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Karnataka: Coal ministry increases fuel supply to power plants

New Delhi/ Bengaluru: The government on Thursday, January 3 said it has augmented the supply of coal to power plants to meet the country’s energy demands. The development assumes significance as Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy recently met Coal ...

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Monkey fever outbreak reported in Shivamoga

Shivamogga: An outbreak of Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), also known as monkey fever, has been reported in some villages of Shivamogga district following which authorities have taken measures, including vaccination, to combat it, a health official said on Thursday, January ...

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Karnataka weather: Cold waves bring down temperature, Bengaluru records 7°C; fog disrupts flights

Besides Bengaluru, cold weather has also been gripping the southern state’s northern districts including Bidar, Kalaburagi and Vijayapura. Bengaluru,Jan 04,2019 :- Cold weather with minimum temperature up to 7 degrees Celsius accompanied by fog has been disrupting flights in Bengaluru, ...

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‘Kalburgi, Lankesh murder cases will be taken to their logical end’

Bengaluru: Karnataka Home Minister M B Patil Wednesday said the state police have worked efficiently in the murder cases of noted rationalist M MKalburgi and journalist Gauri Lankesh and would take both cases to their logical end. Patil, who took ...

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KSRTC suspends bus services to Kerala; two buses vandalised at Kasargod

Bengaluru/Mangaluru: The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation on Thursday suspended its bus services to Kerala in view of the bandh being observed in the neighbouring state over the entry of women devotees in Sabarimala temple The services have been suspended ...

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Karnataka: 9-year-old made to help in school kitchen suffers burns after cooker explodes

Mandya: A class four student who happily went to school on Tuesday, January 1 to celebrate the New Year is now being treated in the hospital for severe burn injuries after a pressure cooker exploded in the kitchen of a ...

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Karnataka author says Lord Ram was not god as ‘he suffered from weaknesses’, booked for insult

Bengaluru: Academician and author K S Bhagawan has been booked for allegedly insulting Lord Ram and Mahatma Gandhi in his book, police said Tuesday. The case was filed under IPC Section 295A (Deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious ...

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Bengaluru: 103 children of remand home take ill after suspected food poisoning

Bengaluru: As many as 103 inmates of boys remand home here took ill on Monday in a suspected case of food poisoning, informed an official. They were taken to the Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health and are now out ...

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Karnataka government order quality audit check on metro rail first phase

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Monday ordered a quality audit check on the first phase of the Bengaluru Metro Rail, days after a rail beam at the Trinity station developed a crack. “We have decided to carry out the quality ...

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Over 300 exhibitors have confirmed participation in Aero India 2019 so far: Official

Bengaluru: More than 300 exhibitors, including top global and domestic players from the defence industry, have confirmed their participation in Aero India 2019, a defence official said on Sunday, December 30. Aero India 2019 will be held in Bengaluru from ...

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‘Rs 350 crore paid to 60,000 farmers’: HDK on PM Modi’s ‘cruel joke’ remark

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for terming the state government’s loan waiver scheme for farmers “one of the most cruel jokes”, accusing him of misleading the country for “political gains”. ...

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Bengaluru: Maid commits suicide after employer accuses her of theft

Bengaluru: Days after being accused of theft by her employer a 48-year-old domestic help ended her life by setting herself ablaze at her residence in Viveknagar police station limits on Friday night. The deceased identified as G. Tangamani, a mother ...

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JDS to seek 12 LS seats from Cong in Karnataka: HDD

Bengaluru: Former Prime Minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda Saturday said the coalition government in Karnataka was functioning “smoothly”, as he indicated that the party was looking for 12 out of 28 seats in the state to contest ...

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Karnataka govt requests Centre to include Siddi community in ST list

New Delhi/Bengaluru: The Karnataka government has requested the Centre to include the Siddi community of the state in the list of Scheduled Tribes, Parliament has been informed. The Siddis, believed to be the descendants of the Bantu people in East ...

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