BJP MP Tejasvi Surya

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Tejasvi Surya Takes Back Controversial Hindu Remark 'Unconditionally'

Tejasvi Surya, the BJP MP withdrew his controversial statement against Hindu revival. During an event, he said, "I spoke on Hindu revival in Bharat. Certain statements from my speech have regrettably created an avoidable controversy. I therefore, unconditionally withdraw my statement". At Udupi's Krishna Mutt event, the Bengaluru MP asked reconversion of all those gone out of Hindu fold. 

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 07:44 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Hindutva, bengaluru, Tejasvi Surya, BJP, controversial statement

Courtesy: One India

Kannada actor Shivaram.

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Kannada Actor Shivaram Passes Away Due To Brain Haemorrhage

Kannada actor Shivaram died at a private at the age of 83 on December 4 in Bengaluru. Reportedly, he was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed at his house while performing puja on November 30. Doctors revealed he suffered a brain hemorrhage but surgery wasn't conducted considering his age. Details of his last rites will be announced soon. Notably, he had been in the film industry since 1958. 

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 05:00 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Kannada Actor, brain haemorrhage, kannada film industry, surgery, bengaluru

Courtesy: India Today

Bull valued at Rs 1 Crore.

Photo: Navbharat Times

Meet Krishna The Bull; Valued At Rs 1 Crore At Bengaluru's Krishi Mela

This year's Krishi Mela in Karnataka's Bengaluru became the center of attraction for people as a bull named Krishna was valued at around Rs 1 crore, reported ANI on November 14. Reportedly, a dose of its semen, which is high in demand, costs Rs 1,000. The bull owner Boregowda said that the animal is 3.5 years old and belongs to the ''Hallikar'' breed famous as ''mother of all cattle breeds''. 

Wed, 17 Nov 2021 - 09:00 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Bull, Krishi Mela, bengaluru, Semen, Hallikar Breed

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Newborn Abandoned On Street; Rescued By Passerby

A newborn male infant soaked in blood was found abandoned along the roadside of East Bengaluru’s HRBR Layout, August 15. The baby was rescued by a passerby as stray dogs were about to attack it. Police on reaching the spot enquired about the baby’s parents, however, nobody saw the person that abandoned the baby. Currently, the baby is under medical supervision at Vanivilas Hospital.

Sat, 21 Aug 2021 - 02:24 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: abandoned, Newborn, Infant, bengaluru, stray dogs

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Presidency College Fest- VRITTANTA 2021
The News Minutes' Dhanya Rajendran Inaugurates College Fest 'Vrittanta 2021'

The Department of Humanities at Presidency College conducted the 8th edition of its Annual Media Fest “Vrittanta” on July 1 - 2. Ms.Dhanya Rajendran, Editor-in-Chief of The News minute was invited as the Chief Guest. The theme of the fest this year was “Metamorphosis – Renew and Revive”, which signifies the transition that we all traversed through the course of the pandemic. In spite of all the odds that were thrown in terms of offline… read-more

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 04:10 PM / by Krishan Roy

Tags: Presidency College, Education, Media Studies, bengaluru, Karnataka

Courtesy: Presidency College

Representational photo: Transformer besides street, Bengaluru.

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B'luru: Committee To Be Formed To Remove Transformers From Footpaths

Bangalore Electric Supply Company (Bescom) and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike have planned to set up a coordination committee to get rid of transformers installed on footpaths. Filing an affidavit in the Karnataka High Court regarding the same, they assured to replace around 800 such transformers that pose threat to pedestrians.  However, the court has stated to set up a separate committee if the authorities concerned fail to do so. 

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 01:48 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: bengaluru, BESCOM, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike, Transformers, Karnataka High Court

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Protest By Private Schools

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3,000 School Staff Protests Over Govt's Fee Concession Order In B'luru

Over 3,000 teachers and auxiliary private school staff across Karnataka marched from Bengaluru Railway Station to Freedom Park, protesting the government's decision to slash tuition fees by 70%. Protesters included drivers, attenders, security staff and management faculty. Uniting under the Karnataka Private School Management, Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff Co-ordination Committee, 10 private school organizations demanded revocation of the… read-more

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 06:40 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Karnataka, bengaluru, Private Schools, Teachers, protest

Courtesy: NDTV

 Sir M Visvesvaraya Railway Terminal

Photo: The Indian Express

India’s First Centralized AC Railway Terminal Set To Open In Bengaluru

The Railways will soon inaugurate India's first-ever centralized AC railway terminal at Baiyappanahalli, Bengaluru. Spreading over 4200 sqm, the Sir M Visvesvaraya Railway Terminal will cater to a daily footfall of 50,000 passengers. Besides handling 50 trains/day, the Rs 314-crore worth modern coaching terminal promises an airport-like experience with passenger amenities like a VIP lounge, food court, and digital real-time passenger… read-more

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 09:35 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: bengaluru, centralized AC railway terminal, Sir M Visvesvaraya Railway Terminal, Baiyappanahalli

Courtesy: The Times Of India

PagarBook App

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Bengaluru-based PagarBook Raises Investment Of Rs 110 Crore

App-based staff management service provider PagarBook has secured Rs 110-crore investment in order to improve its products and increase its portfolio. The Bengaluru-based start-up received the investment in Series A funding from Sequoia Capital and India Quotient. The start-up, which was launched in 2019, serves small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with an easy-to-use staff management app. The app is available in 11 Indian languages and has… read-more

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 06:49 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: PagarBook, Investment, SMEs, bengaluru

Courtesy: Your Story

Online Scam

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Bengaluru Woman Duped Over Rs 95,000 By Online Scammer

A Bengaluru-based woman was cheated by an online fraudster who posed as a bank employee and promised to offer new credentials after the victim's bank merged with another one. Reportedly, the victim lost Rs 95,545 to the fraudster. When the woman became dubious after losing money, the scammer stated that the amount is being transferred between the merged banks. However, the victim discovered a foul-play only after she checked with her bank… read-more

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 06:25 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: bengaluru, online scam, Cyber Crime, Bank

Courtesy: Deccan Herrald