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Thursday, May 19, 2022



At 85.63%, Karnataka records highest SSLC pass percentage in a decade

May 19, 2022 10:39 pm

Bengaluru fares worse than other districts and Bagalkote, Ballari, Belagavi, Udupi and 28 other districts secure the A grade while only two districts—Bengaluru South and Yadgiri secure the B grade.

KSHRC orders PSI to pay compensation of Rs 75,000 to 'chair stealer' Japanese national

May 19, 2022 11:10 am

A month before his deportation, the Japanese national Hirotoshi Tanaka had reportedly stolen a chair from the JC Nagar ACP office in a bid to stay on in India to fight the case.

Bengaluru: RBD layout to get new drain to flush out rainwater to Sarjapur culvert

May 19, 2022 9:39 am

Residents of the RBD layout had written to Limbavali on May 10 apprising him of the flooding problem in their area.

NAL's 'HANSA-NG' aircraft completes in-flight engine relight test

May 18, 2022 3:34 pm

The NAL officials said that 'HANSA-NG' is designed to meet the Indian flying club needs and it is an ideal aircraft for commercial pilot licensing due to its low cost and fuel consumption.

IMD issues heavy rain alert for Bengaluru, two labourers drown amid showers

May 19, 2022 8:50 am

The rain left many houses in the BTM, K R Puram, and Timber Yard Layout areas marooned, officials and residents said.

Bengaluru: Two labourers die after heavy rains flood underground pipeline

May 18, 2022 6:44 pm

The deceased have been identified as Devbharath (30) from Bihar and Ankit Kumar (28) from Uttar Pradesh. The incident took place in Upkar Layout in Ullal near Bangalore University.

Bengaluru News Live Updates: Rains wreak havoc in Karnataka for third day; CM visits rain-affected areas in Bengaluru

May 19, 2022 10:41 pm

Bangalore News Today Updates, Karnataka Weather Live News, Bengaluru, Karnataka Rain Today News Live, Karnataka SSLC Result Live 19 May: SSLC results out, state records pass percentage of 85.63%.

Bengaluru BJP leader Anantharaju honey-trapped, ends life: Police

May 17, 2022 3:47 pm

Bengaluru BJP leader Anantharaju dead: The police initially registered a case of unnatural death and later converted it into one of abetment to suicide against three people after securing a death note in which Anantharaju said how he was blackmailed for money.

Now, demand for allowing Hindus to pray at Srirangapatna mosque

May 17, 2022 2:34 pm

The Narendra Modi Vichar Manch believes the Jamia Masjid in Srirangapatna was built during Tipu Sultan’s regime where a Hanuman temple once stood.

In pictures: The World 10K marathon returned to Bengaluru after a two-year pandemic break

May 15, 2022 9:01 pm

The races were divided into five categories: Open 10k, World 10k women, World 10k men, CWD and senior citizen run, and 'Majja Run'


Bengaluru Karaga temple festival: In pandemic, a sea of devotees marked a 300-year-old celebration

April 18, 2022 8:33 pm

The Karaga festival is celebrated each year to mark the return of Draupadi in the form of Adishakti.

Flowering trees in bloom at 'garden city' Bengaluru are a sight to behold; see pictures

April 09, 2022 4:34 pm

It is said that the flowering trees were first introduced by the German botanist Gustav Hermann Krumbiegal

Streets deserted, markets closed: Here's Bengaluru under weekend Covid curfew

January 09, 2022 10:25 pm

On Sunday, Karnataka reported 12,000 fresh Covid-19 cases, of which 9,020 were in Bengaluru alone.

Bengaluru streets near to empty during week-long lockdown, commercial establishments shut

July 21, 2020 7:50 pm

The Karnataka government had decided to enforce a full lockdown in the Bengaluru urban and rural districts from July 14 evening to July 22 in the wake of mounting Covid-19 cases over the last week.

Deserted streets, closed shops: Here's what Bengaluru looks like under lockdown

April 19, 2020 9:23 am

As the nationwide lockdown enters its fourth week, the relatively cleaner and deserted streets of Bengaluru reflects the mood of the nation.

Aero India 2019: Sarang, Tejas dazzle at air show in Bengaluru

February 21, 2019 2:26 pm

The might of the Rafale jet was in full flow as it roared into the skies at the Yelahanka air base, the venue for the event, giving a dazzling display with breathtaking manoeuvres.


ABVP holds countrywide protests against anti-nationalism in some groups

February 18, 2016 10:59 am

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.

Man run over by truck, donates eyes before dying

February 18, 2016 6:58 am

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.

Racism, intolerance not specific to India, says Sonam Kapoor

February 09, 2016 9:47 am

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.

The Attack On Tanzanian Woman Had An Element of Racism & Mob Justice: Envoy

February 07, 2016 3:41 pm

Speaking on the attack of a Tanzanian woman, Karnataka home minister read out the woman's complaint, saying nowhere does it mention that she was stripped and paraded naked.

Madrassa teacher arrested for suspected links with Al Qaeda

January 08, 2016 9:31 am

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.