Night curfew from April 10, get home before 10 pm: Bengaluru top cop

  BENGALURU: The movement of people would be banned from 10 pm to 5 am between April 10 and 20 under Section 144 of the CrPC, and only essential services…

Man, 65, mistakes metro station duct for toilet, falls to death

  BENGALURU: The body of a 65-year-old man was found in a highly decomposed state on Friday in the duct of the Yelachenahalli metro station. Kumaraswamy Layout police said although…

KSRTC employees’ strike enters second day, commuters stranded

Bengaluru: Commuters were stranded in Bengaluru on Thursday as the indefinite strike of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) employees entered the second day. The strike is mainly over demand…

Bengaluru: CBI court convicts man in 19-year-old bank fraud case

BENGALURU: Nearly 19 years after the Central Bureau of Investigation registered a case based on an alleged bank fraud complaint, a designated court in Bengaluru sentenced a man to five…

BMRCL objects to Hebbal flyover plan, work halted

BENGALURU: The Hebbal flyover project, aimed at decongesting daily traffic bottlenecks on the flyover, has ground to a halt. The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA), which came up with a major proposal…

Why the second Covid wave strikes no fear

BENGALURU: It’s here, folks! The dreaded second wave of Covid-19 has arrived, and like a well-made Hollywood sequel, seems to be more fearsome than its predecessor. As states grapple with the…

Thirteen medicos in Bengaluru test positive for COVID-19, some even after vaccine jabs

BENGALURU: As many as 13 medical students of the Bengaluru Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI) have been tested Covid positive. Surprisingly, some of the infected students had even been…

This Bengaluru museum is a dream for radio enthusiasts

  BENGALURU: Uday Kalburgi turned the ground floor of his four-story house in Bengaluru into a unique radio museum that has about 150 shortwave radios on display, and they all…

Now, Covid-19 vaccination reaches Bengaluru apartments

  BENGALURU: In a first for Bengaluru, the Covid-19 vaccination drive for over-45s was held at apartment complexes on Friday. The BBMP decided to allow the drive days after the…

Rise in Covid cases setting in newer SARI fears

BENGALURU: Even as the last few months saw a gradual drop in Covid cases, with those testing positive being in the mild category or remaining asymptomatic, the second wave has…

Why Bengalureans don’t get the fuss about the Suez Canal

BENGALURU: Much of last week was spent in tracking the progress of the gigantic ship that got stuck in the Suez Canal and caused a massive, global traffic jam among…

HAL records revenue over Rs 22,700 crores despite pandemic woes

  BENGALURU: National aerospace and defence company Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) announced that it recorded revenue in excess of Rs 22,700 crores (provisional and unaudited) for the 2020-21 financial year…

Sex Scandal: SIT probing all angles, will bring truth out, says Bommai

Bengaluru: Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said the SIT, probing the alleged sex scandal involving former minister Ramesh Jarkiholi, was looking into all angles as per the set…

Give funding to BMTC, says Bus commuters forum

BENGALURU: Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike (BBPV), a forum of bus commuters, has urged the government to provide financial institutional support to the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation which has been hit…

Now, a Covid cluster at an Indiranagar pub

  BENGALURU: Municipal officials have found yet another Covid-19 cluster, this time at a popular pub in Indiranagar. At least 11 people associated with Toit Brewpub were found positive on…

Test only symptomatic people, BBMP commissioner tells staff

  BENGALURU: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Monday instructed its staff not to waste the Covid-19 testing kits and test only those individuals who have symptoms of the…

HC to state: Will you convince people in congested areas to take Covid vaccine?

BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court on Thursday sought response from the state government on making special efforts to persuade people residing in densely populated areas of the city to get…

COVID test mandatory for people coming to Bengaluru

BENGALURU: Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Thursday informed that the people coming to Bengaluru from any state need to take the RT-PCR test. “People coming from any state to Bengaluru…

Second serosurvey will help guide vax coverage: Experts

BENGALURU: Data collection for the second serosurvey, which began on January 25 and covers the whole state, is almost complete. The survey is crucial as it could help policymakers gauge…

Colleges won’t stop running for any reason: DyCM

BENGALURU: Classes for college students will not be stopped for any reason, said Minister for Higher Education Dr C N Ashwath Narayan on Monday. Talking to reporters at the inaugural of the ‘GetCETgo’,…