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Azim Premji Univ Researchers Transform Ecological Study Into Story Book

Azim Premji University researchers have transformed an eight-year old ecological research into a storybook to aware people about Bengaluru's environment and wooden grooves. Titled 'Where have all our gunda thopes gone?', the 56-page story gives insights into environmental problems by showing facts. Illustrated by APU's Sukanya Basu, the book is translated by NSD visiting faculty member MK Shankar. It contains adjacent English and Kannada… read-more

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 05:17 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: bengaluru, Karnataka, Azim Premji University, environment

Courtesy: The Indian express

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B'luru Airport Cab Drivers' Same Fare Demand Rises As Driver Suicides

The Bangalore airport cab drivers' demand for ‘One Airport, One Fare’ has surfaced again after the suicide of a 34-year-old Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation driver. Reportedly, the pandemic-stricken cab drivers have been facing the double flak of increased fuel prices and over 50% slashed footfall at the Kempegowda International Airport. The drivers claimed that due to high KSTDC fares, the passengers prefer cheaper options of… read-more

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 06:31 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: bengaluru, Airport, Taxi, Pandemic impact

Courtesy: Times of India

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Karnataka: Cab Drivers To Protest In Front Of Yeddiyurappa's House

The cab drivers association will gherao Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa's residence on March 31 demanding justice for a driver who suicided. Reportedly, a cab driver Pratap (35) immolated in his cab over increased fuel prices and a dispute with Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC). Moreover, Bengaluru airport authorities have urged passengers to use bus services or make their own arrangements as cab drivers called… read-more

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 04:28 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: fuel prices hike, BS Yediyurappa, bengaluru, Cabs

Courtesy: Times now news

Health minister K Sudhakar

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RT-PCR -ve Report Compulsory For Interstate Travellers To Bengaluru

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar notified all interstate travellers to Bengaluru should mandatorily present a negative RT-PCR test report from April 1. Reportedly, the decision was made immediately after Union Health Ministry labelled Bengaluru as the only city outside Maharashtra with the highest number of cases. Moreover, quarantine stamping and the Quarantine watch app will be re-implemented to contain the infections. Notably, … read-more

Fri, 26 Mar 2021 - 03:46 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: COVID-19 outbreak, bengaluru, RT-PCR test, Coronavirus

Courtesy: Indian Express

Bengaluru City

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Govt Releases Ease Of Living Index; Bengaluru Tops Chart

In the government's recently released Ease of Living Index 2020 (EoLI), Bengaluru has been crowned as the best city in the million-plus population category, followed by Pune and Ahmedabad. Among cities with a population below a million, Shimla ranked first while Bhubaneshwar and Silvassa bagged the second and third spots. Assessing 111 Indian cities, EoLI evaluated their quality of life, economic-ability and sustainability, besides gauging… read-more

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 04:28 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Ease of Living Index, EoLI, bengaluru, Pune, Ahmedabad , Shimla, Bhubaneswar, Silvassa

Courtesy: India Today

Bengaluru City

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Bengaluru Becomes Only Indian City To Rank In Global FDI List

Bengaluru has become the only Indian city to get listed in the top 30 global cities of the future ranking, in the global economy and FDI, released by Knight & Frank. The experts opined that besides intervention of infrastructural and policy measures, the ecosystem of giants and startups in the city propelled it to the feat. While Bengaluru ranked 13th, Singapore bagged the first position for fourth consecutive time, followed by London and… read-more

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 10:58 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: bengaluru, FDI, Global Economy, global ranking, SINGAPORE, london, Dubai

Dementia

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First In India: Bangalore To Get State-Run Dementia Care Centre

In what could be considered a unique initiative, Bangalore will get a 100-bed government-run dementia care centre in the Sakalavara NIMHANS campus, which is the first in India. As per reports, apart from the Rural Electrification Corporation and National Stock Exchange, a NIMHANS academician Professor CR Chandrashekhar also contributed Rs 1.09 crore for the facility. Initially starting with 40 beds, the Centre would provide treatment to… read-more

Fri, 05 Feb 2021 - 07:31 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bangalore, Karnataka, mental health, Dementia, bengaluru

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Sasikala

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Week Before Release, Sasikala Hospitalised In Bengaluru

Ahead of her release from jail on January 27, the ousted AIADMK leader VK Sasikala was admitted to a hospital in Bengaluru following breathlessness and fever. However, she has tested negative for COVID-19 and is "being treated with high flow nasal oxygen", stated Dr. Vijayalakshmi GN, hospital medical superintendent. The former AIADMK leader, who was expelled from the party, is currently serving her four-year jail term under the charges of… read-more

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 11:07 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: VK Sasikala, bengaluru, Karnataka, AIADMK, politics

Bengaluru Biker Dies After His Bike Crash Into Camel In Rajasthan

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Bengaluru Biker Dies After His Bike Crashes Into Camel In Rajasthan

Renowned Bengaluru-based biker King Richard Srinivasan was killed after his bike crashed with a camel in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district. The incident happened on January 13 while Richard, along with his three friends, were heading to Jaisalmer at night. Reportedly, their planned expedition was set to complete on January 23 in Bengaluru. Richard had completed several bike journeys in Asia, Europe, America and Australia from Bengaluru.

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 07:59 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: biker, bengaluru, King Richard Srinivasan, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Courtesy: NDTV

Bengaluru Tops As the World's Fastest Growing Technology Hub

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Data Reveal Bengaluru Becomes World's Fastest Growing Tech Hub

Since 2016, Bengaluru has been emerging as the fastest growing technology hub in the world revealed a study by dealroom.co. Reportedly, the city overtook London, Berlin, Munich and Paris in the global rankings. The city's investments also raised 5.4 times in four years from $0.7 billion (2016) to $7.2 billion (2020). Besides, Mumbai - the economic capital of India - has been ranked sixth on the list.

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 04:38 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: bengaluru, Technology, tech hub, london

Courtesy: Times Now