Kimmane Ratnakar directs officials to upgrade infrastructure, maintain hygiene

Minister of State for Primary and Secondary Education Kimmane Ratnakar on Saturday directed officials of the Education Department and teachers to step up infrastructure and maintain hygiene, parti... »

Cheer MOM, win ISRO collectibles

Now there are prizes for cheering, if you are doing it for our own MOM (Mars Orbiter Mission).On its Facebook page on Mars, the Indian Space Research Organisation offers exclusive collectib... »

360 children fall ill after consuming mid-day meal in government school

Police book case, send food samples for forensic and chemical examination »

D.J. Halli school food poisoning: several other children fall sick

Several children at the Government Urdu Higher Primary School in D.J. Halli took ill on Saturday and were taken to Dr. Ambedkar Hospital after they complained of stomach ache and vomiting sensati... »

90 pc of packaged drinking water companies in State not BIS certified

Product must meet 140 parameters before ‘ISI’ stamp is given »
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BANGALORE, September 21, 2014

Affordable housing made easy

With the demand for homes in the Rs. 30 lakh to Rs. 60 lakh having grown exponentially in the last three years, The Hindu’s ‘Budget Homes Property Investment Options’, which opened on Satur... »
Bangalore, September 21, 2014

Women priest attacked by youth at temple

A 62-year-old woman priest was seriously injured after being attacked by a youth on Saturday morning, leading to tension in Yelahanka. Mira Bai, priest at Amba Bhavani temple in Yelahanka,... »
BANGALORE, September 20, 2014

Process of diversion of farm land simplified

The State government has simplified the process of diversion of agricultural land for industrial development by notifying an amendment to Section 109 of the Karnataka Act of 1962. A notif... »
BANGALORE, September 20, 2014

Ambedkar Kranti Sene stages protest

Members of the Ambedkar Kranti Sene here on Saturday staged a protest outside the HDFC bank on Kasturba Road in the city, demanding action against the staff who allegedly harassed family members of... »
BANGALORE, September 20, 2014

‘Agitation will go on’

“Agitation will continue until the results show,” said freedom fighter H.S. Doreswamy as the agitation led by him demanding action against grabbers of government land in Karnataka entered the 12 d... »
Bangalore, September 20, 2014

Gym instructor convicted for three years under POCSO

A gym instructor, accused of molesting a 17-year-old pre university student at a fitness centre in Kundalahalli in April last year, has been sentenced to three years’ imprisonment by a City Civil... »
QUANTITY NEED NOT BE LINKED WITH QUALITY: A huge number of plays are being performed Photo: Murali Kumar K.
Bangalore, September 19, 2014

Stage matters

Bangalore has a long theatre tradition. Theatre festivals, venues such as Ranga Shankara and Jagriti Theatre, new writing, well-established theatre groups such as Bangalore Little Theatre (BLT), a... »
WE MAKE WAR TO MAKE PEACE The 1st Madras Pioneers War Memorial at Brigade Road Photo: K. Bhagya Prakash
Bangalore, September 19, 2014
Hidden Histories

A chapter from the war

Being brought up in the city, it’s easy to miss a lot of things that we take for granted around us. So whenever I pass by the busy Brigade Road Junction, all I usually do is frown at the traffic s... »
BANGALORE, September 19, 2014

Fifty schoolchildren fall ill after mid-day meal in government school

Over 50 children of the Government Urdu School in DJ Halli took ill after having the government-sponsored mid-day meal. The children, who complained of nausea and vomited soon after lunc... »
BANGALORE, September 19, 2014

Free land in AP tempted Hero MotoCorp to desert Karnataka: Siddaramaiah

Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp deserted Karnataka as it was offered free land by the Andhra Pradesh Government, according to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. Speaking to presspersons here on... »

Fire in a highrise; no casualties reported

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‘Steps being taken to ensure all govt. colleges comply with MCI norms’

Family of five injured due to gas leak

Final draft of transgender policy ready

Free legal aid yet to reach all undertrials

Guard opens fire to foil dacoity, again

45-year-old city property survey being updated

Bangalore, September 21, 2014

Protest outside bank

Tension prevailed near HDFC Bank on Kasturba Road after members of the Ambedkar Kranti Sene staged a protest demanding action against an official for allegedly outraging the modesty of a woman whi... »
BANGALORE, September 21, 2014

2,500 aspirants at passport mela

Nearly 2,500 aspirants took advantage of the ‘Passport mela’ organised across Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs) in the State on Saturday. Such melas have been organised regularly by the Regional Passpo... »
BANGALORE, September 20, 2014

Two construction labourers killed, three injured

Two construction labourers died on the spot and three others were injured when a 20-foot wall collapsed on them in Bommanasandra Industrial Area on Saturday.The deceased have been identifie... »
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah launching Android apps in Kannada and Unicode programme at Vidhana Soudha in Bangalore on Friday. Also seen are, noted Writer Chandrashekara Kambara, former Vice Chancellor K. Chidananda Gowda and Minister for Kannda and Culture Umashree. Photo: V Sreenivasa Murthy
BANGALORE, September 20, 2014

Grain production in Karnataka may dip by 10 lakh tonnes

Floods in eight districts and drought in seven have resulted in a situation which will likely reduce foodgrain production in Karnataka by 10 lakh tonnes, according to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.<... »
BANGALORE, September 20, 2014

'Action plan soon to recover encroached government land'

As the ongoing dharna by nonagenarian freedom fighter H. S. Doreswamy seeking stern action against encroachment of government land entered the 12th day on Friday, the State government is preparing... »
Shimoga, September 20, 2014

Students with ‘poor’ academic records asked to leave school

In a shocking incident, teachers at the government high school at Durgigudi locality here forced Godawari M., a physically challenged girl, to take here transfer certificate (TC) and appear for th... »
Bangalore, September 19, 2014

Mixing styles

Disregard all the news reports – when it comes to the world of music, Australians love India. Melbourne-based reggae musician Jake Savona, better known as Mista Savona, has previously incorporated... »
U. Shrinivas. File Photo: S.S. Kumar
BANGALORE, September 19, 2014

A pioneer who moulded the mandolin to Carnatic music

U. Shrinivas was a trailblazer who not only adapted the mandolin for the Carnatic genre, he gradually criss-crossed all genres on this foreign instrument for his global audiences on world music pl... »
BANGALORE, September 19, 2014

CM launches Kannada app

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday launched a mobile phone application to enable Kannada interface in Android phones. It can be downloaded free of cost from the website of Kannada and Culture D... »
BANGALORE, September 19, 2014

Police Inspector, two beat constables suspended for taking bribe

City Police Commissioner M.N.Reddi has suspended the Police Inspector and two constables of Madiwala station for demanding and accepting a bribe from a couple.The couple was returning home... »

17-year-old commits suicide

World Bamboo Day

Food park project evokes mixed response

Yelahanka–Gooty railway line electrification likely by March

‘List of UTPs not provided ’

Bescom blames BBMP for girl’s electrocution

Robbery bid in dental clinic

QUANTITY NEED NOT BE LINKED WITH QUALITY: A huge number of plays are being performed Photo: Murali Kumar K.

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