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Rs. 60L: This is Google's offer to this 22-year-old engineer

28 Jun 2019

Rs. 60L: This is Google's offer to this 22-year-old engineer

Microsoft, Google, and Facebook are some of the world's biggest tech companies, and several aspire to join them.

Now, fly from Bengaluru to Mysuru in just 55 mins

29 May 2019

Now, fly from Bengaluru to Mysuru in just 55 mins

People traveling between Bengaluru and Mysuru will soon be able to their destination in just 55 minutes.

16-year-old develops an app to help people cope with OCD

17 May 2019

16-year-old develops an app to help people cope with OCD

Whether it is Sheldon Cooper of The Big Bang Theory or Danny Tanner of Full House, both the characters are made fun of for exhibiting Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

This 23-year-old visually impaired woman has scored 92% in PUC

10 May 2019

This 23-year-old visually impaired woman has scored 92% in PUC

Recently, 23-year-old Vaishali from North Karnataka made it to the news for completing her pre-university or PUC examinations with 92% marks.

Karnataka: Cash worth Rs. 2.3 crore found inside spare tire

21 Apr 2019

Karnataka: Cash worth Rs. 2.3 crore found inside spare tire

The Income Tax Department on Saturday seized cash worth Rs. 2.3 crore in Karnataka from a car, which was transporting the cash to Shivamogga and Bhadravathi from Bengaluru.

#TravelBytes: Top 5 weekend getaways from Bengaluru

15 Apr 2019

#TravelBytes: Top 5 weekend getaways from Bengaluru

Need a break from the crazy city traffic, the maddening crowds, and not-to-mention, another week at your desk job?

23-year-old man kidnapped for fourth time by disgruntled employees

12 Apr 2019

23-year-old man kidnapped for fourth time by disgruntled employees

Bengaluru Police recently arrested three people, Sanjay, Niranjan and Rakesh, for abducting their former employer, Sujay SK.

Bengaluru: Congress leader, Khushbu Sundar, slaps youth for misbehaving

11 Apr 2019

Bengaluru: Congress leader, Khushbu Sundar, slaps youth for misbehaving

Actress-turned-politician, Khushbu Sundar, slapped a youth during a Congress rally in Bengaluru yesterday.

This Bengaluru woman has written 700+ exams for the differently-abled

17 Mar 2019

This Bengaluru woman has written 700+ exams for the differently-abled

Pushpa NM is the real life hero Indian education system needs.

Bengaluru gets pilot air purifier at Hudson Circle by BBMP

02 Mar 2019

Bengaluru gets pilot air purifier at Hudson Circle by BBMP

In its recent budget, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), had announced that it will be spending Rs. 2.5 lakh/purifier on installing air purifiers across various junctions in the city.

Bengaluru's famous Karachi Bakery forced to cover 'Karachi' by mob

23 Feb 2019

Bengaluru's famous Karachi Bakery forced to cover 'Karachi' by mob

In wake of the Pulwama attack, people in India have been expressing their hate and anger for Pakistan quite visibly. And, naturally so.

Bengaluru: Woman tells how Ola failed her after driver misbehaved

12 Dec 2018

Bengaluru: Woman tells how Ola failed her after driver misbehaved

Taxi aggregators need to get serious about women's safety, a woman's journey in Ola has shown once again.

Porn-addicted man accuses wife of acting in clip, tortures her

06 Dec 2018

Porn-addicted man accuses wife of acting in clip, tortures her

Married life is tough to maintain.

Bengaluru: 'Connection' between law intern's sexual-harassment, death to be probed

30 Nov 2018

Bengaluru: 'Connection' between law intern's sexual-harassment, death to be probed

A probing team has sent two mobile phones and laptop of a law intern, who died on Saturday, for forensic examination to found link, if any, between the sexual harassment charges she leveled and her death.

Bengaluru: It's either emptying pockets or jail-term for footpath riders

22 Nov 2018

Bengaluru: It's either emptying pockets or jail-term for footpath riders

After multiple campaigns, drives and even steps like cancelling licenses failed to curb the menace of footpath riders, Bengaluru Police has now decided on a sterner action.

Karnataka: Man, abandoned by son, dies of cardiac arrest

30 Oct 2018

Karnataka: Man, abandoned by son, dies of cardiac arrest

A 76-year-old man whose son abandoned him on the Pune-Bengaluru highway died due to cardiac arrest at the Dharwad District Civil Hospital on Saturday night.

Bengaluru: Principal hacked to death while taking class

15 Oct 2018

Bengaluru: Principal hacked to death while taking class

In a shocking incident, a school principal was hacked to death by a gang of six members on Sunday, while he was holding a special class for students of Class 10.

Bengaluru: Newly-elected Deputy Mayor dies of cardiac arrest

05 Oct 2018

Bengaluru: Newly-elected Deputy Mayor dies of cardiac arrest

The Deputy Mayor of Bengaluru, Ramila Umashankar, today died due to a cardiac arrest, barely a week after being elected to the post.

Bengaluru International Airport to introduce facial recognition facility from 2019

06 Sep 2018

Bengaluru International Airport to introduce facial recognition facility from 2019

Bengaluru International Airport Thursday said it plans to roll out facial recognition facility for the passengers of some select airlines from early next year as it seeks to make the boarding process paperless.

Bengaluru: Bald man sues salon, as hair treatment didn't work

03 Sep 2018

Bengaluru: Bald man sues salon, as hair treatment didn't work

Baldness is a concern for all, and when we come across advertisements promising hair re-growth within a stipulated (and impossible) time-frame, hopes get kindled in us.

Blanket-ban on smoking in Bengaluru's bars, restaurants, pubs soon

30 Aug 2018

Blanket-ban on smoking in Bengaluru's bars, restaurants, pubs soon

Soon pubs, restaurants, cafés and bars in Bengaluru will have a blanket ban on smoking, as per a Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) circular.

Why Bengalureans ran out of their homes yesterday?

17 Aug 2018

Why Bengalureans ran out of their homes yesterday?

Yesterday around 3PM, residents of West and South Bengaluru were in for a shake, literally!

Bengaluru Police solves 105 cases with one arrest

08 Aug 2018

Bengaluru Police solves 105 cases with one arrest

Bengaluru Police claimed recently to have cracked a stunning 105 cases of theft with the arrest of a seasoned chain-snatcher in June, TOI reported.

Illegal-hoarding drive: Karnataka HC slams top-cop for BBMP officials' assault

04 Aug 2018

Illegal-hoarding drive: Karnataka HC slams top-cop for BBMP officials' assault

"Hooliganism has to be the last thing in Bengaluru," thundered Karnataka HC Chief justice yesterday, while taking serious note on the attack on BBMP workers and officials who were removing illegal hoardings in Ramamurthynagar on Thursday.

Bengaluru: This woman chose noodle packets to smuggle drugs

03 Aug 2018

Bengaluru: This woman chose noodle packets to smuggle drugs

Whether noodles contain lead is still under debate, but for this Bengaluru-based woman, it contained drugs too.

Bengaluru: Samaritans fight India's hunger problem through community fridges

01 Aug 2018

Bengaluru: Samaritans fight India's hunger problem through community fridges

In a country where 3,000 children die every day due to malnutrition, community fridges are a heartwarming idea.

After Yamraj, Lord Ganesha now prods Bengalureans to wear helmets

30 Jul 2018

After Yamraj, Lord Ganesha now prods Bengalureans to wear helmets

Last week a pot-bellied Lord Ganesha was seen roaming on Bengaluru streets, a fortnight after Yamraj's visit to the city.

Beware! After bank-accounts, cyber hackers are now targeting your webcams

29 Jul 2018

Beware! After bank-accounts, cyber hackers are now targeting your webcams

Cyber frauds are passé. The latest cyber-crime is webcam-hacking.

Bengaluru's oldest inscriptions found in Hebbal?

28 Jul 2018

Bengaluru's oldest inscriptions found in Hebbal?

Till recent times, Hebbal, a historically-pregnant city located in northern endpoint of Bengaluru, was known to house Hoysala inscriptions dating back to 1300 AD.

Bengaluru:Woman loses Rs. 16,000 while trying to save Rs. 317

27 Jul 2018

Bengaluru:Woman loses Rs. 16,000 while trying to save Rs. 317

A Bengaluru-based woman got the biggest shock after she made a payment of Rs. 317 mistakenly and while trying to retrieve it, lost Rs. 16,000 to hackers.

After tough 8-hr surgery, Bengaluru docs restore accident-victim's hand

21 Jul 2018

After tough 8-hr surgery, Bengaluru docs restore accident-victim's hand

On July 9, doctors of Hosmat hospital in Richmond Road, Bengaluru, got a challenging case: a road accident victim, who had a severed leg and detached arm.

Bengaluru metro network to get another station, courtesy Infosys

20 Jul 2018

Bengaluru metro network to get another station, courtesy Infosys

IT major Infosys' philanthropic arm, Infosys Foundation will soon add a station to the Bengaluru metro network, as per an agreement between the company and BMRCL.

Colombian gang, who had robbed Karnataka bureaucrat's house, busted

18 Jul 2018

Colombian gang, who had robbed Karnataka bureaucrat's house, busted

A gang of five, including a woman, was arrested for a series of burglaries they allegedly carried out in Bengaluru last month, said police commissioner T Suneel Kumar.

Bengaluru: IPS officer in viral kissing-video replaced, no posting yet

17 Jul 2018

Bengaluru: IPS officer in viral kissing-video replaced, no posting yet

A video showing Bengaluru SP (Rural) Bheemashankar S Guled kissing a married woman has brought much shame to the state government and police force.

Deepika Padukone, NASA swear by this Bengaluru home-based baker's cookies

16 Jul 2018

Deepika Padukone, NASA swear by this Bengaluru home-based baker's cookies

She's a cosmetic scientist, but her love didn't lie in studying manufacture of perfumes, makeup and shampoos.

Bangalore Golf-Club maybe shifted after ball enters CM's premises again

15 Jul 2018

Bangalore Golf-Club maybe shifted after ball enters CM's premises again

When HD Kumaraswamy was the Karnataka CM in 2006, a golf ball flew from the Bangalore Golf Club (BGC) and landed in his residence.

Till July-31, it's free rides for students aboard Bengaluru buses

11 Jul 2018

Till July-31, it's free rides for students aboard Bengaluru buses

Bengaluru's public bus transport service, BMTC, has said students using passes can travel in buses for free till July 31.

Bengaluru Police hires 'Yamraj' to deliver road safety message

11 Jul 2018

Bengaluru Police hires 'Yamraj' to deliver road safety message

Bengalureans were surprised to see a mace-wielding 'Yamraj' on the roads yesterday, stopping helmet-less two-wheeler drivers.

Bengaluru Airport sets record: T2 to be built with 3D-technology

10 Jul 2018

Bengaluru Airport sets record: T2 to be built with 3D-technology

Setting a new benchmark, an intelligent 3D design technology will be used to build the Terminal 2 (T2) of Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru.

200 days later, Bengaluru techie still missing: Family demands CBI-probe

09 Jul 2018

200 days later, Bengaluru techie still missing: Family demands CBI-probe

On December 18, 2017, Kumar Ajitabh, a Bengaluru-based techie, went out to meet a prospective buyer of his Maruti Ciaz car that he had enlisted on OLX.

Rs. 1.3 crore: Bengaluru Metro's stunning single-day income

04 Jul 2018

Rs. 1.3 crore: Bengaluru Metro's stunning single-day income

Ever since a six-coach metro train was launched in Bengaluru in June, it has boosted daily earnings for the management.

With dip in cost-of-living, Bengaluru now more attractive for foreigners

27 Jun 2018

With dip in cost-of-living, Bengaluru now more attractive for foreigners

That Mumbai is the most expensive to live in for expatriates among all Indian cities is no surprise.

Will Bengaluru punish people for giving a lift? Cops refuse

26 Jun 2018

Will Bengaluru punish people for giving a lift? Cops refuse

By now, you must have learnt that it's illegal to give lift to a stranger, courtesy Mumbaikar Nitin Nair.

Swachh Survekshan-2018: Bengaluru slips further, Mayor fumes, BBMP blames elections

26 Jun 2018

Swachh Survekshan-2018: Bengaluru slips further, Mayor fumes, BBMP blames elections

The Swachh Survekshan-2018 rankings have come as a real shocker for Bengaluru, where its rank has slipped even further than last year's 210.

Bengaluru: Hours-old baby abandoned outside stranger's house

22 Jun 2018

Bengaluru: Hours-old baby abandoned outside stranger's house

In a heart-wrenching tale, a newborn was left abandoned outside a house in Ramaiah Layout in North Bengaluru, just hours after her birth.

Bengaluru: Unpaid, BBMP-contractors to strike, leaving potholes open, drains clogged

21 Jun 2018

Bengaluru: Unpaid, BBMP-contractors to strike, leaving potholes open, drains clogged

Monsoon is set to get rough for Bengalureans, courtesy BBMP's reluctance to pay its contractors.

Bengaluru girl to represent India at International Biology Olympiad

16 Jun 2018

Bengaluru girl to represent India at International Biology Olympiad

A Bengaluru-based girl has been selected to represent India at the famed International Biology Olympiad 2018.

CNG-run cabs to finally hit Bengaluru roads this month

14 Jun 2018

CNG-run cabs to finally hit Bengaluru roads this month

CNG-run cabs will finally make their foray into Bengaluru roads.

Good news for travelers flying out from Bengaluru soon!

13 Jun 2018

Good news for travelers flying out from Bengaluru soon!

Good news is lurking around the corner for those flying out from Bengaluru.

Bengaluru woman sets example, overpowers molester, takes him to police

11 Jun 2018

Bengaluru woman sets example, overpowers molester, takes him to police

Days after a Bengaluru woman was forced to strip and pose by a cabbie, another similar case has come to the fore.

Gang 'dupes' Flipkart of Rs. 1.6cr by fraudulently claiming refunds

08 Jun 2018

Gang 'dupes' Flipkart of Rs. 1.6cr by fraudulently claiming refunds

Bengaluru-based e-commerce giant Flipkart has lodged a complaint with the cyber police, alleging a gang had cheated them of more than Rs. 1.6cr over two years.

Amidst tension, Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' opens partially in Karnataka

08 Jun 2018

Amidst tension, Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' opens partially in Karnataka

Amidst tight police presence yesterday, dozens of theaters and six multiplexes in Bengaluru finally screened Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's latest multilingual film 'Kaala'.

Karnataka loses 2,410 medical seats after MCI inspection

07 Jun 2018

Karnataka loses 2,410 medical seats after MCI inspection

Lending a massive blow to Karnataka, the MCI has denied renewal sanctions to eight medical colleges in the state.

Bengaluru cop goes beyond call of duty, breastfeeds abandoned baby

06 Jun 2018

Bengaluru cop goes beyond call of duty, breastfeeds abandoned baby

When a baby is born, it calls for a celebration, but for this little one, there was nothing, because there was no one to celebrate.

IISc team develops LifeBox for storing harvested-organs for longer times

05 Jun 2018

IISc team develops LifeBox for storing harvested-organs for longer times

In a revolutionary medical development, a team of Bengaluru's Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has developed an innovative, state-of-the-art organ preservation box.

#WorldEnvironmentDay: This group aims 10,000 more trees in Bengaluru

05 Jun 2018

#WorldEnvironmentDay: This group aims 10,000 more trees in Bengaluru

Today, on World Environment Day, let's talk about a Bengaluru-based group that's on a mission: to make their city greener by the day.

Flood alert: Five of eight Bengaluru zones at risk

04 Jun 2018

Flood alert: Five of eight Bengaluru zones at risk

A flood alert has been issued for Bengaluru's low-lying areas, even as heavy rains continue to lash the city.

Will Bengaluru Metro keep running? HC to decide on employee-strike

04 Jun 2018

Will Bengaluru Metro keep running? HC to decide on employee-strike

A lot depends on the Karnataka HC today, which will issue its ruling on whether Bengaluru metro staffers can go ahead with their planned strike.

Monsoon to hit Bengaluru by next week, predicts MeT department

02 Jun 2018

Monsoon to hit Bengaluru by next week, predicts MeT department

The MeT department has predicted that monsoon will hit Bengaluru not before next week.

Open a consulate in Bengaluru please: Kumaraswamy requests US envoy

01 Jun 2018

Open a consulate in Bengaluru please: Kumaraswamy requests US envoy

There are 370 US companies operating out of Karnataka, and still its capital Bengaluru doesn't have a single US consulate.