User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Air Quality
Last updated: Dec 13 2018 17:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Story of Bengaluru’s traffic: Bus numbers remain same while private vehicles boom 13.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Years of negligence towards public transport has finally resulted in today’s congested and polluted Bengaluru. All the catastrophe is well-documented in data, yet it hasn’t got enough attention from the government.
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Yulu bikes: Pedal your way to beat the traffic 5.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Yulu founder Amit Gupta believes bicycle sharing is the next big thing.
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Can mechanised sweepers help Bengaluru deal with dust? 4.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
While BBMP plans to introduce more than 30 mechanised sweepers in the near future to address dust pollution in the city, experts and researchers advocate a holistic approach towards eliminating dust.
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LIVE! Delhi govt fined Rs 25 crore for pollution; to be deducted from officials' pay 3.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Here’s how BMTC is trying to keep emission levels in check 23.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With over 6000 buses, many of them being very old, the city transport system in Bengaluru could easily be a bulk entity that can be targeted for vehicular emission. The BMTC has also realised this—it is evident in the steps taken to put in place systems to control emissions and improve the quality of vehicles.
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Graphite India case: Can KSPCB stay firm and force closure of Whitefield plant? 20.11.2018 Citizen Matters
The Bengaluru plant has initiated the process of repairs and the shutting down of the furnaces will accelerate the process of revamp, expected to be completed by November end. The firm has said it will then apply afresh to the KSPCB for consent to operate.
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The long road to clean air: Behind the court ruling on GIL’s Whitefield plant 19.11.2018 Citizen Matters
The Supreme Court has imposed a penalty of Rs 50 lakh on Graphite India limited (GIL), calling its Whitefield plant a serious offender contributing to air pollution in the area. In the first of an in-depth two-part series, we look at the long struggle that led to the ruling.
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Air purifier makers report high double digit growth in Diwali season 19.11.2018 PTI: All news
Air purifier makers report high double digit growth in Diwali season
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Top news: Union minister Ananth Kumar dies at 59 12.11.2018 Scroll.in
The biggest news stories today.
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City Buzz: Faizabad renamed Ayodhya | Diwali impact on air quality | Delhi Signature Bridge opening…and more! 12.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Did the SC order have any impact on Diwali pollution? Which are the other cities that may see a name change after the renaming of Faizabad to Ayodhya? What's special about Delhi's new Signature Bridge? All this and more news from our cities in our weekly recap.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Marshals catching litterers | Civic Saturday at High Court | BMTC pilots e-wallet 10.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
From BBMP to waste management to air quality crisis, all the important happenings in the city over the last week that matter to you, in one place.
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“We have no choice but to move to e-autos” 6.11.2018 Citizen Matters
As the transport department struggles to phase out two-stroke autos, here is what an official has to say about the challenges of introducing e-autos on Bangalore roads.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Curb on new vehicle registration? | Bellandur lake recedes | GIL pays 50 lakh penalty 5.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Bellandur lake's disappearing act, new anti-pollution measures being considered, and a revived Peripheral Ring Road project -- catch all the important news from your city that you may have missed last week.
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Diwali fire crackers: To burst or not to burst? 3.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Diwali is just days away. And if you are still wondering how to celebrate with fireworks as a responsible citizen, in compliance with the recent court ruling, here are things that you must know.
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E-rickshaws as antidote to air pollution: Hope for Bengaluru or pipe-dream? 2.11.2018 Citizen Matters
A recent study report says that by switching to electric autos, carbon emissions can be reduced by 0.11 million tonne per year, PM10 by 114.5 million tonne per year, and NOx by 37.6 million tonne per year. So when will Namma Bengaluru make that switch and what's been stopping it?
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Multiple interventions fail to curb vehicular emissions in Bengaluru 31.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Several studies have pointed to the increasingly toxic air in the city, some pegging the levels of polluting particulate matter at three times the WHO-prescribed standards. What contributes to this and why is it so difficult to check?
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Why has the KSPCB failed to arrest air pollution in Bengaluru? 25.10.2018 Citizen Matters
"Ours is a monitoring station, which can only assess and suggest," say KSPCB officials. What are these suggestions and is the city even close to implementing those?
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Belching smoke, noxious fumes: Are Vehicular Emission Tests working? 23.10.2018 Citizen Matters
Is the Emission Test mechanism in Bengaluru good enough to ensure that vehicles are pollution-free and vehicle owners follow due process?
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“Time is money…we must ensure it is not wasted in Bangalore traffic” 26.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As his term comes to an end, outgoing mayor Sampath Raj answers questions on his tenure, BBMP administration in general and what the new mayor of Bengaluru should prioritise.
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87% of Indian vehicle owners ready to buy electric vehicles if that reduces pollution: Survey 22.9.2018 Sify Finance
About 87% of Indian drivers and vehicle owners would buy an electric vehicle (EV), if that helped reduce air pollution, according to a new survey.
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