Bengaluru News - Nov 20, 2018

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  • 19:52

    Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on sugarcane crisis, after 6-hour-long meeting with cane growers and sugar factories

    * Sugar factories to clear last year’s dues in full. Exact amount of dues will be calculated factory-wise.

    * New weights and measurement equipment to be installed in all factories.

    * Factories to start paying cane growers ₹2,750 fair and remunerative price for this year.

    * Another meeting before November 22 with factory owners, where payment of dues will be finalised.

    * CM warns factories in strong words: “The government is powerful. Factories can’t act pricey. We’ve got the keys.”

  • 18:19

    Bengaluru witness heavy traffic on various roads

  • 17:13

    9620286800: Bengalureans can call this number if you sees wildlife in distress

  • 17:09

    Crowis struck in a tree, Firemen release thecrownear Freedom Park in Bengaluru on Monday. Photo by S K Dinesh

  • 14:28

    Agam LIVE on Friday

    The contemporary Carnatic progressive rock band will perform at Skydeck, Whitefield, on November 23.

  • 14:08

    Plants from pothole - A Bengaluru initiative

    Tweet from our reader Deepak

  • 13:55

    Late Night Comedy

    Watch some of India's finest comedians at the Bengaluru Comedy Festival.

    Venue:That Comedy Club, Koramangala

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  • 13:13

    CM-farmers meet begins in Vidhana Soudha

  • 13:08

    Protest in Bangalore University

    Students staged a protest againsta recent Government Order limiting meritorious candidates from SC/ST/OBC categories to be recruited under General Category for direct recruitment by KPSC. The government had on Monday decided to maintain status quo on the issue.

  • 12:55

    Waiting for CM

    Farmers representativeswait for the chief minister to arrive at the Vidhana Soudha ahead of talks.

  • 12:39

    Food Festival

    Enjoy flavours of dishes along the Grand Trunk Road at Hotel Goldfinch,Crescent Road, High Grounds.

  • 12:29

    CM-farmers meet

    Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, representatives of sugarcane farmers and sugar factory owners arrive in Vidhana Soudha for talks

  • 11:32

    Play at Ranga Shankara today

    WatchPampabharatha, Kannada play at Ranga Shankara.The play is an alternate retelling of Pampa’s Vikramarjunavijaya (also called Pampabharatha).

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  • 11:23

    Complaint against CM for 'insulting' woman farmer

    After stirring up a hornet's nest with his remarks on a woman farmer, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy seems to have landed in a legal soup.

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  • 11:20

    STP at Cubbon Park

    Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara inaugurated the upgraded sewage treatment plant at Cubbon Park. The STP which used to treat 1.5 million litres of wastewater at tertiary level has been increased to 3.95 mld. Membrane Bio Reactor technology has been used to treat the wastewater here. This water will be used by government offices for non-potable purposes.

  • 09:50

    CM meet with sugarcane farmers

    Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy will meet sugarcane farmers and sugar factory owners at 12.30 pm

  • 09:33

    BJP press conference

    BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa will address a press conference at 12 PM. He is expected to speak on the ongoing sugarcane crisis in the state and the protest staged by farmers yesterday.

  • 08:37

    Fuel prices today

    Diesel will cost Rs 71.65 and Petrol Rs 76.99

  • 08:19

    Weather at 8: 21 degrees with a slow 8 km/hr wind

  • 07:57

    Sleeping pods for early international passengers at KIA

    Arrived early for a flight taking off in the early hours from the Kempegowda International Airport? No worries, because you could now relax in 'Sleeping Pods', five of which were installed at the airport's international departure terminal a month ago.

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