Bengaluru Lakes(Search results - 44)
IndiaNov 27, 2019, 2:44 PM IST
Marshals guard Bengaluru lakes; keep a check on waste dumpers, impose penalty
Bengaluru’s municipal bodies have Finally woken up after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) guideline order. 21 marshalls have been deployed, and CCTV cameras have been installed. Fencing too is underway. With such vigilance, tractors and vehicles plying near the lake bed with commuters dumping waste are caught and penalty is being imposed to send a clear message that no one can damage Varthur and Bellanduru lake and water bodies in the city.
NEWSJun 19, 2019, 5:48 PM IST
Karnataka high court to BBMP: Install CCTV cameras around lakes, bring redressal system into force within 6 months
The high court directed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike to see to it that storm water drains are not encroached upon. The next hearing has been scheduled for August 5.
NEWSApr 30, 2019, 3:16 PM IST
Bengaluru lakes: Justice Santosh Hegde to write to NGT over BWSSB's blunder
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) constituted a committee to monitor the development of lakes. Now, the committee is left in deep shock by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board (BWSSB) as it has built sewage treatment Plant without the provision to let the treated water into lakes. The committee headed by former Lokayukta Santosh Hegde visited Agra Lake and made this observation. He says he will send the report to NGT for further action.
NEWSMar 7, 2019, 5:50 PM IST
Kumaraswamy welcomes industries to adopt Bengaluru lakes for rejuvenation
Doddathogur lake is adopted by Elcia, Kenchenhalli lake by Meritor CVC India Ltd, Shikaripalya by Wipro, Maragondanahalli lake by Timken India Ltd and Yarandahalli lake and Kammasandra lake by Biocon
NEWSJan 22, 2019, 7:29 PM IST
Fire-spewing Bengaluru lakes: Foreign students flock to Bellandur, Varthur for research
The froth-and-fire-spewing Bengaluru lakes, Bellandur and Varthur, have become subjects of interest for research. According to Varthur Rising (citizen’s activist group) member, students from America, Germany, Korea, Holland and China have approached them for field visits to study the 'man-made disaster'.
NEWSJan 21, 2019, 12:40 PM IST
Varthur Lake catches fire, smoke engulfs neighbouring houses
Varthur Lake had caught major fire in March 2017. However, the lake has caught fire many times but was not noticed by authorities say residents.
LIFESTYLEJan 4, 2019, 8:29 PM IST
Five major lakes of Bengaluru polluted beyond recognition
Here is a list of five lakes of Bengaluru that have set the alarm bells ringing and need immediate attention.
KarnatakaSep 12, 2018, 9:08 PM IST
Lokayukta recommends Joint Committee to protect lakes, thanks to complaint filed by United Bengaluru
After hearing United Bengaluru's complaint, Lokayukta has recommended formation of joint committee to protect Bengaluru lakes
KarnatakaJun 21, 2018, 7:37 PM IST
If these concerns are not addressed immediately, Bengaluru will seize to be a liveable place: united Bengaluru
United Bengaluru, coalition of several citizen groups working for the betterment of Bengaluru, has started a new campaign #BengaluruDemands to improve the conditions of the city by addressing the root causes of the problems faced by Bengaluru.