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Southern India braces for more rains this week, yellow alert sounded in Karnataka, Kerala; Bengaluru to get cooler
India

Southern India braces for more rains this week, yellow alert sounded in Karnataka, Kerala; Bengaluru to get cooler

The IMD has sounded an orange alert for Karnataka for Wednesday and a red alert for Thursday, indicating heavy rainfall at isolated places of the state

Loudspeakers row: In Karnataka temples, Hanuman Chalisa, Omkara played to counter morning Azaan at mosques
India

Loudspeakers row: In Karnataka temples, Hanuman Chalisa, Omkara played to counter morning Azaan at mosques

Temples in Bengaluru, Hubballi, Belagavi, Mysuru, Chikkamagaluru, Yadgir, Mandya and Kolar played bhajans around 5 am to counter the morning Azaan being recited on loudspeakers at mosques

PM Modi sees THESE 6 reasons why India is an attractive investment destination for Semi-conductor tech
Business

PM Modi sees THESE 6 reasons why India is an attractive investment destination for Semi-conductor tech

PM Modi talked about the recently announced Semi-con India Programme with a total outlay of over 10 billion dollars. This program aims to provide financial support to companies investing in semiconductors, display manufacturing and design ecosystem

Sprint legend Justin Gatlin to promote TCS World 10K Bengaluru marathon
Sports

Sprint legend Justin Gatlin to promote TCS World 10K Bengaluru marathon

Justin Gatlin won the 2004 Olympic 100m race and is also a four-time World Athletics Championships gold medallist.

Bengaluru civic agency prohibits animal slaughter, meat sale on Sri Rama Navami
India

Bengaluru civic agency prohibits animal slaughter, meat sale on Sri Rama Navami

A BBMP official said every year on Sri Rama Navami besides Gandhi Jayanti, Sarvodaya Day and other religious events, there is a ban on the sale of meat and animal slaughter

These 6 Bengaluru schools get bomb threat, email says, 'not a joke, immediately call police'
India

These 6 Bengaluru schools get bomb threat, email says, 'not a joke, immediately call police'

Some of the schools were conducting exams, which were stopped mid-way and parents were asked to come and pick up the children

Bangalore turns into a pink paradise with cherry blossoms all over: See mesmerising pictures
India

Bangalore turns into a pink paradise with cherry blossoms all over: See mesmerising pictures

During springtime, the lakeside turns into a great spot with pink surroundings for walking and jogging

How a businessman’s tweet ignited new Bengaluru vs Hyderabad rivalry
India

How a businessman’s tweet ignited new Bengaluru vs Hyderabad rivalry

Congress chief DK Shivakumar and Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao engaged in friendly banter on Twitter, debating which was the better IT city, after entrepreneur Ravish Naresh complained about Bengaluru’s poor infrastructure

Karnataka halal row: Govt mandates stunning of animals before slaughter
India

Karnataka halal row: Govt mandates stunning of animals before slaughter

The order was issued to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike after complaints were lodged that the rules are not being followed in the city

Hijab ban stays in Karnataka: A look at countries where veils are barred
World

Hijab ban stays in Karnataka: A look at countries where veils are barred

The Karnataka High Court has upheld the ban on hijab in educational institutions. Across the world, several countries have passed laws that discourage wearing face coverings

'Good start to life under Rohit Sharma's captaincy': Twitter lauds India's 2-0 series win over Sri Lanka
First Cricket News

'Good start to life under Rohit Sharma's captaincy': Twitter lauds India's 2-0 series win over Sri Lanka

After a disappointing Test series loss in South Africa, India came back roaring and dismantled Sri Lanka totally to win the series 2-0 at home. Here's how Twitter reacted to India's win.

India look to maintain pink-ball dominance at home as listless Sri Lanka eye batting turnaround
First Cricket News

India look to maintain pink-ball dominance at home as listless Sri Lanka eye batting turnaround

With confidence on India's side, spin fire-power in their arsenal and formidable record in Pink-Ball Tests at home, Sri Lanka's first-ever Test win on Indian soil still looks like a distant dream.

Without the old guard, Rohit-Dravid look to hit refresh button and earn crucial WTC points
First Cricket News

Without the old guard, Rohit-Dravid look to hit refresh button and earn crucial WTC points

As India start off a new journey under Rohit Sharma in the Sri Lanka series, the microscopic focus will be on the middle order. In the absence of Pujara and Rahane, the onus will fall on the relatively less experienced guys to step up and stake a claim.

Mekedatu reservoir row: Why is this project a bone of contention between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
Politics

Mekedatu reservoir row: Why is this project a bone of contention between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

Karnataka plans to construct a balancing reservoir or a storage dam built downstream of the main reservoir to capture excess water that flows out – over the river Cauvery

Karnataka lifts night curfew, schools for Classes 1-9 to reopen from Monday; check other relaxations here
India

Karnataka lifts night curfew, schools for Classes 1-9 to reopen from Monday; check other relaxations here

The government has allowed pubs, bars, restaurants, and hotels to remain at 100 per cent occupancy. However, only 50 per cent of occupancy will be allowed in cinema halls, multiplexes, swimming pools, gyms and sports complexes

With kite flying and pujas, India welcomes the harvest season
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With kite flying and pujas, India welcomes the harvest season

The festivals of Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bhogali Bihu, Uttarayan, and Paush Parva significantly mark the harvesting season of crops as the winter season ends and ushers in the spring

Bengaluru needs special measures to contain COVID surge says Karnataka health minister
India

Bengaluru needs special measures to contain COVID surge says Karnataka health minister

Health minister Dr K Sudhakar said that the government is concentrating on Bengaluru with focus on formation of micro-containment zones and screening at the airport

Bengaluru Police arrests Sushant Singh Rajput fan for threatening Aaditya Thackeray
India

Bengaluru Police arrests Sushant Singh Rajput fan for threatening Aaditya Thackeray

The accused, identified as Jaisingh Rajput, allegedly called the minister on 8 December, but the latter did not receive the call. The accused then sent threatening text messages to him

Pro Kabaddi League 2021: U Mumba beat Bengaluru Bulls in opener; win for Bengal Warriors
Sports

Pro Kabaddi League 2021: U Mumba beat Bengaluru Bulls in opener; win for Bengal Warriors

There were no spectators at the stadium due to the COVID-19 threat but that certainly didn't take the energy away from the match.

ISL 2021-22: Bengaluru and Jamshedpur play out engaging goalless draw
Sports

ISL 2021-22: Bengaluru and Jamshedpur play out engaging goalless draw

Jamshedpur moved to the second spot on the table with 12 points but would rue their missed opportunity to close the gap on leaders Mumbai City