Bengaluru: Year after approval, suburban rail still on drawing board; civil work tender yet to be floated | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: Inspired by ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan’s digital countdown clock in Metro offices, K-RIDE, which is tasked with implementing the Bengaluru Suburban Rail project, had in January 2021 said it will install one to track the number of days left for the deadline to remind officials to speed up work. But the mission statement — More...

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Coal shortage resolved, dearth of demand shutting down thermal power plants: Karnataka minister | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: Energy minister V Sunil Kumar on Thursday dismissed speculations that coal shortages have resulted in thermal plants being shut down in the state and blamed it on lack of demand for power in Karnataka More...

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Karnataka: Legislative committee asks district authorities to conduct survey of churches, Christian missionaries | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: The legislative committee on Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare in Karnataka has ordered a survey of authorised and unauthorised churches, their priests and registering cases wherever complaints More...

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karnataka: Tremors in north Karnataka an outcome of hydro-seismicity | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: The series of tremors in Bidar and Kalaburagi districts in north Karnataka were related to a phenomenon called hydro-seismicity, which occur post monsoon, revealed a preliminary study by NGRI. “We More...

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Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai meets BS Yediyurappa to wish on Vijayadashami | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai met BS Yediyurappa at the latter’s residence on Friday to wish him on the occasion of the Vijayadashami. Bommai garlanded him and sought his blessings. Bommai More...

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On the road

Meet the CEOs manning Bluru’s burgeoning traffic Bengaluru traffic is perhaps one of the worst in the world — managing it is a herculean task indeed for the traffic police. Of late though, the traffic cops More...

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ugrappa: Won’t blame others for the viral video: Congress Karnataka chief D K Shivakumar | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: The Congress‘ Karnataka unit president D K Shivakumar said he will not blame anyone for the viral video in which former Lok Sabha member V S Ugrappa and media coordinator M A Saleem attributed More...

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Karnataka: Revamped e-platform lists 167 govt services | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: The state government has revamped its digital platform, Mahiti Kanaja, to provide citizens access to a wide range of government services. This is the second such initiative in the country after Rajasthan’s More...

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Bengaluru: Duo bludgeoned brother to death, claims man | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: A 32-year-old labourer has succumbed to the injuries he had sustained on October 4 during a fight with two of his friends over sharing of wages they had earned the previous day at Konanakunte, south More...

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Bengaluru: Elderly in Kasavanahalli close FDs, use pension to get road fixed | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: Exasperated by the failure of authorities to repair the main road of their locality, senior citizens of Tulasi Layout in Kasavanahalli, Bellandur fixed it by mobilising funds from their savings and More...