Property tax defaulters ask for more time Rahul Gandhi receives mixed response at Mount Carmel, Bengaluru Passenger’s rejoice as vendors cautious about Panda’s arrival;


Property tax defaulters ask for more time

Two of the ten companies that were listed in the BBMP’s recently released list of top ten property tax defaulters have responded back and asked for some time to pay their tax liabilities, said BBMP officials.

Hike in vegetable owners, hurts restaurant owners

Restaurants owners in Bengaluru say they are enduring losses due to recent hike in vegetable prices.
“We suffered a loss of 70,000 rupees from November 1st due to increase in (vegetable) prices,” said  Krishnamurthy, owner of Amul- the Khatta Meetha restaurant on Mysore Road.

City health camps benefit people

The BBMP, along with several private hospitals, have launched awareness health camps across rural and urban Bangalore with the National Education and Health Organization to make medical aid for the poor more accessible across the city.


Broken fence leads to garbage accumulation in Ulsoor Lake

Despite a floating barrier recently placed on Bengaluru’s Ulsoor lake to contain garbage, residents around the lake say nothing will improve until the broken fence ringing the lake is fixed.


Educational authorities still wary about CCTV camera guidelines

Even as the Karnataka Legislature delays approving the recently finalised Child Protection Policy, educational authorities are expressing continued concern about proposals for CCTV cameras in classrooms. more>>

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Indian Human Rights panel organizes human rights awareness program

A human rights awareness program was organised Wednesday by the Indian Human Rights Panel at Sri Adichunchanagiri Mutt at Vijayanagar, Bangalore. Human rights international trainer and TV actor Shailaja Santosh was the coordinator and divided the participants into groups. Discussing the right to education, she said that 1.4 million children are out of school in India. According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, every identifiable need is connected to a human right. Stressing the importance of Article 30 of the Indian constitution, she said that it covers every right.



Bellandur lake foam not going anywhere

BOSCH company employees protest

Conflict between farmers and Panchayat members
of Golahalli


Rahul Gandhi receives mixed response at Mount Carmel, Bengaluru

While Rahul Gandhi discussed how democracy requires dialogue before a select group of Mount Carmel College students and media Wednesday, youthful members of that same democracy – and the newest generation of Indian voters – gathered outside the auditorium during and after to consider the words of this Indian political scion. more>>

Passenger’s rejoice as vendors cautious about Panda’s arrival

News of a soon-to-launch service in the city that will enable train passengers to order food in advance has passengers enthusiastic about the convenience and train station vendors cautiously reserving judgment about whether it will affect business.. more>>

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Newborns at risk due to lack of neonatologists

Failed government health program cause of anaemia, workers say

Imam’s message against ISIS was right, say mosque members

Self-defence scheme at Govt. schools inefficient, say official

Insufficient facilities for disabled at Kempegowda bus station

Traffic Police: Parents are to be blamed for underage motorists

Ragging cases decline in India, but rise in Karnataka

Bengaluru pillion helmet rule skids on bureaucratic tangle

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The International Conference on Solid Waste Management was held at the JN Tata auditorium in Bengaluru, Wednesday.

Gurpurab Jayanti, a Sikh festival was celebrated throughtout India Monday. It celebrates the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. This year the Ulsoor Lake gurudwara celebrated the festival by organising a cleaning drive 'Green Nagar Kirtan'.




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Gurpurab Jayanthi celebrations

Tourism Minister launches "Tourist Mitra"

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