Preliminary reports suggest Karnataka could be home to second largest tiger population in India

According to researchers from Wildlife Institute of India and National Tiger Conservation Authority, the number of tigers in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh could in fact be the same as Uttarakhand.

10 Oct 2021

Palike to survey houses along valley buffer zone

Urban DC, KSPCB already on the job; it’s a waste of time and money, say officials

06 Oct 2021

Heavy rains, thundershowers wreak havoc in Bengaluru

The IMD recorded 63.8 mm rainfall at Bengaluru city central rain gauge, 59.4 mm in HAL, and 8.7 mm at Kempegowda International Airport.

04 Oct 2021

Karnataka: Crackers given to locals to drive away wild animals straying in urban areas

When the forest department staffers inspected the site and assessed all the footages and inspected the area, they found it to be a Civet Cat.

02 Oct 2021

Karnataka: Captive breeding of Mahseer begins on JLR property

The Karnataka forest department has now proposed that a policy decision be made by the state and central governments to protect the endemic species.

02 Oct 2021

Vulnerable buildings in Bengaluru: Questions over resurvey order

Disaster management cell says it will only give leeway to erring officials 

30 Sep 2021

BBMP has no data on vulnerable buildings

The BBMP has not maintained a detailed dossier of vulnerable and dilapidated buildings in the city. 

29 Sep 2021

Pollution control devices mandatory for generators in Karnataka

The KSPCB has made it mandatory for all apartments, commercial and industrial establishments.

27 Sep 2021

Bengaluru institute alumnus bags National Social Scheme award

The award was conferred by President Ram Nath Kovind on the occasion of NSS Day on September 24 in New Delhi. 

26 Sep 2021

Climate change must be tackled at panchayat level: Expert

He points that while India has not yet submitted its climate change mitigation targets to the UN,

26 Sep 2021

Tourists rue slow pace of road works at Nandi Hills

After a landslide was reported in Brahmagiri Hills, Rangappa Circle last month, the district administration had laid a temporary road to facilitate travel.

25 Sep 2021

Karnataka aims to become leader in hydrogen energy

The State Government is working on green hydrogen energy as an alternative, environmental-friendly power source and aims to be a leader in the sector, just like in solar energy. 

25 Sep 2021

Take tour of Bengaluru on electric scooter

“This year’s theme is - Inclusive growth of tourism, which includes the local community of our city and Dekho Apna Desh promotion campaign.

24 Sep 2021

V for Vegan! FSSAI okays Bengaluru girl’s logo

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has chosen the vegan foods’ logo designed by a Bengaluru-based college girl.

23 Sep 2021

Reserves across India to have their own schedule to conduct tiger census 

To ensure that the census is unhindered, the department is also thinking of restricting safaris during the durations when the line transect and field surveys are being done.

22 Sep 2021