User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Lakes
Last updated: Jun 22 2019 20:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru Buzz: CCTV cameras around lakes | Kamakhya-Ittamadu flyover proposed | Kempegowda museum closed 22.6.2019 Citizen Matters
High Court directs CCTV camera installation around all lakes, another flyover proposed in Outer Ring Road, BMTC to open the first 50 counters to issue student bus passes - read more on what happened in Bengaluru this week
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Bengaluru Buzz: Transport Dept against carpooling | Report on waste processing plants | NEERI may audit city lakes 15.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Transport Department opposes new carpooling platform, expert recommends changes to waste processing plants, NEERI may audit city lakes - read more on what made news in Bengaluru this week
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Bellandur and Varthur lake revival speeds up, public meeting on June 21st 13.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
After decades of neglect, Bellandur and Varthur lakes are now on the fast track to being revived, after the intervention of a NGT-appointed committee. The committee will also hold its first public meeting this month
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In India, insects are slowly disappearing – and that is a cause for worry 12.6.2019 Scroll.in
Urbanisation and pollution have wreaked havoc on insect populations.
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Agara lake revival: A saga of citizen-government collaboration 6.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
In her handbook 'Our Agara Lake', Kavitha Reddy describes how a citizens' movement saved the lake, with the support of authorities. The lake, which was a garbage dump site earlier, is now teeming with visitors
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To beat air pollution, redesign Bengaluru’s action plan 5.6.2019 Citizen Matters
A 44-point action plan was proposed recently to improve Bengaluru's air quality. But the actions proposed are ineffective and undemocratic, opines the author
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BBMP, the misunderstood eco-warrior 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters
The real reason BBMP does not pick up calls is its concern for the environment, says the author
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Dry borewells, lost lakes: In Karnataka, another summer of water shortage portends severe crisis 28.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Though pre-monsoon showers have brought some relief this year, residents as well as officials are worried about the summers to come.
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Bengaluru Buzz: NGT action to save lakes | Draft policy to ease commute | Action plan for air quality 13.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Action to be taken against encroachers of Kaikondarahalli lake buffer zone, sewage and rainwater to be diverted away from Bellandur lake, draft commute policy and new air quality action plan for Bengaluru - read more on what happened in the city over the past week
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Despite more rain over the last decade, Rajasthan’s lakes are running dry. Here’s why 6.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Erratic rainfall patterns, a consequence of climate change, has hurt the state’s agrarian economy.
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Alahalli lake restored, after eight long years 30.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Around a decade back, Alahalli lake was filled with sewage and garbage. Birds and fish did not thrive here anymore. Here's the story of how citizens got this lake restored, with eight years of persistent efforts
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Source water locally, ban borewells, to prevent scarcity 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The reason for Bengaluru's water scarcity is our disconnect with the source of water. To reverse this, each ward should be made to generate water locally, and Cauvery water be taxed heavily, opines the author
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D K Suresh, Bangalore Rural: Focused on water supply and farmers’ causes 15.4.2019 Citizen Matters
D K Suresh, a two-time MP from Bangalore Rural, is contesting on a Congress ticket from the constituency again. Suresh's performance in parliament this term was above average. However, his assets have also spiked over the last five years
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Vishwaraj Jadeja - A Champion Against All Odds! 13.4.2019 PTI: All news
Vishwaraj Jadeja - A Champion Against All Odds!
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Here’s how we can work together, Potential MP Avare… 12.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A Bellandur resident writes an open letter to his potential MP on how he should work with his constituents. The MP has to vote in parliament based on citizens' opinions, involve them in decision-making, and give them governance data, says the author
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1,131 properties to be affected by elevated corridor project 1.4.2019 Hindu: Home
Environmental impact assessment report says project needs 56.89 hectares of land
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Resident groups, experts and well-diggers discuss solutions to deal with water crisis 28.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
In a water workshop this week, apartment communities talked about measures they had taken to deal with water scarcity. Water metering and reuse, limiting consumption, holding awareness campaigns, rejuvenating lakes were among the initiatives discussed.
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The stakes in water 27.3.2019 Hindu: S & T
Coalition for water security brings together NGOs, scholars, and concerned individuals
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NGT committee inspects Varthur lake | Electric Vehicle charging stations in August | Smart parking project 23.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Electric Vehicle charging stations and smart parking to be introduced soon, Ola taxis banned, and revelations from a surprise inspection of Varthur lake - read on for a recap of Bengaluru news this week
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Lower Ambalipura lake: Alive and thriving by citizen efforts 19.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Ten years back, a residents' collective got BBMP to restore the Lower Ambalipura lake. Today, the collective is setting an example of how well citizens themselves can maintain a lake
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