A Coin Collector's Stamp of Passion

An Udupi man turns his hobby into an enviable job at a museum of stamps and coins

09 Sep 2020

Airports now have sharper vision, thanks to desi Drishti

What will surely warm the hearts of many is that ‘Drishti’, a transmissometer for precise reporting of visual range at airports, is a desi product.

16 Sep 2018

Koppal girls’ hostel finally gets rid of sewage water

The unhygienic surroundings in the hostel had shocked Koppal District Legal Services Authority Member secretary, who visited the hostel a month ago.

16 Sep 2018

BMTC wants exclusive corridor

Sources in BMTC told CE that passengers were using personal vehicles mainly due to lengthy commute time and lack of last mile connectivity.

08 Sep 2018

Soot-free bus fleet project: Bangalore only Indian city in list of 20 mega cities

Soon Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses will no longer be releasing thick, black smoke.

07 Sep 2018

Karnataka Endosulphan victims not given extra ration promised, reveals RTI 

Kabaka told Express that the government had recently submitted a report to KSHRC on its programmes being implemented exclusively for the welfare of endosulfan victims in three coastal districts

07 Sep 2018

Buses at Busworld India exhibition not disabled-friendly

Not a single bus showcased at the eighth edition of the ongoing Busworld India at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), on Tumakuru Road, were disable-friendly, activists rued on Thursday.

31 Aug 2018

Bottled water too has high fluoride level

Samples of sweet carbonated drinks, fruit juices, bottled water collected from outlets in and around Mangaluru tested in Nitte University’s laboratory.

28 Aug 2018

Yoga therapist from Bahrain wins hearts at relief camps in Kerala

She came, she saw and, instead of fleeing from the place, she conquered the hearts of Keralites put up in relief centres though she can’t speak a word of Malayalam.

27 Aug 2018

It’s a living hell in Social Welfare department hostels

From girls being forced to defecate in the open to 20 students crammed in a room, many problems plague the hostels

27 Aug 2018

Narasimharaja Hostel: Is this a hostel or a cesspool?

As many as eight students are crammed into each room that is built to accommodate just two.

27 Aug 2018

Bengaluru scores poorly on emission cuts, energy consumption

Bengaluru at 12th, Bhopal lowest in emission survey among 14 cities

25 Aug 2018

Bengaluru man takes 70-year-old mother on a 25,000km pilgrimage on his scooter

Not many who so deeply love their mothers would dare do what 39-year-old D Krishna Kumar did for his septuagenarian mother. He took off on his 20-year-old Bajaj Chetak scooter with his mother, Choodar

24 Aug 2018

Kodagu floods: Amid challenges, postal staff deliver goods

Undeterred by personal trauma and other challenges post the floods, postmen and postwomen in Karnataka have started delivering mail and money orders to rightful recipients in government-run gruel cent

24 Aug 2018

Slum dwellers raise a stink over dirty toilets

With the civic agency failing to maintain its toilets, residents in slums are increasingly falling prey to various diseases like dengue 

20 Aug 2018

Yettinahole project: Trial run from December

Senior officials in VJNL revealed that a bridge across Hemavathy river in Haronally will carry the pipelines.

16 Aug 2018

Karnataka Post to phase out 15 lakh money orders

Besides facilitating opening of savings and current accounts of public, IPPB intends to link 36 lakh post office saving banks accounts (POSB).

16 Aug 2018

Child victims rehabilitation: Panel prepares standard operating procedure

Mariswamy said once the draft is fine-tuned, an awareness drive will be launched to sensitise departments concerned about their respective roles.

11 Aug 2018

Karnataka schools for special kids likely to have biometric attendance

The state government is likely to implement an order making biometric fingerprint attendance compulsory for all students in 141 special schools across the state.

10 Aug 2018

Air quality monitoring in Bengaluru completes 35 years

The worsening air pollution at Anand Rao Circle following increase in high-rise buildings, prompted the board to install the first air quality monitoring station there in 1983.

09 Aug 2018

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