BENGALURU LIVE - December 27, 2018

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  • 14:44

    Metro to run till 1:30 am on January 1

    Namma Metro will operate till 1.30 am on January 1 to cater to the new year crowd. The last trains in all four directions will leave Kempegowda Metro Station at 2 am.

    Read more here.

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  • 14:04

    Now, all baby girls born on January 1 are 'Pink Babies'

    Addressing reporters on the sidelines of the BBMP’s Council meeting, Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun said that the scheme can be availed in all the 24 maternity hospitals run by the BBMP.

    Read more here.

  • 13:13

    #DHRecaps | Traffic woes but govt plans flyovers

    A year after citizensbroke the government’s resolve to build a steel flyover in the city, 2018witnessed more people coming together to oppose the proposed elevated corridor. Paradoxically, for the ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition, the elevated corridor is the only solution to ease the traffic congestion.

    Read more here.

  • 12:45

    Movies releasing this week

    Simmba- Hindi
    Dir: Rohit Shetty
    Cast: Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan, Sonu Sood,

    Kaalidas- Tamil

    Dir: Senthil Nathan
    Cast: Bharath Niwas

    Mudra- Telugu
    Dir-TN Santhosh
    Cast: Nikhil Siddharth, Lavanya Tripathi

    Super Deluxe- Tamil (Dec 31)

    Dir: Thiagarajan Kumararaja
    Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil and Samantha.

  • 11:41

    App set to hire more women for food delivery

    By March next year, you will find women food delivery executives ringing your doorbell.

    Read more here.

  • 11:40

    Can gaming have a positive effect?

    A recent study suggests that playing video games can improve basic mental abilities. This sparked a lot of discussions on the disadvantages of gaming and the addiction in children and adults.

    Read more here.

  • 11:38

    #MeToo movement is a revolution, says Flora Saini

    Flora Saini, known by her screen name Asha Saini, started her film career at a young age. She has worked in Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, and Hindi films with over fifty films to her credit.

    Read more here.

  • 11:37

    Subtle acting is challenging, says Praveen Tej

    Actor Praveen Tej is portraying the character of a person with a psychological ailment in ‘Striker’. The film which started shoot earlier this year isscheduled for release in January. In a candid chat with Tini Sara Anien, he shares about his journey.

    Read more here.

  • 11:27
  • 11:22

    Post-Christmas sales open at offline stores

    While online stores were busy with their Christmas and end-of-season sales, offline stores have just launched their post-Christmas sales, some of which extend till the end of January.

    Read more here.

  • 11:19

    Low-budget New Year parties

    The end of an eventful year is nearing. Though many of you might wish to party away the last few hours of 2018, this can be an expensive (and thus not feasible) option for some. For those who want to party without burning a hole in their pocket, we’ve got you covered.

    Here are a few creative pocket-friendly ideas to ring in the New Year.

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  • 10:44

    Match Day!

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  • 10:32

    City civil court orders seizure of BBMP officials’ cars

    The City Civil Court ordered the seizure of cars of the BBMP Commissioner, Special Commissioner and Joint Commissioner, for not payinga pending amount of Rs 55 lakh, to a garbage contractor.

    Read more here.

  • 09:36

    Only 10% of Bengaluru is mapped and documented

    While digitising the original maps of the city, the revenue department learnt that it has just about 10% of legacy data.

    Read more here.

  • 09:33

    City artists paint murals on Prayagraj street walls

    Prayagraj akaAllahabad, the holy city in Uttar Pradesh, now shares a bond with Namma Bengaluru thanks to the upcoming Ardh Kumbh Mela.

  • 09:23

    BMTC sets out to find why its buses causing accidents

    The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is worried because of a rise in accidents involving its buses. The transporter has nowset out to find the reasons for the lapses that caused 258 accidents in 355 days this year, killing 50 people.

    Read more here.

  • 08:48

    BBMP plans alternative road to Bellahalli landfill soon

    As the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) prepares toshut down the Bellahalli landfill within six months, the civic body is now planning to construct a new road from Kannur Main Road to the site.

    Read more here.

  • 08:44

    Youngsters can soon start riding e-scooters

    The Transport Ministry has proposed amending the Motor Vehicles Act to allow teenagers in the age group of 16 to 18 years to obtain a licence to drive electric scooters.

    Read more here.

  • 08:43

    Power struggle crops up in state Congress again

    The meeting to discuss portfolio allocation to the eight newly inducted ministers on Wednesday saw sparks fly between Congress legislature party leader Siddaramaiah and Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara, who are both caught in a struggle of one-upmanship.

    Read more here.

  • 08:42

    A tale of two Karnataka debuts

    KL Rahul, no. 24, gave his best buddy Mayank Agarwal, no. 26, a hug after the latter received the treasured India cap from skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday

    Read more here.

  • 08:29


    Embroiled in a row over his "shoot mercilessly" remarks, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Wednesday rejected the opposition demand for an apology over his comments, saying he was an "emotional person."

    Read more here.

  • 08:21

    Weather at 8 am: 20 degree Celsius, Fog.

  • 08:19

    Good morning Bengaluru!