The word Bangalore came from the Kannada word Bengaluru which means town of boiled beans. Bangalore, the Capital of the south Indian state of Karnataka is better known as Silicon Valley of India, a hub of most of the tech companies around the world.
It is also known as the Pub City with the highest number of pubs in any Indian city and as Garden City for its year round blossoms and greenery. The Government of Karnataka officially changed the name of the city from Bangalore to Bengaluru from 1 November 2006. Today's Bangalore is the proud host of the Indian Aeronautical Research and Development driven by Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL).