Kingdom of Mysore

Who was Sir M Visvesvaraya?

Sir M Visvesvaraya was an Indian civil engineer, administrator, and statesman. Born on September 15, 1861, in Muddenahalli village in the erstwhile Kingdom of Mysore, Sir M Visvesvaraya played a pivotal role in the development of the state of Mysore ..



Karnataka Rajyotsava Awards

The Karnataka Government will not accept applications for Rajyotsava Awards from 2023. Rather a panel is to be set up to choose the eligible candidates. The state government is following the footsteps of the central government. The central government chooses ..



Engineer’s Day 2019

The Engineering Community in the country observes 15th September every year as Engineers Day to recognise the contribution of engineers’ in the development of the nation. Why September 15? September 15 is observed as Engineers Day as a tribute to ..

Innovation for Clean Air (IfCA) launched by India & UK

India and the United Kingdom (UK) have launched a two-year joint initiative – Innovating for Clean Air (IfCA) in Bengaluru. The aim of the initiative is to provide a unique measurement system for air quality by integrating satellite and sensor ..

STARS launched by Union HRD ministry to fund science projects

On the occasion of National Science Day (NSD-2019), the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister, Prakash Javadekar launched Rs 250 Crore scheme ‘STARS’ to fund 500 science projects. The selection of these projects would be done on the basis of ..

Horrific forest fire broken out in Bandipur Tiger Reserve (BTR)

The horrific forest fire has recently broken out in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka. The fire is estimated to have gutted 2,000 hectares of the forest. Hundreds of forest department officials along with local volunteers ..