Bengaluru News


Senior citizens struggle with user-unfriendly CoWIN app

After several attempts to register on the CoWin portal, B S Manohar (68) got the ‘server not working’ message.

published : 03 Mar 2021

On Day 2, vaccine campaign sees better turnout

1,147 people with comorbidities, 5,166 elderly people across state, get their first shot 
 

published : 03 Mar 2021

Pollution board issues STP norms

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has released guidelines for the design and location of sewage treatment plants (STPs).

published : 03 Mar 2021

Govt apathy over stench from industrial area irks locals 

Complaints to officials from Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike and the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board have yielded no result, prompting locals to voice their concerns on social media.

published : 03 Mar 2021

KSRP women to train school, college girls in self-defence

The KSRP’s women platoon has already undergone training in karate and these women will turn into instructors for the  young girls in schools and colleges.

published : 03 Mar 2021

Of pastries and new passions

Two new hobbies – baking and yoga – have beckoned Linoy Seidman, wife of  Dy Consul General of Israel to South India, ever since the family moved to Bengaluru in 2018

published : 03 Mar 2021

Short & sweet

Have a script in mind for a 15-minute play? Test it out at this upcoming theatre festival

published : 03 Mar 2021

‘We had no viewership ratings and little mass appeal’

Star TV was a foreign company with a capital F; it wasn’t just some nondescript, docile foreign outfit operating in a non-intrusive category.

published : 03 Mar 2021

Good ol’days of the internet

I first heard of the internet from an uncle.

published : 03 Mar 2021

Caring for empathy  

Organisations are now shunning corporate politics and turf war and chanting the mantra of empathy.

published : 03 Mar 2021

Where have all iPads gone? BBMP says not its priority

It’s been six months since the five-year tenure of the BBMP Council ended, but as many as 122 of the 198 former councillors  have not returned their iPads to the civic agency.

published : 03 Mar 2021

Saffron, iPhones and cigars seized at Bengaluru airport

 Two flyers, possibly operating as a gang, were held at Kempegowda International Airport for smuggling goods worth Rs 77.82 lakh from Dubai.

published : 03 Mar 2021

Citizens draw HC attention to road, footpath woes

Among the 5,435 issues flagged, 437 relate to potholes and road issues and 4,998 are related to footpath issues.

published : 03 Mar 2021

Youth withdraws cash, jams ATMs, lands in police net

Based on a complaint, Rajajinagar police arrested the accused Deepak H, who hails from Hameerpur of Uttar Pradesh.

published : 03 Mar 2021