User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Air Quality
Last updated: Nov 12 2018 13:01 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Graphite India To Pay Rs 50 Lakh Compensation For Pollution In Bengaluru 29.10.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Graphite India Ltd (GIL) told the Supreme Court today that it would pay Rs 50 lakh to the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) under the 'polluter pays principle' for its Bengaluru plant,...
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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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Supreme Court Takes Note Of Bengaluru's Fight Against Graphite Plant 9.10.2018 NDTV News - South
After NDTV's report on widespread pollution by graphite plant in Bengaluru's bustling Whitefield, the Supreme Court has decided to take up the caseandissued a notice to Graphite India Limited. The...
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"We Breathe Black Soot": Bengaluru's War Against Graphite Plant 2.10.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Imagine living in a home in which everything is covered in black dust - the floor, walls, plants, your clothes and even your food. The black dust is everywhere and no matter how much you clean, you...
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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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Bengaluru Buzz: Green wedding mandate | Lag in clean air action plan | Advertisers’ petition heard 12.9.2018 Citizen Matters
What's Bangalore talking about? Catch some of the most important headlines from your city in our weekly news wrap here.
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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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Bengaluru Buzz: Of air pollution, white-topped roads and illegal hoardings 4.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Did you read about the removal of illegal hoardings and resumption of white topping of roads? Here is our weekly round up, if you missed that and other key news from around the city!
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Wipro to help Karnataka government fight air pollution 25.7.2018 Sify Finance
Software major Wipro would work with the Karnataka government to fight air pollution in the state, especially Bengaluru, said an official statement on Tuesday.
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City buzz: Mumbai monsoon woes, Delhi garbage crisis unabated even as Centre eyes new schemes 16.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Here's a quick look at some important headlines from the week gone by, pertaining to our cities and urban development. Stay up to date on what's happening! »
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