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All monitoring stations in Bengaluru continue to record higher than permissible limits of air pollution

BENGALURU: The number of vehicles registered in Bengaluru has climbed to 70.28 lakh -- 48.69 lakh two-wheelers and 13.58 lakh four-wheelers.

The bouts of rainfall that battered Houston, Mumbai and Calcutta last week, albeit in vastly different amounts, may earn tags of extreme rain events that weather scientists say are becoming more co

This is the worst flooding in Mumbai since 2005

From Houston all the way to Mumbai and from Nepal to the desert state of Rajasthan, rains have cut a swathe of destruction with flooded streets and thousands marooned as their cities and villages g

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of D. Kupendra Reddy Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 22/08/2017 regarding dumping of sewage in Bellandur lake, Karnataka. Counsel appearing for the State of Karnataka submits that he would place before the Tribunal a complete action plan, particularly in relation to:

1. Removal of silt from the lake

2. Treatment of the sewage which is going into the lake, untreated or partially treated

3. Establishment of STPs by all the residential complexes around/near the lake.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of Karnataka dated 20/02/2017 regarding environmental disaster that had taken place at Bellandur Lake in Bangalore. From the photographs and the clippings displayed on the Television, it had been shown that the entire lake was on fire, emitting highly pollutant gases.

National Green Tribunal issues Suo-Moto issue Notice to the following:

1. State of Karnataka

2. Lake Authority of Bangalore

3. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

The world's first ink made with a pigment captured from air pollution has gone on sale this week, in the latest demonstration of the creative solutions artists and designers are employing to clean-

As per section 5.2.8 (IV) of National Environment Policy (NEP) - 2006, Ambient Noise is included as environmental quality parameter and is being monitored in specific urban areas regularly.

The discourse on urban vulnerability over the last decade and a half has undergone substantial shifts prompted by differences in disciplinary orientations. This enables multiple framings and causal linkages, influencing the nature and scale of responses.

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