Bengaluru logs lacklustre polling in second round of polling

Voters turnout at the end of polling today for the 16 Lok Sabha Elections in Karnataka stood at 67.67 percent till 6 p.m. according to the Election Commission. Four constituencies that went to polls in Bengaluru city recorded a voter turnout of 54.35 percent till the end of voting. Bengaluru’s four constituencies – North, South, […]

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Voter Turnout: Bangalore South Parliament constituency

As of 1.pm on Thursday, 18th April, 2019,  voter turnout in Bangalore South Constituency was 30.70 per cent, according to updates by the Election Commission. A few voters spoke to the NewsNet team about the various issues that have been concerning them in their constituency. In certain assembly constituencies in Bangalore South, voters names have […]

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Frequent Power Outages leave Citizens Miserable

   Electricity cuts affect their appliances too Bengaluru has seen frequent power cuts this summer, affecting citizens’ daily schedules. “The power cuts are so frequent and so long that I feel as if I live without electricity. Bescom should take necessary action to fix this problem,” said Shakti Sree, a resident of Banashankari. “The power cuts are […]

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Set in Stones for Posterity

Two techies on a mission to ensure future generations have access to the “Inscription Stones”  Bengaluru, April 11, 2019: The Inscription Stones of Bengaluru is a civic activism project started by two techies, brothers Vinay Kumar and Uday Kumar, with the sole vision to safeguard and preserve the ancient inscription stones (Shila Shaasanas in Sanskrit) […]

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Hearing Impaired Sports-persons Shout to be Heard  

Karnataka Sports Federation of the Deaf is complaining about not receiving any funds from All India Sports Council of the Deaf (AISD) in the last three years. Bangalore Apr 11, 2019: Karnataka Sports Federation of the Deaf is not able to provide coaching facilities or organize sports events for hearing impaired sportspersons due to lack […]

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Subsidized Medicine Goes out of Stock

Nearly 5000 state subsidized medicine shops in the country are running short on medicines for life-threatening diseases. Bengaluru, April 6, 2019. State-subsidized medicine shops called ‘Jan Aushudhi’ centres are out of stock on a number of generic medicines. ‘Jan Aushudhi’ centres are built under Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya JanAushudhi Priyojana (PMBJP) scheme that aims at providing […]

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