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Bengaluru Airport to city in 10-minutes? Virgin Hyperloop studying feasibility

28 Sep 2020

Bengaluru Airport to city in 10-minutes? Virgin Hyperloop studying feasibility

The concept of hyperloop is often seen as the future of high-speed transit, but California-based Virgin Hyperloop is looking to make it a reality now.

India takes to skies again, air travel resumes with precautions

25 May 2020

India takes to skies again, air travel resumes with precautions

Two months after all air travel was suspended in India, amid coronavirus crisis, domestic operations restarted from today, with a number of precautions.

Bengaluru railway official, who 'hid' coronavirus-infected son, suspended

20 Mar 2020

Bengaluru railway official, who 'hid' coronavirus-infected son, suspended

The South Western Railways (SWR) has suspended a railway official for allegedly hiding her son, who has been tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Claiming he put explosives at Mangaluru Airport, man surrenders

22 Jan 2020

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.

Now, travel paperless at Bengaluru Airport

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.

Now, fly from Bengaluru to Mysuru in just 55 mins

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.

#TravelBytes: 5 most haunted places in Bengaluru

16 Sep 2018

#TravelBytes: 5 most haunted places in Bengaluru

As is common knowledge, the 'Silicon Valley of India', Bengaluru is India's IT hub, and is not short of any aspect of modern civilization.

Bengaluru-airport handles 33% more passengers in Q1 at over 8mn

06 Aug 2018

Bengaluru-airport handles 33% more passengers in Q1 at over 8mn

The Bengaluru international airport has clocked around 33% growth in passenger traffic in the June quarter at over eight million, the airport operator said today.

Bengaluru: 30-year-old man beaten badly by Uber driver

14 Jul 2018

Bengaluru: 30-year-old man beaten badly by Uber driver

People often opt for established ride-hailing services for added safety.

Bengaluru Airport sets record: T2 to be built with 3D-technology

10 Jul 2018

Bengaluru Airport sets record: T2 to be built with 3D-technology

Setting a new benchmark, an intelligent 3D design technology will be used to build the Terminal 2 (T2) of Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru.

Bengaluru: Ola driver held for attempting to abduct woman passenger

06 Jul 2018

Bengaluru: Ola driver held for attempting to abduct woman passenger

An Ola cab driver was arrested for allegedly attempting to abduct a woman passenger who was on her way to Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, police said.

Good news for travelers flying out from Bengaluru soon!

13 Jun 2018

Good news for travelers flying out from Bengaluru soon!

Good news is lurking around the corner for those flying out from Bengaluru.

To combat crimes, Uber tells users how to be proactive

07 Jun 2018

To combat crimes, Uber tells users how to be proactive

In wake of rising crime incidents, Uber has asked its customers to stay alert and follow some precautionary measures.

Bengaluru: SpiceJet aircraft damages runway lights, flight operations hit

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.

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

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.

Ahead of elections, CM launches several half-made projects in Bengaluru

05 Mar 2018

Ahead of elections, CM launches several half-made projects in Bengaluru

Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah covered all the four corners of Bengaluru on Sunday inaugurating several projects, but all are half-done.

You can now fly to Hampi from Bengaluru

27 Feb 2018

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).

Bengaluru: Airport to Electronic City in 15 mins? 'Heli' yeah

24 Feb 2018

Bengaluru: Airport to Electronic City in 15 mins? 'Heli' yeah

Rishabh landed at Kempegowda airport at 7AM, so he could attend his 10AM meeting at Electronic city. But the traffic consumed 3 hours and he missed his chance. Sounds familiar?

Kempegowda International Airport to get in-house Waste Management plant soon

19 Jan 2018

Kempegowda International Airport to get in-house Waste Management plant soon

Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport(KIA) that generates over 20 tonnes of waste every day, will soon set up its own in-house integrated Solid Waste Management plant(SWM).

Center considering proposals to rename nine airports

03 Jan 2018

Center considering proposals to rename nine airports

Nine airports in India might soon have different names, if approved by the civil aviation ministry.

Aadhaar-based verification at airports from next year

22 Nov 2017

Aadhaar-based verification at airports from next year

From 2018, passengers flying out of the Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Vijayawada airports will be able to enjoy paperless travel if they link their tickets to Aadhaar.

Bengaluru: Bus stops to display real-time information

13 Oct 2017

Bengaluru: Bus stops to display real-time information

The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Communication (BMTC) has planned to launch digital bus-information displays at 251 bus stops in the city.

Soon, use Aadhaar to check in at Bengaluru Airport

09 Oct 2017

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.

User data from ATMs across Bengaluru stolen, European tourists arrested

16 Sep 2017

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.

Gujarat Congress exodus: 44 MLAs brought back into the state

07 Aug 2017

Gujarat Congress exodus: 44 MLAs brought back into the state

A day ahead of Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, the 44 Congress MLAs who were being hosted at a Bengaluru resort since some days flew back into the state.

Bengaluru to have heli taxi service in 3 months

06 Aug 2017

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 Electronics City.

Rs. 11cr seized in I-T raids at Karnataka minister's premises

04 Aug 2017

Rs. 11cr seized in I-T raids at Karnataka minister's premises

The I-T department has till now seized over Rs. 11cr in the ongoing raids at premises belonging to Karnataka Energy Minister DK Shivakumar and his associates in different cities, including Delhi, Bengaluru and Mysuru.

Gujarat politics: I-T raids Bengaluru resort where Congress MLAs housed

02 Aug 2017

Gujarat politics: I-T raids Bengaluru resort where Congress MLAs housed

I-T raided Bengaluru's Eagleton Golf Resort this morning, where Congress is housing about 40 of its Gujarat MLAs whom it flew out amid an exodus.

BJP offering us Rs. 15cr, assembly tickets: Gujarat Congress MLA

31 Jul 2017

BJP offering us Rs. 15cr, assembly tickets: Gujarat Congress MLA

Forty-two Gujarat Congress MLAs being housed at a resort till the Rajya Sabha polls have denied they were being held "in semi-captivity" against their wishes.

Gujarat: Amid exodus, Congress flies out  MLAs to Bengaluru

29 Jul 2017

Gujarat: Amid exodus, Congress flies out MLAs to Bengaluru

The Gujarat Congress has gone into damage control mode after six of its MLAs resigned in two days ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls.

Bengaluru: When President decided not to act like a VIP

18 Jun 2017

Bengaluru: When President decided not to act like a VIP

In the city to inaugurate Bengaluru's Namma metro, India's President Pranab Mukherjee broke away with the typical trend of sticking and living up to VVIP symbol.

Bengaluru may replace all existing streetlights with LED lights

18 May 2017

Bengaluru may replace all existing streetlights with LED lights

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) is planning to replace all of its existing street lights with LED lights.

China made hi-tech drones seized in Bengaluru

16 May 2017

China made hi-tech drones seized in Bengaluru

Last week, 10 drones capable of flying at 6,000 metres with a half-kg payload and equipped with a high-end satellite navigation system were seized from a passenger at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA).

Bengaluru: Security-check at airport will now take only 25 seconds

05 May 2017

Bengaluru: Security-check at airport will now take only 25 seconds

According to reports, Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) is India's first airport to have introduced the Automated Tray Retrieval System (ATRS).

Bengalureans can't watch Bahubali 2 for Rs. 200

02 May 2017

Bengalureans can't watch Bahubali 2 for Rs. 200

According to sources, when CM Siddaramaiah was about to sign the proposed cap (Rs. 200) on ticket prices, the question about 'gold class tickets' surfaced.

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

12 Apr 2017

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.

Karnataka 3rd in child marriage cases, follows TN and WB

05 Apr 2017

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.

Traffic penalties to go cashless in Bengaluru

03 Apr 2017

Traffic penalties to go cashless in Bengaluru

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

Over 200 CISF personnel at Kempegowda alleged harassment by seniors

03 Apr 2017

Over 200 CISF personnel at Kempegowda alleged harassment by seniors

Over 200 Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) have moved court seeking improvements in allegedly harsh working conditions.

Bengaluru should expect another sweltering summer

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.