User: rohan Topic: Greater Bangalore
Category: Greater Bangalore
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SPV to implement smart city projects soon, says K J George 28.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
SPV to implement smart city projects soon, says K J George
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Work on steel bridge to start by July second week 28.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Work on steel bridge to start by July second week
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One Indira Canteen can be ready in 2 days 28.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
One Indira Canteen can be ready in 2 days
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Work on Indira canteens fast-tracked for Independence Day launch 28.6.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Each of the 198 wards in Bengaluru to have a canteen
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KSHRC files case against BBMP for not clearing garbage 28.6.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Registers case against civic officials for failing to clear waste at vegetable market in K.R. Puram
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BBMP notifies 127 ward committees 28.6.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
The city’s civic body on Tuesday notified 127 ward committees just a day before the High Court hearing on the matter. The list of ward committee members has been published on the Bruhat Bengaluru Maha...
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Experts for unified transport authority 27.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Stakeholders of the city's transport on Tuesday agreed that rapid urbanisation is throwing up mobility issues, which can only be addressed by a Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA). At the stakeholders' workshop conducted by NGO, Praja RAAG, officials from various departments were convinced of the need for UMTA at the level of Bangalore Metropolitan Region Authority (BMRDA). "Putting the UMTA at the level of BDA or BBMP will destroy its purpose. It will become another coordination committee giving ad-hoc solutions instead of fixing the problems permanently," said Sathya Sankaran, Praja RAAG member and founder of Citizen for Sustainability. The divide between different agencies dealing with different issues that arise due to urbanisation makes it impossible to arrive at permanent solutions. "UMTA should have experts and skilled persons who can take initiatives based on data to bridge gaps and provide long-lasting solutions," he said. UMTA will take holistic initiatives without separating ...
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Girl's death in drain: Court acquits four BBMP officials 27.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
A city court has acquitted four Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) officials, who were charged with being responsible for the death of Geetha Lakshmi (9) who was washed away after she fell into an uncovered drain on Bannerghatta Road on October 6, 2014. The officials who have been acquitted are Shivaprakash K M (53), the then jurisdictional assistant executive engineer, S L K Swamy (45), the then jurisdictional joint engineer, S G Shivakumar (56) and Renukananda V (50). The girl fell into an uncovered drain during the rain around 8.10 pm in front of Janaka Group office, Pai International Showroom, Bannerghatta Road. Her body was recovered on October 8, 2014. The victim's aunt Lakshmi in her complaint to the police had stated that the BBMP officials carried out works in the day, but did not cover the drainage which led to the girl's death. Of the 23 witnesses named in the charge sheet, 21 including eye-witnesses, mahazar witnesses and the J P Nagar police, under whose jurisdiction the incident had ...
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July 1 ban: Excise officials take up ground-level survey 27.6.2017 Hindu: News
No clarity yet on whether city roads are national highways
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Home of their own? Maybe, maybe not 27.6.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
At the P1 Block in Sultanpuri, people residing along a reeking, mosquito-infested drain are jittery. Just a kilometre away are spanking new, salmon pink flats, over a thousand of them, awaiting their arrival.
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Now, animal carcass too can be recycled 26.6.2017 Deccan Herald - City
The BBMP is planning to set up four animal waste processing units in the city. With the production of 120-150 tonnes of animal waste every day, the waste is often dumped in open fields, which results in clogging of drains and attracts stray animals. Sarfaraz Khan, joint commissioner, solid waste management, BBMP, said, "The Palike has already allotted Rs 2 crore for two incineration plants. Tenders are being called for two rendering units." Incineration and rendering of waste are two common methods of disposing it. Animal waste can be hazardous if it is not disposed of properly. The rendering unit has more challenges as the waste collected here has to be converted into useful derivables. Products such as protein powder for canines and feed for aquatic animals will be derived in the rendering unit. The fresh carcass can be converted into food for fish and other animals and the dry carcass can be converted into bio-fertilisers. "It is not difficult to dispose of carcasses of larger animals as they can ...
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Repair work on Kino theatre stuck as Palike, BWSSB pass buck 26.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The work on the railway underpass near Kino theatre at Anand Rao Circle, where waterlogging problems are common during rains, has been stalled as BBMP and BWSSB officials pass the buck to each other. But the road is thrown open to traffic even as the work is in progress. A pipeline was being laid by BBMP to prevent waterlogging. But even before the completion of asphalting process and removal of debris, vehicular movement has been allowed. Siddegowda, engineer, stormwater drains (SWDs), Banaswadi region, said, "We have covered the SWD. A pipe has been laid at the underpass towards Mantri Mall to prevent waterlogging. Another pipe for sewerage has to be laid by BWSSB officials. Only then, can we do the remaining work." The concrete debris along the path has left no room for pedestrians, while the uneven road makes it difficult for the movement of vehicles. The walls along the sides of the road also seem to be in dire need of renovation. When contacted, BWSSB officials denied any responsibility. "It is the ...
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How Mysuru missed the ‘Smart City’ bus yet again 26.6.2017 Hindu: National
After slipping to fifth place in the most recent Swachh rankings, Mysuru has missed the ‘Smart City’ bus yet again.Meanwhile, Bengaluru finally made it to the list of cities to be developed under the...
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Logic of Indo-US strategic ties 'incontrovertible', says Modi 26.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Saying both India and the US are determined to defeat the "scourge" of terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that "the logic of our strategic relationship is incontrovertible".
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BBMP plans to set up four animal waste processing units 26.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Currently, the waste is dumped in drains, resulting in clogging and other issues
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Traffic restrictions for Eid-ul-Fitr today 25.6.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Vehicular movement will be diverted in certain areas of the city on Monday in view of Ramzan celebrations. The diversions will be in force between 6 am and 12 noon. Movement of vehicles near Umar Bin Khattab Masjid, Nagavara main road will be restricted. The vehicles moving from Narendra Tent towards Periyar Nagar should move through Hennur Junction towards Lingarajapuram Oil Mill Road. The vehicles from Govindapura side should take a left turn at Narendra Tent and move towards BDA Complex, Siddappa Reddy Circle and Lingarajapuram. Tannery Rd Eidgah Vehicles moving from Netaji Road to Tannery Road will be diverted, at Pottery Circle, towards MM Road to reach Hennur Junction. The vehicles from Haines Road towards Hajj Camp should take route change on Sultanji Gunta road. Vehicles coming from Jayamahal towards Hajj Camp will be diverted to Cantonment underbridge. The vehicles should change route towards the Cantonment Railway Station. The vehicles from Nandidurga Road going towards Hajj Camp should change ...
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Siddaramaiah to be a proposer for Meira Kumar, JD(S) to support 25.6.2017 TOI: India
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JD(S) to vote for Meera Kumar in Presidential elections 25.6.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
A week after supporting the Bharatiya Janata Party in the no-confidence motion moved by the the Congress against Karnataka Legislative Council Chairman D.H. Shankaramurthy, the Janata Dal (S) has dec...
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JD(S) to vote for Meira Kumar in Presidential elections 25.6.2017 Hindu: National
A week after supporting the Bharatiya Janata Party in the no-confidence motion moved by the the Congress against Karnataka Legislative Council Chairman D.H. Shankaramurthy, the Janata Dal (S) has dec...
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An octogenarian, chip designer and operations manager — a few ward committee hopefuls 25.6.2017 Hindu: News
After an initial slow start, more than 500 independent applications have reached the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) office for role in ward committees. Many of these nominations came throu...
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