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Apr 12 2016
NGT ORDER ON PLASTIC BAN
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National Green Tribunal's interim order issued while admitting the case against plastic ban in Karnataka
Apr 07 2016
CITIZEN MATTERS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - APRIL 7TH 2016
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Will elevated roads help make Bengaluru transport sustainable? Where does your sewage go? What's has the Central Government decided with respect to solid waste management? How do released convicts cope with life outside prison? All this and more...
Apr 06 2016
Blog: I Change Indira Nagar
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On 31st March 2016, a 40-year-old African Tuilip tree in Indiranagar 1st stage, home to hundreds of parakteets and scores of nests nurturing young ones, was brutally felled by the BBMP. The reason: it was dried up and a possible threat to passers...
Apr 06 2016
INDIA SWM RULES 2016
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While Bengaluru is trying to handle the problem of mounting waste by mandatory source segregation, looks like entire India will be following Bengaluru model. The newly notified SWM rules mandate source segregation of waste for all urban and rural areas.
Apr 01 2016
CITIZEN MATTERS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - APRIL 1ST 2016
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In this edition, read about the bloated BBMP budget, the High Court upholding the ban on plastic despite protests from manufacturers, why artists oppose Venkatappa PPP and more...
Mar 29 2016
FUNDS FOR WARDS IN BBMP BUDGET 2016-17
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Data on how much money will be spent where according to budget, out of the grants provided by the state and 14th Finance Commission grants.
Mar 29 2016
BBMP BUDGET PRESENTATION FOR THE YEAR 2016-17
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Budget speech by Chairman of BBMP Taxation Committee M Shivaraj, for the year 2016-17.
Mar 24 2016
CITIZEN MATTERS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - MARCH 24TH 2016
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How can citizens of Bengaluru help farmers living on the city outskirts? What's happening at Venkatappa Art Gallery? Was Akrama Sakrama a flop show? All this and more in this edition...
Mar 23 2016
BTP'S NEW SAFETY APP FOR COMMUTERS
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Tired of errant auto drivers taking you for a ride? Sick of incessant honking when you are stuck in traffic? You can easily report it to the Traffic Police now!
Mar 22 2016
BUDGET FOR BANGALORE
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Promise of starting intelligent transport system this year, 800 crores for new storm water drains, suburba rail and more. This is what the state government included for Bengaluru in budget.
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Mar 22 2016
TREE MAP ALONG METRO CORRIDOR
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As many as 324 trees are going to be cut during expansion of Reach 2 and Reach 4b in Namma Metro Phase II, according to the data from BMRCL.
Mar 21 2016
LIST OF TOURIST DESTINATIONS IDENTIFIED FOR PPP
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Government of Karnataka decided in 2014 that certain tourist destinations will be adopted by private parties under corporate social responsibility. Which are the destinations?
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Mar 21 2016
VISION PLAN ON TOURISM IN KARNATAKA
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Karnataka Tourism Vision Group gave some recommendations to the Karnataka Government in 2014. What were the proposals? Read it all here.
Mar 21 2016
PRIVATE PARTICIPATION IN MANAGING PUBIC PLACES
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What's in the memorandum of understanding between Government of Karnataka and Tasveer Foundation related to management of Venkatappa Art Gallery? Take a look.
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Mar 17 2016
CITIZEN MATTERS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - MARCH 17TH 2016
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In this edition, read about our upcoming citizen journalism workshop; the unseen parts of Namma Metro; how citizens batted for the RERA Bill; a workshop on managing apartments and more...
Mar 16 2016
PLASTIC BAN FINAL GAZETTE NOTIFICATION
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The State government has implemented plastic ban in Karnataka. What are the banned items? What is the punishment for violation?
Mar 14 2016
MANAGING COMPOSTING PLANTS
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Kannahalli composting plant ran into problems and saw protests from villagers. Here is how the firm is trying to control the bad odour.
Mar 11 2016
KSPCB MEETS CITIZENS
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Over 150 RWAs participated in the meeting. KSPCB said they will set up websites for each lake where people can lodge complaints.
Mar 11 2016
TACKLING CYBER CRIME
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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!
Mar 10 2016
CITIZEN MATTERS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - MARCH 10TH 2016
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In this week's edition read about how young working women from small-towns are faring in Bengaluru, the status of Phase I of Namma Metro, what authorities have to say about the fish kill incident at Ulsoor lake and more.
Mar 04 2016
CITIZEN MATTERS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - MARCH 4TH 2016
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What does the Mayor have to say about in term in office? What does the Union Budget spell for Bengaluru? What does Bengaluru's weather spell for global warming? All this and more in this week's edition of Citizen Matters' newsletter.
Feb 25 2016
CITIZEN MATTERS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - FEBRUARY 25TH 2016
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You might to getting cheated by your private LPG dealer. Here's how you can make sure you are not being overcharged. Read about an alternative school where students are teaching themselves. How was Bengaluru before the BDA came along? All this and more...
Feb 21 2016
OPEN STREETS, MG ROAD
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The stretch from Anil Kumble Circle to the MG-Brigade junction has been cordoned off for the Open Streets event. BMTC has arranged for special buses to ferry citizens to the event.
Feb 19 2016
CITIZEN MATTERS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - FEBRUARY 19TH 2016
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The important story of the week - no rules or regulations for water tankers that most apartments are dependent on! What water are we drinking? The Plastic ban trending across the city: Koramangala, HSR Layout, Sanjay Nagar - who is next? All this and more…
Feb 13 2016
INVEST KARNATAKA IMPACT ON POLLUTION LEVELS:
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Pollution Control Board data shows that RSPM levels decresed in six locations at the time of the Invest Karnataka meet. They say this may be due to the banning the entry of private buses in the CBD area.
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