Planning jungle safari in Karnataka? Take Covid vaccine report too

The safari and forest guest houses opened up on Thursday at the Kali Tiger Reserve.

26 Jun 2021

Genome sequencing to be intensified in Bengaluru

A member of the task force explained that samples for genome sequencing are chosen based on the area where the cases are reported, the clusters and the regions.

26 Jun 2021

In a first, rescued Egyptian vulture released in sanctuary at Ramanagara hillocks near Bengaluru

The bird was found abandoned, dehydrated and in a bad condition in an apartment complex in Whitefield when it was around two-and-a-half months old, said Dr. Col. Nawaz Shariff, chief veterinarian, PFA

23 Jun 2021

65% of 18+ in Bengaluru to get Covid jab by June-end

In Bengaluru at the special mela, 1.68 lakh people in BBMP limits and 2.17-2.18 lakh people in urban Bengaluru were vaccinated.

23 Jun 2021

Bengaluru cops collect Rs 10 lakh fine in three days for lockdown violations

Pertaining to the cases against vehicles, the police official explained that there are certain people who are moving around the city during lockdown hours.

20 Jun 2021

Citizen participation must for clean Bengaluru, says new chief

Kumar said citizen participation is needed at all levels to improve the city.

20 Jun 2021

Conservationists, activists oppose Karnataka govt plan on Mekedatu

Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa’s statement that the State will approach the Central government has not gone down well with conservationists. 

19 Jun 2021

Pharma firms get quick eco-clearances in Karnataka

Last year, 11 greenfield firms got the nod; 33 companies had applied for product change

17 Jun 2021

Not just fires, technology will help detect change in Karnataka forest cover too

Karnataka forest department is not just using technology to detect and control forest fires, they are also using it to check modification in land use.

17 Jun 2021

Pending smart city works get boost during lockdown

Unlike the first lockdown, the second one was utilised by the government and the city corporation to complete the ongoing Smart City road works.

16 Jun 2021

Locals upset with gym equipment in tree park

The early morning walkers in Turahalli Tree Park were taken by surprise on Monday when they found gym equipment inside the park.

15 Jun 2021

Pleasant surprise: Nilgai herd camps in Aurad forest range

A herd of nilgai was sighted in the Aurad forest range in Bidar on Monday, taking the Forest Department officials, locals and conservationists by surprise.

15 Jun 2021

Jumbo discussion around names of elephants in Karnataka

While some conservationists are against naming of wildlife, others defend the staffers in this case that it is their way of easy identification for capture or tracking.

14 Jun 2021

Why Karnataka forest department gives unique names to tuskers?

The patrolling team of the forest department in the state name these jumbos not only to track and keep a watch over them but also find it useful when it comes to sending alerts.

13 Jun 2021

Karnataka forest dept urges environment ministry to open wildlife safaris during unlock

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change on June 7 had directed all states to close down all tourism activities in tiger reserves after a lioness had died of Covid-19 in a Chennai zoo.

13 Jun 2021

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