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26 Apr 2017


Bengaluru residents get coloured water because of illegal dyeing units

Residents of Shanti Nagar in Bengaluru buy bottled water as their taps give out blue and maroon coloured water; this is because illegal cloth dyeing units are polluting Bengaluru's water sources.

25 Apr 2017


Bengaluru cinemas, restaurants ordered to provide clean drinking water free

Multiplexes and restaurants in Bengaluru have been directed by a consumer court to provide clean drinking water to their customers for free.

24 Apr 2017


Bengaluru: Now, an app to help you evade potholes

A group of four classmates from Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, have invented an app which warns users about the potholes on the road.

21 Apr 2017


Bengaluru to shut down on day of Baahubali 2 release

Protesting against the release of Baahubali 2, several Pro-Kannada organizations in Bengaluru led by former MLA Vatal Nagaraj have demanded a day-long bandh on 28th April.

20 Apr 2017


Baahubali director appeals to Kannadigas to allow release

Baahubali: The Conclusion's director SS Rajamouli in a Facebook video appealed to Kannadigas to allow the release of the movie in Karnataka.

19 Apr 2017


Bengaluru: Vegetable prices increase due to scarcity of water

Markets across Bengaluru are witnessing vegetable prices soar as compared to prices last week.

18 Apr 2017


Bengaluru Police now on Instagram

Tech-savvy Bengaluru Police are doing everything in their power to ensure dissemination of their campaigns and important messages through social media.

17 Apr 2017

Tamil Nadu

Bengaluru police to launch new app for jurisdiction

Bengaluru Police is set to inaugurate 'Know Your Police Station' in April, an app to lead complainants to the right police station-one which their localities fall under.

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.

Bengaluru: Movie-tickets to cost Rs. 200 in multiplexes beginning May

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said the government will direct multiplexes to cap movie ticket prices at Rs. 200 from May onwards.

11 Apr 2017

Kia Motors

Bengaluru Police will soon have its own bomb squad

Currently, Bengaluru has just one Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) which belongs to the state intelligence and not the city police.

10 Apr 2017

Bengaluru Police

Bengaluru to use drones to track property tax defaulters

In an escalation of measures to oversee the non-payment of property tax in Bengaluru, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike is considering the deployment of drones for the same.

07 Apr 2017


Bengaluru cabs may go off roads from Saturday

Transport associations said if the Centre doesn't withdraw its hike in insurance premiums, drivers of Ola, Uber, airport, tourist and contracted taxis would join the strike.

05 Apr 2017

West Bengal

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.

Mumbai: Youth jumps to death after discussing suicide-live on Facebook

A 24-year-old hailing from Bengaluru committed suicide by jumping from the 19th floor of Taj Lands End hotel in Bandra.

Traffic penalties to go cashless in Bengaluru

The Bengaluru traffic police is spending Rs. 10crore in order to enable cashless-payment of penalties.

01 Apr 2017


Apple unveils App Accelerator in India for developers

Apple announced that it will be opening its App Accelerator in Bengaluru which would provide specialized support for developers looking to create iOS tools.

29 Mar 2017


Karnataka government wants to "rehabilitate" transgender beggars

The government of Karnataka announced the formation of 'vigilance-squads' who will arrest transgender women begging on Bengaluru streets in order to "rehabilitate" them.

27 Mar 2017


Army personnel's combat jackets to come from Bengaluru companies

Two extremely crucial combat-clothing needs of the Indian Army will be satisfied by Bengaluru companies; bullet-proof jackets (BPJs) and coats for extreme cold climates (coats-ECC) for those posted in Siachen.

Bengaluru third cheapest city to live in globally

A report compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), an arm of The Economist Group declared Bengaluru the third cheapest city to live in across the globe.

20 Mar 2017


Bengaluru should expect another sweltering summer

According to a bulletin circulated by the MET Department, the maximum temperature on Sunday was 35 degrees Celsius in Bengaluru.

Drug busts near educational institutes becoming rampant: Home Minister

On Thursday, Bengaluru Home Minister G Parmeshwara told the legislative council that approximately 26 cases of drug busts occurred near educational institutes since 3 years.

10 Mar 2017


Karnataka launches Rs. 10 crore fund for female entrepreneurs

A Rs.10 crore fund has been initiated by the Karnataka government for female entrepreneurs.

08 Mar 2017

Bengaluru Police

Bengaluru: Serial rapist nabbed in gunfight

On Tuesday, serial rapist Shivarama Reddy from Bengaluru was injured in a run-in with the police; he was shot at by one of the officers for trying to attack them.

06 Mar 2017

John F Kennedy

Uber's 'free rides' bug amended by security researcher

Bengaluru-based security researcher Anand Prakash killed a bug in Uber's app that could be misused by unethical hackers by facilitating free rides.

01 Mar 2017


Dry days ahead for Karnataka's liquor industry

Manufacturing-units of liquor industries in Karnataka are dependent on borewells, which have survived four successive years of drought.

Bengaluru: Dial 100 and cops will speak in English/Hindi

Bengaluru's police control room will soon include the option of conversing with the control room personnel in English and Hindi along with Kannada.

27 Feb 2017

Anil Kumble

15 vehicles were stolen in Bengaluru everyday in 2014-2016

Data obtained from the Bengaluru police states that 16,149 cases of vehicle theft were registered between 2014 and 2016.

25 Feb 2017

Mukesh Ambani

Ambani denies speculations of Reliance launching Jio cabs

Refuting widespread speculations, Mukesh Ambani announced Reliance Industries has no plans to launch an app-based taxi service.

24 Feb 2017

Mukesh Ambani

Reliance planning Jio cabs to disrupt app-based taxi services

Upping the ante among cab aggregators Uber and Ola, Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance has acquired as many as 600 cars to kickstart their app-based cab service called 'Reliance Jio Cabs'.

24 Feb 2017


First intra-city organ transplant by air in Bengaluru

For the first time, an air-ambulance was used in Bengaluru for an intra-city organ transplant, when a heart was flown from Apollo Hospital, Bannerghatta Road into MS Ramaiah Narayana Heart Centre, Mattikere in seven minutes.

18 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi

Satya Nadella's first visit to India's Silicon Valley

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will visit Bengaluru next week for a company event, in his first trip to India's Silicon Valley since taking office in Feb'14.

15 Feb 2017

Manohar Parrikar

Bengaluru: Rumours on demonetization of Rs 10 coins create panic

Rumours about demonetization of Rs 10 coins spread in Bengaluru, creating chaos as more and more citizens found it difficult to use their coins for payment.

08 Feb 2017


BBMP flooded with calls against tree felling on Jayamahal Road

Citizens flooded the BBMP with hundreds of calls and messages in protest against the proposed felling of 112 trees for widening of Jayamahal Road.

04 Feb 2017


Digital address for Bengaluru houses proposed

If Bengaluru qualifies for the Smart City competition next month, each house in the city will get its own digital address for easier administration.

04 Feb 2017

Google Maps

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.

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.

06 Jan 2017

Samajwadi Party

Bangalore molestation: 4 out of 6 arrested

Molestation of a north-eastern woman in Bangalore found a major breakthrough with the city police arresting four out of the six molesters; two are still at large.

05 Jan 2017

Samajwadi Party

6 arrested over Bengaluru mass molestation

Based on CCTV footage, Bengaluru police have arrested 6 people over the mass molestation of women during new years celebrations.

04 Jan 2017

Samajwadi Party

FIR filed after cops get evidence in Bengaluru molestation case

Bengaluru Police commissioner Praveen Sood stated that "We have registered an FIR thanks to a citizen who came forward with some evidence. Now, we will begin the actual investigation."