Daily 2-hour load shedding stares city in the face
Lean monsoon in the catchment areas of Karnataka is set to lay Bengalureans low. The state that depends on hydroelectric power for most of its electricity requirement has not been able to produce enough, and the resulting power crisis came up for discussion in the cabinet meeting on Monday. Briefing the media later law minister TB Jayachandra said that Bengaluru will now be subjected to daily load shedding of two hours. He said that BESCOM would make an official statement to this effect. Speaking to Bangalore Mirror energy minister DK Shivakumar reiterated that the state was facing a power crisis with ...
Google Redesigns Its Logo
Following its corporate reorganisation last month, Google is making another major change - the company on Tuesday unveiled a new logo. Google's new logo epitomises the company as it stands today, present on myriad devices rather than its humble roots of a single browser page. Apart from the redesign of the full logo, which while retaining the same colours for the letters features a new font, Google has also reimagined its little blue 'g' icon to a four-colour 'G'. The updated logo features a sans-serif typeface, similar to the one being used by Google's newly created holding company, Alphabet. The new logo ...
Unhackable, Unbreakable, and Waterproof Turing Phone to Ship in December
The Turing Phone, which was unveiled as the 'unhackable, unbreakable, and waterproof' in July this year, now finally has a shipping date - December 18. The secure Android smartphone would start shipping on the same day when the Star Wars: The Force Awakens releases, and the company executives confirmed to Engadget the dates matching was not a coincidence. The Turing Phone will be available in three colour variants - Beowolf, Pharaoh, and Cardinal. All three colour variants will be available in 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB variants, priced at $610 (roughly Rs. 39,000), $740 (roughly Rs. 47,300), and $870 (roughly Rs. 55,700) respectively. Developed ...
Bangalore Traffic cops fill in
BWSSB digs up crater... BBMP sleeps over it... two traffic cops take it upon themselves to find a solution since they face the brunt near City railway station on a daily basis. Jugaad initiative at its best... The news of mishap on NH4 on Tumkur Road that claimed the lives of a nine-year-old boy and later of his mother who died of a heart attack is still fresh. On Saturday, two traffic policemen went beyond their call of duty to cover with concrete a dangerous gaping hole on the busy Gubbi Thotadappa Road. A few days ago, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board ...
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