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05 Sep 2017Robots
Bengaluru: Robot excavators arriving soon to save flooded city
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is soon going to procure multi-purpose robot excavators to dredge and clean the clogged drains of the flooded city.
05 Sep 2017Ola
Bengaluru: Ola-cabbie attacks businessman with rod in fight over AC
An Ola cab driver in Bengaluru allegedly attacked a businessman, Keshava Reddy, with an iron rod after a fight over controlling the AC levels inside the car turned violent.
05 Sep 2017Japan
Meet this extraordinary Bengaluru teacher who crowdfunded students' robot-building dream
This Teacher's Day, meet P Sridhar, an extraordinary robotics teacher at Bengaluru's Seva Bharti Government Higher Primary School.
05 Sep 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru: Govt denies permission to BJP's Mangaluru Chalo bike rally
BJP in Karnataka has been denied permission by the Siddaramaiah-led Congress Government to organize "Mangaluru Chalo" bike rally in Bengaluru.
04 Sep 2017Karnataka
VTU 2017 Results: Revaluation starts today; new norms introduced
Karnataka's Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) declared results of Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Technology courses for semester exams held in Jun-Jul'17.
04 Sep 2017Indian Oil Corporation Limited
Bengaluru: Petrol pump to serve free food while customers refuel
In an impressive initiative to ensure at least some Bengalureans don't skip their meals to reach offices on time, Venkateshwara Service Station (near Indiranagar on Old Madras Road) would serve food to customers who stop to refuel.
04 Sep 2017Health & Wellness
Pubs, restaurants using dangerous liquid in drinks, ice-cream
Pubs and restaurants in Bengaluru are increasingly using liquid nitrogen to freeze or create vapor clouds or over drinks and ice-creams.
04 Sep 2017India
Unable to deal with layoffs, IT-workers fall for job scams
Job insecurity and layoffs are pushing IT professionals in Bengaluru to the edge of desperation, which is being cashed in on by dubious placement firms.
04 Sep 2017Karnataka
Karnataka: Rs. 300cr rain relief package to save drowning Bengaluru
As heavy rains continue to batter Bengaluru, BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) is going to roll out a Rs. 300cr rain relief package under Nagarotthana Grant to save the city from floods, water-logging, and other rain-triggered problems.
Moved by the response at Indira canteens: Karnataka Minister
After recording a footfall of nearly 15 lakh at Indira Canteens within only three weeks, Karnataka Government has decided to start such canteens in seven government hospitals across in Bengaluru.
Bengaluru to receive heavy rains for 4 more days
Bengaluru Meteorological Centre and Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) have predicted that the city would receive heavy rains for four more days, mostly in the afternoons.
New Karnataka Home Minister says no to "Zero Traffic" privilege
Karnataka's new Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy has refused to use his "Zero Traffic" privilege in Bengaluru. He believes it is not fair to stop the traffic for his convenience.
Bengaluru: Man fails to repay Rs. 4000; caged-in with dogs
Hareesh, a 32-year-old daily wage worker, was allegedly locked in a dog-cage in Karnataka's Madikeri town by former employer Kishan as he failed to repay a Rs. 4,000 loan.
02 Sep 2017Karnataka
Karnataka: Three ministers inducted to cabinet; final reshuffle before polls
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah inducted three ministers into the Cabinet, including Dalit MLC RB Thimmapur, ahead of 2018 polls.
02 Sep 2017Karnataka
Karnataka: 80-min flights between Mysuru and Chennai from 15 Sep
As Karnataka's Mysuru gears up for Dussehra celebrations from 21-30 September, commercial flight operations from the city, suspended in Nov'15, are set to resume on 15 September.
01 Sep 2017OLX
Online ads demanding advance payments scam people for money
Several Bengalureans have reportedly been scammed by con men posting ads of cars, bikes, and mobiles on online classifieds services like Quikr and OLX.
01 Sep 2017Suicide
Bengaluru: Dog's death results in two back-to-back suicides
Gamini, a 19-year-old girl from Bengaluru's Ashwath Nagar, committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling.
01 Sep 2017Karnataka
Karnataka: "Completely free" education for girls from 2018
Karnataka Government would provide "completely free education" for the girls in the state up to post-graduation from 2018, announced Higher Education Minister Basavaraja Rayareddi.
31 Aug 2017Karnataka
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.
30 Aug 2017India
Blue Whale Challenge: Bengaluru sixth-most curious about the deadly game
India is so curious about the "Blue Whale Challenge" that seven of its cities featured on the list of top 10 global cities searching for the deadly game.
29 Aug 2017Karnataka
Karnataka state-board schools to now prepare their own question papers
Schools in Karnataka following the state board will now have to set their own question papers from the upcoming mid-term examinations.
28 Aug 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru: Woman throws off her 7-year-old daughter twice from terrace
In a very disturbing incident, a seven-year-old girl, Aishika Sarkar, was allegedly killed by her mother Swathi who threw her off to the ground twice from their four-story residential complex's terrace at Jaraganahalli in Bengaluru's JP Nagar.
26 Aug 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru: 4-year-old girl allegedly raped dies at St John's Hospital
A four-year-old girl, allegedly raped and brutally assaulted, has succumbed to her injuries at St John's Hospital in Bengaluru.
25 Aug 2017Karnataka
Indira Canteens: Political move or the future of food security?
Bengaluru recently witnessed the launch of Indira Canteens, but their main purpose was overlooked in all the noise surrounding the celebrations.
25 Aug 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru: SC says liquor businesses in municipal areas can reopen
After two dry months, several pubs, bars, and restaurants in Bengaluru are set to re-open.
24 Aug 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru boy builds drone that can deliver newspapers at doorstep
Bengaluru's Rohit Dey, a first-year BSc student, has built a drone named Nayan that can be used not only for surveillance, photography, and crop monitoring but also doorstep deliveries.
21 Aug 2017Sasikala Natarajan
Did Sasikala walk in and out of Bengaluru jail?
In a major development, CCTV footage has surfaced purportedly showing VK Sasikala and her relative Ilavarasi, both in civilian clothes, walking into the Bengaluru jail she is lodged in, in the presence of guards.
17 Aug 2017Karnataka
Karnataka CM: Bellandur problem will be solved within 1-2 years
Bellandur lake's toxic foam, which worsened with Monday's overnight showers, is giving residents a hard time.
16 Aug 2017Karnataka
Recent incessant rains in Bengaluru break 127-year-old record
The MET department said Bengaluru received 128.7mm rainfall on Monday, which is the highest rainfall received in a single day since 1890. This makes up 88% of the rain expected during the entire month.
16 Aug 2017Karnataka
Breakfast, dinner at Rs. 5, 10 at Bengaluru's Indira Canteens
The Karnataka government's ambitious Indira Canteens, which will offer breakfast for Rs. 5 and dinner for Rs. 10, was inaugurated today.
14 Aug 2017India
Bengaluru among top five cities for B&B accommodations: Airbnb
Bengaluru has become one of the biggest markets when it comes to providing bed-and-breakfast accommodation. Bengaluru comes in top five destinations picked by Indians for Airbnb.
09 Aug 2017Karnataka
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.
08 Aug 2017Karnataka
Karnataka board warns bank staff: Learn Kannada or lose job
It seems Kannada Development Authority (KDA) has launched a full-fledged war against Hindi imposition.
06 Aug 2017India
Bengaluru to have heli taxi service in 3 months
Bengaluru became India's first city to have helicopter shuttle service after Ministry of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha announced its launch between the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) and Electronic City.
04 Aug 2017Karnataka
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.
03 Aug 2017Karnataka
Karnataka's two-wheeler Honda plant is largest in the world
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter established its fourth assembly-line in its Narasapura factory in Kolar district, Karnataka, making India the biggest production hub for Honda's two-wheeler operations.
02 Aug 2017Karnataka
Karnataka govt to provide rail link from Yeshwantpur to airport
After getting in-principal approval from railways, Karnataka government plans to provide suburban rail connectivity between Yeshwantpur and KIA.
01 Aug 2017Karnataka
Actor-Cricketer Dhruv Sharma passes away in Bengaluru
Speech and hearing impaired Dhruv Sharma, who went on to become Sandalwood actor and professional cricket player, died from multiple-organ failure in Bengaluru today.
31 Jul 2017India
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.