City News
Dec 28 2007
FIRE SAFETY IN CINEMA HALLS
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Ayesha Aleem
Cinema theatres in the city do not have adequate fire safety measures. In case of a fire, these buildings are not equipped to effectively deal with them, finds Ayesha Aleem
Dec 22 2007
CONSUMER AFFAIRS
Wise Buy
Many clubs promise attractive deals and freebies to get members. Country Club is one such club that promised a lot to consumers and then left them high and dry.
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Dec 08 2007
BMTC TRANSIT CENTRE
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Anirvan Ghosh
Work is underway on BMTC's Transit Centre cum parking lot in Jayanagar, but the public remains sceptical of its benefits, finds Anirvan Ghosh
Dec 07 2007
ENVIRONMENT
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Gayatri Rao
Residents at an apartment complex are turning off their lights, ACs, fans, geysers and more for an hour on 15 December evening, in response to an nationwide appeal from citizens in Mumbai. Gayatri Rao has more.
Nov 27 2007
CITIZEN ACTION
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Anirvan Ghosh
Koramangala residents join hands with Levis management ensure new saplings are planted to replace the 3 trees felled a while ago. Now they are getting more ambitious. Anirvan Ghosh gives an update.
Nov 23 2007
BARRIERS TO ACCESS
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Ayesha Aleem
The city’s building bye-laws list out a number of amenities that public and semi-buildings must provide to disabled citizens. Malls are the most recent additions to modern Bengaluru, and Ayesha Aleem checks out a number of them to see if they are in compliance.
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Nov 05 2007
CONSUMER AFFAIRS
Wise Buy
Bangalore Consumer Forum finds fault with Radiant Builders.
Oct 24 2007
CONSUMER AFFAIRS
Wise Buy
Mallya Hospital discharges patient without completing treatment; Consumer Court directs hospital to pay.
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Oct 22 2007
CONSUMER AFFAIRS
Wise Buy
Foreign particles in bottled soft drinks like Fanta, Frooti and other beverages.
Oct 01 2007
CONSUMER AFFAIRS
Wise Buy
Negligence by a city dentist left a patient's hand immobile.
Jul 30 2007
RWA FEDERATION OF HSR LAYOUT
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Revathi Siva Kumar
HSR Layout Federation, like other such groups in the city, struggles with the apathy of government officials as well as residents.
Jul 20 2007
BUILDING VIOLATIONS
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Rajeev Yeshwanth
Jayanagar citizens oppose high capacity apartment blocks in peaceful residential locality.
Jul 20 2007
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Rajeev Yeshwanth
Several citizens groups are working on improving Solid Waste Management.
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Jul 10 2007
HEARTLESS HACKING
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Shubha Narayanan
Who cut the trees in front of Levi's showroom in Koramangala?
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Aug 16 0026
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
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Arvind Keerthi
Companies in Whitefield have figured out a way to spend their CSR money on solving public problems. Installing traffic signals and fixing footpaths is the new mantra.
 
 

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