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Sunday 21 December 2014
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Tiding over a taxi ban

The city's taxi ecosystem had quickly morphed into an affordable alternative for private transport. But a blanket ban on app-based taxi operators has stunted this fledgling industry, with commuters dubbing it as a knee-jerk reaction to the Delhi rape episode. DH illustration

The city's taxi ecosystem had quickly morphed into an affordable alternative for private transport. But a blanket ban on app-based taxi operators has stunted this...

App-taxis safer than autos?

A quick, hassle-free and safe drive home is the only thing you want after work. Working people, for a very long time, have had to depend solely on autorickshaws and the climate of uncertainty they brought with them. File Photo

A quick, hassle-free and safe drive home is the only thing you want after work. Working people, for a very long time, have had to...

Runners revel in party atmosphere

colourful (Top) Participants in the women's 10K run. (Below) Competitors from all walks of life at the event. dh photos

DJ churning out music, rock artists setting the stage alight with their fusion numbers, food courts, play arenas and stalls selling varieties...

Cops seize 12K kg of red sanders wood, arrest five

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Abhishek Goyal and Police Commissioner M N Reddi with logs of Red Sanders wood seized from smugglers (in photo pasted on the logs). DH photo

The CCB police have arrested five persons, in different cases, and seized Red Sanders wood weighing 12,138 kg worth Rs 9.71 crore in the local...

BBMP issues attachment notice to Sobha Developers

 Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike has served notice on Sobha Developers warning it of attaching its properties for not depositing development charges of Rs 1.94 crore for their Peenya residential apartment project at Nagasandra. Photo from their website

 Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike has served notice on Sobha Developers warning it of attaching its properties for not depositing development charges of Rs 1.94 crore for...

Nanditha death: Threat call 'traced' to Kolkata

The threat call received by Town Panchayat member P C Satish Shetty allegedly for his statement in connection with the mysterious death of Nanditha, has been traced to Kolkata, according to sources in the police. DH illustration

The threat call received by Town Panchayat member P C Satish Shetty allegedly for his statement in connection with the mysterious death of Nanditha, has been...

Citizens' groups seek to know BBMP's role in TenderSURE

(L to R) BBMP Commissioner Lakshminarayana, retired IAS officer and Jana Urban Space Foundation advisor Rajamani and urban designer Nithya Ramesh at the TenderSURE  meeting on Saturday. DH PHOTO

Representatives of citizens' groups, on Saturday, questioned the role of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in execution of ongoing TenderSURE project in the City.

Police seek 'third party' help in Mehdi case

The City police have roped in a 'third party' to help analyse the materials found on Islamic State (IS) Twitter handle Mehdi Masroor Biswas's computer.

The City police have roped in a 'third party' to help analyse the materials found on Islamic State (IS) Twitter handle Mehdi Masroor Biswas's computer....

Shop owners told to pay rent in 15 days

The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Saturday warned shop owners at Palike markets of severe action if they fail to pay the pending rental...

French varsity to collaborate with City research centres

Very few people from the west would admit that they could be insular to such an extent that they may not even know a country...

Decomposed body found

A youth was found murdered at a house in Vadderahalli under Vidyaranyapura police station limits on Saturday.

HC orders Rs 1.07 cr to accident victim's family

The High Court recently awarded Rs 1.07 crore as compensation to the wife and son of a lone breadwinner of the family who died in a car accident in 2009. File Photo for representation

The High Court recently awarded Rs 1.07 crore as compensation to the wife and son of a lone breadwinner of the family who died in...

App-taxis safer than autos?

A quick, hassle-free and safe drive home is the only thing you want after work. Working people, for a very long time, have had to depend solely on autorickshaws and the climate of uncertainty they brought with them. File Photo

A quick, hassle-free and safe drive home is the only thing you want after work. Working people, for a very long time, have had to...

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A cyclist takes a ride along the bike path off Truxtun Extension...

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A participant during the Kambala, a traditional buffalo race...

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A large gathering at Virat Hindu Sammelan, organised by VHP...

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India's Ishant Sharma, center, celebrates with his teammates after he got the wicket...

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India's Umesh Yadav plays a shot during their play on day four of the second cricket test...

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Australia's David Warner dives over the boundary rope trying to take a catch during their ...

Indian American Richard Verma sworn-in as US Ambassador to India

Indian American Richard Verma sworn-in as US Ambassador to India

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