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Last updated: Jul 28 2016 13:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Kundanahalli lake to get effluent treatment system under CSR funds 18.7.2016 deccanherald.com
Cost-intensive conventional sewage treatment plants have often stopped civic agencies from investing in treating effluents entering lakes. Now, the lake division of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in association with some private players has come out with a cost-effective natural osmosis technique to filter sewage. Using the corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds, the BBMP is introducing Decentralised Treatment System (DTS) at the Kundanahalli lake near Whitefield. Like many other lakes in the city, the Kundanahalli lake has also turned into to a big septic tank due to the perennially flowing sewage. Illegal dumping of debris and garbage that is rampant on the tank bund, has compounded the problem. With these challenges, the BBMP took up the lake rejuvenation work with the help of a non-government organisation, United Way Bengaluru. The NGO has revived some of the lakes using CSR funds. Now, it has taken up the rejuvenation of Kundanahalli lake with the help of Qualcomm, an IT company ...
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Who must stake claim to Godavari? 17.7.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Who must stake claim to Godavari?
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BWSSB relaxes STP norms, eyes buildings on larger sites 17.7.2016 TOI: Bangalore Times
Worried about BWSSB's mandatory sewage treatment plant (STP) norms? Well, you can relax.
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Thrikkakara stares at a big sanitation trouble 15.7.2016 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
A sanitation crisis awaits Thrikkakara municipality. With the mushrooming of flats in the six-year-old municipality, the problem of sewage treatment has increased. Two incidents of flats discharging sewage waste into an open space surfaced last week, with locals turning violent.
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Netherlands-UP sign agreement for setting up skill development centre for farmers 14.7.2016 All News-IANS Stories
The Netherlands and Uttar Pradesh on Thursday signed an MoU to set up a skill development centre to help farmers.
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Netherlands-UP sign agreement for setting up skill development centre for farmers 14.7.2016 New Kerala: Business India
Lucknow, July 14 : The Netherlands and Uttar Pradesh on Thursday signed an MoU to set up a skill development centre to help farmers.
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Officials claim STPs working, yet sewage flows into Yamuna 14.7.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Officials claim STPs working, yet sewage flows into Yamuna
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SPML Infra bags orders worth Rs 1,275 cr from Rajasthan govt 14.7.2016 All Companies Stories
These projects are envisaged as decentralised sewage treatment projects similar to the ones being proposed under Namami Gange program
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KSCA elections on August 7 14.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
KSCA elections on August 7
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Amitav Ghosh gives Indians a glimpse of Rashtrapati Bhavan 14.7.2016 Latest News
Starting from July 10, Ghosh has posted various photographs of his stay there so far through his Twitter handle
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‘ADB-funded UGD project a failure in Surathkal’ 13.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘ADB-funded UGD project a failure in Surathkal’
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‘ADB-funded UGD project a failure in Surathkal’ 13.7.2016 Hindu: Cities
Contractor who took up project should be blacklisted: Deputy Commissioner
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NGT pulls up authorities for delay in Amritsar STP project 13.7.2016 Hindu: Delhi
The National Green Tribunal has pulled up Punjab authorities for undue delay in building and operationalising a sewage treatment plant in Amritsar originally slated for May 31, observing that all stak...
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Kolhapur civic body begins search for site to set up treatment plant 12.7.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Kolhapur civic body begins search for site to set up treatment plant
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Rs 13-cr Lawson's Bay beach fails to atrract visitors 12.7.2016 newindianexpress.com
The GVMC took more than three years to set up a children’s park, walking and jogging paths and landscaping works at the beach at `13.34 crore.
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Liquid waste from Indira Gandhi hospital flow freely into canal 11.7.2016 Hindu: Home
It is the only government facility which is yet to build effluent treatment plant
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Budget bonanza for Sabarimala 10.7.2016 newindianexpress.com
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December deluge haunts industrial units 10.7.2016 Hindu: News
With northeast monsoon just a few months away, it is important to build a better stormwater drain network
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MUDA clears site allotment at 46 pvt layouts 9.7.2016 deccanherald.com
Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA) has released sites at 46 private layouts coming up at various villages in Mysuru taluk. After spot inspection on Friday, at Hinkal, Lingambudi and other places, MUDA has approved release of sites. As per norms, the authority released sites for sale on 40:30:30 ratio. "In the initial stage, 40% of sites are released after completion of civic works like roads, another 30% are released after completion of underground drainage system while the remaining 30% of the sites will be released after the layout gets basic amenities like drinking water facility and streetlights among others," said MUDA Commissioner Dr MMahesh. He said, "A sewage treatment plant (STP) is mandatory for layouts developed on more than ten acres of land. Not a single site will be released if infrastructure works are not satisfactory or complete. MUDA will inspect the works of the layouts before issuing orders for release of sites for registration." MUDA Chairman KRMohan Kumar, MLAs GTDevegowda, ...
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Ranni to benefit: Raju Abraham 9.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Ranni to benefit: Raju Abraham
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