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Gun culture returns: Couple shot dead

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
Thumbs up for pink chaddis

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...

2 arrested for assaulting MLA's daughter in Mangalore

Mangalore police on Saturday arrested two people in connection with a MLA daughter's assault case, a day after activists of a suspected saffron group dragged both the daughter of a Kerala MLA and her accompanying male friend out of a bus and repo...


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.

Karnataka CM promises to revive old Bangalore airport

Deepa Balakrishnan IBNLive.com 10.09.2008
Karnataka CM promises to revive old Bangalore airport

Bangalore: Residents of Bangalore never wanted the old airport to be shut down and now the Chief Minister has promised to keep their wish. B S Yeddyurappa on Tuesday said his government would find out how to revive the HAL, which was shut down thr...


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.

NASSCOM’S second Annual Product Summit in Bangalore on August 11-12, 2008

NASSCOM, the premier trade body and ‘voice’ of the Indian IT-BPO industry, today announced the second edition of the NASSCOM Product Conclave which will be held in Bangalore on August 11 -12 2008, at the Grand Ashok. In addition to the Summit, an ...


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...


Bangalore’s corporate honchos run for a cause

Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Corporate honchos from the country’s IT hub ran for the cause of underprivileged children. The 20-km relay race Sunday, ‘Urban Stampede’, was declared a success by the participants as well as the organisers. A total of 312...

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...


Sunday rain fury brings Bangalore to a halt

The Times of India 21.07.2008
Sunday rain fury brings Bangalore to a halt

BANGALORE: The monsoon which has been playing hide and seek struck Bangalore on Sunday with renewed force. There was non-stop downpour after 8 pm for a few hours, bringing in its wake flooding and traffic jams.

State to spend over Rs 1800 crore for Bangalore Development

Bangalore : Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has earmarked Rupees 1800 crore including Rs 700 crore for the City Metro project, for the development of country's IT and BT hub, Bangalore, in the state budget for 2008-09 presented in the sta...



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