[33] In 1926, the labour unrest in Binny Mills due to demand by textile workers for payment of bonus resulted in lathi charging and police firing, resulting in the death of four workers, and several injuries. [145] Forbes considers Bangalore one of "The Next Decade's Fastest-Growing Cities". Most of the rainfall occurs during late afternoon/evening or night and rain before noon is infrequent. It has a population of more than 8 million and a metropolitan population of around 11 million, making it the third most populous city and fifth most populous urban agglomeration in India. However the Telugu Speaking Morasu Vokkaligas are the native people of Bangalore[dubious – discuss][98] Telugu-speaking people initially came to Bangalore on invitation by the Mysore royalty (a few of them have lineage dating back to Krishnadevaraya). Upon completing the required coursework, students enroll in general or professional degrees in universities through lateral entry.[206][207]. Home to hundreds of IT firms, the city is known as India's Silicon Valley. Bangalore labelled with a new name: Garbage city. [90], Bangalore suffers from the same major urbanisation problems seen in many fast-growing cities in developing countries: rapidly escalating social inequality, mass displacement and dispossession, proliferation of slum settlements, and epidemic public health crisis due to severe water shortage and sewage problems in poor and working-class neighbourhoods. Tired and hungry, he came across a poor old woman who served him boiled beans. The city also houses the Kannada film industry. The encouragement of high-tech industry in Bangalore, for example, has not favoured local employment development, but has instead increased land values and forced out small enterprise. From today, Bangalore and … [217], Bangalore got its first radio station when All India Radio, the official broadcaster for the Indian Government, started broadcasting from its Bangalore station on 2 November 1955. In 1687, the Mughal general Kasim Khan, under orders from Aurangzeb, defeated Ekoji I, son of Shāhji, and sold Bangalore to Chikkadevaraja Wodeyar (1673–1704), the then ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore for three lakh rupees. CommonFloor Editorial Team August 12, 2013. [230], Namma Wifi is a free municipal wireless network in Bangalore, the first free WiFi in India. November 2015 (290.4 mm) was recorded as one of the wettest months in Bangalore with heavy rains causing severe flooding in some areas, and closure of a number of organisations for over a couple of days. Due to its high elevation, Bangalore usually enjoys a more moderate climate throughout the year, although occasional heat waves can make summer somewhat uncomfortable. The Bangalore University was established in 1886, it provides affiliation to over 500 colleges, with a total student enrolment exceeding 300,000. There are over 100 MNCs (multinationals) in India and the world, and Bangalore has a population of 10 million. The name changing process began in 2006 after the JDS-BJP government announced that they planned to rename 12 cities, including Bangalore and Belgaum. The Peninsular Gneissic Complex (PGC) is the most dominant rock unit in the area and includes granites, gneisses and migmatites, while the soils of Bangalore consist of red laterite and red, fine loamy to clayey soils. [100] Bangalorean Christians are principally migrants of Roman Catholic and Protestant traditions, constituted by Tamil Christians, Mangalorean Christians, Kannadiga Christians, Malayali Syrian Christians and Northeast Indian Christians. [140] One-third of these slum clearance projects lacked basic service connections, 60% of slum dwellers lacked complete water supply lines and shared BWSSB water supply. Every month the gallery is conducting fresh cartoon exhibition of various professional as well as amateur cartoonist. Some famous private medical colleges include St. John's Medical College (SJMC), M. S. Ramaiah Medical College(MSRMC), Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (VIMS), etc. Bangalore’s new name will be Bengaluru. [168], An average of 1,250 vehicles are being registered daily in Bangalore RTOs. [119], The city has offices of the Consulate General of Germany,[120] France,[121] Japan[122] Israel,[123] British Deputy High Commission,[124] along with honorary consulates of Ireland,[125] Finland,[126] Switzerland,[127] Maldives,[128] Mongolia, Sri Lanka and Peru. Blue rice is the latest craze that is Insta worthy too! Join now. [188] Bangalore is a Legend that is free and unlocked in the base game. The institute has organised more than one hundred exhibitions of cartoons.[184][185]. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service. The city has hosted some games of the 2014 Unity World Cup. [106][107] The BBMP is run by a city council composed of 250 members, including 198 corporators representing each of the wards of the city and 52 other elected representatives, consisting of members of Parliament and the state legislature. The district of Bangalore is home to seven other city municipal councils such as those in Yelahanka, Bommanahalli, Dasarahalli, Krishnarajapuram, Patta… Bangalore has many parks and gardens that provide excellent pitches for impromptu games. The fort was originally built by, The Vikasa Soudha, situated adjacent to the, Bangalore Metropolitan/City Population section of, Mysore: A Gazetteer Compiled for Government by B. L. 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S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, M. P. Birla Institute of Fundamental Research, List of twin towns and sister cities in India, "How the 'Silicon Valley of India' is bridging the digital divide", "Is the Next Silicon Valley Taking Root in Bangalore? [43] Today, Bangalore is India's third most populous city. [21][23][24] Suryanath Kamath has put forward an explanation of a possible floral origin of the name, being derived from benga, the Kannada term for Pterocarpus marsupium (also known as the Indian Kino Tree), a species of dry and moist deciduous trees, that grew abundantly in the region. Bangalore is called as the Silicon Valley of India because of the large number of information technology companies located in the city which contributed 33% of India's ₹1,442 billion (US$20 billion) IT exports in 2006–07. [159] There are also plans to extend the north–south line to the airport, covering a distance of 29.6 kilometres (18.4 mi). The city has a literacy rate of 89%. [221][222], Bangalore got its first look at television when Doordarshan established a relay centre here and started relaying programs from 1 November 1981. [101][102][103] Muslims form a very diverse population, consisting of Dakhini and Urdu-speaking Muslims, Kutchi Memons, Labbay and Mappilas. Astrologer : new name astrologer in ulsoor Bangalore - Real Gem Jaya Nagar 4th T Block, Sapna Book House Jaya Nagar 4th Block, SK Jain Frazer Town, Shakuntala Devi Basavanagudi,. Members contesting elections to the council usually represent one or more of the state's political parties. The two urban settlements of Bangalore – city and cantonment – which had developed as independent entities merged into a single urban centre in 1949. When no action was taken, the State Government passed a resolution for the name change in December 2011. On November 1st, 2014, the GOI restored the city’s original name and changed it to Bengaluru from Bangalore. The name changing process began in 2006 after the JDS-BJP government announced that they planned to rename 12 cities, including Bangalore and Belgaum. [138][139] 42% of the households migrated from different parts of India like Chennai, Hyderabad and most of North India, and 43% of the households had remained in the slums for over 10 years. It was formerly called Bangalore International Airport. River Vrishabhavathi, a minor tributary of the Arkavathi, arises within the city at Basavanagudi and flows through the city. Find information about the Bangalore family, see the geographical distribution of the Bangalore last name. [68] However, Bangalore sometimes does face water shortages, especially during summer- more so in the years of low rainfall. It was a significant turning point in the history of Bangalore as it bears the earliest reference to the name 'Bengaluru'. Karnataka Rajyotsava is widely celebrated on 1 November and is a public holiday in the city, to mark the formation of Karnataka state on 1 November 1956. All types of orientation and LGBTQ are most welcome just post your request with your gender and opposite gender with your age! On 10 September 2020 the term of the BBMP council ended and Gaurav Gupta was appointed as the administrator of BBMP. (Source: File Photo/BCCI) Speculations about Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) being re-christened were rife on Wednesday evening after its social media handles went blank, including Twitter and Facebook .While its Twitter account only read: Royal Challengers, the Facebook account was without a logo but had … The road name on the "bus stop" specified as 'Krumbigal road". [129] It also has a trade office of Canada[130] and a virtual Consulate of the United States. ", "The Digital South Asia Library-Imperial gazetteer of India", "5: Bangalore: mud fort to sprawling metropolis", Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, "8: Public domain—contested spaces and lack of imageability", "Malleswaram, Basavanagudi, the new extensions", Karnataka State Gazetteer: Bangalore District, "Bangalore torpedo gave them their D-Day, 69 years ago", "Death Toll Raised to 66 in Fire at Circus in India", "Governance, economic settings and poverty in Bangalore", "District census handbook- Bangalore rural", "The Rediff interview. [143], With an economic growth of 10.3%, Bangalore is the second fastest-growing major metropolis in India,[144] and is also the country's fourth largest fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market. The existing Kannada name, Bengalūru, was declared the official name of the city in 2006. Bangalore is widely regarded as the "Silicon Valley of India" (or "IT capital of India") because of its role as the nation's leading information technology (IT) exporter. [72] The summer heat is moderated by fairly frequent thunderstorms, which occasionally cause power outages and local flooding. Name: Bangalore: Owner: G. Crenshaw and Company, London: Builder: Richardson, Duck & Company, Stockton-on-Tees, England: Launched: August 1886: United States; Name: Bangalore: Acquired: Maine Navigation Company of New York, 1901: Fate: Disappeared, 1908: General characteristics ; Type: Three-masted, square-rigged ship: Length: 260 feet (79 m) Beam: 40 feet (12 m) Depth: [54] In 1912, the Bangalore torpedo, an offensive explosive weapon widely used in World War I and World War II, was devised in Bangalore by British army officer Captain McClintock of the Madras Sappers and Miners. Pro-Trump rocker who went to D.C. rally dropped by label. There is also a railway line from Baiyappanahalli to Vimanapura which is no longer in use. During the Vijayanagara rule, many saints and poets referred to Bangalore as "Devarāyanagara" and "Kalyānapura" or "Kalyānapuri" ("Auspicious City"). BENGALURU: Yes, what you just read is the new name of Karnataka's capital. CommonFloor Editorial Team June 16, 2014. [66], In the 16th century, Kempe Gowda I constructed many lakes to meet the town's water requirements. Bellary will be called Ballari in official records, while Belgaum will be renamed Belagavi. BENGALURU: Yes, what you just read is the new name of Karnataka's capital. [114], The Bangalore City Police (BCP) has seven geographic zones, includes the Traffic Police, the City Armed Reserve, the Central Crime Branch and the City Crime Record Bureau and runs 86 police stations, including two all-women police stations. It was formed in 2007 by merging 100 wards of the erstwhile Bangalore Mahanagara Palike, with seven neighbouring City Municipal Councils, one Town Municipal Council and 110 villages around Bangalore. The migrant communities are Maharashtrians, Punjabis, Rajasthanis, Gujaratis, Tamilians, Telugus, Malayalis, Odias, Sindhis, and Bengalis. [215][216] Other circulated newspapers are Vijayvani, Vishwavani, Kannadaprabha, Sanjevani, Bangalore Mirror, Udayavani provide localised news updates. Bangalore also has many private engineering colleges affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University. The old city developed in the dominions of the Maharaja of Mysore and was made capital of the Princely State of Mysore, which existed as a nominally sovereign entity of the British Raj. ", "IT crowd, elite prefer international schools", "Students, parents throng PU colleges in city", "Diploma students have a chance in government engineering colleges", "St. John's High School, Bangalore-Welcomes You! 1. Roadside vendors, tea stalls, and South Indian, North Indian, Chinese and Western fast food are all very popular in the city. [165] The BMTC also has a mobile app that provides real-time location of a bus using the global positioning system of the user's mobile device. The state government issued a notification to the effect on Friday evening. Bangalore is home to Bengaluru Beast,[242] 2017 vice champion of India's top professional basketball division, the UBA Pro Basketball League. A town grew up around the cantonment, by absorbing several villages in the area. Bangalore Through The Centuries. [146] The city is the third largest hub for high-net-worth individuals and is home to over 10,000-dollar millionaires and about 60,000 super-rich people who have an investment surplus of ₹45 million (US$630,900) and ₹5 million (US$70,100) respectively.[147]. The headquarters of the Kannada Sahitya Parishat, a nonprofit organisation that promotes the Kannada language, is located in Bangalore. [50] New extensions in Malleswaram and Basavanagudi were developed in the north and south of the pētē. No. Her Smoke Launcher is great at breaking line-of-sight by deploying a smokescreen that can then be used to retreat or double-down on an attack. As a cosmopolitan city, Bangalore has also encouraged the growth of Telugu, Urdu, and English literatures. Earlier I used to refer that road as From Lalbagh Road towards Lalbagh West gate. [84] Bangalore was the fastest-growing Indian metropolis after New Delhi between 1991 and 2001, with a growth rate of 38% during the decade. Bangalore's international cricket stadium is the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, which has a seating capacity of 55,000[234] and has hosted matches during the 1987 Cricket World Cup, 1996 Cricket World Cup and the 2011 Cricket World Cup. India's Davis Cup team members, Mahesh Bhupathi[239] and Rohan Bopanna[240] reside in Bangalore. There are 0.08 people named BANGALORE for every 100,000 Americans. The Karnataka Municipality, works to shift 300 families annually to newly constructed buildings. [149] Infosys and Wipro, India's third and fourth largest software companies are headquartered in Bangalore, as are many of the global SEI-CMM Level 5 Companies. North Bangalore will get a new name: Greater Bangalore. [162], Buses operated by Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) are an important and reliable means of public transport available in the city. The town had two main streets—Chikkapeté Street, which ran east–west, and Doddapeté Street, which ran north–south. rks823 rks823 28.05.2020 Social Sciences Secondary School +5 pts. [3], Bangalore's rapid growth has created several problems relating to traffic congestion and infrastructural obsolescence that the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike has found challenging to address. From today, Bangalore and 11 other cities have new nomenclature. [190] The cultural scene is very diverse due to Bangalore's mixed ethnic groups, which is reflected in its music concerts, dance performances and plays. [191] Though both classical and contemporary music are played in Bangalore, the dominant music genre in urban Bangalore is rock music. [196] The Bangalore High School was started by the Mysore government in 1858 and the Bishop Cotton Boys' School was started in 1865. [186] Bangalore also has a very active and vibrant theatre culture with popular theatres being Ravindra Kalakshetra[187] and the more recently opened Ranga Shankara[188] The city has a vibrant English and foreign language theatre scene with places like Ranga Shankara and Chowdiah Memorial Hall leading the way in hosting performances leading to the establishment of the Amateur film industry. In this inscription found in Begur, "Bengalūrū" is referred to as a place in which a battle was fought in 890 CE. [153][154][155] The airport is third-busiest in India after Delhi and Mumbai in terms of passenger traffic and the number of air traffic movements (ATMs). [170] Bangalore is sometimes called as the "Pub Capital of India" and the "Rock/Metal Capital of India" because of its underground music scene and it is one of the premier places to hold international rock concerts. This name is in the 89th percentile, this means that nearly 10% of all the last names are more popular. On the web, Explocity provides listings information in Bangalore. Below are some of the historical schools in Bangalore and their year of establishment. This name is commonly used as either a first or last name. Pro trainer banned for giving horse a racist name. Its elevation is the highest among the major cities o… Bangalore, aka Bengaluru, is the center of India's tech industry. These kings belonged to two distinct dynasties: the earlier line of the Solar race which had a succession of seven kings of the Ratti or Reddi tribe, and the later line of the Ganga race. [76] Bangalore is a hub for biotechnology related industry in India and in the year 2005, around 47% of the 265 biotechnology companies in India were located here; including Biocon, India's largest biotechnology company.[151][152]. The decision on renaming was announced by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to synchronise with the golden jubilee of founding of Karnataka at a function ON NOVEMBER 01 2006. It is in the heart of the Mysore Plateau (a region of the larger Precambrian Deccan Plateau) at an average elevation of 900 m (2,953 ft). Bengaluru is one of India’s largest cities. Performances of Carnatic (South Indian) and Hindustani (North Indian) classical music, and dance forms like Bharat Natyam, Kuchipudi, Kathakali, Kathak, and Odissi are very popular. Bangalore is an Offensive Legend great with any playstyle. BANGALORE is ranked as the 27151st most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 172. [113] The BBMP works in conjunction with the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) and the Agenda for Bangalore's Infrastructure and Development Task Force (ABIDe) to design and implement civic and infrastructural projects. [212], The first printing press in Bangalore was established in 1840 in Kannada by the Wesleyan Christian Mission. [61] In 1985, Texas Instruments became the first multinational corporation to set up base in Bangalore. [237] Bangalore has a number of elite clubs, like Century Club, The Bangalore Golf Club, the Bowring Institute and the exclusive Bangalore Club, which counts among its previous members Winston Churchill and the Maharaja of Mysore. [134] The IT hub, Whitefield region is the most polluted area in Bangalore. [13] Located in southern India on the Deccan Plateau, at a height of over 900 m (3,000 ft) above sea level, Bangalore is known for its pleasant climate throughout the year. [32] Around 1,000 BCE (Iron Age), burial grounds were established at Koramangala and Chikkajala on the outskirts of Bangalore. Their intersection formed the Doddapeté Square—the heart of Bangalore. The city was earlier served by the HAL Airport at Vimanapura, a residential locality in the eastern part of the city. 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Bangalore contributes four members to the lower house of the Indian Parliament, the Lok Sabha, from its four constituencies: Bangalore Rural, Bangalore Central, Bangalore North, and Bangalore South,[116] and 28 members to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. [192] The two main music seasons in Bangalore are in April–May during the Ram Navami festival, and in September–October during the Dusshera festival, when music activities by cultural organisations are at their peak. [10] In 2014, Bangalore contributed US$45 billion, or 38 per cent of India's total IT exports. [30][31], A discovery of Stone Age artefacts during the 2001 census of India at Jalahalli, Sidhapura and Jadigenahalli, all of which are located on Bangalore's outskirts today, suggest probable human settlement around 4,000 BCE. [191] Yakshagana, a theatre art indigenous to coastal Karnataka is often played in town halls. [64], The topology of Bangalore is generally flat, though the western parts of the city are hilly. 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