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Many kids may miss Modi’s live telecast today

Many students here will miss the live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on Teachers’ Day. While most government schools lack the facilities for it, many private schools may not do it because of the timing. The speech is ...

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Arrest warrant out for Karthik Gowda

A Bangalore court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant against Karthik Gowda, son of Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda, for his failure to appear before the investigating officer in a rape and cheating case filed against him by Maitreya ...

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Technical glitch affects train reservations

People wanting to book train tickets at the passenger reservation counter in Mangalore had to wait for an hour on Tuesday following a technical glitch on the main reservation server in Chennai. Commuters were further angered by the non-availability of ...

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Find a polluting BMTC bus, file a complaint to win cash

BANGALORE: Did you know that the BMTC launched an initiative nearly five years ago to help curb the pollution emitted by its fleet of buses? With the Karnataka high court coming down heavily on the Karnataka State Pollution Board (KSPB) ...

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Kidnapped boy rescued in 12 hours

A four-year-old boy, who was kidnapped on Saturday night, was rescued by the police within 12 hours. The Mahadevapura police on Sunday arrested two people, including an employee of the Horticulture Department, for kidnapping the boy, Nithin. The arrested are ...

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Bangalore: Family locks retired cop in house for 17 days, ties him using dog chain

BANGALORE: After serving in police for nearly 35 years, when assistant sub-inspector V Venkatesh retired in June, he looked to lead a peaceful and happy life. Both sons working in IT firms and rent from a few houses adding to ...

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Rain Wreaks Havoc in North Karnataka, 8 Die

GULBARGA / YADGIR / RAICHUR / BIDAR / BANGALORE: Eight people have been killed and over a hundred houses damaged following heavy rain in north Karnataka districts over the last five days. In Gulbarga district, four people have died and ...

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Railways to run 18 premium trains between Howrah-Yesvantpur

BANGALORE: The South Eastern Railway(SER) will continue to run Howrah-Yesvantpur-Howrah weekly premium specials till December end to clear the extra rush. As per the schedule, 18 trains will run in each direction from September 1 to December 29,2014. The trains ...

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New Karnataka Governor to take oath of office on Sept 1

Newly appointed Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala will take oath of office on September one. Vala will take oath of office at a function to be held at Raj Bhavan on September 1 at 5 PM, an official release said here ...

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Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda’s son Kartik faces arrest over rape charge

Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda’s son Karthik Gowda was on Thursday facing arrest after he was booked by the Bangalore Police on charges of rape and cheating following a complaint by a Kannada actress he had been courting for ...

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More than 150 applications for new boats on hold

Fearing over-exploitation of marine resources, the Department of Fisheries has put on hold more than 150 applications for new boats in the past two years in Dakshina Kannada. With a feasibility report on the state of marine life population in ...

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First Haj flight from Mangalore takes off

The first flight with Haj pilgrims took off from Mangalore International Airport on Wednesday with 130 passengers. Of them, 64 were men and the remaining were women. Of the passengers, 127 were from Dakshina Kannada and three were from Hassan ...

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Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala is New Karnataka Governor

GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat assembly Speaker Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala, named the new governor of Karnataka, is considered close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The 76-year-old is a veteran Bharatiya Janata Party activist who started his political career with the erstwhile Jana Sangh. ...

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Lokayukta raids 7 babus, nets Rs 9.7 cr illegal assets

BANGALORE: In simultaneous raids across the state, Lokayukta police swooped down on seven officials and unearthed disproportionate assets worth over Rs 9.7crore from them. The raids began at the crack of dawn in Bangalore, Chitradurga, Kolar, Mysore, Ramanagaram, Tumkur and Yadgir districts. The officials raided ...

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