Bengaluru scientists devise a device to contain Coronavirus spread – US to test the equipment soon

BENGALURU: A device designed by an Indian scientist in Bengaluru with the potential of containing the infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus causing Covid-19) will soon be tested in the US…

Bengaluru adopts ‘break-the-chain’ strategy to defeat Coronavirus spread – All textile & jewellery shops to shut down for a week in Chikpete area

BENGALURU: Textile shops in and around Chikpet are likely to shut as five associations related to the trade have asked its members to close as part of the ‘break-the-chain’ strategy…

Civic Apathy: Bengalureans turn deaf ears on BBMP’s plea for suggestions for 2020-21 budget

BENGALURU: Two days after BBMP sought suggestions from citizens, Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) and institutions for its 2020-2021 budget, not a single communication has reached the civic agency. While residents…

Tunnelling work for longest underground Metro services begins in Bengaluru at Cantonment

BENGALURU: Kicking off tunnelling activity of the city’s longest underground Metro section between Dairy Circle and Nagawara (14km), the first tunnel boring machine (TBM) has been lowered below Madina Masjid…

DNN EXCLUSIVE: High-drama in Bengaluru as Digvijaya Singh sits on hunger strike after police detention with KPCC president DK Shivakumar; Demands meet with MP rebel Congress MLAs holed up in city resort

DNN EXCLUSIVE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF BENGALURU: High-drama unfolded in the city today when former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh along with KPCC president DK Shivakumar tried to enter the resort where…

Fighting Coronavirus scare in Bengaluru: New rules mandate people to compulsorily declare travel history at private hospitals

BENGALURU: People seeking treatment at private hospitals in the city must declare their travel history, according to new rules introduced by these facilities in response to the coronavirus crisis. Those…

Namma Metro takes up maintenance work – Purple Line trains to be affected today between MG Road and Byappanahalli

BENGALURU: Metro services between MG Road and Byappanahalli stations will be suspended between 10.15pm on Tuesday and 8am on Wednesday. BMRCL said civil maintenance work will be carried out between…

Cafe Coffee Day to sell personal assets of founder VG Siddhartha to repay debts and losses due to business irregularities

BENGALURU: The family of the late Coffee Day founder V G Siddhartha has put most of their personal assets, including 10,000 acres of plantations, for sale to repay lenders and…

High-drama at Bengaluru resort: Madhya Pradesh minister arrested by city cops as he tries to meet Jyotiraditya Scindia camp MLAs

BENGALURU: With the Madhya Pradesh Congress government tithering on the brink of collapse, high drama ensued at a private resort on the outskirts of Bengaluru with MP minister Jitu Patwari…

Empty malls, markets and theaters in Bengaluru over Corona fear; Google techie is the latest case of Covid-19 infection in silicon valley

BENGALURU: In another suspected case of Covid-19, a Google employee has been reportedly quarantined and kept under observation in Bengaluru. The effects of growing concerns over coronavirus are now being…

Burglars loot 54 iPhones worth Rs 32 lakh in a store at Gandhi Bazaar, Basavanagudi in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: A gang of burglars struck at an iPhone store in Gandhi Bazaar, Basavanagudi, early on Tuesday and decamped with 54 mobile phones worth Rs 32 lakh and Rs 2.1…

Bengaluru cops issue notice to tech parks in city seeking details of employees from Jammu & Kashmir

BENGALURU: Seven months after the Centre abrogated Article 370 that accorded special status to J&K, police have issued a notice to companies in one of Bengaluru’s largest business parks seeking…

BBMP continues drive against hotels not maintaining proper cleanliness and hygienic conditions in Bengaluru; Locks down some hotels in VV Puram

BENGALURU: BBMP has continued its drive against hotels not following the cleanliness and hygienic norms in Bengaluru. Today BBMP Health Inspectors locked down hotels for maintaining poor cleanliness and hygienic…

Aravind Limbavali is the man entrusted with shepherding 19 Madhya Pradesh rebel Congress MLAs in Bengaluru resort

BENGALURU: When reports first emerged in early 2019 that the BJP was close to toppling the JD(S)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka, Mahadevpura legislator and former minister Aravind Limbavali was considered…

Covid-19 Bengaluru Updates: Infected techie’s wife & daughter test positive, kept in isolation at RGICD with condition being stable; Total cases at 4

BENGALURU: Three more cases of Covid-19 infections from Bengaluru were confirmed on Tuesday, taking the total in the state to four. The new cases include the 47-year-old wife and 13-year-old…

Vegetable prices dip marginally in Bengaluru to the joy of shoppers and anger of traders

BENGALURU: Buyers frequenting vegetable markets have reason to cheer, thanks to the prices of most greens having dipped. The prices, however, have stayed true to the trend in March: a…

As Corona threat grips, Karnataka health department holds meetings with 25 IT, BT companies in Bengaluru to allay fears; Holidays declared for primary schools

BENGALURU: With Karnataka in the grip of Covid-19 scare, authorities from the health and family welfare department recently held two rounds of meetings with HR representatives of 25 IT and…

First Corona case in Karnataka reported with Bengaluru techie testing positive for Covid-19; Gov’t sounds high-alert while CM BS Yediyurappa takes stock of situation

BENGALURU: A 41-year-old software engineer working with an MNC in Bengaluru has tested positive for Covid-19 in Karnataka’s first confirmed case, the government said on Monday. On February 28, the…

Customs officials at Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport arrest Guatemalan citizen with cocaine worth Rs 8.3 crore

BENGALURU: Customs sleuths intercepted a Guatemalan woman carrying cocaine worth Rs 8.3 crore in 150 capsules in her body, including private parts, at Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru. This is…

Citizen group Whitefield Rising demands Mahadevapura zone must be administered by a separate municipality

BENGALURU: Close on the heels of BBMP issuing a draft notification on delimitation of wards, Whitefield Rising has demanded that Mahadevapura be administered by a separate municipal corporation. The citizen…