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    Bengaluru violence: 9 FIRs filed so far, Cyber Police likely to file more complaints

    Bengaluru violence: 9 FIRs have been filed so far. Cyber Police likely to file more complaints. TIMES NOW accesses the copies of the FIRs filled in connection to the Bengaluru violence. According to FIRs, 5 people led the gang of 200-300 people and the crowd was asked to hack cops to death. The mob even had plastic bottles filled with petrol which they hurled at cops.Bengaluru violence: 9 FIRs filed so far, Cyber Police likely to file more complaints

    BIAL, Railways in pact for Kempegowda international airport halt station

    The Indian Railways and Bangalore International Airport (BIAL) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to seal a partnership with innovative financing to build the Kempegowda international airport halt station.

    Violence grips Bengaluru over a Facebook post, 3 dead, 110 arrested

    In connection with the violence in Bengaluru over a "derogatory" social media post, the Bengaluru Police have arrested 110 accused of arson, stone-pelting and assault on the police, said Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant. Congress MLA Srinivas Murthy's nephew was also arrested for sharing a 'derogatory' post on social media that triggered violence in the city last night. Three persons died and around 60 police personnel sustained injuries during the clashes, the police said.Violence grips Bengaluru over a Facebook post, 3 dead, 110 arrested

    Bangalore Metro plans to launch Anjanapura route in November, Kengeri in February

    The news is sure to gladden residents of south Bengaluru as commuting between north and south and east and western parts of Bengaluru is a big hassle and time consuming in view of the narrow roads between them, and traffic congestion.

    An earthquake, plane or thunder, what did Bengaluru hear?

    The sound was heard across the city from Kempegowda International Airport off Devanahalli in the north to Kengeri and Electronic City in the South. Many people feared it could be a mild tremor as doors and windows shook after the noise.

    Bengaluru taps its HAM community to tackle Covid-19 spread

    Known informally as HAM radio operators, these hobbyists use wireless radio sets and antennas - both static as well as mobile -- to interact with fellow HAM users across the world, a technique developed over a century ago.

    Karnataka to hold SSLC exams: Quarantined students can take up supplementary exams as freshers

    Chief minister BS Yediyurappa urged students in a tweet on Wednesday to wear masks, maintain social distance and use sanitizers, and face the exams with confidence and without fear. Congress leader Siddaramaiah and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy, both former chief ministers, also asked students to follow all safety protocols.

    Stocks in the news: RIL, ICICI Bank, Vodafone Idea, Airtel, ZEEL and Maruti Suzuki

    Muthoot Finance, CSB Bank Ruchi Soya, V2 Retail and Ramky Infra will announce their June quarter earnings on Wednesday.

    Google employee from Bengaluru is Karnataka's fifth coronavirus case

    "The employee has been on quarantine since then, and we have asked colleagues who were in close contact with the employee to quarantine themselves and monitor their health," the statement said.

    Covid-19: Race for Indian vaccine hots up, human trials on in 6 cities

    Both BB and Zydus were granted permission for Phase I and II clinical trials and administered the first doses of their vaccine candidates to volunteers on July 15. A third vaccine candidate, developed by Oxford University, is soon to be tested in India. Serum Institute, which is in a manufacturing partnership with the UK’s Astra Zeneca, has said it will begin human trials as soon as it receives regulatory approval.

    Coronavirus: Karnataka govt on high alert after a techie from Hyderabad was tested positive

    Karnataka Govt on high alert after a techie from Hyderabad was tested positive for coronavirus.Details by TIMES NOW's Deepak Bopanna.Coronavirus: Karnataka govt on high alert after a techie from Hyderabad was tested positive

    Companies move jobs away from India as coronavirus shakes up back offices

    Having staff work from home is difficult because of rules on handling of sensitive material.

    59 arrested for attacking health officials in Bengaluru

    A large number of people, mostly youth from the minority community poured on to the road on Sunday and thrashed the health workers who had gone to quarantine some people who were the primary and secondary contacts of the health workers. Some local residents who went to the rescue of these officials were also thrashed.

    Karnataka to intensify lockdown to speed up return to normalcy

    Chief minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday said the government will intensify restrictions to discourage the movement of people in order to speed up Karnataka’s return to normalcy by May 3, the new date set by PM Narendra Modi to end the lockdown.

    DUBAI STARTUP HUB WOOS INDIAN TALENT WITH ITS FIRST-EVER DUBAI TECHNOLOGY TOUR

    Indian entrepreneurs keen on joining the tour have time till August 5 to register their interest online. The virtual trade mission that provides 15 promising...

    One Intel employee in Bengaluru potentially exposed to coronavirus, under quarantine

    The company said it is monitoring the coronavirus situation closely and working to ensure that its employees have the information and resources they need to stay safe and informed.

    MakeMyTrip announces foray into UAE

    The new market entry will be led by an engaging marketing campaign in India and the UAE as MakeMyTrip partners with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK), the company said in a statement.

    PPFAS Mutual Fund to hold its 6th AGM in Bangalore, Mumbai

    PPFAS Mutual Fund is planning to start its sixth Annual General Meetings (AGM) later this year. The meetings will begin in Bengaluru on November 30, followed by Mumbai on December 7, a press release from the fund house said.

    Shenomics CEO starts her day early to work better from home

    Bhavna Toor gets more work done in first three hours after she wakes up early in the morning.

    How the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP)lost the Covid-19 pandemic plot

    ​​The state government on Saturday replaced BBMP commissioner BH Anil Kumar with his predecessor N Manjunath Prasad in a bid to fix the mess. STOI examines the main reasons behind the faltering outbreak response.

    Stocks in the news: Vodafone Idea, Oberoi Realty, Emami, YES Bank and SBI

    Promoters of Vodafone Idea may infuse around $1.5 billion into the telecom operator.

    Coronavirus concerns, home bound monotony push travellers to take drivecations

    The “drivecation” is a Covid-driven upgrade of the staycation where the check-in essentially begins at your doorstep because the hotels are coming to you.

    Buy Britannia Industries, target price Rs 4300: Axis Securities

    Britannia Industries (BRIT), a Wadia Group company is primarily a biscuits company, based inBangalore.

    TD Cementation bags projects worth over Rs 3,400 crore

    In a filing to the BSE the company said it has five LoAs from the entities concerned.

    EXPECT NEW INNOVATIONS FROM GLOBAL GRAD SHOW TO FEND OFF COVID-19 THREAT

    As the world is still scrambling for a potent vaccine that could eliminate Covid-19, the global emphasis, for the present, is on preventing further transmiss...

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath puts his state planes for Covid-19 service

    Since June 1 and before Wednesday, Adityanath’s state planes had already brought 41 TrueNat machines - which are being used to screen Covid 19 patients, from Goa. UP has three state planes and six helicopters served by 17 pilots.

    Toyota Kirloskar sales drop 48 per cent to 5,386 domestic vehicle units in July

    The first month post unlock, June, witnessed demand rekindling and retails being very good due to several factors, including pending customer orders as well as pent up demand accumulated as a result of the extended lockdown, he said.

    Stocks in the news: DHFL, Rallis India, HCL Tech, DLF and Fortis Healthcare

    Indian Oil Corp (IOC) declared a second interim dividend of Rs 1,412 crore for FY19.

    With few checks in place for regulation, ambulances fleece desperate COVID-19 patients

    A Bangalore resident was charged Rs 15,000 to transport his 54-year-old mother to a private hospital less than 6-km away. In Kolkata, private ambulances are charging Rs 6,000-8,000 for ferrying Covid patients for about 5km.

    If you think macros & news flow, you make less money in India: Saurabh Mukherjea

    This entire discretionary consumption gamut will have an immensely profitable run over the next 10 years, as they formalise through and further benefit from that 15 per cent tax rate that the FM has offered, says founder of Marcellus Investment.

    Infosys brings back stranded employees, family from US

    The Bengaluru-based software services exporter brought them back from San Francisco in a special chartered flight, two people aware of the matter told ET. The flight landed in Bengaluru on Monday morning, they said.

    Milkbasket resumes partial operations; services in Hyderabad still shut

    This comes after rival firms BigBasket, Grofers announced on Thursday that they will also be resuming their services in certain parts of the country including Delhi.

    Content is not keeping up with Indians getting online

    Head of Google’s Search and Assistant Ben Gomes says challenge is to create quality content

    Blackstone sells 8.7% stake in Embassy Office Parks REIT for $300 million

    Blackstone continues to be big believer in India and its potential, says COO Jonathan Gray.

    Coffee Day Enterprises plunges 20% as founder VG Siddhartha goes missing

    Following the development, the scrip fell 20 per cent to hit a low of Rs 154.05 on BSE.

    This lazy investing style could really be the smartest

    An index fund, a relatively boring and lacklustre instrument, had beaten a hedge fund.

    Parts of north India to witness full annular solar eclipse on Sunday

    The partial phase of the eclipse will begin at 9.16 am. The annular phase will start at 10.19 am and end at 2.02 pm. The partial phase of the eclipse will end at 3.04 pm, it added. "Close to noon, for a small belt in north India the eclipse will turn into a beautiful annular (ring-shaped) one since the Moon is not close enough to cover the Sun completely," the Astronomical Society of India said.

    B S Yediyurappa’s likely visit to Delhi raises hopes of Cabinet expansion

    Karnataka Chief Minister’s challenge is to induct all the 'disqualified MLAs' into his Cabinet; may skip WEF meet at Davos.

    Times OOH Caters to 70% of Daily Commuters in Bangalore

    The well-designed, energy efficient, newly constructed bus shelters in Bangalore allows brands to put forward their communication more evidently, to a larger...

    Housing sales may rise marginally by 4% in 2019: Report

    Housing sales are estimated to rise by mere 4 per cent to 2.58 lakh units across seven major cities during this calendar year on subdued demand because of liquidity crunch and overall economic slowdown.

    News, entertainment, communication: TV becomes channel for messaging in Kashmir

    From the anxious to the prosaic, the messages on local cable channels and regional channels of national news channels with viewership in the state are varied.

    17-year-old gang-raped, burned alive in Tripura

    The girl had suffered 90% burn injuries after being set on fire, allegedly by her boyfriend and his mother, at Shantirbazar, South Tripura, on Friday. Police said the girl was rescued by the neighbours of the accused who took her to GB Pant Hospital here, and added that the girl was held captive for ransom by her boyfriend for two months.

    Family of four charters Airbus A320 from Bhopal to Delhi

    A high net worth family charter an Indian carrier’s Airbus A320 to fly just four people — wife, two children and a nanny — to Delhi. A Delhi-Mumbai-Delhi charter would cost about Rs 16-18 lakh. In another instance, a family of three had hired a wide-body aircraft to fly from Europe to India on May 21. That trip is learnt to have cost about Rs 80 lakh.

    SpiceJet Bengaluru-Delhi non-stop turns into over 15-hour, one-stop ordeal for flyers

    The flight, which has a schedule departure time of 10 pm, took off around 11:30 pm, and then due to a snag diverted to Nagpur

    RBI should allow one-time loan restructuring instead of moratorium extension: Amitabh Chaudhry

    ‘The survival and recovery phase will definitely take a lot time’

    View: Don't jump the gun in Infosys governance row

    It’s best to leave the determination of Infosys governance issue to the investigation that’s already underway. However, one point is clear. It is in the interest of all stakeholders that a company appropriately verifies any whistle-blower complaint, prior to making a disclosure. A premature disclosure goes against the principles of good corporate governance.

    Dassault Systèmes Appoints Deepak NG as Managing Director for India

    Deepak joined the company in 2011 and has more than 21 years of experience across different industries. He has previously worked at technology giant IBM and is also a post-graduate from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

    TRIL appoints Ritesh Sachdev as senior vice president and head- commercial leasing and asset management

    Sachdev will lead TRIL’s commercial leasing business and its asset management operations. He will assume his new position at TRIL’s South India Regional headquarters in Bangalore effective immediately and will report to the MD & CEO Sanjay Dutt.

    Karnataka government eyes foreign companies seeking to move out of China

    In recent days, the Minister held consultations with industrialists such as co-founder and Non-Executive Chairman of Infosys Ltd, Nandan M Nilekani, Executive Chairperson of Biocon Ltd, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and Chairman of early-stage startup accelerator and venture fund Axilor Ventures Senapathy (Kris) Gopalakrishnan to fine-tune the States outreach push.

    Cost of living in 'new' metros: Hyderabad vs Bengaluru vs Ahmedabad vs Pune

    Apart from the four metros - Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, India has four 'new' metros. These cities are providing a better quality of life, job opportunities and lower cost of living. Read on to know what it costs to live in these cities.

    #MeToo, Section 377 and more: Bangalore Literature Festival promises charged debates

    Two-day event this weekend is themed 'Young Voices, Relevant Noises'.

    Vijay Kedia’s TED Talk: How investing miracles happen!

    At present, Vijay Kedia is the largest individual shareholder in about 15 listed companies.

    Co-living space in demand, offers business potential worth $93 billion per year: PropTiger

    The report found out that the co-living sector has total untapped demand of about 46.3 mn beds

    'ISRO spirit' in country, moon mission has united India: PM Narendra Modi

    India's mission to soft-land on the moon suffered a setback, with 'Vikram' losing communication with ground stations, just 2.1 km from the lunar surface during its final descent.

    Mutual fund advisors phone, email, video call... try everything to calm investors

    Mutual fund advisors are trying their best to reach out to investors to educate them about the markets and convince them to continue with their investment to meet their various financial goals.

    BigBasket, others to resume delivery services in the capital

    BigBasket also issued a statement announcing that they will be restart their services in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Indore, Mumbai, Mysore, Noida, Surat, Vadodara . But as the demand is very high there will be delay in services for upto a week.

    Quess Corp drops 5% on countrywide lockdown

    India’s largest employer said its registered office at Bangalore would remain closed until March 31.

    India sees more people coming online than the content being created: Google search head

    India has over 400 million internet users, with over 40 million new users being added every year. In May, Google said search traffic from smaller towns has trumped that from metros.

    I-T says VG Siddhartha's signature on note not matching

    The signature in Siddhartha's 'final' note and the one seen in his firm's annual reports don't match: that is the claim.

    VG Siddhartha: The man who tasted success through coffee

    VG Siddhartha, who went missing last night, was recently in the news for selling his entire stake in Mindtree.

    India and coronavirus: Lucky escape or emergency ahead?

    India on Friday imposed some of the world's toughest border measures in the current crisis.

    Coronavirus test centres in India: All you need to know

    A list of the 52 designated test centres for coronavirus across India.

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    Volkswagen whistleblower says he erred in trusting GM, not circulating his CV after 2018 layoffs

    Hemanth Kappanna's research exposed Volkswagen’s decade long conspiracy to lie about its diesel cars’ emissions.

    Sachin Bansal's wife files dowry harassment case against him

    The FIR detailed that Priya Bansal’s father spent Rs 50 lakh on the marriage ceremony and the bride’s family handed over Rs 11 lakh in cash to Sachin in lieu of buying a car.

    Coronavirus scare takes a big toll on sales of Chinese goods: CAIT

    As per estimates by apex body CAIT, Holi related Chinese goods worth about Rs 500 crore is lying with importers in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai, while another Rs 3,000 crore worth of Chinese goods are lying in supply chain. The CAIT said consumers are also refraining in visiting markets due to the Corona scare resulting in further loss in business.

    Malabar Gold unveils mega expansion plans

    The new showrooms will go on stream in the next three months..The expansion is part of the jewellery retail chain’s plan to become the world’s largest gold retail chain. Currently the company own and operate more than 260 showrooms spread across 10 countries. The aim is to triple the total showroom count to 750 in the next five years.

    Telangana readies 5 hospitals with 3,000 beds to handle any coronavirus eventuality

    In all, the government has identified five state-run hospitals and dozens of private hospitals attached to medical colleges to be used for isolation wards and treatment of coronavirus, apart from identifying dozens of pulmonologists, both in service and retired towards availing services if needed.

    Samsung's largest mobile experience centre in the world comes up in Bengaluru

    Through O2O model, Samsung will be able to give the benefits of offline and online platforms to the consumer while growing both the channels at the same time.

    Is it time to look closely at floater debt mutual funds?

    A top performing floating rate mutual fund (or floater fund, as they are officially called) is offering double-digit returns in the last one year. No wonder, many conservative debt mutual fund investors have suddenly became curious about the floater fund category.

    India’s largest private sector lender looks to support startups in the social space

    In the past three years, the bank has given grants to over 60 startups that offer unique solutions to bring about sustainable change in society and the environment

    Paytm Bank partners with Ola & Uber to issue FASTags to one lakh drivers

    FASTag is promoted by the NETC program for making toll payments directly from the customers linked prepaid or savings or current account. Paytm Payments Bank manages over 110 toll plazas and is rapidly expanding across national & state highways.

    India among top destinations for London tech firms: Report

    India, while ranked fourth in terms of foreign direct investment (FDI) into London, created 5,310 jobs – ahead of second-ranked Germany with 1,911 jobs and third-ranked Australia with 1,526 jobs.

    Sobha posts 13% rise in Q1 profit at Rs 53 crore

    The Bengaluru based firm registered a turnover of Rs.610 crore during the first quarter of the financial year 2018-19.

    Allow one-time restructuring of real estate loans to complete stuck projects: Keki Mistry, HDFC

    If loan restructuring is allowed, then new lenders will come and provide funding for a project with proper diligence, proper safeguards while ring-fencing the money. If that is done, then these projects can get completed and home buyers can get their apartments, says Keki Mistry, CEO, HDFC.

    Create more confidence, we don’t need out-of-the-box thinking in Budget: Keki Mistry, HDFC

    Keki Mistry, VC and CEO of HDFC, says confidence is created when jobs get created.

    Stocks in the news: Indiabulls Housing, Reliance Industries, ICICI Securities and Cadila Healthcare

    Here's a look at the top stocks that may hog the limelight in today's session.

    Axis All Season Debt FoF: New Fund Review

    "Axis All Seasons Debt Fund FOF is a unique product in the debt basket. It aims at adequate diversification. Especially at this point when there is a lot of confusion among investors about debt funds, this can be a go to scheme."

    DHFL, Usha Martin, Cipla and Inox Leisure among stocks in the news

    Here's a look at the top stocks that may hog the limelight in today's session.

    L&T construction arm bags 'large' orders from multiple clients in domestic market

    In a filing to BSE the company said in the water and effluent treatment segment it has bagged engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) from the Public Health Engineering Directorate, West Bengal for water supply in East Medinipur district. The project is funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB).

    Singapore Airlines to start fifth weekly flight on Kolkata-Singapore route

    In addition to Kolkata, SIA operates to five other points in India - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and New Delhi. Scoot, SIA’s low-cost subsidiary, operates to seven points in India. These are Amritsar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Trivadrum, Tiruchirappalli and Visakhapatnam.

    Nutanix sets up second customer support centre in India

    The new center takes the total number of Customer Support Centres of Excellence to ten, five of which are based in Asia.

    Pakistan bans broadcast of Indian Premier League

    The decision comes a month after DSport stopped the coverage of the tournament in protest of the Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel.

    Naukri and 99acres growth hit, only Jeevansathi is slowdown-proof: Hitesh Oberoi, Info Edge

    Initially, the slowdown was restricted to a few sectors like telecom and real estate and infrastructure. But over time, the slowdown has spread to other sectors like banking and financial services, insurance and other services as well. Lately, we have started picking up some signs of distress in the startup space and that will also become a problem going forward.

    One cop's fight against fake news is saving lives in India

    In a dark blue cap and stiff khaki uniform, Rajeshwari climbs onto a makeshift stage in front of hundreds of villagers. She's trying to stop the spread of WhatsApp rumours.

    It is raining mutual fund NFOs. Should you invest in them?

    Many mutual fund houses are coming up with new fund offers. Currently, there are six NFOs open in the market. However, many mutual fund advisors don't seem to be impressed by them.

    JSW Steel expects to raise supply to 1.5 lakh MT to metro rail projects in FY20

    "The company expects to increase its supplies to the metro rail projects."

    Shattering the sphere of fake news

    The viral but not-so-harmful WhatsApp forwards relate to health issues, medicine, the Islamic State terrorist group and income tax violations.

    Why playing contra means value investing for Prashant Jain

    We never thought we could have a TCS with a profit of Rs 35,000 crore or a Reliance with a projected profit of Rs 40.000 crore.

    Time to switch from debt funds to arbitrage funds for more safety, returns?

    Some mutual fund advisors are asking their clients to choose arbitrage funds over liquid, ultra short or short duration funds for their short-term needs.

    Global interest from real estate investors gathering momentum: Alistair Elliott, Knight Frank

    Residential realty to come back in due course with improving economy, says Alistair Elliott.

    Rajan Anandan & Indian Angel Network backs Bangalore-based healthcare startup PregBuddy

    What started with a WhatsApp group initially led them to build a pregnancy application which was the first peer-to-peer instant reassurance platform for expecting mothers based on their location, trimester, language, region and past medical conditions.

    Investors must add index funds to their portfolios, say mutual fund advisors

    Mutual fund advisors argue that index funds that follow a passive investment strategy to mimic certain indices are a cost-effective option for investors.

    Many lose jobs, migrate due to internet shutdown in Kashmir

    The Internet shutdown since August 5--when special status of the J&K was revoked and the state was downgraded into two Union Territories--put these youngsters in extreme financial and psychological distress as they would otherwise earn good money working remotely from home for different companies across the globe.

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    Volume and revenue good but rains played spoilsport for UB: Shekhar Ramamurthy

    This year, barley prices are almost 15% higher than last year, as also glass prices.

    Markets see expensive uptrend as people search for safety: Vishal Kampani

    Stocks that are very liquid, which can grow at 10-20% are trading at 40 to 50 PE.

    None of our concerns related to Electoral Bonds have been addressed: CEC Rawat

    There are now global examples of cases where data mining and targeted communication through paid news have been able to contaminate public opinion.

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