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  • Over 200 people duped in fake work experience certificate racket in Bengaluru Yesterday

    Bengaluru: Police have busted a fake work experience certificate racket in Bengaluru. According to police, an HR agency issued the fake certificates to over 200 people across the country. The company reportedly charged Rs 11 lakh from people who wanted work experience certificates. The agency also promised them jobs in...
  • Bengaluru: Six-year-old girl raped by high school boys 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: A 6-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two high school boys at Bannerghatta near in Bengaluru, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday when she was playing with her brother and the boys, they said. The boys took the girl to an isolated place nearby and raped her....
  • Health hazards in Bengaluru 4 days ago

    An outburst of toxic froth from Bengaluru's Varthur lake spilled over to the roads on Wednesday. Health hazard in the city has become a cause of concern for its residents. " ...
  • How can we save Bengaluru? 4 days ago

    A day after the Environment Ministry stepped in, the Karnataka government has directed the Bangalore Development Authority to look into the Bengaluru's toxic Varthur Lake that is frothing over and spilling on to the streets. CNN-IBN asks how can we save our cities and offers a five-point revival kit for...
  • Caught on camera: Principal thrashes students at a Bengaluru engineering college 5 days ago

    Principal of Sea college of engineering Padmaraju has been caught on camera beating a group of students. The college students say the Principal has been abusing students for the past several years, often using canes or rods. No case has been filed so far. ...
  • Toxic foam overflows from Bengaluru's Varthur lake 5 days ago

    People living near the Varthur Lake in posh Whitefield in Bengaluru have seen it foam before in hot weather after it rains. But this year, white clouds of froth are spilling on to the road. Angry residents say they have approached the authorities many times, but to no avail. ...
  • Bengaluru: Central government asks for detailed report on Varthur lake 5 days ago

    Bengaluru: Central government has asked for the detailed report for the reasons behind the pollution of Varthur lake's on Thursday. The main reason responsible for polluting Varthur lake are the industrial effluents which are directly dumped into the lake. ...
  • Centre seeks report after toxic froth from Bengaluru's Varthur lake spills on road 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Centre on Thursday sought report after toxic froth from Bengaluru's Varthur lake is spilling on to roads. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said necessary action will be taken in the case and has also promised to take action against those responsible. Javadekar said, "The Central government has asked for a...
  • Bengaluru: Vartur lake overflows with poisonous foam 6 days ago

    An outburst of toxic froth from Bengaluru's Varthur lake spilled over to the roads on Wednesday. ...
  • Bengaluru: Toxic froth from Varthur lake spills over onto nearby roads 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: Toxic froth from Varthur lake had been spilled all over the nearby roads as reported by the locals. The main reason responsible for polluting Varthur lake are the industrial effluents which are directly dumped into the lake. ...
  • Toxic froth from Bengaluru's Varthur lake spills over onto nearby roads 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: An outburst of toxic froth from Bengaluru's Varthur lake spilled over to the roads on Wednesday. The bizarre scene played out through the morning when the froth spilt over to the neighbouring road from the lake. The city's municipal corporation later employed a water tanker to spray down the...
  • 80 from Karnataka return from earthquake-hit Nepal April 27, 2015

    Bengaluru: At least 80 people from Karnataka, who were stranded in quake-hit Nepal, returned to New Delhi on Sunday by a special Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft along with other Indians, an official said. "Of the 200 stranded people from the state in Nepal, 80 landed in New Delhi and the...
  • Four accused for assaulting northeast students in Bengaluru arrested April 24, 2015

    Bengaluru: Four accused of assaulting two students from Arunachal Pradesh have been arrested by Bengaluru Police on Friday. The four men allegedly assaulted two students from Arunachal Pradesh while they were returning from an ATM. Reportedly, they passed lewd and racist remarks to the students. When the students challenged them,...
  • Bengaluru: Men allegedly assault students from Arunachal Pradesh, pass lewd remarks April 23, 2015

    Bengaluru: In a shocking incident from Bengaluru, two men allegedly assaulted two students from Arunachal Pradesh while they were returning from an ATM. Two men allegedly passed lewd and racist remarks to the students. When the students challenged them, they allegedly manhandled the girl student. One of them allegedly claimed...
  • 19-year-old trapped in a toddler's body defies all odds; carves out a career as artist April 23, 2015

    It is an inspiring story of a 19-year-old who is trapped in the body of toddler due to a rare medical condition. Girija Srinivas was born with a rare medical condition called congenital agenesis, which has crippled her body's development. For years, Girija has been 2.5 feel tall and weighs...
  • Karnataka: Beef poor man's protein, part of food habit April 23, 2015

    Beef is an integral part of the Dalit diet in Karnataka, a state where they form almost 23 per cent of the population. Beef being cheaper is more affordable for the common man. Thus, beef is the 'poor man's protein." ...
  • Teen athlete overcomes odds, trains to become a marathon runner April 22, 2015

    Bengaluru: Over the last few weeks, H Madhusudhan suffering from double amputation has been a regular at the running tracks in Bengaluru. Just 19-year-old, Madhu has been training to become a marathoner. His sights have been firmly set on a 4-kilometer run to be held next month. Madhu also aspires...
  • Nathuram Godse statues will be installed, says Mahasabha chief April 20, 2015

    Mangaluru: Kicking up yet another storm, the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha on Monday announced its plans to install the statue of Nathuram Godse, who killed Mahatma Gandhi, in Mangaluru and five other districts of Karnataka notwithstanding the country-wide protest against its move. Addressing reporters in Mangaluru, the outfit's Chief Swami Pranavananda...
  • Karnataka government calls one-day Assembly session to trifurcate BBMP April 20, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government called a special one-day Assembly session on Monday to trifurcate the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike so as to ensure better administration. The BBMP's term comes to an end this week and the opposition is alleging that the government is taking the measure only to side-step civic...
  • Toll plaza vandalised by locals in Bengaluru April 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: A mob of locals vandalised a toll plaza and set the booth on fire in Bengaluru after a local was allegedly manhandled by the staff. The incident reportedly took place after an argument between a local and the toll plaza staff. The local refused to pay the toll fare claiming...
  • Karnataka government faces dilemma as key water project requiring land acquisition hangs in balance April 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: Even as Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi gathers his forces together against the Land Acquisition Ordinance, the Congress government in Karnataka is in a dilemma. The Siddaramaiah government wanted to do away with the enormously time-consuming social impact assessment for a Rs 12,000-crore water project, but has been unable...
  • Normal life hit by Karnataka bandh over Cauvery issue April 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: Normal life in the country's IT capital and several parts of Karnataka was crippled on Saturday as a 12-hour statewide bandh called by pro-Kannada outfits to protest Tamil Nadu's opposition to Mekedatu drinking water project across the river Cauvery, began. Bus, auto and taxi services were badly hit in...
  • Bengaluru cricket stadium becomes first to have rooftop solar plant April 17, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Chinnaswamy cricket stadium in Bengaluru has become the first cricket venue in the country to have a rooftop solar power plant. The roof top installation by Karnataka State Cricket Association is a novel initiative executed for the first time at any stadium in...
  • Karnataka government launches bike ambulance to speed up medical care April 15, 2015

    Bengaluru: In the first-of-its-kind in Asia, the Karnataka government has launched a bike ambulance to speed up the medical care. The First Response mobile first aid unit can rush to an accident spot in 5-10 minutes and provide immediate medical aid. The service is operated by trained paramedics who carry...
  • Centre okays CBI probe in IAS officer Ravi's death case April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Centre on Monday gave its nod for a CBI probe into the mysterious death of IAS officer DK Ravi after Karnataka government fell in line and sent a fresh notification without any time limit. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) issued a notification to pave way for...
  • New aviation policy will connect India with 'Bharat': Ashok Gajapathi Raju April 12, 2015

    Bengaluru: A new civil aviation policy, which is on the anvil, will facilitate more airlines to connect metros and state capitals with more cities and towns across the country, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said on Sunday. "We want more airlines to operate across the country, connecting more cities and...
  • Murder convict disguises himself as visitor, escpaes from Bangalore Central Jail April 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: A murder convict escaped from Bangalore Central Jail on Friday evening. Manjunath disguised himself as a visitor and escaped the prison. He was in the jail for past six years. Search operations have been launched by the police to apprehend him. ...
  • Karnataka government embarks on its biggest caste census ever April 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: Karnataka will embark on its biggest caste census ever with primary school teachers across the state on Friday. There will be a 20-day survey to understand social and educational development of different castes. The survey will be undertaken from April 11 to 30 and will cover 6.5 crore residents...
  • Ola auto driver allegedly thrashes woman in Bengaluru April 10, 2015

    Bengaluru: An Ola auto driver allegedly thrashed a woman in Bengaluru. She has posted the image of the driver's licence, which shows the driver's name and address on Facebook. The woman has filed a complaint and the auto driver has been booked for outraging the modesty of a woman and for...
  • Siddaramaiah government to start controversial caste census in Karnataka from Saturday April 10, 2015

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's 'ambitious' caste census begins across the state on Saturday. The census, which ends on April 30, has already led to controversies. The census has been named 'Social and Educational' census of the people in Karnataka. Noted music director Hamsalekha has composed music for this census. Some...