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Nine passengers die in train derailment near Bengaluru

Days before railway minister Suresh Prabhu presents his budget, nine passengers were killed and 16 seriously injured when nine bogies of the Ernakulam-bound Express train from Bengaluru derailed&nb

Smaller governance structure for a mega city

Mega cities are difficult to govern. A monolithic administration is not responsive to citizens primarily because of its structure of layers of officials. Modern cities require a different setup to

BJP’s army to fight for land bill as party begins national meet

The BJP is deploying over 15 lakh party workers, who would be trained to reach out to people and spread the message of good work being done by the Modi government. Another mass contact programme be

Bengaluru will soon evaluate workforce population in its each ward

Bengaluru will soon have an index that will evaluate the workforce or transitory population in each ward of the city.          Bruhat Bangalor

Yoga for the high fliers: Yoga training for AI staff

Air India has adopted a new way to deal with the stressed minds of its new lot of pilots and cabin crew. In order to build and inculcate a positive and healthy atmosphere the national carrier has i

Want to change IIMs? Send your views to make them relevant

The people of India have time till June 24, 2015, to suggest changes and express their views on the proposed IIM Bill 2015 that seeks to grant statutory status to thirteen existing Indian Institute

Bengaluru in top cities list for nurturing startups

Silicon Valley remains at the top but Bengaluru is home to the world`s 15th-best startup ecosystem in the world. According to a global Startup Ecosystem Report published by Valley-ba

Plastic bag impedes human evolution

A plastic bag is impeding human evolution or say, making us irresponsible. How can a filthy but convenient product like a plastic bag affect human intelligence? Every city in India i

Bengaluru polls: Cong lost grace too?

In a democracy political parties lose elections and some are won. And in a century of its existence the Congress party has many humiliating defeats and unbelievable victories. However, the party do

Morning briefing: Modi and Merkel in Bengaluru today, to attend Nasscom event

Prime minister Narendra Modi and German chancellor Angela Merkel are in India`s IT capital today (Tuesday) and will attend two major events in the city. The German chancellor, who is on a three-day

A German declaration: India is Asia`s Silicon Valley

“India is Asia`s Silicon Valley,” declared German chancellor Angela Merkel in Bengaluru today. Addressing an Indo-German summit hosted by Indian IT association Nasscom in association wi

Morning briefing: Modi to visit Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha from today

Prime minister Narendra Modi will from Friday (February 5) begin his three-day visit to Assam, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. He will conclude his visit on February 7. Today, Modi will inaugurate the 1

This road to justice

It had been only a few days since we remembered Nirbhaya on her fourth death anniversary on December 29, when we heard about the shocking Bengaluru molestation case. A girl was molested just outsid

Speak up people, if you want to be heard

Bengaluru’s overly ambitious steel flyover project, which would have led to 800 trees being sliced and diced, has been dropped. Karnataka minister KJ George said the decision was taken as t

Private agency to assess Tamil Nadu Congress

 A private agency has been hired to assess the functioning of the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC). Sources say Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has tied up with the private agency t

Bengaluru gas distribution project takes off

Ananth Kumar, union minister for parliamentary affairs and chemicals & fertilizers, inaugurated the Bengaluru City Gas Distribution (CGD) project to supply eco-friendly natural gas to

Aadhaar database: Not secure anymore?

 Union minister for electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad has fiercely defended Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) amid repeated occurrence of data breach and unauthorised discl

Don’t jump to conclusions on Gauri Lankesh murder

 Journalist Gauri Lankesh`s murder in Bengaluru on Tuesday has quickly turned into a war of ideologies with intelligentsia and media jumping the gun to blame the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) a

World Water Day: Time to get back to nature

Day zero fast approaches Cape Town, one of the wealthiest towns in Africa. It’s been three years since the city has not received proper rainfall. The water reservoirs are depleting fast. The

Bengaluru goes a-polling

The above picture was shot in a slum near Neelasandra. It’s a Muslim-dominated area where people have been fervent Congress supporters. They were enthusiastic about being photographed. Luckil

First green helicopter for Coast Guard successfully completes its maiden ground run

The first green helicopter built for Indian Coast Guard successfully completed its maiden ground run in Bengaluru on June 28. It was handed over to the Rotary Wing R&D centre, a design house of

Bengaluru is the most dynamic city in the world: Report

India’s Silicon Valley has received the top spot as the world’s most dynamic city in the latest Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) City Monument Index report.  Earning the top posi

Aero India 2019 kicks off in Bengaluru

Five day long Aero India -2019 organised by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) was inaugurated at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru on Wednesday.   The French orig



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