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Bangladesh to monitor TikTok after traffickers use the app to lure girls

Bangladesh has begun surveillance on people using the TikTok video-sharing platform after security forces busted a trafficking gang that lured girls into the sex trade in neighbouring India using the app, an official said. “A large number of TikTok users suspected of being involved in criminal activities are under close watch,” ANM Imran Khan, spokesman […]

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Whitefield Bangalore: Father blames broken roads for son missing exams

A 15-year-old was barred from writing for his class pre-board exam in school after he reached the exam hall late by 15 minutes. The boy supposedly left his home well on time for the exam but, the dilapidated condition of the roads in Bangalore’s Whitefield caused him the delay and he reached the school late. […]

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Man steals butchers knife, goes on a stabbing spree. 2 dead

A 30-year-old man  went on a stabbing spree, killing two persons and injuring five others, before being overpowered by police personnel in the Indian city of Bangalore, police said. The man, Ganesh went to a butcher’s shop at Cottonpet area to purchase meat, stole a knife from there, ran away and stabbed six people at […]

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Coronavirus positive man dies waiting for ambulance by the road, ambulance arrives 3-hours later

A coronavirus positive man in his 60s collapsed on a busy road in Bangalore and died. What’s shocking is that the dead man’s body lay on the road for three hours until an ambulance could reach there. The man was on his way to the hospital. He asked the ambulance to reach the main road […]

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Actor Chiranjeevi Sarja dies at 39

Kannada star Chiranjeevi Sarja died at a hospital in Bangalore on Sunday after suffering a heart attack. He was aged 39. Mourning his death, south star Allu Sirish wrote on Twitter: “Shocked at the sudden demise of Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja. He’s just 39 years old. My condolences to the Sarja family. Rest in peace, […]

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Bengaluru’s mystery sounds solved and it has an Indian Air Force link

The mystery of the sonic boom in Bengaluru airspace was finally solved. The loud noise heard over the city was the result of a routine Indian Air Force test flight, the defence ministry has said. “It was a routine IAF Test Flight involving a supersonic profile which took off from Bluru Airport and flew in […]

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Coronavirus patient flees isolation, boards flight to travel 1,931 km to celebrate Holi

The wife of a Google employee in Bengaluru who escaped quarantine after her husband tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Thursday, was traced to a residential colony in Agra on Friday. A search for her began as soon as her disappearance was reported, with the Railways Ministry eventually notifying Agra authorities of her exact […]

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Coronavirus scare shuts kindergarten schools in India’s Bangalore

In view of the novel coronavirus outbreak worldwide and detection of a few positive cases in neighbouring states, the Karnataka government has ordered holidays for children in lower and upper kindergarten classes in Bengaluru. The decision was taken on the advice of Karnataka Health Commissioner Pankaj Kumar Pandey. The minister for primary and secondary school […]

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Man who tested positive for coronavirus travelled to Bangalore from Dubai, then Hyderabad

A Telangana man who was found to be positive for the coronavirus had recently traveled from Dubai to Bengaluru and then to Hyderabad. He also worked out of his office in Bengaluru for three days. Speaking to the media on Monday evening, Telangana Health Minister Etela Rajendra gave details of the infected individual’s recent travel […]

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German software SAP shuts Indian offices after swine flu scare

German software giant SAP on Thursday shut down their offices in India for an “extensive sanitation” after two employees tested positive for H1N1 swine flu at its Bangalore headquarters, the company said. The software major temporarily closed their main office in Bangalore and two other locations — Gurgaon and Mumbai — and asked hundreds of […]

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Woman who chanted “Pakistan Zindabad” booked under sedition

Amulya, the woman who shouted raised “Pakistan Zindabad” slogan in the presence of AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi at an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rally in Bengaluru, has been booked under sedition case of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). A case under Sec124A (Offence of sedition) of the Indian Penal Code was registered against Amulya shortly […]

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Businessman crashes Lamborghini into traffic post then takes pictures

Businessman allegedly crashed a Lamborghini Gallardo into a traffic check post in the city on Sunday, clicked photos with debris and later abandoned the luxury car near the checkpost, police said. Sunny Sabharwal, who is the son of a co-owner of an amusement park in Bengaluru, was identified as the man driving the car. He […]