Rainwater Harvesting Systems Lacking in the City.

Mandatory rainwater harvesting is still not installed everywhere it should to save water in Bangalore. The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) surveyed over 50,000 buildings for lacking to install rainwater harvesting system (RWH), -the installation of which was made mandatory in 2009. It was stated that ‘it is a mandatory requirement for adoption […]

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National Bamboo Mission: Government’s Great Initiative

India fairly has around five percent of bamboo market in the world The National Bamboo Mission (NBM), approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), launched on April 25, 2018, focused on promoting the conservation of bamboo and increasing its growth by adopting area-based, regionally differentiated strategy to increase its cultivation in India. It […]

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Water problems prevalent in Rabakavi Banahatti

Open defecation, undrinkable water and river pollution among the problems Banahatti, Nov. 2, 2018: People of Rabakavi Banahatti face water related issues on a daily basis. One of the most prominent problems is the lack of drinking water in the taluk. Not only is there an insufficiency in potable water, but also people are prone […]

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No More Sodium Chloride in Groundwater in Hoovina Hadagali

For every 1,000 people, a water purifier has been installed in the villages. Water purifier units have been installed in 117 villages of the taluk of Hoovina Hadagali, Bellary. This was done by the Karnataka government when Mr. Siddaramaiah was the Chief Minister, under the ‘Gramina Kudiyuva Neeru Matte Nairmalya Yojana’ (Rural Drinking Water and […]

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Swacchameva Jayate Campaign Launched in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Nov. 19, 2018. Karnataka Chief Minister, HD Kumaraswamy, inaugurated the Swacchameva Jayate a campaign launched to celebrate World Toilet Day celebrated in India. “The focus of this campaign will be more on rural Karnataka, as it is were the major concern is ” said Swathi Attavar, a coordinator for the event being held at […]

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Dissection of Animals in the Labs Banned

Breakthrough for animals. Science labs and hospitals have to use alternate methods in place of dissections. Bengaluru, Nov.18, 2018: The Department of Pre-University Education (PUE) recently issued a circular to ban the use of any animal species at science labs during biology lectures, practical classes, and hospitals. The circular was issued as soon as a request […]

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Supreme Court’s Restriction on Crackers Ineffective

Under the Environment Protection Act of 1986, the manufacture, sale, or use of firecrackers generating noise level exceeding 125 dB at a four-meter distance from the point of bursting should be prohibited. Bangalore, Nov. 19, 2018: Despite the Supreme Court’s order to burst “green crackers” only between 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. during the Diwali […]

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A New Application to Record Noise Level

The application will help the users to record the impact on them caused by noise pollution. Bengaluru, 19 Nov. 2018: With regards to the growing concern of noise level in the city due to various factors including traffic, pub noise, diwali crackers; Center for study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP)  has launched an application […]

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