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CM Arvind Kejriwal in office for just one day before flying off to Bengaluru 22.6.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal chaired a meeting of Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and power department on Thursday before leaving for Bangalore to seek naturopathy treatment. This was the first meeting between him and IAS officers after four months. DJB Chief Executive Officer AK Singh, vice-chairman Dinesh Mohaniya and other senior officials attended the meeting. Kejriwal took stock of water projects and sought a daily report from Friday onwards on the problems, actions, solutions and time-line of the solutions. His health deteriorated on Monday after he ended his sit-in protest at Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal’s house. Kejriwal was charged by opposition BJP and Congress of sitting on dharna for nine long days at a time when people were facing water and power supply woes in the city. Wrap It Up DJB CEO AK Singh, V-C Dinesh Mohaniya and other senior officers attended  This was the first meeting between Kejriwal and IAS officers in four months The officers observed 5 minutes of silence to protest alleged attack ...
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Mixed response to proposal to get water from Linganamakki dam 20.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
One argument is for Bengaluru to harness its resources instead of diverting river water from other regions
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‘Right of Way’ issue halts electric train plans in its tracks 19.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Delay in KPTCL laying power transmission line on Mysuru-Bengaluru stretch
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Bescom banks on special night-time incentive 15.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Hope to woo industries with this scheme, which was approved by KERC recently
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Curator deserves pat for commendable job 7.6.2018 Hindu: Cricket
To get it in shape for an international series was a challenge, says Dayanand Sharma
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Over 200 electrical accidents in Bescom limits every year 7.6.2018 Hindu: Home
This financial year, in April alone there have been 11 fatal cases
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Insight: As election looms, Modi's popularity wanes in rural India 3.6.2018 Reuters: Top News
KAIRANA, India (Reuters) - Indian farmers voted overwhelmingly for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2014 general election that swept him to power. He cannot count on them doing so again, as a crash in commodity prices and surging fuel costs stoke anger in the ...
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Heavy rain lashes Chitradurga 26.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Heavy rain, accompanied by gusty winds, lashed Chitradurga town and other taluks for more than six hours on Thursday night. Almost all major roads in
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Turn Bengaluru into true global city: Former Infy CFO to new Karnataka govt 24.5.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
V Balakrishnan said Karnataka deserves a strong and stable government which focuses on governance issues
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Transform B'luru into true global city: Former Infy CFO to 24.5.2018 General News
As the new government assumed office in Karnataka, a senior IT industry figure expressed hope that it would focus on governance issues and work towards transforming Bengaluru into a true global city. The former Chief Financial Officer of Bengaluru-headquartered IT major Infosys Ltd, V Balakrishnan said Karnataka deserves a strong and stable government which focuses on governance issues. The governance of Bengaluru city, he said, had taken a backseat in the last few years. "The crumbling infrastructure, garbage issues, electricity, roads, etc., are making the city unlivable for its citizens", Balakrishnan told PTI. "The brand Bengaluru is important not only from an IT industry perspective but also for Karnataka state and India as a whole". He expressed hope that the new government would focus on governance issues in Bengaluru with top most urgency and priority, and make it a true global city. "The starting point may be the change in regulations to elect a mayor directly ..
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Metro will not pass on reduction in electricity tariff to consumers 19.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Will use it to cut expenditure, which includes repayment of loan principal amount
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Karnataka election results 2018: BJP takes early lead; top 10 developments 15.5.2018 Latest News
Karnataka election result 2018 will be declared today. Backing the exit polls, the Satta Bazaar is of the opinion that Modi wave is still intact and is betting big on a BJP win. LIVE updates
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More power to efficient usage of electricity 14.5.2018 Hindu: National
Special incentive for HT consumers; six-hour power supply for farmers
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Rain, hailstorm lash Odisha, flights diverted 14.5.2018 General News
Rain accompanied by gusty winds and hailstrom today lashed parts of Odisha including the state capital Bhubaneswar. While Chandbali in Bhadrak district recorded 58.8 mm rainfall, Paradip in the coast received 27.2 mm rainfall. Heavy downpour has also been reported from Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Balasore, Puri, Baripada, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar, Sambalpur, Sundergarh, Hirakud, Daringbadi and Dhenkanal, IMD sources said. Rainfall, along with lightning in several districts, brought much-needed respite from the scorching heat. Trees and electricity poles were uprooted at several places, while farmers alleged crop loss due to the rain. Unofficial reports from Kendrapara, Subarnapur and Bargarh districts claimed three persons died from the rains. "We cannot confirm the deaths. The concerned district authorities will confirm the deaths," Deputy Special Relief Commissioner Pravat Mohapatra told PTI. At least two Bhubaneswar-bound flights were today diverted to Kolkata due to heavy rain
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Karnataka election result 2018: Counting at 8 am on Tuesday; 10 highlights 14.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Karnataka Assembly election result 2018: Counting of votes would begin at 8 am in nearly 40 counting centres and results are expected to be declared by late evening
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Power tariff hiked in Karnataka 2 days after polling 14.5.2018 General News
Two days after the pollingto the Karnataka assembly, the power tariff in the state was today increased by 5.30 per cent overall with the hike per unit ranging from a minimum of 20 paise to a maximum of 60 paise. Announcing the increase effective from April 1 last, the Karnataka Electricity RegulatoryCommission said the increase for domestic consumers would be 25 paise per unit in areas covered by the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM). For areas outside the BESCOM limits where the consumption was between 0 to 30 KWH, the hike would be 20 paise per unit, it said. KERC chairperson M K Shankarlinge Gowda said various electricity supply companies (ESCOMs) -- there are five in the state -- had sought a differential tariff hike ranging between 82 paise to 162 paise per unit. "As a uniform tariff is in vogue hitherto in the state, the commission has approved uniform increase across all ESCOMs with a marginal differential increase in BESCOM area," he told ...
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Electricity tariffs hiked in Karnataka 14.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Key takeaways from the press meet by KERC Chairman on tariff revision.
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Revised electricity tariff to be announced today 13.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Five Escoms had sought hike ranging from 82 paise to ₹1.62 per unit
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Voters leaving city hit by pre-monsoon rain 11.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Most could not get transport to reach the bus stations
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What will drive the Bengaluru voters' choice? 9.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
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