Traffic cops, children worst hit by Bengaluru's air pollution
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Several studies point to the disastrous effects of the city's deteriorating air quality on the health of its citizens and some particularly vulnerable groups.

Navya P K and Akshatha M, Sep 30 2016
Understand Bengaluru's water problems and solutions better

The event "Watershed Moment: Bengaluru's Water Problems & Solutions" will be held at the KSPCB, Parisara Bhavan, Church Street, on 1st October.

News Desk, Sep 29 2016
Bengaluru activists plan satyagraha campaign against genetically modified mustard
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A coalition against GM food crops has planned a citizens' awareness and call-to-action campaign to be launched on October 2.

News Desk, Sep 28 2016
How one community is managing water scarcity on the outskirts of Bengaluru
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In a water-deficient village just outside Bengaluru, a household is treating and reusing the ‘grey water’ of the entire village to grow its kitchen crops. Here’s how.

1 Dr Parimala S, Sep 27 2016
How will you celebrate joy of giving this year?
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As Bengaluru joins the country in celebrating DaanUtsav 2016, here's a list of opportunities for you to savour the fulfilling experience of giving and sharing!

Archana Srinivasan, Sep 26 2016
Why was the BRTS plan for Outer Ring Road killed?
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A recent meeting of various stakeholder groups arrived at a decision in favour of the Metro project on ORR. Akshatha M looks at the various deliberations that went on behind the scenes.

2 Akshatha M, Sep 23 2016
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JD(S) corporator M Anand from Radhakrishna Temple ward was elected as the Deputy Mayor in the polls marked by controversy over the suspension of voting rights of Independent MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar and BJP's PC Mohan.

Akshatha M, Sep 29 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
Citizens to celebrate the ban on plastic this Saturday
Citizens have joined their hands to celebrate the government's move to ban single use disposable plastic items. Join them at Freedom Park on April 2nd.
Malini Parmar, Apr 01 2016
Film festival to celebrate actor Smita Patil's legacy
Attend this film festival that pays homage to the life and cinema of national award winning actor, the late Smita Patil. Nine of her films are being screened, including the Kannada movie, Anveshane.
Surabhi Shastry, Mar 29 2016
Sections
Governance
Small_list_mayor_election-5 JD(S) corporator M Anand from Radhakrishna Temple ward was elected as the Deputy Mayor in the polls marked by controversy over the suspension of voting rights of Independent MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar and BJP's PC Mohan.
Akshatha M, Sep 29 2016
Water, Roads and Power
The event "Watershed Moment: Bengaluru's Water Problems & Solutions" will be held at the KSPCB, Parisara Bhavan, Church Street, on 1st October.
News Desk, Sep 29 2016
Environment
Small_list_air_pollution_1 Air pollution in Bengaluru has reached levels that are causing many to leave the city on health grounds. Navya PK looks at various studies that outline the shocking impact on citizens and some particularly vulnerable groups.
Navya P K and Akshatha M, Sep 30 2016
Children & Schooling
Small_list_soulkere12 Among what was displayed were a model of a hydroelectric generator, an eco-friendly air-cooler, a mosquito trapper, a vehicle-mounted wind turbine and other interesting science models.
Kate Clark, Sep 06 2016
People & Interviews
Small_list_mayor The BBMP wants to bring all properties under tax net, with road history and GIS mapping. BBMP Mayor Manjunath Reddy talks about his priorities in administration, and about the upcoming BBMP budget.
Akshatha M, Mar 01 2016
Heritage
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
Art and Leisure
Small_list_wandoh_and_his_kids__chad__bangalore_2016._pic__mahesh_shantaram Photographer Mahesh Shantaram seeks to dispel the myths around African migrants in India and lend them a human face through his portfolio, now on display at a city gallery.
Kate Clark, Sep 21 2016
Business & Economy
Small_list_nishantresized1 With orders pouring in and losses reducing quickly, this Peenya based manufacturer has managed the transition. But will the good days continue?
Kate Clark, Sep 20 2016
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One man’s extraordinary journey and what Indian Railways could learn from it!
An eventful night journey by train leaves the author wondering about all that Indian Railways needs to do to make travel safe and comfortable for all.
Kannan Sundararajan, Sep 21 2016
Kaveri and the years of drought
As long as we keep looking farther for our solutions the solutions might keep moving farther away. What direction will we choose? Business as usual or the “difficult” one? asks Vaidya.
Vaidya R, Sep 14 2016
How could Bengaluru descend into violence?
Who wants violence? Ask anyone in the city, no one is happy. Shree D N shares her thoughts.
Shree D N, Sep 14 2016
 
 

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