Comic Con boosts graphic novel sales in city

Youngsters prefer reading graphic novels over comic books, say book store managers across the city. Bangalore, April 12, 2018: Comic Con, the celebrated pop-culture festival for comic fanatics in the city has been boosting graphic novel sales, says bookstore managers across Bangalore. “The sales of graphic novels have gone up by 30-40 percent; readers prefer […]

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Advocates to hunger strike if HC vacancies are not filled

Protest against vacancies in Karnataka High Court ‘not political’ says Advocate Association of Bangalore. Bangalore, April 11, 2018: The Advocate Association of Bangalore has decided to go on a hunger strike and abstain from working if the Centre continues to ignore the association’s plea to fill in vacancies in the Karnataka High Court. The Association […]

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EC wants you to vote, will launch app to help

The latest app, expected to come out before April 17, will help voters avoid long queues, find nearest polling booth and information on assembly contestants. Bangalore, April 11, 2018: If the idea of waiting in unending queues at polling booths under the sweltering heat of the sun seems daunting to you, the State Election Commission […]

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More private vehicles in city; less public transport

The city has witnessed a spurt in the number of new vehicles registered this year. Bangalore, April 8, 2018: Bangaloreans always have one thing to tell people “Do you know it took me two hours to get out of the Silk Board junction because of the heavy traffic.” Or another common statement would be “I […]

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Aircel’s bankruptcy puts distributors in fix

Distributors to stage protest if Company does not pay up Bangalore, April 9, 2018: The distributors of Gurgaon based telecom brand Aircel are facing losses of up to Rs 10 crore after the company filed for bankruptcy without informing its distributors. Nagrakshan VH, an Aircel Distributor, said, “We have the pending amounts that we had […]

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Indian silk loses it sheen in international market

Central Silk Board data shows a dip in silk exports from India.  Bangalore, March 22, 2018: According to data from the Central Silk Board, Indian raw silk exports have fallen and the raw silk import from China is on the rise. (Refer Table 1.1 and 1.2) According to various reports China is the leading exporter of silk in the world. […]

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Party has become stronger after Upendra left, says State Secretary of KPJP

The Karnataka Pragyavantha Janta Party focuses on education in their election manifesto The Karnataka Pragyavantha Janta Party today released their second election manifesto for the upcoming State assembly elections. According to the manifesto, the party is primarily focusing on education, health, agriculture, industrial development and women empowerment. Mahesh Gowda, the National President and Founder of […]

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