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Major tragedy averted after two IndiGo planes come face-to-face in Bengaluru Airspace

New Delhi: A major tragedy was averted after two IndiGo aircraft came face-to-face over Bengaluru airspace, seconds away from a mid-air collision. The incident occurred on Tuesday when 6E 779 (from Coimbatore to Hyderabad) and 6E 6505 (from Bengaluru to ...

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B’luru boy hangs self for not being elected as class leader

Bengaluru: A class nine student of a Bengaluru school committed suicide, on Tuesday night as he was not elected as class leader. The boy, Dhruvraj(14), a student of Baldwin Co-Education Extension High School, RR Nagar was found hanging at his ...

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Excise officials arrest 2 for possession of deer meat

Madikeri: The Excise Department officials arrested two persons for possessing deer meat at Tholpatti Gate, Kutta Gadi here on July 11. The officials confiscated 3.3 kg deer meat from the accused identified as Vijesh and Ajeesh, both residents of Mahe. ...

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JD(S)’s Farooq to donate salary, allowances to needy patients, orphans

Bengaluru: BM Farooq, a Mangaluru-based businessman and one of the richest MLCs in the Legislative Council has said that he would use the money that he receives as salary and allowance to help needy patients. With assets over Rs 770 ...

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Poisoning of prawns at fish pond; Loss pegged at Rs 35 lac

Kundapur: A man engaged in fish farming (pisciculture) had to suffer losses to the tune of Rs 35 lakhs after miscreants allegedly mixed chemicals into a farming pond here at Hosadu near Arate. The incident was known on Monday morning ...

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Bengaluru graduate picked by Google for AI research, will make Rs 1.2 cr a year

A 22-year-old Integrated MTech student of Indian origin was selected to join Google’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) team with a package of Rs 1.2 crore per year. Aditya Paliwal is among 50 candidates selected from around 6,000 applicants who appeared for ...

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Hoarding for which 25 trees were culled in Bengaluru pulled down for the second time

Marking a victory for citizens and activists in Bengaluru, a hoarding was pulled down on Saturday after it was put up for the second time in two months. On May 9, as many as 25 trees were cut down at ...

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11 days after murdering wife, 75-yr-old man gets convicted for life

Chitradurga: A 75-year-old man convicted of murdering his wife, suspecting infidelity was sentenced to life imprisonment by the district and sessions court in Chitradurga within just 11 days of the crime. Chennabasaiah, the convicted had battered his wife, Putamma, 65, ...

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Family pays with heavy cash and valuables for watching too much TV!

Mandya: Parents always tell their children that watching too much TV is bad for them. One family learned this the hard way when they were looted right under their nose while they were still in their house… watching TV. The ...

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Teachers to face cut in salary for poor SSLC results

BENGALURU: The state government plans a crackdown on ‘non-performing’ aided schools and one of its proposals is to cut salaries of teachers if SSLC students perform poorly, a recent circular issued by the education department reveals. The government is in the process ...

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Krishna Reddy is Karnataka Deputy Speaker

Janata Dal (Secular) leader J.K. Krishna Reddy was unanimously elected Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly on Friday. Speaker K.R Ramesh Kumar announced the MLA’s election. He was the only candidate to file nomination papers for the post. Mr. Reddy, ...

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Recently married cop gets honeymoon package for show of bravery

Bengaluru: A cop was given a rather unusual reward after he chased down a thief and brought him to justice despite getting injured in the process. Hanumanth, a policeman attached to the Bellandur police station here, was posted near Big ...

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Denied money, alcoholic son stones mother to death

Dharwad: In a horrifying incident, an alcoholic son, angered by his mothers’ refusal to give him money to purchase liquor is said to have battered the latter to death in Yalavadala village of Kalagatigi taluk in Dharwad district. The victim ...

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Dyeing units operating illegally seized in Mysuru

Mysuru: A day after nearly eight auxiliary colouring units that were operating illegally were shut by Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) authorities and police cases were filed against the owners of these units, KSPCB along with Tahsildar, Corporation health ...

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