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City founder’s tomb, tourism prospects push land prices up in this Magadi village

Till about two years ago, Kempapura in Magadi taluk of Ramanagara district was a hamlet which did not have many basic amenities.

20 hours ago

Dr Shashidhar Buggi, founder-director of the institute, interacting with the patients  in Bengaluru on Tuesday | JITHENDRA M
From crumbling concrete to a place of pride

The SDS Tuberculosis Research Centre and Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases once resembled a ghostly concrete structure but is today a premier institute.

20 hours ago

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New Metro line does little to ease traffic

Nearly 10 days after the Metro’s green line became fully operational, regular commuters and traffic police say there has been no significant reduction in traffic in these areas.

20 hours ago

Cheating case: TN ‘Power Star’ brought to city jail from Tihar

Tamil movie actor and director S Srinivasan was jailed on Tuesday in connection with a cheating case filed by a Bengaluru-based businessman in 2013.

28 Jun 2017

A signboard in Kannada makes a passing mention of the presence of crocodiles in Thattekere lake, but there is no pictorial warning. (Photo: Pushkar V | Express Photo Service)
Bengaluru: Croc bite victim’s wound may need a month to heal

City-based entrepreneur Mudit Dandwate, who was attacked by a crocodile on Sunday, will need at least a month to be able to work with a prosthetic limb.

27 Jun 2017

Prof claimed then V-C Rangappa targetted him for conducting a probe against his son
Order imposing compulsory retirement of professor in University of Mysore nullified

The state government has nullified the university's decision taken in 2016 to send one professor on compulsory retirement, allowing him to work again.

27 Jun 2017

Venugopal to meet Cong leaders

AICC General Secretary and state in-charge K C Venugopal will arrive in the city on Tuesday to resolve the differences between the leaders in some of the districts. 

27 Jun 2017

Bengaluru girl goes missing for a week, parents cry foul

The 15-year-old has been missing from her house for the past one week. Her parents, however, claim that their daughter has been abducted. 

27 Jun 2017

The three-bedroom house in Rajajinagar to which BJP leader Muralidhar Rao will be shifting in July |NAGARAJA GADEKAL
BJP readies house in Rajajinagar for gen secy

BJP National General Secretary in-charge of party affairs in Karnataka Muralidhar Rao is shifting his base to the city and the party has readied a well furnished house in Rajajinagar for him. 

27 Jun 2017

Forty-two years later, they relive urmoil of the days of Emergency

On June 25, 1975, near midnight, then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed declare a state of national Emergency.

27 Jun 2017

JD(S) looks to its old hands for voter connect

Leaders needed to match changed caste equations in the state, say party insiders

27 Jun 2017

Karnataka plans to develop government schools with help of alumni network
 

The state has asked all government schools to form old students association from the current academic year.

27 Jun 2017

Vendors usually spend D200 a day to transport huge bags by luggage autos | Pushkar V
Sarakki market vendors can save big if Metro allows heavy baggage

 About 100 fruit and flower sellers who have set up shops for over two decades at the Sarakki Market spend huge sums regularly to transport large quantities of goods from the Krishna Rajendra Market to their place of trade early in the morning.

27 Jun 2017

SSLC evaluation duty given to teachers; Bengaluru schools stare at staff shortage

Schools have already lost around six days as many of them served as exam centres for the recently held supplementary exams.

27 Jun 2017

2 men steal gold  chain from temple

 Two unidentified men posed as devotees at a temple and made away with a gold chain from the sanctum sanctorum after throwing chilli powder at the priest. 

27 Jun 2017

The man sent police at the airport into a tizzy, ahead of BJP leader Amit Shah's visit to the city. (Photo | EPS)

Bengaluru: Jilted ex-husband drops revenge bomb
 

Upset over divorce, the man tried to harass his ex-wife by placing a hoax threat call.

27 Jun 2017

File picture of an electric bus
BMTC’s cheaper, greener plan: Leased electric buses

Cash-strapped BMTC plans to induct 150 high-cost buses into its fleet
 

27 Jun 2017

A woman covers her nose as she walks on the road where private ambulances are parked on the footpath.
Stinking reality: this road to hospitals can make you sick

An open dumping ground, people urinating in the open, encroached footpaths; A walk on Byrasandra Main Road, which is near four govt hospitals, could leave you either ill or injured

27 Jun 2017

Aditya Mehta is a silver-medallist at the Asian Para-Cycling Championship. (Photo: Facebook)
Para-cyclist Aditya Mehta starts talent search in Bengaluru

Asian Championship medallist para-cyclist Aditya Mehta has started his ambitious national training camp to scout promising para-athletes.

26 Jun 2017

(Clockwise from top right) Thejesh GN and Nisha Thomson with other volunteers at a recent meet
Crack team cleans up data, reveals city

Group of data enthusiasts and citizen activists are trying to make government data more accessible.

26 Jun 2017

Software professional Venkat Raman (2nd from left) with volunteers for his ghost photography initiative
Eek ghost! Say cheese

A techie wants to photograph ghosts and needs volunteers.

26 Jun 2017

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