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Eco-friendly Ganesha prize awaits! | Khata not a proof of ownership | Citizen Matters’ tribute to URA 27.8.2014 Citizen Matters

While many courts have deemed that Ganesha idols made of Plaster of Paris cannot be banned, civic and pollution monitoring bodies say the onus of making the celebrations eco-friendly lies with people. How will you choose to celebrate?

 

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Karnataka State Pollution Control Board to HC: We want curbs on new vehicle registration 27.8.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Karnataka State Pollution Control Board to HC: We want curbs on new vehicle registration
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CM gets upper hand in cabinet expansion 27.8.2014 TOI: All Headlines
CM gets upper hand in cabinet expansion
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The big scare: BBMP's dengue panel hardly met 27.8.2014 TOI: All Headlines
The big scare: BBMP's dengue panel hardly met
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No Consensus on Deputy CM Post at Meet 27.8.2014 The New Indian Express - Karnataka - http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/
At a meeting Tuesday, it left it to party chief Sonia Gandhi and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to take a decision on the thorny issue.
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BBMP Chief Seeks Mayoral Election 27.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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BBMP Gears Up for Ganesh Chaturthi 27.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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No Consensus on DyCM Post at Meet 27.8.2014 The New Indian Express - Karnataka - http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/
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Officials to Pay for Delayed Projects: MP 27.8.2014 The New Indian Express - Karnataka - http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/
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KSPCB Told to Conduct Survey on Pollution Levels 27.8.2014 The New Indian Express - Karnataka - http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/
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Race hots up for mayoral polls 27.8.2014 deccanherald.com
With the tenures of Mayor B S Satyanarayana and Deputy Mayor Indira set to end on September 3, the race is on for the posts among BJP corporators. Besides these two key posts, the corporators are vying for chairmanship of BBMP's 12 standing committees and its members. BBMP Commissioner has written to Regional Commissioner for conduct of elections. This time the two key posts have been reserved for general category. With the notification issued, hectic lobbying has begun. It is learnt five prominent corporators JP Park corporator B R Nanjundappa, Attur corporator K N Geetha Shashi Kumar, Dr Rajkumar Ward corporator Gangabyraiah, Moodalapalya corporator Shantha Kumari, Domlur corporator Geetha Vivekananda Reddy, and Shivanagar corporator G Manjunath, are eyeing the mayor's post. Sources said chances of Nanjundappa, Geetha Shashikumar and G Manjunath are high. Corporators belonging to Vokkaliga community are lobbying hard persuading representatives of the party's central leadership to buttress their case. ...
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Rajarajeshwari Nagar residents air grievances 27.8.2014 deccanherald.com
Residents living under Rajarajeshwari Nagar and Bangalore South Assembly constituencies got an opportunity to air their grievances during a review meeting of development works at Rajarajeshwari Nagar on Tuesday. The meeting, chaired by Bangalore Rural Member of Parliament D K Suresh, saw Rajarajeshwari Nagar MLA Munirathna, Bangalore South MLA M Krishnappa, Mayor B S Satyanarayana and corporators of eight wards coming under the constituency, in attendance. Senior BBMP, BWSSB, BDA and BESCOM officials were also present. The corporators and the residents complained about disappearance of lakes and stormwater drains (SWD) due to rampant encroachments. They also complained about improper garbage disposal, lack of drinking water and poor road infrastructure. Hearing their plea, Suresh directed Palike officials to demolish illegal structures on SWD.The meeting was organised to take note of complaints and suggestions by local residents. Mayor Satyanarayana said BBMP revenue collection in Rajarajeshwari Nagar ...
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Submit action plan on curbing pollution: HC orders KSPCB 27.8.2014 deccanherald.com
The High Court on Tuesday directed the State government to hold a meeting with all stakeholders and come up with an action plan on how the air and noise pollution in the City can be controlled, and submit the plan at the next hearing on September 16. Hearing a suo motu PIL petition on air and noise pollution on the City roads, a division bench of Chief Justice D H Waghela and Justice Ashok B Hinchigeri directed the government to hold a meeting with all stakeholders, including BMTC, BBMP, KSPCB and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The court directed the CPCB to assist the KSPCB in appointing a technical person to help in controlling pollution levels in Bangalore. The bench directed the KSPCB to identify the cause of air pollution and also departments which are responsible and take action. It asked the KSPCB to come up with short- and long-term measures. The bench directed the BMTC to provide details of the total number of buses and those which are more than 15 years old. It said BMTC drivers must ...
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Felling trees should be an exception: HC 26.8.2014 Hindu: Cities
Wants BBMP to implement a web-based system in which all applications for tree felling and decisions taken thereon are made available to the public
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Show Ganesha our eco-friendly ways 26.8.2014 Hindu: Cities
BBMP urges citizens not to use posters or buntings made from synthetic material
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BJP jolted after wafer-thin win in Shikaripur 26.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
BJP jolted after wafer-thin win in Shikaripur
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Markets to be developed in six months 26.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Markets to be developed in six months
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‘Cannot ban Plaster of Paris Ganeshas because it is a sentimental issue’ 26.8.2014 Citizen Matters

There are other states that have tried to ban plaster of paris Ganesha idols but the court has ruled the ban as illegal. The onus of making the celebrations eco-friendly lies on people, say officials.

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Here's why BBMP Khata is not a proof of ownership for your property 26.8.2014 Citizen Matters

While Khata is important for a property, it does not guarantee the title for the property in the BBMP limits. Strange isn't it? But that's how the things are!

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BBMP’s dengue death audit panel hardly met 26.8.2014 TOI: All Headlines
BBMP’s dengue death audit panel hardly met
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