Mysore was the capital of Mysore state from about 1800 to 1973. After India re-organized the states, Mysore state was expanded to include Kannada-speaking districts that were part of neighbouring states. It was renamed Karnataka, and the capital was transferred to Bangalore
It was somewhere between the interview with the Indian entrepreneur who wanted to do my taxes from Bangalore and the one who wanted to write my software from Bangalore, and the one who wanted to read my x-rays from Bangalore, and the one who wanted to trace my lost luggage from Bangalore...I was realizing that, while I had been sleeping, while I had been off covering the 9/11 wars, I had missed something really fundamental in this globalization story. I had lost the thread, and I found it in Bangalore.
Bangalore is a brand the world identifies India with. It is also the single biggest reason why India has become such a hot investment destination.
Economic development and foreign investment has helped five major Indian cities -- Chennai, New Delhi, Mumbai , Bangalore and Kolkata -- move up on their global rankings in terms of living standards, a latest study shows.
We knew there is great talent in Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh at large. Many people cannot leave their hometown to work in Bangalore or NCR . We started creating opportunities for the talented folks here to stay closer to their homes.