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  • Sonia, a reluctant entrant into politics who renounced power

    Bengaluru: Sonia Gandhi, the longest serving Congress president who handed over the mantle to her son Rahul Gandhi on Saturday, had steered the party through turbulent times, taking over at a time when it appeared there was not a whiff of a chance of Congress coming to power and leading it to ...

  • Auto driver's daughter invents robotic sensor to keep homes safe

    Bengaluru: Accumulated explosive gas can be deadly if it reaches an ignition source. Unfortunately, gas explosions can create far greater forces, collapsing walls and even entire buildings, sending debris great distances. Hence, gas emergencies can be deadly and destructive for civilians and ...

  • Interim bail for Kannada editor on health ground

    Bengaluru: A local court on Wednesday granted interim bail, on health grounds, to jailed Kannada tabloid editor Ravi Belagere, arrested for allegedly hiring a gunman to kill his ex-colleague Sunil Heggaravalli in "Hai Bengaluru" weekly paper. Accepting Belagare's plea for relief due to serious ...

  • Scrub Typhus present everywhere in country, says EMF director

    Manipal: "Prevention, detection and response are the three cornerstones of good public health system, said Dr. P Ravindran, Director, emergency medical relief (EMF), MoHFW, Government of India at the inaugural function of the annual review meet of 'Hospital-based Acute Febrile Illness (AFI) ...

  • Change in attitude needed to manage waste, says Udupi DC

    Manipal: Deputy Commissioner of Udupi, Priyanka Mary Francis stressed on the need for a change in attitude towards waste management at the grass-roots level while addressing the gathering at the three-day Indo-US workshop and training course on Principles, Practice and Regulations of Hazardous ...

  • Old Bengaluru woman gets Aadhaar sans biometrics for pension

    Bengaluru: A 65-year-old Bengaluru woman, who lost her hands and vision due to leprosy, was enrolled for an Aadhaar card without the mandatory biometrics of her iris and fingerprints to restore her monthly welfare pension, her doctor said. "Sajida Begum who has been living at the Leprosy ...

  • Infosys Foundation gives Rs 15.7 cr to Tata Institute for research work

    Bengaluru: Global software major Infosys's philanthropic arm, Infosys Foundationon Monday announced a combined grant of Rs 15.7 crore to fund research and mentoring activities of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research's (TIFR) International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS). As part ...

  • Severe shortage of coal but there won't be any load-shedding: DKS

    Bengaluru: Energy Minister DK Shivakumar on Friday said that there was a severe shortage of coal in the state but ruled out load-shedding to tide over the crisis. "There is no load-shedding in the state. There is a shortage of coal. I am going to discuss the matter at the energy ministers' ...

  • Woman IAS officer is Karnataka's new Chief Secretary

    Bengaluru: Senior woman Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer K. Ratna Prabha on Thursday took over as Karnataka's new Chief Secretary, replacing Subash Chandra Khuntia who retired on superannuation earlier in the day. A 1981-batch officer of the Karnataka cadre, Prabha is the third ...

  • Grandson held for murder of grandparents: Bengaluru police

    Bengaluru: A 21-year-old man was arrested for allegedly killing his grandparents and stealing money and gold from their home in the city, police said on Wednesday. "Praveen (21), along with his two friends Hassan Pasha and Pramod, killed his grandparents on Sunday at about 3 p.m, at their home ...

  • Excessive rains blamed for soaring vegetable prices in Karnataka

    Bengaluru: Incessant rains in Karnataka in the last few months that damaged several crops have led to soaring vegetable prices across the state, state-run horticulture committees and private grocers said."Due to heavy rains across the state, several crops have been damaged. There has been very less ...

  • Experts stress on skilling graduates for analytics jobs

    Bengaluru: Advocating public-private partnerships to improve India's employment ratio, academic and industry experts on Friday stressed on skilling engineering graduates in analytics for better job prospects. "With the advent of new technologies like analytics, students need to be trained with ...