B.PAC asks corporators to break the vicious cycle of corruption

B.PAC's letter to Narendra Modi asks for him to urge BBMP corporators to commit to clean governance and efficient administration in Bengaluru.

1 Sharath.S.R, Sep 02 2015
KMF Nandini milk: mislabelling, lack of quality and what more?
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Half litre Nandini milk and curd packets don't carry the words 'Use by' on the packaged date stamping. As a result, you might be buying old milk, which might curdle the moment you keep it for heating. What's wrong here?

Sakuntala Narasimhan, Sep 02 2015
Frequently asked questions on BBMP Mayoral elections, answers

Why is a mayor's post important? What are the functions of the mayor? What does a deputy mayor do?

Akshatha M, Sep 02 2015
Bike ambulances attend to a dozen calls a day
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Bike ambulances were introduced in Bengaluru to ensure that victims of accidents got medical help quickly. Since April, these ambulances have responded to over 700 calls in the city.

Holly Thorpe, Sep 01 2015
Here is why bandh is being observed on Sep 2 in Bengaluru
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Various trade unions have called for a bandh against the Road Safety and Transport bill to be tabled by the government in the parliament. Why are they objecting to the bill? Here is some explanation.

1 Akshatha M, Sep 01 2015
The 260-member juggernaut: Will it drive BBMP haywire?
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Who are the councilors of BBMP who can vote in the mayoral election? Which party they belong to? Here is the full list.

1 Akshatha M, Sep 01 2015
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B.PAC's letter to Narendra Modi asks for him to urge BBMP corporators to commit to clean governance and efficient administration in Bengaluru.
Sharath.S.R, Sep 02 2015
Water, Roads and Power
Small_list_bike_ambulance_bangalore Bike ambulances were introduced in Bengaluru to ensure that victims of accidents or other emergencies got timely medical help. Since April, these ambulances have responded to over 700 calls in the city.
Holly Thorpe, Sep 01 2015
Environment
Small_list_spiders_as_baby_food_for_wasps_1 Here's a mother who hunts for baby food even before she has given birth. Read the exciting account of what happens when the Spider or Pompilid Wasp, meets a spider, a Tarantula no less.
Deepa Mohan, Sep 03 2015
Children & Schooling
Small_list_scouts_honour_drv School-going children often come up with nicknames for their teachers. Here's one such teacher from the author's past - DRV aka Dappa Ravay (V)unday.
People & Interviews
Small_list_prof._rupa_chanda Rupa Chanda, an Economics professor from IIM has been chosen to be a part of WHO's team of world experts who will suggest ways of strengthening global health security.
Apoorva N, Aug 17 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_chintu_tv_prog Many Kannada organisations are up in arms against each other, due to the dubbing ban controversy. What is the issue? Why do some people oppose dubbing, while others support it? Here's an informative article on the issue.
Akshatha M, Aug 11 2015
Business & Economy
Small_list_milk Half litre Nandini milk and curd packets don't carry the words 'Use by' on the packaged date stamping. As a result, you might be buying old milk, which might curdle the moment you keep it for heating. What's wrong here?
Sakuntala Narasimhan, Sep 02 2015

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Five ways to celebrate an eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi
Ganesh Chaturthi is coming up on September 17th and preparations for the festival have surely begun. Here's a reminder to keep the festivities green.
Environment •  Lakes •  Leisure •  See and Do •  Festival
Deepa Vijay, Aug 31 2015
Ramblings on garbage, autos and lechery in Bengaluru
Auto drivers refuse to carry not only migrants, but also the locals, when they don't like the amount of money that comes in. Staring at women has been the "prerogative" of educated men, not just the uneducated. Sometimes such realities hit us hard...
BBMP & SWM  •  Government •  BBMP •  bcity •  Wit
Rakesh Prasad, Aug 29 2015
How did Hemmigepura ward achieve 59.4% turonout?
The resident welfare associations of Hemmigepura ward ensured that every voter in the ward is on the roll and helped the needy on the voting day. Result: higher voter turnout.
BBMP Elections 2015 •  Civic •  RWA •  bcity •  Elections
V K Srivatsa, Aug 29 2015

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