Bengaluru

Bangalore also well-known as Bengaluru is the capital of Karnataka. With a population of 8.42 million, it is the third most populous city in India. Being one of the most progressive and developed cities in the country, Bengaluru is often dubbed as the Silicon Valley of India. Hub of many research centres in India, it is located on the Deccan Plateau in southern India.

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Ather 450X to get tire pressure monitoring system in October

04 Jul 2020

Ather 450X to get tire pressure monitoring system in October

Ather Energy is all set to introduce a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) for its flagship electric scooter, the Ather 450X. The new feature will be offered as an accessory starting from October this year.

Jio Platforms scores Rs. 1,894 crore investment from Intel

03 Jul 2020

Jio Platforms scores Rs. 1,894 crore investment from Intel

Jio Platforms, the entity that holds the telecom and digital businesses of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has scored another big investment.

Leap.Club, the professional network for women announces Bengaluru, Mumbai launch

02 Jul 2020

Leap.Club, the professional network for women announces Bengaluru, Mumbai launch

For years, experts have raised concerns about the low representation of women at senior levels in the corporate sector.

In social-distancing era, how has the life of sex-workers changed?

30 Jun 2020

In social-distancing era, how has the life of sex-workers changed?

The rules of the world, like maintaining a respectable distance, minimizing social contact, and wearing masks, don't fit the bill for sex workers, whose livelihoods depend on physical touch.

Women don't sleep after being raped: Karnataka HC

25 Jun 2020

Women don't sleep after being raped: Karnataka HC

It is unbecoming of an Indian woman to sleep after being raped, the Karnataka High Court said on Monday as it handed over a pre-arrest bail to the accused.

Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here

22 Jun 2020

Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here

Online grocery start-up Milkbasket has raised $5.5 million in a Series-B round of funding.

With 14,516 coronavirus cases in 24-hours, India records steepest jump

20 Jun 2020

With 14,516 coronavirus cases in 24-hours, India records steepest jump

India recorded the biggest jump in coronavirus cases again with 14,516 new infections being reported in the last 24 hours. With this, India's tally stands at 3.95 lakh, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday morning.

How Bengaluru managed to keep its COVID-19 numbers low

18 Jun 2020

How Bengaluru managed to keep its COVID-19 numbers low

In India, around 40% of all coronavirus infections have been concentrated in metropolitan cities.

Ampere launches Magnus Pro e-scooter at Rs. 74,000

16 Jun 2020

Ampere launches Magnus Pro e-scooter at Rs. 74,000

Bengaluru-based start-up Ampere Greaves has launched its new flagship Magnus Pro electric scooter in India at Rs. 73,990.

#ThisDayThatYear: Shikhar Dhawan reaches this historic feat in Bengaluru

15 Jun 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Shikhar Dhawan reaches this historic feat in Bengaluru

On this day in 2018, Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan achieved a historic feat in Test cricket.

How Venkatesh Prasad pushed BCCI to select these players

13 Jun 2020

How Venkatesh Prasad pushed BCCI to select these players

Former India fast bowler Venkatesh Prasad revealed how he once wrote to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in order to accelerate the growth of Rohit Sharma, Piyush Chawla and Cheteshwar Pujara.

NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again

11 Jun 2020

NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again

On Thursday, Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank unveiled the NIRF rankings for the year 2020.

Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passes away at 39

07 Jun 2020

Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passes away at 39

In a terrible piece of news, Kannada film actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passed away on Sunday at a hospital in Bengaluru. He was 39.

Huge crowd celebrates Congress leader's COVID-19 recovery in Mumbai

31 May 2020

Huge crowd celebrates Congress leader's COVID-19 recovery in Mumbai

After senior Congress leader Chandrakant Handore recovered from COVID-19, a huge crowd gathered to welcome him in Mumbai on Saturday night.

Sonu Sood arranges chartered flight for  150 migrants

29 May 2020

Sonu Sood arranges chartered flight for 150 migrants

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is leaving no stone unturned to reduce the plight of migrant workers, a section that has been most severely hit due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and ensuing lockdown restrictions.

Lockdown 5.0: Centre could extend restrictions for two more weeks

27 May 2020

Lockdown 5.0: Centre could extend restrictions for two more weeks

The Central government is mulling extending the lockdown for two more weeks after May 31, when the current bout of restrictions will end, News18 said on Wednesday.

Ola Electric acquires Etergo to launch e-scooters in India

27 May 2020

Ola Electric acquires Etergo to launch e-scooters in India

Ola Electric Mobility, the EV unit spun out of ride-hailing giant Ola, has acquired Dutch electric scooter manufacturer Etergo.

Waiting for PM's order: Yediyurappa after announcing religious places' re-opening

27 May 2020

Waiting for PM's order: Yediyurappa after announcing religious places' re-opening

Hours after he announced that religious places will be re-opened in Karnataka after May 31, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa took a U-turn of sorts, saying he will wait for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's directions.

Now, Amazon will deliver food to your home: Details here

21 May 2020

Now, Amazon will deliver food to your home: Details here

Amazon is now venturing into the food delivery vertical.

Six best colleges for commerce students in India

19 May 2020

Six best colleges for commerce students in India

Commerce is one of the most sought-after fields of studies in India as it opens doors to various career options, including Chartered Accountancy.

Indians stranded abroad evacuated for free; migrant-workers asked to pay

03 May 2020

Indians stranded abroad evacuated for free; migrant-workers asked to pay

The Centre on Wednesday allowed inter-state movement of stranded migrant workers via buses. Two days later, special trains were also allowed to ferry the workers.

Flypast and petal showers: Armed Forces' tribute to 'Corona Warriors'

03 May 2020

Flypast and petal showers: Armed Forces' tribute to 'Corona Warriors'

As a token of appreciation to the frontline warriors in the fight against COVID-19, the Indian Armed Forces began a flypast Sunday morning.

Mithun Chakraborty's father dies in Mumbai; actor stuck in Bengaluru

22 Apr 2020

Mithun Chakraborty's father dies in Mumbai; actor stuck in Bengaluru

In a saddening piece of news, veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty's father Basantakumar Chakraborty has passed away in Mumbai.

Coronavirus: Unruly mob attacks health workers in Bengaluru, 59 arrested

20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Unruly mob attacks health workers in Bengaluru, 59 arrested

A team of health workers and police personnel were attacked in West Bengaluru last evening when they had gone to quarantine dozens of people who had come in contact with three coronavirus patients.

Will Bhuvneshwar Kumar make his international comeback this year?

19 Apr 2020

Will Bhuvneshwar Kumar make his international comeback this year?

Indian pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been out of action lately, owing to his hernia injury.

20 sailors of Indian Navy test positive for coronavirus

18 Apr 2020

20 sailors of Indian Navy test positive for coronavirus

In a worrying piece of news, 21 serving personnel of the Indian Navy tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai.

Raveena Tandon slams Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil's wedding amid lockdown

17 Apr 2020

Raveena Tandon slams Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil's wedding amid lockdown

The world is in the middle of a pandemic, but VIPs don't mind.

What lockdown? Kumaraswamy's son ties knot in a lavish ceremony

17 Apr 2020

What lockdown? Kumaraswamy's son ties knot in a lavish ceremony

Social distancing rules apply to everyone but if you are a VIP, you can easily skirt them. This is what HD Kumaraswamy, the former Chief Minister of Karnataka, did this morning when he hosted a lavish wedding ceremony for his son Nikhil.

How to find stores selling essential goods via Google Pay

15 Apr 2020

How to find stores selling essential goods via Google Pay

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve in India, Google is doing everything it can to help people hit by the crisis.

'Ola Emergency' launched for hospital runs amid COVID-19 outbreak

14 Apr 2020

'Ola Emergency' launched for hospital runs amid COVID-19 outbreak

As India goes into the second phase of the lockdown enforced to combat the spread of COVID-19, Ola is lending a helping hand to the public.

UP: Tablighi Jamaat members booked under NSA for vulgar conduct

03 Apr 2020

UP: Tablighi Jamaat members booked under NSA for vulgar conduct

Members of the Islamic group, Tablighi Jamaat, who misbehaved with nurses at a Ghaziabad Hospital, passed lewd comments and allegedly made obscene gestures face charges under the stringent National Security Act (NSA), reports said on Friday.

Actor Nafisa Ali stuck in Goa, without ration and medicines

02 Apr 2020

Actor Nafisa Ali stuck in Goa, without ration and medicines

The ongoing nationwide lockdown has taken a major toll on normal life, impacting more than a billion Indians, amid the catastrophic coronavirus pandemic.

Kerala IAS officer 'fled' quarantine; gets suspended, slapped with FIR

27 Mar 2020

Kerala IAS officer 'fled' quarantine; gets suspended, slapped with FIR

An FIR has been registered against Kollam Sub-Collector Anupam Mishra (30) for allegedly violating home quarantine after returning from Singapore.

India's coronavirus cases near 700; here's all that happened today

26 Mar 2020

India's coronavirus cases near 700; here's all that happened today

The total number of coronavirus cases in India jumped to 694 on Thursday evening, according to the Health Ministry.

Rajasthan reports first COVID-19 death as 73-year-old dies in Bhilwara

26 Mar 2020

Rajasthan reports first COVID-19 death as 73-year-old dies in Bhilwara

As India remains on lockdown due to coronavirus, the outbreak continues to claim more lives.

Amid lockdown, Ola, Uber suspend services till March 31

23 Mar 2020

Amid lockdown, Ola, Uber suspend services till March 31

In the wake of the lockdown imposed by the Delhi government, ride-hailing giants Ola and Uber have suspended their services in the state.

The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus

23 Mar 2020

The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus

To contain the spread of coronavirus, several Indian cities finally took a cue from what is happening in other countries — a lockdown.

Coronavirus: CrPC Section 144 imposed in Delhi till March 31

22 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: CrPC Section 144 imposed in Delhi till March 31

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been issued in Delhi till March 31 in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

4 apps to help your kids learn during coronavirus crisis

22 Mar 2020

4 apps to help your kids learn during coronavirus crisis

The surge in coronavirus cases in India has prompted everyone to stay home, in quarantine.

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).