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Submit names

Individual homes that compost the waste they generate may submit their names by visitinghttps://goo.gl/UnS7xq, while bulk generators, such as kalyan mantaps, convention centres, tech parks and apartment complexes., may visithttps://goo.gl/KJbmuW. Source: Read Full Article

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Events in Bengaluru Today

Culture Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Bhakthamandali Trust: Bharatanaya by Supriya Shivarudrappa, temple premises, 9th Block, Jayanagar, 6.30 p.m. Swami Vivekananda Shaikshinika Samsthe: Sutrada Gombeyaata Hanumadvilasa, school premises, Banashankari 1st Phase, 10 a.m. Lalit Kalakshetra: Exhibition of paintings by Raviraj, Murugeshan, Vigneshraj; Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Kumarakrupa Road, 11 a.m. Indian Institute of Cartoonists: Bankartoons, an exhibition […]

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Wellness can improve competitiveness, says CII chief

N. Muthukumar, Chairman, CII Karnataka, on Thursday said India is the sixth largest economy in the world and by 2025 it will be the third largest in the world. “India’s economy is no more competitive. Our productivity is just one-third of China’s. Hence, if we want to be good, we have to make sure how […]

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More quarries to turn into landfills

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is continuing to identify more abandoned quarry pits to be converted into landfills — a move that solid waste management (SWM) experts say violates the spirit of multiple High Court orders. This also comes in the backdrop of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposing a penalty of Rs. 5 […]

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Overcharging: Private bus operators booked

RTO officials have been on their toes this festive season by cracking down on bus operators who are charging passengers exorbitant fares. For three consecutive days, nearly 40 RTO officials carried out drives in locations such as Majestic, Kalasipalya, Goraguntepalya, Silk Board, and Devanahalli toll gate. 350 cases in city Additional Transport Commissioner C.P. Narayanaswamy […]

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Case filed against COO of media firm

A Chief Operating Officer of a media network has been booked by Basavanagudi Women Police Station for allegedly sexually harassing his junior when they were working for Namma Bengaluru Foundation in May last year. The woman, who is no more with the foundation, filed a complaint with the police after the body, which is run […]

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Police arrest four, recover 29 stolen cars

The Jnana Bharathi police arrested the manager of a travel agency and recovered 23 cars worth Rs. 1.5 crore from him. The accused, Chethan Kumar, a resident of Mandya, contacted Sunil Kumar, who had posted an advertisement on renting cars. He took four cars from him offering to pay Rs. 30,000 per month as rent […]

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BJP objection on EVMs

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has lodged a complaint with the Chief Electoral Officer of Karnataka about Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) being transported in college buses of the Bijapur Lingayat District Educational Association (BLDEA), which is led by former Minister and Congress leader M.B. Patil. The complaint states that during the 2018 Assembly elections too, […]

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Ksheera Bhagya for children with disabilities

On the occasion, the Chief Minister announced extending the Ksheera Bhagya scheme to 10,567 children with disabilities in schools run by the non-governmental organisations in the State. He said more than 58.3 lakh students are already beneficiaries of the scheme. Under the scheme, students of government and government-aided schools and anganwadis will get 150 ml […]

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BBMP marshals catch litterers, seize vehicles

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has added a “weapon” to its arsenal to crack down on citizens dumping waste on the sly by the side of the road or into drains — marshals. In the past few days, BBMP-appointed marshals have been keeping vigil at vulnerable points, where mixed and other kinds of waste […]