Bannerghatta(Search results - 43)
IndiaJul 31, 2020, 6:18 PM IST
Bannerghatta National Park: No beef for carnivores due to lockdown; officials forced to change animal diets
No beef for wild animals at Bannerghatta National Park. Due to beef suppliers not able to get beef following lockdown and vigilantism, the wild animals are being fed with poultry meat. The officials say the natural feed for wild animals is black cattle that is buffalo and hope to get the regular supplies as they has called for tender
IndiaJul 24, 2020, 5:09 PM IST
Karnataka: Elephants using twigs to scratch body tickles, amazes netizens; video goes viral
A rescued elephant housed at Bannerghatta Biological Park has become the centre of attraction after it showed its ability to improvise and use a tool to scratch its ears, neck and mouth. These large animals usually use trees or rough surfaces and rub their bodies against them when they feel itchy or in order to ward away flies
IndiaMay 27, 2020, 3:30 PM IST
Bengaluru: Police complaint against BMRCL and BBMP for picking up the axe
Angered by the BBMP and BMRCL for identifying 165 trees to cut in order to facilitate underground metro line between Bannerghatta Road to Shoolay Circle, a high court advocate has filed a complaint against these agencies and has asked them to translocate trees instead of chopping them.
Coronavirus IndiaApr 20, 2020, 1:15 PM IST
Making most of lockdown: Poachers enter forest with arms, captured on surveillance camera
As India is under lockdown, poachers seem to believe that officials and public will be indoors, making it a good opportunity for them to hunt animals and transport them without getting caught. Two poachers in Bannerghatta entered the forest area with arms. However, they have been caught on camera and the forest department is now on the hunt for them
IndiaMar 24, 2020, 7:12 PM IST
Elephant struggles to drink water with injured trunk; Should Karnataka govt still go ahead with reducing fores
An elephant was spotted with its trunk cut at Bannerghatta National Park limits due to steel strings used by poachers. Activists place this as evidence before BJP government to appeal to them not to reduce the buffer zone at the park as it will only help poachers
IndiaMar 23, 2020, 12:47 PM IST
Bannerghatta’s eco-sensitive zone to shrink: Centre’s notification faces massive opposition in Bengaluru
Namma Bengaluru Foundation (NBF), activists, NGOs, citizens participated in a mega tweetathon - #SaveBannergatta - opposing the reduction of eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of Bannerghatta National Park (BNP)
IndiaMar 12, 2020, 6:08 PM IST
Bannerghatta’s eco-sensitive zone to shrink: Activists see red as Karnataka government gets green signal
A gazette notification issued approved the Yediyurappa-led government’s request to reduce the eco-sensitive zone by 100 sq km.
IndiaFeb 19, 2020, 3:59 PM IST
Forest department in thief's hands: Karnataka govt to reduce Bannerghatta’s eco-sensitive zone in Bengaluru
Eco-sensitive zone around Bannerghatta National Park in Bengaluru will be reduced by 100 sq km? Yes, Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa has sent a letter to union minister Prakash Javadekar about the same.
IndiaOct 23, 2019, 4:46 PM IST
An alternate road to ease traffic on Silk Board Junction soon
Fed with a volley of tweets, articles condemning the BBMP and traffic department for not providing any solution to the traffic situation on BTM and Silk Board Junction, the BBMP has come up with a road spanning 1,080 meters between Madiwala Tank Bund and 29th Main, Bannerghatta Road near Jayadeva Hospital Junction.
LIFESTYLESep 4, 2019, 2:47 PM IST
National Wildlife Day: Here are 6 animals on the brink of extinction
September 4 is celebrated as National Wildlife Day. On this day, we have compiled a list of a few animals on the brink of extinction
NEWSAug 23, 2019, 1:30 PM IST
Bengaluru: Vehicle raided for transporting beef illegally, handed over to police
A vehicle transporting beef illegally was raided by activists of Hindu Jagaran Vedike at Rajanukunte near Bengaluru. It’s alleged that it was being taken to Bannerghatta from Hindupur, Andhra Pradesh
NEWSJul 29, 2019, 11:54 AM IST
Bengaluru’s Bannerghatta Biological Park names tiger cub after Hima Das
2018 Asian Games gold medallist Hima Das was honoured at Bannerghatta Biological Park on International Tiger Day, when a six-month-old tigress was named after the sportsperson.
NEWSJun 5, 2019, 12:32 PM IST
World Environment Day 2019: Head to these 5 places in Bengaluru to breathe clean air
Being in cities, it is difficult to find such a green cover to get away from the pollution and other man-made problems. But Bengaluru has many places that can boast of offering clean air with greenery around.
NEWSMay 17, 2019, 9:01 AM IST
Bannerghatta Biological Park loses Israel-imported Zebra due to gastrointestinal tract infection
A six-year-old male zebra passed away in Bannerghatta Biological Park as it suffered from a bloated abdomen. According to the park authorities, the animal showed discomfort for the last few days and died on Thursday morning.
NEWSFeb 22, 2019, 9:53 AM IST
Harsh summer: Bannerghatta Biological Park officials concerned over water scarcity
With the drought in the last few years and borewells running dry across Bengaluru, Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) officials expressed concerns over regular supply of water to animals. The officials say that the park has to supply 3 lakh litre of water and hence have decided to pump up three additional borewells to supply water to over 2,000 animals, birds and reptiles