ISL: long queues and lathi charge, let the games begin!

With hundreds lining up to grab their tickets, the scene at Kanteerva Stadium turns chaotic Bangalore, March 15, 2018: Come Saturday, the city will see what people are calling the Cauvery Derby between Bengaluru FC and Chennaiyin FC for the Indian Super League in football. But, a battle for tickets has already started at the […]

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Church land encroached, members blame BJP MLA

Members of the Anandapuram Church of Christ are seeking a CBI investigation. Bangalore, March 15, 2018: Land allocated for building of a church and surrounding areas have been encroached upon in a land fraud case where the key accused is former BJP MLA for KR Puram, Nandeisha Reddy, say church members and other site owners. […]

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Bangladeshi and Lankan-bound travelling disrupted

By Sanjana Udiaver and Radhika Sarkar Direct flights between Kathmandu and Bangladesh have been cancelled. Travel agencies selling tours to Sri Lanka have suffered losses. The US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu yesterday and the state of emergency in parts of Sri Lanka have disrupted scores of people’s travel plans. Flights from India have been delayed […]

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BMTC demands Aadhaar from visually challenged

BMTC has refused to issue bus passes to visually impaired people on grounds that they need to produce Aadhar cards. Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has refused to issue bus passes to members of a society of visually challenged people because they did not have Aadhar cards. Members of a society of blind people had […]

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TRAI under pressure to relax regulation in new telecom policy

The Industry says regulation in Internet-of-things (IoT) will kill innovation in the sector Internet and telecom industries are calling for relaxed regulation and licensing framework for the IoT (internet-of-things) sector in the National Telecom Policy 2018 due later this year. TRAI in its consultation paper that came out in February 2018 was bullish on licensing […]

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Lack of rules forces private food trucks off roads

BBMP says it is working on provisions While mobile Indira Canteens have gained popularity in Bengaluru, other food trucks are finding it tough to do business. Police force the private vehicles to move away, operators say. Neither government officers nor the private operators have any clarity on the licence required for the food trucks to […]

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