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

Traffic Congestion

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Mumbai Second Most Congested City In World: TomTom Traffic Index 

The TomTom Traffic Index has ranked Mumbai as the second most congested city in the world with 53% traffic congestion. However, Mumbai recorded a steep decline of 12% from 2019 figures. Interestingly, two more Indian cities - Bengaluru and New Delhi - were listed in the world's top-10 most congested cities, despite witnessing a 20% and 9% decline respectively. While Bengaluru topped the list in 2019, Moscow recorded the most congestion in… read-more

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 12:10 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Traffic, Congestion, Mumbai, TomTom Traffic Index, bengaluru

Air India flight

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Air India's All-Women Pilot Team To Conquer World's Longest Air Route

Scripting history, an all-women pilot team of Air India will fly over North Pole on the world’s longest air route on January 9. The four-pilot team will undertake the 16,000-km-long journey, from San Francisco to Bengaluru. The team onboarded Boeing-777 is led by AI Captain Zoya Agarwal, who was the youngest women to fly the aircraft in 2013. She said, “...passing the North pole where the compass will flip 180 degrees...is fascinating.”

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 - 09:41 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Air India, Boeing India, bengaluru, North Pole

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Representational image

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Bengaluru To Install Public Toilets; Public Can GeoTag For Facility

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Pallike (BBMP) will install public toilets across various parts of the city under its Shubhra Bengaluru Scheme. The new toilets will have the provision to be geo-located through google maps. Apportioning Rs 80 crore for the initiative, the authorities will prioritize areas around lakes, parks, and playgrounds. Planning to convert old buses into mobile toilets, the BBMP has asked… read-more

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 06:30 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Toilets, bengaluru, google maps, Shubhra Bengaluru Scheme

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Bengaluru-Kempegowda Airport Start Will Start On January 4

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Bangalore City Gets Rail Link To Airport; Ticket Priced At Rs 10

Bangalore's much-awaited train service from the city railway station to Kempegowda International Airport, which is in the outskirts of the city was launched on January 4. The train would function at a fare which is much lesser than the cost of cabs and busses that were operated to the airport. After the commencement, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said, "This will go a long way in enhancing last-mile connectivity".

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 05:14 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: bengaluru, Airport, train, BS Yediyurappa

Courtesy: NDTV

DV Sadananda

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Minister Sadananda Gowda Faints Due To Low BP, Admitted To Hospital

Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister DV Sadananda Gowda was admitted to a hospital in Bengaluru on January 3 after he fainted due to drop in the blood sugar levels. The 67-year-old minister, who is a diabetic, fainted as he was apparently late for lunch by an hour while returning from a function. According to reports, he is out of risk but would be kept under doctors' observation.

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 07:48 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Sadananda Gowda, bengaluru, BJP, Karnataka, Shivmogga

Courtesy: Indian Express

Indian Women's cricket team

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Women's Cricket Players To Contest In Bangalore Club T20 Tournament

Amidst uncertain cricketing schedule, the Indian women cricket team players Jemimah Rodrigues, Veda Krishnamurthy and Deepti Sharma will play in a Bengaluru’s club T20 tournament. Featuring four teams, the league will commemorate the golden jubilee of Falcon Sports Club from January 4-12, 2021. Falcon Club President Shantha Rangaswamy stated that the tournament would offer an opportunity for the uncapped players to compete with seniors.

Sat, 02 Jan 2021 - 06:00 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Cricket, Women's T20 Challenge, Falcon Sports Club, bengaluru

Courtesy: NDTV

Kingpin Of The Drug Trade In Bengaluru Arrested By CCB

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Crime Branch Police Arrests 'Kingpin' Of Cocaine Trade In Bengaluru

The Central Crime Branch Police has arrested a Nigerian national Chidiebere Ambrose, who has been dubbed as "The kingpin" of Bangalore cocaine business. After a month-long lookout, the police arrested him from Banasawadi in east Bangalore. Moreover, the police commissioner Sandeep Patil said that all the earlier arrested Nigerian peddlers accepted getting supplies from Ambrose. Reportedly, the police have cracked down on peddlers for the past… read-more

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 06:06 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: drug peddlers, CCB, bengaluru, Chidiebere Ambrose, cocaine

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Tejasvi Surya

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BJP MP Tejasvi Surya To Host Football Tournament From December 25

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya has announced 'Tejasvi Surya Football Cup' - a 5-per-side football tournament - to be held in Bangalore from December 25. With free registrations and utmost precautionary measures, the event will happen in nine turfs across the city. Moreover, the winners will receive a cash prize worth Rs 2 lakh. Reportedly, the host has roped in best referees from the city for the tournament.

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 01:04 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Football, Tejasvi Surya, bengaluru

Courtesy: Deccan Herald