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Jan 19, 2018
Bellandur lake catches fire again in Bengaluru; 5,000 army jawans douse blaze in the middle of wetlandsA huge fire emanated from the highly polluted Bellandur lake, the biggest water body in Bengaluru, giving anxious moments to hundreds of residents living nearby
Jan 08, 2018
Bengaluru bar blaze kills 5: Police cracks down on eateries to ensure implementation of fire safety normsThe death of five employees in a bar-cum-restaurant blaze on Monday stirred the civic body and police to crack down on all bars, pubs and eateries to ensure fire safety norms are followed, a top police official said.
Jan 07, 2018
Bengaluru: Three workers cleaning sewage treatment plant suffocate to deathThree sanitation workers died due to asphyxiation while cleaning a sewage treatment plant at an apartment, police said.
Dec 29, 2017
Bengaluru mayor promises free education till under-graduation for first girl child born in civic hospital in cityIn a one of its kind effort to celebrate a girl child, the first female baby born in the New Year at a civic hospital in Bengaluru will be given free education till under-graduation
Oct 31, 2017
Bengaluru municipal corporation's unpaid bills up 7,700% in four years, but top official insists things are improvingAs India’s fifth-largest city and technology capital battles flooding, a sea of potholes, uncleared garbage and unfinished projects, the municipal corporation’s unpaid bills rose 7706% over four years and–six months into 2017–no more than 3.6 percent of its budget for new projects was spent, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of data released by Janaagraha, a think-tank. Since 2013-14, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s (BBMP’s) pending bills—for projects begun in previous years—grew 76 times, from Rs 15 crore to Rs 1,171 crore, according to Janaagraha’s Budget Performance Report H1 of the BBMP, released on 24 October, 2017.
Oct 24, 2017
Two auto drivers arrested for 'planting' cockroach and insects in food at Bengaluru's Indira CanteenA video now viral on social media shows dead insects in the food served allegedly at an Indira Canteen in Bengaluru
Oct 18, 2017
Bengaluru rains: 16 dead in last two months as ill-equipped city suffers wettest season in historyThe constant, incessant rain in Bengaluru over the past two months has claimed nearly 10 lives in monsoon-related deaths
Oct 16, 2017
Bengaluru building collapse: 7 die in suspected cylinder blast; K'taka govt announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratiaA portion of a residential building in the Ejipura area of Bengaluru collapsed on Monday morning with several trapped inside
Oct 14, 2017
Bengaluru rains: Nine dead in 15 days; Karnataka govt, Opposition trade charges as downpour wrecks cityTorrential rains on Saturday continued to lash Bengaluru where the body of a temple priest, which was washed away on Friday, was recovered.
Oct 11, 2017
Bengaluru's potholes claim four lives in a month, Siddaramaiah orders immediate repairKarnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday said the city civic body has been asked to start the repair work of potholes "immediately" while maintaining the quality.