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Thousands pay homage to their beloved leader 28.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Last rites of former chief minister N. Dharam Singh to be performed at his farm in Nelogi village
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Thousands dial 100, but no takers for appointment facility 28.7.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Two caterers finalized to dish out meals at Indira Canteens 28.7.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Video game parlour staffer in trouble over brandishing 'pistol' at cops 27.7.2017 deccanherald.com
An employee of a video game parlour got into trouble with the Central Crime Branch sleuths, after brandishing a cigarette lighter, which resembled a pistol. The man, has been identified as 32-year-old Dorgie, staff at The New Royal Tech Recreation Association, the video game parlour, on Residency Road. Dorgie brandished the 'pistol' at the sleuths when the latter raided the video game parlour on Thursday evening. The sleuths, threatened by his act, fired in the air to prompt him to put down his fire-arm and surrender. In the melee, Dorgie created a ruckus and bit the hand of a CCB head constable in the scuffle, before he was overpowered. It was only then the sleuths learnt that it was not a gun but a cigarette lighter. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Central Division Dr Chandragupta visited the spot and took stock of the situation. The incident occurred on Thursday evening when the sleuths were tipped off that the video game parlour engaged in gambling. As the sleuths were in plainclothes, Dorgie did not ...
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Vinoth Priya is Real Estate Regulatory Authority secretary 27.7.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The state government on Thursday appointed IAS officer Vinoth Priya as secretary to the Real Estate Regulatory Authority, Bengaluru, with immediate effect. The government recently notified the final Real Estate Regulatory Authority rules, giving effect to the RERA Act in the state. Vinoth Priya is also placed in concurrent charge of the post of special deputy commissioner - 1, Bengaluru Urban district. Besides, IAS officer V Ponnuraj is posted as the managing director of Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation, while senior IAS officer Sandeep Dave has been posted as additional chief secretary to Infrastructure Development Department. Officers transferred In all, the government has transferred 10 IAS officers. Names of the officers and their new postings are as follows: Anjum Parwez, secretary to Urban Development Department (Municipal Administration), he is also placed in concurrent charge of the post of managing director, Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigama; Naveen Raj Singh, managing director, Mysuru ...
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Major roads to be spruced up by Dasara 27.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Chief Minister promises ₹15 crore in the first phase to beautify city
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Vinoth Priya is now RERA secretary 27.7.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Vinoth Priya R. has been posted as secretary of Real Estate Regulatory Authority, Department of Housing. The IAS official will continue to have concurrent charge of the post of Special Deputy Commissi...
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CCTV footage gives away identity of burglar 26.7.2017 deccanherald.com
A 32-year-old habitual offenders engagement photograph helped the police nab him in a burglary case in C K Achchukattu. According to the police, Lokesh, a resident of Basaveshwaranagar, struck at a locked house at C K Achchukattu in February and made away with 112 gram of gold jewellery, eight silk sarees, a tab and a mobile phone all packed in a suitcase. He had gifted the stolen booty to his unsuspecting fiancée from Tamil Nadu who wore the jewellery and saree and posed for photographs on the occasion. The police said the burglar's fiancée had no clue about her would-be's profession. The surveillance camera installed at a neighbour's house had captured Lokesh walking out of the house with a suitcase. Based on the footage, the police arrested Lokesh. During questioning, the police learnt that he was involved in theft cases at various police station limits. The South division police have cracked 86 cases of burglaries and robberies, reported at various police stations in the division, by ...
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Residents sore as Palike 'plans' Indira canteen on school ground, chapel 26.7.2017 deccanherald.com
A school playground at Binnypet and a chapel at Lakshman Rau Nagar in Neelasandra ward seem to be the latest victims of the government's flagship project Indira Canteens, offering subsidised food to economically weaker sections. Hundreds of children from eight different schools come to play at Government Kannada and English Model Primary School at Magadi Road 2nd cross in Binnypet, where the canteen is coming up. The Palike has felled an old tree and demolished a compound wall to build the canteen. Jayanthi, headmistress of the school, has refused to comment on the matter. A nearby shopkeeper said, "The construction of the canteen all of a sudden was a surprise. Hundreds of children come here every day." B Srinivas, vice-president, Gandhinagar ward unit of the BJP, said they were planning a protest on July 21 near the school, but the police refused permission to them. Srinivas said there was another place available for the canteen just two roads away, but the civic body chose the school playground to ...
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App to help hungry find canteen, monitor demand and supply 26.7.2017 deccanherald.com
Giving a hitech touch to the subsidised food project, BBMP is developing the Indira Canteen app that will help people locate nearby five canteens and monitor the demand and supply of food on a daily basis. The application, which is being developed by a team of BBMP's Information Technology cell, uses geo-positioning system to track the canteen. It also gives information about the menu at the canteens and availability of food in a particular canteen. Speaking to DH, BBMP special commissioner Manoj Rajan said, "The app uses the Google map to help users track the location." "Sitting in my office I can find out how many kg of food material has reached the canteens daily. The incharge of the canteen will have to weigh the quantity of the food material that reached there and put it on the app. Accordingly, we can conclude how many people had tiffin or meals there," said Rajan. In the event of increase in demand, the joint commissioners will have to place an order on the app to their superiors at least a week ...
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Soon, Bengaluru will have taller, sturdier medians 26.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
The rusted metal barricades that serve as medians will soon be a thing of the past. The Bengaluru Traffic Police has undertaken the task of replacing all metal barricades with 60-cm cement medians on ...
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Job fraudster held in Bengaluru for duping 45 girls 26.7.2017 Education
A man was arrested here for duping 45 students of a women's college in Karnataka by posing as a recruiting agent and giving them fake job offers from leading IT firms, police said on Wednesday.
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First part of track doubling in Tiruchi-Thanjavur section over 26.7.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Remaining work to be completed before December; project cost is ₹ 400 crore
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After razing heritage structure for canteen, Palike plans new library 25.7.2017 deccanherald.com
Having come under severe criticism from residents and heritage activists for demolishing a 100-year-old library in Murphy Town to build an Indira Canteen, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has now planned to build a public library in front of the canteen. The library in Murphy Town Market was demolished in the wee hours of Monday to enable the construction of the state government's flagship project, Indira Canteen, offering food at subsidised rates. Sensing trouble after the demolition, BBMP commissioner N Manjunath Prasad said, "We are planning to build a library in front of the canteen. The reason why we demolished the building was that it was lying unused for 10 years and was in a dilapidated state. It was about to collapse. We will go ahead with the construction of the Indira Canteen in that place." Another BBMP official also said that since the building was in a dilapidated condition, they had decided to demolish it and use the place for the canteen. Although the public library was relocated ...
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High Court stays probe into affairs of Mutt 25.7.2017 deccanherald.com
The High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday granted a stay on the chief secretary's order to probe into the affairs of the Sri Ramachandrapura Mutt.

The mutt had moved the court challenging the chief secretary's order in a petition filed by Edurkala Ishwara Bhat and others, who had sought directions to the government to investigate and regulate the affairs of the mutt.

The chief secretary had directed the Muzrai department commissioner to constitute a committee to probe into the affairs of the mutt.

The mutt has moved the court contending that the chief secretary has no authority to order such probe.
Justice Vineet Kothari has ordered notice to state government and granted four weeks' time to file their objections.
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Toilets under flyovers: NHAI puts riders on MCC 25.7.2017 deccanherald.com
In what may put Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC)in a bind, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)has laid conditions to the civic body before going ahead with its plans to build public toilets under flyovers under the Swachh Bharat mission. The highway authorities, who are duty-bound to ensure safety, have sought a detailed proposal from the MCC, along with drawings to finalise the locations for toilets after conducting a joint inspection. The Corporation is planning to build 24 toilets (earlier planned 34) and urinals in different parts of the city, including four under flyovers at Kuntikana, Kottara Chowki and Kulur (all coming under NH 66) and Maroli flyover (NH 75). Vijaykumar Samson, project director of New Mangalore Port Road Company Ltd (a subsidiary of NHAI), project implementation unit (PIU), Mangaluru, told DH, "As per the specifications listed by regional office (RO)in Bengaluru, we have sought a detailed proposal from the local body. The date for joint inspection is yet to be ...
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MVD to act tough against tax evaders 25.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Air India SATS Airport Services launches mobile app for tracking cargo 25.7.2017 BusinessLine - Logistics
Air India SATS Airport Services (AISATS), the airport services company, has launched a mobile app - ‘AISATS Cargo’ - to facilitate the cargo tracking process at AISATS Air Freight Terminal and at AIS...
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Tech could be the cure for unused medicines in Bengaluru 25.7.2017 ET: IETS
The health department is trying to prevent the wastage of medicinal drugs in Bengaluru's government hospitals by embracing technology
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Heritage structure makes way for Indira Canteen 25.7.2017 Hindu: News
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) razed a heritage building that is nearly 100 years old, within the Murphy Town Market, to make way for an Indira Canteen. On Monday, shopkeepers were shoc...
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