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I-T officer’s son murdered by kidnappers, body recovered in Bengaluru

The 19-year-old son of an Income Tax officer who was kidnapped on September 12 has been murdered. Police found the body of the victim near Rachenahalli lake. Six people have been arrested in connection with the crime. Sharath, a 19-year-old second year student of automobile engineering, had left his house at Ullal on his new motorbike at 6.30 pm on ... Read More »

This Is Not My India, Says AR Rahman On Gauri Lankesh’s Murder

Music maestro AR Rahman has condemned the killing of senior journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, saying the current scenario does not represent the India he knows. If incidents like this continue to happen in the country, then this is not my India, he said. Gauri Lankesh was earlier this week shot dead by unidentified assailants at her home in Bengaluru. Rehman said ... Read More »

Gauri Lankesh’s death: Bengaluru on high alert

Following journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh’s murder on Tuesday night, police commissioner T Suneel Kumar directed all DCPs to carry out nakabandi across the city. As a precautionary measure, checkposts were erected on all main roads. Cops deployed at all toll gates in Nelamangala, Hosur Road and NICE Road. At 10pm, activists and supporters of Gauri staged a flash protest at ... Read More »

This petrol pump offers free food while you refuel

In a praiseworthy initiative, a petrol pump in Bengaluru is offering free food to consumers who stop over to refuel. Beginning this week, the Venkateshwara Service Station close to Indiranagar RTO on Old Madras Road will launch the initiative in association with the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC). The reason behind this projectis to give relief to the thousands of Bengalurueans, ... Read More »

Mom was frustrated by girl’s helpless state

The 36-year-old woman who threw her seven-year-old daughter from the terrace of a four-storey building in south Bengaluru on Sunday appears to be mentally sound, police said, adding the woman committed the crime out of frustration. Swathi aka Sathi Sarkar was remanded in judicial custody for 13 days on Monday. The child died after Swathi threw her to the ground ... Read More »

BBMP FORGETS TO TAKE LICENCE FOR INDIRA CANTEENS

Starting a restaurant in Bengaluru is a long process as it requires shops and establishments licence from the labour department, trade licence from the BBMP and finally a licence from, and registration with, FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India).  But none of these rules – and licences – apply when you are the government and eager to earn a quick vote, ... Read More »

TATA Trust launches “Meghshala app” for teachers

Tata Trust and Meghshala trust, a Bengaluru based organization launched “Meghshala App” on Friday to enable teachers to be instructional leaders in the classroom. This app contains Teachkits that contextualize world class pedagogy into everyday classroom teaching. These lessons in app contain images, videos, activities, and strategies to convert the classroom into an active learning space. “This app contains Teachkits ... Read More »

I-T Dept raids Bengaluru Resort where Gujarat Congress MLA’s are holed up

The income tax department conducted raids Wednesday morning on the Eagleton Golf Resort where the Gujarat Congress MLAs are holed up.  A raid was also conducted on Karnataka energy minister D Shivakumar’s home. Mr Shivakumar is the energy minister in the Siddaramaiah government. The raid comes at the time when Congress is trying to save their MLA’s votes in the upcoming ... Read More »

Bengaluru man plays guitar as doctors operate on his brain

As we all know music is a stress buster and escape from the chaos around.  But playing the guitar on the operation table may sound a bit weird.  A 32-year-old techie-turned-musician playing guitar while being operated in the hospital is going viral on the internet.  The Bengaluru man was seen playing the instrument as the surgeons burned his brain to correct a neurological ... Read More »

DIG Rupa served notice

For those who have not heard about Rupa until yesterday when her revelation of Sasikala getting VIP treatment in Parapanna Agrahara prison for an alleged sum of Rs.2 crore, is the same officer who has arrested Uma Bharati when she was the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. Rupa who created a nationwide sensation by revealing the special treatment being meted ... Read More »

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