Government to shut down waste management park

Government is planning to shut down the MSGP tech park because of several accidents caused due to lack of traffic police. In a recent incident involving a garbage truck, two people were killed. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) plans to shut down the Material Solutions for Green Planet (MSGP) tech park in Chighurenhalli. Parashuram, BBMP […]

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Three lakh cases of defective number plates registered

Experts say increased fines and cancellation of registration can help in reducing the number of people driving with defective number plates. Data from the Traffic Police Headquarters show the cases of defective number plates have reached over three lakh  from January till October, 2022. People are hiding their number plates or the last number of […]

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Chilume employees identified and arrested along with BBMP officials

Six Chilume Trust officials along with four BBMP officials have been taken into police custody for three days and 14 days, respectively. The six employees of the Chilume Trust who were arrested have been identified and taken into police custody for 14 days. Moreover, three regional officers and one assistant revenue officer from the Bruhat […]

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BWSSB contract worker’s family compensated

The contractor has been blacklisted by the BWSSB. The family of a Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) contract worker who died due to negligence has been compensated Rs 12 lakh by the civic body. Officials said that the family members will also get compensatory jobs. Parmeshwara, Chief Engineer (West) said, “We took all […]

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Acid attack victims find no help online

Acid attack victims find no help online, during or after their attack and treatment. Experts say making an online platform for survivors would encourage them to normalise their lives in more than one way. Acid attack survivors have trouble registering cases and applying for compensation because of a lack of online facilities. Experts say an […]

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One Stop Center functional yet unreachable to women

Women get to know about the centers only from police stations or hospitals. The Nirbhaya Kendra –SakhiOne Stop Center (OCS) in Bangalore remains unreachable to women who are subject to abuse and violence.The existing helpline numbers including 181 remain out of service and women are still unaware of the services. A victim of domestic abuse […]

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Animal cruelty still a menace

Animal welfare organization says around 80 percent of animal cruelty cases go unreported. Naresh, Vice-chair person at Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), Krishnagiri, said that 80 percent of animal cruelty cases go unreported since people do not bother about animals around them. He also said they receive one animal abuse case […]

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