Bengaluru: Mayor calls for zonal-level meets this month onwards

The meets were stopped during the last three months due to the Lok Sabha elections.

published on : 7th June 2019

BBMP plans to hike property tax by 25 percent

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara (BBMP) is proposing to bump up property tax by 25% for residential properties and 35% for non-residential properties for the financial year 2019-20.

published on : 7th June 2019

Jual Oram, SS Ahluwalia lead race for Lok Sabha Speaker's post

BJD is likely to bag the chair of Deputy Speaker with Bhartruhari Mahtab, the leader of the party in the 16th Lok Sabha, being seen as the frontrunner. 

published on : 4th June 2019

Shoddy roads in Bellandur a death trap for motorists

Once again, the apathy of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has put citizens’ lives at risk.

published on : 20th May 2019

Lokayukta seeks report from BBMP commissioner

The inquiry was ordered by Lokayukta after receiving a anonymous complaint in April with a photo of the building.

published on : 18th May 2019

Race organisers go extra mile for green marathon

Winners to get medals in cloth pouches instead of plastic bags

published on : 18th May 2019

Bengaluru: Rain wreaks havoc yet again

Uprooted trees, power cuts, flooded roads — it was déjà vu for citizens; While the showers came as a respite from heat, questions remain over BBMP’s monsoon preparedness

published on : 14th May 2019

15 Bengaluru eateries lose licence due to dirty kitchens

Eateries were shut in places like Mahadevapura, CV Raman Nagar and Dasarahalli over unhygienic conditions and improper waste disposal

published on : 9th May 2019

Drive to fight mosquito menace in Bengaluru begins

A total of 243 cases of dengue were recorded in the first four months this year. The east and south zones were the most-affected, with 111 and 52 deaths,  respectively. 

published on : 9th May 2019

Japanese Emperor Naruhito endorses world peace in 1st public appearance

Naruhito is now the 126th consecutive Japanese emperor.

published on : 4th May 2019

Emperor Akihito Naruhito’s 1970 brush with India

Today that earnest charming little boy becomes the new Japanese Emperor. The 126th in a line which is traced back more than 2,600 years.’

published on : 2nd May 2019

Japan's new Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne

The new emperor was presented with the items his father Akihito relinquished a day earlier: sacred imperial treasures of a sword and a jewel, as well as the seal of state.

published on : 1st May 2019

Japan rings in new era as Naruhito becomes emperor

Naruhito will formally "inherit" the imperial symbols of an ancient sword and jewel at a formal ceremony at 10:30 am on Wednesday.

published on : 1st May 2019

End of an era: Japan's Emperor Akihito abdicates throne

Emperor Akihito has handed over to his eldest son, 59-year-old Crown Prince Naruhito, also kicking off the new imperial "Reiwa" era - meaning "beautiful harmony".

published on : 30th April 2019

Workaholic Japan to go on unprecedented 10-day break along with Golden Week

Several national holidays are falling close to the celebrations marking the abdication of Emperor Akihito and the succession of his son, leading to an unusual accumulation of non-working days.

published on : 26th April 2019
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