Saturday, September 22, 2018

Health & Environment

Health Topstory

To Whey or not to Whey

City Environment Health

Garbage at Tharagupet KR Market Causing Health Hazards

Vendors claim that the garbage is causing malaria and dengue fever Garbage spread across KR market is causing distress among the vendors and customers. The garbage collection by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) is irregular. Despite several complaints by the vendors and pedestrians the BBMP has not installed garbage bins in the marketplace. Suresh […]

City Environment

Encroached Land Around the City Causing Distress to the Residents

Locals claim that the encroachers are hindering developmental activities and causing environmental degradation The  encroachments around Bellandur, Mahadevapura, and Whitefield have been creating problems for the residents, as the constant complaints  made to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) are going unheard. According to a public document on the BBMP’s website, 326 acres of land […]

City Environment Health Topstory

Contamination of River due to Dumping of Garbage

The sediment area of the Vrushabhavathi River flowing through Kumbalgudu is piled up with garbage. The garbage falls into the river and is been carried away by the waters. The people staying near the riverbed stated that the Panchayat dumps waste here once every week and excavator comes and pushes the waste into the water. […]

City Environment

Pungent Smell From Open Drain Leaves People in Distress

Residents and pedestrians claim that the open drain outside Elements Layout, Kaikondrahalli, could cause future health hazards. Bengaluru, Sept. 11, 2018:  The foul smelling open drain outside Elements Layout in Kaikondrahalli, Sarjapur Road, has been troubling pedestrians and residents for the past 10 years. According to a resident of Elements Layout, the huge open drain […]

Health National

National Health Mission Does not Offer Peritoneal Dialysis

The Program struggles in covering peritoneal dialysis for its patients. Bengaluru, Sept. 11, 2018: The National Health Mission rolled out a dialysis program for the poor in 2016 known as the ‘The Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Program’ which covers only one kind of dialysis that is Haemodialysis (HD) and not Peritoneal dialysis (PD) because it is […]