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April 2018  




17 April 2018  
Infosys, Amazon rediscover radio to connect with staff and associates
https://www.gadgetsnow.com/tech-news/infosys-amazon-rediscover-radio-to-connect-with-staff-and-associates/articleshow/63802975.cms
exclusive radio streams to communicate and entertain!

17 April 2018 TOI 
Missing bank employee's body found in Attibele grove
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/missing-bank-employees-body-found-in-attibelle-grove/articleshow/63790654.cms
Murugesh B (36) was CEO of Primary Agriculture Credit Cooperative Society

16 April 2018  
Infosys CEO Salil Parekh would look to unwind more of Vishal Sikka's investments
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/ites/infosys-ceo-salil-parekh-would-look-to-unwind-more-of-vishal-sikkas-investments/articleshow/63778164.cms
to focus more on digital services

15 April 2018 The Hindu 
'Mysuru march' for Cauvery Board foiled
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/mysuru-march-for-cauvery-board-foiled/article23546558.ece
CPI had planned to march from Hosur to KRS Dam

15 April 2018 Business Today 
Infosys whistleblower writes to Sebi
https://www.businesstoday.in/sectors/it/infosys-whistleblower-writes-sebi-board-panaya-acquisition-skava/story/274896.html
says board needs to explain Panaya acquisition

15 April 2018 TOI 
Lovestruck students assault BMTC crew for being on time
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/students-assault-bmtc-crew-for-being-on-time/articleshow/63767779.cms
on Chandapura-Anekal Road

14 April 2018  
Two charred to death as lorry rams container
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2018/apr/14/two-charred-to-death-as-lorry-rams-container-in-bengaluru-1801366.html
at the RTO checkpost at Attibele

14 April 2018 NIE 
Two students held for assaulting BMTC driver
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2018/apr/14/two-students-held-for-assaulting-bmtc-driver-1801365.html
BBA students of Alliance University

14 April 2018 NIE 
Heli-taxi firm adds another chopper to its fleet today
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2018/apr/14/bengaluru-heli-taxi-firm-adds-another-chopper-to-its-fleet-today-1801361.html
5 to 6 passengers a day ferried between Electronic City and KIA

13 April 2018 NIE 
Gang kidnaps kin of late actor, demands Rs 1 crore
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2018/apr/13/bengaluru-gang-kidnaps-kin-of-late-actor-demands-rs-1-crore-1800832.html
victim Shivakumar H (56), was rescued by Parappana Agrahara police

12 April 2018 India Times 
Uber driver arrested for mowing down footballer
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/uber-driver-arrested-for-mowing-down-footballer/articleshow/63720392.cms
J D Tejaswini was hit & run on Ring Road near PESIT College

12 April 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Parappana Agrahara residents complain of poor signal
http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/cover-story/parappana-agrahara-residents-complain-of-poor-signal-cell-shocked/articleshow/63721203.cms
because of signal jammers installed within the prison

12 April 2018 NIE 
Harassed by husband for male child, woman commits suicide
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2018/apr/04/harassed-by-husband-for-male-child-woman-commits-suicide-1796802.html
Veena (27), resident of Jigani near Anekal

11 April 2018 News Minute 
Illegal miners waste 1000s of litres of water
https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/illegal-miners-wasting-thousands-litres-water-cover-tracks-b-luru-s-bannerghatta-national
to wash away quarry dust in Bannerghatta Park

11 April 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Robbers strike at pizzeria, stab 1, steal Rs 30,000
http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/robbers-strike-at-pizzeria-stab-1-steal-rs-30000/articleshow/63703027.cms
pizza maker was stabbed & killed at the Pizza Hut in Hebbagodi

11 April Deccan Herald2018  
BMRCL calls tender for multi-level Silk Board flyover
http://www.deccanherald.com/content/669720/bmrcl-calls-tender-multi-level.html
Road Cum Rail Flyover at Silk board junction, towards HSR Layout and Electronic City

10 April 2018 ET Telecom 
Wipro's Rishad Premji new Nasscom chairman
https://telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/wipros-rishad-premji-new-nasscom-chairman/63695951
for 2018-19

10 April 2018 The Quint 
Fake News Alert: Royal Enfield Did Not Catch Fire
https://www.thequint.com/news/webqoof/fake-message-about-royal-enfield-motorcycle-catching-fire-in-bangalore-viral-on-social-media
in E-City Begur junction

09 April 2018  
Anekal residents denied voter IDs despite documents?
https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/anekal-residents-denied-voter-ids-despite-documents-bbmp-refutes-allegation-79286
BBMP refutes allegation

06 April 2018 TOI 
Kannada outfits call for bandh on April 12
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/cauvery-row-kannada-outfits-call-for-bandh-on-april-12/articleshow/63633624.cms
protest planned in Attibele on the border of Tamil Nadu

06 April 2018 The Hindu 
Metro construction material falls on cars
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/metro-construction-material-falls-on-cars/article23459439.ece
near Apollo Hospital on Bannerghatta Road

04 April 2018 TOI 
10 officials in soup, 500 fake khatas pulped
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/10-officials-in-soup-500-fake-khatas-pulped-in-bengaluru/articleshow/63604847.cms
in Bommanahalli and RR Nagar zones

04 April 2018 TOI 
Indian H-1B filings set to drop by 50% this year
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/indian-h-1b-filings-set-to-drop-by-50-this-year/articleshow/63604934.cms
H-1B filings for the next fiscal began on April 2

03 April 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Is this a lake? What rubbish!
http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/civic/bangalore/civic/is-this-a-lake-what-rubbish/articleshow/63337869.cms
Kithiganahalli lake behind Cloud Nine, has turned into a dump yard

02 April 2018 The Hindu 
From love to childbirth, all at Silk Board !
https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/love-childbirth-all-silk-board-hilarious-short-film-bengaluru-traffic-78884
a hilarious short film

02 April 2018 NIE 
Clean-up at Bannerghatta reveals 'shitty' truth
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2018/apr/02/clean-up-at-bannerghatta-reveals-shitty-truth-1795691.html
plastic in animal excreta found in Kalkere Range

31 March 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Ex-Vice Chairman of Tata Steel revives a 36-acre water body near Electronics City
http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/cover-story/bangalore/cover-story/the-lake-whisperer-ex-vice-chairman-of-tata-steel-revives-a-36-acre-water-body-near-electronics-city/articleshow/63549753.cms
B Muthuraman(73) revives Kyalasanahalli Lake

31 March 2018 Decan Herald 
In 2 years, you could jog, relax & unwind at Begur Lake
http://www.deccanherald.com/content/667783/in-2-years-you-could.html
15 crores project : islands, parks, boating facility, temple visit

31 March 2018 NIE 
Miners claim they are outside Bannerghatta Eco Sensitive Zone
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2018/apr/01/miners-claim-they-are-outside-bannerghatta-eco-sensitive-zone-1795513.html
10 to 15 illegal quarries

31 March 2018 Money Control 
Former employee files case against Wipro in US
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/former-employee-files-case-against-wipro-in-us-report-2540035.html
claims wronful termination in 2016

30 March 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Woman dragged out of car, assaulted by biker
http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/woman-kills-lover-for-eyeing-her-daughter/articleshow/63537287.cms
on Begur Main Road

29 March 2018 NIE 
RTE is now Right to Exploitation private schools in state
http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/2018/mar/29/rte-is-now--right-to-exploitation-private-schools-in-state-kscpcr-1794058.html
: KSCPCR has issued warnings to private schools

28 March 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Cops gear up to tackle speedsters, violators on E-City expressway
http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/cover-story/bangalore/cover-story/cops-gear-up-to-tackle-speedsters-violators-on-e-city-expressway/articleshow/63494470.cms
radar-based cameras to bring down fatalities

27 March 2018  
Treasure hunt triggers human sacrifice rumours
http://www.deccanherald.com/content/666794/treasure-hunt-triggers-human-sacrifice.html
in Attibele

27 March 2018 NIE  
Missing Keralite Cabbie found murdered in Hosur
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2018/mar/27/missing-keralite-cabbie-found-murdered-in-hosur-1792938.html
Rinson soman (23) Ola cab driver

27 March 2018 Swarajya Mag 
Jayadeva flyover is not coming down anytime soon
https://swarajyamag.com/insta/jayadeva-flyover-is-not-coming-down-anytime-soon-demolition-deferred
Demolition deferred

26 March 2018 The Hindu 
RDF is being dumped in Somasundarapalya lake area
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/rdf-is-being-dumped-in-somasundarapalya-lake-area-claim-residents/article23350825.ece
residents blame KCDC in Kudlu

23 March 2018 Deccan Chronicle  
2 techies on phone die on Electronic City flyover
https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/240318/bengaluru-2-techies-on-phone-die-on-electronic-city-flyover.html
Sharath Kumar Reddy (28), Rajesh Jacob (38)

23 March 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
BCom graduate arrested for the second time
http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/e-city-theft-bcom-graduate-arrested-for-the-second-time/articleshow/63420009.cms
robbed in E-City, Begur, Hulimavu, Koramangala

17 March 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Attibele developer robbed at gunpoint
http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/attibele-developer-robbed-at-gunpoint/articleshow/63338090.cms
gang of 11 dacoits robbed his property papers

16 March 2018 The Logical Indian 
Bannerghatta National Park threatened by illegal quarrying
https://thelogicalindian.com/environment/illegal-quarrying-bannerghatta-national-park/
City Officials Silent

March 2018  






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