Akram Mohammed

GSAT-20 to ensure faster internet this yr

The satellite will complete a constellation of satellites which use special transponders to beam high frequency signals for better connectivity in the country.

13 Jan 2019

2016 Soudha cash seizure case heading to dead end?

There are also rumours that the case was being buried as the money seized was meant for a prominent political leader of the State, the sources added.

13 Jan 2019

Not getting LPG subsidy? Submit your KYC details by December 31

Consumers who have not been receiving LPG subsidies have more bad news in store.

29 Dec 2018

Consumers remain in the dark

Hundreds of families in rural areas have been left baffled after not receiving LPG subsidies for over a year, even after submitting the Know Your Customer (KYC) documents again.

29 Dec 2018

Lost vehicles a lost cause in Bengaluru city

Any person who loses a bike or car in Bengaluru may as well forget it for good, considering the detection rate of vehicles stolen in the city.

27 Dec 2018

Busy year ahead for ISRO, Chandrayaan-2 mission launch likely by February-end

Eleven years after Chandrayaan-1 was launched, ISRO will send another mission to the moon to perform several key experiments on the lunar surface.

27 Dec 2018

Karnataka falls behind Southern States in securing NITI Aayog score

Of the parameters, Karnataka ranked highest in electrification, and third in the country, with Tamil Nadu securing top rank.

22 Dec 2018

GIS gold find at Ajjanahalli  is the biggest in a decade

Another geologist said that GSI has been surveying Ajjanahalli and surrounding areas for over a decade.

21 Dec 2018

Farmland given to even eight-year-olds: CAG report

Such incidents, experts said, were either due to the connivance of officials or inadvertent errors in the Revenue Department’s database.

19 Dec 2018

Expressway to reduce travel time between Bengaluru, Chennai

The Bengaluru-Chennai industrial corridor of the Central government is also expected to come up along the highway.

18 Dec 2018

Karnataka to declare drought in Rabi crop season too

Agrarian distress continues in the state due to changes in rainfall patterns. 

18 Dec 2018

Love, sex aur dhoka behind 59 per cent rape cases

Out of the 329 rape cases reported in Bengaluru between January 2016 and November 2018, as many as 194 cases — 59 per cent — were under this category.

17 Dec 2018

ISRO on verge of launching its 35th communication satellite; second this month

The 35th communication satellite of India, GSAT-7A, is all set to be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota on December 19.

14 Dec 2018

Time to go back to the greek

The civilisation of the day was home to several firsts both in terms of societal change and intellectual endeavours that altered the course of history.

08 Dec 2018

Aero Show 2019 sees a drop in registrations

By the looks of it, it appears that the show will have the lowest number of participants in comparison to the last four editions of the show.

01 Dec 2018

LPG cylinder prices skyrocket

The price of LPG cylinders has sky-rocketed across the state with a 14.2kg domestic cylinder costing a maximum of Rs 1,017 — the highest in the last four to five years.

23 Nov 2018

Rural Bengaluru DC office has neither telephones nor internet

Moreover, uploading data of various schemes online has also become a challenge as mobile data connections are often unsteady," the official added.

22 Nov 2018

Karnataka to start verifying details of all beneficiary farmers from December

Speaking to The New Indian Express, he said that instructions have been issued to 6,500 branches of commercial banks to verify data regarding crop loans from November 23.

21 Nov 2018

Number of farmers under crop insurance scheme dips

Maharashtra witnessed the maximum reduction of number of beneficiaries, registering a decline of 22.75 lakh -- from 1.09 crore in 2016-17 to 87.22 lakh in 2017-18.

17 Nov 2018

Gaja effect: Karnataka districts may receive rain over weekend

ccording to the Indian Meteorological Department, rainfall is forecast for districts of South Interior Karnataka including Bengaluru for three to four days, starting Thursday.

14 Nov 2018

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