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Global demand for humble charakas

Bangalore-based company is the only in Karnataka to obtain permission to make the miniature models »

Proposed fee structure for private schools

Department of Public Instruction has uploaded draft rules on its website »

Size of fake experience certificate scam growing

A city-based research foundation claims that over 9,500 companies offer such certificates »
The cost of the ‘Pilot’ model has gone up from Rs. 1,200 to Rs. 2,400.

This ‘Pilot’ is flying high with ‘Janata’, ‘Kohinoor’ for company

Following increased demand, HMT has hiked the prices of its watches »
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Bangalore, October 2, 2014

Liquor ban on Oct. 4, 5

On account of Dasara procession, City Police Commissioner M.N. Reddi has imposed a liquor ban in certain parts between 6 a.m. on October 4 and 6 a.m. on October 5. All wine shops and bars c... »
Dream come true Shraddha Kapoor. Photo: G.P. Sampath Kumar
October 1, 2014

A lil bit of magic, and the tragic

Fresh from the resounding success of Aashiqui 2 and Ek Villain, the glowing Shradhha Kapoor is all set for a landmark film in her career with Vishal Bhardwaj’s Haider. Shraddh... »
Aparna Gopinath at the pooja ceremony of her film ' ABCD' directed by Martin Prakkat at Kochi on wednesday. Photo : Thulasi Kakkat
October 1, 2014

Timeless tales

Under The Mangosteen Tree, a play based on the stories of Vaikom Muhammad Basheer, regarded as one of India’s most widely loved and admired writers on account of his superlative wit and orig... »
October 1, 2014

Evam, for 11 years

For 11 years, Evam, an Arts organisation with a presence in Bangalore, Chennai and Singapore, has proved that the performing Arts is accessible to all and makes for a solid career too. On Oc... »
PAY ATTENTION Communicate with your dog. Photo: Sukanth Rallapati
October 1, 2014
Petpals

How to prevent dog bites at home

Across the world, statistics suggest that more dog bites happen when interacting with familiar dogs than with unknown dogs. Dog bites are the biggest reason for fear of dogs. By training and social... »
Bangalore, October 1, 2014

Filmmakers oppose outsourcing documentary making to private channels

The Karnataka government’s decision to outsource the making of some of its documentaries, funded by the Information Department, to private television channels has left independent filmmakers in the... »
BANGALORE, October 1, 2014

Soldiers, Veer Naris felicitated

Outstanding sportsmen, soldiers and ‘Veer Naaris’ (widows of soldiers) of the Madras Engineering Group and Centre were felicitated here on Wednesday by Lieutenant-General Satish P. Nawathe, Gener... »
MYSORE, October 1, 2014

Youth scales Chamundi Hills in less than 10 minutes

Climbing over 1,000 steps to the summit of Chamundi Hills is in itself an arduous task. But, doing it in less than 10 minutes is quite an achievement.Twenty-one-year-old K.S. Rajesh reached... »
BANGALORE, October 1, 2014

BEL-Thales venture gets off the mark

The new radars venture, BEL-Thales Systems Limited, got off the mark with its first board meeting on Friday. The new company, in which Bharat Electronics Ltd. holds 74 per cent stake and Thales of... »
Bangalore, October 1, 2014

DVAC objects to release of Jayalalithaa on bail; High Court adjourns hearing

The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC), Chennai, on Wednesday filed its objections against the suspension of the sentence imposed on AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa in the d... »

Man dies in house collapse near Tumkur

Jayalalithaa refuses to meet Panneerselvam

Pension hike brings cheer

Faking experience to get the all-important tag of techie

‘21,000 illegal hoardings dot the city’

Golden howdah insured for Rs. 15.05 crore

Lokayukta submits final inquiry report on site allotment to Mahadeva Prasad

Headmaster held on charge of molesting minor girl

Bangalore, October 2, 2014

Upalokayukta comes down heavily on city police on filing of FIRs

The Lokayukta has come down heavily on the city police for refusing to register First Information Reports (FIRs) against politically influential people for putting up illegal flexes and banners. »
To be or not to be Shahid, however, has no qualms about experimenting Photo: G.P. Sampath Kumar
October 1, 2014

A risky, dangerous film

Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj’s Haider completes his Shakespearean trilogy after Maqbool and Omkara. And with Haider comes actor Shahid Kapoor’s chance to be his best as an... »
Suraksha Giri with her book, It Happened Like This
October 1, 2014

Lives of strong women

Suraksha Giri’s first novel It Happened Like This is set between 1947 and 1980, but the book will speak to readers of every age group. “Given the kind of strides the youth has made and the f... »
ON THE VERGE OF SOMETHING NEW Kalpana Rao
October 1, 2014

Completing the circuit

For professional jazz singer and jazz, pop and rock vocal coach Kalpana Rao, coming to Bangalore is a homecoming. Born in Germany and raised in India, she lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland, wh... »
October 1, 2014

A symbol of fashion and freedom

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may still be making news for his rock star appearance at Madison Square Garden. However, do you know of his quiet endorsement of khadi at the recent US state visit? <... »
MYSORE, October 1, 2014

Horseshoe maker prays for thriving tonga business

Tonga owners and drivers are not the only ones who want customers to take rides in their horse-drawn carriages in Mysore. Even Akram Pasha (35), the only horseshoe maker in the city prays for the... »
Jayprakash Sarda showing his collection of documents on Gandhi. Photo: Bhagya Prakash K.
Bangalore, October 1, 2014

He owns a treasure of Gandhi memorabilia

For the city-based businessman Jayprakash Sarda’s (42), collecting memorabilia connected to Mahatma Gandhi has been a passion since he was nine. No wonder, today he is the owner of several original... »
BANGALORE, October 1, 2014

Despite GO, GTTC staff continue to retire at 58

Though the State government increased the retirement age of its employees from 58 to 60 years in 2008, such a benefit is yet to reach the staff of the Government Tool Room and Training Centre (GTT... »
MYSORE, October 1, 2014

Learning self-defence this Dasara

Mysore Dasara-2014 gave a perfect platform for a group of college women to learn the art of self-defence. As part of Mahila Dasara, a weeklong training is being conducted to equip the women... »
Supporters of former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa being stopped by the Bangalore police as they try to enter the Karnataka High Court during the special hearing on her bail plea on Wednesday. Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy
Bangalore, October 1, 2014

Jayalalithaa bail plea: Bangalore under tight security cordon

Security was tight in and around the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday morning as hundreds of supporters of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa gathered in the area in view of the hearin... »

Tongas a hit among tourists in Mysore, but all is not well with its riders

I’ll distance myself from granite quarrying slowly: D.K. Suresh

URA’s thesis to hit the stands in October

Brindavan Express turns 50 on October 1, 2014

This nomadic group heads for Mysore every Dasara

‘No Smoking’ board must for new public buildings

Ganapatiyappa devoted his life to pro-people struggles

Shukla Bose says art is a way to nurture wholesome, confident individuals

Nurturing the artist

A tour around one of the Parikrma Schools in Koramangala gives one a glimpse of the artistic talent of the students. From the colourful drawings pinned on the soft boards to unique wall art, they... »
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