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Last Updated 08 March 2019, 09:58 IST
04:0208 Mar 2019

Srirampuram underpass to open after 10-yr delay

It’s a rare feat when the government completes aprojecton time. There are several instances of projects delayed for 4-5 years. Here is a project which was delayed nearly for 10 years after it was announced. The railway underpass at Srirampuram that connects Malleswaram to Rajajinagar, Gayatrinagar and Srirampuram is all set to be thrownopen for public use.

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04:1108 Mar 2019

Heavy traffic on most roads

04:2308 Mar 2019

B’luru’s richest gangster killed in broad daylight

A long-drawn-out war between two rowdy gangs in Bengaluru culminated in a bloody end on Thursday, with Lakshmana (42) — touted to be the city’s richest rowdy, worth more than Rs 600 crore — being hacked to death by rivals in broad daylight.

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04:3608 Mar 2019

Residents fume over Cauvery water delay

Residents awaiting Cauvery waterat their respective houses in Bommanahalli zone are angry over the BWSSB’s delay in finishing the pipeline work.

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05:1108 Mar 2019

Two men arrested for chopping off waiter's hand

The city police arrested two men for chopping off the hand of a waiter who asked them to settle their bill in Avalahalli on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday night in Manjunath Wines at Bidarahalli near KR Puram.

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05:3308 Mar 2019

Steel flyover to be back in concrete avatar

The state government, which faced stiff opposition to its steel flyover project fromChalukya Circle (Basaveshwara Circle) to Hebbal, is set to resurrect it by going in for a concrete flyover instead of steel. A detailed project report (DPR) for the flyover is likely to be ready within two weeks.

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06:0808 Mar 2019

Only 9% of women feel safe in public transport

When it comes to women, public transport has a long way to go in improving safety, reliability and affordability with half of the respondents in a survey stating that they do not feel safe while commuting in public transport.

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06:2708 Mar 2019

'Don't try to make NASA great, make ISRO better'

Major General Charles Bolden, the 12th Administrator of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), called on students to focus on improving the Indian space programme instead of looking to NASA for employment.

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06:5808 Mar 2019

Women’s Day after #MeToo

When it comes to empowerment, it’s a long haul, five women in diverse vocations say.

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07:3208 Mar 2019

Manipal fraud: Investigation at dead end, say cops

The investigation into the Manipal fraud case has hit a dead end, the police say. According to the police, the UAE government, Qatar Airways and some banks in the city are not cooperating with the probe in connection with Vishal Somanna, the third accused in the case.

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(Published 08 March 2019, 04:05 IST)

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