Ashwini M Sripad

At 70, runner dreams of fame in foreign lands

 In the 1950s, Divakaran S, a then 10-year-old, would walk and run from his school to his home in Poikamukku village in Attingal town of Thiruvananthapuram district regularly.

17 Jan 2019

Rs 19 crore paid under MNREGA fails to reach beneficiaries

Official RDPR sources said that in 2017-18, as many as 596 cases were registered against officials and contractors for violating MGNREGA guidelines. 

16 Jan 2019

Bengaluru to get enough water this summer

Even as water levels in reservoirs paint a scary picture in many parts of the State, the 2018 monsoons have been good to south interior Karnataka, including Mysuru, Mandya and Madikeri.

12 Jan 2019

Bandh in Bengaluru almost costs 3 BMTC drivers their eyes as miscreants pelt stones

As many as 26 buses were damaged due to stone pelting on Day 2 of Bharat Bandh.

10 Jan 2019

He shuts shop to help those stranded

While most shops in Chickpet were open for business on Tuesday despite the bandh, 56-year-old Kanaka Sabhapathi shut his silk saree showroom and left on a mission.

09 Jan 2019

Soon, you can get e-tickets for BMTC rides

BMTC runs 6,630 buses, which travel 11.57 lakh km, making over 70,000 trips per day.  

07 Jan 2019

 Mangoes will be here, but will lack in quantity, quality

With less supply, the price of mangoes will go up, says experts.

07 Jan 2019

Expect early summer in Bengaluru, and it will be harsh

Scientists believe that global warming has resulted in the maximum temperature reaching 39 degrees Celsius from 30 degrees Celsius in the recent years.

06 Jan 2019

Cold wave has Bengaluru, suburbs in its sweep

Minimum temperature dipped further on Saturday; Bengaluru Rural records lowest at 8.7 degree Celsius.

06 Jan 2019

BMTC showers praise, appreciation over ‘good samaritan’ acts by staff

In fact, BMTC authorities revealed that in 2018, they have received at least 12 emails and intimations about their staff being involved in good or helpful deeds.

05 Jan 2019

Check pillars periodically, Govt tells Metro

The cracks were noticed on the pillar near Trinity Circle on December 12.

02 Jan 2019

New Year bash: Karnataka gulps down liquor worth Rs 70 crore in one day

Karnataka uncorked the New Year in high spirits, which reflects in liquor sales.

02 Jan 2019

Karnataka’s liquor home delivery plan in cold storage

Disappointment is in store for those expecting home delivery of liquor through a government initiative of taking online orders via Mysore Sales International Limited (MSIL).

01 Jan 2019

They dig graves for just Rs 1,000 per month

It takes hours of preparation for employees working at graveyards and crematoriums before they accept the body to be laid to rest.

24 Dec 2018

Grave scene: Dead face a space crunch in Bengaluru

Real estate at a premium in Bengaluru's graveyards; people resort to advance booking; lack of facilities plagues crematoria too

24 Dec 2018