BENGALURU LIVE - December 22, 2018

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  • 17:47

    Pankaj Advani celebrates his ECA Raman Nair Billiards Championship win in Bengaluru

  • 12:17

    Weather update! Isolated rains in southern interior Karnataka

  • 12:16

    Protest outside Congress office

  • 12:11

    Karnataka cabinet expansion today! Two to exit, 8 new faces to join HDK

    The much-awaited expansion and reshuffle of the H D Kumaraswamy Cabinet will take place on Saturday with the Congress top brass giving its nod for dropping two ministers and inducting eight new faces under its quota.
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  • 12:10

    A small clip from yesterday's KGF celebrations

  • 12:03

    What does Bengaluru's electrification have to do with Kolar gold fields?

  • 12:02

    KGF hits screens, set to smash records Read more

    Kannada movie KGF, starring ‘Rocking Star’ Yash, hit the screens on Friday as scheduled without any disruptions even as the petitioners withdrew their plea to stay its release.

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  • 11:55

    DTH, cable TV pricing changes from Dec 29

    The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is changing the rules of the TV subscription game. What’s in store for you in a week from now? Are you going to pay more or less? Metrolife finds operators not so sure.

    DTH and cable subscription rates are going to change as you ring in the new year. The industry regulator believes consumers will pay less, but not everyone is convinced. The regulator is stipulating a subscription of Rs 130 for the first set of 100 channels.
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  • 11:49

    Meet Devdutt Padikkal, RCB's 12th man

  • 11:44

    Mohandas Pai tweeting from the airport

  • 11:17

    Bengaluru airport operations suspended due to fog

  • 11:12

    Bengalureans discussing Naseeruddin Shah's comments

  • 11:06

    BBMP monthly council meetings to be webcast live

    For the first time in the country, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), will be live streaming the monthly council meeting through the civic body’s official website.
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  • 11:04

    Noise nuisance: KSPCB notice to Jayamahal Palace

    The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board has issued a show cause notice to the Jayamahal Palace management, following a series of complaints from the nearby residents over the noise pollution created by the events held on the ground.

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  • 10:42

    Happy 6th National Mathematics Day/ Srinivasa Ramanujan's 131st Birth Anniversary!

    Here are some of our stories on maths and Srinivasa Ramanujan.

    Students must learn about country's true legacy in maths, not myths: Manjul Bhargava
    When Manjul Bhargava, winner of the prestigious Fields Medal in 2014, learned about mathematical theories and equations in school, he was shocked to find many of them named after Western scholars when there were Indians who had arrived at the same conclusions first.
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    Master of numbers Ramanujan
    IT is nearly a century since his demise, but the world is still in awe of his brilliance. His notebook scribbling of theorems and proofs still intrigue today's experts; his name continues to appear in research works as the significance of his methods unravel. His popularity as the inventor of 'mock' theta functions is well recorded in history. We still grapple with the right word to describe the mental acuity and genius of Srinivasa Ramanujan.
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    'A K Ramanujan didn't get enough recognition in India'
    Scholar and promoter of Indo-Spanish relations Guillermo Rodriguez said on Sunday that writer A K Ramanujan did not get recognition in India, though he was acclaimed worldwide for his works.

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    This year has been declared the national year of mathematics to mark the 125th anniversary of the birth of the genius, Srinivasa Ramanujan. It was 100 years ago, around 1912, that Srinivasa Ramanujan’s work came to notice, writes S Ananthanarayanan​
    He was always game for numbers!

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    Mathematician claims proof of Ramanujan's conjecture
    An American mathematician claims to have come up with a proof for one of the last conjectures, Srinivasa Ramanujan had scribbled in his deathbed in 1920.
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  • 11:00

    Bellahalli landfill won’t be shut for 6 more months

    The landfill at Bellahalli will not be closed for another six months as the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike officials are yet to find an alternative site to dump the waste.
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  • 10:55

    Maintenance work congests traffic on Hosur Road flyover

    The partial closure of the Hosur Road flyover has led to bumper-to-bumper traffic on the toll road. Commuters say the travel time has increased from 15 minutes to more than an hour during morning and evening peak-hours.
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  • 10:33

    No metro on MG Road-Trinity stretch from Dec 28 to 30

    The Metro operations between MG Road and Trinity station will be shut from 8 pm on December 28 to 30 (full day) during which repair works will be taken up to fix a problem in a pillar.
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  • 10:23

    Saturday morning traffic update!   The usual suspects at it again


    100 Feet Ring Road

    towards 28th Main Road
    towards 1st Main Road
    towards 7 Main Road
    towards High Tension Road

    Delay:1 min

    Current speed:9 km/h

    12Th Cross Road

    towards Hosur Road

    Delay:1 min

    Current speed:9 km/h

    13Th Cross Road

    towards Sankey Road

    Delay:2 min

    Current speed:9 km/h

    19th A Main Road

    towards M K K Road/Mahakavi Kuvempu Road

    Delay:4 min

    Current speed:8 km/h

    1st Main Road

    towards NH-4/Jaymahal Main Road

    Delay:3 min

    Current speed:9 km/h

    30th Cross Road

    towards Kanakapura Main Road

    Delay:2 min

    Current speed:9 km/h

    4th Cross Road

    towards NH-7/Hosur Main Road

    Delay:2 min

    Current speed:7 km/h

    Click here for complete list

  • 10:19

    Good morning Bengaluru! Here's your weather update

    Saturday Morning
    Sunny with cloudy periods.