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Feb 28 2017
POCSO ACT REMAINS ON PAPER
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Akshatha M
Delays in collecting forensic evidence, out-of-court compromises and delay in trials due to lack of functional special courts- are some factors affecting the POCSO cases in Bengaluru.
Feb 25 2017
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News Desk
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Feb 25 2017
Blog: Open City
A quick glance at the BBMP budgets of the recent past show over-estimated revenues - check them out and learn how keep track of city budgets using our Open City platform. BBMP has just set up an online budget feedback form , but before you communicate...
Feb 24 2017
UGLY INDIAN SPOTFIX IN BENGALURU
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The Ugly Indian
250 Metro viaducts will be painted like the pillars in Hampi, and Metro boulevards will be adorned with replicas of stone monuments, in Bengaluru.
Feb 23 2017
RIGHT TO EDUCATION ACT IN BENGALURU
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Akshatha M
Right to education act has many loopholes - exemption given to minority institutions is a major one. Many schools save themselves under the protection of minority status even in the absence of certificates.
Feb 22 2017
Blog: I Change Indira Nagar
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Pic: Praful Residents of Bengaluru might have noticed in the media, that recently the BBMP has commenced issuing notices to many commercial/non-residential establishments in residential areas to shut shop. Whilst this may come across to many...
Feb 22 2017
S R Tejas
Why did BBMP issue notices to commercial establishments? How is it related to master plan? Many such queries answered.
Feb 22 2017
E-WASTE MANAGEMENT IN BENGALURU
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Manvel Alur
A new initiative in Bengaluru to help people dispose e-waste responsibly.
Feb 21 2017
Blog: Whitefield Rising
More than 200 residents living in BBMP's Mahadevapura Zone walked peacefully on Borewell Road in Whitefield recently, demanding restoration of the road and civic amenities. Young and old, women and men, joined hands to cover the 1.5 km stretch...
Feb 21 2017
VACCINATION DRIVE IN BANGALORE
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Akshatha M
Measles and rubella vaccination campaign is on. This is a primer for the parents wondering about the pros and cons of participating in it.
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Feb 21 2017
POLICY IN ACTION PROGRAMME
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Anjini Bist
A recently launched experiential public policy programme offers 60 Bengaluru participants a chance to work on live projects for seven members of parliament.
Feb 17 2017
Blog: Like a Lake
Namma Bengaluru Foundation in association with Arakere Neighbourhood Improvement Trust (ANIT), invites one and all to Arakere Habba 2017. 19th February 2017 (Sunday), 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Government Higher Primary School Ground...
Feb 16 2017
Column: Nature Feature
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Deepa Mohan
These birds are on the verge of extinction, due to loss of habitat and superstition. You'd be lucky if you are able to spot one!
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Feb 15 2017
RTE APPLICATION PROCESS
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Akshatha M
If you are looking to help someone to get their child admitted to schools under RTE, or if you need it for your child, this is your guide.
Feb 14 2017
INTERVIEW OF KCDC CHAIRMAN A KENCHEGOWDA
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Akshatha M
3000 tonnes of unsold compost is lying at KCDC as there are no buyers this year. The plan now is to shift city's waste to outskirts via goods trains. More such interesting points, in the interview of Karnataka Compost Development Company Chairman Kenchegowda.
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Feb 13 2017
RIGHT TO EDUCATION ACT IN BENGALURU
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Akshatha M
Aadhaar is compulsory for admission of children under right to education act. But will that solve the problems? What other problems are being faced by RTE children and parents?
Feb 10 2017
BENGALURU REVISED MASTER PLAN 2031
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Kathyayini Chamaraj
In an open letter to the Chief Minister, Executive Trustee of CIVIC Kathyayini Chamaraj points out why the planning process being followed for the city goes grossly against the 74th Constitutional Amendment and what needs to be corrected for the exercise to have an impact.
Feb 08 2017
Uday Vijayan
Fire accident victims have not too many people to guide them on how to come out of the trauma. Here's some help.
Feb 08 2017
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
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After living in one of the most livable cities in the world - Melbourne - I became passionate about the cities’ phenomena. I have strived to discover more active ways to live in a the city, an appetite that has led me to intern with Oorvani...
Feb 08 2017
SCHOOL FEE SURVEY
News Desk
How much are you spending on your child's education? We are working on an interesting article, we would like to hear from you!
 
 

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