City’s own power plant will take a few more months for completion

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Bengaluru: The Yelahanka combined cycle power plant — touted to be the city’s first own power plant — is behind schedule. Construction was inaugurated by the then chief minister Siddaramaiah in June 2016. The plant was supposed to be ready by May 2018. Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd. (KPCL) officials said the plant will be commissioned […]

‘Emerging’ tourist destinations vie for attention at IITM

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Bengaluru: Emerging tourist destinations vied for those bitten by the wanderlust with the well-established ones at the 106th edition of the ‘India International Travel Mart’ (IITM), which opened in Bengaluru on Friday. States such as Jharkhand and Telangana have set up stalls providing different kinds of packages that not only highlight their natural beauty through […]

Make Pankaja CM for an hour to clear Maratha quota file: Shiv Sena

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Mumbai: Taking a dig at Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, the Shiv Sena today said that his cabinet colleague Pankaja Munde should be made the CM for at least an hour to clear the Maratha reservation file. Munde, who is the Rural Development Minister, in a veiled swipe at Fadnavis over the Maratha reservation issue, […]

BBMP to set up its own waste-to-energy plant

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Bengaluru: Following quite a while of considerations, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has decided to set up its own waste-to-power plant in the city. As per sources, the civic body is required to float the tender in one month. The main waste-to-power plant, with an ability to produce power from 1,000 ton of waste […]

Nehru’s wrong decisions responsible for Kashmir conflict: Vajubhai Vala

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Bengaluru: Karnataka governor, Vajubhai Vala, communicated that wrong policies and choices of the first Prime Minister of independent India, Jawaharlal Nehru, were responsible for the creation of Kashmir issue, which has irritated throughout the years into a major issue of encounter between the two nations. Talking at the ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ program for paying tributes […]

Girish Karnad was first and Gauri Lankesh second on ‘hit-list’..!

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Bengaluru: The SIT probing journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh’s murder has stumbled upon a diary with a ‘hit-list’ which has the name of film and theatre personality Girish Karnad’s name on top, the police said on Wednesday. Girish Karnad is among the most vocal critics of hardline Hindutva whose security was beefed up following the killing of […]

Mohammed Nalapad apologizes in public for his assault on a youth

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Bengaluru: Mohammed Nalapad, son of Congress MLA NA Haris has publicly apologized for his assault on a youth and said that he will never hurt anybody in future. Tending to a social occasion in his father’s constituency, Shanthinagara, Nalapad turned emotional and stated, “Before going to jail, I didn’t know anything about the problems of […]

Shivamogga Smart City Project will begin within three months: U T Khader

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Shivamogga: The execution of the Smart City Project will begin within three months, said Urban Development Minister U T Khader on July 25. He was addressing media at the Inspection Bungalow in the city. Khader said the Shivamogga City Corporation has just begun a few activities under the smart city project. Different projects with a […]

Wistron to invest Rs 3,000 crore in Kolar iPhone unit

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Kolar: An official statement said that Taiwanese industrial major Wistron Technologies would invest Rs 3,000 crore in the Narasupra industrial area in Karnataka’s Kolar. The announcement from the Chief Minister’s Office said “Respecting the enormous investment, Chief Minister HD Kumarasway advised an expert group from Wistron to submit its proposition for allowing land for the […]

Kabini dam to be created on KRS lines

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Mysuru: It is said that ‘Kabini supply or dam’ situated in near Saraguru in HD Kote Taluk, Mysuru, which irrigates more than one lakh acres of land set to be redone just like KRS in order to attract more tourists. The construction of Kabini dam was begun in 1959 and wad completed in the year […]

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