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  • Truck owners to continue strike till demands are met

    Bengaluru: The ongoing indefinite strike by truck owners over diesel prices and third party insurance will go on till demands are met, according to All India Confederation of Goods Vehicle Owners' Associations (AICGVOA) led by B Channa Reddy. Speaking to reporters at the Yeshwanthpur truck...

  • Japanese worker's pay docked for taking lunch 3 minutes early

    Tokyo: A Japanese city official - who used to leave his desk for a period of three minutes to buy lunch before the scheduled break - has been reprimanded and fined for the act, reported AFP. The 64-year-old, who works at the waterworks bureau in Kobe, began his designated lunch break early 26...

  • 'Multi-storey parking facility at Freedom Park to be ready by next March'

    Bengaluru: Deputy CM and Bengaluru Development Minister G Parameshwara on Thursday inspected the progress of the multi-storey parking facility at Freedom Park, which has become delayed after the project hit hard rock. "This multi-storey car parking facility is being built to ease parking problems...

  • Cricketer KL Rahul denies dating Nidhhi Agerwal

    Mumbai: Cricketer KL Rahul says he is not dating "Munna Michael" actress Nidhhi Agerwal. KL Rahul opened up about his relationship status on chat show "Open House with Renil". The episode will air on Sunday on zoOm styled by Myntra, read a statement to IANS. Asked about his relationship with...

  • Yoga frenzy grips Karnataka

    Bengaluru: Thousands of people, including prominent politicians, on Thursday celebrated the fourth International Yoga Day in Karnataka by participating in yoga sessions held in cities and towns across the state. Prominent among them included JD(S) Supremo HD Deve Gowda, Chief Minister HD...

  • Brazil star Neymar back in training

    Star footballer Neymar was back in training for Brazil after tweaking his ankle the day before, allaying fears he could miss their second World Cup Group E clash with Costa Rica on Friday.In a video posted on the Brazilian soccer federation's Twitter page, Neymar is shown taking a full part in a...

  • K'taka govt plans to build int'l science centre at Gauribidanur

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government is planning to construct an international science centre at Gauribidanur in Chikkaballapur district. Speaking to reporters at Vidhana Soudha after meeting representatives from the science centre, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said the government was ready to...

  • US serial sperm donor 'Sperminator' banned from donating in Israel

    Tel Aviv: A prolific American sperm donor has been banned from donating sperm in Israel, reports Associated Press. Nicknamed "The Sperminator" by some media outlets, the man, Ari Nagel, has so far fathered 33 children, with 10 more on the way. Nagel said that he had learned that he could no...

  • Being raised by single mother has been inspiring: Miss India World

    New Delhi: The newly crowned Miss India World Anukreethy Vas -- who works for transgenders' education -- feels a smile keeps everyone going, something she has learnt this quality from her mother, who rose her single-handedly. The 19-year-old feels that being raised by a single mother was...

  • Just 25% adults use Internet in India: Pew survey

    San Francisco: Despite talk of Digital India, only one-in-four in the country reported using the Internet in 2017, which is among the lowest in the world, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center. South Korea stands out as the most heavily connected society, with 96 per cent of adults...

  • Loss of face for Cong as JD(S) wins Binnypet bypoll

    Bengaluru: The JD(S) has won the Binnypet bypoll, voting for which held on Monday.JD(S) candidate Aishwarya BN polled 7,188 votes to comfortably win ahead of Chamundeshwari G of the BJP (2,455 votes) and Srividya Shashikumar of the Congress (5,249 votes). The bypoll was necessitated following the...

  • Motorcyclist on a multi-nation anti-plastic mission

    New Delhi: With India estimated to generate 25,000 tonnes of plastic waste every day, media professional Abhimanyu Chakrovorthy, 31, has set off on a 10,000 km crowdfunded motorcycle expedition through India and five neighbouring Southeast Asian countries to spread awareness of its pernicious...