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InterviewBit

Bengaluru-based startup InterviewBit valued at $110 million in Tiger, Sequoia funding

The edtech startup offers daily live-streamed classes to prepare aspiring software engineers for job interviews and matches them with available jobs.
Bangalore airport | Wiki Commons

Karnataka wants to rename 5 airports after local historical heroes, asks for suggestions

The Bengaluru airport is already named after the 15-century Kempegowda, who is believed to be the founder of the Karnataka capital.
A screengrab from the viral video. | Twitter

‘Chandrayaan moonwalk’ not his first, Bengaluru man is known for fixing potholes with art

Astronauts, mermaids, even a weeping peacock — Baadal Nanjundaswamy has been using art to talk about what's going on in India.
SpiceJet | Representational image | YouTube

2 SpiceJet planes suffer mid-air glitches, pilots terminate journeys

The SpiceJet flights, one from Mumbai to Chennai and the other from Bengaluru to New Delhi, faced mid-air glitches, resulting in the planes being diverted.
Brigade Road in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi top the list of world’s 20 most dynamic cities

Six Indian cities including Pune and Chennai, are among those currently undergoing the most rapid expansion in the world.
Prakash Raj

Won’t join any political party, says actor Prakash Raj

Prakash Raj, who announced he would contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate, has kept his distance from the Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka.
Representational image | Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Bengaluru cops probing if dead law intern was pressured to withdraw sexual abuse complaint

Law intern Archana Pushpa Lall allegedly committed suicide days after filing sexual harassment case against two lawyers, Chandra Naik & Chetan Desai.

Why foreign investors don’t put their money in north Indian states

Regardless of a flurry of investment summits across north India, no major northern state attracts any meaningful share of FDI.
Bangalore Club

When a Fabindia kurta-pyjama was too unsophisticated for Bangalore Club

Bangalore Club, I must admit, felt rude even to me, a shameless reporter trained to gate-crash where not expected. But friends tell me I am in good company.
Gauri Lankesh

How we’re keeping my sister Gauri Lankesh’s legacy alive

Gauri Memorial Trust aims to foster a safe environment conducive to critical debate in a country that is becoming increasingly intolerant, says Gauri Lankesh’s sister.

On Camera

A house marked in Delhi during coronavirus pandemic | Twitter

Marking Covid-19 patients should not leave a social mark in India

The act of marking carries historical baggage. If India wants to mark those infected with coronavirus, it must think of sensible ways that don’t outlive the crisis.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Ramayan on DD: Best way to keep India’s elderly indoors or show the young TV beyond Netflix?

Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, which was a rage in the late 1980s, has made a comeback at a time when the 21-day lockdown has forced people indoors.

Defence

Indian Army (representational image) | Photo: PTI

Soldiers failing to disclose Covid-19 information will invite action under Army Act

Army advisory says not disclosing Covid-19 symptoms, travel details or contact with suspected patient will be treated as 'willful concealment' & breach of discipline.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.