Nandi Hills

Doctor by day, farmer by night: Meet the Bengaluru doc behind Chikkaballapura's ecomuseum

If Dr Narasimhaiah Srinivasaiah is not donning his white coat, he is practising ‘tropical forestry’ at his eco-museum on the foothills of Nandi Hills  

published on : 11th January 2022

Nandi Hills, forests out of bounds on New Year

Move to avoid any nuisance during New Years

published on : 25th December 2021

Car-bike rally at fragile Nandi Hills kicks up dust

Officials of the Forest Department, along with locals and conservationists, have raised objections to the conduct of the event.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Landslides in Nandi Hills: Bad planning putting hills in danger, say geologists

A proper drainage network and buffer zone between roads and footpaths is not just important to ensure there is no flooding in urban areas, but also to ensure there are no landslides. 

published on : 17th October 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.

published on : 25th September 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.

published on : 27th August 2021

Nandi Hills out of bounds for tourists after landslip

Heavy rain on Tuesday night triggered landslide on the famous Nandi Hills. However, tourists atop the hills were brought down safely by steps.

published on : 26th August 2021

KSTDC staffers throw garbage down Nandi Hills, made to clean up

Two KSTDC hotel staffers were caught on camera throwing garbage down the cliff of Nandi Hills, by members of a volunteer group in Chikkaballapur recently.

published on : 25th August 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.

published on : 9th August 2021

Karnataka tourism introduces buses to ferry visitors to Nandi Hills

The tempo traveller buses provided by the department will be parked at the parking lot, which will soon come up at the foothills.

published on : 26th July 2021

Nandi Hills parched, water to be pumped up

Nandi Hills, believed to be the origin of five rivers, is facing a water crisis, worrying not just locals, but also the government and experts.

published on : 25th July 2021

Nandi Hills to get first ropeway facility in Karnataka soon, says Tourism Minister Yogeshwar

The minister said spot inspections have been made and suggestions from local villagers collected by a team of officials including the district administration

published on : 23rd July 2021

Now, you need a coupon to enter Nandi Hills

The administration is also conducting a study at Nandi Hills to ascertain the carrying capacity and ensure that the crowd is controlled. 

published on : 17th July 2021