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Bengaluru Buzz: Froth-damage control at Bellandur lakel; Graphite Junction shows high level of pollution 13.8.2018 Citizen Matters
BDA and BBMP take steps to control Bellandur lake’s froth The planned sluice gate began its final run on August 8 in Bellandur lake to block froth from entering the city’s waterways, and irrigation tanks
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From Delhi air to Bengaluru lakes, will environment finally be an election issue in 2019? 7.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Environment has been a part of manifestos of the major national parties over the last few years. But will the growing pressure from young voters and the urban middle class finally force them to go beyond lip service to issues like pollution, tree cutting and waste?
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Discover India's poshest homes 6.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
These exist in a unique world of by-invitation-only properties -- those that are never advertised and which money alone cannot buy.One cannot simply walk in for a tour of these apartments. A buyer must first meet the developer's targeted social criteria to get invited for a walkthrough of the property.
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Prestige Group, MRG Group Inaugurate Phase 1 of Disney-Themed Prestige Lakeside Habitat 1.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 1 (ANI/Business Wire India): The Prestige Group in association with the MRG Group inaugurated Phase 1 of Prestige Lakeside Habitat - Bengaluru's first and only Disney themed premiere
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Foam in Bengaluru’s treated water throws plan to use it in agriculture into jeopardy 1.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Plan of using treated water in agriculture is a new idea. The foam and froth have put a temporary stop to the project. What needs to be done to make the project a viable option where treated water can be used?
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Road-widening project intended to ease traffic puts Varthur lake in jeopardy 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Widening the road near Varthur lake is a necessity for Whitefield area, so is rejuvenating the Varthur lake. The hunger strike for the road and notices of lake protection agency on illegality in the lake - both have gone futile. »
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Lessons from Singapore on nurturing urban greenery in Bengaluru 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Our representatives go to Singapore often. But what have they learnt from what they see there? Can Bengaluru take a few cues from Singapore in developing and nurturing greenery? »
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Pictures do the rounds of 'ice in Jaipur'. Here's the truth 25.7.2018 DNA: Money
It appears that toxicity in Rajasthan's waters has reached a point where Jaipur has ended up having a Bengaluru-like situation with foam coming out of water bodies. However, in Jaipur's case, it is a drain that has released frothy water full of chemicals and effluents. In Bengaluru, the dirty water was the result of overpollution of the Bellandur Lake. Foam is formed due to heavy metals in water, and exposure to this results in skin diseases. Further exposure can resulted in further health complications. The frothy water has overflowed from the drain onto the road, which has resulted in traffic snarls in Sector 35 of Sanganer in the Pink City. According to reports, a portion of the drainage system is connected to the Central River Project that recycles water and supplies the clean water back to the drain. The project, which now needs a major inspection, has cost the Rajasthan government Rs 2,500 crore. While the foam has come onto the city, people have been taking pictures and claiming that it 'has ...
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Bellandur residents want water, road, lake and garbage problems fixed in time-bound manner 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Garbage, footpath, roads - problems are present everywhere. Tired of this, residents are asking the government to fix it, and have said if not, they will fight it out legally. »
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Bengaluru is treating groundwater like ‘overdrawn credit card’ 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Aquifers in Bengaluru are over-exploited. Experts feel it is just a matter of time for parts of Bengaluru to be forced into a Capetown-like situation. World Resource Institute calls for a paradigm shift, from linear, centralised model to circular decentralised model of water supply. »
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Bengaluru Buzz: BMTC losses, water woes, HDK’s push for Metro Phase II on Hosur Road 21.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As you wind up for the week, take a quick look at some of the headlines that have caught Bengaluru's attention over the last seven days. Don't miss the buzz in your city. »
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Eros Now and Xiaomi Mi TV enter into distribution partnership 17.7.2018 DNA: Top News
Digital platform Eros Now today said it has entered into a strategic distribution partnership with Chinese-handset maker Xiaomi for its smart LED TVs. "This distribution deal between Eros Now and Xiaomi is an extension of the immersive content experience that both partners offer. With this partnership, Eros Now further enhances its distribution to the larger screen in India and then across Asia," it said in a statement. Eros Now will be available within Patchwall on all Mi TVs sold in India, giving all users access to its bouquet of over 11,000 Bollywood and regional language films, entertainment shows, music videos and originals at a monthly subscription of Rs 49 and Rs 99. Taj among top 20 hotel brands in the world * The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) iconic brand Taj has been recognised as one of the top 20 hotel brands in the world at Travel + Leisure's annual 'World's Best Awards 2018'. Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Goa, Taj Bangalore and Taj Palace, New ...
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Bangalore Buzz: BBMP vs pourakarmikas, new plans to ease traffic, and more 14.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The latest in the controversy over non-payment of salaries to pourakarmikas, objections to certain proposed corridors and a collaboration with Japan to install smart traffic signals across the city -- did you catch all this on the papers over the week gone by? A quick recap of these and other pertinent news from namma Bengaluru. »
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Soapnut detergents cannot fully eliminate pollution in lakes – here’s why 13.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy announced in the state budget that soapnut-based detergent industry will be promoted in future, as it will help control pollution in lakes. Will this solution really help control lake pollution? »
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Monsoon rains intensify in Karnataka 9.7.2018 Sify Finance
Extremely heavy rainfall measuring up to 28 cm in certain parts returned to lash coastal and south Karnataka districts, disrupting normal life after a brief lull last week, the weather office said on Monday.
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India’s colonial legacy almost caused Bangalore to run out of water 27.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Grand technological schemes, inspired by erstwhile colonial policy, have led to the systematic neglect of natural water sources and traditional water wisdom. The impact on Bengaluru's water future is there for all to see, »
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Now, plastic invades city’s garden space 25.6.2018 Hindu: News
Cheaper plastic pots are slowly replacing terracotta and clay ones
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Bengaluru round up: Missing garbage autos, biggest septic tank and more 25.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
All important news from the last week - the news from Bengaluru you don't want to miss - all in one place. »
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Making cities sustainable 22.6.2018 Hindu: Religion
Keeping in perspective the traditional fabric and engaging the local population in the planning process is the way forward, but this is missing in Bengaluru. Details from a seminar by Nandhini Sundar
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What does Rs 1,700 crore ‘Smart City’ plan for Bengaluru involve? 22.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru is finally becoming a "Smart City" - but what does it mean? Which areas will get covered, which projects will get implemented? »
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