Transgender Remembrance Day

Remembering the ones we lost this year. Bengaluru, Nov. 20, 2018: On International Transgender Remembrance Day, the world remembers the ones who lost their lives due to transphobia this year. There have been several cases of transpeople being lynched, murdered, and incarcerated. People from across the world showed respect on twitter. GLAAD, a LGBT-centric organization, […]

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Water problems prevalent in Rabakavi Banahatti

Open defecation, undrinkable water and river pollution among the problems Banahatti, Nov. 2, 2018: People of Rabakavi Banahatti face water related issues on a daily basis. One of the most prominent problems is the lack of drinking water in the taluk. Not only is there an insufficiency in potable water, but also people are prone […]

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Bangalore The Most Congested City in India: Report

Bangalore also among the slowest cities after Kolkata. Bengaluru, Nov. 18, 2018: The report titled ‘Mobility and Congestion in Urban India 2018’ published by NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research) was released in the start of November 2018. The report says, “We develop a methodology to estimate robust city level vehicular mobility indices, and apply […]

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City’s Cleanliness Rank Declines by Five Points.

According to the Swachh Bharat report 2018, Bengaluru’s ranking has decreased has by a magnitude of five in comparison with last year’s report. Bengaluru, with its 2016 data had a huge difference with its succeeding report of 2017, but continues on the path of decline. The report also mentions that Indore and Bhopal come under […]

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Lake Could Lose its Groundwater Reserve

Even after heavy rainfall and investment going into restoring it. Bengaluru, Oct. 9, 2018: Hoskere Lake near Gandhinagar, Kengeri Satellite Town has been dry for 10 years, even after a large amount of money was spent in restoring it to its former glory. Tulsi, a resident of Hakipiki Colony near the lake, said, “The lake […]

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No Water Supply to HBR Layout for Months

Residents complain that even one day of infrequency causes a dry-spell in their homes. Bengaluru, Sept. 18, 2018: The infrequency of water supply by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board (BWSSB) in HBR layout has residents and shopkeepers alike in distress. The people rose in protest on September 1 regarding this matter. The protest […]

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Pungent Smell From Open Drain Leaves People in Distress

Residents and pedestrians claim that the open drain outside Elements Layout, Kaikondrahalli, could cause future health hazards. Bengaluru, Sept. 11, 2018:  The foul smelling open drain outside Elements Layout in Kaikondrahalli, Sarjapur Road, has been troubling pedestrians and residents for the past 10 years. According to a resident of Elements Layout, the huge open drain […]

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Waterlogging in the streets of Russell Market; commuters travel in knee-deep water.

Pedestrians, street vendors, and Auto rickshaw drivers are mostly affected. Bengaluru, Aug. 21, 2018: The street vendors of Shivaji Nagar Circle in Russell Market face commuting problems during monsoon due to water logging on the streets and bad hygiene conditions. Ali Mohammad, a banana seller, and Noushad Mohammad, an auto driver, said that the area […]

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