Communication with lander Vikram lost: ISRO Chief K. Sivan

Bengaluru: In a last stage snag, the communication link between India’s moon lander Vikram and the moon orbiter got snapped as the former was descending towards the moon’s South Pole early on Saturday, throwing suspense over the fate of Rs 978 crore Chandrayaan-2 mission. Announcing the snapping of communication link, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman […]

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Cong MLA DK Shivakumar moves HC seeking protection from arrest

Bengaluru: Karnataka’s former Congress minister D.K. Shivakumar on Friday moved an application in the state High Court for interim protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for his alleged involvement in ‘hawala’ (illegal) transactions, a party official said. “Shivkumar’s counsel B.V. Acharya has filed a writ petition in the High Court for an urgent hearing […]

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I’ve failed, says CCD founder Siddhartha in his purported last letter found

Bengaluru (2 MIN READ): Missing Cafe Coffee Day Founder V.G. Siddhartha, who according to the Karnataka police is believed to have committed suicide, and has apparently left behind to his employees a letter now doing rounds on the social media. IANS is not confirming the veracity of the letter, but the content are as follows: “To […]

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Suicide by Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha suspected: Police

Bengaluru (1 MIN READ): Cafe Coffee Day retail chain outlets founder and son-in-law of former Karnataka Chief Minister S.M. Krishna, V.G. Siddhartha, who went missing on Monday night, is suspected to have committed suicide by jumping into a river near Mangaluru, police said on Tuesday. “Siddhartha is suspected to have jumped into the Nethravathi river near […]