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Where will Bengaluru train its future Olympians?
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Here are the training facilities available for school students in Bengaluru who are interested in athletics.

Akshatha M, Aug 22 2016
The aftermath: pictures from Kodichikkanahalli demolition site
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What does a demolished area look like? What's happening in the area where properties were demolished to create a stormwater drain? Kate Clark catches it all on camera.

Kate Clark, Aug 19 2016
BBMP checks no village maps or master plan, while sanctioning plans
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Much has been said about demolitions of storm water drain encroachments. But how can BBMP sanction building plans on storm water drains? The mystery decoded.

2 Akshatha M, Aug 18 2016
Making walkways profitable for bidders
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Pedestrians struggle on Bengaluru's roads without safe walkways. Can there be a win-win economic model to incentivise private developers to build better public infrastructure?

2 Meera K and Smita Singh, Aug 18 2016
Help Bengaluru map its problem spots!
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Help the city administration pinpoint issues in the public streets and areas, by mapping them and presenting. Join this mapping project!

News Desk, Aug 11 2016
Uber through the eyes of an occasional visitor

Do cab companies care to inform about the pricing model, to their drivers? Apparently it's all about making hay while the sun shines.

Manu Bhardwaj, Aug 10 2016
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Land registrations take place without actual surveys, which makes it easy for anyone to register anything. Having Unique Property Ownership Records is a possible solution to the mess, but it's being opposed by the land mafia.

1 Akshatha M, Aug 23 2016
Public Messages

Most BWSSB staff aware of instances of water thefts, unable to act
The customers of BWSSB, despite having a few complaints with the body, seemed to be happy overall. Read the full report.
Varsha Pillai, Jul 29 2016
Conference discusses sustainable solutions for growing Bengaluru
Sustainable mobility solutions, clean energy, land use patterns, water issues and many other policy-level issues were discussed in a conference organised by World Resource Institute.
Sachi Aggarwal, Jul 10 2016
New group to help home buyers in Bengaluru
Here's a group that will help home buyers get right guidance on the legalities of home buying and inform them of their rights and duties of builders.
M S Shankar, Jun 22 2016
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Governance
Small_list_neighbourhood1 Encouraged by the success of Neighbourhood Watch (NW) initiative in Whitefield, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South East Division), Dr Boralingaiah M B has announced the extension of the programme to other areas of South East Division, ie, Kadugodi, Varthur, HAL and (Old) Airport. In an event... (Blog)
Pravir B, Aug 24 2016
Water, Roads and Power
Small_list_1024px-tenjin_chikagai_tenjin_underground_city__-_02 A win-win economic model to incentivise private developers to build better public infrastructure.
Meera K and Smita Singh, Aug 18 2016
Environment
Small_list_jivabhumi New initiatives connect farmers and consumers - supplying fresh, chemical-free vegetables to Bengaluru residents.
Kate Clark, Aug 10 2016
Children & Schooling
Small_list_athletics-3 Here are the training facilities available for school students in Bengaluru who are interested in athletics.
Akshatha M, Aug 22 2016
People & Interviews
Small_list_xerxes While Xerxes Desai was well known for his work at Titan and Tata companies, there was another side to him - his passion for urban issues in India.
News Desk, Jul 08 2016
Heritage
Small_list_venkatappa1 As the controversy regarding Venkatappa Art Gallery slowly fades away, artists are hoping to help the government in making the Gallery an active tourist spot.
Shree D N, Aug 08 2016
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Business & Economy
Small_list_aadhaar_authentication_step As private companies are increasingly using Aadhaar data, is the privacy and security of personal data really at risk? What do those defending Aadhaar have to say?
Akshatha M, Aug 02 2016

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Uber through the eyes of an occasional visitor
Do cab companies care to inform about the pricing model, to their drivers? Apparently it's all about making hay while the sun shines.
Manu Bhardwaj, Aug 10 2016
Open letter to CM Siddaramaiah: Bring Subodh Yadav back!
When the city of Bengaluru has set its eyes on 'Smart City' tag, smart and people-friendly officials should be allowed to continue.
Sandya Narayanan, Jun 27 2016
Bengaluru's pavements: foot paths or death traps?
Scooter-borne jay riders race on the wrong side of a road, hit a lady, and flee eve before she wakes up and notes down their numbers. Passersby don't care to take the numbers either. Traffic rules are broken everyday in Bengaluru everywhere, and fines are not helping!
Marianne de Nazareth, Jun 22 2016

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