Meera Bhardwaj

Thirthahalli-Malpe National Highway takes off in phases, 400 trees marked

As per environmentalists in this area, if permission is granted from Agumbe to Malpe, the number of trees lost will not be less than a lakh.

3 hours ago

KIOCL closure: Many still await Ashraya sites

In 2012, the then deputy commissioner had allotted 10 acres of revenue land in Kalasa Mavinkere village in Survey Number 85.

16 Feb 2019

Tree census may start from June

However, in January, forest officials held a series of meetings with stakeholders to carry out massive tree counting work in the 198 wards of the city.

16 Feb 2019

Stress main reason for rise in stroke cases in Bengaluru

Nowadays, strokes in young people aged below 45 is on the rise, said Dr Praveen Kumar S, HoD, Neurology, Victoria Hospital.

09 Feb 2019

Tiger conflict to rise in Nagarhole-Bandipur

With the tiger population in Nagarhole-Bandipur estimated to be 250 in an area of 1,500 sq km, these areas have almost one tiger per 7 sq km.

08 Feb 2019

Stroke cases see a surge in Bengaluru; doctors blame stress, sedentary lifestyle

The Bangalore Stroke Support Group is an initiative of city neurologists, physiotherapists, caregivers, old patients and stroke victims.

08 Feb 2019

Tusker killed for ivory in Cauvery sanctuary

The discovery of a 10-day-old carcass of a tusker, shot dead by hunters with its two tusks stolen, has prompted the state forest department to launch a full-scale inquiry into the incident.

07 Feb 2019

Basaveshwara mini-hydel project across Cauvery gets green signal

The Siddaramaiah government had rejected it on various grounds with illegalities involving the project and being against the High Court directives.

06 Feb 2019

Bengaluru to get 112 charging stations for electric vehicles

In a bid to popularise the use of electric vehicles (EV) in the city, the state government has taken forward the process of setting up of 112 charging stations.

02 Feb 2019

Accident-prone curves at Ghat section in Karnataka to get safer after SC directions

D V Girish, wildlife conservationist, said that unprecedented work is going on in the district in a bid to provide wider roads to Sringeri and Horanadu.

01 Feb 2019

Steel bridge: Bengaluru greens call for sustainability study

Speaking to City Express, noted environmentalist Dr AN Yellappa Reddy said that he has sent four to five letters explaining the need for sustainable studies before such projects are taken up.

31 Jan 2019

Steel flyover: Renewed campaign begins on Tuesday in Bengaluru

Deputy Conservator of Forests, BBMP, Cholarajappa, however, said no application has been received from the authorities.

29 Jan 2019

Leopard captured in Yelahanka, relocated to Bannerghatta forest

A leopard that was seen prowling at the ITC campus in Yelahanka on Sunday evening was captured late at night and relocated to Bannerghatta National Park the next day.

29 Jan 2019

Shivamogga poaching network: Probe ordered

Meanwhile, activists say that there is an urgent need to shift the Gajanur check-post and set up a new one.

28 Jan 2019

Karnataka High Court rejects petition for mining near Thimlapura

The court observed that the quarry lease area was government gomala land.

28 Jan 2019