Bengaluru News - December 1, 2018

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  • 17:10

    Doctor kills his mother, sister in Bengaluru

    A 48-year-old doctor injected high-dosage insulin and killed his mother and sister before attempting suicide in the same manner at their house in Rajarajeshwari Nagar on Fridaynight.

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  • 16:34

    Homebuyers in Bengaluru against dilution of RERA

    A large number of homebuyers, allegedly cheated by builders, staged a protest here on Saturday against the dilution of Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) by the Karnataka government.

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  • 14:28

    Software engineer who worked in Bengaluru joins Ulfa


    A youth from Assam has claimed that he left his job as a senior software engineer in an IT firm in Bengaluru to join Ulfa (Independent), a militant group, as 'identity of the state's indigenous people are under serious threat.'

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  • 14:25

    Marathon - Run for Greener Future

    SBI bank hosts ‘Run for Greener Future’, a marathon, on December2,5 am onwards, at Nice Road Toll Plaza. The registration can be done on December 1 from 9.30 am to 7 pm at La Marvella, Jayanagar.

  • 14:16

    Indie Comix Fest

    The third edition of ‘The Indie Comix Fest’ is set to happen on December 2 at The Courtyard, Lalbagh Double Road. More than 20 independent comic artists and illustrators will be participating in the fest.

  • 14:00

    Bengali folk

    Ahum presents ‘Saturdays at Swastika’ featuring artiste Arpita Baul on December 1, 7 pm onwards, atSwastika School of Dance and Music, GKVK layout, Jakkur. Arpita will be performing soulful Bengali folk songs.

  • 13:38

    Weather: 27 degrees and 41% humidity.

  • 12:40

    Join DH and Citizens for Civic Amenities today 5 pm at the Chancery Pavilion for a discussion on the city's traffic woes.

    For more: https://www.deccanherald.com/bengaluru-traffic-event.html

  • 11:31

    Home buyer's protest in front of Town Hall, demanding proper implementation of the Rera Act

  • 11:23

    Traffic awareness programme organised by Bengaluru Traffic police at BG road with Janaka School childrens

  • 11:19

    Garbage, untreated sewage spoil MM Hills

    During a visit to hill shrine of Male Mahadeshwara in Chamarajanagar district, Chief Minister Kumaraswamy on Friday announced several projects to help devotees visiting the temple.

    But the increasing number of devotees in recent times has left the famous Shiva pilgrimage centre in the middle of a burgeoning garbage crisis. Read more

  • 11:08

    Prasanna’s family said the techie, who lives in Banashankari Second Stage, went for a walk at the Lakshmikanth park near Padmanabhanagar around 8 pm and did not return. His wife Hamsa later received a text message saying Prasanna has been kidnapped.

  • 10:50

    Day 3: Bengaluru Tech Summit

  • 10:42

    IISc Bangalore and Western Sydney University, Australia sign MoU to promote neuromorphic engineering

  • 10:25

    Siddhapura-Nellurahalli road work stalled for no reason

    Having started the repair work of the Siddhapura-Nellurahalli road a month-and-a-half ago, and not before protests by residents, the BBMP is dragging its feet on finishing it.

    Work on the road, which has been pending for the past three years, seemed to be progressing well when the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike seemingly turned its back. Read more

  • 10:21

    Ola, Uber drivers to meet company heads today

    Drivers who have tied up with Ola and Uber cab aggregators will meet the representatives of two companies on Saturday and demand an end to shared rides and removal of peak hour charges. Read more

  • 10:00

    Tech Summit showcases healthcare innovation

    One could easily get amazed by walking through the makeshift-alleys lined by booths showcasing products, ideas and concepts by the "tech geniuses" at the Bengaluru Tech Summit. Read more

  • 09:40

    India’s largest drone race lights up namma Bengaluru

    ‘Night Drone Racing’ made a pulsating debut in Territory India, landing first in Namma Bengaluru on Friday.

    Directed by 23 pilots from across the nation, the remote-controlled aerial vehicles breezed through obstacles at bizarre speeds, as India’s largest drone race left an emphatic footprint. Read more

  • 09:34

    Elevated corridor not green, finds study

    The proposed 102.04-km elevated corridor in Bengaluru city will increase vehicular pollution and raise traffic congestion by 2030, a Sustainability Study on the project by an Indian Institute of Science (IISc) mobility expert has found.

    Instead, a Metro rail built along the same alignment can be a viable alternative as it actually reduces emissions. Read more

  • 09:32

    Forum takes to task colleges that blackmail students

    The Bangalore Urban District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum came down heavily on privateinstitutions that blackmail students into paying the entire course fee to get their original marks cards back to pursue other professional courses.

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  • 09:24

    Too few policemen to manage Bengaluru traffic

    Bengaluru’s vehicle population has spiked to 79 lakh, but there has not been aproportionate increase in traffic police personnel.

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