Bengaluru Live - March 14, 2019

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  • 14:16

    NGT stays peripheral ring road project

    The National Green Tribunal has restrained the Karnataka government from going ahead with a 65-km peripheral ring road in Bengaluru, connecting Tumakuru Road to Hosur Road crossing Ballari Road and Old Madras Road.

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  • 13:56

    Women say public transport unsafe

    Womenwho responded to a survey saidpublictransport has not been safe, reliable and affordable for them.

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  • 12:23

    No end to white-topping woes, RV Road works start

    White-topping of the five-kilometre stretch between Prof Shivashankar Circle (Lalbagh West Gate) to Banashankari TTMC beginning today, may result in further traffic chaos.

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  • 12:07

    Valveman eaten by wild animals: Police

    A valveman from Thammaganahalli, missing for the past three months, was found deadon March 12 in a forest in Doddabelavangala.

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  • 11:30

    Focus on benami land deals in gangster murder

    The Central Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths probing the murder of gangster Lakshmana found that he had 23 properties in his name in the city and many other benami properties in Maddur, Tavarekere and other places.

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  • 11:13

    Farmers end stir after promise on Peripheral Ring Road

    The 30-hour-long protest by around 100 farmers and land losers before the Bangalore Development Authority head office ended Wednesday after Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara’s intervention.

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  • 10:34

    Closing hour tiff: Woman hurls abuses at cop, arrested

    The city police arrested a 35-year-old woman freelance journalist for abusing and assaulting a woman police sub-inspector in the wee hours of March 12, after an argument over dinner at a hotel which was about to close for the day in Koramangala.

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  • 10:14

    Premji hikes allocation to charity to Rs 1.45L cr

    Bengaluru’s billionaire businessman Azim Hashim Premji hasincreased the allocation towardsphilanthropy at IT Major Wipro Ltd.

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  • 10:02

    Citizens supporting elevated corridor petition DyCM

    Citizens representatives and RWAs petitioned the deputy chief minister urging to clarify about the project as the debate over the proposal has been ‘skewed by a few angry voices’.

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  • 09:38

    Truck mows boy down, locals lynch driver

    A six-year-old boy riding pillion on a scooter died after a cement truck ran him over in southern Bengaluru on Sunday. Minutes later, furious local residents beat the truck driver to death. Six people have been arrested for the lynching.

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  • 09:24

    Weather at 9: 27 degrees with an expected peak of 33

  • 09:14

    Traffic at 9

  • 09:00

    Kidney cure very costly, only 5% can afford it

    On the eve of World Kidney Day, healthcare professionals warned that nearly 100 million people in India could be suffering from some form of kidney disease, which can be fatal if untreated.

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  • 08:59

    1 lakh sign online petitions against elevated corridor

    The threat posed by the controversial elevated corridor to hundreds of fully-grown trees in the city’s green heart has sparked a massive citizens’ outrage. This palpable anger is being channelised both online and offline for a protest this weekend, even as a petition on garnered one lakh signatures.

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