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Why Twitter is Shutting its Bangalore Office?

Finally, the message is clear on the wall. India needs to nurture more talent instead of merely churning out engineering robots to work on any one process and shift to another. What matters for setting up any office in Bangalore is what’s new in your brain and how you can create more patent-winning software products. Since the Bangalore development centre ...

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Bangalore Shocked – Five Sudden Developments Grip City Today

Supreme Court tweaks its Order on Monday reducing water to be released by Karnataka from 15,000 to 12,000 but increasing the number of day, which effectively means 30,000 more cusecs of water than last Thursday’s verdict. Soon the news spreads like a fireball with pro-Kannada activists taking to streets, burning more than 10 vehicles, damaging TN-bound buses and attacking shops ...

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Cauvery Water Dispute Turns Ugly, Dangerous in Bangalore, Chennai; Some Precautions

The ongoing dispute over water sharing by Karnataka to Tamil Nadu as per the Supreme Court verdict has turned violent with attacks and counter-attacks plaguing both states alike and another Karanataka Bandh called by pro-Kannada activist groups on Thursday, September 15. On Monday, the Supreme Court modified an earlier order saying Karnataka has to release less river water, instead of ...

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Bangalore’s Namma Metro Status: Stand-Alone Stations in Jaya Nagar, JP Nagar Await Elusive Connection

Namma Metro

It is ironic but the fully-built Bangalore Metro stations in North-South Corridor by Namma Metro are delayed beyond the schedule as usual. The residents and travellers in these roads have patiently took it on their stride to circumvent the millions of road-blocks and delays for the last five years but still they have to wait for few more months before ...

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Rahul Snubbed? Overwhelming Propaganda Machine at Work on Social Media, Reveals Open Letter

Those who fall for propaganda are those without self-dignity. The social media trolls are testimony to such indoctrinated and gullible mobs falling prey to manipulated opinion-making we see in India now and those who are good at social media manipulation are winning the game. Yes, those who fail fall in line will end up in microscopic minority soon and the ...

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After Uberpool, Ola Launches ‘Car Pooling’ in Bangalore

OlaShare

Taxi aggregator Ola has hit upon the new idea of taking the ‘Car Pooling’ idea a step ahead and launch its new ‘Share’ Feature on its app that will bring down the daily taxi fare for many office-goers. Ola was second such cab provider after Uber had introduced ‘Uberpool’ last month in Bangalore. The cost savings are far less than ...

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Gang Rape in Moving Mini Van in Bangalore Shocks Techies Now

Similar to 2013 December incident, a 23-year-old call centre employee in Bangalore was abducted in the night while waiting for a bus by three men and raped in a mini bus. The Nirbhaya-like incident took place at 9.45pm on Saturday, when the victim was waiting at the Madiwala bus stop, near Kormangala. Though the woman screamed for help, nobody was ...

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Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Calls for Zero Poverty

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has called for zero poverty in the world and sought the microfinance professionals to work to achieve the goal. After inaugurating the new corporate office of NBFC-MFI Grameen Koota in Bangalore early this month, Prof Yunus, who inscribed his message “Keep Changing the world” on the wall, said: “We have to create a world where we ...

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Shivrajkumar’s Daughter Wedding: Big ‘B’, Rajinikanth Grace Occasion

Kannada actor Shivaraj Kumar’s daughter Nirupama was married off to Dileep on Monday, 31 August at a grand function held in the Palace Grounds in Bangalore and among the notable Who’s Who to grace the occasion included Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth. The marriage of Nirupama and Dileep took place at the muhurat between 9.30-10 am, both wearing traditional attire amid ...

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Indian Metros Host 255 Malls but 90% Bleeding in Losses

According to property consultants JLL India, out of 255 malls in major Indian cities, merely 10 percent are running in break-even or profitable condition, while the rest are bleeding and making huge losses or loosing stream fast. Giving initial figures for Delhi NCR region, the report said out of 100, just 12 are making sense in the capital region known ...

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Bangalore Demolition: 14 BDA Layouts Under Scanner Now

The Puttenahalli demolition around the Sarakki Lake is just the tip of an iceberg as BDA has also reportedly encroached land ear-marked for lakebeds 20 years ago and sold plots under its various layout schemes. About 14 layouts which were developed by Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) have been identified and nearly 3,500 BDA plots sold so far face the threat ...

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Rain Dampens IPL Fever in Bangalore

Bangalore, April 13: Summer showers, cloudy sky and damp weather kept thousands of fans away from watching the first tie of the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 between hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Chinnaswamy stadium here on Monday night. Though intermittent rains that resumed late afternoon threatened to delay the match, they halted hour ...

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ISRO: Scientist Annadurai Appointed ISRO Satellite Applications Centre Chief, ShivaKumar Retires

Senior scientist M. Annadurai has taken over as the new director of the Indian space agency’s satellite centre here, an official statement said on Monday. “Annadurai took over as director of Indian Satellite Application Centre on April 1 from S.K. Shivakumar, who superannuated on March 31,” the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said in a statement in Bangalore. Prior to ...

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Attender Who Killed Class 12 Girl Student in Bangalore Traced, Nabbed

Bangalore police were able to arrest the accused school attender Mahesh (41) from his relative’s home in Byatarayanapura on Mysore Road today, Wednesday, after the sensational murder case of a 17-year-old PUC second year girl student came to light. Mahesh was accused of killing the girl with a country-made weapon for spurning his advances on the night she was killed ...

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