School chairman arrested and released on bail

Rustom Kerawalla, the chairman and founder president of the school in Marathahalli, Bangalore, where a six-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a skating instructor early this month, was arrested... »
The footpath that has been encroached by street vendors at K.R. Market in Bangalore. Photo: K. Bhagya Prakash

BBMP given three months to clear footpath encroachments

No need to issue notices to encroachers, says High Court »

Police collect details of school staff

Number of CCTVs on premises to go up to 174 following the incident »

Getting the buzz on insects

Not all creepy-crawlies have to be exterminated. It may come as a surprise that many insects are actually helpful and a vital cog in the food chain. It is this message that the National Bureau of... »

Protests choke city traffic

The central part of the city witnessed traffic snarls as multiple protests were held here on Wednesday. There was slow moving traffic on Race Course Road and Sheshadri Road for more than tw... »
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BANGALORE, July 24, 2014

Premji: Wipro is focussed on profitable growth, enhancing shareholder value

Days after landing one of its largest contracts and closing an acquisition deal, Wipro chairman Azim Premji told shareholders that the company would remain focussed on making organic and inorganic... »
BANGALORE, July 24, 2014

School guidelines ready, but no penalty

Although the Department of Public Instruction has listed 70 guidelines, school managements and parents’ groups have criticised some of them for lack of clarity. Stating that the government had res... »
BANGALORE, July 24, 2014

Former spymaster releases book

A book titled ‘Mission R&AW’ authored by former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) officer R.K. Yadav, was released here on Tuesday. Former Lokayukta Santosh Hegde released it. Speaking o... »
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Bangalore, July 23, 2014

Nicely conceptualised, well executed

The curtains were brought down on AHA!, Ranga Shankara’s international theatre fest for children, with a joint production by Ranga Shankara, Bangalore, Figurentheatre, Switzerland and Schnawwl Thea... »
Myth alert Get your facts right, says the cat
Bangalore, July 23, 2014

Pet myth busters

This is Totem, and he is here to help me bust some common misconceptions that people have about adopting pets. Handicapped pets are difficult to manage: WRONGTotem is a three-l... »
Bangalore, July 23, 2014

Laugh ’n’ learn

If the promos of the show are anything to go by, Nat Geo’s Science of Stupid looks like a fun, promising watch. Hosted by funny man and actor Manish Paul, the show puts together hilarious ho... »
In Black and white Going beyond the 64 spaces Ian McDonald and Geetha J.
Bangalore, July 23, 2014

Check mates

Not many of us may be aware, but there is a chess-community of visually impaired youngsters in India. Capturing this in a black and white documentary are UK-based documentary filmmaker Ian Mcdonald... »
July 23, 2014

Tata Value Homes launches online booking for Chennai, Bangalore projects

Tata Value Homes, a 100 percent subsidiary of Tata Housing Development Company, announced the launch of an exclusive online booking offer for its projects in Bangalore and Chennai. New H... »
BANGALORE, July 24, 2014

Drop by M.G. Road boulevard, meet a celeb

The boulevard on the M. G. Road Metro station will soon be a platform where people can meet celebrities from the world of art and culture.People will be able to meet celebrities face-to-fac... »
Bangalore, July 24, 2014
Police Patrol

Getting down to the brass tacks of policing

One of the first things to be reviewed under newly instated city police chief M. N. Reddi is the patrolling and the night beat system. Sources say the Chief Minister and the Home Minister, during... »
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Bangalore, July 23, 2014

For some arsenic and old lace

The Grand Budapest Hotel is not in Budapest. As director Wes Anderson says, “We know this thing of hotels that are named for another city in a city, that’s the Budapest. Our country i... »
Telling tales Anjum Hasan
Bangalore, July 23, 2014

Sophie Das’s choice

A cup of lemon tea and vegan cookies on a Saturday evening with your favourite author is something no book lover would give a miss. And if the author happens to be city-based novelist Anjum Hasan,... »
A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE Even traffic cops have a tough life, believe the students Photo: Murali Kumar K.
Bangalore, July 23, 2014

Giving the cop a new life

They are corrupt, lazy, physically unfit, solicit bribes and harass the public. That’s the image we often have of the Bangalore traffic cop. But a team of young film students from Bangalore, who i... »
Thousands gathered in Bangalore in protest against the rape of a six-year-old in a school. File photo
Bangalore, July 23, 2014

School chairman held in Bangalore child rape case

Chairman of the Bangalore school where a six-year-old girl was allegedly raped, evoking public outrage and triggering protests, has been arrested. Rustom Kerawalla was arrested under var... »
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