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28 April 2020       Issue #111

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Press news in reverse chronological order
Do's and Don'ts of Lockdown 3.0
- from Monday, 4 May 2020
No passes required to move within Bengaluru
- between 7 am and 7 pm
IT/ITES, call centres, offices in Red Zones to re-open with 33% staff
- adherence to COVID-19 SOPs mandatory
BBMP Covid advisory for apartments, resident groups
- domestic workers can resume
Lockdown to continue in red zones, including Bengaluru urban
- relaxations for green zones
IT companies are likely to suspend fresh hiring this year
- says Mohandas Pai
IISc, Biocon labs get nod to conduct COVID tests
- 2 New Govt. & 2 new private labs
Youngsters 'rice' to the occasion
- in Siddanapalya and Chinnaiahnapalya, Anekal Taluk
Fire brigade rescues woman trying to jump off 17th floor
- @ Prestige Sunrise Park in Electronic City
Senior cop accused by ACP
- ACP, E-City and a senior cop fingerpoint each other
Pay cuts, layoffs: Startup morale under lockdown
- 2 dozen top companies have fired employees & contractors
Bengaluru Metro resumes civil work
- health check in place for 4800 workers, says BMRCL
Mixed reaction in IT industry
- govt order to resume work with minimum staff
Hongasandra area sealed, declared containment zone
- after 10 COVID positive cases
9 people contract Covid-19 from one person
- he was cooking for 100 people
Lockdown puts Hosur floriculturists in a fix
- they let in cattle to graze
Doctor locks himself and staff in clinic fearing quarantine
- Venu Health Care, Hongasandra
10 migrant workers test positive
- residing in Vidyajyothi Layout, a slum in Bommanahalli
20 containment zones in Bengaluru
- Ward 191–Singasandra one of them
Work from home has brought down pollution level
- vehicular pollution was 45% of the total air pollution
Cybercrook dupes pharma employee of 89K
- victim, a resident of Vasundhara Layout in Ananthnagar
BBMP allocates Rs 49 cr to fight Covid-19
- BBMP budget 2020-21
Fruit merchant attacked, robbed
- in the APMC Market at Singena Agrahara near Huskur Gate
Karnataka Govt warns pvt schools against collecting fee
- in the name of online classes
Thieves steal liquor from bars
- at Chikka Begur, Hosur Road
Karnataka govt defines containment zones, procedures to be followed
- to be sealed until no positive case for 28 days
Cyclists organise relay to deliver cancer medicine
- from Dairy Circle to Electronic City
NGO to the aid of 2K labourers
- at Hebbagodi near Electronics City
Wholesale vegetable rates crash
- in Singena Agrahara market
A day in the life of a migrant worker in Bengaluru
- 200 migrants in a 3 storey building near Kudlu Gate
Limited workforce in some sectors may not have impact
- techies prefer to work from home
38 Bengaluru localities declared Covid hotspots
- wards near E-City: Begur, Singasandra, Madivala
US allows H1-B visa extension
- those who lost jobs will not be deported
Passes, prohibitory orders extended till April 20
- these passes were valid till April 14
For techies, it's Panchayat Raj in Bengaluru
- Panchayat allows 4 hours in the morning for shopping
Namma metro migrant workers prone to coronavirus
- labour colonies in Singasandra, Kudlu Gate, Electronics City and Bommanhalli
TN cops stray into Karnataka, quiz Bommai
- for flouting lockdown
Recharge shops shuttered, migrants cannot call home
- offline charging not an essential service ?!
Bengaluru South got highest COVID-19 cases
- as on 08 April
Cop helps starving cattle near Electronics-City
- inspector attached to Hebbagodi police station
Disguised as veggie trucker, SP nabs bribe-seeking RTO officials
- at the Attibele checkpoint
4 water bottles, 5 mobiles and a migrant family on the move
- from Attibele to Gangavathi, 373 km
BBMP identifies 17 Hotels as COVID-19 quarantine centres
- Keys Select, Hosur Road (120)
BBMP moves vegetable market to Singena Agrahara
- from Kalasipalya
Infosys Employee Arrested; company sacks him
- for irresponsible FB post on coronavirus


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