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11 Post Office Passport Seva Kendras opened this year 26.4.2018 Hindu: Health
It is expected to ease load on the Passport Seva Kendras in State
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Former bureaucrat Renuka aims to bring governance to doorsteps 24.4.2018 Citizen Matters
Renuka wants to bring AAP's Delhi model of governance to Bengaluru. She talks about being a woman in a position of power and in politics. »
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Altigreen Propulsion Labs: Sparking a revolution 24.4.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
The Bengaluru-based firm is creating India-specific electric powertrains to usher in a clean, pollution-free future where fewer people suffer from the effects of vehicular pollution
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Focus will be on education and health, says Bhaskar Prasad 24.4.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bhaskar Prasad wants to focus on better facilities for sanitation workers and street sweepers. »
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New housing launches in ​Bengaluru above that of Hyderabad Chennai in Q1 2018 23.4.2018 Sify Finance
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Bengaluru housing mkt in upswing; Q1 sales beat Chennai, Hyderabad 23.4.2018 General News
Bengaluru has emerged as the front-runner in south India's property market with housing demand and supply in the city being higher than Hyderabad and Chennai during January-March period, according to a research report. ANAROCK Property Consultants said that Bengaluru witnessed increased demand for housing properties from IT-ITeS sector and start-ups. Housing sales stood at 11,500 units in Bengaluru during January-March 2018 in comparison to 3,800 units in Hyderabad and 2,300 units in Chennai. In supply, Bengaluru saw launches of 6,800 units as against 2,600 units in Hyderabad and 2,100 in Chennai. Even at a pan-India level, Bengaluru's residential market is currently only second to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) in terms of supply and absorption for Q1 of 2018 calendar year, ANAROCK said. "Increased commercial activity, positive buyer sentiments, infrastructure upgrades and improved job opportunities in the city have given a major fillip to Bengaluru's housing market," ANAROCK .
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RWAs are the new political battleground 22.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Barring a few exceptions, most residents’ welfare associations in the city play an active role in influencing voters
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Work on road along periphery of lake stopped, says BBMP 21.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
The BBMP on Friday told the High Court of Karnataka that the work on construction of a road along the periphery of Pattandur Agrahara lake has been
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Summer in, Tankers out 14.4.2018 deccanherald.com
Water tankers rule the roost on city outskirts. People are forced to buy water as BWSSB is yet to cover the entire city. Summer is here and so is the demand for water tankers in the city. This unregulated business in the city has been flourishing ever since 8 city municipal councils (CMCs), one town municipal council (TMC) and 110 villages were brought under Bruhat Bengaluru Mahangara Palike (BBMP)in 2007. Most apartments mushrooming on city outskirts have no water supplied by Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB). According to officials, BWSSB despite having Cauvery water being supplied to over 9 lakh consumers, the city still falls short of the requirement which is largely fulfilled by private water tankers. Bhushan Iyer, a resident of Springfields Apartments located on Sarjapura Road says for the 550 odd apartments, they are spending nearly Rs 1 crore per year only for water. Apartments that have come up in East Bengaluru like Whitefield, Mahadevapura, KR Puram, Marathhalli, Sarjapura ...
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Clear encroachments on Pattandur Agrahara Lake: HC to city authorities 13.4.2018 deccanherald.com
The high court on Friday issued notices to the BBMP, BDA, the Lake Development Authority and the state government seeking action to clear encroachments on the Pattandur Agrahara Lake in Kadugodi, Whitefield in East Bengaluru. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice B M Shyam Prasad issued the notices while hearing a PIL filed by Whitefield Rising Trust. The trust has moved the court seeking directions to clear encroachments and safeguard the lake by fencing it on Survey 54, in Pattandur Agrahara and revive and develop the waterbody. The petitioner has challenged the BBMPs impugned notification issued on 24 April 2017, under Section 14 B of the Karnataka Town and Country Planning Act 1961 and Rule 3 of the Karnataka Town and Country Planning (Benefit of Development Rights) Rules 2016 seeking to acquire various parcels of the land to lay a road. According to the petitioner, the BBMP is constructing an 80 feet road connecting Varthur Kodi Road to ITPL Main Road. The petitioner ...
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Sisters duped of Rs 3L by IT firm, lodge complaint 13.4.2018 deccanherald.com
Two software engineers have filed a cheating complaint with the Whitefield police against an IT firm, which duped them of Rs 3 lakh on the pretext of landing them jobs. The victims, Arpitha Hegde and her sister Poojitha Hegde are computer engineering graduates who were hunting for jobs. That is when they were approached by a woman, Neha, belonging to a private IT firm. She offered them jobs in November 2017. The sisters met the company executives in Whitefield for their interviews. On clearing the interviews, the company executives demanded Rs three lakh from the duo as a surety and offered them jobs as software developers. According to their complaint, the accused had even fixed the salary of Rs 18,000 per month for a probation period of three months. They were assured that their salary would be revised to Rs 30,000 after probationary period was completed. However, one month after their joining, the company announced that they were shifting their base to Noida and asked them to relocate. When the duo ...
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Cabbie who mowed down football player arrested 11.4.2018 deccanherald.com
An Ola cab driver was arrested on Tuesday for mowing down a football player, who represented Karnataka. Ranga Reddy (35), a resident of Electronics City, had been hiding since the accident on Sunday, the police said. The Banashankari traffic police arrested the suspect based on the images captured by a CCTV camera of his car. N D Tejaswini, who hailed from Arkalgud in Hassan district, was working at a software company in Marathhalli. She was travelling home on a bike with her cousin when the cab hit their vehicle on the Outer Ring Road at Nayandahalli. She was thrown off the bike and came under the wheels of the car. Tejaswini was admitted to a hospital, where she did not respond to treatment and succumbed to injuries the next day. "The car has been registered under a different name. The accused took the vehicle on rent and tagged with Ola a year ago. He used to drive in the city and drive to his home through Outer Ring Road. The accident happened when he was heading home and he did not stop the car," ...
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Security guard helps trace missing anthropologist 11.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
She was sleeping in a construction site near a five-star hotel
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Missing PhD student Atreyee Majumdar found in Bengaluru: Police 11.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City
Bengaluru-based PhD research student Atreyee Majumdar, who has been missing since April 4, has been found, according to Marathalli police.

More details are awaited.

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Man dupes 'dates' posing as woman on dating app, arrested 10.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City
A 25-year-old man posed as a woman on a mobile dating app and cheated several men before the Cyber Crime Police(CCB) arrested him on Friday. Sagar Rao a resident of Whitefield, created several fake accounts posing as different women on the Freedating app and the website- freedating.com. He used to get in touch with male users on the app and would make them believe that the accounts belonged to women. They would then continue talking through WhatsApp. When there was a certain amount of friendship developed, Rao would fix a date to meet them but begin demanding money to actually meet. Once his victims would transfer the money to his bank account-a day before the date- Rao would stop answering calls. On 10 October 2017, a victims father lodged a complaint with the CCB. The complainant had transferred Rs 71,00 to an unknown bank account, reportedly belonging to the suspect. According to the police officials, the suspect has duped two guys by creating accounts with fake identities like Shilpa, Sonia Jain, ...
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PhD student goes missing 10.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City
A 35-year old PhD research student, identified as Atreyee Majumdar, a resident of Bellandur, has been missing since April 4. Atreyee was staying with her parents at Kariyammana Agrahara. She left home at 9 am on April 4 with her passport and money. She was last seen at a hotel in Whitefield in the city. "Atreyee was last seen in the hotel and we have collected the CCTV footage from the hotel and are investigating," the police said. Atreyee is an alumnus of the National Law School of India University in Bengaluru. Family and friends of Atreyee have shared her pictures on social media in an attempt to reach out to her. She was in Toronto, Canada pursuing her post-doctoral research. The Marathalli police have registered a missing case and are investigating. When DH tried to speak to her relatives, they refused to ...
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Railways urged to speed up trains, bring in new services 10.4.2018 Hindu: News
Mysore Grahakara Parishat seeks Divisional Railway Manager’s intervention
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Young footballer dies in hit-and-run accident 9.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City
The life of a promising young footballer, Tejaswini Gowda, was snuffed out after she died of wounds sustained in an accident in South Bengaluru on Sunday. The 22-year-old, who represented Karnataka in the Senior Nationals in 2015, was run over by a car on the KEB flyover in Banashankari 3rd Stage. Tejaswini and her cousin Sachin were travelling on his motorcycle when a white Maruti Swift Dzire, heading from the Nayandahalli Outer Ring Road towards the NCERT office, knocked down their two-wheeler. Sachin fell to his left, while Tejaswini fell onto the right, coming under the wheels of the car. The car did not stop and sped away soon after the accident. The police said Tejaswini was not wearing a helmet. A few passersby called the police and rushed the victims to Prashanth Hospital, from where Tejaswini was shifted to Sagar Hospital in Tilak Nagar. She succumbed to injuries around 5.40 pm. Her body was shifted to the Victoria Hospital for post-mortem, following which it was handed over to her ...
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Inside Flipkart's Swanky New Bengaluru HQ, Larger Than 12 Soccer Fields 9.4.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Online shopping giant Flipkart has a new address. Not the virtual one but the old fashioned brick-and-mortar kind. The company has consolidated its clutch of offices spread across the Bengaluru at the...
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Confusion, delay mark mass voter registration drive 9.4.2018 Hindu: Delhi
In some wards, residents found registration booths closed; those who had shifted residence and wanted to register in a new constituency were especially displeased
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