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Racket-tailed Drongo: A bird that mimics 35 other winged species, 3 mammals and 2 frogs

These birds, according to Samira, apparently used different sets of mimicked calls with different syntax. While one was directed towards other racket-tailed drongos or conspecifics, the other was...

News Nation Bureau | Apr 07, 2016 05:54 PM

After Class 12 Chemistry paper leak, now lecturers boycott evaluation

Already under fire over its handling of the Class 12 examination after the Chemistry question paper leaked twice within 10 days, the Karnataka government is now struggling to convince the lecturers...

PTI | Apr 06, 2016 02:27 PM

Cabinet reshuffle to be done within this month: Siddaramaiah

As the clamour for the much awaited reshuffle of the state cabinet is growing louder, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said it will be done within this month. “Cabinet...will do it, we...

PTI | Apr 02, 2016 06:48 PM

Science Express train in Bengaluru creates awareness on climate change

“Science Express”, a unique science exhibition mounted on a 16-coach AC train flagged-off on October 30, 2007 by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, has...

PTI | Mar 26, 2016 11:39 AM

Vijay Mallya 'son of soil', not running away: Deve Gowda

Describing beleaguered business tycoon Vijay Mallya as a “son of the soil” who is not “running away” from the country, former Prime Minister and JDS supremo H D Deve Gowda today questioned why...

PTI | Mar 12, 2016 07:02 PM

PM hails ISRO's successful launch of navigation satellite IRNSS-1F

In a textbook mission, Indian Space Research Organisation’s workhorse PSLV-C32 lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here, about 100 km from Chennai, at 4.01 PM and later injected the...

PTI | Mar 10, 2016 05:27 PM

NDRF working to plug tanker radiation near Bengaluru

Special NDRF teams are trying to salvage and render safe a tanker laden with dangerous chemicals that had toppled some 40-km away from here on the Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway.

PTI | Mar 09, 2016 08:33 PM

SC to hear plea of PSU banks against Vijay Mallya on Wednesday

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on Wednesday a plea filed by a consortium of 17 PSU banks seeking a direction that industrialist Vijay Mallya be restrained from leaving India.

PTI | Mar 08, 2016 07:49 PM

Thousands of dead fish surface at Bengaluru's Ulsoor Lake; locals blame pollution

Hundreds of dead fish were washed ashore today at Ulsoor lake, a popular boating site here, raising concerns about water pollution in the city.

PTI | Mar 07, 2016 11:56 PM

Kannada writer's tale of middle class insecurities in English

Shanbhag, who named his book after a self-created “non-sense” word “Ghachar Ghochar,” says he landed on the word only after having written a significant portion of the 116-page novella.

PTI | Mar 07, 2016 03:01 PM

Not on confrontational path with Modi govt: Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today maintained in the Assembly that he was not on a path of confrontation with the Narendra Modi government, asserting he was only taking up cudgels for the...

PTI | Mar 06, 2016 03:46 PM

Oppn seeks to corner Karnataka govt on police action against farmers

Opposition BJP and JD(S) today sought to corner the Karnataka government in the assembly, condemning the police action on farmers who were on a protest march to the city seeking solution to their...

PTI | Mar 04, 2016 06:03 PM

Bengaluru farmers' protest disrupts traffic flow

12 districts in North Karnataka have been declared drought-hit, and farmers' groups also demanded release of dues amounting to over 1,000 crore that sugar industries have defaulted on paying to...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 03, 2016 08:15 PM

Uber launches bike taxis in Bengaluru

Uber today launched the pilot of its new service, uberMOTO, in Bengaluru that will enable customers to get motorbike rides in minutes with just a push of a button.

PTI | Mar 03, 2016 04:19 PM

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah hands over the controversial watch to Assembly Speaker

Mired in a controversy over a luxury watch gifted to him, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today handed it over to the Speaker amid uproar in the state Assembly, declaring it a state asset.

PTI | Mar 02, 2016 07:50 PM