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Bengaluru bombing suspect too being probed as possible part of IS network
Thu, Feb 11, 2016

The Ahmedabad blasts for which Afridi is wanted, incidentally, was allegedly carried out by an Indian Mujahideen-SIMI collaboration.

Vellore blast: Meteorite claim later, they search for a shooting star
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Samples collected from the deceased and the two injured are also being analysed, and have been sent to WHAT forensic laboratory in Chennai.

IS arrests: ‘Support went beyond online’
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Probe into activities of the 14 accused show some assumed leadership roles and tried to form ‘IS-affiliated India group’

From a Start-up: WiFi on the move, with an app to find the network and log in by itself
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

The growing demand for free WiFi in India has seen Prime Minister Narendra Modi sign a deal with Google to deploy free, high-speed WiFi at 500 railways stations.

After ISIS sweep, police nab Bengaluru blast suspect
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Afridi is also being linked to a 2015 case of arson outside an Israeli visa office in Bengaluru, which was captured on CCTV, sources said.

MM Kalburgi murder probe gets a new team, looks to widen its scope
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Karnataka CID seeks to expand probe in light of signs that same weapons used to kill Dabholkar, Pansare

Jihadi Suspect: The Bhatkal man whom cops link to string of IS arrests
Tue, Jan 26, 2016

The whereabouts of Shafi Armar have not been known in recent times though he has been active on social media.

The stem cell debate: Should necessity trump ethics?
Sun, Jan 10, 2016

In the future, Gurdon said, it can be used to counter neurogenerative disorders like Parkinson’s.

From potable seawater to cleaner Ganga, the promise of atomic science
Thu, Jan 07, 2016

Over the years, DAE has notched over half a dozen patents for water purification and desalination to meet what is considered a major requirement in India.

Despite Govt denial, scientists admit to new n-facility
Wed, Jan 06, 2016

Last month, journalist Adrian Levy, working for the Centre for Public Integrity in Washington, reported that a “secret nuclear facility” was being created at Challakere amid concerns over safety from some of the local population.

Neutrino facility in Tamil Nadu harmless but opponent won’t budge: Scientist
Wed, Jan 06, 2016

The INO is proposed to be a world-class underground facility to study fundamental particles called neutrinos, but despite environmental clearances and government sanction.

Nobel and Fields wisdom: For Make in India, first need Discover and Invent in India
Tue, Jan 05, 2016

Make in India programme, will not benefit the country in the long term unless backed by sustained investments in basic science and the fostering of the spirit of curiosity.

He said he was in an op… would call me back, says father of Lt Col Niranjan Kumar
Mon, Jan 04, 2016

Niranjan, who was with the National Security Guard (NSG), was killed while attempting to move the body of a terrorist, who had improvised an explosive device under his body.

Indian Science Congress: Scientists hail Indians’ role in particle physics
Mon, Jan 04, 2016

"Nearly 10 per cent of the contribution in the ITER project is from India. This will help in leapfrogging India’s nuclear fusion programme,’’ former ISRO chairman K Kasturirangan said Sunday.

Focus on Five Es, PM tells scientists at Indian Science Congress
Mon, Jan 04, 2016

Addressing the 103rd Indian Science Congress in Mysuru, he also said he was encouraging greater scientific collaboration between central and state institutions and agencies as part of cooperative federalism.

At Mysuru science meet, focus on Make in India
Sat, Jan 02, 2016

Since 1980s, every science congress has tried to focus on a relevant national goal.

Three Hyderabad youths ‘on way to Syria’ detained in Nagpur, two for second time
Sun, Dec 27, 2015

Police confirmed that Abdullah Basith, Umar Hassan Farooqui, and Zamir Farooqui were detained at the airport and will be handed over to Hyderabad Police.

How social media led 24-year-old Bhuvith Shetty to ‘murder’ — and prison
Sat, Dec 26, 2015

After spending four months in prison, he was released on bail with a warning from the court not to be involved in crimes anymore.

A 2012 terror case may land in Supreme Court. Here’s why
Wed, Dec 23, 2015

The NIA is preparing to move the apex court to ensure documents unearthed by it in an alleged terror case in Karnataka don’t get to the accused. Indian Express explains the case, its twists and turns.

Brother of 2007 Glasgow bomber ‘attended meetings in Saudi Arabia to recruit youth’
Tue, Dec 22, 2015

The identification of Sabeel by Asadullah as a participant in the alleged plot is likely to see him formally named in the case as an accused, sources said.

Owners of posh Bengaluru beauty salon arrested for credit card cloning fraud
Thu, Dec 17, 2015

The couple who have two young children used a modus operandi of purchasing stolen credit card data from online suppliers from the US, UK and other countries and used the data to clone cards.

Man held for ‘IS links’ in Jaipur a new father, a quiet man who was vocal online
Sat, Dec 12, 2015

The ATS is likely to jointly interrogate Sirajuddin along with officials of central agencies.

Signatures of bullet cartridges point to common killers of three rationalists
Fri, Dec 11, 2015

It is suspected that one particular set of operatives, using two weapons, carried out the three killings.

Karnataka Lokayukta resigns: The end of a sordid saga of corruption
Tue, Dec 08, 2015

The resignation comes seven months after the former Karnataka chief justice's 49-year-old son, Ashwin Rao, was named as a key accused in an extortion racket operating in his father's office.

Chennai floods: IT executive’s desperate bid saves family
Tue, Dec 08, 2015

At the end of a nearly 15-hour mission, the vice president of the technology company linked up with an Army team to rescue his wife, two kids, their dog and three elderly neighbours, including the widow of an Air Vice Marshal.

Sleepless in Chennai night, residents find home under flyovers, in flooded shelters
Sun, Dec 06, 2015

Around street corners in Chennai, in places affected by heavy water-logging, policemen and fire force personnel have been deployed to keep a nightly vigil to enable rescues in case of an emergency.

Chennai floods: The family that stood its ground
Sun, Dec 06, 2015

The family soon realised that most of their neighbours had fled in the night.

Chennai floods: 48 hours at the MIOT hospital where 18 died
Sat, Dec 05, 2015

For patients, doctors and nurses at one of Chennai’s premier hospitals, life became hell for over 48 hours as flood water hit power, food supply, communication lines and road access.

Chennai floods: The only way in — 1 train and then a 180-km road stretch
Fri, Dec 04, 2015

The respite in the rain on Thursday also helped many people, who went to work Tuesday, return to their homes.

Karnataka: Congress brings motion to impeach Upa Lokayukta
Sat, Nov 28, 2015

The MLAs are accusing the Upa Lokayukta of misconduct in closing a corruption case against a woman medical officer.

Rahul Gandhi asks students if Modi’s Make in India is working, they say ‘yes’
Thu, Nov 26, 2015

Rahul Gandhi is addressing the youth at the Mount Carmel College in Bangalore.

Bhatkal man detained in Dubai lured youth to IS with Rs 50,000
Wed, Nov 25, 2015

Investigators believe 35-year-old Damudi had links to Indian Mujahideen, tried to recruit online.

Firms with ‘links’ to Virbhadra Singh, YSR family corners power projects in Karnataka
Sat, Nov 21, 2015

The allotments of these small hydro projects have come under the scanner following a corruption investigation

Karnataka: Cops raid private firm in corruption probe against top IAS officer
Wed, Nov 18, 2015

The Lokayukta probe against Mohan started after a raid at a north Bengaluru flat by the Karnataka CID led to the recovery of Rs 4.37 crore cash and 2.5 kg of gold and diamonds.

Karnataka: IAS officer faces money laundering probe
Tue, Nov 17, 2015

On August 5, the Karnataka CID and I-T sleuths had raided an empty flat in Bengaluru leading to the recovery of Rs 4.37 crore cash and 2.5 kg of gold and diamonds.

Behind historic top-100 rank, IISc’s new research course
Mon, Nov 16, 2015

In its engineering streams, IISc has seen a surge in collaborative research with industries, forging alliances with global players in the telecom, automobile and aviation sector.