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New Flights From Bhubaneswar airport
4 More AirAsia Flights From Bhubaneswar to Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata

Bhubaneswar: Good news for air travellers as AirAsia will start four new domestic flights from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar. As per airport authorities, AirAsia will launch 2 new flights from Bhubaneswar to Bengaluru from October 27. Moreover, the airliner will operate two flights from Bhubaneswar airport to Hyderabad and Kolkata. “The air […]

Rajnath's Maiden Sortie On Tejas LCA In Bengaluru

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh undertook a maiden sortie on a Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), fully dressed in a G-Suit, from Bengaluru on Thursday. Singh, who became the first Defence Minister of the country to fly in a Tejas, took to the cockpit of the fighter jet with a pilot in the front […]

More domestic flights from Bhubaneswar airport from October 29

Bhubaneswar: In what could come as good news for domestic flyers, AirAsia is going to expand its services from Bhubaneswar and offer new flights to New Delhi, Hyderabad and Bengaluru from October 29. A meeting regarding the same was held today between Odisha Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi and AirAsia officials. “AirAsia will begin its […]

Yeddyurappa To Take Oath As Karnataka CM Today Evening

Bengaluru: BJP leader B.S.Yeddyurappa will take oath as Karnataka chief minister on Friday evening after he staked claim to form the new government with Governor Vajubhai Vala at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru. “As the Governor has given permitted our party (BJP) to form the government, I will be taking oath around 6-6.15 p.m. today (Friday) […]

NIA recoveres 2 IEDs from Bengaluru

New Delhi/Bengaluru: The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday said that it has recovered two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from a drain in Bengaluru on the disclosure of a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operative, who was arrested on Tuesday. The NIA has arrested Habibur Rehman Sheikh, wanted in the 2014 Burdwan blast case, from the Dodabalpur area […]

India to land near moon's south pole on Sept 6

Bengaluru: Embarking on its second voyage to the moon on July 15, an Indian spacecraft and rover would land near the lunar south pole by September 6 or 7, a top official said on Wednesday. “We will launch our second moon mission (Chandrayaan-2) on July 15 at 02:15 a.m., to land by September 6 or7 […]

Swiggy launches 'Daily' app for homestyle meals

Gurugram: Homegrown food delivery start-up Swiggy on Monday launched “Swiggy Daily”, an app to give consumers access to a variety of simple homestyle meals prepared by home chefs, tiffin service providers and organised vendors. Launched in Gurugram, the service will expand to Bengaluru and Mumbai in the coming months, Swiggy said. The app allows users […]

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Indian woman doctor gets Global Asian award

Bengaluru: Bengaluru-based medical doctor Hema Divakar was honoured with the ‘Global Asian of the Year 2018-19’ award in Dubai recently for her yeomen services and contributions to the women’s healthcare ecosystem, in India, said its organiser ‘Asia One’ magazine’s publisher on Tuesday. Hema received the award at the Asian Business & Social Forum 2019 under […]

US healthcare company to open senior living community in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: The US-based international healthcare provider Columbia Pacific Management would set up its first senior living community in this tech hub, an official said on Wednesday. “With expertise in planning and executing senior living projects across Asia, Canada and the US, we bring the legacy to India. We are positive our first community in the […]

Four Indian students awarded La Liga scholarship

Mumbai: The La Liga Football Schools Scholarship is being granted to four Indian students this year — two from Mumbai and two from Bengaluru. The selected students will visit Spain from May 26 to June 5 to train with first division club, CD Leganes. The selected students for 2018/19 from Mumbai are Rian Katoch and […]

Hockey India names 33 women players for coaching camp

New Delhi: Hockey India on Sunday named 33 players for the Junior Women’s National Coaching Camp, slated to begin on May 6 at Sports Authority of India (SAI), Bengaluru. The players will report to coach Baljeet Singh Saini for the three-week camp that will conclude on May 24. On completion of the camp, 18-member squad will […]

User fee at Bengaluru airport hiked 120-129%

Bengaluru: The user development fee (UDF) on every passenger at the Kempegowda international airport has been hiked 120 per cent and now will be Rs 306 for domestic departures and Rs 1,226 for international departures from Tuesday, its operator said on Monday. “The UDF has been revised to Rs 306 from Rs 139 for domestic […]

This dish is the most preferred breakfast of Indians

New Delhi: Idli is the most ordered food item in Bengaluru, followed by Mumbai and Chennai, finds a study by food delivery app Uber Eats. Idli is often eaten for breakfast along with piping hot sambhar and a variety of chutneys. “Idli has been a top breakfast item that consumers love… It appeals to people […]

Two feared dead in building crash, 50 trapped in Bangalore

Bengaluru: Two people were feared killed and 50 others were trapped when a multi-storey commercial building under construction collapsed in Dharwad in Karnataka on Tuesday, police said. Five persons extricated from the debris told rescuers that at least two people had been killed in the tragedy that occurred close to 4 p.m. and that some […]

Australia beat India by 7 wickets to wrap series 2-0

Bengaluru: Glenn Maxwell struck an unbeaten hundred as Australia beat India by seven wickets to win clinch the T20 International series by 2-0 margin here Wednesday. Riding on skipper Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 72 off 38 balls, India scored a competitive 190 for four. However Maxwell hammered the host bowling attack scoring an unbeaten 113 off […]

300 cars gutted in fire near Bengaluru air show

Bengaluru: A fire in the parking lot in front of the Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru, where the Aero India show is underway, gutted about 300 cars on Saturday, police said. No casualties were reported. “The blaze is likely to have been caused due to dry grass catching fire aided by high velocity winds,” Director […]

Aero India takes off with dazzling flying display in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: The 12th edition of the biennial Aero India 2019 air show took off on Wednesday with a dazzling flying display of aircraft at the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) Yelahanka base here. After Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flagged off the five-day aerospace and defence expo, about 5,000 guests and invitees were treated to a two-hour […]

Defence minister invites investors in aero space and other

Bengaluru: Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman Wednesday invited investors to capitalise on the ecosystem in aero space and other sectors in India which offered a big market for Defence manufacturing. In her inaugural remarks at the Aero India 2019, the 12th edition of Asia’s premier air show at the Yelahanka air base here, Sitharaman made a […]

1 pilot dead as 2 IAF aircraft crash in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: An IAF pilot died on Tuesday after two Surya Kiran aircraft collided in the air and crashed while rehearsing near the Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru where the ‘Aero India 2019’ air show begins on Wednesday. The crash occurred on the outskirts of the airbase in the northern part of the city in an open […]

Singapore Airlines to fly Airbus A350 from Bengaluru soon

Bengaluru: Leading international carrier Singapore Airlines on Monday said it would fly Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft between Bengaluru and Singapore thrice a week from May 18. The 325-seater A350-900 of the French aerospace major (Airbus Industries) is a twin-engine wide body passenger jet for medium and long-haul cruise in three-class configuration, with fuselage and […]

IAF Mirage crashed when air chief was in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Air Chief Marshall B.S. Dhanoa was present here on Friday when an upgraded version of Mirage-2000 jet fighter crashed and its two pilots died despite ejecting out of it. “The Chief of Air Staff chaired the Training Command Commanders’ Conference at the Training Command headquarters at Hebbal in the city,” said a press statement […]

Mirage fighter aircraft crashes in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: A Mirage-2000 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed on Friday at the military airport runway in the city’s suburb soon after take off, an official said. “The plane crashed around 10.30 a.m.,” the official said. “Though both the pilots ejected from the aircraft, their condition is not yet known. They have […]

Volcano waiting to erupt in Cong-JD(S) alliance: Yeddyurappa

Bengaluru: Karnataka BJP president B S Yeddyurappa has said some Congress MLAs skipping the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting and the deep differences between the ruling coalition partners are an indication that a volcano may erupt in the coming days. His remarks came after four dissident Congress MLAs on Friday skipped the CLP meeting here […]

Multi-lingual star Prakash Raj to contest Lok Sabha poll from Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Multi-lingual actor Prakash Raj will contest the ensuing Lok Sabha election in April-May from Bengaluru as an Independent. “#2019 Parliament Elections. Thank you for the warm and encouraging response to my new journey. I will be contesting from Bengaluru Central constituency in Karnataka as an Independent..,” 53-year-old Raj said in a tweet. Bengaluru-based Raj […]

Panel for early rehab of bonded labourers rescued from Karnataka

Bengaluru: An inquiry committee from the National Commission for Women (NCW) on Saturday recommended early rehabilitation of the 52 bonded labourers, including 17 women, rescued on December 16 from a plantation in Karnataka’s Hassan district, about 200km from Bengaluru. “The district authority should ensure compensation to the labourers from the Central government and the state […]