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Syndicate Bank branch fraud: Assets worth Rs. 5 crore attached
13 Jul 2021
Yediyurappa: We've every right to implement, start Mekedatu work
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday once again asserted that the state has got every right to implement the Mekedatu project across river Cauvery and will start the work, despite objections from neighboring Tamil Nadu.
08 Jul 2021
Four new faces from Karnataka inducted into PM Modi's cabinet
With PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday inducting four new faces from Karnataka into his Ministry, and Chemicals & Fertilizers Minister DV Sadanda Gowda resigning ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle, the state's representation in the Union Council of Ministers now stands at six.
07 Jul 2021
CM Yediyurappa directs officials to prepare Mekedatu project action plan
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has directed officials to prepare the action plan for the Mekedatu project at the earliest, which is vital for the state, said the state's Home, Law, and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Basavaraj Bommai.
06 Jul 2021
Bengaluru Tech Summit: PM Modi, Kamala Harris to be invited
PM Narendra Modi and US Vice-President Kamala Harris will be invited to the Karnataka government's flagship annual event Bengaluru Tech Summit-2021 (BTS-2021) from November 17-19.
05 Jul 2021
Karnataka Unlock 3.0: Religious places, restaurants, malls open from today
With the Karnataka government further easing restrictions under "Unlock 3.0" effective from Monday, life seems to have returned to normalcy as shops, restaurants, malls, private offices, and religious places began operations in full swing.
03 Jul 2021
Mysterious noise akin to explosion rattles Bengaluru
A mysterious noise like that of an explosion rattled southern parts of the Bengaluru urban district, parts of Ramanagara district, and Hosur in neighboring Tamil Nadu on Friday sending people into a tizzy.
29 Jun 2021
Kasturirangan pens his story of public and professional journey
Veteran Space Scientist K Kasturirangan has shared the story of his public and professional journey in different capacities spanning over five decades.
25 Jun 2021
Karnataka CM Yediyurappa inspects suburban rail project in Bengaluru
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday inspected the progress of the ambitious suburban railway project in Bengaluru.
24 Jun 2021
Kala Nidhi-2021, a fundraiser concert for pandemic-hit musicians, begins Friday
Bengaluru South MP BJP MP Tejasvi Surya on Thursday announced Kala Nidhi-2021, a fundraiser concert for arts by artists on social media platforms from June 25 to June 27.
22 Jun 2021
Bengaluru Urban number one among districts in nationwide vaccination drive
Bengaluru Urban stood number one among districts in the country in the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive on Monday, by administering 2,09,256 doses, while Karnataka stood second among states by administering 10.36 lakh doses, Health Minister K Sudhakar said.
19 Jun 2021
Karnataka hails NGT order closing proceedings against Mekedatu project
The Karnataka government on Friday welcomed the National Green Tribunal's decision to close on its own, proceedings based on a media report against the ambitious Mekedatu project and said the project would be started soon.
18 Jun 2021
Petrol breaks Rs. 100 barrier again, this time in Bengaluru
Bengaluru on Friday became the third metro city in the country to see petrol price cross the Rs. 100 per liter mark after fuel prices were raised yet again.
17 Jun 2021
Gopichand announces national badminton scholarship program in Bengaluru
Indian badminton head coach Pullela Gopichand on Thursday announced a national scholarship program at The Sports School in Bengaluru.
17 Jun 2021
Veteran Karnataka cricketer B Vijayakrishna no more
Veteran Karnataka cricketer B Vijayakrishna died at a private hospital in Bengaluru on Thursday due to multiple organ failure and cardiac arrest, family sources said. He was 71.
16 Jun 2021
Bengaluru records less than 1,000 COVID-19 cases after two months
For the first time in two months, Bengaluru logged less than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, as Karnataka on Tuesday reported 5,041 fresh infections and 115 deaths, taking the tally to 27.77 lakh and the toll to 33,148.
15 Jun 2021
Oxygen Express carrying 98 tonnes of medical oxygen reaches Bengaluru
The thirty-fifth "Oxygen Express" carrying 98.09 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO), in six cryogenic containers has reached Bengaluru, the South Western Railway said on Tuesday.
12 Jun 2021
Noted Kannada poet Siddalingaiah no more
Noted Kannada poet Siddalingaiah died on Friday due to COVID-19 related ailments, sources close to him said.
11 Jun 2021
Bengaluru: Honeywell sets up critical care center for COVID-19 patients
Honeywell on Friday announced that it has established a critical care center at Bowring Hospital in Bengaluru for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in the city.
11 Jun 2021
Three more held in connection with illegal telephone exchanges
Two people, who helped the kingpin Ibrahim Mullatti obtain hundreds of SIM cards using the fingerprints of innocent people, and a Hawala operator have been arrested in connection with the illegal telephone exchanges in the city, Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant said on Thursday.
26 May 2021
HDFC Bank deploys Mobile ATM in Bengaluru
HDFC Bank has deployed Mobile Automated Teller Machine (ATM) to assist customers during the COVID-19 related restrictions in Bengaluru.
01 Mar 2021
Bengaluru: 97-year-old first to get COVID-19 vaccine in city
A 97-year old man became the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Bengaluru as the drive for inoculating the general public got underway in Karnataka on Monday.
11 Jan 2021
#CreatingHistory: Air India's all-woman crew flight lands in Bengaluru
Creating history, Air India's longest flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru with an all-woman crew landed in the city on Monday.
27 Oct 2020
Bengalureans delighted with the launch of Gem Selections, Koramangala
Gem Selections, India's biggest gemstones brand launched its first store in Koramangala, Bengaluru on September 25, 2020.
20 Oct 2019
21-year-old student dies of cardiac arrest during ramp walk practice
In a mysterious incident, a 21-year-old MBA student died while practising for a ramp walk at her college in Peenya, Bengaluru, the police said.
31 Jul 2019
Bengaluru: Google Maps-powered 'dynamic traffic signals' are now active
The worst thing about Bengaluru, as many of you may have already heard/noticed, is its traffic.
24 Jul 2019
Now, travel paperless at Bengaluru Airport
In what comes as good news for fliers, passengers boarding from the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru can now travel without having to present any travel documents.
28 Jun 2019
Rs. 60L: This is Google's offer to this 22-year-old engineer
Microsoft, Google, and Facebook are some of the world's biggest tech companies, and several aspire to join them.
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.
17 May 2019
16-year-old develops an app to help people cope with OCD
Whether it is Sheldon Cooper of The Big Bang Theory or Danny Tanner of Full House, both the characters are made fun of for exhibiting Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
10 May 2019
This 23-year-old visually impaired woman has scored 92% in PUC
Recently, 23-year-old Vaishali from North Karnataka made it to the news for completing her pre-university or PUC examinations with 92% marks.
21 Apr 2019
Karnataka: Cash worth Rs. 2.3 crore found inside spare tire
The Income Tax Department on Saturday seized cash worth Rs. 2.3 crore in Karnataka from a car, which was transporting the cash to Shivamogga and Bhadravathi 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?
12 Apr 2019
23-year-old man kidnapped for fourth time by disgruntled employees
Bengaluru Police recently arrested three people, Sanjay, Niranjan and Rakesh, for abducting their former employer, Sujay SK.
11 Apr 2019
Bengaluru: Congress leader, Khushbu Sundar, slaps youth for misbehaving
Actress-turned-politician, Khushbu Sundar, slapped a youth during a Congress rally in Bengaluru yesterday.
17 Mar 2019
This Bengaluru woman has written 700+ exams for the differently-abled
Pushpa NM is the real life hero Indian education system needs.
02 Mar 2019
Bengaluru gets pilot air purifier at Hudson Circle by BBMP
In its recent budget, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), had announced that it will be spending Rs. 2.5 lakh/purifier on installing air purifiers across various junctions in the city.
23 Feb 2019
Bengaluru's famous Karachi Bakery forced to cover 'Karachi' by mob
In wake of the Pulwama attack, people in India have been expressing their hate and anger for Pakistan quite visibly. And, naturally so.
12 Dec 2018
Bengaluru: Woman tells how Ola failed her after driver misbehaved
Taxi aggregators need to get serious about women's safety, a woman's journey in Ola has shown once again.
06 Dec 2018
Porn-addicted man accuses wife of acting in clip, tortures her
Married life is tough to maintain.
30 Nov 2018
Bengaluru: 'Connection' between law intern's sexual-harassment, death to be probed
A probing team has sent two mobile phones and laptop of a law intern, who died on Saturday, for forensic examination to found link, if any, between the sexual harassment charges she leveled and her death.
22 Nov 2018
Bengaluru: It's either emptying pockets or jail-term for footpath riders
After multiple campaigns, drives and even steps like cancelling licenses failed to curb the menace of footpath riders, Bengaluru Police has now decided on a sterner action.
30 Oct 2018
Karnataka: Man, abandoned by son, dies of cardiac arrest
A 76-year-old man whose son abandoned him on the Pune-Bengaluru highway died due to cardiac arrest at the Dharwad District Civil Hospital on Saturday night.
15 Oct 2018
Bengaluru: Principal hacked to death while taking class
In a shocking incident, a school principal was hacked to death by a gang of six members on Sunday, while he was holding a special class for students of Class 10.
05 Oct 2018
Bengaluru: Newly-elected Deputy Mayor dies of cardiac arrest
The Deputy Mayor of Bengaluru, Ramila Umashankar, today died due to a cardiac arrest, barely a week after being elected to the post.
06 Sep 2018
Bengaluru International Airport to introduce facial recognition facility from 2019
Bengaluru International Airport Thursday said it plans to roll out facial recognition facility for the passengers of some select airlines from early next year as it seeks to make the boarding process paperless.
03 Sep 2018
Bengaluru: Bald man sues salon, as hair treatment didn't work
Baldness is a concern for all, and when we come across advertisements promising hair re-growth within a stipulated (and impossible) time-frame, hopes get kindled in us.
30 Aug 2018
Blanket-ban on smoking in Bengaluru's bars, restaurants, pubs soon
Soon pubs, restaurants, cafés and bars in Bengaluru will have a blanket ban on smoking, as per a Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) circular.
17 Aug 2018
Why Bengalureans ran out of their homes yesterday?
Yesterday around 3PM, residents of West and South Bengaluru were in for a shake, literally!
08 Aug 2018
Bengaluru Police solves 105 cases with one arrest
Bengaluru Police claimed recently to have cracked a stunning 105 cases of theft with the arrest of a seasoned chain-snatcher in June, TOI reported.
04 Aug 2018
Illegal-hoarding drive: Karnataka HC slams top-cop for BBMP officials' assault
"Hooliganism has to be the last thing in Bengaluru," thundered Karnataka HC Chief justice yesterday, while taking serious note on the attack on BBMP workers and officials who were removing illegal hoardings in Ramamurthynagar on Thursday.
03 Aug 2018
Bengaluru: This woman chose noodle packets to smuggle drugs
Whether noodles contain lead is still under debate, but for this Bengaluru-based woman, it contained drugs too.
01 Aug 2018
Bengaluru: Samaritans fight India's hunger problem through community fridges
In a country where 3,000 children die every day due to malnutrition, community fridges are a heartwarming idea.
30 Jul 2018
After Yamraj, Lord Ganesha now prods Bengalureans to wear helmets
Last week a pot-bellied Lord Ganesha was seen roaming on Bengaluru streets, a fortnight after Yamraj's visit to the city.
29 Jul 2018
Beware! After bank-accounts, cyber hackers are now targeting your webcams
Cyber frauds are passé. The latest cyber-crime is webcam-hacking.
28 Jul 2018
Bengaluru's oldest inscriptions found in Hebbal?
Till recent times, Hebbal, a historically-pregnant city located in northern endpoint of Bengaluru, was known to house Hoysala inscriptions dating back to 1300 AD.
27 Jul 2018
Bengaluru:Woman loses Rs. 16,000 while trying to save Rs. 317
A Bengaluru-based woman got the biggest shock after she made a payment of Rs. 317 mistakenly and while trying to retrieve it, lost Rs. 16,000 to hackers.
21 Jul 2018
After tough 8-hr surgery, Bengaluru docs restore accident-victim's hand
On July 9, doctors of Hosmat hospital in Richmond Road, Bengaluru, got a challenging case: a road accident victim, who had a severed leg and detached arm.
20 Jul 2018
Bengaluru metro network to get another station, courtesy Infosys
IT major Infosys' philanthropic arm, Infosys Foundation will soon add a station to the Bengaluru metro network, as per an agreement between the company and BMRCL.
18 Jul 2018
Colombian gang, who had robbed Karnataka bureaucrat's house, busted
A gang of five, including a woman, was arrested for a series of burglaries they allegedly carried out in Bengaluru last month, said police commissioner T Suneel Kumar.
17 Jul 2018
Bengaluru: IPS officer in viral kissing-video replaced, no posting yet
A video showing Bengaluru SP (Rural) Bheemashankar S Guled kissing a married woman has brought much shame to the state government and police force.
16 Jul 2018
Deepika Padukone, NASA swear by this Bengaluru home-based baker's cookies
She's a cosmetic scientist, but her love didn't lie in studying manufacture of perfumes, makeup and shampoos.
15 Jul 2018
Bangalore Golf-Club maybe shifted after ball enters CM's premises again
When HD Kumaraswamy was the Karnataka CM in 2006, a golf ball flew from the Bangalore Golf Club (BGC) and landed in his residence.