Bengaluru: With state capital reeling from water shortage during summer, the Karnataka government is ‘seriously’ considering clamping a five-year ban on constructions of new apartment buildings in Bengaluru, the Dy.CM and Bengaluru Development Minister Dr. G Parameshwara told media reporters here on Thursday.
The man accused of killing rationalist Narendra Dabholkar six years ago, has told the Karnataka police how he shot the 67-year-old twice -- once in the head from behind, and when he fell, once above the right eye. In a chilling 14-page confession, a copy of which was accessed by NDTV, Sharad Kalaskar also admitted to being linked to two other murders -- that of rationalist Govind Pansare and journalist Gauri Lankesh.
Veteran actress and director Vijaya Nirmala died in a Hyderabad hospital early this morning. She was 75. Her son, actor Naresh, announced her death on Twitter and revealed that the last rites will be held tomorrow. Those wanting to pay Vijaya Nirmala their last respects can do so at the family residence in Hyderabad. No cause of death was given; Naresh wrote simply that Vijaya Nirmala died of 'sickness.'