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Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike


Bengaluru: Balconies in apartments can’t be closed or modified, BBMP says after fire accident

September 24, 2021 9:18 pm

In the circular, the BBMP said that all apartment complex residents and owners should adhere to the Building Bye-laws 2003 and National Building Code of India 2016 guidelines.

BBMP, NGO plan to revive Bengaluru's tradition of naming bus stops after trees

September 10, 2021 7:20 am

BBMP Special Commi­ssioner for Estates, Horticulture, Storm Water Drains, Horticulture and lakes, B Reddy Shankar Babu told The Indian Express that the civic agency would support the project.

Karnataka govt to plant trees at Bingipura landfill site as part of lake restoration

August 31, 2021 7:19 am

“Thousands of saplings will be planted at the landfill site. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited itself will plant 50-60 saplings,” said Bengaluru Urban deputy commissioner J Manjunath.

Bengaluru: BBMP’s purchase of sweaters worth Rs 1.72 crore for students amid pandemic under scanner

August 27, 2021 1:16 pm

Besides questions on whether it was necessary to make the purchase when educational institutions were shut, there have been allegations that the sweaters are overpriced and of poor quality.

Bengaluru: Environmentalists slam BBMP's 51-crore development plans for Mallathahalli Lake

August 20, 2021 10:40 am

The BBMP floated a Rs 51-crore tender on Thursday calling for proposals to construct rail bridges, hanging bridges, walkways and a glasshouse at the 72-acre Mallathahalli Lake in Raja Rajeshwari Nagar division.

Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: 1,669 new cases, 22 deaths; no lockdown plans in Bengaluru says minister

August 13, 2021 9:05 pm

Friday also saw 1,672 recoveries, taking the active caseload to 22,703 cases. The test positivity rate and the case fatality rate was 0.98 percent and 1.31 percent respectively.

NGT quashes environmental clearance and orders immediate demolition of two luxury projects in Bengaluru

August 02, 2021 6:00 pm

The NGT panel also imposed a penalty of Rs 31 crore on the project proponent and said the amount shall be used for demolition of the constructions, rejuvenation and reforestation of the Kaikondrahalli lake and its surrounding area.

Bengaluru civic body launches app for tree census

July 05, 2021 6:20 pm

The application will be available on Apple and android devices where the public can upload photos of the trees, GPS coordinates and other details in the application.

Bengaluru civic body raze encroachments around lake in Varanasi Village

July 02, 2021 8:50 pm

All the encroached lakes in BBMP limits have been identified and will be cleared in a phased manner, jointly with the Revenue Department, as per the orders from High Court and National Green Tribunal on priority, said Chief Engineer (Lakes), Mohan Krishna.

Bengaluru civic body chief's official Twitter account hacked 

June 04, 2021 8:51 pm

The hacker changed the display picture and name on the Twitter account from ‘Gaurav Gupta’ to ‘TΣSLA’ and posted a few tweets on cryptocurrency.