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Bangalore is now Bengaluru

Almost 20 years after Bombay became Mumbai and Madras Chennai, Bangalore was renamed Bengaluru on Saturday. The eight-year-old proposal to shed the anglicised name for the capital of Karnataka was realised with the state government issuing a gazette notification on ...

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Hello Bengaluru, so long Bangalore

Shedding its colonial names, Bangalore today became Bengaluru  as the state government rechristened 11 cities across Karnataka on the state’s formation day – “Karnataka Rajyotsava”. The new names have come into force after the state government issued a special gazette notification to effect the ...

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