Varthur(Search results - 31)
NEWS31, May 2019, 5:03 PM IST
Bengaluru: Farming dying a slow death in 36 villages of Bellandur, Varthur
Once a lifeline for 36 villages in Varthur and Bellandur surrounding areas, the polluted lakes have made the same villages dependant on others for vegetables, paddy and fish. The viable options left in the surrounding land are floriculture and dairy farming
NEWS3, Apr 2019, 8:05 PM IST
Varthur lake: These pictures from 2007 will leave you surprised
Here are few pictures of the controversial Varthur lake. The photographs were clicked in 2007. These will make one wonder how the once beautiful lake turned into a septic tank today.
NEWS27, Mar 2019, 9:44 AM IST
Garbage dump near Bengaluru’s Varthur Lake catches fire
A massive fire engulfed a private land-turned-garbage dumping spot close to the Varthur Lake in southeastern Bengaluru on Tuesday evening
NEWS9, Feb 2019, 2:15 PM IST
Bengaluru lake pollution: Engineering student offers fruity solution to frothy problem
When authorities like the BDA, BBMP, BWSSB and the State Pollution Control Board are still in search of an answer to tackle the frothy menace in the fiery lakes of Bellandur and Varthur, an engineering student claims to have worked out a solution using fruit peels.
NEWS22, Jan 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'.
NEWS21, Jan 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.
Karnataka13, Dec 2018, 8:59 PM IST
The culprits behind Bellandur and Varthur lake disaster
A fine of Rs 50 crores on Karnataka government and the directive from National Green Tribunal to the government to transfer Rs 500 crore to the third party as it failed in cleaning and removing encroachment of Bellandur and Varthur lake last week, has given some hope among activists, however not many are aware of who the culprits behind the pollution of two of the largest water bodies of Bengaluru City.