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Bangalore: Capital of Karnataka, India
Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. It has a population of about 10 million and a metropolitan population of about 8.52 million, making it the third most populous city and fifth most populous urban agglomeration in India. Located in southern India on the Deccan Plateau, at a height of over 900 m (3,000 ft) above sea level, Bangalore is known for its pleasant climate throughout the year. Its elevation is the highest among the major cities of India.

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North- interior Karnataka likely to experience heavy rainfall on July 09-10: IMD [Video]

North- interior Karnataka likely to experience heavy rainfall on July 09-10: IMD

Heavy rainfall has been reported in the coastal areas of Bengaluru. Indian Meteorological Department Director, Bengaluru, CS Patil provided fresh updates over current weather situation as well as..

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'Lalbagh Flower Show' called-off to mitigate COVID spread [Video]

'Lalbagh Flower Show' called-off to mitigate COVID spread

No preparations were done this year for 'Lalbagh Flower Show' which is conducted every year in Bengaluru. Move to cancel the show came in order to control the pace of coronavirus spread in the city...

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Industries can expand in tier-2 and 3 cities for skilled manpower: Nitin Gadkari [Video]

Industries can expand in tier-2 and 3 cities for skilled manpower: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari inaugurated New Global Innovation Park Facility at Haryana's Manesar via video conferencing from Nagpur. He stressed on the need to..

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Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai for next 2 days, orange alert issued: IMD [Video]

Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai for next 2 days, orange alert issued: IMD

Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari inaugurated New Global Innovation Park Facility at Haryana's Manesar via video conferencing from Nagpur. He stressed on the need to..

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Giant Bengal monitor lizard rescued in Bengaluru [Video]

Giant Bengal monitor lizard rescued in Bengaluru

A giant Bengal monitor lizard was rescued on June 30 in Bengaluru's Gangamma Circle. The reptile was rescued by the forest department. With the help of a forest official, the lizard was later released..

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Former K'taka CM Siddaramaiah rides bicycle in Bengaluru to protest against fuel price hike [Video]

Former K'taka CM Siddaramaiah rides bicycle in Bengaluru to protest against fuel price hike

Congress leader and former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah rides a bicycle in Bengaluru. He rode bicycle from his residence on June 29 to reach Minsk Square. He will participate in Congress party..

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CM Yediyurappa performs 'bhoomi pooja' for construction of 108-ft-tall Kempegowda statue [Video]

CM Yediyurappa performs 'bhoomi pooja' for construction of 108-ft-tall Kempegowda statue

Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa performed the 'bhoomi pooja' on June 27 for commencement of construction work of 108-foot-tall Kempegowda statue at Bengaluru airport. bhoomi pooja was performed to..

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Students appear for SSLC exams with precautions in Karnataka [Video]

Students appear for SSLC exams with precautions in Karnataka

Secondary School Leaving Certificate board exams for Class 10 began on June 25 in Karnataka. State Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar visited two schools in Bengaluru to inspect..

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No community spread of COVID-19 in Karnataka: State Health Minister [Video]

No community spread of COVID-19 in Karnataka: State Health Minister

Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu on June 25 said the COVID-19 situation in the state is under control and there's no community transmission. Sriramulu said, "We're working with the CM. We took..

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Opening of space sector to private companies will put India in new league: ISRO Chief [Video]

Opening of space sector to private companies will put India in new league: ISRO Chief

While addressing a press conference in Bengaluru, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K Sivan on June 25 said, "Space sector, where India is among handful of countries with advanced space..

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Karnataka Primary Education Minister visits SSLC exam centre in Bengaluru [Video]

Karnataka Primary Education Minister visits SSLC exam centre in Bengaluru

Primary Education Minister of Karnataka, S Suresh Kumar visited a School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination centre in Bengaluru on June 25. The SSLC exams have commenced from today in Karnataka and..

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SSLC exams begin in Karnataka [Video]

SSLC exams begin in Karnataka

Amid coronavirus outbreak, the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) exams for class 10 students began in Karnataka on June 25. The special arrangements have been done for students at the exam..

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Bengaluru residents bust solar eclipse myths [Video]

Bengaluru residents bust solar eclipse myths

Residents of Bengaluru held a unique demonstration to spread awareness among people regarding the disbelief and superstitions of solar eclipse. The demonstrators ate fruits and snacks during the solar..

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Bengaluru group conducts last rites of people dying from COVID [Video]

Bengaluru group conducts last rites of people dying from COVID

Coronavirus spread has affected funeral processions over fear of transmission while deaths due to the virus are on the rise. A group has come forward in Bengaluru to take up the task. Last rites are..

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Solar Eclipse 2020: Temples to remain closed on June 21 [Video]

Solar Eclipse 2020: Temples to remain closed on June 21

Temples will close their doors for devotees ahead of solar eclipse, which will take place on June 21. Eclipses are believed to bring negative effects and harmful radiations. Portals of Badrinath and..

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Few buyers turn up at International Flower Auction in Bengaluru amid COVID-19 [Video]

Few buyers turn up at International Flower Auction in Bengaluru amid COVID-19

The international flower market in Karnataka's Bengaluru is suffering amid coronavirus pandemic. Flowers are unable to reach market due to lack of transportation facilities. Less number of buyers..

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Banquet hall owners facing hardships amid coronavirus outbreak [Video]

Banquet hall owners facing hardships amid coronavirus outbreak

The cases of coronavirus are increasing rapidly in the country. Banquet hall owners are grappling to meet expenses due to fewer bookings owing to COVID-19 in Bengaluru. Mohd Yusuf, manager of 3 banquet..

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Indian Army distributes relief items in remote areas of Kashmir [Video]

Indian Army distributes relief items in remote areas of Kashmir

The Indian Army distributed relief items among the poor and backward people living in far flung and border areas of Kashmir valley. The relief materials were distributed under the operation..

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'People are scared of stepping out': Restaurant owners struggle after reopening [Video]

'People are scared of stepping out': Restaurant owners struggle after reopening

Restaurants and shops have reopened across country following guidelines amid COVID19 outbreak. However, eateries are receiving low customers' response. "Customer's response is quite low. 90% loss has..

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Bengaluru Karate coaches living in troubling times as COVID-19 shut all sports centres [Video]

Bengaluru Karate coaches living in troubling times as COVID-19 shut all sports centres

COVID-19 has shut almost all sports activities and fitness centres across the world. Even as sports activities are yet to resume in India amid the rising cases of coronavirus, Karate coaches in..

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Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passes away [Video]

Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passes away

Famous Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passed away at the age of 39 years in Bengaluru on Jun 7. Actor died after suffering from cardiac arrest. Fans gathered outside the hospital after his demise. He..

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Heavy rain lashes Bengaluru as monsoon enters Karnataka [Video]

Heavy rain lashes Bengaluru as monsoon enters Karnataka

Rains lashed parts of Bengaluru city on June 06 as monsoon entered the Karnataka state after its scheduled arrival in Kerala on June 01. However, the heavy rainfall also led to waterlogging in several..

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Karnataka temples make arrangements to reopen [Video]

Karnataka temples make arrangements to reopen

Temples gear up to reopen in Bengaluru from June 8 as per the Home Ministry's guidelines. KT Ramaraju, Secretary of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams temples Bengaluru, said, "Devotees will be provided..

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Will abide by party decision on Rajya Sabha polls: DK Shivakumar [Video]

Will abide by party decision on Rajya Sabha polls: DK Shivakumar

While speaking to ANI in Bengaluru on June 04, the president of Karnataka Congress, DK Shivakumar said, "Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has come up with an unholy alliance. Congress party is..

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Passengers of Bihar-bound Shramik Special protest at Unnao station over scaricty of food, water in train

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Karnataka to let workers leave, Odisha stops incoming train

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