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13 Feb 2022


Hijab row: Section 144 imposed around high schools in Udupi

The Deputy Commissioner of Karnataka's Udupi district has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) within 200-meter radius area of all high schools in the district.

09 Feb 2022


Hijab row: Bengaluru police ban protests, gatherings near educational institutions

In wake of the escalating tensions in Karnataka over wearing a hijab (headscarf) in educational institutions, the Bengaluru Police have banned protests and gatherings near schools and colleges in the city for two weeks.

28 Jan 2022


Former Karnataka CM Yediyurappa's granddaughter found dead in Bengaluru

Soundarya, the granddaughter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, died by alleged suicide on Friday (January 28), news agency ANI reported.

25 Dec 2021


10 offbeat tourist destinations near Bengaluru

Bengaluru offers travelers an exhilarating mix of adventure, culture, natural beauty, and scrumptious food.

01 Nov 2021


Vishal vows to fund education of Puneeth Rajkumar's 1,800 students

Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar's sudden passing in Bengaluru came as a shock to his colleagues in the film industry as well as his fans.

30 Oct 2021


Power star Puneeth Rajkumar to be cremated with state honors

Power star Puneeth Rajkumar passed away on Friday afternoon after suffering cardiac arrest at 46.

29 Oct 2021


People's favorite Appu, Puneeth Rajkumar (46), no longer among us

Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar, who was rushed to the Vikram Hospital, in Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, after he complained of chest pain in the morning, has passed away.

29 Sep 2021


60 students of Bengaluru boarding school test positive for COVID-19

At least 60 students from a boarding school in Bengaluru have tested positive for the coronavirus, fueling concerns about children returning to offline studies.

27 Sep 2021


Three-story building in Bengaluru comes crashing down

A three-story building collapsed in Bengaluru's Wilson Garden on Monday at around 11:40 am.

18 Sep 2021


5, including 9-month-old, found dead in Bengaluru house; suicide suspected

Five members of a family, including four adults and a nine-month-old baby, were found dead in their house in Bengaluru's Byadarahalli area on Friday night.

03 Sep 2021


Bids invited to setup Rail Arcade at Bengaluru, Chandigarh stations

Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd. (IRSDC) on Friday said it has invited bids for setting up and maintaining a "Rail Arcade" at the Bengaluru's Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station and Chandigarh Railway Station for a period of nine years.

31 Aug 2021


MLA's son among 7 dead in Audi crash in Bengaluru

Seven people died in a horrific car accident in Bengaluru in the early hours of Tuesday.

Woman held with synthetic drugs weighing 1kg in Bengaluru

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday said that it arrested a woman with African connection, carrying synthetic drugs weighing a kilogram in Bengaluru.

25 Aug 2021

Indian Air Force

IAF Chief flies sortie in IOC LCA Tejas

Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria flew in an initial operational clearance (IOC) standard Light Combat Aircraft Tejas during his visit to Bengaluru, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.

24 Aug 2021

Venkaiah Naidu

Why pizza, burger when we have Ragi Mudde?: Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday urged people to avoid junk food and follow traditional Indian food, for maintaining good health.

17 Aug 2021


Afghan students in Karnataka worried about their future and family

Many Afghan students who are studying in Bengaluru and Dharwad are worried following the Taliban asserting control over their home country.

05 Aug 2021


IMA Ponzi scam: ED raids ex-Karnataka minister, Congress MLA's premises

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday conducted searches against former Karnataka minister R Roshan Baig and a Congress MLA in connection with a money-laundering investigation into the alleged Rs. 4,000 crore IMA Ponzi scam, officials said.

Syndicate Bank branch fraud: Assets worth Rs. 5 crore attached

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said it has attached assets worth about Rs. 5 crore in connection with a money-laundering probe linked to alleged fraud in a Syndicate Bank branch in Bengaluru.

27 Jul 2021


Yediyurappa supporter allegedly dies by suicide, caretaker CM expresses grief

Expressing "grief" over the alleged suicide of a supporter pained by his resignation, Karnataka's caretaker Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday said ups and downs are common in politics, and appealed to his followers that their regard toward him should not go to its extremity.

21 Jul 2021


Delhi: Three arrested for duping man on pretext of trade

Three persons were arrested for allegedly cheating a man of Rs. 13.5 lakh on the pretext of helping him make a huge profit through trade-in jatoba pods, police said on Wednesday.

20 Jul 2021


Bengaluru hospitals that handled COVID-19 patients to be felicitated

Hospitals in Bengaluru which handled COVID-19 patients will be felicitated by Kauvery Hospital to acknowledge the efforts of the frontline warriors who have played a big role in the fight against the pandemic.

IT department surveys Bengaluru company; detects Rs. 880cr hidden income

The Income Tax Department has detected "concealment" of Rs. 880 crore income after it surveyed the Bengaluru premises of a leading manpower service providing company, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said on Tuesday.

12 Jul 2021


Black fungus killed 303 in Karnataka who recovered from COVID-19

More than 300 people, who had fully recovered from the coronavirus, lost their life to mucormycosis in Karnataka.

06 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

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.

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.

24 Jun 2021

Tejasvi Surya

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

28 May 2021


Bengaluru rape: 2 accused shot by police during escape attempt

Two of the six accused arrested in the alleged gang-rape and assault of a woman in Bengaluru were shot in the leg today, after they purportedly tried to escape from the crime scene, NDTV reported.

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.

13 May 2021


Coronavirus: 67-year-old Kumbh Mela returnee infects 33 in Bengaluru

A 67-year-old woman who had visited the Kumbh Mela tested positive for the coronavirus in the first week of April and infected as many as 33 more people in Bengaluru, The Times of India reported on Wednesday.

07 May 2021


Bed allocation scam: Tejasvi Surya apologizes for accusing Muslim workers

Facing the wrath of Bengaluru's civil society for "communalizing" an alleged bed allocation scam by the civic body, Bangalore South MP Tejasvi Surya visited the Bengaluru south zone war room on Thursday to apologize for his actions.

06 May 2021


Three held for extorting money from COVID-19 patient in Bengaluru

Three people were arrested for allegedly extorting Rs. 1.2 lakh from the relatives of a COVID-19 patient in Bengaluru to get an ICU bed in a reputed hospital, police said on Wednesday.

29 Apr 2021


About 3,000 COVID-19 infected people go 'missing' in Bengaluru

Posing another challenge to the already overburdened system tackling the COVID-19 crisis, about 3,000 infected people have gone missing in Bengaluru and many have switched off their phones, prompting the government to task the police to trace them.

24 Apr 2021


Bengaluru battered: 124 coronavirus-linked deaths recorded in one day

Karnataka's capital, Bengaluru, hit a new peak of daily deaths on Friday, as 124 more people died of COVID-19.

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