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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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Harvey Weinstein me too

The entertainment industry has been doing things a certain way for decades, and not every aspect of it has been quick to change. Even as Harvey Weinstein was found guilty Monday of two felony sex crimes, Hollywood largely remains a man’s world.

Al Pacino Hunters

Hunters, which features veteran actor Al Pacino and Logan Lerman in the lead, is about a group of Nazi hunters who track down and kill several SS soldiers hiding out in the United States.

Gautham Vasudev Menon age

As Gautham Vasudev Menon turns a year older, we chat with him over a steaming hot cuppa green tea.

Technology

iQOO 3 first impressions

iQOO 3 has 48MP quad-camera setup at the back and includes a Super AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate. We spent some time with iQOO 3 and here’s our first impressions of the 5G phone.

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Reliance Jio vs Vodafone-Idea vs Bharti Airtel: Jio recently launched Rs 49 and Rs 69 plans. Here is a comparison of other similar plans with Vodafone and Airtel.

Samsung Galaxy M31 launched in India

The new Galaxy M31 sticks to the same formula, a phone that leans heavily on display quality, battery life and, oh yes, the affordable price tag. But this time, Samsung has also made emphasis on the camera -- and the results are just amazing.

Bangalore News

Revamped ‘MyBMTC’ app a hit among Bengaluru commuters
Revamped ‘MyBMTC’ app a hit among Bengaluru commuters

Now available only in English, the app identifies Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses plying on a route and provides the estimated time of arrival (ETA) to reach a bus stop, similar to how the apps developed by taxi aggregators work.

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

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

Bengaluru elevated corridor plan: Improve public transport instead, activists tell govt
Bengaluru elevated corridor plan: Improve public transport instead, activists tell govt

The ambitious 95-km EC project is meant to reduce traffic snarls in Bengaluru. It has been under controversy with activists and residents opposing its construction.

BMTC opens two bus routes from Udayapura, Hulimavu to Bengaluru Airport
BMTC opens two bus routes from Udayapura, Hulimavu to Bengaluru Airport

With the new additions, Vayu Vajra AC Volvo services now operate via 25 routes in total from different parts of Bengaluru to Kempegowda International Airport.

Amulya’s father says her ‘pro-Pakistan’ slogans hurt feelings of all Indians, but she ‘deserves a chance’
Amulya’s father says her ‘pro-Pakistan’ slogans hurt feelings of all Indians, but she ‘deserves a chance’

During a rally in the city Thursday, 19-year-old Amulya had raised “Pakistan Zindabad” slogans. She was arrested a day later and sent to judicial custody for 14 days.

Bengaluru BJP MLAs want elevated corridor project, hold meeting with Deputy CM
Bengaluru BJP MLAs want elevated corridor project, hold meeting with Deputy CM

The Elevated corridor project was proposed by the JDS-Congress government and it had received criticism from citizens & the BJP, which was in opposition then.

Karnataka police book pro-Hindu groups for assaulting three Kashmiri students
Karnataka police book pro-Hindu groups for assaulting three Kashmiri students

The Vidyanagar Police have registered a case against 15 unidentified persons after they assaulted the students on Tuesday morning within court premises.

Bengaluru: Two women launch indefinite hunger strike, ask CM Yediyurappa to clarify state’s stand on CAA, NRC
Bengaluru: Two women launch indefinite hunger strike, ask CM Yediyurappa to clarify state’s stand on CAA, NRC

The women upheld their demand that Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa should address protesters to clarify the state government’s stand on CAA and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Watch: Former Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy reads out poem, which led to arrest of poet Bisarali yesterday
Watch: Former Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy reads out poem, which led to arrest of poet Bisarali yesterday

Speaking in the Assembly, Kumaraswamy said: “What is wrong in this poem, Kannada poet Nissar Ahmed has written ‘Kurigalu Saar Kurigalu’(goats sir goats) referring to us politicians, did we arrest him?.”

Karnataka transport corporation to operate 300 additional buses during Maha Shivaratri Festival
Karnataka transport corporation to operate 300 additional buses during Maha Shivaratri Festival

Special buses from Mysuru Road Bus Station will be exclusively operated towards Mysuru, Hunsur, Piriyapatna, Virajpet, Kushalanagar, Madikeri.

Bengaluru: 80% of BMTC commuters find fares too high, says survey
Bengaluru: 80% of BMTC commuters find fares too high, says survey

“Bus commuters spend 21% of their earnings on commute. Users of other vehicular modes spend 9.5% of their earnings on commute,” the survey conducted by Bengaluru Bus Prayaanikara Vedike indicated.

Bengaluru to deploy policewoman mannequins at places ‘frequented by women’
Bengaluru to deploy policewoman mannequins at places ‘frequented by women’

The mannequins resembling lady police will be placed in busy places like shopping malls, movie theatres, and shopping streets.

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

“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.

Watch: The Daily Loo, an Instagram page that scouts the best toilets in Bengaluru
Watch: The Daily Loo, an Instagram page that scouts the best toilets in Bengaluru

Run by Russell Yusuf, a student of visual communication in St Joseph’s College, ‘The Daily Loo’ page rates restrooms based on cleanliness, design, among other things.

Karnataka govt to protect unlisted heritage monuments in state under ‘Samrakshane’ scheme
Karnataka govt to protect unlisted heritage monuments in state under ‘Samrakshane’ scheme

Lauding the efforts of Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Dharmothana Trust (SDMDT), Ravi said that trust has restored and protected 176 temples of heritage value in the last 20 years. 

Eight suburban trains on Bengaluru-Mysuru route to have 16 bogies now
Eight suburban trains on Bengaluru-Mysuru route to have 16 bogies now

The trains will run all seven days of the week.

Bilal Bagh: Bengaluru’s own Shaheen Bagh is up and running
Bilal Bagh: Bengaluru’s own Shaheen Bagh is up and running

The protest, which has received celebrated visitors like actor Naseeruddin Shah, historian Ramachandra Guha, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani and others on Sunday entered its ninth day.

Bengaluru civic body to revamp 35 traffic junctions in city
Bengaluru civic body to revamp 35 traffic junctions in city

The 35 junctions include Mysuru Bank, Trinity, Kempegowda circle, Kammanahalli circle, ESI Hospital junction at Rajajinagar and Dr. Rajkumar Road, Magadi Road, Anil Kumble Circle, MS Ramaiah junction, Lalbagh West Gate junction, Modi Hospital Road junction in Rajajinagar, Minerva Circle.

Bidar sedition case: Siddaramaiah detained during Congress march to CM Yediyurappa’s house
Bidar sedition case: Siddaramaiah detained during Congress march to CM Yediyurappa’s house

Karnataka Congress leaders Dinesh Gundu Rao, Rizwan Arshad and K Suresh were also detained by the cops.

Can you carry meat on board Bangalore Metro? BMRCL clarifies
Can you carry meat on board Bangalore Metro? BMRCL clarifies

Among the items that are prohibited in the metro include sharp objects, guns and firearms, tools, explosive materials, flammable items, disabling chemicals and pets.

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