120-feet Kempegowda statue at Bengaluru airport : CN Ashwath Narayan

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Bengaluru : A massive 120-feet statue of Bengaluru founder Kempegowda will be erected on the premises of the Kempegowda International Airport, Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan said Wednesday. Narayan held talks with officials of Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), after which he said the statue is likely to be erected over the next two […]

India’s first HeliTaxi service open between Bengaluru airport and city

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Bangaluru: India’s first helicopter shuttle service (HeliTaxi) was opened in Bengaluru on Monday for the general public between the Bengaluru air terminal and the city, to make the connectivity between miles easier. As India’s third busiest airport after New Delhi and Mumbai, Bengaluru has no less than 60,000 airplanes landing or taking off on working […]

Bengaluru airport to be partially closed from Feb 8

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Bengaluru: The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) here is gearing up for a major disruption in its operations from February 8 to April 30. The runway will be closed partially first for the Aero India rehearsals and show days, and later for its upgrade work. These closures will trigger massive changes in flight schedules. The airshow […]

Bengaluru soldier among 7 martyred in Nagrota terror attack

Thursday, December 1st, 2016
Akshay Girish Kumar

Bengaluru: Jammu was rocked by a terror attack on Tuesday when armed terrorists, dressed in fatigues, attacked an army unit in Nagrota in which 7 army personnel, including two Major-rank officers, were killed. Major Akshay Girish Kumar hailing from Bengaluru is one among the seven martyred during the encounter. An alumnus of Jawaharlal Nehru University […]

Airport officials stopped Bhatkal youth in Bengaluru Airport

Thursday, June 11th, 2015
Bhatkal Youth

Bhatkal : A Muslim student hailing from Bhatkal was barred to travelling Dubai at Bangalore International Airport on Wednesday, June 10. The immigration authorities questioned him and not allowed to travel in Sharja Flight. The student identified as Arsalan Khazi was all set to leave to Dubai by 4:35 am flight to spend his vacation […]