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Last updated: Mar 21 2019 10:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Free medical camp organised by NHPC 21.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Free medical camp organised by NHPC
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Free medical camp at Kha-Aimol village 21.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Free medical camp at Kha-Aimol village
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Lower Ambalipura lake: Alive and thriving by citizen efforts 19.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Ten years back, a residents' collective got BBMP to restore the Lower Ambalipura lake. Today, the collective is setting an example of how well citizens themselves can maintain a lake
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Chennai Buzz: New look for Elliots beach | Helpline for differently abled voters |Pet clinics in Corporation radar… and more 16.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Details of Chennai Corporation's camps for voters with disability, new initiatives and recognition for Chennai Metro and restoration of temple tanks by the municipal body -- catch up on what's been happening in your city this week.
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In a nutshell: How is Bengaluru’s proposed elevated corridor designed? 14.3.2019 Citizen Matters
There have been enough controversies on the elevated corridor project. But what exactly is the project? Which areas does it cover and what is its impact? Read on to find more.
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Tanker water supply dwindling, Cauvery water yet to arrive: What’s BBMP promising Bellandur? 11.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Apartment representatives got a slew of promises on water supply from MLA Aravind Limbavali this Saturday. But can BBMP deliver on these?
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Iblur lake to be back to life this monsoon 8.3.2019 Citizen Matters
After six years of dogged citizen efforts, Iblur lake is no longer a shrinking, toxic cesspool. Almost restored now, the lake would come alive with the rains
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Many projects inaugurated, foundation stones laid for many others 6.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Many projects inaugurated, foundation stones laid for many others
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A tale of two ponds that could mean less flooding for Sholingannalur this year 5.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Naturally blessed with hundreds of lakes and ponds, the city of Chennai can easily improve its ground water levels by restoring these water bodies. Here are two success stories of pond rejuvenation projects that could inspire other neighbourhoods in the city.
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Why we need an anthropology of wonder, which allows for social hope to grow in communities 1.3.2019 Scroll.in
An excerpt from ‘The Cow In The Elevator’, Tulasi Srinivas’s exploration of the celebrations of religious festivities in India.
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Initiative to improve fire safety in Bengaluru Apartments 22.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Beyond Carlton, in partnership with BAF, Citizen Matters, Jain (Deemed-to-be-University) and When-It–Strikes, will offer Fire-Risk Assessment for Bengaluru Apartments.
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Flowing water bodies become parched lands: Where did the water go? 20.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Keezhkattalai and Pallavaram lakes, that once were primary sources of water for irrigation as well as domestic use, now suffer the effects of rampant encroachment, often sanctioned by governments themselves. Restoration work has also been moving at snail's pace.
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A Tamil Nadu fisherman is making maps to help villagers save their lands from encroachment 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
35-year-old Saravanan’s maps are also helping assess the damage from rising sea levels.
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A month after the launch of national pollution control plan, Patiala is the only city with safe air 6.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
With a budget of Rs 300 crore for financial years 2018-’19 and 2019-’20 – about Rs 2.9 crore per city – the programme will focus on 102 polluted Indian cities.
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Data analysis: Government’s flagship schemes for urban development have fallen far short of targets 1.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Barely 7% to 20% of the central assistance earmarked for the three flagship schemes has been used since their launch.
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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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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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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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Rampant growth of polluting brick kilns has made Jharkhand’s quaint McCluskieganj town a death trap 2.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Rising pollution, depleting ground water levels has made parts of the town almost unlivable for some residents.
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Why technology alone won’t solve India’s manual scavenging problem 2.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The reason this is so rarely speaks its name. It is caste.
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