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04 Mar 2020
Telangana to sanitize Hyderabad Metro, TSRTC buses amid coronavirus outbreak
As reports of novel coronavirus cases emerged from Telangana, the state government has decided to sanitize its public transport.
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.
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.
14 Apr 2018
Bengaluru to become uninhabitable by 2030: IISc study
The country's IT city, Bengaluru, might become inhabitable by 2030, as per IISc.
22 Mar 2018
Google Maps shortcuts are live for some users in India
Google's Maps team is working to expand the use cases of the app alongwith making it more relevant for a diverse country like India.
15 Mar 2018
With burning lakes, potholes, Bengaluru fares worst in urban-governance survey
A comprehensive study assessing the urban governance in 23 cities of India has brought a real bad news for Bengaluru.
13 Mar 2018
New train services connect Baiyappanahalli to Bengaluru's tech hubs
Four suburban trains that will connect Baiyappanahalli metro station to its technology hubs, Bellandur and Electronic City, have started its operations from yesterday.
26 Feb 2018
Bengaluru: Check-in from airport buses, skip line
Have no check-in luggage, yet have to stand in queue to get your boarding pass? Why not take the BMTC volvo bus to the airport and do the check-in in the kiosks installed inside and get a printed boarding pass?
22 Feb 2018
Bengaluru man stabbed to death in a moving BMTC bus
In a shocking incident, a 45-year-old man was stabbed to death inside a moving BMTC bus in South Bengaluru's Electronics City area on Wednesday.
29 Jan 2018
Bengaluru: 500 pink autorickshaws to hit roads by April
Bengaluru roads are all set to get their first fleet of pink autorickshaws, reserved only for women, by April this year. A total number of 500 autorickshaws will hit the city roads and women drivers will be given preference to drive them.
13 Oct 2017
Bengaluru: Bus stops to display real-time information
The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Communication (BMTC) has planned to launch digital bus-information displays at 251 bus stops in the city.
20 Sep 2017
Bengaluru: BMTC staff goes on strike after driver's suicide attempt
NS Madhu, a 35-year-old bus driver in Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) allegedly attempted suicide by consuming poison after being harassed by superiors over route-allotment.
31 Aug 2017
Bengaluru: Over concretization led to floods, says IISc study
After heavy rains flooded most parts of Bengaluru, an Indian Institute of Science (IISc) study said "unchecked concretization" coupled with the acute loss of vegetation and wetland is the reason behind the frequent flooding.
09 Aug 2017
Bengaluru girl confronts pervert taking pictures of her on Metro
21-year-old girl from Bengaluru confronted a pervert after he took pictures of her, and made inappropriate gestures at her in a metro train.
04 Aug 2017
Trial run complete, Bengaluru roads to have smart parking
With the intent of regularizing parking, BBMP will soon launch automated parking facility on central business district after its trial run was successfully completed.
31 Jul 2017
Double-decker buses to ply on Bengaluru's roads again
In order to restore Bengaluru's past glory and boost tourism, double-decker buses will be plying on city's roads again by year-end as Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is going to buy five double-decker buses.
15 Jul 2017
Teaching Kannada becomes compulsory in all Karnataka schools
After setting aside 5% jobs for state civil services, for aspirants who studied Kannada in school, Karnataka government has now made teaching Kannada compulsory in all schools.
11 Jul 2017
Uninterrupted power supply for Karnataka's 1,260 'model villages'
The Congress-led Karnataka government has proposed a scheme of providing 24X7 electricity supply to 1,260 villages in the next one year.
02 Jun 2017
Bengaluru: Wipro threatened once again by ransomware
Bengaluru offices of the IT giant, Wipro received yet another threat by a ransomware on Wednesday, seeking Rs. 500 crore in bitcoin.
30 May 2017
Karnataka will soon get government-run meat shops
According to reports, the Karnataka government will soon have independent units which will sell low-cost and hygienic lamb and mutton across the state.
24 May 2017
Bengaluru's college students to design Hyperloop pod
25 students from Bengaluru's premier colleges will gather to build their idea of a pod, a vehicle meeting the high-speed norms of Hyperloop, a futuristic transport system.
16 May 2017
China made hi-tech drones seized in Bengaluru
Last week, 10 drones capable of flying at 6,000 metres with a half-kg payload and equipped with a high-end satellite navigation system were seized from a passenger at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA).
11 May 2017
Bengaluru- School children crowd-fund for heart surgeries
More than 50 students from Delhi Public School Yelahanka, belonging to standards 9,10 and 12 have initiated a crowd-funding campaign for 60 days.
09 May 2017
Bengaluru firm chosen to build hyperloop pod prototype
Workbench Projects from Bengaluru has been chosen by Hyperloop India to build a prototype pod which will feature on a global platform - a competition for the super fast transportation system using magnetic levitation technology.
13 Apr 2017
IIM-Bengaluru slips down one rank, second to IIM-Ahmedabad
The India rankings 2017 survey under the National Institutional Ranking Framework considered more than 3,300 institutes across 20 parameters.
05 Apr 2017
Karnataka 3rd in child marriage cases, follows TN and WB
According to National Crime Records Bureau, Karnataka has registered the third highest number of child marriage cases for 3 years.
16 Mar 2017
Karnataka Government caps multiplex tickets at Rs. 200 in Budget
The Karnataka government in its newly presented budget has decided to cap the prices of multiplex tickets at Rs. 200, making Karnataka the second state to do so after Tamil Nadu.
14 Feb 2017
Aero India 2017 takes off at Yelahanka
The 11th edition of Aero India, the country's biggest aerospace and defence expo, set off at Yelahanka airbase, with China making its debut with a confirmed five-member team.
06 Feb 2017
Water scarcity hits Bengaluru
Water supply in many areas like Ramamurthy Nagar, C.V. Raman Nagar and more has been erratic since last few weeks.
04 Feb 2017
Ola, Uber cab sharing to continue for another 15 days
The Transport Department has allowed Ola and Uber to continue their cab-sharing services for another 15 days as both aggregators submitted notes saying they were completely legal.
31 Jan 2017
Cows paraded in Bengaluru in search of 'wanted' bovine
Adugodi police is calling cow owners to the station after a bovine attacked the mother of a head constable.