Bangalore

  • Railway Minister's son appears before police for questioning, refuses to talk about the case 48 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik presented himself before the Bangalore Police on Monday in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress. Karthik is currently out on bail, but has been asked to present himself at the police station every 15 days. He continues to...
  • ISRO hopes India becomes the first country to complete Mars Mission in its maiden attempt 1 hour 4 minutes ago

    Indian Space Research Organisation on Sunday said that commands required by the Mars Orbiter Mission to enter the planet's orbit have been uploaded. The process will take almost 13 hours to be completed and the orbiter is expected to enter the Mars orbit on September 24, ISRO said. V Koteshwar...
  • Karnataka government stirs controversy, reserves 70 pc mid-level jobs for Kannadigas 3 hours 8 minutes ago

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government has stirred a controversy by approving a policy which reserved 70 per cent of mid-level jobs for Kannadigas in Bangalore. The corporate world was not thrilled by the decision. Bangalore has employed lakhs of people in various sectors like IT, biotech, manufacturing and textiles. A large per...
  • Watch: India International Dance Congress 2014 18 hours 26 minutes ago

    Indian International Dance Congress brings together passionate dancers from across the world on one platform. ...
  • Sharjah tourism to conduct road shows in 5 Indian cities 19 hours 12 minutes ago

    Dubai: Seeking to attract Indian tourists to some of its exotic locations, Sharjah will organise tourism road shows across five cities, including New Delhi and Mumbai, from Monday. Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority will conduct road shows in Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore as part of its efforts...
  • Railway Minister Gowda's son questioned for 2nd day over actress' charge Yesterday

    Bangalore: Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik Gowda underwent a gruelling questioning for the second consecutive day on Saturday in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress. After another round of marathon questioning, DCP North TR Suresh said, "We are...
  • Reopen HAL airport in Bangalore: Aerospace major chief Yesterday

    Bangalore: Aerospace major HAL on Saturday said re-opening of HAL airport here will place the city in the league of international cities which have more than one airport. Speaking at a function organised by Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies (SIATI) here, HAL Chairman R K Tyagi...
  • Bangalore: Tuition teacher arrested for sexually assaulting minor 4 days ago

    Bangalore: A tuition teacher has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in Bangalore. The incident took place last week when the tuition teacher called her individually to his house for a class and allegedly sexually assaulted her. The minor had been going to the man's house for tuition...
  • Bangalore: Dutch national arrested for alleged rape, cheating 4 days ago

    A Dutch national has been arrested in Bangalore on charges of rape, cheating and intimidation based on the complaint of a woman. The complainant is a Gurgaon resident. According to her complaint, the Dutch man had promised to marry her after they got to know each other in January this...
  • 'Godman' Nithyananda says will shift from Bangalore to Tamil Nadu 6 days ago

    Bangalore: The controversial 'godman' Nithyananda has announced that he is relocating to Tirvannamalai in Tamil Nadu from his headquarters at Bidadi in the outskirts of Bangalore. He told this to his followers on Tuesday morning during the Morning Prayer meet. His ashram is currently based in Bidadi in Ramanagara district...
  • Hundreds of Bangaloreans take part in the Blind Walk 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Nearly 600 Bangaloreans took to streets on Sunday to participate in a special programme to raise awareness about the challenges faced by visually challenged people and encouraged the blessed to pledge their eyes. A Blind Walk, where the visually challenged people led the blindfolded participants giving them an insight...
  • Extended week for babus in Bangalore to clear pending files 1 week ago

    Bangalore: It was a working Sunday for several bureaucrats at the state secretariat in Bangalore as they sifted through pending files to clear them, following concerns expressed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah recently over pileup of files across departments. "This is a drive, this is not a new thing, we have been...
  • Heart flown from Bangalore to save patient in Chennai in two hours September 4, 2014

    Bangalore: In a story of an inter-state heart transplant, doctors have transplanted the heart of a brain-dead accident victim from Bangalore to another patient in Chennai. The heart was flown away in a record two hours to save the life of a patient in a private hospital in Chennai. Doctors...
  • Heart harvested in Bangalore, transplanted in Chennai September 3, 2014

    Chennai: A 37-year-old dead woman's heart, harvested in a Bangalore hospital, now beats in a man after it was flown to Chennai for a live transplant in a record time on Wednesday. "The operation has been successful, as a team of eight cardiologists raced against time to transplant the live heart...
  • Bangalore: Brain dead gives life to many September 3, 2014

    A family in Karnataka sets an example by donating organs of their dead daughter. "The recipient is a 40-year-old heart patient in Chennai. A team of 4 doctors flew the heart to Chennai," said transplant coordinator. ...
  • Bangalore doctors' miraculous rescue effort: Heart reaches Chennai patient in 4 hours September 3, 2014

    Bangalore: In a miraculous bid to save a patient in Chennai, doctors in Bangalore harvested the heart of a brain-dead accident victim and flew it to the Tamil Nadu capital in a record four hours. The victim had met with an accident on Tuesday and was hospitalised in Bangalore. Her relatives...
  • Bangalore: Retired officer chained by family for over 2 weeks, rescued by police September 1, 2014

    Bangalore: A retired sub-inspector who was locked up in chains by his own family for over two weeks was rescued by the Bangalore police on Sunday. The man was chained because his wife and sons wanted his savings. The 60-year-old Venkatesh had served as an assistant sub-inspector for over 3 decades...
  • Bangalore: Ganesh idol sculptors worried about pinning their livelihood on a dying art August 29, 2014

    Bangalore: Amidst festivities, gloom pervades the heart of a group of traditional Ganesh idol sculptors, concerned that their livelihood depends on a dying art. Consequently, second and third generation potters in Bangalore are turning towards other professions in search of a better livelihood. Seasoned sculptor Nanjundappa is one such traditional sculptur...
  • Bangalore schools in a dilemma over security guidelines, say they can't afford to implement them August 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Two months after a minor girl was raped in school premises in Bangalore, schools in the city are racing against time to implement security guidelines issued by the police. However, several schools say they won't be able to comply with the guidelines as they don't have the funds. The Iyer...
  • AirAsia to start flight between Chandigarh, Bangalore at Rs 1,900 from September 5 August 26, 2014

    Chandigarh: The low-cost carrier AirAsia India on Tuesday announced commencement of its direct flight to Chandigarh from Bangalore from September 5, saying the company's goal is to offer fares 30 per cent cheaper than rates prevailing in the market. "Chandigarh is our first destination in north India. The reason why we...
  • Four flights diverted to Bangalore due to heavy rains August 25, 2014

    Chennai: Four city-bound flights, including three international carriers, were on Monday diverted to Bengaluru Airport following heavy rains. A Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt, Malaysian Airlines from Kula Lumpur, Thai Airways from Bangkok and an Air India flight from Delhi were diverted to Bengaluru Airport, airport officials said. However the flights...
  • Bangalore school rape case: Parents continue living in anxiety for the safety of their children August 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Almost two months after the rape of a six-year old schoolgirl, parents in the Bangalore are yet to shed the uneasiness they feel in sending their children to schools. "I never thought I would follow up a rape case in a school where my daughter goes", said an anxious...
  • South Bangalore tense after youngster commits suicide following alleged police harassment August 24, 2014

    Bangalore: Protests broke out late on Saturday after a 24-year-old youngster committed suicide in South Bangalore following alleged police harassment. The deceased in his suicide note has alleged that a police inspector arrested him and kept in custody for 3 days without filing an FIR and tortured him. Local residents...
  • Hundreds of mourners pay tribute to UR Ananthamurthy August 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Thousands of mourners on Saturday paid their last respects to Jnanpith award winner and Kannada literary icon UR Ananthamurthy, who passed away on Friday. The mortal remains of Ananthamurthy were kept for public homage at the premises of Ravindra Kalakshetra as the state observed a...
  • Acclaimed Kannada writer UR Anathamurthy passes away August 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Renowned Kannda writer UR Anathamurthy passed away on Friday night. Ananthamurthy was hospitalised after suffering from kidney problems and had stopped responding to dialysis. The 81-year-old writer was on life support. One of India's best known writers and thinkers, Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy was considered an ambassador of literature...
  • 'In rest of India you drive on the left side of the road. In Bangalore you drive on what is left of the road': 43 jokes all Bangalore residents will understand August 23, 2014

    If you have ever lived in Bangalore, you would have at least one Facebook post complaining about the traffic - and sometimes even more than one - more than an average daily passenger in Mumbai. The roads are a mess and cost of living is high. But the redeeming factor...
  • Bangalore: 13-year-old boy thrashed, made to walk on his knees at a government shelter home August 22, 2014

    Bangalore: In a shocking incident reported from a government shelter home in Bangalore, a 13-year-old boy was brutally thrashed with a rod in the shelter. The boy was allegedly taken to the shelter home mistakenly, thinking that he might be an orphan. The boy was then allegedly assaulted in the...
  • SC extends bail of 2008 Bangalore blast accused Madani by 4 weeks August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday extended the bail of Abdul Nasser Madani, main accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial blast case for four weeks. A series of nine bombs were detonated across various locations in Bangalore in July 2008, killing two and injuring 20. Based on the...
  • 2008 Bangalore blasts: SC to hear Madani's bail plea today August 22, 2014

    Bangalore: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the bail plea of Muslim political leader from Kerala Abdul Nasser Madani. Madani is the main accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial blast case that killed 2 and injured 20. A series of nine bombs were detonated across various locations in Bangalore...
  • Bangalore: Woman forces friend to have sex with husband, arrested August 16, 2014

    Bangalore: In a bizarre case, a woman allegedly abetted her husband to 'rape' her neighbour and friend in her presence in Bangalore and the couple have been arrested. The woman and the victim were said to have become close friends over a period of time and used to frequent each other's...