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Gun culture is back in Bangalore.On Sunday, a couple was shot dead with their own revolver, after it was snatched from them, by four assailants in Banasawadi police station limits.

Big pie, but not enough for Bangalore

Times of India  21.02.2009
Big pie, but not enough for Bangalore

With 34% of the Karnataka’s population living in cities — it’s India’s 5th most urbanized state — urban development is obviously a top priority for ruling parties. B S Yeddyurappa, in his budget speech, showed an impressive allocation of Rs 7,376 ...


Thumbs up for pink chaddis

The Times of India 12.02.2009
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In less than a week from zero to 19,000 plus. That's how strongly the Pink Chaddi Campaign has grown. Humour has trumped high-handed moral posturing. The protesters are delighted with the success and Mutalik's response to send pink saris in retur...

Emergency? Dial 108 round-the-clock

The Times of India 03.11.2008
Emergency? Dial 108 round-the-clock

Bangalore : A free, round-the-clock emergency service for the state was launched by chief minister B S Yeddyurappa on Saturday. It is accessible on the toll-free number -- 108.


Bangalore: Nightlife not in public interest say ministers

Deepa Balakrishnan IBNLive.com 12.08.2008
Bangalore: Nightlife not in public interest say ministers

Bangalore: Protests by Bangalore's party animals seem to have fallen on deaf ears. The two ministers who can change nightlife in Bangalore have decided that extending pub timings beyond 11:30 pm is a strict no-no.

Bangalore partyhoppers protest nightlife clamp down

Deepa Balakrishnan IBNLive.com 11.08.2008
Bangalore partyhoppers protest nightlife clamp down

Bangalore: Bangalore's socialites and pub-hoppers were out dancing on MG Road in broad day-light in protest against the city police's strict clampdown on late-night parties.


Aero India – 2009 to be held in Bangalore from 11 to 15 Feb 2009

Nearly 600 armament companies from home and abroad are expected to take part in the 7th Edition of the Biennial International Aerospace Exposition, popularly known as Aero India – 2009 to be held at the Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bangalore fro...

Holidays, work timings at stake in Bangalore’s industrial units

Bangalore: Industrial units in Bangalore may have to work at odd hours and even on holidays to combat rolling blackouts, the bane of India’s power-short economy. The electricity shortfall is likely to force industrial estates in the city, capital ...


Chief Minister to outline security plan for Karnataka

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa will inform the state assembly later on Monday about his government's plan to ensure the safety and security of people in the wake of Friday's serial blasts in Bangalore and seizure of explosives from Chann...

CISF to guard Bangalore IT companies

New Delhi: The serial blasts that rocked Bangalore have evoked strong response among people. IT companies have gone all out to reassure their employees. While Wipro confirmed there was no impact on its business, Infosys stated that the government ...


IT hub on standby: Bangalore reels under power crisis

Abhirr VP, Roshni Menon CNN-IBN 25.07.2008
IT hub on standby: Bangalore reels under power crisis

Bangalore: India’s IT hub and world’s back office is headed towards a power crisis. The Karnataka Government has announced that it will cut down the city’s power supply by 20 per cent, which roughly translates into over four hours of unscheduled p...

BJP in Karnataka stages demo against UPA

Business Standard 23.07.2008
BJP in Karnataka stages demo against UPA

The Karnataka unit of the BJP today staged a demonstration to protest against the alleged attempts to bribe three of its MPs to defy the party whip during the voting on the trust motion in Lok Sabha yesterday.


Power cuts made 'official' in TN, Karnataka

Meenakshi Mahadevan CNN-IBN 22.07.2008
Power cuts made 'official' in TN, Karnataka

Bangalore/Chennai: Starting Monday, Tamil Nadu will have an official power cut everyday. Fighting against a 1000 Megawatt power shortage, every village, town and city will face a power cut of up to four hours. Luckily for Chennai, the duration wou...

Bangalore: State Making Frantic Efforts to Improve Power Situation

Bangalore, Jul 21: Speaking after participating in the 39th founding day celebrations of Karnataka Power Corporation, chief minister B S Yeddyurappa admitted that the state is facing bleak power situation. Assuring that the state government is pre...


Bangalore still swears by landlines

Nandini Chandrashekar Deccan Herald 17.07.2008
Bangalore still swears by landlines

The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has recorded a five per cent increase in landline applications in the last year and the company is targeting an eight per cent growth in this year...

One crore to make Bangalore home by 2012

India''s IT hub, Bangalore is not only exponential in urban growth but also in population too. With Bangalore's current population of 80,84,676, the directorate of economics and statistics estimates that its population is expected to touch by one ...


Bangalore Metro invites bids for viaducts

According to an official notification, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited, a joint venture of Government of Karnataka & Government of India has initiated process for construction of 2 viaducts at a cost of INR 410 crore.

Aviation minister Patel asks Bengaluru airport to double capacity news

New Delhi: With the prospects of passenger and aircraft congestion already looming at the newly inaugurated Devanahalli airport near Bangalore, the civil aviation minister, Praful Patel, said he has asked the operating company Bengaluru Internatio...


Mosque desecrated, communal tension in Bangalore

Md. Ali Indian Muslims 12.07.2008
Mosque desecrated, communal tension in Bangalore

Bangalore: A very sensitive incident involving the throwing of pig’s carcass inside the J C Nagar Jame Masjid in central Karnataka, led to violent demonstration after the Friday prayer yesterday. But the situation is under control now.

Bangalore: Home Minsiter Launches Karnataka Chapter of Crime Stoppers

Bangalore, Jul 12: A new private-public partnership initiative to ensure a crime-free society has taken off in the State with Home Minister V.S. Acharya on Friday launching the Karnataka chapter of Crime Stoppers, a United Nations-supported intern...



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