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Gated community residents to contest in GP polls
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What does one do when one's area suffers from basic infrastructure problems? These citizens just want to be in the system, to change it for better.

1 Akshatha M, May 26 2015
Public consultation on draft waste mgmt rules called off
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CII, an industry body, organised the government consultation programme. This attracted the dissent of the public and NGOs working in Bengaluru in the field of waste management.

Akshatha M, May 23 2015
Here is what you need to know when you get fake notes!
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A fake note from an ATM is the bank's responsibility. But pre-2005 currencies with the year of printing not mentioned on them too are treated as fake notes. These can be exchanged.

Varsha Parashivamurthy, May 22 2015
Solve problems in your neighbourhood, win prizes!
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Are you part of a group in your neighbourhood that is working towards the betterment of the area? Would you like to see your ideas through to fruition? Read on then...

News Desk, May 21 2015
BBMP Admin decides to put garbage tender documents online

BBMP in principle agreed that penalising the contractors who don't mend their ways is the way forward. Beware, if you do not segregate waste, you too could be fined!

News Desk, May 21 2015
In pictures: Bellandur lake's fire and snow
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You have probably read reports of the 'snow' on Bellandur Lake. Some of you may have seen it even. Sanchayan Nath photo-documents it as it floats on the lake, flows on to the road and becomes a plaything for young children.

Sanchayan Nath, May 20 2015
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Politics
Small_list_bwrca_gp_polls What does one do when one's area suffers from basic infrastructure problems? These citizens just want to be in the system, to change it for better.
Akshatha M, May 26 2015
Water, Roads and Power
Small_list_swmconsultation CII, an industry body, organised the government consultation programme. This attracted the dissent of the public and NGOs working in Bengaluru in the field of waste management.
Akshatha M, May 23 2015
Environment
Small_list_ulsoor   Ganga Madappa, Staff Reporter and Community Manager at Citizen Matters, writes:   Here's a side of the Ulsoor lake that not too many people notice. To the left of the kalyani at the lake, is a storm water drain that comes all the way from Richards Town. And along with rain...
Vivek M, May 22 2015
Children & Schooling
Small_list_say_no_to_plastic__3_ 'Refuse disposables' and 'Stop trashing our planet', these were the messages that 40 children from the Bellandur neighbourhood shared with eatery owners.
Nisha Walvekar, Apr 29 2015
People & Interviews
Small_list_bnarasanna-large Saturday December 4th 1971. Morning classes had just begun. Schools had “morning class” on Saturdays – an awkward arrangement with classes starting at 7:30 or some such hour and ending around noon. The previous night, Friday December 3rd 1971, the nightly All India Radio (AIR...
Heritage
Small_list_lalbagh Have you ever visualised how the cityscape has changed through the years? Here's a look at some iconic pictures of Bengaluru and what they have evolved to today.
Rahul Ravi, Apr 23 2015
Art and Leisure
Small_list_jsk-international-fellows-2016 Every year the Knight fellowships program at Stanford University awards eight international fellowships for journalism innovation. This year, one of the eight is your own newsmagazine’s co-founder.
News Desk, Apr 23 2015
Business & Economy
Small_list_fake_note A fake note from an ATM is the bank's responsibility. But pre-2005 currencies with the year of printing not mentioned on them too are treated as fake notes. These can be exchanged.
Varsha Parashivamurthy, May 22 2015

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In pictures: Bellandur lake's fire and snow
You have probably read reports of the 'snow' on Bellandur Lake. Some of you may have seen it even. Sanchayan Nath photo-documents it as it floats on the lake, flows on to the road and becomes a plaything for young children.
Sanchayan Nath, May 20 2015
Death of lakes and trees: Story of daylight murders
Why are lakes dying in Bengaluru? What can you do about it? How does one try saving the trees?
Environment •  Trees •  bcity
Sridhar, May 19 2015
Can there be a market-based solution to pavement design in Bengaluru?
Vivek Vaidyanathan offers a solution to the problem of non-maintenance of footpaths, wherein vendor spaces are auctioned and footpath maintenance is outsourced.
Vivek Vaidyanathan, May 18 2015

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