Killing one bird with two stones

Kannur refuses to become a dumping ground for waste from the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). By Jagriti Parakh Residents of Kannur village are opposing the upcoming construction and demolition (C&D) waste processing unit by BBMP, as it will increase health risks by further contaminating its water table. Disposing hazardous by-products in the surroundings will […]

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Bengaluru successfully tackles Diwali menace

Green crackers and effective checks on sale of other crackers has saved the air quality of the city this year By Niket Nishant Bengaluru:Despite initial fears of a shortage, green crackers used in Diwali this year have prevented the quality of air from deteriorating in the city after the festival. Data from the Central Pollution […]

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PoP idols float despite government crackdown

Despite four years since the ban on PoP idols, they continue to pollute the city’s lakes. Savyata Mishra Despite repeated notices and imposition of penalty by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Pallike (BBMP) and the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), Plaster of Paris (PoP) Ganesha idols have made their way to people’s homes and the […]

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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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