Amit S Upadhye

Now, enjoy water sports near Jog Falls

Starting Friday, visitors can enjoy  six different rides such as boating, kayaking, peddle boat, zip line, zorbing, and trampoline

16 Nov 2018

This bus conductor has not used a word of English in 12 years

Be it any word that conductor uses in daily commute, they come in Kannada only from Shivayogimath.

04 Nov 2018

A bird in hand!

Anup trains five types of birds belonging to the Conure family (parrots) and teaches them to sit on the hand, whistle and sleep!

28 Oct 2018

Karnataka: Campers, caravans gaining traction

The air-conditoned camper can accommodate five persons and has all basic facilities, including toilet, shower tub, burner, oven, television and fridge.

26 Oct 2018

Tontadarya Mutt seer dies after cardiac arrest

Prominent Lingayat religious leader Siddalinga Swami of Tontadarya Mutt in Gadag died on Saturday morning following cardiac arrest.

21 Oct 2018

Thought for food, experimental recipes from Hubbali's Iskcon chef

Ramgopal Dasa has more than 500 ‘Sattvik’ recipes to his credit and he has hundreds of followers on his social media account.

14 Oct 2018

Wildlife activists in Karnataka demand shifting elephant camps from protected areas

Conservationist K M Chinnappa has been raising his voice against elephant camps inside the forests for many years, while also studying the systematic degradation of these forests.

09 Oct 2018

Poor infrastructure puts off tourists at Kemmanagundi

A few years back, a large sum was spent to renovate the infrastructure at Kemmanagundi, a scenic hill station in Chikkamagaluru district.

04 Oct 2018

Families in Karnataka now offer Neera as a welcome drink

Breaking the stereotype of serving cool drinks or juice, Neera, which is nothing but palm nectar and has zero per cent alcohol, is being served at functions today.

27 Sep 2018

Nothing goes to waste: A sustainable, low-cost house built from scrap

Jitendra who believes in “be light on earth” has been living in an eco-friendly house which could be the perfect example for budget green homes.

23 Sep 2018

Road projects to drive a wider knife​ into the Western Ghats

In the concluding part of the series, our reporter finds that forests in Shivamogga, which give life to Jog Falls and are home to endangered, rare wildlife, are being cleaved for wider roads.

06 Sep 2018

The promise of a realty boom could cost Karnataka a river

In the second part of the series, our reporter traces the route of the proposed 12-km Shishila-Byrapur road that is to cut through the catchment area of River Kapila.

06 Sep 2018

Women students up in arms over IIT-D hostel curfew

Following the new rule, the girl students and researchers have written to the Internal Complaints Committee explaining the problems faced by them and also proposed some solutions.

04 Sep 2018

In the business of making idols, these brothers keep tradition alive 

Meet the Bhandari brothers, who mould the idols. The family has been making Ganesha idols for at least three generations.

02 Sep 2018

Bhadravati barbers give free haircut to Kodagu flood victims

A big challenge was in wait for a group of barbers from Bhadravati who arrived in Kodagu for the unique relief offer of free haircut and shave to victims of the recent floods.

26 Aug 2018