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Mar 07 2017
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
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How to treat the cases of Tuberculosis among HIV-affected people? Here's some insight.
Mar 07 2017
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
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Malnad is the region in Karnataka that covers the western and eastern slopes of the Western Ghats. The food from this region appeals to a lot of people in Bengaluru.
Mar 06 2017
DEMAND FOR MORE BUSES
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News Desk
Bengalureans storm bus stations at Majestic, Koramangala, Jayanagar, Shivaji nagar and Banashankari chanting Bus Bhagya Beku! Ticket Ardha maadi! Bus double maadi!
Mar 06 2017
Blog: Open City
Last October , we spoke about several instances of individual and community initiatives towards solving water problems of the city. Sewage water treatment and rainwater harvesting are tools households and communities can use for decreasing their...
Mar 05 2017
Blog: In Lighter Whine
Around five months ago, I started working out in an attempt to look less like a non-green version of Shrek from the movies. I stopped eating cheese, butter, sugar, chips, fries and everything else that makes life worth living, gastronomically speaking...
Mar 03 2017
BBMP CONTRACT WORKERS UNION
News Desk
BBMP contract workers say the contract system is designed to be discriminatory and exploitative, and must be abolished.
Mar 03 2017
Blog: Citizens for Bengaluru
The Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike has launched a joint campaign with Citizens for Bengaluru called the 'Bus Bhagya Beku' campaign, that demands the State Government to provide financial support to BMTC to 'Halve the Fares, and Double the Fleet...
Mar 02 2017
Blog: Open City
ST Layout Bed, 9am on a Tuesday. In a vacant plot of land, street sweepers gather the fallen leaves and garbage on the streets into two piles. They set them on fire and go on with their business. Meanwhile, all the surrounding houses are getting smoked...
Mar 02 2017
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
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Our society is by and large homophobic and finds it difficult to accept people from the LGBTQI community, shares Jabez Kelly.
Feb 28 2017
Blog: Citizens for Bengaluru
Citizens for Bengaluru (CfB) and Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara (BBPV) have initiated a public campaign - #BusBhagyaBeku - seeking ‘Half the Fares and Double the Fleet’. CfB and BBPV met with various organisations and conducted commuter...
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 28 2017
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
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"Neenu Hengasa, Gandasa ?" a short film.
Feb 25 2017
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News Desk
News, views and analysis from Bengaluru, all in one place!
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 24 2017
Blog: The BPAC blog
B.PAC submitted its strong objections to BESCOM proposal for increase of electricity tariff for FY-18. T.V. Mohandas Pai, Vice President, B.PAC made the submissions before the commission today during the public hearing conducted by KERC. Following...
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 23 2017
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
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NERALU, meaning shade in Kannada is used to describe the Annual Tree festival in Bengaluru.
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.
 
 

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