Bengaluru

Bangalore also well-known as Bengaluru is the capital of Karnataka. With a population of 8.42 million, it is the third most populous city in India. Being one of the most progressive and developed cities in the country, Bengaluru is often dubbed as the Silicon Valley of India. Hub of many research centres in India, it is located on the Deccan Plateau in southern India.

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Bengaluru: After 10 COVID-19 cases, another residential complex sealed

23 Feb 2021

Bengaluru: After 10 COVID-19 cases, another residential complex sealed

A cluster of 10 COVID-19 cases has emerged at an apartment complex in Mahadevapura zone of Bengaluru.

After party, 105 residents of Bengaluru complex test COVID-19 positive

16 Feb 2021

After party, 105 residents of Bengaluru complex test COVID-19 positive

As many as 105 residents of an apartment complex in Bengaluru's Bommanahalli locality have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past few days, according to the city's civic body - Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP).

Jayalalithaa's aide Sasikala released from prison after four years

27 Jan 2021

Jayalalithaa's aide Sasikala released from prison after four years

VK Sasikala, the expelled AIADMK leader and close aide of Tamil Nadu's former Chief Minister late J Jayalalithaa, was on Wednesday released from a Bengaluru prison after spending four years behind bars.

Kannada actor Jayashree Ramaiah found dead in Bengaluru

25 Jan 2021

Kannada actor Jayashree Ramaiah found dead in Bengaluru

Kannada actor and former Bigg Boss Kannada contestant Jayashree Ramaiah was on Monday found dead in Bengaluru.

Amusement park offers free entry to customers named 'Kamala'

24 Jan 2021

Amusement park offers free entry to customers named 'Kamala'

If your name is Kamala or Kamal, you're lucky today!

This year's R-Day flypast to feature first woman fighter pilot

18 Jan 2021

This year's R-Day flypast to feature first woman fighter pilot

Flight lieutenant Bhawana Kanth will become the first woman fighter pilot to participate in the Republic Day parade this year on January 26, officials said on Monday.

10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident

15 Jan 2021

10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident

In a tragic piece of news, 10 women, who were going to Goa for a vacation, and their driver, were killed in a road accident on Friday in Karnataka's Dharwad district. Six people were injured and are recuperating at KIMS Hospital in Hubballi.

Tesla enters India, sets shop in Bengaluru; Gadkari confirms news

14 Jan 2021

Tesla enters India, sets shop in Bengaluru; Gadkari confirms news

After years of speculation and a failed pre-order attempt, Tesla has finally entered India. And this time it's for real because the company has registered an Indian arm in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Vivek Oberoi's brother-in-law Aditya Alva arrested in drugs case

12 Jan 2021

Vivek Oberoi's brother-in-law Aditya Alva arrested in drugs case

Film actor Vivek Oberoi's brother-in-law Aditya Alva was arrested by officials of the Bengaluru Crime Branch from Chennai on Monday night.

#CreatingHistory: Air India's all-woman crew flight lands in Bengaluru

11 Jan 2021

#CreatingHistory: Air India's all-woman crew flight lands in Bengaluru

Creating history, Air India's longest flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru with an all-woman crew landed in the city on Monday.

BJP's Maneka Gandhi allegedly threatens businessman with false molestation case

08 Jan 2021

BJP's Maneka Gandhi allegedly threatens businessman with false molestation case

Maneka Gandhi, the Lok Sabha member from Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, showed her high-handedness when she threatened a businessman from Bengaluru with a false molestation case after animal rights activists accused him of allegedly hitting a stray dog.

Loan app case: Chennai Police arrests 2 Chinese nationals

03 Jan 2021

Loan app case: Chennai Police arrests 2 Chinese nationals

Four people, including two Chinese nationals, have been arrested by the Chennai Police in connection with the loan apps case.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Bhuvneshwar Kumar named in UP squad

02 Jan 2021

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Bhuvneshwar Kumar named in UP squad

Fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar was picked in the Uttar Pradesh squad for the first two matches of the T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

India reports 14 new cases of mutant coronavirus strain

30 Dec 2020

India reports 14 new cases of mutant coronavirus strain

India has reported 14 new cases of the mutated strain of the coronavirus first detected in the United Kingdom.

NADA hands Indian basketball player Satnam Singh two-year doping ban

24 Dec 2020

NADA hands Indian basketball player Satnam Singh two-year doping ban

Satnam Singh Bhamara, the first Indian player to be drafted into NBA, has been handed a two-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency's (NADA) disciplinary panel for failing a dope test.

'Tenet' becomes the most-watched film in India after lockdown

24 Dec 2020

'Tenet' becomes the most-watched film in India after lockdown

Christopher Nolan-directed Tenet has become the most-watched film in India post the coronavirus-induced lockdown as per the #ShowOffTheYear2020 report by the ticket company BookMyShow.

Harassed by loan sharks, debtors commit suicide, unearthing multi-crore scam

24 Dec 2020

Harassed by loan sharks, debtors commit suicide, unearthing multi-crore scam

The unfortunate demise of three people in Telangana, allegedly due to harassment of loan sharks, led police to unearth a multi-crore scam.

Shami sidelined for six weeks, could miss England Tests

23 Dec 2020

Shami sidelined for six weeks, could miss England Tests

Indian pace spearhead Mohammed Shami has been sidelined for six weeks, owing to his wrist fracture.

Australia set to host Afghanistan for one-off Test in 2021

20 Dec 2020

Australia set to host Afghanistan for one-off Test in 2021

Australia are set to host Afghanistan for a one-off Test match in November next year.

Singer, who robbed purses of women in malls, arrested

18 Dec 2020

Singer, who robbed purses of women in malls, arrested

A Bengaluru-based orchestra singer has been arrested for robbing women at malls and beauty parlors multiple times.

Bengaluru: iPhone manufacturing plant suffered Rs. 52cr damages, says Wistron

15 Dec 2020

Bengaluru: iPhone manufacturing plant suffered Rs. 52cr damages, says Wistron

Violence at an iPhone manufacturing plant near Bengaluru on Saturday caused damages up to Rs. 52 crore, the facility's Taiwan-based operator Wistron Corp said on Tuesday.

Rohit Sharma 'clinically fit', will be re-assessed in Australia

12 Dec 2020

Rohit Sharma 'clinically fit', will be re-assessed in Australia

Senior batsman Rohit Sharma has been declared "clinically fit" by the medical team at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru: Disgruntled workers wreak havoc at Wistron's iPhone manufacturing plant

12 Dec 2020

Bengaluru: Disgruntled workers wreak havoc at Wistron's iPhone manufacturing plant

A workers' unrest at an iPhone manufacturing plant near Bengaluru, Karnataka, turned violent early Saturday morning.

Tata Motors lowers subscription cost of Nexon EV in India

12 Dec 2020

Tata Motors lowers subscription cost of Nexon EV in India

As part of an 'Electrifying Subscription Offer,' Tata Motors has reduced the subscription cost of its Nexon EV in India.

Rohit cleared to join Indian squad for last two Tests

11 Dec 2020

Rohit cleared to join Indian squad for last two Tests

Senior batsman Rohit Sharma has cleared his fitness assessment at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru for the Australian Test series.

Chess Olympiad-winning Indian team paid custom duty: Here's why

05 Dec 2020

Chess Olympiad-winning Indian team paid custom duty: Here's why

A 12-member Indian team bagged its first-ever gold medal at the FIDE (International Chess Federation) Online Chess Olympiad in August 2020.

Ather 450 electric scooter discontinued in Bengaluru and Chennai

29 Nov 2020

Ather 450 electric scooter discontinued in Bengaluru and Chennai

Ather Energy has stopped selling its first and most popular offering, the Ather 450 electric scooter, in Bengaluru and Chennai. To recall, it was launched in 2018 and received seven OTA updates.

BCCI asks Cricket Australia to relax quarantine for Rohit, Ishant

25 Nov 2020

BCCI asks Cricket Australia to relax quarantine for Rohit, Ishant

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has asked Australia (CA) to relax the quarantine rules of senior Indian players Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma.

Australia vs India: Rohit, Ishant ruled out of two Tests

24 Nov 2020

Australia vs India: Rohit, Ishant ruled out of two Tests

Senior Indian cricketers Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma have been ruled out of the first two Tests of the upcoming Border-Gavaskar series in Australia.

Hamstring is fine, getting stronger, says Rohit Sharma

21 Nov 2020

Hamstring is fine, getting stronger, says Rohit Sharma

Senior Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma has cleared the air over the controversy that erupted over his non-inclusion in all the three squads for the upcoming tour of Australia.

'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

20 Nov 2020

'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

Feluda, the world's first coronavirus test based on gene-editing technology CRISPR, will be rolled out in Delhi in the first week of December, multiple reports said. Following Delhi, the kits will be available in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, and Ahmedabad.

IITian, arrested for 'Tatkal' booking app, wants to help IRCTC

19 Nov 2020

IITian, arrested for 'Tatkal' booking app, wants to help IRCTC

Earlier last month, the Railway Police Force had arrested a software developer from his home in Tirupur, Tamil Nadu, for creating two railway ticketing applications.

Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma begins fitness training at NCA

19 Nov 2020

Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma begins fitness training at NCA

Senior Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma arrived at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru on Thursday to begin his fitness training.

Ishant Sharma undergoes long bowling spells in Bengaluru

19 Nov 2020

Ishant Sharma undergoes long bowling spells in Bengaluru

Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma, on Wednesday, went through two long bowling spells at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

Rohit Sharma still only 70 per cent fit: Sourav Ganguly

13 Nov 2020

Rohit Sharma still only 70 per cent fit: Sourav Ganguly

Indian opener Rohit Sharma recently led Mumbai Indians to their fifth IPL title in the UAE.

Rohit won't join Indian squad in Australia until Test series

11 Nov 2020

Rohit won't join Indian squad in Australia until Test series

Rohit Sharma won't be part of the Indian contingent traveling from Dubai to Sydney for the impending Australian tour.

Skoda announces 'Clever Lease' program for Rapid and Superb sedans

10 Nov 2020

Skoda announces 'Clever Lease' program for Rapid and Superb sedans

Czech automaker Skoda has introduced a new 'Clever Lease' program for its Rapid and Superb sedans in India.

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

10 Nov 2020

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

Besides Bihar, the results of by-polls for 58 seats, spread across 11 states, will be declared today as counting began a short while ago. Among the states, Madhya Pradesh has emerged as the one garnering the maximum attention with the elections turning into a prestige battle for Congress' turncoat Jyotiraditya Scindia.

#MassiveBreach: Data of two crore BigBasket users put on sale

09 Nov 2020

#MassiveBreach: Data of two crore BigBasket users put on sale

Online grocery store BigBasket filed a police complaint in Bengaluru, after learning that data of two crore of its customer could have been compromised.

Ather 450X e-scooter to be launched in these six cities

05 Nov 2020

Ather 450X e-scooter to be launched in these six cities

Ather Energy will launch its flagship 450X electric scooter in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad, and Pune on November 7. The deliveries will commence by the month-end.