• Karnataka: Chopper cheaper than car for BSY April 19, 2012

    BANGALORE: Believe it or not: it is cheaper to travel by helicopter than by a car, if former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappas travel bills are any proof.Documents pertaining to his travel obtained by Express through RTI, indicate that Yeddyurappas travel costs by car were far higher than a...
  • Bangalore airport to shut for seven hours till April 3 March 1, 2012

    BANGALORE: The Bangalore International Airport (BIA) will be closed for seven hours every day from March 11 to April 3 for runway modernisation. As part of protocol, the airport authorities have confirmed that they have informed all airlines and concerned authorities that the airport would not allow any emergency landing...
  • Bangaloreans recall 'chilling' out in J&K January 20, 2012

    BANGALORE: Images help one cherish a vacation. But a bunch of Bangaloreans could not click pictures of their recent getaway as the weather was so harsh that their cameras wouldnt work. These skiing enthusiasts hoped to escape the dry, dusty Bangalore, but ended up in the winter wilderness of Jammu...
  • 15 mines may reopen in Karnataka January 5, 2012

    BANGALORE: The Indian steel industry may have something to cheer about this New Year as 15 to 20 miners from Karnatakas mining belts are likely to get the nod to resume mining activities later this month. The Central Empowered Committee (CEC) will present a report and make recommendations on all...
  • Cyber crime cases on rise in Bangalore November 4, 2011

    BANGALORE:Not long after it became the suicide capital of the country, Bangalore is surging ahead to claim another tittle as the cyber crime capital of the nation. Though the city stands at the top five position for cyber crime, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) 2010 statistics, fraudsters...