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.

Over 2,000 households have come forward to install rainwater harvesting (RWH) structures in the last 3 months.

BENGALURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday gave a call to start-ups run by the city youth to initiate a clean cooking movement by tapping the huge market potential of solar energy, saying th

BENGALURU: Noise levels in seven of the 10 monitoring locations across the city dipped by 1.8% this Diwali compared to last year.

BENGALURU: Unremitting rain and GST on crackers had little impact on festive spirit this Diwali, with the city recording a 46.8% rise in the level of air pollutants.According to data released by th

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