Twitter interface now available in six Indian languages

Twitter on Friday said it has added four more Indian languages in which the popular micro-blogging website can be used.

Twitter adds four Indian languages
Twitter adds four Indian languages

Twitter on Friday said that it has added four more Indian languages - Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi and Tamil - taking the count of supported languages to six.

Bengaluru maid wants to dream big after scoring 85 percent

Seventeen-year-old Shalini, who doubles up as a housemaid to support her family, has found a solid reason to dream big. She recently appeared in the two-year pre-university course (PUC) board exam and scored an impressive 85 percent.

Sunny Leone in special cameo in 'Luv U Alia'
Sunny Leone in special cameo in 'Luv U Alia'

 Porn star-turned-actress Sunny Leone is all set to enthrall Kannada audiences in a brief role in upcoming romantic-drama "Luv U Alia". She will also be grooving to a special song along with a young actor.

Bandh over Cauvery issue cripples normal life in Bengaluru, other parts
Bandh over Cauvery issue cripples normal life in Bengaluru, other parts

A 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown was underway across Karnataka on Saturday in support of building a reservoir dam across Cauvery river at Mekedatu for hydro-power and drinking water supply in the old Mysore region.

Kannada writer forced out of govt event for dissent in CM's presence

 Veteran Kannada writer, researcher and historian M Chidananda Murthy was today physically removed from a function attended by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah here when he sought to make a point over a 10th century poet.

Grammy award winner Ricky Kej pays tribute to IAS DK Ravi with song

Grammy-award winner Ricky Kej has paid a moving tribute to IAS officer DK Ravi, who died under mysterious circumstances, by dedicating to him a heart-touching Kannada song.

'Enakkul Oruvan' review - the actor within the star
'Enakkul Oruvan' review - the actor within the star

Throughout "Enakkul Oruvan", a remake of Kannada indie hit "Lucia", we see Siddharth desperately trying to convince us that there's a highly talented actor within the star he has become over the years.

Bangalore is now officially Bengaluru
Bangalore is now officially Bengaluru

One of India's most popular cities, Bangalore, will now be officially known as Bengaluru.

Will talk to K'taka CM about attack on NE students: Rajnath

Expressing concern over the assault on three northeastern students in Bangalore, Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday said he would take up the issue with the Karnataka government for strict action against the culprits.

Adah Sharma to make Kannada debut with `Ranavikrama`

Bollywood actress Adah Sharma, who recently forayed into southern industry with Telugu film `Heart Attack`, is likely to make her Kannada debut with superstar Puneeth Rajkumar in `Ranavikrama`.

SC strikes down Karnataka govt order making Kannada medium of teaching in schools

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a decision of the Karnataka government making it mandatory for all primary schools in the state to teach in Kannada.

Shanvi in Kannada remake of `Ala Modalaindi`

Southern actress Shanvi Srivastav will feature in the yet-untitled Kannada remake of Telugu blockbuster 'Ala Modalaindi', which has already been remade in Tamil and will soon see a remake in Hindi as well.

Celebrations erupt after Odia gets classical tag

There were celebrations across Odisha after Odia was accorded the tag of a classical language.

Noted Kannada writer Shivarudrappa passes away

Renowned poet, writer and researcher G S Shivarudrappa, who left his own indelible imprint in the Kannada literary world, died at his residence here today.

Fox Star Studios acquires remake rights of `Lucia`

Fox Star Studios India has bought the rights to the Hindi remake of director Pawan Kumar`s Kannada-language hit `Lucia`.

Outsiders in Karnataka should learn Kannada: Siddaramaiah

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday said outsiders settled in Karnataka should learn local language Kannada and decried that English education system had been reduced to a commercial activity.

Sudeep to play Salman Khan in Kannada version of `Bigg Boss`

Salman Khan’s presence as the host, popularity of reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ grew manifold. None could have imagined that the show would successfully complete 6 seasons.

`Give ticket to those who can read, write, speak Kannada`

Chairman of Kannada Development Authority, `Mukhyamantri` Chandru, has asked political parties in Karnataka to give tickets to only those who can read, write and speak Kannada.

‘Namma’ Shahid Kapoor is learning Kannada

Bollywood superstar Shahid Kapoor has picked up a few words and phrases in Kannada during his shooting schedule in Karnataka.