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Trade unions‘ strike: Buses, autos to stay off road, banks work may be hit in Karnataka

Trade unions‘ strike: Buses, autos to stay off road, banks work may be hit in Karnataka

BENGALURU: Commuting in Bengaluru is likely to be disrupted on Tuesday and Wednesday in the wake of a two-day nationwide protest called by trade unions against the Centre’s anti-labour policies. KSRTC and BMTC buses, autorickshaws and banking services are likely to be affected. App-based cabs and airport taxis and Metro […]

Govt quota in medical seats: HC orders probe

Govt quota in medical seats: HC orders probe

BENGALURU: After noticing that a sizeable number of candidates who availed medical seats under government quota have flouted their undertaking to serve in government hospitals, the high court has directed the government to investigate the issue. T he court also asked the government to take action against those who absolved […]

Sandalwood smuggling gang kingpin nabbed

Sandalwood smuggling gang kingpin nabbed

BENGALURU: In a major pre-dawn swoop, a contingent of 200 armed policemen on Saturday nabbed the alleged kingpin of a major and red sander smuggling gang of the South and his son from a village on the city outskirts. The duo was involved in almost all the sandalwood and red […]

Six die in accident on Pune-Bengaluru highway

Six die in accident on Pune-Bengaluru highway

KOLHAPUR: Six members of a family from village in Kolhapur‘s Kagal taluka were killed in a road accident after a truck rammed into the car they were travelling in at Tawandi ghat area near Nipani in , 45 km away from on the Pune-Bengaluru national highway on Saturday. The incident […]

Don’t accept cooked food: Govt to childcare homes

Don’t accept cooked food: Govt to childcare homes

BENGALURU: The government has prohibited all state-run childcare institutions and schools from receiving donated by people. This follows safety concerns raised after several food poisoning incidents, including the tragedy which claimed 17 lives. The Child Welfare Committee (CWC), which issued the order, said leftover food from wedding halls and hotels […]

CAT Result 2018: 11 candidates score 100 percentiles

CAT Result 2018: 11 candidates score 100 percentiles

KOLKATA: Results for 2018 were declared by Indian Institute of Management – Calcutta (IIMC) on Saturday. This year 11 candidates have scored an overall 100 percentiles in CAT 2018. All 11 candidates are male and are from engineering and technology background. From the graduation records, 7 candidates are from different […]

Konkani fragrance in Dubai soon

Konkani fragrance in Dubai soon

MANGALURU: Fragrance of Konkani could soon waft across the Middle East if a project drawn up by Konkani Sahitya Academy in this regard bears fruit. Titled ‘ Halliyinda Dillige,’ ‘Dilliyinda Dubaige’ (From village to Delhi and from Delhi to Dubai), the academy under its Konkani awareness campaign already launched to […]

Man poisons 5 of family, then commits suicide

Man poisons 5 of family, then commits suicide

KOPPAL: At least six people were killed after a man poisoned his wife and his four daughters before committing suicide by hanging himself. The incident took place in Metagal village of Taluk in where Shekharaiah Beedanal (42) poisoned Jayamma (39) and daughters Basamma (23), Gouramma (20), Savithri (18) and Parvathy […]

Row over cash seizure from K‘taka min‘s clerk

Row over cash seizure from K‘taka min‘s clerk

BENGALURU: The alleged seizure of a large amount of cash from a clerk in the office of minister for backward classes welfare C Puttarangashetty snowballed into a major controversy on Saturday with the BJP and a senior leader of ruling coalition partner JD(S) demanding the resignation of the Congress minister. […]

Polio vaccine safe, ignore rumours: K‘taka govt

Polio vaccine safe, ignore rumours: K‘taka govt

BENGALURU: Clarifying the rumours pertaining to safety of drops, the state health and family welfare department on Friday stated that the oral was safe and public must not panic about the same. An audio message was making rounds in the state claiming that the Pulse Polio vaccine contained viral fever […]