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BDA mutual fund scam: Panel recommends action against officials involved

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the state legislature has recommended to the state government to file criminal case against those officials involved in the BDA mutual fund scam.

24 Feb 2018

Congress leader Narayanaswamy finally surrenders

Congress leader Narayanaswamy, who had created ruckus at BBMP Horamavu office threatening that he would set the office on fire, surrendered before the Ramamurthy Nagar police.

24 Feb 2018

Experts want vehicle-free Church Street

BBMP plans to make street pedestrian-friendly on weekends, says work will be over by March.

24 Feb 2018

The LPG cylinder blast occurred around 3.10 pm when the shop owner was refilling cylinders | Vinod Kumar T
LPG cylinder explodes in Shivajinagar, one injured

A 52-year-old man sustained injuries after an LPG cylinder exploded at a shop in Shivajinagar on Friday evening. The impact was such that a neighbouring house was also damaged.

24 Feb 2018

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Bengaluru: Man held with 28 kg of ganja

 The officials of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Bengaluru arrested a 27-year-old man and seized 28.060 kg of ganja near Mylasandra Gate at Mysuru Road, on Friday.

24 Feb 2018

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35-year-old man murdered, cops suspect wife’s role

Miscreants, who barged into a house, allegedly murdered a 35-year-old man and packed the body in a polythene bag and hid it under a cot before fleeing.

24 Feb 2018

Education department cancels MoU on student data sharing

Pact with private firm dropped; the government had earlier issued corrigendum saying only information available in public domain will be shared.

24 Feb 2018

Women achievers feted at international conference   

With women from 60 countries including 250 delegates, 75 speakers, 100 from rural areas, 60 from over 30 colleges, the 8th edition of the International Women’s Conference got off to a start at Vishal

24 Feb 2018

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Court slams BBMP says civic body’s aim is to make Bengaluru the dirtiest city

Observing that the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s aim seems to be making Bengaluru the most dirtiest city, the Karnataka High Court on Friday imposed a cost of `50,000 on it for disobedience.

24 Feb 2018

Soon, drones for quick medical response

When Jervis Anthony Saldanha, an engineering student, noticed an ambulance carrying a pregnant lady stuck in traffic for a long time, it greatly affected him and he decided to do something about it.

24 Feb 2018

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Fraudulent asset valuation helps firm dupe IFCI of Rs 80 crore

 As loan scams in the banking sector are making national headlines, the latest victim is the Union government’s own Industrial Finance Corporation of India’s (IFCI’s) regional office in Bengaluru.

24 Feb 2018

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In the Karnataka High Court

The Karnataka High Court on Thursday ordered notice to the Excise Department on a public interest litigation against the state government for introducing polyester-based ‘excise adhesive label’ in pla

23 Feb 2018

CAG reports several flaws in BBMP management

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Thursday highlighted several discrepancies in the management of the BBMP in its report submitted to the state legislature.

23 Feb 2018

CAG audit slams Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board, pollution control board

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board and the Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) came under severe criticism from the office of the Accountant General.

23 Feb 2018

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‘Vacant government posts to be filled soon’

The state government is taking steps to fill up as many as 2,52,625 posts that is lying vacant in various departments.

23 Feb 2018

Franchisees banked on brand to build business

Several franchise owners of Gitanjali Gems say they were invited to invest with Gitanjali Gems around 2010.

23 Feb 2018

The outlet here that has business links with PNB scam accused Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, ED officials said. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
Agencies slept on complaints against Mehul Choksi: Bengaluru businessman

Along with a few others, city-based investor wrote to PMO; Registrar of Companies informed him that “case is closed”.

23 Feb 2018

Bengaluru Development Minister K J George
Manholes to be repaired in phased manner: Bengaluru Development Minister K J George

With road expansion and other projects ruining manholes in the city, steps are being taken to elevate them to road height or shift them wherever possible to prevent water logging.

23 Feb 2018

Fire personnel battling the fire at Innovative Film City in Bidadi on Thursday | EXPRESS
Fire guts Bigg Boss Kannada house at Innovative Film City

A major fire broke out on Thursday at the Innovative Film City in Bidadi on Mysuru Road, about 40 km from here, which gutted the sets of reality show Bigg Boss Kannada and melted down a wax museum.

23 Feb 2018

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Bengaluru metro commuters can get haircut on the go at Metro stations

Stopping over to trim your beard or have a quick hair cut before boarding your Metro train to work is set to become a reality now.

23 Feb 2018

Bengaluru International Film Festival off to a grand beginning

Grand folk performances mark Day- 1; Kareena Kapoor Khan recalls grandfather’s love for Mysuru.

23 Feb 2018