Hockey national camp for junior men, women begins in Bengaluru

Wednesday, May 24, 2017


Hockey India (HI) has named 53 men and 37 women for the national camp for junior players beginning on Wednesday in Bengaluru. The recently-concluded 7th Junior National Hockey Championships (men and women) witnessed some outstanding performances and on the basis of that, HI picked the players for the camp. During the five-week long camp, which will …

Will name another road after Martyr Niranjan: Karnataka Govt

Monday, May 22, 2017


Bengaluru: After the Karnataka Government passed a resolution to rename the Doddbommasandra main road in Vidyarayanyapura after Lt Col Niranjan EK, who lost his life in the 2016 Pathankot attack, Minister of Bengaluru Development and Town Planning KC George on Monday said that they will be naming another road in his honour. “You must understand …

Lost belongings can now be found online at this Indian airport

Friday, May 19, 2017


So many items are lost at the airport every day and it’s very hard to track it by going back to the Airport. Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore has now introduced online tracking of lost items to ease the hassle of the frequent flyers. ALSO READ: This Indian city is the most preferred destination by foreign …

Volvo Cars to start assembly operations in India this year

Thursday, May 18, 2017


Swedish luxury car maker Volvo Cars today announced plans to start vehicle assembly operations in India this year. The assembly operations will be located near Bengaluru and focus on models based on Volvo’s SPA modular vehicle architecture, Volvo Cars said in a statement. The company will make use of Volvo Group India’s existing infrastructure and …

KKR look to stem the rot against Sunrisers in IPL eliminator

Wednesday, May 17, 2017


Bengaluru: Two-time winners Kolkata Knight Riders will have to break the agonising sequence of debacles when they clash with defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL eliminator in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The winner of Wednesday’s match will face the loser of  Mumbai Indians on Friday in the second Qualifier, which will decide the second entrant of the …

Senior IAS officer arrested by Lokayukta SIT in mining case

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Bengaluru: A senior IAS officer has been arrested here by the Lokayukta Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Janthakal mining case. Gangaram Bhaderia, who currently serves as Principal Secretary (Mujurai and stamping), is a 1989-batch officer. He was arrested after questioning, IGP of the Lokayukta SIT, KSR Charan Reddy said. Reddy said Bhaderia was produced …

Ten high tech china made ‘spy’ drones found in Bangalore

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Ten High-end DJI Phantom-4 PRO, Made in China drones were found in Bangalore‘s Kempegowda Airport last week. These drones are highly advanced with intelligence chip engraved in them. These drones can fly as high as 6000 meters with half KG payload and they are equipped with advanced satellite navigation system. ALSO READ: IT lay off is ‘normal’, says …

IT lay off is ‘normal’, says Mohandas Pai

Saturday, May 13, 2017


Bengaluru: Soon after reports of a massive lay off by IT majors surfaced, the dynamic service sector was taken aback by the vulnerability of their job security. However, branding this as a regular restructure essential to counter industry slowdown, IT expert T.V. Mohandas Pai said it was a phenomenon that is taken up every three …

No Rs200 movie tickets on weekends and public holidays in Karnataka

Friday, May 12, 2017


The price cap policy of rs 200 for all the multiplexes announced by CM Siddaramaiah during the annual budget faces some alterations yet again. The Karnataka High court on Thursday said that 200 price cap on cinemas shall not be applicable on Saturday, Sundays and Public holidays throughout Karnataka. The Interim order was filed by Justice …

Rating agencies inconsistent in their treatment of China, India

Thursday, May 11, 2017


Bengaluru: Slamming global credit rating agencies for not upgrading India despite clear improvement in its economic fundamentals, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian today said they are following “inconsistent” standards while rating India and China. India has been placed in the lowest investment grade by these agencies which leads to higher cost of borrowing in the …

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