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  • Heart harvested in Bengaluru, transplanted in Hyderabad 21 hours 48 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: In a swift operation, a heart harvested from an accident-victim was air-lifted on Saturday from Bengaluru in one-and-an-half hour and transplanted successfully in a 46-year-old woman at Yashoda hospital in Hyderabad. A 15-member team headed by Dr AGK Gokhale peformed the transplantation surgery on Padma, a home-maker from Kothagudem in...
  • Road mishap in Bengaluru, water tanker mows down 2 people 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: Two people have been killed in Bengaluru when a water tanker ploughed through a group of pedestrians. The incident occurred when the brakes of the water tanker failed. Visuals showed the tanker speeding menacingly as the pedestrians were crossing the road at a zebra crossing, knocking down a man pushing...
  • LPG from water, oil and sunlight? A Bengaluru scientist claims breakthrough 5 days ago

    Bengaluru: In what is possibly a major breakthrough, a scientist in Bengaluru claims to have invented a device that could make LPG using just water, vegetable oil and sunlight. Bengaluru's Scalene Energy Research Institute Chairman Dr Rajah Vijay Kumar says the device, known as Hydrodetector, is a specially designed reactor...
  • Mysore royal dynasty gets new heir, queen adopts grand nephew of late husband 5 days ago

    Mysore: The Mysore royal dynasty has got a heir. The Queen of Mysore Pramoda Devi Wodiyar has formally adopted her late husband Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar's grand nephew Yaduveera Gopalaraje Urs at a ceremony held at the main Amba Vilas Palace in Mysore on Tuesday. The new King has been rechristened...
  • Status check: Infrasturcture, cleanliness at Bengaluru railway station 5 days ago

    In 2014, the budget on cleanliness was increased by nearly 40%. Ahead of the railway budget, here is a status check on the infrastructure and cleanliness at our railway stations on the demands and expectations of the citizens. ...
  • Women brigade catches attention at Aero India 2015 in Bengaluru February 21, 2015

    Bengaluru: The woman brigade is creating all the buzz and catching attention at Aero India 2015 in Bengaluru. Squadron Leader Deepika Misra, Wing Commander Bhavna Mehra and Flight Lieutenant Sandeep Singh of Indian Air Force's Team Sarang are standouts at the show. Deepika Misra said, "My mother's dream was that...
  • After Togadia, MIM leader Owaisi banned from entering Bengaluru February 20, 2015

    Bengaluru: City Police Commissioner has imposed prohibitory orders banning Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen President Asaduddin Owaisi from entering the city a week from Thursday, days before his party was to hold a public meeting. In his order, Commissioner MN Reddi has also prohibited him from participating or speaking at any public meeting or...
  • Bengaluru: CJ Priya Varadarajan fight for women's safety February 19, 2015

    With women's safety becoming an important issue, Bengaluru has taken a step to make the city safer for women. Priya Varadarajan turns Citizen Journalist tells about the government buses in the city which will be fitted with an innovative alarm system. ...
  • Wing of aircraft damaged at Aero India show, all onboards safe February 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: A minor mishap was reported on Thursday at the ongoing Aero India show in Bengaluru when a wing of an aircraft belonging to the Red Bull team got damaged during manoeuvre. All the onboards are reported safe and the aircraft has landed safely. The aircraft were part of a three-plane formation...
  • India to take the final call on $12 billion Rafale fighter jet deal for IAF only after March February 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: India will decide on the fate of a long-delayed deal for 126 Dassault(AVMD.PA) Rafale fighter jets only after March, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday. The ministry's Contract Negotiations Committee (CNC) should report back by early March, Parrikar told a media conference at the Aero India airshow in Bengaluru. He...
  • PM opens Centre for Nano Science Engineering at IISc ibn Bengaluru February 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated the Centre for Nano Science Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru. The Centre is considered to be the most sophisticated and comprehensive cluster of micro and nano-tech laboratories in India. It is designed to provide research and technology leadership in...
  • Full text: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at Aero India show February 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off South Asia's biggest air show in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The 10th Aero India show reflecting India's air prowess, is based on the theme 'Make in India'. Speaking at the event, Modi said a nation with a strong defence will be secure and will have...
  • Bengaluru: Modi flags off South Asia's biggest Aero show, emphasises on need for strong defence industry February 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off South Asia's biggest air show in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The 10th Aero India show reflecting India's air prowess, is based on the theme 'Make in India'. Speaking at the event, Modi said a nation with a strong defence will be secure and will have...
  • Bangalore air show with theme 'Make in India' to begin today February 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: South Asia's biggest air show to showcase India's air prowess is set to begin in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the event which is based on the theme 'Make in India'. The air show will set on display India's military might and seek investments...
  • Bengaluru: Man arrested for trying to molest minor girl February 14, 2015

    Bengaluru: One person was arrested on Saturday, for allegedly trying to molest a minor girl in RT Nagar Police station limits. "This person tried to undress a 10-year-old girl. Immediately, he was caught and police were informed," TR Suresh, DCP North Bengaluru. Suresh said he has been booked under the Protection of...
  • Karnataka: 8 dead, over 50 injured as 9 coaches of Bangalore-Ernakulam express train derails February 13, 2015

    Chennai: Eight people have been killed and over 50 have been injured when 9 coaches of an express train bound for Ernakulam in Kerala from Bengaluru derailed near Hosur. The incident took place near Anekal near Mulagondapalli and Chandrapuram in the early hours on Friday. While ambulances from Karnataka and...
  • After Delhi sweep, AAP eyes Bengaluru civic polls February 11, 2015

    After sweeping the Delhi polls, the Aam Aadmi Party is now eyeing the civic body elections in Bengaluru. Corruption will be the main plank even for the BBMP elections that will be held soon. Though the election dates are yet to be announced, AAP has already started the ground work...
  • Prakash Javadekar and NGO squabble, time to put environment before dollars February 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: Tiger numbers may have increased over 25 per cent, from 1740 to 2286, in the Indian forest landscape. But let us not get excited. There are too many loopholes that dog our conservation policies, detrimental to the future of our flagship species. The problem is at three levels. It begins...
  • Karnataka: BJP attacks Cong government on law and order February 10, 2015

    Bengaluru: Opposition BJP on Tuesday targeted the Congress government on the law and order situation in Karnataka, particularly the "increasing" crime against women. Raising the issue during the discussion on motion of thanks to the Governor for his address in the Assembly, BJP leader Govinda Karajola said crime rate against...
  • Bengaluru: Police ban defied, Praveen Togadia's recorded speech played at rally February 8, 2015

    Bengaluru: Defying multi-media gag by police, VHP leader Praveen Togadia's video recorded speech was played at a rally on Sunday in which he called for Ghar Wapsi (homecoming) and establishment of "Constitutional Hindu Nation". Additional Commissioner of Police (Bengaluru) Alok Kumar said, "We have taken note of the violation; we will...
  • Bengaluru Police arrests accused in rape and murder of 8-year-old girl in Hoskote February 8, 2015

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru Police on Sunday arrested the accused in alleged rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Hoskote. He has been identified as Ambareesh, a 20-year-old man working as a construction labourer. The CCTV footage helped police in identifying the accused. The incident took place on Thursday and the victim...
  • Bengaluru: Unidentified person booked for the rape-cum-murder of an 8-year-old girl February 6, 2015

    An eight-year-old girl was allegedly brutally raped and murdered in Bengaluru on Thursday. The victim was found dead in a car shed. CNN-IBN has accessed the CCTV footage which shows the alleged rapist luring the child away. The child was playing on the streets in Hoskote area when she was...
  • Bengaluru: FIR registered against unidentified person for the rape-cum-murder of an 8-year-old girl February 6, 2015

    Bengaluru: An eight-year-old girl was allegedly brutally raped and murdered in Bengaluru on Thursday. Reportedly, the victim was found dead in a car shed. CNN-IBN has accessed the CCTV footage which shows the alleged rapist luring the child away. The child was playing on the streets in Hoskote area when...
  • Bengaluru: Unknown person booked after 8-year-old found raped, murdered in a car shed February 6, 2015

    Bengaluru: An eight-year-old girl was allegedly brutally raped and murdered in Bengaluru on Thursday. Reportedly, the victim was found dead in a car shed. The police say that the girl was playing on the streets of Hoskote in Bengaluru. An FIR has been filed against the unknown person under the...
  • Karnataka education department lists over 1200 schools as unauthorised: Survey February 4, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka education department has listed out over 1200 schools as unauthorised after conducting a survey. Surprisingly, some of these schools have been running for well over a 100 years. The Cathedral School, which was established more than 140 years ago, and the Sophia's School, which has been running for...
  • VHP leader Pravin Togadia banned from entering Bengaluru February 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Police on Tuesday banned right-wing group Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Pravin Togadia from entering the Karnataka capital February 5-11, on grounds of apprehension that his provocative and inflammatory speeches would cause breach of peace. "We have imposed prohibitory orders banning Togadia's entry into the city to maintain peace and...
  • Common man should get benefit of low crude oil prices: Kerala CM Oomen Chandy February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Criticising the Centre for hiking excise duty on fuel, Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy on Tuesday said the government should "fully pass on" to the common man the benefit accrued from low global crude prices. The senior Congress leader, who is in the national capital for election campaign,...
  • VHP leader Praveen Togadia banned from entering Bengaluru between February 5 to 10 February 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Senior Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia has been issued a notice on Tuesday by the Bengaluru police prohibiting his entry into the city. Earlier, Togadia was expected to take part in a VHP convention called the 'Hindu Viraat Samavesha' on February 8. According to sources, Togadia has been...
  • Bengaluru to be hoarding free, illegal hoardings four times more than legal ones February 2, 2015

    With illegal hoardings in Bengaluru amounting to at least four times more than legal ones, the local corporators have passed a resolution to remove all hoardings in the city. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike Commissioner M Lakshminarayana said, "Its more nuisance to us than income. We get some 20 crores that's...
  • Nine people deported to India from Turkey after suspected ISIS links January 31, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Turkish authorities on Friday deported nine people including five children to India from Turkey. The deported people are sent back to India on the suspicion that they were trying to cross over Syria from the Turkish border. The group had gone to Istanbul on tourist visas and landed in...