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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Late actor Chiranjeevi Sarja's wife Meghana welcomes baby boy

23 Oct 2020

Late actor Chiranjeevi Sarja's wife Meghana welcomes baby boy

Late Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja's wife, actor Meghana Raj gave birth to a baby boy at a private hospital in Bengaluru on Thursday, October 22.

Iron Man balloon triggers fears of alien invasion in UP

18 Oct 2020

Iron Man balloon triggers fears of alien invasion in UP

Fear and anxiety gripped the residents of an Uttar Pradesh town as they witnessed the sight of a strange object flying up in the skies.

Salman Khan clears ailing actor Faraaz Khan's medical bills

15 Oct 2020

Salman Khan clears ailing actor Faraaz Khan's medical bills

Actor Faraaz Khan, son of yesteryear actor Yusuf Khan, was last week admitted to a hospital in Bengaluru.

Vivek Oberoi's home searched in drugs case involving relative

15 Oct 2020

Vivek Oberoi's home searched in drugs case involving relative

Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi's home was today searched by the Bengaluru Police in connection with a high-profile drugs case involving his brother-in-law, Aditya Alva.

After controversial advertisement, Tanishq's employee threatened

14 Oct 2020

After controversial advertisement, Tanishq's employee threatened

The advertisement by popular jewelry brand Tanishq, which was accused of promoting "Love Jihad," sparked a barrage of threats for one of its employees, a Melt report claimed.

Cheteshwar Pujara completes a decade in international cricket, thanks fans

09 Oct 2020

Cheteshwar Pujara completes a decade in international cricket, thanks fans

India's top order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, on Friday, completed a decade in international cricket.

Uber to add 1,000 electric cars to its India fleet

08 Oct 2020

Uber to add 1,000 electric cars to its India fleet

Uber is moving to make mobility in India cleaner with a shift to electric vehicles.

Mercedes-Benz' all-electric SUV launched in India at Rs. 99.30 lakh

08 Oct 2020

Mercedes-Benz' all-electric SUV launched in India at Rs. 99.30 lakh

Mercedes-Benz has launched its much-anticipated EQC all-electric SUV in India.

Bengali actor dies of kidney failure due to keto diet

03 Oct 2020

Bengali actor dies of kidney failure due to keto diet

Bengali actor Mishti Mukherjee has died, a statement from her representatives confirmed on Saturday.

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.

Delhi airport's Terminal 2 to resume operations from October 1

28 Sep 2020

Delhi airport's Terminal 2 to resume operations from October 1

After a six month shutdown, the Terminal 2 at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport is set to resume operations starting October 1, the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has announced.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok granted injunction against US ban, and more

28 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok granted injunction against US ban, and more

Over the weekend, TikTok won a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration, which prevents the hit video service from getting banned in the US.

Congress MLA B Narayan Rao dies of severe coronavirus-linked complications

24 Sep 2020

Congress MLA B Narayan Rao dies of severe coronavirus-linked complications

B Narayan Rao, a Congress MLA from Karnataka, passed away on Thursday at a private hospital, after testing positive for coronavirus earlier.

Tesla is in talks to open research center in Bengaluru

21 Sep 2020

Tesla is in talks to open research center in Bengaluru

For years, Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of EV maker Tesla, has been teasing that their cars would come to India.

'ABCD' actor Kishore Shetty arrested for possession of drugs

19 Sep 2020

'ABCD' actor Kishore Shetty arrested for possession of drugs

Popular dancer and actor Kishore Shetty was on Saturday arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Mangaluru Police for possession of drugs.

Samyuktha Hegde accepts Kavitha Reddy's apology after alleged attack

08 Sep 2020

Samyuktha Hegde accepts Kavitha Reddy's apology after alleged attack

After being accused of moral policing by Kannada actor Samyuktha Hegde, Congress leader Kavitha Reddy has issued an "unconditional apology."

Ather 450X deliveries to begin from November; city-wise timeline announced

08 Sep 2020

Ather 450X deliveries to begin from November; city-wise timeline announced

Ather Energy has announced the city-wise delivery timeline of its 450X flagship electric scooter. The release will begin in a phased manner starting with Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and others in November, followed by Delhi-NCR and Mumbai in December.

Coronavirus: Shut for months, Metro trains back on track

07 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Shut for months, Metro trains back on track

Metro services restarted in select parts of India today, as part of Unlock 4.0, months after they were shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Vivek Oberoi's brother-in-law Aditya Alva named in Karnataka drugs case

06 Sep 2020

Vivek Oberoi's brother-in-law Aditya Alva named in Karnataka drugs case

Aditya Alva, who is the brother-in-law of Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi, has been named among the 12 accused in the Karnataka drugs case.

All sports are now garnering attention in India: Vishal Sivappa

04 Sep 2020

All sports are now garnering attention in India: Vishal Sivappa

Vishal Sivappa, who is a co-founder of India's first Cue Sports academy for schools, feels that sports, other than cricket, are now garnering a lot of attention in our country. The reason, as per him, is the introduction of leagues.

Karnataka drugs case: Actor Ragini Dwivedi detained, her house searched

04 Sep 2020

Karnataka drugs case: Actor Ragini Dwivedi detained, her house searched

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bengaluru on Friday detained film actor Ragini Dwivedi in connection with its investigation into the alleged drug menace in Kannada film industry.

Ather announces referral program for its 450 e-scooter: Details here

31 Aug 2020

Ather announces referral program for its 450 e-scooter: Details here

Ather Energy has announced a referral program for its most popular offering in India, the Ather 450.

Next month, Apple's online store could be launched in India

25 Aug 2020

Next month, Apple's online store could be launched in India

More than 10 years after launching the first iPhone in India, Apple is gearing up to start direct sales in the country.

By Diwali, domestic air operations could be restored: Hardeep Puri

25 Aug 2020

By Diwali, domestic air operations could be restored: Hardeep Puri

Come Diwali (November 14), much of India's domestic civil air traffic will be restored to original numbers, said Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday.

Okinawa launches R30 electric scooter in India at Rs. 59,000

24 Aug 2020

Okinawa launches R30 electric scooter in India at Rs. 59,000

Okinawa has launched its much-anticipated R30 electric scooter in India at Rs. 58,992.

Suspected ISIS operative arrested in Delhi after fire exchange: Police

22 Aug 2020

Suspected ISIS operative arrested in Delhi after fire exchange: Police

The Delhi Police confirmed on Saturday that a suspected ISIS operative was arrested from the Dhaula Kuan region after an exchange of fire.

Apple gears up to make iPhone 12 in India: Report

19 Aug 2020

Apple gears up to make iPhone 12 in India: Report

As the US-China trade war continues to escalate, Apple is stepping on the gas to shift its manufacturing out of the Xi Jinping-led country and save itself from getting caught up in the crossfire.

Pixxel: Bengaluru-based space tech start-up raises $5 million

19 Aug 2020

Pixxel: Bengaluru-based space tech start-up raises $5 million

In a major development, Bengaluru-based space tech start-up Pixxel has raised $5 million in seed funding.

India's cancer cases could witness 12% surge in 5 years

19 Aug 2020

India's cancer cases could witness 12% surge in 5 years

As India continues to battle the novel coronavirus pandemic, concerns have been raised over another major health condition: Cancer.

Bengaluru: How rioters cornered cops with guerrilla-like attack, discreet planning

13 Aug 2020

Bengaluru: How rioters cornered cops with guerrilla-like attack, discreet planning

On Tuesday, outraged over a "derogatory" Facebook post about Prophet Muhammad, thousands of rioters set various pockets of Karnataka's East Bengaluru on fire, while the police struggled to contain the violence.

Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi passes away after suffering cardiac arrest

12 Aug 2020

Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi passes away after suffering cardiac arrest

Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi died on Wednesday due to a cardiac arrest. The Congress party confirmed the news of Tyagi's death through social media.

#BengaluruBurns: "Derogatory" Facebook post on Prophet sparks violence, three dead

12 Aug 2020

#BengaluruBurns: "Derogatory" Facebook post on Prophet sparks violence, three dead

A bloodthirsty mob went on a rampage in Northeast Bengaluru, Karnataka, late last night after being irked by a derogatory Facebook post on Prophet Muhammad, uploaded by a Congress MLA's relative.

Hockey player Mandeep Singh admitted to hospital after testing COVID-positive

11 Aug 2020

Hockey player Mandeep Singh admitted to hospital after testing COVID-positive

Indian men's hockey team striker Mandeep Singh, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, has been admitted to hospital.

Tata's Nexon EV now available at Rs. 42,000 per month

08 Aug 2020

Tata's Nexon EV now available at Rs. 42,000 per month

Tata Motors, in association with Orix Auto Infrastructure Services Ltd, has announced a subscription plan for its Nexon EV.

Hockey: Manpreet Singh, four others test positive for coronavirus

08 Aug 2020

Hockey: Manpreet Singh, four others test positive for coronavirus

The Indian men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh and four other players have tested positive for coronavirus.

Angry over dues' non-payment, employee sends sex toys to boss

07 Aug 2020

Angry over dues' non-payment, employee sends sex toys to boss

Revenge took a raunchy turn for Bengaluru's Avinash Prabhu, director of Kalmane Trading Private Limited, when an enraged employee sent him and his family sex toys as revenge for non-payment of Provident Fund dues.

Motera Stadium will host Team India's bio-secure training camp: Reports

27 Jul 2020

Motera Stadium will host Team India's bio-secure training camp: Reports

The Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad is likely to host Team India's much-awaited training camp soon.

Coronavirus: As Bengaluru faces spike, over 3,000 patients 'untraceable'

26 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: As Bengaluru faces spike, over 3,000 patients 'untraceable'

In Bengaluru, over 3,000 people who tested positive for the novel coronavirus are "untraceable" even as the city faces a spike in the number of infections.

Apple is now making iPhone 11 in India: Piyush Goyal

24 Jul 2020

Apple is now making iPhone 11 in India: Piyush Goyal

A few weeks ago, a report suggested that Apple's contract manufacturer Foxconn is looking to expand the production of iPhones at its Chennai plant by investing up to $1 billion.

18 crore Indians may already be protected against COVID-19: Thyrocare

21 Jul 2020

18 crore Indians may already be protected against COVID-19: Thyrocare

COVID-19 is wreaking havoc around the world, with India being one of the worst-hit countries.