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 […]

First Jagannath Puri yatra starts, 2 killed, 10 injured

Saturday, July 18th, 2015
puri

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
Jayalalitha

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
Jayalalith

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 […]

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