Karnataka

‘Why should I remove red beacon before May 1,’ asks Karnataka CM

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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While most of the ministers have already removed the red beacon atop their vehicles following the Centre’s ruling, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said that he would remove the beacon when the order comes into force on May 1. “Why should I remove red beacon now? It is to be removed from May 1. …

Brothers arrested in Bengaluru for forging Sushma’s signature to get passports

Monday, April 24, 2017

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Bengaluru police on Saturday arrested a web designer and a TV actor for sending a fake recommendation letter to passport office bearing the signature of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. The accused brothers had applied for a passport but failed to submit the proper documents. When officials rejected their applications, they mailed the fake recommendation …

Tragedy averted as bird hits Karnataka CM’s chopper

Monday, April 24, 2017

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A major tragedy was on Monday averted when a bird hit Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s helicopter while it was taking off. An eagle hit the helicopter during its take off at the HAL Airport here when Siddaramaiah was flying to Shravanabelagola along with Karnataka Home Minister Dr G. Parameshwara. But the alert pilot averted a …

Pro-Kannada activists withdraw protest against movie ‘Baahubali 2’

Saturday, April 22, 2017

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A day after actor Sathyaraj apologised for his ‘abusive’ statements over the River Cauvery made nine years ago, Pro-Kannada organisations on Saturday decided to withdraw their protests against the movie ‘Baahubali 2’. “We have nothing against the film. Our protest was demanding that Sathyaraj apologise. Now that he has apologised, we withdraw our protests as …

Rolls-Royce to back Indian Forces

Saturday, April 22, 2017

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In a bid to offer localised engineering support to Indian forces, British engine major Rolls-Royce on Thursday opened a defence Service Delivery Centre (SDC) in Bengaluru. According to the statement, the SDC will offer localised engineering support to improve the frontline capability of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Indian Navy (IN) aircraft, and …

Aurangabad- Hyderabad passenger train derailed near Karnataka

Friday, April 21, 2017

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Karnataka: An Aurangabad- Hyderabad passenger train derailed on Friday. The train derailment took place between Khalgapur and Bhalki stations in Karnataka state. There has been no injury to the passengers. The incident took place on the Karnataka-Hyderabad border place, which comes under the Hyderabad railway zone. The Disaster Management, Senior Officers and General Manager are …

Myntra acquires Bengaluru-based technology platform ‘InLogg’

Thursday, April 20, 2017

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Fashion based E-commerce major Myntra on Wednesday announced that it has acquired InLogg, a Bengaluru-based technology platform that provides end to end logistics solutions for the ecommerce sector. As part of the acquisition, the team at InLogg has been inducted into Myntra, making it an acqui-hire that will further strengthen and expand Myntra’s supply chain capabilities. …

Ex-French diplomat acquitted on charges of raping minor daughter in Bengaluru

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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Five years after Pascal Mazurier, a former French diplomat, was accused of raping his three-year-old daughter, he has been acquitted by a court here today. Mazurier‘s former wife Suja Jones had complained in June 2012, that Pascal had raped their child. “The allegations were the most heinous of a kind a father would face, so …

NGT seeks precision in facts in Bellandur Lake case; summons BBMP officials

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has demanded precise figures in connection with what amount of sewage is being dumped in the lake and quantity of litter is being treated, the counsel representing the complainant in the Bellandur lake case informed on Monday. Saransh Jain, counsel for Namma Bengaluru Foundation (complainant), also asserted that the NGT …

Bengaluru’s Bellandur Lake spilling toxic waste in the environment yet again

Monday, April 17, 2017

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The Bellandur Lake in Karnataka once again on Monday spilled toxic foam, creating panic among the people living in nearby areas. The spilled chemical foam can be seen flowing on the roads and into nearby drains. The lake is a part of Bellandur drainage system that drains the southern and the southeastern parts of the …

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