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Millions stranded in Karnataka as bus strike continues


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Millions of people across Karnataka were stranded Friday, as state-run bus services remained crippled for the second day owing to indefinite strike by about 110,000 employees ... Read more...

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Karnataka to have aerospace policy to woo investments


August 24th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 24 (IANS) The Karnataka government is formulating an aerospace policy to attract global investments and make Banagalore a major aerospace hub in south Asia, a senior official said ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa charge sheeted in land case


May 21st, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa was Monday charge sheeted in a land case, further weakening him in his battle to unseat his successor D.V. ... Read more...

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Karnataka to provide more funds to promote nanotechnology


December 8th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) The Karnataka government will provide enhanced budgetary support to promote nanotechnology for the benefit of masses, Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said Thursday."The state government will ... Read more...

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Now Karnataka industries minister under scanner for land scam


October 29th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) Just a day ahead of senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani's anti-corruption yatra enters the state, Karnataka Police Saturday began probe into charges that ... Read more...

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Land grab probe against one more Karnataka minister


October 24th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 24 (IANS) Karnataka Industries Minister Murugesh Nirani Monday joined the growing list of politicians from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to face a police probe into ... Read more...

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HAL director Baldev Singh’s body found hanging from tree


October 11th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 11 (IANS) The body of Squadron Leader (Retd.) Baldev Singh, director of corporate planning and marketing of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL), was found hanging from a ... Read more...

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Karnataka ombudsman raids six sub-registrar offices


August 9th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 9 (IANS) Within a week of assuming office, Karnataka's new Lokayukta (ombudsman) Justice Shivaraj V. Patil ordered raids at six sub-registrar offices in Bangalore Rural and Doddaballapur districts ... Read more...

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Wipro ties up for aerospace component unit


May 25th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Wipro's Infrastructure Engineering division tied up with European Aeronautic Defence and Space company's Spanish subsidiary CESA (Compania De Sistemas Aeronauticos S.A.) to set ... Read more...

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Karnataka gets Rs.4.3 bn investments in aerospace sector


February 13th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Fe 13 (IANS) Nine Indian firms, including IT bellwether Wipro and automotive major Mahindra and Mahindra have submitted investment proposals worth Rs.4.3 billion ($94.2 million)to the Karnataka government to set up ... Read more...

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Karnataka setting up Aerospace Park near Bangalore


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government is setting up a dedicated Aerospace Park near the Bangalore international airport at Devanahalli on the city's outskirts to attract global majors and small and ... Read more...

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Swiss firm to set up machine tools plant in Bangalore


January 19th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 19 (IANS) Global turnkey solutions provider StarragHeckert AG will set up a machine tools plant here with an upfront investment of Rs.500 million (Rs.50 crore), a top official said Wednesday."This ... Read more...

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India’s new test range for weapons trials goes operational


December 15th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 15 (IANS) India's new aeronautical test range (ATR) for weapons trials became operational Wednesday near Chitradurga in central Karnataka, a top defence official said."The new test range became operational with ... Read more...

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60 South Asian students to take part in cultural fiesta


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 23 (IANS) About 60 students from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal will contest in the finals of the 'Horlicks Wizkids South Asia 2010, an inter-school literary and cultural festival, ... Read more...

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TCS seeks 100 acres in Bangalore to set up campus


September 28th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 28 (IANS) India's top IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has approached the Karnataka government for 100 acres of land near Bangalore international airport to set up a huge campus ... Read more...

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Karnataka begins land acquisition for IT region


September 14th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) The Karnataka government has set in motion the process to acquire 10,000 acres of land for its ambitious Rs.100,000-crore Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR). "Notification to acquire over 2,000 ... Read more...

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BIAL to spend Rs.1,000 crore to revamp Bangalore airport


August 19th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) consortium will invest Rs.1,000 crore (Rs.10 billion) to enhance and expand its airport at Devanahalli, about 38 km from this tech hub, ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in India’s bustling tech hub


July 5th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 5 (IANS) The dawn-to-dusk all India shutdown Monday crippled normal life in India's tech hub, with hundreds of IT firms, including Indian bellwethers Infosys and Wipro and multinationals logging out ... Read more...

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IT, BT firms flock to Karnataka to invest Rs.124 bn


June 1st, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) As many as 55 companies have proposed to invest over Rs.12,353 crore (Rs.124 billion) in Karnataka, India's knowledge hub and a favourite destination of IT and biotechnology ... Read more...

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12 Tata firms keen to invest in Karnataka, says official


May 31st, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) At least 12 companies of the $70-billion Tata Group have shown interest in investing in Karnataka and help develop infrastructure, a senior official said Monday. "A delegation of ... Read more...

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Infosys gets nod for two more centres in Bangalore


May 24th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) The Karnataka government late Monday cleared the proposals of IT bellwether Infosys Technologies Ltd to set up two more software development centres in this tech hub at an ... Read more...

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Karnataka moots integrated IT city near Bangalore airport


February 25th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 25 (IANS) The Karnataka government would build an integrated IT city near the Bangalore international airport to attract more investments in the knowledge sector, Governor H.R. Bhardwaj said Thursday. "The state ... Read more...

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10 Railways Stations to be converted into world class stations


February 24th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
Feb.24 (ANI): Minister for Railways Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that her Ministry has identified 10 more railway stations to be converted to world class stations.The stations are Ambala Cantt., ... Read more...

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Aerospace park to be set up near Bangalore airport


February 11th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government is setting up an aerospace park near the international airport at Devanahalli on the outskirts of the city to attract global investments in the ... Read more...

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GVK picks L&T stake in Bangalore airport for Rs.686 cr


December 7th, 2009 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 6 (IANS) Leading infrastructure developer GVK Power and Infrastructure has acquired 17 percent in Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) from Larson and Toubro (L&T) for Rs.686 crore (Rs.6.86 billion), the ... Read more...

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Free for all in Karnataka BJP, government (Letter from Bangalore)


November 15th, 2009 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 15 (IANS) It's free for all in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the state government even though it just about survived a dissident assault to ... Read more...

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Marginal impact of Air India pilots’ stir in Bangalore


September 28th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 28 (IANS) The agitation by a section of pilots of the national carrier Air India had a marginal impact in India's tech hub Monday, as only three out of 18 ... Read more...

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Air India flies stranded Indian cricket team to Colombo


September 9th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 9 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday flew the Indian cricket team to Colombo from Chennai via Bangalore by a special aircraft, as the players could not take the ... Read more...

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Karnataka offers a slew of reliefs with eye to polls (Lead)


February 21st, 2009 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 20 (IANS) With an eye to the upcoming general elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka sought to woo all sections of the people by proposing a please-all ... Read more...

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Security tightened across Karnataka


December 5th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 5 (IANS) Karnataka Friday increased security at major places of worship, rail and bus terminals across the state while police and paramilitary forces remained on high alert at the Bangalore ... Read more...

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Bangalore airport chief executive Brunner quits


November 21st, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) chief executive officer (CEO) Albert Brunner is quitting the high-profile post and has decided not to renew his contract, the company said here ... Read more...

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Karnataka revising IT policy to retain competitive edge


November 6th, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 6 (IANS) The Karnataka government is revising its IT policy in a bid to retain its competitive edge and remain a favoured investment destination in the knowledge economy."We are taking ... Read more...

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Defence lab to set up new test range in Karnataka


October 31st, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 31 (IANS) The state-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is setting up a new test range, the country's second such, near Chitradurga, about 200 km from Bangalore, a top ... Read more...

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Nano in Karnataka will top 100 years of Tatas’ ties with state


October 5th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 5 (IANS) If Tata Motors set up their Nano small car project in Karnataka, it will be the icing on the cake for the Tata Group's 100-year-old association with the ... Read more...

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Kingfisher maiden flight to London ’sold out’


September 2nd, 2008 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) India’s leading private carrier Kingfisher Airlines is making its international debut Wednesday by flying non-stop from this IT hub to London with a full load of passengers, its ... Read more...

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