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Faced with anti-rabies vaccine shortage, Karnataka govt hospitals turn to open market

Various government hospitals throughout Karnataka have been reporting a shortage of anti-rabies vaccine (ARV), compelling the state government to directed hospitals to turn to private sources or the ‘open market’ to procure ARV for time being. A circular regarding the ...

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Student organisation protests steep fee hike for Karnataka medical and dental courses

The hike in fee for medical and dental courses by the Karnataka government led to protests in Bengaluru on Saturday. Earlier in June, the state government had announced a 15% hike in fees for MBBS and BDS (dental) courses for ...

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Three-year-old killed after school bus runs over her

Bengaluru: In a tragic incident a three-year-old died after she was knocked down by a private school bus in Doddamannugudde village, near Ramanagara, on Friday, June 21 evening. The deceased is identified as Jeevita R, the only daughter of farmer Rajanna. ...

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Ponzi scam: IMA owner Mansoor Khan, directors asked to appear before ED on June 24

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued show-cause notices to the absconding Managing Director of I Monetary Advisory (IMA), Mohammed Mansoor Khan, and seven other directors of the firm. They have been asked to appear before the ED’s Bengaluru office on ...

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Four injured in accident at Bengaluru’s WonderLa, cops probe after video emerges

A capsule of a thriller ride at Bengaluru’s WonderLa is seen fallen on the ground in a video that went viral on Friday. One of the capsules from the primary machine has been dislodged. Four men, who were seated in ...

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Acting on astrologer’s advice, father kills girl child in Chikkamagaluru village

In a shocking incident, a man strangled his one and a half month old infant, allegedly because he was disappointed that she was a girl. The incident occurred at Buchenahalli Kaval in Chikmagalur taluk on Tuesday and a man named ...

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Man working as food delivery agent mistaken for thief, assaulted in Bengaluru

A 23-year-old man working as a food delivery executive with Swiggy in Bengaluru was attacked on Monday night after he was suspected of being a thief. The incident took place in Marathahalli and the victim Liton Das is currently being ...

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Ambulance driver involved in accident that killed 5 on B’luru airport road denied bail

A Bengaluru sessions court denied bail to an ambulance driver who was arrested earlier this month after his vehicle hit a car coming from the opposite direction killing a family of five near Yelahanka, according to reports. The ambulance driver, ...

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Congress suspends Bengaluru MLA Roshan Baig for ‘anti-party’ activities

Congress leader and former minister Roshan Baig, who recently criticised senior Congress leaders over poor results in the Lok Sabha elections and has been linked to a Ponzi scheme in his constituency, was suspended by the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee ...

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Woman with drugs hidden in sanitary pads held at Bengaluru airport, cops bust racket

Officials of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested a woman recruited to smuggle drugs from Bengaluru to Doha with the contraband concealed inside sanitary pads. She was arrested along with three others who accompanied her at the Kempegowda International Airport’s ...

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Karnataka: Mobile battery blast; BJP leader dies of electric shock

Kolar: In a shocking incident a BJP leader died following an electric shock, in a suspected short circuit at his residence in Bazaar Street, Bangarpet here. The deceased is TS Nagaprakash, 58, vice-president of Kolar BJP District unit. As per the ...

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Karnataka SSLC supplementary exams to be held from June 21

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Secondary Education Board informed that the SSLC supplementary examinations will be held from June 21 to 28. The Board has appealed the police department to impose prohibitory order around the exam centers and close down Xerox centers ...

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I condemn the attack on the doctors: HD Kumaraswamy

Bengaluru: Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Monday condemning the assault on doctors in West Bengal said “I condemn the attack on the doctors and request the doctors on strike today to ensure that their protest is peaceful and does not cause ...

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Forest official suspended in Kodagu for allowing 800 trees to be axed

A forest official in Karnataka’s Kodagu district was suspended a week after the issue of over 800 trees being axed on private land came to light. Deputy Conservator of Forest, Madikeri division, ML Manjunath, was suspended on Friday. Until a ...

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