User: rohan Topic: Greater Bangalore
Category: Greater Bangalore
Last updated: Jul 16 2019 20:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Did your ward councillor win CfB’s Corporator No 1 Awards? 16.7.2019 Citizen Matters
This Sunday, citizens presented the 'Corporator No 1 Awards' to 51 BBMP councillors who had organised the most number of ward committee meetings. Read on to see if your corporator made it to the list
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Bengaluru Buzz: Water crisis likely by September | Jayadeva flyover demolition | Schools insist on Aadhaar…and more 13.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Water levels in KRS dam plummeting, Jayadeva flyover demolition to begin on July 15th, BBMP counts on its new draft by-laws to check building violations - read more on what happened in the city over this week
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Plan local development, highlight civic issues at your ward committee meeting 11.7.2019 Citizen Matters
At ward committee meetings, you can discuss any local issue - from potholes to your ward's annual budget. Know more about how you can make a difference in your locality by taking part in these meetings
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Karnataka: One killed as building under construction collapses in Bengaluru 10.7.2019 Scroll.in
At least nine people were rescued from the debris.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Fine on garbage rule violators? | Plans to identify school dropouts | Varsity focus on green education…and more 6.7.2019 Citizen Matters
What's likely to come up in the state-level SWM Policy being prepared by the Urban Development Department? How can we ascertain the level of school dropouts in the city more accurately? What do street vendors want from the BBMP? This and more in our weekly news round-up
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Asia’s largest Liquor Shop coming up right in front of the Gandhi Statue 2.7.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Bengaluru Asia’s largest liquor shop is coming up right in front of statue of the Father of the Nation Mahathma Gandhi in the heart of the city near Karnataka State Cricket Association’s (KSCA) M Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium. According to sources here ‘Tonic’ a largest chain of liquor store has plans to open the Liquor […]
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“Forget BBMP, Bengaluru needs a strong metropolitan government instead” 2.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Since BBMP is unfit to manage Bengaluru's problems, it should be replaced by a strong authority that governs the entire Bangalore Metropolitan region. This authority should include the chief minister, Bengaluru MLAs and MPs too, opines retired IAS officer V Balasubramanian
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Rate your ward councillor for CfB’s ‘Corporator No 1 Awards’ 30.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Citizens for Bengaluru will award the city's best corporators in a ceremony on July 14th. The awardees will be selected based on citizens' rating through an online survey form
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP ward delimitation soon | No decision yet on garbage contractors | High Court action on noise pollution 29.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Delimitation of BBMP wards before the council polls next year, High Court directs state government to give details on noise pollution control, no consensus in BBMP about having separate contractors for wet and dry waste collection - here is a roundup of news in Bengaluru this week
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 The Fifteenth Finance Commission meets representatives of Karnataka ULBs 24.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 15th Finance Commission headed by Chairman, Shri N.K. Singh along with its Members and senior officials today met with the representatives of the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs)  of Karnataka.   The Commission was informed that:   All 17 functions of the 18 as envisaged in the 12th schedule of the Constitution, have been devolved to ULBs in Karnataka.
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Bengaluru Buzz: CCTV cameras around lakes | Kamakhya-Ittamadu flyover proposed | Kempegowda museum closed 22.6.2019 Citizen Matters
High Court directs CCTV camera installation around all lakes, another flyover proposed in Outer Ring Road, BMTC to open the first 50 counters to issue student bus passes - read more on what happened in Bengaluru this week
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Bengaluru Buzz: Transport Dept against carpooling | Report on waste processing plants | NEERI may audit city lakes 15.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Transport Department opposes new carpooling platform, expert recommends changes to waste processing plants, NEERI may audit city lakes - read more on what made news in Bengaluru this week
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Bellandur and Varthur lake revival speeds up, public meeting on June 21st 13.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
After decades of neglect, Bellandur and Varthur lakes are now on the fast track to being revived, after the intervention of a NGT-appointed committee. The committee will also hold its first public meeting this month
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Punjab: Navjot Sidhu left out of eight consultative groups formed by CM Amarinder Singh 9.6.2019 Scroll.in
Sidhu was recently stripped of the local bodies portfolio and given charge of the power and energy sources department.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Property tax hike planned | 65,000 buildings yet to have RWH | Peenya units flout pollution norms 9.6.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP plans to hike property tax, most industrial units in Peenya found contaminating groundwater and soil, BWSSB takes stock of rainwater harvesting systems - read more on what made news in Bengaluru over the past week
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How Bengaluru’s action plan proposes to beat air pollution 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Recently, a 44-point mega action plan was drafted to tackle air pollution in Bengaluru. The plan assigns tasks to multiple government agencies, to be completed in a time frame. Read more for details of the plan
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Agara lake revival: A saga of citizen-government collaboration 6.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
In her handbook 'Our Agara Lake', Kavitha Reddy describes how a citizens' movement saved the lake, with the support of authorities. The lake, which was a garbage dump site earlier, is now teeming with visitors
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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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BBMP, the misunderstood eco-warrior 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters
The real reason BBMP does not pick up calls is its concern for the environment, says the author
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BleedGreen campaign promotes sustainable menstruation 28.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
This Saturday, Rotary Club held a campaign to promote cloth pads, menstrual cups etc., that are sustainable alternatives to sanitary napkins. The campaigners petitioned the Bengaluru Mayor to include these alternatives in government programmes
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