Science and Technology
Mar 23 2016
BTP'S NEW SAFETY APP FOR COMMUTERS
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News Desk
Tired of errant auto drivers taking you for a ride? Sick of incessant honking when you are stuck in traffic? You can easily report it to the Traffic Police now!
Mar 11 2016
TACKLING CYBER CRIME
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News Desk
Many a time, we don't think twice before we enter a password on a website, or make an online transaction. Here’s why you should pay more attention!
Jul 09 2015
APP TO SELL WASTE
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Holly Thorpe
Five teenagers from Bengaluru took the first place in an international app development competition with their mobile app that will let local users buy and sell dry waste.
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Feb 07 2014
Android app from Traffic Police
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Ganga Madappa
A developer has created a new app for the Bangalore Traffic Police, which in 3 days has been downloaded by over 2000 folks. Here’s our review of the app.
Oct 11 2013
TOWARDS REWEWABLE POWER
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Shamala Kittane Subramanyan
While there are many technologies that provide us with energy, there are also technologies that help us with saving energy. The latter is gaining ground as more and more people are becoming aware of the conscious use of energy.
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Jun 04 2013
UNDERSTANDING POWERCUTS
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News Desk
BESCOM Managing director Manivannan explains what is power, what causes power cuts and how everyone can contribute so that there is less power cut.
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May 03 2013
Blog: Volunteer Diary
It is election season in the city and the rest of the state. Most of the local news is about the strengths and weaknesses of the candidates and various political parties, campaign activities, problems existing in different constituencies and...
Mar 11 2013
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED STUDIES
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Shamala Kittane Subramanyan
In the concluding part of our series, take a look at a destination that leads scholars to acquire knowledge across disciplines and apply it to solve real-life problems.
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Mar 04 2013
TOP SCIENCE RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS IN BANGALORE
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Shamala Kittane Subramanyan
As India celebrates National Science Day on Feb 28, we bring you a 3-part series focusing on three city-based institutes driving cutting edge research. In this first part, we look at the IIA.
Mar 04 2013
THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
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Shamala Kittane Subramanyan
Yes, you can, but only in namma Bengaluru! In the second of our 3-part series, look at the NCBS and how it’s innovating on research in the biological sciences.
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Feb 11 2013
HACKNIGHT AT BANGALORE
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Zainab Bawa
Over 40 geeks get together for a night of understanding Aaron Schwarz's work and contributing to keep his memory and projects alive.
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Jan 30 2013
THE HISTORY OF ROCKET SCIENCE
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Poornima Dasharathi
Poornima Dasharathi attends a talk on the history of rockets and is surprised to find some of the earliest technology can be traced to its roots in the kingdom of Mysore.
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Jan 25 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
One of the unusual features of this year's Bird Race was the fact that seven teams out of 35 (that's one fifth!) wanted to go together, rathen than compete on their own. One team, Flamingo, had to drop out, and the other, Flowerpecker, started late...
Jan 15 2013
SERIOUSLY SPEAKING
Ashok Kumar K
An IRCTC website user proposes alternative ways of putting the facility to use.
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Nov 12 2012
Blog: Volunteer Diary
"Freedom is another word for nothing left to lose", said someone. But, for many people who often lose the little that they have, freedom is another wor(l)d. And that wor(l)d did not appear on 15th August 1947 or later for the majority who...
Nov 09 2012
DEMYSTIFYING SCIENCE
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Cara Tejpal
How do insects fly? Can we mitigate snakebites? A new event series connects Bangaloreans with subject experts in a lively setting.
Sep 16 2012
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
The second season of Mahindra's Spark the Rise begins on 17th September 2012. See the Spark The Rise journey video  here . The  Rise Blog  said, "In order to re-ignite conversations and spread the word, we're conducting...
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Mar 27 2012
APP FOR AUTO COMMUTERS
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Mushtaq Ahamed
If you are tired of haggling over auto fares, a mobile application can help you find exact fares and check travel routes
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Mar 24 2012
THE VITTAL MALLYA SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH FOUNDATION
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Anisha Nair
This research foundation in BTM regularly holds seminars to tell lay people about the research projects they are working on. They also work with children
Feb 29 2012
ROBOTICS COMPETITION
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Sharada Satrasala
Six Bengaluru boys have won a national level robotics championship. They will represent India in the international round next month.
Sep 23 2011
Blog: Bangalore South Local
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For two years now, Nagaraj Ananth, 43, a scientist at Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), has being going to schools and colleges on Saturdays and introducing children to the fascinating world of satellites and space travel. With the aid of...
May 13 2011
Blog: Volunteer Diary
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You are visiting Bangalore and want to spend a few hours outside with your family or friends, preferably in a clean and green environment. Or are an 'old' Bangalorean who wants to relive her/his childhood. Where do you go? Cubbon Park, a lovely...
Apr 30 2011
Blog: Deepa's jottings
    Though the bird count at the Bannerghatta Zoo area was on the low side today (this seemed to be more of an "audio" than a "visual" day, with many more birds being heard than seen!)...we did see a lot of interesting...
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Apr 21 2011
CELL PHONE ANTI-THEFT
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
What can you do to prevent mobile phone thefts? How can you recover it if you’ve lost it? Does the police really help? The options.
Feb 04 2011
FIRST LEGO LEAGUE TOURNAMENT
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
Students of National Public School, Koramangala, scored highest at the Bangalore level Lego League tournament; one step closer to representing India at the finals.
Dec 01 2010
AGASTYA FOUNDATION
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Usha Hariprasad
With Agastya Foundation's single minded focus on hands-on science education, their ongoing science fair is a must for all young ones. On till December 3rd.
 
 

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