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Good quality education is the most potent ways to reduce poverty 10.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that good quality education was one of the most potent ways to reduce poverty, achieve gender equality, and create more jobs. He said that improving the quality of education, revamping the curriculum to teach Indian values and transforming classrooms into centres of joyful learning was the way forward.
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Amid Karnataka Row, HD Kumaraswamy Woos Rebel Lawmakers With Plum Posts 8.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Even as the BJP continued to disrupt the Karnataka assembly over the ruling coalition's continuance in power, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today gave away prime positions in the government to...
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Five maps show why Bengaluru is becoming more congested, parched and polluted 3.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
State agencies that provide civic amenities have not kept pace with the city’s expansion and property developers have added to the problem.
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The lake of thousand birds to receive treated water by mid-year 31.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Sarakki lake saw a host of demolitions when it got flooded a few years ago. Lake teams working for the rejuvenation of the lake have had an eventful journey along with the lake, which will see water entering into it in a few months.
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This dry lake in North Bengaluru to get new life soon 29.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The rejuvenation of Yelahanka Puttenahalli lake is expected to be completed by mid-February. The Forest Department is leading the efforts, but BWSSB, which is another government agency, is proving to be a pain, as their work interferes with rejuvenation work.
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Here’s why residents are fighting in court against composting plant in Bengaluru 25.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Years of follow ups have not been able to help the KCDC plant in HSR Layout function scientifically, and residents are bearing the brunt. A residents welfare association has recently filed a writ petition in the High Court demanding the closure of the plant.
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Nitin Gadkari to Inaugurate Cable Stay Bridge over River Mandovi in Goa on Sunday 25.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the newly built, 5.1 km long, four-lane, cable stayed bridge over river Mandovi in Goa on Sunday, the 27th of January.
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Study explores best practices to save electricity in Bengaluru’s apartments 24.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Electricity alone contributes up to a quarter of the maintenance charges in apartments. Ten apartments participated in a study which came up with the list of interventions to reduce electricity usage.
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Did the Mumbai marathon live up to its green promise? 23.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Organisers of the recently concluded Mumbai marathon had promised to take several steps to make their event a green one. In post-event reflection, runners and observers share what they got right and what could be improved.
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Shame, superstition and secrecy are coming in the way of menstrual hygiene, finds Tamil Nadu study 22.1.2019 Scroll.in
Around 84% of the girls interviewed by the Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme said they were taken by surprise when they got their first period.
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Bengaluru Buzz: State contests Buffer zone rule | 19 terms for Suburban Rail | No water shortage for Bengaluru 21.1.2019 Citizen Matters
From conditions laid down by Karnataka government on suburban rail to BWSSB's water plans to businesses protesting BBMP's encroachment drive, all news that matters to you, in one place.
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Year End Review 2018- Ministry of Human Resource Development 11.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
In pursuance to Hon'ble Prime Minister's vision for ‘Transforming India’, Ministry of Human Resource Development took a leap forward in transforming education sector with the motto of “???? ??????, ????? ?????? ”(Education for All, Quality Education).
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Tough questions, brilliant ideas at Shanthinagar ward committee meeting 11.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A Shanthinagar resident shares her experience attending a ward committee meeting for the first time
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Bengaluru is hot. Steel flyover will make it hotter, it needs to be dropped 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
An umbrella of hot air over the built-up area of the city is an 'urban heat-island’. There are many processes contributing to the temperature —air pollutants, vehicular movements, loss of tree cover and more. Steel flyover could be one of them.
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Waste water use in agriculture: the ball reaches Supreme Court 8.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Channeling of Bengaluru's waste water into parched tanks of Kolar was a step to ensure the district got enough water to use in agriculture. However water standards need to be maintained in a project which will be huge and continuous.
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Backbreaking education: Centre’s directives on schoolbags fall on deaf ears 8.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Heavy schoolbags have serious health effects. Yet, in many cities, children carry almost half their body weight on their backs. The recent central government order to reduce schoolbag weight also looks unlikely to make much difference.
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This couple is giving a new life to India's landmarks 8.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Varsha Nair and Vivek Wagh are painting India on whatever canvas is possible.
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Coffee output halves from bad weather 8.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Bangalore India’s coffee production has almost halved in this harvest season, after extreme weather conditions like floods, storms, water logging and landslides during August-September monsoon caused severe plant and bean damages and even washing away of plantations. The single largest coffee producing district, Coorg, was the most affected by floods and it reported 60 per cent decline in output. As per earlier estimates, India was expecting 300,000 tonnes of coffee during this season. However, once the coffee picking season that started early December 2018 concludes in February this year, there will be a minimum output decline of 100,000 tonnes, as per the growers across key areas, Coorg, Chikmagalur, Hassan and Wynad. President of India Coffee Trust, Anil Kumar Bhandari said that a widespread crop damage took place during the rains and what’s currently left on the bushes is 50 per cent lower than the usual harvest. Sources at Karnataka planters’ association (KPA) said that most plantations suffered ...
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A new tech allows citizens to test water quality without expert help. Can it save Bengaluru’s lakes? 5.1.2019 Scroll.in
Citizen groups are working with the municipal authorities to keep a tab on the city’s heavily polluted lakes.
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City Buzz: Women’s wall of solidarity | Delhi water supply projects | Rent inflation in Mumbai…and more 5.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The Sabarimala controversy has rocked the nation and created a stir across cities, especially among women; That and more news from our cities this week in this edition of City Buzz.
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