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In a fit of rage man hacks wife, 3 kids, sis-in law to death in Ballari

The accused had suspected that the three children were not born to him and always picked a fight with his wife regarding this.

9 hours ago

State may not follow Neet for AYUSH courses this year

The state government may not agree with the decision of Central Council of Indian Medicine to conduct National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for AYUSH courses for the academic year 2017.

23 hours ago

Solar eclipse: astrologer advises caution

With solar eclipse set to occur on Sunday, astrologer S K Jain said the period around eclipses is marked by considerable political turmoil and cautioned people against undertaking major work.

23 hours ago

A spotted deer walks past a portion of Bandipur forest  land scorched by the recent fire;
Dry Bandipur waits for rain

Fire that broke out a week ago under control. High alert to continue as many trees are still burning and blowing winds may spread blaze, say forest authorities.

23 hours ago

Cab drivers not allowed to protest at Freedom Park

Drivers of Ola and Uber cabs continued their strike on Saturday. After being denied permission to protest in Freedom Park, they have warned that they will hit the streets.

26 Feb 2017

Dissension in Congress over agenda

 The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) will hold a coordination committee meeting on Sunday morning, amid dissension over the agenda of the meeting. 

26 Feb 2017

Gynaecs frown over Maneka’s suggestion on C-sections

Displaying the number of C-sections and normal deliveries in private hospitals may not reduce its number, said city’s gynaecologists, a day after union minister Maneka Gandhi made the suggestion. 

26 Feb 2017

Uniform pricing in all centres

From March 1, there will be uniform pricing at most diagnostic centres in the city.  According to association members, after the November 8 demonetisation announcement, diagnostic centres in the city as well as the public were most affected. 

26 Feb 2017

Health department launches app to help accident victims

In case of road accidents, the public can now know about the nearest medical facility with an app called Nearby Services, now available on Google Playstore. 

26 Feb 2017

CT and MRI scan charges set to come down by up to 40 per cent

 There is some relief for citizens on the medical front. From March 1, there will be uniform pricing at most diagnostic centres in the city.

26 Feb 2017

KRS dam (File | PTI)
Local youth rescue six from sudden drowning after water release from Hemavathi reservoir to KRS dam

The villagers blocked the main road at Akkihebbal village in order to protest against the negligence of the authorities.

25 Feb 2017

Yeddyurappa threatens to reveal explosive deals

Yeddyurappa says CM should resign and seek a fresh mandate; HD Kumaraswamy says both Congress and BJP have looted state.

25 Feb 2017

Nrupatunga Road shut for two months

The BBMP is giving final touches to the TenderSure project (Phase-1) works on seven major roads in the Central Business District area of Bengaluru.

25 Feb 2017

Kerala Chief Minister to address rally today, BJP calls for hartal

Pinarayi Vijayan’s visit to Mangaluru on Saturday has sparked tension with the BJP and other saffron groups taking out protest marches ahead of the visit.

25 Feb 2017

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Spurned man uses fake Facebook profile to wreck marriage plan, arrested

A man who allegedly created a fake Facebook profile to create rift between the woman he loved and her fiance, has been arrested by Hebbal Police. His act had also resulted in the woman’s fiance breaki

25 Feb 2017

Villagers of Shirur near Navalgund with their cattle which are up for sale  |D Hemanth
Fodder scarcity forcing villagers to sell cattle to slaughterhouses

THE harsh realities of summer are beginning to bite villagers in northern parts of Karnataka. Unable to procure fodder, villagers near Navalgund have resorted to selling their cattle to middlemen and

25 Feb 2017

MLA withdraws resignation after Gowda’s intervention

JD(S) MLA from Devanahalli Pilla Muniswamappa withdrew his resignation on Friday morning after party supremo Deve Gowda intervened and convinced him not to resign.

25 Feb 2017

Woman who suffered burns in bus fire dies

Three days after a passenger died in a bus fire near Nelamangala, one more woman died of injuries at Victoria Hospital on Friday . Mamatha (31) had suffered 80 per cent burn injuries when a fire broke

25 Feb 2017

FIR against school for undressing, shaming child

A police complaint of corporal punishment filed by a parent against a school in East Bengaluru has now turned into a case under Pocso Act.

25 Feb 2017

Congress netas slam Yeddyurappa at rally

A bevy of senior Congress leaders on Thursday took part in a rally termed Satyameva Jayate at Freedom Park denouncing the BJP. 

24 Feb 2017

A man cools himself down on a sweltering day in Bengaluru. Central Business District in Bengaluru recorded 34oC on Thursday | vinod kumar t
It’s only February, but State sizzles

The heat is on as summer has come early. Temperatures are soaring across the state — average maximum temperature is 2-3 degrees above normal

24 Feb 2017