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  • Hundreds inconvenienced as police verification form not available in Kannada

    Bengaluru: Another Kannada Rajyotsava is here, but the state language, Kannada, is yet to be fully implemented in all departments. Jobseekers are having a tough time due to an oversight of officials at the Bengaluru city police commissionerate. Drivers, housekeepers and security guards need ...

  • BBMP polls: Cong wants partnership; ball now in JD(S) court

    Bengaluru: KPCC President Parameshwara on Friday said that the Congress corporators were in favour of continuing the partnership with the JD(S) for the upcoming mayoral polls. After holding a meeting of the party corporators to discuss the party's strategy, Parameshwara said, "There is a ...

  • Citizens ask govt to come clean on encroachments

    Bengaluru: Citizens have demanded the state government to come clean on the recovery of huge tracts of encroached land in BBMP limits and the rest of the state. Namma Bengaluru Foundation along with United Bengaluru said there was a huge discrepancy in the amount of land encroached and the ...

  • Will fix B'luru's rain-battered roads after monsoon: George

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru Development Minister KJ George on Monday said that city's rain-battered roads would be asphalted once the monsoon season was over. "There is no problem with the new roads. Water is not clearing due to heavy rain. It will take some time for water to clear," he ...

  • TV actors Rachana, Jeevan killed in accident

    Bengaluru: Two Kannada TV actors were killed as their car hit a parked truck at Solur in Nelamangala taluk.The accident occurred at about 2am on National Highway 48 in Bengaluru Rural district. The deceased, Rachana and Jeevan, were on the way to Kukke Subrahmanya along with their friends to ...

  • Vasavi Yuvajana Sangha to distribute eco-friendly Ganeshas in B'luru

    Bengaluru: Vasavi Yuvajana Sangha of Avenue Road will be distributing eco-friendly Ganeshas made of clay at Lalbagh West Gate on Aug 24 at 7.30 am. MLA Ravi Subramanya, CA Dr. Vishnu Bharath Alampalli, Dwarkanath and Venkatesh President of Vasavi Okkuta will be the chief guests. The ...

  • 1,000 take part in green festival in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: About 1,000 people from all walks of life took part in a cultural festival titled 'Namma Bengaluru Habba' (Our Bengaluru Festival) at the Sankey Tank here on Sunday to create awareness on preserving the environment. Organised by the Karnataka Tourism Department, the fest had about ...

  • BJP protest throws traffic out of gear on Bannerghatta Road

    Bengaluru: Motorists were stuck for over an hour on the busy Bannerghatta Road after BJP members staged a protest at Arakere Junction against the government for not releasing funds for development work. Led by MLA Satish Reddy, protestors demanded the widening of Bannerghatta Road and release funds ...

  • Demolition of tilting building in Ejipura begins

    Bengaluru: The BBMP on Thursday began demolishing the illegal five-storied structure in Ejipura after evacuating the neighbouring residents. The residents have been temporarily shifted to Koramangala's NGV Club till the dangerously tilting structure is demolished. The structure had tilted by ...

  • Bengaluru records heaviest August rainfall since 1890

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru early on Tuesday witnessed a record 180mm rainfall in barely three hours, the heaviest downpour in August since 1890, an official said.The heavy rain wreaked havoc across the city, crippling normal life, flooding roads and houses in many localities and dampened the 71st ...

  • 101 canteens to feed poor in Bengaluru from Wednesday: CM

    Bengaluru: To make Karnataka hunger-free and provide food at affordable rates to the labour class and poor migrants, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday announced that the state government would open Indira canteens across Bengaluru on Wednesday. "I am happy to announce that we are opening ...

  • MP Mohan opposes location of Metro station at Cantonment

    Bengaluru: P.C. Mohan, Bengaluru Central MP, on Friday spoke out against the changed location of the metro station, which moves it away from the Cantonment Railway Station and into a playground located at a distance. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) had last month released ...