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One more terror suspect held in Bangalore, total now 13


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested one more person with alleged links to Pakistan-based terror outfits LeT and HuJI, taking the number of people detained in the state ... Read more...

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Garbage-free Bangalore by Monday, promise authorities


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) The BJP-ruled Bangalore civic administration has promised to rid country's IT hub from thousands of tonnes of overflowing garbage by Monday but doubts persist as its ... Read more...

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11 terror suspects held, ‘catastrophe’ averted: Karnataka Police (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Eleven people with links to terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba and HUJI, and planning to assassinate leading Karnataka politicians, some journalists and Hindu leaders have been arrested in ... Read more...

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Journalist among nine held for terrorist links


August 30th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested nine people, one of them said to be a journalist with an English daily here, for alleged links with terrorist outfits, police ... Read more...

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Four held over murder of Karnataka officer


May 21st, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Four people have been detained in connection with the murderous attack on a Karnataka officer who is believed to have exposed land scams in house-building cooperative ... Read more...

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Bangalore civic body caught in Rs.15 bn scandal


December 4th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) This tech hub that has been voted in a global survey as the best city to live in India could have been a much better ... Read more...

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Cycling enthusiasts rejoice, dedicated cycle lanes coming up (Postcard from Bangalore)


November 12th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 12 (IANS) The experience of the US and years of advocacy by groups of cycling enthusiasts in the city is behind a dream-come-true project in this traffic-cramped tech ... Read more...

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High security for Jayalalithaa’s court appearance Thursday


October 19th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) The city's central jail will turn into a fortress Thursday, not because former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa is lodged there, but to facilitate Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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World quality roads for Bangalore - in a few years


October 12th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 12 (IANS) With potholed, congested, pedestrian-unfriendly roads chipping away at Bangalore's brand value as India's IT hub, plans are on to raise their quality to international levels. But ... Read more...

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‘Bigg Boss-5′ has strong Nepal connection


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 3 (IANS) It's not just that one of the 14 contestants who entered the 'Bigg Boss' house in Mumbai Monday night for the fifth edition of Colour TV's ... Read more...

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Congress corporator hacked to death in Bangalore


October 1st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) A Bangalore city corporator S. Nataraj of the Congress was hacked to death in broad daylight at a busy traffic junction in Malleshwaram in the northern ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s ex-minister, son jailed in graft case


August 8th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Former Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister Katta Subramanya Naidu and his son Katta Jagadish were Monday sent to judicial custody in a corruption case ... Read more...

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Indian enterprise to set up $30 mn cancer centre in Ethiopia


July 24th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ethiopia, July 24 (IANS) An Indian healthcare enterprise plans to construct a cancer care centre in Ethiopia at a cost of over $30 million.Dinesh Madhavan, marketing director of HealthCare Global ... Read more...

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Bangalore fast tracks rain harvesting after Friday deluge


April 25th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 25 (IANS) All government buildings in Bangalore will have to install rain harvesting mechanism by May-end, a week ahead of the likely beginning of monsoon, the Karnataka government ... Read more...

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Five-six years needed to complete world-class station project: Minister


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mar 3 (IANS) Days after Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee apologised in parliament for the delay in developing 60 stations into world-class ones as proposed in her previous ... Read more...

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Mamata apologises for not achieving world-class station target


February 25th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday apologised for the delay in developing 60 railway stations into world-class stations as proposed in her last rail budgets."I must say sorry, ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa will resign if case is made out, says Rajnath


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will quit if a 'prima facie' (at first view) case is made out on corruption and illegal land deal charges against him, ... Read more...

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Karnataka shutdown over Yeddyurappa prosecution turns violent (Lead)


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) Buses were burnt, stones were pelted and shops were attacked across Karnataka to enforce a shutdown called by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday to protest ... Read more...

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Karnataka shuts down over Yeddyurappa’s prosecution


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) Many educational institutions in Karnataka did not open, state-run buses went off roads, and a few vehicles were stoned Saturday as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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JD-S corporator shot dead in Bangalore


January 16th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 16 (IANS) Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) Bangalore city corporator Divan Ali was shot dead Sunday morning in a busy south Bangalore area, police said.Ali, who had several criminal cases against him, ... Read more...

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Two Bangalore blast suspects sent to jail


October 17th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 17 (IANS) Two more suspects in the 2008 serial blasts in Bangalore, arrested Friday, were sent to jail till Oct 25 by a court here, police said Sunday.The two - ... Read more...

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Karnataka on high alert; bans protests, demonstrations


September 29th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 29 (IANS) Karnataka has been put on high alert banning protests, demonstrations and victory processions across the state from Thursday ahead of the verdict by the Lucknow bench of the ... Read more...

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Bangalore surgeons conduct ten surgeries on a patient in one go


August 31st, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Aug 31 (ANI): Three surgeons of Manipal hospital in Karnataka's Bangalore city conducted ten back-to-back surgeries lasting seven hours on a 59-year-old woman, who had been bedridden for the last one ... Read more...

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Rs.8400 cr Bangalore budget focuses on city infrastructure


August 30th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Seven multi-level parking slots, white topping (cement coat) for main avenues, tree parks, fencing of major open drainages are among the plans to improve the tech ... Read more...

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Two held in Bangalore, terror-Maoist nexus exposed


August 13th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) Two people have been arrested here for plotting terror acts in the country at the behest of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Bangalore Police Commissioner Shankar Bidari said Friday. "Bangalore ... Read more...

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Models showcase latest diamond jewellery


August 4th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Aug 4 (ANI): Models walked the ramp for a jewellery shop in Karnataka's Bangalore city on Tuesday and exhibited great pieces of diamond jewellery, featuring trendy necklaces and rings.Miss India-World 2010 ... Read more...

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Celina, Rahul Bose walk on ramp during Bangalore fashion show


July 18th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, July 18 (ANI): Bollywood actors Celina Jaitley and Rahul Bose walked the ramp at a fashion show in Karnataka's Bangalore city.The show exhibited on Saturday the collection of the top ... Read more...

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Art of Living rejects allegation of land grabbing


July 6th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) The Art of Living (AoL) of spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Tuesday denied allegations that it has illegally grabbed 14 acres of land near its ashram in ... Read more...

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Sri Sri says land grab charge false


July 1st, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Thursday asserted that there was no land grab by his group as alleged by a don-turned-journalist and said extortion demands ... Read more...

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Land grab twist to Art of Living extortion calls


June 30th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) The reported extortion calls to Art of Living of spiritual teacher Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Wednesday turned into a land grab issue with a don-turned-journalist and film maker ... Read more...

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Conspiracy being hatched around me in Bangalore serial blasts: Madani


June 23rd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Karunagapally (Kerala), June 23 (ANI): Abdul Nasser Madani, leader of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has contended that a conspiracy is being hatched against him in connection with the 2008 Bangalore serial ... Read more...

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No extension of closing time for bars in Karnataka


June 14th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Karnataka Home Minister V.S. Acharya Monday shot down a proposal by his cabinet colleague to allow bars in star hotels to serve liquor past midnight. "There will not be ... Read more...

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Firing incident not an attack on Ravi Shankar: Police chief


May 31st, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) The Karnataka police is not treating the firing incident at Art of Living complex here late Sunday as a bid on its founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's life, ... Read more...

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AirAsia launches flight to Bangalore


May 21st, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 21 (IANS) Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia launched its inaugural flight to India's Bangalore city, carrying 15 children with congenital heart disease who need open heart surgery. The children will undergo ... Read more...

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CID to probe Karnataka ex-minister for rape charges


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 3 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday said the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) will probe the rape charges against Haratalu Halappa, who quit as food and civil supplies minister ... Read more...

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