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Karnataka reports 181 fresh Covid-19 cases, 222 recoveries and 2 deaths in the last 24 hours. Active cases 2937
Siddaramaiah accuses Modi govt of ‘committing injustice’ to Karnataka on Mekedatu project
Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah has accused the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre of committing injustice to Karnataka with respect to the Mekedatu balancing reservoir project on Cauvery river.
21 trains delayed due to overhead cable failure in Bengaluru; one passenger dies while crossing tracks near Kolar
Chaos prevailed at Tekal railway station near Kolar on Wednesday morning due to the train delays and one passenger was crushed to death by a speeding 12028 Shatabdi Express (Bengaluru- Chennai). Another person sustained minor injuries. READ MORE
Water adalats on Thursday
BWSSB will hold Water Adalats across the city on Thursday. The sub-divisions are East-2-3, East-1-2, South-2, South East-4, West-2, South West-2, South East-2, North West-3, Central -2, North -2, North East-1 and North Village-1. Meetings will be held from 9.30am to 11am to settle grievances on water billing, delay in procuring water supply, sanitary connections, delay in conversion from domestic connection to non-domestic one and so on. Citizens have to follow Covid protocols while attending the meetings.
In areas near Divyashree Tech Park, power supply will be interrupted on Wednesday and Thursday between 8am and 6pm.
Bengaluru: 3 prison mates burgle 14 houses after getting bail
Three men have been arrested for house burglary and stolen booty worth over Rs 55 lakh recovered from them. The arrests have helped police solve 14 cases reported in the city. READ MORE
Areas near Begur Koppa Road will see disruption in power supply on Wednesday between 10am and 5pm. Vishwapriya Layout, Begur Koppa Road, Devarachikkanahalli, Akshyanagara, Prestige Song of South, Tejaswini Nagar, Hiranandani Apartment will be affected.
Bengaluru: Tamil Nadu minister PK Sekar Babu’s daughter cites threat from father, wants cop cover
Citing threat and harassment from her father and other family members, Jayakalyani, daughter of Tamil Nadu minister PK Sekar Babu, said on Tuesday that she is trying to meet Bengaluru top cop to seek protection. READ MORE
Congress deputes D K Shivakumar to Goa ahead of poll results
The Congress central leadership on Tuesday deputed the party’s Karnataka chief D K Shivakumar as its special observer in Goa, along with two others, ahead of the results on Thursday.
UP poll results may have impact in Karnataka: Analysts
Results of assembly polls in five states – scheduled on Thursday – could have a “far-reaching” impact on politics in Karnataka, political analysts and politicians say. READ MORE
More than 20 trains in Bengaluru division were delayed between 5.15am and 9.10am on Wednesday due to OHE/ power failure.
India becoming ‘sextortion’ capital of the world?
Nondescript towns in Rajasthan and Haryana like Mewat, Bharatpur, Alwar are spinning a diabolical revolution. School-dropout teenage children and their uneducated but cunning masterminds run sextortion rackets that span across several countries and earn millions. Police officers, politicians, businessmen, doctors have all fallen prey to their machinations. India witnesses more than 500 cases of sextortion daily (less than 0.5% are registered as FIRs), making it the sextortion capital of the world. READ MORE
Bengaluru’s pollution level today
Karnataka on Tuesday registered 197 fresh coronavirus cases and 8 fatalities thereby taking the total till date to 39,42,927 and 40,004 respectively.
Bengaluru: Power shutdown today, tomorrow
Areas near Begur Koppa Road will see disruption in power supply on Wednesday between 10am and 5pm. Vishwapriya Layout, Begur Koppa Road, Devarachikkanahalli, Akshyanagara, Prestige Song of South, Tejaswini Nagar, Hiranandani Apartment will be affected. READ MORE
7 states, 3,800km & 26 days: Two Bengaluru moms pedal from country’s east to west
When 21 of their 23-member all-woman team backed out of a bicycle expedition from the eastern border of India to the western end, Bengalureans Tasneem Mohsin and Meera Velankar didn’t despair. They decided to go ahead and 26 days later, the duo completed the ride. They returned to the city last week. READ MORE
Karnataka high court issues John Doe order to protect woman’s property
The high court has come to the rescue of a Kerala woman whose site in Bengaluru faced threat from an unidentified individual who had erected a compound wall around it, by temporarily injuncting the suspect against interfering with her possession. READ MORE
No compulsory language in National Education Policy, Centre tells Karnataka high court
The Centre has said that there is no mention of any mandatory learning of language in the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, according to its affidavit filed before the Karnataka high court in relation to petitions challenging a state government circular/order making Kannada a compulsory language for undergraduate students. READ MORE