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Bengaluru City’s plog run to enter Guinness Records

Bengaluru: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Tuesday organised the “Plog Run”— Replicating the Scandinavian trend where the joggers pick up garbage as they run. People from all age group participated in the event in 50 locations across the ...

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Controversy after Revanna transfers 700 PWD officials

As many as 700 Public Works Department (PWD) officials, from engineers to first division assistants have been transferred in a overnight decision. This decision has been taken despite regulations against the transfer of officials in the middle of a financial ...

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Madikeri: BJP leader shot dead by GP member

Madikeri: A local BJP leader was shot dead by a gram panchayat member at Maragodu village in the taluk on Monday, October 1. Maragodu BJP local committee secretary Kanadka Thilak Raj, 40, is the deceased. The accused has been identified ...

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No Rafale fighter for Bengaluru Aero India Show: IAF Official

Bengaluru: “Rafale for India will not be ready by February. We expect Dassault to fly some other Rafale at the Aero India show in Bengaluru on February 20-24, 2019,” said Deputy Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal R.K. Singh Bhadauria ...

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Investigation into Gauri Lankesh murder is in final stage – Dr Parameshwar

Hubbali: “Special Investigation Team (SIT) has done a commendable job in the investigation of the murder case of journalist Gauri Lankesh. The inquiry is in its final stage,” said DCM Dr G Parameshwar, speaking to media on Sunday, September 30th. ...

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Bengaluru firm dupes Muslim community in name of Halal investments, amasses over Rs 4000 cr

Bengaluru: A Bengaluru-based financial company has shut down its office after allegedly amassing crores of rupees from the city’s Muslim community by luring them to invest in their firm while claiming that the investments would be under Islamic and halal ...

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CCB police raid four dance bars in the city

Bengaluru: Central Crime Branch (CCB) police on Saturday night, September 29, raided four dance bars across the city and registered cases against them. All the four raids were under the Ashoknagar and Indiranagar police station limits. According to police, these ...

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Bengaluru city’s new Mayor and Deputy Mayor are both women

In another instance of the Congress and JD(S) coming together to keep the BJP out in Karnataka, Congress corporator Gangambike Mallikarjun got elected as the 52nd Mayor of Bengaluru city on Friday. In a repeat of the 2017 elections, BJP ...

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Karnataka: Man walks into police station with severed head of lover

KOLAR: Police personnel at Srinivasapura police station were  going about their day when a man calmly entered the station with a backpack on Thursday. When police asked him what his problem was, he kept quiet and opened his bag. To ...

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Karnataka universities say ‘no’ to surgical strike day

BENGALURU: Most of the state run universities and higher education Institutions in Karnataka are not supporting observing ‘Surgical Strike Day’ on Saturday, the second anniversary of the strike by Indian commandos on bases of terror outfits in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, ...

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Shop owners in Karnataka will soon need licence to sell cigarettes

In order to prevent children and school students getting easy access to tobacco, the Karnataka government is mulling a new special license, which will regulate the sale of cigarette and other forms of tobacco among shop owners. This special license ...

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Airtel to invest Rs 1,000 crore in Karnataka

BENGALURU: Private telecom service provider Airtel has chalked out plans to strengthen its presence in Karnataka. As part of plans to widen its network, the company said it will invest Rs1000 crore this year. It will add more than 13,000 ...

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Bellandur lake frothing since Monday

Bengaluru: The Bellandur lake started frothing again since Tuesday morning. City has been receiving heavy rains since a few days which led to the frothing of the lake. The froth flew up 10 ft into the roads. “The BDA had ...

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Karnataka Government to permit 1000 new liquor shops to boost state revenue

Bengaluru: With the idea of filling the government exchequer, which is hit by the farm loan waiver scheme, the state government decided to issue permissions to 1,000 new liquor shops across the state. These new liquor shops will come up ...

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