Silence, Residential zones stay awake with noise

Eight out of the 10 noise monitoring stations spread across Bangalore recorded decibel levels above the permissible limit. Bengaluru: The constant honking at a traffic jam, sounds of modified bike silencers, commotion of jackhammers and cranes working round the clock. All of this keeps the city awake as noise pollution levels stay constantly above the allowed […]

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Time for Nature to spread its wings

Lakes, trees, and animals are rejoicing reduced human activity across India and flourishing, as factories and automobile pollution comes down drastically due to the lockdown. Yamini Chincholi COVID-19 lockdown across the country has brought clear skies and clean air in heavily polluted cities like Delhi as well as other parts of the country. There is […]

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TN: Forest Fire in Satyamangalam Ranges

Forest fire occurred at the ridges of Satyamangalam wildlife sanctuary last evening. Kshipra Petkar 16th April 2020 The district forest officer informed that the fire broke out in the Satyamangalam wildfire sanctuary at 6:30 PM yesterday. The area where the fire started was one of the highest points of the Satyamangalam range. This is a […]

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Bangalore to get eco-friendly buses soon

However, the ambitious project to introduce electric buses in Bengaluru has one more hurdle to face. By Nihan Parveen Bengaluru: The introduction of electric buses in the city, which has been delayed for a few years now, has got a new deadline of February 15, 2020. Ajit B. Torgal, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of Bangalore Metropolitan […]

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