In a tragic accident, a father-son duo were killed and one other was injured in a fatal hit-and-run case. The incident occurred on August 6, at Bengaluru's ISRO circle, when a speeding car rammed into a car and an autorickshaw before ramming into a motorcycle parked on the roadside. Furthermore, police have detained one of the accused, while two others are on the run.
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Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai announced Rs 300 crore, to deal with the damages caused due to heavy to very heavy rainfall in the City. On September 5, the BJP-led Karnataka Government held a meeting and took a decision regarding the relief measures to re-construct damages incurred due to rain. In addition, the Water Supply & Sewerage Board (BWSSB), deputy commissioners of 15 districts, and senior officials attended the meeting.
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According to a Bloomberg analysis, Bengaluru is one of the six finest developing cities in the world for expats since it is well-funded and has a "hunger to learn." As one of the fastest-growing digital centers, the city has attracted hundreds of successful start-ups and IT firms,… read-more
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Twitter user Parag Jain posted a thread on August 15, in which he describes his interaction with the Bengaluru Rapido rider. Vignesh Nagabusanam, the rider's name, lost his job due to the coronavirus outbreak. He then made the decision to follow his lifelong ambition to become a film director. But because he had spent all of his money… read-more
Enforcement Directorate (ED) has frozen assets worth Rs 370 crore belonging to a Bengaluru-based business linked to quick loan apps investigation. Assets were stored in Flipvolt cryptocurrency exchange wallets, bank-accounts, and payment gateway balances. Flipvolt is the Indian division of Singaporean crypto lender Vauld. Yellow Tune, according to ED, was a shell business with Chinese nationals as board of directors, and money was put into… read-more
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Beginning on August 8, BMRCL (Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited) boosted the number of trains during non-peak hours. Metro trains will now operate every day at 15-minute intervals between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Previously, Bengaluru metro trains operated at 20-minute intervals. The decision to increase metro train frequency was made to benefit passengers who travel late at night and early in the morning.
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Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, in partnership with non-governmental organizations, will launch a new initiative on August 15 that will provide tuition to impoverished pupils in third and fifth grades. It will be implemented as a pilot project under "Vidyarthi Belaku Adhyayana Kendra" initiative in numerous locations around Bengaluru to provide students with more learning opportunities, training, support with homework, and skill… read-more
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Bengaluru traffic police have announced a new partnership with Internet giant Google to improve traffic management. Bengaluru joint commissioner for traffic, BR Ravikanthe Gowda, said that this is the first time a police department has worked directly with Google in the nation. “Google uses artificial intelligence to… read-more
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Karnataka health officials have submitted blood samples from a probable monkeypox patient in Bengaluru to the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune. According to reports, the suspected monkeypox patient is an African national who arrived in Bengaluru on July 4 for a kidney transplant. "He (patient) is presently at a private hospital," said… read-more
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Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) has begun replacing old electromechanical metres in Bangalore with consumer-friendly digital metres that would inform consumers about voltage variations, use trends, and so forth. The work on the replacement began in the first week of July, and digital device language message standard static metres are now being installed… read-more
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