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Coronavirus lockdown separated five-year-old from mother for 3 months

A five-year-old kid travelled alone from Delhi to Bengaluru in Karnataka as the Indian skies opened for domestic passenger flights from Monday morning two months after a gap of two months. As the flights resumed, many travelled to meet their near and dear ones. Five-year-old Vihaan Sharma is one of them. The flight operations were […]

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Bengaluru’s mystery sounds solved and it has an Indian Air Force link

The mystery of the sonic boom in Bengaluru airspace was finally solved. The loud noise heard over the city was the result of a routine Indian Air Force test flight, the defence ministry has said. “It was a routine IAF Test Flight involving a supersonic profile which took off from Bluru Airport and flew in […]

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Dental clinic turns into ’emergency’ labour room amid coronavirus lockdown

There was an unprecedented commotion at a dental clinic in north Bengaluru when a daily wage labourer recently made a visit to the clinic with his pregnant wife when she was in labour. The couple had already traveled about 7 km from Gundenahalli when they reached the clinic in Doddabommasandra amid a nationwide lockdown, which […]

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Coronavirus patient flees isolation, boards flight to travel 1,931 km to celebrate Holi

The wife of a Google employee in Bengaluru who escaped quarantine after her husband tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Thursday, was traced to a residential colony in Agra on Friday. A search for her began as soon as her disappearance was reported, with the Railways Ministry eventually notifying Agra authorities of her exact […]

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Coronavirus scare shuts kindergarten schools in India’s Bangalore

In view of the novel coronavirus outbreak worldwide and detection of a few positive cases in neighbouring states, the Karnataka government has ordered holidays for children in lower and upper kindergarten classes in Bengaluru. The decision was taken on the advice of Karnataka Health Commissioner Pankaj Kumar Pandey. The minister for primary and secondary school […]

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Man who tested positive for coronavirus travelled to Bangalore from Dubai, then Hyderabad

A Telangana man who was found to be positive for the coronavirus had recently traveled from Dubai to Bengaluru and then to Hyderabad. He also worked out of his office in Bengaluru for three days. Speaking to the media on Monday evening, Telangana Health Minister Etela Rajendra gave details of the infected individual’s recent travel […]

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German software SAP shuts Indian offices after swine flu scare

German software giant SAP on Thursday shut down their offices in India for an “extensive sanitation” after two employees tested positive for H1N1 swine flu at its Bangalore headquarters, the company said. The software major temporarily closed their main office in Bangalore and two other locations — Gurgaon and Mumbai — and asked hundreds of […]

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Woman who chanted “Pakistan Zindabad” booked under sedition

Amulya, the woman who shouted raised “Pakistan Zindabad” slogan in the presence of AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi at an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rally in Bengaluru, has been booked under sedition case of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). A case under Sec124A (Offence of sedition) of the Indian Penal Code was registered against Amulya shortly […]

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Businessman crashes Lamborghini into traffic post then takes pictures

Businessman allegedly crashed a Lamborghini Gallardo into a traffic check post in the city on Sunday, clicked photos with debris and later abandoned the luxury car near the checkpost, police said. Sunny Sabharwal, who is the son of a co-owner of an amusement park in Bengaluru, was identified as the man driving the car. He […]

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Five-storey building tilts in India’s IT capital

In a scary incident, a five-year-old four-storey building in Bengaluru’s Hebbal area tilted creating panic among the residents. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the city’s civic agency immediately visited the spot and vacated the residents from the tilted building in Hebbal-Kempapura’s G Ramaiah Layout and also asked residents to vacate the buildings around it. […]

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Woman kills her mother then flies to Andaman for a holiday

A woman in Bengaluru allegedly stabbed her mother to death and left her younger brother bleeding in the house before flying to Andaman and Nicobar Islands for a trip with her friend, in a crime that has stunned the police in the I-T city. The woman and her friend were arrested in Port Blair yesterday. […]

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India’s Bengaluru is the world’s most traffic congested city

The South Indian city of Bengaluru is the most traffic congested city in the world – a Dutch real-time traffic information and services company said. “Bengaluru takes the top spot this year with drivers in the southern Indian city expecting to spend an average of 71 percent extra travel time stuck in traffic,” said TomTom […]