BENGALURU NEWS - Oct 31, 2018

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  • 18:36

    Rock on!

    Kannada rock band ‘Naik and The Jois Project’ performs at Phoenix MarketCity on November 1, 5 pm onwards. ‘Naik and The Jois Project’ is an award-winning Kannada rock band comprising playback singer Chethan Naik and music director Hemantha Jois, along with Ganesh Prasad, Pruthvi Mangiri, Arindam Goswami and Vishal Naidruv. The band recently toured the US twice and has performed over 250 shows. The band has original compositions to its claim. Entry to the event is free.

  • 18:17

    Poll code: Karnataka puts off Rajyotsava awards

    The Rajyotsava award ceremony, Karnataka’s second highest civilian honour presented on November 1, was postponed in the wake of the model code of conduct that is in force, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said today.

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  • 15:05

    Kannada play ‘Mayabete’ is slated for November 1, 6.45 pm, at Prabhath KH Kalasoudha, Basavanagudi.

  • 14:52

    City’s helpline for elders now gets 150 calls a day

    The helpline for elders (1090) receives about 150 calls a day. The callers are mostly above 55, and seek help for a variety of problems. The maximum number of complaints, in the last three years, have been about harassment and abuse within the family.

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  • 13:27

    Awards to celebrate Kannada writing for kids

    Parag, an initiative of Tata Trusts, presents Big Little Book Award (BLBA) on October 31,5 pm, at RV Engineering College, 3rd block, Jayanagar.

    This time, the event celebrates Kannada literature for children. “It is new and hence is causing both excitement and anxiety. I am aware of the big task of reaching out to the nooks and corners of the State getting the Kannada children’s book readers to nominate,” says Swaha Sahoo, head of Parag.

    The BLBA includes a panel discussion on ‘Kannada Children’s Literature - Trends and Challenges’ and an announcement of BLBA 2018 shortlisted authors. It also aims to get selected works of the award-winning authors like Nabaneeta Dev Sen translated into other languages.

  • 13:13

    Weather at 1:15: Partly Cloudy at 29 degrees celcius

  • 12:39
  • 11:49

    Jazz concert at Windmills Craftworks

    The Goethe-Institut presents a jazz concert by Wolfgang Haffner and band on November 2, 9 pm onwards, at Windmills Craftworks, Whitefield. Wolfgang Haffner is one of Europe’s most prolific jazz drummers and composers.

    Tickets are available on bookmyshow.

    For further details, call 080 22511300

  • 10:48

    Citizens’ Charter demands change in garbage strategy

    A Citizens’ Charter of demands on solid waste management, prepared after a highly interactive event arranged by DH in the first week of October, has been formally submitted to the state government for further action. Read more.

  • 10:08

    Clear skies, cool winds plunge mercury to record low

    Clear skies and cool northerly winds blowing across the state have brought minimum temperatures down by several notches in Bengaluru and many other places. Read more

  • 09:58

    The condition of Bellandur Lake now as tweeted by Sonali Singh

  • 08:57


    The usual suspects — South, East and South-East Bengaluru — continue to choke roads under the early morning work rush.

  • 08:43

    Weather at 8: A sunny morning at 23 degrees Celsius.