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Shahnaz and her mother were waiting at Mudenoor to go to Kushtagi for a training programme when Amaresh from Marlanahalli village of Gangavati taluk offered them a ride on his motorbike. 
Spurned suitor slits woman’s throat and sets her ablaze in Karnataka

The victim, Shahnaz (23), from Choudapur village in Yelburga taluk is an Accredited Nurse Maid (ANM) at Mudenoor Primary Health Centre in Kushtagi taluk.

4 hours ago

Five-year-old kidnapped from KIMS, Hubbali, no trace found

Vidyanagar police said they have engaged police personnel to trace the boy, but no leads have been found in the case as of now.

4 hours ago

No startups, vendors above law: Karnataka IT minister Priyank Kharge

Yogendra Vasupal, co-founder of Stayzilla, was arrested on March 14 for alleged cheating and criminal intimidation.

9 hours ago

Govt promises action against ZP CEO

The Raichur Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer (CEO), who made farmers carry him on their shoulders while cross ing a muddy stretch, came under heavy criticism in the Assembly on Friday. 

14 hours ago

Row over loo claims life of engg student in Bengaluru

A 22-year-old engineering student was stabbed to death while another student sustained injuries when their hostel roommate attacked them late on Thursday night.

14 hours ago

Revised retirement age not applicable to clerical workforce, IT 

The Cabinet on Friday approved the proposal to raise retirement age of workers in the private sector from 58 years to 60 years. 

19 hours ago

Plant 10 saplings before axing one tree: NGT

In a far reaching direction, the Principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has said that tree felling is prohibited in both forest and private lands in Karnataka unless and until, planting

19 hours ago

After initial hiccups, mental health programmes in K’taka pick up pace

The Lok Sabha on Friday took up the Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, which makes provision for protecting, promoting and fulfilling the rights of persons in delivery of mental healthcare and services.

19 hours ago

A video clip of four women being carried on a stretcher went viral recently
KIMS video a hoax, claim 3 women featured in clip

Was the whole incident of four ‘pregnant’ women being carried on a single stretcher at Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) stage-managed?

19 hours ago

Govt in talks with deemed varsities

 The Department of Medical Education is trying to make deemed medical universities share 25 per cent of their seats with it. 

19 hours ago

Give sanction to prosecute in 3 months: Chief secy

In a move that could lend more vigour to the Lokayukta and Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Chief Secretary Subash Chandra Khuntia has instructed department heads to act on sanction for prosecution of government employees or officers within three months of receiving such request.

19 hours ago

YPR-Hassan train to debut tomorrow

The Yeshwantpur - Hassan Intercity Express, a superfast daily train, will be the first regular train to run on the new 111-km rail line between Hassan and Sharavanabelegola on Sunday. 

19 hours ago

Drunk student stabs roommate

A 22-year-old engineering student was stabbed to death by his hostel roommate on Thursday night.

19 hours ago

8 startups get govt funds  to lift tourism experience

Karnataka is funding eight tech-based startups in the tourism sector to develop ideas and products which can enhance the tourism experience in the state. 

19 hours ago

KSP wants re-exam of Kannada paper

 A day after parents and students highlighted errors in the Class 10 Kannada question paper of the Indian Council for Secondary Education (ICSE), the Kannada Sahithya Parishat (KSP) demanded that the council conduct a re-examination.

19 hours ago

VTU to take action against ex-VC, other staffers over irregularities

After the governor’s directioninquiry report was placed before Executive Council on March 22 which decides to act against those named in the report

19 hours ago

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Karnataka lawmaker's debit card hacked, Rs 1.9 lakh withdrawn

Online fraudsters have allegedly hacked the debit card and withdrawn Rs 1.9 lakh from his account through ATMs in Mumbai and Pune.

22 hours ago

Minor pushes girl off building in Karnataka's Mandya

While the accused is a student of class nine, the victim is a student of seventh standard at a school in Mandya taluk.

24 Mar 2017

Hacker robs Karnataka MLA's bank account of Rs 1.9 lakh

Speaking to The New Indian Express, DCP (South) Sharanappa said that the money was robbed in a single transaction and transferred to another account.

24 Mar 2017

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Elephant tramples student to death in Karnataka

Safana Mustafa, who was pursuing graduation at Cauvery Women's College, Virajpet, was with her brother on a bike when a wild elephant abruptly attacked them.

24 Mar 2017

Will not allow Karnataka to become 'Udta Punjab': Minister

The Minister was replying to BJP MLC Lahar Singh in the legislative council yesterday.       

24 Mar 2017