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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.

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.

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).

Why can't Rahul Dravid vote this time: Details here

16 Apr 2019

Why can't Rahul Dravid vote this time: Details here

In an ironical incident, former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid, who is Karnataka election body's ambassador, won't be able to cast his vote this time as his name was excluded from the list.

Bengaluru gets pilot air purifier at Hudson Circle by BBMP

02 Mar 2019

Bengaluru gets pilot air purifier at Hudson Circle by BBMP

In its recent budget, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), had announced that it will be spending Rs. 2.5 lakh/purifier on installing air purifiers across various junctions in the city.

Bengaluru to get over 5,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots: Details here

14 Oct 2018

Bengaluru to get over 5,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots: Details here

People living in Bengaluru will get more than 5,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots to stay connected all the time.

Blanket-ban on smoking in Bengaluru's bars, restaurants, pubs soon

30 Aug 2018

Blanket-ban on smoking in Bengaluru's bars, restaurants, pubs soon

Soon pubs, restaurants, caf├ęs and bars in Bengaluru will have a blanket ban on smoking, as per a Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) circular.

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.

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

02 Mar 2018

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.

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

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.

Bengaluru: Citizens ask for better focus on roads, sanitation

22 Feb 2018

Bengaluru: Citizens ask for better focus on roads, sanitation

A recent survey carried out by a non-profit organization showed that city people want the civic bodies to improve the situation of roads and drivability. Health and sanitation was the next category that saw quite a lot of inputs.

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.

Two dropped cockroach in Indira Canteen meal for 'publicity', arrested

23 Oct 2017

Two dropped cockroach in Indira Canteen meal for 'publicity', arrested

Karnataka police have arrested two men for allegedly dropping a cockroach in a meal served at Indira Canteen for 'publicity'.

Bengaluru: Robot excavators arriving soon to save flooded city

05 Sep 2017

Bengaluru: Robot excavators arriving soon to save flooded city

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is soon going to procure multi-purpose robot excavators to dredge and clean the clogged drains of the flooded city.

Karnataka: Rs. 300cr rain relief package to save drowning Bengaluru

04 Sep 2017

Karnataka: Rs. 300cr rain relief package to save drowning Bengaluru

As heavy rains continue to batter Bengaluru, BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) is going to roll out a Rs. 300cr rain relief package under Nagarotthana Grant to save the city from floods, water-logging, and other rain-triggered problems.

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.

Karnataka state-board schools to now prepare their own question papers

29 Aug 2017

Karnataka state-board schools to now prepare their own question papers

Schools in Karnataka following the state board will now have to set their own question papers from the upcoming mid-term examinations.

After J&K, Karnataka demands for a flag of its own

18 Jul 2017

After J&K, Karnataka demands for a flag of its own

Ahead of 2018 Assembly polls, Congress-led Karnataka government formed a nine member committee to design a 'state' flag.

Karnataka Honour Killing: Pregnant-woman set on fire by her family

05 Jun 2017

Karnataka Honour Killing: Pregnant-woman set on fire by her family

In yet another case of honour killing, a pregnant Muslim woman was burnt alive by her own family for marrying a Dalit man in Bijapur, Karnataka.

Couple makes hoax bomb call to airport to delay flight

10 Feb 2017

Couple makes hoax bomb call to airport to delay flight

A couple from BTM Layout, trying to fly to Kochi for their engagement, had a hoax-bomb threat made to Kempegowda Airport, as they were getting late.

Uteruses of 2,200 women in Kalaburagi removed in major racket

07 Feb 2017

Uteruses of 2,200 women in Kalaburagi removed in major racket

2,200 women of the Lambani and Dalit communities in Kalaburagi have had their uteruses removed in a major racket.

Digital address for Bengaluru houses proposed

04 Feb 2017

Digital address for Bengaluru houses proposed

If Bengaluru qualifies for the Smart City competition next month, each house in the city will get its own digital address for easier administration.