BENGALURU NEWS - Oct 29, 2018

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  • 19:28

    Main fake news threat from people in power: NDTV's Jain

    Jain stressed that he was not downplaying the role of social media in the spread of false news, but he said that ignoring the role of government was like "mopping the floor with the tap on."

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  • 17:10

    GIL to pay Rs 50 lakh to KSPCB for polluting Bengaluru

    Graphite India Ltd (GIL), on Monday, agreed before the Supreme Court, to pay Rs 50 lakh for the air pollution caused by its Whitefield plant in Bengaluru.

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  • 16:55

    #FIBA under 18 Women's Asian Championship is underway at Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium

  • 15:35

    #Blrlitfest2018 | Forums talk muck in politics while garbage litters lawn

    This weekend at the Bangalore Literature Festival, speakers and panellists spoke about corruption and ways to tackle the muck within Indian politics. Bengalureans, however, noticed the litter on the lawns of Hotel Lalit Ashok where the fest was organised.

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  • 14:38

    'Above and Beyond', a solo art show by artist Usha Bala is on till Oct 30, 11 am onwards, at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Sheshadripuram.

  • 14:24

    Traffic at 2: South, East and South-East Bengaluru remain choked, but the ITPB main road and Whitefield road are no longer closed.

  • 14:20

    Weather at 2: A slightly warm 28 degrees with a moderate breeze of 13 km/hr.

  • 11:38

    Join the civil society organisation Daksh today as they release JANA, a documentary series on the pathways to justice in India.

  • 11:06

    Road closed on ITPB Main Road and Whitefield Main Road following GAIL gas pipeline damage

  • 10:59

    Traffic Jam on Graphite India Main Road after the blockade on Garudacharapalya.

  • 10:48

    Bengaluru Traffic Police advisory

    1) Traffic moving towards ITPL Main road to reach Whitefield are advised to use Devasandra main rd or use ORR to proceed towards Marathalli and reach White field
    2) Traffic moving towards city from Whitefield are advised to proceed towards Graphite from Hoodi and proceed towards Kundalalhalli towards city via Marathalli.
    3) KIAL Bound traffic are advised to use Devasandra road or travel towards Graphite-Kundalahalli- Marathalli - on to ORR
    4) BMTC has been sounded about the regular route and diversion routes
    5) BengaluruTtraffic Police has requested commuters to use the diverted routes

  • 10:28

    GAIL gas pipeline damaged near ITPL, traffic blocked

    Damagein a GAIL gas pipeline during Namma Metro construction in Garudacharpalya led to heavy traffic on ITPL main road in the early hours of today.

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  • 10:04

    Gas pipeline damaged during Namma Metro work in Garudacharapalya, massive traffic jam on ITPL road.

  • 09:50

    Accident at Corporation Circle at 3 AM. 4 people were rescued from the ambulance. All safe.

  • 09:25

    #MeToo: Police likely to record Sruthi Hariharan's statement today

    Following Sruthi Hariharan's complaint against Arjun Sarja, the Cubbon Park Police are watching clippings from the Kannada movie ‘Vismaya’ to gather evidence and are likely to record her statement today.

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  • 09:03

    Bellandur residents in shock after finding soot-like layer on Bellandur Lake.

    Bellandur residents were alarmed as black silt and Soot-like layers were floating on Bellandur Lake, making it look dirtier than most days.

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  • 08:33

    BBMP goes to cops after TenderSURE footpath damage

    A day after a private property owner damaged a TenderSURE footpath on Cunningham Road, police registered an FIR against the Shah Sultan complex on Sunday, following a complaint from the BBMP. The owner is yet to be traced.

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  • 08:18

    Traffic at 8: As is usual for Mondays, East and South-East Bengaluru are completely swamped.

  • 08:10

    Weather at 8 am: 19 degree Celsius, partly cloudy