• B'luru to Belthangady: A techie's new life in a remote village

    Belthangady: People migrating from villages to cities has been written about, but in a case of reverse migration, which is becoming quite common now, an engineer from Bengaluru has settled in a remote area in Belthangady taluk. Shivakumar, who hails from Bhairasandra, Tumakuru taluk, gave up hi...

  • Demonetisation: Economy shaken, GDP hurt, trust in govt undermined

    New Delhi: While the immediate impact of demonetisation was seen in the long queues outside ATMs and felt through acute cash shortage, its anniversary is an appropriate vantage point to assess the less visible and generalised effect on the economy of what was easily the most disruptive measure post-...

  • Pioneer AVH-Z5090BT: Your best in-car audio companion on the go

    New Delhi: Millennials in India are constantly looking for instant gratification and have the budget to flaunt next-generation gadgets. When it comes to on-the-go experience, the desire to own the best in-car entertainment system is also growing among them.Japanese company Pioneer, which has been de...

  • We will make Kerala one of the best states in the country: Chief Minister

    New Delhi: Kerala will soon formulate an industrial policy under which a single-window system will be put in place to clear investment applications while making it easy to do business in the state, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. More than a year after his CPI-M-led Left Democratic Fr...

  • Centre's move to privatise profit-making PSUs criticised

    Bengaluru: The central government's decision to go in for strategic sale of 224 profit-making PSU, including HAL, BEML, BHEL, could lead to job losses besides having an adverse effect on the economy, said President of BEML Employees Association, Domlur Srinivas Reddy. Speaking at a press confer...

  • Diamond jubilee of VS: Where is the creativity & accountability?

    Who is the custodian of the Vidhana Soudha structure, which is getting whitewashed and cleaned in patches to celebrate the 60th years of its existence? Is it the Public Works Department (PWD) or the Karnataka Legislature Secretariat, which should be celebrating it in case it has to be done for some ...

  • Coffee can reduce diabetes risk

    Bengaluru: The medicine that can delay your diabetes is right on your coffee table. 'Cafestol', a bioactive substance found in coffee, could help delay the onset of Type-2 diabetes, improve cell function and insulin sensitivity in laboratory mice, according to a study carried out by a team of s...

  • Government should wake up to scourge of illegal LEDs

    The Indian LED lighting industry is going through a boom phase. According to some estimates, the market has grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.5 per cent between 2009 and 2016 and is now worth around $3.7 billion (with LEDs at around 40 per cent of the market share). This makes the ...

  • It happens only in India: Five Shani temples in one locality in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: Five temples dedicated to five gods in one locality is par for the course but have you seen five temples of the same god in one locality? Believe it or not, there are five temples dedicated to Lord Shaneshwara near Jinke Park in Chamrajpet. And all these five temples are located in a stre...

  • 'It was entirely unexpected that the Chinese would attack'

    It was entirely unexpected that the Chinese would attack. The Indians had observed a massive build-up across the border and there had been several encounters between the Indian Army and the Chinese PLA in the days before the main attack, including bombardment of Dhola and Khenzemane on October 19, 1...

  • Vizag may soon emerge as hub of new age technologies

    By Mohammed ShafeeqVisakhapatnam: Visakhapatnam or Vizag, as it is popularly known, may emerge as the hub of new age technologies as top financial technology firms are looking at this coastal city to start operations.The keen interest shown by some national and global players for a presence in Finte...

  • Used and forgotten: The sad fate of Saalumarada Thimmakka

    Bengaluru: When all over the world people are making noise about global warming, countries are signing treaties on environmental issues (with a few countries still having no clue about the importance of nature), one incredible woman from south India quietly toiled away to preserve nature. She showed...