Uber and Taxi For Sure continue to operate despite ban
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Despite the ban on Taxi For Sure and Uber by the state Transport Department, they continue to operate in Bengaluru. 

Ganga Madappa, Dec 19 2014
Dear CM, make OCs mandatory for registration of flats
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CM announced in the Assembly that only 97 high rises have been given Occupation Certificates since 2010. Arathi suggests a few measures to the government, to ensure the future buyers do not suffer.

2 Arathi Manay Yajaman, Dec 18 2014
Old house and the bull at the Pete
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Soumya Geetha, a consultant by profession, is extremely passionate about photographing culture and the streets, besides being a rabid traveller. She captured the above bull at the heart of the city - in the Pete. She writes: "During my street...
Vivek M, Dec 17 2014
Citizens ask BBMP to save Bengaluru's heritage markets
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BBMP decided to redevelop 18 markets in Bengaluru. This is an appeal by citizens to BBMP to preserve the heritage markets by doing the required refurbishing, not redevelop them.

News Desk, Dec 16 2014
Plastic producers say thin plastic not produced in city
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It was a tug of war between BBMP and plastic manufacturers. While the latter didn’t want to take responsibility for the plastics’ problem, BBMP says they have to share the burden of managing the plastic waste.

2 Shree D N, Dec 16 2014
Needed: A practical way to save and reuse the RO runoff water
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Moving a water-filled container could be tiresome for many, especially the elderly. Is there a simple way to ensure run off water is taken care of?

3 Dharmesh Viswanathan, Dec 16 2014
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Politics
Small_list_highrise CM announced in the Assembly that only 97 high rises have been given Occupation Certificates since 2010. Arathi suggests a few measures to the government, to ensure the future buyers do not suffer.
Arathi Manay Yajaman, Dec 18 2014
Water, Roads and Power
Small_list_taxi Despite the ban on Taxi For Sure and Uber by the state Transport Department, they continue to operate in Bengaluru.
Ganga Madappa, Dec 19 2014
Environment
Small_list_veg_vendors_rent_a_bag If you are among those who think eliminating plastic is not possible, here's a real story that proves you wrong. It just needs smart thinking.
Ganga Madappa, Dec 13 2014
Children & Schooling
Small_list_ramamurthynagar_cleanup_drive A clean-up drive in Ramamurthy Nagar, initiated by parents of JGRVK School, not only looks to make a difference in the area, but also inspire people across Bengaluru to emulate them.
Hemant Sarolkar, Dec 01 2014
People & Interviews
Small_list_karmayogi_mangamma_ca_1983 She actually lived Bhagavadgeeta-style, with an uncompromising attitude towards work. While trying to trace the story of a domestic helper, the author also chronicles the memoirs of the lost Bengaluru.
Heritage
Small_list_iinside_johnson_market BBMP decided to redevelop 18 markets in Bengaluru. This is an appeal by citizens to BBMP to preserve the heritage markets by doing the required refurbishing, not redevelop them.
News Desk, Dec 16 2014
Art and Leisure
Small_list_bengaluru_pete_soumya_geetha Soumya Geetha, a consultant by profession, is extremely passionate about photographing culture and the streets, besides being a rabid traveller. She captured the above bull at the heart of the city - in the Pete. She writes: "During my street photography exploits in the city, I have often encountered...
Vivek M, Dec 17 2014
Business & Economy
Small_list_dscn1946 Do you know where the vegetables you eat come from? Citizen Matters tracks the journey, from the farmers' fields to the markets.
Rashmi Patil, Nov 14 2014

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Dear CM, please make Occupancy Certificates mandatory for registration of flats
CM announced in the Assembly that only 97 high rises have been given Occupation Certificates since 2010. Arathi suggests a few measures to the government, to ensure the future buyers do not suffer.
Government •  BBMP •  bcity
Arathi Manay Yajaman, Dec 18 2014
Needed: A practical way to save and reuse the RO run off water
Moving a water-filled container could be tiresome for many, especially the elderly. Is there a simple way to ensure run off water is taken care of?
Infrastructure •  Water •  bcity
Dharmesh Viswanathan, Dec 16 2014
From holy cow to poly cow
The humble cow, considered holy by many, has been reduced to eating from garbage piles. Here is a citizen's account of his encounter with one such cow. 
Environment •  Wildlife •  Waste
Bharath Rajshekhar, Dec 11 2014

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