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  • Karnataka forests bound to have more tiger trobule next year 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: As we head into the New Year, we have to brace ourselves for more man-animal conflicts in the periphery of all tiger reserves in Karnataka. We are bound to have more tiger trouble. The recent man-eating incident near the Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary is just the beginning of what is to...
  • Tiger kills a pregnant woman, Karnataka government orders catch or kill the man eater 4 hours 32 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government has ordered the forest department and the police either to shoot a man eater tiger dead or capture it alive. A man eater tiger killed a pregnant woman at Maragayi village in Khanapur taluk of Belagavi district on Wednesday night. After this horrific incident, thousands of...
  • Karnataka government to develop infrastructure to boost tourism Yesterday

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government is setting up a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to develop infrastructure at tourist destinations across the state under the public-private partnership (PPP), a senior official said on Wednesday. "The state cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposal of the tourism department to set up the SPV for tourism...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Karnataka decimate Railways by 136 runs; J&K secure 3 points against Baroda Yesterday

    New Delhi: Karnataka reaffirmed their status as the giants of domestic cricket outclassing Railways by 136 runs to record their third successive outright victory in this year's Ranji Trophy Cricket Tournament. Such has been the dominance of the Ranji champions that they are now on 18 points from three games with...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 3: Uthappa, Nair put Karnataka on top against Railways 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Robin Uthappa and Karun Nair scored sublime fifties to put defending champions Karnataka in a commanding position against Railways on day three of the fog-hit Ranji Trophy Group A match on Tuesday. Railways, resuming the day at 106 for four, were all out for 171 against a high-quality Karnataka...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 3: Abhishek Kaushik's fifty keeps Railways alive against Karnataka 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Opener Abhishek Kaushik struck a gritty half century to lead Railways' fight against defending champions Karnataka on Day 2 of their Ranji Trophy Group A match on Monday. Kaushik's 59 runs off 90 balls on a two-paced surface helped Railways reach 106 for four at stumps, trailing Karnataka by...
  • Karnataka: Girl gangraped by minor boys 4 days ago

    Kalburgi: A 7-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by four minor boys at Chidi Tanda here, police said. All the boys were arrested. The incident took place on December 19. The boys, three of them studying in 6th standard and another in 8th standard, are relatives of the victim, police said....
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 1 5 days ago

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Preview: A resilient Railways will have to dig deep to stop the onslaught of defending champions Karnataka in their home tie beginning at the Karnail Singh Stadium. Karnataka have continued their imperious form of last season with comprehensive victories over Tamil...
  • Karnataka: Four minors arrested for raping 7-year-old girl 5 days ago

    Gulbarga: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by four men in Chittapur village of Gulbarga. The four accused in the case are also minors and have now been arrested. The incident took place on Friday but the FIR was filed on Saturday night. The Victim's mother said that one of the accused...
  • Ranji Trophy: Raliways run into mighty Karnataka at home 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A resilient Railways will have to dig deep to stop the onslaught of defending champions Karnataka in their home Ranji Trophy cricket tie beginning at the Karnail Singh Stadium here on Sunday. Karnataka have continued their imperious form of last season with comprehensive victories over Tamil Nadu and Bengal...
  • Supreme Court extends Jayalalithaa's bail till April 2015 December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In major relief to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court on Thursday extended her bail by four months in the disproportionate assets case. The AIADMK chief will be out on bail till April 18, 2015. A bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu ordered that...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: Uttar Pradesh beat Madhya Pradesh by 4 wickets December 17, 2014

    After their bowlers had set up the trap, Uttar Pradesh batsmen held their nerves on the fourth and final day's play to beat Madhya Pradesh by four wickets in the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, on Wednesday. Chasing 180 for a win at the Holkar Stadium, the Piyush Chawla-led side...
  • Ranji Trophy: Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer December 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal's premier batsman Manoj Tiwary, who is one of India's 30 probables for the World Cup, had a close shave after being hit by an Abhimanyu Mithun rising delivery on the final day of his team's Ranji Trophy cricket match against Karnataka at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday. It was...
  • Year 2014: Sexual assault of school girls, terror blot on Karnataka December 17, 2014

    Bengaluru: India scripting space history with its mission to Mars in its maiden attempt marked the high point of variegated developments from Karnataka during 2014 that also saw a resurgent BJP and rising sexual assaults of minor girls in schools with the year ending on a terror tinge. In a...
  • Prompt action is being taken on assault cases: Bengaluru police chief December 16, 2014

    "Prompt action is being taken on assault cases. We are building awareness in the society regarding the safety of women," says Bengaluru police chief MN Reddi. ...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: Tamil Nadu get past Jammu & Kashmir at a canter on Day 3 December 16, 2014

    After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the third day of the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match. Chasing a mammoth 409 for a win in the four-day encounter...
  • America's youngest Surgeon General speaks Kannada at home December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A year after a Telugu speaker from Andhra Pradesh Sathya Nadella has taken over as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Microsoft, a Kannada speaker from neighbouring Karnataka has been named as the new Surgeon General of America. The healthy competition between two southern states has seen one...
  • Bengaluru: Rs 280 crore duped in online money fraud December 14, 2014

    Bengaluru: Approximately Rs 280 crore were duped from the people in Bengaluru in online money fraud. The police are hunting for Dhamodar Reddy, the main accused, and five others have been arrested in the case. The police have registered case of cheating and money circulation against the accused. Additional Commissioner of Police...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 2, Day 1 December 14, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Domestic heavyweights Mumbai will like to get over their defeat against Jammu and Kashmir in the opening round as they face tricky opponents in Railways in the second group league match. On the other hand, all eyes will be on Bengal's...
  • Ranji Trophy: All eyes on young Sudeep Chatterjee as Bengal seek revenge December 13, 2014

    Kolkata: All eyes will be on Bengal's newest batting sensation Sudeep Chatterjee as the hosts will have revenge on mind as they take on defending champions Karnataka in a second round group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, on Sunday. While people are waking up to Sudeep's talent after...
  • Congress Minister Ambareesh caught kissing a girl, may offer BJP a way out of Priyanka photo row December 12, 2014

    Bengaluru: The main opposition BJP which is facing the wrath of ruling Congress over one of its MLAs, Prabhu Chavan, watching a picture of Priyanka Gandhi on his smartphone in the Assembly, seems to have found a way out. Karnataka Housing minister and film star Ambareesh has got himself embroiled...
  • A post office in Kerala which 'delivers' mails to God December 11, 2014

    Sabarimala (Kerala): It is a unique post office, and one of its main tasks is to deliver letters to God. Located near the famed Hindu temple at the Sabarimala hills, the post office may perhaps be the only one in the country which does not work round the year. It...
  • Congress hits out at BJP MLA for watching Priyanka Gandhi's photos in Karnataka Assembly December 11, 2014

    Bengaluru: In an embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party, party MLA Prabhu Chavan was caught on camera watching a zoomed in photo of Priyanka Gandhi on his mobile phone in the Karnataka Assembly. Another MLA UB Banakar can also be seen playing video games during proceedings of the Legislative Assembly....
  • Bengaluru: Struck in traffic for hours, techies demand local train service to be extended December 11, 2014

    Bengaluru: Fatigued by the city's infamous traffic, the IT corridor of Bengaluru is demanding the local train service to be extended instead of the metro. Residents have also urged to the authorities to introduce more suburban trains. IT professional Bhavin Gandhi said, "Bengaluru is the only city which does not...
  • Bengaluru: Competitive pricing makes cheaper cabs available but safety remains at bay December 10, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Uber rape case in Delhi has brought taxi services across India under the scanner. The price war between taxi companies is leading many customers to ask if a cheaper service means compromising on safety. While there is a fare war in Bengaluru leading to cheap rates available for...
  • Karnataka asks cab aggregators to get taxis registered within one month December 9, 2014

    Bengaluru: In wake of the rape of a woman by the driver of an international cab service provider in Delhi, the Karnataka government has given one month deadline to cab aggregators in the state to get their taxis registered and police verification done. The taxi service providers have been told...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 1, Day 3 December 9, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Jammu and Kashmir opener Shubham Khajuria compiled his maiden first-class century before former champions Mumbai bounced back to dismiss the visitors for 254 in the first innings. Delhi's new ball bowlers Parvinder Awana and Sumit Narwal wielded their willows to great...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Day 2 December 8, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a gutsy unbeaten century while the others floundered as Delhi struggled to 260 for six on the first day. Chidambaram Gautam's 94-run knock was the highlight for Karnataka before Tamil...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 1: Gautam saves Karnataka; Bengal on top on Day 1 December 7, 2014

    Chidambaram Gautam's 94-run knock was the highlight for Karnataka before Tamil Nadu bowled them out for 290 in their first innings on day one of their opening Ranji match on Sunday. Kaushik Gandhi was batting on 12 and giving him company was India discard Abhinav Mukund on 10 as Tamil...
  • To bust myths, superstition, Karnataka Minister spends night at crematorium December 7, 2014

    Belagavi: To create awareness against superstitions, Karnataka Excise Minister Satish Jarkiholi along with hundreds of people spent a night at a crematorium. The Minister spent the night at Vaikunth Dham, a burial ground which is now a crematorium, to also observe the death anniversary of B R Ambedkar on Saturday. Jarkiholi...