Ashwini M Sripad

New Bengaluru mayor to get silver key to the city

All these years, the outgoing mayor would welcome the new mayor with a handshake and a flower bouquet.

4 hours ago

Karnataka man makes bricks as strong as iron

K R Thimmegowda, who owns a few acres of agriculture land in his native Kantanakunte, makes bricks which will not even splinter if thrown forcefully from a height of 12 feet.

6 hours ago

Ramalinga Reddy, KJ George camps to fight in Karnataka mayoral poll

The mayoral election will be held on September 28, and with hardly a week left, senior leaders from Congress have started lobbying for the mayor’s post.

22 Sep 2018

Number of potholes in Bengaluru jump from 1,655 to 3,071 overnight

On Wednesday, the BBMP authorities informed the High Court that there were only 1,655 potholes.

21 Sep 2018

Filling potholes in a day practically impossible, say BBMP engineers after Karnataka High Court warning

The potholes, which resurface, especially when it rains, are one of the major reasons for road accidents and slow moving traffic.

20 Sep 2018

Zilla panchayat building not to be named after former speaker KB Koliwad

Irked by this, some Congress workers and Koliwad’s followers said the former MLA’s opponents were behind stalling the idea.

19 Sep 2018

With no walls, officers use flyover as roof at Byatarayanapura chowki

There are four policemen working at Byatarayanapura police chowki, including a woman constable. This chowki was set up a few weeks ago.

19 Sep 2018

Bengaluru rain makes life hell for these workers from Rajasthan

The recent rains in Bengaluru have brought nothing but woes to a group of young boys from Rajasthan who reached the city recently looking for work.

18 Sep 2018

Finding certified plumbers, painters will be a breeze

The state government has stepped in with an online tool to provide government-certified and police-verified registered skilled labourers to help you set up or even carry out repairs in your house. 

17 Sep 2018

Soon, GPs to be graded, high scores will fetch more funds

Those that score third class (up to 49 marks) will only get 50% of the funds allotted.

16 Sep 2018

Sir MV’s 101-year-old dam lies in sorry state

A pickup dam, which was constructed according to his plan and vision and opened in 1917, and later named after him, is now in a sorry state.

15 Sep 2018

Bandh woes: When Bengaluru’s overcharging auto drivers didn’t even spare ‘Gandhi’

Seventy-three-year old Mahatma Gandhi lookalike Augustine D’Almeida, dresses like ‘Bapu’ and travels across India.

11 Sep 2018

Come October, use app to order food, veggies from street vendors

The app will offer a unique way to order food items like chaats, churmuri, golgappa, cut fruits, bajji-bondas and even vegetables/fruits sold on roadside carts.

11 Sep 2018

At the civic body school in Bengaluru's Shivajinagar, learning English was never this easy

KS Radha Kumari's teaching methods go out of the textbook so that every single child recognises words and understands the meaning.

05 Sep 2018

Damage will leave you deprived of Kodagu oranges

The heavy rains and landslides in Kodagu will deprive you of the delicious oranges this season as the calamity has destroyed the cultivation.

01 Sep 2018