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Till July-31, it's free rides for students aboard Bengaluru buses

11 Jul 2018

Till July-31, it's free rides for students aboard Bengaluru buses

Bengaluru's public bus transport service, BMTC, has said students using passes can travel in buses for free till July 31.

Bengaluru: 3 more bus services to airport, soon

22 Apr 2018

Bengaluru: 3 more bus services to airport, soon

Keeping in mind Bengaluru's Kempegowda International airport's ever-growing passenger traffic, the public transport agency, BMTC, has planned to add three more bus services to its 'Vayu Vajra' fleet.

Google Maps shortcuts are live for some users in India

22 Mar 2018

Google Maps shortcuts are live for some users in India

Google's Maps team is working to expand the use cases of the app alongwith making it more relevant for a diverse country like India.

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

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.

New train services connect Baiyappanahalli to Bengaluru's tech hubs

13 Mar 2018

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.

Bengaluru: Check-in from airport buses, skip line

26 Feb 2018

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?

Bengaluru man stabbed to death in a moving BMTC bus

22 Feb 2018

Bengaluru man stabbed to death in a moving BMTC bus

In a shocking incident, a 45-year-old man was stabbed to death inside a moving BMTC bus in South Bengaluru's Electronics City area on Wednesday.

Bengaluru: 500 pink autorickshaws to hit roads by April

29 Jan 2018

Bengaluru: 500 pink autorickshaws to hit roads by April

Bengaluru roads are all set to get their first fleet of pink autorickshaws, reserved only for women, by April this year. A total number of 500 autorickshaws will hit the city roads and women drivers will be given preference to drive them.

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.

Bengaluru: BMTC staff goes on strike after driver's suicide attempt

20 Sep 2017

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.

Bengaluru: Over concretization led to floods, says IISc study

31 Aug 2017

Bengaluru: Over concretization led to floods, says IISc study

After heavy rains flooded most parts of Bengaluru, an Indian Institute of Science (IISc) study said "unchecked concretization" coupled with the acute loss of vegetation and wetland is the reason behind the frequent flooding.

Bengaluru girl confronts pervert taking pictures of her on Metro

09 Aug 2017

Bengaluru girl confronts pervert taking pictures of her on Metro

21-year-old girl from Bengaluru confronted a pervert after he took pictures of her, and made inappropriate gestures at her in a metro train.

Trial run complete, Bengaluru roads to have smart parking

04 Aug 2017

Trial run complete, Bengaluru roads to have smart parking

With the intent of regularizing parking, BBMP will soon launch automated parking facility on central business district after its trial run was successfully completed.

Double-decker buses to ply on Bengaluru's roads again

31 Jul 2017

Double-decker buses to ply on Bengaluru's roads again

In order to restore Bengaluru's past glory and boost tourism, double-decker buses will be plying on city's roads again by year-end as Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is going to buy five double-decker buses.

Teaching Kannada becomes compulsory in all Karnataka schools

15 Jul 2017

Teaching Kannada becomes compulsory in all Karnataka schools

After setting aside 5% jobs for state civil services, for aspirants who studied Kannada in school, Karnataka government has now made teaching Kannada compulsory in all schools.

Uninterrupted power supply for Karnataka's 1,260 'model villages'

11 Jul 2017

Uninterrupted power supply for Karnataka's 1,260 'model villages'

The Congress-led Karnataka government has proposed a scheme of providing 24X7 electricity supply to 1,260 villages in the next one year.

Bengaluru: Wipro threatened once again by ransomware

02 Jun 2017

Bengaluru: Wipro threatened once again by ransomware

Bengaluru offices of the IT giant, Wipro received yet another threat by a ransomware on Wednesday, seeking Rs. 500 crore in bitcoin.

Karnataka will soon get government-run meat shops

30 May 2017

Karnataka will soon get government-run meat shops

According to reports, the Karnataka government will soon have independent units which will sell low-cost and hygienic lamb and mutton across the state.

Bengaluru's college students to design Hyperloop pod

24 May 2017

Bengaluru's college students to design Hyperloop pod

25 students from Bengaluru's premier colleges will gather to build their idea of a pod, a vehicle meeting the high-speed norms of Hyperloop, a futuristic transport system.

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- School children crowd-fund for heart surgeries

11 May 2017

Bengaluru- School children crowd-fund for heart surgeries

More than 50 students from Delhi Public School Yelahanka, belonging to standards 9,10 and 12 have initiated a crowd-funding campaign for 60 days.

Bengaluru firm chosen to build hyperloop pod prototype

09 May 2017

Bengaluru firm chosen to build hyperloop pod prototype

Workbench Projects from Bengaluru has been chosen by Hyperloop India to build a prototype pod which will feature on a global platform - a competition for the super fast transportation system using magnetic levitation technology.

IIM-Bengaluru slips down one rank, second to IIM-Ahmedabad

13 Apr 2017

IIM-Bengaluru slips down one rank, second to IIM-Ahmedabad

The India rankings 2017 survey under the National Institutional Ranking Framework considered more than 3,300 institutes across 20 parameters.

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.

Karnataka Government caps multiplex tickets at Rs. 200 in Budget

16 Mar 2017

Karnataka Government caps multiplex tickets at Rs. 200 in Budget

The Karnataka government in its newly presented budget has decided to cap the prices of multiplex tickets at Rs. 200, making Karnataka the second state to do so after Tamil Nadu.

Aero India 2017 takes off at Yelahanka

14 Feb 2017

Aero India 2017 takes off at Yelahanka

The 11th edition of Aero India, the country's biggest aerospace and defence expo, set off at Yelahanka airbase, with China making its debut with a confirmed five-member team.

Water scarcity hits Bengaluru

06 Feb 2017

Water scarcity hits Bengaluru

Water supply in many areas like Ramamurthy Nagar, C.V. Raman Nagar and more has been erratic since last few weeks.

Ola, Uber cab sharing to continue for another 15 days

04 Feb 2017

Ola, Uber cab sharing to continue for another 15 days

The Transport Department has allowed Ola and Uber to continue their cab-sharing services for another 15 days as both aggregators submitted notes saying they were completely legal.

Cows paraded in Bengaluru in search of 'wanted' bovine

31 Jan 2017

Cows paraded in Bengaluru in search of 'wanted' bovine

Adugodi police is calling cow owners to the station after a bovine attacked the mother of a head constable.