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Speed thrills Special children's court to open in June but Speed

Breakers kill

The room will have a separate entry for the victim i.e. the child to avoid facing the accused.

By Ayushee Chaudhary

April 7, 2017

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Speed thrills but Speed Breakers kill

Data from the Ministry of Road and Highways shows that for every one lakh people, 37 people in Karnataka die due to unscientific speed breakers, making Karnataka the highest in such deaths.

By Prathmesh Mani Tripathi

April 7, 2017

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Bellandur lake may serve as a blessing in disguise

AG Dauters, a Delhi-based energy firm said that the lake has the potential to produce 5,000 MW of power every day as it receives 500 MLD (million litres per day) of sewage and tonnes of effluents every day.

By Prathmesh Mani Tripathi

April 5, 2017

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Bangalore traffic Police to accept challans digitally

In a bid to keep pace with latest digital friendly economy, Sood asserted, these PDA devices are launched to ease pressure from both citizens as well as traffic police.

By Durwas Rane

April 5, 2017

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Insufficient ventilators and beds in govt. hospitals

There is a lack of super specialty wards in government hospitals in Bangalore. Because of this, patients have to be moved to other hospitals. In Victoria hospital, there are 38 ICU beds while 250-300 major surgeries are carried out there.

By Vidyut Deshpande

April 4, 2017

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BESCOM to launch double benefit plan policy

In their latest notification published by the Bangalore Electricity Supply company (BESCOM), it has proposed a new policy, called the double benefit plan, to impose different tariffs for domestic consumers falling under different slabs.

By Mansi Bhasin

April 4, 2017

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Vigilance Squad Helps Reduce Water Theft in City

The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board has set-up a vigilance squad for detecting illegal water connections in the city. It has managed to decrease unaccounted connections by 8 percent from 50 percent of the connections.s had increased by atleast Rs.3 to Rs.4.

By Yogita Chainani

April 4, 2017

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Vegetable price go high due to lorry strike

The price of vegetables shot up due to the ongoing lorry strike. Raghunath. H, a vegetable vendor, said that they could manage their business for two to three days. Prices of the vegetables had increased by atleast Rs.3 to Rs.4.

By Radhika Gilda

April 4, 2017

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Kattappa to apologise, for Baahubali to be released

The Kanada Okkoota and Kannada Rakshana Vedike, has warned film distributors and theatre owners against the screening of Baahubali 2 across the theatres in Karnataka.

By Jaswanth Reddy

April 3, 2017

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Racial attacks against African nationals intensify

The Association of African Students in India (AASI) immediately released a warning to students across the country instructing them to stay at home.

By Azmia Riaz

April 3, 2017

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Power cuts plague Peenya industries

The owners of enterprises are bearing losses as enterprises are unable to utilise the labour of employees to the fullest in a state of power cuts.

By Abilash Mariswamy

March 7, 2017

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Demolition blues: six months on, no relief

The BBMP carried out the demolition drive after 600 houses were submerged and the city recorded 250mm of rain the south west of Bangalore.

By Neha Bhan

February 9, 2017

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Bengaluru third in number of Cervical and Breast cancer patients:

ICMR study

The challenge with regards to cancer care in India is the inability to bring the latest advancements in treatment quickly.

By Siddharth Chakraborty and Prathmesh Mani Tripathi

February 9, 2017

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Suburban rail still a distant dream for the city

While the people of Bengaluru spend hours stuck in traffic, the long-awaited Bangalore Sub-urban Railway seems still a distant dream, as there was no allocation made for Bengaluru Sub-urban railways in the recent budget proposal by Prime Minister Modi’s administration.

By Prabhakar Thakur

February 7, 2017

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Bangalore bans Ola Share and Uber Pool

A notice was issued on January 30, 2017, in order to stop the functioning of the car-pooling feature of both the cab aggregator companies by February 2, 2017.

By Priyanka Sarkar

February 7, 2017

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Back to the Roots

As food blogger Ammini Ramachandran records in her blog Peppertrails, Chavundaraya mentions the use of unusual ingredients like castor shoots, tamarind shoots, leaves of coral berry and coffee senna or even leaves of bael fruits and red hibiscus flowers in food preparation.

By Romita Majumdar

February 7, 2017

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The Transgender Taboo

The LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community is still looked down upon and is not treated with respect they ought to be.

By Gazal Malik

January 17, 2017

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Avarekai mela paints the city green

Bangalore organized its 18th year of ‘flat bean fare’, most commonly known as Avarekai Mela in this winter season.

By Pramita Sarkar

January 17, 2017

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Farming reaches new heights

The Department of Horticulture with support from the District Horticulture Society has distributed garden kits to those interested in terrace gardens.

By Karen Noronha

October 25, 2016

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