BBMP axes 50 trees to make space for PHC, dialysis centre

Residents of BCMC Layout were in for a shock on Wednesday, when they saw a site, earmarked for a park, resembling a barren land.

20 Aug 2021

Golden Chariot may not chug again this year as tourists prefer cheaper options amid pandemic

After experiencing lockdowns in two consecutive years due to the COVID-19 pandemic and with travel restrictions imposed in most parts of India, tourists are not keen on niche travel, say officials

19 Aug 2021

No wastage: BBMP parks may use excess treated water from flats

According to records, there are around 1,035 BBMP parks in Bengaluru.

18 Aug 2021

Centre nod for drone survey of properties in Bengaluru

State working on plan to extend the exercise to all 31 districts

17 Aug 2021

Even jumbos need COVID negative test reports to take part in Mysuru Dasara celebrations

"Once the medical reports show they are healthy and their COVID-19 test reports are negative, the final list of elephants participating in the celebrations will be prepared," said an official

14 Aug 2021

Direct sighting best bet for jumbo census, say experts

As the tiger census is scheduled to be held in December 2021, the ministry of environment, forests and climate change is planning to hold elephant census from February 2022.

12 Aug 2021

Officials unhappy with Jog Falls development proposal

According to the proposal, Rs 185 crore will be spent in three phases on a series of concrete and civil works in and around the waterfalls.

09 Aug 2021

Plan ready, officials await nod for ropeway in Nandi Hills

Even as the minister for tourism has changed, the proposal to develop Nandi Hills seems to have remained constant.

09 Aug 2021

Let it be Nagarahole National Park, say Kodagu residents

It’s just not the highest sporting honour. Locals in Kodagu are now demanding that the name of Nagarahole Tiger Reserve, which is officially called Rajiv Gandhi National Park, be restored.

08 Aug 2021

Saving Vrishabhavathi: Survey of properties along valley begins

The entire drain network is being mapped with all the water inlet and outlet points.

06 Aug 2021

13th-century inscription stone lies neglected on Doddanekundi roadside

Agitated over the neglect, they have taken to social media to voice their wrath. 

05 Aug 2021

Construction delayed at KG Layout due to ‘theft’ of materials

They are also asking them to start moving in, so that the items are safe guarded and work can be completed within the stipulated time. 

05 Aug 2021

Bommai makes a statement with unique Sirsi garlands

They are much sought after because of the intricate craftsmanship and floral patterns involved.

03 Aug 2021

Weekend safari in Bandipur off, Covid negative report must for tourists

S R Natesh, Director, BTR, told The New Indian Express that orders were issued by the DC on Sunday, and will come into effect from Monday. 

03 Aug 2021

Now, medicos can learn in Kannada, thanks to new app

Prepare Edutech (PrepEd) teaches para-medics and nursing to SSLC and PUC students and was launched in June.

01 Aug 2021