Tag Archives: Bengaluru

Single-Dose Highly Promising Malaria Drug Discovered by AstraZenica Bangalore

Bangalore-based AstraZeneca in association with global pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline, Columbia University and Harvard Medical School has come out with a malaria drug triaminopyrimidine (TAP) to kill malaria-causing parasite ‘plasmodium falciparum‘ quickly and also answers drug-resistent types. AstraZeneca India has carried out the research with funding from Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), a non-profit Swiss foundation and the new drug TAP ...

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Train Derailment: 8 Killed, 18 Injured in Hosur Accident Today

                Bengaluru, Feb 13 (IANS): Nine passengers were killed and 18 others severely injured when nine coaches of the Bengaluru-Ernakulam Inter-City Express derailed in Karnataka early Friday, an official said. The victims included five men, three women and a nine-year-old boy. As it was a day train with chair cars, the zonal railway ...

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Russell Peters to perform in Bangalore on Feb 21

Stand up comedian Russell Peters, who will be in India as part of his upcoming Almost Famous world tour, will perform in Bangalore on February 21. Starting Feb 11, Peters will also perform in Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Chennai. “After setting attendance records around the world and completing one of the biggest comedy tours ever with his notorious world tour, ...

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First Elephant Sanctuary in India to Come Up in Bengaluru

India’s first elephant sanctuary would soon come up in a fenced forested space at Bengaluru as an extention of Bannerghatta National Park, a rights group declared on Thursday. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and the Bannerghatta Biological Park in Karnataka, have teamed up to create the 49.5-hectare sanctuary using the solar electric fence. Meanwhile, the fence ...

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Bangalore Bomb Blast Update: One Woman Killed, Two Injured

Three hours after the Church Street blast at 8:30 PM on Sunday evening, the woman who was injured in head and rushed to Mallya hospital nearby died, according to hospital sources and her name was given by the police as Bhavani. Two others were also rushed to the Mallya Hospital where they are being treated. Meanwhile, Bangalore Police Commissioner M ...

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Bangalore Bomb Blasts: A Quick Timeline

On Sunday evening at 8:30 PM, a low-intensity bomb exploded in front of the Coconut Groove restaurant on busy Church Street and one woman was critically injured and two others were hurt and all of them were rushed to Mallya Hospital immediately. The woman’s condition is still serious, said hospital authorities. Here is a timeline of terrorist attacks in IT-centric ...

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Commonwealth Science Conference Will Begin Today in Bengaluru

The Garden city is all set to hold the Commonwealth Science Conference from Tuesday evening, which is being held in India for the first time. While President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the conference in Bengaluru today, Duke of York Prince Andrew will be the special guest at the inaugural session of the four-day conference at the country’s premiere Indian Institute ...

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