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KSPCB talks to industries on e-waste recycling

E-waste can contaminate ground water and pollute air. KSPCB is trying to educate all industry bodies regarding this and make e-waste handling a smooth and principled affair.

News Desk, Feb 12 2016
ZipGo? or BMTC? Or both? Or more? You decide and support!
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What does Bengaluru need? Public transport? Private? Or a vision plan where all types of transport act complementary to one another? Decide, and support the cause!

3 News Desk, Feb 11 2016
Dear CM, Take action against govt offices violating HC order on SWM
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Kathyayini Chamaraj sends pictures of garbage at government office campuses in the heart of Bengaluru - at MS Building and office of the education department. What example are they setting?

1 Kathyayini Chamaraj, Feb 10 2016
Post suspension, ZipGo appeals to citizens for support
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With the government not supporting the ZipGo operations citing technical reasons, ZipGo has knocked the doors of its users to support its cause with the government.

1 News Desk, Feb 10 2016
Have an idea that can increase civic engagement? Read on then.
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Bengaluru is home to a large number of people who actively participate in working with the authorities to better the city. Here is a challenge that's looking to inspire more people to join the tribe.

Miriam Chohan, Feb 10 2016
Dear Govt of Karnataka, don't let Metro & BMTC put kerchief!
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BMTC's service is poor, while Metro serves few people, even as the government seems to reserve key corridors for BMRCL. What is needed to find the right multi-modal approach from a commuter's perspective?

4 Sathya Sankaran, Feb 10 2016
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Politics
Small_list_garbage_strewn_on_the_road__ms_building Kathyayini Chamaraj sends pictures of garbage at government office campuses in the heart of Bengaluru - at MS Building and office of the education department. What example are they setting?
Kathyayini Chamaraj, Feb 10 2016
Water, Roads and Power
E-waste can contaminate ground water and pollute air. KSPCB is trying to educate all industry bodies regarding this and make e-waste handling a smooth and principled affair.
News Desk, Feb 12 2016
Environment
Small_list_leopard-crossing-manikoushikwikimedia Social media is abuzz with the leopard sightings in Bengaluru, following the incident at a Whitefield school. So how should such a situation ideally be dealt with?
Ganga Madappa, Feb 11 2016
Children & Schooling
Small_list_green_and_safe_school B.PAC, in association with Shell MRPL Aviation launched the Safe and Green School project. The project aims to create a clean and safe environment in government schools that is conducive for learning.
Sharath.S.R, Jan 25 2016
People & Interviews
Small_list_bombe_mithaiwala_at_lalbagh__1_ In the past, children would flock around his cart as he molded candy into whatever shape they wanted. Meet the Bombe Mithaiwala!
Smitha Jacob, Feb 03 2016
Heritage
Small_list_basavanagudi-street-market Bengaluru has become a melting pot of cultures. Have a look at these videos that beautifully capture the changing culturescape of the city.
Ganga Madappa, Feb 01 2016
Art and Leisure
Small_list_popcorn Though namma film fest ended smoothly, it was not without its own small share of controversies. Here's a review of the film festival that was.
Akshatha M, Feb 05 2016
Business & Economy
Small_list_plastic_cups Both plastic producers and recyclers in Jolly Mohalla, Nayandahalli and Peenya will be affected badly if the plastic ban is implemented in letter and spirit. What will happen to the livelihoods of the workers in such industries?
Akshatha M, Nov 19 2015

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A pothole can cost Rs 1,185 per day in Bangalore! Here's how.
A pothole is a nuisance, especially for a rider - this is a known fact. What is unknown is the cost a pothole can put on an economy. Nidhi Gupta tries to decode it.
Nidhi Gupta, Jan 27 2016
This new railway line will help decongest Old Madras Road
This new route can reduce the distance covered between Bengaluru and Tirupathi by 71 km, and can help reduce traffic on Old Madras Road.
A.S. Kodanda Pani, Jan 25 2016
My home, my city, my love - Bengaluru
There are many things about Bangalore that can and should be criticised. However, it is always better if the criticism is constructive, says this citizen journalist.
Nikhil Jois, Jan 18 2016

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