Govt buildings laggards in installing solar panels

The pace of installation of rooftop solar panels is slow, though the demand is rising, especially in non-government buildings.

02 Sep 2021

Sea erosion in Karnataka puts spoke on new coastal regulation zone norms

The meeting was held earlier this month, after which repeated surveys and discussions with local communities began.

29 Aug 2021

Despite ban, Plaster of Paris idols sneak back into markets

According to citizens, conservationists and some KSPCB officials, the failure is because of the continuous soft stand of the government.

29 Aug 2021

Neelakurinji blooms beckon tourists, chopper rides on offer

The mass blooming of the Neelakurinji flower (Strobilanthes kunthiana) in Kodagu district is giving the much-needed boost to the state’s tourism sector.

27 Aug 2021

Blasting may have caused Nandi landslip: Officials

Geologists and forest department officials point out that the mud sheet gave way because of poor water percolation capacity and the soil could not hold any more.

27 Aug 2021

Potholes: Dream run on one side, nightmare on another

This, despite directions issued by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Chief Commissioner Gaurav Gupta that all potholes should be filled immediately.

26 Aug 2021

Come, take a look at the mess, traders tell Bommai

Continuous digging at Avenue Road, Chickpet and surrounding areas has wreaked havoc on their business 

22 Aug 2021

Karnaraka aims to wean away from thermal power

The State started work in this direction after the Centre spelt out its policy on green energy sources, with the focus on solar and wind energy.

22 Aug 2021

Karnataka tiger reserves try new tech, apps ahead of census

Ahead of the national tiger census, staffers in Karnataka’s tiger reserves are trying out new technological interventions and apps on a trial basis to monitor tigers daily.

21 Aug 2021

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