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Artificial waterholes created in Shettyhalli sanctuary 25.4.2017 Hindu: News
In the wake of acute shortage of water in Shettyhalli Wildlife Sanctuary limits in the district, the Forest Department has constructed 40 artificial waterholes there to provide water for the wildlife ...
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Finally, civic agencies hit ground zero to clean up Bellandur Lake 25.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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NGT pressure sees work progress in Bellandur 24.4.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Boats start pulling out weeds that have overrun the lake
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Swim your way to health 24.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Swimming not only beats the heat, it also is a stress buster. Hear it from the renowned swimmer Nisha Millet
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HSR's composting plant back to square one, no solution in sight 24.4.2017 Citizen Matters

Karnataka Composting Development Corporation (KCDC) is back to its old status, and the deadlock continues. Akshatha M traces a month's journey of the plant, through her interactions with concerned key parties.

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‘Seek technical expertise on maintaining temple tanks’ 24.4.2017 Hindu: Home
L-G wants information on temple heritage to be displayed
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Civic agencies mull sewer lines to siphon Bellandur froth 24.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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NLCIL launches biodiversity conservation 24.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
The PSU is promoting integrated fish farming in a big way
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Weeding at Bellandur lake from today 23.4.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
The Bangalore Development Authority will start weeding at the Bellandur lake from Monday. The decision comes in the wake of a meeting chaired by chief secretary Subhash Chandra Khuntia with stakeholders of the lake on Friday, two days after the National Green Tribunal cracked the whip on its clean-up. The BDA, custodian of the lake, on Saturday issued orders to clear weeds from the 900-acre water body at a cost of Rs 3.35 crore, P N Nayak, BDA engineer-member, told DH. Earlier, the BDA had set aside Rs 3.75 crore for the weeding. Private contractor Harvin Engineering, however, quoted Rs 3.35 c
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Residents' efforts raise hopes for Vibhutipura lake 23.4.2017 deccanherald.com
Residents of various localities on the periphery of Vibhutipura lake took part in 'Run4Lake-5k' initiative on Sunday, to raise awareness about the dying water body, near HAL airport. Organised by VIKAS (Vibhutipura Kere Abhivruddhi Mattu Samrakshane Samiti) - a residents' body - the programme saw the participation of around 500 people, including schoolchildren, from LBS Nagar, Vignan Nagar, Vibhutipura, Annasandra Palya, Basavanagar and nearby areas. The second edition of 'Run4Lake-5k' supported by India@75 movement - apart from creating awareness on lakes - aimed at drawing the attention of government authorities to expedite restoration work of the dilapidated water body. VIKAS members said the lake lacked outer and inner fencing and faced issues like garbage dumping and sewage contamination. They said the sewage diversion pipeline project that was once abandoned had been restarted by BBMP, but the work remained incomplete. "The biggest problem facing the lake is the flow of sewage water into it. Many ...
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A noose of debris tightens around Varthur lake 23.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
Thubarahalli residents say ‘encroachment’ has been happening for 10 days
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Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman adopts Kalena Agrahara lake 23.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Three agencies dither over revival of Bellandur Lake 23.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Polluting apartments around Bellandur Lake to face music 23.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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8 units polluting Bellandur Lake but no effluent plant in place yet 22.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
The National Green Tribunal's directive to immediately shut down all industrial units around Bellandur Lake has left the micro and small industries operating there for years in despair.
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CCTV cameras around Bellandur lake 21.4.2017 deccanherald.com
The BBMPbegan work on installing surveillance cameras around Bellandur lake on Friday, two days after the National Green Tribunal cracked the whip on its clean-up. The cameras will help catch and penalise those who dump garbage and construction debris in the 900-acre water body. At a meeting on Friday, Chief Secretary Subhash Chandra Khuntia ordered the BBMP to fix the cameras right away. He also ordered immediate action against encroachments on the lake. Khuntia directed officials from the Urban Development Department, BBMP, Bangalore Development Authority, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board and Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority to show results within two weeks. The tribunal has sought an action-taken report by then. Seven cameras will be installed now, and the number could go up. "We are installing one camera near the Yemalur gate, and two in a field nearby. Two of these are 360-degree high resolution ones, and the third a fixed one," ...
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JISL to build micro-irrigation project in Karnataka 21.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd (JISL) would build an integrated micro-irrigation project in Karnataka's Mandya district, a top official of the farm equipment maker said on Friday.
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Green watchdog swings into action to clean Bengaluru lake 21.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) swung into action to clean the Bellandur lake in the city, two days after the National Green Tribunal ordered closure of the polluting industrial units around it in two weeks, said an official on Friday.
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In the city, water behaviour is a must 21.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Some companies, industries and apartment complexes show excellent water wisdom while some others are unconcerned about the damage they cause to the water ecosystem. By S. Vishwanath
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'Vicinity' problem may hinder closing of industries around Bellandur lake 21.4.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Shutting down industries that let out untreated effluents into drains leading to the Bellandur lake might not happen in a hurry. Reason: Lack of clarity on the extent of the lake's catchment area.Hundreds of small-scale industrial units linked to garments, laundry, dyeing, leather tanning and automobile maintenance have sprung up around the lake. Many, it is suspected, discharge their chemical-rich waste water into stormwater drains that directly flow into the lake. But if the lake receives 447 Million Litres Daily (MLD) of untreated sewage, shouldn't the scope of the National Green Tribunal (
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