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ACB raids irrigation engineer's residence, five other places 20.1.2018 General News
The Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) on Saturday conducted raids on the residence of Sravan Kumar Reddy, Deputy Executive Engineer in the Telangana government's Department of Irrigation, and five other places.Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Pratap Kumar told media here, "On credible information, six teams of ACB conducted raids at Sravan Kumar Reddy's residence and five other places, who is working as Deputy Executive Engineer in the Irrigation Department"."As of now, we have found two houses, five open plots, 33 acres of agricultural land, three vehicles during this search operation. The total worth of these assets is Rs. 1.73 crores," he added.Kumar further said "raids are still on and we have also found lockers during probe.
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Setback to Bitcoin? Govt sends tax notices to cryptocurrency investors; trading hits $3.5 billion 20.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Tech-savvy young investors, real estate players and jewelers are among those invested in bitcoin and other virtual currencies
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A Mathematical Researcher is Navigating New India with Number Theories 20.1.2018 The Wire

Kaneenika Sinha studies questions about distribution patterns of special numbers like prime numbers.

The post A Mathematical Researcher is Navigating New India with Number Theories appeared first on The Wire.

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Bengaluru | 5,000 army jawans douse Bellandur lake fire 20.1.2018 DNA: Opinion
On Friday, a huge fire was reported from Bengaluru’s highly-polluted Bellandur lake, the biggest water body of the city, giving anxious moments to hundreds of residents living nearby. The locals noticed huge clouds of smoke billowing from the lake replete with sewage, chemical effluents and construction debris. The fire was in the middle of the wetlands, fire brigade officials said. Soon pictures and videos of the smoke and fire went viral even as various government agencies and Defence personnel doused the blaze, which also raised concerns about apathy of civic agencies towards a recurring problem in the lake. According to Defence officials, a strong contingent of 5,000 army jawans of the ASC centre led by Major General N S Rajpurohit doused the fire in the lake. Spread over 1,000 acres near the infotech hub, the lake is highly contaminated receiving 60 per cent of the sewage generated in the city. The lake is in bad shape despite the National Green Tribunal pulling up the government and its various ...
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Bengaluru's polluted Bellandur lake catches fire 20.1.2018 Rediff: News
The fire was in the middle of the wetlands, fire brigade officials said.
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Despite uncertainties, office leasing by IT firms rises in tech hubs 19.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Total leasing volume last year was 42.8 million sqft
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Metro construction companies could offset increased cost with lower GST 19.1.2018 News
Larsen and Toubro is building Rs 160-bn metro rail project
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Bengaluru's Bellandur lake catches fire 19.1.2018 BusinessLine - National
A huge fire emanated from the highly polluted Bellandur lake, the biggest water body of the city, giving anxious moments to hundreds of residents living nearby. The locals noticed huge clouds of sm...
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Spike In Bitcoin Trading In India Evokes Interest Of Tax Department 19.1.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A nationwide survey showed more than $3.5 billion worth of bitcoin transactions have been conducted over a 17-month period, the income tax (I-T) department said
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India sends tax notices to cryptocurrency investors as trading hits $3.5 billion 19.1.2018 Reuters: Top News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has sent tax notices to tens of thousands of people dealing in cryptocurrency after a nationwide survey showed more than $3.5 billion worth of transactions have been conducted over a 17-month period, the income tax department said.
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Office leasing by information technology companies rising in tech hubs 19.1.2018 Top Stories
The share of IT firms in office leasing in Noida has shot up from 59 per cent in 2016 to 64.17 per cent in 2017
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Cops to get exclusive app to decongest roads 19.1.2018 Hindu: Home
System will use colour code to indicate traffic level, will enable real-time monitoring
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Suburban rail network project on track, if state agrees for FSI 18.1.2018 deccanherald.com
The Centre has offered to bear 50% of the project cost for building a suburban rail network, if the state can sanction Floor Space Index for the railway land. The announcement has cleared an important barrier in the states long-time demand of having a suburban rail network. The state government fixes the FSI through local bodies to determine the stress a building would put on civic amenities. FSI in Bengaluru is called Floor Area Ratio and is decided by the plot size and width of the road, among other factors. "We have studied the RITES report on the 160-km suburban railway for Bengaluru, about half of which will be on the elevated stretch," Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday. "We will place (the plan) before the Railway Board and finance officials." Goyal spoke after a surprise visit to the Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna Station and a meeting with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, MP P C Mohan and officials of the South Western Railways Bengaluru division. While the new suburban ...
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Expedite metro work, Union minister tells BMRCL 18.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Promises piped gas to 1.32 lakh households in two years
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Integrated suburban rlwy network plan for Bengaluru ready: 18.1.2018 General News
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal today said an integrated suburban railway network plan is ready for implementation in Bengaluru provided the Karnataka government agrees to give "land parcels" around the railway stations. Speaking to reporters, Goyal said last year in September he had commissioned a survey by the Rail India Technical and Economic Services (RITES) for the suburban railway in Bengaluru. With the help of ISRO, it prepared a possible plan for suburban Railways networking with the other modes of public transport such as metro rail and buses, the minister said. Under the proposal, Bengaluru and other stations associated will be developed by the Indian Railway Station Development Corporation. As per the plan, common stations for interchanges with the Metro Rail and Airport will be developed for people to connect to their mode of transport for their further journey. "We are working on a comprehensive plan towards connecting Whitefield with Electronic City," he ...
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Proximity to IT hubs makes Bengaluru's Banaswadi a residential hotspot 18.1.2018 Business Standard: Today
Proximity to IT/ITes parks like Embassy Manyata IT Park has caused investors to look keenly at Banaswadi to cater to the housing requirements of the employees
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RMP 2031: masterly inability to think beyond land-use 17.1.2018 Deccan Herald - Analysis
Recent events in two of Indias premier cities, Mumbai and Bengaluru, raise some disturbing questions about the way our cities are planned and managed. On December 28, a major fire at a rooftop bar in Mumbais Kamala Mills killed 14 people. A few days later, another fire at Maimoon Manzil left four dead and nine injured. This was soon followed by another fire at Cinevista studio, which caused severe damage to property. In Bengaluru, on January 6, three people choked to death when they were engaged in cleaning a sewage treatment plant; a day later, five people were killed in a fire at Kailash bar in the Kalasipalya area. These are only a few examples of tragedies occurring in cities across the country. Why do such things happen repeatedly? Whenever an incident takes place, people are assured by the authorities that necessary action would be taken to punish the guilty and to prevent its recurrence. And there ends the matter, till the next tragedy. The problem lies much deeper. We dont seem to learn lessons ...
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What Bengaluru needs to learn from our really “Swachh” cities 17.1.2018 Citizen Matters
Despite 65% segregation at source on paper and lofty plans, Bengaluru continues to wallow in the garbage it generates. What exactly could it learn from cities that are managing their waste better? ...
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BJP leaders rain promises on Bengaluru Rural district 16.1.2018 deccanherald.com
BJP leaders trained their guns at the ruling Congress for neglecting the development of Bengaluru Rural district despite its proximity to Bengaluru city, as the partys Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivarthan Yatra traversed through the district on Tuesday. Farmers faced injustice The leaders, in their speeches, touched upon issues like "injustice" being meted out to farmers who lost their prime land for various projects and the governments failure to ensure supply of water for drinking and irrigation needs in the parched taluks. In Devanahalli and Doddaballapur, BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa promised that he would provide a clean and transparent administration if voted to power. He said the yatra had received overwhelming response in the 192 Assembly segments it has so far traversed since its launch on November 2 last year. "The response has given me confidence to say that we will win more than the mission 150 seats set by Prime Minister Narendra ...
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Chennai's office space absorption grows despite supply crunch 16.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Bangalore and Delhi NCR accounted for over 50% of annual leasing activity
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