Shyam Sundar Vattam | ENS

Babus' Junkets Cost Rs 1.10 Crore to Govt

Foreign junkets undertaken by the State government officials from July 24, 2011 to July 5, 2014 has cost the exchequer Rs 1.10 crore.

15 Aug 2014

Bandipur May Soon Get CCTVs

The Forest Department is planning to install CCTVs at all entry and exit points on Gundlupet-Ooty NH-67 and Gundlupet-Wayanad NH 212.

04 Jul 2014

Deve Gowda Among MPs Who Posed No Queries in LS

Former prime minister H D Deve Gowda has not asked a single question in the 15th Lok Sabha so far. The five-year term is ending in about three months.

27 Jan 2014

Anti-Naxal Force Security for Tiger Census

Divisional forest officials were instructed not to use volunteers in the census in all the six tiger reserves across Karnataka.

11 Dec 2013

Plan to send tamed jumbos back to wild kicks up row

Mahouts and kavadis fear they will lose job if pachyderms are sent back to forest

10 Nov 2013

JD(S) links up with urban voters on web

Shedding its image of being a rural-based party, the JD(S) is all set to make use of social networking sites to reach out to urban voters in the coming Lok Sabha elections.

24 Oct 2013

Quadrennial tiger census to begin from December 16th

A tiger census will be held across the state for eight days starting December 16.

23 Oct 2013

Air connectivity of Tier-II cities on the cards

In a renewed bid to provide air connectivity of Tier-II cities, the state government is planning to call for an expression of interest afresh for the development of smaller airports in Karnataka.

21 Oct 2013

School buses in state to have GPS, says transport dept

The State Transport Department will make Global Positioning System (GPS) compulsory for all school buses and private vehicles that carry children.

17 Oct 2013

Kodagu orange may see revival

You may get to savour the famous  ‘Kodagina Kittale’ (Kodagu orange) again. The State Horticulture Department has decided to revive the now-extinct variety.

08 Oct 2013

Yeddyurappa's return not before polls to 5 states

The decision of taking former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa back into the BJP is likely to be delayed following the announcement of elections to five states Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Delhi.

05 Oct 2013

Sriramulu seeks plum post to return to BJP

BJP leaders are not agreeing to the former minister’s rider that he should be given the post of deputy leader in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly.

03 Oct 2013

Government may allow colour beacons on police vehicles

Mulling proposal as officials complain of problems in patrolling, highway checks

30 Sep 2013

Unwieldy BBMP to be split into 2 or 3 units?

The unwieldy Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), with an 850-sq km jurisdiction, is all set to be divided into two to three corporations.

24 Sep 2013

Karnataka BJP upset over leaders meeting Modi on Yeddy issue

The state BJP unit is “upset” with some leaders who met Narendra Modi and urged him to put pressure on BJP national leaders to take back former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa into the party fold.

11 Sep 2013

BJP upset over leaders’ clamour for BSY return

The state BJP unit is “upset” with some leaders who were meeting Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi

11 Sep 2013

GPS to track movement of jumbo herds

The Forest Department has decided to put the elephant tracking Global Positioning System (GPS) initially on four wild elephants to track their movements.

31 Aug 2013

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