BENGALURU LIVE - January 2, 2019

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  • 17:58

    Mark your calendars! Possibly first international music act coming to Bengaluru in 2019

  • 17:51

    Some of our recent stories on the issue of farm loan waivers in Karnataka

    Modi attacks Cong over farm loan waiver
    In an apparent bid to counter Congress' attempt to win over the farmers by promising loan waivers, prime minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the grand old party of ''stealing'' the votes of the farmers through loan waivers promises while terming them a ''lollipop''.
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    PM’s remark on loan waiver unfortunate: HDK

    Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Sunday reacted strongly to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks that the state government’s crop loan waiver scheme was a “cruel joke on farmers,” stating that they were “incorrect and unfortunate”.
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    Farm loan waiver to be staggered over four years
    Farmers may have to wait a little longer to have their crop loans waived as the Karnataka government plans to stagger the implementation of its landmark decision over a four-year period.
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    93,000 farmers to benefit from loan waiver

    A total of 93,000 farmers in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts will benefit from the loan waiver scheme announced by the State government. A sum of Rs 713 crore loans borrowed by the farmers are likely to be waived off in undivided DK district.
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  • 17:47

    H D Devegowda tweets to PM Modi to set the record straight on the issue of farm loan waivers

  • 17:46

    Belgavi district declared open defecation free

  • 17:33

    In case you missed it! A story about Sachin Rai's photo trip in Kenya

    The Great Migration is a natural spectacle like nothing else on the planet. It’s hard to imagine a phenomenon of that breathtaking scale; one just has to see it.
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  • 17:31

    Bengaluru's very own Sachin Rai to be chief guest at 13th KVIFF starting tomorrow

  • 17:26

    In case you missed it! Viral video of Bengaluru's airport shuttle conductor named Krishana Murthy distributing sweets to passengers

  • 17:22

    In case you missed it! BPAC shares GIF on 'Schrödinger's road space'

  • 17:15

    Upcoming event! IIM Bangalore in association with IIT Bombay will conduct the 2nd Annual Future of Learning Conference namely ‘ Learning 4.0: Connecting the Dots and Reaching the Unreached’, on January 4 and 5 (Friday and Saturday), 2019.

  • 17:09

    Mark your calendars! Discussion on Ambedkar tomorrow

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  • 11:49

    CM's bureaucratic silence leaves many guessing

    Amidst the unfolding political drama over the controversial steel flyover project, what has left commentatorssurprised is theChief Minister, H D Kumaraswamy and his bureaucratic silence. Many were anticipating a reaction from the Chief Minister in this regard.

    Read more here.

  • 11:04

    Temple closes as 2 women in menstrual age enter Sabarimala

    For the first time after Supreme Court quashed a ban on entry of women in the age group of 10 and 50 to Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple, two women entered the sanctum santorum of the hilltop shrine. Bindu (42) and Kanakadurga (44), who 'visited' the temple around 3.45 am also released video clips on social media. They had made a failed attempt to visit the temple on December 24.

  • 10:04

    No green shoots of recovery for housing sector yet

    Years later, this Indo-French artist would shake up the art world, pioneering a brand new movement called ‘Gesturism’, now all set for a Bengaluru showcase.

    Read more here.

  • 09:48

    42 mins congestion near Electronic City flyover.

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  • 08:47

    #DH_Cartoon by Sajith Kumar- January 2, 2019

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  • 08:19

    Govt rekindles the controversial steel flyover project

    Ushering into the New Year, the Congress-JDS government stoked a fresh controversy on the very first day of the year by announcing to rekindle the controversial steel flyover project that was scrapped by the previous Congress government.

    Read more here.

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    Weather at 8 am: 13 degree Celsius, Fog.

  • 08:11

    Good morning Bengaluru!