Watch your water source, if you live in East Bengaluru. For, the lather coming out from the Varthur and Bellandur lakes is just the tip of the pollution iceberg. Groundwater pollution is yet another impact which is like a slow poison.
Here’s the report submitted by the Lake Devlelopment Authority to the High Court of Karnataka, on the status of Agara and Bellandur lakes. // Related Articles HC pushes for restoration and rejuvenation
While the State government has sent two IAS officers to Nepal to help in rescuing the citizens of the state, many organisations in Bengaluru are working on providing rehabilitation and donations. Here’s a report on what is going on in Bengaluru.
The State government gets at least six months’ time to consolidate its plans for Bengaluru, on dividing and restructuring, after the High Court rules in favour of the State, as the BBMP Council has been superseded already.
The highway stretch from Kudlu gate to Huskur gate sees a few pedestrians getting killed every month. Confusion about signals and CCTVs between traffic police and highway authorities is one of the reasons.
The PIL filed by citizens of Bellandur and Koramangala along with Namma Bengaluru Foundation has reached a stage where builders are asked by the court to be involved in the discussions on maintaining lakes, in collaboration with citizens. Read the full report.