New Born

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Karnataka Police Arrests Government Doctor For Blackmailing Unmarried Mother

Karnataka Police arrested three medical staff including a government doctor for allegedly selling a newborn baby. Reportedly, the doctor-nurse trio blackmailed an unmarried woman who delivered baby at the hospital. The police said that the buyer of the baby has been identified as Prema and revealed that the doctor sold the baby for Rs 55,000. "The baby will be handed over to the mother after the legal procedure," police added. 

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 01:22 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Karnataka, Bangalore, Crime, blackmail, Police

Courtesy: Times Now

Himanshu

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Rajasthani Boy Wins Rs 1 Lakh TCS Scholarship at Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020

Winning a TCS organized "Rural IT Quiz", Rajasthan's Himanshu Maakar bagged a scholarship worth Rs 1 lakh. A student from Suratgarh's Swami Vivekanand Government School, Himanshu won the TCS education quiz conducted in association with science and technology department of Karnataka. Held under the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020 students from six states participated in the competition. Aman Kumar Anjana from Dewas, Madhya Pradesh was the runner-up… read-more

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 - 12:43 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: TCS, Bangalore, Bengaluru Tech Summit, Education news

Fire in a chemical factory in Bangalore

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Bengaluru: Fire Breaks Out At Chemical Factory, Rescue Operation On

A massive fire broke out in a chemical factory in Bangalore's Babujinagar on November 10. However, the four people inside the factory at the time are safe. Rescue operations are on with ten fire tenders on the spot but the reason for the fire is yet to be ascertained. Byatrayanapura police inspector and Kengeri Gate Assistant Commissioner of police are present at the site to investigate. According to early reports, several vehicles have been… read-more

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 01:40 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Bangalore, Massive Fire, Chemical Factory

Courtesy: Bangalore Mirror

BBMP Waste collection

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Bangalore Civic Body Focuses on Waste Management; Collects Rs 75 Lakh In Fines

In a span of five months (June-October), the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike has collected Rs 75 lakh in fines from those failing to adhere by waste management rules. Reportedly, the civic body has appointed 250 marshals and uses eight patrol vehicles for this purpose. It has fixed a fine of Rs 1000 for disposing garbage in open places and same amount for failing to segregate the waste. 

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 04:17 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Bangalore, BBMP, Waste management, Fine

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Covid Cases

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Bengaluru Tops List Of Districts Contributing To Active COVID Cases

The Union Health Ministry on October 27 stated that with 8.65% of active cases, Bengaluru contributed highest among the Indian cities to the current COVID-19 active cases tally. It also said just 18 districts of the country have contributed about 35% of the currently active cases. Mumbai followed Bengaluru with 3.25% of active cases. Alarmingly, data revealed that the major contributors included seven districts of Kerala and six of… read-more

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 12:01 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Covid-19, Coronavirus, ACTIVE CASES, Bangalore, Mumbai

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Train

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Chennai-Bengaluru Daily Special Train Restarts From October 21

The double decker daily special train between Bengaluru and Chennai restarts from October 21, after six months of inactivity. According to the Southern Railway, the train will start its journey from Dr. MGR Chennai Central Station at 7:25 AM and will reach KSR Bengaluru station by 1:10 PM. The return journey will commence from 2:30 PM and reach it's destination by 8:30 PM. The train bookings started on October 20.

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 11:23 AM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Chennai, Bangalore, Southern Railway

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Sampath Raj

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Bengaluru Riots: CCB Hints of Former Mayor's Involvement 

According to Central Crime Branch, former Mayor of Bangalore, Sampath Raj was involved in the violence that took place in the city on August 11. Reportedly, a police officer has confirmed that the accused knew about the violence but had failed to alert the police. The police have so far arrested 421 people in connection with the case and National Investigation Agency has also managed to arrest the key suspect in the case.

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 05:11 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Bangalore, Bangalore Riots, mayor, CCB, NIA

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Fine Collection

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Bengaluru: Civic Body Imposes Fine On 1.25 Lakh People Over COVID Norms

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike on October 8 informed the High Court of Karnataka that it had imposed fines on over 1.25 lakh people for violating COVID-19 norms in last four months. It stated Rs 2.65 crore was collected from people who failed to wear masks. Reportedly, an additional Rs 31.5 lakh was collected from those who violated social distancing norms. Besides, 170 establishments had been sealed for violating COVID-19 rules.

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 11:52 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Bangalore, Karnataka, High Court, Covid-19, Fine

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Bangalore University

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Bangalore University Convocation Goes Online; Cancels Honorary Doctorate

Bangalore University (BU) has reportedly decided to hold its 55th annual convocation virtually. The convocation, which was supposed to be held in April, was postponed owing to the pandemic. The university has also decided not to award honorary doctorate this year. The BU Vice-Chancellor Prof KR Venugopal cited the lengthy selection process, which cannot be carried out in the present situation, as the reason for cancellation of the doctorate… read-more

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 08:53 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: doctorate, Bangalore, Bangalore university, Karnataka

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Aeron India Air Show

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Karnataka CM Pitches COVID-19 Protocol For Aero India Show

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa on October 7 confirmed that the Aero India Show 2021 will be conducted in Bangalore with COVID-19 precautionary measures. The CM stated that the delegates will be screened and social distancing measures will be undertaken in accordance with COVID-19 protocol. He also stated that most of the slots were booked by the exhibitors as they prepare for the event scheduled between February 3-7, 2021.

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 07:41 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Aero India Show, Karnataka, Air Force, Bangalore

Courtesy: Deccan Herald