Smriti Advani

  • Narayana Murthy's wife speaks about son Rohan's role at Infosys 07-06-2013 08:50 AM

    Bangalore: As NR Narayana Murthy makes a comeback to Infosys along with his son Rohan Murty, his wife Sudha Murthy spoke about his exact role in the organisation. Sudha Murthy said Rohan will only be an assistant to the Infosys Executive Chairman and will not be reporting to anyone else....
  • Bangalore man's 'affordable' book bank helps underprivileged students 03-06-2013 08:03 AM

    Bangalore: Vignesh and Vishwas regularly visit the Canara Book Bank after classes. Unable to afford the expensive textbooks that their engineering course demands, the bank is a second home for these youngsters. "The cost of books is very high. However, here, we just have to pay Rs 200 per year...
  • Murthy's return a shock both for him and for shareholders 01-06-2013 10:13 PM

    Infosys founder Narayana Murthy returned to the company he founded, less than two years after his retirement. The return was unexpected, as much for Murthy as for shareholders. He had settled down to a semi-retired life when he got a phone call from Executive Chairman KV Kamath, asking him to...
  • Bangalore: Boy who delivered newspapers makes it to IIMCalcutta 24-05-2013 08:49 AM

    Bangalore: From being a newspaper delivery boy to making news himself, 23-year-old Shivakumar has got through to the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) - Calcutta. Shivakumar, an engineering student and the only educated member in his family, has fought hard to make his dreams come true. For the past ten...
  • IAS aspirant who committed suicide hadn't cleared the exam: UPSC 13-05-2013 02:17 PM

    Bangalore: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has denied the charge that the student YV Manjunath had cleared the exam. Manjunath had allegedly committed suicide on May 10, with the police stating that he was upset over a 'goof-up' in the UPSC results published in Bangalore. The UPSC Chairman has...
  • IAS aspirant suicide: Victim had contacted UPSC officials 13-05-2013 10:22 AM

    Bangalore: An IAS aspirant committed suicide in Bangalore on Friday, upset over a "mix-up" in the Civil Services Examinations results list. 24-year-old VY Manjunath was found hanging in an under-construction building near his residence in Madikeri. His family claims Manjunath had even tried to rectify "goof-up" and contacted Union Public...
  • K'taka polls: Candidates with criminal records a concern 03-05-2013 09:34 AM

    Bangalore: There are two days left for the Karnataka Assembly elections and as always money power is a concern in the state. Not just that, the state Election Watch finds that more than 20 per cent of candidates have criminal records. Political parties may have promised to make the Karnataka...
  • Colourless Karnataka polls this time after EC clampdown 28-04-2013 09:52 AM

    There will be no colour in May 5 Karnataka elections after the Election Commission's clampdown on poll banners and posters. However, to counter the lack of election season colour, the Cartoonists' Association of Bangalore is doing its bit to raise voter awareness. ...
  • Citizen Journalist Show: Resident exposes condition of roads in Bangalore 20-04-2013 07:56 PM

    A concerned resident turned Citizen Journalist to expose the bad state of roads in Bangalore. Pot-holes lead to huge jams throughout the city, and there is no maintenance to ease traffic woes. ...
  • Bangalore blast: No breakthrough yet; NSG and NIA teams scan site 18-04-2013 08:28 AM

    Bangalore: A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team as well as a team from the National Security Guard (NSG) visited the site of the Bangalore blast that injured 16 people on Wednesday. Initial reports from the forensic sciences laboratory have indicated that ammonium nitrate was used to make the bomb that...
  • Karnataka polls: Parties take to social media 11-04-2013 09:33 AM

    Bangalore: In the battle for Karnataka, a lot is playing out on the social media, especially Twitter. The Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress and BS Yeddyurappa's Karnataka Janata Paksha have all joined the bandwagon. The question is whether the Election Commission will be able to regulate online campaigns. Sanjay Gowdar...
  • Karnataka polls: Parties add star power to their campaign 10-04-2013 08:35 AM

    Bangalore: The filing of nomination papers for the Karnataka Assembly elections begins on Wednesday. With barely a month to go for the polls, political parties are all set to add 'star power' to their election campaign. The Bharatiya Janata Party has roped in Kannada actress Tara a for now, but...
  • Karnataka: Prominent citizens raise voting awareness 08-04-2013 09:28 AM

    Bangalore: Bangalore-based astronomer, Ashwin Mahesh isn't gazing at the stars for now as he has hit the campaign trail. He along with icons like former Infosys Director Mohandas Pai, and other prominent citizens are addressing voter concerns and raising awareness ahead of May 11 polls. "Representation and public participation is...
  • Rail Budget: People in Bangalore willing to pay more for better services 26-02-2013 09:54 PM

    Pawan Kumar Bansal presented his maiden Railway Budget in Parliament on Tuesday. ...
  • FDI no threat to kirana stores in Delhi, Mumbai? 02-10-2012 09:12 AM

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail has been the most contentious of UPA-II's big ticket reforms. CNN-IBN travels to suburban Mumbai and outer Delhi and meet the traditional kirane wala who has competed for years with Indian owned multi-brand retailers. Some kirana store owners say they won't...
  • Ask Arvind what made him change his mind: Kiran Bedi 20-09-2012 11:51 AM

    Kiran Bedi said while Arvind Kejriwal would go the political way, she will support Anna Hazare's movement. ...
  • Anna not keen on politics, parts ways with Kejriwal 20-09-2012 09:44 AM

    While Anna said he wished Kejriwal the best, he also forbade him from using his images during campaigning. ...
  • Kejriwal keen on politics, Anna likely to stay away 19-09-2012 06:42 AM

    New Delhi: The split in Team Anna may become permanent in the next few days with Arvind Kejriwal talking of forming a political outfit. And sources say Anna Hazare will have nothing to do with it. "I had long time back decide not to contest elections. I have given my...
  • Jharkhand acid attack victim recovering slowly 13-09-2012 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: Ten years after a horrific acid left her disfigured, 27-yr-old Sonali Mukherjee is taking baby steps towards a normal life. She is recovering from a reconstructive surgery at Delhi's BL Kapur Memorial Hospital. Her operation was done with the help of the NGO Beti. "I want to thank...
  • Modi sparks controversy over malnutrition remark 30-08-2012 09:17 PM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has sparked off a new controversy, this time by his comment over malnourishment. In an interview to the Wall Street Journal, the leader said Gujarati women are malnourished as they are more beauty conscious than health conscious. When asked why women in Gujarat...
  • Coalgate: Protesters stopped near Sonia's house 26-08-2012 06:46 PM

    As India Against Corruption (IAC) activists tried to demonstrate outside Congress president Sonia Gandhi's residence at 10 Janpath in New Delhi, they were detained by the police. ...
  • Can Kejriwal revive the antigraft movement? 26-08-2012 06:54 AM

    New Delhi: The Jantar Mantar will once again be the venue for an anti-corruption protest on Sunday, with Arvind Kejriwal taking centrestage this time. He has asked his supporters to gherao the houses of the Prime Minister and BJP President Nitin Gadkari on the coal block allocation issue, but has...
  • Baba Ramdev calls off fast, attacks Prime Minister 14-08-2012 10:52 PM

    Baba Ramdev ended his fast on Tuesday but threatened that he would continue his protest against Congress-led UPA. ...
  • Pak Hindu families shuttle from footpath to tents 11-08-2012 08:19 AM

    New Delhi: From sleeping on the pavements to makeshift relief camps to finally having a roof over their head, the journey for a few Hindu families from Pakistan to India has not been easy. Those who have managed to escape to India say they are too scared to return and...
  • Geetika death: Kanda absconding, say police 09-08-2012 07:16 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police have made little headway in the Geetika Sharma suicide case. Even though MDLR Manager Aruna Chadha was arrested by the police, prime accused ex-Haryana minister Gopal Kanda is absconding. "Aruna Chadha has been arrested... Kanda is absconding. We are carrying out raids," DCP (Northwest) Karunakaran...