User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Lakes
Last updated: Jul 17 2018 10:03 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Man, son drown in lake in Bagalur 19.6.2018 Hindu: Health
A father and his son drowned in B.K. Halli lake in Bagalur limits on Monday evening. The deceased have been identified as Jithendra Sharma, 38, and h
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Making Bengaluru Greener through collective efforts 19.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
How can Bengaluru bring back the lost green glory? what can practically be done, and by whom? »
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Residents move HC against Pattandur Agrahara lake encroachment 18.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
The Karnataka High Court on Monday asked the State government’s response on a PIL petition seeking directions to the authorities to remove all encroa
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Lake groups joins hands to form federation 17.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Will share expertise, including legal, and leverage numbers to increase bargaining power with officials
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Hussainsagar improves marginally 16.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Apart from Dissolved Oxygen levels, other indicators of pollution have fallen, says report by experts
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Whither quality healthcare? 16.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
India ranks 145 among 195 countries in healthcare access and quality index. Students talk about the need to improve facilities
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Bengaluru and its lakes 15.6.2018 Hindu: Religion
The first source of water for the city lay on the outskirts and this started a dependence on external sources, which continues to this day. By S. Vishwanath
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Largest Septic Tank In Bengaluru, Says Report On City's Bellandur Lake 14.6.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Bengaluru's Bellandur lake has become the largest septic tank in the city due to "sheer callousness and indifference", according to a damning report from a committee mandated by the National Green...
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NGT commission seeks probe into encroachment of Varthur lake 14.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Says construction of a road by Minor Irrigation Department for laying a pipeline was a ‘horrific sight’
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Environmental emergency in Bellandur lake, not even 1 ml of clean water available, NGT informed 14.6.2018 DNA: Top News
 Indiscriminate discharge of untreated sewage into Bengaluru's Bellandur lake has resulted in an "environmental emergency", a committee has told the National Green Tribunal, adding that there is not even one millilitre of clean water in the lake. The NGT-mandated committee said the biggest lake of the beautiful city of Bengaluru had become the largest septic tank of the city due to "sheer callousness and indifference" of the authorities. "According to the material collected, the water holding capacity of Bellandur lake has rapidly shrunk due to indiscriminate dumping of construction and demolition waste, municipal solid waste and due to vast spread of hydrophyte and microphytes in the lake water. Hydrophytes are aquatic plants that grow in or near water and provides cover for fish and other aquatic organisms. "The commission during the inspection was shocked to notice a road that has been constructed on the Varthur lake by dumping construction and demolition waste under the garb of laying a pipeline," ...
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BWSSB projects March 2021 deadline for sewage network in 110 villages 14.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Better groundwater quality in cities requires an underground sewage network and its timely treatment and usage. Outskirts of BBMP limits in Bengaluru are yet to be covered by a sewage network, though plans are underway. »
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