Bengaluru Live - March 15, 2019

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  • 11:41

    New frog species discovered in Western Ghats

    An international research team, with members from IISc, have discovered a new species of frog in the Western Ghats.

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  • 11:28

    READ: Reports on the proposed elevated corridor project

    Even though the government has conveyed that it will consider the opinion of all sections of society, the decision to float a tender unilaterally has drawn flak from various quarters.

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  • 11:16

    Garbage piling up on Whitefield's Nallurahalli Main Road

    Garbage is piling up along the Nallurahalli Main Road near Whitefield. The residents are blaming the BBMP for irregular garbage collection.

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  • 11:02

    PRR: State goes to SC against NGT's stay

    The Karnataka government has filed a petition in the Supreme Court, challenging the validity of the National Green Tribunal's stay on the 65-kilometre Peripheral Ring Roadin Bengaluru.

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  • 10:38

    Chaat shop owner, associates assault cops; arrested

    The city police on Thursday arrested the owner of afast-food joint and three of his associates for assaulting two beat constables.

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  • 10:30

    Weather at 10: 28 degrees with an expected peak of 33

  • 10:22

    Real-estate man cheats students with fake lease papers

    The Marathahalli police on Tuesday arrested a 47-year-old real-estate agent who cheated nearly eight people with fake lease documents of a property.

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  • 09:51

    Traffic at 9:50 - Significant slowdowns across the city

  • 09:48

    SUV used in gangster's murder found

    The police on Wednesday found the Scorpio used in the murder of gangster Lakshmana on March 7. The vehicle was found in Honniganahalli in Sathanur, Kanakapura taluk.

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  • 09:36

    Girl accuses cop of ‘sexual assault’

    The city police arrested threeindividuals, including a police constable from Vijayapura,for ‘sexually assaulting’ a 21-year-old college student at a lodge in Cottonpet.

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  • 09:27

    Customs officials at KIA seize gold worth Rs 62L

    Customs officials at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) arrested three people, including a couple, in two separate cases and seized 1.873 kg of gold worth Rs 62 lakh on March 12 and 13.

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  • 09:19

    Activists want ‘anti-people project’ to be withdrawn

    How can Rs 33,000 crore be spent on an elevated corridor project when, with a fraction of that money, the city’s public transport can be boosted with a few thousand buses? Beyond eco concerns, this question rang through a Thursday meet to announce a weekend protest against the controversial project.

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  • 09:05

    Basava Dharma Peetha head Mathe Mahadevi passes away

    Mathe Mahadevi (74), the first female jagadguru of the Lingayat community passed away on Thursday at the city's Manipal Hospital due to a cardiac arrest.

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  • 09:00

    South Bengaluru hit by white-topping spree

    Major roads in South Bengaluru are witnessing massive traffic jams with the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike white-topping key stretches of roads without providing alternative routes.

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