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Accel US backs TaxiForSure in fight with Uber, Olacabs

MUMBAI: Bangalore-based transportation startup TaxiForSure has raised around $30 million in fresh capital, led by marquee venture capital fund Accel Partners US, as it looks to fend off competition from bigger rivals Uber and Olacabs in a charged up ...

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'Fan'damental Red Devils of Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Their team might have lost their first match of the English Premiere League, but the loss didn't disappoint them much, for Manchester United Fan's Club Bengaluru just got their official status on August 15. They are now christened Manchester ...

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India go down to Pakistan 0-2 in U-23 football

India played good hosts to Under-23 Pakistan who notched up a 2-0 win to draw the bilateral friendly series 1-1 at the Bangalore Football Stadium here Wednesday. Pakistan's goals came in the 38th and 89th minutes with skipper Kaleem Ullah and Saddam ...

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Can the Singals solve Bhushan's debt crisis?

Bhushan Power & Steel and Bhushan Steel had their own growth plans chalked out. The two companies had ... The clampdown on iron-ore mines in states like Karnataka and Goa has had a far-reaching impact on the steel sector. Many small and mid-sized ...

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Death of abandoned horse stirs online pity

Madhura Somasekhar (Bangalore), who had seen Big Guy being treated, said: posted: 'Race horses show horses slave horses... Humans are the worst beings on earth'. Varadarangan Krishnaiyengar posted: 'Very sad to hear this, Sandesh Raju. Only a ...

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The man who made Asanas global

The passing of Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja or B K S Iyengar on Wednesday left a void in the field of yoga truly difficult to fill. Fondly called Guruji, Iyengar breathed his last at the Prayag Hospital around 3:15 am. After he was diagnosed with ...

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No Southern comfort

She is just three films old in South cinemas, but she hit the jackpot by bagging the female lead role opposite Hrithik Roshan in the Hindi movie Mohenjo-daro to be directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. Subsequently, the actress is flooded with offers ...

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Test of popularity for Siddaramaiah government in key by-polls

Three Karnataka Assembly seats vacated by MLAs elected to the Lok Sabha in the Parliament polls this year will witness by-elections on Thursday, in what is widely viewed as a test of the popularity of the 14-month-old Congress government and chief ...

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Ration shop owners give biometric system the finger

The next problem was filing a police complaint. The 15 evidently fake ... Bangalore Mirror managed to track down P Subbramani, who was contracted by the department to take photos and collect biometrics for customers of Peddaraju Stores. He flatly ...

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What terrorism can do to human psyche

Zameer (who likes to be called Zed), spends his time smoking pot, playing on his PS3, playing cards with his eccentric landlady Fiona (a Catholic widow with a temper) and discussing popular culture with his neighbour Yogi (a struggling actor from Bihar ...

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India suffer 0-2 defeat against Pakistan in football friendly

India suffered an embarrassing 0-2 defeat at the hands of a spirited Pakistan in the second football friendly to end the two-match series 1-1 in Bangalore on Wednesday. Wim Koeverman's team, which won the first friendly 1-0 on August 17, on Wednesday ...

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The whole 22 yards

I would be poring over bound copies of Sport and Pastime all the time. During summer holidays we would play tennis ball cricket the whole day. My grandfather and his brother ran BUCC in the Bangalore league. And I ended up scoring for the Bangalore ...

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Online retail: Counting on sports lovers

“India did not have any online news platform dedicated to sports. I wanted to build the largest of its kind,” said Jain, who decided to start Sportskeeda in 2009 after graduating from a B-school in Bangalore. He did his undergraduation in mechatronics ...

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The BKS Iyengar legacy

Originally from Bellur, Karnataka, Iyengar learnt yoga under Sri Krishnamacharya, his brother-in-law. As a child and teenager, he was frail and sickly, and his guru passed on his knowledge to him over many years, until he perfected the basic asanas ...

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Health minister directs DHO to file case against WhatsApp message on Ebola ...

Irritated by needless scare it created and flurry of queries to him in this regard, Khader on Wednesday directed Dr H S Shivakumar, district health and family welfare officer to lodge a complaint with cyber cell police station in Bangalore under ...

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Ration shop owners scam 'foolproof' biometric system

The next problem was filing a police complaint. The 15 evidently fake ... Bangalore Mirror managed to track down P Subbramani, who was contracted by the department to take photos and collect biometrics for customers of Peddaraju Stores. He flatly ...

Bangalore Mirror

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Run for life ends in death

BANGALORE: He fled the accident spot thinking he had killed a car driver, only to meet his own death 300 metres ahead. Purushotham ... The trucker who had a heart problem, collapsed soon after he took to his heels; he died on the spot. The car driver ...

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Major water scarcity threat looms over India

An Aarhus University news release about the study put out on July 29, quotes Benjamin Sovacool, director of the university's Centre for Energy Technologies (CET): "It's a huge problem that the electricity sector do not (sic) even realise how much water ...

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India way down in Shanghai rankings

The Shanghai Rankings were out on the day India celebrated Independence day. Most disappointingly, however, except for Bangalore's Indian Institute of Science listed at a lowly 327, no other institute in the country figured in the 2014 Academic Ranking ...

Hindustan Times

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Shifting gears

When Mumbai-based Ola cabs first made its foray into Goa in December 2013, flashing its swish radio communication, live GPS-tracking, mobile app-powered taxis, it was initially perceived by the industry as a chance to standardize and upgrade the ...

Times of India

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