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Bangalore administration urged to involve people


September 5th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) With Bangalore's garbage mess adding to its many woes, the city's civic administration and the Karnataka government were Wednesday urged by a trade body to involve ... Read more...

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Garbage-free Bangalore by Monday, promise authorities


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) The BJP-ruled Bangalore civic administration has promised to rid country's IT hub from thousands of tonnes of overflowing garbage by Monday but doubts persist as its ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bangalore civic body caught in Rs.15 bn scandal


December 4th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) This tech hub that has been voted in a global survey as the best city to live in India could have been a much better ... Read more...

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Cycling enthusiasts rejoice, dedicated cycle lanes coming up (Postcard from Bangalore)


November 12th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 12 (IANS) The experience of the US and years of advocacy by groups of cycling enthusiasts in the city is behind a dream-come-true project in this traffic-cramped tech ... Read more...

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Congress corporator hacked to death in Bangalore


October 1st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) A Bangalore city corporator S. Nataraj of the Congress was hacked to death in broad daylight at a busy traffic junction in Malleshwaram in the northern ... Read more...

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Bangalore, Mysore get women mayors


April 29th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 29 (IANS) The Bangalore and Mysore city corporations Friday got women mayors, the former from the Bharatiya Janata Party and the latter from the Congress.R. Sharadamma, 45, ... Read more...

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Karnataka ties up for 1,000 MW power from NTPC, Neyveli


January 4th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) Energy deficit Karnataka Tuesday signed three power purchase agreements (PPAs) with state-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Tamil Nadu-based Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) for 1,000 MW to ... Read more...

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Bangalore’s dogs have hundreds signing up in support


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 3 (IANS) Many people in Bangalore are up in arms against a plan by the civic authorities to restrict the number of dogs they can keep. They ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Karnataka BJP corporator held on graft charge


September 30th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Bangalore corporator Katta Jagadish Naidu, the son of a state minister, was arrested Thursday by the Lokayukta (ombudsman) police on a graft charge.Jagadish, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rs.8400 cr Bangalore budget focuses on city infrastructure


August 30th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Seven multi-level parking slots, white topping (cement coat) for main avenues, tree parks, fencing of major open drainages are among the plans to improve the tech ... Read more...

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Milk prices up by Rs.3 a litre in Karnataka


April 7th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 7 (IANS) Milk prices will go up by Rs.3 a litre from Wednesday midnight in Karnataka. A litre of toned milk will now cost Rs.19 and prices of milk products ... Read more...

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BBMP Election Results: BJP Holds The Civic Power


April 5th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Bangalore, India, Apr 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) What was being anticipated, happened in Bangalore's civil body poll on Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) managed to win 122 wards reportedly, of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Over 45 percent voting in Bangalore civic poll (Lead)


March 28th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) Over 45 percent voting was registered Sunday in the election to the 198 wards in the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), a state election commission (SEC) official ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Revisiting laws, updating records to prevent more Carlton Towers (Letter from Bangalore)


March 1st, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) Various agencies have begun revisiting laws and updating data on high-rise buildings in Bangalore to prevent a repeat of the Carlton Towers fire tragedy that claimed nine lives. There ... Read more...

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Fire-hit Bangalore towers sealed; cases booked against owners


February 24th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) The charred Carlton Towers in Bangalore were sealed a day after a major fire broke out Tuesday claiming nine lives and injuring about 50 people, a fire brigade ... Read more...

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Case against Maleyali Jotheyali and Malebille producers


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Maleyali Jotheyali and Malebille's producers are in serious trouble. A complaint has been lodged against them by the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagar Palika (BBMP) for sticking posters on public walls without permission and ... Read more...

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Jaagte Raho! to wake up Bangaloreans from ‘political’ slumber


December 21st, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) Hoping to ensure large-scale voter participation in the local polls early next year, a new campaign 'Jaagte Raho!' (Keep yourself awake) has been launched in Bangalore. The campaign aims ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

All hopes lost, search for drowned Bangalore boy called off


September 18th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) The search operation to find the body of an 18-month-old boy who was washed away in a flooded drain here was called off after three long days Friday, ... Read more...

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Karnataka swine flu toll rises to 73


September 17th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) With two new swine flu deaths being reported, the death toll due to the H1N1 virus in Karnataka has reached 73, a health official said here Thursday. While one ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Karnataka swine flu toll rises to 69


September 16th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 16 (IANS) With three new swine flu deaths being reported from Karnataka, the death toll due to the H1N1 virus in the state reached 69, a health official said here ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Karnataka swine flu toll rises to 64


September 14th, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) With two new swine flu deaths reported from Karnataka, the death toll due to the H1N1 virus in the state has reached 64, a health official said here ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Another special park in Bangalore for disabled children


September 4th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Eight-year-old wheelchair-bound Vaani P. has never been to a park. When she was taken to the newly opened Gayatridevi Park in Rajajinagar here, she could not hide her ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bhakra board to reduce water supply to four states


June 25th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi June 25 (ANI): The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) has decided to cut 6,000cusecs of water for irrigation to Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Rajasthan in the wake of signs ... Read more...

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Army to search for Bangalore boy who drowned


June 8th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) The Indian Army has joined the search for the body of six-year-old Abhishek Prakash, who drowned here May 31 after falling into into an uncovered drain that was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Urban turnout low in phase I Karnataka polls


May 13th, 2008 - 11:44 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 13 (ANI): Hoskote Assembly constituency in Bangalores rural District witnessed the highest polling percentage in the first phase with 89.18 per cent.In New Delhi, Election Commission said while in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Karnataka polls: 66 percent voters exercise their right


May 11th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 11 (ANI): Karnatakas Chief Electoral Officer M N Vidyashankar today said that an average of 66 per cent polling was registered in the first phase of elections in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bangalore, Mysore record low turnout in Karnataka poll


May 10th, 2008 - 11:14 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) India's silicon hub and its sister city Mysore recorded low voter turnouts Saturday in the first phase of the Karnataka assembly poll, taking political parties by surprise in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Karnataka polls: 30 percent voting in first phase till 1 p.m.


May 10th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 10 (ANI): About 30 per cent of an estimated 17.3 million electorate had cast their votes by 1 p.m. in 89 assembly segments in Karnataka where the first phase ... Read more...

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