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SC is my only hope: K’taka Lokayukta

SC is my only hope: K'taka Lokayukta

July 23 (FnF) Bangalore: State Lokayukta Justice N Santosh Hegde today said his only hope was the Supreme Court.as he doubted over government’s intentions to work on the mining report. SC is my only hope: K’taka Lokayukta “Government will not act on it”, Hegde said on the report which is expected to be submitted to […]

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23,000 jobs to open up in Karnataka

23,000 jobs to open up in Karnataka

July 15 (FnF) Bangalore: The Karnataka government Thursday cleared 28 investment proposals collectively valued at Rs.8,622 crore with an employment potential for about 23,000 people, state industries minister Murgesh Nirani said. 23,000 jobs to open up in Karnataka “The state high-level clearance committee, which met here under the chairmanship of chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, approved […]

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Sex Swami Nithyananda sexually a ‘child’!

Sex Swami Nithyananda sexually a 'child'!

15 July, 2011 (FnF) Bangalore: Counsel for Nityananda on Thursday produced before the high court a medical certificate claiming that a competent doctor had certified that the swami has physical (sexual) features of a child, and such a person cannot commit rape. He claimed that the magistrate of a Ramanagaram court had asked Nityananda to […]

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Lessons from India’s Richest people

Lessons from India's Richest people

July 12 (SI) Bangalore: The best leaders take their lessons wherever they find them – whether in the hard knocks of experience, the generosity of their mentors or the clear gaze of their employees. Lessons from India’s Richest people Far more than their Western counterparts, Indian leaders and their organizations have made a mark in […]

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Meet the first woman to buy a Harley-Davidson in India

Meet the first woman to buy a Harley-Davidson in India

July 5 (NDTV) Bangalore: Why should men have all the fun with Harley Davidson? Bangalore-based HR professional Sheeja Mathews today became the first woman in India to own the iconic cult motorcycle, thus breaking the stereotype of only tattoo sporting muscular hunks riding the bike. The 34-year-old, who has been riding to her office on […]

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Bangalore couple among 9 killed in bus accident

27 June, 2011 (DNA) Bangalore : A couple from Yarabnagar was among nine persons killed when a Kerala-bound bus collided head-on with a private bus near Salem on Saturday night. Police said 59 others were injured in the accident. The air-conditioned mini bus was on its way to Kottayam from Bangalore, while the other was […]

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UIDAI: Nandan Nilekani plans to create an ‘Apple or Google-like’ ecosystem for Aadhaar

UIDAI: Nandan Nilekani plans to create an 'Apple or Google-like' ecosystem for Aadhaar

June 24 (ET) BANGALORE: Nandan Nilekani wants to do an Apple with Aadhaar – the world’s biggest citizen database project that will provide a 12-digit unique identity number to each and every resident Indian. Like Google and Apple, who opened up their platforms such as Android and iPhone , wooing developers to write software applications […]

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Pastor’s wife accuses him of sexual abuse of minor girls

Pastor’s wife accuses him of sexual abuse of minor girls

In her police complaint, Priyalatha has charged Shantaraju, pastor of Bethel Church and Bethel Student Centre, with having sex with young girls and getting them to abort. A city pastor has been accused by his own wife of being a paedophile and of misappropriating church funds. The charges against K Shantaraju, the 45-year-old pastor of […]

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Hegde says there are no differences with Anna Hazare

Hegde says there are no differences with Anna Hazare

Jun 19 (PTI) Bangalore, A day after asking Anna Hazare not to fast from August 16 if a strong anti-corruption bill is not prepared, Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde, a Lokpal Bill drafting committee member, today expressed solidarity with him saying that they had no differences. The former Supreme Court judge also said that he would […]

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India will get access to Swiss Bank

India will get access to Swiss Bank

18 June, (INN) BANGALORE: Once the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) is ratified at the Parliaments of India and Switzerland, India will be given access to the information it wants on bank deposits and accounts of Indians. Switzerland’s Ambassador to India H E Philippe Welti disclosed this here on Friday. At a session on ‘Switzerland- […]

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