Crop loss; a major concern for farmers in Shiggaon.

Scanty rainfall, depleting groundwater levels, insufficient power supply make it difficult for Shiggaon farmers to maximize their productivity. The moment one enters Shiggaon taluk in Haveri district, North Karnataka, the variety of crops they see along the highway is Bt-cotton, Maize and Paddy. . Shiggaon taluk has a total of 92 villages, 25 gram panchayats […]

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EC wants you to vote, will launch app to help

The latest app, expected to come out before April 17, will help voters avoid long queues, find nearest polling booth and information on assembly contestants. Bangalore, April 11, 2018: If the idea of waiting in unending queues at polling booths under the sweltering heat of the sun seems daunting to you, the State Election Commission […]

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Bangalore’s fleet of private vehicles booms, public ignored

Bangalore, April 8, 2018: Bangaloreans always have one thing to tell people “Do you know it took me two hours to get out of the Silk Board junction because of the heavy traffic.” Or another common statement would be “I deliberately left work late to avoid peak hour rush.” Residents of the city vividly remember […]

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Falling water cleans lake, attracts visitors

New Mini Niagara Falls in Lalbagh, help the ecosystem of the lake while attracting more tourists to the Botanical Garden   Bangalore, January 30, 2018: A Mini Niagara Falls has been constructed inside the lake of one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Bangalore. The falls are meant to help the ecosystem of the Lalbagh […]

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