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Software for robots to recognise emotions, self-driven cars: What visitors saw at IISc Open Day

March 01, 2020 5:03 pm

More than 40,000 attendees visited the IISc's Bengaluru campus for its Open Day, with 39 of its 42 departments participating.

Bengaluru saw most digital transactions in India last year, says report

February 28, 2020 6:30 pm

Most transactions in volume and value took place in October 2019, during Diwali.

Bengaluru police identifies eight 'unsafe' public spaces for women, kickstarts outreach campaign

February 27, 2020 6:18 pm

Among the locations identified for the campaign are Silk Board, Dairy Circle, Koramangala BDA Complex, Koramangala Regional Passport Office, Veera Yodhara Udhyanavana, Grape Garden, Madiwala Market Street, and Spurthy Hospital in Tavarekere.

Bus fares hiked by 12% across Karnataka, except Bengaluru

February 26, 2020 9:53 am

The latest fare revision, the first in a span of six years, will be applicable for bus services run by the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NWKRTC), and North Eastern Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NEKRTC).

Railway security personnel at Hubli station to get body-cameras

February 25, 2020 5:42 pm

According to SWR officials, this system will complement the existing CCTVs and Video Surveillance System (VSS) on railway stations.

Karnataka to launch more 'pink buses' to help women in rural areas fight cancer

February 24, 2020 3:45 pm

The equipment used in these buses is donated by Bharat Electronics Ltd. and the Association of Kannada Kootas of America.

South Western Railway updates train schedule: Mangaluru, Bengaluru trains among those affected

February 18, 2020 4:06 pm

"The changes in schedules have been made due to line block for pre non–interlocking/interlocking work between Mangaluru Junction and Panamburu doubling work during these days," SWR Chief Public Relations Officer E Vijaya said.

Govt committed to implement report on job priority for Kannadigas: Karnataka minister

February 13, 2020 12:28 pm

The Sarojini Mahishi Committee, headed by former Union Minister Sarojini Mahishi, was constituted in 1984 to recommend job opportunities for Kannadigas in Karnataka. It submitted the report two years later.

Mysuru Airport to be retained as civilian airport, won't be handed over to IAF: Civil Aviation ministry

February 12, 2020 7:16 pm

Mysuru airport witnessed a 198% growth in passenger traffic in 2019, Airports Authority of India data indicates.

UK launches £2-million Innovation Challenge Fund 2020 in Bengaluru

February 12, 2020 3:11 pm

While the deadline to submit concept notes is April 7, eligible proposals will be considered by a specially convened expert panel at a meeting in June.