Though COVID is under control in Karnataka for now, a second wave is expected in January-February. Here are the measures the state’s Technical Advisory Committee has suggested to the government, to contain it.
What’s likely to come up in the state-level SWM Policy being prepared by the Urban Development Department? How can we ascertain the level of school dropouts in the city more accurately? What do street vendors want from the BBMP? This and more in our weekly news round-up
Several studies have pointed to the increasingly toxic air in the city, some pegging the levels of polluting particulate matter at three times the WHO-prescribed standards. What contributes to this and why is it so difficult to check?
Plan of using treated water in agriculture is a new idea. The foam and froth have put a temporary stop to the project. What needs to be done to make the project a viable option where treated water can be used?
B.PAC submitted detailed observations on collection of user development fee at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, to the Airport Economic Regulatory Authority, commenting on the determination of tariffs for aeronautical services.
Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy announced in the state budget that soapnut-based detergent industry will be promoted in future, as it will help control pollution in lakes. Will this solution really help control lake pollution?