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  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Jharkhand, Hyderabad reach semis

    Bengaluru :  Left-arm spinner Anukul Roy picked up a four-wicket haul as Jharkhand beat Maharashtra by eight wickets in a rain-hit match to enter the semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Monday. The pace duo of Rahul Shukla (3-35) and Varun Aaron (2-47) provided the early breakthroughs before Roy (4-32) ran through the middle and lower order with a career-best effort to dismiss Maharashtra for 181 in 42.2 overs. Rohit

  • Amid Rafale row, Congress president Rahul Gandhi to meet HAL employees in Bengaluru

    New Delhi: Standing in support of state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Congress president Rahul Gandhi will Saturday meet the employees of the public sector unit outside its headquarters in Bengaluru. The Gandhi scion said there was a need to “defend the dignity of India’s defenders” as he accused the Narendra Modi government of “snatching” the Rafale offset contract from HAL and “gifting” it to Anil Ambani’s company.

  • IKEA to invest Rs 2,000 crore in its Bengaluru store

    Bengaluru: Swedish furniture, kitchen appliances and home accessories retailer IKEA would invest Rs 2,000 crore in setting up and expanding its store in this tech hub in 2020, a top official said on Thursday.

  • No one in favour of bypolls in Karnataka

    Bengaluru: An ‘ek din ka sultan’ (king for one day) syndrome has hit political parties in Karnataka with the announcement of byelections in the state. With the general elections just months away, the three major parties in the state – BJP, Congress and JD(S) – show no interest in the bypolls announced to Ballari, Shivamogga and Mandya Lok Sabha seats.
    The newly elected members would face the Lok Sabha just once or twice

  • O Panneerselvam met me on his own volition, says T T V Dinakaran

    Bengaluru: Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) leader T T V Dinakaran on Saturday maintained that Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam met him last year on his own volition and not on the former’s invitation, a day after the ruling AIADMK rejected the charge.

  • Airtel acquires Bengaluru-based AI start-up AuthMe

    New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Wednesday said it had acquired AuthMe ID Services, a Bengaluru based start-up focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based solutions. As part of the “acquihire” deal, the core team of AuthMe will join Airtel and will be a part of Airtel X Labs in Bengaluru, the company said, without disclosing the transaction amount.

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    Finally! Sunny Leone granted permission to perform in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: Despite facing opposition by some Kannada outfits, actor Sunny Leone has been given permission to perform in Bengaluru on November 3, the police said. “We have granted permission for a program in which Sunny Leone is taking part. Organisers have been asked to take precautions on aspects of a number of tickets to be sold. There is a strict prohibition on the sale of liquor in

  • Ajinkya Rahane,Shreyas Iyer sizzle as Mumbai beat Karnataka

    Bengaluru : Skipper Ajinkya Rahane and Shreyas Iyer struck tons as Mumbai routed Karnataka by 88 runs in their Elite Group ‘A’ Vijay Hazare Trophy match here on Friday. Asked to bat first, Mumbai posted a mammoth 362-5 in their 50 overs before bundling out Karnataka for 274.

  • Abu Dhabi fund, GIC vie for stake in Reliance Home Fin

    New Delhi : No-frills airline SpiceJet will launch its dedicated air cargo services from September 18. The carrier, which is working on ambitious business plans, on Monday said it would operate the cargo services under the brand name ‘SpiceXpress’ and has a detailed plan for domestic as well as international routes. SpiceJet would be the first schedule domestic airline to start dedicated air cargo services in India.

  • In a first, India refuels Tejas fighter midair

    Bengaluru : In a first, India’s defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) on Monday refuelled a Tejas fighter aircraft midair over Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, said the company here.

  • Kuldeep’s fifer keeps India afloat against Australia ‘A’

    Bengaluru : Openers Ravikumar Samarth and Abhimanyu Easwaran put on a century stand after spinner Kuldeep Yadav’s fifer to keep India ‘A’ in the hunt on day two of the second unofficial Test against Australia ‘A’ at KSCA Stadium at Alur on Sunday.

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