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Sep 30 2015
STATUS OF SARAKKI LAKE REJUVENATION
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Navaratna R Sudheer
Entire Bengaluru stared with awe at the encroachment clearance drive that took place on Sarakki lake bed sometime ago. What is the status now? A citizen shares the latest update, along with insider's view.
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Feb 20 2015
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
  Sincere thanks to our neighbourhood clean-up crew at Puttenahalli Lake, 15th Feb 2015 (Pic: Vishnupriya)  A glimpse of Snehadhara Foundation's work in progress - getting ready for its role at Puttenahalli Kere Habba. ...
Jan 18 2014
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
The winter sun was out, and so were the 56 kids who came along with their little siblings and parents. They all came to Puttenahalli Lake on this pleasant Saturday morning to listen to Gitanjali Sarangan (Geetu) and her team - Anagha, Sasha, Damroo...
Sep 27 2013
ENGINEERING FIRM IN RESIDENTIAL AREA
Bosky Khanna
A resident who doesn’t want to be named says that repeated complaints made to the board, forced KSPCB officials to conduct a spot inspection and issue a show cause notice to the erring Pallavi Engineering company.
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Sep 23 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
Extracts from an email from  Vishnupriya Hathwar , who frequents Puttenahalli Lake    --------- Just wanted to share somethings that many of you may have already observed [ or maybe not].. here goes !!   Due to...
Sep 09 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
It was a magical morning at Puttenahalli Lake on 7 th  September. The occasion was a nation wide story telling event promoted by Pratham Books to celebrate International Literacy Day. PNLIT signed up to engage children in the locality with Surabhi...
Sep 05 2013
METRO PHASE-II BEGINS
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Nikita Malusare
Metro Phase II work in Bangalore takes off, with KIADB starting the land acquisition process. Actual work is supposed to start by January 2014.
Aug 26 2013
TALK AT PNLIT
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Nikita Malusare
Laws and policies are all in papers but implementation is the place where we lack.The High Court order on ward committees still remains on paper, with no scope for effective implementation.
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Aug 01 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
If we think that with fencing the lake area to prevent further encroachment, planting trees and bushes and nurturing them, eliminating sewage, and getting more rain water into the lake, we have saved the lake, we're in for a surprise. That is just...
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Jun 03 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
Without much fanfare but certainly with a great deal of hope today afternoon we released the Salvinia weevil in two spots at the lake still infested with Salvinia Molesta.  Salvinia weevils from Thrissur Releasing the weevils...
Jun 02 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
The heavy rains on 31st May - 1st June helped raise the water level in several parts of Puttenahalli Lake by upto about 16 inches. With this about 65-75% of the lake bed is under water. We're waiting for a few more similar downpours to bring the...
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Jun 02 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
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Several of the visitors to the lake, have marveled at how the level has gone up in just two or three days of pre-monsoon showers. The reason of course is that the rain has been heavy this year and more because, for the first time, some of the...
May 30 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
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The Managing Director of BESCOM, Manivannan, has been spearheading a movement on social media, to bring various facets of this hitherto opaque Government organization to the public. Various initiatives have been launched, and the latest is his attempt...
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May 23 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
Based on a total station survey done by Enzen Global in Aug. 2011, PNLIT got the BBMP to install a  new diversion channel (DC) to harvest surface run off from the Brigade Millennium road into the lake. After some unavoidable delays, complicated...
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May 06 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
My friend Sravana Dasary posted this: That's a great way to document the fact that her family's voted! Each of us needs to vote, to take an active part in our own governance...to ensure that the nasties and the goons don't reign...
Apr 26 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
People who participate in community gardening have a significantly lower body mass index (BMI), as well as lower odds of being overweight, than their non-gardening neighbours and siblings. This is according to a study by Dr Cathleen Zick (Professor...
Apr 07 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
I guess the heat was too much and not many volunteers turned up this weekend. Those who did brave the sun did a wonderful job though. Yesterday, 6th April, some eight of us were scattered on the lake bed, bent over or squatting on the ground...
Apr 01 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
The Sloth Bear Foundation presents: Wildlife Conservation and You at S Hotel 60, 13th Cross, 2nd Main, Phase III, J P Nagar Bangalore 560078 +91 80 4245 6060 and at Aloft Hotel 17C, Sadaramangala Road · • Off Whitefield...
Mar 27 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
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In this season of colours, our lake bed may seem drab, devoid of water but for us at PNLIT, it is a sign of hope. The brown piles of drying Salvinia is the final leg of a battle we've been fighting since Aug. last year to remove the invasive fern...
Mar 15 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
Volunteers who attended  last weekend's deweeding sessions  at Puttenahalli Lake admit it was hard, but satisfying work. Though we had dissuaded children from "working", there were several who accompanied their parents and finally joined in...
Mar 12 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
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Saturday, 9th March 2013 With some 20 volunteers responding to our call to remove the drying aquatic weed from the lake bed, it was a most satisfying morning today! Their enthusiasm was infectious and several people stopped jogging/walking to...
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Mar 08 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
We at PNLIT feel blessed and privileged to get an opportunity to see the revival of a lake at such close quarters. We cherish the experience and want to share it with everybody. After all, how many people get such a fantastic opportunity to save a...
Mar 08 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
All of us have problems with our banks from time to time. But when the problem lasts, unresolved, beyond 30 days, many of us are not aware that we can turn to the Banking Ombudsman at the Reserve Bank of India. Please click here to go to the...
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Mar 06 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Click here for the website of an NGO called Sarvodaya. They help Bangalore citizens with issues regarding stray dogs, and implement the ABC (Animal Birth Control) process instead of killing the dogs. The mobile no. is 91 98801 19900 The landline...
Mar 04 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Bird watchers know that all Flycatchers catch bees, wasps, dragonflies, butterflies and other insects as part of their diet. (Indeed, so do many other birds.) So...you'd expect the personnel manning the Butterfly Park in the Bannerghatta Zoo area...
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Feb 12 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Dear birding friends, A quick note to ask whether you might be interested in joining us in a fun birding event on 14-18 Feb. On those dates, birders across the world will be taking part in the Great Backyard Bird Count (www.birdcount.org), run by Cornell...
 
 

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