BS Yeddyurappa releases BJP’s manifesto in Bengaluru

Friday, May 4th, 2018

Bangaluru: Karnataka BJP president and Chief Ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa released the party’s manifesto, in the presence of Union Minister Prakash Javadekar and other senior party leaders which promised to re-introduce the Karnataka Prevention of Cow Slaughter and Preservation Bill 2012 if the party came to power in the upcoming assembly elections. At the inaugural […]

All stakeholders consulted while preparing manifesto: Veerappa Moily

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Mangaluru: Congress president Rahul Gandhi will release the Karnataka election manifesto here on Friday, according to M Veerappa Moily, chairman of the party’s manifesto drafting committee of the party. Addressing press persons here on Thursday, Moily said the manifesto comes in three parts — for the entire State, for the four revenue divisions, and for […]

NMPT handles 1 lakh TEUs of containers

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Mangaluru: The New Mangalore Port has crossed handling of 1 lakh TEUs of containers as on Monday during the financial year. It is a significant milestone achievement towards the development of container traffic (TEU stands for Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit which can be used to measure a ship’s cargo carrying capacity). During the current year (2017-18, […]

IISc scientist says there is actually no water crisis in Bengaluru

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Mangaluru: T V Ramachandra, co-coordinator EWRG-CES, IISc Bangalore, said, there is actually no water crisis in Bengaluru, but the problem is in its water management. “In reality, Bengaluru receives 740 to 850 mm rainfall annually. If we quantify this water it makes 15 TMC of water, whereas Bengaluru requires 18 TMC of water. That means […]

Youth prefers mobile dating apps over matrimonial sites: Survey

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Mangaluru: Matrimonial websites are passé as singles across metros in India are hooking up via location based, free mobile dating applications and social media networks, according to a random survey conducted by ASSOCHAM Social Media Foundation (ASDF) ahead of Valentine’s Day. Mobile apps like Tinder, Happn, TrulyMadly, OkCupid and others operate relatively on a similar […]

Veteran actor Chandrashekar no more

Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Bangaluru: Veteran actor Chandrashekar known famous for his role in ‘Yedakallu guddada mele’ breathed his last due to heart attack on Saturday morning in Canada. Chandrashekar first started as a child actor in the Kannada film industry. He acted in more than 40 movies including Paduvaralli pandavaru, Raja nanna raja, Vamshavruksha. He recently acted in […]

No movement of vehicles on Shiradi from Jan 20

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: The National Highway division of the PWD has issued a circular banning the movement of all vehicles on Mangaluru – Bengaluru NH 75 Shiradi Ghat stretch from 6 am on January 20. The work on the Shiradi Ghat stretch will be taken up from Kempuhole guest house to Addahole. Movement of all vehicles on […]

Prime Minister’s Bengaluru visit postponed to Feb 4

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Bangaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangaluru has been postponed to February 4 from January 28. The prime minister was supposed to address a rally to give a conclusion to the BJP’s Parivarthana Yatra on January 28. But the visit is postponed to February 4 as Modi will have to attend a few meetings […]

No half helmets in Bengaluru

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Bangaluru: In order to create awareness among the people on the benefits of using ISI certified helmets, the city traffic police will begin strict enforcement drive from February 1. In spite of repeatedly warning about the dangers of wearing substandard helmets that don’t comply with the Indian Standard Institute (ISI) and Bureau of Indian Standards […]

BBMP to replace 4.85 lakh street lights without spending a paisa

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Bangaluru: If all goes according to plan, by 2019 all streets in Bengaluru will be brightly lit up with LED lights, which will be replacing the power-consuming sodium vapour lamps. And guess what, while reducing power consumption and thereby the power bill by more than half of its present level, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike […]

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