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Transplanted trees thrive in new home - The New Indian Express

16 October 2017 - 8:32am

The New Indian Express

Transplanted trees thrive in new home
The New Indian Express
BENGALURU: Efforts to save the city's precious tree cover is bearing fruit with the BBMP's maiden venture of tree transplantation on Jayamahal Road proving to be a success. Paving the way for relocation of trees rather than axing them for future ...

BBMP's cover is blown - Bangalore Mirror

16 October 2017 - 4:02am

Bangalore Mirror

BBMP's cover is blown
Bangalore Mirror
The BBMP's hasty act of filling up the potholes after the city was pounded by rain has done nothing to appease the irate public. It has got them ... As this is the rainy season, we can only take up civil works like modeling drain, footpath alignment ...

By Invitation: If the Romans could do it why can't we? - Deccan Chronicle

15 October 2017 - 5:42am

Deccan Chronicle

By Invitation: If the Romans could do it why can't we?
Deccan Chronicle
In the absence of coordination between the parastatals, roads are periodically cut by BESCOM, BWSSB and private telecom players to lay utilities after the “tarring” has been completed by the BBMP. METRO work along several corridors has also ruined the ...

Mysuru Artist Badal highlights Bengaluru's potholed roads - Star of Mysore

14 October 2017 - 6:58pm

Star of Mysore

Mysuru Artist Badal highlights Bengaluru's potholed roads
Star of Mysore
Mysuru/ Bengaluru: City's well-known artist Badal Nanjundaswamy is an artist with a difference. He has now made Bengaluru his home. He attracts attention to the woes of the people through his innovative ideas. Bengaluru, which was once called the ...

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Priest's body recovered from drain - The Hindu

14 October 2017 - 1:59pm

The Hindu

Priest's body recovered from drain
The Hindu
He directed N. Manjunath Prasad, commissioner of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), to immediately provide compensation to the families of those who had died following heavy rains. With heavy rains forecast for a few more days, he directed the ...
Rain drowns Bengaluru, city in chaos again; 2 dead, 3 washed awayThe New Indian Express
Heavy rains wreak havoc in Bengaluru; 6 more deadExpressNewsline

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Priest falls into drain after footpath slab gives way - The New Indian Express

14 October 2017 - 7:57am

The New Indian Express

Priest falls into drain after footpath slab gives way
The New Indian Express
BENGALURU: A 45-year-old pedestrian is suspected to have died after he fell into a drain when a footpath slab broke following Friday's rain. According to ... Bengaluru development minister K J George and other officials of BBMP visited the spot. George ...

Residents out on streets after building collapses in rain - The New Indian Express

14 October 2017 - 7:57am

The New Indian Express

Residents out on streets after building collapses in rain
The New Indian Express
BENGALURU: The days leading to the week of Deepawali, Vasudeva's business usually picks up. He has been running a business selling steel vessels for the past 45 years at Kempapura Agrahara of Vijaynagar. But the rains this week have put a dampener ...

On Friday evening, west Bengaluru took a battering - The Hindu

13 October 2017 - 11:23pm

The Hindu

On Friday evening, west Bengaluru took a battering
The Hindu
Rising water levels brought traffic to a crawl during the evening peak hour on several roads, forcing Mayor R. Sampath Raj and BBMP officials to take the Metro to reach Kurubarahalli to visit inundated areas. "We were stuck yards from home in our car ...

Some roads get all the attention - The New Indian Express

13 October 2017 - 7:38am

The New Indian Express

Some roads get all the attention
The New Indian Express
Between the spells of rain, BBMP authorities struggle to carry out patch works. But, surprisingly, the rains do no seem to have affected ... It has wider footpaths, well-planned bus shelters and one pothole. Kempegowda Road adjacent to Nrupatunga Road ...

Yelling at BBMP won't solve Bengaluru's problems - Citizen Matters, Bengaluru

12 October 2017 - 1:11pm

Citizen Matters, Bengaluru

Yelling at BBMP won't solve Bengaluru's problems
Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
It is not possible to make the city pothole-free in 10 days. So it is unclear what the government hopes for, by ordering BBMP to do this. It may as well order the rains to stop! Keeping a city pothole-free is not difficult. But that requires doing a ...

Pothole filling BBMP's big coverup? - Deccan Chronicle

11 October 2017 - 2:31am

Deccan Chronicle

Pothole filling BBMP's big coverup?
Deccan Chronicle
He said that no specific amount will be released for pothole filling, contractors has to fill it if the roads are within maintenance period and the rest will be filled with BBMP maintenance cost. ... The footpaths remain as they are, inadequate and ...

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Commercialisation takes its toll: SG Palya - Deccan Chronicle

9 October 2017 - 5:51am

Deccan Chronicle

Commercialisation takes its toll: SG Palya
Deccan Chronicle
On top of it, the BBMP has failed to control the encroachments in the area and the illegal dumping of garbage by nearby eateries has added to their long list of woes. Hammad Siddiqui, a resident at one of the PG's in the area, believes that the civic ...

Bengaluru to get its first tree avenue footpath - Bangalore Mirror

9 October 2017 - 4:07am

Bangalore Mirror

Bengaluru to get its first tree avenue footpath
Bangalore Mirror
According to BBMP, the footpath will be built in order to make it the first 'Tree Avenue stretch' that will protect the trees between Mekhri Circle and Cantonment Bridge. The Palike has also planned to come up with the essential amenities on the ...

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Not just BBMP and BWSSB, Blame Bescom too for...Floody nuisance - Bangalore Mirror

7 October 2017 - 4:06am

Bangalore Mirror

Not just BBMP and BWSSB, Blame Bescom too for...Floody nuisance
Bangalore Mirror
“Generally, transformers carrying high voltage current should be encased in a fencing. There should be no soil around it; just crushed stones. Preferably, they should be in isolated and designated places. Footpaths, roads and drains are absolutely the ...



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