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Cooling operations underway after Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake catches fire 20.1.2018 News
The biggest water body of the city had caught fire yesterday, which was later doused by the fire officials
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Bengaluru | 5,000 army jawans douse Bellandur lake fire 20.1.2018 DNA: Opinion
On Friday, a huge fire was reported from Bengaluru’s highly-polluted Bellandur lake, the biggest water body of the city, giving anxious moments to hundreds of residents living nearby. The locals noticed huge clouds of smoke billowing from the lake replete with sewage, chemical effluents and construction debris. The fire was in the middle of the wetlands, fire brigade officials said. Soon pictures and videos of the smoke and fire went viral even as various government agencies and Defence personnel doused the blaze, which also raised concerns about apathy of civic agencies towards a recurring problem in the lake. According to Defence officials, a strong contingent of 5,000 army jawans of the ASC centre led by Major General N S Rajpurohit doused the fire in the lake. Spread over 1,000 acres near the infotech hub, the lake is highly contaminated receiving 60 per cent of the sewage generated in the city. The lake is in bad shape despite the National Green Tribunal pulling up the government and its various ...
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Bengaluru's Bellandur lake catches fire again, causes worry among residents 19.1.2018 News
The fire was in the middle of the wetlands, fire brigade officials said
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What prompted KCR to cancel meeting? 17.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Kondapochamma land oustees’ presence may be a reason
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EMPRI bats for Belandur-Varthur lakes as hotspot 15.1.2018 Hindu: News
The research institute also recommends formation of a citizen monitoring committee to oversee the ‘hotspot’
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Integrated control centre to be set up in six months 13.1.2018 Hindu: News
It will cover 30 civic agencies; 600 cameras to be installed in city
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Aquifers as infrastructure 12.1.2018 Hindu: Leisure
Developing a management strategy to protect and fill them with clean water and reusing these waters sustainably would enable the city to become water secure. By S. Vishwanath
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It ain’t easy for the bulls... 12.1.2018 Hindu: Crafts
Just like the tamers, the star bulls of Alanganallur and Palamedu also undergo a rigorous training ahead of Jallikattu events
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Siddaramaiah inaugurates multi-village drinking water project 12.1.2018 Hindu: Karnataka
A multi-village drinking water project, expected to benefit the residents of 124 villages in Nanjangud, was dedicated to the public by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday. The project is touted to...
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Farmers seek protection of Sangareddy tank 9.1.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
MLA asks officials to fix the full tank level
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Comprehensive water policy to drive away drought, says Naidu 8.1.2018 Hindu: News
Government to adopt a four-pronged strategy to ensure farmers’ welfare
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Four engineering students drown in village tank 8.1.2018 Hindu: News
Books, clothes, lunch boxes, ID cards recovered from bund
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Groundwater position: entire State in the red 6.1.2018 Hindu: National
Over exploitation goes unchecked
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Drinking water for all by end of 2019: Lokesh 6.1.2018 Hindu: National
Inaugurates protected water scheme at Panduru
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Villagers protest against Uppur thermal project 6.1.2018 Hindu: News
Stage dharna opposing construction activities at the site
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Making the city water secure 5.1.2018 Hindu: Home
RWH, recycling, reducing pollution of lakes, and upgrading supply infrastructure are crucial. By S. Vishwanath
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Leachate posing health hazards, says panel 4.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Leachate from the waste dumping site on the Brahmapuram campus of the Kochi Corporation is adding to the contamination of waterbodies and raising serious health concerns, said the expert panel of the ...
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Cleaning of overhead tanksin villages set to go hi-tech 3.1.2018 Hindu: News
Equipment being procured from Oz, says Lokesh
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Northern bund of Ukkadam Big Tank and Valankulam to be developed 30.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Corporation sends a part of lake development project to State govt. for approval
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Fish catch drops as Pulicat Lake gasps for breath 29.12.2017 Hindu: News
District administration, fisheries wing join hands to save the situation
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