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24 Jan 2020

Reliance Jio

This Bengaluru-based start-up charges Re. 1 for 1GB data

When Reliance Jio barged into India's telecom scene, mobile data prices plunged significantly, particularly for high-speed 4G.

22 Jan 2020


Meet Vyommitra, the robot that will go on Gaganyaan mission

In a matter of months, ISRO plans to conduct the first flight scheduled for its 'Gaganyaan' mission - the effort to send Indians into space.

Claiming he put explosives at Mangaluru Airport, man surrenders

This morning, a man identified as Aditya Rao, surrendered before Bengaluru police, claiming he put a bag of explosives at Mangaluru International Airport on Monday.

14 Jan 2020

Lok Sabha

BJP MP pacifies panicked Bengaluru bank depositors amid RBI restrictions

Days after the Reserve Bank of India imposed regulatory restrictions on a co-operative bank in Bengaluru, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Tejasvi Surya assured panicked depositors that the Finance Minister was personally looking into the matter.

04 Jan 2020

Times of India

Dumped for having long nose, techie drags fiancee to court

People get dumped for the silliest of reasons, but not everyone takes the route that a techie from Bengaluru has chosen.

19 Dec 2019


#CAAProtests: Vehicles torched in Lucknow, cops use tear gas

The protest against Citizenship Act took a violent turn in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on Thursday as vehicles were torched forcing cops to resort to firing tear gas shells.

Bengaluru anti-CAA protest: Historian Ramachandra Guha detained

Noted Historian Ramachandra Guha was on Thursday detained by the police during a protest at the Town Hall in Bengaluru.

18 Dec 2019


Ed-tech start-up Springboard raises $11 million

Springboard, a San Francisco-headquartered company that provides career upscaling solutions with courses for data science, design, analytics, etc, has raised $11 million in post-Series A funding round.

05 Dec 2019


Man duped of Rs. 95,000 after ordering pizza via Zomato

In a shocking case, a Bengaluru-based man has been duped of Rs. 95,000 after ordering a pizza via Zomato.

29 Nov 2019


#DreamJobAlert: Start-up offering Rs. 1 lakh to sleep at work

What is your idea of a dream job? A fancy workplace with high pay, maybe even a chilled out environment?

19 Nov 2019


Man claims his daughters held captive at Nithyananda's ashram

A Bengaluru couple moved the Gujarat High Court on Monday alleging that their two daughters have been illegally confined at the self-styled godman Swami Nithyananda's ashram in Ahmedabad.

07 Nov 2019


YourOwnROOM raises $1.3 million in seed round of funding

YourOwnROOM, a Bengaluru-based start-up that helps students and working professionals find an ideal residential place, has raised $1.3 million in a seed round of funding.

20 Oct 2019


21-year-old student dies of cardiac arrest during ramp walk practice

In a mysterious incident, a 21-year-old MBA student died while practising for a ramp walk at her college in Peenya, Bengaluru, the police said.

18 Oct 2019


Bengaluru: Alliance University Chancellor arrested for murdering former V-C

The Bengaluru police have solved the murder of former Alliance University Vice-Chancellor, D Ayyappa Dore (53), who was found dead on Wednesday.

Bengaluru: Security firm owner found brutally assaulting employees; arrested

People can really keep their humanity aside at times. This was testified recently after a disturbing video from Bengaluru emerged on social media.

12 Oct 2019

Bengaluru Police

Bengaluru police fined Rs. 1L for wrongly arresting Facebook-page admin

The Karnataka High Court on Friday imposed a fine of Rs. 1 lakh on Bengaluru police for registering FIRs against the administrator of a Facebook page.

11 Oct 2019


Mumbai is world's 12th richest city, is worth $960 billion

India's financial capital, Mumbai, has been named among the top 20 wealthiest cities in the world, says a report.

04 Oct 2019


Hyperlocal delivery start-up Dunzo raises $45 million in Series-D round

Dunzo, a Bengaluru-based hyperlocal delivery start-up, has raised $45 million in a Series-D round of funding.

30 Sep 2019


Fly and dine at the same time? Yes, you can

If getting high on food is your thing, we have something you will fall in love with.

12 Sep 2019

DC Comics

Bengaluru engineer designs AC helmet to make bike rides comfortable

Riding bikes in the Indian summer is a tricky trade-off between suffocating under a helmet and risking death.

10 Sep 2019

Bengaluru Police

Goldman VP tricks juniors, steals Rs. 38cr to pay poker-debt

On Tuesday, Bengaluru Police arrested a senior executive of Goldman Sachs for allegedly swindling the firm of Rs. 38 crore after incurring losses while playing online poker.

Robot, developed by IIT engineers, teaches in a Bengaluru school

Robotics and AI are two core things that will define the future of technology and humanity.

20 Aug 2019


Girl kills father with boyfriend's help, says wanted 'freedom back'

In a case which has sent chills down the spine of residents of Rajajinagar, Bengaluru, a 15-year-old girl allegedly killed her father last week as he disliked her friendship with her 19-year-old boyfriend, named Praveen.

16 Aug 2019


#CareerBytes: Want to join ISRO? Here's everything you should know

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the largest and most successful space agencies in the world.

14 Aug 2019


#CareerBytes: Top websites to help you prepare for UPSC CSE

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the most popular and challenging competitive exams in the country.

06 Aug 2019

Ather 450

GST Effect: Ather e-scooters become cheaper by upto Rs. 9,000

Bengaluru-based start-up Ather Energy has reduced the prices of its Ather 450 and Ather 340 e-scooters.

31 Jul 2019

Google Maps

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.

29 Jul 2019


Google, Cisco teaming up to offer free Wi-Fi across India

Google is teaming up with leading telecom gear-maker Cisco Systems to offer free public Wi-Fi.

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.

11 Jul 2019


Hyderabad Airport will use facial recognition to ID outbound fliers

Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport has become the first-ever airport in the country to use facial recognition.

09 Jul 2019


Bengaluru to London, 18,000 global job cuts at Deutsche Bank

On Monday, many Deutsche Bank employees left their offices as soon as they walked in, with an envelope from their German employer, attesting their termination.

#FinancialBytes: Five ways to verify your Income tax returns

You might think that filing your Income Tax return on time is all you have to do.

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.

19 Jun 2019


Bengaluru techie jailed after one-night stand with Tinder date

Online dating culture is a tricky mess. While you may come across fake profiles and sex offenders galore, minding the fine line between serious and casual is usually the hardest.

05 Jun 2019


#LoveIsLove: Pride parades across India since the first in 1999

The month of June marks the Pride month to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots, which triggered the Pride movement globally. While Pride marches started off as early as 1970 in the United States, India had its first only in 1999.

30 May 2019


This Bengaluru NGO is making India's railway stations blind-friendly

Over three years after making the Mysuru railway station India's first blind-friendly station, the NGO Anuprayaas continues to make public spaces more accessible to disabled people.

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.

26 May 2019

Social Media

White foam covers entire street, changes China town into Iceland!

Recently, people of the city of Xi'an, China, were left dumbstruck when a mysterious white foam covered 200 meters of the street.

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).

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