User: technagara Topic: BangaloreDomains
Category: Environment
Last updated: Jul 18 2019 18:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Report card: How charged up are electric buses in Indian cities? 18.7.2019 Citizen Matters
In June, the government called for proposals from state transport departments for deployment of 5,000 electric buses, to be supported under the FAME-II scheme; but how close are our cities to realising that vision?
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India's consumer goods growth slows as rural demand cools: Nielsen 18.7.2019 Reuters: Top News
India's consumer goods industry is losing steam as spending in the country's rural heartland cools and small manufacturers lose competitive advantages in a slowing economy, market research firm Nielsen said on Thursday.
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Beer vs water: Bengaluru’s microbreweries in a time of water shortage 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
It takes seven litres of water to brew just a litre of beer! But as the city struggles with a water crisis, Bengaluru's craft microbreweries are finding ways to cut down their water use
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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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India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 delayed due to 'technical snag' - ISRO 15.7.2019 Reuters: Top News
India's space agency said it delayed the launch of its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, in the early hours of Monday due to a "technical snag" which was observed less than an hour before the scheduled liftoff.
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CPWD has emerged as a market leader in sustainable infrastructure development & adoption of green technologies: Hardeep S Puri 12.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State(I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs, while recognizing the crucial role played by CPWD ever since its formation in July 1854 in constructing infrastructure essential to the growth of the country, stated that CPWD has emerged as a market leader in sustainable infrastructure development and adoption of green technologies.
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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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Nifty, Sensex recover some lost ground, metals lead gains 11.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Indian shares rose on Thursday, driven by gains in metals and financials, and tracking strength in broader Asia as dovish comments by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell rekindled rate-cut hopes.
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Emissions, tree loss, heat island effect: What the govt did not address before clearing the Elevated Corridors project 10.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
This is a project 15 times bigger than the Steel Flyover, yet got cleared. What did the Karnataka government not address in the Environmental Impact Assessment of the elevated corridors project?
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Indian Football: Durand Cup returns after three years, 129th edition to take place in West Bengal 9.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The league-cum-knockout tournament will be held in West Bengal and will take place from August 2-24 with 16 teams participating in total.
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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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On Video, Leopard Brutally Killed With Sticks, Stones By Mob In Karnataka 3.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A man-animal conflict ended with a leopard being brutally killed by a mob in a Karnataka village on Wednesday in front of forest officers. The villagers surrounded and killed the leopard with sticks...
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107-Year-Old "Mother Of Trees" Spreads The Message Of Conservation 2.7.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Saalumarada Thimmakka of Karnataka is a legend. She is 107-years-old and was awarded the Padma Shri earlier this year - an occasion where she reached out and blessed President Ram Nath Kovind. Ms...
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Satellite images show how severely reservoirs supplying water to Indian cities dried up this year 2.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Southern and western India are the worst hit.
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Soccer: Switzerland forward Ismaili missing in swimming accident in Italy 30.6.2019 Reuters: Sports News
Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, her club said on Sunday.
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Bengaluru’s street vendors: A vibrant community deprived of rights 28.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Carts of street food that offer a quick snack, little stalls selling just what you were looking for - street vendors are an integral part of life in Bengaluru. But why isn't the government implementing the law that upholds their right to work?
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GAIL plans 100 CNG refill stations in Bengaluru 25.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
GAIL Gas will soon have 13 new CNG refill stations in the city, in addition to nine operational ones. CNG produces lesser emissions, and offer higher savings for all types of vehicles, say GAIL officials
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Indian builders woo buyers with cleaner, greener, "smart" homes 24.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
When Arkesh Mishra, 33, and his wife Anasuya scouted for a new home in India's tech hub of Bengaluru this year it was not the old real estate adage of "location, location, location" that was their main consideration - it was "peace of ...
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‘Cities and Canopies’, a book on trees in urban India, released 24.6.2019 Citizen Matters
‘Cities and Canopies' explores the science, history, culture and imaginations around trees in our cities.
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Black pepper came to India from South East Asia over five million years ago, says a new study 23.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Ancestors of the spice came to India in multiple waves, evolving over the years to become the black pepper we eat today.
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