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NGT imposes Rs 10 lakh fine on Karnataka govt over pollution in Kithiganahalli Lake in Bengaluru
A bench headed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also slapped a fine of Rs 5 lakh on the municipal council of Bommasandra for failure to discharge its duties.
Curbs help 4 metros meet clean air targets
Unprecedented lockdown measures resulted in four cities — Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru — a...
Delhi breathes better amid lockdown, pollution drops to record low
New Delhi reported a 61% decrease in PM2.5 levels over the corresponding p...
8 in 10 manufacturing professionals willing to migrate for professional opportunities
The report is aimed at providing critical insights to help decision makers set up or expand in India, and provides an industry-wise deep dive into 11 varied sectors and their subsectors. Findings are from large manufacturing industries including automotive, building materials, chemicals, electrical and electronics, engineering and capital goods.
Pollution Board's revised action plan for Bengaluru's air pollution has nothing new to offer
Interestingly, the CPCB which had rejected the original plan in May this year, has now approved the revised plan.
Mumbai gets lion’s share of govt’s pollution fund
Mumbai is set to get the highest grant of Rs 488 crore from the Centre’s Rs 4,400 crore fund which is earmarked exclusively for cities with more than one million population in states to improve air quality during 2020-21. Delhi may miss this assistance despite figuring among the most polluted cities in the country as the fund would only be meant for ‘million plus’ population cities in states.
Bengaluru landfills to be cleared soon
The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has started working on clearing the landfill following directions from the Central Pollution Control Board.
Government invites bids for Delhi-Varanasi high-speed rail corridor
The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited, a joint venture of the Government of India and participating state governments, invited bids on Thursday to start the process of preparation of the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the Delhi-Varanasi high-speed rail corridor.
Noise pollution rises in two areas marked as ‘Silence Zones’ in Bengaluru
Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health (Nimhans) and RVCE, Mysuru Road have been reported as sensitive areas.
Amazon India scraps single-use plastic in packaging across centers
The Indian unit of Amazon.com Inc has eliminated all single-use plastic in its packaging across fulfillment centers in the country, in line with its target to weed out the packaging material by June.
Mumbai and Bengaluru among 10 polluted cities yet to submit air action plan, Centre asked to modify NCAP target
Install retrofitted device in DG sets to reduce pollution
The Government said DG sets are used in a large scale in metro line construction, emergency power supply in metro rail, places with tourist infrastructure, central command rooms, waste-water treatment plants, construction and infrastructure works.
Bengaluru residents angry, officials clueless as sewage kills Puttenahalli lake
The lake is now covered with a layer of algae and for the first time since citizens took over its upkeep, a foul stench is prevailing around it.
As people stay home, Earth turns wilder and cleaner
Smog stopped choking New Delhi, one of the most polluted cities in the world, and India's getting views of sights not visible in decades. Nitrogen dioxide pollution in the northeastern United States is down 30%. Rome air pollution levels from mid-March to mid-April were down 49% from a year ago. Stars seem more visible at night.
Garden City Bengaluru is not really green on the e-car lane
Bengaluru had 13.08 lakh petrol cars, while the number of diesel cars is 5.23 lakh at the end of March 2018.