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Bangalore Rape case, one arrested

Bangalore, Oct.25 : The Bangalore Police on Saturday arrested an individual in connection with the ongoing case of rape of a 3 year old girl in a nursery school.


Bangalore: Youth Congress holds protest over black money

Bangalore, Oct. 25 : Youth Congress workers staged a protest here on Saturday against the central government for failing to bring black money back into the country, as promised during the Lok Sabha elections.


Sexual abuse of minor: School trust member arrested on cheating charges

Bangalore, Oct. 25 : Bangalore Police have arrested KRK Reddy, General Secretary of the Goutham Academy of General and Technical Education Society, which runs the private school where a three-year-old girl was sexually abused, on cheating charges.


Bangalore indoor stadium venue for World snooker

Bangalore, Oct 25 : Looking at a budget of Rs.50 lakh for next month's IBSF World Snooker Championship here, Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) officials have been doing the rounds of state government offices and also the municipality in a bid to put on a show worthy of the occasion.


Bangalore school secretary arrested in child rape case

Bangalore, Oct 24 : Karnataka Police Friday arrested the secretary of a society that runs a private school here, where a three-year-old student was allegedly raped, and registered criminal cases against its three office-bearers.


Minor rape case: Fraud case registered against Bangalore school

Bangalore, Oct. 24 : A case of fraud has been registered against the school in Bangalore where the recent incident of sexual abuse of a three-year-old student took place as the educational institution has no record to prove that it is affiliated by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).


Minor rape case: Karnataka CM orders action against school management

Bangalore, Oct.24 : Taking serious note of the recent incident of sexual abuse of a three-year-old student in Bangalore, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has instructed police officials to initiate prompt action against the school management.


Sexual abuse of minor: Bangalore Police files criminal case against school

Bangalore, Oct. 23 : Bangalore Police have detained a suspect and filed a criminal complaint against the private school where a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her school teacher on Tuesday.


Bangalore police still looking for child's attacker

Bangalore, Oct 23 : Police are sweating out to find vital clues in the alleged sexual assault of a three-year-old child in an elite school here Oct 21 as protests and public pressure intensified Thursday for nabbing the suspects.


Bangalore rape case: Ex-NCPCR chairperson wants better security for students

Noida, Oct.22 : Terming the rape of a three-year-old LKG student in Bangalore as shameful, former National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) chairperson Kushal Singh on Wednesday called for serious introspection of value systems being practiced within society, and said the onus should be put on educational institutions to ensure better security and protection of kids.


Octoberfest 2014 - heady mix of soulful Indian renditions, western beats (Review)

By Nivedita, Bangalore, Oct 22 : Those looking for unforgettable music experience, will surely vouch for Kingfisher Premium - The Great Indian Octoberfest. A confluence of Indian ragas, folk music and hard metal rock band, EDM and hip hop from the west, the 10th edition concluded on a high note here.


Probe into Bangalore school child molestation begins

Bangalore, Oct 22 : Police Wednesday launched a probe into the alleged molestation of a three-year-old girl child in a private school here Tuesday, as hundreds of parents protested against the incident and sought stringent action against the culprits.


DCW chief Barkha Shukla Singh calls for Arab style punishment for rapist of Bangalore infant

New Delhi, Oct.22 : Condemning the rape of a three-year-old school girl in Bangalore, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Barkha Shukla Singh on Wednesday called for an on the spot punishment, even an Arab-style action to ensure that such heinous crimes do not take place in the future.


Bangalore school principal promises to nab perpetrators of rape of 3-year-old girl

Bangalore, Oct. 22 : Seeking to pacify agitated parents, the principal of a private school in Bangalore on Wednesday maintained that the institution would abide by the law and use all of its resources to nab the perpetrators of the alleged rape of a three-year-old Lower Kinder Garden student.


Child sexually abused in Bangalore school

Bangalore, Oct 22 : A three-year-old girl child studying in a private school here was allegedly sexually abused Tuesday in her nursery class, police said Wednesday.


Karnataka HC clears Yeddyurappa's prosecution in land deals

Bangalore, Oct 21 : The Karnataka High Court Tuesday allowed the prosecution of BJP national vice president and former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his kin in a case pertaining to the alleged encroachment of forest land in Shimoga district.


Karnataka University VC arrested on graft charges

Dharwad (Karnataka), Oct 20 : State Lokayukta (ombudsman) sleuths Monday arrested Karnataka University vice-chancellor H.B. Walikar and three other university officials on charges of financial irregularities and abuse of power in recruitments, a senior official said here.


Music festivals are encouraging local talent: Lucky Ali

By Nivedita, Bangalore, Oct 20 : Lucky Ali, whose simple ballad-style singing and melodious voice are a huge draw for music aficionados -- a proof of which was his latest performance here, says music festivals across the country give an impetus to local talent.


Metal, blues, indie rock Octoberfest 2014

By Nivedita, Bangalore, Oct 19 : The second day of the ongoing 10th edition of Kingfisher Premium - The Great Indian Octoberfest (TGIOF) - saw a heavy mix of metal, blues, indie, soft rock and electronic music here.


Octoberfest 2014: Mix of music and style

By Nivedita, Bangalore, Oct 19 : From mini-skirts to backless tops to midriff revealing crop tops and shorts in bright shades, the second day of the 10th edition of Kingfisher Premium - The Great Indian Octoberfest (TGIOF) - here saw young girls putting their best foot forward in terms of fashion while attending the shows of their favourite bands.


Bangalore court orders Jayalalithaa's release

Bangalore, Oct 18 : A special court Saturday ordered the release of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa from the central jail here a day after the Supreme Court granted her interim bail in a corruption case, a top official said.


Karnataka unveils new industrial policy to woo investments

Bangalore, Oct 17 : Karnataka Friday unveiled a new industrial policy to attract Rs.5 lakh crore (Rs.5 trillion) from domestic and overseas investors over the next five years.


Five new institutes to treat speech and hearing impaired

Mysore, Oct 17 : Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Friday announced the setting up of five new national-level institutions along the lines of the All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH).


Music, food, beer: The Great Indian Octoberfest is here

Bangalore, Oct 17 : From live performances of progressive metal band The Ocean Collective, reggae master Apache Indian, the very soulful Lucky Ali to a flea market, lip-smacking food and lots of beer -- the 10th edition of Kingfisher Premium - The Great Indian Octoberfest (TGIOF) here promises to enthrall city dwellers in a bigger and better way.


Jayalalithaa's jail time: Eating curd rice, evening strolls

By Fakir Balaji, Bangalore, Oct 17 : Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa, who was granted bail Friday, spent about three weeks in jail getting up early in the morning and reading newspapers, taking rest in the afternoon after a lunch of curd rice, a stroll in the evening and hitting the bed early.


Top runners for Bengaluru Marathon

Bangalore, Oct 17 : The country's leading long-distance runners like Karan Singh, Sudha Singh and Kavita Raut will be among some 10,000 competitors participating in the Shriram Properties-sponsored Bengaluru Marathon to be run here Sunday monrning.


Karnataka Home Minister assures action against Manipuri youth's attackers

Bangalore, Oct. 16 : Karnataka Police has taken action against the three people who allegedly attacked a Manipuri student yesterday, state Home Minister K J George said on Thursday.


Karnataka clears 13 projects worth Rs.9,912 crore

Bangalore, Oct 15 : The Karnataka government Wednesday cleared 13 projects with a combined investment of Rs.9,912 crore and a potential to generate employment to 5,986 people in nine of the 30 districts across the state.


Three held for assaulting Manipuri youth in Bangalore

Bangalore, Oct 15 : Three people were arrested Wednesday for allegedly assaulting a Manipuri youth at an eatery here for refusing to speak with them in the local (Kannada) language, police said.


Manipuri student attacked in Bangalore, forced to speak Kannada

Bangalore, Oct. 15 : A 24-year-old engineering student from Manipur named T Michael Lamjathang was beaten up by three miscreants in Bangalore and was forced to speak Kannada.


Medical tests exonerate Nithyananda of rape charge?

Bangalore, Oct.15 : Science in all likelihood appears to have to come to the assistance and rescue of self-styled god man Nithyananda, with medical tests carried out on him by a government-run hospital in southern India reportedly showing that he is incapable of committing rape.


'Yaamirukka Bayamey' to be remade in Kannada

Chennai, Oct 15 : Recent Tamil blockbuster "Yaamirukka Bayamey", a horror-comedy, is all set to remade in Kannada as "Namo Bootha Athma".


Bangalore frontrunner in ordering food between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Survey

New Delhi, Oct 14 : If one goes by a survey, Bangalore is the frontrunner in placing food orders post lunch and before dinner.


Wage hike strike by Bosch workers in Bangalore banned

Bangalore, Oct 10 : The Karnataka government Friday banned the indefinite strike launched by the workers' union of German auto components major Bosch Ltd at its main production plant in the city Sep 16 for a higher wage hike.


Veteran journalist Kamath dead; hundreds bid adieu

Udupi (Karnataka), Oct 9 : Veteran journalist and former Prasar Bharati chairman M.V. Kamath, who was one of the earliest biographers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, died early Thursday at Manipal near here. He was 93.


Veteran journalist Kamath dead; hundreds bid adieu

Udupi (Karnataka), Oct 9 : Veteran journalist and former Prasar Bharati chairman M.V. Kamath, who was one of the earliest biographers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, died early Thursday at Manipal, 5 km from this coastal town. He was 93.


Two killed in Bangalore building collapse

Bangalore, Oct. 9 : Two people, including a child, were killed when a building collapsed in Bangalore early Thursday morning.


Journalist M.V. Kamath who scripted Modi biography is dead

Bangalore/Mumbai, Oct 9 : Veteran journalist and former chairman of Prasar Bharati M.V. Kamath, who was one of the earliest biographers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, died Thursday morning in his native place Manipal in Karnataka, said a relative. He was 94.


Health insurance has lowered death rate in Karnataka: Study

New Delhi, Oct 8 : At a time when the central government is mulling a universal health insurance policy for the poor, a study shows that a similar programme in Karnataka to provide health insurance to households below the poverty line has lowered both mortality rates and out-of pocket expenses for beneficiaries.


DA case: Karnataka HC rejects Jayalalithaa's bail plea

Bangalore, Oct.7 : The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday rejected former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa bail plea in connection with an 18-year-old disproportionate assets case, days after a trial court had sent her to four-years in prison.


Karnataka High Court begins hearing Jayalalithaa's bail plea

Bangalore, Oct 7 : A regular bench of Karnataka High Court here Tuesday began hearing on the criminal revision petition of jailed former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa amid tight security.


Jayalalithaa's bail plea hearing on in Bangalore

Bangalore, Oct 7 : A Karnataka High Court bench here Tuesday began hearing of the criminal revision petition of jailed former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa amid tight security.


DA case: Karnataka HC to hear Jayalalithaa's bail plea today

Bangalore, Oct 7 : The Karnataka High Court will hear AIADMK supremo J. Jayalalithaa's plea for immediate bail and suspension of her four-year jail sentence in connection with an 18-year-old disproportionate assets case.


Remakes shouldn't be a carbon copy of original: Ramesh Aravind

Chennai, Oct 7 : Actor-filmmaker Ramesh Aravind says he isn't against the idea of a movie's remake as long as it doesn't end up being a "carbon copy" of the original. He prefers remaking a story with a touch of creativity.


Frenzied fans flock to cracker of contest (Sidelights)

By Fakir Balaji, Bangalore, Oct 4 : Frenzied fans in thousands flocked to the Chinnaswamy stadium here Saturday to watch a cracker of contest between reigning IPL title holders Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the final of the Champions League T20 (CLT20) tournament.


Thousands witness Dasara grand finale in Karnataka

Mysore, Oct 4 : Thousands of people Saturday thronged this cultural capital of Karnataka to witness the grand finale of the Dasara festival, as the famous victory procession of caparisoned elephants (jamboo savari) passed through main roads from the illuminated royal palace to Bannimantap ground across the city, amid tight security.


US awards for India-born Stanford scientist, scholar

Bangalore, Oct 4 : India-born scientist Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj and mathematics scholar Himanshu Asnani at Standford University in the Silicon Valley have been awarded prizes by the Marconi Society in Washington.


Scion's absence robs Dasara fete of grandeur

Mysore (Karnataka), Oct 3 : The famous 10-day Dasara festival celebrations in this city of palaces have been low-key in the absence of scion Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, who passed away last December in Bangalore, about 150 km away.


Two Indian-born achievers to be honoured in US

By Fakir Balaji, Bangalore, Oct 1 : Indian-born Stanford University professor Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj and Indian techie Himanshu Asnani, pursuing research in mathematics at Stanford, will be honoured in Washington DC Thursday by the US-based Marconi Society.


DA case: Jayalalithaa's lawyers request for matter to be discussed with Karnataka Chief Justice

Bangalore, Sept. 30 : Lawyers of former Tamil Nadu chief minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa today filed a memo with the registrar of the Karnataka High Court requesting that the matter of the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case and the appeal for bail thereof be discussed with the Chief Justice of Karnataka D H Waghela, and added that it should be treated as a special case.


Karnataka HC admits Jayalalithaa's bail petition

Bangalore, Sept.30 : All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Chief J. Jayalalithaa's petition to the Karnataka High Court challenging her conviction in the disproportionate assets case, seeking immediate release on bail, has been admitted by the court here today.


Jayalalithaa to seek bail from Karnataka High Court

Bangalore, Sep 28 : Jailed AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa will file a criminal revision petition Monday in the Karnataka High Court to seek bail in the four-year jail term she has been sentenced to for corruption.


Jayalalithaa holds talks on successor in Bangalore jail

Bangalore, Sep 28 : Jailed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday discussed the issue of her successor with a few cabinet ministers following her conviction for corruption.


Heavy rainfall in Bangalore

Bangalore, Sep 26 : Heavy rainfall has flooded India's tech hub Bangalore and disrupted normal life across the city Friday.


Modi unveils mega food park in Karnataka

Tumkur (Karnataka), Sep 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday commissioned an integrated India Food Park in Karnataka.


Modi gets rousing welcome in Bangalore

Bangalore, Sep 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on a two-day visit to Karnataka for the first time after assuming office, was Tuesday given a rousing welcome by thousands of people, including the BJP's state leaders and cadres, at the HAL airport.


300 Bangalore kids ill after mid-day meal

Bangalore, Sep 19 : About 300 children fell ill Friday after eating mid-day meal at a state-run primary school here, a health official said.


Bangalore: Over 100 students fall ill after consuming mid-day meal

Bangalore, Sept. 19 : Over 100 students of a government primary school in Bangalore fell ill after consuming their mid-day meal.


Fresh guidelines for mining sector soon

Bangalore, Sep 18 : The NDA government is framing fresh guidelines to revive the mining sector, which has been reeling under a host of problems due to irregularities by a section of miners and judicial interventions for compliance.


BJP building martyrs' memorial in Karnataka

Bidar (Karnataka), Sep 17 : The BJP's youth wing is building a martyrs' memorial at Gorata, 65 km from here in northern Karnataka, as a tribute to about 200 freedom fighters who were massacred by Nizam soldiers (Razakars) in the village in 1948 when it was part of the erstwhile Hyderabad state.


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