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Move over "elephant poop tea," Akshay drinks cow urine everyday

11 Sep 2020

Move over "elephant poop tea," Akshay drinks cow urine everyday

Just days after a teaser clip for Akshay Kumar's upcoming Into The Wild episode showed him sipping on what they call "elephant-poop tea," the 53-year-old actor has revealed that he drinks cow's urine "for Ayurvedic reasons" every day.

New 'Into The Wild' teaser features Akshay and "elephant-poop tea"

31 Aug 2020

New 'Into The Wild' teaser features Akshay and "elephant-poop tea"

A fresh teaser of the upcoming special episode of Bear Grylls's Into The Wild featuring Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is now out.

Karnataka: Doctors threaten strike over medical officer's suicide; accuse IAS

21 Aug 2020

Karnataka: Doctors threaten strike over medical officer's suicide; accuse IAS

On Wednesday, Dr. SR Nagendra, a 43-year-old Taluk Medical Officer at Nanjanagud in Karnataka's Mysuru district, died by suicide at his residence.

Indore emerges India's cleanest city for the fourth consecutive time

20 Aug 2020

Indore emerges India's cleanest city for the fourth consecutive time

In a moment of pride for Indore, it has emerged as India's cleanest city for the fourth time in a row, according to the Swachh Survekshan Survey 2020.

Karnataka: Dams opened as water levels rise in many rivers

06 Aug 2020

Karnataka: Dams opened as water levels rise in many rivers

As heavy rains battered several districts in the southern state of Karnataka, dams were opened to avoid flooding in many rivers, that are already flowing above the danger mark.

Karnataka man, who died of coronavirus, had hypertension and asthma

13 Mar 2020

Karnataka man, who died of coronavirus, had hypertension and asthma

A 76-year-old man in Karnataka died due to coronavirus and became the first COVID-19 fatality in India. The elderly also suffered from hypertension and asthma, the Health Ministry confirmed.

Scooter rental start-up VOGO raises $35 million funding

01 Feb 2020

Scooter rental start-up VOGO raises $35 million funding

VOGO, a Bengaluru-based start-up that provides last-mile connectivity solutions in the form of self-drive rental scooters, has raised $35 million in a Series C round of funding led by Lightstone Aspada.

This Bengaluru NGO is making India's railway stations blind-friendly

30 May 2019

This Bengaluru NGO is making India's railway stations blind-friendly

Over three years after making the Mysuru railway station India's first blind-friendly station, the NGO Anuprayaas continues to make public spaces more accessible to disabled people.

Now, fly from Bengaluru to Mysuru in just 55 mins

29 May 2019

Now, fly from Bengaluru to Mysuru in just 55 mins

People traveling between Bengaluru and Mysuru will soon be able to their destination in just 55 minutes.

#TravelBytes: Top 5 weekend getaways from Bengaluru

15 Apr 2019

#TravelBytes: Top 5 weekend getaways from Bengaluru

Need a break from the crazy city traffic, the maddening crowds, and not-to-mention, another week at your desk job?

Google Maps helps robbers loot 11 temples in Karnataka

26 Jan 2019

Google Maps helps robbers loot 11 temples in Karnataka

Technology may have made our lives easier but when it falls into the wrong hands, the outcomes are not pleasant.

Karnataka civic polls: Congress-JD(S) stand strong, despite BJP inroads

03 Sep 2018

Karnataka civic polls: Congress-JD(S) stand strong, despite BJP inroads

On Monday, the election results for 105 urban local bodies in Karnataka were declared, pointing towards the resilience of the Congress-JD(S) alliance that is currently in power in the state.

This Karnataka government school has just one student

03 Sep 2018

This Karnataka government school has just one student

Even as the Karnataka government plans to shut schools with low strength, there is an Urdu-medium school, some 65kms from Mysuru, running with just one student and two teachers.

UK: Indian-origin entrepreneur's start-up set to combat fake news globally

22 Jul 2018

UK: Indian-origin entrepreneur's start-up set to combat fake news globally

An Indian-origin entrepreneur's UK-based start-up that uses a machine-learning algorithm to sift fact from fiction is set to combat fake news around the world.

Karnataka: Govt school painted to resemble train to attract students

14 Jul 2018

Karnataka: Govt school painted to resemble train to attract students

A government school in Nanjangud taluk in Karnataka's Mysuru district has been painted to look like a train to check migration of its students to private schools.

Swachh Survekshan-2018: Bengaluru slips further, Mayor fumes, BBMP blames elections

26 Jun 2018

Swachh Survekshan-2018: Bengaluru slips further, Mayor fumes, BBMP blames elections

The Swachh Survekshan-2018 rankings have come as a real shocker for Bengaluru, where its rank has slipped even further than last year's 210.

Survey: Indore, Bhopal & Chandigarh are India's cleanest cities

17 May 2018

Survey: Indore, Bhopal & Chandigarh are India's cleanest cities

For the second year in a row, Indore and Bhopal have retained their position as the top two cleanest cities in India, followed by Chandigarh.

Karnataka Manifesto: Why urban Karnataka matters?

05 May 2018

Karnataka Manifesto: Why urban Karnataka matters?

About 38% of Karnataka's population lives in urban areas.

Will impose one GST-slab, if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi

24 Mar 2018

Will impose one GST-slab, if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said if his party comes to power, it would impose one slab of Goods and Services Tax instead of five and abolish the 28% GST slab.

South Western Railway ticketing-app gets 17,235 users in a month

13 Mar 2018

South Western Railway ticketing-app gets 17,235 users in a month

On February 8, the South Western Railway (SWR) had launched an unreserved ticketing app, and just within a month, it has received a whopping 17,235 registered users.

Karnataka bandh over Mahadayi river dispute disrupts normal life

25 Jan 2018

Karnataka bandh over Mahadayi river dispute disrupts normal life

A state-wide bandh disrupted life in Karnataka. Pro-Kannada outfits called for a bandh demanding PM Narendra Modi's intervention in the inter-state Mahadayi river water row with neighbouring Goa.

'Tourist Police' to soon make Mysuru safer for travelers

21 Oct 2017

'Tourist Police' to soon make Mysuru safer for travelers

It may soon become safer to visit Mysuru, as the heritage city is set to have 'Tourist Police' to especially assist travelers.

Mysuru: Dasara elephant Arjuna carries 730kg weight in Vijayadashami rehearsals

19 Sep 2017

Mysuru: Dasara elephant Arjuna carries 730kg weight in Vijayadashami rehearsals

One of the major attractions of Dasara celebrations at Karnataka's Mysuru is the sight of elephant Arjuna majestically walking on Raja Marga, carrying the 750kg Golden Howdah with Goddess Chamundeshwari's idol on Vijayadashami.

Karnataka: 80-min flights between Mysuru and Chennai from 15 Sep

02 Sep 2017

Karnataka: 80-min flights between Mysuru and Chennai from 15 Sep

As Karnataka's Mysuru gears up for Dussehra celebrations from 21-30 September, commercial flight operations from the city, suspended in Nov'15, are set to resume on 15 September.

Mangalsutra rumor triggers panic among women in Karnataka

06 Jul 2017

Mangalsutra rumor triggers panic among women in Karnataka

Karnataka witnessed another example of a sinister rumor turning into mass hysteria when women in six districts began hitting beads of their mangalsutra with stones to prevent misfortune. The rumor was that beads in mangalsutra could bring misfortune to their husbands.

Bengaluru Metro gives realty sector a boost

27 Jun 2017

Bengaluru Metro gives realty sector a boost

With the launch of the Metro Green line in Bengaluru that connects the East-West and North-South corridors, the real estate around the routes have become hot properties.