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  Bangalore
Bangalore, a real cool place on Planet Earth is the capital of Karnataka, a major state in the southern part of India.
BSlum dwellers in Bangalore can look forward to better days if the Congress walks the talk, as the party is promising a slum-free Bangalore in five years if it is voted to power.
Responding to the problem of poverty in Bangalore raised by social activist Anita Reddy, he said the city has about 440 slums, and the funds provided through Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) would be utilised effectively for the purpose.
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  Bangalore Encyclopedia Articles @ PriceOfFreedom.com (Price of Freedom)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bangalore was hit by a plague epidemic in 1898 that dramatically reduced its population.
Bangalore is situated in the southeast of the South Indian state of Karnataka.
Bangalore District borders with Kolar District in the northeast, Tumkur District in the northwest, Mandya District in the southwest, Chamarajanagar District in the south and the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu in the southeast.
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 Tour India,Tour to India,Tour in India,Tour Package for India Travel.
Bangalore is one of Asia's fastest growing cities.
Bangalore is generally regarded as a place that most visitors like to chill out in.
Bangalore is now an International Airport as well and is currently served by Lufthansa, Malaysian Airlines, Indian Airlines, Air India and a few other International Airlines.
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 V I R T U A L B A N G A L O R E . C O M - Bangalore: Introduction
Bangalore is booming, and a look at some of its nicknames says why: "India's Silicon Valley", "Fashion Capital of India", "The Pub City of India", and on.
The capital of the state of Karnataka, Bangalore is situated halfway betwen the coasts in southern India.
Legend has it that the name Bangalore comes from "boiled beans" (Benda Kaluru), which were served by a humble old lady to a hungry ruler in the 10th century.
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Bangalore is fast emerging as one of the most industrialized cities in India, keeping pace with the latest trends and fashion.
Bangalore is renowned, not only for its own beauty and technological advances, but also for its easy access to the marvels of the land around it.
Bangalore, which literally means the 'town of baked beans', was founded by Kempe Gowda, a chieftain of the Vijayanagar Empire, around the 16th century.
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 Bangalore Turf Club History
If the Bangalore Race Course is considered as one of the best in the country for the challenge it poses both to the horse and to the riders, the credit should go to the successive administrators who have wisely made use of the natural and undulating contours of the land.
The Bangalore Race Course is probably the only one on the world where a limited space of barely 85 acres has been so comprehensively utilised to provide facilities such as stabling for over 1000 horses, three training tracks, an equine swimming pool, training schools, walking rings, a veterinary hospital and even an amateur riding school.
Bangalore Turf Club played a crucial role in the starting of off-course betting in association with Royal Western India Turf Club in 1975, which gave a new lease of life to the sport.
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 Bangalore - Uncyclopedia
In the early 1800s, Bangalore was captured by Tipu Sultan, heir to the throne of Mysore and warden of the royal latrine.
People that come to work in Bangalore are taken to the town square and soundly sodomized with a gardening implement until they promise to learn the language and pronounce undying fealty to the city.
The original meaning of Bangalore is derived a family of spiced meats originating from the regions along the Mexico/Israeli border.
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 Bangalore City Guide
Bangalore, a city of adventure and a fast growing metropolis, this ?garden city' is the capital of the southern Indian state of Karnataka.
Bangalore is in Karnataka State and it is bounded in east by Andhra Pradesh,west by Goa and the Arabian Sea; south by Kerala and Karnataka and north by Maharashtra.
Bangalore airport is 13 Km north of the city centre,serves cities throughout south India and beyond.
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Bangalore, the city of gardens, is a quietly bustling city lined by trees and interspersed with wide streets and lanes.
Bangalore, which has a salubrious climate all round the year, was a summer retreat for the British Raj, an escape from the low-lying hot regions.
Bangalore is excellently connected by air, road and rail to the rest of the country.
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 india city bangalore, india bangalore tour packages, hotels in bangalore
Bangalore city is located in the southern part of the state of Karnataka, in the southern region of India.
Bangalore is 998 km from Mumbai (Bombay) and 562 km from Hyderabad.
The climate of Bangalore is moderate and pleasant.
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 Bangalore  Introduction
Home to well over 6 million people, and a base for 10,000 industries, Bangalore is India's fifth largest city and the fastest growing city in Asia.The capital of the state of Karnataka, Bangalore is situated halfway between the coasts in southern India.
Surprisingly, despite some adverse environmental impact of industrial development in Bangalore, another of its nicknames is "The Garden City." That's thanks to many local parks, along with pink cassias, golden acacias, and jacarandas which bloom throughout the city.
Last but not the least, Bangalore is even gaining the status of the "Floriculture Capital" due to the present boost of the flower export from the city.
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 Bangalore, The capital of Karnataka   (Site not responding. Last check: )
About 53 kms from Bangalore, near Ramanagaram is the Janapada Loka, a subsidiary of the Karnataka Janapada Parishath, dedicated to the preservation and promotion of folk culture.
Bangalore is connected by air, rail and road to Delhi, Madras, Mumbai and Calcutta and to most other Indian cities and towns.
Bangalore enjoys a salubrious climate all year round, with the monsoon from June to October.
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Bangalore - the capital of the Indian province Karnataka - is almost 500 years old.
Bangalore got its name from the "town of the burnt forest" or "benda kaduru".
In 1687, the Mughals captured Bangalore from the Bijapur Sultanate and gave it on lease to King Chikkadevaraya Wadiyar of Mysore.
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 Bangalore
Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of the country, the nerve - centre of India's software industry.
Bangalore is also famous for its fine sprawling gardens, the notable amongst them being the Lal Bagh and Cubbon Park.The Lal Bagh, was laid out in the 18th century by Hyder Ali and his son, Tipu Sultan.
Bangalore is well connected to all the major cities of the country, by air, rail and road.
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 Bangalore | Garden City | Bangalore Tourism | Silicon Valley Of India   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bangalore, according to state historians, got its name from Bendakalooru (the town of boiled beans) after a king strayed into the area during a hunting trip in the late 14th century.
The Bangalore Palace was built by a Wodeyar king in 1887 on the 400 acre space.
Bangalore is well connected by air, rail and road to all the major cities such as Delhi, Madras, Bombay, Calcutta and to most other important cities and towns.
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With an area of 368 Square Kilometers, Bangalore's population is rapidly increasing Bangalore receives the benefit of the South west and North East monsoons, thus averaging the annual rainfall around 87 centimeters.
Bangalore is one of the most systematic cities of India, revealing a bustling metropolitan population, is the hub of business and industrial activity and enjoys a serene sophistication.
Bangalore have beautiful Lakes and Parks including Ulsoor Lake, a perfect getaway dotted with a picturesque island and Cubbon Park, a sprawling park spread across 300 acres, laid out by Lieutenant General Sir Mark Cubbon in 1864.
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 About Bangalore
Bangalore, located on the southern Deccan Plateau, is the capital of the State of Karnataka.
As a thriving business center, focusing on information technology (IT), Bangalore is considered the IT capital of India.
Often called the "Silicon Valley of India", Bangalore has a concentration of software technology related activity, which is similar to that of the Silicon Valley in California.
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 Wired 4.02: Bangalore
Indeed, one of Bangalore's charms is the nightly cruise among the hundred-odd bars around Mahatma Gandhi Road in Bangalore's crowded central district, Shivaji Nagar.
The Church Street establishment is one of Bangalore's pubs du jour, though NASA is more like a Disney ride than a bar: it has a futuristic, neon-lit, duralumin-and-fl-plastic Star Wars interior; its walls are perforated with portholes containing photos of astronauts and spacecraft; each table comes equipped with its own nose-cone-shaped ashtray.
So many of Bangalore's software houses, pubs, and canteens are located on Church Street, an alley running parallel to Mahatma Gandhi Road (or MG Road, as it is locally known), that the Bangalore industry gossip has acquired its own handle: the Church Street buzz.
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 Ministry of Tourism, Government of India Celebrates Visit India Year 1999-2000 : Bangalore
The founding of present day Bangalore is attributed to the Magadi Chieftain, Kempe Gowda, who laid its foundations in 1537.
Bangalore, derives from 'Bendakalooru' or the town of boiled beans, a name given by Veera Ballala, a king of the Vijayanagar dynasty, who having lost his way in the forests was given a bowl of boiled beans by a kindly woman here.
However that may be, the founding of the city is traced back to 1537 and it has seen the rule of the maharajas of Mysore mainly.
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 Bangalore Budget Hotels,Budget Hotels in Bangalore,Bangalore Coorg Budget Hotels,Budget Hotels in Coorg ...
Once well-known as the garden city of India, Bangalore is today a world city, heading the information technology revolution in the country.
The 157 large rooms and five suites of the Taj Residency in Bangalore are not only airy but possess a distinct Taj signature in their d├ęcor and facilities.
The Nalapad Residency in the heart of Bangalore provide comfort amidst solitude, although it is in the busy business district.
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 New Bangalore airport set for soft launch, finally @ NewKerala.Com News, India
Bangalore, May 23 : The Bengaluru international airport, 40 km from India's IT hub, is set for a soft launch five minutes (00:05 IST) into Saturday, when state-run Air India will fly the first aircraft to Singapore.
Built at an escalated cost of Rs.25 billion ($625 million) by the Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) consortium, the greenfield airport is beginning commercial operations after three false starts in the last two months due to adverse factors beyond its control.
As Bangalore became India's IT hub and world's back-office for outsourcing and off-shoring, HAL airport witnessed a phenomenal increase in domestic and international passenger traffic, choking its limited capacity in and around.
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