Students in Offline Class

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DSERT To Hold Meet With Parents To Discuss Offline Classes: Bangalore

DPI stated that parents want offline classes for students and that the final decision will be taken after consulting with the parents. Srimathi R, a parent said, “We want to send our children to school, but we need to ensure that there are adequate classrooms, and that students are taught in batches". DSERT has decided to hold a consultation meeting for the same on October 18, 2021.

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 06:59 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Education, Covid-19, offline classes, Reopening, Bangalore

Courtesy: The Hindi

Wipro

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Wipro's Profits Fall By 9.6%, Yet Surpasses $10 Billion Milestone

The country's third-largest IT services company, Wipro has reported a profit of Rs. 2,930.7 crore in the September 2021 quarter. Furthermore, the profits declined by 9.6% due to a contraction in margins after a wage hike. However, gross revenue has been increased by 7.8%, making it Rs. 19,760.7 crore. Wipro also surpassed the $10 billion milestones of annual revenue run rate.

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 09:50 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Wipro, QUARTER PROFITS, Bangalore

Courtesy: Money Control

An idol of Durga.

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Bengaluru's BBMP Issues New Guidelines for Durga Puja Celebration

Bengaluru's Bruhath Bengaluru Mahanagara Pallike (BBMP) issued new guidelines for Durga Puja celebration in the city between October 11-15. The guidelines state: One idol can be installed per ward, only 50 devotees are allowed during prayers, Idol cannot be above four feet, Prasad distribution isn't allowed, only 10 members can attend Debi Boron, and DJs aren't allowed. Notably, the organizers will be responsible to ensure the… read-more

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 - 06:46 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Durga Pooja, Navratri, Bangalore, Covid-19

Courtesy: Times Now News

Women Driving & Bangalore Traffic Police

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Using Bluetooth Devices While Driving Is Restricted: Bangalore Traffic Police

According to the traffic police of Bangalore, using headphones, earphones or other bluetooth devices for communication while driving will attract fine. The department stated that first-time violators will be fined Rs 500 and second-time violators Rs 1,000. "Use of gadgets that divert the attention while operating a vehicle is restricted," said Joint Commissioner of Police BR Ravikanthe Gowda. He further stated that using phones at signals is… read-more

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 09:34 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Bangalore, traffic police, Bangalore Police, traffic signal, Bluetooth earphones

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Wilson Garden Building Collapse

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Bangalore: 3-Storey Building Collapses In Wilson Garden, No Casualties

A three-storey building in Bengaluru’s Wilson Garden collapsed on September 27 that housed metro construction workers. The residents informed the Fire Department and the officials rushed to the spot and evacuated all those inside; moments before the building collapsed. No casualties and injuries have been reported. The building was reportedly tilting for the last three years. The collapse of the three-storeyed building was caught on camera.… read-more

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 09:00 PM / by Harsh V Singh

Tags: Bangalore, Wilson Garden, Building Collapse, Karnataka

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Electric Scooter

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Man Carries E-Scooter In Elevator To Fifth Floor For Charge

In an interesting incident, a Bengaluru man carried his electric scooter in the elevator to the fifth floor in order to charge his scooter. "My apartment community in the so-called EV capital, wouldn't let me install an EV charging point... rhetoric about EV charging in India," wrote Vish Ganti, Vice President GM AutoGrid India. However, BESCOM has announced to install 140 EV-charging stations in the next 6 months.

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 - 08:40 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Electric Vehicles, Bangalore, Electricity sector, Vish Ganti

Courtesy: Zee News India

Bingipura Lake of Bangluru

Photo: The Indian Express

Bengaluru Restores Bingipura Lake; Govt To Plant Thousand Saplings

Bengaluru's Bingipura Lake which was contaminated due to disposal of waste for years was restored last month. However, after the filtration process was completed, the Karnataka government has decided to plant several trees in order to conserve the landfills. Bengaluru Urban deputy commissioner J Manjunath said, “Thousands of saplings will be planted at the landfill site. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited itself will plant 50-60… read-more

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 01:59 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: karnataka government, Bangalore, Bingipura lake, Restoration

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Infosys

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Infosys To Open New Digital-Development Unit; Aims To Create 500 Jobs In 3 Years

A global leader in digital services and consultancy, Infosys, announced on August 26 that it will open a new digital-development unit in Canada's Mississauga. Over the next three years, their goal is to create 500 excellent employment opportunities in Toronto. Infosys has invested a substantial amount of money to create a digital development centre that would assist Canadian firms to speed their digital transformation by training, upskilling… read-more

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 11:42 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Infosys, Canada, Digital Development, Bangalore

Courtesy: ANI

Dead

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Distressed Mother Runs On Road After Hearing Son's Death

Following the suicide of her son, a 39-year-old Bengaluru woman Leelavathi gets hit by a car after she ran "hysterically on a busy street in Vijayanagar, West Bengaluru". Reportedly, the 20-year-old son, Mohan Gowda, and a first-year B.Com student hung himself at his Marenahalli residence on August 17 at 11 am. However, the mother could not be survived despite rushing her to the hospital.

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 02:42 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Crime, Suicide Case, Bangalore, Karnataka

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

A 38-day-old baby boy sold for Rs 1.3 lakh in Bengaluru

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Police Rescues 38-Day-Old Infant Sold For Rs 1.3 lakh: Bengaluru

Bengaluru police rescue a 38-year-old infant, that was sold for Rs 1.3 lakh. Priyadarshini, Wilson Garden police station's sub-inspector grew suspicious after witnessing two men namely Mubarak Pasha and Nishat Kausar, and a woman named Tarannum Banu quarreling. On interrogation, Priyadarshini understood that they were the sellers and "were fighting among themselves over sharing the money". Kausar and Banu have been arrested, while Pasha is on… read-more

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 01:42 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Infant, Baby Boy, Bangalore, wedlock

Courtesy: Deccan Herald