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  • india s first military satellite gsat 7 launched

    India's first military satellite GSAT-7 launched successfully

    India | August 30, 2013 14:26 IST

    Bangalore: India's first exclusive defence satellite GSAT-7 was successfully launched by European space consortium Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou spaceport in French Guiana today, giving a major push to the country's maritime security.Indian Navy

  • bangalore to host nutraceuticals summit in 2014

    Bangalore to host nutraceuticals' summit in 2014

    August 28, 2013 6:50 IST

    Bangalore: The ninth edition of the Nutra India Summit, the flagship event of the nutrition, nutraceuticals, functional foods and dietary supplements industry, will be held here March 12-14, 2014."With India emerging as a wellness and

  • bangalore police nabs serial kidnapper of minor girls

    Bangalore police nabs serial kidnapper of minor girls

    India | August 27, 2013 18:42 IST

    Bangalore: Bangalore police have arrested  Janardhana Chary alias Babu alias Ravi on charge of abducting 30 minor girls in Bangalore and neighbouring areas and then robbing them. He also confessed to have raped a 12-year-old

  • bangalore hospital to campaign for eye donors

    Bangalore hospital to campaign for eye donors

    India | August 27, 2013 6:58 IST

    Bangalore: Super specialty eye hospital Narayana Nethralaya here said Monday that it will intensify a campaign to enlist more eye donors to tackle blindness."As demand for corneal transplantation has outstripped supply across the country, the

  • medical students rally for more post graduate seats

    Medical students rally for more post-graduate seats

    India | August 27, 2013 6:52 IST

    Bangalore: Hundreds of medical students staged rallies in various cities across the country Monday for more post-graduate seats to meet the shortage of specialist doctors.The nationwide movement under 'Save the Doctor' took place in Bangalore,

  • it industry prepared to work with 457 visa system

    IT industry prepared to work with 457 visa system: Australian High Commissioner

    India | August 21, 2013 7:49 IST

    Bangalore: Allaying fears over the 457 temporary skilled work visa, Australian High Commissioner to India Patrick Suckling yesterday said Indian IT industry has conveyed to him that it was prepared to work with new system

  • 982 girls stage musical concert in bangalore

    982 girls stage musical concert in Bangalore

    India | August 19, 2013 7:12 IST

    Bangalore: A record 982 girls of Sophia High School in the city centre yesterday staged a musical extravaganza on 'The Alternative Snow White' based on the play by David Barrett."The girls demonstrated a sense of

  • rs 2.2 crore cash haul in bangalore 9 held

    Rs 2.2 crore cash haul in Bangalore, 9 held

    India | August 18, 2013 17:48 IST

    Bangalore: Cash totalling Rs.2.12 crore was seized from two vehicles in Bangalore's southern suburbs while it was allegedly being taken to Bangalore Rural and Mandya parliamentary constituencies where by-elections are due Aug 21, police said.Nine

  • bsf stages one minute combat drill

    BSF stages one-minute combat drill

    India | August 18, 2013 7:28 IST

    Bangalore: A batch of 125 new recruits of the Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday staged a one-minute drill at a passing out parade on the city's outskirts to demonstrate their fighting fitness."In these days of

  • campaign against use of pesticides in bangalore

    Campaign against use of pesticides in Bangalore

    India | August 12, 2013 23:28 IST

    Bangalore: Leading organic food firm Sresta Natural Bioproducts on Monday launched an eight-day campaign here against use of pesticides in growing food products."Our campaign 'freedom from pesticides' is to generate awareness about ill-effects of pesticide

  • marathon for uttarakhand victims in bangalore today

    Marathon for Uttarakhand victims in Bangalore today

    India | August 11, 2013 10:44 IST

    Bangalore, Aug 11: Hundreds of people, including expats and techies will run a 10 km marathon here today to raise funds for the victims of disaster-hit Uttarakhand."In addition to our 1,000 members, about 1,000 people

  • comatose woman dies of rabies infection in bangalore

    Comatose woman dies of rabies infection in Bangalore

    India | August 08, 2013 7:41 IST

    Bangalore, Aug 8: A 21-year-old woman, who slipped into a comatose state last month after being treated for insomnia, has died of rabies infection at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS)."Chetana died last

  • hindu muslim couples in bangalore swap kidneys for

    Hindu, Muslim couples in Bangalore swap kidneys for transplant

    India | August 07, 2013 13:37 IST

    Bangalore, Aug 7: Rising above religious and sectarian divide, a Hindu couple and a Muslim couple swapped their kidneys for transplantation, as the blood groups of their spouses did not match, a leading specialty hospital

  • students from jammu and kashmir on study tour to bangalore

    Students from Jammu and Kashmir on study tour to Bangalore

    India | August 06, 2013 7:21 IST

    Bangalore, Aug 6: A group of 25 college students from Jammu and Kashmir's border Rajouri and Poonch districts arrived here yesterday with their teachers for a firsthand account of the technological advances made in the

  • bpl record entries for bangalore badminton meet

    BPL: Record entries for Bangalore badminton meet

    Other Sports | August 03, 2013 21:48 IST

    Bangalore, Aug 3: A staggering 1,200 entries have been received for the Union Bank of India-sponsored All India Junior Ranking Badminton tournament the under-17 and under-19 categories that will get underway here on August 5.The

  • india s advanced metsat closer to final orbital slot

    India's advanced metsat closer to final orbital slot

    India | July 29, 2013 13:22 IST

    Bangalore, July 29 : India's advanced weather satellite Insat-3D is inching towards its final orbit slot at 36,000 km above earth from the geosynchronous transfer orbit, where it was placed by a European Ariane-5 rocket

  • mulayam attends iftar in bangalore

    Mulayam attends Iftar in Bangalore

    India | July 29, 2013 6:42 IST

    Bangalore, July 29: Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh yesterday attended an Iftar party in the city with a select gathering, including politicians, celebrities and religious leaders."Netaji's (Mulayam) son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh

  • govt may make rain water harvesting mandatory in bangalore

    Govt may make rain-water harvesting mandatory in Bangalore

    India | July 25, 2013 7:36 IST

    Bangalore, Jul 25: Karnataka government may make rain water harvesting mandatory in the city, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah indicated yesterday.“Let's try to make it mandatory,” he said in reply to a question from K S Puttannaiah

  • chinese software major opens huawei club in bangalore

    Chinese software major opens Huawei Club in Bangalore

    July 22, 2013 8:07 IST

    Bangalore, July 22:  Leading Chinese ICT solutions provider Huawei Technologies has unveiled a club in this city to engage its users and techies to build better user experiences."As a unique platform, Huawei Club will provide

  • gail to set up 25 cng stations in bangalore

    GAIL to set up 25 CNG stations in Bangalore

    July 21, 2013 7:59 IST

    Bangalore, July 21: State-run Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) will set up 25 CNG (compressed natural gas) stations in the bus depots of the state transport corporations to use clean energy.The gas will be