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June 2016  




24 June 2016 Live Mint 
Uber, Karnataka govt continue row over permit
http://www.livemint.com/Companies/gQf55jdBt7QHRSrCtpdQZN/Row-between-Uber-and-Karnataka-govt-continues-over-permit.html
Uber redirected to Electronic City RTO

23 June 2016 ET Auto 
Toyota Industries Engine opens engine plant
http://auto.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/auto-components/toyota-industries-engine-opens-engine-plant-in-bengaluru-invests-rs-1100-cr/52886248
in Jigani Industrial Area

23 June 2016 Your Story 
Ninjacart enables farmers sell their produce directly to shops
http://yourstory.com/2016/06/ninjacart/
Distribution Centre: Jigani

23 June 2016 India.com 
Flipkart CEO Binny Bansal buys Rs 32 crore bungalow
www.india.com/business/flipkart-ceo-binny-bansal-buys-rs-32-crore-bungalow-in-bengaluru-1282221/
in Koramangala 3rd block

23 June 2016 Bangalore Mirror 
No more monkey business at Bannerghatta Park
http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/cover-story/No-monkey-business-at-Bannerghatta-Park/articleshow/52874756.cms


22 June 2016 The Hindu 
Cops turn mechanics, repair truck on busy road
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/cops-turn-mechanics-repair-truck-on-busy-road/article8759986.ece


22 June 2016 Bangalore Mirror 
Illegal high-rises dot city
http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/civic/Illegal-high-rises-dot-city/articleshow/52856575.cms


22 June 2016 Yahoo News 
3000 software engineers from Wipro may face unemployment
https://www.yahoo.com/tech/3000-software-engineers-wipro-may-113446361.html
1300 onsite and 2000 offsite

22 June 2016 The Hindu 
Eco bridges on highway soon for safety of elephants
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/eco-bridges-on-highway-soon-for-safety-of-elephants/article8757874.ece
2 in the Hosur-Krishnagiri section

21 June 2016 Financial Times 
Automation threatens India's IT services model
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/934b1378-fa54-11e5-8f41-df5bda8beb40.html#axzz4CQlmNSPe
very few people needed in lower end of the pyramid

21 June 2016 Bangalore Mirror 
HSR residents resist commercialisation
http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/others/HSR-residents-resist-commercialisation/articleshow/52841610.cms
objecting restaurants in residential area

June 2016  
Work on new sewage treatment plants halts over lake buffer zone confusion
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/52847082.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
Doddathogur, Hebbagodi lakes: No clarity on buffer zone

20 June 2016  
Wait for UGC approval gets longer for Azim Premji University
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/education/wait-for-ugc-approval-gets-longer-for-azim-premji-university-as-further-compliance-sought/articleshow/52824967.cms
inadequate infrastructure - leased premises in Electronic City

18 June 2016  
BMTC app gets thumbs up
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/bmtc-app-gets-thumbs-up/article8743443.ece
app provides real-time information of bus services

18 June 2016 The Hindu 
Mines Department orders halt on quarrying near BNP
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/mines-department-orders-halt-on-quarrying-near-bnp/article8743453.ece
quarrying unit only 650 m from BNP.

16 June 2016 The Better India 
How this organization became a carbon neutral campus in 5 easy steps
http://www.thebetterindia.com/58486/public-affairs-centre-bengaluru-carbon-neutral-campus/
NGO : Public Affairs Centre (PAC), Jigani

16 June 2016 NIE 
Road rage accused were traced via call records
http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/Road-rage-accused-were-traced-via-call-records/2016/06/16/article3484849.ece
accused were hiding in Bommasandra

15 June 2016 Business Standard 
Government Approves Series of Measures for Conservation and Preservation of Lakes in Bengaluru
http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-cm/government-approves-series-of-measures-for-conservation-and-preservation-of-lakes-in-bengaluru-116061500183_1.html
in Public-Private Partnership mode

15 June 2016 NIE 
Firm steals BBMP land for parking
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/Firm-steals-BBMP-land-for-parking/2016/06/15/article3482522.ece
space under the Silk Board flyover encroached

15 June 2016 Bangalore Mirror 
One rescue unveils child labour racket
http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/crime/One-rescue-unveils-child-labour-racket/articleshow/52753904.cms
NGO raided the quarters near A2B, Bannerghatta Rd.

14 June 2016 Deccan Herald 
200-acre Madiwala Lake to get a fresh lease of life
http://www.deccanherald.com/content/552223/200-acre-madiwala-lake-get.html
KLCDA to make it a model biodiversity park in 5 years

13 June 2016 The Hindu 
Five corporates to fund rejuvenation of six lakes
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/five-corporates-to-fund-rejuvenation-of-six-lakes/article8724036.ece
Wipro, Biocon, UB Group, MPhasis, Sensara Engineering

13 June 2016 The Hindu 
Electronics City traffic police save pedestrian hit by cab
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/electronics-city-traffic-police-save-pedestrian-hit-by-cab/article8723961.ece
at Naganathapura junction on Hosur Road

13 June 2016 Bangalore Mirror 
Ayyappa temple in Madiwala gets 30-year lease extension
http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/civic/Ayyappa-temple-in-Madiwala-gets-30-year-lease-extension/articleshow/52824358.cms
BBMP owns the land

12 June 2016 The Hindu 
Infosys to reward staff moving to small towns
http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/infosys-to-reward-staff-moving-to-small-towns/article8718645.ece
Rs 3L to 5L for people in job-levels 5 and 6

12 June 2016 The News Minute 
I'd rather die, than go back there again
http://www.thenewsminute.com/article/id-rather-die-go-back-there-again-womans-account-detention-bengaluru-state-home-44733
Woman's account of detention in the state home, Hosur Road

11 June 2016  
Top IT companies tight-lipped about employees rights to form union
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/company/corporate-trends/top-it-companies-like-infosys-wipro-and-others-tightlipped-on-employees-right-to-form-unions/articleshow/52699196.cms
Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Flipkart, Microsoft, Mphasis, Juniper, Amazon India etc.

11 June 2016 TOI 
Piped gas is fine, but ho will fix the roads ?
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/Piped-gas-is-fine-but-who-will-fix-dug-up-roads-ask-citizens/articleshow/52707833.cms
poor coordination between BBMP and GAIL

9 June 2016 TOI 
Cyient sets up SMEC's global design center in Bangalore
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/tech-news/Cyient-sets-up-SMECs-global-design-center-in-Bangalore/articleshow/52676302.cms
campus in Electronic City for an Australian consultancy firm

9 June 2016 The Hindu 
Techie knocked down fatally by goods vehicle
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/techie-knocked-down-fatally-by-goods-vehicle/article8709451.ece
on GS Palya service road in Electronics City

9 June 2016 Bangalore Mirror 
Gutsy girls fight, before the flight
http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/others/Gutsy-girls-fight-before-the-flight/articleshow/52663095.cms
to catch a peeping tom in BTM II stage

8 June 2016 The Hindu 
The forgotten victims of trauma
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/the-forgotten-victims-of-trauma/article8705820.ece
Trauma Recovery Clinic of NIMHANS, in BTM Layout

8 June 2016 TOI 
Piped gas to reach parts of BENGALURU soon
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/Piped-gas-to-reach-parts-of-BENGALURU-soon/articleshow/52646498.cms
HSR Layout, Bellandur, Singasandra, Mangammanapalya

8 June 2016 NIE 
Why residents are to blame for flooding in south B'luru
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/Why-residents-are-to-blame-for-flooding-in-south-Bluru/2016/06/08/article3471220.ece
for diverting harvested rain water to the underground sewerage

8 June 2016 The Hindu 
AC technician falls to death from 18th floor
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-karnataka/ac-technician-falls-to-death-from-18th-floor/article8702722.ece
Salarpuria apartment, Sarjapur Road

8 June 2016 The Hindu 
For motorists, death is lurking just around the corner
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/traffic-police-have-a-list-of-121-spots-that-are-accidentprone-in-bengaluru/article8701749.ece
on Hosur Road, NH7

7 June 2016 Live Mint 
Wipro to deploy AI platform Holmes to do the job of 3,000 engineers
http://www.livemint.com/Companies/wnAHNojuGO2En8zQpItZLP/Wipro-to-deploy-AI-platform-Holmes-to-do-the-job-of-3000-en.html
(TCS) and Infosys rely on

7 June 2016 Citizen Matters 
BMTC bus passes for school students for 2016-17
http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in/articles/bmtc-bus-passes-for-school-students-for-2016-17
Electronic City Depot: 8 am to 5 pm week days

2 June 2016 Citizen Matters 
Why BBMP unable to remove illegal hoardings
http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in/articles/bbmp-failure-to-remove-illegal-hoardings-bangalore
nexus between advertisers, officials and enforcement contractors

1 June 2016 NIE 
Pedestrians may soon escape Madiwala's traffic nightmare
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/Pedestrians-may-soon-escape-Madiwalas-traffic-nightmare/2016/06/01/article3460032.ece
skywalk at the Silk Board junction, under the PPP model

27 May 2016  
Traffic signal is green for Namma Metro phase-3 to go over Silk Board flyover
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/Traffic-signal-is-green-for-Namma-Metro-phase-3-to-go-over-Silk-Board-flyover/articleshow/52470767.cms
phase 3 to connect Silk Board junction to KR Puram



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