BENGALURU LIVE- December 15, 2018

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  • 17:40

    Thump! marathon on December 16

    Thump! Celebration BengaluruMarathon willbe held on 16 December at the Nice toll plaza, Ring Road. Registrations for the sameare open till December 15.


    Full marathon- 4.30 am

    30k run - 5.30 am
    Half marathon- 6 am

    10k run - 6.45 am
    6k run - 8 am

  • 16:53

    A daring entrepreneur who pioneered affordable food joints in Bengaluru is being honoured today.

    Gopady Srinivasa Rao, founder of the Mayura Group, prefers to remain low-profile, even as his businesses in Bengaluru---restaurants, cake shops, and bakeries---draw huge crowds every day. Read more

  • 16:38

    The RX heartbeat refuses to stop

  • 16:32

    Talk: on ‘Kriya Yoga Meditation

    A way for Healthy, Happy and Successful life’, HAL Convention Centre, HAL GB Quarters, Old Airport Road, Marathahalli, 5.30 pm.

  • 16:16

    Try flavours from across India

    The culinary journey at Bombay Brasserie is an explosion of flavours. But first, let’s take a moment to appreciate the ambience. Read more

    The restaurant is locatedon 12th Main in Indiranagar.

  • 16:07

    Dive into the bundle of joy

    If you are on Church Street, it is almost impossible to miss the bright yellow and black structure that says, ‘The Bundle and Co’. Read more

  • 15:51

    Bodybuilding show this Sunday at Whitefield

    BodyPower hosts a bodybuilding show on December 16 from 11 am to 3 pm at Forum Neighbourhood Mall, Whitefield. Also, a new BodyPower studiowill be launched by Mr World junior title winner Balakrishna G.

    IFBB ProfessionalBodybuilder, Kevin Levrone and athletes Jacob Sumana, Tom Coleman, Marguerita Vonral and many more will be gracing the occasion. For more details visit their Instagram page at@bodypowerindia.

  • 15:26

    Will order probe if experts find poor quality: DCM

    Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara said Friday he had ordered an inspection of the entire 42-km network of the Namma Metro in the backdrop of a viaduct defect that was identified on the Purple line.

    Read more here.

  • 15:28

    Choir performance on December 16

    The choir of St John’s Church presents‘Carols by Candlelight’ on December 16 at 6 pm St John’s Church, Cleveland Town. The production is directed by James Prajwal, retelling the story of the birth of Christ.

  • 15:21

    Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara during the inspection

  • 15:18

    Inauguration of Composting Learning Centre Swacha Graha Kalika Kendra

    Tejaswini Ananthkumar, Adamya Chethana, Gangambike Mallikarjun, Mayor BBMP, Bhadregowda, Deputy Mayor BBMP, M Satish Reddy, MLA, Gurumurthy Reddy Corporator BBMP, inaugurating Composting Learning Centre Swacha Graha Kalika Kendra by BBMP, HSR Citizen Forum at Ananthana Vana,14th A Cross, 14th Main, Sector4 HSR Layout inBengaluruon Saturday. DH Photo by S K Dinesh

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  • 14:26

    Compensation announced for victims of Chamarajanagar temple poisoning

  • 14:20

    Have you tried Quick Ride?

  • 14:16

    National Horticultural Fair, 2019 in Bengaluru

  • 14:15
  • 14:13

    Deputy CM inspection halts peak hour traffic on MG Road

    Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara inspection of the damaged metro pillar in the Trinity Station halts the peak hour traffic on MG Road on Saturday morning.

    Read more here.

  • 14:11

    New terminal for private buses.

    The transport department is now planning to set up a new dedicated terminal for private buses along Outer Ring Road. "The proposal comes as private buses plying on city roads add to the traffic chaos, making movement of public transport and private vehicles more difficult," reports The New Indian Express.

  • 14:04
  • 14:01

    Ambitious rail track fence claims life of elephant

    The ambitious railway track fence, erected by the Forest department, in an attempt to check man-animal conflict, in villages bordering the forests, has claimed the life of an elephant in Veeranahosahalli forest, under Nagarahole Nation Park limits, in Hunsur taluk, of the district, on Saturday morning.

    Read more

  • 12:56

    Repair work to shut Metro on Dec 22, 23

    The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) will suspend Namma Metro services next weekend (December 22 and 23) to facilitate a detailed repair work on the faulty pier-155.

    Read more

  • 12:38

    Whitefield: giant racks crashed without base support

    Theaccident at the Whitefield warehouseon Thursday happened due to the smaller bolts fixed to the racks and lack of support at the base, fire and emergency officials said.

    Read more

  • 12:31

    Pankaj Advani, Rohan Bopanna & Malaprabha Jadhav honored by Karnataka Deputy CM

  • 11:43

    Access Controlled express highway announced for Bengaluru

  • 11:43

    Karnataka Deputy CM inspects Namma Metro

  • 10:39

    Didn’t step into Bellandur lake, says actor Rashmika

    Actor Rashmika Mandanna’s recent post on social media showing her standing near the Bellandur Lake and a woman floating in a waterbody has gone viral.

    Read more

  • 10:36

    Whitefield residents fix potholes on their own

    Irked over the Palike's failure to rid the city roads of potholes, the residents and corporate employees in and around Whitefield have taken the matter into their own hands.

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  • 10:34

    Engineers urge govt to probe flaws in metro edifice

    The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) is hiding a major structural issue in building the metros which the government must probe urgently, say structural engineers.

    Read more

  • 10:20

    Elephant deaths: Some of DH's recent stories

    Wild elephant hit by train near Sakleshpur, dies

    A 25-year-old wild jumbo died after being hit by the Hassan-Sakleshpur train, near Kakanamane village, under Bage grama panchayat limits, in the taluk, on Monday. This is the fourth elephant death reported in the region in the last three months.
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    Elephant corridors not secure, jumbos die
    In the last four years of the NDA rule, nearly 50 elephants were killed in what is known as elephant-corridors – a narrow patch of forest meant to provide a safe passage to the jumbos.
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    SC asks Karnataka, TN to remove electric fences
    The Supreme Court has directed Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and other states to remove at once electric fences and barbed wire, installed by the owners of resorts developed around the “critical” elephant corridors.
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    Conservation on the edge
    On the global scenario, the past year has some good and bad news for wildlife— an increase in the number of mountain gorillas in Rwanda and Uganda, extinction of the Spix’s macaw, a bird from the Amazon rainforests, and the only surviving male Northern white rhino in the world, breathed his last. Closer home, we recently lost over 20 lions in the Gir forest for reasons not yet known. So, how is India faring in conserving its wildlife? What are some of the challenges animals in the wild face?
    Read more

  • 10:18

    Conservationist calls for stop on fencing of forests

  • 10:00

    Learn how to watch the year’s brightest comet a.k.a. the Christmas Comet as it flies by Earth this weekend

    The 46P/Wirtanen a.k.a. the Christmas Comet, photographically discovered on Jan. 17, 1948 by Carl A Wirtanen, will be the brightest comet of the year. The comet is already visible and you can get the best views through binoculars; it will be brightest between Dec. 14 and Dec. 18.

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  • 09:42

    India’s first solid waste management park set to launch today

  • 09:35

    Wrongful detention case: 32 nurses fly to Armenia

  • 09:31

    Weather Update

    Saturday, 9:30 am

    Partly Cloudy
    Air Temperature: 30.5°C

    Real Feel Temperature: 31.5°C
    Relative Humidity: 48.0%
    Water Vapor in 1kg of Air: 14.7g/kg
    Dew Point: 18.3°C

    Mean Sea Level Pressure: 1016.6mb
    Actual Pressure: 911.2mb

  • 08:53

    Traffic alert!

    LOTS OF SLOW TRAFFIC in the following locations:

    10th Main Road

    towards Banaswadi Road/Banaswadi Main Road

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    12Th Cross Road

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    towards Kanakapura Main Road/3rd Cross Road

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    80 Feet Road

    towards Outer Ring Road/Tumkur Road

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    towards 100 Feet Ring Road/Outer Ring Road

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    Airport Road

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