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Last updated: Apr 04 2019 14:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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 […]

The post Alstom to provide electrification for Bangalore Metro Phase II appeared first on India's first NewsPortal on Projects.

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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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Tackling Bengaluru’s air quality crisis is an opportunity to lead with example 7.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Vehicular pollution is the top contributor to air pollution in the congested city of Bengaluru. Attempts to curb air pollution need to be stepped up now, to avoid a future crisis.
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Legal tangles kept IT firms busy in 2018 3.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
New Delhi Cases included class-action suits, employment discrimination and deficiency in services In a major setback to the information technology sector, the year that just ended few days back witnessed a large number of lawsuits against infotech services giants, both nationally and globally. The court cases against such companies included employment discrimination, deficiency in services and class-action suits. While some of them were settled out of court, a few went into arbitration. For instance, Bangalore-based IT major Wipro effected a $75-million settlement with its decade-old customer National Grid for release of all claims under a lawsuit the latter filed in a New York district court in 2017. The electricity, natural gas and clean energy delivery company had filed a lawsuit against Wipro seeking damages of $140 million and additional costs related to an enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation project. National Grid supplies energy to more than 20 million people through in New York, ...
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BHEL not working to promote solar energy 31.12.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, No work is being done to promote solar energy by the state-run Bhel unit.It is worth mentioning that a 10 MW solar plant has not been set up so far, on the other hand, the construction of the proposed solar panel in block-4 of BHEL factory could not be started in the last […]
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GE Renewable Energy bags ReNew Power order for 300 MW wind turbines 20.12.2018 Sify Finance
US major GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Indian clean energy firm ReNew Power to provide 120 GE 2.5-132 turbines for the Gadhsisa Wind Farm in Gujarat, according to a GE statement.
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Solar rooftop connections: Why are city homes lagging? 19.12.2018 Citizen Matters
A recent study conducted in Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Jaipur and Nagpur reveals various challenges that the residential rooftop solar sector is facing in India, posing a risk to its target of achieving 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022. Some key findings here.
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Britain's Aggreko wins $200 mln Tokyo Olympics power contract 14.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
Aggreko Plc has won a roughly $200 million contract to supply temporary electricity systems for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games, the world's largest temporary power provider said on Friday.
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No Stay As Of Now: Supreme Court On Tamil Nadu Petition On Mekedatu Dam 12.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Tamil Nadu's petition seeking an immediate stay on Centre's permission to Karnataka government for preparing a detailed project report or DPR for a proposed dam across the Cauvery at Mekedatu about...
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Karnataka, Tamil Nadu Face Off Yet Again Over Cauvery Reservoir Project 5.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Mekedatu, meaning 'goat crossing' or 'goat leap' in Kannada, refers to a rocky, narrow area of the Cauvery river in southern Karnataka. It is here that the state government wants to build a reservoir...
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Everything you must know, as Bengaluru marks a milestone in local governance 1.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Wondering what on earth is the ward committee and how does it matter to you? It's your gateway to understanding how BBMP works, and participate in the process. Here's an explainer for you.
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