Thursday, September 19, 2019

Health & Environment

Bangalore Environment Topstory

Car wash run offs slowly killing nearby lakes

Bangalore City Health

Bengaluru anganwadis deprived of basic sanitation facilities

Only 85 per cent anganwadis in Bengaluru have usable toilets and proper sanitation facilities. Lack of space is a big problem.  By Manasvi Gupta The government is unable to achieve its target of making the city open defecation free by October 2, 2019. Department of Women and Child Development (DWCD) reports show that 344 out of […]

Bangalore City Environment

Every rose has its thorn

The erstwhile Garden City has a problem with floral waste By Riya Sharma On the streets behind temples around Kasturba Nagar and Kalidasa Layout in Bangalore, heaps of floral waste create an eye sore and a stink. The floral offerings considered sacrosanct are not disposed of with the other garbage but are dumped into landfills […]

Bangalore City Health

Not-So-Healthy Construction At Victoria Hospital

Victoria Hospital is renovating some of its buildings. And, the noise is affecting patients. Astha Oriel The constant drilling due to construction in the Outpatient Department of Victoria Hospital annoys patients and visitors. Priya, a patient who was sitting in the Outpatient Department waiting for her treatment, said, “I have come here for the treatment, […]

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