Karnataka budget proposes costlier fuel, liquor, soft drinks-Minority and backward classes gets bumper offers

Friday, March 18th, 2016
Siddu Budget

Bengaluru  : Petrol, diesel and Indian Made Liquor (IML) will get costlier as the Karnataka government has proposed higher taxes in the state Budget 2016-17, which focuses on development of agriculture and rural areas as well as the Capital city. The Motor Vehicles Tax has also been raised at different rates to mop up Rs […]

Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanumanthappa laid to rest

Friday, February 12th, 2016
Hanumanthappa koppad

New Delhi: Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad was laid to rest at his home town – Betadur village in Dharwad district of Karnataka on Friday, a day after he breathed his last at Delhi’s RR hospital. Alongwith, thousands of locals and state government’s representatives, Hanumanthappa’s final journey was attended by soldiers from Madras Regiment […]

India, Australia complete formalities for civil nuclear pact

Monday, November 16th, 2015
civil nuclear pact

New Delhi : India and Australia today announced completion of all the formalities for their bilateral civil nuclear agreement, paving way for the pact to come into force. The announcement was made after a meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull here on the sidelines of the G20 Summit. “Another […]

BJP, RSS cannot stop me if I start to eat beef: Siddaramaiah

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
Siddaramaiah beef

Bengaluru : Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday said the BJP and other saffron outfits cannot stop him if he chose to eat beef or visit hair salons on Tuesdays. Addressing the office-bearers of the Karnataka Pradesh Youth Congress during the State general body meeting in Bengaluru, Siddaramaiah attacked the BJP, the RSS and the fringe […]

Lakhs of people witnessed “Nada Habba” Mysuru Dasara

Saturday, October 24th, 2015
Mysuru Dasara

Mysuru : Lakhs of people on Friday witnessed Jamboo Savari, the cultural pageantry of “Nada Habba” Mysuru Dasara, which was billed “simple and traditional” this year in the wake of drought and farmer suicides. Continuing with the tradition, elephant Arjuna carried the fabled 750-kg golden howdah in the 405th edition of Dasara. The procession lasted […]

Mumbai: 8 killed in cylinder blast at Kinara hotel in Kurla

Friday, October 16th, 2015
Kinara Hotel

Mumbai : Eight people were killed in a cylinder blast which occurred on Friday afternoon in a hotel at Kurla. The deceased include seven men and one woman. The blast occurred in City Kinarra hotel located on Gurunath Wadi marg at Kurla. The deceased have been taken to a nearby civic hospital and further investigations […]

Gas subsidy scheme for LPG help save Rs 15,000 cr in a year: Modi

Saturday, August 15th, 2015
Modi Delhi

New Delhi ; The programme to pay cash subsidy to cooking gas consumers directly in their bank accounts has helped save about Rs 15,000 crore by stopping blackmarketing and diversions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today. In his address from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 69th Independence Day, Modi said about 20 […]

Khel Ratna for Sania Mirza and Arjuna for M R Poovamma

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
sania Poovamma

New Delhi : World No 1 women’s doubles tennis player Sania Mirza has been chosen for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award after she was recommended for the country’s highest sporting honour by the awards committee led by retired Chief Justice of Kerala V K Bali. The committee also recommended 17 names for the Arjuna […]

2 of the 4 kidnapped Indian teachers in Libya freed

Friday, July 31st, 2015
2 Teachers

New Delhi : Two out of four Indian teachers kidnapped in Libya allegedly by the Islamic State terror group (ISIS) while returning to India from Tripoli on July 29 were released today. “Four Indians abducted in Libya – I am happy we have been able to secure the release of Lakshmikant and Vijay Kumar. Trying […]

Yakub Memon, Convicted for 1993 Blasts in Mumbai, Hanged in Nagpur Jail

Thursday, July 30th, 2015
Yakub Memon

New Delhi : The clinical execution early on Thursday of Yakub Memon, one of the masterminds of the 1993 Mumbai blasts which left 257 dead, brings out the hidden strengths of the Indian state. The judiciary stood like a rock behind its judgments and decisions in Memon’s case, including his final petition on Wednesday (29 […]

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