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Will Bengaluru win the smart city battle?
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While everyone believed Bengaluru was out of the smart city race, the city has got a chance to vie for the tag by proposing area-based development. Citizen feedback has been solicited for the project.

Akshatha M, Jun 24 2016
Not enough training facilities for talented young athletes
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A city with 1/6th of the state's population, yet Bengaluru cannot produce high performing athletes. Why? 

1 Akshatha M, Jun 23 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.

2 M S Shankar, Jun 22 2016
Bengaluru's pavements: foot paths or death traps?
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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!

7 Marianne de Nazareth, Jun 22 2016
What happens when you keep the promise made to the land
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What happens when you plant a lot of trees and nurture them? Nature takes over. The story of a school that was established in a barren land 16 years ago.

Seetha Ravi, Jun 21 2016
Here's how to stop dry waste from littering commercial areas
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Bengaluru did not have public bins, and bins have been a bone of contention among solid waste management enthusiasts working to solve the problem. Are bins the only solution for black spot problem? Or is there any alternative?

Sandya Narayanan, Jun 20 2016
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IAS officials get transferred every now and then. But it's different this time—people are rallying behind an officer, Subodh Yadav, who was working on setting right garbage problem in Bengaluru.

Shree D N and Akshatha M, Jun 25 2016
Public Messages

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
A workshop to brainstorm on solutions for Bengaluru's transport
You are going to hear the city's transport providers out, including Metro and Uber, if you attend this workshop.
Varun John, Jun 02 2016
Participate in the Nandi Hillathon to raise funds for your neighbourhood
Looking to raise funds to support a specific cause in your neighbourhood? You can do so by participating in the Nandi Hillathon and help restore Nandi Hills too!
Reena Pillai, May 27 2016
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Governance
Small_list_subodh_yadav IAS officials get transferred every now and then. But it's different this time—people are rallying behind an officer, Subodh Yadav, who was working on setting right garbage problem in Bengaluru.
Shree D N and Akshatha M, Jun 25 2016
Water, Roads and Power
Small_list_smart_city_audience While everyone believed Bengaluru was out of the smart city race, the city has got a chance to vie for the tag by proposing area-based development. Citizen feedback has been solicited for the project.
Akshatha M, Jun 24 2016
Environment
Small_list_prakriya1 What happens when you plant a lot of trees and nurture them? Nature takes over. The story of a school that was established in a barren land 16 years ago.
Seetha Ravi, Jun 21 2016
Children & Schooling
Small_list_athletics-6 A city with 1/6th of the state's population, yet Bengaluru cannot produce high performing athletes. Why?
Akshatha M, Jun 23 2016
People & Interviews
Small_list_the_victims_rescued_from_the_brick_kiln_in_anekal 18 people from Odisha, including three infants, were rescued from a brick kiln in Anekal. The rescued families were working as bonded labourers at the kiln.
Ignatius Joseph, May 16 2016
Heritage
Small_list_intach_heritage_awards_bishop_cotton INTACH announces the winners of the 2nd edition of the Heritage Awards, set up to bring attention and recognition to buildings of heritage value in Bengaluru.
Meera Iyer, Apr 18 2016
Art and Leisure
Small_list_swacha_graha_find_a_friend Been hearing about the Swacha Graha challenge, but not sure where to begin? A member of the team shares answers to some commonly asked questions.
Business & Economy
Small_list_street_vendors_protest_in_front_of_the_bbmp_office Allocation of 1% of funds from BBMP budget, temporary grievance redressal cell, free public amenities in markets - these are some of the streets vendors demands to the BBMP.
Lekha Adavi, Mar 14 2016

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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
This Aadhar centre has neither power, nor manpower!
Can there be some help for old and handicapped people in Aadhar centres? Can these enrollment centres be equipped with more staff and infrastructure?
Kalyani, Jun 17 2016
Can Bengaluru ever become Khatha-mukt?
There are instances of BBMP issuing B khatha to flats without valid reasons, thereby harassing the innocent buyer, says Vishwanatha Rao.
U Vishwanath Rao, Jun 08 2016

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