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Deserted by wife, Bengaluru man makes hoax call about women bombers, gets arrested

Bengaluru: Bengaluru police on Saturday arrested a 32-year-old youth for sending them into a tizzy by making a hoax call claiming to have seen few women carry explosives into a temple in Annapoorneshwari Nagar in the city. The man identified ...

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American woman paid money for Rs 1.6 crore-villa owned by auto-driver

Bengaluru: Days after an autorickshaw driver came under IT scanner for possessing a Rs 1.6 crore-villa in an elite gated society in Whitefield, it has now emerged that an American woman had given Subramani the money to buy the villa. ...

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School bags can weigh only 10% of child’s weight, no homework for students of classes I, II: Karnataka government

BENGALURU: Henceforth, school bags cannot weigh more than 10% of the average body weight of students, the state government stated on Friday. The circular, issued by the department of primary and secondary education, issued clear guidelines on the upper limits ...

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Two BMTC staff among three arrested for fake currency racket

Bengaluru: Yelahanka police arrested three persons, including two BMTC crew members for allegedly circulating fake currency notes. The arrested are Somanna Gowda (38), a native of Raichur and Nanje Gowda (32) from Channarayapatna, both of who are employed with the ...

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NCB officials bust inter-state drug smuggling racket

Bengaluru: An inter-state and international drug trafficking racket was busted by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officials from Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The NCB officials based on credible information, seized 26 kg of ketamine drug near Majestic from a ...

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Hassan DC hits out at Revanna, says can take own decisions

Bengaluru: Hitting back at PWD Minister HD Revanna, Hassan DC Priyanka Mary Francis said that she was capable of taking independent decisions and has not been seeking suggestions from the previous DC Rohini Sindhuri. Earlier Revanna had accused Francis of ...

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Tumkur: Man dies of heart attack while driving, eight-year old son steer vehicle off the road

Tumkur: In a road mishap driver of Tata Ace vehicle suffered and died heart attack while driving in Chikkanayakanahalli Taluk’s Huliyar here on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Shivkumar (35). Soon after Shoivkumar suffered heart attack his 8 ...

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One person dead after heavy rains lash Bengaluru on Tuesday

At least one person died as a result of heavy downpour in Bengaluru on Tuesday evening. The deceased, identified as Siva Reddy, died after a cow shed collapsed on him in Doddanekundi. There were multiple incidents of damage to property ...

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Drought to severely affect Karnataka mango yield this year

Severe drought conditions in the state are threatening the yield of mangoes this season. This had led to an increase in prices in markets and stores across the state. The recent harvest of the King of Fruits has been drastically ...

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Siddi dance of Karnataka presented in London

The Siddi dance of Karnataka was presented at an event commemorating International Dance Day in London for the first time. Also, this was the first time ever that the flavour of Phugadi dance of the tribal community was presented on ...

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2 girls excel with 100% as Karnataka declares 10th result 2019 for over 8 lakh students

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) results were announced on Tuesday with 73.7% students clearing their exams. This year, with a strength of 8,41,666 students, the pass percentage was 1.8% higher than in 2018. The Karnataka Class 10 ...

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Ramya compares PM Modi to Adolf Hitler, tweets photoshopped picture

Bengaluru: Congress’ social media chief Ramya on Monday sparked another controversy by comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Adolf Hitler. Ramya on Monday morning tweeted a picture of Hitler pulling the ears of a young girl, along with a picture ...

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Two die while doing ‘manual scavenging’ in Bengaluru

Two persons were asphyxiated in a contaminated well here on Saturday. Gafoor Pasha, 40, and Aftab Pasha, 38, died of asphyxiation when they descended into the well behind Bismallah Tea Stall at K.G. Halli. The police have booked three persons ...

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Bengaluru: Boy injured after coming in contact with live wire

Alleged negligence on part of the authorities has put the life of a nine-year-old boy at risk after he came in contact with a live electricity wire on Friday night. Saicharan was playing with three friends near Nagalingeshwara temple in ...

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