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New tip for Bengalurean nerds: No vote, no complaints, okay?

15 May 2018

New tip for Bengalurean nerds: No vote, no complaints, okay?

They were the ones who protested when Bellandur Lake caught fire, emphasizing that this cannot be the fate of the other lakes in Bengaluru.

Summer of '18: Bengaluru received double than normal rain

14 May 2018

Summer of '18: Bengaluru received double than normal rain

Bengaluru is known as the 'air-conditioned' city of India, not without any reason.

In just 7yrs, Bengaluru's population has swollen by 43%

12 May 2018

In just 7yrs, Bengaluru's population has swollen by 43%

Bengaluru's population has increased by 43% over past seven years, from 84L to the current 1.2cr.

Bengaluru boy's incredible graph: From selling vegetables to nailing SSLC

11 May 2018

Bengaluru boy's incredible graph: From selling vegetables to nailing SSLC

When parents face hardships in life, they ensure their child has a comfortable future.

58-year-old Bengaluru man traveled 200kms to save a stranger's life

10 May 2018

58-year-old Bengaluru man traveled 200kms to save a stranger's life

For this 35-year-old, Shridhar Bindiganavile will always be a messiah who saved his life.

Defying 80% disability, this Bengaluru boy scored 94% in Class-X

10 May 2018

Defying 80% disability, this Bengaluru boy scored 94% in Class-X

A 16-year-old Bengaluru boy scored 94% marks in SSLC examinations.

Karnataka polls: The Malleswaram candidate is two ex-presidents' grandson

09 May 2018

Karnataka polls: The Malleswaram candidate is two ex-presidents' grandson

The grandson of former presidents Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and VV Giri is in the fray this time in the Karnataka polls.

Karnataka polls: Highest number of critical polling stations in Bengaluru

09 May 2018

Karnataka polls: Highest number of critical polling stations in Bengaluru

With 1,595 critical polling stations, Bengaluru has the highest number of such stations in Karnataka, which has a total of 12,001 critical ones.

Have 6-years+ experience? Head to Bengaluru, get paid Rs. 11.1L/annum

08 May 2018

Have 6-years+ experience? Head to Bengaluru, get paid Rs. 11.1L/annum

Bengaluru pays a mid- or senior-level professional the highest with the annual average CTC hovering around Rs.11.1L, followed by Pune, Mumbai, Delhi and Hyderabad.

Surat-Bengaluru daily flights from June, courtesy AirAsia

08 May 2018

Surat-Bengaluru daily flights from June, courtesy AirAsia

In a first, AirAsia will start a daily flight connecting Bengaluru with Surat from June 1 this year, the same month it completes 4 years in the business.

Bengaluru students to get 4 extra marks, if parents vote

07 May 2018

Bengaluru students to get 4 extra marks, if parents vote

Bengaluru schools are attempting to change the image of the city infamous for its low voter turnout.

Now, you can apply for driver's license and turn organ-donor

07 May 2018

Now, you can apply for driver's license and turn organ-donor

If victims of fatal accidents pledged to donate their organs, India would have toppled Spain from being the world leader in organ donation by now.

To ensure maximum voter turnout, Karnataka gets holiday on May-12

05 May 2018

To ensure maximum voter turnout, Karnataka gets holiday on May-12

In order to ensure maximum voter participation on May 12, Karnataka government has declared a holiday for all government offices, banks, government and private educational institutions.

Bengaluru man held for flashing at woman aboard metro train

05 May 2018

Bengaluru man held for flashing at woman aboard metro train

A 27-year-old man was arrested in Bengaluru after a woman accused him of sexually harassing her.

Restrictions on alcohol sale in Bengaluru till Karnataka polls

03 May 2018

Restrictions on alcohol sale in Bengaluru till Karnataka polls

Karnataka elections being just 9 days away, the atmosphere in the southern state is tensed and pulsating.

Ever-increasing congestion woes: Bengalureans take almost 1hr to cover 16kms!

03 May 2018

Ever-increasing congestion woes: Bengalureans take almost 1hr to cover 16kms!

Close on the heels of the Uber-commissioned Boston Consulting Group report that termed Bengaluru as one of the worst congested cities in India, comes another report putting India's Silicon Valley in the dock.

Machine capable of storing liver for 24-hours enters India

01 May 2018

Machine capable of storing liver for 24-hours enters India

In a revolutionary medical development, doctors in a Bengaluru hospital were able to assess the donor's liver before the transplant, a first in Asia.

Bengaluru's modified Baiyyappanahalli railway station to overhaul travel for locals

01 May 2018

Bengaluru's modified Baiyyappanahalli railway station to overhaul travel for locals

If all goes according to plan, the expansion work of Bengaluru's Baiyappanahalli railway station should be over by June, South Western Railways (SWR) says.

Made from newspapers, these eco-friendly bags are worth a try!

28 Apr 2018

Made from newspapers, these eco-friendly bags are worth a try!

Newspapers, all-purpose flour or maida, stencil and jute strings: that's all they need to make 100% biodegradable dustbin liners or garbage bags.

Kathua, Unnao rapes: IIM-Bangalore professors write to Modi demanding justice

28 Apr 2018

Kathua, Unnao rapes: IIM-Bangalore professors write to Modi demanding justice

"Your Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign hope has repeatedly been trampled upon," reads a letter by IIM-Bangalore professors, addressed to PM Narendra Modi in the wake of the Kathua and Unnao rapes.

The Queer Muslim Project is coming to Bengaluru

26 Apr 2018

The Queer Muslim Project is coming to Bengaluru

Homosexuality is haraam (sin) as per mainstream Islamic idea, but that has not stopped Delhi man Rafiul Alam Rehman to attempt and create a safe space for his Muslim queer friends.

Bengalureans get water through ATMs? Read on to know more

26 Apr 2018

Bengalureans get water through ATMs? Read on to know more

Braving long queues and scorching sun, Bengaluru resident S.Sebastian stood in front of the ATM near his Vasant Nagar house.

Bengaluru facing power-outage since days. Time to pay up, BESCOM?

25 Apr 2018

Bengaluru facing power-outage since days. Time to pay up, BESCOM?

If Bengalureans get paid for unscheduled power cuts, as Delhiites, they'd be crorepatis by now.

After winning case, these Bengalureans showed BWSSB who's the boss!

25 Apr 2018

After winning case, these Bengalureans showed BWSSB who's the boss!

It's not easy to win a case against a government agency, but around 40 Bengaluru residents put up a sustained fight for two years and won a case against BWSSB.

Election raid: Shutters down for many Bengaluru bars, pubs

24 Apr 2018

Election raid: Shutters down for many Bengaluru bars, pubs

Look around Bengaluru and you'll find many bars and pubs closed.

Around noon today, shadows in Bengaluru and Chennai vanished

24 Apr 2018

Around noon today, shadows in Bengaluru and Chennai vanished

Did you watch out for your shadow today around 12.17pm, Bengalureans and Chennaiyans?

Bengaluru is South India's numero uno in housing property market

23 Apr 2018

Bengaluru is South India's numero uno in housing property market

Bengaluru has emerged as the ruler of South India, as far as real estate housing market goes.

Bengaluru: 3 more bus services to airport, soon

22 Apr 2018

Bengaluru: 3 more bus services to airport, soon

Keeping in mind Bengaluru's Kempegowda International airport's ever-growing passenger traffic, the public transport agency, BMTC, has planned to add three more bus services to its 'Vayu Vajra' fleet.

Bengaluru: Rains today too; IPL match might not be affected

21 Apr 2018

Bengaluru: Rains today too; IPL match might not be affected

Bengaluru's weather is drool-worthy!

Bengaluru: Two men die of bee sting waiting for doctor

20 Apr 2018

Bengaluru: Two men die of bee sting waiting for doctor

Doctors of a government hospital near Doddaballapur, some 45-kms from Bengaluru, have been booked for not treating a farmer and his friend in time.

IT-lens on salaried class after IBM, Infosys employees' fraud detected

20 Apr 2018

IT-lens on salaried class after IBM, Infosys employees' fraud detected

After several tax-evasion cases by salaried employees emerged in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Ludhiana, the income-tax department issued a caution recently asking tax payers not to under-report their income or claim incorrect deductions.

Bengaluru: Erratic water-supply, tankers plying, but BWSSB says 'keep calm'

19 Apr 2018

Bengaluru: Erratic water-supply, tankers plying, but BWSSB says 'keep calm'

Water tankers have already started operating in Bengaluru and residents receiving Cauvery river water are also complaining of erratic water supply.

Karnataka-students in a fix: No results, but 'unofficial' admissions on

19 Apr 2018

Karnataka-students in a fix: No results, but 'unofficial' admissions on

Class 10 (SSLC) and 12 (PUC-II) students of Karnataka are in a fix: they don't have their results yet, but several colleges have already started admissions for Class 11 (PUC-I) and undergraduate (UG) courses.

Bengaluru: Missing banker's decomposed body bearing multiple stab wounds found

17 Apr 2018

Bengaluru: Missing banker's decomposed body bearing multiple stab wounds found

The decomposed body of a 36-year-old banker, who went missing on Friday, was found two days later in a eucalyptus grove near his house in Attibele, some 33kms from Bengaluru.

To-Kannada or not-to-Kannada? Karnataka CBSE, ICSE schools confused

17 Apr 2018

To-Kannada or not-to-Kannada? Karnataka CBSE, ICSE schools confused

The confusion over whether Kannada should be made mandatory for all Karnataka schools is making the CBSE and ICSE school authorities anxious, as the admission season starts this month.

Bengaluru: Despite removing contractor system, sanitation workers unpaid since months

17 Apr 2018

Bengaluru: Despite removing contractor system, sanitation workers unpaid since months

Around 200 sanitation workers in RR Nagar zone took to the streets yesterday to protest against BBMP for not paying their salaries for three months.

10,000 Bengalureans registered as voters this year, courtesy this man

16 Apr 2018

10,000 Bengalureans registered as voters this year, courtesy this man

This 38-year-old is surely making Election Commission's (EC) work much easier.

Bengaluru: Rejected marriage proposal enrages criminal, attacks 5, damages vehicles

16 Apr 2018

Bengaluru: Rejected marriage proposal enrages criminal, attacks 5, damages vehicles

Bengaluru saw some tense moments last week after a rowdy sheeter and his gang apparently attacked five people and damaged 11 vehicles.

Bengaluru businessman duped of Rs. 60 lakh by online 'lover'

15 Apr 2018

Bengaluru businessman duped of Rs. 60 lakh by online 'lover'

Cyber cops are on the lookout for a woman, accused of robbing a Bengaluru-based businessman of Rs. 60 lakh.

MBA aspirants prefer Bengaluru over other cities, finds out survey

15 Apr 2018

MBA aspirants prefer Bengaluru over other cities, finds out survey

Bengaluru is the most preferred city for those pursuing MBA in India, according to a survey.