The Prime Minister, after travelling from Mangaluru to Bengaluru, chose to share the dais with the top brass of Karnataka BJP. Former Karnataka Chief Minister SM Krishna, state BJP president B S Yeddyurappa, and Karnataka Vice-president Tejaswini Ananth Kumar were among the top leaders present at the venue.
The first round of elections in Karnataka is on April 18 but the polling date is wedged between holidays, with April 17 being Mahaveer Jayanti and April 19 Good Friday, all resulting in a long weekend.
The mobile application will enable users, apart from paid volunteers, to record multiple features of each tree in their neighbourhood. Details such as species, girth, height, and approximate age can be uploaded.
Rescuers had pulled out 55 people from the rubble of the four-storeyed under construction building, which collapsed Tuesday evening at Kumareshwaranagar in the heart of Dharwad, about 400 km from here.
Aero India 2019 fire: At least 300 cars gutted after a fire broke out at the Yelahankha airbase in Bengaluru, the venue for Aero India 2019. The cause of the fire is still unknown and there are no reports of injury so far.
Ahmedabad/Bengaluru/Mumbai, Feb 18 (ANI): The Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad members in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Kolkata took to streets to protest against the 'anti-national' sentiments that have risen from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Members of ABVP from Ahmedabad raised slogans against those who supported the anti-national elements in JNU. An ABVP leader said they will continue their protests till the anti-nationalists are punished. In Bengaluru, the student took out a 'Tricolor march'. A protestor of ABVP in Bengaluru said they condemn the act of central universities rising to support the anti-national slogans raised in JNU. In Kolkata, ABVP members were seen raising slogans against the anti-national elements.
Bengaluru, Feb 18 (ANI): A 23-year old man in Bengaluru whose body was split into two after being run over by a speeding truck wished to donate his organs while lying on the deathbed. Harish Nanjappa died due to injuries within minutes of being taken to a hospital. Harish's eyes were donated to the Narayana Netralaya and other organs could not be harvested as they were excessively damaged. According to the police, Harish said that he wished to donate his organs.
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor, in response to the attack on the Tanzanian student in Bengaluru on February 3, said that racism and intolerance are not specific to India but happens across the globe.The Tanzanian student was allegedly beaten up and stripped by a mob in a case of mistaken identity after a woman was mowed down by a car in Bengaluru.The 21-year-old Tanzanian was dragged out of the car in which she was seated along with her three friends.Sonam, who has not shied of speaking about current affair incidents in the past, did not hide behind a non-committal stance. Sonam, who is the Loreal brand ambassador, was present at the inauguration of Women of Worth Awards, a platform and campaign that will recognize and felicitate the achievements of women who have achieved success in making a difference to the lives of others through their bravery, convictions and drive.The Women of Worth 2016 awards and campaign, which is an initiative by NDTV and Loreal Paris, will showcase women’s inspirational and impactful work to the world at large.
New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): A Bengaluru madrassa teacher has been arrested by Delhi Police for suspected links with Al Qaeda. The teacher identified as Maulana Anzar Shah is reportedly an alleged member of the terror group. Police officials said he was planning to carry out terror strikes in the country. Shah has been brought to Delhi on transit remand and would be produced at the Patiala House court today.