Stay safe… Wear mask at home too: Experts

Another expert said that as there is no restriction on the movement of maids and others in apartment complexes or gated communities, everyone should wear a mask at home.

28 Apr 2021

Rush at Covid vaccine centres, crowds ignore norms

 There  is a rush of people aged 45 and above at vaccination centres, eager to arm themselves as the coronavirus spreads its tentacles.

27 Apr 2021

Karnataka government sets deadline to get COVID issues right

108, 1912 helplines will respond; Remdesivir, ICUs, oxygen will be available in 36 hours, says IAS officer

26 Apr 2021

BBMP to issue occupancy certificates online, verification to become stricter

The official said that even as the work is going paperless, the verification exercise is being made even more vigilant. 

24 Apr 2021

There’s no help coming from 108 helpline, top officials get the feel

Initially, there was no response at the other end. After several attempts, the tele-caller picked up the call, only to get an earful from Gupta.

24 Apr 2021

Genetic analysis may be part of tiger census

In the case of tigers, identification is easier because of each one’s unique stripe pattern.

22 Apr 2021

Many turned away to give seniors their second Covid vaccine shot

Citizens too point out that the situation is getting worse and feel that the government should think of all alternative measures now.

22 Apr 2021

COVID mess: Sick Bengaluru citizens wait for hours to get tested 

Testing is on the rise, not just because of a spike in cases, but also as Covid-negative certificates are now mandatory to go to office and for travel.

20 Apr 2021

Craftsmen in Karnataka may get vertical homes

The department has taken the magnifying glass to go through the fineprint of various housing schemes introduced by the State and Central Governments to find the best-suited one.

19 Apr 2021

Transport strike: It’s dead end as unions, Govt refuse to blink first

The transport corporations approached the labour commission, which declared the strike illegal. The case has now been referred to the Industries Tribunal for judgement.

18 Apr 2021

Mango export may take a hit this year

The most awaited fruit of the summer season — the mangoes — are here. But this year, they have become more dearer. Also, for the first time, export is likely to dip due to the high cargo rates.

16 Apr 2021

Unsuccessful trial: Bannerghatta National Park safari plans go for a toss

However, some staffers said that after the carrying capacity studies are undertaken again, the safari cannot start.

15 Apr 2021

Officials vie for bigger chunk of funds

According to Finance Department officials, there seems to be some kind of competition in showing works that need to be undertaken and the funds needed. 

12 Apr 2021

Officials catch sloth bear, but which one is it?

The forest officials from Tumakuru came to BBBP to ascertain if it was was the same nine-year old male bear that they were after, that had been captured in Tumakuru. 

11 Apr 2021

Greens oppose helipad location in Mysuru, want to save birds’ home

Environmentalists in Mysuru are up in arms against the state government’s plan to create a helipad opposite Lalith Mahal Palace Hotel. 

11 Apr 2021