Akram Mohammed

Karnataka: 4 days, 4 districts, 120 landslides

A comparative analysis of the terrain in the said districts was made to assess the landslides.

12 Sep 2018

Aero India 2019 to remain in Bengaluru, says Centre

The New Indian Express had first reported on discussions that were afoot to move the air show, which has been hosted by Bengaluru since the past several iterations, to a new venue, most likely in UP.

09 Sep 2018

Smartphone versions from this year-end to offer desi GPS

While Huawei will add NavIN to its navigation bouquet by the end of this year, Samsung is expected to launch phones with the Broadcom chip in early 2019.

08 Sep 2018

Gaganyaan to have French connection

The announcement was made by CNES president Jean-Yves Le Gall during the inaugural of Bengaluru Space Expo-2018 where he was the chief guest.

07 Sep 2018

CM HDK’s tech advisor takes austerity in spirit, to take Rs 101 as salary

In a letter to the state government, he has urged it to withdraw payment of salary and allowances such as house rent allowance, and deposit the same in the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.

05 Sep 2018

Bannerghatta National Park faces threat of being swallowed by urban jungle

Apart from concrete structures, relentless quarrying along the edges of the reserve to feed the city’s demand is also posing a threat.

02 Sep 2018

ISRO's Antrix eyes Rs 1,500-2,000cr revenue from small satellite launchers

The SSLV, which will be ready for the market around the middle of 2019, will be able to carry satellites weighing upto 500 kgs and place them in Low Earth orbit (LEO).

31 Aug 2018

Hashtags #MeTooUrbanNaxal, #UrbanNaxal trending on twitter

The trigger was a controversial tweet by filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri (@vivekagnihotri), who tweeted late on Tuesday evening regarding the arrests.

30 Aug 2018

Hope flows finally, but lakes in Kolar fill up with despair

The KC Valley project, which was envisaged to provide water to parched districts around Bengaluru, led to frothing of a lake in Lakshmisagar village.

29 Aug 2018

Bannerghatta faces threat of being swallowed by urban jungle

One of the most important habitats for elephants, leopards and other wildlife, the Bannerghatta National Park (BNP) forest reserve is now under pressure from all the sides.

27 Aug 2018

It will take weeks to tackle ‘Coastal Disconnect’

Major highways connecting Bengaluru and coastal cities like Mangaluru have been blocked following landslides; even trains are being run at restricted speeds

25 Aug 2018

10 lakh hectares hit by dry spell, excess rainfall in Karnataka

Though a joint survey is yet to be completed to assess the exact amount of crop loss, as many as 9.8 lakh hectares of agricultural crop have been affected.

24 Aug 2018

ISRO all set to train foreign students from January 15 next year

The first batch of students from developing nations will be trained under UNNATI - UNispace Nanosatellite Assembly & Training by Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) - being held for the first tim

21 Aug 2018

Kodagu sees highest monsoon rain since 1994

Met department has forecast widespread rainfall in coastal and Malnad districts for next five days but the intensity will be lower.

19 Aug 2018

'Aadhaar chimeras threat to national security'

Experts opine that it will be impossible to manually remove ghost identities that have trickled into the database since 2011.

16 Aug 2018