User: meerak Topic: all-bengaluru
Category: Bengaluru infrastructure
Last updated: Oct 18 2017 04:01 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How a Bangalore doctor became an Internet sensation 16.10.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
She is a woman who loves lifting weights and adores her muscles!
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Bengaluru rains break 115-year-old record, death toll reaches 10 16.10.2017 Zee News : States
The city has recorded nearly 1,620 mm of rainfall this year so far
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Girl drowns as it pours in B’luru 16.10.2017 DNA: Popular News
A 16-year-old girl drowned in an overflowing drain on Sunday, taking the death toll from rain- related incidents in the city to 10. The incident happened at Krishnappa Garden here. Narasamma had gone to attend nature’s call when she accidentally slipped into the drain. Her body was later recovered at some distance from the slum where her family resides. The family hailed from a northern district of Karnataka and they worked as construction labourers in the city. Meanwhile, the city civic body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike along with the National Disaster Response Force and the State Disaster Response Force fished out the body of 22-year-old Pushpa from a storm-water drain at Kumbalgodu on Sunday morning. Pushpa and her mother Ningamma were washed away in the storm water drain following heavy rains in the city on Friday night. Officials involved in search operations said efforts were on to recover Ningamma’s body. The 10 deaths in the past 15 days in mishaps due to potholes and incessant rains have ...
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Highway to hell? Yamuna Expressway becomes one of the deadliest motorways in India 16.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
Over 1,600 deaths have been reported on the Yamuna Expressway in 2016, a rate that has gone up 100 per cent since 2014. Over-speeding, drunk driving are the main causes of these fatal accidents.
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With no toilet, residents of this makeshift settlement in Bengaluru are forced to use the drain 16.10.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
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Rain death toll rises; two more washed away 16.10.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Body of one of the women swept away on Friday found
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At Beku Beda Santhe, many hopeful for change 16.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Santhe marked first anniversary of ‘Steel Flyover Beda’ protest
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Apartment complex with 600 homes flooded 16.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Residents of Kendriya Vihar forced to remain indoors for the past five days
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Raja kaluves in Bengaluru unable to bear the load of heavy rains, says CM 16.10.2017 Hindu: Home
‘City’s 850 km storm-water drain network will be developed’
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Citizens air needs, complaints at Sante, seek fair play 15.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Citizens' participation in governance took another step forward at the Beku Beda Sante on Sunday as NGOs, resident welfare associations and even passersby walked in to show their concern for the city. As speakers on the stage highlighted various issues, including garbage, floods and bad roads, six-year-old children to teenagers engaged with them by pinning their views onto a notice board using red ribbons for their objections and green ones to put forward demands. "We need good roads in Rajajingar, not potholes. Small roads need light and space for bicycles," wrote 14-year-old Ashwini S. The Sante was an effort by organisations like Citizens for Bengaluru and Namma Bengaluru Foundation and others to keep alive the culture of public participation, which started as a protest against the plan to fell trees for a steel flyover. On a makeshift stage, activists of various organisations spoke out against the government's tendency to ignore the public while planning projects and making policies. Theatreperson ...
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Heavy rain continues to torment Hyderabad-Karnataka districts 15.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Two persons, including an engineering college staff, were killed in rain-related mishaps as heavy showers, accompanied by thunder and lightning, continued to pound Hyderabad-Karnataka districts on Sunday. Avinash Hirolle (23), an employee of Basavakalyan Engineering College in Bidar district, was electrocuted when he came in contact with a live wire while clearing rainwater from an under-construction building of the college. In the other rain-related death, a 40-year-old Shankrappa Chengeti was killed in a lightning strike at Mukhramba in Chincholi taluk of Kalaburagi district on Sunday. The incident occurred when he was working in his field. The downpour that lashed Maski town in Raichur district on Saturday night left several houses and Urdu medium school inundated. More than 10 houses have suffered partial damage in the rain. Many roads in Kottur town, Ballari district, were flooded following heavy showers on Saturday night. The overnight rain has thrown life out of gear in the town. Nimbalagere and ...
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No end to rain woes for city; roads waterlogged, homes flooded 15.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Overnight rain continued to wreak havoc in the city again. Five people were killed till Sunday and rain created havoc, leaving many areas inundated and roads waterlogged. There were also incidents of tree fall and traffic snarls on major city roads. Several localities were flooded, crippling normal life in the city. Water entered several houses in Bommasandra, Hongasandra, BTM Layout, HSR Layout, Yelahanka and other low lying areas. People pump out water Kendriya Vihar apartments at Kogilu Cross near Yelahanka was flooded. Water gushed into the parking area and into a few houses, where residents were seen pumping out water. More than 50 vehicles in the basement of the apartment were submerged. Vehicles struggled to pass the flooded outer ring road in Bellandur. Some vehicles broke down, holding up traffic. A BMTC bus broke down on the waterlogged outer ring road near Ecospace and more than 20 passengers were rescued by BBMP personnel. According to the BBMP control room, tree falls were reported behind ...
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2 drown in lake, one washed away in canal 15.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Two men drowned on Saturday evening when they had gone to place a net for fishing in the Nelligudde Lake near Bidadi, 35 km from Bengaluru. The deceased have been identified as Umesh R (30) and Ravi N (18), both residents of Avaragere village near Bidadi. The fire and emergency services personnel fished out their bodies on Sunday morning. According to the family members of the deceased, the duo used to go to Nelligudde Lake every day to place a net for fishing. They, however, didn't return home even after late in the evening on Saturday. Their mobile phones were also switched off. The family members feared that both had drowned in the lake and registered a complaint around 9.30 pm. The police rushed to the lake and informed the fire and emergency personnel team. However, they could not carry out the search operation as it was dark and there was heavy rain on Saturday night. The police said, "The rescue operation started on Sunday morning and the bodies were fished out by 11 am. The postmortem was ...
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‘Bengaluru-Mysuru highway widening may start by Jan.’ 15.10.2017 Hindu: National
Work will begin only after Union Cabinet clears proposal: Mahadevappa
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Three tectonic shifts in Indian real estate 15.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The implementation of Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, has underlined the importance of data in the Indian real estate market. There will no longer be confusion about the genuineness of data and the most pertinent data related to real estate projects will be available to all. As more and more projects are registered under RERA, there will be a lot more data on real estate projects and markets - earlier classified or confidential with developers or real estate consultants - available in the public domain. "The data now being made available provides granular insights on projects as well as their promoters. It includes previously vague or completely hidden information of great pertinence to end-users, investors and market watchers, such as project construction status, the number of apartments completed, booking status, proposed date of project completion, project infrastructure status in terms of water supply, internal roads and available car parking among others," says Ramesh Nair, CEO and ...
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Bengaluru rains: 16-year-old girl drowns in drain, toll mounts to 10 15.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The family hailed from a northern district of Karnataka and they worked as construction labourers in the city
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Not over the moon 15.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Rahul had said that Modi makes false promises and that he would even promise to bring the moon to the earth by 2030
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Not over the moon 15.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Rahul had said that Modi makes false promises and that he would even promise to bring the moon to the earth by 2030
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Bengaluru records highest rainfall in 115 years; death toll mounts to 10 15.10.2017 Zee News : States
As the city reels under an incessant downpour, the Indian Meteorological Department on Saturday recorded the highest rainfall in at least 115 years with the death toll mounting to 10.
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Several dead as torrential rains continue to lash Bengaluru 15.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 15 : Several people have been reported dead as incessant rainfall continues to lash Bengaluru and other parts of south India.
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