Bengaluru to host business literature festival

Wednesday, October 28, 2015


A unique fest, billed as India’s first in business literature, will explore business storytelling through books, movies, blogs, tweets and social media posts here this week. The Bangalore Business Literature Festival on October 31 will see all attendees, including business leaders, executives, entrepreneurs and students, engaging in conversations with over 30 leading Indian business book …

Bajrang Dal activist’s murder: One more arrested in Mumbai

Saturday, October 24, 2015


Mumbai: The Karnataka Police on Saturday arrested one Imtiaz Guntal Katte in connection with the murder of Bajrang Dal activist Prashant Poojary. Katte is the ninth person arrested in this case. The police arrested Guntal Katte from Mumbai, where he was preparing to fly to Dubai. Poojary was hacked to death by a group of …

Over 20,000 quintals of dal recovered in raid

Friday, October 23, 2015


The Karnataka Food and Civil Supplies department on Thursday raided a godown and recovered 23, 050 quintals of pulses hoarded by traders and dal mill owners here. Deputy Director of the state Food and Civil supplies department A.T. Jayappa told ANI that the total value of the seized pulses is Rs. 22.25 crores. “This godown …

Amit Mishra booked for allegedly assaulting woman

Tuesday, October 20, 2015


Bangalore: Indian cricket Amit Mishra was booked by Bangalore police for allegedly assaulting a woman. Ashok Nagar police issued a notice to Mishra after the woman filed complaint. According to her complaint filed on September 27th, on 25th September, around 7 pm, she had gone to the hotel, where Mishra was staying, to meet him. …

Karnataka, Gujarat lift ban on Maggi

Monday, October 19, 2015


The ban on Maggi noodles has reportedly been lifted in Gujarat and Karnataka after samples of the popular instant noodles were tested at laboratories and found to be safe. Some 90 samples of the six variants of Maggi had received clearance by the three labs mandated by the Bombay High Court, subsequent to which the …

Australian couple harassed over ‘religious tattoo’ in Bengaluru

Monday, October 19, 2015


An Australian couple was allegedly harassed in Bengaluru on Saturday over a tattoo of a Hindu goddess and then forced to apologise for hurting the feelings of their attackers by the police. The attackers threatened to skin the young man’s leg, for sporting the tattoo of Hindu goddess ‘Yellamma’ on his skin. After the police …

One sub-inspector dead, another seriously injured after being stabbed by thieves

Saturday, October 17, 2015


More than 100 policemen are on the look-out for two thieves – Krishnappa and Madhul from Shivamogga – who killed one of their colleagues and seriously injured another on Friday. The police had been tracking both of them after they reportedly burgled a house in September. A report in Deccan Chronicle stated that policemen found …

17-year-old from Karnataka returns state Sahitya award

Friday, October 16, 2015


For 17 year-old Ria Vithasha, who has authored five novels, the killing of senior Kannada writer M M Kalburgi distressed her enough to take the decision to return her Karnataka Sahitya Academy award. Vithasha, known by her pen name Muddu Thirthahalli, whose novel “Kaada Haadiya Hoogalu” has been adapted into an award-winning film, said she …

Bhartiya City launches new edition of Nikoo Homes-II in Bengaluru

Thursday, October 15, 2015


After the success of Nikoo Homes-I, Bhartiya City developed under the Bhartiya Urban township has now launched Nikoo Homes-II in Bengaluru. A-125 acre integrated urban township within the municipal limits of Bengaluru city is a first of its kind in India. The much feted home brand makes a comeback with the launch of Nikoo Homes-II …

8-year-old writes letter to PM Modi over traffic congestion

Wednesday, October 14, 2015


As commuters we often come across severe traffic congestion while on our way to work or other destinations. But how many of us take a step ahead and think of registering a complaint or bringing the issue to the notice of the concerned authority? Well, most of us don’t, unfortunately. But recently an eight-year-old boy …

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