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Check out the latest news in Bengaluru on The Times of India with a wide range of topics including Bengaluru’s politics, Bengaluru crime, sports, fashion, movies, culture, dance and music, industries, civic bodies, Bengaluru traffic updates, Bengaluru weather updates, new trends, education and BBMP issues. From the regular hustle-bustle of the fast-paced life of the metropolis to an incredible array of talent in performing arts. From latest political developments to entertainment-related events or even Bengaluru's notorious traffic jams. We cover it all in detail and you can check it all in just one click. Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka, is also known as the 'City of Gardens'. Bengaluru is draped over the Deccan Plateau at an altitude of 949 metre (3,113 feet) above sea level. It is one of the most attractive cities in India with its beautiful parks, avenues and impressive architecture. Historically known as Vengaluru, Bendakaluru (village of boiled beans), Bengaluru is cosmopolitan in nature and a nerve center of the arts and cultural activities. With its booming economy and racy lifestyle, the city has metamorphosed from a sleepy Garden City into one of India's fastest growing, accommodating and cosmopolitan cities. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), is the administrative body responsible for civic amenities and some infrastructural assets of the Greater Bengaluru metropolitan area. It is the fourth largest municipal corporation in India being responsible for a population of 6.8 million in an area of 741 km2. Its boundaries have expanded more than 10 times over the last six decades.The BBMP is divided into ten zones. For the ease of administration each zone is administered by a zonal commissioner.