Author: Caroline Biscotti

Kolar girl, 16, resists rapists, beaten to death

Kolar girl, 16, resists rapists, beaten to death

KOLAR: A 16-year-old girl was bludgeoned to death in Malur after she fought two men who tried to molest her. A case has been filed and a manhunt is on for the attackers. The victim, a Class X student, was walking home on Wednesday evening with a friend when two men on a bike accosted them. The girls were returning […]

Owner puts HDK’s Hubballi house up for sale

Owner puts HDK’s Hubballi house up for sale

BENGALURU : Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy is hoping to stave off an imminent division of the state by suggesting Belagavi be made the second capital, but his promise to make North Karnataka his second home may not be fulfilled with his rented house in now being put up for sale. The landlord of the house in Mayakar Colony said he […]

BBMP pulls down 5k illegal flex boards, banners

BBMP pulls down 5k illegal flex boards, banners

BENGALURU: Fearing that they would incur the wrath of the , Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike () officials on Wednesday acted at lightning speed: In three hours, they pulled down 5,000 and which were polluting the cityscape. The action unfolded at 10.30am when a high court division bench headed by chief justice Dinesh Maheshwari summoned BBMP counsel V Sreenidhi and ordered […]

Airlines in a tailspin: Now, Jet talks of salary cuts

Airlines in a tailspin: Now, Jet talks of salary cuts

NEW DELHI: Jet Airways is looking at pay cuts for employees in the range of 5 per cent for those earning up to a lakh a month and up to 25 per cent for those with an annual package of Rs 1 crore and above. On Wednesday, Jet‘s top management reportedly met some pilot representatives and clearly told them that […]

Airlines in a tailspin: Now Jet talks of salary cuts

Airlines in a tailspin: Now Jet talks of salary cuts

NEW DELHI: Jet Airways is looking at pay cuts for employees in the range of 5 per cent for those earning up to a lakh a month and up to 25 per cent for those with an annual package of Rs 1 crore and above. On Wednesday, Jet‘s top management reportedly met some pilot representatives and clearly told them that […]

8 fined for using plastic bags in Sec 40 mandi

8 fined for using plastic bags in Sec 40 mandi

CHANDIGARH: Acting tough against the use of in Chandigarh, the (MC) has started challaning consumers and general public who are seen carrying plastic bags in their hands. During an anti-plastic raid in Apni Mandi at Sector 40, the MC team issued to seven violators who kept plastic bags in their rehris, and issued another challan to a consumer carrying fruits […]

15 MW solar plant project to come up in Sec 39

15 MW solar plant project to come up in Sec 39

CHANDIGARH: The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has approved the ambitious project of the Chandigarh administration to install a 15 megawatt solar plant in the city. The project will come up at MC water works in , which receives water from Bhakra Canal on a daily basis. The UT administration has already explored modalities and related exercises. Even though this […]