To shore up revenue, Palike to recover leased properties

Officials are also apprehensive as private persons are reluctant to vacate buildings leased out to them.

16 Jul 2021

Tourist spots in Karnataka see rise in footfalls amid Unlock-3, nature destinations in demand

"Good footfalls are being reported in Nandi Hills, Jog Falls and Almatti. Footfalls in Coorg are gradually rising and would pick up in another 2-3 days,” said a top tourism official

15 Jul 2021

Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah heckled, gheraoed during constituency tour in Badami

Siddaramaiah was heckled and finally rescued by a group of brave policemen who immediately formed a human shield and escorted him to safety.  

14 Jul 2021

Cow bill effect: Bannerghatta zoo still struggles to get beef for its carnivore inmates

Even five months after the anti-cattle slaughter bill came into effect, the management of Bannerghatta Biological Park is struggling to meet the dietary needs of carnivores.

14 Jul 2021

What about Mekedatu dam’s eco impact, ask Greens

Not just conservationists, officials too wonder about govt claims

14 Jul 2021

Soon, uploading address to be mandatory while giving swab sample for COVID test in Karnataka

Expert committee members working on the COVID-19 portal are now creating a new app where swab collectors will have to enter the address of those whose samples are being taken

12 Jul 2021

COVID-19 volunteers in Bengaluru disappointed over pending dues, demand quick settlement

"While officials state that they have handed over the amount to the contractors, the latter claim they have not received any money," said a volunteer not wanting to be named

12 Jul 2021

Maiden run of Vistadome coaches from Bengaluru on Mangaluru rail route Monday

Of the 88 seats available in two coaches, 44 have been booked on the Yeshwantpur-Karwar Express (Train no. 06211), as of Friday evening.

12 Jul 2021

Disposal of masks a cause of concern in Karnataka

Thanks to necessary awareness, most people are wearing masks now, but the issue before the waste handling agencies is regarding categorisation of used and thrown masks and their disposal. 

12 Jul 2021

Pandemic had little impact on property tax collection

He said that last year’s tax collection was the highest in the last few years. Prior to that was Rs 2,500 crore. Last year, the collection was Rs 150 crore more when compared to 2019.

11 Jul 2021

PHCs to be in focus for Covid management during third wave

The officer and two doctors from his team are visiting each PHC to assess details of staff, if any training is required and how they need to be empowered.

08 Jul 2021

Save grass species, protect Jog Falls: Board

The report was released by board chairman Ananth Hegde Ashisara and forest minister Aravind Limbavalli on Wednesday.

08 Jul 2021

Lockdown extended till July 19 in Karnataka's Kodagu district: here's what is allowed and restricted

Night curfews have been imposed on all days from 9 pm to 6 am, along with a weekend curfew from Friday, 9 pm, to Monday, 6 am. Travellers from Kerala must produce negative RT PCR test.

04 Jul 2021

‘Bug hotels’ created at Turahalli, Kadugodi tree parks

‘Hey! Let’s catch up at a hotel,’ used to be the common phrase for people meeting their friends and relatives.

04 Jul 2021

Bengaluru gets largest Miyawaki forest

“The project started in November 2018 and now the saplings stand tall and dense. The area will be with us till January 2023 after which it will be handed over to the Railways.

02 Jul 2021