The Water Resources Department may soon be forced to regulate supply to BWSSB at the main source - Cauvery river basinreservoirs, due to depleted storage. Such a move may have a cascading effect on water availability to consumers in Bengaluru.Bengaluru Water ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian Railways because for them heritage isn’t necessarily a function of age, says Bibek Debroy. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. The Jubilee Bridge was an old railway bridge, between Naihati and Bandel and across the river Hooghly. It possessed features to interest engineering enthusiasts. It was a ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
In an effort to woo investors, the state Cabinet on Wednesday decided to allow allotment of Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) lands on lease-cum-sale basis for single unit complexes, affordable housing projects and projects undertaken by ...Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago
The general meeting of the Mysuru City Corporation held here on Tuesday was adjourned as pandemonium broke out during a discussion on drinking water problems in the city. Corporator Ma V Ramprasad raised the issue, pointing out that it had been four months ...Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago
The Cabinet on Wednesday gave in-principle approval for implementing the long-pending Mekedatu multipurpose project utilising the Cauvery river water at a cost of Rs 5,912 crore. Briefing reporters after the Cabinet meeting, Law Minister T B Jayachandra said ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Varun Aditya, the only Indian to win Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year shares some of his best pictures. Varun Aditya, 25, won Nat Geo's Nature Photographer of the Year for Animal Portraits. The only one to win the prize from India, Varun's picture of a green vine snake was picked from over 20,000 submissions from photographers across the world. Varun chose the image titled 'Dragging You Deep into the Woods' among 23 shots of the snake that he'd captured in a rainforest near ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'To enjoy the wilderness is to be rebooted to factory settings,' says Mitali Saran.'Your eyes have to readjust their focal length from arm's length to way, way across the bank, where the stone-still slab of a crocodile lies snaggle-toothed in the sun, or to where a crested serpent eagle perches in a complication of light and shade, considering its options.'All photographs: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com IMAGE: A rare sighting of the majestic tiger in the Bannerghata National Park, Karnataka. ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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