Bbmp Bengaluru(Search results - 55)
Coronavirus India28, Jul 2020, 4:12 PM
Even 3 days after COVID testing, patients wait for BU numbers; this delays treatment, cases spike
The patients in Bengaluru's BBMP limits struggle to get BU number as medical health officers fail to allot despite a patient testing COVID-19 positive. The delay in some cases is three days. The relatives say, by this time many primary and secondary contacts of patients also get infected due to BBMP's apathy
India20, Jul 2020, 7:54 PM
COVID-19: Bengaluru mayor begins compensation to kin of deceased pourakarmikas with Rs 10 lakh
Acknowledging the service of BBMP’s pourakarmikas and those fighting the pandemic while clearing waste in the city, the mayor of Bengaluru handed over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh to the Pourakarmika Association to hand over the same to the family of a woman pourakarmika who died of COVID-19 on July 10. According to reports, the families of four more frontline COVID warriors will also receive compensation from the BBMP.
Coronavirus India3, Jul 2020, 5:25 PM
Bengaluru: Authorities intensify drive to tackle COVID-19 spread; Rs 57.39 lakh fine collected in June
Punishing violators of rules related to the ‘Unlock’ guidelines issued, the BBMP has fined public in Bengaluru for not wearing masks and not maintaining distance. Nearly 30,000 people were penalised and over Rs 50 lakh has been collected so far.
Coronavirus India26, May 2020, 2:55 PM
Panic strikes as COVID-19 enters Bengaluru slum after woman tests positive
A slum pocket was sealed down after a 38-year-old woman tested positive and since then leaders and residents are left worried. The reason for the worry is that the assembly is similar to Mumbai's Dharavi and Nagpada slum.
India25, May 2020, 2:31 PM
Already fighting COVID-19 crisis, Bengaluru’s BBMP faces decades old rain related civic issues again
Come June, residents of Bengaluru will have to encounter a number of civic issues, from clogged drains, water logging, tree uprooting and increase in potholes. With rains round the corner and already over 75% of staff engaged in dealing with COVID-19 cases, people look to the skies in prayer given the track record of authorities.
Coronavirus India20, May 2020, 3:35 PM
COVID-19: Who is dealing with 2,900kg waste produced from 15 quarantine centres in Bengaluru?
Realising that dealing with bio medical waste from 15 quarantine centres will be inviting doomsday, the BBMP made arrangements to safely collect and incinerate the waste. As pourakarmikas are vulnerable, the decision of allowing only specific agencies to deal with it has ensured the workers remain safe.
India18, May 2020, 5:31 PM
As Bengaluru readies to bounce back, these 18 wards will remain shut
The BBMP has released a list in which 18 wards in Bengaluru will likely witness extension of a total shutdown as coronavirus cases have been reported in the region
India3, Mar 2020, 6:40 PM
Bengaluru municipality cracks the whip on cable mafia, removes illegal wires dangling on streets
While illegal cables have been proving to be a danger for motorists, Bengaluru municipality has decided to take on cable mafia in Mahadevpura area.
India22, Jan 2020, 3:35 PM
Penalties, doubling of taxes for high-rise buildings in Bengaluru: BBMP sends message to owners, residents
The BBMP mayor and commissioner in unison say that high-rise buildings which have come up under its limits will not be demolished for violating rules. Rather, such buildings will be made to pay heavy penalties and high taxes
India20, Jan 2020, 4:13 PM
Bengaluru’s BBMP vaccinates 4,71,593 children in 11 hours to tackle polio
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike on Sunday pulled off a miracle by covering over 82% children listed in the first phase of its anti-polio vaccination drive. Out of the targeted number of 5,71,125 children, 4,71,593 were vaccinated on Sunday.
India8, Nov 2019, 11:27 AM
Bengaluru: Repair work on Sumanahalli flyover to begin soon
BBMP will start repairing the Sumanahalli flyover by November 9, much to the relief of commuters. A part of Sumanahalli flyover had collapsed last week
India2, Nov 2019, 3:55 PM
Death trap awaiting motorists on Sumanahalli Bridge in Bengaluru
Pothole turns into crater in Bengaluru's Sumanahalli Bridge, debris fall on road below during peak traffic hours, no mishaps
NEWS23, Sep 2019, 4:49 PM
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
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
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.