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Bellandur Lake fire: Panel members differ on cause

Members of a commission appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to inspect Bellandur Lake, on Saturday, differed among themselves on the reasons for the cause of the fires around the lake.

published on : 15th April 2018

BDA plans to install trash barrier to keep hyacinth off Bellandur lake

The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) is planning to install a trash barrier at Bellandur Lake which would collect the hyacinth at one point and make it easier to remove.

published on : 5th April 2018

Bellandur lake spills toxic foam, again

One among Bengaluru’s nearly 262 lakes and tanks, Bellandur Lake has become a symbol of the city’s struggle with waste management as it spills toxic foam.

published on : 4th April 2018

BDA struggles to dispose of weeds from Bellandur lake 

EVEN as the BDA is removing hyacinth and other solid waste from Bellandur Lake at breakneck speed, it is finding it tough to dispose it.

published on : 2nd April 2018

Bellandur, Ulsoor lakes to soon get ‘relief’ from sewage water

The contaminated Bellandur Lake is set to receive some much-needed relief from sewage water in the future.

published on : 3rd March 2018

Drones and motorboat to up surveillance at Bellandur Lake 

Following repeated outbreaks of fire in Bellandur Lake, which the civic agencies have maintained was caused by miscreants, the BBMP is set to take elaborate measures to increase surveillance in the la

published on : 24th February 2018

Motor boats to keep a check at Bellandur Lake

The infamous Bellandur lake might soon have authorities going around it in a motor boat to keep a watch over the lake following repeated incidents of fire.

published on : 21st February 2018

Scientists join hands to solve Bellandur lake fires

The Indian Institute of Science is commencing a research project on Monday that may help solve the mystery surrounding the repetitive fires at Bengaluru’s infamous Bellandur Lake.

published on : 19th February 2018

Bengaluru: Fire scare at Bellandur lake

Nagesh Aras, resident of an apartment near the lake, said smoke started rising from the lake’s catchment area near the same location as the earlier fires around 2 pm.

published on : 17th February 2018

Three days after NGT hearing, Bellandur lake catches fire again

Smoke was seen billowing from the same spot where the earlier fires had occurred.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Green panel for setting up sewage treatment plants near Bellandur lake

The National Green Tribunal on Monday asked the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board to issue directions to 99 apartment complexes that are discharging sewage.

published on : 30th January 2018

Bellandur lake fire: Bengaluru residents meet Minister K J George, demand actions

Residents demanded the civic body to take up immediate actions such as fencing of the lake, cleaning and development of wetlands.

published on : 23rd January 2018

Bengaluru: Army’s quick action saved the day

After a sentry alerted them, troops reached the site at 1 pm, much before the Fire & Rescue dept

published on : 21st January 2018

WATCH | Bengaluru: Cooling operations underway after fire at Bellandur Lake

The cause of the fire is being attributed to locals burning the grassy land near the lake to get a fresh crop to feed their cattle.

published on : 20th January 2018

Bengaluru pollution: Officials go into tizzy after fire at Bellandur lake

Yet another fire incident occurred at the highly polluted Bellandur lake on Friday, as the grass on the lake bund caught fire and spread to a large area.

published on : 20th January 2018
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