BENGALURU LIVE - December 25, 2018

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  • 17:16

    Crashing crude propels 17% drop in pump prices

    The prices of petrol in Bengaluru on Christmas stood at Rs 70.32 per litre, a drop of 17% from the peak prices on September 17, when it touched Rs 84.84 per litre.

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  • 15:49

    Power cut in Bismilla Nagar and Madiwala areas owing to metro work: BESCOM

  • 14:45

    Silk Board Junction, Gulbarga Colony and part of Bhommanhalli seeing power cuts due to faulty feeder: BESCOM

  • 13:25

    Tense situation prevails in Maddur, security beefed up

    Tension prevailed at Maddur town on Tuesday following themurder of JD(S) leader Thoppanahalli Prakashon Monday evening.

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  • 13:23

    This New Year, no bookings at Bandipur

    The Forest department has taken all measures to prevent tourists from celebrating the New Year in the forests coming under the Bandipur National Park limits. Accordingly, all requests for bookings for rooms at the guest houses and dormitories coming under the Bandipur park are being rejected.

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  • 11:20

    A Twitterati's take on #DH_SpeakOut!

  • 11:16
  • 11:12

    Ex-call centre staff float fake finance firm

    The Electronic City police arrested three persons including two diploma course graduates, and a high school dropout from Tamil Nadu, for duping over 500 people, by offering loansfrom a fakefinance firm.

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  • 10:47

    No heavy traffic reported on city roads, thanks to Christmas holiday!

  • 10:38

    Rajkumar statue donned Santa clad!

  • 10:33

    40 urban centres to be set up for the homeless by March

    The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is planning to set up around 40 permanent shelters across the city for the homeless people by next winter. This would come as a huge relief for the thousands sleeping out in the open on the streets and pavements of Bengaluru.

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  • 09:27
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  • 09:21

    It’s time for carols and hymns

    The air in the city will be rent with melodious tunes of carols and hymns, quintessential of Christmas atmosphere. Several churches across Bengaluru, besides the mid-night mass, have organised prayer services in multiple languages through the day. A few churches are organising theme-based celebrations.

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  • 09:00

    DH Speak Out

  • 08:38

    Ad ban to rob Metro of Rs 9-cr revenues

    The inauguration of the entire Phase 1 in June 2017 gave a boost to advertisement revenue which climbed from Rs 6.55 crore in 2016-17 to Rs 8.13 crore in the previous financial year. However, ever since the ban kicked in, BMRCL lost Rs 5.19 crore, which is projected to go up to Rs 9.21 crore by March if officials do not get the necessary permission.

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  • 08:27

    Being in Bengaluru for Merry Christmas

  • 08:20

    Dedicated cycle parking hubs soon at 271 locations

    Moving closer to extending the ambitious Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) system, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has identified spots for setting up cycle parking hubs at 271 locations in Central, North and East Bengaluru. A tender facilitating the construction of cycle parking hubs costing Rs 7.72 crore was rolled out by the corporation a few days ago.



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  • 08:03

    Agarwal to be 26th Karnataka player to make Test debut

    Mayank Agarwal will become the 26thplayer from Karnataka to make Test debut after the right-hander was included in the playing XI that the Indian team announced for the Boxing Day Test here on Tuesday.

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  • 08:02

    Normal traffic all over the city

  • 07:50

    Weather at 7 am: 18 degree Celsius, fog

  • 07:44

    Good morning Bengaluru! Merry Christmas!