Will Bengaluru Residents Ever fly on the Elevated Corridor?

By Esther Esha Bengaluru, March 14. 2019 The citizens of Bengaluru are apparently NOT in favour of the Elevated Corridor Project. Around one lakh online petitions are already filed against it. The Bangaloreans are against the idea of the steel flyover near the airport. The petition has been passed now and a protest will be […]

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Scavengers Still Fighting For Help

Only 610 people have received the One Time Cash Assistance since 2013 Only 35 percent of the total number of manual scavengers in Karnataka has received the One Time Cash Assistance (OTCA) of Rs. 40,000 under the Prohibition of Employment and Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers Act, 2013, according to reports from National Safai Karamcharis Finance […]

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State Wakes up to Water Scarcity

Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy inaugurated ‘Jalamrutha'(Water Forever, for Everyone), a new programme today at Ambedkar Bhavan in Bangalore. Mahesh, the joint director of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), exclusively in an interview with Softcopy, said, “The project is up to the Gram Panchayat level which will be implemented for two years. […]

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Green Village Leans Towards Sustainability

Every house in Satageri has solar power, gas connection, and a compost toilet that makes it a smoke-free village Setting an example of a sustainable environment, the Satageri village, located about 25 km from Karwar district in Karnataka, is a green village. The village until three years ago had to cook on firewood, but now […]

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Alarming Heat Wave Effect in the City

Increasing infrastructural and construction projects around Bengaluru cause a rise in temperature. The city of Bengaluru is experiencing disturbances in the weather pattern due to the rise of construction, resulting in an unpredictable heat wave. In recent years, the city has witnessed a massive growth in its infrastructure. Development always has a negative as well […]

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