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BBMP Budget Allocates Rs.415 Crores for Waste Management: Our View on this Budget

Newspapers over the last week have reported that the Karnataka government has allocated

Rs 415 crores  towards waste management in Bengaluru.

Last year the allocation was Rs 100 crores. 248 more words


The Truth About Water While Travelling

If you ever dare to drink the water from the tap in Mexico, you’ve been warned.  Wherever you travel to, find out in advance if you can drink the tap water or not. 116 more words


Lying in Tidiness

There is a Turkish proverb that reads, “Aslan yattığı yerden belli olur.” The lion is known by the place where he lies. According to what I understand, this means that you can know what kind of person someone is by looking at the place where he or she lives. 590 more words




Today is the second reminder that we have entered the last quarter for this year. We also have a national holiday and we are reminded of many things today of national, religious and traditional significance. 413 more words

A dirty deed done

When we moved in together, I never snored however I have since and it has been getting worse for a while now. We knew we had quite a bit of dust in the house but neither of us really wanted to put massive efforts into stamping it out. 165 more words

Air Pollution

Lysol Wipes Are NOT for Nurseries!

Now, this may sound super grumpy to you, but I constantly see people wiping down food surfaces and toys around my kids with Lysol wipes. If you use them, I urge you to reconsider. 435 more words

Life Love Parenting

[Education] Ideals don't make kitchens clean and safe

First published in The Octant, a Yale-NUS student newspaper.

Illustration by Tong Xueyin.

Yale-NUS College is preparing for our move to the new campus. As such, there is a renewed urgency to discuss sustainable solutions that address the slew of problems threatening the habitability of our environment. 790 more words