• Dead Prince comes alive through video clipping

    Bengaluru: Prince refuses to fade away. Weeks after Bandipur's famous tiger was found dead, a video of the big cat's glory days is doing the rounds of the social media.In the video, Prince is seen hunting a wild gaur in Bandipur zone. The video reportedly was shot by Dr Nanjappa, a retired state gov...

  • It's confirmed, poachers killed tiger Prince

    Bengaluru: The Bandipur forest staff on Thursday arrested three persons for possessing wildlife trophies, which are allegedly the molars of Prince - the tiger, which had died in the last week of March.They have been identified as Sonna and Bomma of Cheluvarayanapura. The death of Prince trigge...

  • This fish can tackle dengue, chikungunya

    Bengaluru: Discarded objects in houses are good breeding grounds for disease carrying mosquitoes. But mosquitoes also breed in water tanks or septic tanks. And there is an unconventional solution to kill the problem: fish.According to Somashekar Gowda V S, State President, Swacch Karnataka Hasiru Ka...

  • Auschwitz: A cry of despair

    As I stood in front of the commemorative plaque reading the words, "For ever let this place be a cry of despair and a warning to humanity, where the Nazis murdered about one and half million men, women and children, mainly Jews from various countries of Europe", someone standing behind said, "My gra...

  • Chemicals kill Peenya lake while civic agencies pass the buck

    Bengaluru: Bellandur Lake's toxic plight has received widespread publicity but several other lakes in the city are dead or dying from pollution and encroachment. One such lake is the Narsappanahalli lake in Peenya 4th Phase.Spread over 48 acres, the lake has fallen victim to industrial effluents and...

  • How this Yakshagana artiste surrendered himself to the art, despite all odds

    Bengaluru: Subraya Hebbar, one of the prominent faces of Badaguthittu School of Yakshagana, has come up the hard way to pursue his passion against all odds.Born to agriculturist Venkappaiah Hebbar and Girija Hebbar, Subraya picked up the art's basics from his father, who was a popular Talamaddale ar...

  • Animals in peril: The growing menace of poaching in Karnataka

    Bengaluru: Poaching is alive and thriving in Karnataka.According to the Central Investigation Department (CID), Forest Cell, in 2014, 790 cases of poaching were registered and 830 people were arrested. In 2015, 782 cases were booked and 829 persons arrested. In 2016, the department booked 654 cases ...

  • Little wonder: 12-yr-old girl takes on male members, rebels against early marriage

    Belagavi: One day, when 12-year-old Tulasi Miryal was stopped from going to school and asked to learn household work by her parents, Vishwanath and Pentamma Niral, as she would be married off soon, Tulasi accepted the order meekly and did as told.Hailing from Belagavi, the news didn't come as a shoc...

  • Manipur after polls: Old wine in a new bottle

    Manipur: After 15 years, Manipur has a non-Congress government in the state. Desire for "change" and an anti-incumbency wave brought the BJP to power in Manipur. Voters wanted to see a new government; a non-Congress government with new faces; a 'different party'. In a state that does not usually see...

  • Scientists at SOLS, Manipal discover tools to manage nutrition better

    Manipal: Researchers at the Department of Biophysics, School of Life Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, India and Institute of Biophotonics, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan have developed a Stokes polarimeter based on nonlinear optical microscopy (second harmonic generation (SHG)) ...

  • Kagodu Thimmappa comes and goes but Diddalli issue remains unresolved

    Madikeri: The housing problem of Diddalli tribals looks set to continue. Much was riding on the visit of Revenue Minister Kagodu Thimmappa but the minister's visit couldn't put an end to the problem. The minister promised to provide sites and land to tribals in Diddalli itself if the land is p...

  • Furious over flight cancellation, passenger takes website to court

    Last minute flight cancellations are always exasperating, and it hurts even more if you have an important meeting or conference to attend. But who do you blame if you find yourself in such a situation? The airline or the air aggregator, where you booked the ticket?A passenger who found himself in a ...