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100 Acres Recovered From Encroachers 19.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Encroached land worth Rs 500 cr recovered 19.10.2014 deccanherald.com
Bangalore district authorities launched a massive crackdown against land encroachers across all five taluks on Saturday and recovered more than 100 acres of government land in different parts of its jurisdiction, valued at Rs 500 crore. The biggest action was at Kannur in Bidarahalli Hobli of Bangalore East Taluk where 40 people had encroached upon 100 acres of pasture land (Gomala) in Survey Number 50, who were illegally operating a stone crushing factory. It is learnt that 50 acres of land was given to the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) and 20 acres to the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). This piece of land is considered to have high value for its proximity to the Kempegowda International Airport. The district authorities have identified Lokanath, Marimuthu and Ganesh among others as the encroachers. Besides setting up a factory, they had constructed sheds for their employees. They had even developed a quarry to extract granite stone. The entire land was reclaimed in the ...
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Mechanic nabbed for chain-snatching bid 19.10.2014 deccanherald.com
The City police arrested a mechanic for attempting to snatch a woman's gold chain in Babusapalya under Hennur police station limits on Saturday. The accused, Rajesh, is a resident of Babusapalya and works in a mechanic shop. The police said he rang the calling bell at the house of victim Anu Jose and tried to snatch her chain when she opened the door. She immediately raised an alarm, which alerted the police patrolling the road. Though Rajesh fled the spot, the police chased and caught him, the police added. During interrogation, Rajesh confessed that he liked to enact scenes from movies and this was one such attempt. Couple held for theft The Byatarayanapura police on Saturday arrested the son of a former BBMP deputy mayor and daughter of a head constable for theft of her family valuables. According to police, the arrested have been identified as Vidyadhar (24), son of Lakshminarayan and a resident of Avalahalli, and Kavyashri (21), daughter of Krishnappa and resident of Deepanjali Nagar. The police ...
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SWD encroachment cleared 19.10.2014 deccanherald.com
The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike on Saturday removed encroachment on a stormwater drain at Bhuvaneshwari Nagar near eighth mile under Dasarahalli zone.

Buildings had been constructed by encroaching 10,200 sq ft of the SWD and the Palike officials, with the help of local police, demolished the structures.

The demolition drive began at 9.30 am and continued till late in the evening. According to sources, sheds, an ayurvedic hospital, shops and a warehouse had come up on the SWD. The area in the vicinity was being flooded during rains due to the encroachment.
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Land worth Rs 500 crore reclaimed in Bangalore 19.10.2014 deccanherald.com
Bangalore district authorities launched a massive crackdown against land encroachers across all five taluks on Saturday and recovered more than 100 acres of government land in different parts of its jurisdiction valued at Rs 500 crore. The biggest action was at Kannur in Bidarahalli Hobli of Bangalore East Taluk where 40 people had encroached upon 100 acres of pasture land (Gomala) in Survey Number 50, who were illegally operating a stone crushing factory. It is learnt that 50 acres of land was given to the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) and 20 acres to the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). This piece of land is considered to have high value for its proximity to the Kempegowda International Airport. The district authorities have identified Lokanath, Marimuthu and Ganesh among others as the encroachers. Besides setting up a factory, they had constructed sheds for their employees. They had even developed a quarry to extract granite stone. The entire land was reclaimed in the ...
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Panel Formed to Split BBMP Has No Office Yet - The New Indian Express 19.10.2014 Google News
Panel Formed to Split BBMP Has No Office Yet The New Indian Express Patil added that since Bangalore has grown manifold, the committee needs to communicate with many agencies and planning authorities such as Bangalore Water Supply And Sewerage Board, Bangalore Electricity Supply Company, Bangalore ...
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Nine-year journey from Bangalore to Bengaluru 18.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Nine-year journey from Bangalore to Bengaluru
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Clean India Will Lead to Healthy India, Says Harsh Vardhan 18.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Remove Flexes from Police Stations: Corporators 18.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
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As BBMP Polls Approach, Lobbying on in Congress, BJP 18.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Karnataka Govt to release Rs 1k cr for Bangalore road repairs 18.10.2014 deccanherald.com
The State government will release a Rs 1,000 crore for repair and restoration of City roads that were damaged due to heavy rain. The fund will be a one-time grant under the Chief Minister'sNagarothana Project. The City has 13,000 km of road network. From April 2010 to March 2014, the BBMP has spent Rs 1,698 crore on road-related works, according to KT Nagaraj, superintending engineer, major roads (BBMP). Bangalore District In-charge Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Friday said directions have already been given to the Finance Department for releasing the amount. "Once the Finance Departmentclears the amount, it will come to the Cabinet for clearance. We will then ask the chief secretary-headed high-level committee to pass the amount and ask BBMPto call for tenders," he said. Reddy said the government has decided to bypass seeking approval of the BBMPworks committee. "We are trying to speed up repair works by getting the chief secretary-led committee for approvals and asking BBMPto call for tenders. We wish to ...
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Finally, repair work begins on Hennur Road - Deccan Herald 18.10.2014 Google News
Finally, repair work begins on Hennur Road Deccan Herald The road had been damaged due to Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Work (BWSSB) work,” said Kempegowda, Executive Engineer (East), BBMP Major Works Department. During his inspection, the minister informed the public that the Hennur ...
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Rs. 700 crore to improve roads on outskirts 18.10.2014 Hindu: Bangalore
Roads on the outskirts are set to get a facelift. The government has released Rs. 1,000 crore for repairing these roads, rejuvenating tanks, developing parks as well as playgrounds. Of t...
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The nine-year journey from Bangalore to Bengaluru 18.10.2014 Hindu: Bangalore
A proposal made by the late U.R. Ananthamurthy on changing the name of Bangalore to its more native version Bengaluru in 2005, the year of Suvarna Karnataka celebrations, has become a reality afte...
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Living with landfills 17.10.2014 Hindu: Bangalore
The health risks they pose can be minimised by scientific planning
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Making peace with civic sense 17.10.2014 Deccan Herald - Analysis
"All the world's a stage," so said Shakespeare. Our metro cities have over the years re-invented Bard's words and made it into, "All the world's a garbage dump". Major metros like Bangalore or Delhi produce tonnes of garbage every day and a percentage of them are dumped in the vacant plots in our neighbourhood. On my way to work in Bangalore, I used to tread delicately over the spill over of garbage that was dumped in a particular vacant plot, till I noticed that the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike had come up with a novel way of stopping people using the vacant ground as an open garbage. They had cleaned the plot, fenced it and had placed God's picture of all faith around the same. I also noticed that there was a sharp decline in the volume of dumping for the following few days, only to see that things are back to the square one with the garbage getting dumped with the God's bowing their head down in shame. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clarion call for "Swachh Bharat' has caught the imagination ...
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Irked Mayor seeks repatriation of joint commissioner 17.10.2014 Hindu: News
City Mayor N. Shanthakumari, irked reportedly by the “careless and unsatisfactory” response from the joint commissioner of the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike’s (BBMP) south zone, has sought hi...
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68% of Bangalore's waste is food 17.10.2014 TOI: All Headlines
68% of Bangalore's waste is food
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JD(S) forms core committee without Gowda family members 17.10.2014 deccanherald.com
The JD(S) has formed a core committee - minus the members of party supremo HDDeve Gowda's family - to take decisions on matters related to the party. As many as 11 members have been appointed to the core committee. Interestingly, MLAs Zameer Ahmed Khan and Cheluvarayaswamy, who are not on good terms with HDKumaraswamy, find no place in the committee. The members on the panel are MLCsBasavaraj Horatti and Syed Mudir Aga, Mandya MPCSPuttaraju, MLAsHKKumaraswamy, Madhu Bangarappa and Chikkamadu, former legislators Sirivanth Patil, Venkatarao Nadagouda, Venkatashiva Reddy, Bandeappa Kashampur, and former IASofficer Dr S Subramanya, according to a press release issued by S Narayana Rao, the party's interim state president. The inclusion of Subramanya is seen as a move by the party to have a full-time member, to draw action plans for winning elections. His experience as former BBMP commissioner may also come in handy with the Palike elections due next year, it is said. Sources in the party said the panel had ...
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Srinivasachari to be State poll panel chief 17.10.2014 deccanherald.com
The State Cabinet has decided to appoint retired IAS officer PNSrinivasachari as the commissioner of the State Election Commission. The post has been vacant since the retirement of CRChikmath on June 23.

The decision of the Cabinet was announced by Law Minister T B Jayachandra at a press conference here on Thursday. The decision has to be now approved by the governor, according to official sources. The quasi judicial post, equivalent to that of a high court judge, can be held for five years by a person who is not older than 65 years of age.

Srinivasachari retired as an IAS officer in July.

At the time of retirement, he was the principal secretary of the Transport department. He had served in various departments, including Urban Development.

The State Election Commission will soon gear up for elections to the local bodies and the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike.
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