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A latest study by the Centre for Ecological Sciences (CES), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), has shown that 54 per cent of lakes in the City have been encroached upon for construction activities and turned into garbage dump yards.

One of the prime lakes in the City, Sankey Tank, too faces the threat of increasing pollution and encroachment. The government claims that Sankey Tank is a model lake but in reality, it is highly polluted, shows a report published by Centre for Environmental Studies, Indian Institute of Science.

The Bellandur lake in Bengaluru drew the attention of national media recently after its polluted water caught fire.

The House panel on Lake Encroachment was faced with strong protest by angry residents of Bellandur who besieged the committee members demanding immediate removal of encroachments around the water b

Drinking water is being supplied in tankers to 700 villages in seven districts to mitigate drinking water shortage, Revenue Minister V Sreenivas Prasad informed the Legislative Assembly on Monday.

Wipro has been associated with the sparrow conservation efforts for the last three years.

BENGALURU: The city has earned a dubious distinction as far as pollution parameters are concerned.

The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has submitted a `5,019 crore proposal to the government for supply of drinking water to 110 villages in Greater Bengaluru.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. Sri Guru Krupa Dyeing Unit & Others Vs Karnataka State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 05/02/2015 regarding pollution by small dyeing units engaged in silk dyeing using manual method.

Complaints increase from 88 to 122 in four months. Construction activity in various parts of the city seems to be taking a toll on the residents.

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