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Now, Bellandur flyover may go down for Bangalore Metro

Also set for demolition are hoardings, signage, bus shelters and FoBs (including the one in Bellandur) for the Outer Ring Road Metro line.

15 Sep 2021

E-permit will be must for disposal of effluents

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) will soon launch an e-permit portal to keep an eye on dumping of industrial effluents and ensuring their proper disposal.

15 Sep 2021

Koramangala’s solid waste management model to be replicated in Yelahanka

While most parts of Bengaluru are struggling to tackle the garbage menace, residents of Kormangala’s ward no. 151 are sustaining themselves well.

14 Sep 2021

Energy minister to address issues plaguing electric vehicle sector in Karnataka

With the entire world working towards reducing carbon footprint, the Karnataka transport and energy department are also trying to address the issue by giving a boost to electric vehicles.

10 Sep 2021

Parties start work for Bengaluru polls

Elections to the BBMP Council may not be on the calendar yet, but political parties have begun their spadework, and are getting their strategies ready. 

08 Sep 2021

Covid-19: College managements fear burden of quarantine

Health officials worried about laxity and attitude towards rise in Covid-19 cases 

06 Sep 2021

BBMP will not distribute sweaters to school and college students in Bengaluru this year

They have instead told the managements of educational institutions to distribute sweaters to students who did not collect them last year

04 Sep 2021

Serosurvey by Bengaluru civic body raises debate on COVID vaccine booster shot

While some are demanding that booster doses should be given after the vaccine double dose to fight the virus better, and boost immunity, others say sufficient antibodies are created.

04 Sep 2021

Karnataka forest dept to clear eucalyptus trees in Ranebennur

Clearing the eucalyptus trees from the region was a 10-year-old demand from conservationists as the area is water-starved.

03 Sep 2021

Govt buildings laggards in installing solar panels

The pace of installation of rooftop solar panels is slow, though the demand is rising, especially in non-government buildings.

02 Sep 2021

Sea erosion in Karnataka puts spoke on new coastal regulation zone norms

The meeting was held earlier this month, after which repeated surveys and discussions with local communities began.

29 Aug 2021

Despite ban, Plaster of Paris idols sneak back into markets

According to citizens, conservationists and some KSPCB officials, the failure is because of the continuous soft stand of the government.

29 Aug 2021

Blasting may have caused Nandi landslip: Officials

Geologists and forest department officials point out that the mud sheet gave way because of poor water percolation capacity and the soil could not hold any more.

27 Aug 2021

Potholes: Dream run on one side, nightmare on another

This, despite directions issued by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Chief Commissioner Gaurav Gupta that all potholes should be filled immediately.

26 Aug 2021

Come, take a look at the mess, traders tell Bommai

Continuous digging at Avenue Road, Chickpet and surrounding areas has wreaked havoc on their business 

22 Aug 2021