User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Lakes
Last updated: Dec 08 2019 11:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why Bellandur lake restoration will fail unless Doddanekkundi lake is cleaned up 8.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Crores are spent on rejuvenating lakes in Bengaluru, but they continue to receive sewage. Why does this happen, and what can you do about it?
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Nature maps of Bengaluru released 4.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Landscape Foundation India has released Kannada and English maps of ecologically and culturally significant sites in the city. Their research delves into Bengaluru's changing relationship with nature over the past 500 years
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Bengaluru Buzz: Drinking water contamination | Bus lane violators fined | Protest by Hulimavu flood-affected..and more 3.12.2019 Citizen Matters
After the recent BIS report, another study has found that drinking water in Bengaluru is severely contaminated. Read more on this and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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K R Puram by-election: Info on candidates, constituency and more 1.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Basavaraj Byrathi, who was elected from the Congress here in the 2018 assembly election, is returning as the BJP candidate. M Narayanaswamy, an MLC, is the Congress candidate
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How Rachenahalli lake became a classroom for high school students 26.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Legacy School Bangalore works with the citizen group Jalmitra to convert Rachenahalli lake into a classroom for its students. As the students learn and work with the local community, the condition of the lake has also improved
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Bengaluru: Scores of houses flooded, families affected after Hulimavu lake breach 25.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The lake breach was a result of a contractor allegedly tampering with the bunds.
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Why domestic wastewater from Bengaluru is being sent to Kolar and Chikkaballapur 24.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The project aims to rejuvenate the depleted groundwater in the drought-hit Kolar region by allowing the treated water from Bengaluru to percolate down.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Deadline on Kannada signboards | STPs linked to Mahadevapura’s poor roads | HC order on illegal pubs 23.11.2019 Citizen Matters
After November 30, shops that don't have 60 percent of their signage in Kannada would have their trade licenses revoked. Read more on news from the city this week, in our roundup
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BWSSB’s workforce woefully inadequate, says Chairman Tushar Girinath 13.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Inadequate workforce and finances are affecting BWSSB's services, according to the Board's Chairman Tushar Girinath. Girinath and other experts discussed solutions to Bengaluru's water crisis at a recent panel discussion
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP to take over nearly all city lakes | Doctors call off strike | BMTC to relaunch Bus Day 9.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP, which has rejuvenated many lakes over the years, will now take over all city lakes except three. Meanwhile BDA has started rejuvenating Varthur lake. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Bengaluru Buzz: Restored lakes remain dry | Engineers warned to fill potholes by Nov 10 | Plea to redraft SWM bylaws..and more 4.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Many lakes restored by BBMP remain in poor condition, engineers and contractors warned of action if they don't fill potholes by November 10, volunteer group requests BBMP to redraft SWM bylaws - read more on what made headlines in Bengaluru over the past week, in our roundup
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Averting Day Zero: How Bengaluru should manage its water 23.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A slew of regulations are needed to arrest Bengaluru's worsening water scarcity. These include change in water pricing, integrated management of various water resources, and so on
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Mahadevapura citizens to protest Friday against “filth, traffic jams and pollution”, demand MP, MLA, corporators resign 17.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Fed up with crumbling infrastructure in their constituency, residents of Mahadevapura are holding a protest tomorrow at Marathahalli. They are demanding the resignation of all their elected representatives, including MLA Aravind Limbavali and MP P C Mohan
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Three-way segregation, as in Bengaluru, soon to be streamlined in Chennai: Alby John, RDC South 15.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Alby John Varghese, Regional Deputy Commissioner (South) has been trying to make a meaningful difference in the areas of waste management, rainwater harvesting and restoration of water bodies. In this exclusive interview, he talks of the various initiatives undertaken. 
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Bengaluru Buzz: Hundreds of homes flooded | Trial run of ORR bus lane from Oct 20 | BBMP repeats promise on tree census 13.10.2019 Citizen Matters
About 500 homes in north Bengaluru were flooded last week after Doddabidarakallu lake was breached by heavy rains. Read more on news from the city last week, in our weekly roundup
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All you need to know about Bengaluru’s Adopt-a-Street initiative 30.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Under BBMP's new 'Adopt-a-Street' initiative, citizen groups and corporates can formally adopt and maintain streets. But will the programme sustain, or will it fizzle out like BBMP's previous adoption programmes?
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Metro rail and story of development of Bhopal in CM’s words 27.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Chief Minister Kamal Nath gave detailed description of how the Bhopal Metro Rail Project started at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the project. The Chief Minister said that when he was Urban Development Minister, he had gone to the launching ceremony of the Metro Rail Project started in Jaipur. Prior to that, he […]
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Bengaluru citizens launch political party, will contest 2020 BBMP election 23.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Fed up with the poor governance of Bengaluru, a group of citizens have come together to launch Bengaluru NavaNirmana Party (BNP). They commit to represent all citizens of the city, and aim to contest only in local elections
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Bengaluru Buzz: Zonal budgets for BBMP? | Major reduction in traffic fines unlikely | Modified PRR approved…and more 21.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Instead of having a single budget for all of BBMP, there could be separate budgets for the city's eight zones, BBMP Commissioner B H Anil Kumar has proposed. Read more on news from the city this week, in our roundup
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Bengalureans will strike for climate justice on Global Climate Week 19.9.2019 Citizen Matters
On September 20th, Bengaluru will participate in the Global Climate Strike. This will be followed by a series of events till September 27th
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