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Citizen Journalist report: Air pollution levels in Bengaluru at an all time high

Once called India’s garden city, Bengaluru’s air is now becoming significantly toxic.With growing vehicle numbers and resultant congestion , air pollution is a growing concern in this city of approximately 9 million people. Official ambient air quality monitoring has already shown 57% increase in particulate matter in just 4 years (2010-2014) and 23% in one year (2013-14- 2014-15).  In more ...

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Citizen Journalist report: State of Areca nut labourers in Malnad region

Citizen Journalist Shwetha Raju reports:

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Citizen journalist report: Varthur lake faces the brunt of development

The presence of lakes and water bodies in and around urban areas is so very important to maintain a balanced ecosystem especially when these areas are being rapidly developed. But unfortunately, the few lakes that survive this ‘development’ end up facing the brunt of it – most turn into bodies of polluted water. Varthur lake in the outskirts of Bengaluru ...

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