Bengaluru Live - March 17, 2019

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  • 13:49

    Three IIMB alumni bag DAA award

    Three alumni of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – Bangalore, bagged the Distinguished Alumni Awards (DAA), which will be conferred on the eve of the 44th Annual Convocation Ceremony on March 21.

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  • 13:28

    BBMP raids shopping malls

    Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike decided to launch a crackdown on plastic use, and on Saturday, targeted swanky malls in the city and found a flagrant violation of the plastic ban by traders, who used plastic materials disregarding rules.

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  • 13:17

    Things to do at weekends in Bengaluru

    There’s a lot more to Bengaluru than its pubs and breweries. Tourists should not only visit the city’s watering holes but alsoexploreits rich culture.This is the crux of the state government’s latest move to redefine the Brand Bengaluru.

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  • 12:52

    Last mile connectivity: A major challenge for commuters

    Last mile connectivity continues to be a major challenge for train commuters at most railway stations in the city.

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  • 12:10

    Woman poisons disabled sons, takes her own life

    A 50-year-old woman killed her two specially-abled sons before ending her own life at her residence in Doddathoguru in southern Bengaluru.

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  • 11:55

    Student found hanging in NLSIU hostel

    A student at the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was found deadin his hostel room on Saturday, police said.

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  • 11:33

    3 Bangla nationals held with Indian passports

    Immigration officials at the Kempegowda International Airport nabbed three Bangladeshi nationals who were trying to board a Malaysia-bound flight using valid Indian passports on Thursday.

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  • 11:16

    Family dupes citizens by promising govt tenders

    The city police have arrested a 56-year-old man, his wife and son from Banashankari for duping peoplewith promises of government tenders.

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  • 11:11

    Weather at 11: 28 degrees with an expected peak of 33 and 0% precipitation

  • 11:03

    Life on Bengaluru's Namma Metro

    The Metro is a great way to get around in Bengaluru. But it can be a tough ride at peak hours in jam-packed coaches, with commuters getting squeezed and subjected to a lot of jostling.

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  • 10:51

    Denied money, alcoholic bludgeons wife to death

    An ex-serviceman bludgeoned his wife to death after she refused to pay for his addiction in Nagarabhavi on March 14.

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  • 10:30

    Bengalureans protest against elevated corridor

    The city’s citizens on Saturday came together to pressure the state government to scrap the tender for the controversial elevated corridor project.

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  • 10:17

    RTO official dining with actor assaulted by her friend

    An RTO official was caught in the crossfire when he tried to intervene during a heated argument between Kannada actor Ragini Dwivedi and one of her friends at astar hotel on March 15. He was left with a head injury after the actor’s friend hit him with a beer bottle.

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  • 10:01

    Stop the bus, hop and catch a train

    To help every commuter make that seamless switch from the train to a BMTC bus and back, there is a solution that is not rocket science: Multi-modal connectivity. Yet, many railway stations in the city are too far away from bus stops. Should every commuter depend on expensive cabs to connect that last mile?

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  • 09:45

    BSY meets Krishna as BJP plays cards close to its chest

    BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa held talks with former union minister S M Krishna on Saturday on the Lok Sabha elections and especially the contest in the Vokkaliga bastion of Mandya where the party is undecided on fielding a candidate.

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  • 09:33

    Students train guns at CBSE over 'tough' physics paper

    Parents and students are using online campaigns and posts to pressure the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Union Human Resource Development minister to conduct a re-exam of Class 10 physics paper, which they claimed was too ‘tough’.

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  • 09:23

    Unlucky streak shatters street vendor’s dream

    Here’s a story quite resonant with the times we live in — of unemployment and the struggle to make ends meet. Many are losing out like this vegetable vendor, whose dream of upgrading his trade ended on a bad note.

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  • 09:08

    KMF's PET project is bad news for environment

    The Karnataka Cooperative Milk Producer’s Federation (KMF) announced on Saturday that it will add PET bottles to its packaging lineup, indicating that it is tone-deaf to the debateraging over the impact of plastic on theenvironment.

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  • 09:02

    Cong goes to police against 'defamatory' FB accounts

    The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has filed a complaint against two Facebook accounts for posting defamatory messages against the Congress party.

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