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Bengaluru needs Congress: PM


Bengaluru/Hubli: Slamming the BJP government for besmirching the image of Karnataka with its mis-governance, corruption, and slow pace of development, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said if

No end in sight to Bengaluru’s garbage mess


Bengaluru: There seems to be no respite from the garbage crisis for citizens of Bengaluru as well as villagers of Mandur as city in-charge minister R. Ashok and Chief Min­ister Jagadish Shet­tar have

Police ask women’s hostels, PGs to register


Bengaluru: Following the national outcry over the recent gangrape of a 23-year-old girl in Delhi, the State government has announced several measures to ensure safety of women in Bengaluru, including

CAT scores disappoint city aspirants

Bengaluru: It was a nail biting wait for most as the CAT results, expected by midnight on Wednesday, were released three  hours later at 3 am. Although the city has  157 students with 99 percentile o

Rage singes pregnant woman too


Bengaluru: In a sign that Namma Ben­g­aluru is becoming inc­re­asingly intolerant, and the police unequal to the task of guarding our city, Ani­tha, a pregnant wo­man and her husband were rou­g­hed u

Cauvery scheme to city’s rescue


Bengaluru: The latest Cauvery scheme could partially come to the rescue of the city threatened with a water crisis this summer.
Some of the 500 million litres of water that the  Cauvery Water Supply

Namma city losing its flowering trees


Bengaluru: The city may soon be devoid of its floral colour and splendor. The Indian Coral (Erythrina) and Flames of the Forest (Butea monosperma), the most commonly found flowering trees in Bengalur

Bengaluru girl beats Einstein, Hawking


London: A 12-year-old girl in UK who is originally from Ben­g­al­uru, has stunned ever­yone after she scored an incredible 162 on her IQ test – even higher than Einstein and Step­hen Hawk­ing. Neha R

Egg on cops’ face, terror accused freed


Bengaluru: “I was branded the ‘terror mastermind’ but now I have been set free of all charges,” said Muthi Ur Rehman Siddique, the city-based journalist, who was arrested by crime branch sleuths on ‘

‘Disabled’ girl is MNC employee ‘chain snatcher’


Bengaluru: This should make everyone think before helping others, even if they are disabled. An unidentified girl, who seemed to be disabled, robbed an MNC employee of a gold chain when he offered he

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