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Father-son duo held for sandalwood smuggling

Father-son duo held for sandalwood smuggling

BENGALURU: In a pre-dawn raid, a 100-member team of armed policemen led by two deputy commissioners (DCPs) stormed Kattigenahalli village near Hoskote and arrested a father-son duo involved in smuggling and red sanders. , 49, and his son Syed Sher Ali alias Baba, 28, had been evading police since 2013. […]

Govt quota in medical seats: HC orders probe

Govt quota in medical seats: HC orders probe

BENGALURU: After noticing that a sizeable number of candidates who availed medical seats under government quota have flouted their undertaking to serve in government hospitals, the high court has directed the government to investigate the issue. T he court also asked the government to take action against those who absolved […]

Commuters suffer as BWSSB digs up road

Commuters suffer as BWSSB digs up road

BENGALURU: The (BBMP) and the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board (BWSSB) continue to work at cross purposes, not withstanding the criticism over lack of coordination. The BWSSB is now digging up Thyagi M Palanivelu Road, Road and Old Airport Road, near the Army Public School, to replace a 40-year-old […]

Prakash Raj to contest LS polls from B‘luru Central

Prakash Raj to contest LS polls from B‘luru Central

BENGALURU: Announcing his foray into politics, critically-acclaimed actor Saturday said he will be contesting the coming elections from the Bengaluru Central constituency as an independent candidate. The National Award-winning actor made the declaration in a tweet. “#2019 parliament elections.Thank you for the warm n encouraging response to my new journey.. […]

Sandalwood smuggling gang kingpin nabbed

Sandalwood smuggling gang kingpin nabbed

BENGALURU: In a major pre-dawn swoop, a contingent of 200 armed policemen on Saturday nabbed the alleged kingpin of a major and red sander smuggling gang of the South and his son from a village on the city outskirts. The duo was involved in almost all the sandalwood and red […]

Don?t accept cooked food: Govt to childcare homes

Don?t accept cooked food: Govt to childcare homes

BENGALURU: The government has prohibited all state-run childcare institutions and schools from receiving donated by people. This follows safety concerns raised after several food poisoning incidents, including the tragedy which claimed 17 lives. The Child Welfare Committee (CWC), which issued the order, said leftover food from wedding halls and hotels […]

ACB to probe cash seizure at Vidhana Soudha

ACB to probe cash seizure at Vidhana Soudha

BENGALURU: The seizure of Rs 25.7 lakh cash at on Friday, which resulted in the arrest of a stenographer attached to a minister, took an interesting turn on Saturday with the probe being handed over to the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) and a notice being issued to the personal assistant […]

Engineers from B‘luru ace CAT, set eyes on IIMs

Engineers from B‘luru ace CAT, set eyes on IIMs

BENGALURU: An aspiring management student from the state is one of the 11 candidates who have scored 100 percentile in the () 2018, results of which were declared by the Indian Institute of Management () Calcutta on Saturday. Around 2.5 lakh students had appeared for the exam, which was conducted […]

KMC shuts door on RTI; docs, activists worried

KMC shuts door on RTI; docs, activists worried

BENGALURU: The Karnataka Medical Council (KMC) has announced that it does not fall under the purview of the Right To Information Act, 2005 and will not accept any queries under the law. The council registrar has, in a notification, explained that an examination of the audited financial statements revealed the […]

Dip in temp makes people feel under the weather

Dip in temp makes people feel under the weather

BENGALURU: The cold wave sweeping the city has led to a spike in cases of viral and respiratory infections, according to doctors. People with diabetes, cardiac issues and are the worst affected, said Dr Jyothsna Krishnappa, senior consultant, internal medicine, , adding that of the 25 cases in the outpatient […]