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12 Oct 2017Jaipur
How much do metro rides in Indian cities cost?
Two days ago, Delhi Metro fares were hiked for the second time in five months. The final result: a 100% hike over the period.
12 Oct 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru: Karnataka gears up for Vidhana Soudha's diamond jubilee
Karnataka is all set to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Vidhana Soudha on October 25th.
09 Oct 2017Aadhaar Card
Soon, use Aadhaar to check in at Bengaluru Airport
Aadhaar-enabled screening at airports will soon be a reality, and if things go according to plans, Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport will lead the new system.
06 Oct 2017Tamil Nadu
Sasikala granted five-day parole, to visit sick husband in Chennai
Sasikala, who has obtained a five-day parole to visit her sick 74-year-old husband in a Chennai hospital, will leave her Bengaluru prison today.
02 Oct 2017Tamil Nadu
Sasikala applies for 15-day parole to visit ailing husband
On 2nd October, Jailed AIADMK leader Sasikala applied for a 15-day parole from Bengaluru's Parapana Agrahara prison to meet her critically ill husband, said her nephew and sidelined party leader TTV Dhinakaran.
26 Sep 2017Selfie Deaths
Bengaluru NCC cadet drowns in pond while friends click selfies
On Sunday, a 17-year-old NCC cadet from Bengaluru's National College drowned in a pond, even as his friends were busy taking selfies.
25 Sep 2017Consumer Court
Bengaluru: Overcharging Rs. 21 on water-bottle costs mall-outlet Rs. 12,000
A Bengaluru consumer court awarded Rs. 12,000 compensation to a man who was overcharged for a Kinley water-bottle by a mall-outlet owner.
23 Sep 2017India
Bengaluru: Free, subsidized treatment saves lives of 50 Thalassemic children
The lives of as many as 50 children suffering from Thalassemia have been saved by two Bengaluru-based NGOs and a hospital.
23 Sep 2017Andhra Pradesh
Fake IT company cheats 50 employees; no salaries, security-deposit refund
At least 50 employees of a fake IT company in Bengaluru have been duped after the firm downed its shutters without paying five months' salaries and refunding security deposits it collected.
23 Sep 2017Murder
Bengaluru: I-T Officer's son murdered by family-friend and neighbor
Police said Bengaluru Income Tax Officer Niranjan Kumar's 19-year-old son, Sharath, who was abducted for Rs. 50L ransom ten days ago, was strangled to death by the kidnappers.
23 Sep 2017Karnataka
Hindutva outfits deny role in Gauri Lankesh murder
Hindutva outfits Sanatan Sanstha and Hindu Janajagruti Samiti condemned the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh and claimed they weren't involved.
22 Sep 2017DNA
SC allows abortion of 17-year-old Bengaluru rape victim
Two minor rape victims, a 17-year-old Bengaluru girl and a 13-year-old Delhi girl, have been permitted by the Supreme Court to abort their fetuses.
22 Sep 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru: New cab-hailing app Namma TYGR launched
Namma TYGR, a cab-hailing app, is soon going to take on app-based cab services like Uber, Ola, and TaxiForSure in Bengaluru.
22 Sep 2017India
Bengaluru: Jayant Sinha inaugurates Boeing India's new engineering centre
Expanding its operations, global aerospace major Boeing has opened an additional facility at Boeing India Engineering and Technology Center in Bengaluru.
22 Sep 2017WhatsApp
Bengaluru: Income Tax Officer's abducted son found dead near lake
Bengaluru Police found the decomposed body of Income Tax officer Niranjan Kumar's 19-year-old son, Sharath, near the Ramohalli lake on the outskirts of the city.
21 Sep 2017Bengaluru Airport
Bengaluru Airport Metro Link: BMRCL revises alignment, saving Rs. 1000cr
After submitting the detailed project report for the Airport Metro Link, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited said it revised the alignment near Cantonment Railway Station, linking Shivajinagar and Pottery Town metro stations.
21 Sep 2017WhatsApp
Bengaluru: Boy dies after falling from friend's 18-floor apartment building
Polas, a Class-12 student, mysteriously fell to his death from the 18th floor of his friend's apartment complex, the Prestige Shantiniketan building in Bengaluru's Whitefield.
21 Sep 2017Karnataka
SC allows 17-year-old Bengaluru rape survivor to abort 24-week fetus
The Supreme Court has given its nod to a 17-year-old rape survivor's pregnancy termination, allowing the Bengaluru victim to abort her 24-week fetus.
20 Sep 2017Bengaluru
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.
20 Sep 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru receives 1,133mm rain till September; exceeds average annual rainfall
In the first nine months of the year itself, Bengaluru has received a rainfall of 1,133mm (until 19 September), which is much higher than its annual average level.
20 Sep 2017Elon Musk
Bengaluru tech start-up wins $1mn in Elon Musk-backed competition
Chimple Learning, a two-year-old Bengaluru-based technology start-up, has become one of the finalists of "Global Learning XPRIZE" competition, winning a $1mn milestone prize.
19 Sep 2017Climate Change
Bengaluru Lake Frothing: Centre seeks CPCB's response over phosphorus pollution
Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake frothing has turned the Centre's attention to high phosphorus content in laundry detergents, bars, and industrial cleaners.
19 Sep 2017Bengaluru
IFB to pay Rs. 84k compensation over defunct washing machine
A Bengaluru consumer court has ordered household appliance maker IFB Industries to pay Rs. 84,000 to a consumer in a case related to a defunct washing machine as the company didn't comply with its warranty norms.
19 Sep 2017Uber
Uber apologizes for sexist 'Wife Appreciation Day' message in Bengaluru
Uber feeds on sexism, again. And apologizes, again. This time, it sent a text to men in Bengaluru, asking them to 'appreciate their wives' by letting them 'take a day off from the kitchen' and use offers on UberEATS food service.
18 Sep 2017Karnataka
Protests against Hindi bring together activists, politicians in Karnataka
The protest against the "imposition" of Hindi in Karnataka has gone a step further with Kannada activists and politicians coming together to plan the further course of action.
18 Sep 2017Twitter
No more creative memes from Bengaluru Police on Twitter!
After gaining massive popularity for innovative memes on social media, including those on Game of Thrones, Narcos, and Harry Potter among others, Bengaluru Police would now stick to the conventional methods of reaching out to citizens on Twitter.
18 Sep 2017Road Accidents
Bengaluru: Car race by minors on expressway kills 17-year-old
A midnight car race by three teenagers on Bengaluru's Hosur Road Elevated Expressway resulted in the death of one them near Roopena Agrahara.
16 Sep 2017Data Leak
User data from ATMs across Bengaluru stolen, European tourists arrested
Several ATMs in Bengaluru, including one at Kempegowda International Airport, have been compromised, police reports said.
13 Sep 2017Delhi
Bengaluru: Minor allegedly assaulted by security guard in school premises
Safety of students in schools has been called into question with one after another instance of crime inside premises.
12 Sep 2017Lucknow
ISB, IIMB organize doctoral consortium for training new B-School faculty
The Indian School of Business (ISB) and the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) partnered for organizing a consortium on training doctoral candidates about to begin their careers as B-School faculties.
11 Sep 2017Namma Metro
Bengaluru: Namma Metro passengers left without mobile-connectivity in underground sections
Several Bengaluru Namma Metro commuters are frustrated as they are unable to get mobile connectivity in the underground section of the Purple Line.
08 Sep 2017Myntra
Myntra CEO Ananth Narayanan's house burgled; Rs. 1cr valuables stolen
Unidentified burglars stole valuables worth Rs. 1cr from Myntra CEO Ananth Narayanan's Lavelle Road residence in Bengaluru.
08 Sep 2017Karnataka
Gauri Lankesh Murder: Rs. 10L reward to anyone providing leads
Karnataka Government is offering Rs. 10L reward for anyone who would provide clues in the murder of renowned journalist Gauri Lankesh.
08 Sep 2017Nitin Gadkari
Gauri Lankesh murder: Political blame game begins
Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Union Law Minister condemned Rahul Gandhi for the comments he made against BJP and RSS in the matter of veteran journalist Gauri Lankesh's murder.
Bengaluru: New malls threateningly tower over old shops in Majestic
Decades-old shops in Bengaluru's Majestic are facing some serious competition as many parts of the neighborhood are getting a dramatic facelift, with swanky new malls "looming" over the area.
07 Sep 2017GST
Bengaluru: Handloom and handicraft manufacturers organize "Tax Denial Satyagraha"
"Tax Denial Satyagraha" was held at Bengaluru's Town Hall to oppose GST on khadi products and items made from coir, jute, and grass.
Mangaluru: BJP organizes padayatra after cops deny permission for bike-rally
After BJP was denied permission to organize a bike rally in Karnataka's Mangaluru, the party leaders decided to embark on a walkathon from Jyothi Circle to the DC Office in the city.
07 Sep 2017Bihar
Bihar: Local journalist Pankaj Mishra shot at, condition critical
Two days after senior journalist Gauri Lankesh was murdered at her home in Bengaluru, Pankaj Mishra, a journalist with Hindi Daily 'Rashtriya Sahara', was shot at in Bihar's Arwal.
Gauri Lankesh murder: Police reveal details based on CCTV footage
Based on CCTV footage, cops have revealed details of how journalist Gauri Lankesh was murdered: Gauri stopped her car in front of her house, got down after sometime and entered the premises through a small gate.
06 Sep 2017Karnataka
No breakfast at Indira Canteen for K'taka Congress President Parameshwara
Karnataka Congress President G Parameshwara conducted a random check at the Indira Canteen in Bengaluru's Ganganagar.