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Mar 21 2017
SOLUTIONS TO BENGALURU TRAFFIC
Sambhav Chopra
It's not an uncommon fact anymore that Bengaluru suffers from one of the worst traffic conditions in the whole country, where it can surprisingly take an hour to travel a distance as short as a few kilometres. While the daily victims of this grim...
Mar 21 2017
OUTER RING ROAD CHRONICLES
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Vaidya R
There is no respite from traffic pile ups on Bengaluru's Outer Ring Road. Sometimes it's rain, sometimes it's bus breakdown. Does the government have the will to to fix it?
Mar 17 2017
AIR POLLUTION SCENE
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Adithya Pradyumna
It has been established that air pollution and traffic congestion, which are interrelated, are the major contributors to air pollution. Here's an overview of air pollution scene.
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Mar 15 2017
BUDGET 2017-18
News Desk
Full text of Karnataka state budget 2017-18.
Mar 14 2017
RIGHT TO EDUCATION ACT IN BENGALURU
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Akshatha M
While some schools circumvent RTE rules, other schools have many objections to the RTE implementation. What are they? And how are they dealing with them?
Mar 09 2017
NERALU TREE FESTIVAL IN BENGALURU
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Abraham Koshy
From a tree-lined city to a city that's struggling to save existing green cover, Bengaluru has seen it all. The citizen-funded tree festival is an attempt to make the next generation see the value of trees in the city.
Mar 08 2017
THE COMING OF AGE OF BENGALURU
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Tara Krishnaswamy
What are henn maklu of Bengaluru upto? What are they busy with, on this womens' day season?
Mar 07 2017
INTERVIEW WITH BBMP MAYOR PADMAVATHI
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Akshatha M
BBMP will collect extra property tax due to improved IT-assisted property mapping, says Mayor Padmavathi, in an interview, explaining how BBMP is trying to implement many news schemes and programmes.
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 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
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 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
RTE admission season is open in Bengaluru. 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 06 2017
RIGHT TO EDUCATION ACT
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Akshatha M
The demand for quality education at low cost remains unmet in Bengaluru, while those who manage to get RTE seats for children face situations that are against the spirit of the Act. First part of the series on Right to Education act and ground realities in Bengaluru.
Jan 26 2017
PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IN BENGALURU
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Nadia Asif
Take photos of the issues, post it on social media by tagging the authorities. Have faith: they will solve the issues for you!
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Jan 26 2017
EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEMS IN BENGALURU
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Nikhil R Reddy
From diesel generator to water pumps and tanks to fire-extinguishing mechanism assembled on two-wheelers, Fire Department has interesting set of tools to deal with emergencies.
Jan 19 2017
BDA'S CONSULTATION ON REVISED MASTER PLAN 2031
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Akshatha M
Lack of social infrastructure, transport, not considering the non-adherence to old master plan and many other issues came to fore during BDA's consultation for master plan.
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Jan 12 2017
WEBSITE TO TRACK STORMWATER DRAIN ENCROACHMENT
Chandrika J. Chandwani
Bangalureans need to have the survey number, village, hobli and taluk as found in the registration document to be able to use this portal
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Dec 20 2016
INDIA'S SUBURBAN RAIL POLICY
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Khader B Syed
Bengaluru has an under-utilised railway network, through which activists hoped to realise the dream of commuter railway. Is the central government's draft policy signalling the death of city's ambitions?
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Dec 19 2016
CAMPAIGN FOR SUBURBAN TRAINS IN BENGALURU
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Arunava Bannerjee
Citizens of Bengaluru team boarded trains to spread awareness on commuter trains in Bengaluru.
Dec 13 2016
STATUS OF INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN BENGALURU
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Akshatha M
Traffic issues in Bengaluru have been unbearable. There are multiple projects announced by the government, that are either in cold storage or moving at a snail's pace. Here's a list and status of such projects.
 
 

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