Bengaluru

  • Pre-book your product on Flipkart for just Rs 1 before BBD sale
    Bengaluru, October 9 (IANS): In a unique move, Flipkart on Friday announced that potential consumers can get access to select products between October 11-October 14 and pre-book these products at a minimal price of Rs 1 before the Big Billion Days sale event that begins from October 16. The e-commerce marketplace, tied neck-to-neck with Amazon 'Great India Festival' and Snapdeal's 'Kum Mein Dum' sales, said that once the pre-booking is confirmed, consumers can co
  • Mobile catering the new norm in Bengaluru
    BENGALURU, SEPTEMBER 16 (IANS): If the coronavirus pandemic is blamed for the soaring unemployment rate in the country, it has also opened new avenues like giving a boost to the mobile catering business in and around the city. Speaking to IANS, Idli Dosa Coffee Kitchen (IDC Kitchen) Manager Dinesh Gowda said operating stand-alone restaurants or eatery joints has become more expensive and it has not been translating into a profit-making business as it used to be once. "The ID
  • Derogatory social media post accused arrested in B'luru
    BENGALURU, AUGUST 12 (IANS): City police have arrested the person accused of posting a derogatory message which triggered riots in Bengaluru east last night, an official said on Wednesday. "With regard to the incidents in D.J. Halli, accused Naveen was arrested for posting derogatory posts," said city Police Commissioner Kamal Pant. Naveen is said to be the relative of Congress MLA Akanda Srinivas Murthy. Following his social media post, irate mobs resorted to riotin
  • Derogatory social media post accused arrested in Bengaluru
    3 dead, 110 arrested for rioting over Facebook post   Bengaluru, August 12 (IANS): City police have arrested the person accused of posting a derogatory message which triggered riots in Bengaluru east last night, an official said on Wednesday. "With regard to the incidents in D.J. Halli, accused Naveen was arrested for posting derogatory posts," said city Police Commissioner Kamal Pant. Naveen is said to be the relative of Congress MLA Akanda Srinivas Murthy.
  • K'taka Cong worker held for derogatory tweet on Amit Shah
    Bengaluru, August 3 (IANS): A Karnataka Congress worker, who is reportedly associated with the social media unit of the party, was arrested for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Twitter, an official said on Monday. The tweet was a reaction to reports that Shah got infected with coronavirus. "We have arrested Anand Prasad for his derogatory tweet on Shah," said a Cubbon Park police official to IANS. At around 2 a.m. on Monday
  • 9 Bengaluru hospitals issued notice for denying Covid treatment
    Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS): The Karnataka health department has issued a notice to nine private hospitals in the city for refusing treatment to a 52-year-old man with Covid symptoms who later died, an official said on Wednesday.   "You are required to reply to the show cause (notice) within 24 hours as to why action should not be initiated against you under the provisions of KMPE and State Disaster Management Act," said Health Commissioner Pankaj Kumar Pandey to the
  • Panicked passengers force woman off train in Karnataka
    BENGALURU, JUNE 2 (IANS): Lack of awareness on rail travel norms led to a tense situation on a Karnataka train as a female passenger was forced to disembark midway after her fellow passengers raised a hue and cry on seeing her knuckle stamped, mistaking it for a quarantine stamp, an official said on Tuesday.   "Many passengers on the train with the woman raised a hue and cry on seeing her stamped and complained to the TTE. She was later disembarked at Tumkur," a So