The twin cities will soon say goodbye to mounds of garbage and sport squeaky-clean look within six weeks if the civic administration's plan comes through.

Tough luck if you want to take a leak when out on the street. Chances are that you wouldn't even find a public urinal. And if you are lucky enough to spot one, step in with caution.

Karnataka is setting up a Natural Calamities Relief Fund with a corpus of Rs 125 crore to reduce hardships of the people hit by such disasters besides meeting the demands of the affected district

BANGALORE: The water levels in Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) in Mandya district and Almatti in Bijapur, the lifelines for drinking water and irrigation in the Cauvery and Krishna basins, have almost touc

Is the PPP model going to work in the field of drinking water services?

People who instal solar equipment to get 30 per cent subsidy

Mysore and the twin cities of Hubli-Dharwad are among the 60 cities from across the country that have been included under the Union Government’s Solar City project, which aims to augment power generation from unconventional sources. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has appointed Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd (KREDL) as the nodal agency for implementing the project in Karnataka.

The State government would extend the solar street light project to all parts of the State in the coming days, Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar said here on Monday.

Mahesh, an exhibitor from Hubli, displays a solar lamp, at ‘Solarcon India 2012’ in the City on Monday. Speaking at the inauguration of Solarcon India 2012, a solar energy event, being held at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), the chief minister said a large number of solar street lights and signals have already been installed within Bangalore and a few other cities.

Almost all departments ignore three-year-old GO

Wondering why the State is facing a power crisis? Here’s another classic example of governmental sloth: The state’s public offices have failed to install power-saving equipment, despite it having been made mandatory, contributing to heavier power consumption in Karnataka.A government circular issued three years ago made it compulsory for all government departments to install electrical ballasts in their offices. This has been ignored by almost all the departments barring two electricity supply companies which are also not up to speed on installing ballasts.

The answer to Delhi’s perennial water crisis could lie in two successful public-private partnership (PPP) models — one in Nagpur, Maharashtra, and the other in the twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad

Kalasa-Banduri nala project envisages diversion of water from canal to Malaprabha

The Kalasa-Banduri Horata Samiti, which is fighting for implementation of the Kalasa-Banduri nala project that envisages diversion of water from the Kalasa and Banduri Nala to Malaprabha river, has decided to meet Goa chief minister Manohar Parikkar and appeal to him to cooperate in completing the project before 2013-end.