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Amol Sarva’s unicorn startup is challenging WeWork

With the proceeds from its recent fundraising, Knotel intends to get “way deeper” in cities it’s already present, such as New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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.

Was tired when I reached score of 65: Virat Kohli tells Yuzvendra Chahal

In a video posted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Kohli is seen having a candid conversation with Chahal.

TikTok’s parent pushes into search business

ByteDance, known for aggressively recruiting top tech talent, is turning its attention to one of the most lucrative businesses online.

Home buyers welcome SC ruling, say move to help claim dues

There are around 1.74 lakh stalled housing units across the top seven cities and their buyers can now stake claims to their dues by initiating insolvency proceedings against the errant developers.

VG Siddhartha goes missing: Kunal Bahl, Harsha Bhogle share their fondest memories

In a letter to the CCD family, the owner apologised to his employees and board of directors for failing as an entrepreneur.

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.

Indian government sector next big thing for Google Cloud

According to Google, the time is ripe for the company to now deeply explore the government sector as various state governments are moving fast on initiatives like building smart cities.

London named world's best student city in new rankings

According to the rankings, India's best student city is Bangalore (81st), followed by Mumbai (85th), Delhi at 113 and Chennai at 115 out of a total of 120 cities.

FASTag, mobility cards big focus for us this year: NPCI COO

Praveena Rai says it's a year for transit and FASTag is going to be a big focus for NPCI.

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.

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.

A lot of demat accounts being opened from small towns and tier 2 & 3 cities: Nikhil Kamath, Zerodha

We are seeing a lot of new people in 25-35 age group in Rs 5-15 lakh salary bracket entering the market.

We do not see any challenges in our portfolio: Murali M Natrajan, DCB Bank

For the last 10 years or so, the only area of focus for us has been retail, SME, agri inclusive banking.

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

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

At Bangalore Lit Fest, #MeToo survivors recall horror; urge women to speak out, lend a helping hand

The crowd gave a standing ovation to the #MeToo survivors.

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.

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.

ShareChat takes down half a million pieces of content, 54K accounts removed

ShareChat, a vernacular social network that supports 14 Indian languages, has about 45 million monthly active users.

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.

Bengaluru candidates milking social media to woo IT city voters this election season

Parties are running online campaigns and going all out to leverage digital medium to reach out to voters.

Commercial real estate vacancy levels are minimal, rentals also becoming stronger: Irfan Razack, Prestige Estates

Companies are willing to pay for good quality grade A spaces, said Razack

Facebook is removing 1 million abusive accounts a day as it gears up for Indian elections: Ajit Mohan

Facebook will activate new regional operations centres, focused on election integrity, in Singapore and Dublin.

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.

Foxconn to begin mass production of iPhones in India

India has become the fastest-growing smartphone market in the world, while China stagnates.

B-schoolers take a page out of poll campaign book

The IIMs, ISB, FMS & MDI are among those using political examples and case studies to teach students about branding, leadership and consumer behaviour.

Election fever grips B-school classrooms

A student from IIM Lucknow rued that many of his classmates didn’t discuss politics for fear of being labelled supporters of one or another party.

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.

Don't expect much, it’ll be more of the same for next one year: Gautam Duggad

Don’t see any meaningful triggers from this or next year’s budget, says the MOSL research head.

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.

View: Meaningless to censure Rahul for calling Masood Azhar 'Ji'

"Has the BJP decided that ‘ji’ is no longer to be used while referring to an enemy or a bad person?"

View: Angel investors must be spared India's tax hell

The first successful exit, likely to occur when any of 1Crowd’s current stable of 21 firms goes in for Series B funding, is still some ways off.

Economists allege political interference in statistical data

A group of economists has appealed to raise voice against the tendency “to suppress uncomfortable data”.

Gridlocked: When Bengaluru traffic behaved better than Boston in Kiran Mazumdar’s Twitterverse

Bengaluru's traffic congestion has been Shaw's pet peeves.

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.

ZEE launches online platform for retail advertisers

The new offering ZEEMitra.com will recommend ideal channel mix to reach out to the relevant target audience

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.

In times of equity turmoil, analysts projecting this stock to rally 100%

The scrip has already surged 1,000 per cent in five years – mainly in last 18 months.

View: Cash handouts will allow governments to get away with bad governance

The trend has continued: even in in this age govt gives away small amounts and calls it good governance.

Congress wants 'defenestration' of PM Modi, BJP: Shashi Tharoor

Speaking on Priyanka Gandhi's induction as the Congress's general secretary, the 62-year-old MP from Thiruvananthapuram said she had the charisma to galvanise voters and will be an asset to the party.

Is Bengaluru being Bangalored? Layoffs, job loss fears leave techies reeling under uncertainty

Multiple factors — prospect of a stricter US visa regime and the automation of certain jobs in the sector — have led to the latest retrenchment cycle.

What I read this week: Is Bangalore becoming unliveable? Credit cards, ATMs to be dead soon

Bangalore once famous for hundreds of lakes has a problem: It is running out of water, fast.

Kalpana as Kuttan's mother in 'Bangalore Days' was formidable

Talent has trumped distance and language as I sit back to enjoy another masterpiece from her motley collection of comedy and drama.

From Benedict Jebakumar to Bhumika Patel, Bengalurean news-makers of 2016

Bhumika, a marathoner who trains visually-challenged women to run marathons & Jebakumar collects nails to stop nail mafia.

Will jobs actually be top of mind when India casts its vote in this Lok Sabha elections?

ET Magazine reporters travelled to trade and industry hubs across the country to find out.

Infosys is boring again, and that's a good thing: Nandan Nilekani

In the latest quarter, Infosys booked more than $2 billion in deals.

Mumbai, Bangalore among top Asian cities offering best property bargains in 2017

The survey was conducted before Modi government on November 8 announced plans to scrap 86 per cent of currency notes in circulation.

Bangalore's Koramangala: India's startup hotspot

It was Flipkart's choice of this area to start operations — initially, from an apartment — in the mid-2000s that really catapulted Koramangala to a startup hotspot.

These men and women will run India for the next 5 years

The 58 shades of Team Modi are unveiled in a US-style inauguration.

Bangalore cops as newsreaders? Police channel soon on social media

Bengaluru police will have its own news channel on social media. It is taking an interactive mode to reach out to the people on Facebook & Twitter.

Fly across the world on Indian wings

Indian budget carriers, expanding in the international sector, are set to offer a cheaper flying option.

Bangalore Literature Festival has something for everyone: Shinie Antony

BLF Director speaks out about the controversy around the festival and how it has overcome lows to stand up this weekend.

Maharashtra Bandh Live Updates: Internet suspended in 7 tehsils of Pune

Government has beefed up security across the state since protests held by Maratha groups last month had witnessed large-scale violence and arson in various parts of the state.

China's bicycle sharing firm ofo gets over 1.1 million orders in India

ofo, China's top bicycle sharing firm, had entered the Indian market in November last. Its service is now available in seven Indian cities, including New Delhi, Indore, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Pune, Coimbatore and Chennai.

Flipkart to close eBay.in, sell used goods at new bay

In May, eBay had said that it had decided to end its strategic partnership with Flipkart and relaunch eBay India with a differentiated offering to focus on cross-border trade.

Karnataka exit poll results 2018: Chanakya gives clear majority to BJP, others say fractured mandate

Exit poll projections now are as complex as how it was during campaigning. All exit polls indicate a fractured mandate, but are in a split over whether Congress or BJP will be the single largest.

In Ananth Kumar’s death, Karnataka loses a big influencer in Delhi

In Bengaluru South, with his inimitable friendly smile, he had developed scores of friends, and a bonding with party workers.

From refugee camp to Test arena: Afghanistan’s tough journey to cricket’s zenith

As much as it will be an end of Afghanistan’s tough journey to cricket’s zenith, Thursday will also be a start of new life as a Test playing nation.

Karnataka: With a pre-poll tie-up, Congress-JD(S) could’ve won 151, left 69 to BJP

Had there been such an opposition alliance, Congress would have won 99 seats instead of the 78 it won and JD (S) would have won 51 seats against its tally of 37.

Revenue department has no control over Bangalore Club land

KAS officer N Mahesh Babu, assistant commissioner of the Bengaluru North subdivision, has ordered the Club to vacate the 13-acre land.

Samsung users fail to delete Facebook, tech giant blames pre-installed app

On certain Samsung devices, users aren’t allowed to delete the Facebook app.

Elite clubs Bangalore Club & Century to hold polls this month

The two clubs will go to polls in the last week of this month - Bangalore Club on June 28, and the Century Club will have polls a day earlier.

Royal Challengers Bangalore's Mitchell Starc to miss start of IPL

The Australian quick, who tops the ICC's one-day bowling rankings, has sustained a minor knee strain.

Delhi beats Bangalore in start-up hiring

While travel start-ups lead hiring in the Delhi NCR, data indicates that Amazon is hiring big.

Involvement in India will be investigated: Cambridge Analytica

A spokesperson for the company yesterday said that while CA was focussed purely on the US market, its global arm SCL Elections handled other regions.

Quick getaway destinations from Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore

Check out the quick and best getaway destinations from Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore to enjoy your weekends and freshen up your mood.

Stocks in focus on 26 March 2018

Here is a list of top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today's trading session.

Bangalore attack: Private news channels demand arrest of lawyers

Private TV news channels today sought immediate arrest of the lawyers involved in assaulting mediapersons and policemen.

Great Indian cattle count: An inside story

An army of veterinary doctors and para-veterinary officials are using tablets to conduct livestock census.

Facebook acquires Bangalore based Little Eye Labs

Facebook's first Indian acquisition is an obvious indicator of its mobile ambitions, which have been on the strategy tables since 2013.

What explains huge variation in private medical college fees?

The average annual tuition fees for MBBS in private colleges varies from about Rs 5 lakh to Rs 25 lakh, with deemed universities typically charging the most.

Mobile app firm News in Shorts raises seed fund from Times Internet

A number of cos are banking on the consumer's need for curated and personalised content. US-based provides top news in 300 characters through a mobile app.

The week in 10 stocks: Hudco, Wipro, BEL, Caplin Point, Sun Pharma, Hikal

For the week, Sensex lost 255.25 points, or 0.66 per cent, to end at 38,389.

Amazon’s plan to reach 500 million Indians: Speak their language

Amazon’s expansion into Hindi is vital to the company’s ambition of making India its next big market.

View: Opposition shows it has strength in numbers

The prime minister remains by far the most popular politician in India today and his party is a formidable election-winning machine. It has much more money and is far better organized than its rivals.

Add a voice to your home with Amazon's new Echo series

The initial offer period on Amazon India gets you a massive 30% discount off the regular price.

Digital India campaign: Government, Twitter join hands to launch news service

"Based on Indian technological innovation, Twitter Samvad is dedicated and specially built for the largest democracy of the world," Costolo said.

Kannada tabloid editor arrested for alleged "supari' to kill colleague

Police sources said Belagere and the contract killers have been booked under Section 307 (attempt to murder) and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code.

Bangalore blast: A confirmed train ticket on Sunday could have changed victim Bhavani's fate

An unconfirmed ticket and a trail of other events led B Bhavani Devi to be at the place where she was and end up as lone victim in Bengaluru blast.

News of HMT's closure breaks hearts of watch connoisseurs

HMT's craftsmanship makes the watch a prized possession among horologists in the UK and Germany for its design finesse and superior quality.

Bypoll results are bad news for BJP

The results of two Lok Sabha by-elections in Karnataka, soon after the Congress swept to power in the state, are significant.

How Walmart decided to oust an icon of India's tech industry

At Flipkart, a extramarital affair would be considered personal; Walmart executives thought it was worth disclosing.

Islamic State twitter account operator is a Bangalore executive: Report, Police launch probe

The Crime branch of the Bangalore police today launched a probe to look into its veracity regarding the IT city's link with the Twitter account that is followed by foreign jihadis.

Israel to open consulate in Bangalore

In a big boost to Indo-Israel cooperation in hi-tech sector, New Delhi has granted Tel Aviv permission to open a consulate in Bangalore.

AstraZeneca to close its Bangalore R&D unit

The decision to shut the R&D centre is part of an ongoing global restructuring exercise, said the company that employs over 1,200 people in India.

Airbus A-380s to operate from Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore

Decks have been cleared for Airbus A-380s to operate from Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore with the Government today lifting its five-year-old ban.

Bengaluru stares at another doomsday prediction; city might become unliveable by 2030

Bengaluru’s vehicle population is 73.5 lakh (as on February 2018) with the Road Transport Offices (RTOs) registering over 2,000 vehicles every day. As much as 90% of these are cars and two-wheelers.

Stocks in focus on 22 March 2018

Here is a list of top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today's trading session.

This Bengaluru police station guards Victoria Statue for over a century

The station also acted as a “gateway” for Bengalureans who wanted to enter the British civil and military areas.

Beat election jitters with these tactical and structural plays: Saurabh Mukherjea, Marcellus

There is liquidity tightness with ramifications for NBFCs/ HFCs and broader sector: Mukherjea

View: China testing India’s resolve in Maldives

Reports of eleven Chinese warships sailing into the East Indian Ocean in February, amid the state of emergency in the island country have set off alarm bells.

There was no price correction for established players in real-estate: Suresh Kris, CFO, Brigade Enterprises

Going with the RERA and other things maybe from Q2 onwards, from June-July onwards the performance for the aged players in Bangalore will be very good.

News Corp-backed realty portal PropTiger.com acquires Makaan.com

The transaction will bring Makaan.com and PropTiger.com together onto an online real-estate platform, offering end-to-end realty services.

Culture of ‘bending rules’ in India challenges U.S. drug agency

The US drug agency is bewildered with Indian pharma industry's culture of getting things done at all costs.

Karnataka Budget 2017: This hospital catches the eye of Siddaramaiah

This 104-year-old hospital had humble beginnings and served the poor.

Bank of America staff cuts spell good news for Indian IT firms

Even as the Indian companies gear up for increased business from financial clients, the demand is still being driven by a strong cost-cutting effort.

Arvind Kejriwal attacking Narendra Modi only to remain in news: BJP

BJP today said Kejriwal was attacking its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi only to remain in the "limelight".

IIT, AIIMS audits find more than fly in the soup

FSSAI officials told TOI they are at present writing to all 12 institutions with detailed audit reports and grades and asking them to conform to norms as soon as possible.

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