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21 Mar 2018


Bengaluru Metro employees call off tomorrow's strike, relief for commuters

Bringing huge relief to the regular commuters of Bengaluru Metro, about 900 employees have agreed to not strike tomorrow.

20 Mar 2018

South Korea

Want to go to NKorea, China, Canada? Book an Ola!

Whoever said NKorea is the most elusive place on earth probably didn't have Ola.

20 Mar 2018

Crime Against Women

Bengaluru: Friend allegedly forces woman to drink, then rapes her

A 21-year-old Bengaluru student has alleged she was raped by a friend, who forced her to drink and then took her to his HSR Layout flat after she fell semi-unconscious.

19 Mar 2018


Why are Bengaluru cab drivers not joining the Ola-Uber strike?

The Ola and Uber strike spearheaded by Mumbai's Maharashtra Navnirman Vahatuk Sena apparently didn't reach Bengaluru, as cabs did ply on road, though fewer than usual.

19 Mar 2018


Ola, Uber drivers launch indefinite strike in Delhi, Mumbai, others

Ola and Uber drivers have launched an indefinite strike across major Indian cities, leaving commuters in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Pune, Hyderabad and elsewhere helpless.

18 Mar 2018


Google organizes one-day workshop on AI/ML in Bengaluru

Google India organized a one-day workshop on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in Bengaluru on Friday.

17 Mar 2018


Bengaluru: SpiceJet aircraft damages runway lights, flight operations hit

Flight operations were suspended for more than half an hour when four runway lights were damaged by a SpiceJet aircraft, while landing at the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru.

16 Mar 2018


Rains in Bengaluru right before ISL-finals, IMD predicts more showers!

Bengalureans were in for a surprise today when it rained in several parts of the city.

16 Mar 2018

Virat Kohli

Bengaluru-Chennaiyin ISL final match hysteria: 7K tickets sold in 3.5-hours

That the final match between Bengaluru FC and Chennaiyin FC of the Indian Super League (ISL) is mouth-watering was proven by the speed at which tickets were sold out.

16 Mar 2018


Do you have trouble sleeping? A salary raise might help

The higher your salary raise, the better you sleep.

15 Mar 2018


With burning lakes, potholes, Bengaluru fares worst in urban-governance survey

A comprehensive study assessing the urban governance in 23 cities of India has brought a real bad news for Bengaluru.

Indian banks lose Rs. 1.6crore every hour to cheating, forgery

Indian banks reportedly lose Rs 1.6 crore every hour to cheating and forgery, rather surprisingly.

14 Mar 2018

Women Safety

Bengaluru to get 10,000 CCTV cameras for women's safety

Did you know Bengaluru has seen a 186% rise in rape cases in a single year?

14 Mar 2018


Drones, AI, CCTV cameras: Bengaluru ward going to be smart!

Vidyaranyapura in Bengaluru north is on its way to becoming the city's first smart ward.

New train services connect Baiyappanahalli to Bengaluru's tech hubs

Four suburban trains that will connect Baiyappanahalli metro station to its technology hubs, Bellandur and Electronic City, have started its operations from yesterday.

13 Mar 2018


South Western Railway ticketing-app gets 17,235 users in a month

On February 8, the South Western Railway (SWR) had launched an unreserved ticketing app, and just within a month, it has received a whopping 17,235 registered users.

12 Mar 2018

Saina Nehwal

Dravid, Nehwal, Prakash Padukone, 800 others duped of Rs. 300cr

The MD of Vikram Investments, a Bengaluru-based company, has been arrested for duping the likes of cricketer Rahul Dravid, badminton player Saina Nehwal and former badminton star Prakash Padukone, and others of around Rs. 300 crore.

12 Mar 2018

Bengaluru Police

Bengaluru Police Chief, school kid exchange salutes; internet goes crazy

"A respect given by a uniform to a uniform shows the value of discipline," reads the caption of a video on the Facebook page of Bengaluru City police, that has gone viral by now.

10 Mar 2018

High Court

Bengaluru Metro Union threaten to go on indefinite strike

Come March 22, and there may be no metro running in Bengaluru. The Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) employees' union have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from that day.

32 crore Aadhaar-numbers linked to voter-IDs so far: CEC Rawat

As many as 32 crore Aadhaar numbers have been linked to voters' ID cards so far, said Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat.

10 Mar 2018


Man arrested in connection with Gauri Lankesh's murder

Six months after Gauri Lankesh was killed outside her house in Bengaluru, police have arrested a man linked with the murder that made headline across the globe.

09 Mar 2018

Piyush Goyal

Bengaluru suburban train services to have 8 more routes

To add to the existing 18 suburban railway services plying in Bengaluru, 8 more train routes were announced yesterday by South Western Railway (SWR) officials.

09 Mar 2018


Bengaluru: Did web check-in? Just drop your bag at kiosk!

After Mumbai airport introduced the self-bag drop facility in December 2016, Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport will be next.

09 Mar 2018

Piyush Goyal

South Western Railways prepares pre-feasibility report for Bengaluru suburban railway

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the South Western Railways has prepared a pre-feasibility report for the long-pending Bengaluru suburban railway.

08 Mar 2018


Flipkart to set up India's biggest logistics park near Bengaluru

Flipkart has turned the focus of its tagline 'Ab Har Wish Hogi Poori' on itself: it's setting up India's biggest facility near Bengaluru.

08 Mar 2018


These dabbewalis rule Bengaluru's youngsters' plates

So you thought only Mumbai is known for its tiffin service, or dabbawalas?

07 Mar 2018


Bengaluru: 68 tankers to be kept ready for water shortage

To prepare Bengaluru for the upcoming summer and subsequent possible water scarcity, mayor R Sampath Raj said that 68 tankers would be kept ready to cater to water-deficient areas.

06 Mar 2018


With Bengaluru facility, Microsoft announces first India solar energy deal

Helping India do its part for preventing climate change, tech giant Microsoft on Tuesday announced its first renewable energy deal in the country.

06 Mar 2018


Bengaluru's new heli-taxi saves time, provides breathtaking views

"I have been staying in Bengaluru for 17 years. I never imagined it has so many lakes and was so green," said Abdul Hadi, one of the first passengers of Bengaluru's heli-taxi that was launched on Monday.

05 Mar 2018


Bengaluru: Woman kidnaps mother, gets her declared 'insane' for property

A man filed a petition in the Karnataka high court stating that his aunt, who has been missing since February 5, has been abducted by her daughter and kept at a mental hospital forcibly.

04 Mar 2018


Bengaluru: 'Save Bengaluru'- BJP's new campaign for May polls

With the Karnataka election slated for May, BJP launched 'Save Bengaluru' campaign on Holi, putting Congress on defense.

03 Mar 2018


Bengaluru: Unholy holi; techie dies after fall from 9th floor

Holi celebrations turned tragic for a bunch of software engineers, after their friend fell to his death from the 9th floor of their rented flat in Shobha Daisy apartment in Bengaluru.

02 Mar 2018


Bengaluru: 6-year-old allegedly molested by school janitor. When'll this stop?

In yet another case of sexual assault in schools, a janitor was held yesterday for allegedly molesting a Class 1 student in a washroom.

02 Mar 2018


Rs. 2,919cr Nirbhaya Fund approved to create 8 'safe cities'

The Central government on Thursday approved Rs. 2,919 crore under Nirbhaya Fund to create eight "safe cities" that will have patrolled public spaces and quicker response systems to curb crimes against women.

02 Mar 2018

Namma Metro

Bengaluru: 400 Wi-Fi spots, a Mayor's bungalow - BBMP budget

It can be easily said that the recent Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike budget is not for citizens, but for the netas.

28 Feb 2018


Bengaluru: Fingers chopped off as revenge for protesting nuisance

We have always been taught never to tolerate any nuisance, but what if it results in loss of a body part? Will it be worth it then?

28 Feb 2018


Serial rapist-murderer 'Psycho Shankar' kills himself in Bengaluru prison

Convicted criminal M Jaishankar, involved in over 30 rapes and 15 murders, committed suicide yesterday in Bengaluru's Parappanna Agrahara prison.

28 Feb 2018


Bengaluru: Only Rs. 1,300 as fine collected for public urination?

Just when girls and women are demanding for toilets to be built at home, men urinating in public is quite a common sight.

27 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

You can now fly to Hampi from Bengaluru

UNESCO World Heritage Site Hampi, usually commuted by train or bus, will now have flight services from Kempegowda International Airport (KIA).

26 Feb 2018

Jet Airways

Bengaluru: Check-in from airport buses, skip line

Have no check-in luggage, yet have to stand in queue to get your boarding pass? Why not take the BMTC volvo bus to the airport and do the check-in in the kiosks installed inside and get a printed boarding pass?