• 30 polluting units to be shut around Bellandur lake

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) on Wednesday ordered closure of 30 polluting industries around the Bellandur lake in the city's south-east suburb for its restoration."Of the 30 units, six are around the lake and 24 in its catchment area, which have been operating witho...

  • BBMP corporator accuses revenue officer of defrauding Karnataka govt

    Bengaluru: BBMP Corporator Rammohan Raju on Wednesday accused BBMP Assistant Revenue Officer Rangaswamy of committing illegalities over a piece of land that was to be acquired by the BMRCL for Metro work.Raju, who is corporator of Ward number 175, Bommanahalli, said Rangaswamy had provided khata for...

  • Kohli hangs out at gaming joint in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli took time off from the nets to hang out at a gaming joint in the city's upscale shopping mall on Monday, unfazed by last Sunday's humiliating 82-run defeat by two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) i...

  • Jackfruit seeds could substitute cocoa beans to make chocolate

    Bengaluru: New research has found that the seeds of jackfruit -- a large fruit found in many tropical countries -- are a potentially low-cost substitute for cocoa beans, the primary ingredient of chocolate.Considering that the worldwide demand for chocolate is outstripping the production of cocoa be...

  • IPL: RCB aim to bounce back against SRH

    Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will look to dust themselves up from the devastating outing in Kolkata Sunday night as they face Sunrisers Hyderabad, who seek first away win in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Tuesday.Pursuing Kolkata Knight Riders' lowly total of 131 on Sunday, ...

  • Weeding begins as part of efforts to clean up Bellandur lake

    Bengaluru: The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) has started to remove weeds from the Bellandur lake here under its drive to clean up the water body as ordered by the National Green Tribunal, said an official on Monday."We have started removing the weeds from the lake to clean it in compliance w...

  • Google honours Kannada superstar Rajkumar with doodle

    Bengaluru: To commemorate his 88th birth anniversary on Monday, Google honoured late Kannada superstar Rajkumar with a special doodle which features the veteran actor staring at audiences from a movie screen.Born in 1929 as Ambrish Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju, he was renamed Rajkumar for hi...

  • Mahindra Electric organises 'Electric Drive' on World Earth Day

    Bengaluru: Mahindra Electric on Saturday organised the 'Electric Drive' with its electric vehicle fleet on the occasion of the World Earth Day. A unique customer engagement initiative aimed at promoting sustainable mobility, the drive was organised in Delhi, Pune and Bengaluru. A cavalcade of a...

  • Karnataka Tourism announces photography contest

    Bengaluru: The Department of Tourism in association with Youth Photographic Society is conducting a themed Monthly Photography Contest. The theme for April being "Karnataka Landscapes". Winner will get a cash reward of Rs. 10,000 and the same will be displayed by Karnataka Tourism in large hoar...

  • Green watchdog swings into action to clean Bellandur lake

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) swung into action to clean the Bellandur lake in the city, two days after the National Green Tribunal ordered closure of the polluting industrial units around it in two weeks, said an official on Friday."We have served closure notice to ...

  • Latest from Pratham: Will meet Modi; associates harassed me

    Bengaluru: Bigg Boss winner Pratham dropped another bombshell on Friday. In an interaction with the media, Pratham alleged that his friends tried to "finish him" as he wanted to donate the prize money to farmers and soldiers.He also alleged that he "tortured" a lot by his associates for his stand.Bu...

  • Bengaluru to host int'l summit on cosmetic dermatology in May

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru will host the 12th edition of World Congress of Cosmetic Dermatology (WCOCD) from May 4 to 6 at Dr. Babu Rajendra Prasad International Convention Centre, GKVK.The WCOCD is planned as a premier all-encompassing event in cosmetology, laser surgery, aesthetics and dermatology, and ...