Kiss of Love: CM says no objection

Thursday, November 20th, 2014
Kiss lovers

Bengaluru : Organisers of the ‘Kiss of Love’ met po­l­ice officials on Wednesday to seek permission for the upcoming event, even as Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said his government had no objection to the campaign provided no law was violated. Sandeep Patil, DCP (Central), confirmed that the organisers had sought police permission. “But we want some […]

Controversy Over Emcee of PM Modi’s Sydney Reception

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
Rashi Kapoor

Melbourne: An emcee of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s high-profile community reception in Sydney found herself in a controversy after a pageant organiser alleged that she had falsely represented herself as a winner of Miss India Australia title. The National Director of the Miss India Australia Corporation, Reena Koak, said Rashi Kapoor has never been a […]

Ready for talks with protesting govt doctors : CM

Monday, October 27th, 2014
CM Siddaramaiah

Bangalore : Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said that the State government is ready for talks with government doctors who are set to resign en masse in protest against lack of wage revision among other long-pending issues and a recent “misinformation campaign” against them. He said that while Health Minister U.T. Khader has already had talks […]

Diwali: Festival of Lights

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
Deepavali

Mangalore : “Deepawali or Diwali is certainly the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It’s the festival of lights (deep = light and avali = a row i.e., a row of lights) that’s marked by four days of celebration, which literally illumines the country with its brilliance, and dazzles all with its joy. […]

Haryana : BJP scripts history with absolute majority, all eyes now on CM

Sunday, October 19th, 2014
Haryana

New Delhi: In a historic shift in power in Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party won Assembly elections with absolute majority for the first time. The BJP, which only had four MLAs in Haryana till the morning of October 19, easily crossed the halfway mark of 45 in the 90-member Assembly winning 47 seats. The incumbent […]

Thousands of devotees witness Cauvery Theerthodbhava

Saturday, October 18th, 2014
cauvery

Talacauvery (Kodagu): Thousands of devotees from Karnataka and neighbouring States thronged Talacauvery in the district, the birth place of River Cauvery on Friday to witness the annual Theerthodbhava. On witnessing the holy water springing from the Brahma Kundike at 6.04 pm in the auspicious Meena Lagna, Thula Sankramana Muhurtham, the devotees went ecstatic shouting ‘Jai […]

India’s Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai share Nobel Peace Prize for 2014

Friday, October 10th, 2014
Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Oslo: An Indo-Pak and Hindu-Muslim combination of Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai today shared the Nobel Peace Prize honours for 2014 for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent. 60-year-old Satyarthi, who runs an NGO in India that has been in the forefront of rescuing children from forced labour and trafficking, and […]

Jayalalithaa spent Rs 3 crore on foster son’s wedding: Court

Friday, October 3rd, 2014
VN-Sudhakaran

Bangalore : Holding that it was All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam supremo J Jayalalithaa, who had paid for the arrangements for the lavish marriage of her now estranged foster son VN Sudhakaran, the special court in the disproportionate assets case against her pegged the expenses incurred by her at Rs 3 crore.  Sudhakaran’s marriage, […]

Yogeshwar wins wrestling gold, India take silver in race walk

Sunday, September 28th, 2014
Yogeshwar

Incheon: India star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt notched up India’s fourth gold medal, while Khushbir Kaur became the first woman from the country to win a medal in 20km Race Walking by clinching a silver as India shot up to eighth in overall standings on the ninth day in the 17th Asian Games. Yogeshwar was star […]

Mangalyaan success underscores India’s technological capability: Nuclear scientist

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
Space

Chennai: The success of the Mars mission “underscores the country’s technological capability in the space sector”, said a senior nuclear scientist on Wednesday. India on Wednesday made history by becoming the first country in the world to enter the Martian orbit in its maiden attempt. “The nation must celebrate this achievement. The success of this […]

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