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Mess all over, Diwali blows up in BBMP’s face

The city is in a bigger garbage mess after Bengalureans celebrated Diwali on Monday and Tuesday.

Though BBMP commissioner Rajneesh Goel had revealed that there would be an increase of at least 30 per

BSY rejects BJP truce


For the second time in 40 days, leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha and BJP's trouble-shooter, Arun Jaitley failed to convince Lingayat strongman, B. S. Yeddyurappa to drop his plan to form his

We will bag 60 seats in next polls: Dhananjay

A few days ago, he was sacked from BJP to test the reaction of his mentor, B.S. Yeddyurappa. The four-time MP from Mangalore, V. Dhananjay Kumar remained unfazed and has been elected interim presiden

Festival spells trouble for asthmatics

The festival of light is here again, but along with the festive fervor comes along an increase in asthma and other respiratory ailments.

Added to the physical injuries, the smoke emitted from firewo

Hospitals see rise in typhoid, GE cases

The stench of garbage permeated the city is causing all sorts of health problems for the city’s residents. There is an increase of 10-20% in the number of gastroenteritis and typhoid cases admitted to

Fire guts pharma unit

A major fire broke out at the organic unit of herbal drug major Himalaya in Makali on Tumkur Road in Nelamangala on Sunday. Goods worth Rs 5 lakh was gutted.

A Fire Department official, who was at th

HC upholds jail term for official

Often, it is seen that public servants caught taking bribes somehow manage to escape punishment and go scot-free. In many cases, it is mostly due to lack of proper evidence and witnesses, who later tu

Drought spells prompt anthrax outbreak?

The prolonged dry weather conditions over Karn­ataka and Tamil Nadu could have led to the reemergence of the anthrax bacteria in the forests of Tamil Nadu.

Animal experts say that, in the past, when

CRISP seeks separate ministry for children

The Child Rights Initiative for Shared Parenting (CRISP) has urged for a separate Union Ministry for Children and to delink it from the pres­ent Wom­en and Child Develo­pm­ent Ministry, alle­ging thei

Pascal seeks DNA reports

Pascal Mazurier, Chief of Joint Chancellery, Consulate of France, accused of raping his four-year-old daughter, has sought copies of the reports on DNA tests conducted on his blood and semen samples.

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