Karnataka: News

27 Apr 2017


Bengaluru: Parents would be notified if children break speed limits

A group of automobile-engineering students from Bengaluru developed a foolproof system which can automatically alert traffic control rooms of overspeeding.

26 Apr 2017

Independence Day

Bengaluru residents get coloured water because of illegal dyeing units

Residents of Shanti Nagar in Bengaluru buy bottled water as their taps give out blue and maroon coloured water; this is because illegal cloth dyeing units are polluting Bengaluru's water sources.

25 Apr 2017


Bengaluru cinemas, restaurants ordered to provide clean drinking water free

Multiplexes and restaurants in Bengaluru have been directed by a consumer court to provide clean drinking water to their customers for free.

24 Apr 2017


Bengaluru: Now, an app to help you evade potholes

A group of four classmates from Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, have invented an app which warns users about the potholes on the road.

24 Apr 2017


6,00,000 litres of blood discarded in 5 years in India

Statistics have indicated that over 28 lakh units of blood have been discarded by hospitals and blood banks in India due to poor storage and coordination logistics.

21 Apr 2017


Bengaluru to shut down on day of Baahubali 2 release

Protesting against the release of Baahubali 2, several Pro-Kannada organizations in Bengaluru led by former MLA Vatal Nagaraj have demanded a day-long bandh on 28th April.

21 Apr 2017


Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails at Karnataka

An Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derailed on Friday morning between Khalgapur and Bhalki stations in Karnataka.

20 Apr 2017


Baahubali director appeals to Kannadigas to allow release

Baahubali: The Conclusion's director SS Rajamouli in a Facebook video appealed to Kannadigas to allow the release of the movie in Karnataka.

Bengaluru: Vegetable prices increase due to scarcity of water

Markets across Bengaluru are witnessing vegetable prices soar as compared to prices last week.

18 Apr 2017


Bengaluru Police now on Instagram

Tech-savvy Bengaluru Police are doing everything in their power to ensure dissemination of their campaigns and important messages through social media.

13 Apr 2017


IIM-Bengaluru slips down one rank, second to IIM-Ahmedabad

The India rankings 2017 survey under the National Institutional Ranking Framework considered more than 3,300 institutes across 20 parameters.

06 Apr 2017

Tamil Nadu

Karnataka's most photographed tiger dies of starvation

'Prince', the most photographed tiger of the state of Karnataka, died of starvation, leaving wildlife photographers and enthusiasts in sorrow.

31 Mar 2017


Bengaluru is India's most forgetful city

The Uber 'Lost and Found India' Index released a report on Thursday and ranked Bengaluru as India's most forgetful city.

29 Mar 2017


Karnataka government wants to "rehabilitate" transgender beggars

The government of Karnataka announced the formation of 'vigilance-squads' who will arrest transgender women begging on Bengaluru streets in order to "rehabilitate" them.

27 Mar 2017

Indian Army

Army personnel's combat jackets to come from Bengaluru companies

Two extremely crucial combat-clothing needs of the Indian Army will be satisfied by Bengaluru companies; bullet-proof jackets (BPJs) and coats for extreme cold climates (coats-ECC) for those posted in Siachen.

Karnataka witnessed non-PAN transactions worth Rs. 2,710 crore post demonetization

Post demonetization, numerous jewellers, petrol bunk owners, real-estate developers and contractors from Karnataka deposited more than Rs. 2.5lakh in their bank accounts till 30th December, 2016.

16 Mar 2017

Tamil Nadu

Karnataka Government caps multiplex tickets at Rs. 200 in Budget

The Karnataka government in its newly presented budget has decided to cap the prices of multiplex tickets at Rs. 200, making Karnataka the second state to do so after Tamil Nadu.

15 Mar 2017


Old notes worth Rs. 473 crore still with cooperative banks

District Cooperative Central Banks (DCCB) in Karnataka had continued accepting deposits in banned currencies (Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000) even after being prohibited by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

10 Mar 2017


Karnataka launches Rs. 10 crore fund for female entrepreneurs

A Rs.10 crore fund has been initiated by the Karnataka government for female entrepreneurs.

09 Mar 2017

Namma Metro

Transgenders have their own category in this year's PU exam

19 transgenders will have the opportunity to write their second pre-university exam in Karnataka under the category of "transgenders."

03 Mar 2017

Vijay Mallya

Protests against dubbed movies spread in Karnataka

On Friday, Karnataka witnessed protests against the screening of 'Sathyadev IPS', the Kannada dubbed version of Ajith's Tamil movie 'Yennai Arindhaal.'

02 Mar 2017


Bengaluru steel flyover project to be scrapped, residents rejoice

The Karnataka government on Thursday scrapped the controversial steel flyover project that was to be constructed in Bengaluru.

01 Mar 2017

Kia Motors

Dry days ahead for Karnataka's liquor industry

Manufacturing-units of liquor industries in Karnataka are dependent on borewells, which have survived four successive years of drought.

CBI files criminal cases against 21 colleges in Andhra, Karnataka

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) recently filed a criminal case against 21 teacher training institutions in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh for violation of norms laid down by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). However, it says more colleges might be included in the list.

14 Feb 2017

Indian Air Force

Aero India 2017 takes off at Yelahanka

The 11th edition of Aero India, the country's biggest aerospace and defence expo, set off at Yelahanka airbase, with China making its debut with a confirmed five-member team.

11 Feb 2017


Bengaluru might gift India its first indigenous jet engine

India's first jet engine, developed by a team of 11 from Poeir Jets Private Limited, was fired on February 8. It will be submitted for certification in about 24 weeks.

04 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi

Digital address for Bengaluru houses proposed

If Bengaluru qualifies for the Smart City competition next month, each house in the city will get its own digital address for easier administration.

03 Feb 2017


Bengaluru kids, as young as 11, are taking to drugs

Kids as young as 11-12 years of age in Bengaluru are taking to consuming as well as peddling drugs.

Cows paraded in Bengaluru in search of 'wanted' bovine

Adugodi police is calling cow owners to the station after a bovine attacked the mother of a head constable.

Karnataka releases draft reservation policy

Karnataka's Congress government has released the draft amendments to the 'Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing orders) Rules, 1961,' to seek suggestions/objections from the public.

Former Karnataka CM acquitted in bribery case

Senior BJP leader from Karnataka, BS Yeddyurappa (BSY) was today acquitted by a CBI court in Bangalore, Karnataka.

09 Oct 2016

British Columbia

Indian professor tests self-repairing road in Karnataka

An Indian-origin Canadian professor, Mr. Nemkumar Banthia has completed work on a project that helped build a road that could repair itself.

Kotak to acquire micro finance company

Kotak Mahindra Bank (Kotak) is in discussions to acquire a Karnataka based micro finance company, BSS Microfinance.

22 Aug 2016

Google Earth

State Government Housing Scheme to go Electronic

Rajiv Gandhi Rural Housing Corporation Ltd. (RGRHCL), a Karnataka government-sponsored housing scheme for citizens that are not economically successful, will soon go digital.

1 Sep 2015


Karnataka CID to investigate Kalburgi murder

The police have been told by MM Kalburgi's daughter that he was killed for his outspoken comments; they are also looking into a probably property dispute as motive.