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Bengaluru: Thousands of out-patients were affected across Karnataka on Tuesday due to a private doctors' strike against a new medical bill. Hundreds of private hospitals across the state shut their Out-Patient Departments (OPDs) to protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2017,More
Published 02-Jan-2018 13:10 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka will purchase 640 electric vehicles under the Central government's Fame India subsidised scheme, an official said on Monday. "We have received approval from the Department of Heavy Industries to purchase the electric vehicles under the National Electricity Mobility Mission ofMore
Published 02-Jan-2018 07:47 IST
Bengaluru: The first New Year baby girl born at 00:05 on Monday at a civic hospital in the city's western suburb would get free education up to the degree level from the city civic body, said an official. "The first baby girl born five minutes after Sunday midnight in the New Year at the RajajinagarMore
Published 01-Jan-2018 21:14 IST
Bengaluru: The Congress's Karnataka unit on Monday claimed that some BJP legislators and leaders have evinced interest in joining the party, ahead of the 2018 Assembly elections in the state. "Some BJP legislators and leaders have expressed interest in joining our party and are in touch with us. ButMore
Published 01-Jan-2018 19:09 IST
Bengaluru: Drunk men molested women in the Brigade Road once again on the New Year eve on Sunday. Exactly one year ago the otherwise famous spot became the ugly scene of molestation and groping of new year revellers. This year, however, the ugly scene took place, despite the deployment of 1,500More
Published 01-Jan-2018 15:53 IST | Updated 17:13 IST
Bengaluru: Lauding Karnataka for its rich legacy of culture and knowledge, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said the people of the southern state are public-spirited citizens and known for giving back to society. "The attributes of serving the cause of education and giving back to society areMore
Published 31-Dec-2017 09:15 IST
Bengaluru: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday reminded people that the purpose of education should not be restricted to seeking jobs but to contribute to society. Kovind said education was all about learning how to contribute to society and to the needy.
Published 30-Dec-2017 21:16 IST | Updated 21:19 IST
Bengaluru: Calling for a national mission to make mental health facilities accessible to all, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said India must fight against the stigma surrounding mental health. "The biggest obstacle that patients of mental and neurological problems face is stigma and denial.More
Published 30-Dec-2017 16:19 IST
Bengaluru: The Kamala Mills fire tragedy in Mumbai has intensified the outcry by residents of several posh localities in Bengaluru against mushrooming rooftop pubs and bars in residential areas here. A fire that started at a rooftop pub during a party last night, spread rapidly through the buildingMore
Published 29-Dec-2017 21:36 IST
Bengaluru: In a one of its kind effort to celebrate a girl child, the first female baby born in the New Year at a civic hospital in the city will be given free education till under-graduation, Bengaluru Mayor R. Sampath Raj had said on Friday. "The first girl child born in the New Year (January 1)More
Published 29-Dec-2017 14:23 IST
Bengaluru: A woman and her paramour were arrested for allegedly killing her two-and-half-year-old daughter in Anekal, from their Attibele residence, police said. The woman was in love with her relative, who works in a petrol pump, they said.
Published 28-Dec-2017 21:10 IST
Bengaluru: The Karnataka PCC on Thursday said the Mahadayi water sharing row between the state and Goa could be solved in "five minutes" if Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervenes. "It is just a five minute job (for the prime minister). All that he (Modi) needs is make a phone call and tell ParrikarMore
Published 28-Dec-2017 20:26 IST
Bengaluru: As many as 3,515 farmers in Karnataka committed suicide between April 2013 and November 2017, out of which 2,525 were due to drought and farm failure, statistics provided by the State Agriculture Department said.
Published 27-Dec-2017 12:51 IST
Bengaluru: The city police on Tuesday formally denied permission for a show by actress Sunny Leone here on December 31, saying they are not in a position to give special attention to the event during New Year celebrations. The decision comes after the Karnataka High Court's recent direction to theMore
Published 26-Dec-2017 15:32 IST | Updated 16:32 IST
Bengaluru: Amidst raging differences on the issue of separate religion status to Veerashivas/Lingayats, Karnataka Chief Minister on Monday said he was not making any attempts to divide any religion. "I'm not attempting to divide religion. Five (forums) of them have given petitions, I have sent theMore
Published 25-Dec-2017 22:26 IST
Bengaluru: Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday rapped the Congress for its 'double-speak' on Mahadayi river water dispute with Goa, and blamed Sonia Gandhi for the stalemate. "Here is a Goa Chief Minister, with magnanimity he says, he is ready to solve the issue and give drinking waterMore
Published 25-Dec-2017 21:49 IST | Updated 21:51 IST
Bengaluru: A 29-year-old software engineer working in the city has been missing since last Monday after he put up his car for sale online, the police said. Kumar Ajitabh, who hails from Patna, had listed his vehicle on online marketplace Olx for sale.
Published 25-Dec-2017 16:00 IST
Bengaluru: The killing of journalist- activist Gauri Lankesh and the boardroom battle at IT giant Infosys marked the high point of variegated developments from Karnataka during 2017, which also saw political parties sounding the bugle for the assembly polls early next year. Diary entries by aMore
Published 25-Dec-2017 12:03 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday accused his Goa counterpart Manohar Parrikar and state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa of trying to play out a 'drama' on the issue Mahadayi river water issue, keeping the coming assembly elections in mind. "...Parrikar and Yeddyurappa both triedMore
Published 24-Dec-2017 18:39 IST
Bengaluru: BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje, on Saturday, challenged the Karnataka government to arrest her for alleged "inflammatory" tweets on the rape and murder of a minor Dalit girl in Vijayapura.
Published 23-Dec-2017 20:37 IST

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