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Bengaluru is earning notoriety as smuggling hub

The commodity is red sanders for which there is huge demand in China, Japan »

5 lakh traders, but only 50,000 have a licence

BBMP misses target to collect Rs. 100 crore as revenue by bringing at least one lakh traders under tax net »

Safety expo attracts schools, cab service providers

With the spotlight firmly on safety (or the lack of it) in schools and cabs, it was no surprise that these two sectors were the major clientele for the companies that participated in the two-day ‘... »

Finally, light at MM Hills

Medaganane gets electricity due to a private initiative »

“Unilateral execution” of TenderSure project criticised

The unilateral execution of the Tender SURE (Specifications for Urban Road Execution) project by the State government came under criticism from citizens’ organisations and street vendors, who have... »
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BENGALURU, December 21, 2014

Flipkart raises $700 million in fresh funding

Online marketplace Flipkart, on Saturday, said it had raised $700 million in fresh round of funding. The fresh round of funding brought five new investors such as Baillie Gifford, Greenoaks Capita... »
Tumakuru, December 21, 2014

Tension in Tumakuru

Tension prevailed at Katigenahalli in Tumakuru taluk late on Saturday night when police opened fire in the air to disperse agitators who set fire to a police van and threw stones at police vehicles... »
BELAGAVI, December 20, 2014

Discussing sub judice matters on floor of House: opinion of legal luminaries to be sought

Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council K.S. Eshwarappa has urged legal luminaries to come out with their opinions on the issue of whether a sub judice matter could be discussed on... »
BELAGAVI, December 20, 2014

Focussed approach for special development programmes in NK: CM

Lambasting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for not co-operating with the government for facilitating a constructive debate on issues concerning north Karnataka, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah reiter... »
BELAGAVI, December 20, 2014
Karnataka Assembly

Legislature Houses adjourned sine die

The ten-day winter session of the State legislature being held in Belagavi came to an end with both Houses being adjourned sine die on Saturday. The session had commenced on December 9. T... »
The donor, a two-year-old boy, was declared brain dead on Thursday night. A medical team from Fortis Malar Hospital in Chennai travelled to Bengaluru to retrieve the organ. Photo: Special Arrangement
Bengaluru/Chennai, December 20, 2014

Bengaluru child’s heart saves toddler

In another inter-state effort at saving lives, the heart of a two-year-and-ten-month-old Bengaluru boy has saved the life of a young Chennai boy. The organ donor, son of Bengaluru-based tech... »
BELAGAVI, December 20, 2014

Seven Bills passed in Council amid din by protesting BJP members

The Karnataka Legislative Council on Friday passed seven Bills amid din by Bharatiya Janata Party members who were protesting against denial of permission to initiate discussion on charges of irre... »
BELAGAVI, December 20, 2014

Tenure for implementing Nanjundappa committee report to be extended

Expressing commitment to the development of the backward north Karnataka region, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday announced that the government would extend the tenure of implementation of th... »
Bengaluru, December 20, 2014

HC notice to CM, Shivakumar on nominations to KPA

The Karnataka High Court on Friday ordered issue of notices to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a petition questioning... »
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BENGALURU, December 20, 2014

Siddalingaiah will be first Dalit writer to chair Sahitya Sammelana

Siddalingaiah has been nominated to chair the Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana slated to start on February 1 in Shravanabelagola. He will be the first Dalit writer to chair the event in th... »

Fearing arrest, man attempts suicide

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Bengaluru, December 21, 2014

‘Cyrus virus’ spreads Christmas cheer

It was “a day that wasn’t” as livewire comedian, television host and actor Cyrus Broacha whizzed past The Hindu office here on Saturday. He was in the city to ‘Spread the Cheer’, an i... »
BENGALURU, December 21, 2014

AAP launches ‘mufflerman’ campaign

You have heard He-man and Super-man, but ever head of ‘Mufflerman’? The founder of Aam Aadmi Party Arvind Kejriwal is being portrayed as ‘Mufflerman’ for a fund-raising campaign by his party. ... »
Mangaluru, December 20, 2014

Kannada-Konkani-Kannada dictionary required

Highlighting the need to work for the growth of Konkani language, Kannada writer Kum. Veerabhadrappa, on Saturday, said a Kannada-Konkani-Kannada dictionary was an immediate requirement. ... »
BENGALURU, December 20, 2014

Crackdown on misuse of SSI land

The Karnataka State Small Industries Development Corporation has issued legal notices to 27 allottees of industrial land across the State for diverting land for commercial uses, according to the c... »
Belagavi, December 20, 2014

Bill to pave way for setting up lake conservation and development authority tabled

The Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority Bill, which provides for the establishment of a lake conservation and development authority, was tabled in the Legislative Assembly her... »

December 20, 2014

Bengaluru Today for Dec 20

RELIGIONSri Ayyappa Swamy Utsav: Para Yeduppu and Melam, Sri Ayyappa Seva Samithi, RKS Compound, 7th Block, Jayanagar, 10 a.m.Thiruppavai Upanyasam: Discourse by G.T. Na... »
Belagavi, December 20, 2014

'Taint' issue rocks House

With Bharatiya Janata Party members refusing to budge in the Legislative Assembly here on Friday after Speaker Kagodu Thimmappa denied them permission to debate the issue of Ministers who are faci... »
BELAGAVI, December 20, 2014

Come what may, State has to remain unified: CM

Sending a strong political message to those seeking statehood for north Karnataka, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday said, “Come what may, Karnataka will have to remain unified.”Replyin... »
Bengaluru, December 20, 2014

Land scam charges may surface soon

Karnataka is expected to be rocked by a fresh wave of political allegations, in the days to come, over what has been described as a land denotification scam. This is expected to be a much worse re... »
Bengaluru, December 20, 2014

Cops concentrating on direct messages

The Bengaluru Police’s Central Crime Branch is now concentrating on those accounts with which Mehdi Masroor Biswas, handler of Twitter handle @ShamiWitness, was communicating through private Direc... »

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A scene from the play, Partition by Ira Hauptman. Photo: special arrangement

An ode to a genius

Bangalore Little Theatre presents Ira Hauptman’s Partition, based on the lives of two great mathematicians, Srinivasa Ramanujan and G.H. Hardy »
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