BENGALURU LIVE- March 11, 2019

Hello Bengaluru, follow what's happening in the city - where to go, what to do and all that matters - on, throughout the day.
  • 15:00

    Interest in miniatures fuelled by love of cars

    The Beantown Model Collectors Club meets every Sunday to discuss cars, new launches and more.

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  • 14:47

    KSPCB directs BBMP to check road dust

    Taking note of the rising air pollution in the city, the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has directed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to come up with measures to reduce the amount of dust kicked up on the roads.

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  • 14:21

    Tibetans observe 60th anniversary of people’s uprising

    The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile on Sunday observed the 60th anniversary of their people’s peaceful uprising against the Chinese occupiers of their homeland.

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  • 13:37

    150 rowdies rounded up in pre-dawn raids

    More than 150 history-sheeters were rounded up in the western police division in earlymorning raids on Sunday.Lethal weapons were also seized during the raids that were carried out as per the police commissioner's directions to keep tabs on history-sheeters following the murder of Bengaluru's richest gangster Lakshmana last week.

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  • 13:20

    Beat the heat in traditional ways

    It’s just March and the city is already reeling under the summer heat like never before. The coolers and air conditioners are running overtime, yet the respite seems shortlived.It brings us to wonder how the older generations beat the heat without all the technology. A little search and a lot of conversations later, we found out some ingenious methods that our eldersused to stay naturally cool.

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  • 12:49

    Spring-summer bloom chaos

    Untimely flowering of trees in Bengaluru indicates an ominous environmental future.

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  • 12:13

    Summer months bring along host of ailments

    The mercury hit 37 Celsius in Bengaluru last week, and also marked the advent ofsummer ailments. Sore throat, viral infections, nose bleeds and other heat-related problems are becoming common.Poor water intake can lead to health problems in the hot months, say doctors.

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  • 11:55

    Retail chains battle shoplifting

    Students and women pocket small items and walk away without paying. Every month, stores lose between Rs 50,000 and Rs 1 lakh to theft.

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  • 11:37

    15K villages to get RTC bus connectivity under scheme

    In a move that is likely to bring relief to about 15,000 villages and towns that are not connected by adequate buses, the state government has given monopoly to the State Road Transport Corporations (SRTC) to ply ‘stage carriage’ buses (multiple stoppages) across the state.

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  • 11:20

    SpiceJet to pay flyer 48k compensation for baggage loss

    Aconsumer court has directed SpiceJet Ltd to pay Rs 47,800 to a passenger who lost his baggage while travelling from Bengaluru to Delhi recently.

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  • 10:58

    Empty tanks fuel problems for rental bike services

    Renting a bike is a smart way to move around in the city. You can pick up the bike from a bus/metro station, get your work done and return it. Unfortunately, that is not how the script plays out in some cases.Careless riders and a few glitches are leading to unforeseen problems such as riders abandoning bikes beside roads, traffic violations and parking on footpaths.

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  • 10:49

    No adequate lighting in city bus shelters

    Bengaluruhas 8,000 bus stops and only 2,000 stops have shelters. The shelters lack amenitiesfor passengers using public transport.

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  • 10:32

    ISL: Bengaluru FC to take on NorthEast United FC in the second leg of the semifinal at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium at 7:30 pm

    Bengaluru FC (BFC) will step out on Monday knowing nothing less than a victory would suffice as they look to reach their second consecutive Indian Super League (ISL) final. BFC, who topped the league phase,were given a rude shock by NorthEast United in the first leg of the semifinal in Guwahati.A crucial away goal, however, has given BFC coach Carles Cuadrat some respite as he looks to overturn the deficit in front of the home supporters.

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  • 10:27

    BBMP may hire different vendor for eggs in midday meals

    Though dependent on the Akshaya Patra to run its midday meal programme, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is considering asking another private player to supply eggs as a supplement.

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  • 10:10

    Soon, a fix for water tanker tariffs

    During summer, water tanker rates soar along with the temperature in the city. But this year, the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) and the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) are looking to fix tariffs to put an end to tanker owners fleecing residents.

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  • 09:59

    Ex-govt official among six held in cheque forgery scam

    Aretired government official is among six people arrested for forging cheques in a scam that runs into several crores of rupees.

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  • 09:50

    Water scarcity threatens pedestrian safety in Bellandur

    In Bellandur, well-laid footpathsandpedestrian safety remain a far-fetched dreamfor citizens as the authorities turn a blind eye. To top it, the civic bodies arenow allowing private entities todig up existing footpaths.

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  • 09:35

    Heavy traffic on most arterial roads

  • 09:24

    Weather at 9 am: 27 degree Celsius, mostly sunny.