First Jagannath Puri yatra starts, 2 killed, 10 injured

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Puri : Two women were killed and 10 injured, two of them critically, in a stampede during Lord Jagannath’s Rathyatra in this temple town on Saturday. While one woman was killed near Balagandi square when Lord Balabhadra’s chariot “Taladhwaja” was passing through the area on the Grand Road, another died in a similar incident near […]

Yaduveer coronated titular head of former Mysuru royal family

Thursday, May 28th, 2015
Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wodeyar

Mysuru : Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wodeyar, the adopted son of Pramoda Devi Wodeyar, was today crowned as the titular head of the erstwhile Mysuru royal family. The coronation took place at Kalyana Mantap in Amba Vilas Palace here at an auspicious hour this morning amid Vedic chants and slogans hailing the Mysuru royalty and the […]

Jayalalithaa is Tamil Nadu Chief Minister again

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Mangaluru : All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary Jayalalithaa was on Saturday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth time. In a well attended ceremony at the Centenary Auditorium of the University of Madras, she and her Cabinet colleagues took oath in the presence of Tamil Nadu […]

Jayalalithaa acquitted in DA case by Karnataka HC

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Bengaluru: Jayalalithaa was today acquitted by the Karnataka High Court in the disproportionate assets case that came as a huge relief to the AIADMK chief that will enable her stage a political comeback and return to the Chief Minister’s post. Pronouncing the verdict in a jam-packed court, Justice C R Kumaraswamy also acquitted AIADMK’s chief […]

2-phase gram panchayat elections in State on May 29 and June 2

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
GP election

Bengaluru : The State Election Commission (SEC) announced on Tuesday that elections to 5,844 gram panchayats (GPs) in the State will be held in two phases on May 29 and June 2. Counting of votes will take place simultaneously at taluk headquarters across the state on June 5. The state government has made voting compulsory recently […]

9 tourists from Dakshina Kannada safe in Nepal

Sunday, April 26th, 2015
Nepal Tour

Mangaluru : Nine tourists from Dakshina Kannada, who had been to Pokhara in Nepal, are safe and on their way back to Nagarkot. Vathika Pai from Nirmala Travels said nine persons from different parts of the district had left Mangaluru a few days ago to Pokhara, which is about 80 km from the epicentre of […]

Gold medalist boxer Rishu Mittal forced to work as maid

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
Rishu Mittal

New Delhi: In a shocking disclosure, gold medal boxer Rishu Mittal from Haryana has been forced to work as a maid in order to pay her school fees. Despite Indian sport slowly improving with better infrastructure and greater funding, the plight of Mittal is truly shocking. Mittal won a gold medal at state level championship […]

Rohini’s husband refutes government statement

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Bengaluru : Sudhir Reddy, the husband of IAS officer Rohini Sindhuri, has taken strong objection to the State government stating that she had shared more than cordial relationship with her batchmate D K Ravi, who died under mysterious circumstances on March 16. In his objections, Reddy, the petitioner, has said the statement was uncalled for, wholly […]

Karnataka budget: Petrol, liquor, tobacco to be costlier

Friday, March 13th, 2015
CM Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru : Liquor and tobacco products are set to become more expensive as CM Siddaramaiah increased the VAT on them from between 17 to 24 percent, while presenting his 10th state budget on Friday. He also announced 1 percent hike in tax on petrol and diesel in the state budget for 2015-16. There was a […]

Police sub-inspector beats up his daughter on a street in Bengaluru

Friday, March 13th, 2015
police beats up

Bengaluru : A man, said to be a Tamil Nadu police sub-inspector, allegedly beat up his daughter on a street in Bengaluru with about 50 people simply watching it with pictures of the incident posted on a Facebook page by a techie going viral. A city-based programme manager at a tech firm has posted pictures […]

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