Akram Mohammed

After breaking records last year, collection by traffic cops dips

The reduction in the number of complaints has been largely attributed to increased awareness on traffic rules and a two-month election period earlier this year.

06 Nov 2018

Karnataka looks to banks to fight agrarian crisis

Banks have now been told to “provide relief measure through rescheduling existing loans and to sanction fresh loans”.

04 Nov 2018

Karnataka bypolls: In a first, differently-abled voters ferried to booths

Several people with disabilities, along with a few senior citizens, were seen availing the facility at various polling booths in the constituency during the day.

04 Nov 2018

Karnataka Elections: BJP left red-faced in Ramanagara

As a result, the only major political activity in the constituency during the last day of campaigning on Thursday was a mock funeral of Chandrashekar conducted by BJP workers.

02 Nov 2018

Delay in North-East monsoon leads to temperatures soaring 

For the first time since 1989, the North-East monsoon will not reach Karnataka in October.

31 Oct 2018

An aspiring cricketer, Shankar Sajjan spins his way with grit

His first opportunity came in the form of veteran cricketer Anil Kumble’s Spin Hunt in 2015.

28 Oct 2018

CBI books eight HAL employees of Koraput unit for conspiracy

In the complaint against officials of the finance section of the unit, Rout alleged that the scam had occurred between January and August this year.

26 Oct 2018

Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy admits there is power shortage, but tries to allay fears as outages continue

Admitting that Karnataka is facing slight shortage of power during evening hours, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, however, dismissed reports of load shedding.

26 Oct 2018

Bengaluru short on beer supply, vendors blame it on government push for hard liquor

Beer lovers in the city seem to be finding it difficult to lay their hands on their favourite brand of the bubbly.

21 Oct 2018

India’s first Bitcoin ATM kiosk set up in Bengaluru

This kiosk is accessible to registered customers of Unocoin and is located at Kemp Fort Mall, Old Airport Road, Bengaluru.

18 Oct 2018

Private players give BSNL run for its money

However, officials say that the problems are being fixed as more and more villages are being included in the scheme envisioned in 2011.

17 Oct 2018

Ragihalli village in Karnataka now open-defecation free, with good roads, visiting doctor

Gopi KN, an employee of Ragihalli Gram Panchayat said that a bank branch and an ATM machine was also installed due to the scheme, which helped the villagers in its limits.

14 Oct 2018

Drought may cast a far longer shadow over Karnataka

In five of the eight years since 2010, over half the taluks of the 176 in the state (prior to 49 taluks added last year) have been drought-hit. 

07 Oct 2018

Will Smith to make 'Koffee with Karan' debut?

The dynamic duo of Ranveer Singh and Akshay Kumar shot for their Koffee episode recently, with Smith gracing the sets.

07 Oct 2018

Karnataka sees dip in suicides after loan waiver announcement

Farmer leaders and experts maintain that the dip is temporary and the number of suicides will increase again unless farmers are assaured of income security.

07 Oct 2018

KIADB official flings cash, gold from 14-th floor as cops swoop down  

While one suitcase filled with cash was recovered as soon as he threw it out, there was a delay in recovering the second bag as it was stuck.

06 Oct 2018

Tourism minister Sa Ra Mahesh faces flak for London and Paris tours

The team will spend four days in Paris and three days in London, before returning to the state on Wednesday.

30 Sep 2018

Vehicle numbers in congested Bengaluru to reach one crore by 2021, experts raise concern 

This was apart from the hundreds of vehicles registered in other parts of the State or country, that enter Bengaluru on a daily basis.

30 Sep 2018

Former High Court judge K S Puttaswamy says he will not pursue case anymore

The first petitioner of Aadhaar case, former High Court judge Justice K S Puttaswamy, is now 93 years old.

27 Sep 2018

Mars Orbiter going strong even after four years

Two years of science data collected by the Orbiter was released to the public via Indian Space Science Data Center (ISSDC).

26 Sep 2018

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