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B'luru's waste creates mounds of problems in Mavallipura- The New ... - The New Indian Express

31 August 2018 - 4:51am

The New Indian Express

B'luru's waste creates mounds of problems in Mavallipura- The New ...
The New Indian Express
Mavallipura, which is some 30 km from Bengaluru, was once known for its greenery. People residing there were largely dependent on agriculture.

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Garbage: Violators will have to pay more fine - Deccan Chronicle

31 August 2018 - 2:58am

Deccan Chronicle

Garbage: Violators will have to pay more fine
Deccan Chronicle
Bengaluru: BBMP is contemplating to sharply hike the fines for residents who are not segregating their garbage at source. It plans to increase it from the existing Rs 100 to Rs 2,500 for households and Rs 500 to Rs 40,000 for bulk generators. However ...

Bengaluru will see moderate rainfall this year – but is flooding still a possibility? - The News Minute

30 August 2018 - 5:15pm

The News Minute

Bengaluru will see moderate rainfall this year – but is flooding still a possibility?
The News Minute
In 2017, the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre had compiled a list of flood-prone areas in Bengaluru. In case you area a resident of any of these areas, you can call the BBMP control room 08022660000 to report any illegal garbage ...

After Bellandur and Varthur, Byramangala Lake near Bengaluru spews toxic foam - Times Now

30 August 2018 - 1:49pm

Times Now

After Bellandur and Varthur, Byramangala Lake near Bengaluru spews toxic foam
Times Now
Located near CM Kumaraswamy's constituency Bidadi, the Byramangala Lake has become the third lake after Bellandur and Varthur to spew toxic froth as a result of being bogged with untreated waste. ... However, even after back to back incidents of lakes ...

Where street food vendors pay taxes: Rajarajeshwari Nagar food court sets example - Citizen Matters, Bengaluru

29 August 2018 - 4:30pm

Citizen Matters, Bengaluru

Where street food vendors pay taxes: Rajarajeshwari Nagar food court sets example
Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Pavements are blocked and pedestrians' safety is compromised; The huge amounts of garbage generated by food carts, and lack of segregation at source is also a cause of concern. The food carts and street vendors are not regulated by the BBMP/ FSSAI to ...

Mahadevapura roads strewn with rubble - Deccan Herald

29 August 2018 - 1:15am

Deccan Herald

Mahadevapura roads strewn with rubble
Deccan Herald
“BBMP's solid waste management department says it is the job of the engineering department as this'd be additional garbage, while the local ward engineers say they don't even have a contract to remove sand on a regular basis,” lamented one Whitefield ...

A walk to celebrate Naidu Farm Road - Bangalore Mirror

28 August 2018 - 4:06am

Bangalore Mirror

A walk to celebrate Naidu Farm Road
Bangalore Mirror
Ananth Nag Raja, resident of Sai Enclave says that the issue remained unresolved as the road falls between the jurisdiction of BBMP and Panchayat. ... We installed dustbins to be used by commercial establishments and residents for disposing garbage.

BBMP to levy land transport cess on property owners - Deccan Herald

28 August 2018 - 1:35am

Deccan Herald

BBMP to levy land transport cess on property owners
Deccan Herald
Currently, the BBMP has been levying four different cesses — library, labour, garbage and beggar. Adding to the list, a new cess on land transport will be collected and handed over to the land transport department, according to sources in the BBMP ...

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Students dub this busy junction a muck zone - Times of India

27 August 2018 - 9:08am

Times of India

Students dub this busy junction a muck zone
Times of India
Narasarama Rao, BBMP superintendent (south), said the civic agency will increase rotation of garbage trucks in the area. “Soon garbage collecting trucks will get stationary compactors, which will collect the waste and ensure the place remains clean.

Thanks to 67-yr-old, this tree is home to a garden - Bangalore Mirror

27 August 2018 - 4:11am

Bangalore Mirror

Thanks to 67-yr-old, this tree is home to a garden
Bangalore Mirror
Five months ago, she began picking up the bags of garbage. Having lived in the area for 22 years, she had seen the tree grow and had aged with it. To see garbage being thrown all around was disheartening for her. She would collect the garbage and with ...

Mayor leads massive post-Varamahalakshmi cleanup - Deccan Herald

27 August 2018 - 1:16am

Mayor leads massive post-Varamahalakshmi cleanup
Deccan Herald
Mayor R Sampath Raj on Sunday embarked on a drive to clean the garbage piled up in markets across the city after Friday's Varamahalakshmi festival. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) held massive clean ups in KR Market and other major ...

Garbage piles in Dasarahalli a potential health risk - Deccan Herald

27 August 2018 - 1:15am

Deccan Herald

Garbage piles in Dasarahalli a potential health risk
Deccan Herald
Those living in AGB Layout and Chikkabanavara are alarmed by the rise in pig population, a potential health hazard. “Several of these street pigs are found in garbage black spots. We've made several complaints to the BBMP but no use,” said ...

KR Market traders worried over mounting garbage - The Hindu

26 August 2018 - 10:15pm

The Hindu

KR Market traders worried over mounting garbage
The Hindu
Mr. Sampath Raj said the BBMP will set up two garbage transfer bins near the market, within a month. “The garbage collected in these bins will be cleared by trucks after midnight. A new bin will be placed for the next day. This way, there will be ...

Bengaluru: Now drone to keep eye on polluted Varthur Lake too - Deccan Chronicle

25 August 2018 - 4:24am

Deccan Chronicle

Bengaluru: Now drone to keep eye on polluted Varthur Lake too
Deccan Chronicle
Bengaluru: After the frothing and foaming Bellandur Lake, the catchment area of the almost identically polluted Varthur Lake will also now be monitored by a drone. Senior technical adviser, solid waste management, BBMP, N.K. Purohith says he is ...

BBMP to turn Bellahalli quarry into motor racing track - Times of India

23 August 2018 - 6:33am

Times of India

BBMP to turn Bellahalli quarry into motor racing track
Times of India
At present, Belahalli is a waste dump and we need to conduct bio-remediation (a technique of removing pollutants). We will ask experts to inspect the area and make suggestions, on the basis of which we will go ahead with the plan,” he said. “In the ...

BBMP to fine fest vendors dumping garbage in drains - Deccan Chronicle

23 August 2018 - 3:53am

Deccan Chronicle

BBMP to fine fest vendors dumping garbage in drains
Deccan Chronicle
Major offenders are street vendors, who have a tendency to dump garbage into drains after completing their business on festival days. To stop the menace, the BBMP has now decided to penalise vendors found dumping garbage into the drains and also make ...

Bengaluru Garbage Woes: Is BBMP Flouting the Law? - Deccan Herald

21 August 2018 - 12:51pm

Deccan Herald

Bengaluru Garbage Woes: Is BBMP Flouting the Law?
Deccan Herald
BBMP seems to be defying a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order by openly dumping mixed garbage into the stone quarry at Bellahalli, without environmental clearance or permission from Pollution Board. Read more: Quarries filled with trash spell ...

Rs 9 cr for dumping garbage? - Bangalore Mirror

21 August 2018 - 4:05am

Bangalore Mirror

Rs 9 cr for dumping garbage?
Bangalore Mirror
Designed and executed at a cost of Rs 9 crore, the 750-metre stretch of Church Street is perhaps the costliest road built by BBMP. And now, garbage seems to be the talking point here, rather than the cobblestones. “Right in the middle of a three-way ...

Quarries filled with trash spell ecological disaster | Deccan Herald - Deccan Herald

21 August 2018 - 2:30am

Deccan Herald

Quarries filled with trash spell ecological disaster | Deccan Herald
Deccan Herald
Bellahalli, a small hamlet 25 km north of Bengaluru, could be a ticking time bomb for the city which is grappling with its garbage crisis...

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