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Locals block road over power supply 24.5.2016 The New Indian Express - Odisha - http://newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/
Though electricity supply was resumed to some places late on Saturday night, several areas of the city are still under the dark.
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Jurala gets water from Karnataka 24.5.2016 Hindu: Hyderabad
The Priyadarshini Jurala reservoir in Mahabubnagar district received 0.5 TMC ft of water released from Narayanapura dam by Karnataka till Monday morning. It would be utilised for drinking water needs ...
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Monitor punctuality of trains, DRMs told 24.5.2016 Hindu: Hyderabad
South Central Railway General Manager Ravindra Gupta on Monday directed the six Divisional Railway Managers across the zone to closely monitor punctuality of trains and improve performance, apart from...
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BMTC buses mowed down 20 in 4 months at Bengaluru 24.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
Experts say there is a systemic failure of managing traffic in city, but traffic cops claim negligent drivers at fault.
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Hiss story: Bengaluru summer brings snakes out of hiding 24.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
Rescuer Vivek Urs is busy as an unusual number of reptiles slither out into the open.
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'Mysuru road will be linked to Victoria hospital': K J George 24.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
Bengaluru Urban Development Minister K J George on Monday said that a link road will be constructed to connect the Mysuru Road flyover.
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After girl’s death, George sees just how bad Mysuru Road is 24.5.2016 Hindu: Bangalore
A day after the death of a 16-year-old Savitha in an accident, the BBMP on Monday tried to spruce up the stretch between Nayandahalli and Rajarajeshwari Nagar (RR Nagar) entrance.They laid a coat of b...
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Deputy Commissioner-led panels to speed up land acquisition at Karnataka 24.5.2016 The New Indian Express - Karnataka - http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/
The State government has decided to constitute the Land Acqisition Committee in each district, headed by the Deputy Commissioner.
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Names proposed for KPSC 23.5.2016 deccanherald.com
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has approved a proposal to appoint BBMP joint commissioner (west) Lakshminarasaiah and Assistant Commissioner, Commercial Taxes department, Syed Ahmed Khan as official members of the Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC).

The chief minister has already cleared BDA commissioner T Sham Bhatt's name for the post of KPSC chairman. Bhatt's name appears first in the proposal.

The government will soon recommend to Governor Vajubhai Valato appoint these officials to the KPSC. But it is left to the discretion of the governor whether to appoint them or not. The posts are vacant now. The proposals were cleared by Siddaramaiah on May 18.
DHNews Service
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Elderly couple run over by train 23.5.2016 deccanherald.com
Aman and a woman were killed on the spot after they came under a running train in Hebbal on Monday evening. Identity the victims is yet to be ascertained.

According to the police, the incident occurred around 7 pm. The victims, who are aged between 45 and 50 years, went near the track and slept there. They were run over by a train and the incident came to light after some time.

The Baiyappanahalli Railway Police rushed to the spot after being alerted and shifted the bodies for post mortem. It is not known whether the two committed suicide or accidentally came under the running train, the police said.

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College staff forget answer papers in auto 23.5.2016 deccanherald.com
A private college principal on Monday night lodged a complaint with Halasuru Gate police requesting them to trace an autorickshaw in which the college staff left behind two answer script bundles.

The BCom 4th semester Cost Accounts examination concluded at ASC college, Rajajinagar. Two college attenders Nagaraj and Ramakrishna were sent to Central College to deposit the bundles. They travelled in the autorickshaw carrying 6 bundles of answer scripts and reached the College.

The staffers unloaded 4 bundles and forget to unload the remaining two bundles. They realised their mistake after some time and informed the principal. The principal has requested the auto driver to return the bundles and also lodged a complaint.

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May 31 deadline for repairing potholes on Mysuru Road 23.5.2016 deccanherald.com
A week after Chief Minister Siddaramaiah pulled up Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for potholed roads, specially on Mysuru Road, Bengaluru Development Minister K J George set May 31 as the deadline for fixing the potholes on Nayandahalli-Rajarajeshwarinagar arch stretch. "Works undertaken by Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB), BBMP and Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) have badly hit Mysuru Road. This is also causing traffic chaos. I have told officials to repair the road at the earliest and also build shoulder drains to enable free flow of rainwater," the minister said. He later inspected the bridge over the drain near Gali Anjaneya Swamy temple and said that it needs to be heightened as a precautionary measure as monsoons would set in soon. George expressed unhappiness over the delay in construction of bridge near the temple. BBMP Chief Engineer (SWD), Siddegowda, was instructed to complete the pending work on the bridge on the other side of the drain, at the ...
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Parents of RTE students stage protest 23.5.2016 deccanherald.com
Parents of RTE students staged a protest in front of the office of the Block Education Officer, North 1 zone on Monday, after seats allotted to many of them under the RTE quota were cancelled.

Out of the 1.01 lakh candidates who were allotted seats in the first round, only 63,575 have been admitted, according to statistics available with the department of primary education. At least 8,000 applications have been rejected during the physical verification stage as the parents had not complied with the ward criteria.

The Department of Public Instruction has again extended the last date to complete admissions for children who have been allotted RTE quota seats in the first round to May 25. This is the second such extension as there were delays in the admission process.
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Play of light 23.5.2016 Deccan Herald - Supplements
A solo painting show titled 'Belaku' (play of light) by artist Asha Vivek is being inaugurated at Chitrakala Parishath on May 27 at 12 pm.

Asha's journey into the world of art started from childhood. She has been painting professionally since a decade and her forte is oil on canvas. Her passion for art and love for nature comes alive through her paintings. She works multiple layers to provide depth, to make her paintings look real and mainly to introduce a piece of nature into one's home. Most of her paintings revolve around the beauty of nature and she also does semi-abstracts.

She had her first solo show in Coimbatore and now she is having one in Bengaluru.
'Belaku' will be on view till May 29 from 10.30 am to 7 pm.

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Insensitive path 23.5.2016 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Cabs are becoming an increasingly popular transportation option among Bengalureans and untoward incidents happening with woman have also been heard. The question of safety pops up each time something happens. In light of a cab driver misbehaving with a woman in the city recently, Bengalureans talk about the safety measures that should be added to these services apart from the measures that one must take while boarding them. Many complain about cab drivers being brash and there are instances when they have been very rude on just being asked to slow down. Sireesha Manohar, an interior designer, says that she complained against a driver who dropped her far from the spot she wanted to get off on Residency Road. "It was 11 pm and I wanted to reach the road closest to my house, but the driver refused to budge. He was continually on the phone and also kept using fowl language when he heard my drop location. He drove very fast on certain roads and when I asked him to slow down, he asked me to get off the cab. I ...
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Much awaited skywalk at Hudson Circle to be put up In Bengaluru 23.5.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Much awaited skywalk at Hudson Circle to be put up In Bengaluru
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A trip to nowhere 23.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
A trip to nowhere
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Old is gold 23.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Old is gold
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CM’s Bengaluru city rounds tomorrow 23.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
CM’s Bengaluru city rounds tomorrow
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Plan to restore water bodies 23.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Plan to restore water bodies
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