User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Lakes
Last updated: Dec 03 2019 13:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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“Draft Mobility Plan based on faulty data, is financially unviable” 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is problematic from the legal, technical and financial perspectives
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Bengaluru Buzz: Greens oppose project in Hesaraghatta grasslands | Bollards again on bus lane | Govt apathy in child abuse cases..and more 11.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Environmentalists are protesting the state government's revived plan to build a film city, apparently on Hesaraghatta grasslands. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Bengaluru Buzz: Delay in setting up new landfill | Hoardings may be back soon | City gears up for Swachh Survekshan…and more 4.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
State government has rejected the bidder BBMP chose for setting up a new landfill at Mittiganahalli. As the BBMP runs out of landfills to dump waste in, the garbage crisis may worsen. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Bengaluru Buzz: Anti-CAA protests | Mission to create mini-forests | CSR for lake revival…and more 22.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Arrests at CAA protests, citizen mission to plant a million trees, demand for Ambedkar Veedhi to be parking-free - read more on news over the past week in our roundup
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Bengaluru Buzz: 75,000 illegal properties may be regularised | 16 minute savings from bus lane, claims BMTC | Metro timings extended..and more 16.12.2019 Citizen Matters
State government is mulling regularising some 75,000 unauthorised properties across BDA layouts. Read more on what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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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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