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Building debris still being dumped in catchment areas

Although the government claims that it has taken steps to curb the dumping of construction and demolition (C&D) waste at the Bellandur and Varthur valleys and catchment area, indiscriminate dumping was..
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Lake police squad formed

The Whitefield division police have formed a squad named Lake Police for the security of the Bellandur lake premises. Around four to five Home Guards are deployed at key locations around the lake to..
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News video: Watch: Cloud of smoke billows out after Bellandur Lake catches fire

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Bengaluru, Feb 17 (ANI): A fire broke out at debris near Bellandur Lake on Thursday, triggering panic among motorists on the busy Sarjapura Main Road. The flames raged for a while, and the area was..
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News video: Watch: Bellandur, Varthur Lake spilling toxic foam again

Watch: Bellandur, Varthur Lake spilling toxic foam again 01:24

Bengaluru, Dec 18 (ANI): Bellandur Lake and Varthur Lake in Bengaluru are spilling toxic foam yet again and this has grown to such an extent that the residents are now constantly complaining of foul..
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News video: Watch: Toxic foam overflows from Bellandur Lake

Watch: Toxic foam overflows from Bellandur Lake 00:21

Bengaluru, July 29 (ANI): With Bengaluru reeling from flood-like situation because of incessant rains lashing the state toxic foam was seeing overflowing from Bengaluru’s Bellandur Lake on..
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Facelift work begins at polluted lakes

A team of officials from BDA, BBMP and KSPCB, headed by Mahendra Jain, additional chief secretary, urban development department (UDD), visited Bellandur and Varthur lakes on Wednesday morning. The..
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India Today Impact: Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake to start breathing again as cleaning begins

The encroachment came to light after the National Green Tribunal ordered the state government to free the Bellandur lake of all pollutants within a month's time.
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KSPCB holds meet to decide on closure of polluting units

Members of a high-level committee of the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) held a meeting on Tuesday to prepare the final orders to close down 10 polluting industries around Bellandur..
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IISc professor's blueprint favours Jakkur model for Bellandur, Varthur lakes

A blueprint for rejuvenation of Bellandur and Varthur lakes has called for treatment of sewage through integrated constructed wetlands on the lines of the Jakkur lake model. This model has combined..
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'Lake revival sans idea of boundary futile'

Work has been initiated for the revival of Bellandur lake, but without even knowing its actual boundary. Revenue records show the lake was spread over more than 1,000 acres, whereas about 250 acres..
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As Bellandur Lake clean-up begins, Varthur too demands attention

After the National Green Tribunal cracked its whip on civic agencies responsible for maintenance of the Bellandur Lake, immediate short-term measures have been initiated by the Bengaluru Development..

Weeding begins at Bellandur lake

Citizens passing by Bellandur lake on Monday were delighted to see weeding in progress. Many agencies are scrambling to clean up the city's largest lake, notorious for its toxic froth, in the wake of..
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Treated sewage for dry districts

Even as work on weeding Bellandur lake has started, the government has entrusted the minor irrigation department with the task to flow the treated sewage water from Bellandur lake to Kolar and..
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Panel divided over revival of Bellandur lake

Members of the lake expert committee are divided on desilting Bellandur lake. While some members and government officials say desilting of the lake is required, others think it is a futile..
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Massive amount of garbage found near Bellandur Lake

Bengaluru, Apr 24, (ANI): Sridhar Pabbisetty, the CEO of Bellandur Lake Development Authority recently received Watsapp messages alleging that the boundary of Bellandur Lake is not clear because of the..
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Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to aid revival of Kalena Agrahara lake

Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industries Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced that Kalena Agrahara lake off Bannerghatta Road will be restored by March 2018 under local area development..
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B K Chandrashekar for committee to monitor NGT orders on Bellandur lake

Former Congress minister BK Chandrashekar has suggested that a group be formed to look into the implementation of the National Green Tribunal's directions on Bellandur lake and identify the glitches in..
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CCTV cameras around Bellandur lake

The BBMPbegan work on installing surveillance cameras around Bellandur lake on Friday, two days after the National Green Tribunal cracked the whip on its clean-up. The cameras will help catch and..
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Deadline looms, govt begins lake cleaning

The state government on Thursday got cracking on cleaning up the Bellandur lake, a day after the National Green Tribunal set it a month's deadline. Chief Secretary Subash Chandra Kuntia met top..
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'Vicinity' problem may hinder closing of industries around Bellandur lake

Shutting down industries that let out untreated effluents into drains leading to the Bellandur lake might not happen in a hurry. Reason: Lack of clarity on the extent of the lakes catchment..
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KLCDA plans to implement wetlands model to revive polluted lake

While the urban development department is chalking out engineering methods to revive the 900-acre Bellandur lake, the Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority (KLCDA) is planning to..
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Garment units around Bellandur in a tizzy after NGT's closure order

A day after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered the state government to close industries around Bellandur lake, several garment factories involved in dyeing and washing clothes were in a state of..
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Green board to list polluters on its website

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) will put up a list of all the 585 industries which are polluting Bellandur lake on its website. "We are yet to receive the National Green Tribunal..
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