Bengaluru City Promotes Electronic Vehicles

Electronic vehicles awareness program to curb air pollution. By Esther Esha Bengaluru, Nov. 23, 2018. The Transport Department of Bangalore is celebrating the Annual Pollution Awareness Month which is held every year throughout Karnataka in November. This is a special program to educate children and brings awareness regarding air pollution. Om Kareshwari, The Joint Commissioner […]

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Bengaluru’s Air Quality Index Causing Health Hazards

The AQI of the city is rising rapidly, which in turn is increasing respiratory diseases.  The increasing Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city of Bangalore has given rise to a number of health problems like asthma, tuberculosis and cardiovascular diseases. From March to May 2018, the AQI increased from 101 to 128 in Yelahanka, […]

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Bellahalli Quarry in a bad State Again

The Bellahalli quarry landfill is being dumped with mixed waste, even after the Karnataka High Court’s order to dumped waste separately. The quarry had caught fire on April 11, 2018, according to a report given in the Deccan Chronicle newspaper. When visited the area, the residents who live near the landfill state that there had […]

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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. […]

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Debris in Kammasandra Lake? Let the blame game begin

For throwing debris in the lake, residents blame the truck drivers who in turn blame the Municipal Council, who blame the residents. By: Naandika Tripathi Bangalore, Feb 01, 2018: A tractor trolley filled to the brim with construction debris drives down to the Kammasandra Lake finds a clearing and upends the rubble on the ground. […]

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