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Here's what the BBMP's new garbage tenders are lacking
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BBMP does not seem to be learning any lessons from past failures in waste management. CIVIC, an NGO based in Bengaluru, lists the problems in the new BBMP garbage tenders floated a month ago.

Kathyayini Chamaraj, Jul 29 2015
Here is how DNA bill might be a recipe for disaster
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Centre for Internet and Society registers its dissent over new DNA Bill draft, and explains how it does not address the privacy concerns despite a seemingly powerful language.

Sunil Abraham, Jul 28 2015
Remembering the People’s President
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Citizen Matters reached out to Bangaloreans to ask them to share their fondest memories of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. Here’s what they had to say.

Ganga Madappa, Jul 28 2015
‘Your Police’ to make it easy for Bangaloreans to report sexual violence
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Bangalore City Police, in collaboration with Amnesty International, launched the ‘Ready to Report’ campaign to empower women in the city to report sexual violence with safety and dignity.

Ganga Madappa, Jul 27 2015
When Bengaluru’s citizens painted Tipu’s fort Red
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How did they paint Bengaluru’s most important historical fort red, just in one night? Why the heritage party? What really went on?

Holly Thorpe and Akshatha M, Jul 25 2015
Kannada new-gen directors keep their hope intact
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Does good Kannada cinema always have a market? Read what RangiTaranga fame Anup Bhandari, Lucia's Pawan Kumar, Jatta director B M Giriraj and Ulidavaru Kandanthe's Rakshit Shetty have to say.

1 Akshatha M, Jul 23 2015
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Politics
Small_list_ofc The government wants to help telecom companies by granting quick permissions and by opening up its buildings for installing mobile towers. Is it helping people?
News Desk, Jul 30 2015
Water, Roads and Power
Small_list_kora_3rd_block For the past two months, residents of Koramangala 3rd Block have seen a marked increase in traffic through their neighbourhood. A citizen shares how it has impacted their lives.
Dr Radhakrishnan, Jul 18 2015
Environment
Small_list_wifi_in_cubbon_park_and_lalbagh_thumb A survey of visitors to Cubbon Park on whether they wanted Wi-Fi found that they'd rather not... Some of them even wanted cell phone jammers instead!
Deepak Nair, Jul 23 2015
Children & Schooling
Small_list_white-uniform This humorous account of how the author came to the rescue of a young school-going lad, is truly a lesson in appreciating the little things in life.
People & Interviews
Small_list_a.p.j_abdul_kalam Citizen Matters reached out to Bangaloreans to ask them to share their fondest memories of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. Here’s what they had to say.
Ganga Madappa, Jul 28 2015
Heritage
Small_list_bangalore_fort_paint_the_for_red__1_ How did they paint Bengaluru’s most important historical fort red, just in one night? Why the heritage party? What really went on?
Holly Thorpe and Akshatha M, Jul 25 2015
Art and Leisure
Small_list_cinema_collage Does good Kannada cinema always have a market? Read what RangiTaranga fame Anup Bhandari, Lucia's Pawan Kumar, Jatta director B M Giriraj and Ulidavaru Kandanthe film maker Rakshit Shetty have to say.
Akshatha M, Jul 23 2015
Business & Economy
Small_list_kaliamma__50__had_to_take_take_her_children_to_work_wherever_she_went-s June 16th is designated as International Domestic Workers Day. While they play a vital role in most middle and upper class families, most domestic help continue to work on the fringes of society.
Pinky Chandran, Jun 16 2015

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Do Cubbon Park and Lalbagh need Wi-Fi? Visitors say no!
A survey of visitors to Cubbon Park on whether they wanted Wi-Fi found that they'd rather not... Some of them even wanted cell phone jammers instead!
Deepak Nair, Jul 23 2015
Wounded Knee: An (Indian) Indian Tale
This humorous account of how the author came to the rescue of a young school-going lad, is truly a lesson in appreciating the little things in life.
Children •  Diary •  Wit
Blood donation camp held at SJR Park Vista a huge success
When you donate blood, you may very well save someone's life. 31 donors came forward to do so at a recent donation camp held at SJR Park Vista.
Indira PC, Jul 21 2015

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