Akram Mohammed

Former PM Deve Gowda touches emotional chord at Nikhil Kumaraswamy’s political baptism

Deve Gowda said Nikhil had expressed his desire to enter politics after considering the health of Kumaraswamy.

15 Mar 2019

JD(S) leaders take a dig at Sumalatha

JD(S) leaders indirectly took a dig at actor Sumalatha who has expressed interest in contesting as an independent candidate.

15 Mar 2019

Get ready for beer shortage in Bengaluru this summer; elections, mafia to blame

This, the vendors say, might force some shops to go without beer — the most consumed alcoholic beverage in summer.

14 Mar 2019

Mandya LS seat to JD(S): Sumalatha dismisses DKS’ view

Sumalatha, however, knows that the seat-sharing with respect to the constituency will be a tricky affair.

27 Feb 2019

Design changes may delay ISRO’s manned space mission

DRDO is involved in developing a few products for ISRO for the programme.

23 Feb 2019

Bengaluru firm develops fire-fighting drone

Drones delivering goods ordered online and being used to photograph exotic locations which are inaccessible to humans are already well known.

23 Feb 2019

HAL-L&T consortium to start making PSLVs for ISRO soon

Shekhar Srivastava said discussions were under way to assess the exact cost of each PSLV.

22 Feb 2019

Astronomical Society of India gets first woman president

She is the second Kannadiga after former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Prof U R Rao.

19 Feb 2019

Every street in Bengaluru has a story, say policemen

Walking into a private hospital at Kamakshipalya police station limits at around 11pm, a couple crying over a dead boy’s body struck the eye.

12 Feb 2019

IAF Mirage Mirage-2000 crash: Gone in a flash of flames and debris

A watchman of Sobha Palladian, an apartment complex nearby, said though terraces are off limits for residents of the apartment many had lined up in their balconies as fire raged from nearby.

02 Feb 2019

ISRO working on ground-based Pseudolites to improve navigation

The navigation system will be based on Pseudolites or pseudo satellites, which are ground-based devices that perform any of the varied roles of the satellite.

01 Feb 2019

Impostor alert: ‘Friends’ on Facebook list are the new fraudsters

The new mode of cheating came to light following a complaint by a resident of the city, Ankur Kumar.

29 Jan 2019

‘There will be no one like Shri Shivakumara Swami again’

Sangappa Pattanasetty, a farmer from Gadag, said that every time he came to Bengaluru to sell onions, he would visit the mutt.

23 Jan 2019

Volunteers, kids lend a helping hand at Siddaganga Mutt

Lakhs of devotees of Siddaganga Mutt seer Sri Shivakumara Swamiji made a beeline to offer their last respects to the 111-year-old seer on Tuesday.

23 Jan 2019

Siddaganga Mutt seer Shivakumara Swami stopped consuming food two days before death

Though a team of doctors was attending to him round the clock, the severity of the seers’ condition could not be rectified.

22 Jan 2019

Gold in clay: Bengaluru airport customs officials spot new smuggling method

Customs officials at Kempegowda International Airport have identified a new modus operandi by which gangs are smuggling gold from Sri Lanka.

20 Jan 2019

Drone Olympics promises fun at Aero India in Bengaluru

The contests in the Drone Olympics are expected to be major crowd-pullers at the biennial event. 

19 Jan 2019

After a lull, farmer suicide cases spike again in Karnataka

Farmer suicides had witnessed a lull during the southwest monsoon which also coincided with the loan waiver announcement of the Kumaraswamy-led coalition government.

18 Jan 2019

ISRO to use PSLV stage four as orbital platform, create history

Describing the development, an ISRO scientist, on condition of anonymity, said that this was the first time in the world that such a technique is being used.

18 Jan 2019

Beware Bengaluru, online search results may be a trap

Several complaints have been registered at the Cyber Crime Police Station, Bengaluru, where people have been robbed using the method.

15 Jan 2019

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