Coffee Plantations in Threat

Introduction of silver oak in coffee plantation in Western Ghats may be a threat, predict scientists. Bengaluru, Oct. 11, 2018: For many years the coffee planters in Western Ghats near Bengaluru have planted exotic silver oak (Grevillea robusta) whose pole-like trunk is used as a support for the coffee plants, to help boost incomes. People […]

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Garbage Menace Still Prevails, Parts of City Remains Unclean

Piled up garbage is clogging the drains on roads of Nagawara circle leading to Thanisandra. Bangalore, Sept. 4, 2018: The road adjacent to Adyar Ananda Bhavan leading to Thanisandra is covered with garbage piles on one of the plot. There is a sewer running along the road, and the garbage clearly piles up in the […]

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Cauvery Water Better Than Ground Water But Still Highly Contaminated

Insufficient supply of water hard to meet daily needs, increased contamination levels in water at Ankappa reddy layout Bengaluru, Aug. 23, 2018: The supply of water provided twice in a week is not sufficient for meeting daily water needs as reported by the residents of Ankappa Reddy Layout and the excessive contamination turns the water […]

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