User: vaishnavi Topic: Metro
Category: Bangalore
Last updated: Dec 18 2017 02:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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City to deploy smaller firefighting vehicles 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - News
After the plans of creating eight helipads to airlift patients comes one more from the BBMP to rapidly put out fires in the city. The civic body has decided to deploy Quick Response Vehicles (QRVs) in all wards to instantly snuff out blazes. The kind of vehicles pressed into service would range from pickup trucks to Tempo Travellers, Jeeps or bikes that could haul water tanks of different capacities and jet pressure to traverse through narrow lanes and heavy traffic. Besides floating a tender to procure the vehicles, the Karnataka State Fire and Emergency Services Department has written to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike asking for land to set up the fire stations. "We currently have just 20 QRVs in the existing fire stations," N R Markandeya, deputy director of Fire and Emergency Services, informed DH. "Since the city is growing rapidly, we need more QRVs." Mayor R Sampath Raj told this newspaper that the need for quick and nimble fleet of fire engines was growing due to increasingly dense ...
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No headway in Gauri murder, Rajnath slams Karnataka govt 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has slammed the state government for failing to catch the killers of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh and accused it of not maintaining the law and order in Karnataka, especially in Bengaluru. "Social activist Gauri Lankesh was killed. BJP workers Rudresh Goudar and Paresh Mesta were killed. What is the government doing here? No concrete action was taken to bring the culprits to book," he said at the BJPs Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivarthana Yatra at Murugeshpalya, off Old Airport Road, on Sunday. Bengaluru is the IT capital of the country, but the Congress government has failed to ensure peoples safety, he added. "I promise a thorough probe into the murder of Gauri Lankesh if the BJP is voted to power," he said. The BJP leader also accused the Siddaramaiah government of "dividing society on caste and communal lines" and took objection to the celebration of Tipu Sultans birth anniversary. "Its an attempt to polarise society. Why is the government not celebrating the ...
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Nearly 2,000 new TB cases detected 17.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Third phase of active case finding campaign ends today
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Tour of Nilgiris concludes 17.12.2017 Hindu: Home
128 cyclists cover 1,000 km across Karnataka, Kerala and T.N.
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Better late than never 17.12.2017 Business Standard: Today
Let all the residents make the best use of the city's public transport/Metro trains at least for four days a month
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Shriram Properties eyes stressed assets in South 17.12.2017 BusinessLine - Real Estate
Looking to raise ₹1,600 crore
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Music and dance reviews 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Ghata galore Vikku Vinayakram is a great Ghatam Maestro, known all over the world. His 75th Birthday was celebrated in a unique way, by the Sunadam Trust, in collaboration with the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts. The programme started aptly with the lyrics "Kumbarati" of Shishunal Sharief. 75 Ghatam players (It actually exceeded 75 by the time they started) from different states - right from 7 to 75 years young - led by Vikku Vinayakram himself. Divided into 13 groups named after the rivers of India, in different permutation and combinations like - 13 types of thalas, 10.5, 3 1/2=14 and 5.5, 4.5 = 10 - so on. After each group playing individually, all of them joined together to reach great heights. Of course Vinayakram stole the show with his unmatched strokes and in the end, they played in unison and took it to a crescendo. Kudos to Sukanya Ramgopal for organising such a mega event. Colourful dance festival The Adyasha Foundation held the Shishirachaanda - a celebration of dance and the ...
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Rajnath slams Rahul; says BJP trying to douse fire lit by Congress 17.12.2017 Rediff: News
He also said the whole world knew that the BJP alone knows how to run the nation.
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A cricket league with a difference 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Over 320 visually impaired cricketers are set to stump the audience with their sportsmanship at the Blind Cricket League T10, Season 4 which will begin in the city from December 22. The three-day event will witness the participation of cricketers from Karnatakas 16 districts. It is organised for the 4th time by the IDL Foundation, an organisation working towards the holistic development of people with disabilities. The participants comprise of completely visually impaired, partially visually impaired and people with low vision. The funds raised from the event will be used towards providing accommodation and education facilities to the visually impaired youth. The match has been divided into 4 zones, each zone comprising of 4 districts. The four finalist teams will play against each other as a part of the BCL T10 Knockout matches. Here, the North zone winners will compete with the West zone and the East zone will compete with the South Zone respectively. The elimination rounds will be held at the BEL ...
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Rajnath slams Rahul Gandhi, says BJP trying to douse fire lit by Cong 17.12.2017 Latest News
Singh said the Congress regime believed in "spreading enmity" between different communities
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HDFC Bank issues 3 lakh instant credit card 17.12.2017 BusinessLine - Money & Banking
Private sector lender HDFC Bank has issued 3 lakh instant credit cards within a year of its launch. Launched in January this year, InstaCard is delivered to customers within an hour of applying f...
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Karnataka govt not ensuring law & order: Rajnath Singh 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday slammed the state government for its failure to solve the Gauri Lankesh murder case and accused it of not maintaining law and order in the state, especially Bengaluru. "Social activist Gauri Lankesh was killed...BJP workers Rudresh Goudar and Paresh Mesta were killed...What the government is doing here?.. No concrete step was taken to bring the killers to book," he said, addressing the second leg of BJPs Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivarthana Yatra in Bengaluru. Bengaluru is the IT capital of the country. But the Congress government has failed to ensure safety of people. "I assure you that a thorough probe will be conducted into the Gauri murder case and the culprits will be punished if the BJP is voted to power in the next election...All goons will be sent to jail," he said. The Union minister accused the Siddaramaiah government of dividing society on caste and communal lines and sought to know why it chose to celebrate Tipu Jayanti, ignoring many other great ...
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Slain BJP leader's wife moves women's panel against her family and party leaders 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Claiming threat to her life, Mallamma Yogeshgouda Goudar, the wife of the slain BJP zilla panchayat member Yogeshgouda Goudar from Dharwad, on Saturday lodged a complaint with the Karnataka State Commission for Women, against her family members and local leaders. Charging that the BJP was playing politics over her husbands death, Mallamma has accused that she was harassed by her brother-in-law Gurunath Goudar and BJP workers Amrut Desai and Basavaraj Koravar. Stating that the trio had tried to grab her husbands property, she has also claimed that the three were monitoring her day to day movements and were imposing restrictions on her. She has stated that her childrens lives was at risk, as the trio had warned her of dire consequences. It is rumoured that Mallamma is joining the Congress, which has irked the BJP leaders, who have linked the name of Mines and Geology Minister Vinay Kulkarnis name to Goudars murder. The BJP, which has demanded Kulkarnis resignation, is apprehensive that Mallammas induction ...
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HDFC Bank issues 300,000 instant credit cards within a year 17.12.2017 All Finance Stories
With InstaCard, customers can do online transactions on e-commerce websites immediately on receipt of the InstaCard, the statement said
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Rajnath promises justice for Gauri Lankesh, Paresh Mesta if BJP wins Karnataka polls 17.12.2017 India Today| Must Read
Lashing out at the Congress, Rajnath Singh has said that if the BJP wins Karnataka Assembly election next year, it will ensure justice for Gauri Lankesh and Paresh Mesta.
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Rajnath Singh promises justice for Gauri Lankesh, Paresh Mehta if BJP wins Karnataka 17.12.2017 Zee News : States
Lashing out at the Congress, the Union Home Minister asserted that if the BJP wins Karnataka Assembly election next year, it will ensure justice for Gauri Lankesh and Paresh Mesta.  
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Rajnath Singh, Yeddyurappa attend BJP's Parivartan Yatra in Bengaluru 17.12.2017 Latest News
The BJP is making all efforts in Karnataka to oust the ruling Congress in the state in the upcoming assembly polls scheduled to be held in 2018
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Congress is setting fire, BJP is only dousing it, says Rajnath 17.12.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Accusing the Congress of setting fire on various issues in the country, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that it was the Bharatiya Janata Party which was trying to douse the fire and ...
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BJP to contest Karnataka elections 2018 under BS Yeddyurappa's leadership 17.12.2017 Zee News : States
BJP state president and former chief minister Yeddyurappa has been facing criticism over his "arbitrary" style of functioning with some party leaders expressing their unhappiness with him.
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From machine vision to medical solutions: Zoho incubating diverse start-ups 17.12.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
Software as a Service (SaaS) major Zoho Corp is incubating start ups in different fields including a medical technology firm, and is expected to come out with announcements regarding them soon. According to sources, there are at least four such companies in which Zoho has made investments or have shown interest in. This include Zentron Labs, a company automating processes that require visual checking and vTitan, an international company with offices in California, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sales of broad range of medical devices and consumables used in global healthcare markets. Zentron labs use industrial cameras in conjunction with Computer Vision algorithms to deliver innovative and custom Machine-Vision solutions that perform automated visual inspection. Coupled with data analytics, it ensures quality to its customers, it says. vTitan consults on, and participates in, the development of software related to hospital ...
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