Guides and Primers
Jul 29 2016
Blog: Deepa's jottings
I am giving below, the lengthy and tedious process of getting a replacement driver's licence, with references to the specific places and processes I myself followed. My driver's licence was stolen, along with other documents (debit cards, Senior...
Jul 27 2016
PITFALLS IN FORMING APARTMENT OWNERS ASSOCIATIONS
Raj Kumar
Avoid these mistakes if you are running around in order to form the owners' association for your apartment complex in Bengaluru.
Jul 12 2016
SMART PLANS FOR SAVING POWER
Sunil Sood
Looking to reduce your BESCOM bills? Do it smartly. This guide is for you.
Jun 15 2016
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Garbage isn't exactly Rocket Science but given the filth around us, one would think it is! Given that the Government struggles with Execution and Enforcement of its well thought out policies and programs, we looked to see how exactly we can get a...
Jun 10 2016
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Having missed every opportunity to get one, I finally went to get my Aadhar card along with my daughter today. For a while now, I've been trying to find the centres where the Aadhar card work (collection of application forms, verification of details...
Jun 07 2016
RAIN HELPLINES FOR BANGALORE
News Desk
onsoon is gaining strength in Bengaluru. Here's where you need to get help if your area is flooded/ if rain is affecting life.
May 17 2016
PLANTING TREES IN BENGALURU
Shree D N
This summer's heat made us all nostalgic about the cooler weather of the past. Though the urban area has expanded in Bengaluru, there is no reason why the tree cover should not! Time to plant trees!
May 17 2016
Blog: Whitefield Rising
What is an Occupancy Certificate? A  certificate  of  occupancy  is a document issued by a local government agency or building department certifying a building’s compliance with applicable building codes and other laws...
Apr 28 2016
GETTING BBMP KHATA WITHOUT BRIBE
Ramanathan Chellappan
Multiple calls and visits to BBMP offices, tackling multiple subtle and direct demands for bribe, this group of citizens finally got the khata without paying bribe.
Mar 11 2016
TACKLING CYBER CRIME
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News Desk
Many a time, we don't think twice before we enter a password on a website, or make an online transaction. Here’s why you should pay more attention!
Jan 04 2016
CREMATORIUM FOR ANIMALS
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Akshatha M
When pets or stray animals die, we normally wait for BBMP to come and take the bodies away. However there are alternatives - find out about Bengaluru's facilities to cremate or bury dead animals.
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Dec 25 2015
A GUIDE TO BENGALURU’S CHURCHES
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Pavithra Ashok Kumar
Wondering what you can do this Christmas? A walk through some of Bengaluru's oldest churches may just be the thing to get you in the right spirit.
Nov 13 2015
ART GALLERIES IN BENGALURU
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Pavithra Ashok Kumar
If you have an eye for the visual arts, you're in luck. Namma Bengaluru is home to several art galleries which showcase a plethora of work. Here are some of the must-visit galleries in the city.
Nov 02 2015
BBMP SCAM-O-PEDIA
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Josephine Joseph
Managing the city of Bengaluru is a tricky affair where a lot of money can be lost if there is no integrity and coordination among officials, politicians and contractors. Here's a list of scams that happened in last few years in BMP and BBMP.
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Oct 15 2015
PROCEDURE FOR RECLAIMING STOLEN ITEMS
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Akshatha M
Once an item stolen is recovered by thieves, it has to undergo a process in the court to prove its ownership, before reaching the rightful owner. One is lucky to get back the lost item in its original shape, especially when it is gold.
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Oct 14 2015
EXPORTING SOLAR POWER TO BESCOM
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Tharunya Balan
A guide on choosing the type of solar set up, cost involved, selling power to BESCOM and other related issues - your guide to installing rooftop solar power plants.
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Oct 14 2015
CUSTOMER PROTECTION IN PURCHASING MEDICINES
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Niveadha Nanjundeswaran
Ever bought medicines from a pharmacy, only to find the bottle empty or the package tampered with? Here’s what you can do, should you find yourself in a similar situation.
Sep 23 2015
BUYING PROPERTY IN BENGALURU
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Sriram Vittalamurthy
Before buying any property, it is essential to investigate all the documents provided by the present property owner and authenticate it with the agencies issuing the documents.
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Sep 08 2015
PROCEDURE FOR BIRTH, DEATH CERTIFICATES
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Navya P K
An overview of how to apply for and get birth or death certificates in Bengaluru city.
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Sep 07 2015
BESCOM NAME CHANGE GUIDE
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Aman Mujawar
No bribe, no extra cost. Get the name on your electricity bill changed to yours with no brokers. Here's how you do it.
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Aug 21 2015
BBMP ELECTIONS 2015 - GUIDE FOR VOTING DAY
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Ganga Madappa
The battle for Bengaluru is heating up, as the city goes to polls tomorrow. Here’s quick guide to how you can find your polling booth to cast your vote in the BBMP Elections 2015.
Aug 08 2015
MARRIAGE REGISTRATION GUIDE FOR BENGALURU
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Josephine Joseph
How to get your marriage registered? Where to get it registered? What kind of marriages can be registered, under which act? Here is all you need to know about it.
Jul 15 2015
GET DRAMATIC AT BANGALORE'S THEATRES
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Pavithra Ashok Kumar
Looking to develop a dramatic side? Here’s how you can start off your love for the dramatic arts in Bengaluru!
Jun 15 2015
WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY 2015
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Jayeeta Bose
This June 15th, unite to stop the abuse of senior citizens. Here's a guide on how you can recognise elder abuse, and extend help.
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Apr 10 2015
DIY DRIP IRRIGATION SYSTEM
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Rahul Ravi
Worried about what could happen to your plants when you go out of town? Our new intern, Rahul Ravi, shares how you can set up a homemade watering system that works with just gravity.
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Apr 03 2015
CONMEN OFFER INSURANCE SUM TO POLICY HOLDER’S NOMINEES
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Pavan Kulkarni
When something seems too good to be true, it usually is. Here’s how some fraudsters tried to con a resident of Koramangala, promising a large sum of money.
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