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Bengaluru: 97-year-old first to get COVID-19 vaccine in city

Bengaluru: 97-year-old first to get COVID-19 vaccine in city


31 Jul 2019

Bengaluru: Google Maps-powered 'dynamic traffic signals' are now active

The worst thing about Bengaluru, as many of you may have already heard/noticed, is its traffic.

24 Jul 2019

Now, travel paperless at Bengaluru Airport

In what comes as good news for fliers, passengers boarding from the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru can now travel without having to present any travel documents.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

06 Dec 2018

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

Married life is tough to maintain.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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