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With excess renewable energy, Karnataka plans to sell power to other states 

Karnataka is on par with California when it comes to the generation and use of renewable energy, the energy department said.

3 hours ago

250-ward plan to go before assembly

Proposal to be tabled in House for final clearance; Exercise being hurried to ensure no hurdles before BBMP polls 

22 Sep 2020

Tiger preys on young elephant in Bandipur

On September 18, Karnataka Forest Department officials found the carcass of a juvenile elephant which had become the meal of a tiger in Bandipur Tiger Reserve’s Kundakere range.

20 Sep 2020

1,600 elephants in Bandipur, finds internal survey 

 Over 1,600 elephants are wandering in and around Bandipur Tiger Reserve (BTR), as per an internal survey conducted by forest officials of the reserve.

19 Sep 2020

Forest department scours Western Ghats for drug fields

The official admitted that earlier, intensive drives would be undertaken, but they died down because of a lack of interest and rise in other crimes. But now, with rising cases, it has to be resumed.

18 Sep 2020

BBMP, health officials counselling Covid patients post-recovery

BBMP Commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad, while talking to The New Indian Express, pointed out that a Covid-positive person goes through a lot of fear.

17 Sep 2020

Forest, revenue depts spar over land in suburbs 

Encroachment cases reach Chief Secy, courts hearing cases 

16 Sep 2020

Holy tech: Here, teertha drops from a machine

 Keeping up with the changing times brought on by the pandemic, a Bengaluru-based startup has come up with a contactless holy water (teertha) dispenser for a temple.

12 Sep 2020

No gain from traffic in Cubbon Park 

Ashish Verma, Associate Professor, Transportation Systems Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, IISc. 

11 Sep 2020

BBMP may send medicines to Covid positives in home isolation

Palike waits for policy decision from govt, consults legal experts on filing criminal cases against those who violate Covid norms

09 Sep 2020

Bengaluru Mayor, Deputy Mayor to get 30-month term

The mayor and deputy mayor in Bengaluru will get a 30-month term (two-and-a-half years), instead of the present one year.

08 Sep 2020

Upload quarterly reports on website, Rera-K tells builders

The buyers association states that it has been 40 months since Rera came into effect and till date none of the builders have uploaded any data.

08 Sep 2020

Kumara Krupa readies to welcome tourists under Covid shadow

One of the most sought after hotels in the heart of the city — the Kumara Krupa Guest House — will soon throw its doors open for tourists again.

06 Sep 2020

Weekend trekkers pull on their hiking boots as routes open up

Trekkers are back, hitting the beaten paths over the weekend, after months of hibernation.

05 Sep 2020

Jog authority lights up falls, forest dept pulls plug

Soon after the Jog Management Authority (JMA) lit up the live Jog Falls to draw tourists at night, Karnataka Forest Department halted it after environmentalists opposed the idea.

03 Sep 2020