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Blue Whale saga is back: Youth commits suicide in front of father

Bagalkot: A Bagalkot youth committed suicide by coming under a moving train in front of his father, here on Thursday allegedly while taking the challenge in the Blue Whale killer game. Parashuram Lamani (28), a resident of Gulbal Tanda is ...

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Remove banners welcoming leaders: Karnataka assembly speaker

Belagavi: Citing Karnataka High Court’s strong stand against disfigurement of public places, state Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar Thursday sought removal of flex banners put up here welcoming political leaders for the ongoing winter session of the state legislature. Pointing to ...

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Government asked to probe alleged ill-treatment of Bantwala BJP MLA at govt function

Belagavi: Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar Wednesday directed the government to look into the alleged ill-treatment meted out to an MLA at a government function recently. He said respect and prestige of the House was of utmost importance, and MLAs ...

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Karnataka CCB police bust human trafficking racket; rescues 35 Nepalese girls

Bengaluru: The central crime branch police arrested four persons allegedly for illegal trafficking of girls. As many as 35 girls of Nepalese origin were rescued during the operation. The arrested have been identified as Kishan Gale (29), Lakshman Gale (29), ...

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Bangalore Engineer named ‘Technician of the year’ at IET awards

Bengaluru: The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has announced the winner of its annual Technician of the Year Award, which recognises individuals who have made exceptional engineering achievements in their profession or operational area. Neeraj Kumar Sharma, a Geotechnical Engineer ...

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Two Karnataka MPs take oath; Parliament pays tribute to 11 MPs who passed away recently

New Delhi/Bengaluru: Two newly elected MPs V S Ugrappa and L R Shivarame Gowda took oath as members of the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. While Ugrappa was elected from Karnataka’s Bellary, Gowda was elected from Mandya parliamentary constituency in the ...

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Wild elephant dies after being hit by train

Sakleshpur: A wild elephant died on Monday, December 10 after it was hit by a train near Kakanamane village, under Bage grama panchayat limits, in the taluk. It is gathered that the jumbo was been hit by the passenger train ...

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Bengaluru: Police shoot sandalwood thief who attacked on duty cops

Bengaluru: A sandalwood thief was arrested after he was shot at by a police personnel attached to the Cubbon Park station on late Monday, December 10 night. The accused is identified as Mujahiddin Ulva. It is gathered that Mujahiddin attacked ...

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Karnataka: Son sets mother ablaze after she refuses to give him money

Bengaluru: A 20-year-old boy allegedly set his mother ablaze by pouring petrol for not giving him money and the video of this incident has gone viral on social media. The accused is identified as Utham and the victim is his mother ...

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Doctor strangled to death at residence near Kushalnagar

Madikeri: A doctor who ran a private a clinic at Kushalnagar was found murdered at his residence in Bylakuppe near Kushalnagar on Sunday, December 9. The deceased has been identified as Dr Dilip (45), originally from Chikkamagaluru and was a ...

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Bengaluru: Roommates crush man to death land behind bars

Bengaluru: The High Grounds police on Saturday, December 7 nabbed two persons who allegedly killed a 20-year-old youth. The deceased is identified as Fairoz and the accused are identified as Arif Khan and Siddiq all three hailing from Hosur. As ...

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Mysuru doctor saves co-passenger’s life in flight, gifted 100€ voucher by Air France

Bengaluru/Mysuru: A 69-year-old doctor from Mysuru has received a special thanks and a gift voucher of 100 Euros from the Air France airline as a token of appreciation for his professional services that helped save the life of an elderly ...

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Karnataka has worst air quality among south Indian states: Lancet study

A new study published by Lancet has found that among south Indian states, Karnataka has the worst air quality that kills 95 people out of every 100,000 population. The figures for Karnataka means that it is the only state from the ...

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Karnataka cabinet expansion on December 22, announces Siddaramaiah

The much-awaited cabinet expansion of the six-month-old JD-S-Congress coalition government in Karnataka will take place on December 22, said former Congress Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday. “We have arrived at a decision to expand the cabinet on December 22, after ...

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