Bengaluru witnessed torrential rains and floods that created a disastrous impact. As a result, a large part of #Bengaluru was underwater. The New Indian Express spoke to experts to understand the cause and effect of this concerning issue.
From selling books on the pavement of MG Road to having the most sought-after address on Church Street, Krishna Gowda, owner of Bookworm, has come a long way as he marks 25 years in world of books.
Potholes on the road? Or a road in between potholes? This was the pathetic condition of the #Bengaluru -Mysuru road near Nice road junction with multiple potholes making it motorists difficult to use the stretch. On June 7th TNIE photojournalist Shriram BN posted a video on Twitter exposing the bad stretch that resembled the lunar surface with meteorites-hit pockmarks.
#Bengaluru gets India's first ultra-luxury railway terminal with airport-like facilities .The Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal at Baiyappanahalli is built at the cost of Rs 314 crore and is open for public use now. The railway terminal is modelled after the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.
With the rise in Covid-19 cases in IT capital Bengaluru and a scare over a possible 4th wave of Covid-19 persisting, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has made masks mandatory in public places. The palike has reported 291 cases and one death on Sunday.
Social media was rife with shock on Tuesday as a video of two gangs of girls allegedly from Bishop Cotton Girls' School were seen physically fighting. Videos of the girls fighting made their rounds on late Tuesday evening, with rumours flying on the cause behind the incident. However, no official statement has been made by the police or school on the incident.
The Directorate of Enforcement (ED), in one of its biggest operations, seized Rs 5,551.27 crore from a Bengaluru-based Chinese telecom firm #Xiaomi Technology India. The seizure was made after months-long investigations by ED. Xiaomi, which is one of the top mobile phone brands in the country, has an annual turnover of Rs 34,000 crore.
The state government inaugurated an exemplary laser research lab, a one of its kind in South India, at Government Dental College in Bengaluru. Doctors at the lab claim that the dental treatment using laser is going to be painless, faster and cheaper. In an interaction with the New Indian Express Dr Kiran Kumar N, Professor and HoD, Govt Dental College, Bengaluru explain various aspect of dental treatment using laser.
Two new SARS-CoV-2 mutants, BA.2.10 and BA.2.12, related to the Omicron sub-variant BA.2, have been found in #Bengaluru, by INSACOG attached labs. However, sources, requesting anonymity, claimed that the data is too meagre to know the transmissibility features of these sublineages of BA.2.
Meet 63-year-old Mangamma. She is a resident of VV Pura, #Bengaluru. For the past 30 years, she has been selling idlis and Dosas. She seels idli for just Rs 2.50 & Dosa for Rs 6. She started this venture to support her children.
Bengaluru district administration has set a 10 days target to complete the second dose of Covid vaccination for people staying in semi-urban areas, outside BBMP limits and rural areas. For the first time, watermen have been roped in for the exercise along with Asha workers, healthcare workers and frontline warriors. The campaign 'Har Ghar Dastak' is now being strictly followed. Health Minister K Sudhakar said that #Karnataka is equipped to roll out a booster dose campaign along with the vaccination programme.
With the continuous downpour, #Bengaluru as well as the rest of the state are beating all rain records. With more rain forecast till the weekend ahead, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange and yellow alert for most parts of #Karnataka.
Amid fears of a spread of Covid-19 infection among children and debates over starting school in offline mode from August 23, at least 543 children in Bengaluru in the age-group of 0-18 have tested positive between August 1 and 11.
Residents were shocked to see a different side of the city corporation after a video in which a youth was seen being beaten up by staffers to give his samples for a COVID-19 test went viral on Monday.