Karnataka

Australian couple harassed over ‘religious tattoo’ in Bengaluru

Monday, October 19, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …

Rahul interacts with start-up entrepreneurs

Saturday, October 10, 2015

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After day long meetings with farmers and party leaders, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today interacted with entrepreneurs from various startups in the IT city. “Great discussion with startup entrepreneurs in Karnataka,” Rahul Gandhi’s office said in tweets. “Entrepreneurs spoke about the need for the right ecosystem to strengthen the start up culture in the …

Interrupt ambulance, lose your driving license

Friday, October 09, 2015

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Bengaluru: If you are in Bengaluru and you block the movement of an ambulance racing to hospital with a siren, a strict action might take place against you and as offenders you might lose your driving licence. Chief Minister Siddramaiah, while flagging off 150 new ambulances which join the existing 711-strong fleet of the government-run …

All 7 IRNSS satellites to be in orbit by March 2016: ISRO

Thursday, October 08, 2015

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All the seven satellites of Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) are expected to be in orbit by March 2016, Indian Space Research Organisation said today. ISRO also aims to make signals available not only to India and surrounding countries, but also to the entire globe, ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar said. G SAT-15 satellite with …

Couple commit suicide after poisoning children

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

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A couple allegedly committed suicide after poisoning their two minor children to death in Chintal area apparently over financial problems, police said today.

BPO employee gang-raped inside moving van

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

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It seems the government’s idea to put a full stop to rape is going futile and increasing the crime even more. In a heinous incident on Saturday night, a call centre employee was allegedly gang-raped by two men in South-East Bengaluru. “A woman in her twenties, an employee with a call centre here, was gang-raped …

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