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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
Byramangala is located barely hours away from the infamous 'burning' Bellandur Lake in Bengaluru which has gained a reputation for spewing toxic foam and catching fire multiple times in the last two years. Bellandur is joined by Varthur which has also ...

Residents Fume As Toxic Froth Builds Up In Lake Near Bengaluru - NDTV

29 August 2018 - 3:54pm

NDTV

Residents Fume As Toxic Froth Builds Up In Lake Near Bengaluru
NDTV
Environment activists say compared to the 'slow' response to the Bidadi matter, when Bengaluru's 1,000-acre Bellandur lake, infamous for pollution and toxic froth, caught fire in January, some 5,000 army personnel and fire-fighting equipment were ...

Hope flows finally, but lakes in Kolar fill up with despair - The New Indian Express

29 August 2018 - 5:15am

The New Indian Express

Hope flows finally, but lakes in Kolar fill up with despair
The New Indian Express
Though the lake did not froth like the infamous Bellandur lake, on July 18, the outlet of KC Valley project near Lakshmisagar lake pumped out frothy water. Lack of coordination between Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board, which treats the water, ...

Hackathon aims to crack city's waste water puzzle - Deccan Herald

29 August 2018 - 1:48am

Hackathon aims to crack city's waste water puzzle
Deccan Herald
Fish deaths reported in Sankey, Lalbagh, Jakkur and Munnekolala lakes; frothing of Bellandur, Maragondanahalli, Rampura, Sarakki and Varthur lakes and an incident of fire in the Bellandur Lake have only marred the city's reputation further, believe ...

Will these, too, go Bellandur lake way? - Deccan Herald

29 August 2018 - 12:29am

Deccan Herald

Will these, too, go Bellandur lake way?
Deccan Herald
Bengaluru's Chokkasandra and Chikkabanavara Lakes are in imminent danger of meeting the fate of Bellandur Lake. Sewage and toxic chemicals have been choking these two lakes and they, too, could soon start to spew fire, froth and foam. One would have ...

Bangalore Buzz: Flood warning for September | Push for suburban rail | KIA second fastest growing airport… and more - Citizen Matters, Bengaluru

28 August 2018 - 8:31am

Citizen Matters, Bengaluru

Bangalore Buzz: Flood warning for September | Push for suburban rail | KIA second fastest growing airport… and more
Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Kariyammana Agrahara, a slum settlement of 1500 dwellers and 400 odd houses, located roughly a kilometre away from Bellandur lake, was mercilessly bull-dozed by the BBMP on August 18th. BBMP alleged that the slum was formed over a rajakaluve eight ...

BWSSB drops projects to develop natural treatment of sewage in Arkavathy, Bellandur - The Hindu

26 August 2018 - 7:20am

The Hindu

BWSSB drops projects to develop natural treatment of sewage in Arkavathy, Bellandur
The Hindu
The hope when tenders were called last year was that this would dilute the sewage and cleanse the lake until STPs were constructed. “But, the committee overseeing Bellandur lake rejuvenation has termed this infeasible. While the project has been ...

BWSSB drops project to develop natural treatment of sewage in Arkavathy, Bellandur - The Hindu

25 August 2018 - 10:00pm

The Hindu

BWSSB drops project to develop natural treatment of sewage in Arkavathy, Bellandur
The Hindu
The hope when tenders were called last year was that this would dilute the sewage and cleanse the lake until STPs were constructed. “But, the committee overseeing Bellandur lake rejuvenation has termed this infeasible. While the project has been ...

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 ...

Two more lakes in Bengaluru going the Bellandur way - Deccan Herald

24 August 2018 - 10:55pm

Deccan Herald

Two more lakes in Bengaluru going the Bellandur way
Deccan Herald
"Local authorities don't care about the lake," said Manjula, a local resident. "The water is getting so polluted that this waterbody would soon froth like the Bellandur Lake." Manjula further added that untreated domestic and industrial discharge has ...

Bengaluru feeds its poison to Byramangala lake in Bidadi, gets back its taste - The New Indian Express

23 August 2018 - 5:26am

The New Indian Express

Bengaluru feeds its poison to Byramangala lake in Bidadi, gets back its taste
The New Indian Express
BYRAMANGALA VILLAGE, BIDADI (RAMANAGARA): Unlike Bellandur lake, the oozing froth from Byramangala lake in Bidadi, which adjoins Ramanagara assembly constituency represented by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, and is fed by the by ...

Hyderabad: No move to solve foaming at Pariki lake - Deccan Chronicle

23 August 2018 - 2:15am

Deccan Chronicle

Hyderabad: No move to solve foaming at Pariki lake
Deccan Chronicle
Hyderabad: A tragedy of our times is that Hyderabad is competing with Bengaluru to get its own Bellandur Lake. For the sixth time in a row this year itself, Pariki Lake at Dharani Nagar in Kukatpally has been spewing foam. Solutions by the civic body ...

Bengaluru: Over 1000 People Rendered Homeless After BBMP Demolishes Settlement - The Logical Indian

21 August 2018 - 6:07pm

The Logical Indian

Bengaluru: Over 1000 People Rendered Homeless After BBMP Demolishes Settlement
The Logical Indian
Moreover, the settlement at Kariyammana Agrahara near Bellandur lake was mostly inhabited by labour workers who are migrants from other states. Some of the inhabitants had been living in the area for eight years as well. The BBMP officers termed the ...

Bengaluru: Fruit peels could end frothing menace at Bellandur Lake? - Deccan Chronicle

21 August 2018 - 4:27am

Deccan Chronicle

Bengaluru: Fruit peels could end frothing menace at Bellandur Lake?
Deccan Chronicle
Bengaluru: Can peels of watermelon, banana, citrus fruits and pineapple stop frothing of Bellandur Lake? It seems so. At least in the experiment conducted on a smaller scale by an engineering student from the city. Pavan, who is a second-year ...

Slum dwellers evicted are Bangladeshis, says Limbavali - Deccan Herald

21 August 2018 - 1:17am

Deccan Herald

Slum dwellers evicted are Bangladeshis, says Limbavali
Deccan Herald
According to him, the settlers had occupied the lake's buffer zone and possess “fake” Aadhaar cards and other IDs. “It's not just the demolished homes; they have actually occupied much of the land around Bellandur Lake. They show fake Aadhaar cards ...

A day after, over 400 homeless families near Bellandur Lake pick up the pieces - Times of India

20 August 2018 - 6:57am

Times of India

A day after, over 400 homeless families near Bellandur Lake pick up the pieces
Times of India
BENGALURU: Household items strewn around, piles of bamboo sticks, people sleeping under tarpaulin — Kariyammana Agrahara, near Bellandur Lake, paints a pitiful picture. On Saturday, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) decided to ...
BBMP demolishes 400 houses in one nightDeccan Herald

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BBMP razes 400 houses - Deccan Herald

20 August 2018 - 1:25am

Times of India

BBMP razes 400 houses
Deccan Herald
Here, the houses are 103 metres away from the rajakaluve and 1.3 km away from Bellandur lake. So where is the buffer zone violation,” he asked. “I did a simple measurement using Google maps and found this out,” he said. According to BBMP officials, the ...
BBMP demolishes around 400 houses in Bellandur - Times of IndiaTimes of India

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Rejuvenation of Varthur lake may be delayed - The Hindu

20 August 2018 - 1:04am

The Hindu

Rejuvenation of Varthur lake may be delayed
The Hindu
“We struggled to scout for funds for rejuvenation of the 445 acres and 34 gunta lake. Bellandur, which has garnered a lot of attention, has received some funding from the government. However, the delay in removal of excess soil from Varthur lake is ...

A month to set up Varthur, Yemlur sluice gates: officials - The Hindu

18 August 2018 - 7:47am

The Hindu

A month to set up Varthur, Yemlur sluice gates: officials
The Hindu
The installation of three sluice gates in the 900-acre Bellandur lake, which includes one on the Yemlur side and another downstream at Varthur lake, is expected to take at least another month. Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) officials said one of ...

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