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16 Jun 2017


Bengaluru: 5 held for issuing Aadhaar cards using fake documents

Yelahanka New Town police arrested five persons for issuing Aadhaar card to applicants using fake documents for Rs. 1000 to Rs. 5,000 a piece.

15 Jun 2017


Karnataka's drought hits textbook printing, students yet to get books

Karnataka's drought crisis has created a stir in the printing industry as well with many students yet to get textbooks.

14 Jun 2017


Tamil Nadu to open its Hosur Airport for Bengalureans

With the intention of addressing the traffic woes of Bengalureans to reach the Bengaluru airport, Tamil Nadu has offered to open up its Hosur Air Station.

13 Jun 2017


Karnataka filmmakers to stall movie making due to GST

Kannada film fraternity plans to stall the film making activities to demand lowest tax slab under GST.

12 Jun 2017


Heavy rains cause landslide in Karnataka, 3 children dead

Heavy rains wreaked havoc for the people of Uttara Kannada district, after a landslide buried alive three children. Atleast 8 houses were destroyed.

12 Jun 2017


Karnataka Bandh on June 12, but most services not hit

Pro-Kannada organizations called for a state-wide bandh on June 12 to press for several demands, including PM Narendra Modi's intervention in the Mahadayi river dispute, loan waivers for farmers, and a permanent solution for the regional water scarcity.

11 Jun 2017


Bengaluru police emergency response gets Rs. 30 crore revamp

Namma 100, an upgraded emergency response of the Bengaluru police was launched by CM Siddaramaiah on Saturday.

08 Jun 2017


Bengaluru's Phase 1 metro to be inaugurated on June 17

Bengaluru's wait for Phase 1 metro will soon be over with its last leg to be inaugurated on June 17 by President Pranab Mukherjee.

07 Jun 2017


Karnataka- Mother beats daughter to death for failing exams

An 18 year old girl was beaten to death with an iron rod by her own mother for failing her English exam and falling in love. The incident happened in Kolar district, Karnataka.

06 Jun 2017


Bengaluru police seizes banned currency notes, arrests 5 people

Bengaluru Police seized banned currency notes amounting to Rs. 2.5crore and caught five people red-handed when they were trying to move the demonetized notes on late Monday night in Bengaluru.

05 Jun 2017


Karnataka Honour Killing: Pregnant-woman set on fire by her family

In yet another case of honour killing, a pregnant Muslim woman was burnt alive by her own family for marrying a Dalit man in Bijapur, Karnataka.

02 Jun 2017


Bengaluru: Wipro threatened once again by ransomware

Bengaluru offices of the IT giant, Wipro received yet another threat by a ransomware on Wednesday, seeking Rs. 500 crore in bitcoin.

31 May 2017


Soon, Dial 100 for appointment with Bengaluru police officers

Residents of Bengaluru will soon be able to dial 100 for setting up appointments with police officers at local police stations for verification or filing of non-emergency complaints.

30 May 2017


Karnataka will soon get government-run meat shops

According to reports, the Karnataka government will soon have independent units which will sell low-cost and hygienic lamb and mutton across the state.

29 May 2017


Bengaluru- Rs. 4.53cr property tax levied on 600sq.ft home

A resident staying in a 600 sq.ft house of Kaveri Nagar of Karisandra ward in South Bengaluru has been charged property tax of Rs. 4.53 crore.

28 May 2017


Got fake Aadhaar cards for just Rs. 100, say Pakistanis

The three Pakistanis who were arrested in Bengaluru last week stated that they procured fake identifying documents including fake Aadhaar cards for just Rs. 100 each.

26 May 2017


Bengaluru horror: 14-year-old gang-raped by minors

Three youths, including two minors, gang-raped a 14-year-old girl in Bengaluru's north division.

25 May 2017


Bengaluru Police arrests 4 Pakistani nationals with fake Aadhaar cards

On 24th May, conducting a raid based on a tip-off, the City Crime Branch of Bengaluru Police arrested 4 Pakistani nationals.

24 May 2017


Bengaluru's college students to design Hyperloop pod

25 students from Bengaluru's premier colleges will gather to build their idea of a pod, a vehicle meeting the high-speed norms of Hyperloop, a futuristic transport system.

23 May 2017


Bengaluru scientists discover molecule that could cure Parkinson's

Bengaluru's scientists have discovered a new molecule which can boost the efficiency of the autophagy process in the brain cells, which would considerably reduce their degeneration, which is the cause of Parkinson's.

22 May 2017


GST Impact- Taxes on Kannada movie tickets maybe reimbursed

With the Goods and Services Tax to come into effect from 1st July in Karnataka, the Karnataka government is contemplating the reimbursement of tax collected on Kannada movie tickets.

19 May 2017


Bengaluru gets disabled-friendly cab service

With the mission to help mobility-challenged people gain independence, KickStart Cabs was founded by Vidhya Ramasubban and Srikish Siva in Bengaluru in 2013.

18 May 2017


Bengaluru may replace all existing streetlights with LED lights

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) is planning to replace all of its existing street lights with LED lights.

17 May 2017


WannaCry ransomware shuts down Bengaluru's ATMs

According to a bank official, hundreds of ATMs across Bengaluru remained shut for the second day on Tuesday due to a potential virus attack by WannaCry ransomware.

16 May 2017


China made hi-tech drones seized in Bengaluru

Last week, 10 drones capable of flying at 6,000 metres with a half-kg payload and equipped with a high-end satellite navigation system were seized from a passenger at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA).

15 May 2017


Arjun Maini wins his maiden GP3 race in Barcelona

Three days after being signed as Haas F1 team development driver, Arjun Maini went on to win his first GP3 series race at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona.

12 May 2017


Mysuru Palace fire damages ticket counter, compound wall

A fire which broke out at an ATM-kiosk inside Mysuru Palace caused damage to parts of the palace's gate, the compound wall near the ticket counter and the counter.

12 May 2017


India's Arjun Maini joins Haas F1 team as development driver

India's Arjun Maini signed up with Formula 1 team Haas as one of its development drivers alongside American Santino Ferrucci.

11 May 2017

Aadhaar Card

Bengaluru- School children crowd-fund for heart surgeries

More than 50 students from Delhi Public School Yelahanka, belonging to standards 9,10 and 12 have initiated a crowd-funding campaign for 60 days.

10 May 2017


Bengaluru to now have pod taxis?

Commissioner of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP), Manjunath Prasad claimed that the civic body is planning to implement pod taxis in the city.

09 May 2017


Bengaluru firm chosen to build hyperloop pod prototype

Workbench Projects from Bengaluru has been chosen by Hyperloop India to build a prototype pod which will feature on a global platform - a competition for the super fast transportation system using magnetic levitation technology.

08 May 2017


Bengaluru's VVIP convoys directed to make way for emergency vehicles

City police commissioner of Bengaluru, Praveen Sood issued a memo to the traffic police directing that ambulance and emergency vehicles must be granted the right of way even despite of VVIP movement.

05 May 2017


Bengaluru: Security-check at airport will now take only 25 seconds

According to reports, Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) is India's first airport to have introduced the Automated Tray Retrieval System (ATRS).

05 May 2017

Road Accidents

Kannada-Tamil TV actress Rekha Sindhu dies in accident

Kannada-Tamil TV actress Rekha Sindhu passed away in a car accident while travelling from Bengaluru to Chennai.

04 May 2017


Karnataka: Petrol dealers to protest on 10th May

The All India Petroleum Owners' Association has called for a protest on 10th May if the government doesn't heed their demand of increasing petrol dealers' profit margins.

04 May 2017


Complaint filed against Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah with Lokayukta

A complaint has been filed against Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah over alleged corruption involved in the transfer of 41 IPS officers on December 31, 2016.

04 May 2017


Airports are now seeking Aadhaar check-ins

In what appears to be a natural progression following the Railways' push for Aadhaar-based identification, airports are now mulling on introducing the same practice to ease their burden.

03 May 2017


Karnataka: BJP MLC sends porn images on WhatsApp group

According to reports, Belagavi MLC from BJP, Mahantesh Kavatagimath posted at least 50 PDF files containing nude pictures of women on the Belagavi Media Force WhatsApp group.

02 May 2017


Bengalureans can't watch Bahubali 2 for Rs. 200

According to sources, when CM Siddaramaiah was about to sign the proposed cap (Rs. 200) on ticket prices, the question about 'gold class tickets' surfaced.

28 Apr 2017


Karnataka: Bajrang Dal men assault 3 Dalits for eating beef

10 activists from the Bajrang Dal reportedly entered a house in Udupi's Kundapur taluk and assaulted 3 Dalit men who they thought were consuming beef.