IFS officer killed by tusker gets Elephant Warrior Award
Mysuru: The Project Elephant Division of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has decided to confer the “Elephant Warrior Award” posthumously to Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Dr. S Manikandan, said a release by the ministry published on Thursday, August 9.
Robbers go digital with swipe machines
Bengaluru: The concept of Digital India seems to be catching up with the robbers, in the tech city of Bengaluru, who now have added card swiping machines to their kitty in a bid to extract the maximum amount from their victims.
EC announces dates for local bodies elections
Bengaluru: Interestingly while the Congress-JDS have made it clear that their alliance will continue in the Lok Sabha elections, a decision on whether they will face the local bodies elections as an alliance has still not been taken.
Athradi village accountant ends life
Udupi: Athradi gram panchayat village accountant Vanitha (34) committed suicide by hanging herself at her residential quarters at Parkala Herga Temple road here on Tuesday, July 31 evening.
Prime accused in Guruprasad murder in police net
Udupi: The Udupi police arrested the prime accused in the brutal murder of Guruprasad, who was hacked to death within the recreation club run by him at 7th Heaven Hotel building on Manipal - Perampally Road.
Shiroor death case: HC issues notice to 36 media houses
Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court, on Monday, whilst hearing a petition seeking a ban on the media reporting of Shiroor seer's death case, ordered the issue of notices to 36 media houses, including TV channels, web portals, daily newspapers.
KIA tops maiden ACI-ASQ Arrival survey
Bengaluru: The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) has emerged topmost, among all particpating airports in an international survey of satisfaction levels of passengers.
CAF jawan kills wife by electrocuting her private parts
Raipur: The accused, Suresh Miri (33), who works as a cook with the 6th battalion of the CAF in Dantewada was arrested from Mungeli district hours after the murder on Wednesday and is said to have confessed to the crime during the course of police investigations.
Shiradi Ghat Road stretch closes for heavy vehicles
Mangaluru: Movement of heavy vehicles on the Shiradi Ghat stretch on Mangaluru-Bengaluru National Highway 75, that was opened for traffic on July 15 has been now shut from today, July 18 until further instructions from the district administration.