Citing concerns over the impact on the World Heritage Site in Sundarbans, including on the Royal Bengal Tiger, the United Nations (UN) has recommended Bangladesh to scrap the proposed 1,320MW therm

Karnataka Power Corporation Limited's gas-based thermal power plant is set to come up on a plot in Yelahanka - historically classified as an industrial zone - in North Bengaluru.

More than a quarter of the total geographic area (TGA)-96.4 million hectares (mha) or 29.32%-in India is undergoing degradation as per decadal information compiled for the the period 2011-13, posin

BENGALURU: Ninety nine per cent of the world's food comes from the soil — crops grown, livestock maintained on it — and an estimated 25% of earth's biodiversity is found in the soil.

Imagine a forest of the size of Bengaluru city being wiped out. That's what has happened in Karnataka over the years.

The mining scam that haunted Karnataka and many of its politicians is back in the news. This time public sector undertaking Bharat Earth Movers Limited appears to be involved.

Unsafe Handling Exposes Workers To Fumes, Acids

Bangalore: Over 1.6 lakh acres of forest land in Karnataka have been encroached upon by private individuals until mid-2013, according to official figures.

DIRTY DROPS: 285 Deaths In State From 2010 To 2013 | Studies Find City Scene Alarming

In the first two weeks of May 2011, more than 30 persons took ill due to water contamination in Bangalore’s Dasarahalli zone. A year earlier, Mudda Gangamma, 62, of Doddaballapur died after consuming filthy water. Death due to water contamination is nothing new in Karnataka.

As the state battles to tackle a grim power situation, sources in the Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) have revealed that a proposal to set up a hydel power plant at Shivanasamudra, which