Josephine Joseph
Nov 16 2016
CIVIC AWARENESS AMONG CHILDREN
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Josephine Joseph
Traffic Police Day and Constitution Day Campaigns are going to be a part of this movement that sows the seeds of civic awareness among children.
Jan 22 2016
BENGALURU'S UNSUNG HEROES
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Josephine Joseph
Traffic Police Day was started 11 years ago to appreciate the efforts of the traffic police. Local school children will be expressing their gratitude to these unsung heroes of the city during the course of this month.
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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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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 16 2015
TRACKING BENGALURU'S GROWTH
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Josephine Joseph
It is obvious that Bengaluru's population has been growing over the years. But how much? And at what cost?
May 15 2015
CAG REPORT ON WASTE MANAGEMENT
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Josephine Joseph and Aradhana Janga
What stopped BBMP from rectifying the mistakes and solving the problems related to waste management, while the CAG pointed it out in 2008?
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Apr 16 2015
BANGALORE'S GARBAGE WOES
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Josephine Joseph
The city’s garbage woes did not appear overnight. What led to this tipping point? Citizen Matters looks back over the past 15 years and the current imbroglio in a new in-depth series. Is there an end in sight?
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Apr 01 2015
CHILD ADOPTION PROCESS IN BANGALORE
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Josephine Joseph
The adoption process is not as easy as it is shown in movies. There’s a waiting period and elaborate documentation to be done, before you can take home a child. Here’s how you can go about it, and the list of things to keep in mind.
Mar 16 2015
CITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT: TENDER SURE
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Josephine Joseph
Tender SURE project is meant to provide pedestrian-friendly roads and ease traffic. So why is there collective sigh of dismay and criticism of the Rs 208 crore project?
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Jan 27 2015
UNIQUE USE OF TRICOLOURS
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Josephine Joseph
Will tricolour deter people from dumping waste in vacant plots? Josephine Joseph tries a unique method to stop people from dumping.
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Sep 15 2014
REAL ESTATE GROWTH WITH NO PLANNING?
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Josephine Joseph
East Bangalore area, particularly Whitefield- KR Puram - Mahadevapura area, is on the prime real estate map. What are the projects coming up next? What are the implications?
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Sep 08 2014
INTO THE MURKINESS OF WATER SUPPLY BUSINESS
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Josephine Joseph
It's all about murky deals. Real estate, local politics, water supply - all are interconnected. Here is a scholarly insight into the water mafia operating in Bangalore.
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Sep 03 2014
SAVING URBAN ENVIRONMENT
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Josephine Joseph
We often hear of environmental norms eased, and other issues related to environmental clearance. What is environmental clearance? Why is it required?
Aug 04 2014
SACRED TREES OF BANGALORE
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Josephine Joseph
Even in the highly commercialised old Pete area of Bangalore, there remain some pockets of greenery that provide some fresh air to the locality. How did they survive? Here's a study that explores reasons.
Aug 02 2014
POLLUTION-FREE MODE OF TRANSPORT
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Josephine Joseph
There are many fora and NGOs working to promote cycling in the city. What is needed is to get the road infrastructure right for cycling.
Aug 01 2014
AIR POLLUTION - PART III
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Josephine Joseph
Car pool when you go out. Cycle. Use public transport. No two-wheelers please. Do your bit to make the air you breathe safe.
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Jul 14 2014
AIR POLLUTION - PART II
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Josephine Joseph
It would be wise to think twice while pushing a baby stroller on a road with heavy traffic in Bengaluru, as the child is at the level of the exhaust pipes.
Jul 11 2014
NOBODY TO CARE FOR THIS ROAD
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Josephine Joseph
About 104 trees were axed in 2012, even before permissions from BWSSB, HAL and other service providers were in place. Still the road is under-construction.
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Jul 02 2014
AIR POLLUTION - PART I
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Josephine Joseph
Air pollution is invisible, but affects all of us in multiple ways. This Citizen Matters series is an attempt to put the spotlight back on air pollution.
Jun 18 2014
FOR A GREENER CITY
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Josephine Joseph
You are enthusiastic to plant trees in your neighbourhood, but don't know how to do it. This is your how-to-do guide.
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Jun 11 2014
BBMP COUNCILORS TO TOUR DUBAI?
Josephine Joseph
There have been many trips where BBMP mayors and councillors wanted to learn about waste management in other cities. What is the output? Why are we still facing the crisis?
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Apr 30 2014
GREEN CITY
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Josephine Joseph
A study done in selected slums of Bengaluru shows that in spite of the economic and spatial disadvantages in a slum, its residents are plant lovers too.
Apr 15 2014
ELECTIONS 2014
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Josephine Joseph
Bangalore South and Rajarajeshwari Nagar are part of Bangalore Rural constituency. Hence here's the profile of the candidates for you!
Apr 15 2014
ELECTIONS 2014
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Josephine Joseph
Check who the candidates are from your area, what did they do, and who deserves your vote!
Apr 15 2014
ELECTIONS 2014
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Josephine Joseph
Bangalore South MP, though is very vocal in Parliament, seems to be unable to connect with his electorate back home effectively. Read more!