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Underground Stretch of Bangalore Namma Metro Undergoes Safety Test

Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) S.K. Mitttal along with his team conducted test ride on Bengaluru Namma Metro stretch between between Cricket Stadium and Magadi Road as aprt of the 33-km Mysuru Road and Byappanahalli route on Tuesday. The inspection has caused stoppage of Metro operations from MG Road and Magadi Road stations for over two hours during the ...

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IISc, IIM, Manipal Pharam Top Respective Lists in Country’s First Ever Ranking List

Bangalore-based IISc tops Indian Universities in NIRF ranking while Indian Institute of Mangament was on the top in management institutes category while Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences has topped the pharma category. The country’s first National Institutions Ranking Framework (NIRF), which was instituted by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development last year to assess some 3,500 campuses and prepare ...

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BMS College of Engineering Holds Utsav 2016, Dance Show Tomorrow

Starting from Friday, April 1, 2016, the BMS College of Engineering is hosting a 3-day ‘Utsav’ intercollegiate festival consisting of techno-cultural-adventure at the collegiate premises in Basavanagudi. The theme is ‘mythology’ and more than 50,000 people are expected to attend the festival. The event has several dance, music debate, sports, theatre and fashion shows and students from other engineering colleges ...

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Bangalore’s Ritu Bhatnagar Felicitated for ‘Vidyut Pravah’ Name to App

Ritu Bhatnagar from Banglore was felicitated on Thursday in Delhi for providing ‘Vidyut PRAVAH- name for the mobile application. For adopting name of mobile application, Ministry of Power held a competition on https://mygov.in/. More than 1600 entries were received, out of which the best caption is selected as name of the application. Piyush Goyal felicitated Ms. Ritu Bhatnagar from Bangalore ...

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Summer Holidays? Tours, Trips to Cost More Now

Visiting centrally Protected Ticketed Monuments under Archaeological Survey of India will cost 200% more from today, April 1, 2016 as the government has decided to enhance the entry fee at 116 Centrally protected ticketed monuments under Archaeological Survey of India from Rs.10 to 30 per person. The new rate comes into effect from today, April 1, 2016 and the department ...

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Top Travel Spots of 2-Hour Duration From Bangalore

If you are in Bangalore, the IT capital of India with beatiful weather and greenery, then it is ideal to hit some places within two hours duration from the hub of the city. Especially for those who wish to spend their weekends around Bangalore, here are some top tourist spots which can be reached by road within two hours of ...

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Vijay Mallya Doubles Settlement Rate Now

Bangalore-based Vijay Mallya has finally made an offer to provide Rs.4,000 crore to settle the case against Kingfisher Airlines and close it once for all but at half the price, which means the banks have to take a loss of Rs,5000 crore on their books. On Wednesday afternoon, he made the offer in a sealed cover given to SC by ...

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