BENGALURU NEWS: Dec 12, 2018

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  • 16:13

    Trains slowed at Trinity metro station due to repairs

    The passengers travelling via purple line of Bengaluru Metro were slightly disrupted on Wednesday as trains delayed. The trains slowed down near trinity metro station as work on one of the pillars was going on.

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  • 14:10

    Traffic at snails' pace near Trinity metro station

    Traffic at snails' pace near Trinity metro station thanks to the 'restoration work' on the viaduct. BMRCL said that "works are in progress due to noticing of honeycomb." (DH Photo by N V Vijayakumar)

  • 13:34

    Govt identifying, deporting illegal immigrants: DyCM

    Asserting that concerted efforts were on to identify and deport Bangladeshi immigrants and Rohingyas, Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara said that the government would not allow Bengaluru city to become a sleeper cell for these immigrants.

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  • 13:17

    SpiceJet introduces direct flight from Bhopal to Bengaluru

  • 12:31

    Research scholars demand 80% increase in fellowship

    The research scholars of the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, TIFR, Bangalore, who are protesting against the discrimination in the allocation of funds for PhD and postdoctoral scholars, have demanded an 80% hike on the current fellowship.

    Read more here.

  • 11:51

    FASTag, slow lane: why's wait longer at toll plazas?

  • 11:49
  • 11:33
  • 11:03

    Tomorrow is the sixth death anniversary of T Shanmugam, a Bengalurean who represented India in Helsinki Olympics, 1952

  • 10:51

    Metro is still not running at the usual interval, making life difficult for the commuters.

  • 10:28

    Exclusive interview: A R Rahman reveals composing secrets

    A R Rahman is touring again, and the first concert this season will be in Bengaluru on December 22.

    India’s most high-profile movie music composer was in town on Monday. He missed his flight, and took another: it turned out to be a packed day, with interviews lined up at the Sheraton Grand in Rajajinagar.

    In a one-on-one with Metrolife, he spoke about the challenges of performing live and his evolving style.

    Read the excerpts here.

  • 10:23
  • 09:44

    A honeycomb found on the concrete beam near Trinity station caused the delay, says BMRCL.

  • 08:52

    A commuter says a policeman at Trinity station tells him that there is some problem with a metro pillar and that the work might take 10 days to complete.

  • 08:15

    However, stations are still displaying message that six-car trains are not running.

  • 08:11

    Commuters are moving to the other platform in #Halasuru station, as the technical glitch is fixed.

  • 08:07

    Bengaluru metro trains in MG Road to Baiyappanahalli stretch are running late as one track is not functional due to technical issues.

  • 08:05

    Weather at 8 am: 22 degree Celsius, Fog

  • 08:00

    Good morning Bengaluru!