Ambiguity over buffalo sport’s legal standing

There have been calls for a ban on Dakshin Kannada’s Kambala likening it to Tamil Nadu’s controversial bull sport Jallikattu. Bangalore, April 13, 2018: The legal standing of Kambala—Dakshina Kannada’s famed buffalo race—hangs in the balance as the Kambala committee’s stance is in conflict with the Supreme Court’s most recent ruling. Following the public outrage […]

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Funds released, only 6 of 1000 air sensors up

The setting up of air-quality monitors has been delayed by months. Bangalore, April 11, 2018: Only six out of a thousand planned air-monitoring sensors have been set up in the city —three months after funds were allocated—as air quality deteriorates. The website of the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board shows air quality data from only six […]

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Bengali restaurant owners to cash in on ‘Noboborsho’

Bengali Restaurants in Bangalore to see a hike in revenue as Bengali New Year dawns upon us Bangalore, April 9, 2018: Bengali New Year, also known as ‘Poila Baisakh’ is on the 15th of April this year. Famous The Bengali restaurants serving authentic Bengali food are expecting a hike in revenue. Swapan Ghosh, Manager at […]

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Bangalore Palace shocks tourists for lack of maintenance

Tourists unhappy with the poorly preserved premises of the Bangalore Palace The hallway was dimly lit – setting an eerie atmosphere right from the moment you step inside. Once take the stairs, following the audio-guide, you reach the hallway upstairs as you steadily step into a brief history of the royalty that had inhabited the […]

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Bangalore’s first bird conservatory still a dream

Puttenahalli Lake at Yelahanka suffers the consequences of negligence by the government authorities March 13, 2018, Bangalore: You ‘could’ see spot-billed pelicans. You ‘could’ spot pond herons, and painted storks. You ‘could’ find darters as well. But you may not, in the near future; or at a large scale even today. Because Yehalanka’s Puttenahalli Lake […]

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