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India17, Oct 2019, 4:01 PM IST
60,000 saplings of native species planted across Bengaluru to retain city's green cover
Frequent complaints and incidents of tree uprooting in and around Bengaluru has resulted in the BBMP forest cell resolving to not grow foreign species in its nursery. Officials have planted 60,000 saplings of native species.
India15, Oct 2019, 3:27 PM IST
Whose responsibility is it? Bengaluru Metro medians, pillars become favourite dumping grounds
It is always BBMP who is blamed for the issue of solid waste management, but there are other stakeholders like BMRCL who are supposed to be responsible. The medians and pillars of Namma Metro which is a source for revenue through advertisements could do with a makeover as these places are now dumping points for garbage such as unwanted household items, construction debris, etc
India11, Oct 2019, 12:08 PM IST
Karnataka high court orders BBMP to begin tree census
Karnataka high court pulled up the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for not starting the tree census, despite the directions issued by it on August 20, 2019.
India10, Oct 2019, 5:53 PM IST
Bengaluru's City Market dwellers complain of garbage menace after festival
Mounds of garbage post Dusshera make life hell for shop keepers at Bengaluru's City market and other areas where the BBMP has failed to clear the rubbish. Traders and public at such places only hope that newly appointed mayor Gautham Kumar Jain sticks to his promise of the 100-day deadline to solve these issues.
India9, Oct 2019, 4:17 PM IST
Namma Bengaluru Foundation urges BBMP to complete Shivananda Circle steel bridge soon
The steel bridge at Shivananda Circle connecting it to Race Course road has not been completed yet. Though residents opposed it, with the help of a court order, the construction work was taken up
India2, Oct 2019, 5:59 PM IST
PubliCity: BMTC bans single-use plastic: Commuters to be fined for littering, using plastic in bus stops?
The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation has come out with a circular that states that single-use plastic will not be allowed it its premises. Initially, the BMTC will intensify awareness in bus depots and bus stops and later coordinate with the BBMP to spread the message to passengers.
India1, Oct 2019, 5:24 PM IST
BBMP to invest Rs 25 crore to set up 400 new public toilets
By the end of march, BBMP will be able to provide a solution to commuters and many software professionals in outer city limits who struggle to find hygienic toilets. Now, 400 new toilets will come up and many will be placed on the outer ring road. These toilets will be equipped with solar panels and also will use tertiary water supply for flushing.
India1, Oct 2019, 2:16 PM IST
Know more about Gowtham Kumar, the new mayor of Bengaluru
A Commerce graduate, Gowtham Kumar is known to have a very strong RSS background and it is this clout, sources say, which helped him earn the coveted post.
India25, Sep 2019, 6:30 PM IST
Residents use tyres to cover caved-in roads that were part of Karnataka chief minister’s rounds
As BWSSB dug up repaired roads in Horamavu a day after chief minister BS Yediyurappa did his rounds in Bengaluru, it caved in a few days ago following the rains. To avoid motorists getting stuck and to avert a tragedy, residents have used old tyres to cover potholes.
NEWS23, Sep 2019, 4:49 PM IST
BBMP reports just over 1% Ganesha idols made of banned POP for celebrations
Joint efforts of the BBMP and Karnataka State Pollution Control Board and better coordination by the public has ensured that the city's water bodies do not get polluted. According to officials, between September 2 and September 16, the BBMP witnessed only 5,400 banned POP idols which is said to be just 1% of the total number of idols compared to last year’s 40%.
NEWS20, Sep 2019, 5:39 PM IST
BBMP to develop 5 new graveyards, makes way for respectable final rites
As existing graveyards in BBMP limits are at maximum capacity, the BBMP has reserved Rs 40 crore to develop five new graveyards for people who are placed on the outskirts of the city. The government and revenue department has allocated 8 acres of land to BBMP for this very purpose.
NEWS18, Sep 2019, 2:03 PM IST
Exclusive: BBMP, Bengaluru Police to get rid of junk, dump unclaimed vehicles in outskirts
Due to a joint move of the BBMP and Bengaluru Police, residents in many areas of the city can heave a sigh of relief. In a week’s time, junk vehicles which have made police stations an eyesore will be shifted to a land allotted on the outskirts of the city.
NEWS16, Sep 2019, 11:46 AM IST
BJP MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar urges Bengaluru residents to complain against pubs, massage parlours creating nuisance
Taking to Twitter, BJP MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar urged residents of Bengaluru to file complaints against pubs, massage parlours and other establishments if they are creating a nuisance
NEWS12, Sep 2019, 5:14 PM IST
Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun's ward begs for relief; Jayanagar far from being benchmark
Out of 198 wards, Jayanagar, represented by Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun should have been a model. However, her ward faces issues of garbage dumping on streets, animal waste, stray dog and mosquito menace. Despite being the first citizen, the opposition alleges, she has been unable to mobilize funds and take up any remarkable project under her tenure that will end on September 28
NEWS11, Sep 2019, 3:01 PM IST
Lack of lights makes Bengaluru streets crime-friendly; Techie mugged near EGL
BBMP and BESCOM’s failure in putting up electric poles for streetlights from Srinivagilu-Ejipura junction to Domlur has resulted in a techie being mugged. The area near EGL where thousands of people are employed has become a hunting ground for miscreants.