• German firm solves Mandya farmers' burning problem

    Bengaluru: An estimated 32 million tonnes of agricultural residue is burnt in India every year leading to unchecked air pollution. But help is at hand now.Bio-lutions, a Germany based company, has now setup its first pilot plant in Bengaluru, and is working with farmers in the nearby Mandya region t...

  • BBMP to HC: Remodelling of drains in progress

    Bengaluru: The High Court of Karnataka on Wednesday asked the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to submit another report on the progress made on re-modeling of drains in the city after the civic body submitted a status report stating that the works were in different stages. The BBMP said the...

  • Beer most loved form of alcohol in metro cities: Survey

    Bengaluru: Individuals living in Gurugram and Bengaluru consume the highest amount of beer with people of Mumbai preferring to get high on hard drinks, according to a survey.Crownit, a consumer group marketing and data platform, conducted a survey across pubs in Gurugram, Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru...

  • Steps to rein in dengue this rainy season in Bengaluru

    Sowmya A RamanBengaluru: Incidences of the dengue epidemic have been on the rise in Bengaluru. In 2016, the city of Bengaluru alone had 389 suspected cases out of which 113 were confirmed.According to the World Health Organization, dengue is a viral infection carried by mosquitoes of the aedis aegyp...

  • Thousands take to new metro line in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: Thousands of commuters, including government employees and techies, on Monday boarded the new metro line between north and south of the city, saving time and avoiding the vehicular traffic-choked roads."About 75,000 people used the 24km north-south route (green line) between 5 a.m. and 6 ...

  • Metro fares hiked, timings extended

    Bengaluru: Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. has announced a 10 per cent to 15 per cent increase in fares from Sunday.With this, a trip from Baiyappanahalli to Yelachenahalli will cost Rs 50, to Mysuru Road Rs 45 and to Nagasandra Rs 58. You will have to shell out Rs 60 for a ride from Nagasandr...

  • DPR on Metro connectivity to KIA in progress: Minister Naidu

    Bengaluru: Union Urban Development and Information Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday announced that the State government is contemplating to connect the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) to the metro network. A feasibility study was conducted by RITES and the final route to KI...

  • Mukherjee dedicates Bengaluru Metro to nation

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru on Saturday became the second city after Delhi to have a full-fledged Metro network in all the four directions, with President Pranab Mukherjee dedicating the last section of the first phase to the nation.The 42.3-km-long project, which started in 2008, has been built at a cost ...

  • Pvt doctors hit the streets in Bengaluru over new bill

    Bengaluru: Doctors working in private hospitals across the state took out a rally on Friday in Bengaluru demanding the withdrawal of the Bill amending the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (KPME) Act 2007."We took out a rally from City Railway Station to Freedom Park. The rally was peaceful,'...

  • Finally, Siddaramaiah inspects Metro in 30 minutes

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday inspected the Green Line of Bengaluru's Namma Metro that is scheduled to be thrown open to the public from June 18.President Pranab Mukherjee will flag off the Green Line on June 17 at Vidhana Soudha.Siddaramaiah was scheduled to inspect t...

  • BBMP officials demanding bribe to release compensation amount to JCB driver?

    Bengaluru: Leader of Opposition in the assembly Jagadish Shettar alleged that BBMP officials were demanding bribes to release the compensation amount to the JCB driver who was washed away in flash floods during recent rains in the city.Shettar said that though the government had announced compensati...

  • Horticulture dept disappointed with govt order on Cubbon Park

    Bengaluru: The state government has directed the city police to allow vehicles through Cubbon Park on second Saturdays and Sundays as well. The directive has disappointed the Horticulture Department, which fears a rise in noise and air pollution in the park.In a notification issued last month, the g...