach the plant via a canal of Agara lake. This way, about 12 MLD of sewage water can be stopped from going to Bellandur lake every day. CM on Bellandur lake Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who inaugurated the STP, said: "We are developing Bellandur and Varthur lakes and will take up Rampura lake later. We are ready to allocate the required funds for the ...
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Trees at Yamare-Sarjapur Circle translocated 14.5.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Members of Sarjapur Residents' Welfare Association (SRWA) and volunteers completed translocation of three trees in their locality on Sunday. Several trees had to be felled for the road-widening work on Dommasandra-Sarjapur Circle which was being implemented by the Public Works Department. It was then that the SRWA members and the volunteers decided to shift four trees located at Yamare-Sarjapur Circle. Three trees shifted "By Sunday evening three trees were translocated and the fourth one will be completed by early Monday morning. The trees have been shifted to the premises of Inventure Academy at Doddabommasandra. We have signed a memorandum with the Academy for maintaining these trees and will be training the staff on how to take care of them," said Joy V R, an SRWA member. The translocation of the fourth tree, which will be relocated at a villa in Sarjapur, was delayed as one of the cranes was under repair. While two trees are 50 years old, two others are 10 years old, the members said. The members of ...
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Crowdfunding saves 4 Sarjapur trees from axe 14.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
Sarjapur residents have raised Rs 3 lakh via crowdfunding to translocate four trees that were due to be cut to widen a road. The residents' association began the process of translocating the four trees by pruning and applying medicine to the roots on Friday and will complete the process by Sunday.
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No decision yet on Metro route to Kempegowda International Airport 14.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
Six months post-public consultation on feasible routes to link Namma Metro to the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), there is no decision yet.
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Citizens take up tree translocation 13.5.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Tree activists and the members of Sarjapur Residents' Welfare Association (SRWA)have joined hands for saving four trees marked for felling for widening of Dommasandra-Sarjapur Circle. The operation to translocate these trees is in full swing and is expected to be completed by Sunday evening. According to volunteers, around 80 trees had been chopped for the road widening project. The SRWA members took up task of the translocating four trees. Jayam Landscape, a Chennai-based company carried out excavation for shifting the trees and dug pits to relocate them. The residents have raised Rs 3 lakh for the exercise through crowd funding. Among the four trees that are being relocated, three will find a home at the Inventure Academy at Doddabommasandra, while one will be planted at a villa in Sarjapur, according to Raicy Mathew, the environment secretary for SRWA. "The trees will be lifted with the help of a crane and placed in a horizontal position. Later they will be transported to their new location and placed ...
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Citizens crowdfund translocation of trees marked for felling in Sarjapura 13.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
In 18 days, they raised ₹3 lakh to save four trees that will be shifted to various locations in the neighbourhood
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BBMP collects Rs 587 crore in property tax, but citizens still facing trouble with payment 12.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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12 city schools in Bengaluru to get Atal Tinkering Labs 10.5.2017 ET: Education
The scheme aims to push creativity and innovation in school children, especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
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Bosch to resume operations at its Bengaluru facility tomorrow 7.5.2017 ET: Engineering
Bosch made a dramatic announcement on Saturday saying it is going to temporarily halt production at the Bengaluru Adugodi facility in response to a public notification issued by KSPCB.
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Security stepped up at Wipro after email threat 7.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Threat to Wipro: Pay 500cr or will poison office 7.5.2017 TOI: Home
Software giant Wipro stepped up its security on Saturday after receiving a threat mail by an unidentified person, who claimed he would poison the company's campus using a toxic drug if he is not paid Rs 500 crore.
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