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'Bullet Rani' not spoof on 'Gabbar Singh': Director

Chennai, Sep 2 : Telugu-Kannada bilingual "Bullet Rani" features actress Nisha Kothari in the role of a police officer, but the movie is not a spoof of Pawan Kalyan-starrer "Gabbar Singh", says its director Suresh Goswami.


Vajubhai Vala takes oath as Karnataka Governor

Bangalore, Sep. 1 : Vajubhai Vala took oath as the new Karnataka Governor here on Monday.


Bangalore to host India Nano summit in December

Bangalore, Sep 1 : India's technology hub, Bangalore will host 'India Nano' summit Dec 4-5 to showcase research and development and applications in nano-science and nano-technology, an official said Monday.


Vala sworn-in as Karnataka governor

Bangalore, Sep 1 : Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala took over as Karnataka governor Monday.


Railway minister's son seeks anticipatory bail in rape case

Bangalore, Aug 30 : Karthik Gowda, son of Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Saturday moved a court for anticipatory bail in a rape and cheating case filed against him by Kannada actress Maithreyi.


Vala to take oath as Karnataka governor Monday

Bangalore, Aug 30 : Karnataka Governor-designate Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala, 76, will take the oath of office Monday at the Raj Bhavan here.


Railway minister's son summoned for questioning in rape case

Bangalore, Aug 29 : Police Friday summoned the son of Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda for questioning in a case of rape and cheating Kannada actress Maithreyi has filed against him.


Karthik Gowda wanted to have physical relationship, claims actress

Bangalore, Aug. 28 : The Kannada actress, who has accused Union Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik of cheating, on Thursday said that he wanted to have a physical relationship with her.


BJP not in tune with Karnataka Govt.'s expected decision to ban private TV cameras inside assembly


Enough circumstantial evidence to prove case against Karthik Gowda: Prosecution

Bangalore, Aug. 28 : G.P. Raju, the lawyer for the Kannada actor and model who has accused Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik Gowda of cheating on her, said Thursday that there is enough circumstantial evidence to prove the involvement of the latter.


Law will take its own course, say political leaders on case filed against Karthik Gowda

Bangalore/ New Delhi, Aug 28 : Political leaders on Thursday said that the law will take its own course in the case filed by a Bangalore based model-turned-actress against Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik Gowda.


Railway minister's son booked for raping actor

Bangalore, Aug 28 (IANS) The son of Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda has been booked for rape and cheating following a complaint by Kannada film actor Maithreyi, police said Thursday.


Railway minister's son booked for raping actor

Bangalore, Aug 28 : The son of Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda has been booked for rape and cheating following a complaint by Kannada film actor Maithreyi, police said Thursday. The Gowdas denied the charges.


Karnataka seeks Britain's help to set up aerospace centre

Bangalore, Aug 27 : Karnataka Wednesday sought Britain's help in setting up an aerospace technology centre in this tech hub modelled on the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult, a consortium of seven world leading research centres headquartered in West Midlands in Britain.


British deputy premier opens tech hub in Bangalore

Bangalore, Aug 27 : Visiting British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Wednesday unveiled a new tech hub and a joint business centre in this tech city to facilitate Indo-British businesses to share expertise and boost trade between the two countries.


Bengaluru Bulls snatch exciting win

Bangalore, Aug 26 : A successful last second tackle by Manjeet Chillar earned Bengaluru Bulls a dramatic 27-26 victory against Telugu Titans in the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi tournament, here Tuesday and kept the hosts in the reckoning for a semi-final berth in the Pro-Kabaddi League.


Gujarat speaker is new Karnataka governor

Gandhinagar, Aug 26 : Gujarat assembly Speaker Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala, named the new governor of Karnataka, is considered close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Congress wins two, BJP one in Karnataka by-polls

Bangalore, Aug 25 : The ruling Congress wrested the prestigious Bellary (ST) seat and retained Chikkodi-Sadalga in the Karnataka by-polls by huge margins Monday, thereby recovering from the setback suffered in the 2014 general election in the state.


Congress bags two seats in Karnataka, BJP one

Bangalore, Aug 25 : The ruling Congress Monday wrested the prestigious Bellary (ST) seat and retained Chikkodi-Sadalga seat while the BJP won from Shikaripura in assembly by-elections in Karnataka.


Congress wrests Bellary assemby seat in Karnataka

Bangalore, Aug 25 : The ruling Congress Monday wrested the Bellary Rural legislative assembly segment in Karnataka from the regional party BSR (Congress), defeating the BJP in the Aug 21 by-polls.


Tributes pour in for Jnanpith award winner UR Ananthamurthy

Bangalore, Aug 23 : Hundreds of people paid their last respects to veteran literary figure, Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy, here today.


Thousands bid tearful adieu to Ananthamurthy

Bangalore, Aug 23 : Thousands of people from all walks of life Saturday bid a tearful adieu to eminent Kannada writer U.R. Ananthamurthy as his mortal remains were consigned to flames in the Jnana Bharati campus of Bangalore University with state honours.


Renowned Kannada writer Ananthamurthy dead

Bangalore, Aug 22 : Renowned Kannada writer and Jnanpith awardee U.R. Ananthamurthy passed away here Friday after a brief illness. He was 82.


13-year-old boy beaten up in government shelter home in Bangalore

Bangalore, Aug.22 : A 13-year-old boy was allegedly brutally assaulted with a plastic rod and pipes by the in-charge of a government shelter in Bangalore, where he was taken after being mistaken as an orphan.


Record turnout in Karnataka assembly by-polls

Bangalore, Aug 21 : An average of 78 percent voting was reported Thursday in by-elections to three legislative assembly constituencies in Karnataka where polling was held peacefully amid tight security, a top official said.


Peaceful voting in Karnataka assembly by-polls

Bangalore, Aug 21 : Polling was peaceful Thursday in three assembly constituencies in Karnataka where by-polls are being held to fill the vacant seats in the state legislature.


Hampi most searched heritage site in Karnataka

Bangalore, Aug 20 : The world-famous Hampi heritage site in Karnataka is the most searched historical place in the state, search engine Google said Wednesday.


Lok Sabha Speaker rejects demand for LoS post; Cong to decide course of action

Gulbarga (Karnataka), Aug 19 : Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday indicated that his party will analyse Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's decision of not granting Leader of Opposition (LoP) status to the Congress party and then decide further course of action.


Crimes against women will be dealt with mercilessly: Siddaramaiah

Bangalore, Aug 15 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Friday warned criminals of stern action for committing crimes against women and girls.


Karnataka CM hoists tri-colour

Bangalore, Aug 15 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Friday hoisted the national flag and received the guard of honour at the Field Marshal Manekshaw parade ground here to mark the 68th Independence Day.


A warehouse for start-ups in Bangalore

Bangalore, Aug 12 : Karnataka has set up a warehouse for start-ups in this tech hub in partnership with IT industry body Nasscom to mentor, nurture and fund technology entrepreneurs, an official said Tuesday.


Five held in Bangalore for gang rape

Bangalore, Aug 11 : Five youths were Monday arrested here for the alleged gang rape of a 19-year-old girl, police said.


Suriname opens consulate in Bangalore

Bangalore, Aug 9 : South America's smallest sovereign country Suriname Saturday opened a consulate here and appointed industrialist Asif Iqbal as its honorary consul for south India, with consular jurisdiction over Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.


Karnataka to unveil new industrial, infrastructure policies

Bangalore, Aug 8 : Karnataka would soon unveil a new industrial and infrastructural policy with a robust framework to enable existing industries expand and new industries invest in the state, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said Friday.


Man murders daughter's lover in Bangalore

Bangalore, Aug 7 : In a gruesome incident, an enraged man Thursday murdered his minor daughter's lover and surrendered after carrying the body in a gunny bag on his scooter to a police station, 20 km from where the crime was committed, police said.


Sandeep, Nataraj maintain lead in Dakshin Dare Rally

Hospet (Karnataka), Aug 7 : Sandeep Sharma (co-driver Varun Davessar) and Nataraj Rajanna remained at the top of the Overall classifications among four and two-wheelers, respectively at the end of Leg 3 in the Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare Rally here Thursday.


Trapped boy feared dead in Karnataka borewell

Bagalkot (Karnataka), Aug 6 : Six-year-old boy Thimanna, who fell in borewell on the outskirts of a village near here is feared dead, as foul smell of a decomposing body has begun emanating from the deep hole, a medical officer said Wednesday.


EIH's Bangalore, Goa properties to start by 2015

Kolkata, Aug 6 : Hospitality major EIH Ltd which runs the Oberoi and Trident brands of hotels, Wednesday said the construction of its Rs.1,000 crore twin properties in Goa and Bangalore will begin by 2015.


Rescue operations underway for six-year-old who fell in borewell in Bagalkot

Bagalkot (Karnataka), Aug 5 : Rescue operations are on in full swing to save the six-year-old boy who had fallen inside a borewell in Karnataka's Bagalkot district.


'Maaya' to be remade in Kannada

Chennai, Aug 5 : Telugu thriller "Maaya", which released recently and has been received well, will soon be remade in Kannada.


Trapped boy seen covered under mud in Karnataka borewell

Bagalkot (Karnataka), Aug 4 : A six-year-old boy, trapped in a deep borewell since Sunday afternoon on the outskirts of a village in north Karnataka's Bagalkot district, was seen covered under mud even as a massive operation is on to rescue him, police said Monday.


Snag delays rescue of boy from Karnataka borewell

Bagalkot (Karnataka), Aug 4 : Massive efforts to rescue a six-year-old boy trapped in a deep borewell on the outskirts of a village in Karnataka's Bagalkot were so far unsuccessful, as a robot lowered into the hole developed a snag while a rock is blocking access to him, police said Monday.


From US to village India: IITian promotes rural innovation

By K.S.Jayaraman, Bangalore, Aug 4 : An IIT-Kanpur alumnus did something unusual on returning to India in the 1980s with a PhD degree from the US - shunning a lucrative career with a multinational to use his knowledge to develop technologies to solve problems faced by villagers. He now shares his experiences in an e-book, intended to inspire youth to follow his path.


Rescue on to lift boy from borewell in Karnataka

Bagalkot (Karnataka), Aug 4 : A massive rescue operation is underway to lift a six-year-old boy who fell into a borewell Sunday at a village in north Karnataka.


Six-year-old slips into borewell in Karnataka

Bagalkot (Karnataka), Aug 3 : A six-year-old boy Sunday slipped into a dry borewell and got stuck about 100 ft-deep in Bagalkot district of Karnataka.


Congress workers ransack party office in Karnataka

Bellary (Karnataka), Aug 1 : About 100 Congress workers Friday ransacked their party office here after their local leaders were denied ticket to contest in a by-election in the state.


Bangalore shutdown over rapes hits normal life

Bangalore, July 31 : A day-long shutdown across the city by pro-Kannada groups to protest sexual assaults on minors and rising crimes against women ended peacefully Thursday amid tight security though normal life was affected.


Shutdown hits normal life in Bangalore

Bangalore, July 31 : Normal life was affected Thursday across the city owing to partial response to shutdown called by pro-Kannada groups to protest rising crimes against women and incidents of rapes of minors.


Youth held in another Bangalore minor's rape

Bangalore, July 30 : In yet another sexual assault on a minor in this tech city, a youth was arrested Wednesday for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl at his home in northwest suburb July 25, police said.


Two more arrested for Bangalore school child's rape

Bangalore, July 29 : Two more men were arrested Tuesday for the rape of a six-year-old student at an elite school here, which had caused public outrage and massive protests across the state, police said.


Eid celebrated in Karnataka

Bangalore, July 29 : Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated Tuesday with gaiety and fervour in Karnataka.


Strong action against those who take law in their hands, says Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Bangalore, July 28 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday, stated that strong action will be taken against those who take law into their hands, referring to the Belgaum issue.


Sanjay Raut criticizes Karnataka police for mishandling Belgaum border dispute

Mumbai, July 28 : Shiv Sena Member of Parliament (MP) Sanjay Raut criticized the Karnataka police here on Monday for taking an anti-Marathi stand over the ongoing Belgaum border dispute.


Seminar on POSCO to prevent child abuse

Bangalore, July 28 : Bangalore police today held a seminar to prevent child abuse and to promote sensitivity among the police regarding cases of sexual assault.


Bangalore school reopens, parents drop kids to ensure safety

Bangalore, July 28 : Bangalore's Vibgyor School, where a six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her gym instructor earlier this month, has re-opened today after remaining shut for a while.


Uddhav slams Karnataka Police for anti-Marathi stand

Mumbai, July 28 : Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray Monday said the Maharashtra-Karnataka territorial row is as significant as the India-Pakistan boundary dispute, re-kindling the decades old boundary dispute between the two states.


Uddhav slams Karnataka Police for anti-Marathi stand

Mumbai, July 28 : Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray Monday said the Maharashtra-Karnataka territorial row is as significant as the India-Pakistan boundary dispute, re-kindling the decades old boundary dispute between the two states.


Sai Kumar plans a Kannada film with father, son

Chennai, July 27 : If all goes as planned, southern actor Sai Kumar Pudipeddi will likely team up with his father P.G. Sharma and son Aadi Pudipeddi for a yet-untitled Kannada action entertainer along the lines of recent Telugu blockbuster "Manam".


Women's club holds candlelight vigil demanding justice for Bangalore sexual assault victim

Bangalore, July 26 : A women's club held a candlelight march in Bangalore demanding justice for the six-year-old girl student who was sexually assaulted within a school's premises.


Biocon reports marginal revenue for first quarter of fiscal 2014-15

Bangalore, July 26 : Biotechnology major Biocon Ltd has reported revenue of nearly 3.5 percent and a net profit of only 10 percent for the fiscal 2014-2015.


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