Toilet locator app leads to a wild goose chase

The toilet locator app introduced by the Ministry of Urban Development in partnership with Google renders useless. By Rhythima Agarwal Users lack awareness of the inefficient toilet locator app which makes it difficult for public toilet users to find toilets to relieve themselves in, while travelling long distances. Arkesh S, an auto driver said, “I use […]

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Paying Rs 14,999 for video message from Jannat Zubair? Not for long

Did you know it would cost you 15k for your favourite actor to give you a shoutout on video? And almost Rs 4,999 if the person were to DM you on social media? But experts and some celebrities are questioning the rationale behind the idea and the sustainability of the business model. By Savyata Mishra […]

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Aeromodelling no longer belongs in deep pockets

Technically-oriented adrenaline junkies can now afford aero-modeling as a hobby, with countless workshops cropping up in Bengaluru round the year. By Jagriti Parakh Bright colored paper planes and hand gliders flew from one corner to another, some even collided and crashed. The young pilots stood there, with their heads up high and eyes gleaming—they had […]

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Bengaluru: Traffic Police needs more tech

Proper use of technology and artificial intelligence could be a solution to the city’s traffic woes. However, major junctions of the city are yet to get high-resolution CCTV cameras to capture commuters and motorists breaking the laws and APNR cameras as well as multidirectional infrared and colourless laser sensors. By Neetu Saini Traffic police can […]

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E –wallets, breeding ground for cyber criminals

According to cybercrime police, the number of digital wallets or e-wallet fraud cases has increased rapidly after various online platforms opened for payments and money transfer. By Archita Chakraborty Bangalore: In recent years, the tech city, Bangalore, has experienced a rapid increase in the number of digital wallets or e-wallet fraud cases. The number of […]

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Glitches in the online attendance system

Real time attendance and biometric attendance system, implemented in June 2016 suffers from a technical glitch.   By Swati Ekka Bangalore:  The State government has failed to fix the technical difficulties plaguing Students Achievement tracking System (SATS KARNATAKA), which was implemented to monitor the attendance of the government school teachers and overall performance of the students. […]

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City’s wait for Common Mobility Card not over yet

The common mobility card for metro and bus services which was supposed to be started by January 2020, is still on papers. By Batchu Rushali Bengaluru: Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) and Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) have failed to meet the deadline of January 1, 2020, to introduce a common mobility card for […]

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City traffic signals to upgrade to adaptive mode

The Bengaluru Traffic Police hopes to solve the city’s traffic management by introducing an adaptive traffic management system. Surbhi Shah Standing at one of the busiest junctions in Cubbon Park, city traffic police officer Ramanaswamy was hopeful at the prospect of installation of adaptive signals in Bengaluru, for he will not have to change the […]

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CPRI workshop to reduce the transformers failure rate

Distribution Transformer’s rate of failure in India is around 15 to 20 per cent By Arghyadeep Dutta Central Power Research Institute organised a workshop to help manufacturers of distribution transformers to reduce the failure rate through effective cooling and proper maintenance. The rate of failure of the Distribution Transformer in India is in the range […]

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The Initiatives of the Indian Government still Far

The current Indian administration had announced in February 2018 that IT and ITeS services sector in India is of great importance to its economy. Abhinav Kumar According to IBEF (Indian Brand Equity Foundation) Eventually growing, the industry accounted for 7.7% in India’s GDP in 2016. An attempt to capitalize this industry, government had announced in February […]

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