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Last updated: Dec 20 2018 16:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Thirsty city tantrums: How Bengaluru’s thirst for water is felt 400 km away 9.8.2019 Citizen Matters
To satiate Bengaluru's unending thirst, water has been diverted from many rivers, including those from the Western Ghats. But these projects are starving local populations of water, and destroying ecosystems
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Floods kill at least 22 in Kerala, displace thousands 9.8.2019 Reuters: World News
At least 22 people have died in Kerala after torrential monsoon rains caused landslides and flooding that cut off some areas, authorities said on Friday.
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Torrential rains cause flooding, evacuations in southern India 9.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Torrential monsoon rains in Kerala caused a major landslide and flooding that has cut off some areas, forcing the evacuation of more than 22,000 people, authorities said on Friday.
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BS Yediyurappa Approves Rs 480-Crore Aerospace Manufacturing Unit 3.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has given approval to US-based Goodrich Aerospace Service Pvt Ltd to set up a manufacturing unit with an investment of Rs 480 crore, state industries department...
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Bengaluru Buzz: Vellara Jn-Pottery Town Metro work starts | Hike in power tariff | Majestic bus stand turns 50 1.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Electricity tariff hiked, work on the Vellara Junction-Pottery Town Metro line starts, traffic police gets prepared to tackle eventualities during monsoon - read more on what happened in Bengaluru this week
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Dry borewells, lost lakes: In Karnataka, another summer of water shortage portends severe crisis 28.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Though pre-monsoon showers have brought some relief this year, residents as well as officials are worried about the summers to come.
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How Bengaluru’s crumbling Dry Waste Collection Centres can be overhauled 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Dry Waste Collection Centres (DWCCs) perform the critical function of collecting, sorting and disposing of dry waste in the city. But the majority of these centres are dilapidated, with few facilities and difficult work conditions. A recent study suggests ways to change this.
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Minsarathai Semippom: Small steps for big change 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Minsarathai Semippom, an initiative aimed at spreading consumer awareness on consumption of electricity, is helping citizens cut down on energy costs through reduction and optimisation in consumption.
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Readers’ comments: Government and private agencies should be doing more to help Cyclone Fani victims 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Responses to articles on Scroll.in
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More than 40% of India is reeling under drought, but the Centre may not even acknowledge it 4.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government has made the process of declaring drought long and difficult, experts say. So, the ongoing disaster may go officially unannounced.
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Solar energy set to power electric vehicles in Bengaluru 3.4.2019 Hindu: Bangalore
The sun is set to power electric vehicles in the city. In an attempt to ensure that clean transport is driven by clean energy, Bangalore Electricity
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Encroachment removal drive continues at K.R. Market 31.3.2019 Hindu: Rx
Many shops have remained shut as traders fear action from BBMP authorities
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Why the air inside your home could be as toxic as that outside 13.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
India's dubious distinction in terms of air quality is widely discussed, but the focus of discussion has typically been outdoor pollution. Yet, right here in Bengaluru, indoor pollution poses serious risks for several communities, cutting across class. What are the sources of indoor pollution and how can it be addressed?
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By design and delusion, the project to radicalise Hindu India gains momentum 9.3.2019 Scroll.in
The growing darkness of hate and bigotry can only be dispelled if more Indians question, resist and speak up.
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Five Year Achievements & Initiatives of Ministries of Railways and Coal 1.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Minister for Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal today addressed the media on the five-year achievements of the ministries under his charge. Shri Goyal released a booklet highlighting the achievements in the Railways and Coal Ministries in the past five years.
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Study shows the impact of unplanned development on river basins and catchment areas 28.2.2019 Scroll.in
A team of ecologists from Bengaluru studied the Kali river basin to determine interlinkages between water biodiversity, hydrology, ecology and the land cover.
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Alstom to provide electrification for Bangalore Metro Phase II 22.2.2019 Projects Monitor

21 February 2019 – Alstom has been awarded a contract by BMRCL to provide power supply and traction electrification for the 33-kilometre extension to Bangalore Metro under Phase II. Worth around €71 million (INR 580 Crores approximately), it is Alstom’s largest third-rail electrification contract in India. Phase II encompasses extension of Bangalore Metro’s existing North-South […]

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BPAC submits objections to electricity tariff hike 5.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
B.PAC submitted strong objections to BESCOM’s proposal for increase of electricity tariff by INR 1.01 per unit for FY-20 based on extensive data analysis.
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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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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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