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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.

Bengaluru school in trouble for forcing costly books on students

31 May 2018

Bengaluru school in trouble for forcing costly books on students

Going against rules, Baldwin School in Bengaluru's Rajarajeshwari Nagar had asked parents to buy books from particular vendors for the new session.

IISc-Bengaluru India's only institution among top-100 in THE Reputation Rankings

31 May 2018

IISc-Bengaluru India's only institution among top-100 in THE Reputation Rankings

Regaining its lost position after a lull of seven years, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, has made it to the top-100 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings 2018.

Bengaluru to get Asia's biggest brewpub this month!

30 May 2018

Bengaluru to get Asia's biggest brewpub this month!

When Bengaluru-based Ajay Gowda won the Times Food Restaurateur of the Year award in January, he laid out some pretty exciting plans in front of us.

Nipah scare enters Karnataka: Three cases suspected in Bengaluru

30 May 2018

Nipah scare enters Karnataka: Three cases suspected in Bengaluru

The Nipah scare has now entered Karnataka. Three suspected cases have been reported in the last two days in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru dustbins in trouble: 500 go missing, some vandalized

29 May 2018

Bengaluru dustbins in trouble: 500 go missing, some vandalized

Even dustbins aren't safe in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru: IIT-Delhi grad held for stealing high-end cameras worth lakhs

29 May 2018

Bengaluru: IIT-Delhi grad held for stealing high-end cameras worth lakhs

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in Bengaluru for conning several people by taking their high-end cameras and zoom-lenses on 'rent' and selling those online.

Bengaluru: Man attacked by crocodile, dies bleeding from severed leg

28 May 2018

Bengaluru: Man attacked by crocodile, dies bleeding from severed leg

A Sunday outing turned traumatic for the friends and family of a 52-year-old man, who died of bleeding post a crocodile attack.

Bengaluru: Vagabonds arrested for molesting techie, assaulting her friend

28 May 2018

Bengaluru: Vagabonds arrested for molesting techie, assaulting her friend

Two vagabonds were arrested yesterday for allegedly molesting and assaulting a techie and her friend in Bengaluru recently.

Bengaluru: Weekend ruined! Major IT hubs, townships to face outages

25 May 2018

Bengaluru: Weekend ruined! Major IT hubs, townships to face outages

Even as a new government comes to power, Bengaluru is becoming 'power-less'.

Baiyappanahalli triumphs Kempegowda, becomes Bengaluru's busiest metro station

22 May 2018

Baiyappanahalli triumphs Kempegowda, becomes Bengaluru's busiest metro station

In just 7-years, Bengaluru's Namma Metro registered a whopping 12-times increase in daily ridership, with Baiyappanahalli scoring the maximum daily footfall at 28,300 passengers.

Bengaluru teen to cycle 980kms to raise awareness about bullying

20 May 2018

Bengaluru teen to cycle 980kms to raise awareness about bullying

One in every three children gets bullied in India, which creates a permanent blotch in the kid's psyche. Many a times, the afflicted children don't speak out, fearing backlash.

Bengaluru Metro Union may go on strike from June 4

19 May 2018

Bengaluru Metro Union may go on strike from June 4

Bengaluru metro services may be affected from June 4, as Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) employees' union has threatened an indefinite strike from thereon.

Bengaluru's neighbor Shimogga features in Swachh Survekshan-2018, courtesy this man

18 May 2018

Bengaluru's neighbor Shimogga features in Swachh Survekshan-2018, courtesy this man

Though Bengaluru has failed to find a spot in the recently released Swachh Survekshan 2018, one man from its neighboring district, Shivamogga has made Karnataka proud.

Bengaluru girl nails NIFT exam, comes 2nd nationally

17 May 2018

Bengaluru girl nails NIFT exam, comes 2nd nationally

When the NIFT entrance exam results got declared recently, Bengaluru had a reason to rejoice.

Woman to High Court: Strike down government order, allow organ-donation

17 May 2018

Woman to High Court: Strike down government order, allow organ-donation

A 48-year-old woman has appealed to the Karnataka High Court to strike down a government order that is preventing her from donating one of her kidneys to a family friend.

Bengaluru: Home-schooled boy to represent India in International Informatics Olympiad

16 May 2018

Bengaluru: Home-schooled boy to represent India in International Informatics Olympiad

Among the four students who would represent India in this year's International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), one participant stands out.