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Will cooperate with CBI on probe into iron ore scam: Shettar


September 9th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 9 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Sunday said his government will "fully cooperate" with CBI in its probe into massive illegal export of iron ore ... Read more...

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Azim Premji Foundation re-launches teachers portal


September 5th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) Azim Premji Foundation, set up by IT czar Azim Premji, Wednesday marked Teachers Day by launching "a new and significantly improved version" of the 'Teachers of ... Read more...

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70 cms tall actor aims at second Guinness entry


August 24th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) What if he is just 70 cms tall? Southern film actor Ajayan, who made it to the Guinness World Records in 2008, now aims at another ... Read more...

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Top navigators for National TSD Rally


August 18th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Some of country's top navigators will be seen in action in the first round of the inaugural JK Tyre-FMSCI Indian National TSD Rally Championship, promoted by ... Read more...

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Opposition to RTE takes bizarre turn in Karnataka


July 19th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Opposition to the Right to Education (RTE) has taken shocking turns in Karnataka after a school cut off locks of hair of four students from poor ... Read more...

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‘Gattu’ first CFSI film to be released commercially: Nandita


July 6th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Nandita Das says that "Gattu" is the first work by Children's Film Society, India to be released commercially." 'Gattu' is the first film that CFSI is ... Read more...

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Arvind Kaushik creates history, shoots film in two hours


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 3 (IANS) Kannada director Arvind Kaushik created a record by wrapping up his film "Nam Areiali Innondhina" in just two hours here.Produced by Anaji Nagaraj, the entire film ... Read more...

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Naagin dance scares Sharman (Movie Snippets) (With Image)


June 13th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Sharman Joshi, known for his comical acts, was scared when a reality show contestant presented a naagin dance for him.Contestants of UTV Stars' "The ... Read more...

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Arrest Nityananda, seal ashram, orders Karnataka (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday ordered arrest of controversial Hindu religious guru Nityananada Swami and sealing of his ashram complex near here following allegations of sexual exploitation ... Read more...

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CM orders Nityananda’s ashram to be kept ‘under lock’


June 11th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday ordered locking up the ashram near here of controversial Hindu religious guru Nityananda Swami following fresh allegations of sexual exploitation of women ... Read more...

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Rape-accused guru Nityananada may lose his Bangalore ashram


June 9th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 9 (IANS) Controversial Hindu religious guru Nityananada Swami, facing rape charges, may lose control of his sprawling ashram complex near Bangalore following a fresh row, a Karnataka minister ... Read more...

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AICC member takes on PMO over Kaiga plant rehab issue


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Taking on the Prime Minister's Office head on, an All India Congress Committee (AICC) official has demanded that the villagers within the sterilised zone of northern ... Read more...

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Mining barons Reddys and Yeddyurappa in funding row


March 14th, 2012 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) Mining barons Reddy brothers are generally believed to have bankrolled Bharatiya Janata Party to come to power in Karnataka. Now their loyalist has been caught ... Read more...

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‘Alemari’ - watch it for Yogi (Kannada Movie Review)


March 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Alemari"; Cast: Yogi, Radhika Pandit, Raakesh, Ramesh Bhat, Umashri, Mico Nagaraj, Aadi Lokesh, Raghuram; Screenplay-Lyrics-Direction: Santhu; Producer: B.K. Sreenivas, Krishna Prasad; Dialogues: Manju Maandavya; Music: Arjun Janya; Cinematography: Manjunatha ... Read more...

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When Akhilesh loved dosas, vadas…


March 10th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) Akhilesh Yadav, set to become Uttar Pradesh's youngest chief minister, once loved idlis, vadas and dosas - and may still speak a line or two in ... Read more...

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Byaari film wins National award


March 8th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) The first movie in the Byaari langauge, titled "Byaari" has been jointly named the best film at the 59th National Award announced on Wednesday. The award ... Read more...

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Corruption-scarred BJP government starts bribe-free services (Karnataka Newsletter)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) Corruption at the political level may never end in Karnataka where the scale of alleged graft in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has numbed ... Read more...

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‘Bodyguard’ perfect family entertainer (Telugu Movie Review)


January 15th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bodyguard"; Cast: Venkatesh, Thrisha, Kota Sreenivasa Rao, Prakash Raj, Saloni, Subbaraju and Ali; Writer-Director: Gopichand Mallineni; Producer: Bellamkonda Suresh; Camera: Sam K. Naidu; Rating: ***After being successfully made in Malayalam, ... Read more...

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Is ‘Blue Mountain’ a throwback to Lata-Vani Jayaram saga?


January 11th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 11 (IANS) Director Suman Ganguli is all set to shoot Gracy Singh-starrer "Blue Mountain", which is reportedly inspired by singer Vani Jayaram who once alleged that none other ... Read more...

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Music, dance and crackers greet New Year in Bangalore


January 1st, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 1 (IANS) With foot-tapping music, drum beats, dance, wild cheering and a burst of crackers, as the clock struck 00.00 hours, Bangaloreans greeted 2012 in style.Like every year-eve ... Read more...

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Mamta Mohandas weds family friend


December 28th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), Dec 28 (IANS) Malayalam actress Mamta Mohandas Wednesday got married to her family friend and Bahrain-based businessman Prajith Padmanabhan.The marriage was held at a hotel here and was ... Read more...

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Pro-Maharashtra party ruled Belgaum civic body dissolved


December 15th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 15 (IANS) Karnataka Thursday dissolved the pro-Maharashtra party-ruled city corporation in Belgaum following several acts considered anti-Kannada by the government and pro-Kannada organizations."The Belgaum city corporation has been ... Read more...

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Karnataka may ban bizarre tradition at temples


December 6th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party government in Karnataka may ban a bizarre tradition of people rolling over plantain leaves with leftovers of meals, eaten by Brahmins, ... Read more...

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Hegde, latest Team Anna member caught in a row


November 16th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) N. Santosh Hegde, a Team Anna member, was Wednesday fighting off charges that he did nothing to curb corruption in the ... Read more...

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Hegde rebuts Yeddyurappa’s criticism


November 16th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) The controversy over the Lokayukta (ombudsman) in Karnataka intensified Wednesday with former Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde hitting out at allegations that the institution of ombudsman is ... Read more...

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Corruption-hit Karnataka to end graft at lower levels


November 6th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 6 (IANS) Steeply falling from grace, from being the first Indian state to set up the Lokayukta (ombudsman) to one where corruption has spread like cancer, Karnataka ... Read more...

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IIFI 2011: Malayalam films dominate Indian panorama


October 18th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) After regional films grabbed the most National Awards this year, the Indian Panorama section of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be ... Read more...

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Actor Gulshan Devaiah on negative streak!


August 29th, 2011 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Whether it was as Ricky in "Dum Maaro Dum", KC in "Shaitan" or his latest role in forthcoming film "That Girl In Yellow Boots", Gulshan Devaiah's ... Read more...

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Hegde taunts Kumaraswamy over personal attack


August 27th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde and former chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy were Saturday locked in an ugly spat over their personal lives."Santosh Hegde has ... Read more...

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Prachi Desai dumps Kannada superstar’s Bollywood debut


August 20th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Kannada cinema's teen idol Diganth got a taste of Bollywood's temperamental diva brigade when Prachi Desai, riding high since the success of "Once Upon A ... Read more...

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Gowda becomes Karantaka chief minister, opponents boycott ceremony (Night Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) D.V. Sadananda Gowda Thursday became the Bharatiya Janata Party's second chief minister in Karnataka but his opponents in the ruling party boycotted the oath-taking ceremony ... Read more...

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Sadananda Gowda takes over as Karnataka CM (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) D.V. Sadananda Gowda was Thursday sworn in as Karnataka's 20th chief minister at a brief ceremony on the lawns of Raj Bhavan here.Governor H.R. Bhardwaj ... Read more...

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‘Singham’ screening resumes in Karnataka


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) The screening of the Kannada remake of Bollywood film "Singham" commenced in Karnataka Saturday after the removal of some "objectionable" dialogues, a day after disruptions in ... Read more...

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Maria Susairaj’s ‘Bigg Boss’ rumour draws flak


July 4th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Kannada actress Maria Susairaj's rumoured participation in the fifth season of reality show "Bigg Boss" has drawn extreme reactions from celebrities like anchor Mini ... Read more...

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Manish Malhotra bags best designer award


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Stylist Manish Malhota won the best costume designer award for the movie "Robot" at the Filmfare Awards South.The 58th Filmfare Awards South was held ... Read more...

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