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Customs official held for taking bribe at Bengaluru airport

BENGALURU: The CBI late on Tuesday arrested customs superintendant S H Lingaraju at the Kempegowda International Airport on the city’s outskirts for demanding and accepting Rs 2.5 lakh as bribe from a complainant, an official said on Wednesday. “The accused ...

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Caught stealing phone, Bengaluru girl ends life

MOODBIDRI: Shamed after being caught allegedly stealing mobile phones from her hostel mates, an 18-year-old student from Bengaluru committed suicide in Alvas College hostel here on Sunday. According to police, Rakshitha, a first-year BCom student at Alvas College and resident ...

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Kumta gas tanker fire tragedy – Deshpande announces compensation

Udupi: Minister R V Deshpande visited the victims of Kumta gas tanker tragedy who are presently being treated at KMC Hospital, Manipal on Friday September 4th. In-charge minister of Uttara Kannada district R V Deshpande, announced compensation of Rs 2 lakhs ...

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After power, water woes stare B’luru in the face

BENGALURU: As if coping with erratic power supply was not bad enough, Bengalureans could soon have their taps running dry. Scant rainfall in the Cauvery basin has resulted in dwindling water levels in Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) and Kabini reservoirs, two ...

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3-hour cuts? Bengaluru in dark for over 6 hours

BENGALURU: The three-hour load-shedding schedule announced by Bescom could mean many more hours of darkness in reality. On Friday, load-shedding in at least two localities of the city went beyond the announced hours. The power utility on Thursday announced three ...

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TCS to host rural quiz in DK

MANGALURU: Tata Consultancy Services and the department of IT, BT, science and technology, government of Karnataka will organize the Rural IT Quiz programme across six states in India for school students from class VIII to XII. The Rural IT Quiz ...

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Buses, autos to stay off roads tomorrow

BENGALURU: Commuters take note. BMTC, KSRTC buses and autorickshaws will stay off the roads on Wednesday as they join the nationwide strike against hefty penalties proposed against drivers in the National Road Safety bill. Employees’ pick-and-drop service will also be ...

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Infosys to Generate 27,000 Jobs With 3 New Campuses in Bengaluru

Karnataka government has cleared three major IT projects planned by Infosys to set up more campuses in Bengaluru at an investment of Rs. 1,918 crore that would generate 27,000 jobs. “The IT major Infosys is going to invest $290 million ...

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Congress gets green signal to form alliance with JD(S)

BENGALURU/ALAPPUZHA: The Congress high command is said to have given its nod to chief minister Siddaramaiah to join hands with JD(S) to form the BBMP council. All that’s awaited now is a go ahead from JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda. ...

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Three detained for attacking African

The Hennur police have detained three persons after they allegedly attacked an African student identified as Pisse Hotto. According to the police, Pisse Hotto stopped by a shop in Hennur to buy some cigarettes, but the shopkeeper said that there ...

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Youth loses 20 lakh to fraud SMS alert

MANGALURU: A youth lost Rs 20 lakh after being duped by an SMS alert alleging that he won a lottery. The victim is a resident of Kadaba in Puttur taluk, and works in Kolar. In November 2014, he received an ...

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Three chains snatched within 24 hours in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: Chain-snatchers took advantage of the festival rush and struck in three places within 24 hours. At 10pm Wednesday, Haslekha, 31, was speaking to a few friends outside the Basaveshwara Sugnana Kalyana Mantapa, Vijaynagar, west Bengaluru, when two men on ...

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Centre unveils list of 98 smart cities; Mangaluru included

Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday urged local and international investors to put their money on the Smart City Mission, assuring them that it was a safe bet. Mr. Naidu unveiled a list of 98 cities with Uttar Pradesh ...

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Smoking in public will cost you Rs1,000, jail term

MANGALURU: Puffing away in public spaces could henceforth invite a fine of Rs 1,000 or a jail-term of one year under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) ...

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