Lakes
Mar 18 2017
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
Padma Bhushan Sudha Ragunathan's concert on 25th February at MLR Convention Centre kept us enthralled from the first  varnam . About a couple of hours into the concert, she gave a short speech appreciating our effort in restoring the lake and...
Mar 09 2017
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
Much like the nurturing of our Puttenahalli Lake, the PNLIT concert featuring Padma Bhushan Sudha Ragunathan on 25th Feb. at MLR Convention Hall was a community event with several volunteers from the locality chipping in. Our heartfelt thanks to...
Mar 09 2017
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
The Sudha Ragunathan Concert at MLR Convention Centre on 25th February 2017. had music and the lake at its core. Here's a review by A.K. Venkat, a resident of the lake neighbourhood and Carnatic vocalist.    Sudha Raghunathan...
Feb 17 2017
Blog: Like a Lake
Namma Bengaluru Foundation in association with Arakere Neighbourhood Improvement Trust (ANIT), invites one and all to Arakere Habba 2017. 19th February 2017 (Sunday), 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Government Higher Primary School Ground...
Feb 07 2017
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
PNLIT Fundraiser concert ' Padma Bhushan Sudha Ragunathan sings for Puttenahalli Lake'  is here ! 'Without music, life would be a mistake,' said Neitzsche. 'Without water, there would be no life,' they say. Sudha Ragunathan , Sangita...
Feb 07 2017
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
On 4th February 2017, an evening nature walk was held at Puttenahalli Lake, JP Nagar 7th Phase, coordinated by PNLIT volunteer Sapana Rawat . Sapana had the following to report about the event. "The actual flower of the...
Jan 17 2017
KAIKONDRAHALLI LAKE FESTIVAL-2017
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News Desk
Workshops, photography trails, storytelling sessions, organic food and a lot of fun - this is what Kakondrahalli lake festival witnessed.
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Jan 17 2017
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
Radio Active 90.4MHz
Priya Muthukumar uses stories to convey the important message of living in harmony with nature.
Jan 04 2017
Blog: Like a Lake
On 8th January 2017, various events will be hosted at Kaikondrahalli Lake during its annual ‘Kere Habba’. The habba, which is in its third year, aims to be bigger, better and more impactful in raising awareness...
Jan 04 2017
BELLANDUR AND VARTHUR LAKES
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Nikhil R Reddy
We know that Bellandur and Varthur lakes are in bad shape. But just how bad? Check these shocking pictures.
Dec 16 2016
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Last week, my group of nature-lovers and I visited both Lalbagh and Madivala kere. At both places, which are also public parks, entrance is clearly marked as free; up to 8.30am at Lalbagh, and 9.30am at Madivala lake. Visitors who enter before...
Dec 12 2016
Blog: Deepa's jottings
On Sunday, the 10th December, 2016, the Lake Census effort across the lakes(kere) of Bangalore got under way with an orientation program for those who had registered to take part as volunteers in this month-long initiative. The event was held at...
Nov 28 2016
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
Those of you who visited Puttenahalli Lake within the past few months may have noticed small platforms floating in the water. These are Artificial Floating Islands (AFIs) which we "launched" in June this year. The Vetiver and Canna planted in them...
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Nov 17 2016
Blog: Like a Lake
Jakkur Kere Utsav is being held on Sunday, 20th November 2016, to celebrate the beautiful Jakkur Lake. Satya Foundation had initiated a citizen group called Jalaposhan in 2014 and has jointly adopted the lake for conservation. In its endeavor...
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Nov 10 2016
Blog: Groundwater Stories
A question we often get asked as rainwater harvesters is, is there any point in building a recharge structure adjacent to a lake ? Does the lake not recharge ground water ? Will the recharge structure/well make any difference ? This is a very pertinent...
Sep 01 2016
Blog: Like a Lake
Sarjapura village/town, located in the south of Bangalore Urban District, has about 26 lakes in a radius of 7 km. Said to cover about 505 hectares, the largest lake is 271 acres big. If one looks at google maps though, one would find it difficult...
Aug 09 2016
BENGALURU FLOODS DISASTER
Dr Ajaya S Bharadwaja
t's not easy to navigate between loads of documents and see whether there is a violation in the property that you buy. Bengaluru needs to identify its flood zones to prevent future financial loss to the inhabitants.
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Jul 18 2016
Blog: Like a Lake
On Saturday, 16-July-2016,  Horamavu Parisara Abhivruddhi Samiti  ( HPAS ) organised an intensive day-long lake cleaning and beautification event at the  Horamavu Agara Kere . More than 100 people participated in the event. In addition...
Jun 10 2016
Blog: Like a Lake
"Garbage, sewage and construction debris are eating up Bengaluru's Chunchaghatta lake situated in the Konankunte ward, adjacent to Eshwar Layout in southern JP Nagar." This is what an article on Citizen Matters said, more than five years ago. The...
Jun 09 2016
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
A dry for years lake finally looks like a proper water body. Ever since we took up the cause of Puttenahalli Lake over seven years ago, this had been one of our goals - to see the entire lake bed submerged. 20th May 2014 6th June...
Jun 07 2016
Blog: Like a Lake
Team VIKAS is organising Run4Lake - to create awareness about Vibhutipura Lake. The location of the lake can be seen on googlemaps here . Runners will need to complete two laps around the lake, starting at Utkarsh Park, LBS Nagar. Registrations...
Jun 05 2016
Blog: Like a Lake
Over 1000 people participated in various activities at the World Environment Day celebrations organised by YUVA, and held around Allalasandra Lake area this morning.   Tree planting in Allalasandra lake area was done by Bengaluru...
Jun 05 2016
Blog: Like a Lake
The Karnataka Lake ​Conservation and Development Authority (KLCDA) is on the look out for lake wardens, to work on a voluntary basis. The government order and other relevant information can be seen here .   The Karnataka Lake...
Jun 05 2016
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
To all our friends, Puttenahalli Lake, May 2016 ​ For many of us, every day is Environment Day. Still, it feels good to see the whole world pause on 5th June every year and focus on raising awareness about environmental issues and...
Jun 04 2016
Blog: Like a Lake
Watch the birds, feed the ducks, get a sapling to plant, listen to environment-related songs, help in cleaning the lake surroundings, learn about managing your waste. All these and more at the World Environment Day celebrations at Allalasandra Lake...
May 27 2016
MANMADE CLIMATE CHANGES IN BANGALORE
Rajesh S
Bangalore is hot, dry, dusty. We're heating it up more, with all the gadgets and appliances we use. It's local heating—not global warming. This is the story of climate change in Bengaluru!
 
 

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