User: rohan Topic: Greater Bangalore
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Last updated: May 26 2018 23:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Civic chief asks expert committee to visit all waste processing plants 26.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Technical Guidance Committee was set up to improve efficiency of the plants
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Locals up in arms as Gottigere kalyani is filled with debris 26.5.2018 Hindu: News
Urge BBMP to save the heritage structure
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At least 2,000 pourakarmikas not paid since January 24.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Workers in Dharmaraya Swamy Temple ward protest by staying away from work
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How 6.5 tons of trash generated at an IPL match gets managed in Bengaluru 23.5.2018 Citizen Matters
It takes more than hundred workers supported by volunteers to manage the trash generated by 40,000 avid spectators during each game. How did Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru do it? »
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BDA to open its office to public throughout duty hours 23.5.2018 General News
In a first indication of the new government taking over in Karnataka, the Bangalore Development Authority will open its office to public for meeting and interacting with officials throughout duty hours from tomorrow. The BDA had fixed a daily slot of two hours and thirty minutes for public to interact with officials from 3 pm to 5.30 pm. However, from now on the BDA will be open to public from 11 am till 5.30 pm to address the grievances, a BDA press release said. The BDA will also hold public grievance redress meetings on Wednesdays of second and fourth week of every month at 3 pm, it said. The new order was brought in the BDA, minutes before H D Kumaraswamy took over as state chief minister.
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BBMP to finally start tree survey 23.5.2018 Hindu: Health
If all goes as per the plans of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), citizens of Bengaluru may have an accurate picture of the green cover
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Hebbal flyover loop to be ready by year-end 23.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
The BDA missed the April 2018 deadline
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‘Bridge across Varthur lake weir is unstable’ 22.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Residents report ‘earthquake-like vibrations’ even when cars and two-wheelers pass by
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Illegal settlements in Bellandur lake buffer zone cleared 22.5.2018 Hindu: News
The drive will continue on Wednesday, says BBMP
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Cong alleges irregularities in publication of Thane URPs 22.5.2018 General News
The Congress today alleged irregularities in publication of Urban Renewal Plans (URPs) for cluster development and blamed the Shiv Sena-ruled civic body. "For the reasons best known to the Sena, the party showed an undue haste in passing the URPs by ignoring various mandatory requirements," alleged Thane city and district unit Congress president Manoj Shinde. He said the Sena and the TMC (Thane Municipal Corporation) administration are responsible for these "irregularities". Leader of Congress in TMC Vikrant Chavan said the party would launch a protest against the URPs. Civic commissioner Sanjeev Jaiswal had in March presented 43 URPs before political leaders and the media. The cluster development scheme aims at all-round development of the city by improving road network, increasing open spaces, green zones and civic amenities. The first phase of the scheme is expected to take around 15 years for implementation. The project aims to construct 23,000 colonies in the ...
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Bengaluru’s first Bicycle Mayor to set up a ‘Council’ to boost cycling in city 22.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
His 40-km commute to work every day spurred Sankaran to reflect on the mobility crises in cities. As the Bicycle Mayor, he hopes to liaison with various agencies in Bengaluru for interventions that help cycling infrastructure. »
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Is the city ready for the monsoon? 21.5.2018 Hindu: Bangalore
Civic officials claim it is, but residents are wary of their assurances
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Can Bicycle Mayors help Indian cities? 21.5.2018 Citizen Matters
When the city planners cannot think like a cyclist, there comes a need to have a person who can give insights and perspectives. Bicycle Mayor is that person, and Bengaluru is going to have one. »
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240 per cent increase in urban house approval under NDA govt 20.5.2018 General News
The BJP-led NDA government has approved construction of 45.86 lakh houses in urban areas since it came to power in 2014, recording an increase of around 240 per cent as compared to that sanctioned in the UPA government's 10-year tenure, as per official data. According to the housing and urban affairs ministry data said around 13.45 lakh houses were approved during the UPA I and II under two schemes - Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) and Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY). Quoting the data, a senior official said after the NDA government came to power in 2014, 45.86 lakh houses have been sanctioned under this flagship programme -- Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). Under the PMAY (U), the government aims to construct around 1.2 crore houses for urban poor by 2022. The central assistance approved by the UPA government was to the tune of Rs 20,303 crore for construction of 13.45 lakh houses for the poor, while the NDA government has approved Rs 70,716 crore for construction
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Residents protest illegal tree cutting menace 19.5.2018 Hindu: Sport
Latest incident was on May 9 when 24 trees were felled overnight on ORR at Bellandur
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Finally, rules to cap indiscriminate increase in school fee 19.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
They apply to ICSE, CBSE and State board schools in Karnataka
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Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Meet Bengaluru’s 26 MLAs 17.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
26 constituencies went to poll on May 12th, and here are the winners. First some  facts about our MLAs: »
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Meet Bengaluru’s 26 MLA’s 17.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
26 constituencies went to poll on May 12th, and here are the winners. First some  facts about our MLAs: »
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Lost BBMP election, but victorious in Assembly election 15.5.2018 Hindu: Home
R. Manjunatha defeated a two-time BJP MLA in Dasarahalli constituency
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Karnataka polls: Fate of key players on the line 15.5.2018 General News
After months of hectic campaigning and back-and-forth jibes between the Congress Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal (Secular) (JD-S), the fate of the key players like Siddaramaiah, B.S. Yeddyurappa and H.D. Kumaraswamy, will be known on Tuesday as counting of votes is taken up in Karnataka.On Saturday, 72.13 percent of the 4.94-crore strong electorate exercised their franchise to decide the fates of 2,654 candidates, contesting for 222 seats out of 224 assembly constituencies.This was the highest recorded voter turnout in the last 35 years. In 2013, the voter turnout was 71.45 percent.While Belagavi district had the highest number of voters (37,23,585), Kodagu district had the lowest voter share (4,33,846).Hosakote assembly constituency in Bengaluru Rural recorded the highest polling percentage with 89.97 percent, while Dasarahalli seat in Bengaluru Urban had the lowest voter turnout, with only 48.03 percent of voters casting their vote.Incumbent Chief ...
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