City News
Feb 19 2016
BBMP BYLAWS FOR PETS IN BANGALORE
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Akshatha M
BBMP seems to think that dogs don’t need company when they are with humans. If your dog is caught by BBMP, pay Re 1/- to get it freed. Here’s a sneak peek into the new bylaws to regulate pet dogs, that are likely to be approved.
Feb 12 2016
HANDLING E-WASTE IN BENGALURU
News Desk
E-waste can contaminate ground water and pollute air. KSPCB is trying to educate all industry bodies regarding this and make e-waste handling a smooth and principled affair.
Feb 10 2016
PRIVATE SHUTTLE BUS AGGREGATORS IN BANGALORE
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News Desk
With the government not supporting the ZipGo operations citing technical reasons, ZipGo has knocked the doors of its users to support its cause with the government.
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Feb 03 2016
CITY GAS DISTRIBUTION PROJECT IN BANGALORE
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Akshatha M
Piped gas supply is expected to reduce cost, and is safer than LPG. When will it be available for homes, hotels and vehicles? An in depth look at GAIL's plans for Bengaluru.
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Feb 02 2016
KARNATAKA GOVT'S EFFORTS ON COMMUTER RAILWAY
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News Desk
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah wrote to the Central Government Ministers and MPs, in order to get support for commuter railway in Bengaluru, ahead of the Railway Budget. Here's what the letters say.
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Feb 02 2016
SLUM EVICTIONS IN BENGALURU
News Desk
Those who lose their land and livelihood for the sake of various projects become migrants in search of jobs. Should the governments evict them, or rehabilitate?
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Feb 01 2016
SWACCHA GRAHA CAMPAIGN
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News Desk
No more black spots - let there be green spots. With this challenge, you will make the planet greener with a lot less landfills.
Feb 01 2016
PROPERTY TAX HIKE IN BANGALORE
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Akshatha M
The city needs money to run its affairs. Money raised by means of property tax in Bengaluru was way below the actual potential, but now the BBMP is mulling a hike in it, without doing property verification.
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Jan 25 2016
TRAFFIC ARRANGEMENTS FOR REPUBLIC DAY 2016
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News Desk
In anticipation of the crowds around the MG Road area for the Republic Day Parade, the Bengaluru Traffic Police has made the following arrangements for entry into the ground, traffic flow, parking, etc.
Jan 22 2016
CYCLE LANES FOR HSR LAYOUT
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Akshatha M
HSR Layout will be getting cycle lanes. Will it be successful? What are the lessons gained from earlier experiences?
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Jan 20 2016
SUBURBAN RAIL FOR BENGALURU
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News Desk
Bengaluru needs better railway network, because trains are cheaper and faster than any other mode of public transport. Namma Railu citizens ask you to support the Namma Railu campaign today!
Jan 20 2016
GAIL PIPELINE IN HSR LAYOUT
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Akshatha M
GAIL has been laying pipelines in HSR layout. Residents allege that the work started much before the BBMP approval. Read more for full story.
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Jan 15 2016
BEAUTIFUL BENGALURU CAMPAIGN
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Odette Katrak
The Beautiful Bengaluru - Be the Change campaign looks to make the city clean, green and safe. The campaign kicks off with a zero-litter drive at Lalbagh from January 15th to 17th.
Jan 12 2016
KANAKPURA ROAD: POTHOLES AND OPEN MANHOLES
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V K Srivatsa
Are the authorities turning a deaf ear to the issues in your area? Here's how residents of BDA 6th stage near Kanakpura road got them to pay attention.
Jan 12 2016
TACKLING UNREGISTERED FOSTER HOMES
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Nihareekaa Kaur
Child trafficking is a growing concern, because of which the Supreme Court asked the governments to identify unregistered childcare homes. As a result, crackdown has begun on such foster homes in Bengaluru.
Jan 11 2016
CYCLE DAY AT NAGAVARA
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News Desk
The Nagavara edition of Cycle Day was organised in partnership with the university team from Presidency College. The team will continue to host the upcoming editions in February and March as well.
Jan 07 2016
REPAIRING BENGALURU'S POTHOLE RIDDEN ROADS
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Sapna Prabhu
Sapna Prabhu tracks the progress of work on the Hulimavu-Begur road. While citizens must complain about inefficiencies, one must also highlight the good work being done by local administration, she says.
Jan 06 2016
BENGALURU INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
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News Desk
Critically acclaimed films Rangi Tharanga and Nanu Avanalla Avalu will be screened in the film festival. PVR theatre, in Orion Mall will host the movies.
Jan 06 2016
GAIL PIPELINE IN HSR LAYOUT
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Vijay Kundaji
GAIL has dug the roads in HSR layout in Bengaluru to lay pipelines. But the repair is taking time, due to various reasons. Ultimately citizens are paying for the mess.
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Jan 06 2016
SWACHH BHARAT SURVEY
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Akshatha M
Swachh Bharat survey is on in Bengaluru. You can participate by calling the toll-free number 1800 267 2777. Read more to know why this survey is being conducted.
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Dec 22 2015
KHATA PROBLEM IN WHITEFIELD
Renuka Viswanathan
What happens when BBMP speeds up the Khata process for a citizen who was campaigning for fair and transparent process in issuing Khata? He refuses to take it, because the process isn't transparent yet.
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Dec 19 2015
CENTRE FOR SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT ON AIR POLLUTION
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News Desk
Air pollution has already hit Bengaluru, but no one is complaining because of lack of awareness. What will happen in next five years, if no measures are taken to curb air pollution?
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Dec 18 2015
HC ADDRESSES GARBAGE PROBLEM IN BANGALORE
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Akshatha M and Shree D N
Bengaluru will be the first Indian city to manage waste scientifically, by enforcing three-way segregation. The cities suffering from air pollution can take a cue from Bengaluru now.
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Dec 14 2015
Blog: Forward Bellandur
Outer Ring Road traffic on a usual weekday. Picture Courtesy: Mayur Channagere   The ORR stretch from Ibblur to Marathahalli is home to Ecospace, Embassy Tech Village, Prestige Tech park and Cessna Business Park. In addition we have...
Dec 14 2015
WATR TANKER MAFIA IN BENGALURU
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News Desk
Water tanker collects water stored in an abandoned land. Where will this water be supplied? Is it safe to drink such water, or to rely on water tankers for safe drinking water?
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Dec 03 2015
CHENNAI FLOODS DECEMBER 2015
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News Desk
Citizens and groups are jumping in to help the flood-affected in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu - Pondicherry. A guide to who is doing what, and how you can help.
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