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Patients breathe easy as OPDs open in private hospitals 19.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Patients visiting private hospitals heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday as out-patient department (OPD) services were restored to normalcy in all hospitals. Doctors returned to work on Saturday after...
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Cong lodges plaint against JD(S) MP for 'threatening' officer 18.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News

District Youth Congress members on Saturday lodged a complaint against JD(S) Lok Sabha member C S Puttaraju accusing him of threatening senior geologist Nagabhushan over quarrying.

According to the complaint, the MP threatened the geologist when the latter was in a meeting with the deputy commissioner on November 13. Puttaraju barged into the meeting hall with quarry operators and abused the officer in filthy language. The complainants said that the MP was into illegal qurrying and the video of him threatening the officer had gone viral. They sought the police to initiate action against Puttaraju on the basis of the video.

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Industry-friendly atmosphere being created in A.P.: Minister 18.11.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Regional convention on ease of doing business held
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Double track stretch near Srirangapatna to operate from tomorrow 17.11.2017 Hindu: National
A little bit of railway “history” is set to be created with the full stretch of broad gauge double track between Mysuru and Bengaluru becoming operational on Sunday. E.Viajaya, Chief PRO, South Wester...
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House panel formed to probe alleged lapses in Rs 300-cr free laptop scheme 17.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
The Legislative Council on Friday decided to form a house committee to look into alleged irregularities in a scheme to provide free laptops to college students. The panel has to submit its report within 15 days, Legislative Council chairman D H Shankaramurthy said. The state government had announced the Rs 300-crore scheme to provide free laptops to nearly 1.5 lakh students who have got admitted to government or aided medical, engineering and first-grade colleges in the 2017-18 academic year. Opposition BJP and JD(S) raised concerns over the scheme, citing a letter IAS officer M N Ajay Nagabhu
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Dialysis centres in Tumakuru district open after four days 17.11.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Since Monday, patients were forced to go to Bengaluru
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BMTC seeks action against Ola over Share Express 16.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Days after shutting down its shuttle service, Ola seems to be in spot yet again with the BMTC complaining against the cab aggregators Share Express feature that offers journeys between fixed points in the city. An official from Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) told DH the complaint was written to the Transport Department early November. "We have explained how Olas feature violates the permit conditions and requested the officials to take necessary action," she said. When contacted, BMTC managing director Ponnuraj confirmed the complaint and said the cab aggregator should abide by the law. "The Transport Commissioner has been intimated on the cab service offered on the lines of a stage carriage," he said. About possible losses caused by Ola, Ponnuraj said the corporation was looking at the issue more from the legal perspective. "More than losses, it is the violation of rules," he said. After crackdowns by RTO inspectors and a notice, Ola shut down its shuttle feature that offered ...
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Patients left in lurch as private doctors begin indefinite strike against KPME Bill 16.11.2017 Hindu: News
The total shut-down by private doctors in protest over the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendments) Bill has left patients scouting for medical services from one hospital to another in B...
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DCP orders enquiry into cops' assault on designer, techie 15.11.2017 deccanherald.com
A day after DH reported how a visual designer and a software engineer were beaten up by the police who mistook them for pickpockets, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) has ordered an enquiry into the incident. "I have sought details of the petty cases registered against the two men from the station house officer and have ordered an enquiry into the incident," M B Boralingaiah, DCP (Southeast), told DH on Wednesday. On November 12, police had picked up Khaja Mohideen (34), the visual designer, and Senthil Nathan (43), the techie, from Mangammanapalya, Hosur Road, after a resident suspected that they were pickpockets. The police didnt listen to the duo even after they produced their work IDs. They thrashed them, made them write an apology and released them only after slapping petty cases on them. The men had to cough up Rs 600 as fine and a bribe of Rs 400. Meanwhile, lawyers from the nonprofit Alternative Law Forum (ALF), who went through the mens complaint to the Karnataka State Human ...
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BBMP to continue drive against English boards 15.11.2017 deccanherald.com
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) will continue its drive to remove all English boards in front of shops in the city. The civic agency claims it is just implementing the orders issued by the Kannada Development Authority (KDA). The KDA had directed the BBMP to ensure that at least 60% of the space on a board should be written in Kannada. BBMP Commissioner N Manjunath Prasad told DH: "During meetings conducted by the KDA, we were directed to launch a drive to remove boards." Directive to Mantri Mall On November 10, the BBMP commissioner wrote to Mantri Mall for violating the rule of using Kannada on commercial boards. The letter said: "During a recent inspection, we found there were no Kannada boards on the Mantri Mall premises, both indoor and outdoor, while other languages are given prominence. As per the government rule, Kannada should be used compulsorily in commercial boards. It is directed that the boards contain 60% of Kannada and 40% of English. Hence, it is directed that within ...
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Study on traffic problems in Mysuru’s CBD begins 15.11.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
MGP initiates it to find measures to mitigate them
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Video of Karnataka MP threatening officer goes viral 15.11.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
A video clip of C.S. Puttaraju, MP for Mandya, purportedly issuing warnings to a geologist for initiating action against illegal stone quarrying went viral on Tuesday.The 90-second clip was recorded d...
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Sewerage network will have to take on extra load 15.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Proposal for all households to get food waste crushers
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27-yr-old arrested for bike theft, 14 bikes recovered 14.11.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Adugodi police arrested a 27-year-old man on Friday for stealing high-end bikes such as KTM and Royal Enfield. Police have seized 14 bikes worth Rs 10 lakh from him. The accused has been identified as Arjun N, a native of Tamil Nadu. The police said that he would travel to the city on a bus and return with a stolen bike. He would target bikes parked outside the houses in residential areas. According to City Police Commissioner T Suneel Kumar, Arjun would sell the stolen bikes in Tamil Nadu. The bikes stolen in Adugodi, Varthur, Electronics City and Banasawadi were recovered from him, the police said adding that they are looking for his associate Manikanta. The police said: "The duo would go in search of expensive bikes parked on the roadside. They would spend some time observing the movement of the residents and once everyone went to sleep, the duo would break open the locks and drive them to Tamil Nadu. Arjun was arrested with the help of Tamil Nadu ...
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Progress Dashboard for BBMP: A small idea with huge impact 13.11.2017 Citizen Matters
A simple dashboard to monitor BBMP works, done with existing infrastructure, could be a game-changer in transparency in the administration of Bengaluru. ...
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8 helipads planned in city to airlift patients, ferry VVIPs 11.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Eight helipads for as many BBMP zones in the city. That's the grand plan of the Mayor, R Sampath Raj, to rescue all those patients trapped in ambulances stuck in the city's notorious traffic jams. If he has his way, these pillar-top helipads on 40X60 sites will finally help air ambulances take off in the city. And yes, help ease VIP movements. Here's the mayor's rationale, explained to DH: "Every day, I see many ambulances in the city stuck in traffic unable to reach the hospital on time. Hence, I have proposed to have helipads in the eight zones of the city. Patients can then be taken to the hospital immediately by air ambulances." The helipad project could be implemented once it is approved by the BBMP Council at its monthly meeting. "I have already directed the BBMP commissioner to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) and discuss it with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). "The eight helipads will be named after former mayors who served the city," Raj explained. The service will be ...
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Celebrating Karnataka’s makerpreneurs 11.11.2017 Hindu: Gadgets
From an ovarian cancer detection device to toys made of bamboo reed. From high-end tech products to jewellery, Maker Faire brings together creators of every kind
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CM Siddaramaiahcoming tomorrow 11.11.2017 Hindu: National
He will visit Udupi on November 19
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132 members unanimously elected to BBMP committees 10.11.2017 deccanherald.com

Hundred and thirty-two members were unanimously elected to the 12 standing committees of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Friday.

Mayor R Sampath Raj will declare chairpersons for each committee on November 14.

The most sought-after tax and finance committee received the nominations from 11 members including M Anand and M Mahadevu of JD(S). Town planning and development received 13 nominations, but Shilpa Abhilash and G Balakrishnan from the Congress took back their nominations.

"The standing committees tenure will be from November 10, 2017, to November 9, 2018," said M Jayanthi, regional commissioner and presiding officer of the election.

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Breakfast, lunch more popular than dinner 10.11.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Notably, the quantity of dinner is the least among the three meals
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