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Safer in Bengaluru? That’s what the numbers say!

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How safe is Bengaluru, really? How has the city fared in terms of crimes against women and other offences when compared to the other metros in the country? Praveen Kumar and Prakruti Koratagere bring

Infosys Q1 Net up 3.7 pc to Rs 2,374 cr

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Mumbai: IT major Infosys on Friday reported nearly 4 per cent increase in consolidated net profit to Rs 2,374 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2013. The Bangalore-based firm had reported a

Rampaging herd of wild elephants at Bengaluru’s doors

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Bengaluru: A herd of wild elephants that almost entered city limits on Monday morning, were sent back by the forest teams. The herd of 14 elephants, which have been on a rampage in Malur and Hoskot

In distress? Call helpline 10928

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Bengaluru: The city police have launched another toll-free number – 10928 – exclusively for women victims of sexual assault in Bengaluru.
The new helpline, which is currently accessible only to users

Major fire in Bangalore at paint factory

A massive fire broke out at a paint factory near Electronic City, about 2 km from Bommanahalli, on Thursday morning.

Twenty four fire fighters are battling the blaze when last reports came in. Though

Avian flu: Docs say not to panic

The outbreak of avian flu (H5N1) at the Central Poultry Development Organisation (CPDO) in Hesarghatta has understandably sent a scare among residents of the Bangalore city, but doctors say that there

Bird flu pandemic hits city

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Bengaluru is on bird flu alert after 3,481 turkeys housed in the Central Poultry Development Organisation (CPDO) campus in Hesaraghatta were reported to have died recently.

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BJP desperate to retain Yeddyurappa

Concerned about the possibility of a split in the party, senior central leaders of BJP have instructed the state unit to keep former CM B S Yeddyurappa in good humour and involve him in party functio

Mandur to accept waste for 3 months

The BBMP late on Monday evening convinced Mandur residents to allow the Palike to dump garbage at the landfill near their village for another three months.

But the Palike can send not more than 250

Law student gang-raped

A 20-year-old National Law School student was allegedly gang-raped in the Jnanabharathi campus on Saturday night.

The victim, who hails from Nepal, was reportedly with her boyfriend when a gang of ei

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

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