NEW DELHI: Eight out of every 10 city managers including municipal commissioners and mayors feel solid waste management is the biggest challenge before their cities while 70% of them feel it is imp

BENGALURU: The high court on Wednesday directed the BBMP to de-seal an Indiranagar bar-cum-restaurant which was shut down due to alleged sound pollution on December 20.

Bengaluru: Taking a decisive step towards combating the problem of dust from construction activities polluting the air in major cities, the Karnataka government has issued a slew of directives to b

BENGALURU: Next time you get caught with a defective silencer in your bike/car, you will not just end up paying but also have to be a mute spectator when the bulldozers will crush your silencer.

London and Bengaluru will jointly lead a global partnership of 20 other cities from across the globe on tackling air pollution in urban centres.

BENGALURU: Spiralling levels of pollution in the city have prompted lawmakers to contemplate setting up a separate pollution control board for the megacity.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of Karnataka And D. Kupendra Reddy Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 27/11/2017 regarding cleaning up of Bellandur lake in Bengaluru. Court directs the State of Karnataka to issue notice to all the builders who had constructed flats near Bellandur Lake without constructing sewage treatment plants (STP).

BENGALURU: It's not just suspended particulate matter that is choking Bengaluru.

The presence of diarrhoeagenic bacteria such as Escherichia coli in drinking water indicates faecal and sewage contamination. Testing the microbial quality of drinking water at source (n = 29) and households (n = 43) of 29 peri-urban villages of Bengaluru city, indicated that 80% and 93% of samples respectively were unfit for human consumption as per WHO standards, i.e. nil E. coli in 100 ml sample. This also indicated that water gets contaminated further at the point-of-use when compared to the source.

A study published in Current Science says that ambient noise levels in India's metropolitan cities are way above safe limits.

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